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9 bedroom detached house for sale

Withington, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL54

Sold STC £7,950,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Grade II Listed Manor House
  • Courtyard of 4 Cottages
  • Formal Gardens with Lake
  • 12 Car Garage, Stables, Manege
  • Paddocks and Grounds of about 55 acres
  • Further House (4 bedrooms) LOT 2
  • Additional Land of about 150 acres LOT 3

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A beautifully situated Manor House of great historic interest, recently restored and equally suitable for family living and grand entertaining, with 3 cottages, a flat, stabling and lake/ stream fishing. A further 151 acres and excellent Cotswold stone secondary house are available as Lots 2 and 3.

Location

Cirencester 9 miles, Cheltenham 7 miles, Kemble BR Station13 miles (London Paddington in 75 mins), Oxford 33 miles (distances and time approximate).

The large regional centres of Cheltenham and Cirencester are both within 9 miles and offer a wide range of shopping, leading schools and recreational facilities.

The property enjoys excellent communications as nearby the A419 and M4 give dual carriageway/motorway access to London and Heathrow Airport. There are equally easy links to the A40/M40 to the east giving fast access to both Oxford and London, while the M5 Junction 11A, just to the west, makes north/south travel convenient. There are fast direct trains which run from Kemble to London Paddington in about 75 minutes.The airports of Bristol and Birmingham are both just 55 miles away with equally easy access to Heathrow. Within about 15-20 minutes
from Manor Hall is Gloucestershire Airport at Staverton, an excellent private airport with scheduled services to many UK destinations.

Description

Lot 1 - Manor Hall
Manor Hall is an outstanding Grade II* Listed Manor House of exceptional quality in a peaceful setting on the edge of the pretty Cotswold village of Withington surrounded by rolling countryside.

The house, which has its earliest origins in the 15th Century, has been recently restored and is set around an attractive courtyard with a medieval bell tower. The accommodation is well laid out and suitable for comfortable family living and grand entertaining in equal measure, with plenty of access from the main rooms out into the gardens which surround the house.

There is an elegant reception Hall, 6 fabulous reception rooms including a spectacular solar room and panelled dining room, a new modern kitchen/breakfast room, conservatory, Minstrels Gallery, and domestic offices including a chef's kitchen. The master bedroom suite comprises 2 dressing rooms, 2 bathrooms and has superb south facing views. There are 8 further bedrooms with 8 bathrooms en suite. Nearby are 3 Cottages, flat, garden bothy, heated garage for 12 cars, stable yard and manege. A magnificent lake and stream provide excellent fishing, beautiful terraced gardens surround the house, swimming pool with summer house, paddocks and woodland. About 54.92 acres.

Lot 2 - Amberdale
An excellent 4 bedroom Cotswold stone secondary house and garden.

Lot 3 - Agricultural land
A block of arable, pasture and woodland with farmbuildings. About 151.39 acres.

The whole estate extending to about 207.01 acres in total.

Square Footage: 12,000 sq ft
Acreage: 55 Acres

Directions

From London and Oxford, proceed on the A40, going past Burford and Northleach. About 4 miles past the Northleach roundabout, turn left onto the A436, signed to Gloucester. After 3/4 mile turn left signposted to Withington. Proceed for 2 miles into the village of Withington. Go past the Church on your left and go past 2 right hand turnings. Just down the hill after the 2nd turning, and on the right hand side is the entrance to Manor Hall, with wrought iron electric gates. (If you reach the Mill Inn you have gone 100 yards too far). Proceed up the gravel drive leaving the lake on your left hand side. Proceed right-handed on around the house to the main entrance on the eastern side.

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Added on Rightmove:
30 March 2016

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