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6 bedroom cottage for sale

Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, GL20

Sold STC £400,000

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Tenure: Freehold

A delightful period cottage "In need of updating" is believed to date back in part to the 11th Century with deeds dating to mid 16th century located in the pretty of hamlet of Aston-On-Carrant. The larger villages of Bredon & Kemerton neighbour the hamlet with Tewkesbury and Bishops Cleeve located within a 4 mile radius, offering schools, supermarkets, public houses and libraries. The M5 motorway access is within good distance and larger towns of Cheltenham and Evesham are also within good commuting distance. Upper Farm House is located at the end of the hamlet and overlooks neighbouring paddocks and open countryside to the rear, whilst also enjoying partial views to the front. The property offers cottage style garden to the front enclosed by red brick walling. Internally the property offer Entrance Hall, two reception rooms, Fitted Kitchen/Breakfast Room and Cloakroom. The property upstairs is divided over two floors with the first floor offering the Family Bathroom, Bedrooms 2, 3,5 and Master bedroom. To the upper level are Bedrooms 4 and 6 with Bedroom 4 benefiting from the En-Suite Bathroom. Upper Farm House is draped in period features to include exposed beams, stone and brickwork. The property has a multi fuel burner set into inglenook fireplace in the Dining Hall and with open fireplace in the Living Room. The property further benefits from an oil fired central heating system.
To the rear of the property is a paved terraced area opening onto mature lawned gardens offering a wealth of plants, trees and shrubs. The property also benefits from a detached single garage.

This property would make an ideal family home located in the tranquillity that is Aston-on-Carrant.

The property is accessed through gateway leading onto sweeping path leading through an ornamental cottage garden with a selection of plants and shrubs. Pathway continues to run through the centre of the garden leading to the front door and onto the shingled driveway giving parking for 1-2 cars and then onto the detached single garage. A timber gate can be found between the house and the garage giving rear access to garden The front garden is enclosed by red brick walling. The property is accessed via timber door with bulls eye glass pane to the centre with storm porch over and leaded lantern style lighting lead into:

With quarry tiled flooring, coat hook area, exposed beam and full length glazed timber door giving access into:

DINING HALL 5.49m (18') x 4.83m (15'10")
With timber single glazed panelled window to the front aspect, full length single glazed timber French doors leading to rear garden. The Dining Hall offers multi fuel burner set onto a stone hearth and recessed into natural stone inglenook fireplace with exposed beam inset into the breast. Recess to the side of the fireplace with fitted shelving. Exposed beams, stonework and brickwork run through this room with power points and radiator. The Dining Hall also has wall lights, rear passage leading to stairwell rising to first floor and Cloakroom. Further doors lead into:

LIVING ROOM 4.80m (15'9) x 3.75m (12'4)
With timber framed single glazed window to front aspect, natural stone fireplace to centre of the room giving focal point, exposed beam to ceiling, radiator, wall lights, power points, TV point.

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM 5.49m (18') max x 3.06m (10')
With timber framed single glazed windows to front and rear aspect, timber stable door also giving access onto rear terrace. The kitchen offers an array of units comprising base, wall and drawer unit with sink unit and drainer inset to work surface which continues round to built in 4 ring gas hob with extractor fan over. Integrated appliances include fitted double oven and dishwasher. Space for washing machine, tumble dryer and fridge/freezer, pantry which houses fitted shelving and freestanding oil boiler. The Kitchen also has exposed beams and stonework, power points and radiator.

Rear hallway leading to stairs to first floor with under stairs storage cupboard, radiator and coat hooks.

With timber framed single glazed obscured glass window to the side aspect, suite comprising white low level WC and pedestal hand wash basin. One wall exposed to natural stone walling, radiator and vinyl flooring.

With timber single glazed window to rear aspect enjoying views over the garden, neighbouring paddocks and farmland. Further stairs rise to upper level, radiator, exposed beams and panelling to walls, elm floorboards, wall lights, power points.

With double glazed opaque window to side aspect, suite comprising white bath with Mira shower over and tiling to surround. Low level WC and wash hand basin inset into vanity unit with tiling to the splashback area, heated towel rail, exposed beams and ceramic floor tiling.

BEDROOM 2 4.56m (15') max x 3.66m (12')
With timber framed single glazed window to front aspect, radiator, exposed beams to wall and ceiling. Double Room with power points and telephone point.

BEDROOM 3 3.66m (12') x 2.66m (8'9")
With single glazed window to front, radiator, exposed beams to wall and ceiling, Double Room with wall lights and power points.

BEDROOM 5/STUDY 2.56m (8'5") max x 1.96m (6'5")
With single glazed window to front aspect, radiator, exposed beams to wall and ceiling, (single room if used as Bedroom 5, currently used as Study), wall light and power points.

MASTER BEDROOM 5.49m (18') x 3.06m (10')
With single glazed windows to the front and rear aspects, walk-in wardrobe with shelving and rail, radiator, double glazed window to the side aspect, radiator, wall light and power points.

With access into loft space, door into Airing Cupboard housing hot water tank, door to:

BEDROOM 4 3.39m (11'1") x 2.12m (6'11")
With single glazed window to rear enjoying views over garden and open countryside, fitted wardrobe, exposed beams, radiator, Double Room with power points, door into:

With suite comprising bath with tiling to the surround continuing along to pedestal wash hand basin and low level WC, exposed beams and extractor fan, vinyl flooring.

BEDROOM 6 4.50m (14'9") max x 3.55m (11'8")
With single glazed window to rear, radiator and fitted wardrobe, Double Room with power points. door into:

Benefiting from light, potential to convert or to continue to be used as storage space

Gravel driveway leading to garage parking for 2 cars, stone path to front door with plant and shrub borders.

The rear garden can be accessed via the Dining Hall, Kitchen or from the side entrance. The rear garden features paved terraced area with pathway leading off to the detached single garage. The remainder of the garden is laid to lawn offering a wealth of plants, trees and shrubs. There is a timber shed, outside lighting and coal bunker. The rear garden is enclosed by panel fencing and natural dry stone walling.

The garage has up and over door to the front, rear access into the garden and offers light and power.


From our Barton Street office proceed up the High Street and at the mini roundabout continue straight over following the signs for Bredon. Continue along this road through the villages of Bredons Hardwick and Bredon. Pass over the railway bridge and just after the doctor's surgery on your left, turn right onto the Cheltenham Road, signposted Cheltenham. Continue along this road through the village of Kinsham and approx 1mile on take the left hand turning into Aston-On-Carrant. Proceed to the head of the hamlet where the property can be located on the left hand side of the road.

REF: CM00003016

IMPORTANT INFORMATION: All measurements are approximate. Floorplans are provided for guidance and are not to scale. We have not tested any fittings/appliances or services within this property and cannot verify them to be in working order or within the Vendor/s ownership. We have not verified the tenure of the property, the type of construction or the condition thereof. Intending purchasers should make appropriate enquiries through their own solicitor and surveyor etc, prior to exchange of contracts.

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