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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Clapton-on-the-Hill, Gloucestershire

Sold STC £725,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Detached Cotswold stone House
  • Kitchen/ Breakfast Room with Aga
  • Utility Room, Cloakroom
  • Drawing Room, Dining Room
  • Master Bedroom Suite
  • 3 Further Bedrooms, Family Bathroom
  • English Heritage Oak Framed Garage, Gardens
  • EPC Rating F

Full description

A spacious and beautifully appointed 3/4 bedroom Cotswold stone house situated within the heart of the village

Location - The property is situated in the small Cotswold village of Clapton-on-the-Hill, overlooking the Windrush Valley. Local facilities may be found in Bourton-on-the-Water (2 miles) which provides a good range of shops suitable for everyday requirements together with the popular Cotswold Secondary School which has an affiliated sports centre. The regional commercial centre of Cheltenham (15 miles) has a comprehensive range of shops and services. There are mainline rail services to London (Paddington) from Kingham Station (6.5 miles).

Description - Barn House sits in a central position in the heart of the village of Clapton-on-the-Hill constructed of Cotswold stone elevations with fine cut stone quoins under a plain concrete tiled roof with mullioned windows and many individual features. The property is beautifully appointed with extensive accommodation arranged over two floors, comprising of; principal kitchen/ breakfast room with bespoke fitted kitchen with two oven Aga and central island breakfast unit and a vaulted utility room off. There are two further interconnecting reception rooms on the ground floor with a fine drawing room with fireplace fitted with a Morso wood burning stove with a further dining room set adjacent to the kitchen with a wide window seat. On the first floor, there is an impressive master bedroom suite with en suite dressing room and bathroom, three further bedrooms and a family bathroom.

Approach - Oak front door with glazed leaded light inserts to:

Entrance Hall - With double glazed mullion window to front elevation, stairs rising to first floor, recessed ceiling spotlights and door to below stairs storage cupboard, separate timber door to:

Cloakroom - With part painted panelled walls, low-level WC with timber seat, pedestal wash hand basin, walk-in shower, airing cupboard housing central heating boiler and pine slatted shelving. Double glazed casements to front elevation.

From the hall, timber door to:

Kitchen/ Breakfast Room - With tiled floor and bespoke fitted kitchen comprising; two oven Aga set in recess with stone surround and timber bressumer over, built-in cupboards to side, matching solid timber worktop with comprehensive range of built-in cupboards and drawers below with Belfast sink with mixer tap, four ring halogen hob with oven/ grill below and built-in refrigerator. Further matching timber worktop with tiled splashback with range of built-in cupboards and drawers and wine rack with display shelving and cupboards to either side with glazed doors, island unit with breakfast bar and solid timber worktop, stainless steel extractor over hob, wide timber window seat with wide mullioned double glazed window to rear elevation and glazed panelled door to:

Utility Room - With vaulted ceiling with wide double glazed casements and worktop with stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap, range of built-in cupboards, built-in dishwasher, space and plumbing for washing machine, built-in dryer. Tiled splashback, space for upright refrigerator/ freezer, separate part-glazed stable door to terrace and garden.

From the kitchen/ breakfast room, archway through to the:

Dining Room - With fireplace with recessed Morso wood burning stove, heavily beamed ceiling, window seat with wide double glazed casements over, three wall light points, separate timber door interconnecting back through to the front hall and a pair of glazed french doors interconnect with the:

Drawing Room - With double glazed french doors leading to the side terrace and wide double glazed mullioned window to front elevation. Wide open fireplace with stone inner surround and fitted with a Morso wood burning stove, beamed ceiling, five wall light points and stripped pine floor. From the hall, stairs with timber hand rail and balustrade rise to the:

First Floor Landing - With continuation of the timber balustrade, double glazed casement to front elevation, built-in cupboard housing the foam lagged hot water cylinder, recessed ceiling spotlighting and timber door to:

Master Bedroom Suite - With double glazed casements to front and rear elevations with beamed ceiling, part-panelled walls and interconnecting door to:

En Suite Bathroom - With matching suite of; inset oval wash hand basin with built-in cupboards below, part-tiled walls, low-level WC, panelled bath with mixer tap and handset shower attachment, recessed ceiling spotlighting. Separate door from the bedroom to:

Walk-In Wardrobe - With hanging rail and shelving.

From the landing, timber door to:

Bedroom 2 - With double glazed mullion window with views over Clapton to the surrounding Cotswolds. Beamed ceiling, recessed ceiling spotlighting and built-in cupboards with hanging rail and shelf over.

From the landing, timber door to:

Bathroom - With part-tiled walls, panelled bath with mixer tap and handset shower attachment, inset oval wash hand basin and low-level WC and opaque double glazed window to front elevation.

From the landing, timber door to:

Bedroom 3 - With beamed ceiling, double glazed mullion window to side elevation and extensive built-in wardrobes.

Timber door to:

Bedroom 4/ Study - With wide double glazed window to rear elevation and extensive range of built-in wardrobes and workstation.

Outside - Barn House is approached via a five bar timber gate with Cotswold stone walls, leading to an extensive gravelled parking area and in turn leading to the detached English Heritage OAK FRAMED GARAGE with adjoining wood store. Set immediately to the front of the house is a paved terrace and seating area with a pergola and trellis. A dwarf wall and step up interconnect with the main garden with sculpted herbaceous borders surrounding a central border and set to the corner, a raised terraced seating area with a gate leading through to a gardens material storage area and detached shed. The garden is bordered partly by close board fencing, walling and clipped evergreen hedging. A gate leads to the side of the house and on to the rear raised terrace with a fine view out over the village to the countryside beyond with a series of ornate paved terraces with low Cotswold stone retaining walls, raised beds and a variety of herbaceous shrubs and plants surrounding.

Services - Main Electricity, Water and Drainage are connected. Oil fired central heating.

Local Authority - Cotswold District Council, Trinity Road, Cirencester, Gloucester GL7 1PT (01285) 623000

Council Tax - Council Tax Band G. Rate payable for 2016/2017 is £2,461.91

Directions - From Bourton-on-the-Water, take the bridge by the motor museum and proceed up Sherborne Street, heading towards Clapton-on-the-Hill. Follow the road and take the left hand turn signposted Clapton-on-the-Hill, proceed into the village and take the left hand turn just before the church and Barn House will be found just up on the left hand side.

Tayler & Fletcher and any Joint agents for themselves and for the Vendors of the property whose Agents they are, give notice that (i) These particulars are produced in good faith, are set out as a general guide only and do not constitute any part of a contract (ii) No person in the employment of or agent of or consultant to Messrs Tayler & Fletcher has any authority to make or give any representation or warranty whatsoever in relation to this property (iii) Measurements, areas and distances are approximate, Floor plans and photographs are for guidance purposes only and dimensions shapes and precise locations may differ (iv) It must not to be assumed that the property has all the required planning or building regulation consents. A list of the partners of Tayler & Fletcher LLP is available at each Tayler & Fletcher Office.

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12 October 2016

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