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6 bedroom detached house for sale

Coberley, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL53

Guide Price £2,695,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Period six bedroom farmhouse
  • Beautiful Cotswold village location
  • Stabling and paddocks
  • Development opportunity for 7 residential dwellings
  • Planning reference 18/02120/FUL
  • EPC Rating = F

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A substantial period farmhouse in a beautiful location with stabling and paddocks and an outstanding development opportunity of 7 sizeable traditional residential dwellings


Location

Dowmans Farm is situated in a commanding position overlooking a delightful southerly aspect at the edge of the well regarded Cotswold village of Coberley. The village has a primary school and the attractive parish church of St Giles and the Cotswold Hills Golf Club is nearby. There is fast access to regional communications including the A435 and A436, and Cheltenham, is just 5 miles distant providing excellent shopping, restaurants, racing, festivals and schooling. High speed trains run from Cheltenham and Gloucester and the M5 Junction 11a is about 5 miles away.

Outbuildings for conversion: Cotswold District Council Planning reference 18/02120/FUL

4 period stone outbuildings and a further agriculture barn with planning permission to convert into 7 residential dwellings totalling about 13,302 sqft, approximately 0.67 acres

Description

Dowmans Farmhouse is a handsome C-shaped period property complemented by useful outbuildings and attractive grounds.

Originally two 17th century cottages, the building was joined together in 1923 to create a well-proportioned farmhouse. Fronting a small lane and adorned by a Cotswold dry stone wall, the house enjoys an elevated aspect. A new sweeping driveway with dry stone wall entrance and parkland style fencing gives access to the rear of the house and day to day access. There is also pedestrian access via a wrought iron gate from the lane. The farmhouse consists of mellow Cotswold stone elevations under pitched tiled roofs with attractive stone mullioned windows. The flexible and spacious accommodation is set over two floors.

The reception hall is situated in the central section of the building and features elegant stone flooring and a handsome oak staircase. The dining room features exposed beams and wooden flooring together with oak panelling and fireplace. Situated adjacent, the large drawing room has exposed wooden flooring, beams and large inglenook fireplace with wood burning stove. Situated off the drawing room are a study and library. The kitchen & breakfast room with family area occupies the westerly section with useful boot room and pantry adjacent. The kitchen features a wealth of floor mounted cupboards with sleek white finish and oak work surfaces. Integrated appliances including electric oven, dishwasher and there is an Aga style cooker within an inglenook. A comfortable family room with lovely valley views is situated beyond.

The first floor has a large master bedroom with en suite bathroom and dressing room, there are a further 5 bedrooms, family bathroom and shower facility.

Outside
The new sweeping Cotswold gravelled driveway provides an impressive access to the Farmhouse with open gardens to one side and parkland style fencing enclosing a paddock to the other.

The main elevation of the house has a lawned area in front of the central section and attractive garden to the east side of the house. Adjacent to the westerly section is an enclosed courtyard with flagstones and pedestrian access to the lane

At the top of the drive is a large parking area and stable building with eight looseboxes, tack room and games room above. The stable block has hardstanding with two timber gates leading to the two paddocks.

Dowmans Farmhouse - £1,295,000

Situated to the west of the farmhouse is a traditional period farmyard with four stone buildings and a further agriculture barn that have planning permission for 7 residential dwellings.

Unit 1 : Former stone granary facing west with pitched roof
Planning for Approx 1808 sqft of accommodation.

Unit 2 : Former stone granary facing west with pitched roof
Planning for Approx 1808 sqft of accommodation.

Unit 3 : Stone former dairy facing south with gable end elevation
Planning for Approx 1894 sqft of accommodation.

Unit 4: Detached stone barn facing south
Planning for Approx 1874 sqft of accommodation

Units 1,2,&3 are attached.

Permitted development rights to convert the following steel frame agricultural outbuildings.

Unit 5
Planning for approximately 2464 sqft of accommodation

Unit 6
Planning for approximately 1765 sqft of accommodation

Unit 7
Planning for approximately 1689 sqft of accommodation

Units 5&6 are attached, Unit 7 is detached.

Services
Mains water, electricity, oil fired central heating.
BT telephone and Gigaclear fibre-optic connections.

Cotswold District Council: 01285 623000 www.cotswold.gov.uk

Square Footage: 4,305 sq ft
Acreage: 2.72 Acres

Directions

Directions (GL53 9QY)
Entering Coberley from the A435, carry on through the village. Keep to the right as the lane splits downwards and Dowmans farm will be found after about 250 yards on your right hand side. The new gravelled driveway gives access to the house . A further access beyond the farmhouse on the right gives access to the stone outbuildings and yard.

From Cheltenham, at the top of Leckhampton Hill bear left through Ullenwoodonto the A436. After approximately 200m turn right at the sign for Coberley. This will take you through a picturesque valley and after approximately 0.75 mile Dowmans Farm will be found on your left hand side.


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Added on Rightmove:
19 June 2018

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