5 bedroom detached house for sale

Bentham, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL51

Guide Price £1,195,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Delightful rural views
  • Close to grammar and private Cheltenham schools
  • Secondary accommodation with income ability
  • Barn with garage and store
  • Grounds and paddock

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

An attractive Grade II listed period property with interesting outbuildings in a lovely setting.

Location

Bridge House is an attractive period Grade II countryside property situated within the hamlet of Bentham. The location enjoys delightful surrounding rural views and benefits from easy access to the A417, A46, M5 and M4. There is an excellent choice of state and private schools nearby including Pate’s Grammar, Cheltenham Ladies College, Cheltenham College and Dean Close. Regional shopping is found in both Cheltenham and Gloucester and high speed trains run to Paddington in around 2 hours.

Description

Bridge House is a versatile property consisting of a Cotswold stone and half timbered principal section under Cotswold slate roof with additional period brick and half timber attached barn wing/ annex section under terracotta tiled roofs. The house is complimented by an array of outbuildings which would provide further conversion opportunities subject to listed buildings consent.

The ground floor accommodation is formally accessed via the entrance hall with a quarry stone tiled floor. A wide oak panelled staircase leads to the first floor. The house features a large drawing room with exposed timber beams and impressive inglenook fireplace with substantial oak beam. The dining room has exposed flagstone floors and period store cupboard. The kitchen and breakfast room has a delightful dual aspect, flagstone floors, with shaker style bespoke kitchen.

At first floor level there is a sizeable master bedroom with en suite shower room, elegant family bathroom, guest bedroom with en suite shower room and further good sized bedroom.

A utility room links the house to the barn wing which at ground floor level has a fitted kitchen, hall, staircase and large sitting room with exposed beamwork.

At first floor level there is a large bedroom with vaulted ceiling, further bedroom and bathroom.


Outside
Bridge House has a principal driveway to the south of the property from Church Lane and there is a separate driveway for access from Green Lane. The house and outbuildings are surrounded by attractive gardens mainly laid to lawn with mature hedging and including a variety of established fruit trees including Pear, Medlar, Quince, Apple and Mulberry. The garden has a delightful natural pond and grass seating area near the main driveway and there is an abundance of wildlife throughout.

There are several period outbuildings including an undeveloped section of the “barn wing” which has plenty of potential subject to planning permission. The lower barn has charming exposed stone walls and ornate ceiling beams which could also be developed further. Of particular historic note is the beautiful 16th Century Grade II* listed dovecote.

To the north and west of the house is an open paddock with mature boundary hedging and separate vehicle access.

Additional Information
Services: Mains water, electricity and private drainage. Oil fired central heating.
Local Authority: Tewkesbury Borough Council: Tel 01684 295010
Energy Performance: A copy of the full Energy Performance Certificate is available upon request.
Viewing: Strictly by appointment with Savills.

Square Footage: 3,064 sq ft
Acreage: 2 Acres

Directions

Directions (GL51 4TZ)
Take Bentham Lane from the A46 / Shurdington Road. Take the first right hand turn onto Church Lane.


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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
07 July 2018

Nearest stations

  • Cheltenham Spa (3.5 mi)
  • Gloucester (4.9 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

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The Quadrangle, Imperial Square, Cheltenham, GL50 1PZ

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Savills, Cheltenham

The Quadrangle, Imperial Square, Cheltenham, GL50 1PZ

03339 873503 Local call rate

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Nearest stations

  • Cheltenham Spa (3.5 mi)
  • Gloucester (4.9 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Savills, Cheltenham

The Quadrangle, Imperial Square, Cheltenham, GL50 1PZ

03339 873503 Local call rate

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Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles apply and calls may be included in your telecom provider's call package.

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