6 bedroom detached house for saleBATTLEDOWN APPROACH, GL52
A most characterful and individual five/six bedroom detached family home,believed to date back to around 1927 and is well loved by its current owners who have lived here for over 30 years happily raising their family - which has now flown! It occupies a generous plot for a house of its type in this relatively central location.
The accommodation, which totals around 3084 sq ft (286 sq mts), is arranged over three floors and lends itself to being re-modelled/extended particularly on the ground floor. Offering a reception hall, living room, dining room and sitting room, there is also a kitchen/breakfast room and utility room.
The first floor offers four double bedrooms and a large family bathroom with freestanding bath and shower cubicle whilst the second floor hosts the master suite consisting of a large bedroom, en suite bathroom and a dressing room or bedroom 6, depending on your needs.
A definite feature of this property is the attractive c. South facing rear garden with a Gazebo, whilst at the front of the property is a curved driveway providing in and out access, "Mediterranean" style garden area, carport and garage.
The Situation: Found at the 'foot' of Battledown, Courtrai lies in what we experience to be a sought after position close to Holy Apostles Junior School; also only half a mile or so from St Edwards Junior School. The Queen Elizabeth public playing field is "just around the corner" too, and Sainsbury's at Battledown Park is around ¾ of a mile away. Cheltenham town centre is found just under a mile distant where you can find the popular shopping districts of the High Street which is soon to have a John Lewis flagship store, the Regent Arcade, The Promenade and Montpellier which boast an extensive range of shops, boutiques and eateries including the newly open restaurant The Ivy. There is also a regular market and Farmers market held on the Promenade. Cheltenham is renowned for its Festivals which include the Literature Festival (host to a wealth of famous people), the Jazz Festival, Science Festival and the Food and Drink Festival; many of which are held in the historic Town Hall and its beautiful Montpellier Gardens together with the Everyman Theatre which was restored in recent years. Not forgetting the very popular Cheltenham Gold Cup Festival held at Cheltenham's Prestbury Park Racecourse; Pittville Park is conveniently located only half a mile or so from both the Town Centre and the Racecourse.
Directions: Leave Cheltenham Town Centre via Albion Street and Berkeley Street (from inner ring road) via A40 London Road; at the second set of traffic lights turn left into Hales Road. Turn sixth right (just after the pedestrian crossing) into Battledown Approach. Courtrai is found just before Holy Apostles School on the right hand side (also prior to reaching Haywards Lane on the right and Battledown Close on the left).
THE ACCOMMODATION N.B: All measurements are approximate, for guidance only and given in imperial and metric. Room sizes should, therefore, be checked by proposed purchaser(s) for the purpose of ordering any carpets or other items where room sizes are critical.
Entrance Porch: Timber door with spyhole, likely original stained glass window to side, quarry tiled floor, multi pane door into:-
Reception Hall: Radiator, picture rail, stairs rise to first floor, window to side, Drayton wireless thermostat.
Living Room: (Front) Feature fireplace with gas point, two radiators, picture rail, multi pane square bay window to front, coving to ceiling.
Dining Room: (Front) Feature open fireplace with gas point, obscure glazed multi pane French double doors to side, multi pane square bay window to front, picture rail, coving to ceiling, two radiators.
Sitting Room: (Rear) Feature arched ceiling, mock fireplace with electric fire, recessed display arch, picture rail, two radiators, UPVC double glazed window to rear, UPVC double glazed French window to side.
Cloakroom:White suite of low level wc, pedestal wash basin; extractor fan, dado rail.
Kitchen/Breakfast Room: (Rear) Range of wall and base units with granite work surfaces over and matching upstands, Stoves range type cooker with tiled splashbacks and over mantle shelf, integrated 'fridge, Siemens dishwasher, deep white sink with mixer tap, wood strip floor, UPVC double glazed window to rear, tubular radiator, recessed ceiling spotlights, picture rail, door to:-
Utility Room: (Rear)Range of wall and base units with timber work surfaces over and tiled splashbacks, plumbing for automatic washing machine, tumble dryer space, American style 'fridge/freezer space, window to side, part glazed door to side; compartment housing Ideal Mexico floor mounted gas boiler with programmer clock and shelving; unusual likely original grey and yellow tiled floor, recessed ceiling spotlights.
First Floor Half Landing: UPVC obscure double glazed window to rear, airing cupboard housing hot water tank. 'L' Shape Landing: Picture rail, linen cupboard with electric light and shaver/charging point; stairs rise to second floor with understairs storage cupboard beneath, radiator, beamed ceiling.
Bedroom 2: (Front) Multi pane window to front, radiator, picture rail, beamed ceiling, enclosed fireplace with glaze green tiled hearth.
Bedroom 3: (Front) Multi pane window to front (glimpses of Cleeve Hill), radiator, picture rail, beamed ceiling.
Bedroom 4: (Rear) Sash window to rear, radiator, picture rail, beamed ceiling.
Bedroom 5: (Rear) Sash window to rear, radiator, picture rail, beamed ceiling.
Family Bathroom: (Rear) Modern white suite of "freestanding" bath with central mixer tap and shower head, vanity unit incorporating wash basin with mixer tap, low level wc, corner shower cubicle with Mira shower and curved shower screen, tiled walls and floor (underfloor heating) , ladder type towel rail/radiator, steam free wall mounted mirror with LED lighting and shaver/charging socket, recessed ceiling spotlights, double glazed window to rear, extractor fan.
Second Floor Half Landing:Obscure glazed display feature to front.
Galleried Landing/Study Area:UPVC double glazed window to side, radiator, eaves storage cupboard.
Bedroom 1: (Rear) UPVC double glazed window to rear enjoying pleasant views to Leckhampton Hill, radiator, eaves storage access containing the hot water cylinder for the top floor water supply only; programmer clock; access to insulated loft space.
Dressing Room/Bedroom 6: (Side) UPVC double glazed window to side, range of wardrobes/storage cupboards and drawers, radiator, door to further eaves storage.
En-Suite Bathroom: (Side) Modern white suite of panelled bath with mixer tap and shower head over and a splashback, vanity unit incorporating wash basin with mixer tap and splashbacks together with steam free wall mounted mirror with LED lighting and shaver/charging socket, low level wc, double shower cubicle with two Mira shower heads (one overhead the other fixed/hand held) and shower screen, chrome upright modern radiator, recessed ceiling spotlights, double glazed window to side and double glazed Velux roof light, extractor fan, electric towel rail/radiator.
Outside To the front of the property - via two sets of ornamental gates - gravel shrub beds planted Mediterranean style and a lovely pink Tamarisk. There is also a paved double car standing and semi-circular driveway providing not only extra parking but separate entry and exit points. Access to the Integral Garage is via the Carport. There are tall double doors into the garage which has power and light, a window to rear and high ceiling height. To include the garage around 6 or 7vehicles can be accommodated. There are gated pedestrian side entrances to both sides of the property giving access into the delightful c. South facing rear garden. Arranged as large patio area and lawn with inset stepping stones to the Gazebo with power; ornamental fishpond usually teeming with pond life, mature shrub beds a beautiful pink and white Magnolia tree and surrounded by hedging/fencing. Garden shed included.
Services:We are informed by the seller(s) that there is mains water, gas, electricity and drainage currently connected.
Council Tax:We are informed by Cheltenham Borough Council that the property is in Band 'G' with £2,769.50 being payable for 2018/2019.
NB. In accordance with the Estate Agents Act 1979, we are obliged to inform you that the seller of this property is the proprietor of this company.
All information subject to legal confirmation
Important Notice: Philip Pugh and Partners have not tested any apparatus/installations/ services and cannot vouch for their condition. We therefore strongly recommend that their condition is verified by prospective purchaser(s) through surveyors or solicitors.
Viewing:By appointment with the Sole Agents Philip Pugh and Partners on (01242) 261222 25 Bath Street, Cheltenham, GL50 1YA
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