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6 bedroom detached house for sale

Birdlip Hill, Witcombe, Gloucestershire, GL3

Guide Price £1,230,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Private location yet close to Cheltenham
  • Stunning far reaching views
  • Impressive barn conversion with cottage
  • Planning permission to significantly extend
  • Lovely rural surroundings
  • EPC Rating = F

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A beautifully converted barn and stone cottage with spectacular views and planning permission to extend.


Hill Farm Barn and cottage are two handsome Cotswold stone conversions carried out around 18 years ago with eye-catching features and flexible layouts. The property occupies an outstanding elevated and private position on the upper slopes of Birdlip Hill with far reaching views to the west including The Malvern Hills, May Hill and Brecon Beacons.

Planning Permission- 15/01235/FUL

An extraordinary opportunity to significantly extend Hill Farm Barn creating a stunning two storey Cotswold stone structure with contemporary glass features. The owners have installed the block and beam ground floor level, retaining rear wall and gable end.

Hill Farm Barn has an attractive entrance hall centring the property, steps lead up to a guest cloakroom and through to a spacious kitchen and breakfast room beyond . Adjacent is a good sized utility room and this is the potential link to the new extension once constructed. To the opposite end of the ground floor is an office and a well-proportioned dining room. A log burner set within feature Cotswold Stone walling heralds the impressive sitting room featuring a vaulted ceiling, exposed beam work and French doors.

The ground floor features Travertine flooring throughout and under floor heating.

At first floor level is the master bedroom with dressing area and en suite bathroom. There are three further bedroom and a family shower room.

The Cottage
The detached Cotswold Stone cottage provides well-appointed accommodation over a single storey. This consists of a kitchen and living area, two good sized bedrooms and a family bathroom.

Access to the property is via a right of way over an impressive and long gravelled drive which is owned by the neighbouring property. A separate private drive branches off to Hill Farm Barn and Cottage providing parking for numerous vehicles and a dedicated access to the paddock. There is a recently constructed outbuilding provides the facility for garaging or stabling.

The central lawned area with surrounding stone terrace provides a large courtyard feel leading to a paddock set below. Beyond are the stunning westerly views


Mains water, electricity, and drainage. Oil fired heating


Local Authority
Tewkesbury Borough Council: Tel

Energy Performance
A copy of the full Energy Performance Certificate is available upon request.

Strictly by appointment with Savills


Hill Farm Barn is situated in a delightful elevated location on the upper slopes of Birdlip Hill. Below are the pretty villages of Witcombe and Little Witcombe and above is the well regarded village of Birdlip featuring The George Hotel. There is easy access to Cheltenham and Gloucester.
Communications are superb with fast access to the regional networks including A46, A417 and M5. M5 Junction 11A is just 7 miles away.
Good regional shopping is found in Cheltenham, Tewkesbury and Evesham and High Speed trains run from Cheltenham and Evesham direct to London Paddington in about 2 hours.

Square Footage: 2,485 sq ft
Acreage: 1 Acres


Taking the A46 from Cheltenham, head towards Brockworth taking a left onto the Cirencester road at the Toby Carvery. At the Twelve Bells pub keep to the right hand side and carry on up Birdlip Hill. After approximately 0.5 mile look for a gravelled driveway leading to Hill Farm Barn. Carry on down the drive passing the farmhouse and a smaller drive will split right leading to the property.

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Added on Rightmove:
28 February 2019


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