Brockhampton, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

£725,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 3
A substantial semi-detached Cotswold stone cottage set in the heart of the village with a good sized mature garden, detached garage and fine views out over adjoining farmland.

LOCATION

Brockhampton is a delightful rural Cotswold village with a superb local pub; The Craven Arms. The nearby village of Sevenhampton has a lovely parish church and the historic town of Winchcombe (5 miles) provides a superb range of local shops and pubs/restaurants and is also home to Sudeley Castle. The region's major commercial and cultural centre of Cheltenham lies just 9 miles to the west. Cheltenham provides a comprehensive range of services and amenities with excellent shopping including most of the nation's largest retailers and restaurants. It is also home to Prestbury Racecourse, cinemas and the Everyman Theatre and hosts major festivals including the annual literature, jazz, science and cricket festivals. There are also mainline rail services. The surrounding Cotswolds provide for a comprehensive range of rural leisure pursuits and there is excellent access to the local footpath network.

DESCRIPTION

Sundial Cottage comprises an impressive, surprisingly spacious and substantial semi-detached Cotswold stone cottage of Cotswold stone elevation with cut stone quoins and some fine mullion stone windows with cut stone surrounds. With a more recent sympathetically built, high pitched single storey garden room extension to the side. The original cottage dates from 1904 and occupies a very sought after position in the heart of the village just opposite the village hall. The property has a particularly large, peaceful and mature garden and enjoys a lovely aspect out over open countryside to the rear. It also has a substantial single garage with electrically operated up and over door and workshop set separately. The property offers considerable potential for further extension and/or alteration subject to any necessary consents.

Rear Approach

Solid timber stable door with outside light to:

Entrance Porch

With quarry tiled floor with mat well. Double glazed casement to rear elevation and garden, wall mounted cupboard housing the electricity meter and fuse box. Space and plumbing for tumble drier. From the porch, solid timber front door to:

Dining Room

With sash window with secondary glazing to rear elevation, wall mounted Dimplex night storage heater, original cut stone fire surround and hearth. Decorative quarry tiled floor. Painted timber door to:

Kitchen

Fitted kitchen comprising one and a half bowl sink unit set in a worktop with space for electric cooker. Range of below work surface cupboards and drawers, space and plumbing for washing machine and dishwasher. Further matching worktop with range of built in cupboards below and range of eye level cupboards and display shelving over. Further recess for upright fridge freezer, part timber clad walls and casement windows to side and rear elevations. Access to roof space. Tiled floor. From the dining room, bi-fold painted timber doors lead through to the:

Sitting Room

With wide mullioned casement window to front elevation. Cut stone fireplace with timber mantel over and fitted with a wood burning stove. With display shelving to one side and recessed built in cupboards with painted doors to the other. Dimplex night storage heater. Painted timber door through to:

Front Hall

With painted solid timber front door, wall mounted panel heater, below stairs storage cupboard and stairs rising to first floor. Painted timber door to:

Bathroom

With casement window to rear elevation, panelled bath with mixer tap with wall mounted handset shower attachment, pedestal wash hand basin and low level WC with timber seat. Dimplex storage heater. From the front hall, solid painted timber door through to:

Garden Room

With quarry tiled floor, low walls and double glazed casements with a pitched internally clad timber roof. A part glazed timber door leads to steps down to the garden. Electric panel heater and part exposed Cotswold stone walls. Lovely views out over the garden and countryside to the rear. From the hall, stairs with painted timber handrail rise to the:

First Floor Landing

With casement window to rear elevation. Painted timber door to:

Shower Room

With mullioned casement window to front elevation. Deep shower cubicle with wall mounted shower and part tiled walls. Low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin, chrome heated towel rail, shaver point and light. Door to storage cupboard housing the Heatrae Sadia water heater. From the landing, painted timber door to:

Bedroom One

With fine stone mullioned casement to front elevation, Dimplex night storage heater, decorative painted cast iron fireplace.

From the landing, painted timber door to:

Bedroom Two

With sash window with secondary glazing, painted cast iron fireplace to one corner and Dimplex night storage heater.

From the landing, stairs with pine handrail rise to the second floor and to:

Bedroom Three

With pine balustrade and a pair of Velux rooflights to the rear. Exposed timber A-frame and purlins. Dimplex night storage heater and built in cupboards.

OUTSIDE

Sundial Cottage is approached via a timber gate and pedestrian access leading through to the front door with cut stone outer surround and outside light. The path continues to the side with separate vehicular access with a pair of timber gates and gravelled driveway in turn leading to the DETACHED GARAGE and workshop of Cotswold stone elevations under a pitched reconstituted stone roof. With electrically operated up and over door, casement window to side elevation, eaves storage, power and light. Further workshop area with separate pedestrian door to the rear, again with power and light.

The gravelled path continues around the side of the property with separate access to the garden room and in turn leading to the principal rear door and rear porch. The rear garden is laid to lawn with mature apple trees set centrally and sculpted herbaceous borders surrounding. With a wide range of herbaceous beds and borders and with a Cotswold stone wall, backing on to open farmland to the rear. Lean- to timber store to the rear of the house.

Set beyond the main gardens is a further area with a number of mature evergreen trees, with low Cotswold stone wall subdividing and bordered partly by picket fencing and Cotswold stone wall.

SERVICES

Mains electricity and water connected. Night storage heaters. Private drainage.

LOCAL AUTHORITY

Cotswold District Council, Trinity Road, Cirencester, Gloucestershire GL7 1PX (Tel: 01285 623000) www.cotswold.gov.uk

COUNCIL TAX

Council Tax band E. Rate Payable for 2021/ 2022 £2,267.94

DIRECTIONS

From Bourton-on-the-Water, take the A436 towards Cheltenham. Pass the junction with the B4068 from Stow and take the right hand turn sign posted Brockhampton and Sevenhampton (adjacent to Cotswold Trailers). Proceed along the lane and drop down into Brockhampton proceeding to the centre of the village. Turn right by the grass triangle and telephone boxed signposted to the Rhodes Memorial Hall and Sundial Cottage will be found after approximately 100 yards on the right 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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