Birch House, Little Compton, Gloucestershire, GL56

Guide price

Bedrooms: 5
Elegant period home set in over one acre, with far-reaching countryside views

Substantial and elegant period family home, forming part of a stable block conversion, occupying an overall plot of about 1.16 of an acre, with west facing gardens and incredible far-reaching countryside views


Walking through the enclosed courtyard, you enter the spacious hall, with stairs leading to the first floor

Generous 34 ft. dual-aspect sitting/dining room, with access to the garden, two hand-built wooden display cabinets with base cupboards, and an Adam-style decorative fireplace with wooden surround and stone hearth, incorporating a Clearview multi-fuel wood-burner

Off the sitting room, is a study, with a full-width hand-built bookcase with base cupboards and a central radiator with decorative cover, as well as a feature fireplace with wooden surround, which overlooks the courtyard to the front

To the left of the hall is the stylish modern kitchen/breakfast room, offering a good selection of wall and base units, fitted gas "Rangemaster" and separate "Sandyford Sherlock" oil-fired cooker

To the rear of the kitchen, are steps leading up to the utility room, with Belfast sink, with an internal door connecting to the hall

Snug, with a large picture window and French door leading to the surrounding secluded gardens

Family room, with an attractive open stone fireplace, hand-built wooden bookcase with base cupboards and a sky lantern, flooding the room with an abundance of natural light

Stepping down from the family room, there is a delightful garden room with French doors and floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking raised flower beds, and a large expanse of lawn, with the advantage of a wet room off, providing potential as a ground floor bedroom, if required

There is also a very useful boot room with an external door leading to the front of the property

To the first floor, at the end of the landing, is the spacious 22 ft. principal bedroom, with a good selection of built-in wardrobe cupboards, with steps down into the well-appointed vintage-style family shower room. Originally this room was two double bedrooms so could be split again if required

Three further bedrooms, two with built-in wardrobes

Two further bathrooms, one with a shower and the other with a bath

EPC Band F


Council tax – currently band H

Tax payable for 2023/24 - £4,318.46


Main water, electricity and drainage are connected

Oil fired central heating

Average broadband speeds advertised within this postcode are up to 73.8 Mbps


Birch House is situated just outside the attractive village of Little Compton, on the A44, equidistant from Moreton-in-Marsh and Chipping Norton (4 miles), both towns having a good selection of shops and amenities for everyday needs

Fine parish Church and a popular inn, the Red Lion

The Members' Club, Soho Farmhouse, is about 12 miles away

The award-winning Daylesford Farm Shop, including the exclusive 'The Club by Bamford' is about 3.5 miles away

Good train services to London from Moreton-in-Marsh, the fastest reaching Paddington from 92 minutes

Although the postal address is Gloucestershire, Birch House is in the county of Warwickshire, with the Oxfordshire county boundary at the end of the garden


Beautiful westerly facing gardens are predominantly laid to lawn, with gated access to a pretty orchard and additional lawned gardens

The main garden is enclosed by post and rail fencing and beech hedging, with a terrace and enclosed garden with raised wooden planters

Timber outbuilding consisting of a single garage, home office/studio and two stables, all with light and power

Generous graveled driveway, providing ample parking, which continues along the front of the property, leading to the top gate

There is a public footpath which runs behind the outbuilding and up the very edge of the garden, which gives easy access to the open countryside

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