Main Street, Saintbury, Gloucestershire, WR12

£1,500,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 5
An attractive period Grade II Listed Cotswold stone farmhouse with over 4,400 sq ft of accommodation, extensive outbuildings and grounds extending to 14.75 acres.

Entrance hall, drawing/dining room, sitting room, kitchen/breakfast room, boot room, shower room, 3 double bedrooms and bathroom on the first floor, potential to convert room above drawing/dining room to large master bedroom. On the second floor 2 further bedrooms and attic room.

Gardens and grounds and a range of useful outbuildings. In all 14.75 acres.

This fine farmhouse sits in an idyllic location on the edge of this picturesque village. The house is Grade II Listed constructed of traditional Cotswold stone and offers versatile accommodation with character features including exposed stone and timbers, inglenook fireplace, ssash and mullioned windows, flagstone floors

and panelling in hallway and main bedroom on the first floor. The property has been in the ownership of Gloucestershire County Council for the past 65 years and is new to the market.

SITUATION

Saintbury is a picturesque and unspoilt village lying between the historic wool town of Chipping Campden and Broadway. The village situated on the edge of the Cotswold escarpment is in a conservation area within the Cotswold Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and enjoys superb views to the Malvern Hills. Described by Pevsner as 'the best piece of townscape in Gloucestershire and arguably one of the best in England', Chipping Campden is an unquestionably beautiful historic Cotswold market town and is within 4 miles. The town caters for every day needs with a diverse and rich selection of shops along the historic High Street. There is a library, doctor's surgery, bank, convenience stores, restaurants, hotels and pubs all within the town. The region also boasts some excellent schools at both junior and senior level.

Transport links in the area are good, the A44 provides direct access to the east and west. There are mainline trains from Moreton-in-Marsh 9 miles providing direct links to London Paddington in about 90 minutes. The M5 (J9) is 25 miles away providing excellent links to the south west and the north.

OUTSIDE

The property is approached over a driveway with attractive low open bay stone building to the right. The gardens lie to the front and side of the property

and are laid to lawn. To the rear of the house is a courtyard with stone outbuildings incorporating an office, stores and WC. There is an extensive range

of agricultural buildings and barns. The majority of land lies to the west and

comprises of 3 paddocks. The property owns a separate access to the top field as

indicated on the plan.

Note: A public footpath exists across the corner of the top field.

Note: An easement will be reserved by the seller for laying a water pipe along the

approximate route shown by a brown line on the site plan.

Note: The property is subject to an overage clause in favour of the seller being 50% of any uplift in value on the commencement of any works following the grant of any residential planning permission, for a period of 30 years. It should be noted that alterations and extensions to the house will not trigger this clause.

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