Rectory Farm, DUNTISBOURNE ABBOTS

£3,750

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 5
A SUBSTANTIAL and WELL-PRESENTED 5 DOUBLE BEDROOM, 3 BATHROOM Cotswold stone farmhouse occupying an attractive elevated position and offering beautiful open views on a private equestrian and traditionally farmed estate between Cirencester and Cheltenham.

AVAILABLE IMMEDIATELY and for a LONG LET IF DESIRED the detached property is situated near to the picturesque village of Duntisbourne Abbots and has previously benefited from a MOST COMPREHENSIVE programme of refurbishment and improvement to provide a spacious and well-balanced family home with good natural light, well-proportioned rooms and many charming original character features.

On the ground floor, there are 3 LARGE RECEPTION ROOMS including a sizeable dual aspect sitting room, a beautifully PANELLED DRAWING ROOM - including a particularly impressive wood burner, as well as a separate family dining room with stone tile flooring.

An especially noteworthy feature with this property is the SUPERB FITTED KITCHEN /BREAKFAST ROOM which benefits from an extensive range of modern base and wall mounted units including INTEGRATED APPLIANCES and a central workstation as well as an AGA and bay window seat with access to the rear garden and terrace.

Completing the ground floor there is a good-sized UTILITY /BOOT ROOM, separate cloakroom and an integrated GARAGE.

To the first floor there are a total of 5 DOUBLE BEDROOMS - approached via a split-level landing, together with 3 modern and stylish WELL-APPOINTED BATH /SHOWER ROOMS, including a dedicated ENSUITE bathroom to the master bedroom.

A huge attic storeroom and a large cellar space complete the superb accommodation whilst further benefits include an oil-fired CENTRAL HEATING system and a Gigaclear ULTRAFAST BROADBAND connection option - ideal for the modern family.

Also of note with this property are the EXTENSIVE GARDENS AND GROUNDS. These are positioned mainly to the south and west of the property and comprise a mixture of formal lawns, orchard and vegetable plots interspersed with mature planting, hedge planting and Cotswold stone walls to create a series of more private garden areas.

To the front there is a large area of hard standing with GATED PARKING for several vehicles as well as access to the single GARAGE.

ESTATE AND EQUESTRIAN FACILITIES

The property located centrally within a family run rural estate managed according to the principals of traditional and sustainable methods. In addition, there is a privately-run livery yard and equestrian arena enterprise including a comprehensive range of outstanding facilities such as the 80m x 50m outdoor arena available for individual use and training sessions. It is understood that opportunities for full livery and facility hire may be available by separately negotiation directly with the operator.

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CLOSE TO HOME:

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Duntisbourne Abbots lies within a Conservation Area and an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty which helps preserve it as one of the prettiest settings in the Cotswolds. Little more than a hamlet, it has many historic buildings whilst the surrounding country lanes are a great source of walks and there is a network of public footpaths winding though sleepy little valleys which have stunning views and a timeless quality about them. Consequently, it is an extremely sought-after location in which to live.

The area is also renowned for its country pursuits, offering many recreational opportunities including polo at Cirencester, hunting with the Cotswold Hounds and the VWH, water sports at the Cotswold Water Park and a wide variety of golf courses and equestrian facilities.

The village is also well placed for the commuter with the A417 providing easy access towards Cheltenham, Gloucester and the M5 (J11a) as well as south to Cirencester, Swindon and the M4 (J15). Direct and regular rail services run from Kemble station (c. 10 miles) to London Paddington in approximately 85 minutes or alternatively from Swindon station, the journey takes around 55 minutes.

Nearby Cirencester (c. 10 minutes' drive) is widely recognised as the 'capital of the Cotswolds' and offers a comprehensive range of shopping and other facilities including large Waitrose and Tesco supermarkets together with a superb selection of boutiques, restaurants and other amenities including a number of sports /leisure clubs and societies.

The Regency town of Cheltenham (c. 11 miles) provides further excellent shopping and numerous cultural activities including the Everyman Theatre and a host of galleries and museums. It also holds many annual festivals including literature, classical music, jazz, science, cricket and of course the National Hunt Racing.

The area is also particularly well serviced by an excellent selection of public and private schools. In addition to the Church of England primary schools in Stratton, Miserden and Sapperton, the well-regarded Rendcomb College, Westonbirt, Beaudesert Park and the Cheltenham Colleges are all within daily driving access.

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VIEWINGS:

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For further information and to arrange to view please call Shelbie or Becky at Moore Allen & Innocent, Cirencester office. Viewings are welcomed by appointment 6 days a week although please be aware that viewings may require at least 24 hours' notice to arrange access.

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AGENT NOTES:

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These particulars have been prepared as a general guide only. A detailed survey has not been carried out, nor the services, appliances, fittings, etc, been tested. If room sizes are included, they are for guidance and illustration purposes only. They may not be to scale and should not be relied upon for furnishing or other purposes. If there are any important matters likely to affect your decision to proceed please contact us before viewing the property.

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