The Quarry, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

£850,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 3
A deceptively spacious detached house with a large garden, outbuildings and tennis court set on the edge of the village. In all about 1.37 acres

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 signposted Brockhampton and Sevenhampton (adjacent to Cotswold Trailers). Proceed along the lane and drop down into Brockhampton and Highbank will be found shortly on the right hand side.

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 (4 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 7 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 also major festivals including the annual literature, jazz, science and cricket festivals. There are also main line rail services. The surrounding Cotswolds provide for a comprehensive range of rural leisure pursuits and there is excellent access to local footpaths.

DESCRIPTION

Highbank comprises a fine detached family house set on the edge of the popular village of Brockhampton. The principal house extends to just under 2000 sq ft with accommodation arranged over two floors with a generous hall and landing, a good sized sitting room, dining room and family kitchen, with a further utility and cloakroom. On the first floor is a wide and light landing, with master and guest bedrooms with en suite facilities and a third bedroom and bathroom. There is also a large boarded loft. The property is accessed off the main village street, with driveway to the front, with the principal gardens and grounds set to the rear, being well maintained with mature beds and borders, a vegetable garden and a range of fruiting shrubs and trees. There is a separate vehicular access to the gardens, with a large detached stone outbuilding with open fronted car ports and a first floor store. Set to the rear of the building is the hard Tennis Court. The property offers further potential subject to any necessary consents.

The accommodation is arranged as follows: Covered entrance with outside light, opaque double glazed front door with matching glazed panel to

Reception Hall

With decorative coved ceiling, stairs rising to first floor, below stairs storage cupboard and door to

Dining Room & Study

With dual aspect with double glazed sliding french door to the front of the property and wide double glazed casement window to the rear. Polished woodblock floor. Extensive built in book shelving and workstation to one end and dining area to the other. Wall mounted electricity fuse box. From the Hall, door to

Kitchen / Breakfast Room

With fitted kitchen comprising a 1 bowl stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap and separate drinking water tap set in a worktop with a tiled splashback. 4 ring gas hob with extractor over. Comprehensive range of built in below worksurface cupboards and drawers, space and plumbing for dishwasher. height unit with built in oven, and space for microwave above. Built in refrigerator and freezer. Range of eye level cupboards and display shelving. Wide double glazed casement window to the front of the property and separate casement window to side. Recessed ceiling spotlights. Timber floor. From the Hall, door to

Cloakroom

With low level WC, Pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splash back. Wall mounted LPG fired central heating boiler. Opaque double glazed window to side elevation. From the Hall door to

Utility Room

With work surface with 1 bowl sink unit with space and plumbing for washing machine below. Built in cupboards. Shelving. Part double glazed door and window to rear elevation. From the Hall door to

Sitting Room

With wide double glazed sliding french door to garden and wide double glazed casement window to side elevation. Open fireplace with Cotswold stone surround and Jetmaster fire. Decorative coved ceiling, 2 wall light points. From the hall stairs with timber handrail and balustrade rise via a half landing with velux rooflight over leading to the

FIrst Floor Landing

With door to airing cupboard with pine slatted shelving and pressurised hot water cylinder. Wide access hatch to boarded loft. Door to

Master Bedroom 1

With wide double glazed casement window overlooking the rear garden, range of built in wardrobes with central space for vanity unit. Velux rooflight to side elevation and door to

En Suite Shower Room

With wide built in corner shower cubicle, low level WC with built in cistern and wash hand basin with tiled splashback. Velux rooflight over. Heated towel rail. From the landing door to

Guest Bedroom Suite

With dual aspect with wide double glazed casement windows to front and rear elevations, built in cupboard with hanging rail and shelving. Door to

En Suite Shower Room

With built in shower cubicle, low level WC and oval wash hand basin. Velux rooflight to front elevation. From the landing door to

Family Bathroom

With matching suite of low level WC, Pedestal wash hand basin and panelled bath. Velux rooflight to side elevation. Part tiled walls. From the landing door to

Bedroom 3

With double glazed casement window to front elevation.

Outside

Highbank is approached from the village street via a shared driveway leading in turn to a pair of metal gates leading to the private gravelled drive to the front of the house, with mature shrubs and trees surrounding and in turn leading to the front door. Access leads down the side of the house to a private paved terrace which may also be approached directly from the utility room and sitting room, with raised water feature with a Cotswold stone wall and steps leading up to the principal gardens. The gardens have been carefully laid out, being well maintained with herbaceous borders and a wide range of mature shrubs and plants with a separate vegetable garden to the side.

A separate vehicular access from the village street gives separate access to the gardens, via a 5 bar timber gate and in turn leading to the DETACHED OUTBUILDING with a ground floor workshop with steps up to a first floor store, with open fronted car ports / storage to the side. Set to the rear of the buildings, a path leads to the HARD TENNIS COURT. The gardens afford a lovely backdrop to the property and have some excellent views out over the village.

SERVICES

Mains electricity and water. Private drainage. LPG fired central heating system

LOCAL AUTHORITY

Cotswold District Council, Trinity Road, Cirencester, Gloucestershire Tel: 01285 623000

COUNCIL TAX

Band G. Rate payable for 2019/2020 £2,847.11

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