Brockhampton, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

£950,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 3
A substantial detached three bedroom bungalow occupying a superb position above Brockhampton with outstanding views and large garden extending to approximately 1.2 acres

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 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 nations 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. Main line rail services are also available at Cheltenham. The surrounding Cotswolds provide for a comprehensive range of rural leisure pursuits and excellent access to the local footpath network.

DESCRIPTION

Wychwood comprises a substantial detached bungalow of reconstituted stone elevations under a pitched plain concrete tiled roof occupying a superb position above Brockhampton with outstanding south westerly views out over the villages of Brockhampton and Sevenhampton and towards the Cotswold escarpment and Cleeve Hill. The property sits centrally within a large garden extending to approximately 1.2 acres in a particularly fine and peaceful setting on the edge of this popular village. The property offers considerable further potential subject to any necessary consents.

Entrance Hall

With tiled floor, mat well, casement window to front elevation, panelled walls and opaque glazed Oak framed door with matching panels to either side opening through to:

Reception Hall

With coved ceiling, access to roof space and a painted timber door to:

Sitting Room

With bay window with casement to front elevation, opaque glazed panel through to kitchen and a fireplace fitted with a wood burning stove with stone outer surround and hearth. Opaque bi-fold timber doors to:

Dining Room

With wide mullioned casement windows to front elevation enjoying the fine views out over the front of the property. Glazed panel through to the kitchen. Coved ceiling. Sliding opaque glazed door to:

Garden Room

With wide double glazed picture windows looking out over the garden and countryside beyond. Tiled cills and separate double glazed uPVC door to the side terrace. From the hall, painted timber door through to:

Kitchen

With mullioned casements overlooking the rear drive and rear of the property. Further casement to rear. Simply fitted kitchen with four ring halogen hob, one and a half bowl stainless steel sink unit set in a Formica worktop. Three quarter height unit to one side with double Neff oven/grill. Range of eye-level cupboards, range of below work surface cupboards, space and plumbing for washing machine and space for refrigerator. Breakfast bar to one end, further three quarter height larder cupboards and pair of built-in cupboards with louvred doors, one housing the oil fired central heating boiler. Recessed ceiling spotlighting. Separate pine door to inner lobby with further door to:

Inner lobby

With door to:

Cloakroom

With low-level WC and wall mounted wash hand basin. From the inner lobby, pine door to:

Rear Hall

With painted timber clad walls, uPVC door back to the parking area and three casement windows overlooking the rear garden. Further uPVC door to side terrace and garden. Sliding interconnecting door to:

Double Garage

With a single roller door, single up and over door and separate pedestrian door to the rear garden. Partly sub divided to provide a workshop with casements to front and side elevations. Further casement to rear elevation. Open to eaves. Power and light. Attached to the rear of the garage is a greenhouse.

From the reception hall, painted timber door to:

Bedroom One

Double aspect with wide mullioned casement window to front elevation and further mullioned casement window to the side. Matching suite of built-in wardrobes, vanity unit, recessed oval inset wash hand basin with cupboards below, bed position with cabinets to either side, further built-in cupboard.

From the landing, painted timber door to:

Bedroom Two

With painted mullioned casements to side and rear elevations, extensive built-in pine cupboards and further built-in inset wash hand basin with built-in cupboard below and to the side. From the reception hall, painted timber door to:

Bedroom Three/Study

With mullioned window to rear elevation. From the reception hall, painted timber door to:

Shower Room

With corner shower with curved glazed shower panels, wall mounted shower attachment with chrome fittings, inset wash hand basin with chrome mixer tap and low-level WC with built-in cistern. Opaque glazed mullioned casement to rear elevation and door to airing cupboard with foam lagged hot water cylinder and pine slatted shelving.

OUTSIDE

Wychwood is approached from the lane via a five bar timber gate leading to a gravelled driveway, which in turn leads to the front of the house and sweeps to the rear of the house. Leading to the rear terrace and garaging with the drive sweeping beyond to the principal gardens. The gardens and grounds to Wychwood extend to approximately 1.2 acres being laid principally to lawn and surrounded by Cotswold stone walls with a variety of herbaceous shrubs and borders, including a particularly fine crescent shaped herbaceous border with mixed green and copper beech.

Set to the side and rear of the house is an area fondly known as 'The Dell' with a sunken pond with paved surrounding, retaining Cotswold stone walls, herbaceous borders and steps back up to the principal garden. Also leading on to a further sunken gravelled terrace with herbaceous borders surrounding and Cotswold stone retaining walls with a path leading up to the top of the garden. The gardens and grounds are interspersed with a number of mature shrubs and trees and back on to open farmland to the side. Set to the far corner are a number of raised beds and a timber framed wood store and garden material storage area.

LOCAL AUTHORITY

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

COUNCIL TAX

Council Tax band G. Rate Payable for 2021/ 2022 £3,092.65

SERVICES

Mains Electricity and Water are connected. Private Drainage. Oil-fired central heating.

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 towards Brockhampton and Wychwood will be found shortly on the left hand side before dropping down the hill into the village

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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