Manor Farm, Condicote, Gloucestershire

£1,450,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
A substantial converted barn with flexible accommodation set in just over an acre of formal gardens and grounds enjoying a fine outlook over adjoining farmland.

LOCATION

Chestnut Barn is set in a peaceful position on the edge of the popular rural Cotswolds village of Condicote approximately 3 miles from Stow-on-the-Wold. The village is set around a central walled green, known as 'The Pound' and also has an excellent village hall and the parish church of St Nicholas. Stow and Moreton-in-Marsh provide for a wide range of local shops and facilities including mainline rail services from Moreton to London (Paddington). The regions major commercial centres of Cheltenham and Oxford are all within easy travelling distance and provide a comprehensive range of shops and services together with wider sporting and cultural opportunities.

DESCRIPTION

Chestnut Barn comprises a substantial principally single storey property of Cotswold stone elevations with a part slate and part Copper roof converted by the current owners approximately 30 years ago to create an individual home set in just over an acre of formal gardens and grounds and enjoying a lovely outlook over adjoining farmland. The accommodation is currently configured to provide 3 principal reception rooms including a fine vaulted sitting room with mezzanine gallery over, a large interconnecting kitchen and breakfast room together with a separate dining room. There are also three en suite bedrooms, and a further bedroom and bathroom. The barn has ample parking to the side and a substantial detached garage building with potential first floor accommodation. The mature gardens and grounds are laid out principally to the rear with a paved terrace and more formal gardens immediately adjoining the house, with productive kitchen garden and a detached summerhouse with kitchenette and cloakroom to the side. The remainder of the garden is laid principally to lawn and interspersed with a number of mature shrubs and plants and a series of ornamental ponds to one side. In all the property extends to just over an acre.

Approach

Solid oak front door with glazed insert to:

Hall

With vaulted reception area, reconstituted stone floor, casement window to front and conservation roof light over, recessed ceiling spotlights, leading to the main hall with stone walls, decorative glazed arrow slit to kitchen and casement windows to the front. Timber door to:

Galleried Sitting Room

Open to the eaves with exposed timbers and purlins and with double glazed french doors and matching panels to either side leading out to the rear terrace. Double glazed mullioned window to side elevation. Deep open fireplace with stone outer surround and hearth, timber bressumer over and currently fitted with a wood burning stove. Timber staircase and balustrade rise to the:

First Floor Mezzanine

With decorative arched window overlooking the rear garden and providing a useful library/ study area.

From the sitting room, substantial timber door to:

Dining Room

With double aspect with wide mullioned casement windows to the front and side elevations and with timber framing and windows through to the sitting room. Exposed timber beams and stonework. From the hall, timber door to:

Kitchen/ Family Room

Comprising a sitting and dining area with fireplace with stone outer surround and fitted with a Villager wood burning stove. Timber beams, recessed ceiling spotlighting, wide double glazed picture window with fine views out over the garden to the countryside beyond.

Wide archway interconnecting through to the Kitchen/Breakfast area with fitted kitchen with one and a half bowl stainless steel sink unit set in the worktop, four ring Zanussi hob, space and plumbing for dishwasher, comprehensive range of timber fronted below work surface cupboards and drawers and three quarter height unit to one end with built-in Neff double oven/grill. Space for microwave, built-in refrigerator and freezer, recessed book shelving and further range of eye-level units with extractor over hob and display shelving to one end. Tiled splashback, tiled floor, breakfast bar. Wide double glazed casement window through to the:

Utility/ Lobby

With timber worktop, stainless steel sink unit, space for upright fridge/freezer and further built-in cupboards. Glazed casement to rear elevation and french doors leading out to the garden. From the hall, solid timber door to:

Master Bedroom 1

With double glazed casement overlooking the kitchen garden, recessed ceiling spotlights, extensive built-in cupboards and drawers with timber topped vanity unit. Hidden door through to a dressing room with further built-in storage, hanging rails and a double glazed casement overlooking the garden. From the bedroom, solid timber door to:

Walk-In Wet Room

With low-level WC, pedestal wash hand basin, tiled walls, vertical heated chrome towel rail, built-in storage and shower with Mira electric shower. Recessed ceiling spotlights. From the hall, timber door to:

Cloakroom/ Utility

With space and plumbing for washing machine and drier, part-tiled walls and floor, low-level WC, wall mounted wash hand basin and built-in shower. From the hall, solid timber door through to the:

Landing

With double glazed casements and french doors to the front of the property and from the far end a solid timber door through to:

Guest Bedroom 2

With double glazed casements to front and rear elevations, recessed ceiling spotlighting and door to:

En Suite Bathroom

With tiled panelled bath, tiled walls, pedestal wash hand basin, low-level WC and opaque double glazed casement to rear elevation. Space and plumbing for washing machine. From the landing, solid timber door to:

Family Bathroom

With tiled floor and walls, pedestal wash hand basin with chrome mixer tap, P shaped bath with chrome mixer tap, curved glazed shower panel and wall mounted Mira shower. Low-level WC, chrome heated towel rail. From the landing, solid timber door to:

Bedroom 3

With double glazed casement window overlooking the rear garden and currently used as an office/ workroom. From the landing, solid timber door to:

Bedroom 4

With double glazed casement window overlooking the rear garden, mirror fronted built-in cupboards and door to:

En Suite Shower Room

With low-level WC, pedestal wash hand basin, recessed shower cubicle, Mira electric shower, chrome heated towel rail, recessed ceiling spotlighting.

OUTSIDE

Chestnut Barn is approached via a pair of five bar timber gates leading to the private drive and parking with a brick pavioured hardstanding to the side of the house and parking space to the front with a low Cotswold stone wall, clipped shrubs and plants. The gravelled driveway continues to the side of the property and in turn leads to further parking and the DETACHED DOUBLE GARAGE with two single up and over doors, one electrically operated and a workshop to the rear. An external tallet staircase leads to the first floor being simply boarded out with rooflights and a double glazed casement window to the front.

Set immediately to the rear of the house are a pair paved terraces with decorative low Cotswold stone wall surrounding with mature clipped shrubs and trees. A central path leads down through the garden with lawns and sculpted herbaceous borders surrounding and with lavender to either side which in turn leads to the principal garden, laid to lawn and interspersed with mature shrubs and trees and enjoying lovely views out over the adjoining countryside.

Set to the side of the garden is a DETACHED SUMMER HOUSE with private courtyard area being constructed of stone elevations with reconstituted stone quoins with wide double glazed french doors with panels to either side leading to an open plan room with double glazed casements to either side, kitchenette with built-in cupboards and stainless steel sink unit and a door to a cloakroom with low-level WC and corner wash hand basin.

Set beyond the summer house is the more informal area of the garden with a number of mature trees and shrubs and and three ponds with a bog garden beyond and surrounded by further borders. Set to the side of the house is the kitchen garden bisected by a mature hedge with gravelled parterre herb garden and a potting shed to one corner. Set beyond are a series of vegetable beds and borders. In all the property extends to just over an acre.

SERVICES

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

LOCAL AUTHORITY

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

COUNCIL TAX

Council Tax band F. Rate Payable for 2021/ 2022: £2,641.03

DIRECTIONS

From Stow-on-the-Wold proceed on the B4077 towards Tewkesbury. After approximately 2.5 miles take the right turn signposted Condicote. At the 'T' junction turn left, then take the first right. At the Village Hall bear left and continue around the village green, bearing right with the telephone box on your left and the church on your right. At the corner with Church View, turn right down the tarmacadam and then gravelled lane and follow the signs to Chestnut Barn, which will be found at the end on the left hand side.

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