Brockhampton, Gloucestershire

£625,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 3
A detached house set on the edge of the village and offering potential for further alteration, subject to any necessary consents.

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 an excellent 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, providing a comprehensive range of services and amenities with excellent shopping, including most of the nation's largest retailers and restaurants.

Cheltenham 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

The Orchard House comprises a bespoke detached property of reconstituted stone elevations under a principally concrete tiled roof with flexible accommodation arranged over two floors and set centrally within a good sized plot.

The current arrangements provide for extensive living accommodation arranged over the ground floor including a large kitchen/ breakfast room, utility room, sitting / dining room and office/playroom as well as a ground floor bedroom. There are two further bedrooms and a bathroom on the first floor.

The Orchard House enjoys a lovely mature setting and a fine outlook to the West over adjoining countryside and there is a large tandem garage adjoining. The property offers considerable potential for further alteration and re-orchestration if desired and subject to any necessary consents.

The accommodation is arranged as follows:

Approach

Covered entrance with outside light and UPVC double glazed door with glazed panels to either side to:

Entrance Hall

With below stairs storage cupboard and timber door to:

Cloakroom

With low level WC with timber seat and wall mounted wash hand basin and opaque double glazed window to rear elevation. From the hall, timber door to:

Kitchen/Breakfast Room

With simple fitted kitchen with double bowl stainless steel sink unit with double drainer and mixer tap, electric cooker point and a range of fitted units, further matching range of units and eye level cupboards. Larder cupboard to one corner, deep bay window to front elevation and wide double glazed casement window overlooking the rear garden. A further matching range of units and worktop and double glazed casement window to side elevation.

From the kitchen/breakfast room, painted timber door to:

Rear Hall/Utility

With Worcester Danesmoor oil fired central heating boiler, Belfast sink with tiled splash back, space and plumbing for washing machine, range of eye level cupboards and part-opaque glazed door to side elevation.

From the hall, timber door to:

Sitting Room/Dining Room

With raised timber floor to dining area and double glazed casement window to front elevation. Two steps down to the principal sitting room with cut stone open fireplace fitted with a Clearview wood burning stove and with a stone hearth. Three wall light points. Deep bay window with double glazed three quarter height casements and double glazed doors to the south terrace and gardens.

From the sitting room, timber door to:

Studio/Office

With three quarter height double glazed casements to south elevation and recessed ceiling spotlights. Interconnecting door to the large tandem garage with electric roller door and casement windows to rear and side elevations.

From the hall, timber door to:

Ground Floor Bedroom

Wide double glazed casement window overlooking the rear garden, further double glazed casement to side elevation and coved ceiling.

From the hall, stairs with half landing rise to:

First Floor Landing

With double glazed casement window to front elevation, timber door to airing cupboard with foam lagged water cylinder and pine slatted shelving.

From the landing, door to:

Cloakroom

With low level WC, corner wash hand basin with tile splash back and double glazed casement window overlooking the rear garden. Door to:

Bedroom Two

With double aspect with wide double glazed casement window to side elevation and bay window to rear elevation, eaves storage and Jack and Jill walk in wardrobe with bedroom three.

From the landing, door to:

Bedroom Three

With double glazed casement window to front elevation, eaves storage and Jack and Jill walk-in wardrobe with bedroom two.

From the landing, door to:

Bathroom

With wide double glazed casement window to front elevation, enamel bath with chrome mixer tap with handset shower attachment and pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splash back, shaver point and mirror over.

OUTSIDE

The Orchard House is approached from the Charlton Abbots Lane via a 5 bar timber gate with a Cotswold stone wall fronting on to the lane. The driveway leads through to the parking area and in turn to the attached TANDEM GARAGE with a paved yard to one side and the remainder of the front garden laid to lawn with planting of herbaceous shrubs, plants and clipped hedging. Access is available to either side of the house with a paved terrace to the north side sweeping around to the rear of the house and across the back. To the south side of the house there is a private terraced area accessed from the sitting room and a further lawn with herbaceous borders and variety of shrubs and trees, leading to the principal rear garden with productive fruit and vegetable garden to one side with path and a raised lawned area across the back of the property with herbaceous borders and Cotswold stone retaining wall surrounding. To one corner of the garden there is a detached greenhouse.

SERVICES

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

LOCAL AUTHORITY

Tewkesbury Borough Council, Public Services Centre, Gloucester Rd, Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire GL20 5TT (Tel: 01684 272034) www.tewkesbury.gov.uk

COUNCIL TAX

Band F. Rate payable for 2019/2020 £2,521.54

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 the hill through the centre of the village to the crossroads by Brockhampton Park, turning right towards Charlton Abbotts, and The Orchard House will be found shortly on the left hand side.

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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