South Cerney, Cirencester, Gloucestershire

£750,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 3
A charming detached period property lending itself to modernisation and improvement and set in a superb position with extensive south facing views

Directions

From Cirencester take the A419 towards Swindon, passing the Duke of Gloucester Barracks on your right hand side. At the roundabout take the 2nd exit signed South Cerney Golf Club. Take the next right hand turn signed South Cerney 1 and Northmoor will be seen on the left hand side.

Location

Northmoor is situated in an exceptional position enjoying a south facing aspect overlooking its garden and with far reaching views over the adjoining South Cerney Golf Course. The property is located just off Northmoor Lane on the edge of the village. The Duke of Gloucester Barracks (formerly RAF South Cerney) are situated some distance to the north and behind the property.

South Cerney is a thriving Cotswold village founded in 999 by Saxon settlers, with a charter by King Aethelred II. It has an excellent range of local amenities including a Post Office and newsagents, SPAR general store, a Co-Op store, hairdressers, Indian restaurant/takeaway, fish and chip shop, a pharmacy and a dental surgery. There are 3 public houses, The Old George, The Oak and The Eliot Arms the latter of which has accommodation. In addition there is the All Saints Parish Church, Village Hall, Community Centre and the Anne Edwards school founded in 1834.

South Cerney is situated in the heart of the Cotswold Water Park close to the many fishing and sailing lakes and it has its own well established Sailing Club. It also has a recreation field and cricket club.

Cirencester is a short distance and has an excellent range of amenities including a wide range of supermarkets, many national retailers, two well respected schools and a public leisure centre. It also has a thriving business community. Kemble mainline train station with services to London/ Paddington via Swindon and Reading is about 5.5 miles.

In addition the A417 is very accessible and Swindon, Marlborough and the M4 Junction 15 are all within a relatively short drive.

Local Authority

Cotswold District Council, Trinity Road, Cirencester, Gloucestershire.

Tel: 01285 623000.

Services

Mains water and electricity are connected to the property. Private drainage. Oil fired central heating. Please Note that we have not tested any equipment, appliances or services in this property. Prospective purchasers are advised to commission appropriate investigations prior to formulating their offer to purchase.

Council Tax

Band G. Rates payable for 2018/2019 £2,741.68.

Description

Northmoor is a pleasing detached property, formerly three cottages, now converted into one dwelling. It is principally constructed of natural Cotswold stone under a pitched Cotswold stone tiled roof with later additions to the side and front. It is situated at the head of its plot and has an enviable south facing position enjoying lovely views across its garden and the South Cerney Golf Course beyond.

Northmoor has been enjoyed as a lovely family home for many years. The accommodation comprises a central staircase hall, off which there is a good sized sitting room with open fire place which leads to a conservatory and study whilst to the other side there is a dining room and separate kitchen/breakfast room together with pantry, utility room and cloakroom. On the first floor there are three bedrooms enjoying the views together with two bathrooms.

The gardens are a particular feature and the plot extends to 0.74 of an acre.

Accommodation

Glazed and panelled front door to

Staircase Hall

12' x 5'8 (3.66m x 1.73m)

Incorporating the stairs with under stairs storage cupboard

Sitting Room

18'1 x 12'1 (5.51m x 3.68m)

Open fireplace with a brick surround and tiled hearth and mantelpiece, beamed ceiling, three wall light points and door to

Conservatory

15'7 x 4'6 (4.75m x 1.37m)

With double glazed picture windows and mono-pitched polycarbonate roof, semi-glazed and panelled door to the front of the house and separate door to the study.

Approached from the sitting room a narrow door leads to

Study

19' x 7'3 (5.79m x 2.21m)

Double glazed picture window overlooking the garden and separate casement window with obscured and secondary glazing (interconnecting door to the conservatory).

From the hall door way to

Dining Room

12'2 x 11'10 (3.71m x 3.61m)

Incorporating a built in china cupboard, two opening double glazed casement windows with deep sills overlooking the front garden, beamed ceiling. Door leads to

Kitchen/Breakfast Room

18'3 x 12'2 (5.56m x 3.71m)

One and a half stainless steel sink unit with single drainer and mixer tap set within a wide surround with drawers and cupboards beneath and space for dishwasher, four ring Zanussi electric hob with extractor hood above and a range of matching eye level cupboards. Tricity double oven and grill with cupboards above and below, further work surface with matching cupboards above and below and an island unit with work surface with drawers and cupboards beneath. Casement window with secondary glazing. Door to

Pantry

8'4 x 6'6 (2.54m x 1.98m)

Work surface with drawers and cupboards beneath and matching eye level cupboards.

From the kitchen/breakfast room double glazed door to

Front Glazed Lobby/Conservatory

23'5 x 4'6 (7.14m x 1.37m)

With large double glazed picture windows, mono pitched polycarbonate roof and glazed panelled door leading to the front of the house. Door to

Utility Room

8'4 x 8'2 (2.54m x 2.49m)

Stainless steel sink unit with double drainer with drawers and cupboards beneath with space and plumbing to one side for automatic washing machine, casement window overlooking the side garden, Grant oil fired central heating boiler and door to

Cloakroom/Shower Room

8'5 x 3' (2.57m x 0.91m)

Low level WC, shower cubicle fited with an electric Dolphin shower.

From the staircase hall stairs with painted newel post balustrading and hand rail lead to a half landing where the stairs split to the two respective landings.

Bedroom 1

18'7 x 12'1 (5.66m x 3.68m)

Bedroom 2

8'7 x 8'6 (2.62m x 2.59m)

Plus airing cupboard with a foam lagged copper hot water cylinder with slatted timber shelving above.

Bathroom

8'6 x 5'3 + 4'1 x 3'8 L-shaped (2.59m x 1.60m +1.24m x 1.12m L-shaped)

Incorporating built in cupboard, matching suite comprising low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin, panelled bath with chrome mixer tap and shower attachment, tiled walls, mirror with strip light and shaver point above.

Bathroom 2

9'2 x 8'6 (2.79m x 2.59m)

Matching suite comprising low level WC, panelled bath with chrome mixer tap and shower attachment, pedestal wash hand basin, part tiled walls, linolite strip light with shaver point.

Bedroom 3

12'1 x 8'8 (3.68m x 2.64m)

Built in cupboard with hanging rail and shelving, separate built in cupboard with hanging rail and shelving and separate built in cupboard with shelving.

Outside

Northmoor is approached via a pair of stone pillars and decorative wrought iron gates to a tarmacadam parking area. Range of outbuildings comprising; garage (30'10 x 14'4 depth) with two pairs of timber doors, concrete base with inspection pit, power and light. Attached to the garage and forming part of the same building is a stable (14'4 x 13'8 depth) and predominantly constructed of Cotswold stone under a pitched corrugated roof. Further workshop (15' w x 14'4 d) and with a 9' eaves height with a substantial pair of timber doors, power and light. Attached store 5'11 x 3'11 of corrugated iron construction and formerly used to house a generator.

Detached double garage (29'2 x 19'4 ) with 7'9 eaves height, two pairs of substantial timber doors, concrete base. The garage is of timber construction with a pitched corrugated iron roof.

The garden is set almost entirely to the front and enjoys a south facing aspect. There is a paved and gravelled area immediately abutting the house with a low Cotswold stone retaining wall planted with lavender and other shrubs and steps leading to a lawned area which gives access to the side garden again planted with a number of shrubs and specimen trees. A Cotswold stone retaining wall and steps lead to the remainder of the garden which is principally laid to lawn with evergreen hedging and walling to one side and Cotswold stone walling to the other with a low wall and hedging forming the boundary with the golf course. Set behind the detached double garage is a lean to green house (8'6 x 5'8 ). Raised swimming pool (26' x 13').

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