Naunton, Gloucestershire

£775,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
A beautifully presented detached Cotswold stone house set on the edge of the village

DIRECTIONS

From the Bourton Office proceed out of Bourton to the A436 Fosse Way. Turn right towards Stow and immediately left signposted Naunton. At the junction with the A468 turn left signposted Cheltenham. Continue along the road ignoring the first sign to Naunton, continuing past Naunton Downs Golf Club. Then take the first sharp turn right down the hill into Naunton. At the bottom of the hill upon entering the village bear left over the bridge and at the bend take the left hand turn. Continue along the land and Spring House will be found shortly on the left hand side, being the last house on the left.

LOCATION

Spring Cottage is situated on a peaceful lane on the edge of the village of Naunton, a popular and sought after North Cotswold village with a strong community centred on the Parish Church, Black Horse Public House and cricket club with pavilion. The surrounding Cotswolds provide for a comprehensive range of rural leisure pursuits and particularly for horse riding and walking. Stow-on-the-Wold and Bourton-on-the-Water are 6 and 4.5 miles away respectively and each have a good range of facilities to meet everyday requirements, including shops and boutiques, supermarkets and restaurants. Both have primary schools, in addition to the Cotswold School at Bourton-on-the-Water which also has a public Sports Centre and Swimming Pool. Moreton-in-Marsh has a mainline train station servicing London Paddington via Oxford and Reading.

Cheltenham is about 12 miles away and is the principal commercial and cultural centre in the area. It is an attractive regency spa town with extensive high street and out of town retailing, together with a Multiplex cinema, two theatres and many restaurants. It is home to annual festivals of Music, Literature, Jazz, Cricket and Science and has an extensive range of sporting facilities and clubs, both public and private, as well as being renowned for the annual Cheltenham National Hunt Festival.

DESCRIPTION

Spring House comprises a detached village house constructed in 2006 of Cotswold stone elevations under a pitched reconstituted stone roof. The property has a pretty stone facade with a fine central oak framed entrance. The property is beautifully presented with accommodation arranged over two floors comprising a central Hall, with Cloakroom and Study off, a triple aspect Sitting Room, with decorative cut stone fireplace and French doors out to the garden and a wide open plan Kitchen and Dining Room, with bespoke fitted kitchen with limestone floors and French doors and glazed bay window leading out to the rear garden. On the First Floor is an impressive Master Bedroom with Ensuite Bathroom with three further double Bedrooms and a Family Bathroom. The property occupies a mature position just on the edge of Naunton and enjoys a west facing rear garden with raised terrace enjoying a lovely view over the valley. The accommodation is arranged as follows:

Oak framed entrance canopy with outside light and solid timber door with decorative glazed insert to:

Hall

With limestone floor with built-in cloaks cupboard with double timber doors, hanging rail and shelving, recessed ceiling spotlights, wall light points and decorative coved ceiling, stairs rising to first floor, below stairs storage cupboard and timber door to:

Cloakroom

With continuation of the limestone floor, low level w.c., recessed ceiling spotlighting, wall mounted wash hand basin. From the hall timber door to:

Study

With deep bay window to front elevation, further casement window to side elevation, decorative coved ceiling and recessed ceiling spotlights. From the hall timber door to:

Open Plan Kitchen & Dining Room

With continuation of the limestone floor and Kitchen Area comprising a bespoke fitted kitchen with granite worktop and upstand, integrated Neff ceramic hob, tiled splash back and combination oven below. Space and electric point for range cooker with decorative surround and painted timber mantel over, range of eye level cupboards, plate racking and display shelving, space for upright fridge/freezer. A further matching granite worktop with double bowl ceramic sink unit with chrome mixer tap and extended granite breakfast bar. Space and plumbing for dishwasher, recessed ceiling spotlighting and solid timber stable door with glazed upper half to rear garden. Dining Area with deep bay window with a pair of double glazed French doors leading out to the terrace and garden. Recessed ceiling spotlighting, pair of timber doors to larder cupboard with shelving and solid timber door through to the Sitting Room. From the Hall timber door to:

Sitting Room

With triple aspect with deep double glazed bay window to front elevation, a pair of casement windows to the side elevation and a pair of double glazed timber French doors leading out to the rear terrace and garden, decorative cut stone open fireplace. Decorative coved ceiling. From the Hall stairs with timber staircase and balustrade with double glazed casement to front elevation rise to the:

First Floor Landing

With access to roof space, three wall light points, timber door to airing cupboard with pressurised hot water cylinder and solid timber door to:

Bedroom 1

Double aspect with double glazed casement windows to front and rear elevations, extensive built-in wardrobes and timber door to:

En Suite Bathroom

With marble tiled floor, double ended bath with central mixer tap and hand set shower attachment, low level w.c., scalloped inset wash hand basin with chrome mixer tap and built-in cupboards below, separate shower cubicle with wall mounted shower and curved glazed doors, part tiled walls, chrome heated towel rail, double glazed casement window to side elevation and velux roof light to rear elevation. From the Landing timber door to:

Bedroom 2

With wide double glazed casement window overlooking the rear garden. From the landing timber door to:

Bedroom 3

With double glazed casement window overlooking the rear garden. From the landing timber door to:

Bedroom 4

With double glazed casement window to front elevation. From the Landing timber door to:

Family Bathroom

With polished marble tiled floor and walls and 'P' shaped bath with central chrome mixer tap, wall mounted shower and curved glazed shower screen, low level w.c., oval inset wash hand basin with built-in cupboards below and light over, chrome heated towel rail.

Outside

Spring House is approached via a tarmacadam driveway with parking and in turn leading to the attached Single Garage with single up and over door with separate part double glazed door to rear terrace and double glazed casement window to rear elevation, space and plumbing for washing machine and space for freezer. Water softener and Worcester oil-fired central heating boiler. Attached to the garage is a substantial oak clad storeroom housing the oil tank and providing additional storage.

A stone path leads from the driveway to the front door with a front lawn with herbaceous border surrounding and clipped beech hedging to the lane adjoining. There is access to either side of the house leading to the rear of the property with a natural spring water feature to the side of the house and drive. (Hence the name).

The principal gardens are set to the rear of the house with a wide paved terrace with curved Cotswold stone retaining wall with raised beds and a gravelled terrace with stone paths surrounding and clipped shrubs and plants. Set to the rear and approached via steps is the remainder of the garden laid mainly to lawn with herbaceous shrubs and Cotswold stone wall surrounding with a curved gravelled seating area with decorative sleeper retaining wall and enjoying the evening sun and lovely views over the adjoining countryside.

SERVICES

Mains water, electricity and drainage connected to the property. Oil-fired central heating with under floor heating to ground floor areas.

LOCAL AUTHORITY

Cotswold District Council, Trinity Road, Cirencester, GL7 1PX. Tel: 01285 623000.

COUNCIL TAX

Band F. Rate payable 2020 / 2021 £2,593.15

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