Clapton-on-the-Hill, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

£565,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 2
A beautifully appointed detached grade II listed Cotswold stone barn set in the heart of a peaceful and popular village.

LOCATION

The Barn is situated in the small Cotswold village of Clapton-on-the-Hill, overlooking the Windrush Valley. Local facilities may be found in nearby Bourton-on-the-Water (3 miles) which provides a good range of shops suitable for everyday requirements together with the popular Cotswold Secondary School which has an affiliated sports & leisure centre. The regions commercial centres of Cirencester (17 miles) and Cheltenham (18 miles) have a comprehensive range of shops and services. There are mainline rail services to London (Paddington) from Kingham Station (9.5 miles).

DESCRIPTION

The Barn comprises a charming Grade II listed barn believed to date from the mid 1700s and converted in around 2000 to create a unique detached home. The accommodation centres around a bespoke circular staircase with a wide vaulted reception hall, with sitting room, dining room and kitchen off, with a further utility and cloakroom and galleried landing over. On the first floor there are two double bedrooms, the master bedroom having an en suite bathroom, and there is a separate shower room. The property is beautifully appointed with under floor heating, limestone flagstone floor and some fine original features including beams and triangular windows. The marvellous vaulted hall provides a fine entrance. The property has ample parking a lovely west facing terrace and garden to the side, with a further walled garden with clipped beach hedging.

The property is approached via an impressive wide double glazed oak framed gable with a double glazed front door leading to:

Entrance Hall

With limestone floor, exposed beams and painted double glazed door and glazed panelling leading to:

Reception Hall

With vaulted ceiling with conservation roof lights, exposed timber 'A' frame and purlins, two recessed display niches and feature circular stairs rising to first floor. Continuation of the limestone floor and archway through to the:

Kitchen

With limestone floor and fitted kitchen with solid beech worktop with tiled splashback, 1 bowl stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap, four ring AEG hob and built-in double oven/grill below with a brushed stainless steel Neff extractor over. Comprehensive range of below work surface cupboards and drawers including a built in refrigerator, and Neff dishwasher. Oil fired central heating boiler. Range of glazed eye level cupboards and display shelving. Recessed ceiling spot lighting. Triangular fixed light to front elevation with uplighter spot light. From the kitchen pine door to:

Utility Room

With continuation of the limestone floor. Worktop with stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap, built-in freezer and Neff washer below. Cupboard with water softener and under floor heating manifold. Pair of built-in eye level cupboards housing the pressurised hot water cylinder with pine slatted shelving. Recessed spot lights. From the Utility Room pine door to:

Cloakroom

With continuation of the limestone floor. Low level W.C, corner wash hand basin with tiled splashback. Recessed ceiling spot lighting. From the Reception Hall archway through to

Sitting Room

With continuation of the limestone floor, double glazed door to side elevation with matwell, two double glazed casements and a pair of ornate triangular feature fixed light windows to front elevation. Clearview stove with limestone tiled wall to rear and slate hearth, Archway through to:

Dining Room

With continuation of the limestone flooring with recessed ceiling spot lights, pine door to below stairs storage. From the Dining Room, circular staircase with cast iron handrail rises to the:

First Floor Galleried Landing

With painted timber balustrade and gallery over looking the Hall, exposed timber purlins and further steps to pine door to:

Master Bedroom

With double glazed casement to gable end, exposed timber 'A' frame and purlins, double glazed Conservation roof lights to either elevation, built-in cupboard with hanging rail and pine door with steps down to:

Ensuite Bathroom

With slate floor, low level W.C , panelled bath with mixer tap and hand set shower attachment. Tiled splash back, pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splash back and chrome heated towel rail, shaver point and Conservation roof light to rear elevation, exposed timber purlin. From the Landing pine door to:

Shower Room

With slate floor, pedestal wash hand basin, low level W.C, corner shower with Mira shower, chrome heated towel rail, recessed cupboard with shelf over and conservation roof light to rear elevation, shaver point and strip light. From the Landing steps and pine door to:

Bedroom 2

With double glazed casement to gable elevation and conservation roof light to front and rear elevations and painted timber door to built-in cupboard with hanging rail. Exposed timber 'A' frame and purlins.

OUTSIDE

The Barn is approached from the lane via a five bar timber gate leading to the gravelled parking area with paving to the front door and detached storage shed and log store to the side. To the west side of the barn is a lovely private paved patio with clipped beech hedging surrounding and outside light. A Cotswold stone wall to the other side of the drive and gateway lead through to the principal garden area laid to lawn and surrounded by clipped beech hedging with central arch and Cotswold stone wall surrounding.

SERVICES

Mains electricity, water and drainage are connected. Oil fired central heating. Ultrafast broadband available.

LOCAL AUTHORITY

Cotswold District Council, Trinity Road, Cirencester, Gloucestershire Tel: 01285 623000

COUNCIL TAX

Band 'F'. Rate payable for 2018 / 2019 £2298.65

DIRECTIONS

From Bourton-on-the-Water, take the bridge by the motor museum and proceed up Sherborne Street, heading towards Clapton-on-the-Hill. Follow the road and take the left hand turn signposted Clapton-on-the-Hill, proceed into the village. Shortly after the village green and the post box, take the gravelled driveway down to the right, and The Barn will be found shortly on the right 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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Tayler & Fletcher (Bourton On The Water)

High Street, Bourton-on-the-Water, GL54 2AP

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