Middle Duntisbourne, Cirencester, GL7

£650,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 3
Charming 17th Century detached cottage in idyllic village location.

Ford Cottage is a delightful stone-built 17th century detached family home, nestling in the small and popular Cotswold village of Middle Duntisbourne.

The cottage has been extended over the years and offers flexible accommodation which could include a self-contained annexe, if required.

There is a welcoming entrance hallway, which leads to the sitting room. This has a most attractive inglenook fireplace with recently fitted wood-burner stove. There are two further rooms on this floor, which could be used either as two bedrooms or two further reception rooms as required.

Stairs lead to the first floor, currently comprising of a bathroom and dining room, which leads through to the kitchen / breakfast room. There is a range of wall and base units, with working surfaces over, a pantry and ample room for a table.

There are doors leading to two further bedrooms / studies and access into the sunroom. This continues through to an additional extension, currently comprising of a hallway, a separate shower room, a sitting room with stone fireplace and parquet floor, triple aspect including French doors leading to the garden.

Outside, the property sits on gardens of about a quarter of an acre, which is predominantly laid to terrace lawn, with flower and shrub border. There is a raised and paved terrace, offering a place to sit and relax in private. A driveway leads to ample parking and a single detached garage.

Middle Duntisbourne is a small village lying within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. It is surrounded by classic Cotswold countryside, dissected by winding country lanes and the Duntisbourne Brook. Cirencester, known as the "Capital of the Cotswolds" is only four miles away. It is the hub of a vibrant cultural life, and known for its beautiful limestone townhouses, boutiques, restaurants, cafes and twice weekly markets. Cheltenham is a short drive north and offers excellent shopping and dining. It is host to literary, music, science, jazz, food and horse-racing festivals.

The historic towns of Tetbury, Malmesbury, and Burford are only a short drive away. These towns offer a selection of independent shops, cafes, restaurants and everyday shopping.

The area offers an excellent choice of schooling and includes public, state and grammar schools such as the three CofE Primary Schools (Stratton, Powell's and Sapperton), Pate's Grammar School, Rendcomb College, Beaudesert Park, Westonbirt, Hatherop Castle, Cheltenham College and Marlborough College.

Sporting opportunities are abundant in the area with nearby golf courses in Baunton, Minchinhampton, Cheltenham and Naunton Downs; bridle paths are plentiful. Sailing and water sports can be enjoyed at the Cotswold Water Park.

Communications in the area are excellent with Gigaclear to the property providing ultra-high-speed internet. There is easy access to major hubs and international airports in the South West, the Midlands and London, via the M4 and M5 motorways.

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