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A fine and substantial mid Victorian country residence in the Gothic style, situated in a popular Cotswold village setting enjoying gardens and grounds of about seven acres. This delightful property provides in excess of 6000 square feet of accommodation with excellent ceiling height and large sash windows. To the ground floor is a beautiful drawing room with open fire, window seats and double doors to a terrace. The formal dining room has an open fire and two sash windows offering a quintessential view of the village church. There is a sitting room with wood burner and double doors to a terrace, and a dual aspect study. The kitchen breakfast room has a range of fitted units with Aga, and a doorway through to a rear hall which allows access to utility boiler room, larder and the quadruple garaging. Of further special note on the ground floor is the indoor 23m swimming pool with changing room facility which is positively breath-taking and is fully heated using renewable energy through a ground source heat pump. The first floor provides three generously proportioned bedroom suites off a landing, with 3 further bedroom suites on the second floor. In addition to this is a spacious cellar, currently used as a games room and wine cellar, and a one bedroom apartment attached to the main house but accessed externally from its own entrance. The apartment offers a living room with open plan kitchen, bathroom and double bedroom.
Elkstone is situated within the delightful rolling hills of the Cotswolds, an area renowned as one of outstanding natural beauty. Close by is the historic market town of Cirencester which provides for most daily shopping facilities, whilst the larger commercial centres of Cheltenham and Gloucester, provide a larger range of shopping and leisure facilities. Good local schools are numerous and include Cheltenham College/Ladies College, Rendcomb College, Westonbirt School as well as Beaudesert Park and Hatherop Castle prep schools. Elkstone has good road access to the M4 via Swindon and the M5, providing effective links with Bristol and Birmingham. There is also a fast mainline rail service to London Paddington from Kemble Station.
The property is approached via a long wooded sweeping driveway which leads up to the house to a gravelled parking area. There is a further entrance to the rear of the house where the four bay garage and a gravelled parking area will be found. To the side of the property is a tennis court and a cleverly sunken area of land dedicated to the photovoltaic units. The formal gardens are truly delightful along with a 3 acre wooded area which embraces the natural wildlife and is a pleasure to take a leisurely stroll in, complemented by a meandering stream. In all the grounds extend to 7.5 acres.
Please note the solar PV system is registered for the feed-in tariff which the vendor intends to retain whilst the purchaser will benefit from the electricity produced.
Kitchen Breakfast Room
6 Bedroom Suites
Indoor Swimming Pool Complex
Wine Cellar and Games Room
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