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This very spacious, detached period home built with Cotswold stone, occupies an elevated position within the popular village of Franch Lynch, offering views across the ‘Golden Valley’ area of the Cotswolds AONB. The property lies behind Cotswold stone walls on a plot of 0.33 of an acre, offering an enclosed and private garden whilst also being situated in the heart of the community. The property also enjoys 3.8 acres of additional land, made up of four paddocks. The substantial accommodation is full of character; prominent features include window seats, wooden floors, exposed stone walls and exposed beams. At the heart of the home, the 19’ kitchen/dining room enjoys bespoke cabinets with granite work surfaces and an Aga. The living room has an exposed stone fireplace with a wood-burning stove and double aspect windows. Other rooms on the ground floor include a 2nd reception room, boot room, cloakroom and utility. On the first floor there is a master bedroom with an en-suite shower room and a staircase leading to a mezzanine level which is currently utilised as an office, leading to a storage room. Three further double bedrooms on this floor are served by a bath and shower room. The staircase from the first floor landing leads up to the 27' attic room. Property Ref: STR150379.
The property is ideally located between the villages of France Lynch and Chalford Hill, both of which are pretty hillside villages overlooking Cotswold scenery, studded throughout its winding lanes and quaint corners with cottages and Cotswold stone homes. Encircled by rolling Cotswold countryside, the neighbouring vicinity offers a Parish Church, inns, local shop and recreational facilities, including a thriving Sports & Social Club. Scenic routes lead through picturesque countryside and radiate to the major centres of Cheltenham, Gloucester, Cirencester & Stroud. Main line railway services run from Stroud, and Kemble near Cirencester, providing links with London (Paddington). Stroud boasts an award-winning Farmer's Market every Saturday. The village boasts a highly regarded Primary School whilst the local area provides fantastic Independent, State and Grammar Schools. In the nearby town of Minchinhampton there are two Golf Courses.
The property is situated at the end of a lane with parking for several vehicles and a double carport. The lane continues, leading to a neighbouring property, and provides vehicle access to the paddocks. There are four paddocks, one adjacent to the house, the others on land sloping down to a stream. The main garden affords a very sunny position, and consist of formal lawns, herbaceous borders, flower beds and many mature trees and shrubs. To the rear and side of the property, several seating terraces offer views over the garden and neighbouring countryside. An outside games room/studio, measuring 716 sq. can also be found in the rear garden, which could potentially become an annexe, subject to planning permission.
Two Reception Rooms
Master Bedroom with En-suite
Three Further Bedrooms
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