The Old Vicarage is an appealing Grade II Listed property which dates back to the early 18th century. It is situated in a most attractive part of the village enjoying a no through road position, within a conservation area and level walking distance of the village amenities. As one would expect with a property of this age it is full of character and period features including exposed beams, fireplaces, good ceiling heights and large windows with shutters. The rooms are well proportioned and on the ground floor includes three generous reception rooms, two of which enjoy dual aspects. Of particular note is the ‘L’ shaped drawing room which enjoys French windows opening to the rear garden. The kitchen is comprehensively fitted and incorporates integral appliances and has both an adjacent half cellar and breakfast room with utility facilities. Doors from the kitchen open to a covered veranda with both a gardeners wc and boiler room. The five bedrooms are arranged over two floors. On the first are three double bedrooms, one with an en suite bathroom and a family shower room. Two further bedrooms are found on the second floor.
South Cerney is a relatively large village about 3 miles to the South of Cirencester and 12 miles North of Swindon. Within the village there is a primary school, village hall, a parish church, a doctor's surgery, a post office, various shops including a small supermarket, chemist and several pubs. It is accessible to either Kemble or Swindon for the railway station to London (Paddington 58 minutes) and the M4 and M5 motorways. Close by is the Cotswold Water Park, which offers excellent water-based leisure facilities, including sailing, windsurfing, water skiing etc. There are also nature reserves, walks, picnic sites and a number of bridleways.
The property is approached through a high wall with a wrought iron gate opening to a pathway flanked by privet hedging. The front garden is mostly land to gravel interspersed with shrubs. Further enclosed gardens are located to the rear and side of the house. The rear boundary of the property enjoys a river frontage and the gardens have been landscaped with wide areas of lawn, mixed flower borders, mature trees, hedges and manicured trees. There is also a vegetable garden, garden stores, summer house and garaging with an attached store. In all the whole plot extends to some 0.3 acres.
Family Shower Room