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A charming and substantial detached Grade II Listed Cotswold stone house dating from the mid seventeenth century offering superb views across the Painswick Valley and retaining many period details such as exposed beams, stone fireplaces, mullion windows, timber spiral staircases and a Cotswold stone tile roof.
The property offers bright and generously proportioned accommodation over three floors with the principal ground floor accommodation being comprised of a dining hall and sitting room both featuring inglenook fireplaces housing wood burning stoves, a snug with delightful views into the garden and a spacious kitchen/breakfast room with a AGA range housed in an imposing stone fireplace. There are three bedrooms and two bathrooms on the first floor with a further three bedrooms and a bathroom accessed via two staircases on the second floor.
Outside, the gardens are mainly laid to lawn with mature shrub borders and a bounded by a three rail fence. The principal vehicular access is via a sweeping driveway leading to a parking area although there are two other gated entrances leading to further parking areas. The adjoining 3.3 acre paddock is available by separate negotiation.
Pitchcombe is a small village on the Cotswold escarpment situated midway between Painswick and Stroud. Painswick, known as the “Queen of the Cotswolds”, is a thriving community nestling in a delightful Cotswolds setting. Painswick Churchyard is famous for its impressive array of table tombs and its 99 yew trees about which folklore holds that if a 100th should grow the devil will pull it out. There are several local shops, galleries, tearooms and restaurants in the village whilst a wider range of retail outlets are all available in Stroud.
The Village offers a playgroup and primary school with both private and state secondary schools being available in the surrounding towns of Stroud, Cheltenham, Cirencester and Gloucester. Recreations in the village include tennis, rugby, bowls, badminton and amateur dramatics. In the wider area, events include polo at Edgeworth, racing at Prestbury Park, eventing at Gatcombe and sailing at the Cotswold Water Park, together with shooting and fishing on local estates.
Pitchcombe is around 1 mile from Painswick and 2 miles from Stroud with Gloucester, Cheltenham and Cirencester 7, 11 and 16 miles respectively. The A46 and A417 offer convenient access to the local towns as well as to both the M4 and M5 Motorways. Regular Intercity trains from Stroud offer direct services to London.
Grade II Listed
Detached Cotswold Stone House
Good Decorative Order
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