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An elegant and substantial Grade II Listed attached Cotswold stone period residence in the heart of this sought-after village. The property has been extended by the current owners to offer generous accommodation whilst retaining many period features including exposed beams and stonework, stone mullioned windows and flagstone floors. The principal living area comprises of a drawing room and dining room both with magnificent inglenook fireplaces and a kitchen/breakfast room with a range of bespoke units topped by granite surfaces and a blue enamel Rayburn range. There are three bedrooms, a bed/study, family bathroom and en suite shower room on the first floor with two further bedrooms and a large walk-in loft area that may be suitable for conversion to create a further bathroom (STPP) on the second floor.
Outside, there is parking to the side of the house with a gravelled drive leading to further parking and the stone-built carport to the rear. Adjacent to the house is a garden enclosed by dry stone walls with a path weaving between well-stocked shrub borders and a lawn whilst a large, level lawn is situated beyond the parking area.
Birdlip enjoys an elevated position on the Cotswold escarpment at the heart of the Cotswold Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The Cotswold Way National Trail passes through the village and nearby Crickley Hill Country Park offers walks through woods and grasslands with magnificent views of the Severn Vale and beyond. The village has a primary school, playgroup, after-school club, village hall and church in addition to two public houses. Birdlip Primary School is recognised for its outstanding overall effectiveness and high standards of academic achievement. Secondary education options in the local area are particularly strong with independent schools including Kings School, Wycliffe College, Cheltenham College, Cheltenham Ladies College and Dean Close whilst there are Grammar schools in Stroud, Gloucester and Cheltenham.
Birdlip is located approximately 6 miles from Cheltenham, 8 miles from both Stroud and Gloucester and 10 miles from Cirencester. The A417 provides access to Gloucester and Cirencester along with the M4 and M5 Motorways. The surrounding towns provide a good range of social, recreational and retail amenities to suit all tastes. In the wider area, events include polo at Longdole and Edgeworth, racing at Prestbury Park, sailing at the Cotswold Water Park and golf at Gloucester and Painswick Golf Clubs together with Festivals throughout the year in Cheltenham.
Grade II Listed
Attached Cotswold Stone House
2 Reception Rooms
Bathroom & En Suite Shower Room
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