Didmarton, Badminton: Guide Price £665,000
A most attractive detached family house with planning permission for further extension and new double garage with office over and situated in a rural location on the edge of the village of Didmarton in the heart of the Beaufort Country and the Badminton Estate.
DESCRIPTION Beechwood is a most attractive detached family house situated in a rural location on the edge of the village of Didmarton in the heart of the Beaufort Country and the Badminton Estate. The property was originally a two bedroom cottage and has been sympathetically rebuilt and extended retaining its character and substantially extended.
The beautifully presented accommodation is currently arranged over two floors and extends in all to 1,436 sq.ft whilst planning consent was passed by South Gloucestershire County Council under reference PK16/4453/F for a single storey side extension creating a sizable kitchen family room with new utility and walk in larder plus a new double garage with an office over. The current layout includes an entrance hall with study and WC off, a modern fitted kitchen/dining room and a spacious living room with wood burner and French doors opening to the sunny garden. On the first floor are four good sized bedrooms and family bathroom with shower over bath whilst the master bedroom has an en-suite shower room. Loft access from bedroom four leads to a sizeable loft which has potential for further development.
The property stands within a large garden and is entered through impressive wooden gates leading to the ample gravel parking area and garage. The private gardens are bounded by Cotswold stone walls and mature hedges and are designed into two areas to include a generous lawn with specimen trees and a mature beech. On the other side of the house, leading out of the living room via double doors, is a very private south facing garden with patio and lawn. The front elevation of Beechwood features a stunning wisteria and a pretty period porch.
SITUATION Beechwood is located beyond the village of Didmarton, situated on the edge of the Cotswolds close to the Gloucestershire/ Wiltshire border surrounded by the Duke of Beaufort’s ‘Badminton’ Estate. Didmarton has a high number of historic listed houses and a local garage which also provides everyday essentials as well as the Kings Arm pub/restaurant and a village hall. Attractions nearby include the world famous Westonbirt Arboretum, Beaufort Polo Club and the famous Badminton Horse Trials. There are a number of excellent primary schools located close by at Leighterton, Hawkesbury Upton, Sherston and Luckington whilst private education is offered at Westonbirt School and Beaudesert Park School. The market town of Tetbury is only 7 miles away and has more comprehensive facilities. The property is very well placed for the commuter with M4 (Junction 18) 6.5 miles away providing access to Bath, Bristol, Swindon and Cheltenham. Direct rail services to London Paddington are from either Kemble or Chippenham station.