Far End, Sheepscombe: £995,000
A rare find in such a popular Cotswold village; large detached new home, open plan living, additional reception rooms, utility with laundry chute, walk-in larder, 2 en-suites, family bathroom, large driveway, detached double garage, south facing garden, 0.3 acre plot available now with no chain.
DESCRIPTION Lime Tree House is a stunning four bedroom detached new home built using traditional Cotswold stone, situated at the end of a private lane in the heart of Sheepscombe. The mixture of traditional materials and contemporary design provides very spacious, bright accommodation, with double garage, generous parking to the front, and landscaped south facing rear garden with views across the valley.
The solid oak framed porch and front door have been made by local craftsmen. From the porch you enter the vaulted entrance hall with a striking grand oak staircase, the generous landing leads to an impressive Master bedroom with views across the valley, ensuite and walk in wardrobe, a guest bedroom with ensuite, two further double bedrooms, and family bathroom and large storage cupboard.
Downstairs, on the ground floor, the 27ft kitchen/dining room forms the heart of the house it is a very light and bright space, and has hand painted in-frame shaker units which will include integrated appliances and a raised oak breakfast bar. Accessed through double sliding doors there is a separate spacious living room with fireplace. Two sets of bi-folding doors open from the living and dining rooms onto a large terrace overlooking the garden and Sheepscombe valley.
Off the hallway is a large media room/office with fireplace, WC with separate shower room, unheated larder and wine store, and large utility room with external door leading to the garden and steps to the driveway.
SITUATION Sheepscombe is set in a beautiful hidden valley near Painswick. Lime Tree House is located in a private position within Far End, a no through road leading to national trust woodland and the Ebworth Estate.
Whatever your interests, Sheepscombe has something to offer, there are many clubs and activities run from the picturesque village hall, including; barn dances, open gardens and teas, the village pantomime, fetes, fireworks displays, rural cinema, bridge nights, toddler groups, and WI to name a few. There is also the beautiful hilltop Cricket Club that have regular games and events.
Another hub of village life is The Butchers Arms, a traditional free house country pub and restaurant offering delicious food. There are quiz nights, international food nights and always a warm welcome.
Sheepscombe has a delightful Primary School and pre-school, and an enviable choice of secondary education options within the area.
The surrounding area offers Painswick "Queen of the Cotswolds" which is 2 miles away, there are beautiful walks throughout the area and a golf course at Painswick Beacon. Stroud boasts the famous farmers market every Saturday and Cheltenham has numerous arts, food and horse racing festivals throughout the year.
Excellent transport links via M4/M5, and London Paddington is 95 minutes (approx.) from Stroud by train.
SERVICES LPG Central heating and hot water;
Mains water, electricity and drainage
Gigaclear ultrafast fibre broadband ducting installed (home network installed with Data points in principal areas)
LOCAL AUTHORITY Stroud District Council.
DIMENSIONS House approximate gross internal area – 279.1 / 3004 sq ft
Garage approximate gross internal area – 35.40 / 381 sq ft
Total approximate gross internal area – 314.50 / 3385.25 sq ft
All measurements are approximate and for display purposes only
VIEWINGS All viewings strictly by appointment with the agent
Natural slate tiles
Oak framed porch
Oak front door
Triple glazed aluminium doors and windows
South facing garden
Laurel and hornbeam hedges
Cotswold chipping driveway with reclaimed redbrick walls
Vaulted entrance hall with 1.2 m wide oak staircase
Engineered oak and limestone flooring throughout ground floor
Underfloor heating throughout ground floor (excludes larder/wine store)
Fireplaces in living and media room/office
Home network Datapoints in principal areas (ducting has been installed by the developer to the house ready for Gigaclear ultrafast fibre broadband (going live in Sheepscombe April 2019)
Hand painted in-frame shaker style
NEFF Hide and slide single ovens (x2)
Fischer and Paykel Induction hob
Raised oak breakfast bar
Limestone floor with underfloor heating
4 m wide bi-folding doors leading onto limestone terrace
Larder and wine store
Utility room with laundry chute from family bathroom
Storage cupboards on both floors
Walk in showers in both ensuites
Tiled floors with underfloor heating
Heated towel rails
Family bathroom with bath and separate shower
Downstairs WC with separate shower room
Master bedroom includes vaulted ceiling, ensuite and walk in wardrobe
Guest bedroom includes en suite
High ceilings in all other bedrooms
Triple ply wool carpets with scotch guard and mothproofing