Rodmarton, Cirencester: £1,495,000
Ideally situated between Cirencester and Tetbury within a small valley, a charming Grade II Listed substantial farmhouse set within 11 acres of gardens, paddocks and woodland.
DESCRIPTION Jackaments Bottom Farmhouse is a handsome Grade II Listed substantial period home discreetly positioned down a track within a valley conveniently located between Cirencester and Tetbury. Dating back to the 17th Century as a former Coaching Inn, the accommodation combines the main house and the converted dairy with later additions whilst displaying a wealth of character throughout with well-proportioned rooms extending in all 4,365 sq.ft.
The front door opens to a pleasant entrance hall with a wood burning stove through to the light and airy AGA kitchen/breakfast room with fitted units, granite worktops and a large conservatory at the rear. Off the kitchen is a useful boot room and utility room with side access to the barn. A rear hallway has stairs up and a cloakroom off leading to the three reception rooms comprising a good-sized living room with wood burner, a family room with original flagstone flooring and a study with delightful mezzanine over. On the first floor, there are two bedrooms and a shower room whilst the ample master suite has a dressing room with built in wardrobes and an en-suite bathroom. The top floor has a further bathroom and two double bedrooms with exposed beams and vaulted ceilings.
The property sits within approx. 11 acres of gardens, paddocks and woodland with an array of wild flowers seeing many visits from local wildlife. Externally and to the front, the farmhouse is approached by a gravelled driveway with a central Sycamore tree and a garden laid mostly to lawn with mature shrubs whilst at the rear and off the conservatory is a large patio seating area. The adjoining magnificent barn provides plenty of storage and has potential to be converted to further accommodation if required subject to planning. The land is divided into two principal paddocks of 1.9 acres and the larger level one of c.6.7 acres with a superb timber stable block comprising of three loose boxes (3.5m x 3.4m), haybarn and tack room making it ideal for the equestrian.
SITUATION Jackaments Bottom Farmhouse is nestled within a small valley discretely located equidistance between the market towns of Cirencester and Tetbury. The neighbouring villages are Rodmarton which has a popular primary school and the larger village of Kemble which also has a primary school as well as a village shop and train station with regular services to London Paddington (75 minutes). Cirencester, known as the Capital of the Cotswolds, has a range of amenities including a Waitrose, leisure centre, secondary schools and sixth form college. Local private schools include Rendcomb College, Westonbirt School and Beaudesert Park at Minchinhampton. There is an abundance of equestrian activities within the area, with both riding stables and polo located at Cirencester Park, racing at Cheltenham, and three-day eventing Horse Trials at Gatcombe and Badminton. Other sporting pursuits include golf at Minchinhampton and South Cerney, whilst the nearby Cotswold Water Parks hosts many water sports. Commuters have excellent access to both the M4 and M5 (Bristol, Bath, Gloucester, Swindon) via the A417/9 dual carriageway.
SERVICES & RIGHTS OF WAY Oli Fired central heating, private drainage, private water, mains electric. There are two public rights of way that cross the property. Please contact the agents for further information.