The Street, Didmarton: £750,000
Situated in the centre of the village of Didmarton within walking distance to Badminton Estate and amenities, a Grade II Listed family home with spacious character accommodation. 6 bedrooms, 3 reception rooms, kitchen/family room, utility with larder, 3 bathrooms, private parking, carport and gardens.
DESCRIPTION Fox Cottage is an impressive Grade II Listed family home located in the centre of the village of Didmarton within walking distance to amenities and the Badminton Estate. The property dates back to the 18th Century and has been modernised throughout whilst retaining many period features including inglenook fireplaces and exposed beams.
The beautifully presented accommodation is arranged over three floors and extends in all to c.2,965 sq.ft. to include an entrance hall with two reception rooms, both with fireplaces, and WC off leading through to a spacious living room with wood burning stove and an impressive staircase up. To the rear of the property is a sizeable kitchen/family room with Alpha stove, bespoke Roku worktops and built in appliances whilst there is a useful utility room off and a larder. On the first floor, leading from a galleried landing is the master bedroom with built in wardrobes and an en-suite with roll top bath and separate shower. Also on the first floor are three further double bedrooms and a family bathroom whilst on the top floor is an additional double bedroom, landing area, shower room and a study/sixth bedroom.
To the side of the property is an archway providing vehicular access to the drive which leads past the property and through the formal lawn garden with flower borders to a carport and garden store both with power and storage above. Beyond this is a further garden area laid mostly to lawn with mature trees and enjoys views across adjoining fields.
SITUATION Didmarton is an attractive village situated on the edge of the Cotswolds close to the Gloucestershire/Wiltshire border surrounded by the Duke of Beaufort’s ‘Badminton’ Estate. The property backs onto beautiful countryside at the rear and is within a short walk of the Kings Arms pub/restaurant and the village hall and playing fields. The village has a high number of historic listed houses and a local garage which also provides everyday essentials. Attractions nearby include the world famous Westonbirt Arboretum, Beaufort Polo Club and the famous Badminton Horse Trials. The village is also surrounded by a network of paths and bridleways providing excellent walking and riding amidst beautiful parkland and countryside. There is 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. Didmarton is very well placed for the A46, M4 (Junction 18), Bath and Bristol all of which are very commutable.