Wick Street, Nr Painswick: £1,475,000
Overlooking the Painswick Valley with wonderful views, a five bedroom period Cotswold stone family home recently refurbished to an exceptional standard set within 9 acres with a separate one bedroom cottage.
DESCRIPTION The Bull House is a substantial detached period home approached via a private drive and set within 9 acres in a stunning position overlooking Painswick Valley.
The beautifully presented accommodation has been renovated in a contemporary style whilst retaining many of its charming original features and extends in all to 3,520 sq.ft. The ground floor comprises a stylish fitted kitchen/breakfast room with boot/utility room off, sitting room with open fire, dining room and a large living room with open fire and ceiling height sliding doors, maximizing the beautiful views across the valley. On the first floor, the stunning master bedroom has full height picture window and sliding glass doors, vaulted ceiling with exposed beams, a free standing bath and is served by a shower room and dressing room with fitted cupboards. Also situated on this floor are two further bedrooms and shower room. The top floor is currently laid out as a one bedroom self-containted flat with its own external access, ideal for staff accommodation. Additional to the flat is Bull Cottage, a stylish newly renovated open plan one bedroom cottage which extends in all to 518 sq.ft. and is located a short walk from the main house next to the garage with it’s own vehicular access.
To the front of the house is a large gravel parking area, whilst the property is surrounded by beautiful gardens which include a summer house/garden office with decking over a pond. The land extends in all to c.9 acres and is divided into a main large field (5.7 acres) set down from the house with ancient trees and further paddock by the drive entrance.
LOCATION The Bull House occupies a wonderful rural position on the edge of an unspoilt Hamlet and close to historic Painswick. Situated on the west side of the Valley the property enjoys glorious views across classic Cotswold countryside. Painswick, known as the Queen of the Cotswolds, is renowned for its fine Parish Church with 99 clipped Yew Trees in the Churchyard. It also has a wide range of shops, pubs, galleries and restaurants and extensive sporting facilities that include thriving rubgy, cricket and bowls clubs and a tennis club. Local senior schools include Stroud High, Marling and Pates Grammar School in Cheltenham. Independent schools in the area include Cheltenham Ladies College, Cheltenham College, Dean Close, Wycliffe, Kings Gloucester and Beaudesert Park School. Stroud, four miles away, has a wide choice of specialist shops and supermarkets and an award-winning farmers’ market. Cheltenham is the main regional centre and offers excellent shopping and restaurants, as well as the Everyman Theatre and the Music and Literary Festivals.