3 Bedroom Detached House for sale in The Street, Didmarton
Occupying a prime village location backing onto the playing fields with views over the adjoining Badminton Estate, this detached period home has beautifully presented flexible accommodation. Planning permission granted for a substantial extension.
- Detached Period Home
- Beautifully Presented Accommodation
- 2 Reception Rooms
- Well Fitted Kitchen/Breakfast Room
- Useful Converted Cellar
- 3 Good Sized Bedrooms
- Modern Bathroom
- South-Facing Garden
- Views over the Badminton Estate
- Planning permission for a substantial extension
DESCRIPTION Hope House is a beautifully presented detached period home located in the popular village of Didmarton within a lovely setting backing onto the village playing fields with far reaching views over the Badminton Estate. This prime position is situated within easy walking distance to The Kings Arms pub, the village hall and a host of scenic countryside walks through the Estate. Dating back to the 1830s, the property has been modernised by the current owners finished to a high standard whilst retaining a wealth of the period character including exposed beams, sash windows and traditional stone fireplaces.
The accommodation extends in all to 1,469 sq.ft. arranged over two floors plus a further lower level excellent cellar conversion. From the ground floor entrance hall, there are two front reception rooms both with fireplaces and dual aspect whilst the rear kitchen/breakfast room has been beautifully fitted with built-in appliances, a breakfast bar and a stable door thoughtfully placed to take in the stunning south-facing views. Off the kitchen there is a utility room and cloakroom. There is an original feature working safe over the steps down to the basement level where there is flexible further accommodation currently being utilised as a boot room, charming snug and an office which has rear access to the garden. The first floor has been re-carpeted where there are three good sized bedrooms and a modern family bathroom benefitting from underfloor heating with both a separate shower and bath. The principal bedroom has been recently fitted with full-wall wardrobes and further storage either side of the fireplace.
Externally, Hope House is set back from the road by a mature beech hedge and front lawn with a five-bar gate to the side opening to a gravelled parking area for three cars. The fully enclosed rear garden enjoys a good degree of privacy with a sizable lawn surrounded by planted shrub borders. To the side there is a storage shed whilst from the office door there is delightful townhouse inspired patio garden and further storage. A private pedestrian gate from the garden leads onto the playing fields providing instance access to walking routes.
In November 2020, planning permission (20/03575/FUL) was granted for a substantial side extension. Plans include creating a spacious open plan kitchen/diner and bedroom with en-suite over.
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 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. Didmarton is very well placed for the A46, M4 (Junction 18), Bath and Bristol all of which are very commutable.
SERVICES & TENURE We understand the property is Freehold with oil fired central heating, LPG for the hob, mains drainage and water.