Main Elevation
201.69 sq m(2,171 sq ft)
Guide price £870,000($1,098,277)

Gretton RoadGotherington, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL52 9QY

    Key features

    • Grade II listed period home
    • Exciting Contemporary extension
    • Far reaching views
    • Edge of well regarded village
    • Beautiful gardens

    A fascinating Grade II listed period house with an outstanding contemporary extension and beautiful views.

    About this property

    • The Folly is a fascinating and substantial Grade II listed, semidetached period property with eye catching later additions including a contemporary rear section and a sizeable garden room. Flexible and well-presented accommodation amounting to approximately 2171 sq ft, is set over two levels enjoying beautiful garden and open countryside views.

      Formal access to the property is via an elegant entrance hall which spans between a former external wall with lovely gothic stone mullion windows and the garden room. From this point there is direct access to the kitchen and dining room. Informal access can be via the garden room or the contemporary section to the rear.

      The garden room features four sets of full height French windows and gives direct access to the garden. This room can also be considered as a ground floor bedroom and has the ability to create an en suite facility if required, due to nearby services. The drawing room and dining room occupy the ground floor level of the period building providing two well-proportioned and elegant rooms. The drawing room features stone mullion windows, a stone fireplace with wood burning stove and has tall ceiling heights. The dining room enjoys views to the rear of the property and also houses the handsome oak staircase.

      The kitchen breakfast and family room features contemporary yet elegant accommodation with bright work surfaces and flooring. The outstanding curved full height glazed section showcases the countryside views. The kitchen itself has a wealth of light Corian work surfaces, floor and wall mounted cupboards with integral appliances and a central island with storage and large breakfast bar. The seating area enjoys panoramic views of the countryside with an indoor / outdoor option facilitated by the large opening full height window sections. A useful utility room is situated adjacent and there is a guest cloakroom.

      The first floor accommodation provides three good sized bedroom with generous ceiling heights and lovely views. One of the bedrooms has an en suite shower room and there is a family bathroom with well finished contemporary tiling and sanitary ware.

      The Folly is surrounded by attractive gardens with mature beds and borders. The property has a gated access with parking for numerous vehicles together with a single garage. There are two sections of gardens with a shared garden space in front of the original elevation and large open lawned area interspersed with paths and flower beds. The fascinating period ‘Bee Bole Wall' and period well which are now redundant, creates an attractive divide from a further garden with large terraced area and delightful open countryside views.

      Useful outbuildings include a secure garden machinery store, further store and summer house.


      Mains water & electricity and gas. Private drainage.

      Local Authority
      Tewkesbury Borough Council, Tel: 01684 295010.

      Strictly by appointment with Savills

      View payable Stamp Duty for this property

    An extraordinary and exciting country home with lovely rural views

    Christian SwaabProperty agent

    Local information

    • The Folly is situated in a semi-rural position to the east of the well regarded village of Gotherington. The property is set nicely back from the Gretton Road occupying beautiful grounds of approximately 0.4 acre. A local shop, primary school and pub are found in the village and there is fast access to the A435 and the A46. The pretty town of Winchcombe is just 5 miles away which features good local services and regional shopping can be found in Cheltenham and Tewkesbury. High speed trains run from Cheltenham and Gloucester.

    Additional information

    • Directions: GL52 9QY Entering the village of Gotherington from the A46, carry on through the village and after approximately 500 yards the entrance to The Folly is found on your left hand side after Gotherington Nurseries (which are you your right) with access to the parking area via a 5 bar gate.
    • EPC Exempt