Savills | Marston Meysey, Nr Cirencester, Wiltshire, SN6 6LQ | Property for sale
3,275 sq ft(304.26 sq m)
Guide price £1,750,000

Marston MeyseyNr Cirencester, Wiltshire, SN6 6LQ

    Key features

    • Village location
    • Nearby pub
    • 6 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms
    • Separate annexe with studio
    • Tennis court
    • Paddock. About 1.6 acres

    An excellent Cotswold house with a tennis court and paddock.

    About this property

    • Little Plestor is a first class family house, dating back to the late 17th century and built of natural stone elevations under a stone tiled roof. Within the last five years the property has been considerably improved by the present owner, not least by the addition of a new master bedroom and a west facing balcony.

      Internally the house comprises three principal rooms, the drawing room having an open fireplace. Off the particularly well fitted kitchen is the breakfast room which opens straight out onto the garden terrace. Also on the ground floor is a utility room.

      The first floor can be approached by one of two staircases although all bedrooms are inter connecting. The master bedroom is of good size, has its own bathroom and has and has windows to two elevations. There are four further bedrooms and two bathrooms on this floor. On the second floor there are two bedrooms served by a fourth bathroom.

      Gardens and grounds
      The property is approached through automatic wrought iron gates beyond which is a gravelled parking area. To the side is a potential garage which presently comprises a ground floor gym and utility room. An external stone staircase leads up to the first floor living space with kitchenette and shower room, this creating an ideal guest or teenagers suite.

      The walled garden lies to the rear of the house and enjoys a private and sunny westerly aspect. Level lawns are bordered by mature and well stocked shrub and herbaceous borders with a path leading through to a former kitchen garden with espaliered fruit trees and shrubs. Beyond the garden is a hard tennis court and a paddock which borders the infant River Thames at the far end. There is a stand of trees, mainly being poplars. In all extending to about 1.6 acres.

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    A wonderful home for a family wanting plenty of outside space and within a village environment.

    Anthony CoakerProperty agent

    Local information

    • The pretty village of Marston Meysey is situated within a conservation area lying about 9 miles east of Cirencester and 4 miles south of Fairford. The small village has a traditional Cotswold pub, The Old Spotted Cow, a well- supported Church and an active village hall.
    • The nearby village of Meysey Hampton also supports a pub and a highly regarded primary school. Fairford offers essential day to day facilities, whilst Cirencester is well- known for its comprehensive range of shops, services and schools. Private schools in the area include Hatherop Castle Preparatory School, Rendcomb College, Prior Park, Westonbirt School, Pinewood School and Marlborough College as well as the colleges in Cheltenham.
    • The village is convenient for a number of commercial centres including Swindon, Cheltenham and Gloucester. The A417/ A419 provides easy access to junction 15 of the M4 as well as Junction 11A off the M5. In addition there is a fast and regular Great Western train service to London Paddington from both Swindon and Kemble.
    • Recreational facilities include boating on the River Thames at Lechlade, a leisure centre in Cirencester, golf at South Cerney and Cirencester. The Cotswold Water Park offers a wide range of water sports including wake boarding, waterskiing, sailing and fishing.

    Additional information

    • Fairford 4 miles; Cirencester 9 miles; Kemble Station 13 miles; Swindon 11 miles; M4 (J15) 14 miles.
    • (Distances are approximate)
    • Directions: From Cirencester take the A417 towards Fairford. After approximately 6 miles turn right and follow the road through Meysey Hampton. Shortly after leaving the village turn left, signposted Marston Meysey. On reaching the village Little Plestor will be found on the right hand side after passing the church and just before the telephone box, on the right with the entrance gate just before the house.
    • EPC Rating = C
    • Tenure = Freehold