Savills | Sherborne House, Sherborne, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL54 3DZ | Property for sale
232.07 sq m(2,498 sq ft)
Guide price £950,000(€1,099,790)

Sherborne HouseSherborne, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL54 3DZ

  • Sold

Key features

  • Sold in March 2021
  • Full of history and rooms of grand proportions
  • Three bedroom suites
  • Use of all communal facilities being gardens and grounds, tennis court, swimming pool, gym and sauna
  • Perfect lockup and leave
  • Beautiful outlook over the gardens

The Library Suite is a stunning apartment forming part of a Grade II* listed country mansion surrounded by glorious Cotswold countryside.

About this property

  • Sherborne House is an attractive Grade II* listed country home, situated in a charming and popular National Trust village. Pleasantly situated beside the parish church of St Mary's Magdalene and well positioned within approximately 12 acres of naturally landscaped communal grounds, Sherborne House is approached via a long drive and entered through a stately communal entrance hall which leads to the apartments.

    The Library Apartment is a beautifully presented property with accommodation set out over two floors. The sitting room is particularly special having formerly been the library and one of Sherborne House's principal reception rooms on the first floor. This room is stunning and retains many fine period features including magnificent sash windows with shutters framing a sweeping vista over National Trust land. In addition there is a very well-appointed ground floor kitchen/dining room situated in the former mead cellar. Also on the ground floor are three bedroom suites. The apartment is a perfect country bolt hole; being secure, easily accessible and in a beautiful part of the Cotswolds.

    Outside there are beautifully maintained gardens with herbaceous borders, yew hedging, orchards and a rose garden. The orangery provides a lovely seating area. Use of the communal gardens, which extend to around 12 acres, include a heated swimming pool, sauna, gym, and tennis court which are for the use of all residents. Sherborne House also benefits from a full-time Caretaker.

    The property will appeal particularly to those buyers looking for a secure lock-up-and-leave with maintained gardens.

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The Library is one of the finest rooms in the Cotswolds.

David HendersonProperty agent

Local information

  • The village of Sherborne lies on the Gloucestershire/Oxfordshire border between Burford and Northleach. The village and surrounding land is predominantly owned by the National Trust providing wonderful walks. The village lies within the Cotswold Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and has a Parish Church, village shop/cafe, primary school and a social club.
  • Nearby Northleach and Burford provides provide everyday shopping and banking amenities whilst the larger centres of Cheltenham and Oxford provide more extensive shopping, leisure and educational facilities. The A40 provides easy access to London, Oxford and Cheltenham and there is a mainline station at Charlbury with regular services to London Paddington.
  • Sporting and recreational facilities are well catered for in the area with golf courses at Naunton Downs, Burford and Cheltenham. Hunting with the Cotswold and Vale of White Horse. National Hunt Racing is at Cheltenham, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwick and Worcester.

Additional information

  • Directions: From Cheltenham and the West, take the A40 towards Burford and Oxford. Continue for approximately 3½ miles after the A40/A429 roundabout and take the left hand turn to Sherborne and Clapton. Proceed until reaching the crossroads and turn right and continue towards Sherborne. The entrance to Sherborne House will be found on the right hand side after a short distance. Proceed along the drive to the visitor parking area and continue on foot to the main entrance.
  • EPC Exempt
  • Tenure = Leasehold (960 years remaining)