Garden
8,100 sq ft(752.51 sq m)
Guide price £1,750,000

Over ButterrowRodborough Common, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL5 5BP

  • Under offer

Key features

  • Edge of Rodborough Common
  • Close to Beaudesert Park School
  • Substantial country house
  • Park like grounds
  • Swimming pool
  • About 1.45 acres

A substantial family house situated on the edge of Rodborough Common.

About this property

  • Overbutterrow House is one of five houses situated at the end of a private road, surrounded by Rodborough Common. Understood to have been built in the late 19th century, the south facing house occupies a commanding position and is set in mature grounds of about 1.45 acres. The size of the house is particularly impressive extending to about 8, 500 square feet including the large lower ground floor. The ground floor comprises two principal reception rooms together with a garden room which leads out onto the swimming pool terrace. There are two further rooms currently used as a studio and music room. The kitchen is positioned at the centre of the house and is fitted with a range of high quality units from Stroud Furniture Makers. The room opens out into the breakfast room and in turn the family room, this making for a splendid informal living area.

    The first floor comprises an impressive master bedroom suite which includes a large walk in wardrobe, a luxury bathroom and a private balcony. There are five further bedrooms on this floor together with two family bathrooms. The top floor is arranged to suit a teenager and includes three bedrooms and a study.

    The lower ground floor can be accessed both internally and from the garden. Apart from the wine stores and the gym this is also a workshop, utility room and gardeners wc. The external access allows for the storage of garden mowers etc.

    The attractive grounds slope away from the house and are enclosed by mature trees and shrubs. Fro the elevated terrace adjacent to the house there are views across to the Lypiatts, a perfect outside entertaining space. There is also a south facing swimming pool and an area of the garden has been designed for a tennis court. Colour is provided by well stocked herbaceous borders and centre stage is taken by a beautiful cedar tree. To the front of the house there is ample parking and a double garage.

    View payable Stamp Duty for this property

A particularly spacious family house set in glorious grounds and adjacent to Rodborough Common.

Anthony CoakerProperty agent

Local information

  • Overbutterrow is a prestigious avenue of houses situated off Rodborough Common- an area of about 300 acres managed by the National Trust in an area designated as being Outstanding Natural Beauty. The nearest centre is Minchinhampton which offers a good range of everyday services, as does Nailsworth where there is an award winning bakery, Hobbs House Bakery and an excellent delicatessen, William's Kitchen. There is a Waitrose in both Stroud and Cirencester, where there are also boutique shops. Close to hand is The Bear at Rodborough, a well known pub/ hotel.
  • There is a broad choice of state and private schools in the area including primary schools in Minchinhampton and Amberley, Beaudesert Preparatory on Minchinhampton Common, Wycliffe Cottage at Stonehouse along with Marlings School for boys and Stroud High School for girls.
  • There are many varied recreational activities in the area including racing at Cheltenham and Chepstow, gliding at Aston Down, Polo at Cirencester Park and Aston Down. Casual golfers will enjoy the old Minchinhampton golf course where players need to avoid the free roaming cows. On the opposite side of town are the two new courses at Minchinhampton Glof Club, one with a parkland style and the other with links characteristics.

Additional information

  • Stroud 2 miles; Minchinhampton 3 miles; Nailsworth 3 miles; Kemble Station 10 miles; Cirencester 13 miles; Cheltenham 14 miles. (All mileages are approximate)
  • Directions: From Cirencester proceed west towards Stroud on the A417, passing the Royal Agricultural College on your left. Continue on this road and after approximately 7 miles, just past the Aston Down air field, a former RAF base now used for gliding, turn sharp left towards Minchinhampton, also signposted Aston Down. Follow the road past the Ragged Cot Public House, over a cattle grid and out over Minchinhampton Common following signs to Rodborough. Go straight on at Tom Long's Post and after reaching The Bear at Rodborough, take the left fork signposted Rodborough.
  • EPC Rating = F