Savills | Westonbirt, Tetbury, Gloucestershire, GL8 8QE | Property for sale
Guide price £1,650,000

WestonbirtTetbury, Gloucestershire, GL8 8QE


    Key features

    • A National Designated Heritage Asset
    • Sheraton bespoke kitchen units with Silestone surfaces
    • Underfloor heating running throughout the ground floor
    • Four bedrooms
    • South facing private garden

    An outstanding and architecturally designed house offering the perfect blend between period and modern architecture.

    About this property

    • Turnpike Cottage is an outstanding and architecturally designed house which has been renovated and fully extended to an exacting standard throughout. The cottage is now a Non-Designated Heritage Asset, located within Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Integrally the house works perfectly for modern family living. On the ground floor you are greeted by a large light entrance hall complete with bi-folding doors giving you direct access to the garden. The generous sized kitchen is fitted with bespoke units by Sheraton with Silestone surfaces. There is ample space for a large kitchen table and again with access onto the garden. Following through is a cosy sitting room enjoying a log burner and bespoke fitted cupboard. The rest of the ground floor comprises a large utility/boot room, cloakroom and a further drawing room. This floor is also home to a stunning principle bedroom suite which benefits from access to the garden, a separate dressing area and a well fitted bespoke bathroom with a walk in double shower and freestanding bath. There is now new underfloor heating on the ground floor powered by an air source heat pump. New double glazing in powder coated aluminium windows helps to keep the cottage warm and cosy.

      Upstairs there are three bedrooms, all with fitted handmade wardrobes containing plenty of shelves and hanging rails. Two bathrooms, one of which is ensuite, making this a great sizeable family home with plenty of flexible accommodation.

      Externally there is a landscaped and exceptionally private gardens, with two patios, which due to its south facing orientation gets the sun for the majority of the day. There are plenty of storage outbuildings located on the driveway, along with parking for a number of cars. Turnpike Cottage is accessed via electric oak wooden gates, giving a feeling of privacy and not being overlooked.

      This exquisite house is ready for new buyer and offers the perfect blend between period and modern architecture.

      View payable Stamp Duty for this property

    An outstanding renovation of a period cottage which so perfectly blends old with new.

    Sebastian HipwoodProperty agent

    Local information

    • Westonbirt is a charming village situated in the south of the Cotswolds and is within a Conservation Area. In addition to the Church and the hotel, there is also the world renowned Westonbirt Arboretum. The nearest town of Tetbury is a popular and traditional market town well known for its 17th and 18th Century architecture. Although the town is noted for its antique shops there are a wide range of everyday shops, exclusive boutiques, restaurants, cafes as well as two supermarkets. The larger centres of Cirencester and Bath are approximately thirteen and twenty two miles away respectively and provide a more extensive range of shopping and recreational facilities.
    • The area is ideal for those with equestrian interests with polo being played at Beaufort Polo Club. The property is within the Monday country of The Duke of Beaufort's Hunt and Westonbirt is also close to Badminton and Gatcombe horse trials. Other recreational pursuits include golf in the village and also at Minchinhampton; sailing at the Cotswold Water Park; swimming and gymnasium at the Westonbirt Sports Hall and motor racing at the Castle Combe circuit. There are a range of annual festivals in Bath, Bristol and Cheltenham.
    • The property is conveniently located with access to the M4 at Junctions 17 and 18 which provide easy access to London as well as Bristol where it links with the M5. There is also a regular rail service to London Paddington from Kemble or Chippenham, both approximately ten miles away.
    • There are numerous schools within convenient driving distance, with Rosehill Westonbirt being within walking distance. Other highly regarded schools include Beaudesert Park Preparatory School, St Mary's Calne, Marlborough College as well as the schools and colleges in Cheltenham, Oxford and Bath.

    Additional information

    • Tetbury 3 miles, Malmesbury 5 miles, M4 (Junction 17) 8 miles,
    • Kemble Station 10 miles (London Paddington from 78 minutes),
    • Cirencester 13 miles, London 100 miles (all mileages and times are approximate).
    • Directions: From Tetbury take the A433 Bath Road. After about two miles turn left immediately before The Hare and Hounds Hotel as if proceeding for Shipton Moyne and Easton Grey. The double gates to Turnpike Cottage are the last entrance on your left hand side after passing the rear entrance to Westonbirt School.
    • EPC Rating = C
    • Tenure = Freehold