Dowmans Farmhouse
4,305 sq ft(399.95 sq m)
Guide price £1,295,000

CoberleyCheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL53 9QY

  • Sold

Key features

  • Sold in June 2019
  • Beautiful Cotswold village location
  • 6 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms
  • Stabling & games room
  • Paddocks
  • Garden

A substantial period farmhouse in a beautiful location with stabling and paddocks.

About this property

  • Dowmans Farmhouse is a handsome C-shaped period property complemented by useful outbuildings and attractive grounds.

    Originally two 17th century cottages, the building was joined together in 1923 to create a well-proportioned farmhouse. Fronting a small lane and adorned by a Cotswold dry stone wall, the house enjoys an elevated aspect. A new sweeping driveway with dry stone wall entrance and parkland style fencing gives access to the rear of the house and day to day access. There is also pedestrian access via a wrought iron gate from the lane. The farmhouse consists of mellow Cotswold stone elevations under pitched tiled roofs with attractive stone mullioned windows. The flexible and spacious accommodation is set over two floors.

    The reception hall is situated in the central section of the building and features elegant stone flooring and a handsome oak staircase. The dining room features exposed beams and wooden flooring together with oak panelling and fireplace. Situated adjacent, the large drawing room has exposed wooden flooring, beams and large inglenook fireplace with wood burning stove. Situated off the drawing room are a study and library. The kitchen & breakfast room with family area occupies the westerly section with useful boot room and pantry adjacent. The kitchen features a wealth of floor mounted cupboards with sleek white finish and oak work surfaces. Integrated appliances including electric oven, dishwasher and there is an Aga style cooker within an inglenook. A comfortable family room with lovely valley views is situated beyond.

    The first floor has a large master bedroom with en suite bathroom and dressing room, there are a further 5 bedrooms, family bathroom and shower facility.

    Outside
    The new sweeping Cotswold gravelled driveway provides an impressive access to the Farmhouse with open gardens to one side and parkland style fencing enclosing a paddock to the other.

    The main elevation of the house has a lawned area in front of the central section and attractive garden to the east side of the house. Adjacent to the westerly section is an enclosed courtyard with flagstones and pedestrian access to the lane

    At the top of the drive is a large parking area and stable building with eight looseboxes, tack room and games room above. The stable block has hardstanding with two timber gates leading to the two paddocks.

    ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

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    Mains water, electricity, oil fired central heating. BT telephone and Gigaclear fibre-optic connections.

    Local Authority
    Cotswold District Council: 01285 623000 www.cotswold.gov.uk

    Tenure
    Freehold

    View payable Stamp Duty for this property

Local information

  • Dowmans Farm is situated in a commanding position overlooking a delightful southerly aspect at the edge of the well regarded Cotswold village of Coberley. The village has a primary school and the attractive parish church of St Giles and the Cotswold Hills Golf Club is nearby. There is fast access to regional communications including the A435 and A436, and Cheltenham, is just 5 miles distant providing excellent shopping, restaurants, racing, festivals and schooling. High speed trains run from Cheltenham and Gloucester and the M5 Junction 11a is about 5 miles away.
  • Outbuildings for conversion: Cotswold District Council Planning reference 17/04117/FUL
  • 4 period stone outbuildings with planning permission to convert into residential dwellings totalling about 7384 sqft, approximately 0.67 acres

Additional information

  • Cheltenham 5 miles; Gloucester 10 miles; Cirencester 11 miles; Stow on the Wold 17 miles; M5 J11a 5 miles .(All distances are approximate)
  • Directions: Directions (GL53 9QY) - Entering Coberley from the A435, carry on through the village. Keep to the right as the lane splits downwards and Dowmans farm will be found after about 250 yards on your right hand side. The new gravelled driveway gives access to the house . A further access beyond the farmhouse on the right gives access to the stone outbuildings and yard. From Cheltenham, at the top of Leckhampton Hill bear left through Ullenwood onto the A436. After approximately 200m turn right at the sign for Coberley. This will take you through a picturesque valley and after approximately 0.75 mile Dowmans Farm will be found on your left hand side.
  • EPC Rating = F