A substantial period farmhouse in a beautiful location with stabling and paddocks.
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.
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.
Mains water, electricity, oil fired central heating. BT telephone and Gigaclear fibre-optic connections.
Cotswold District Council: 01285 623000 www.cotswold.gov.uk
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