5 BED House For sale

Main Street, Dumbleton

£1,100,000

5 2

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An exciting and rare opportunity to purchase this distinctive Grade ll listed home with beautiful landscaped gardens. The Old Rectory is a testament to timeless elegance and historical charm with a wealth of original features. The property enjoys an enviable position in the heart of the picturesque village of Dumbleton and has been designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural beauty, forming part of the Conservation Area.

In brief, the property offers five bedrooms, three reception rooms, two bathrooms and a detached double garage block with office space. This substantial period home is set over three floors offering in excess of 3200 sq ft of accommodation with a grand approach via the impressive sweeping driveway. The grounds expand to approximately half an acre, boasting tranquillity and countryside living at its finest.

LOCATION



The sought after village of Dumbleton lies on the northern slopes of Dumbleton Hill between the Cotswold escarpment and Bredon Hill. The village benefits from a church, highly regarded cricket club and Dumbleton Hall which is of historic interest. The Cotswold villages of Broadway and Winchcombe are both within close proximity (approx. 5 miles) and the closest main town is Evesham (approx. 6 miles).



LIVING ACCOMMODATION



GROUND FLOOR

Entrance
A Cotswold stone arched porch to front doors leads you to a spacious hallway showcasing the exceptional galleried landing and staircase. The floors are exposed wood and there is a useful under stairs cupboard space.

Sitting Room
Featuring a Cotswold stone inglenook fireplace, exposed beams and dual aspect windows.

Dining Room
A delightful entertaining space with a Cotswold stone feature fireplace and useful cupboard to the side.

Garden Room
The dining room leads to a bright garden room understood to have been built in the 1980's with exposed timbers, Cotswold stone walls and quarry tiles, overlooking the enclosed garden with French patio doors.

Kitchen
The quarry tiled floors further extend to the well-equipped kitchen with plenty of wooden base and wall units, an integral oven and hob. The oil-fired boiler is housed in the tiled fireplace.

FIRST FLOOR
Defining original features continue through the first and second floors such as exposed beams that add both character and warmth to each living space.

An impressive timber galleried landing leads to;

Main Bedroom
A generous size room with dual aspect windows overlooking the front gardens and a built in wardrobe.

Second Bedroom
A double bedroom with dual aspect windows boasting great natural lighting overlooking front and rear gardens.

Bedroom / Laundry Room
Single bedroom with useful built in cupboard. Currently used as a laundry room with plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer.

Bathroom
Cast iron bath with shower over, w.c. and hand wash basin.

SECOND FLOOR

Landing
Making an ideal study / office space.

Bedrooms
Three further well-proportioned bedrooms, one of which has plenty of fitted wardrobe space.

Bathroom
Cast iron bath, w.c., hand wash basin and eaves storage.



OUTSIDE



A stunning approach via a sweeping driveway set in a Cotswold stone wall. There are an array of mature trees such as ornamental cherry trees, shrubs and flowers (including a "white flower" border) amongst the greenery in the front gardens.

The driveway leads to the double garage with up and over doors. The garage has been part converted but its versatility presents a canvas of possibilities with potential to be converted into additional living space, guest suite, home office or hobby room. The current office space also houses a cloakroom.

The rear enclosed garden has been thoughtfully designed and is home to a well-loved woodland area with meandering paths. The woodland area serves as a haven for hedgehogs and birds, a sanctuary for local wildlife. More mature trees, shrubs and hedges keep the garden enclosed, a terrace offers plenty of outdoor seating along with a well built hut with outdoor dining table.



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