Proudly presented to you by Move Estate Agents; this beautiful detached family home is full of character and history, dating back to 1687 and being located in the idyllic village of Cranham, this is a property not to be missed! With wonderful period features throughout including picture windows, stone fireplaces and exposed timber beams tastefully mixed with all the mod cons expected in a property of this caliber The Old House has so much to offer.
The Old House briefly comprises; entrance porch leading into the entrance hallway with stairs to the first floor, cloakroom, dining room and kitchen off. The kitchen further benefits from wonderful picture windows to dual aspects with an good range of ‘Parlour Farm’ wall and base units with bespoke wooden worksurfaces, Belfast sink and white goods. The kitchen also has an oil fired double Aga with tiled surround and, in the middle of the room, a marble topped island unit with additional storage.
The dining room can be accessed by both the hallway and the kitchen and features a beautiful stone fireplace and oak flooring. The living room, again, benefits from windows to dual aspects and features a large original stone fireplace with wood burning stove. With an original ‘secret’ staircase to the first floor and solid oak flooring throughout, this room has a lovely warm feel and truly is the heart of the home.
On the first floor, the landing provides the most fantastic views over the garden and beyond gives access to four bedrooms, shower room and the family bathroom. The family bathroom comprises of WC, vanity wash hand basin, roll top bath with mixer tap and shower attachment. The shower room comprises of a white suite including a WC, vanity wash hand basin tiled double shower along with a heated towel rail.
With wonderful original features throughout and being beautifully appointed you really do have to see it to believe it.
Outside you will find exquisitely maintained grounds that extend approximately 1.2 acres. Comprising gated front access to the large graveled driveway, enclosed formal lawn to the side with mature Copper Beech trees, extensive lawn to the rear sloping down to a small stream and backing onto Cranham Woods. The property also includes two out houses and a detached garage/barn with access straight onto the road. One of the outhouses, located next to the rear door is fitted out as a utility / boot room and houses the recently fitted oil fired boiler along with washing machine and tumble drier. At the bottom and the side of the garden you will find private gated access onto a public pathway leading to the village pond and woods. We have also been advised by the vendor that this property benefits from the right of estovers in relation to Cranham Woods allowing for the owner to collect wood for fuel.
The Old House is mentioned in Sir Nikolaus Pevsner’s Gloucestershire : The Cotswolds guide to houses of significant architectural interest and is one of the oldest houses in this area.
- Character Features
- Formal lawn and sloping gardens in the region of 1.2 acres
- Four Double Bedrooms
- Grade II listed detached home dating from 1687
- No Onward Chain
- Outstanding views onto Cranham woods
- Sought after Cotswold village
- Stone built outbuilding/garage