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The Coachman's House, Lower Oddington, Lower Oddington, Moreton In Marsh, Gloucestershire

Guide price £1,100,000 Sold

An enchanting period house requiring some updating in a highly desirable village

  • A captivating village house in an extremely sought after Cotswold village
  • Now requiring some updating and modernisation, the property would provide a fabulous family home or an ideal weekend property
  • Enviably located amongst picturesque villages and beautiful countryside, with Daylesford farm shop and Soho Farmhouse nearby
  • Good communication links, with direct trains to London from nearby Kingham Station
  • Reception/dining hall, drawing room, kitchen, utility, study, cloakroom and cellar
  • Master bedroom with ensuite bathroom, guest bedroom with ensuite shower room
  • Large second floor bedroom with ensuite bathroom
  • Electric gates to driveway, private walled garden and traditional outbuilding

Lower Oddington is an extremely sought after Cotswold village, comprising mainly traditional stone cottages and houses. There are two award-winning public houses within 'the Oddingtons', The Fox and The Horse and Groom. The renowned organic farm shop at Daylesford is just 1.5 miles away, and Soho Farmhouse is just 15 miles distant.

The nearby picturesque towns of Stow on the Wold, Moreton-in- Marsh, Chipping Norton and Burford provide excellent shopping, restaurants and cultural activities. There are a range of excellent private and state schools within easy driving distance. Oxford is 26 miles away, whilst Cheltenham is 22 miles distant.

Trains run from Kingham Station directly to London Paddington taking approximately 90 minutes. The nearby A44 provides direct access to Chipping Norton and Oxford as well as Worcester to the west. The Fosse Way (A429) provides quick access to Cirencester to the south and Stratford-upon-Avon to the north.

The Coachman's House is a handsome detached Grade II Listed property, believed to date from the early 19th Century with later additions. The property has delightful mellow stone elevations with cut stone dressings to windows and doors and many period features inside. It now requires some updating and modernisation and would provide a fabulous family home or indeed an ideal weekend property to enjoy the beautiful surrounding countryside, Cotswold towns and extensive local amenities.

The front of the house has beautiful fenestration with a partly glazed principal entrance door. The reception/dining hall has a feature fireplace and leads to the dual aspect drawing room with fireplace, corner bookshelves and window seat overlooking the garden. The kitchen has an Aga and a range of units and there is an adjacent utility room. Completing the ground floor is a study with adjacent cloakroom, whilst internal stairs lead to a single room vaulted cellar.

On the first floor there is a good sized master bedroom, with dual aspect windows overlooking the gardens. There is an adjacent ensuite bathroom and a further bedroom with ensuite shower room. On the second floor there is a large double bedroom with adjacent bathroom, which could easily create an impressive master suite.

Gardens and grounds
The Coachman’s House is approached from the village road through traditional timber double gates which provide excellent privacy. These electrically operated doors open to a gravelled drive which leads around the house and provides parking for a number of vehicles. There is a single storey outbuilding of stone brick construction housing a small garage and two useful stores. The house stands within a charming walled garden. The front elevation is enhanced by carefully clipped shrubs, climbing plants and rambling roses. Beyond the drive, areas of lawn lead out to mature shrubbery.

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