- For Sale by Public Auction
- Wed 4th December 2019 at 6pm
- Rural Setting
- Versatile Accommodation
- Extensive Gardens
- Access to Cotswold Way
- 3 Bedrooms
- 2 Bathrooms
- 2 Reception Rooms
- Kitchen, Utility
Balcarras School (1.1mi.)
Charlton Kings Junior School (1.1mi.)
Glenfall Community Primary School (1.3mi.)
A substantial detached bungalow set in a rural location adjoining open countryside and Dowdeswell Woods TO BE SOLD BY PUBLIC AUCTION 4TH DECEMBER 2019.
To Be Sold By Public Auction - To be held at the Tayler & Fletcher North Cotswold Sale Room, Lansdowne, Bourton-on-the-Water, Gloucestershire, GL54 2AR on Wednesday 4th December at 6pm precisely. The turning to the Sale Room is diagonally opposite the Tayler & Fletcher office signposted Royal British Legion (along the driveway past Bourton Land Rover).
Directions - From Bourton on the Water, proceed towards Cheltenham dropping down from Andoversford past Dowdeswell reservoir on the right hand side. Immediately after Koloshi (restaurant) turn right sign posted Salts Farm and Caravan club. This is a sharp right hand turn. Follow the lane past Salts Farm to the bend at the end (approximately 50 yards), bear left and follow the lane for a further 50 yards over the spillway for Dowdeswell reservoir and the gated entrance to Langett will be found before you.
Location - Langett Bungalow is situated in a rural location to the North West of Dowdeswell Reservoir on the edge of Charlton Kings and Cheltenham. The property is accessed from the A40 via a shared private lane and enjoys a rural setting adjacent to the Cotswold Way. Nearby Charlton Kings provides shops and facilities for everyday needs, while the regions major commercial and cultural centre of Cheltenham is approximately 4 miles. (centre of town). There is excellent primary and secondary schooling at the nearby Balcarras School while Cheltenham also provides a range of private schools including Dean Close, St Edwards, Cheltenham College and Cheltenham Ladies College.
The property is perfectly situated for access on to the Cotswold way and local footpath network as well as wider leisure pursuits throughout the Cotswolds. Cheltenham has excellent road and rail links via the A40, A419 and M5.
Description - Langett is a substantial detached bungalow, believed to have originally been an open fronted stone barn and subsequently extended and altered over many years to create a substantial single story dwelling of principally reconstituted stone elevations under a shallow pitched slate roof. The property extends to approximately 2120 sq ft and has been in the current ownership for many years. The property has versatile accommodation and has been used previously as Bed & Breakfast accommodation as well as a garden tea room, facilitating walkers transiting the Cotswold Way, which passes immediately on along the Eastern boundary. The property does require some refurbishment and some updating would also be beneficial.
Not withstanding it offers an excellent opportunity to create a unique and individual rural property in an extremely conveniant location.
Approach - Raised covered verandah with outside light and UPVC double glazed door to
Entrance Hall - With wood block floor, recessed ceiling spotlight and painted timber door to;
Small Study / Office - With double glazed casement window to front elevation. From the hall, painted timber door to;
Reception Hall - With wood burning stove on a slate hearth, built in cupboards to one side with shelving and electricity fuse box.
From the hall a pair of glazed front doors lead through to the;
Sitting Room - With impressive marble fireplace with a built in wood burning stove with part exposed Cotswold stone walls with two wall light points, arched display shelving and a pair of double glazed windows to the side elevation. Three night storage heaters and a wide double glazed sliding door with double glazed panel to one side to the;
Garden Room - With stripped pine floor, French doors out to the garden and a separate pedestrian door to the verandah to the front of the house. Dwarf walls with double glazed casements and mono pitched roof. From the reception hall a pair of glazed French doors lead through to the;
Kitchen - Comprising a fitted kitchen with worktop with one and a half bowl stainless steel sink unit with built in chopping board, rotating built in shelving, built in hand drawers and cupboards below. Space and plumbing for dishwasher, range of eye level cupboards and three quarter height larder cupboards to one side with space for upright fridge/freezer. Wide double glazed casement window through to utility. Further range of built in cupboards with worktop with a pair of cupboards to either side. Space for a range style cooker with brushed stainless steel extractor and splash back over. Night storage heater, recessed ceiling spotlighting. From the kitchen etched glazed painted timber door to;
Dining Room - With three double glazed casement windows to side and rear elevation, a pair of glazed French doors back through to the sitting room, recessed ceiling spotlighting and night storage heater. From the kitchen, opaque double glazed door to;
Rear Hall / Utility - With wide double glazed picture window overlooking the rear garden, double glazed casement window to side elevation and UPVC double glazed door to side elevation. Stainless steel sink unit with built in cupboards below, worktop and further built in cupboards and drawers and part tiled floor. From the reception hall, painted timber door to;
Bathroom - With range of built in cupboards/airing cupboard with pine slatted shelving and foam lagged hot water cylinder. Opaque double glazed windows to front elevation. Panelled bath with mixer tap with handset shower attachment, low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin, part tiled walls and electric heater. From the reception hall, painted timber door to;
Master Bedroom - With double glazed casement window to side elevation, night storage heater and built in cupboard with sliding doors. Recessed ceiling spotlighting and doors to;
Second Study/Day Room - With double glazed casements to front and side elevations and verandah, From the reception hall, painted timber door to;
Bedroom Two - With double glazed casement window to side elevation, night storage heater and access to roof space. From the reception hall, painted timber door to;
Bedroom Three - With wide double glazed casement window to side elevation and night storage heater. From the reception hall, painted timber door to;
Shower Room - With corner shower unit with glazed door and wall, low level WC and pedestal wash hand basin, opaque double glazed casement window to rear elevation, part panelled walls and electric heater.
Outside - Langett is approached from the lane via a pair of five bar timber gates leading to a gravel drive leading up to the front of the property to an undercroft single garage with single up and over door. The gardens surround the property and to the front of the property steps lead up to the principal garden laid mainly to lawn with herbaceous border with low retaining Cotswold stone wall, water feature and a mature Silver Birch to one side. Clipped Beech hedging to either side.
Set to the rear of the house are further gardens with a path leading up to a paved terrace to the side and rear of the house with access to either side. A retaining wall and steps lead to the main garden being laid mainly to lawn with vegetable beds and raised terrace with greenhouse and an informal orchard area.
General Remarks And Information -
Viewing - Strictly by prior appointment via our Bourton-on-the-Water Office. [use Contact Agent Button].
Tenure And Posession - Freehold with Vacant Possession upon completion of the purchase.
Services - Mains Electricity and Water. Private Drainage.
Local Authority - Cheltenham Borough Council, Municipal Offices, Promenade, Cheltenham, GL50 9SA ([use Contact Agent Button])
Council Tax - Council Tax band E. Rate Payable for 2019/2020 £2,169.39
Special Conditions - These will be available from the Vendor's Solicitors offices fourteen days prior to the Auction Sale. They will not be read out at the Auction. It will be assumed that the purchaser has bid with full knowledge of such conditions of sale whether in fact he or she has inspected the same or not.
Reserve Price - The property will be offered for sale subject to an undisclosed Reserve and the Vendors retain the right for the Auctioneers to bid on their behalf up to the Reserve Price. The Vendors also reserve the right to sell or withdraw the property prior to auction.
Anti Money Laundering - The successful purchaser will be required to provide proof of identity to satisfy the Money Laundering Regulations. This will need to be a proof of address (utility bill no older than three months or council tax bill for the current period) and photographic ID (driving licence or passport).
Completion - On the fall of the hammer, the purchaser will be required to sign the contract in the sale room and pay ten percent deposit by cheque or bankers draft (not cash). Completion will be 28 days thereafter or earlier by mutual agreement, when the balance of purchase monies are due.
Administration Fee - The successful purchaser will be liable for an administration charge of £450 plus VAT, payable to Tayler & Fletcher.
Vendors Solicitors - Willans LLP, 28 Imperial Square, Cheltenham, GL50 1RH ([use Contact Agent Button]). Solicitor Acting: Mrs Hilary Banister, [use Contact Agent Button]
Tayler & Fletcher and any Joint agents for themselves and for the Vendors of the property whose Agents they are, give notice that (i) These particulars are produced in good faith, are set out as a general guide only and do not constitute any part of a contract (ii) No person in the employment of or agent of or consultant to Messrs Tayler & Fletcher has any authority to make or give any representation or warranty whatsoever in relation to this property (iii) Measurements, areas and distances are approximate, Floor plans and photographs are for guidance purposes only and dimensions shapes and precise locations may differ (iv) It must not to be assumed that the property has all the required planning or building regulation consents. A list of the partners of Tayler & Fletcher LLP is available at each Tayler & Fletcher Office.
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