- Tenure: Freehold
- Magnificent gardens and grounds
- Five reception rooms
- Four bedrooms
- Self contained one bedroom cottage
- Scope to further enhance
- Village location
- EPC Exempt
Hatherop Castle School (0.7mi.)
Hatherop Church of England Primary School (0.8mi.)
Farmor's School (1.5mi.)
A charming Grade II Listed village house with magnificent gardens and grounds and a self contained cottage.
Surrounded by beautiful countryside and lying within the desirable Coln Valley, Quenington is one of the most sought-after villages in the Cotswolds and enjoys an active community featuring a village hall, renown public house The Keepers Arms, playing fields and the Church of St Swithin, which dates back to 1193. The nearby village of Hatherop provides the nearest primary school and Coln St Aldwyns offers a post office/store and reputable public house, The New Inn.Fairford (3 miles) is a charming market town offering an excellent range of everyday shops together with banks, surgery and cottage hospital. The Roman town of Cirencester, which is only a short drive away, is often referred to as the Capital of the Cotswolds. The shopping in Cirencester is highly regarded, off the main streets there are many interesting back lanes with specialist shops, particularly Black Jack Street. On the outskirts of the town are two supermarkets (Waitrose and Tesco) as well as a hospital. There is also a Leisure Centre, opened in 2006, and one of the oldest open-air pools in the country. A gate to the 2,500 acre Cirencester Park, belonging to the Bathurst family, is open during the day and offers fabulous walking. Quenington is readily accessible to the A419, M4 and M5, providing excellent transport links to Reading, Bristol and London. Kemble Railway Station is located approximately 14 miles away with direct mainline train links to London Paddington in approximately 85 minutes. Swindon Station provides direct trains to London in 60 minutes.Kemble Airfield has facilities for small aircraft and Aston Down has a gliding centre. Golf courses at South Cerney, Cirencester, Minchinhampton, Burford and Naunton. Superb horse racing takes place at Cheltenham, as well as at meetings at Newbury and Bath. The highly regarded Badminton Horse Trials is approximately 30 miles away.
This very special house is now on the market for the first time in over 20 years. Dating from the 1800's with later extensions, the accommodation, which is arranged over three floors boasts enormous charm and character, with elegant proportions. Classic Georgian sash windows with original wooden shutters fill the principal rooms with light, while the conversion of an adjoining barn hosts an impressive vaulted kitchen. Fireplaces in the reception rooms with the addition of a charming garden room off the drawing room incorporates the exquisite rose garden into the living space and makes this a wonderful house to entertain in and enjoy more informally all year round.
Upstairs two generous bedroom suites and a third double bedroom with cloakroom, occupy the first floor with further rooms on the second floor offering scope to remodel, subject to necessary planning consents.
One of the most impressive features of this property are the mature gardens and grounds amounting to 3.28 acres, unusual for a house located in the heart of the village. Privacy can therefore be appreciated, while still being part of a community with easy access to amenities including a popular pub and views over surrounding countryside with glorious walking from the doorstep.
A self-contained one bedroom cottage can accommodate guests, a relative or staff while outbuildings, including two stables and a cart shed, provide valuable storage all complimented by ample parking set behind secure gates.
Square Footage: 5717 sq ft
Acreage: 3.28 Acres
Leave Cirencester on the A417 heading towards Lechlade. Go through the village of Poulton and enter Fairford. Next to the Marlborough Arms public house, turn left onto Coronation Street and follow this road until reaching Quenington village itself. Turn right at the village green onto The Green. Drive past the village hall on the right then turn left into Mawley Road by the red telephone box. The gates to Quenington House are located on the left-hand side approximate 250 yards along the road.
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