The most beautifully renovated detached Cotswold stone home in the heart of the sought-after village of Withington.
West View is a beautiful detached home believed to date back to 1842, this quintessential cottage is characterised by the classic mellow Cotswold stone that is so highly sought after. The house has been subject to an extensive and intricate renovation project to reinstate the period charm yet with a seamless modern style. The appeal internally is the exquisite finish with particular thought given to luxury detail and as such the most discerning standards of comfort and quality have been met.
Entrance is gained through a reception hall with original flagstone flooring, the principal reception rooms are set to either side of the hall. The kitchen, with a double aspect vista to the front and the rear with access onto the garden, is fitted with a range of handmade units and integrated appliances, there is a space for a large dining table. The sitting room is particularly bright, with pretty stone mullion windows and window seats enjoying glorious views to the front and rear. A large stone fireplace with a log burner provides a focal point. The study completes the accommodation, a beautiful room with a large and striking oak framed window this room also doubles up as an additional guest bedroom.
A staircase rises to the bedrooms on the first floor. The master bedroom, with a series of fitted wardrobes has a luxury en suite shower room adjacent. There is a modern bathroom with a free standing bath serving the remaining bedrooms. The staircase continues to a further double bedroom on the second floor, with a vaulted beamed ceiling.
West View is situated in the charming and sought after Cotswold village of Withington, which is designated as a Conservation Area and lies in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The village itself is thriving with life centering around the popular public house, a church and a reputable primary school. Much of the charm of this unspoilt village is the ease of access to both Cirencester and Cheltenham, about 9 and 8 miles away respectively. Cirencester is known as the capital of the Cotswolds. Steeped in local history, this fine market town offers an exceptional range of boutique shops, restaurants in addition to excellent day to day amenities including a Waitrose, vets, banks and doctors surgery. Cheltenham is the main regional centre and is within striking distance from Withington, providing recreational facilities, extensive shopping and cultural opportunities including the hosting of several highly acclaimed festivals including Literary, Food and Jazz. Cheltenham is particularly well regarded for its exceptional schools including; The Cheltenham Ladies, Cheltenham College and Dean Close with Rendcombe College and St Edwards both in easy reach of the village.
Despite its quiet location there are easy links to the A40 / M40 to the east and the M4 to the south, giving fast access to Oxford, London and the South East. There are fast direct trains which run from Kemble Station to London Paddington (about 75 minutes) and Cheltenham Spa which also offers excellent and regular routes to other major cities.
West View enjoys the most idyllic setting, forming part of an attractive scene of pretty stone properties on a quiet lane. The house sits back from the lane and is fronted by a driveway offering off road parking and a landscaped garden. The gardens are a real feature, bordered by dry stone walling and backing onto farmland, there is a real sense of openness.
Cotswold District Council
115 Promenade, Cheltenham
Gloucestershire, GL50 1NW
Call: +44 (0) 1242 222292