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Cotshill Farm

Lower Ley Lane

Minsterworth

About the property

A stunning farmhouse with exceptional character and charm standing in approximately 31.55 acres.
Property Snapshot
  • Amazing panoramic views
  • Land totalling 31.55 acres
  • Double Garage
  • Long driveway and parking area
  • Five ensuite bedrooms
  • Utility room
  • Separate office building
  • Outbuildings
  • Stable block and paddocks
  • Planning for all weather menage
  • Planning for new stable barn

This wonderful home has generous accommodation within including a grand reception room with vaulted ceiling and exposed beams, a dining room, a rustic farmhouse style breakfast room and kitchen with AGA, a useful utility room and two ground floor bedrooms both with ensuite shower rooms.

The first floor has two distinct areas, one accessed from a staircase in the kitchen which leads to a large landing area, a dressing room and two ensuite bedrooms. A second staircase from the main reception room leads to a galleried landing and a double bedroom with ensuite shower room.

Outside, there are magnificent gardens and grounds including paddocks, a double garage, a gardeners WC and outbuildings. The outbuildings include a fantastic office, two workshops, a store, a barn and a stable block with three stables. In addition to these equestrian facilities the owners have secured planning permission for an all weather manage and a further stable barn building.

Description
Cotshill Farm is approached down a long driveway leading to a large parking area which in turn leads to the double garage and main entrance which opens through to a vestibule with a further door opening to the kitchen and breakfast room.

The traditional farmhouse style breakfast kitchen has beautiful features including beams to the ceiling, an exposed stone and brick staircase to the first floor and an exposed brick fireplace (which has a two sided log burning stove).

The kitchen has cream painted wooden fitted wall and base units with wooden worksurfaces over, incorporating a stainless-steel sink and drainer with mixer tap. The kitchen also includes a dishwasher and a gorgeous cream AGA which nicely complements the surrounding units.

A doorway to the left-hand side of the fireplace opens through to the snug which has a storage cupboard immediately to the left, French doors to the outside and double doors which provide additional access from the hallway.

The stunning open exposed brick fireplace within this room has a feature wrought iron solid fuel burner sat on a quarry tiled hearth with a solid wood surround.

A passageway from the kitchen has doors off to the utility room and bedroom three. The utility room has a door accessing the double garage and has a fitted unit incorporating a sink with drainer above and space and plumbing for a washing machine.

Bedroom three is a good-sized double with lovely neutral décor and an ensuite shower room. A traditional wooden latch door opens to the ensuite shower room which comprises a modern white suite including a WC, a wash hand basin and fully tiled walk in shower cubicle.

As you continue down the hallway from the kitchen you pass the snug and French doors to the outside, a door to an internal hallway with access to bedroom four on your left and to the end of the hallway are double doors into the main and incredibly dramatic reception room.

The internal hallway accesses bedroom two which has an ensuite shower room. Bedroom four again is a spacious double with a wooden part-glazed door accessing the garden and a beam to the ceiling.

To the rear is the grand reception room made up by the conversion of an attached barn. It has wooden flooring, an incredible vaulted ceiling with exposed beams and a wooden staircase to the first floor where there is a galleried/ mezzanine landing which is a nice break-out area.

There are multiple windows throughout this room allowing for plenty of natural light to pour into this already amazing space which includes a feature inglenook fireplace with wrought iron solid fuel burner set on a traditional stone hearth surrounded by exposed brick work with a rustic wooden beam over. This versatile space is currently set up with a lounge area to one end and a dining area to the other and is perfect for entertaining. From this room there are also two single doors and further French doors to the garden.

The first-floors are two distinct areas allowing for flexible use. The first is accessed from the staircase in the kitchen which leads to a landing area which provides access to Bedroom two, it has wonderful views and an ensuite shower room with a walk-in shower cubicle.

A further door from the landing area leads to bedroom one which is used as the principal bedroom as it has lovely far-reaching views and an ensuite which comprises a bath, separate walk-in shower cubicle, WC and a wash hand basin. It also benefits from a dressing room which is large enough to use as nursery. This principal bedroom has loads of charm from the vaulted beams to the ceiling, it also has an access door to the roof void above for storage and magnificent views across the rolling countryside and towards the distant hills.

The second area is accessed from the main reception room via a wooden staircase with balustrade rising to the dual aspect galleried mezzanine landing and currently set up as a reception area with a wonderful view over the grand reception room.

A door leads to bedroom five which has a vaulted ceiling with beams and a door to the stylish ensuite shower room, which has a low-level flush WC, a beautiful vanity unit with bowl sink set on top with mixer tap to the side with antique style tiling to the splashback. There is also an oversized walk-in shower cubicle with stylish tiling incorporating an alcove shelf seat.

Gardens and grounds
There is a sizeable and integrated double garage with two up and over doors and adjacent to the main house a large parking area which is approached up the long driveway.

The immediate gardens surrounding the property are mainly laid to lawn and include a vast array of mature trees and flower beds with colourful planting, numerous seating areas, and a Shepherds hut (by separate negotiation) wildlife ponds and fantastic views throughout the garden. There is also a useful gardeners WC and a pretty cottage style garden and water garden just outside of the property with steps down to a hardstanding area.

There are numerous outbuildings included with this marvellous home comprising a large open fronted wooden barn on hardstanding with a large hardstanding area to the fore, two workshops, useful store and a brick-built stable block with three stables and gravelled area to the fore. The separate office building is an amazing feature with a full wall of sliding doors allowing you to take in the stunning views as you work from home in this tranquil environment. You will certainly become the envy of the office with this base for work.

Services
The property has oil fired central heating, an oil fired AGA, mains electricity, mains water and private drainage system. The property is also supplied with broadband services.

A public footpath crosses the land entering from the southern boundary and existing the northern boundary, providing the owners with immediate access to the surrounding countryside. A detailed map can be supplied upon request.

The property is currently registered to receive RPA payments.

Agents Note
We commonly receive referral fees from specialist service partners - an outline of these can be found here: https://bit.ly/ref_fees and are reviewed annually in line with our financial year to identify any changes in average fee received.

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