Cromhall

£1,175,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 7
Talbots End House is located at the end of a no through country lane in the village of Cromhall. The earliest parts of the existing house date from the mid 17th Century (there has probably been a house on the site since circa 1150) with later additions in the C18th, C19th and C20th, This Grade II Listed detached country property now marries the best of elegant country living with the welcome and warmth of a true family home. With two flights of stairs, period features, barrelled ceilinged cellars and high attics, it offers roaming and exploring spaces for a young family whilst still providing large flexible living and entertaining spaces. The large gardens run away from the rear of the house to abut farmland and there are stone built outbuildings including an old bothy with a wood store underneath. Separate double garage which was the old coach house/stable, with all sorts of potential other uses (subject to obtaining the necessary planning permissions) and there is even a slice of France with its own boules track!. From the initial entry into the large welcoming elegant reception hall with its wide boards to the original high beams of the attic suite, Talbots End House provides comfortable modern living enveloped in a beautiful period home.

Entered via original cross timbered door with glazed panels inset into:

Entrance Hall

A large elegant room with period features including arched recess, beams, moulded architraves and coving, picture rail, window to the front with working shutters, radiator, feature fireplace with period mantle, stripped wooden floor, shelved recess, doors to the sitting room and dining room and walk through to rear hall.

Inner Hall

With stairs to the first floor, radiator, moulded coving, window into kitchen and door to family room, stairs down to cellars and door to:

Cloakroom

With close coupled W.C., wash hand basin and ceramic tiled floor.

Drawing Room

Beautifully proportioned and with dual aspect including French doors leading out onto the terrace and garden, open fireplace with ornate cast iron surround and moulded wooden mantel, beams and moulded cornicing, two radiators and T.V. point.

Dining Room

A large square room with window to the front with working shutters, open fire with iron grate, tiled surround and painted stone mantel piece, stripped wooden floors, beams and moulded cornicing, hatchway opening into family room).

Sitting/Family Room

With large inglenook fireplace with wood burning stove inset, window to the side with window seat, exposed beams, door leading to corner stairs to the first floor, understairs cupboard, quarry tiled floors, two radiators, T.V. point, square arch leading into the kitchen/breakfast room, door to the boot room and leading onto the study and utility.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room

A large light and airy room with half height windows to three sides and with door leading out to the terrace and gardens. Fitted with wall and floor cabinets fitted to two sides with wooden work surfaces over, Bosch double electric oven, ceramic hob, plumbing for dishwasher, one and a half bowl single drainer sink unit, space for fridge, island unit, ceramic tiled floor, radiator.

Rear Hall/Boot Room

With timber frame and glazed roof, double doors to the garden, tiled floor, large double cupboard, step up and double glass doors into:

Study

With large square bay to the front with three quarter height windows overlooking the driveway, radiator, deep storage cupboard and telephone points.

Utility Room

With plumbing for washing machine, wall and floor cabinets to one side, rolled edge worksurfaces, Belfast style sink inset, built in double storage cupboard.

Landing

Galleried landing approached via turned stairs from the rear hall and with original bannister, window to the rear, radiator and then extending through an open door to further landing with original wooden floor leading to further bedrooms, bathrooms and stairs to the second floor.

Main Bedroom Suite

Large well proportioned room with window to the front with window seat, original floor boarding, feature bedroom fireplace with cast iron surround and ornate mantel, corner wardrobe, door and step up to:

En Suite Bathroom

A large dual aspect room with a white suite comprising close coupled W.C., pedestal wash hand basin and a double ended Whirlpool bath in the centre with marble surround. Three double wardrobes with cupboards over and further double cupboard housing hot water tank, radiator and heated towel rail, door into:

Dressing Room

Formerly a separate bedroom with its own access to the landing, this has been used as a dressing room with window to the rear, radiator and built in bookshelving. It could however easily be returned to a bedroom.

Bedroom 2

With window to the front with window seat, original floor boards, feature bedroom fireplace with cast iron inset and painted mantel, radiator, built in bookshelves.

Bedroom 3

With deep square bay with three quarter height windows to the front, radiator.

Shower Room

White suite comprising close coupled W.C., pedestal wash hand basin, double shower cubicle with Mira shower, radiator and window to the rear.

Rear Landing

Coming off the main landing and with stairs leading to second floor and down to further bedroom, two radiator, window to the side, stairs leading down to family room/snug.

Bedroom 4

Window to the side, wall to wall built in storage.

Bathroom

With white suite comprising panelled bath with Mira Sport 7 electric shower over, wash hand basin, white tiling, window to the side, shaver light and point.

W.C.

With close coupled W.C. and radiator.

Second Floor

With turned stairs with exposed beams, door on half landing leads to:

Bedroom 7

Dual aspect and with original exposed beams including A beams, two radiators and wash hand basin.

Top Floor Suite - Bedrooms 5 and 6

Approached through an old archway and through double glass doors, the rest of the top floor is laid out to three rooms which are currently used as a family suite with large double bedroom, twin room/family area and then steps up lead to the bathroom with pedestal wash hand basin, panelled bath, close coupled W.C. and windows to the side, skylight and electric panel heater. There are a wealth of beams up here and into eaves storage cupboards.

Gardens and Grounds

Level lawned rear garden facing in a southerly direction and abutting farmland, inset beds with a variety shrubs, trees and herbaceous plants. Boules pitch and there are several attractive stone outbuildings including a double garage leading to private cobbled courtyard areas and access through double gates to the lane. There is also a fishpond and productive vegetable garden.

Location

Cromwell is situated a short drive to the south of the M5 Junction 14, which is ideal for commuting to Bristol, Cheltenham and Gloucester. The nearby market towns of Chipping Sodbury, Thornbury and Wotton under Edge provide excellent shopping facilities and amenities whilst putting itself as a gateway to the Cotswolds and the famous Cotswold Way passing through it. Cromhall village has a Church of England primary school that sits adjacent to St Andrews Church and there is a community village shop with Post Office and The Royal Oak public house. The nearby Tortworth Court Country Hotel offers restaurant and spa facilities.

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