Standing in a quiet location on the slopes of Battledown towards Harp Hill this substantial family home has spectacular northern views across Cheltenham towards the Malvern Hills.
The property is arranged over three floors and comprises to the ground floor of an entrance porch, wide inner hall, a fantastic double aspect sitting room, dining room with deep square bay window, good sized conservatory, kitchen/breakfast room a very useful utility room with built-in larder and pantry and a wet room.
Stairs rise from the entrance hall to a split level first floor landing with a large window providing easterly views. Located on this floor are three bedrooms, the double aspect master bedroom measures some 20'x15' and again has far-reaching views to the front and side. The second bedroom is also of good proportion c.14'x13'9 with views and a large picture window to the rear. The family bathroom and airing room can also be found on this floor.
Two well-proportioned attic bedrooms are found to the second floor together with a study and wet room.
Outside to the rear, there is a sunny back patio ideal for flowers, lunches and still room for vehicles as required. There is a large double garage (c.21'10x17'9) which has parking to the front. Above the garage is a studio/hobbies room (c.26'5x18'7) with a picture window to the front and a door to the rear leading to a level paved second terrace ideal for entertaining.
The property is set back off the road with a 42' front garden and driveway to the side providing access to the garage and rear of the property. The rear garden (c. 335'x44') is established with lawns, mature and specimen trees, shrubs, fruit cages and individual fruit trees. It is delightful for children playing and well planted including climbing roses, clematis and honeysuckle over the second terrace and prolific wild bulbs in the top orchard garden. Within the grounds is a garden shed and greenhouse.
We believe that this traditional family home is coming to the market for the first time in some 50 years. Requiring some refurbishment the property provides an exciting opportunity to acquire a fine family home in an exquisite position.
Battledown is within easy reach of Cheltenham's town centre and serviced well by a wide range of local amenities. Within a short distance are well thought of state and private schools. Cheltenham is a renowned festival town with excellent schooling. There are good sporting and leisure facilities in and around the area including indoor and outdoor swimming, tennis, squash and golf clubs and racing at Prestbury Park. Access to the motorway network is via Junctions 10 and 11 on the M5. Train services to London (Paddington) and other major cities from Cheltenham Spa.
Please Note: There is an annual charge of £275 paid to the Battledown Estate Trustees for the maintenance of the estate.
The sales negotoator was very polite and not pushy, handled my questions confidently.