Bartonbury Close is an elegant period property featuring high ceilings, tall windows and original panel doors with brass fittings. The exterior exhibits classical proportions and symmetry with a centrally located stone porch within the ashlar stone frontage. The original timber panel and glazed door leads into the tiled entry porch and further door on through to the grand entrance hallway with the elegant staircase at the far end and a useful storage cupboard and stairs to the large cellar. The spacious drawing room features a large bow window overlooking the garden and has a fireplace with wooden mantel and polished surround and hearth.
Along the inner hallway are the study and dining room, both with windows overlooking the garden and the dining room features a fireplace. On the opposite side of the hallway is the kitchen with a range of cream coloured wall and base cabinets in a country farmhouse style under a granite effect counter top. Integral appliances include a four ring ceramic hob, high level oven and built-in microwave with space for a dishwasher and fridge/freezer. The kitchen flows through to the conservatory addition, where there is room to have a table and chairs for informal dining. A builtin dresser matching the kitchen units provide additional storage and French doors give access to the side courtyard garden. A door provides pedestrian access to the garage.
Completing the ground floor accommodation is a cloakroom comprising a pedestal sink and low level wc, the boiler is also housed in this room.
The wide elegant staircase is well lit and leads to a generous landing providing access to five bedrooms, two of which have an interconnecting door and the smaller of the two could be used as a nursery, dressing room or an en suite. The bedrooms are served by a family bathroom comprising a cast iron roll top bath with rain shower over, vanity unit with inset sink and low level wc. There is also a separate shower room. A further staircase leads to the loft accommodation providing a kitchen, living space and bedroom with en suite shower room.
The Grounds and Gardens
The garden is to the front of the property and enclosed by a high timber gate, fencing and a Cotswold stone wall. A gravel drive leads to a parking area and double garage. The garden is mainly laid to lawn flanked by mature and well stock borders. To the side of the house is a small gravel courtyard with a planted raised border. The property is adjacent to open countryside and within the Cotswold Area Of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
The charming market town of Cirencester boasts extensive shopping facilities, restaurants and cafes. There are several highly regarded primary and secondary schools in the town, a beautiful Parish Church and numerous leisure facilities. Cirencester is ideally located for access to the M4 (18 miles) and M5 (15 miles) and for mainline rail services, Kemble provides direct access to London Paddington in 55 minutes (approx.).
From Cirencester take the A429 and follow the road to the roundabout and take the third exit, Stroud Road. Immediately on the left is a private drive and the entrance to Bartonbury Close is the first on the right.