Cotswolds

The Malt House, Bisley

Guide price - £1,100,000
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Area (approx)
2185 Sq Ft / 202.3Sq M

The Malt House, Holloway Road
Bisley, Gloucestershire GL6 7AD

A beautifully presented Cotswold stone house in a peaceful setting on the edge of a hugely desirable village.

Layout

3 Bedroom

2 Bathroom

2 Reception Rooms

Services

Mains water, electricity and drainage

Gas fired central heating

The AreaBisley

The Malt House is situated in the picturesque village of Bisley, which lies to the northwest of Cirencester, amidst some of the Cotswolds most attractive and unspoilt countryside. Bisley is a particularly classic village characterised by pretty period cottages and houses, with a post office, shop, and a church. Cirencester, which is deservedly known as ‘The capital of the Cotswolds’ and approximately 10 miles away, is a historic Roman town which became an important centre for the wool trade in medieval times. Today it is a thriving market town. Shopping in Cirencester is highly regarded, and off the main streets there are many interesting back lanes with specialist shops, particularly Black Jack Street. Cheltenham is the main regional centre. The town is noted for its shops as well as the Literary Festival and other cultural activities and amenities and of course National Hunt racing at Cheltenham Racecourse. In Stroud, you will find an wide-ranging mix of cafes and shops and one of the best Farmers’ Markets in the country. Set against the beautiful backdrop of the Five Valleys, the town is nestled in a backdrop of dramatic Cotswold countryside. Most of the shops are owned by independent proprietors where you will find something for everyone from fresh bread and cakes to specialist wines, fine quality meats and cheese. Stroud thrived on its woollen mills in the Industrial Revolution but is now the centre for the creative industries with writers and artists and the host of numerous festivals throughout the year. Gloucestershire is renowned for its excellent selection of schools. Local private schools include Cheltenham College, Cheltenham Ladies College, Beaudesert Park, Kings School, Wycliffe College, Rendcomb, and Westonbirt. Additionally, there are a number of local state schools including three highly regarded Grammar Schools, Stroud High and Marling School in Stroud, and Pate’s Grammar School in Cheltenham. Communication links are excellent: there is a fast and regular Great Western Train service from Kemble to London Paddington which takes approximately 75 minutes with stops at, Swindon, Didcot and Reading. Additionally there is a service from Swindon to London Paddington which takes approximately 55 minutes with stops at Didcot and Reading. Road communications via the A417/419 dual carriageway offer good access to Junction 15 (M4) at Swindon and Junction 11a (M5) at Gloucester, making the main centres of Bath, Bristol, Cheltenham, Gloucester, Oxford and Birmingham within easy daily commuting distance. Heathrow, Bristol, Birmingham, Gloucester airports are all within easy reach. Sporting opportunities are abundant in the area with nearby golf courses in Cirencester, Cheltenham and Minchinhampton, sailing and water sports at the Cotswold Water Park, hunting with the VWH and Cotswold Hunt, and Polo in Cirencester Park.

The Malt House, BisleyAbout this home

The Malt House is an attractive, south facing, property situated in a secluded location on the very edge of the hugely desirable village of Bisley. The rooms are all well-proportioned and having been restored sympathetically, retaining many architectural original period features, whilst introducing a huge amount of space and light. The gardens have been very well designed with care and attention. There are numerous, well-established flower beds, full of colour and all set in a wonderfully private and secluded situation behind high Cotswold stone walls.

HIGHLIGHTS INCLUDE

The kitchen/breakfast room has an abundance of light with tri-fold doors that open onto a terrace, which is perfect for outside entertaining.

The three bedrooms, two bath/shower rooms provide spacious accommodation on the first floor.

The sitting room is a wonderful room, with a wood burning stove and a view into the garden.

The house has a natural blend of modern spaces with a compelling mix of light, yet retaining much of the period charm and character.

The gardens, which have been beautifully landscaped, are a haven of peace and tranquillity.

A garage and gravel driveway provide ample parking all set behind electric wooden gates.

The surrounding countryside is breath-taking and is perfect for those who enjoy walking, riding, running and cycling.

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AREA (APPROX)

2185 Sq Ft / 202.3Sq M

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Further information

Learn more about the home & area with our local expert

Ian Daniels

Ian is a highly experienced prime country house specialist, having worked in the Cotswolds and Wiltshire for a number of years for Butler Sherborn and Strutt & Parker. Ian grew up and was educated in Wiltshire before moving to the Cotswolds in 2004 after a career as an Officer in the British Army. Ian prides himself on being able to adapt to the challenges every sale poses.