Bournstream House, a grandiose detached period property and Garden Cottage a sweet cottage retreat. Both are approached by a long sweeping driveway and set within attractive grounds with simply beautiful views. Historically a brewery, now a substantial private residence, with four reception rooms and eight bedrooms, Bournstream House offers accommodation in abundance. Bournstream House has a wealth of period features, sash windows and bay windows which allows the flood of natural daylight to bathe the rooms. Attractive cornicing, feature fireplaces and parquet flooring adorn many of the reception rooms. Nestled in what can only be described as a very special location Bournstream House and Garden Cottage represent a unique opportunity to purchase such an individual property package.
Please note the area included in the sale is shaded blue on the attached plan.
Bournstream is on the Cotswold edge, between Gloucester and Bristol, just on the out skirts of Wotton-Under-Edge, nestled in a leafy green valley. Wotton under Edge is a historic market town. The M5 Junction 14 is approximately 5 miles away while the M4 is approximately 11 miles distant, allowing for good access to Bristol, Gloucester, Cheltenham, London and South Wales. London is also accessible via Bristol, Cam or Kemble railway stations. Wotton-under-Edge High Street boasts a wide range of independent and national shops, post office with highly regarded primary and secondary schools close by. The area is popular for a range of country pursuits and sporting activities.
Enter into a spacious Entrance Hall, with parquet floor and staircase to first floor. Cloakroom / WC. The Drawing Room is bathed in natural sunlight from the bay windows that overlook the garden, also benefitting from the far-reaching open views, the stone mantle fireplace has wood burning stove and French doors lead you onto the gardens. A homely Kitchen / Dining with Walk-in Pantry leads to a Utility Room and Boot Room. Formal Sitting Room with fireplace and open fire with duel aspect sash windows, a Formal Dining Room also duel aspect. The first-floor accommodation is all accessed from the Galleried Landing. The Seven spacious Bedrooms are all Doubles, the Master with bay window overlooking the gardens and enjoying splendid views with the further benefit of an En-suite Bathroom. There are two family Bathrooms. The first-floor accommodation is well spaced and gives privacy to each room. The Second floor provides a further bedroom and games room. There are two large cellars...
From the road access, a lawn edged private driveway leads to Bournstream House, there is ample parking to the front of the house. The lawns stretch between Bournstram House and Garden Cottage. The outlook is spectacular and far reaching. To the rear is a level lawned garden with and a patio courtyard area accessed from the kitchen side of the residence. There is a stone outbuilding used as a garden store. Garden Cottage benefits from a small private garden and is overlooking the large garden associated with Bournstream House. Further land is available and is offered to the purchasers of Bournstream House by separate negotiation. This land extends to 2.64 acres of undulating permanent pasture, forming a single block which is bounded by a mixture of hedgerow and post and rail fencing with gated access from the adopted highway. Mains water is readily available from the main residence. We understand that there are no rights of way across the land and that it is occupied on a...
There is a National Trust Covenant on the land – see agent for more information.
We are informed the property is freehold. Intended purchasers should make their own enquiries via their solicitors.
Mains gas, electricity and water are connected to the properties, with drainage to a shared septic tank. It is understood that the water connection at Garden Cottage is via Bournstream House although is separately metered.
Band: G (House) Band C (Cottage).
House E Rating, Cottage E Rating.
As you head out of Wotton-under-Edges' main High Street turn right onto Haw Street. Then take the left at the T junction to North Street. Follow this road as it leads onto Bradley Road and then follow out past the Wotton Farm Shop on your left-hand side. Bournstream House is accessed by the next driveway on your left.
Fixtures and Fittings
Unless specifically described in these particulars, all other, fixtures & fittings are excluded from the sale though may be available by separate negotiation. Further information is available from the Vendor's agents.
The Purchaser will erect a new close boarded timber fence to a height of 1.5m and to be 1.5m offset from the north east and south west boundaries of the Garden Barn within 3 months of sale completion. The North West boundary will be the building edge (subject to a pedestrian access for maintenance) and the Purchaser will covenant to maintain obscure glazing at ground floor level. The Stone barn is excluded and the Purchaser of the bungalow will covenant to infill the door in the south east elevation and not to create any new openings facing on to Bournstream House or gardens. The bungalow will retain a right of access around the perimeter of the building for maintenace.