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Badminton Road, Acton Turville, GL9

5 bed semi-detached house for sale
Ref: A1N8D000000I9SQAAI

About this property

  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 4 Receptions
  • Impressive Features
  • Eat-In Kitchen with Aga
  • Large Level Garden
  • 2 Bedroom Cottage

A handsome five bedroom family home forms part of an original lodge built for the Badminton Estate. There is a striking dining hall, bespoke kitchen, gardens and a self-contained cottage.

Portcullis House dates back to 1900s, originally built as a hunting lodge for the Badminton Estate. Divided decades later, this wonderful five bedroom home is semi-detached from its neighbour and i...

A handsome five bedroom family home forms part of an original lodge built for the Badminton Estate. There is a striking dining hall, bespoke kitchen, gardens and a self-contained cottage.

Portcullis House dates back to 1900s, originally built as a hunting lodge for the Badminton Estate. Divided decades later, this wonderful five bedroom home is semi-detached from its neighbour and is offered with an attached two bedroom cottage. The house is approached via a gravel drive and gateway into the private garden. The reception hall leads into an imposing dining hall with a wide sweeping staircase leading to the galleried first floor. The room has a full height ceiling plus an open ‘Jetmaster’ fireplace. The elegant drawing room benefits from a dual aspect plus a 'Jetmaster' open fire. Large proportions, coved ceiling, dado rails are amongst the superb, retained features. The kitchen is the heart of the house with hand painted units, an Aga and plenty of room for a dining table with an adjacent sitting room. To complete the ground floor accommodation, is a study and ancillary rooms including extensive cellars. The impressive gallery landing leads to the principal bedroom suite which overlooks the garden and has a dressing room and bathroom. Four further bedrooms served by two bathrooms complete the layout. The Gate Cottage is an attached two bedroom home with a front lawn and terrace. On the ground floor are two bedrooms, shower room and cloakroom whilst the first floor is open plan with a modern kitchen and dining area leading into the sitting room.

Outside
The gardens are of note in this period village home. Wrought iron gates lead to the private gravelled drive. There is a stone built double garage and plenty of further parking plus ancillary areas. A terrace runs adjacent to the house and the large level lawn is bordered with spring and summer planting. A fine old Oak tree is under planted with a variety of bulbs and mature hedges and trees enclose a further lawned area. At the far end is an impressive Copper Beech with a more natural area of land.

Situation
Acton Turville is on the Gloucestershire/Wiltshire border and adjoins the historic Badminton Estate famous for its annual horse trials. The village has about 250 households and has a church, popular primary school, shop/post office and country pub. There is a village tennis court and playground and a very active Acton Turville social scene organising a variety of activities. The village of Sherston is nearby and has further amenities including a doctors, shop, hairdressers, coffee shops and pubs. The area is well placed for Bath, Chippenham and Bristol with Junction 18 of the M4 approximately four miles away.

Additional Information
Services: Mains connected water and electricity. Oil fired central heating. Private drainage.
Local Authority South Gloucestershire Council. Council Tax Band H.



Key Information

Council Tax Band: H

Tenure: Freehold