Sherborne, Cheltenham, GL54

GUIDE PRICE £999,950 Freehold

5 bedrooms

3 bathrooms

3 reception rooms

about the property

A well-presented detached home with countryside views and scope to improve within the heart of this sought after village

Situated in this wonderful, elevated position with views over National Trust land, Old Orchard is a well-presented detached chalet bungalow, which has been extended by the current owner who has lived at the property for nearly 40 years. Old Orchard is approached via a large, gated gravel driveway, leading to a single carport and beautiful front gardens set behind a stone wall. The ground floor accommodation comprises entrance hall, cloakroom, large reception room with impressive sliding doors overlooking the well-manicured garden and the countryside beyond, fully fitted kitchen which leads to a utility room and boot room with rear access to the garden, conservatory, dining room, downstairs principal bedroom with ensuite shower room and a further double bedroom both with built-in cupboards. The first floor comprises of three bedrooms, one with a study, an ensuite shower room and a family bathroom.

The beautifully manicured gardens extend along both sides and across the back of the house with abundant views towards National Trust land. They are well stocked with herbaceous, flowering borders and many productive fruit trees, including Bramley apple, plum and cherry trees. To the front of the house there are manicured Yew hedges and a Silver Birch to name but a few.


Part of the Sherborne Estate, this picturesque village is home to a Parish church, a thriving village shop/café, a primary school and a social club.
Nearby towns Bourton-On-The-Water and Northleach, both provide an excellent range of local facilities including a range of boutique shops, supermarkets, primary and secondary schools, pubs and restaurants.
Daylesford Organic Farm Shop, a short drive east, is set in enchanting grounds and has a delicious restaurant and deli to suit all tastes, together with irresistible homewares, fashion and a spa. A little further afield is Soho Farmhouse, the spectacular members club set in 100 acres of stunning Oxfordshire countryside.
Nearby Cheltenham not only offers an array of excellent shopping and dining, it is also host to fabulous literary, jazz and food festivals and, of course, horse racing. The latter can also be enjoyed in Stratford-upon-Avon and Warwick.
The area offers an excellent choice of schooling, including outstanding State and Grammar Schools, as well as a wide range of impressive private schools: Rendcomb College, Hatherop Castle, The Cotswold School, St Hugh’s, Kitebrook, Beaudesert Park, Westonbirt, Cheltenham College and Cheltenham Ladies College to name a few.


Services Mains water, drainage and electricity. Oil fired central heating.

Local authority Cotswold District Council

Council tax Band F

Energy performance certificate Energy Performance rating – D

What three words ///vital.vegetable.august

key features

  • Elevated detached home
  • Scope for improvement
  • Kitchen/breakfast room
  • Three reception rooms
  • Utility room
  • Boot room
  • Cloakroom
  • Five bedrooms
  • Two ensuites & family bathroom
  • Situated within a generous plot
  • Countryside views
  • Beautiful front & rear gardens

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