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  • 6 bedrooms
  • 1 bathroom
  • 2 reception rooms
  • Freehold
  • Bespoke Renovation
  • Barn Conversion
  • Rural Location With Stunning Views
  • Separate Detached Cottage
  • Planning Permission For 2000Sq Ft Approx Extension
  • 5 Double Bedrooms, 1 Single.
  • Two Reception Rooms
  • Triple Garage With Car Port
  • Underfloor Heating And Central Heating Throughout
  • One Acre Of Paddock Approximately


A stunning detached, Cotswold stone barn conversion nestled below 'The Peak' on the Cotswold escarpment in Great Witcombe, Gloucestershire. Having been lovingly renovated by the current owners in 2002, this original 18th century barn offers any purchaser a tranquil setting, with unrivalled views over Gloucester, the Gloucestershire countryside and, on a clear day, as far as Wales and the Brecon Beacons.

In addition, the property has planning permission for a 2,000sq ft. (approx.) extension which nearly doubles the size of the existing four bedroom barn conversion (see pictures for plans) and a charming Cotswold stone two bedroom detached cottage.

This unique property also includes 1 acres of Paddock( approximately)with the potential to purchase more land if required under private negotiation. With extensive off road bridle paths nearby, this opportunity is a must look for any equestrian enthusiast.

In conclusion the main residence spreads over approx. 2644 square ft. The additional cottage offers a further 1008 square ft. With the addition of the extension, this family home offers the new owners a potential 5717 square ft. (approximately) of uniquely stunning living space.

As I am sure you will a agree, this is a real bespoke barn conversion which has spared no expense. You will be owning a unique tailored made property which will provide many years of happiness. Please book your viewing today instantly with Purplebricks.


Located on the border between Great Witcombe and Birdlip, this property offers a quiet, private, rural location within easy reach of the M5 and M4. The property is 9 miles from Cirencester, 5 miles from Gloucester and only 4 miles from Cheltenham. This property is ideally located for commuting to all these local towns as well as Birmingham, Bristol and London. After a hard day's work, the breath-taking sunsets will ease the stress of any tiring working day.

Situated on the edge of the Cotswold escapement, the property is also ideally located close to many of the country's best private and public schools, including Kings School, Gloucester; Cheltenham Ladies College, Rendcomb College and Birdlip Primary School.

The property is only a 5 minutes drive from extensive local amenities, despite its quiet, rural location.

Ground Floor

The ground floor of the main residence offers travertine stone flooring and under-floor heating throughout. Large double glazed windows in many of the rooms give a light and airy feeling to the whole property.

The lounge and dining room offer a two-sided open log burner and a bespoke structural finish to be admired.

Constructed from a solid oak frame throughout, the property has been fitted with care and precision to enhance the character and charm of this rare and different renovated property.

An office/study space can be utilised by the new owners in various ways, potentially being used as a play room or snug.

The entrance hall is light and welcoming, finished in solid oak, with its own cloakroom, leading to a very large, fully fitted, country-themed kitchen and an extensive utility room.

First Floor

The first floor offers an elevated view over the full plot as well as far reaching views. There are four double bedrooms, with the master offering a dressing area and en-suite. The bathrooms are bright with a modern three piece suite.

There are a number of velux windows through the first floor allowing for bright, airy rooms. Radiators can be found in two of the four bedrooms and heated towel rails in both en-suite and main bathroom.


The cottage is itself a barn conversion, renovated to an exceptional standard with solid oak doors and Cotswold stone features. This beautiful detached building, is comprised of an open plan lounge/kitchen, two double bedrooms with built in wardrobes and a family bathroom with four piece suite.

The cottage is the perfect solution for guests, younger adults or older parents/grandparents.

Planning Permission

Planning permission has already been granted and secured for a 2,000 square feet extension (approx), comprising an open-plan kitchen, dining and living room on the ground floor . The second floor will boast a master bedroom with stunning views, a walk in dressing room and en suite bathroom, a second large double bedroom also with walk in wardrobes and en suite, connected to the main house via an open balcony overlooking the ground floor.

The living area on the ground floor will be an impressive, glass fronted, 1,125 square feet (approx) overlooking the valley.

This is a singular opportunity to create your own dream home from what is already an exceptional property.


The property sits in 6 acres of rural ground, approached by a sweeping driveway, leading to a triple garage and extensive guest parking. A large patio overlooks the stunning views from the open courtyard. Apple trees provide shade and the adjacent fenced paddock area is ideal for equestrian lovers or children. The house is tucked into the Cotswold Escarpment, below the woodland of the Peak.

Additional land may be purchased from the seller by private negotiation.


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Map and Street View Map showing location of property

Local Amenities

  • Birdlip Primary School 0.6 miles
  • Castle Hill Primary School 1.7 miles
  • Cheltenham Spa 4.5 miles
  • Gloucester 5.7 miles

Price history

Sold prices provided by Land Registry
28th Feb 2018 £1,650,000 Price reduced by £100,000
21st Sep 2017 £1,750,000 First listed
24th May 2001 £250,000 Last sold

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