The Old Vicarage is believed to have been built in 1843 with later additions. This former vicarage occupies a secluded position at the end of a long tree-lined driveway with wrap-around gardens. With attractive stone mullion windows, working shutters, and window seats this property offers an abundance of character features with the benefit of modern-day comforts including a bespoke handmade kitchen, updated bathrooms, and windows. The house has been updated with exemplary and state-of-the-art living in mind. Extending to over 5000 sq ft, the moment you walk through the front door you know you have arrived home.
A large sitting room with an open fireplace, a family room/formal dining room with an open fireplace, and a study with a woodburner all have stunning views out to the front lawn and gardens.
The bespoke kitchen has been impeccably thought out and designed by Harvey Jones, all completely handmade, its designed for entertaining. There is a large Everhot double range oven, walk-in larder pantry, granite worktops and Fisher and Paykel double dishwasher. The Travertine floor tiles has the added benefit of underfloor heating throughout the kitchen and into the dining and snug areas. There is also a newly added utility wing which is very useful for countryside living.
The first floor is expansive, and the master bedroom suite is designed to give the perfect views that the property offers, a large bedroom with views across the rear grounds and onto the open countryside beyond and links seamlessly into the shower room which overlooks the front lawn. The further bedrooms on the first floor are all comfortable doubles, one of which is ensuite, and two further bath/shower rooms. A second staircase also links to the ground floor.
The second floor of the house occupies a bedroom perfect for guests or children, a shower room, and two large storage rooms.
Approaching the house, you enter the grounds through secure solid wood gates and the driveway sweeps into a large parking area for multiple vehicles.
The well-planned gardens and grounds are a particularly unique feature of this home, with a large area of lawn to the front of the property, fruit trees, rose gardens, a wildlife pond, and multiple relaxation and entertaining areas. A rose arbor runs alongside the house and onto a large entertaining area overlooking the lawns and surrounding countryside.
Surrounded by open countryside yet within easy reach of local amenities, the village of Norton is conveniently located between both the Cathedral city of Gloucester approximately 4 miles away, and the Regency Spa town of Cheltenham which can be found approximately 7 miles away. Offering a fantastic range of transport links, sports and shopping facilities.
The New Dawn Inn is a restaurant with an array of entertainment and events over the year that has become a sought-after place to eat. If you’re looking for another nice place to dine with a view, The Red Lion is positioned on a stretch of the River Severn that offers local produce in their classic menus.
Norton C of E Primary School is within walking distance and there are a variety of Private, Grammar, and Comprehensive schools in nearby Tewkesbury, Gloucester, and Cheltenham.
Heading north along the A38 from Gloucester towards Tewkesbury, take the second left into the village, just past the pub the driveway is the first on the right-hand side adorned by two stone pillars.
Services: Gas central heating, mains electricity, mains water and drainage
Local Authority: Tewkesbury Borough Council - Tax Band H - £4,004.40 (2023/2024)