The Folly is a particularly attractive Grade II listed house believed to date from the 17th century with later 18th century additions. The accommodation offers over 4,800sq ft of living space and provides light, well-proportioned reception rooms. The reception hall itself has a large open fireplace and flagstone floors, and the dining room has been opened up to flow into the kitchen making a splendid 36′ entertaining area.
Upstairs the first floor has interesting study and sitting areas and the master bedroom has a dressing area and a spacious bathroom. Two further bedrooms and two bathrooms are also located on this floor with two double bedrooms and another bathroom on the second floor.
Accommodation in total comprises hall, drawing room, dining room, sitting room, study, kitchen/breakfast room and five bedrooms with four bathrooms.
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Outside are stables and an attractive small stone barn workshop with a store, feed room and hayloft. The gardens have been professionally landscaped and remain in keeping with the original style of the property. To the front is a flagstone terrace and beyond is a central water feature. Down one side is a parterre lavender garden with a central obelisk. An area of wild garden and a productive vegetable garden lie further on: the land comes to just under seven acres with a six acre paddock.
The Folly sits along a quiet Gloucestershire lane 11 miles from Cirencester in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty; Tetbury is just under a mile away.
The guide price is £1.3m. For further information telephone Strutt & Parker on 01285 653 101 or visit www.struttandparker.com.
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