The Lodge is an attractive cottage lying just on the edge of Ampney Crucis in Gloucestershire. Grade II listed, the property is believed to date back to the 18th century and has a distinctive, and classic, front elevation. Subsequently extended in 1893 by the owners of Ampney Park, the hall still features the crest of the owners of the time, the Cripps.
Downstairs are two well-sized reception rooms: the sitting room has a fine stone fireplace with a woodburning stove and a window seat, while the light-filled kitchen is a practical, but also comfortable, space. Upstairs are three large bedrooms over two floors and a family bathroom.
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Planning permission has been previously granted for an extension for an even more spacious kitchen/breakfast room and more recent plans have been drawn up, copies of which are available.
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Outside the gardens are to the rear and feature areas of lawns and an enclosed courtyard, while to the west is a walled garden with graveled terraces.
Ampney Crucis is a very popular Cotswold village with a pub, church, primary school, cricket club and a village hall. Cirencester is just three miles, and Fairford and Lechlade are within easy reach.
The guide price is £499,000. For further information please contact Strutt & Parker on 01285 627 680 or visit www.struttandparker.com.
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