The most beautifully refurbished and architecturally opulent detached family home sited in arguably, Cheltenhams most prestigious road with grounds of c1.15 acres, gym, indoor swimming pool and garage block.
It is not often homes on this exclusive address come to the market. Designed and built in 1930s, Grey Gables is an exceptional home that was sited by Pevsner to be of the two most interesting properties on this highly sought after. The façade is classical Cotswold stone and is an architecturally significant modernist build. Inside, the property has been subject to a scheme of renovation in contemporary style which has completely transformed the internal accommodation of which no expense has been spared, with each room adopting its own theme. Spanning some 6659 Sq Ft over three floors, this is a home of quality and opulence which showcases an exemplary marriage of light and luxury.
The house is on a wonderful scale ideal for modern family living and with a room for every eventuality. Whilst undeniably grand, it a house that flows offering manageable space.
The principal reception space is arranged around a large hallway with the staircase to the left. The double drawing room is set to one side, at 32 ft in length, there are two sets of bi-fold doors opening on to the patio.
From the hall, to the right is a wonderful open plan area, separated into individual areas including a dining room, sitting room and kitchen. As with any of the best homes, this area is the hub of the house with the kitchen and the open plan kitchen/family/breakfast room, to the other, both enjoying views to the front and rear. As with any of the best family homes, the kitchen is a centrepiece for functional family life, designed to be practical yet sociable with an excellent range of units, integrated appliances, and an island unit. From here is a concealed door to the utility room. The dining room includes a wall mounted fire, while the sitting room enjoys an internal window into the leisure complex, an ideal arrangement for monitoring swimmers.
Beyond the kitchen is a luxurious games/cinema room, with plush carpets, a granite bar and two rows of cinema seats facing a retractable projection screen.
On the first floor are four bedrooms with a further bedroom on the second floor. The master bedroom, extending to 22 feet in length, includes adaptable lighting and a stunning fitted walk in wardrobe measuring 145 x 102, and a wonderful en suite bathroom with shower.
Three further bedrooms on the first floor, each double with built in wardrobes, all enjoying an en suite bath or shower room.
From the landing, stairs lead up to the second floor which is currently arranged as a bedroom suite including a beautiful stone tiled en suite, walk in wardrobes and study area, with a concealed door providing access to the eaves storage area,
In all, Grey Gables is one of the most unique and individual homes for sale in Cheltenham, built and designed to the most discerning standards, in arguably the most prestigious address.
1.15 acres of immaculate and private grounds is the backdrop to Grey Gables, a rare balance of garden to internal space and an idyllic setting for a home of this stature. Accessed via a driveway behind a set of electric wrought iron gates, leading to off road parking and the garage. The well-established grounds are a real feature to the house, having been beautifully maintained they are particularly private and well stocked with growing beds, mature planting, and an array of specimen trees. There is a substantial garage block including a wine cellar, store, and kitchenette.
Grey Gables is positioned on Charlton Park Gate, a private road that is arguably, one of Cheltenham most prestigious and highly regarded addresses. A tree lined avenue made up some of just 16 high calibre properties and some of the very best houses Cheltenham has to offer. With an exclusive and green setting, it has the feel of a semi-rural setting yet both Cheltenham and Leckhampton are easily reachable by car, bike or foot with quick motorway access to both the A417 and A40, Oxford to London commute. There is a wide selection of day to day amenities available on the Bath Road with excellent local shops in addition to several quality places to eat. Cheltenham offers a more extensive range of shopping and leisure facilities including East Glos Tennis Club, neighbouring the road, and golf at The Lileybrook, are both a short walk from the house. In addition to hosting several highly acclaimed festivals, Cheltenham is most known for its exceptional schooling with The Cheltenham Ladies College, Cheltenham College, Dean Close and The Richard Pate Junior school all within a very short drive or stroll.
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Cheltenham Borough Council
EPC available upon request.
115 Promenade, Cheltenham
Gloucestershire, GL50 1NW
Call: +44 (0) 1242 222292