Marden House, The Highlands is located on the edge of the village to the picturesque Cotswold town of Painswick and above the stunning Painswick Valley. The property occupies an elevated position with outstanding views across the valley. The Highlands is a very sought after quiet, private neighbourhood in the village of Painswick.
Painswick, known as the Queen of the Cotswolds, is renowned for its fine Parish Church with 99 clipped Yew Trees in the Churchyard. It also has a range of shops, pubs, galleries and restaurants and extensive sporting facilities that include thriving rugby, cricket and bowls clubs and a tennis club.
The area offers further leisure activities with country walks along the Cotswold Way, golf on the Painswick Beacon or at Minchinhampton, fishing on the Coln, hunting with the Beaufort or Cotswold Hunts, Polo at Cirencester Park, National Hunt Racing at Cheltenham and horse trials at Badminton and Gatcombe.
The neighbourhood has direct access to the walking trails behind it and the much sought after golf course with a club house. Local senior schools include Stroud High, Marling and Pates Grammar School in Cheltenham. Independent schools in the area include Cheltenham Ladies College, Cheltenham College, Dean Close, Wycliffe, Kings Gloucester and Beaudesert Park School.
Stroud, five miles away, has a wide choice of specialist shops and supermarkets and an award-winning farmers' market. Cheltenham is the main regional centre and offers excellent shopping and restaurants, as well as the Everyman Theatre and the Music and Literary Festivals.
Marden House is a lovely detached family home, with stunning countryside views and pretty front and rear gardens situated in the sought after Highlands neighbourhood.
Extensively remodelled by the current owners the property offers well-proportioned and versatile accommodation to suit a modern day family lifestyle. A welcoming entrance hall greets you with hardwood floors throughout the main level leads to a cloakroom and a useful storage space, stairs lead to the first floor and down to a large integral garage with electric up and over garage door and two useful storage rooms.
The modern kitchen/dining room is undoubtedly the hub of the house, and perfect for entertaining the family and guests. Well equipped with floor and wall mounted storage units, a range of newly fitted integral appliances, granite worktops and breakfast bar. The kitchen/dining room opens to the attractive rear garden and leads to a useful utility room with space for appliances and a new boiler. The generous sitting room has stunning views to the front aspect and sliding door leading to a pretty garden room, perfect for relaxing with triple bi-folding doors opening to the attractive garden.
Upstairs there are four double bedrooms with lovely views to the front aspect and rear garden, a stylish family bathroom and en suite and cloakroom facilities to bedroom one and two.
Outside the pretty garden sweeps around the property, mainly laid to lawn with mature trees, shrubs and flower borders. There are patio areas perfect for al fresco dining and to enjoy the stunning countryside views. Gated pedestrian access leads to the front driveway providing ample off road parking and gives access to the double garage, the front lawn offers the best views of Painswick valley.