A truly unique luxury property combining the future with the past incorporating award winning design in the heart of the Cotswolds.
Grade II Listed former hunting lodge combing a contemporary dwelling with a listed castellated tower. The Round Tower is a truly exceptional piece of architectural art and an extraordinarily special bespoke product. The property is mentioned in leading design books for the imagination and drive required to gain planning permission to transform this signature protected building.
From the exterior, the eye catching stone tower is all that can be seen. On entering the tower however there is a marvellous property which is surrounded by over 4 acres of gardens and grounds. On the ground floor is an entrance hall with a split helical staircase leading up to two bedrooms with a bathroom, over two floors. At the top is a roof terrace with 360 degree views across the countryside.
Downstairs, there is a sitting/media room in the circular base of the tower with a portrait window that looks out over the countryside to the magnificent church tower of Cirencester church in the distance. From here the property opens up into the contemporary subterranean open plan reception area cleverly incorporating the kitchen, dining and sitting room. Full height sliding glaze doors retract and open up a private courtyard which combines the use of natural slate, granite and English limestone to great effect. There is a swimming pool with open country views flanked with rolling grass lawn. Behind the centre rooms are two en suite bedrooms with a bath and a shower room as well as a clothes closet and full height cupboards. The underground rooms have a secure and spacious feel with natural light from large circular roof lights. Specification throughout the house are the highest of quality with wireless lighting system allowing one touch operations for numerous effects. Zoned security and home entertainment systems are in place with enhanced media coverage and viewing to name a few. Limestone, oak, marble, slate, stainless steel and glass have all been used to remarkable effect.
At the entrance of the ground, there is a coach house which has garaging for two cars as well as a staff lodge or guest studio that comprises of a kitchen, bathroom, sitting room and mezzanine bedroom. The building has flexible future use and would also be ideal for a home office. The grounds fall away from the tower on all sides running to cast iron parkland fencing and mature hedging. There are automatic entrance gates and strategically planted specimen trees. In all approximately 4.15 acres. The usable floor area including the main house tower, terraces and coach house is approximately 3,984 sq ft.
– Grade 11 Listed Castelated Tower
– Contemporary Living
– Four Bedrooms
– Four Bathrooms
– Underfloor Heating
– Media Room Zoned Security & Entertainment Systems
– 3,984 sq ft
– Swimming Pool
– 4 Acres
– London in 55 minutes (Swindon to Paddington Station)