Upper Kilcott is a beautiful hamlet along the Cotswold edge. Quietly situated off the A46 it is ideally located for the market towns of Tetbury, Chipping Sodbury and Nailsworth. It is also within easy driving distance of Cirencester and Stroud (voted recently by The Sunday Times as the best place in England to live)
Heathrow Airport is 99 miles and Bristol Airport 26 miles.
The countryside around Upper Kilcott is very beautiful with the Cotswold Way passing nearby towards Bath in the south and Chipping Camden in the north.
Numerous sporting activities are on your doorstep with racing and rugby at Bath and Cheltenham along with golf at Castle Combe. The world-famous International Horse Trials at Badminton are an annual fixture along with polo at Cirencester and The Beaufort Polo Clubs.
The many excellent independent schools in Bath, Bristol and Cheltenham along with St. Mary's Calne, Westonbirt and Beaudesert are all considered to be within easy driving distance.
Wine Cellar Farm is an immaculately presented Grade ll listed Cotswold farmhouse situated in a peaceful and idyllic valley.
This late 18th century farmhouse (There is a 1792 date plate on the front of the house) was completely refurbished in 2012 along with a more recently renovated adjacent barn that is now a superb additional entertaining space with an adjoining one bedroom annexe.
The property is set in 4 acres of garden and paddock. There is an attractive range of well maintained outbuildings and garaging.
The house is very well arranged with well-balanced accommodation over three floors.
There is a great emphasis on comfort and the style of decoration embraces many of the period features including flag stone and timber floors, working fireplaces & wood burners and original beams (but with good ceiling heights).
Entered either from the front of the house or an attractive rear passage the family kitchen breakfast room is very well appointed and features of four door Aga Giving a welcoming warmth to the heart of the house. There is a family sitting room of the kitchen which is only a short distance from the formal dining room, both rooms face South over the front garden with far reaching views.
There is a small study/Home Office that leads onto the large family drawing room which is an excellent entertaining space having both a frame high ceiling along with French windows that lead onto a substantial terrace for sundrenched entertaining.
The wine cellar is suitably impressive and a worthy inspiration to the name of the house.
And attractive staircase leads to a light and airy landing with a pretty window seat, this which leads onto the principal bedroom. This spacious room benefits from a large en-suite bathroom with large walk-in shower copper freestanding bath tub and twin wash hand-basins. There is a large walk in dressing room.
There are a further three bedrooms and bathroom on the first floor along with two large double bedrooms and further bathroom on the second floor.
The barn which has been very recently restored is a magnificent example of high style combined with excellent local craftsmanship. It is currently arranged as a self-contained one bedroom house with access to the main part of the barn at first floor which leads onto a large gallery currently used as a billiards/pool platform and features a splendid and striking staircase which gives a sense of the terrific volume of the space.
This is an amazing room for entertaining with a feature would burner large sliding French windows on either side meaning that it is light regardless of the weather.
There is a cloakroom and separate large gymnasium again with big picture windows.
Garden and Grounds
The gardens and grounds are very well maintained and are a mix of formal space with planted box parterre, large vegetable kitchen garden and herbaceous borders.
In keeping with the emphasis on entertaining there are large terraces as well as a separate built-in barbecue area and cedar lined hot tub.
The paddock which leads down to attractive trees onto the lane would make a great adventure area for children or grown ups!
There are a number of storage outbuildings along with an open garage and wood store.