This beautifully modernised property forms part of an iconic ‘Span’ development of just eight substantial dwellings designed by the renowned British architect Eric Lyons CBE. Recognised as being ‘a building of special interest’ the property retains character and offers exceptional open plan accommodation.
Beautifully proportioned and modular in design, this exceptional link detached family home provides spacious accommodation approaching 1,750sq.ft. During the present owners tenure the property has been sympathetically and creatively, modernised and restored whilst paying careful attention to retain and complement the original character of the property. The windows are typically large, favoured by the designer, flooding the property with light and on the ground floor the woodblock flooring has been restored. Internally, the generous accommodation comprises of a wide hall with cloakroom fitted with contemporary white sanitary ware, a sizeable sitting room with dual aspect including a view of the garden, an impressive open plan 20’ contemporary kitchen with extensive storage, a central island and sliding doors to the garden. In addition there is a cosy family room and a very useful utility room created by converting part of the garage. The first floor accommodation is accessed from a wide landing and includes four sizeable bedrooms, all of which have built in storage and a superb family bathroom with a large bath and a separate walk in shower enclosure. Externally, the property benefits from parking at the front, and at the side of the property there are four communal parking bays to serve the private close. The remainder of the garage provides useful storage and at the rear there is a low maintenance garden with well-stocked raised beds.
Located in Leckhampton opposite East Gloucestershire Tennis Club, this generously proportioned link detached home is within walking distance of Naunton Park Primary School, Cox’s Meadow and the popular Meadow Café, Cheltenham General Hospital and Sandford Park lido swimming pool. Cheltenham is a vibrant Regency town renowned for its beautiful architecture, excellent schools, many of which are internationally recognised, including Cheltenham Ladies’ College, vibrant shopping districts offering a wide selection of bespoke shops, boutiques and wine bars and racing at Prestbury Park Racecourse.
Span Developments Limited was a British property development company formed in the late 1950s by Geoffrey Townsend working in long and close partnership with Eric Lyons as consultant architect. During its most successful period in the 1960s, Span, renowned for its modernist architecture, built over 2,000 homes in London, Gloucestershire and the home counties, predominantly family dwellings and apartment buildings.
Mains water, electricity, gas and drainage are connected to the property.
Cheltenham Borough Council: 01242 262626.
Council Tax Band: (E) - £2,343.13 pa. (2021/2022).
Strictly by prior appointment through the sole agents, Charles Lear & Co. on 01242 222722.