The house across the lake
A Georgian boat house with exciting residential plans
WHAT: A unique opportunity to convert a Georgian boat house into a residential dwelling overlooking Gatcombe Water.
WHERE: Gatcombe Water, Nailsworth, Gloucestershire.
INSIDE: Currently used as a fishing club hut and for storage of boats, the property has approved plans to create a three- to four-bedroom lakeside retreat. Of particular note, is the John Pawson 2011 approved plans and, more recently, plans have been submitted for a renewed scheme. The proposed gross internal area is 2,070 sqft; with a GIA of 1,198 sqft for the garage.
OUTSIDE: Significant landscaping has recently been completed to improve the drive, parking area and excavation to the rear of The Boat House to enable further development. The Boat House occupies the most sensational position on the edge of the stream-fed Gatcombe Water, a historic man-made lake surrounded by around nine acres of mature deciduous woodland. It is not Listed.
HOW MUCH: Guide price of £700,000.
FIND OUT MORE: Call Knight Frank on 01285 623000.