Savills | High Street, Bourton-on-the-Water, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL54 2AN | Property for sale
8,616 sq ft(800.45 sq m)
Guide price £2,000,000

High StreetBourton-on-the-Water, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL54 2AN


    Key features

    • Grade II listed property
    • Prime central location
    • High footfall
    • Commercial and residential use
    • Scope to remodel
    • Ideal for a variety of uses

    A substantial Grade II property with commercial and residential use.

    About this property

    • Box Bush House is Grade II listed and dates from the late seventeenth century. The property is constructed of coursed rubble with a Cotswold stone roof and retains some period features including stone mullioned windows with drip moulds and a Tudor arch doorway. The property has been in the ownership of the same family for at least 40 years and has operated as a very successful model railway exhibition and toy shop for over 25 years. Box Bush is a complex and intriguing building offering over 8,000 sq. ft. of accommodation divided equally between commercial and residential use.

      The ground floor is dedicated to the operation of the model railway exhibition and shop comprising interconnected exhibition rooms, kitchen, workshop and cloakroom. There is a traditional toy shop at the front of the property providing access to the exhibition.

      The principal living accommodation extends to 2,025 sq. ft. and set out over the first floor. The bedroom accommodation is on the second floor accessed via two separate staircases. Exposed timbers and vaulted ceilings are a particular feature. At the rear of the property is the entrance to a self-contained flat which is set out over two floors.

      Vehicular access is to the rear of the property where there is a block of four single garages and an extensive parking area and car port. This area provides ample opportunity for reconfiguration depending on the future use of the property.

      There is a small and separate area of lawn enclosed by a low stone wall with a mature Cedar tree to the front of the property with potential for additional revenue streams.
      The sale of the property presents an exciting opportunity to purchase a charming period property situated in the heart of a popular and thriving Cotswold village.

      There is a right of access at the rear of the property over designated parts of the driveway in favour of three adjoining properties. Box Bush House has a pedestrian right of way over the adjoining properties' front passageway.

      Part of the property operated as Bourton Model Railway Limited is registered for VAT. Please note that the vendors are retaining ownership of the business.

      View payable Stamp Duty for this property

    Rare and very exciting opportunity to acquire a versatile property in a prime location. This has got it all going on!!

    David HendersonProperty agent

    Local information

    • Bourton-on-the-Water provides for every day amenities including a Post Office, cash points, library, shops and restaurants. The High Street provides a vibrant mixture of tea rooms, pubs, cafes and retailers including a mixture of independents and national multiples; Edinburgh Woollen Mill, Cotswold Distillery Shop and Rowlands Pharmacy. There are numerous restaurants, hotels and guest houses close by catering for the extensive footfall of visitors to Bourton-on-the-Water.
    • There are further amenities are nearby Stow-on-the-Wold including two banks. The larger centres of Cheltenham and Cirencester provide more extensive cultural, shopping and leisure facilities.
    • There is an excellent range of private and state schools in the area including Kitebrook at Moreton-in-Marsh, Cheltenham College and Cheltenham Ladies College in Cheltenham and an excellent range of schools in and around Oxford. The Cotswold School, which achieved academy status in 2010, is situated in Bourton-on-the-Water and its' excellent academic reputation attracts students from across the Cotswolds.
    • There are golf courses at Naunton Downs, Burford and Lyneham and National Hunt Racing at Stratford-upon-Avon and Cheltenham. There are fine local walks via an abundance of bridleways and footpaths for the horse riding and walking enthusiast.
    • Road and rail links are very good with fast access to Oxford and London via the A44/M40 or the mainline stations at Kingham and Moreton-in-Marsh serving Oxford, London/Paddington and the Midlands.

    Additional information

    • Directions: The property is situated on the High Street at the heart of Bourton-on-the-Wall. The postcode will take you directly to the property.
    • EPC Exempt
    • Tenure = Freehold