Savills | Sheep Street, Stow on the Wold, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL54 1AA | Property for sale
2,504 sq ft(232.63 sq m)
Guide price £840,000

Sheep StreetStow on the Wold, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL54 1AA

    Key features

    • Historic cottage dating from 17th century
    • In the heart of the Cotswolds
    • Established guest house
    • Great lock up and leave
    • Excellent road links

    A Grade II listed cottage in a very popular town.

    About this property

    • Cotswold Cottage is a charming Grade II listed terraced cottage just a stroll (130 metres) from the Market Square with a wide choice of shops, restaurants and pubs. The property was comprehensively refurbished and modernised by the current owners in 2011 and operates as a very successful guesthouse.

      Dating from the 17th century and constructed of Cotswold stone, the well-appointed ‘turn-key' accommodation is laid out over three floors and offers three excellent reception rooms with charming period features. The kitchen lies at the heart of the property and opens into a useful utility. At the rear of the ground floor is a dining room and family room with en suite bedroom above forming separate accommodation for the owners.

      A staircase leads from the entrance hall to the first floor where there are two bedrooms, one of which is en suite, and a family bathroom room. On the second floor is a good sized double bedroom with en suite shower room and generous sitting/dressing room. There is a useful cellar.

      To the rear is an enclosed garden comprising an attractive paved terrace with well-stocked flower beds, a charming summerhouse and useful shed.

      Cotswold Cottage is full of period character and will appeal to a broad audience of buyers including owner-occupiers, investors and those looking for a second home.

      Moreton-in-Marsh 4 miles (mainline station London/Paddington from 85 minutes), Kingham 5 miles, Broadway 10 miles, Burford 10 miles, Cheltenham 18 miles, Oxford 28 mile, Soho Farmhouse 16 miles (all distances and times are approximate).

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    Cotswold Cottage was here during the English Civil War - if only walls could talk!

    David HendersonProperty agent

    Local information

    • Stow-on-the-Wold is a charming market town which enjoys an elevated situation within the Cotswold Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The town is just five miles from Daylesford Organic Farm Shop and 18 miles from Soho Farmhouse which was founded as a home from home for people working in the creative industries.
    • The town is strategically located just off the north/south Fosse Way and near to the A40/M40 to London and the A44 Oxford to Worcester east/west trunk road. Mainline railway stations are at Moreton-in-Marsh and Kingham which serve London Paddington, Oxford, Worcester and Hereford.
    • The area is well served by hotels and restaurants and there is an excellent range of private and state schools in the area including the Cotswold School in Bourton-on-the-Water. Oxford and Cheltenham are very accessible and provide more extensive leisure and shopping amenities.
    • The Cotswolds' year is packed with events, ranging from world famous international festivals like Cheltenham Literature Festival and Cheltenham Gold Cup Week to major musical events such as the Wilderness Festival, Cornbury Festival or the Big Feastival, as well a jam-packed events calendar featuring concerts, exhibitions, arts and literature festivals and theatrical productions.

    Additional information

    • Directions: From Burford/Cirencester (A424/A429), proceed up South Hill until reaching the traffic lights. Turn right into Sheep Street (A436) where the property will be found on the left hand side just past The Unicorn.
    • EPC Exempt
    • Tenure = Freehold