Wyck Hill, Stow-on-the-Wold, Gloucestershire


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 5
A spacious detached family home enjoying a peaceful and secluded position within its own partly walled grounds with stabling and paddocks. In all about 4.5 acres


Hill House is a substantial detached family house set in an elevated position at the end of a long drive with a large mature partly walled garden and adjoining paddocks. The property offers extensive accommodation principally arranged over two floors with three reception rooms, study, large utility and cloakroom on the ground floor with 4 /5 bedrooms and three bathrooms on the first floor. The property offers potential for further enhancement and alteration as desired (subject to any necessary consents). Hill House has the particular benefit of a peaceful and secluded position and yet is convenient for the local centres of Stow-on-the-Wold, Bourton-on-the-Water, Moreton-in-Marsh and Burford. The property also has a useful range of stable outbuildings and two paddocks extending in total to approximately 4.5 acres.


Hill House is situated in the heart of the Cotswolds in a rural setting on the edge of Wyck Hill, approximately 2 miles south of Stow-on-the-Wold, an attractive and popular market town with a parish church and a good range of hostelries, shops and local facilities. Bourton-on-the-Water is approximately 4 miles to the south and has a similar range of facilities including the well respected Cotswold secondary school with its affiliated public Sports centre. There is a mainline train station at Kingham (about 5 miles) with a service to London Paddington via Oxford. Cheltenham (19.5 miles) is the principal commercial and cultural centre in the area and has excellent shopping with most of the nationally known High Street retailers represented. It also has many hostelries, a multiplex cinema and the Everyman Theatre. There are a number of annual festivals of Music, Literature, Jazz, Cricket and Science. There is an extensive range of sporting facilities and clubs, as well as being renowned for the annual Cheltenham National Hunt Festival.


Timber front door with outside light leads to:

Entrance Lobby

With timber floor with matwell, casement window to front elevation and a pair of glazed french doors leads through to the:

Reception Hall

With stairs rising to first floor, wide mullioned window, below stairs storage, archway and door to:


With low-level WC with timber seat, pedestal wash hand basin, opaque glazed casements to front and side elevations. From the Reception Hall, door to:

Kitchen/ Family Room

With sub-dividing archway, wide mullioned window to rear elevation and further mullioned window to front elevation with a fitted kitchen comprising dual bowl stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap and drainer, wide worksurface with comprehensive range of below worksurface cupboards and drawers, three quarter height unit to one side with double Neff oven/grill, upright refrigerator to one side with cupboards above. Range of eye-level cupboards and extractor over four ring gas hob (LPG) and further range of eye-level cupboards, recessed ceiling spotlighting. Archway leads to the family room/ sitting area with door leading through to the:


With mullioned window to front elevation.

From the kitchen, door to:

Utility and Laundry Room

With single bowl stainless steel sink unit with built-in cupboards below and tiled splashback, mullioned windows to side and rear elevations and separate part-glazed painted timber door to rear garden with glazed panels to either side.

From the reception hall, door to:

Dining Room

With wide mullioned window overlooking the rear garden, coved ceiling, three wall light points, dado rail and serving hatch through to the kitchen.

From the reception hall, door to:

Drawing Room

With a wide open fireplace with reconstituted stone surround and hearth, fitted with a Jetmaster fire with wide mullioned window to front elevation and further mullioned window to side elevation with coved ceiling and four wall light points. Wide glazed french doors lead through to the:

Conservatory/ Garden Room

With wide tiled floor, double glazed upper casements and translucent pitched roof with french doors leading out to the garden.

From the reception hall, stairs with timber balustrade and hand rail lead to the:

First Floor Galleried Landing

With continuation of the timber balustrade, access to roof space, wide mullioned window to front elevation with secondary glazing and door to:

Airing Cupboard

With foam lagged hot water cylinder, pine slatted shelving and immersion heater.

From the landing, door to:

Master Bedroom Suite

With mullioned window to front elevation with secondary glazing, deep built-in wardrobe cupboard with hanging rail and shelf over. Archway to:

Dressing Area

With mullioned window with secondary glazing overlooking the rear garden. Door to:

En Suite Bathroom

With matching suite comprising panelled bath, pedestal wash hand basin, low-level WC and part-tiled walls. Mullioned window with secondary glazing to side elevation.

From the landing, door to:

Bedroom 2

With wide mullioned window overlooking the rear garden with secondary glazing and built-in wardrobe cupboard with hanging rail and shelf over. Vanity unit with oval wash hand basin with built-in cupboards below.

From the landing, door to:

Bedroom 3

With mullioned window to rear elevation, built-in wardrobe cupboard with shelving and hanging rail. Wide vanity unit with oval wash hand basin and built-in cupboards below.

From the landing, door to:

Family Bathroom

With mullioned window and secondary glazing to front elevation, matching suite of timber panelled bath with wall mounted shower, part-tiled walls, low-level WC with timber seat, bidet, pedestal wash hand basin and recessed ceiling spotlighting.

From the landing, door to:

Guest Bedroom Suite

Comprising a dressing room/ occasional bedroom 5 with mullioned window to front elevation and interconnecting door through to the:

Guest Bedroom

A pleasant double aspect room with mullioned windows to side and rear elevations, coved ceiling, extensive built-in wardrobes, access to secondary roof space and door to:

Large En Suite Bathroom

With panelled bath with part-tiled surround and gilt mixer tap with handset shower attachment, low-level WC with timber seat and pedestal wash hand basin. Mullioned window to the front elevation and recessed ceiling spotlighting.


Hill House is approached via a partly tarmacadam drive and then splitting to Orchard House and separately to Hill House with a lane leading on down to the house through the original garden walls leading to a parking area to the front of the house and in turn to the front door. The driveway continues down past the side of the house, in turn leading to a wide gravelled parking area and two open CARPORTS with SINGLE GARAGE attached. A stone stairway leads to the utility via the back door. Set below the staircase is an undercroft with door leading to gas bottle store. There is a further door to the CELLAR with power, light and oil fired central heating boiler and raised storage with wash hand basin and opening through to low-level WC.

The gardens and grounds to Hill House, which form part of the old Manor House walled garden are laid principally to lawn with mature shrubs and trees. A separate lane outside the wall leads down the side of the property. An archway leads to the STABLE YARD with an L-shaped range of stables comprising five stables with a central arch under a pitched roof. A five bar timber gate leads to the PADDOCKS beyond, laid to permanent pasture and extending to approximately 4 acres.


Mains Electricity and Water are connected. Oil fired Central Heating, LPG Gas Hob. Private Drainage.


Cotswold District Council, Trinity Road, Cirencester, Gloucestershire GL7 1PX Tel: 01285 623000


Band G. Rate payable for 2016/17 £2,515.96


From Bourton-on-the-Water take the A429 Fosseway North towards Stow-on-the-Wold. At the traffic lights at the bottom of Stow Hill, turn right onto the A424 towards Burford. Follow this road for approximately 1 mile and then take the tarmacadam driveway on the right hand side (approximately 100 metres before the entrance to Wyck Hill House Hotel). Follow the driveway until it forks and then take the left hand fork signposted to Hill House.


Photographs taken April & August 2017

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