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Moore Road, Bourton-on-the-Water, Gloucestershire


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
A substantial detached Grade II Listed Cotswold stone house with off-road parking situated in a sought after position close to the village centre


Bourton-on-the-Water is famous for its wide village green with the River Windrush running through. Bourton provides an excellent range of local shops and facilities within easy level walking distance including a primary school and an excellent secondary school. The areas larger commercial centres of Cheltenham, Cirencester and Oxford are within easy travelling distance with excellent access to the motorway network via the A40 to the south. There are main line rail services at Kingham (8 miles) (Paddington 80mins approx) and a comprehensive local bus network. Moore Road is a popular residential location close to the centre of the village.


Farthingale comprises a substantial Grade II Listed Cotswold stone house with a good sized south facing garden and occupying a private position just off the village centre. The accommodation is arranged over three floors. The property is constructed of Cotswold stone elevations under a principally Cotswold stone roof with a more recent extension to the side elevation of matching stone with cut stone mullions under a reconstituted stone roof. There is a separate detached Garage. The accommodation is arranged over three floors comprising a principal Reception Room with a Kitchen/Breakfast Room off, a large Hall and secondary Kitchen/Utility on the ground floor. Two staircases rise to the First Floor with two Bedrooms and two Bathrooms with two further Bedrooms on the second floor. The property offers considerable scope for alteration and improvement as desired and subject to any necessary consents.

Gabled Entrance Porch

With glazed timber door leading to the:

Sitting Room/ Dining Room

With deep inglenook fireplace with recessed storage cupboard to side and open fire with stone hearth and inner surround and fitted with a gas wood effect fire. Cotswold stone mullion windows to front and side elevations, beamed ceiling, further gas fired coal effect fire, glazed door to former circular timber staircase with handrail to first floor, tiled floor, part exposed Cotswold stone walls and four wall light points. Glazed timber door leads through to the:

Kitchen/ Breakfast Room

With continuation of the tiled floor and fitted kitchen with stainless steel sink unit with space and plumbing for washing machine and dishwasher below, further matching unit with drawers, space and electric point for refrigerator, built-in oven/grill and gas hob over. Range of eye-level cupboards and extractor over hob. Wall mounted cupboard and glazed casement window to rear elevation. Sliding door to:

Rear Lobby

With stable door to the side elevation and sliding door to:


With low-level WC and casement window to side elevation.

From the Sitting Room, archway through to:

Rear Hall

With below stairs storage cupboard, stairs rising to First Floor with half landing and double glazed door to front elevation, galleried landing over and glazed door to:

Utility Room

With further timber door to rear elevation, wall mounted gas fired central heating boiler and one and a half bowl sink unit with mixer tap with timber edged worktop and built-in cupboards and drawers below. Cotswold stone mullion leaded light windows to side and rear elevations, recessed ceiling spotlighting.

From the Rear Hall, stairs with half landing and balustrade and mullioned window to side elevation rise to the:

First Floor Landing

With balustrade to former circular stairs from ground floor and painted timber door to:

Bedroom 1

With Cotswold stone mullion windows with window seats and leaded lights to front and side elevations.

Bedroom 2

With Cotswold stone mullioned window with leaded lights and window seat to front elevation.

From the landing, painted timber door to:

Shower Room

With shower cubicle with wall mounted shower, low-level WC, wall mounted wash hand basin, bidet and chrome heated towel rail, wide casement window to rear elevation, recessed ceiling spotlights.

From the landing, painted timber door to:


With suite comprising panelled bath, low-level WC, wall mounted shower over bath, wall mounted wash hand basin, part tiled walls and casement window to rear elevation. Heated towel rail and recessed ceiling spotlights.

From the landing, additional circular Cotswold staircase rises to the:

Second Floor Landing

With painted timber door to:

Bedroom 3

With exposed timber A frame and Cotswold stone mullion window with leaded light to side elevation and from the landing painted timber door to:

Bedroom 4

With Cotswold stone mullion window with opening leaded lights to side elevation, access to roof space. Eaves airing cupboard with 2 foam lagged hot water cylinders.


Farthingale is approached from Moore Road via a pair of painted timber gates leading to the driveway which in turn leads down the side of the house to the DETACHED SINGLE GARAGE with stone slate roof and a pair of timber doors. The gardens are set principally to the south of the house with a Cotswold stone wall fronting onto Moore Road with mature shrubs and fruit trees and being laid mainly to lawn with a large Magnolia, Cherry and a variety of other mature shrubs and plants with a paved terrace immediately to the front and side of the house.


Mains Gas, Electricity, Water and Drainage are connected.


Cotswold District Council, Trinity Road, Cirencester, Gloucester GL7 1PT (01285) 623000


Business Rates for Holiday Let. Rateable value for 2016 / 2017: £4,800


From the Bourton Office proceed down the High Street towards the village green, turning left into Moore Road. Proceed past the shops for a short distance where the property will be found set back on the left hand side.

Tayler & Fletcher and any Joint agents for themselves and for the Vendors of the property whose Agents they are, give notice that (i) These particulars are produced in good faith, are set out as a general guide only and do not constitute any part of a contract (ii) No person in the employment of or agent of or consultant to Messrs Tayler & Fletcher has any authority to make or give any representation or warranty whatsoever in relation to this property (iii) Measurements, areas and distances are approximate, Floor plans and photographs are for guidance purposes only and dimensions shapes and precise locations may differ (iv) It must not to be assumed that the property has all the required planning or building regulation consents. A list of the partners of Tayler & Fletcher LLP is available at each Tayler & Fletcher Office.

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Tayler & Fletcher (Bourton On The Water)

High Street, Bourton-on-the-Water, GL54 2AP

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