Digbeth Street, Stow-on-the-Wold, Gloucestershire


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 3
A charming Cotswold cottage in the heart of the town currently used for commercial purposes with planning permission for change of use to a residential dwelling.


From the Stow-on-the-Wold office of Tayler and Fletcher proceed down Digbeth Street and Fox Cottage will be seen on the left hand side after a short distance.


Fox Cottage is situated in the heart of the town within short walking distance of The Square. Stow-on-the-Wold has a variety of shops and boutiques. It is an attractive market town with the parish church of St Edward set just off the Square. In addition it has a good range of hostelries and a primary school.

Bourton-on-the-Water is 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 are mainline train stations situated at Moreton-in-Marsh (4 miles) and Kingham (5 miles) which have regular services to London Paddington via Oxford and Reading.

Cheltenham, 18 miles, is the principal commercial and cultural centre in the area and has excellent shopping facilities with most of the nationally known High Street retailers represented. It also has a wide number of hostelries, a multiplex cinema, together with the Everyman theatre as well as a number of annual festivals including the National Hunt and Literature, Music and Cricket festivals.

Local Authority

Cotswold District Council, Trinity Road, Cirencester, Gloucestershire.

Tel: 01285 623000.

Business Rates/Council Tax

Rateable Value £7,900, Rates Payable £3,681.

Please Note: 1. Small Business Rate Relief may apply.

2. If the property is converted to a residential dwelling it will be assessed for Council Tax purposes and it was originally assessed as Band D.


Change of use from antiques store (A1) to residential dwelling (C3) at Fox Cottage, Digbeth Street was granted planning permission on the 21st October 2016. Reference 16/03516/FUL CD.7860/B.


Mains water, drainage, electricity and gas are connected to the property. Please Note that we have not tested any equipment, appliances or services in this property. Prospective purchasers are advised to commission appropriate investigations prior to formulating their offer to purchase.


Fox Cottage is a two-storey end of terrace property constructed principally of natural Cotswold stone under a slate roof, to the front, and concrete tiled roof to the rear with further extensions of reconstituted Cotswold stone under a flat roof, together with a conservatory.

It has a very pretty front facade with four pane sash windows set within cut stone reveals. Although bought as a cottage the property has been utilised as retail premises by the current owner for some twenty years trading as a shop and showroom for antiques although it now has planning permission and could easily be converted back to its former use as a Cotswold cottage. The ground floor comprises two reception rooms, a kitchen and conservatory, together with a further three first floor rooms, office and cloakroom. To the rear is an enclosed garden and lock up garage.


Outside light, semi glazed and panelled door to

Sitting Room

14 x 12 1 (0.36m x 0.30m)

Fireplace with a Cotswold stone surround, hearth and timber bressummer with Cotswold stone breast work above, flanked to one side with glass display shelves. Four pane sash window with timber lintel, beamed ceiling, doorway to

Inner Staircase Hall

Glazed panelled door leading to the side of the property.

Dining Room

9'10 x 8'10 (3.00m x 2.69m)

Plus recess, pair of glazed panelled doors to


14 8 x 6 (45'11 x 19'8 )

Casement window, door to kitchen, separate glazed and panelled door to the garden and door to the side of the property. Door to Cloakroom with WC.


10'10 x 6'4 (3.30m x 1.93m)

Comprising stainless steel sink unit with single drainer set within a wide surround with cupboards below. Ideal Mexico 2 gas fired central heating boiler. Space for below work surface fridge, two pairs of eye level cupboards, glazed panelled door leading to the Conservatory and separate door to airing cupboard containing a lagged copper hot water cylinder, set beneath the stairs.

From the inner staircase hall, stairs with metal balustrading and hand rails lead to the first floor landing.

Bedroom 1

14'1 x 12' (4.29m x 3.66m)

Pair of four pane sash windows with timber lintels, access to the roof space.

Bedroom 2

10'2 x 8'11 (3.10m x 2.72m)

Recess fitted with pine display cabinet, metal casement window with deep sill and shelf below, display niche with exposed Cotswold stone and timber lintel.

Bedroom 3

8' x 5'10 (2.44m x 1.78m)

Metal casement window. Potential to create dressing room or bathroom possibly serving bedroom 1.

Office/potential Bathroom

5 5 x 5 (16'5 x 16'5 )

Plus recess with shelving, metal casement window with obscured glazing.


5 x 3 5 (16'5 x 9'10 )

Low level WC, wash hand basin with mixer tap and tiled splash back.


Fox Cottage Antiques fronts Digbeth Street and overlooks the green with its two mature deciduous trees. There is a private lane providing an access to the side of the property and on to the garage 19'4 x 8'5 of prefabricated construction with an up and over door and corrugated asbestos sheet roofing.

The rear garden is approached from the conservatory and is principally paved and surrounded by mature variegated ivy, shrubs and roses. The garden currently measures 13' x 8' plus 7'3 x 4'9 and is L-shaped.

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 (Stow on the Wold)

The Square, Stow-on-the-Wold, GL54 1BL

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