Clapton Row, Bourton-on-the-Water, Gloucestershire


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  • Bedrooms: 2
A beautifully presented 2 bedroom Cotswold stone cottage set in a peaceful position a short walk from the village centre with south facing garden and parking.


Clapton Row is a popular residential location close to the centre of Bourton-on-the-Water, which is famous for its wide village green with the River Windrush running through. The village provides an excellent range of local facilities including a range of boutique shops, supermarkets, pubs, restaurants, doctors, churches, a leisure centre, local primary school and the popular award winning Cotswold secondary school. The larger commercial and cultural 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 radiating from Bourton. The village is set in the heart of the Cotswold Hills which provide a wide range of outdoor rural leisure pursuits.


Lucy's Cottage comprises a beautifully presented semi-detached cottage of Cotswold stone and part rendered elevations under a pitched slate roof set off Clapton Row. The property enjoys a super central location and has the particular benefit of a private south facing courtyard garden with parking for two cars and just a short distance from the village centre. The accommodation is well presented with a sitting room with double glazed casement to the front elevation with Clearview wood burning stove and interconnecting through to the dining room with stairs to the first floor and a small but well fitted kitchen to the rear. On the first floor there are two good sized double bedrooms and a bathroom. To the rear of the property there are tandem parking spaces with pedestrian access to the rear garden. The property has been extensively restored and enhanced by the current owners and is offered with no onward chain.


Covered gabled entrance with composite front door with double glazed panels over. Leading through to:

Sitting Room

With double glazed casement window with fitted New England solid blinds to front elevation, part exposed Cotswold stone wall and fireplace fitted with a Clearview stove with stone hearth, Karndean floor, timber skirting and stripped pine door through to:

Dining Room

With part painted stone walls, continuation of the timber style flooring and a double glazed casement window with fixed New England style blinds. Below stairs storage cupboard with painted timber door. From the dining room, archway through to the:


With double glazed panelled door to rear courtyard and garden and a double glazed casement window to side. Fitted kitchen comprising circular sink unit with stainless steel mixer tap, worktop with four ring gas hob and built-in oven/grill below, built-in refrigerator, built-in corner cupboard, built-in dishwasher and a range of eye-level cupboards and corner display shelving. Tiled splashback, tiled floor, built-in meter cupboard housing the electricity fuse box and meter. From the dining room, stairs with display niche to one side and pine balustrade and hand rail rise to the:

First Floor Landing

With access to roof space and painted timber door to:

Bedroom 1

With double glazed casement window with fixed blinds/shutters to front elevation, picture rail. From the landing, painted timber door to:

Bedroom 2

With double glazed casement window with blinds/shutters to rear elevation, elevated recessed storage and built-in cupboard with hanging rail and storage. From the landing, painted timber door through to the:


With built-in cupboard housing the Worcester gas-fired central heating boiler with pine slatted storage and further built-in cupboard with space and plumbing for washing machine. Matching suite comprising panelled bath with separate wall mounted electric shower and folding glazed shower screen, pedestal wash hand basin, tiled splash back and low-level WC with timber seat. Double glazed casement window with matching shutters overlooking the rear garden and out across the countryside to the rear towards Clapton. Mirror fronted medicine cabinet. Chrome heated towel rail. Part tiled walls.


Lucy's Cottage fronts onto Clapton Row, a peaceful, popular and historic village street which is set back from the High Street and river with iron railings to the front with gravelled border and gate leading to the front door. Set to the rear of the property and accessed either from the kitchen or alternatively via a separate rear pedestrian gate is the south facing garden. Providing a gravelled and paved courtyard with close board timber fencing to either side and to the end with trellis over. Set to the side of the adjoining cottage there is a vehicular access which leads around to the rear of the property with tandem parking for Lucy's Cottage with pedestrian gate back through to the rear garden.


Mains Gas, Electricity, Water and Drainage are connected. Gas-fired central heating.


Council Tax Band D. Rate Payable for 2021/ 2022 £1,912.54


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


From the Bourton office of Tayler & Fletcher proceed in a northerly direction in to the centre of the village. Take the second turn right over the river in to Victoria Street. Pass the entrance to Chardwar Gardens and take the next left in to Clapton Row, continue past the entrance for Broadlands Court and Lucy's Cottage will be found just after the Old Chapel on the right 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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