Clapton-on-the-Hill, Gloucestershire


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
A beautifully presented detached house set in a peaceful elevated position with far reaching views over the Windrush valley.


The property is situated at the end of a no through road in the small Cotswold village of Clapton-on-the-Hill, overlooking the Windrush Valley. Local facilities may be found in Bourton-on-the-Water (3 miles) which provides a good range of shops suitable for everyday requirements together with the popular Cotswold Secondary School which has an affiliated sports centre. The regional commercial centre of Cheltenham (19 miles) has a comprehensive range of shops and services. There are mainline rail services to London (Paddington) from Kingham Station (9.5 miles).


Wild Rose Cottage comprises a well appointed detached property of reconstituted stone elevations under a plain concrete tiled roof, set in a superb elevated position towards the end of a no through road on the edge of Clapton-on-the-Hill. The property has been much improved and extended by the vendors. The flexible and well planned accommodation is aranged over two floors with a central open plan kitchen and dining room, two further reception rooms, and a ground floor bedroom/study with adjoining shower room. On the first floor there are three large double bedrooms and a bespoke family bathroom with free standing bath and separate walk in shower. The property is set within a generous plot with the accommodation arranged to take advantage of the lovely setting and fine views out over the adjoining countryside.


From Bourton-on-the-Water, take the bridge by the motor museum and proceed up Sherborne Street, heading towards Clapton-on-the-Hill. Follow the road for approximately 2 miles and take the the left hand turn signposted Clapton-on-the-Hill, proceed into the village and follow the lane through the village passing the church on your left hand side. Drop down on to the bottom lane and the property will be found set back on the left hand side.


Decorative glazed panelled front door with outside light to:


With Limestone tiled floor, built in storage cupboard, stairs rising to first floor with below stairs storage cupboard and bevelled edged glazed door to:

Sitting Room

With triple aspect and enjoying a fine view out over the Windrush valley. Open fireplace with Cotswold stone chimney breast, reconstituted stone hearth and fitted with a Clearview wood burning stove. Recessed ceiling spotlights. From the hall bevelled edged glazed door to:

Snug/2nd Reception Room

With double glazed sliding doors out to the terrace and garden to the rear. Oak floor. From the hall glazed door to:


With bespoke fitted kitchen comprising timber worktop with a 1 bowl sink unit with chrome mixer tap, 4 ring induction hob, tiled splashback. Extractor over and range of eye level cupboards. Integrated oven/grill, range of built in cupboards and integrated dishwasher. Separate worktop with range of built in cupboards below and eye level cupboards over. Integrated washing machine. Further matching worktop with with built in cupboards and drawers below, height unit to one side with integrated refrigerator and freezer. Walk in larder with built in shelving. Matching limestone tiled floor. Wide archway and counter, leading through to the:

Garden Room / Dining Room

With continuation of the limestone tiled flooring, dwarf walls with double glazed casements and separate double glazed door leading out to the terrace and gardens. From the hall, door to:

Bedroom 4 / Study

With double glazed casement window overlooking the rear garden. Recessed ceiling spotlights. From the hall door to:

Shower Room

With corner shower unit with glazed panel and door, low level WC with built in cistern and glazed storage over. Wall mounted wash hand basin with chrome mixer tap. Opaque double glazed window to front elevation. From the hall stairs with timber handrail and balustrade lead to:

First Floor Galleried Landing

With triple velux rooflights with fine views. Door to airing cupboard and doors to:

Bedroom 1

With double aspect with double glazed casement windows to the front elevation and velux rooflight to rear elevation. Built in wardrobe cupboard.


With bespoke bathroom suite of curved bath set on a raised plinth with separate chrome mixer tap and handset shower attachment, dual separate wash hand basins with mixer taps and mirrors over. Separate walk in shower with curved screen and door, low level WC. Velux roof light to rear elevation.

Bedroom 2

With double glazed casement window to front elevation and rooflight to side elevation. Built in wardrobe cupboard.

Bedroom 3

With double glazed casement window overlooking the rear gardens. Built in wardrobe cupboards.


Wild Rose Cottage is approached from the no through lane via a gravelled driveway, with parking for several cars and in turn leading to the SINGLE GARAGE with up and over door and separate pedestrian door to the rear garden and casement window to the side elevation. The front gardens are laid principally to lawn with herbaceous borders surrounding, which in turn sweep up and around to the rear of the house, with paved and gravelled terraces with retaining walls immediately to the rear of the house. The principal gardens are laid to lawn with raised herbaceous borders surrounding. Set off the terrace to the side of the house is a separate WORKSHOP.


Mains Water and Electricity are connected. LPG central heating. Private drainage.


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


Council Tax Band F . Rate payable for 2020 / 2021 £2,508.27

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