Mill Lane, Lower Slaughter, Gloucestershire


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
A fine detached Cotswold stone house with extensive and flexible accommodation set in mature gardens.


Lower Slaughter is acknowledged as one of the most beautiful villages within the Cotswolds having many buildings of architectural interest and the shallow River Eye flowing through its centre. There is a fine old water mill, shop, parish church, two hotels which are open to non residents and a petrol station and convenience store just outside the village. Bourton-on-the-Water (2 miles) provides a good range of shops suitable for everyday requirements including supermarkets, together with the Cotswold School which has an affiliated sports centre. Similarly Stow-on-the-Wold (4 miles) has a good range of shops, boutiques and hostelries. There is a main line station at Kingham which has a service to London Paddington via Oxford. Cheltenham (18 miles) is the principal commercial and cultural centre in the area, being an attractive regency spa town with extensive high street and out of town retailing, together with a multiplex cinema, two theatres and many restaurants. It is home to annual festivals of Music, Literature, Jazz, Cricket and Science and has an extensive range of sporting facilities and clubs, both public and private, as well as being renowned for the annual Cheltenham National Hunt Festival.


Caradon comprises a fine detached village house of Cotswold stone elevations with a Cotswold stone slate roof. It has been thoughtfully updated by the current owners to provide bespoke accommodation arranged over two floors. With two principal reception rooms together with a fine garden room with roof lantern over, a study, utility room and an impressive family kitchen with fitted kitchen by John Lewis with granite worktops, a wide dining area and slate flooring. On the first floor there is a master bedroom with ensuite, three further bedrooms, the smallest of which is currently used as a dressing room, and a family bathroom. The house is set well back off Mill Lane - a no through road and sits centrally within a good sized plot with a mature and well maintained garden. There is also ample parking to the front with a detached garage and workshop to the side.

The accommodation is arranged as follows: An oak front door leads to:

Entrance Hall

With casement windows to the front elevation with a bevelled edged glazed timber door to the:


With staircase to first floor, recessed spotlighting and door to:


With low level WC, wash hand basin with cupboard below and tiled splash back. From the hall, timber door to:

Study/Second Sitting Room

With mullion window to the front elevation and coved ceiling. From the hall, timber door with bevelled edged glazing to:

Drawing Room

With open fireplace with cut stone surround and mantel, deep bay fronted mullion windows with bespoke built in bookshelves, further mullion windows to the rear elevation and door to garden room. From the hall, timber door with bevelled edged glazing to:

Dining Room

With oak flooring, recess and mullion windows to front elevation. From the hall, door with bevelled edged glazing to:

Garden Room

With terracotta tiled floor, glazed roof lantern over, height windows with dwarf wall. French doors to garden. From the dining room, timber door with bevelled edged glazing to:

Kitchen/Breakfast Room

With bespoke John Lewis kitchen with a range of wall and base cabinets with pale granite work tops and soft close drawers. Britannia range cooker with dual ovens, 6 ring hob with extractor over, built in Bosch dishwasher and built in Panasonic microwave. Matching island unit with soft close drawers and cupboards. Space for fridge/freezer, slate flooring, work surface and recessed ceiling spotlighting. Two mullion windows to the front elevation. Timber door to:

Utility Room

With terracotta tiled flooring, further matching range of built in cupboards with pale granite work top. Space and plumbing for washing machine, water softener and cupboard housing the pressurised hot water cylinder. Door to:

Rear Lobby

With terracotta tiled flooring, built in cupboard housing the Vaillant gas fired central heating boiler. Separate door leading to rear garden.

From the hall, timber staircase with timber handrail and balustrade rise to:

First Floor Landing

With windows to front and rear elevations, access to roof space and doors to:

Master Bedroom

With built in cupboards and built in vanity unit with drawers. Windows to front and rear elevation, recessed ceiling spotlights and three wall light points. Door to:

Ensuite Bathroom

With tiled flooring and walls, roll top bath, pedestal wash hand basin, low level WC, corner shower cubicle with curved glazed doors, recessed ceiling spotlighting and window overlooking rear garden. From the landing, door to:

Bedroom Four/ Dressing Room

With a range of built in wardrobe cupboards and window to rear elevation.

Family Bathroom

With tiled flooring, P shaped bath with mixer tap, curved glazed shower panel and separate wall mounted shower with chrome fittings. WC, wash hand basin and heated towel rail. Window to front elevation.

Bedroom Two

With built in corner shower cubicle, separate vanity unit with oval wash hand basin and a built in wardrobe cupboard. Mullion windows to rear and side elevation.

Bedroom Three

With built in wardrobe cupboard and mullion window to front elevation.


The property is approached via a pair of timber gates and a curved gravelled drive with lawn to either side and bordered by clipped evergreen and beech hedging. Set to the side is a detached single garage & workshop constructed of Cotswold stone having an up and over door and separate side door. The formal gardens are set to the rear being south and west facing, surrounded by dry stone walls, with a wide paved terrace area adjoining the house which can be accessed from the garden room and the rear lobby. The remainder of the garden is laid predominantly to lawn with sculpted herbaceous borders. There is a centrally positioned rose arch to the rear.


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


Mains gas, electricity, water and drainage are connected. Telephone subject to BT transfer regulations.


Band 'F' rate payable for 2020/2021: £2,560.10.


From Bourton-on-the-Water take the Fosseway in the northerly direction towards Stow-on-the-Wold and take the left hand turning towards Lower Slaughter. Follow the lane through the village passing the Church on the right hand side and take the next left hand turn into Mill Lane. Proceed down Mill Lane and Caradon will be found shortly set back on the right hand side.

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