Naunton, Gloucestershire


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 2
A charming and beautifully appointed detached holiday cottage set in a rural position on the edge of Naunton.


L'Abri Cottage is situated in a rural location to the north of Naunton and enjoys good open views over adjoining countryside. Naunton is a popular and sought after North Cotswold village with a strong community centred on the Parish Church, Black Horse Public House, a cricket club with pavilion and Naunton Downs Golf Course . The surrounding Cotswolds provide for a comprehensive range of rural leisure pursuits and particularly for horse riding and walking. Stow-on-the-Wold and Bourton-on-the-Water are 5 and 4 Miles away respectively and each have a good range of facilities to meet everyday requirements, including shops and boutiques, supermarkets and restaurants. The Cotswold Academy secondary school Ofsted rated outstanding is also situated at Bourton-on-the-Water which also has a public Sports Centre and Swimming Pool. The region's major commercial centre of Cheltenham providing a broad range of cultural and retail pursuits is approximately 14 miles, while Moreton-in-Marsh (9 miles) has a mainline train station servicing London Paddington via Oxford and Reading.


L'Abri Cottage is a charming detached Cotswold stone property, partly converted from a traditional Cotswold stone barn and subsequently extended and enhanced by the current owners to provide beautifully appointed Holiday Cottage accommodation arranged over two floors. Comprising an L shaped layout with a large sitting room with wood burning stove, a separate well fitted kitchen interconnecting with a large dining room and shower room to one end, with a glazed wall overlooking the courtyard terrace to the front. On the first floor there is a master bedroom, second double bedroom and bathroom. There is also a separate utility room. The cottage has been created with considerable attention to detail with stone floors and underfloor heating throughout the ground floor, some fine exposed beams and timbers and bespoke lighting throughout. The property is set within a good sized garden with double gates leading to a gravelled driveway and parking. Set to the south side of the cottage is a private walled garden with gravelled and paved seating areas.


Solid timber door with double glazed inserts to:

Dining Room

5.60 x 3.27m (18'4 x 10'9 )

With limestone floor, heavily beamed ceiling and two pairs of double glazed french doors leading out to the terrace with double glazed panels to either side and solid timber door to:

Shower Room

With continuation of limestone floor and walk in shower cubicle, tiled walls and wall mounted shower, low level W.C pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splash back, recessed ceiling spotlighting.

From the dining room wide archway and step up to:


3.69m x 2.90m (12'1 x 9'6 )

With continuation of limestone floor, marble topped counter with timber surround, bespoke fitted kitchen, comprising worktop with five ring Siemens gas hob, Siemens glazed and brushed stainless steel extractor over, stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap, space and plumbing for dishwasher. Comprehensive range of below work surface cupboards and drawers, pair of bi-folding wall mounted cupboards, tiled splashback, three quarter height units to one side with built in refrigerator, cupboards with space for freezer, two further cupboards, including full three quarter height sliding larder cupboard. Built in Siemens oven and microwave and separate Siemens coffee machine, built in cupboards over. Bespoke recessed ceiling spotlighting and wide double glazed casement windows overlooking the garden.

From the kitchen step up to the:

Sitting Room

7.63m x 4.28m (25'0 x 14'1 )

With continuation of the limestone floor with stone fireplace with heavy timber bressumer over and stone hearth, fitted with a Clearview wood burning stove. Lightwell and double glazed casement window to the front of the property and further three quarter height fixed double glazed panelled window to front elevation. Double glazed panelled timber door to terrace and garden, bespoke recessed ceiling spotlighting, and from the corner, solid timber staircase with timber balustrade and handrail rise to the:

First Floor Landing

With balustrade overlooking the lightwell to the sitting room and casement window to front elevation with solid timber door to:

Bedroom One

2.87m x 4.32m +2.05m x 0.7m L shaped (9'5 x 14'2 +2.05m x 2'4 Lshaped)

With exposed timber A frame and purlins, recessed ceiling spotlighting, double glazed casement window to gable elevation.

From the landing solid timber door to:


1.90m x 1.69m (6'3 x 5'7 )

Exposed timber purlin, tiled floor and walls, recessed ceiling spotlighting, panelled bath, low level W.C pedestal wash hand basin with folding glazed shower panel with shower and chrome mixer tap over bath.

From the landing, solid timber door to:

Bedroom Two

3.03m x 1.44m widening to 2.59m max L Shaped (9'11 x 4'9 widening to 8'6 max LShaped)

With recessed ceiling spotlighting, exposed timber purlin and double glazed casement window overlooking the rear of the property to the fields beyond.

Utility Room

2.25m x 1.79m (7'5 x 5'10 )

Approached from the front terrace via a solid timber door with double glazed inserts. With limestone floor, Belfast sink with solid timber worktop, chrome mixer tap, tiled splash back, built in cupboard below, space and plumbing for washing machine. Grant oil fired central heating boiler, pair of eye level cupboards and eye level cupboard over worktop, recessed ceiling spotlighting and double glazed casement window to the rear of the property.


L'Abri Cottage is approached via a pair of timber gates with gravelled drive leading around to the rear of the property. The gardens and grounds are laid mainly to lawn with part Cotswold stone wall providing a boundary to the adjoining fields. Set to the south side of the property is a private walled courtyard garden with access to either side, comprising a gravelled terrace with paved seating area.


Mains water and electricity are connected to the property. Oil fired central heating and private drainage system.


Cotswold District Council, Trinity Road, Cirencester, Glos. (Tel: 01285 623000)


L'Abri Cottage is assessed for Business Rates. Further information available.


L'Abri Cottage was granted planning consent as a holiday let. Further details available.


From the Bourton-on-the-Water office, proceed out of the village to the A429 Fosseway. Turn right (north) and almost immediately take the first left signposted Naunton. After about two miles cross over the B4068 and then take the first left signposted to Naunton and Guiting Power. Proceed along the lane passing the Cotswold Club and L'Abri Cottage will be found shortly set back 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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Tayler & Fletcher (Bourton On The Water)

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

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