Sherborne, Gloucestershire


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 1
An attractive second floor apartment set within a Grade II* Listed country mansion, with superb facilities and communal grounds


Sherborne is a fine Cotswolds former estate village still largely owned and managed by the National Trust and dominated by the former Sherborne estate and Sherborne House.

The village has been the setting for BBC's Springwatch and Autumnwatch over the past few years.

There is a thriving community centred around the village shop, primary school, village hall and church.

Sherborne occupies a superb position in the heart of the Cotswolds, between the nearby towns of Northleach, Burford and the larger village of Bourton-on-the-Water, all of which provide an extensive range of good local shops and services.

The major commercial centres of Cheltenham, Oxford and Cirencester are easily accessible via the nearby A40 and A429 Fosse Way and there are mainline rail services at Charlbury, Kingham and Cheltenham.


No 23 Sherborne House is an elegant period apartment set within this historic building enjoying views over the communal grounds, which are tended by a team of gardeners. Sherborne House sits in approximately 12 acres on the site of a former hunting lodge to Winchcombe Abbey. The House has a full-time caretaker.

The building was converted to apartments in 1981 and now offers fine homes with a range of facilities to include full use of the landscaped gardens, an orangery, barbecue, picnic area, an indoor swimming pool, sauna, gym and tennis court. There is private parking.

Sherborne House is surrounded by National Trust land which is a haven for nature lovers, and there are many walking trails directly from the property.

The accommodation is arranged as follows. Solid timber door to:


From the Bourton office of Tayler & Fletcher, head out to the A429 and follow the road towards Northleach/Cirencester, turning towards Oxford on the A40. Continue along the A40, turning left at the turning signposted Sherborne 1 miles. Follow the lane and turn right at the triangle into Sherborne. Continue along the lane and the entrance to Sherborne House will be found on the right hand side.

Once at the property, from the main front entrance, bear right and up the stairs on the left hand side to the second floor where the entrance to No.23 will be found on the left hand side.


With recessed shelving, recessed ceiling with spot lights and coved ceiling, entry phone system, Creda night storage heater. Painted timber door to:


With wide mullioned window overlooking the inner courtyard through to


Fitted kitchen comprising dual double bowl stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap and drainer, four ring Bosch hob with Bosch stainless steel extractor over, built-in oven/grill below, range of built-in cupboards and drawers, space and plumbing for washing machine, range of eye level cupboards and tiled splashback, seating and dining areas, recessed ceiling spot lighting and coved ceiling, recess for fridge/freezer. Breakfast bar to kitchen area.

From the Hall painted timber door to the:


With wide mullioned window, Creda night storage heater, range of built-in wardrobes and recessed ceiling spot lights.

From the Landing painted timber door to:


With panelled bath with separate wall mounted electric shower, pedestal wash hand basin, low level w.c, and built-in cupboard housing the hot water cylinder with pine slatted shelves over, chrome heated towel rail.


The prospective tenant of No. 23 Sherborne will have use of the communal gardens and grounds at Sherborne House which includes the use of the swimming pool and orangery and other communal facilities.


£850 per calendar month which includes the service charge (allowing use of the communal facilities) and free wifi for one year (with unlimited data) but excludes water, electricity, council tax and telephone charges.


A holding deposit of one week's rent (£196.15) is requested to secure the property whilst credit and reference checks are being made, which with your permission then goes towards the first month's rent.


Sorry no Pets, Children and Smokers.


A security deposit of £980.76 is payable at the commencement of the Tenancy. This will be invested on the Tenant's behalf with TDS Custodial Services by the Landlord.


Council Tax band D. Rate Payable for 2019/2020 £1683.95


It will be a condition of the letting that payment of the first month's rent and security deposit is made in sufficient time to allow for funds to be cleared. All payments to be made by bank transfer.

As a listed building, this property is EPC exempt.

Please note that Tayler & Fletcher will be managing this property.

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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