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Cotswold guest house on the market for £840,000

Cotswold Cottage, Sheep Street, Stow-on-the-Wold, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

A Grade II listed cottage in a popular Cotswold town, featuring:

• Entrance hall • sitting room family room • dining room • study • kitchen • utility • cloakroom • basement • four bedrooms (three en suite) • sitting/dressing room • family bathroom • garden with summer house.

Cotswold Cottage is a Grade II listed terraced cottage just a stroll (130 metres) from the Market Square with a wide choice of shops, restaurants, and pubs.

The property was comprehensively refurbished and modernised by the current owners in 2011 and operates as a very successful guesthouse.

Dating from the 17th century and constructed of Cotswold stone, the well-appointed 'turn-key' accommodation is laid out over three floors and offers three reception rooms with period features.

The kitchen lies at the heart of the property and opens into a useful utility. At the rear of the ground floor is a dining room and family room with en-suite bedroom above forming separate accommodation for the owners.

A staircase leads from the entrance hall to the first floor where there are two bedrooms, one of which is en-suite, and a family bathroom room. On the second floor is a double bedroom with en-suite shower room and sitting/dressing room.

There is also a cellar. To the rear is an enclosed garden comprising a paved terrace with well-stocked flower beds, a summerhouse and shed. Cotswold Cottage is full of period character and will appeal to a broad audience of buyers including owner-occupiers, investors and those looking for a second home.


Stow-on-the-Wold is a charming market town which enjoys an elevated situation within the Cotswold Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

The town is just five miles from Daylesford Organic Farm Shop and 18 miles from Soho Farmhouse which was founded as a home from home for people working in the creative industries.

The town is strategically located just off the north/south Fosse Way and near to the A40/M40 to London and the A44 Oxford to Worcester east/ west trunk road. Mainline railway stations are at Moreton-in-Marsh and Kingham which serve London Paddington, Oxford, Worcester and Hereford.

The area is well served by hotels and restaurants and there is an excellent range of private and state schools in the area including the Cotswold School in Bourton-on-the-Water. Oxford and Cheltenham are very accessible and provide more extensive leisure and shopping amenities.

The Cotswolds' year is packed with events, ranging from world famous international festivals like Cheltenham Literature Festival and Cheltenham Gold Cup Week to major musical events such as the Wilderness Festival, Cornbury Festival or the Big Feastival, as well a jam-packed events calendar featuring concerts, exhibitions, arts and literature festivals and theatrical productions.

Approximate distances:

Moreton-in-Marsh 4 miles (mainline station London/ Paddington from 85 minutes). Kingham 5 miles. Broadway 10 miles. Burford 10 miles. Cheltenham 18 miles. Oxford 28 miles. Soho Farmhouse 16 miles (all distances and times are approximate).


GL54 1AA From Burford/Cirencester (A424/A429), proceed up South Hill until reaching the traffic lights. Turn right into Sheep Street (A436) where the property will be found on the left-hand side just past The Unicorn.


Approximate Area: 232.6 sq m (2,504 sq ft) - Excluding Void

Basement: 11.1 sq m (119 sq ft)

Summer House: 6.7 sq m (72 sq ft)

Total: 250.4 sq m (2,695 sq ft)

Including Limited Use Area: 14.8 sq m (159 sq ft)

Local Authority:

Cotswold District Council. Telephone 01285 623000.


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


Freehold with vacant possession upon completion.

Wayleaves, Easements and Rights of Way:

The property is sold subject to the benefit of all rights including rights of way, whether public or private, light, support, drainage, water and electricity supplies and any other rights and obligations, easements and proposed wayleaves for masts, pylons, stays, cables, drains and water, gas and other pipes, whether referred to in the Conditions of Sale, or not.


Strictly by prior accompanied appointment with Savills.

Date of Information Particulars prepared: September 2021. Photographs taken: September 2021.


Savills (Stow-on-the-Wold)

David Henderson

01451 832832 

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