Clapton Row, Bourton-on-the-Water, Gloucestershire


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 5
A substantial detached 5 bedroom Cotswold Stone Cottage set in a private and secluded location close to the centre of the village


Chardwar Cottage comprises a substantial detached Cotswold stone house set in the heart of the village and occupying a private and secure setting. The property is constructed of Cotswold stone elevations with some fine mullion windows to front and side elevations and extensive accommodation arranged over two floors. The property has recently been the subject of comprehensive refurbishment and extension to create a fine Sitting Room, Reception Hall, Dining Room, Garden Room and Kitchen/Breakfast Room to the ground floor with a large Utility/Hall off and with a Master Bedroom with Ensuite, 4 further Bedrooms and a Family Bathroom on the first floor. Set to the rear of the property is a private south and west facing Garden in which to enjoy the peaceful setting.


Chardwar Cottage is situated in the heart of Bourton on the Water, just off Clapton Row in a peaceful residential area of the village. Bourton provides an excellent range of local facilities including a range of boutique shops, supermarkets, pubs, restaurants, doctors, churches, a leisure centre, local primary school and the popular Cotswold Secondary school. The areas larger commercial and cultural centres of Cheltenham, Cirencester and Oxford are within easy travelling distance and there are main line rail services at Kingham (8 miles) (Paddington 80mins approx) and a comprehensive local bus network radiating from Bourton. The Village is set in the heart of the Cotswold Hills which provide a wide range of outdoor rural leisure pursuits.

Covered Entrance

With outside light and solid timber front door with glazed leaded light insert to

Reception Hall

With stripped pine floor, exposed beamed ceiling and recessed ceiling spotlights and pine door to

Sitting Room

With dual aspect mullion windows with double glazed casements to front and side elevations with window seats to the front. Below stairs storage cupboard recessed with glazed shelving, cut stone fireplace and hearth fitted with a Clearview woodburning stove, louvred shutters to windows. Two wall light points. From the Hall, pine door to

Dining Room

With terracotta tiled floor, mullion window with double glazed casement to front elevation with shutters. Archway interconnecting with kitchen and utility area and separate glazed painted timber door to

Garden room

With continuation of the terracotta tiled floor and upstands with Velux rooflight to rear elevation and wide double glazed casement and double glazed door to garden. From the Hall, timber door with glazed insert to the front and pine door to


With continuation of the terracotta tiled floor, low level WC and corner wash handbasin with Velux rooflight over. From the Hall, fully glazed painted timber door with glazed panel to the side to

Kitchen /Breakfast Room

With wide double glazed picture window overlooking the rear garden and fitted kitchen comprising space and gas point for range cooker, granite worktops and upstands with tiled splashback, comprehensive range of built-in cupboards and drawers, further matching worktops, with space for fridge and freezer below, recessed ceiling spotlights and beamed ceiling, continuation of the terracotta tiled floor, and pair of timber doors to walk-in larder with continuation of the tiled floor and part-panelled walls. From the Kitchen/Breakfast Room, archway through to

Utility & Rear Hall

With continuation of the tiled floor, a Belfast sink with granite worktop and upstands and built-in cupboards below, space and plumbing for washing machine and dishwasher. Double glazed casement to rear and side elevations and double glazed door to rear garden. From the Reception Hall, stairs with timber handrail rise to the

First Floor Landing

With rooflight over, painted timber door to AIRING CUPBOARD with cupboard over, and door to


With stripped pine floor, wide corner shower cubicle with shower, oval wash handbasin with built-in cupboards below, and fully tiled walls. Mullion window with opaque double-glazed insert to front elevation. Vertical heated towel rail. From the landing, painted timber door to

Master Bedroom 1

With mullion window to front elevation with double glazed inserts, double-glazed window to side elevation, built-in cupboard with louvred doors and further built-in cupboard housing the pressurised hot water cylinder and water softener. Painted timber door to

Ensuite Wet Room

With fully tiled walls and floor, raised plinth with wide glazed shower screen and wall-mounted shower, low level WC with built-in cistern and decorative wash handbasin with built-in taps over, mirror with lights to either side, vertical towel rail and mullion window with opaque double-glazed casements. From the landing, painted timber door to

Guest Bedroom 2

With dual aspect mullion windows with double glazed inserts to front and side elevations, with shutters. From the landing, door to

Bedroom 3

With wide double-glazed casement window overlooking the rear garden. From the landing, painted timber door to

Bedroom 4

With wide double-glazed casement window overlooking the rear garden, and currently with a range of built-in book shelving. From the landing, painted timber door to

Bedroom 5

With wide double-glazed casement window to side elevation. Further built-in book shelving.


Chardwar Cottage is approached from Clapton Row via a pair of wrought iron gates leading to the Chardwar gardens parking and a single parking space for Chardwar Cottage. A wrought iron gate leads to the trellis-lined path leading down the front of the property and in turn leading to the front and side doors. Set to the rear of the property, and accessed either from the Utility or from the Garden Room is the private rear garden with a high Cotswold stone wall surrounding and raised border, with lawn and herbaceous borders surrounding and part-paved terrace and patio areas.


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


Mains Electricity, Gas, Water and Drainage are connected


Band 'E' Rates payable for 2018 / 2019 £2,029.90


From the Bourton Office of Tayler and Fletcher proceed along the high street passing the green. At the end of the green opposite the former Lloyds Bank, turn right over the bridge into Victoria Street, continue past the turning to Chardwar Gardens before turning left into Clapton Row. Proceed past the turning for Gasworks Lane and Broadlands Court and you will find the shared gated entrance to Chardwar Cottage on your left 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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