Bourton-On-The-Hill, Moreton-in-Marsh, Gloucestershire. GL56 9AE

Guide price

Bedrooms: 3
Full of the innate character and charm but benefiting from the refinements of modern day living, this beautiful Cotswold stone period cottage which dates back to 1845 has origins as the original village bakery. Situated over three storey's, this three bedroom semi detached village retreat has the benefit of 150 ft rear garden with a garage and ample off street parking for up to four vehicles.

The Old Bakery has many exposed beams, some pointed Cotswold stone walls and a superb inglenook fireplace with a homely wood burning stove in the living room.

The property has a tastefully fitted kitchen with a mix of freestanding solid wood and fitted units, a separate utility room/WC on the ground floor and a modern bathroom/WC on the first floor with a traditionally styled Mira thermostatic mixer shower and large rain shower head and separate hand shower. The master suite takes up the whole of the second floor and has its own dressing area. The property is warmed with gas fired central heating from a recently renewed and energy efficient boiler.

Externally the property takes on a whole different dimension with a decking area for al fresco dining immediately adjacent to the kitchen and not only one but two separate lawned areas in addition to a further flagged seating area and enclosed off street parking. The garage has a store room/bar to the side with power, light and water suitable for a variety of uses including a home office. There is a private unlaid road giving vehicular access to all the cottages along this side of the road in the village, beyond which there area stunning open field views towards the Batsford arboretum and estate.

Bourton on the Hill is located approximately one mile west of Moreton in Marsh and has its own gastro pub in the Horse and Groom and there are glorious walks to be enjoyed in the surrounding countryside and particularly around Sezincote House and out to Longborough.

Moreton in Marsh is a traditional north Cotswold market town with a wide range of shops and amenities, supermarkets and hospital and has its own railway station with direct links to Oxford and London Paddington in just 95 minutes.

Front Living Room (16' 02" x 14' 03" or 4.93m x 4.34m)

With solid engineered oak floor, double radiator with individual thermostat, secondary double glazed bay window to the front. Substantial inglenook fireplace with cast iron wood burning stove. Part exposed pointed stone walls.

Dining Room (12' 09" x 9' 02" or 3.89m x 2.79m)

Part open plan. With matching oak flooring to the living room, exposed beams to the ceiling, easy staircase rising to first floor with battoned area to one side. Inset spotlight to ceiling, double radiator and central heating thermostat. Secondary double glazed window. Three steps up to kitchen.

Kitchen (10' 06" x 12' 0" or 3.20m x 3.66m)

Laminate worktops fitted to one side with large stainless steel sink unit with single drainer, multi function mixer tap. Corner sited Worcester Eco Star combination boiler for instantaneous hot water and gas fired central heating. Skirting convector heater, four separate base units including corner carousel unit, space and plumbing for dishwasher and fashionably unfitted real wood units opposite with beech work bench, two cupboards below and two wall mounted cupboards. Twelve ft high partial apex ceiling with double glazed Velux swing window. Outlook to the rear over garden. Separate free standing three tier cupboard unit, built in book shelf and Rangemaster double stove available by separate negotiation. One wall mounted cupboard and part exposed stone wall. Stable style back door.

Utility Room/Cloakroom (8' 05" x 7' 0" or 2.57m x 2.13m)

Karndean floor, two piece suite in white, low flush wc, wall mounted wash hand basin. Space and plumbing for washing machine and separate doorway with access to rear garden.

First Floor Landing Area

With latch and brace internal doors.

Front Bedroom 2 (12' 0" x 9' 01" or 3.66m x 2.77m)

Secondary double glazed window, single radiator with individual thermostat and double built in wardrobe.

Central Bathroom/W.C.

With traditional styled three piece suite in white with wash hand basin, steel bath with hand held shower attachment, large rain shower head, low flush wc. Stained oak style Karndean flooring. Ladder style heated towel rail and radiator. Outlook over garden. Built in wall cupboard and mirrored vanity unit. Built in double shelved cupboard.

Rear Bedroom 3 (6' 08" x 10' 02" or 2.03m x 3.10m)

Single radiator with individual thermostat, gable window with easterly aspect taking in the morning sun, built in shelf.

Second Floor Master Bedroom (23' 10" x 9' 10" or 7.26m x 3.00m)

Split level area with the main bedroom section to the rear of the room with dormer window and double radiator and individual thermostat. Gallery style entrance and dressing area to the front, two double wardrobes and one single wardrobe, dormer window, limited headroom and exposed Purlin and roof timbers. Built in five tiered drawer section, part exposed pointed stone wall and chimney breast.


Concreted area immediately adjacent to the property and the utility room. Timber cabin with power and light installed. Decking area to the rear of the kitchen for al fresco dining and twin lawned areas beyond with a flagged pathway to the side. Random stone wall to two individual garden plots with flagstone seating area and second timber cabin with power and light, retaining random Cotswold stone wall and orchard area to one side. Gravelled hardstanding for two to three vehicles. Aluminium framed greenhouse.

Separate Walk in Store Room (12' 07" x 9' 0" or 3.84m x 2.74m)

Ideal as office/studio, currently used as a bar/storage area.

Garage (15' 0" x 9' 0" or 4.57m x 2.74m)

To the rear of the building there is access to an unlaid road, a portion running immediately in front of the property with parking space for one further vehicle. There are informal parking arrangements for all other cottages along the row.


From our Moreton in Marsh office, turn left and at the second mini roundabout, turn right onto the A44 and into Bourton on the Hill. After the parking area for Batsford House, there is a row of cottage on both sides of the road, this cottage is positioned a short way along on the right hand side. Continue past the cottage and park in the next road on the left hand side and walk back. Vehicular access is gained by turning right just after the bus shelter, past a farmyard and then turning right continuing for approximately 200 yards and this is then the penultimate property on the right hand side.

01608 238083

Holmans Estate Agent

High Street, Moreton-in-Marsh, Gloucestershire

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