Sheep Street, Stow-on-the-Wold

Guide price

Bedrooms: 2
A delightful period cottage retaining many original features and set in the heart of the town.


From the Tayler and Fletcher office proceed to the bottom of Digbeth Street and turn right into Sheep Street. Honey Cottage will be found on the right hand side past Hayes Hanson & Clark wine merchants.


Stow-on-the-Wold is an attractive market town with the parish church of St Edward together with a wide variety of shops and boutiques. In addition it has a good range of hostelries and a primary school.

Bourton-on-the-Water is 4 miles to the south and has a similar range of facilities including the well respected Cotswold secondary school with its affiliated public Sports centre. There are mainline train stations situated at Moreton-in-Marsh (4 miles) and Kingham (5 miles) with regular services to London Paddington via Oxford and Reading.

Cheltenham, 18 miles, is the principal commercial and cultural centre in the area and has excellent shopping facilities with most of the nationally known High Street retailers represented. It also has a wide number of hostelries, a multiplex cinema, together with the Everyman Theatre as well as a number of annual festivals including the National Hunt and Literature, Music and Cricket festivals.


Honey Cottage is a delightful Period cottage constructed of natural Cotswold stone under a slate roof. It has a pleasing 12 pane bay window with front door set to one side with a casement window above and is clad with a Virginia Creeper. There is a more recently added single storey extension of brick elevations under a mono-pitched felt roof.

Honey Cottage is a charming property retaining many of its original features including the old flagstone floor and wide fireplace in the sitting room together with niches with part exposed stone walls and painted mullion window.

The Sitting room is a generous size with lovely fireplace fitted with a wood burning stove. In addition it has an excellent Kitchen/Dining room with casement window and semi-glazed and panelled door overlooking the enclosed walled courtyard garden.

On the first floor there is a generous double bedroom together with a bathroom with separate shower above the bath. On the second floor there is a further double bedroom.

The courtyard garden is another feature being private and easily maintained and a pleasant living space.

Honey Cottage lends itself for use as a private residence, week-end or second home, investment or holiday let. It has been a successful holiday let for the past 18 years.


Semi-glazed and panelled front door.

Sitting room

Display niche, exposed Cotswold stone walling, wide Inglenook fireplace fitted with a wood burning stove with raised hearth, Cotswold stone surround with display niches and timber bressummer, and flanked to one side by a walk in storage cupboard, 4'8 x 3'2 with shelving and light. Cotswold flagstone floor, wall mounted electric heater together with night storage heater, window seat.

Wide doorway with stable door to

Kitchen/Dining room

An irregular shaped room with one and a half bowl sink unit with single drainer and chrome mixer tap set within a wide timber surround with a drawer and cupboards beneath. Space and plumbing for washing machine and separate space and plumbing for dishwasher. 4 ring Stoves electric hob with Seimens oven and grill below and chrome extractor hood above, flanked either side by matching wall mounted cupboards. Further wall mounted cupboards to one side. Tiled splashback and fly-over shelf. Tiled floor, night storage heater, semi-glazed panelled door to the courtyard garden.

From the Sitting room a door and circular Cotswold stone stairs lead to the first floor landing.

Bedroom 1

Double aspect room with painted mullion window with deep sill to one end and casement window with window seat to the other. wall mounted panel heater with separate night storage heater.


L shaped. Matching white suite comprising painted panelled bath with chrome taps and separate Mira Sport shower above. Pedestal wash hand basin, low level w.c, part tiled walls.

From the landing a continuation of the circular stairs leading to

Bedroom 2

Incorporating the stairs and open to the eaves. Wall mounted electric panel heater with separate night storage heater. Velux window. Hot water cylinder.

From the Kitchen, semi-glazed and panelled door to

Courtyard Garden

3.96m x 3.68m (13' x 12'1 )

With a raised paved area and surrounded by natural Cotswold stone walling, partly ivy clad.


Mains electricity and water are connected to the property. Private Drainage. Please Note: We have not tested any equipment, appliances or services in this property. Prospective purchasers are advised to commission appropriate investigations prior to formulating their offer to purchase.


This Property is Freehold.

Local Authority

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

Business Rates

This property is subject to Business Rates with a rateable value of £3,800. It was previously Council Tax Band C.


Honey Cottage is currently used for Holiday let purposes and at least 48 hours will be required to arrange viewings. Usually mid-week viewings will be easier to arrange.

01451 798056

Tayler & Fletcher (Stow on the Wold)

The Square, Stow-on-the-Wold, GL54 1BL

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