Back Lane, Upper Oddington

Guide price

Bedrooms: 3
An exciting opportunity to buy a modern detached house requiring modernisation with great potential, subject to planning.

For Sale by Public Auction on 29th June.


Upper Oddington is an attractive and peaceful Cotswold village with a public house. There is a further public house in the neighbouring village of Lower Oddington along with a village hall and two churches. Stow-on-the-Wold is 2 miles and has a good range of shops and facilities. There are also main line train stations in Moreton-in-Marsh and Kingham with regular services to London Paddington via Oxford and Reading.

Bourton-on-the-Water is 6 miles to the south and has a similar range of facilities including the Cotswold secondary school with affiliated public Sports centre.

Cheltenham, 20 miles, is the principal commercial and cultural centre in the area and is well known for its High Street and mixture of retailers. It has a wide number of hostelries, a multiplex cinema, the Everyman theatre as well as a number of annual festivals including the National Hunt, Literature, Music and Cricket festivals.


Take the A436 (Park Street) heading out of Stow-on-the-Wold towards Chipping Norton. After the turning to Bledington, take the next right turn signed to Upper Oddington. Immediately turn right into Back Lane and Gardeners Cottage will be seen on the left hand side.


Gardeners Cottage is a detached chalet style house, constructed of reconstituted Cotswold stone under a tiled roof and is primarily double glazed. There is a gravelled parking space with gardens to the front and rear, mainly laid to lawn with ornamental shrubs and trees. It offers great potential to either modernise or rebuild subject to any necessary consents.


Entrance Hall

Sitting Room

Open fireplace with tiled surround. Large window overlooking the rear garden.

Bedroom 3

Views over the rear garden.


Proline electric cooker with ceramic hob. Base units incorporating single drainer stainless steel sink unit. Space for washing machine/dishwasher/ fridge. Eye level units and door to larder.


White bath, low level WC and wash hand basin.

On the First Floor

Bedroom 1

Sloping ceilings.

Bedroom 2

Sloping ceilings.


There is a gravelled parking space to the front. The front garden is laid to lawn and is enclosed by a combination of a wooden fence and Cotswold stone wall. The rear lawn is predominately laid to lawn with a patio area and garden shed.

Front Garden


Mains electricity, water and drainage are connected to the property. Oil fired central heating. Please Note: We have not tested any equipment, appliances or services in this property. Prospective purchasers are advised to commission appropriate investigations prior to bidding at the auction.


This Property is Freehold.

Local Authority

Cotswold District Council, Cirencester.

Tel: 01285 623000

Council Tax

Council Tax Band E. Rates payable for 2022/2023 £2,328.04

Date and Place of Sale

The auction will take place on Wednesday 29th June 2022 at 6 pm precisely at Tayler and Fletcher's salerooms in Bourton-on-the-Water GL54 2AR. Please see map below and do not rely on Sat Nav's.

Condition of Sale and Auction Pack

The conditions of Sale and Legal auction pack will be available from the Vendor's solicitors from 14th June. They will not be read out at the auction. It will be assumed that the purchaser has bid with full knowledge of such conditions of sale whether in fact he or she has inspected them or not.

Prospective Purchasers

Parties interested in purchasing Gardeners Cottage are advised to register an interest with the agents prior to the auction so that they may be advised of any variations or updates.

Anti-Money Laundering

Anyone wishing to bid at the auction will be required to provide proof of identity to satisfy the Money Laundering Regulations before the auction commences. This must be a proof of address Utility bill no older than 3 months or Council Tax bill for the current period and photographic ID Driving licence or Passport.


Gardeners Cottage will be offered for sale subject to an undisclosed reserve and the Vendors retain the right for the Auctioneers to bid on their behalf up to the reserve price. The vendor's also reserve the right to sell or withdraw prior to the auction.

Auction Process and Completion

On the fall of the hammer the purchaser will be required to sign the contract in the sale room and pay ten percent deposit by cheque or bankers draft or by bank transfer the following morning and by prior agreement with the vendors solicitors (not cash) Completion will be on 27th July 2022.

Administration Fee

The successful purchaser will be liable for an administration charge of £1000 plus vat (Total £1200) payable to Tayler and Fletcher.


Messrs Kendall & Davies, Cheltenham House, The Square, Stow-on-the-Wold. Gloucestershire, GL54 1AB.

Tel: 01451 830295.

Paul Huggins acting.


01451 798056

Tayler & Fletcher (Stow on the Wold)

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

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