Lansdowne, Bourton-on-the-Water, Gloucestershire


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 3
A beautifully presented detached house set on the edge of the village with a mature well-maintained garden


Wynchgate comprises a beautifully appointed individual detached house set back off Lansdowne on the western edge of the village, with a lovely aspect out over the mill race and the countryside beyond. The property is very well presented with accommodation arranged over two floors, having an interconnecting kitchen/ breakfast room and dining room with conservatory to the rear and a formal sitting room, hall and cloakroom to the front. On the first floor there are three bedrooms and a bathroom. There is ample parking with a driveway leading past the side of the house to a garage and useful workshop/store to the rear. The property has a lovely, beautifully tended garden to the rear, and occupies a convenient position on the edge of the village.


The property is situated in Lansdowne on the western edge of the popular village of Bourton-on-the-Water. 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 Cotswold Secondary School which has been rated Outstanding by OFSTED.

The area's 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.


From the Bourton-on-the-Water Office, proceed in a westerly direction along Lansdowne, passing the Mousetrap Inn (on the right), Wynchgate will be found shortly on the right hand side, just after the Mill House opposite.

Part-glazed timber door to

Entrance Lobby

With double-glazed casements to front and side elevations, tiled floor and opaque glazed front door with window to side, leading to

Staircase Hall

With stairs rising to first floor, below stairs storage cupboard and timber door to


With low level WC, wall-mounted wash hand basin and part tiled walls, opaque double-glazed window to front elevation, coved ceiling.

From the hall, timber door with bevel-edged glazing to

Sitting Room

With deep bay window with double-glazed casements to front elevation. Cut stone fireplace fitted with a coal effect gas fire, 3 wall light points, coved ceiling and interconnecting timber door with bevel-edged glazing to

Dining Room

With wide double-glazed sliding door to conservatory, wall light point and coved ceiling. Interconnecting doorway through to

Kitchen/Breakfast Room

Which may also be approached from the hall via a timber door with bevel-edged glazed inserts, with fitted kitchen comprising stainless steel sink unit set in a timber edged worktop, space and electric cooker point with gas point, tiled splashback, deep bay to rear elevation overlooking the rear garden with double-glazed casements, range of eye-level cupboards and corner display shelving, extractor over hob. Further matching worktop with breakfast bar and cupboards with three quarter height housemaid's cupboard to one side housing the Worcester Bosch consdensing boiler, and pair of eye-level cupboards with display shelving, space for refrigerator and space and plumbing for dishwasher, part-tiled walls, coved ceiling and door to walk-in larder cupboard with shelving and wall-mounted electricity fuse box.

From the kitchen, a glazed painted timber door to

Rear Lobby/Utility

With wide double-glazed casement window to side elevation, separate part-glazed timber door to rear garden and space and plumbing for washing machine.

From the dining room, double glazed sliding door to


With dwarf wall with tiled sill and double-glazed hardwood casements with pitched translucent roof over and double-glazed door to the patio terrace and leading on to the garden.

From the hall, stairs with timber handrail and balustrade rise to the

First-Floor Landing

With double-glazed casement window to side elevation, access to roof space, door to airing cupboard with foam-lagged hot water cylinder and pine-slatted shelving and doors to

Bedroom 1

With wide double-glazed casement window overlooking the front of the property across to the river and fields,

Bedroom 2

With wide double-glazed window overlooking the rear garden, with built-in cupboard with louvred doors and further cupboard over.

Family Bathroom

With matching suite of walk-in shower with wide glazed shower panel and wall-mounted shower, low level WC with built-in cistern, bidet and wash handbasin with mixer tap and built in cupboards below, part-tiled walls, heated towel rail and double-glazed opaque window to rear elevation.

From the landing, door to

Bedroom 3

With built-in cupboard over stairs and wide double-glazed casement window overlooking the front of the property. Recessed ceiling spotlight.


Wynchgate is approached by a gravelled driveway leading to ample gravelled parking to the front of the property, with a low reconstituted stone wall to the front with the front garden laid partly to lawn with curved herbaceous borders and with clipped hedging to either side with access to either side and a driveway with a pair of substantial timber gates leading to the rear of the property.

The driveway in turn leads to the SINGLE GARAGE with single up-and-over door to the front, with paved terrace immediately to the rear of the house and to the side of the garage. The garage has power and light with a fixed stair rising up to an ATTIC STORE with a sliding door leading through to the WORKSHOP with casement windows to rear and side elevations and separate pedestrian door leading to the garden with space and power for workbenches, power tools etc.

Set to the rear of the house is the main garden being laid mainly to lawn with sculpted herbaceous borders surrounding and productive fruit and vegetable garden to the side, with part larchlap fencing and clipped evergreen hedging surrounding, with detached greenhouse and shed to one end and a decorative raised bed to the corner.


Mains Gas, Electricity, Water and Drainage are connected.


Council Tax band 'F'. Rate payable for 2018/2019 £2,398.98


Cotswold District Council, Trinity Road, Cirencester, Gloucestershire GL7 1PX (Tel: 01285 623000)


Details and photos prepared July 2018

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