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Appletree Cottage, Bourton-on-the-Water, GL54 2DH

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A delightful cottage in the heart of the Cotswolds.

Guide price: £540,000

Location: Bourton-on-the-Water

Living spaces: 1

Bedrooms: 3

Bathrooms: 2

Vendors' thoughts: "I feel very lucky to have owned Appletree Cottage as it really has been such a wonderful place to retreat to and relax. It’s been a brilliant holiday let too and with everything Cotswolds on the doorstep it has been hugely popular. People have really enjoyed the cosiness and comfort of the cottage and being able to walk and explore stunning Bourton-on-the-Water and everything the area has to offer. “

In a nutshell: A fabulous cottage in a prime Cotswold location!

Property Description

Appletree Cottage is a pretty terraced period cottage which has been beautifully renovated and designed with comfort and practicality in mind. The accommodation has been superbly laid out with cosy corners, plenty of natural light and welcoming living spaces. Original 18th century features add huge charm to this cottage and accentuate its character and beauty.

The sitting room, with a delightful window seat and views over the front garden, is a great room in which to relax and unwind after a long country walk and time spent exploring the Cotswolds. The inglenook fireplace with electric wood burner adds extra warmth in the colder months and really gives the room a cosy feel. The dining area is great for entertaining family and friends. The bright and light kitchen is well equipped with modern appliances and offers plenty of worktop and storage space. A door leads to the enclosed courtyard garden. There is a family bathroom on the ground floor.

The first floor comprises the master bedroom with en suite bathroom and two further bedrooms. All the bedrooms have been thoughtfully laid out with ample discreet storage and views over the village and garden.

Outside the front lawn is predominantly laid to lawn with hedging and herbaceous borders. The rear courtyard garden is lovely and private and beautifully landscaped with the terrace being ideal for summer.

EPC rating D.

Tenure: Freehold.

Services: Mains water, electricity and drainage. Mains gas central heating.


Appletree Cottage is tucked away in a lovely quiet spot in the thriving village of Bourtonon- the -Water. Situated in the heart of The Cotswolds, the village is famous for its honey-coloured stone architecture and idyllic village scenes and offers a wide selection of local amenities, boutiques, cafes and restaurants.

Nearby Stow-on-the-Wold and Moreton-in-Marsh provide good additional local shopping and recreational facilities. These market towns provide a diverse array of boutique and antique shops, restaurants and tea rooms. Daylesford Organic Farm Shop, 8 miles east, is set in enchanting grounds and has a superb restaurant and deli to suit all taste buds. A little further afield is Soho Farmhouse, the spectacular members club set in 100 acres of stunning Oxfordshire Countryside.

Cheltenham is a short drive west and not only offers an array of excellent shopping and dining, it is also host to fabulous literary, jazz and food festivals and of course horse racing.

Known as the “Capital of the Cotswolds”, Cirencester to the south, is a hub of vibrant cultural life known for its beautiful limestone townhouses, exciting boutiques, restaurants, cafes and twice weekly markets.

The area offers a superb choice of schooling with an outstanding selection of state, grammar and private schools such as Appletree Cottage, Bourton-on-the-Water, GL54 2DH The Cotswold School, Kitebrook, Tudor Hall, Chipping Camden School, Cheltenham Colleges, Pate’s, St Hugh’s, to name but a few.

Sporting opportunities are abundant in the area with nearby golf courses in Broadway, Cheltenham, Cirencester and Naunton Downs; bridle paths are plentiful; sailing and water sports can be enjoyed at the Cotswold Water Park.

Communications in the area are excellent with high-speed internet and easy access to major hubs and international airports in the South West, the Midlands and London, via the M4 and M5 motorways and well connected direct train services.

Stow-on-the-Wold 4 miles - Kingham 8 miles (direct train to London Paddington) - Burford 9 miles - Cheltenham 16 miles - Cirencester 16 miles - Oxford 28 miles

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