Whiteshoots Hill, Bourton-on-the-Water, Gloucestershire


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
A substantial detached property set in a delightful plot offering great potential for modernisation and extension or a replacement dwelling, subject to necessary planning consents.


From Stow-on-the-Wold head in a southerly direction on the Fosseway (A429). Continue past Bourton-on-the-Water. At the junction with the A436 continue along the Fosseway (A429) climbing White Shoots Hill. Take the first left signed Clapton 2 and Sherborne 5 and Butchers Barn is the first property on the left hand side.


Butchers Barn is situated on the edge of but within walking distance of Bourton-on-the-Water, an extremely popular and attractive village. It is dominated by the River Windrush as it meanders its way through the village. There is a main High Street flanked by wide greens and an interesting variety of shops, hostelries, museums and other attractions including Birdland which is all enjoyed by many visitors during the year. It also has an excellent variety of shops and facilities suitable for everyday requirements including a supermarket, Post Office and the well-respected Cotswold Secondary School with affiliated Sports and Leisure centre which may be enjoyed by the public.

Bourton-on-the-Water is situated just off the Fosseway which provides excellent access to Stow-on-the-Wold and Stratford-on-Avon to the north and Cirencester to the south. Cheltenham is accessed via the A436 and A40. It is approximately 14 miles away and is probably the principal commercial and cultural centre of the Cotswolds. In addition to its renowned High Street which includes most of the nationally recognised retailers there are other business and retail parks. Cheltenham caters for all tastes with the Everyman Theatre, a multiplex cinema, together with the literary and science festivals. There are a number of sports clubs together with the annual cricket and national hunt festivals. The closest mainline train stations are at Moreton-in-Marsh and Kingham which have a regular service to London Paddington via Oxford and Reading.


Mains electricity and water are connected to the property. Private drainage. 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 formulating their offer to purchase.

Local Authority

Cotswold District Council, Cirencester.

Tel: 01285 623000.

Council Tax

Band G.

Rates payable for 2019/2020 £2,926.98.


Butchers Barn was originally built in the 1970's. It is set in an excellent plot of just over of an acre. It has comfortable accommodation with a generous staircase hall off which leads a cloakroom, 3 reception rooms and kitchen with larder together with two bedrooms and a bathroom. On the first floor, there is a large landing with two further bedrooms and a bathroom.

Butchers Barn lends itself for modernisation and extension or possibly for a replacement dwelling subject to any necessary planning consents.


Outside light, covered entrance and panelled front door to

Staircase Hall

19'11 x 13'10 (6.07m x 4.22m)

Incorporating the stairs leading to the first floor. Wood block floor, pair of leaded light glazed doors with secondary glazing lead to the rear garden terrace.


7'8 x 4'6 (2.34m x 1.37m)

Low level WC, wash hand basin, tiled splash back, mirror and strip light.


15'11 x 15'7 (4.85m x 4.75m)

Incorporating door to walk-in larder with casement window and shelving. Stainless steel sink with drainer to either side with mixer tap with cupboard beneath, work surface with space for electric cooker with extractor hood above, range of base units and eye level cupboards, two oven aga with two hot plates, Camray II oil fired central heating boiler, stable door and steps leading to the garden.

Dining Room

12'2 x 10'10 (3.71m x 3.30m)

Two wall light points, wood block floor, leaded light casement window with secondary glazing.

Sitting Room

15'11 x 15'5 (4.85m x 4.70m)

Decorative cut stone fireplace with hearth and mantelpiece. Wood block floor, triple aspect room with leaded light casement windows with secondary glazing.


12'5 x 9'10 (3.78m x 3.00m)

Cut stone fireplace with hearth and mantelpiece flanked to either side by built in shelving, stripped pine floor, leaded light casement window with secondary glazing.

Bedroom 1

12'5 x 11'11 (3.78m x 3.63m)

Incorporating a wardrobe cupboard.

Bedroom 2

11'11 x 11'1 (3.63m x 3.38m)

Incorporating a built-in wardrobe cupboard.


7'8 x 5'11 (2.34m x 1.80m)

Avocado suite comprising tiled bath with hand grips and wall mounted Mira sport electric shower, pedestal wash hand basin, electric heated towel rail.

From the staircase hall stairs with timber newel post balustrading and hand rail lead to a wide landing 15' x 13'10 maximum and incorporating the stairs with two separate doors to a generous eaves/attic storage space and separate hatch to the roof space.

Bedroom 3

14'10 x 11'9 (4.52m x 3.58m)

Incorporating built in wardrobe cupboard.

Bedroom 4

10'4 x 9'11 (3.15m x 3.02m)

Incorporating built in wardrobe cupboard.


10'10 x 9'6 (3.30m x 2.90m)

Incorporating a full range of built in cupboards and incorporating the airing cupboard with a fully foam lagged copper hot water cylinder with slatted timber shelving, pedestal wash hand basin, low level WC, roll top bath with chrome mixer tap and shower attachment, shower cubicle fitted with a Mira event electric shower and strip light with shaver point.


Butchers Barn is approached via a five bar timber gate to a gravelled drive, turning and parking area. Detached double garage constructed of timber elevations under a pitched felt roof (18'3 x 17'7 ) with two up and over doors, power, light and casements windows, two bay covered store constructed of timber with corrugated sheeting sides and mono pitched roof (21'9 x 10'3 ).

A path leads to the front door, adjacent to which is a timber gate with a continuation of the path leading to the side and steps which lead to the kitchen. There is an attractive front garden primarily laid to lawn and interspersed by a number of mature trees including a cherry and various apple trees. The garden is surrounded by mature shrubs and evergreen hedging together with post and wire fencing. The lawned area to the front garden continues past the side of the house where there is a raised bed with Cotswold stone retaining wall leading on to the rear garden which is again mainly laid to lawn with a deep rose border and with a number of mature beech trees which form the boundary.

Abutting the rear of the house is a paved terraced area which may also be approached from the staircase hall.

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