Bournstream, Wotton-under-edge, Gloucestershire, GL12


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  • Bedrooms: 6
Believed to date from the early 17th Century, Old Bournstream House occupies an enviable position set on an escarpment looking southwards - down the valley towards Bristol with the Welsh Hills in the distance. It has complete privacy and is surrounded by its own land split into two equal sections of approximately 6.5 acre each. Grade ll* listed it displays a plethora of period features and charm, many unique to this house, such as an intricate plasterwork ceiling, Barley Twist staircase and charming windows.

The accommodation is generous and totals some 6160 sqft over 3 floors. The 3 principal reception rooms that form the front of the house enjoy a good flow and link from drawing room into dining room and into the large kitchen. This room is the 'heart of the home' and has ample space for cooking, dining and relaxing. The 31' kitchen has a range of units complemented with granite worktop and a two oven AGA. This room is also underfloor heated and has a pantry.

The dining room is centrally located and has space for a large dining room table and chairs. The drawing room, has a charming fireplace and intricate leadlight windows, complete with shutter and window seats. The rear sitting room is an elegant room with twin windows enjoying views over the formal garden and a grand central fireplace. All reception rooms, as with most of the rooms in the house enjoy fine and distant views.

There is a useful utility room and garden utility as well as access to the cellar on this floor.

Above the staircase is the most stunning and unique ceiling plasterwork. Highly detailed and displaying the Sun, Moon and Stars with central wreath.

The first floor has a large and recently refurbished main suite, guest suite and 2 further bedrooms and family bathroom. All bedrooms have twin windows and either enjoy a south or easterly aspect and great views.

The top floor has raised ceilings adding to the usability of this floor. It can be used as 3 bedrooms with a large storeroom and generous space for a home office. Property Ref: STR040468.


This beautiful house is beholden to its magical spot. Completely private and sat well within its grounds. The gardens and grounds are the culmination of a great deal of hard work and have romantic and practical elements. The formal gardens are split into a number of 'zones' including a stunning water garden with 3 large interlinked ponds with water supplied by the private spring. There is a walled garden with extensively stocked herbaceous beds and mature trees as well as patio areas and brick BBQ area and a large vegetable garden. The formal gardens are surrounded by its private paddock – all interlinked and stock proof, one of which has an elevated wooden gazebo with stunning views.

Adjacent to the house is the remainder of the land – a ringfence of approximately 6.5 acres of pasture land. There is vehicular access and a large pond. This land sits opposite the house and is the land the house overlooks. There is parking for multiple vehicles and access to the garage.


Situated in the Cotswold Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Bournstream is a small hamlet of houses on the outskirts of the market town of Wotton-Under-Edge. The Wotton farm shop is located about 0.4 miles from the house is a lovely farm shop with café, deli and provides an extensive range of local produce. Wotton-Under-Edge is a large market town with an extensive array of facilities including several pubs, restaurants, shops and social opportunities. It is well situated to allow access to the M4 & M5 as well as make use of the well regarded schools in the area including Wycliffe School, Beaudesert School, Katherine Lady Berkeley, Tockington Manor and various primary schools in the area.

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