Lansdowne, Bourton-on-the-Water, Gloucestershire


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 5
A substantial detached Cotswold stone village house with a large garden set on the edge of the village and overlooking the River Windrush to the countryside beyond.


From the Bourton Office proceed in a Westerly direction away from the High Street. Pass the Moustrap Inn and Windrush View will be found on the right hand side opposite the Mill Race for The Mill.


Windrush View occupies a prominent position on Lansdowne a short walk from the heart of Bourton-on-the-Water and enjoys lovely views out over the Mill race and River Windrush to the front to the fields and countryside beyond. Lansdowne is situated just off the western end of the High Street and is very conveniently located for access to all the village amenities. Bourton, widely known as the Venice of the Cotswolds is a popular tourist destination and provides an excellent range of local facilities including boutique shops, supermarkets, pubs, restaurants, doctors, churches, a leisure centre, local primary school and the excellent Cotswold secondary school. 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.


Windrush View comprises a substantial detached Cotswold stone house of stone elevations with cut stone quoins under a pitched slate roof with a lovely symmetrical facade with central cut stone entrance canopy with deep bay windows to either side. The property has been extended and improved under current ownership and has been run as a successful guest house for many years. The property sits within a good sized garden, with a large detached tandem garage and there is planning consent in place for a further substantial detached garage building currently proposed to provide a single garage and double car port. The extensive accommodation is well presented and is currently arranged to provide 3 en suite letting rooms. With a dining room, a master bedroom with en suite bathroom, office/bedroom 5 and a large kitchen, sitting room and utility room.. The accommodation is arranged as follow:


Decorative cut stone covered entrance with outside light and UPVC front door with decorative glazed inserts to:

Entrance Hall

With stairs rising to first floor and recess below stairs with solid painted timber doors to:

Dining Room

With bay window with double glazed casements to front elevation, Slate decorative outer surround and cast iron inner surround with tiled slips and tiled hearth. Picture rail. From the hall, painted timber door to:

Guest Bedroom One

With bay window to front elevation with double glazed casements, picture rail, shelving and built in wardrobe cupboard. Sliding door to:

En-suite Shower Room

With built in shower, pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splash back and low level WC. From the hall, painted timber door with decorative glazed insert to:

Kitchen/Breakfast Room

With double glazed casement window to side elevation, timber laminate floor and fitted kitchen comprising 1 and a bowl stainless steel sink unit set in a timber worktop with a range of built in cupboards and drawers below and built in refrigerator. Eye level shelving and built in cupboard housing the electricity meter and fuse box. Further matching unit with a range of built in cupboards and drawers and a timber worktop. Range of eye level cupboards with glazed timber shelving and corner display shelving and further units with matching top, built in cupboards and eye level cupboards. Recess and space for range cooker with extractor and light over. Painted timber door with decorative glazed inserts to:

Rear Lobby

With continuation of the laminate floor and double glazed casements to side and rear elevations. Double glazed door to the rear of the property. Also approached from the kitchen via a painted timber door with decorative glazed inserts is the:

Utility Room

With continuation of the laminate floor and comprising a solid timber work top with Belfast sink with chrome mixer tap and comprehensive range of below work surface and drawers. Range of eye level cupboards, three quarter height sliding larder cupboard with shelving to one side and space for upright fridge/freezer. Double glazed casement to side elevation. Recessed ceiling spotlighting. Part double glazed door to rear of the property. Painted timber door to:


With continuation of laminate floor, low level W.C and pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splash back. Double glazed casement to rear elevation. Recessed ceiling spotlighting. From the kitchen/breakfast room, pair of painted timber doors with opaque glazed inserts leads to the:

Sitting Room

With double glazed french doors leading out to the rear garden and double glazed casement windows to side elevation. Cut stone fireplace fitted with a gas coal effect Stove fire, four wall light points and secondary staircase rising to the first floor.

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

First Floor Landing

With recessed shelving and double glazed casement window to the front elevation. Painted timber door to:

Guest Bedroom Two

With double glazed casement to front elevation and enjoying lovely views over the River Windrush and adjoining fields. Picture rail, built in cupboard with hanging rail and shelving and sliding door through to:

En-Suite Shower Room

With built in shower, pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splash back and low level W.C. From the landing, painted timber door to:

Guest Bedroom Three

With double glazed casement window to front elevation and views. Built in wardrobe cupboard with hanging rail and shelving. Picture rail. Sliding painted timber door to:

En-Suite Shower Room

With built in shower, pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splash back and low level W.C. From the landing, painted timber door interconnecting to:


With Velux roof light over and painted louvre door to built in boiler cupboard housing dual gas fired central heating boilers for domestic hot water and heating and with space and plumbing for drier. Painted timber interconnecting door with:

Bedroom Four

Which can also be accessed via the staircase from the sitting room. Pair of double glazed casement windows over looking the rear of the property, Recessed ceiling spotlights, pair of built in wardrobe cupboards with hanging rail and further pair of wardrobe cupboards. Painted timber door to:

En-suite Bathroom

With wide Velux rooflight, cast iron slipper bath with chrome mixer tap and handset shower attachment, chrome heated towel rail , corner shower cubicle with chrome fittings and bifold door, part tiled walls, low level W.C. With timber seat, a pair of pedestal wash hand basins, with mirrors and lights over. Access to roof space, recessed ceiling spotlighting. Built in airing cupboard with foam lagged hot water cylinder, pine slatted shelving,


The property is approached via an 'in and out' gravelled driveway, in turn leading to the front door. The driveway continues to one side of the property via a five bar timbered gate leading to a large detached tandem garage. A second driveway leads to the other side of the property via a five bar timber gate, which in turn leads to an extensive gravelled parking area where there are the footings and planning consent (Ref: 15/04089/FUL) for a substantial detached garage incorporating a double car port. ( see agents for further details). Set immediately to the rear of the house is a paved terrace and raised stone water feature, in turn leading through to the main garden which is laid to lawn with herbaceous borders to either side and leading on to a productive vegetable garden and twin greenhouses.


Mains Electricity, Gas, Water and Drainage are connected.


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


Council Tax band 'F'. Rate payable for 2020/2021 £2638.91

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Tayler & Fletcher (Bourton On The Water)

High Street, Bourton-on-the-Water, GL54 2AP

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