Rye Close, Bourton-On-The-Water, Cheltenham

Guide price

Bedrooms: 3
A substantial mid terrace house offering further potential, with off street parking and a good sized rear garden


No. 7 Rye Close is situated in a mature residential area in the heart of the village, a short level walk from the village centre and Londis supermarket. 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 popular 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. The village is set in the heart of the Cotswold Hills which provide outdoor rural leisure pursuits.


7 Rye Close comprises a substantial mid terrace reconstituted stone house occupying a convenient position in a mature residential area of the village. The accommodation is arranged over two floors having been in the same family ownership since new and comprises a kitchen/dining room and sitting room on the ground floor with a cloakroom and separate passageway from front to rear. On the first floor there are three good sized bedrooms and a family bathroom with a wide landing. The property offers considerable potential for further improvement and alteration subject to any necessary consents and has a particularly good sized garden occupying a peaceful position on the edge of the village.


Upvc opaque double glazed front door to:

Entrance Hall

With stairs rising to first floor. Door to:


With low level WC.

Opaque glazed timber door through to the:

Kitchen/Dining Room

With simply fitted kitchen comprising stainless steel sink unit, worktop with range of built in cupboards and drawers, space and plumbing for washing machine, space for drier and electric cooker. Wide double glazed mullion window to rear elevation. Range of eye level cupboards, recessed ceiling spotlights and door to below stairs storage cupboard.

From the kitchen/dining room, opaque glazed timber door to:

Side Passage

With uPVC side door to front elevation with double glazed casement to the side. Passageway leading through to the rear of the property and garden with separate timber door with opaque glazed inserts. Wall mounted electricity meter and fuse box.

From the entrance hall, opaque glazed timber door through to:

Sitting Room

Double aspect with double glazed sliding doors to the rear terrace and garden. Double glazed casement mullion window to front elevation. Fireplace fitted with an electric fire, coved ceiling.

From the hall, stairs with timber handrail rise to the:

First Floor Landing

With double glazed mullion window to rear elevation, wall mounted Worcester gas fired central heating boiler, access to roof space and timber door to:

Bedroom One

With range of built in wardrobes and further built in cupboard over stairs with hanging rail. Double glazed mullion window to front elevation.

From the landing, door to:

Bedroom Two

With built in cupboard over stairs, further built in wardrobes and double glazed mullioned window to front elevation.

From the landing, timber door to:


With matching suite of paneled bath, wall mounted Mira shower, pedestal wash hand basin and low level WC with timber seat. Tiled walls and opaque double glazed mullion window to rear elevation.

From the landing, timber door to:

Bedroom Three

With double glazed mullion window to the rear elevation with secondary glazing.


No.7 Rye Close fronts on to the lower end of Rye Close with access via a tarmacadum driveway leading in turn to a pair of timber gates and picket fence to the graveled parking area. There is pedestrian access and gate to one side leading to the side passage. The path in turn leads to the front door set centrally within the property. Set to the rear of the house is a paved terrace with a pathway leading down one side to a detached storage shed/former summer house. The garden is laid mainly to lawn with clipped hedging to either side and close board timber fencing to the far end.


Mains Gas, Electricity, Water and Drainage are connected. Gas-fired central heating.


No.7 Rye Close was formerly owned by the Local Authority and as such contains a restrictive covenant, which requires consent to purchase from the Local Authority. It is understood that any purchaser who has lived and worked within Gloucestershire or The Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty for at least the last three years would qualify for automatic consent. Other applications may be considered on merit following a minimum of 8 weeks marketing of the subject property. The property is also restricted for use as a main residence and not as a second or holiday home.


Cotswold District Council, Trinity Road, Cirencester, Gloucestershire GL7 1PX (Tel: 01285 623000) www.cotswold.gov.uk.


Council Tax band C. Rate Payable for 2023/ 2024: £1,840.96


From the Tayler & Fletcher office proceed along the High Street to the end of the road and then turn right onto Rissington Road. Proceed along Rissington Road past Sadlers Edge on the left and then take the next left turn into Rye Close. Follow Rye Close around the bend and No.7 will be found after a short distance set back on the left hand side.

01451 798058

Tayler & Fletcher (Bourton On The Water)

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

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