Rye Close, Bourton-on-the-Water, Gloucestershire


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  • Bedrooms: 3
A spacious 3 bedroom end of terrace house with large garden and separate rear access in need of some updating and offering further potential.


From our Tayler & Fletcher office proceed left along the High Street and turn right onto Rissington Road. Proceed along Rissington Road past Sadlers Edge on the left and then turn left into Rye Close. Follow Rye Close around the bend and No.18 will be found after a short distance on the right hand side.


Rye Close is a popular mature residential locaition set off the Rissington Road on the Eastern side of the popular Cotswolds village of Bourton-on-the-Water, famous for its wide village green with the River Windrush running through. Bourton provides an excellent range of local shops and facilities within easy level walking distance including a primary school and an excellent secondary school. The areas larger commercial centres of Cheltenham, Cirencester and Oxford are within easy travelling distance with excellent access to the motorway network via the A40 to the south. There are main line rail services at Kingham (8 miles) (Paddington 80mins approx) and a comprehensive local bus network.


18 Rye Close comprises an end of terrace three bedroom house of reconstituted stone elevations under a pitched plain concrete tiled roof. The property is offered for sale for the first time since construction in the 1950s having been occupied by the same family for the duration. The accommodation is arranged over two floors with two receptions rooms, a good sized kitchen, cloakroom, store and side lobby on the ground floor and on the first floor there are three bedrooms and a shower room. The property would benefit from updating and improvement and offers considerable potential for further extension and alteration subject to any necessary consents. There is a particularly good sized rear garden with separate vehicular access currently directly in to the single garage. There is also potential to create off street parking.

Entrance Hall

UPVC double glazed door with opaque glazed panel through to entrance hall with stairs rising to first floor.

Painted timber door to:


With low level W.C and wall mounted wash hand basin, double glazed casement to front elevation and painted timber door through to the:

Sitting Room

With chimney breast and fireplace (currently inoperative) double glazed casement window to front elevation with painted mullions, four wall light points, picture rail and painted timber door through to the:


With double glazed casements overlooking the rear garden. A simply fitted kitchen, comprising stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap with worktop and range of built in cupboards and drawers below. Space and plumbing for washing machine, gas point and freestanding gas oven. Further matching worktop with cupboards to one side. Folding sliding door to below stairs storage, range of high level cupboards and door to further built in cupboard. From the kitchen, sliding folding door to:

Dining Room

With double glazed sliding doors leading out to the rear terrace and garden. Fireplace (status unknown and currently unused).

From the kitchen, opaque glazed door to the:

Rear Hall

Painted timber door to store with Worcester wall mounted gas fired central heating boiler (new 2021) exposed brick walls and shelving. From the rear hall, opaque double glazed door to the:

Side Lobby

With double glazed doors to the front and rear elevations and with a mono pitched translucent roof.

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

First Floor Landing

With access to roof space and painted timber door to:

Bedroom 1

With double glazed casements overlooking the rear garden. Door to built-in wardrobe cupboard with hanging rail and shelving and a further door to a cupboard with pine slatted shelving and radiator. From the landing, sliding door to:

Shower Room

With glazed shower cubicle with wall mounted Triton electric shower, low level W.C with timber seat, wall mounted wash hand basin and opaque double glazed casement to rear elevation. From the landing, painted timber door to:

Bedroom 2

With double glazed casement to front elevation with painted mullion. From the landing, painted timber door to:

Bedroom 3

With double glazed casement window with painted mullion to the front elevation.


18 Rye Close is approached from Rye Close via a pedestrian gate and path leading to the side of the property, with a lawned front garden with herbaceous borders surrounding and with potential to create off street parking, subject to any necessary consents.

Set to the rear of the house and accessed either from the side lobby or via the sliding glazed doors from the dining room, is the large rear garden with path leading down one side and a paved terrace immediately to the rear of the house. With dwarf wall sub-dividing the principle garden which is laid to lawn with clipped hedging to one side. A herbaceous border leads all the way down one side of the garden with detached single GARAGE accessed separately from Rye Crescent and with a greenhouse and further area of lawn to one end. The garden is partly bordered by close board fencing.


Mains Gas, Water, Electricity and Drainage are connected.


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


Band 'C'. Rate payable for 2021 / 2022: £1,700.03


No.18 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 another 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.

Tayler & Fletcher and any Joint agents for themselves and for the Vendors of the property whose Agents they are, give notice that (i) These particulars are produced in good faith, are set out as a general guide only and do not constitute any part of a contract (ii) No person in the employment of or agent of or consultant to Messrs Tayler & Fletcher has any authority to make or give any representation or warranty whatsoever in relation to this property (iii) Measurements, areas and distances are approximate, Floor plans and photographs are for guidance purposes only and dimensions shapes and precise locations may differ (iv) It must not to be assumed that the property has all the required planning or building regulation consents. A list of the partners of Tayler & Fletcher LLP is available at each Tayler & Fletcher Office.

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

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