Compton Abdale, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 3
A beautifully presented period Cotswold cottage tastefully extended and set in a superb position overlooking the village church


From the Bourton office of Tayler & Fletcher proceed south on the Fosse Way towards Northleach. At the roundabout with the A40 turn right sign posted Cheltenham. After approximately 2 miles take the left hand turn sign posted Yanworth and Compton Abdale and then take the first right signposted Compton Abdale and Withington. Follow the lane and drop down the hill in to Compton Abdale. With the Crocodile and the church on your left hand side proceed straight on towards Withington and the cottage will be found shortly on the right.


Compton Abdale comprises one of the most sought after of Cotswold villages set off the beaten track with a very active community centred around the village church and the village hall and yet conveniently located for access to Cheltenham, Cirencester and the wider Cotswolds. The market town of Northleach lies approximately 4 miles to the east, providing a range of local facilities including shops, cafes, pub, post office, pharmacy and Drs surgery. Cirencester lies 10 miles to the south, while the region's major commercial centre of Cheltenham lies 10 miles to the west providing a comprehensive range of services and amenities with excellent shopping including most of the nations largest retailers and restaurants. Cheltenham is also home to Prestbury racecourse, cinemas and the Everyman Theatre and also major festivals including the annual literature, jazz, science and cricket festivals. The surrounding Cotswolds provide for a range of rural leisure pursuits and there is excellent access to the local footpath network.


Pump House Cottage comprises a substantial and extended semi-detached Cotswold stone cottage with a pretty facade with Cotswold stone quoins and mullions under a plain concrete tiled roof with a substantial two storey and part single storey extension to the rear in matching materials carried out in the mid 2000's. The accommodation is arranged over two floors and is beautifully appointed with significant attention to detail and comprises a principal sitting room, dining room and kitchen/breakfast room with cloakroom and utility room to the rear on the ground floor and a master bedroom with en-suite shower, two further bedrooms and a family bathroom on the first floor. The property occupies a superb position in Compton Abdale enjoying a beautiful southerly aspect towards the village church and set just down from the Crocodile and stream in the centre of the village.


Painted timber stable door to rear hall with mat well, natural limestone floor and stone mullion casement window to side elevation and casement window to rear elevation.

Utility Area

Comprising granite worktop with space and plumbing for washing machine, oil fired central heating boiler, space for upright fridge freezer and recessed ceiling spotlighting. Interconnecting with a further utility area with granite worktop with stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap and tiled splash back, built in cupboards and drawers to side and painted timber door to:


With continuation of the limestone floor and low level WC. Wall mounted wash hand basin, tiled splash back and recessed ceiling spotlighting. Wall mounted cupboard housing the electricity fuse box. From the rear hall, painted timber door to:

Kitchen/Breakfast Room

With continuation of the limestone floor and a fitted kitchen comprising; extensive range of built in drawers and cupboards, granite worktop, LPG gas cooker point for Range cooker, inset stainless steel sink with granite surround and drainer, mixer tap and tiled splash back. Extensive range of eye level cupboards and extractor over hob. Built in refrigerator and built in dishwasher. Breakfast area with continuation of the limestone floor and wide mullioned casement window to side elevation and further casement to the front. Recessed ceiling spotlighting, exposed purlins and separate oak door to the courtyard and front of the property. From the kitchen/breakfast room, painted timber door to:

Dining Room

With original limestone flagstone floor, painted mullion casement to side elevation, built in shelving and built in cupboards and storage. From the dining room, timber door to:

Sitting Room

With part exposed stone wall. Open fireplace fitted with a wood burning stove with cut stone bressummer over, timber mantle and limestone hearth. Wide timber window seat with fine Cotswold stone painted mullions to front elevation with small pane cast iron windows. Below stairs storage and separate solid timber door with opaque glazed inserts to front elevation. Three wall light points. From the sitting room, stairs with timber handrail and balustrade rise to the:

First Floor Landing

With painted stone mullion casement to side elevation and to the rear of the property. Painted timber door to:

Bedroom 1

With wide mullioned casement window to side elevation and further casement window to rear elevation. Extensive built in storage, part vaulted ceilings and painted door through to:

En-Suite Shower Room

Oval wash hand basin with built in cupboards below, vanity unit over basin with mirror, lighting and storage and low level WC with built in cistern. Glazed door to deep shower with shower rose, extractor and recessed spotlights. Velux roof light, vertical chrome heated towel rail and fully tiled walls. From the landing, painted timber door to:

Family Bathroom

With matching suite of tiled panelled bath, with separate wall mounted shower attachment and glazed folding shower screen, pedestal wash hand basin and low level WC with timber seat. Part tiled walls, recessed ceiling spotlights and extensive built in cupboards/airing cupboard. From the landing, painted timber door to:

Bedroom 2

With painted mullion window with painted small pane cast iron frame. Open fireplace with decorative cast iron inner surround and painted timber mantle. Two wall light points and picture rail. From the landing, painted timber door to:

Bedroom 3

With built in storage over stairs, access to roof space and painted mullion window with small pane cast iron casement.


Pump House Cottage Is approached via a five bar gate and gravelled driveway sweeping up past the front of the cottage to the side and in turn leading to a detached single garage with up and over door. Set immediately to the side of the house is a paved stone terrace. Set to the front of the house is a garden laid mainly to lawn with Cotswold stone wall to the village lane and to the side, with a raised bed with stone retaining wall and seating area. Steps lead past the side of the house to the principal gardens laid mainly to lawn with a detached shed to one side and rising gently up to a productive vegetable garden with garden shed and a variety of raised beds, fruiting shrubs and plants.


Mains electricity and water are connected. Private drainage. Oil fired central heating system. Gigaclear High Speed Fibre Optic Broadband.


Cotswold District Council, Trinity Road, Cirencester, Gloucestershire Tel: 01285 623000.


Band E. Rate payable for 2020/2021 £2,122.39.

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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