The Square, Lower Slaughter, Nr Cheltenham, Gloucestershire


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  • Bedrooms: 2
A beautiful Grade II listed 2 Bedroomed Cotswold Stone Cottage in a charming location on the Village Green with views over the River Eye. AVAILABLE MID MAY/JUNE 2019


From Bourton-on-the-Water take the Fosseway in the northernly direction towards Stow-on-the-Wold and take the left hand turning towards Lower Slaughter. Follow Copsehill Road through the village (past the Manor House) and at the grass triangle turn left (signposted towards Upper Slaughter) and take the No Through road before the river. Follow the lane to the green on the right and Kellam Cottage is the right hand cottage of the pair.


Lower Slaughter is acknowledged as one of the most beautiful villages within the Cotswolds, having many buildings of architectural interest with the shallow River Eye flowing through the centre of the village. There is a fine old Water Mill, Shop, Parish Church and two Hotels which are open to non residents. Situated about mile at Slaughter Pike on the Fosseway is a Petrol Station and Convenience Store. Bourton-on-the-Water is 2 miles and has a good range of shops suitable for everyday requirements together with a leisure centre, a doctor's surgery and dental practices.


Kellam Cottage is a delightful Grade II listed cottage which overlooks a green with mature trees and the River Eye running by. This semi-detached cottage has beautifully appointed accommodation arranged over three floors and has a cottage garden to the front and a paved terrace to the rear.

The property has no allocated parking space, but one vehicle for Kellam Cottage's tenants will be permitted to be parked either outside the property or on the green at any one time.

The cottage is approached from the green through a pedestrian gate along the garden path to the


With tiled roof and painted timber detailing to timber front door, opening into


With stairs to First Floor.

Stone floor, open stone fireplace with woodburning stove insert. Casement window to front elevation. Timber French doors out to the rear courtyard. Understairs cupboard.

Open archway to


With window to side elevation and stable style door to courtyard. Continuation of stone floor. Range of timber kitchen units with drawers and open shelving. Ceramic 2 bowl sink unit with mixer tap. Neff induction hob, oven and extractor hood. Freestanding Neff fridge/freezer. Washing machine. Wall-mounted gas boiler.

From the Sitting/Dining Room, wooden stairs with runner rise to


Wooden floor.

Door to


With casement window to the front elevation with views across to the green and to the river. Feature fireplace NOT TO BE USED, Wooden floor.

From the Landing, door to


With cast iron claw foot slipper bath with mixer tap, wall-mounted wash handbasin, WC with wall-mounted cistern, heated towel rail. Shelved cupboard. Chequerboard tiled floor. Painted tongue and groove panelling to walls. Casement window to rear elevation.

From the Landing, staircase to SECOND FLOOR with Door to


With two Velux windows. Carpeted floor and wooden double bed frame.


The cottage has a well-stocked herbaceous garden to the front. To the rear is a paved terrace leading to a DETACHED TIMBER OUTBUILDING currently used as an office, having telephone/broadband sockets, light and power.


No smokers. 1 child and 1 small pet considered by arrangement.


Mains electricity, gas, water and drainage are connected. Telephone subject to BT transfer regulations.


Band D. Rate payable for 2019/2020 : £1,707.94


£1,250 per calendar month. Excludes water, electricity, gas, council tax and telephone charges.


Of £1,730 is payable at the commencement of the Tenancy. This will be deposited on the Tenant's behalf into a Client Monies Account with Lloyds at Moreton-in-Marsh and will be refunded at the termination of the Tenancy, upon production by the Tenant to the Landlord's Agents proof of payment of all final service accounts, Council Tax charges etc. The Agents reserve the right to deduct therefrom charges in respect of outstanding accounts, dilapidations etc, if any.

Please note: A higher deposit of a minimum 8 weeks' rent will be required in the event of a pet living at the property.


A fee of £120 (inclusive of VAT) is payable for a single applicant. Where an application is made by two or more persons then an additional £35 (inclusive of VAT) will be charged per additional person, ie £155 in total. If there is more than one applicant, the successful applicant only will meet the charge and unsuccessful applicants will be refunded when a tenancy has been created, PROVIDED such an application has not been processed.


£120 inclusive of VAT (being £240 shared on a 50/50 basis by the Tenant and Landlord) on the first tenancy and subsequent renewals.


It will be a condition of letting that payment of the first month's rental and security deposit is made in sufficient time to allow for cheque(s) to be cleared - at present 10 days should be allowed. If time does not permit for this then the Tenant(s) will be expected to make arrangements for the amount(s) to be paid by cash, Bankers Draft or Building Society Cheque.

Tayler & Fletcher will NOT be managing the property. Enquiries strictly via Tayler & Fletcher as agents.

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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