Rectory Close, Lower Swell, Gloucestershire


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 3
A Detached Grade II Listed Cotswold Stone 3 Bedroom Property with Enclosed Rear Garden


From Stow-on-the-Wold take the B4068 signed to Lower Swell, upon entering the Village bear round to the left and then to the right. Pass The Golden Ball Inn and turn left into School Lane, continuing past the school and The Elms will be seen on the right hand side.


The Elms is situated in the popular Village of Lower Swell, which has an attractive village green with a monument, the Parish Church of St Mary as well as The Golden Ball Public House. Lower Swell is located approximately a mile from Stow-on-the-Wold, where a varied selection of shops, business and educational facilities can be found. Lower Swell is also conveniently placed for Moreton-in-Marsh, which has a main line station with daily services to Oxford and London (Paddington). The Elms is in the 2019 catchment area for The Cotswold Academy in Bourton-on-the-Water.


The Elms is a delightful Grade II listed detached Cotswold cottage believed to have originally been built as a pair of cottages in the mid 1800s and constructed of natural Cotswold stone under a plain tiled roof. The Elms offers comfortable accommodation with a hall, lobby, cloakroom, sitting room, dining room and kitchen on the ground floor and with three bedrooms and bathroom on the first floor. To the rear there is a very well stocked and enclosed garden. The accommodation comprises:

Arched front door to:

Entrance Hall

With solid oak floor, casement window and part-glazed door to the side leading to the rear garden. Door to


With continuation of solid oak floor, low level WC, wash handbasin, casement window.

From the Hall. Door to

Dining Room

With continuation of solid oak floor, casement window to front elevation. Cut stone fireplace (Not to be Used). Doorway through to


With continuation of the solid oak floor, separate door back to hall and range of fitted units with Belfast sink set in a beech worktop and drainer with beech upstands. Four-ring electric hob with Belling double oven and grill below and Indesit extractor hood over. New freestanding Indesit washer drier. New freestanding dishwasher. Further work surface with below-work surface new freezer and below-work surface new refrigerator, further storage cupboards. Casement windows with tiled sills overlooking the rear garden.

Interconnecting door to

Sitting Room

With continuation of the solid oak floor, triple aspect with working open fireplace in a cut stone surround with hearth, television point, recess with shelving, interconnecting door with the kitchen and separate door to

Side Lobby

With casement window and door leading to the front of the property.

From the hall, stairs with carpet runner rise to the

First Floor Landing

With wooden floor, airing cupboard with a foam lagged hot water cylinder with immersion heater. Doors to

Bedroom 1

With continuation of wooden floor, casement window to front elevation.

Bedroom 2

With continuation of the wooden floor, casement window with window seat, built-in wardrobe,

Bedroom 3

With continuation of wooden floor, casement window overlooking the rear garden.


With panelled bath and shower over. Tiled walls. Low level WC, wash handbasin set in a vanity unit, with tiled splash back, shaver point.


The Elms fronts on to the village street, with a front lawn and path to the front door. Set to the rear of the cottage is a private rear garden, with a terraced seating area to one side, lawn and low retaining wall with herbaceous borders surrounding and clipped beech hedging. A path continues back to the side door and a small yard area. Set to the rear of the cottage is an attached boiler room with Worcester Danesmore 20/25 oil fired central heating boiler, power and light. Casement window. Cold water tap.


Mains electricity, drainage and water are connected to the property.


£1500 per calendar month; excludes electricity, water, oil, council tax and telephone charges.


Cotswold District Council, Cirencester. Tel. 01285 623000.


Band E. Rates payable for 2019/20 £2,093.59


Of £2,075 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 Landlords 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.


No smokers. Children by arrangement. No indoor or outdoor pets.


An application 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. Completion of the application form is not a guarantee of a Tenancy. A Tenancy will only be granted upon the applicant passing the referencing process, the Landlord having vacant possession of the property, the contracts being signed and the rent and deposit being received in full, in cleared funds.


£120 (inclusive of VAT) on both the original tenancy and any renewals of the Tenancy.


It will be a condition of the letting that a payment of the first month's rent and security deposit is made in sufficient time to allow for funds to be cleared. All payments to be made by bank transfer.

Tayler & Fletcher will not be managing the 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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Tayler & Fletcher (Bourton On The Water)

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

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