Kencot, Nr Lechlade


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 3
A detached Cotswold stone bungalow occupying a private position with detached double garage, outbuildings, paddock and fine views.


Rose's Close is situated in the rural village of Kencot close to the market towns of Lechlade and Burford and the larger commercial centre of Carterton. Lechlade, situated on the River Thames, offers a range of restaurants, hotels, public houses, a small supermarket, a bank and dentists and doctors surgeries. Primary and secondary schools nearby include; Burford School and Cokethorpe School near Witney. There is also Hatherop Castle and St Hugh's towards Faringdon.

From Lechlade, the area's larger commercial centres of Cirencester (14 miles), Oxford (25 miles) and Cheltenham (30 miles) are within easy travelling distance with access to the motorway network via the A40 to the north and the M4 to the south. There are main line rail services to London Paddington (80 minutes) at Swindon (12 miles), Charlbury (17 miles) and Kemble (19 miles) and a comprehensive local bus network.


Rose's Close comprises a detached Cotswold stone bungalow set in a private position on the edge of Kencot with lovely views out over the adjoining countryside. The bungalow is constructed of Cotswold stone elevations under a pitched plain tiled roof with an attractive symmetrical facade with deep bay windows and a central door to the front. The property has a good southerly aspect and offers considerable potential subject to any necessary consents, particularly with the outbuildings to the side.


Painted timber side door with opaque glazed panels to:

Utility Room

With casement windows to front and rear elevations. Worktop with 1 and a bowl stainless steel sink unit with built in cupboards below, four ring electric hob, space with plumbing for washing machine, oil fired central heating boiler (status unknown) and door to built in larder cupboard.

Glazed panelled painted timber door to:

Kitchen/Dining Room

With Rayburn (status unknown) with built in cupboard to side, lagged hot water cylinder and pine slatted shelving. With casement windows to rear elevation, picture rail, serving hatch to sitting room and timber door to:


With glazed door to front elevation. Access to extensive part-boarded roof space and casement windows to either gable.

Timber door to:

Sitting Room

With deep bay window, casement window to side elevation, timber floor and decorative tiled open fire place. Picture rail.

From the hall, timber door to:

Bedroom 1/Reception Room 2

With deep bay window, casement window to side elevation, decorative tiled fireplace and picture rail.

From the hall, timber door to:

Bedroom 2

Double aspect with casement windows to side and rear elevations. Picture rail.

From the hall, timber door to:

Bedroom 3

With casement window to rear elevation.

From the hall, timber door to:


With panelled bath, low level WC with timber seat, pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splash back and mirror/shelf over. Opaque glazed window to rear elevation, built in cupboard with shelving.


Rose's Close is approached via a shared drive and in turn leading to a pair of stone gate pillars with finial balls and wrought iron gates leading to the gravelled parking area with a detached DOUBLE GARAGE with two pairs of timber doors to the side. With a pair of casements looking out over the garden and with a lean-to greenhouse attached to the rear. The gravel driveway continues past the rear of the house and in turn to the paddock to the side. Set immediately to the rear of the house is a paved terrace with mature apple tree and Cotswold stone wall surrounding with a pathway along the rear of the house. Set principally to the front (south of the house) is a private part Cotswold stone walled garden with detached pergola/folly to the corner and with a gate leading out to the orchard and paddock beyond.

The orchard and paddock are accessed via a pathway leading down from the garage and side door with a further detached garage/workshop to one corner. This in turn leads through to the paddock which is surrounded partly by Cotswold stone walls and partly by fencing. With detached stable/double garage building to one corner. In all the property extends to approx 0.88 acres.


Band 'G'


Mains electricity and water. Private drainage. Oil fired central heating.


West Oxfordshire District Council, Elmfield, New Yatt Road, Witney, Oxfordshire, OX28 1PB (Tel: 01993 861000)


Council tax band 'C'. Rate payable for 2021/ 2022: £1,701.13.


From Lechlade, take the A361 toward Burford. After approximately 2.5 miles take the right hand turn on to the B4477 towards Filkins and Brize Norton. Bear right in the village continuing on the B4477. Follow the road for a further 1.5 miles in to Kencot and turn right in the village signposted Broadwell and Langford. Proceed in to the southern half of Kencot (approx 1 mile) and Rose's Close will be found set back on the left hand side, just after the village notice board and before you reach the Church.

From Burford, take the A361 South towards Lechlade. Pass the Cotswold Wildlife Park and after approx 0.5 miles, take the left hand turn signposted Kencot. Follow the lane through to the junction with the B4477 and proceed straight over in to the southern half of the village and follow directions as above.

Agent's Note

Particulars prepared May 2021, Particulars produced November 2021. There is a covenant covering part of the site and shaded pink on the attached plan restricting the construction of any building on that portion of the property to a bungalow type of building of stone or artificial stone. Further details available from the vendors 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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