Naunton, Gloucestershire


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
A beautifully renovated detached four bedroomed Cotswold stone house, situated in the heart of this sought after village.


From Stow-on-the-Wold take the B4068 through Lower Swell and continue signed to Naunton. Take the first right hand turn signed to Naunton. Continue through the village passing the public house on the right. The lane rises and descends. On the left hand bend on the descent Rock Cottage will be seen on the right hand side.


Rock Cottage is located in the heart of Naunton which has a Parish Church, Black Horse Public House and cricket club with pavilion. The area is popular for horse riding and walking. Stow-on-the-Wold and Bourton-on-the-Water are 6 and 4.5 miles respectively and each have a good range of facilities to meet everyday requirements, including shops and boutiques, supermarkets and restaurants. Both towns have primary schools, in addition the Cotswold School at Bourton-on-the-Water has a public Sports Centre and Swimming Pool. Moreton-in-Marsh has a mainline train station servicing London Paddington via Oxford and Reading.

Cheltenham is about 12 miles away and is the principal commercial and cultural centre in the area. It is an attractive regency spa town with extensive high street and out of town retailing, together with a Multiplex cinema, two theatres and many restaurants. It is home to annual festivals of Music, Literature, Jazz, Cricket and Science and has an extensive range of sporting facilities and clubs, both public and private, as well as being renowned for the annual Cheltenham National Hunt Festival.


Is a beautifully presented detached Grade II Listed property constructed of natural Cotswold stone. The cottage has spacious accommodation comprising a Dining Hall, Kitchen, Sitting Room and Rear Lobby/Utility on the ground floor together with four bedrooms, bathroom and shower room on the first and second floors. The property benefits from having a carport, parking and plentiful storage space.

A south facing cottage garden with an outside seating area sits to the front of the property. To the right of the driveway and parking, a pathway and steps lead to a terraced 'secret garden' with an additional entertaining area, with the upper terrace providing wonderful views across Naunton and the surrounding countryside. The recently renovated Cotswold stone Garden Room/Home Office is located on this terrace and is now fitted with a Clearview woodburner, tiled floor and power.

Covered Entrance

Panelled front door.

Dining Hall

13'3 x 12' (4.04m x 3.66m)

Incorporating the stairs to the first floor. Fireplace with a Cotswold stone surround and timber bressumer with Cotswold stone breastwork flanked to one side by a china cupboard. Oak floor. Beamed ceiling. Casement window with window seat and separate arched casement window.

Sitting Room

13' x 12' (3.96m x 3.66m)

Fireplace fitted with a cut Bath stone surround hearth and mantlepiece and fitted with a wood burning stove. Oak floor. Two casement windows, one with window seat. Four wall light points. Television point.

From the Dining Hall, oak door to:


13'4 x 12'4 (4.06m x 3.76m)

A bespoke hand crafted English Oak Kitchen comprising: Traditional double Belfast sink set within a granite surround and drainer with a range of drawers and cupboards below and integrated Miele dishwasher and with a Miele wine conditioning unit. Further cupboards including a pull out larder cupboard and fitted Miele combination oven, microwave, grill and fan oven with warming drawer below. Separate Miele automatic bean to cup coffee machine with fresh milk unit with warming drawer and cupboards below. Corner housemaids cupboard. Aims three oven AGA with two warming plates. Matching eye level cupboards and plate rack. Eight recess ceiling spot lights. Island unit with matching granite work surface and fitted with drawers and cupboards beneath. Tiled floor and oak door to:

Rear Lobby/Utility

12'1 x 5' (3.68m x 1.52m)

Incorporating a built in storage cupboard plus a deep cupboard containing the Worcester oil fired central heating boiler. Door to the carport and a separate semi-glazed and panelled door to the rear courtyard. Water softening system.

From the Dining Hall, stairs with oak newel post, balustrading and hand rail lead to the first floor landing. Semi-glazed and panelled door leads to an external staircase to the rear courtyard. Built in wardrobe cupboard.

Bedroom One

13' x 12' (3.96m x 3.66m)

With an attractive fireplace with Cotswold stone surround, hearth and breastwork flanked to either side by built in wardrobe cupboards. Television point.

Bedroom Two

18'2 x 9 9' ()

Triple aspect room. Casement windows, two of which have window seats and one of which has an exposed stone surround. Walnut engineered floorboards. Wall light point. Television point. Access to the roof space.


11' x 8'9 (3.35m x 2.67m)

Plus a built in linen press and airing cupboard. Beautifully appointed bathroom comprising free standing roll top bath with chrome mixer tap and shower attachment. Pedestal wash hand basin with chrome mixer taps. Low level W.C. Heated towel rails. Painted panelled walls to dado height. Solid walnut floorboards. Access to the roof space. Double aspect room with casement windows with shutters.

Shower Room

8'4 x 6'5 (2.54m x 1.96m)

Spacious walk in shower with glazed screen and overhead shower and separate shower attachment. Stone wash hand basin set on a Walnut vanity unit with Hans Grohe chrome mixer tap. Low level W.C. Casement window with shutters. Tiled floor.

Second Floor

Bedroom Three

13' x 10'10 (3.96m x 3.30m)

Sloping ceiling and incorporating an eaves storage cupboard. Painted original floorboards. Double aspect room with casement windows to either side.

Bedroom Four

9'5 x 9'1 (2.87m x 2.77m)

Sloping ceiling and incorporating an eaves storage cupboard. Double aspect room with casement windows fitted with shutters.


Rock Cottage is approached via a paved drive and parking and leading to the:


10'6 depth x 10'5 max width (3.20m depth x 3.18m max width)

Plus a bin and wood store. Outside tap and interconnecting door with the Rear Lobby/Utility. A decorative gate and path flanked by a deep and well stocked herbaceous border leads to the front door.

Cotswold Stone Garden Room/Office

13'4 x 10'5 (4.06m x 3.18m)

Recently renovated Cotswold stone garden room with Clearview woodburner, tiled floor, power and light,


Mains electricity, water and drainage are connected to the property. Oil fired central heating. Please note that we have not tested any equipment, appliances or services in this property. Prospective purchasers are advised to commission appropriate investigations prior to formulating their offer to purchase.

Agents Note

There is potential for further extension. Planning consent was previously obtained, although now historic.

Local Authority

Cotswold District Council, Cirencester.

Tel: 01285 623000.

Council Tax

Band F. Rates payable for 2020/2021 £2,593.15.


In accordance with section 21 of the Estate Agents Act 1979 we advise potential purchasers that a member of staff at Tayler and Fletcher is the vendor of Rock Cottage.

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Tayler & Fletcher (Stow on the Wold)

The Square, Stow-on-the-Wold, GL54 1BL

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