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Sackville House, 13 The Street, Bibury, Cirencester, Gloucestershire Guide Price £399,950

  • Humberts - Cirencester

    40 Castle Street Cirencester, Gloucestershire

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Bedrooms: 2

A wonderful opportunity to purchase a Grade II listed waterfront cottage in the historic and sought after Cotswold village of Bibury. Built in the 1700's, this property still retains many of the original features and oozes character throughout.

Period Features

No Onward Chain

Waterfront Location

Listed Building and within Conservation Area

Rental Potential

A charming Grade II Listed Building built in the 17th century within the beautiful village of Bibury. Built in the Cotswold vernacular this two bedroom property boasts exposed beams, stonework, stone mullion windows with lead details and timber doors.

Sackville House is located in an enviable position along The Street having a waterfront position overlooking the River Coln. It's elevated position and uninterrupted aspect ensures it has views over the river from all the front windows and the garden. It has been rented out in the past as a holiday let and long term let or could also make a lovely second home.

The property is accessed via a timber glazed stable door under a Cotswold stone tiled storm porch. On entering the cottage you step into an inviting and characterful reception room featuring a raft of period features including exposed stone, beams, alcoves and an electric faux wood burner set within a stone fire place with timber beam and cupboard over. The room is dual aspect and so well lit by natural light and the front window benefits from a window seat. The reception room flows into the kitchen and this comprises of a range of wall and base units in wooden country cottage style with a matching wooden worktop with inset ceramic sink and granite block. There is an electric hob cooker and space for a fridge and washing machine.

By the kitchen stone steps lead down to a carpeted cellar with a side window providing storage space or a snug. The stairs lead off the reception room with access to the two further floors. On the first floor there is a well lit landing off which there is a bathroom comprising of a white suite with roll top bath, pedestal sink and low level WC. A dual aspect double bedroom is also located on this floor and an airing cupboard.

A further flight of stairs continues up to the loft accommodation where the master bedroom is found. The room oozes character features with the magnificent timber beams and exposed stonework. The dormer windows to the front provides a wonderful view of the river. The room is also served by a window to the side elevation.

The property is approached from The Street via a set of stone steps up to a timber gate which provides access into the front garden enclosed by a Cotswold stone wall to the front and timber fence to the side. Within the garden a path leads to the front door and a few small steps up to the lawn area, surrounded by low lying box hedging and a few specimen trees. This garden offers a lovely setting in which to relax while enjoying the river views.

Bibury was described by William Morris as 'the most beautiful village in England'. It features the world famous Arlington Row - a row of quintessential English cottages. The village has a post office, The William Morris Tearoom, The Catherine Wheel PH, The Swan Hotel, Bibury Court Hotel, Bibury Trout Farm and the Saxon church of St.Mary's.

From Cirencester take Burford Road (A429) and continue straight ahead at the double roundabout onto the B4425 and follow this road until you reach the village of Bibury. The property is located over the bridge between the post office and William Morris Tea Room.

Neighbourhood average sold house prices

Terraced
£293,000
Semi-detached
£470,000
Detached
£405,250

Based on 7 transactions covering the past 5 years. Prices are not adjusted for inflation. Data is supplied by the Land Registry.

  • Humberts - Cirencester

    40 Castle Street Cirencester, Gloucestershire

    • Request details

      I would like to:
    • 01285 238867