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Rissington Road, Bourton-on-the-Water, Gloucestershire


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 3
A beautifully presented and recently updated individually designed detached Cotswold stone house with a fine southerly aspect over landscaped gardens and grounds adjoining open countryside.


Frogmere occupies a mature setting on the edge of Bourton-on-the-Water. Bourton provides an excellent range of local facilities including a range of boutique shops, supermarkets, pubs, restaurants, doctors, churches, a leisure centre, local primary school and the popular Cotswold Secondary school rated OUTSTANDING in 2017. The larger commercial and cultural centres of Cheltenham, Cirencester and Oxford are within easy travelling distance and there are main line rail services at Kingham (8 miles) (Paddington 80mins approx) and a comprehensive local bus network radiating from Bourton. The Village is set in the heart of the Cotswold Hills which provide a wide range of outdoor rural leisure pursuits.


Frogmere is a substantial and individually designed detached house constructed of Cotswold stone and occupying a good position on the edge of the village with lovely southerly views over the garden and adjoining countryside. The property has recently been updated to an exacting standard by the current owners to create a beautifully designed bespoke home using the finest fittings and materials. The flexible accommodation is arranged over two floors with limestone flooring with under floor heating throughout. The ground floor comprises a hall, study, cloakroom, sitting room and kitchen/ dining room with rear hall and utility off, an integral workshop and a ground floor guest bedroom with en suite wet room which could provide an additional reception room if desired. On the first floor there is a further secondary sitting room/office with a lovely southerly view over the garden and in turn leading to the master bedroom with separate dressing room and a large en suite bathroom with separate shower. There is a third bedroom with en suite shower room. The property has beautiful mature landscaped gardens and a fine southerly aspect over adjoining farmland to the rear. Set to the front of the house is a detached barn constructed of oak under a plain concrete tiled roof, incorporating a secure store and two bay car port. There is also potential for further extension and/or alteration if desired.

The accommodation is as follows: Covered entrance with Solid Oak door with opaque glazed inserts and matching side panel leads to


With Limestone Floor, recessed ceiling spotlights, stairs rising to first floor and timber door to:


With continuation of the Limestone floor, low level WC with built in cistern, wall mounted wash hand basin with mixer tap and mirror fronted cabinets over. Opaque glazed window to side elevation. From the hall timber door to:


With continuation of the Limestone floor, height casement windows to rear elevation and casement window to side elevation. Coved ceiling, recessed ceiling spotlight and timber door to:

Sitting Room

With continuation of the Limestone floor. Wide Oak framed height windows overlooking the rear garden and side terrace, Open fireplace with marble tiled inner surround and slate hearth fitted with a Clearview Stove. 3 Wall light points. Timber door to:

Kitchen / Dining Room

With continuation of the Limestone floor. height Oak Framed picture windows overlooking the terrace and rear garden. Casement windows to front elevation. Bespoke solid timber fitted kitchen with stainless steel worktops Bertazzone gas fired range with stainless steel splash back. Comprehensive range of built in drawers and cupboards. Floor to ceiling unit with built-in dishwasher and cupboards above and below. Space for fridge freezer. Wide built-in larder cupboard with sliding chalk board door. Large matching island unit with 1 bowl stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap. Built-in drawers and storage. Recessed ceiling spotlights. From the kitchen, timber door to:

Utility Room

With glazed panelled timber door to rear garden. Continuation of the Limestone floor and built-in Corian worktop with sink unit with mixer tap, space and plumbing for washing machine. Built-in cupboards. Part tiled walls. Timber door to:

Laundry Room

Continuation of the Limestone floor, further Corian worktop and casement window to rear elevation. Door to:

Workshop / Bike Garage

With dual operation garage door/pedestrian door to the parking area. Central vacuum manifold and wall mounted electricity fuse box and gas meter. From the Sitting Room, timber door to:

Ground Floor Bedroom / 2nd Reception Room

With continuation of the Limestone floor, casement windows to front and side elevations. Door to cupboard housing the pressurised hot water cylinder and under floor heating manifold. Separate timber door to:

En Suite Wet Room

With continuation of the Limestone floor. Wide walk-in shower area with overhead shower rose, separate handset shower and with wide drainer. Wall mounted bespoke ceramic sink with mixer tap. Feature micro glazed tiled wall and low-level WC with built-in cistern. 2 wall light points. From the hall, solid timber staircase with banister and handrail leads to the:

First Floor Landing

With Velux rooflight over and timber door to:

First Floor Sitting Room / Office

With timber floor. Feature wide Oak framed picture window overlooking the rear garden. Rooflight. Decorative Fireplace and hearth. Access to roof space and timber door to:

Master Bedroom

With deep triple Velux rooflights providing lovely views over the rear garden and Windrush valley beyond. Part coved ceiling, recessed ceiling spotlights. Door to:

Dressing Room

With extensive range of bespoke built in shelving, drawers and storage. Vanity unit, Velux roof light and timber door to:

En Suite Bathroom

With Carndine floor. Fully tiled walls, stainless steel heated towel rail, Velux rooflights to front and rear elevations. Handmade bespoke bath. Thomas Crapper high-level WC and wash hand basin with mixer tap. Bespoke walk-in shower with metal and glazed surround and large ceiling rose and hand set shower attachment.

Guest Bedroom 3

With Velux roof lights to side elevations, recessed ceiling spotlighting, access to eaves roof storage and separate timber door to cupboard with gas fired central heating boiler, hot water cylinder, useful shelving and under floor heating manifold.

En Suite Shower Room

With built-in shower cubicle, part tiled walls, low-level WC with built-in cistern, Corian top and Kohler sink unit with mixer tap, Velux roof light and recessed ceiling spotlighting.


Frogmere is approached from the Rissington Road via a gravelled drive with cattle grid leading to the gravelled private drive with two five bar timber gates. Substantial DETACHED OAK FRAMED GARAGE BUILDING with secure storage, outside power socket, water softening tank and car port parking for two cars. With part weather board timber elevations under a plain concrete tiled roof. Landscaped flower/ planting bed with top soil.

Set immediately to the rear of the property is a wide covered patio terrace with a path leading to a large timber wood store with outside power socket. The principal landscaped gardens comprise a large central water feature with timber decked pontoon, with lawns and sculpted beds surrounding together with mature specimen trees and shrubs. Set to one corner are a range of raised beds and the gardens are bordered to either side by clipped beech and yew hedging.


Mains gas, electricity, water and drainage are connected.


Cotswold District Council, Trinity Road, Cirencester, GL7 1PX. Tel: 01285 623000


Band E. Rates payable for the year 2017/2018 £1,954.33


From the Bourton Office of Tayler & Fletcher proceed down the High Street through the Green. At the junction bear right on to Rissington Road, passing Birdland and continuing in the direction of the Rissingtons , where Frogmere will be found on the right hand side shortly before the edge of the village.

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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