Great Rissington, Gloucestershire


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 3
A charming three bedroom semi-detached Cotswold stone cottage with a good sized garden set in the heart of the village.


Garden Cottage is set in the heart of the popular village of Great Rissington, a classic Cotswolds village with an active community centred around the village primary school, The Lamb Inn, St John the Baptist village church and village cricket team and sports and social club. Bourton-on-the-Water, Stow-on-the-Wold and Burford are all within a 6 mile radius providing a comprehensive range of services including supermarkets, shops, restaurants and boutiques, doctors, dentists and excellent local schooling including the award winning Cotswold School at Bourton. The regional centres of Cheltenham, Oxford and Cirencester are all within easy travelling distance together with a wide range of cultural and sporting pursuits. There are main line rail connections at Cheltenham (18 miles) and Kingham (London Paddington 1hr 20 mins approx).


Garden Cottage comprises a charming semi-detached Cotswold stone cottage, retaining considerable character and charm. With a large open plan principal reception room with stone and wood floors with a wood burning stove to one end. Set to the rear of the cottage is a a kitchen/breakfast room with Aga and a wide stable door leading out to a lovely private garden maintained for its conservation value and with a gravel terrace close to the house. On the first floor there are three double bedrooms and a family bathroom. The accommodation is arranged as follows:


Cut stone covered entrance with outside light and painted timber door to:

Sitting Room/Dining Room

Comprising a sitting area with flag stone floor, timber window seat with double glazed casement to front elevation, wide fireplace with cut stone surround, substantial stone bressummer and stone hearth and fitted with a wood burning stove. Beamed ceiling, Dining area with oak floor and double glazed casement to front elevation. Stairs rising to first floor and beamed ceiling. Door to below stairs storage cupboard. From the sitting room/dining room, painted timber door to:

Kitchen / Breakfast Room

With timber floor and simple kitchen with Belfast sink and mixer tap with a range of freestanding units. two oven electric Aga and space for upright fridge / freezer. Wide stable door leading out to the rear terrace. Recess with oil fired central heating boiler, wall mounted electricity meter and fuse box. From the Dining area, stairs rise to the:

First Floor Landing

With access to the roof space, stripped timber floor and painted timber door to:

Bedroom 1

With timber floor and double glazed casement window to front elevation. From the landing, painted timber door to:

Bedroom 2

With stripped timber floor and with decorative cast iron fireplace with stone hearth. Timber window seat and double glazed casement window to front elevation, two pairs of built in wardrobe cupboards to either side of the fire. From the landing, painted timber door to:

Bedroom 3

With double glazed casement window to rear elevation with lovely views out over the rear garden and across Great Rissington to the countryside beyond. From the landing, painted timber door to:


With panelled bath with chrome mixer tap, handset shower attachment and separate wall mounted shower. Low-level WC, pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splash back, part panelled walls, recess ceiling spotlights and double glazed casement window to the rear elevation.


No. 31 fronts on to the High Street. A separate pedestrian access leads down the side of the cottage with a gate leading to the rear of No.31. With separate detached store built of stone elevations under a pitched tiled roof. There is an extensive gravelled terrace to the rear of the cottage with low Cotswold stone retaining wall and step leading down to the principal rear garden. Laid mainly to lawn and maintained as a conservation garden with a number of specific fruiting shrubs and trees with clipped beech hedging to one side.


Mains electricity, water and drainage are connected to the property. Oil fired central heating.


Band 'C' rate payable for 2020/2021: £1,576.57


Cotswold District Council, Trinity Road, Cirencester, Gloucestershire GL7 1PX (Tel: 01285 623000)

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