3 bedroom detached house for saleGreat Rissington, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Sold STC £875,000
- 2 reception rooms
- Kitchen/breakfast room
- Master bedroom
- 2 bathrooms
- 2 further bedrooms
- Garage and off-street parking
The Small House is a Grade II listed village house which overflows with charm and character. A real gem in this highly sought after Cotswold village which is over 1000 years old. Formerly two cottages it dates back to the 1670s and many original features have been retained throughout including stone mullion windows, flag stone flooring and exposed beams.
The ground floor accommodation comprises a dual aspect sitting room with original flag stone flooring, inglenook fireplace and window seats, a dining room with French doors opening out onto the terrace area and rear garden, a kitchen/ breakfast room with AGA and a downstairs WC. On the first floor there is a master bedroom with adjacent bathroom, two further double bedrooms and a family bathroom. All the bedrooms have stone mullion windows with wooden shutters, high ceilings and exposed beams providing plenty of character.
The village of Great Rissington is a picturesque Cotswold village set on the northern side of the Windrush Valley in the heart of an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and Conservation Area. The village has a pro-active community with events being held in the village hall. The Lamb Inn is a well-regarded pub within walking distance of the property and there is also a parish church. The surrounding countryside is ideal for country walks and riding and can be easily reached by a network of footpaths and bridleways.
There are a range of local shopping facilities in nearby market towns of Bourton-on-the-Water, Stow-on-the-Wold, Witney and Burford. A day-to-day convenience store can be found in Upper Rissington whilst Oxford and Cheltenham provide more extensive shopping facilities. The popular Daylesford Farm shop and Spa is only a short drive away.
There is an excellent choice of public and state schools in the surrounding area. Good communication links with the A40 providing access to Oxford and the M40, and also Cheltenham and the M5. There is a regular train service to London (Paddington) from Kingham, (8 miles away) taking approximately 80 minutes, or by road via the A40, Oxford and M40.
To the front of the property there is a gravel driveway which provides access to the garage and off-street parking. The garage is currently used for storage but has the potential to be converted into a home office
subject to planning permission.
The garden at the rear of the property is idyllic. Secluded and private it runs up to views over-looking neighbouring countryside. Mainly laid to lawn with mature trees, shrubs and a vegetable garden its a peaceful area to enjoy the outdoors. A stone terrace directly to the rear of the house creates an ideal space for outdoor entertaining.
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