Valley View, Little Rissington, Gloucestershire


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  • Bedrooms: 3
A well presented 3 bedroom semi-detached family house with a detached garage set in a generous plot on the edge of the village with superb views.


From the Bourton-on-the-Water Office proceed along the High Street past the village Green. At the T-junction, turn right and proceed along the Rissington Road out of the village. Continue into Little Rissington, taking the first turning on the right into Pound Lane. Follow the lane and at the sharp left hand bend turn right. No. 4 Valley View will be found shortly on your left.


Little Rissington is a hillside village with views to the South West over the Windrush Valley. It is a traditional Cotswold village and contains some interesting period houses and cottages and a Parish Church. The village is situated just 2 miles from Bourton-on-the-Water where there are a variety of shopping, social and sporting activities. Local primary schools can be found in the surrounding villages and higher education in Burford and Bourton-on-the-Water, the Cotswold School, rated Outstanding by Ofstead. Other excellent educational facilities can be found in Cheltenham and Oxford. There are theatres in Cheltenham, Oxford, Chipping Norton and Stratford-upon-Avon. Little Rissington is served by a bus route and is within reach by road of larger centres including Chipping Norton (10 miles), Cheltenham and Cirencester (18 miles) and Oxford (26 miles). Kingham mainline station (Paddington 90 minutes) is some 6 miles distant. There is excellent access directly on to the local footpath network.


4 Valley View comprises a well-appointed semi-detached house of brick elevations under a pitched concrete-tiled roof with a good sized garden and detached single garage to the side. The house has been extended by the current owners and offers further potential subject to any necessary consents. The accommodation is arranged principally over two floors with a large kitchen/breakfast room, utility, cloakroom, dining room / study and sitting room on the ground floor. On the first floor there is a master bedroom with en suite and dressing area, two further bedrooms and a family bathroom. There is an access hatch to an attic/loft with rooflight and casement window, power and light. The property enjoys superb Westerly views out over the Windrush Valley and has a mature garden with ample parking.

The accommodation is arranged as follows: Gabled covered entrance and opaque double glazed UPVC front door to

Entrance Hall

With stairs rising to first floor and pine door to

Sitting Room

With double aspect with wide double glazed casement windows to front and rear elevations, fireplace with reconstituted stone surround and timber outer surround, recessed book shelving, two wall light points, wall mounted central heating thermostat. From the Hall, pine door to

Dining Room/Study

With wide double glazed casement overlooking the front garden and view beyond. Fireplace with brick surround, and fitted with a woodburning stove, with recessed shelving to either side and book shelving. Laminated floor. Timber door to

Inner Hall

With recessed ceiling spotlight and pine door through to the

Utility Room

With wide double glazed casement window overlooking the rear garden, worktop with stainless steel sink unit and part-tiled splashback with built-in cupboards below, space and plumbing for washing machine and dryer. Continuation of the laminate floor and built-in storage cupboard. Further pair of eye-level cupboards and pine door to


With continuation of the laminate floor, part-panelled walls, wall-mounted wash hand basin and tiled splashback, recessed ceiling spotlight over, opaque double glazed casement window to side elevation, wall mounted fusebox. From the inner hall, archway through to the

Kitchen/Breakfast Room

Being a triple aspect room with upvc double glazed door to rear lobby and rear garden, wide double glazed casement windows to front and side elevations and fitted kitchen comprising one and a half bowl stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap, four-ring induction hob with built-in oven/grill below, space and plumbing for dishwasher, comprehensive range of below work surface cupboards and drawers, matching eye level cupboards and extractor over hob, part-tiled splashback, recessed ceiling spotlighting, space for upright refrigerator and freezer, book shelving. From the Hall, stairs with timber handrail rise to the

First Floor Landing

With double glazed casement window overlooking the rear garden, access to roof space, and interconnecting pine door to

Master Bedroom Suite

With DRESSING AREA, and pine door to

En Suite Shower Room

With corner shower with curved glazed panels, low level WC, wall mounted wash hand basin with tiled splashback with mirror and light over, opaque double glazed window overlooking the rear garden. From the Dressing Area, pine door to

Bedroom One

With double glazed casement window to front and side elevations, and superb views over the Windrush Valley towards Clapton. Access hatch to ATTIC/LOFT with power, light, casement window to gable end and rooflight to front elevation. From the Landing, pine door to

Bedroom Two

With wide double glazed casement window overlooking the front garden with superb views, door to deep built-in storage cupboard with pine slatted shelving. From the Landing, pine door to

Family Bathroom

With low level WC, wall mounted wash handbasin with tiled splashback and cupboards below, part timber panelled walls, tiled cill and opaque double glazed casement window to the rear elevation, part-panelled bath with mixer tap and wall-mounted handset shower attachment. Extractor. Chrome heated electric towel rail. From the Landing, pine door to

Bedroom Three

With wide double glazed casement window to the front elevation, built-in airing cupboard with pine door, pine slatted shelving and foam-lagged hot water cylinder, further built-in cupboard over stairs with pine slatted shelving.


4 Valley View is approached from the lane via a pair of 5-bar timber gates leading to an extensive gravelled parking area with front garden laid mainly to lawn with herbaceous borders surrounding and a mix of evergreen and deciduous hedging to the side and front. Set to the side of the house is a substantial DETACHED GARAGE of brick elevations with a single up and over door under a pitched roof, with separate pedestrian door to the side with power and light and eaves storage.

From the parking area, a pedestrian gate leads through to an extensive patio and terrace area to the side of the house with a raised water feature and a low brick retaining wall and a step to the principal garden being laid mainly to lawn with a detached summerhouse and storage shed and raised planter.


Oil-fired central heating boiler and mains electricity, water and drainage.


4 Valley View was formerly owned by the Local Authority and as such contains a restrictive covenant which requires consent to purchase from the Local Authority. It is understood that any purchaser who has lived and worked within Gloucestershire or an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty for at least the last three years would qualify for automatic consent. Other applications may be considered on merit following a minimum of 8 weeks marketing of the subject property.


Council Tax Band C. Rates payable for 2019/2020: £1,522.63

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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