Little Rissington, Gloucestershire


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 3
A beautifully presented 3 bedroom semi-detached Cotswold stone house set on the edge of the village with private garden and parking


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. The surrounding Cotswolds provide a superb range of rural leisure pursuits.


Willowhaven comprises a beautifully presented semi-detached house set in an elevated position on the edge of the village. The property is constructed of Cotswold stone elevations under a pitched reconstituted stone roof and provides accommodation arranged over two floors with superb principal sitting room and a hall and cloakroom to the front, with a large bespoke fitted kitchen open plan with dining area and access out to the rear garden. On the first floor there are three good sized double bedrooms, the master having extensive bespoke built in wardrobes, and a separate family bathroom. The property has been completely refreshed by the current owners with tasteful decor throughout, well planned accommodation, ample parking and a good sized private garden to the rear.

The accommodation is arranged as follows: Opaque glazed panelled front door with outside light to:


With recessed ceiling spotlight, painted timber door to:


With low-level WC, wash hand basin with built-in cupboards below and tiled splashback. Opaque double glazed casement window to front elevation. Recessed ceiling spotlight.

From the hall, door to:

Sitting Room

With stairs rising to first floor. Fireplace fitted with a Wanders wood burning stove with granite hearth. Coved ceiling and recessed ceiling spotlights. Wide double glazed casement window to front elevation. Decorative covered radiator. Door to below stairs storage cupboard with fitted shelving.

From the sitting room, opaque glazed panelled painted timber door to:

Kitchen & Dining Room

Fully fitted kitchen comprising Oak worktop with a Belfast sink with mixer tap, tiled splashback and cill. Fitted Siemens 4 ring induction hob, with curved part glazed brushed stainless steel extractor over hob. Extensive range of below work surface drawers and cupboards. Built-in Bosch dishwasher. height unit to one side with dual Siemens Oven and Grill, larder cupboard to one side. Cupboards above and below. Range of eye-level cupboards. Central peninsula unit with continuation of the Oak worktop with built-in cupboards below with space and plumbing for washing machine. Separate wall mounted cupboard housing the Oil fired central heating boiler. Two double glazed casement windows overlooking the rear garden.

Dining area with separate pedestrian door with double glazed panels to the rear garden, recessed ceiling spotlights and part timber panelled wall. Wall mounted fusebox. Separate painted timber door to built-in cupboard. Space for upright fridge/freezer.

From the sitting room, stairs with painted timber handrail and balustrade lead to the:

First Floor Landing

With continuation of the painted balustrade, recessed ceiling spotlighting. Pair of painted timber doors to wide airing cupboard with foam lagged hot water cylinder, access to roof space and painted timber door to:

Bedroom 1

With wide double glazed casement window to the front of the property. Extensive built in wardrobes with sliding doors, recessed ceiling spotlighting.

From the landing, painted timber door to:


With decorative tiled floor and matching suite comprising panelled bath with chrome mixer tap and separate wall mounted shower and handset shower attachment. Wide glazed shower screen, part tiled walls, low-level WC, wash hand basin with Chrome mixer tap set on an Oak plinth with built in cupboards below, tiled splashback. Recessed ceiling spotlighting. Opaque double glazed casement window to front elevation.

From the landing, painted timber door to:

Bedroom 2

With recessed ceiling spotlighting, wide double glazed casement window overlooking the rear elevation.

From the landing, painted timber door to:

Bedroom 3

With recessed ceiling spotlighting, wide double glazed casement window overlooking the rear garden.


Willowhaven is approached from the highway, via a tarmacadam and pavioured driveway, with a small raised border and path leading to the front door. Access continues to the side of the house to the rear garden, which may also be approached from the door from the dining area with a paved terrace immediately to the rear of the house, with a Cotswold stone retaining wall and steps leading to the principal garden laid mainly to lawn with herbaceous border to either side and a detached storage shed and gravelled terraced seating area to the far end.


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


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


Band D. Rate payable for 2019/2020 £1,712.96


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, proceeding through the village passing the village hall. Climb the hill and shortly before leaving the village, Willowhaven will be found set back on the left hand side.

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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High Street, Bourton-on-the-Water, GL54 2AP

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