Great Rissington, Gloucestershire


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 3
A charming three bedroom semi-detached Cotswold stone cottage with an attached garage and mature garden set in the heart of the village.


The Steps 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 nearby at Kingham (London Paddington 80 minutes) and Cheltenham (18 miles).


The Steps comprises a semi-detached Cotswold stone cottage set in a central position within the village with an attached single storey garage and a good sized mature garden. The property provides accommodation arranged over two floors with 2 reception rooms, a kitchen, utility and rear hall/lobby on the ground floor and 3 bedrooms and a bathroom on the first floor.

The gardens are predominantly to the side and rear with a workshop, lawn and productive kitchen garden. The property offers scope for further extension and alteration if desired and would benefit from updating subject to any necessary consents.

The accommodation comprises:


Covered entrance and opaque glazed panelled front door to:

Dining Room

With part panelled walls, stairs rising to first floor and double glazed casement to front elevation. Beamed ceiling and opaque glazed door to:

Sitting Room

With window seat and UPVC double glazed casement window to front elevation. Open fire place with reconstituted stone mantelpiece and hearth, beamed ceiling.

From the dining room, painted timber door to:


With quarry tiled floor and simply fitted kitchen with one and a half bowl stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap. Work top with four ring halogen hob. Comprehensive range of below work surface cupboards and drawers. height unit to one side with built in AEG oven/grill and sliding larder door to one side. Sliding door through to:

Rear Lobby

With UPVC opaque double glazed door to rear elevation, range of built in shelves and continuation of the quarry tiled floor. Meter and fuse box. From the kitchen painted timber door to:


With a quarry tiled floor, space and plumbing for washing machine and dishwasher, part panelled walls and space for upright fridge freezer. Access to the roof space.

From the dining room, stairs with timber handrail rise to:

First Floor Landing

With access to roof space (boarded loft and loft ladder). Painted timber door to built in cupboard with shelving.

Painted timber door to:

Bedroom 1

With window seat with double glazed casement window to front elevation.

From the landing painted timber door to:

Bedroom 2

Fine boarded floor with double glazed casement window to front elevation.

From the landing painted timber door to:

Bedroom 3

With double glazed casement window overlooking the rear garden and countryside beyond. Stripped timber floor.

From the landing door to:


With pine panelled bath with a separate wall mounted shower. Wash hand basin with built in cupboards below and vanity unit over and storage to the side. Double glazed casement window to rear elevation.


Approached from the main village street with three stone steps leading up to the front door and covered entrance with outside light. Offset to the side of the property is a single up and over door leading to the attached SINGLE GARAGE which also has pedestrian access from the rear garden. To the side of the garage is a pedestrian gate leading to the garden.

Accessed either from the side of the property or from the rear hall is a private paved terrace with raised ornamental pond to the side and foliage surrounding. With a timber door to the ATTACHED WORKSHOP to the rear of the building with plumbing and electric.

A series of steps lead down from the paved terrace with a pedestrian door leading back to the garage. The path continues through to the kitchen garden with ornamental pruned vine walkway and with a series of beds and borders as well as a detached greenhouse and fruit cage. The pathway leads onto the principal garden which is laid mainly to lawn and surrounded by clipped evergreen hedges and herbaceous borders.


Mains Electricity, Water and Drainage are connected. Oil-fired central heating.


Band 'E' rate payable for 2021 / 2022: £2,272.73


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


From Bourton-on-the-Water take the Rissington Road out of the village and then take the right hand turn signposted to Great Rissington and the Barringtons. Follow the lane to Great Rissington, climb the hill in to the village bearing right by The Lamb Inn across the Green. Go past the telephone box and The Steps, 30 Great Rissington will be found set back on the right 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.

Arrange viewing 01451 798058

Tayler & Fletcher (Bourton On The Water)

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

See all properties from this agent

Send me homes like this by email