Site adjacent to Hillhaven, Little Rissington, Cheltenham

Guide price

Bedrooms: 4
PRELIMINARY DETAILS: A bespoke brand new 4 bed detached house (gross internal floor area 187sq/m) with driveway parking to the front and garden to the rear, located on the edge of the village. Due for completion late 2022.


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 is 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.


Plot 1 is a bespoke detached house currently under construction for Brunel Homes (Gloucester) Ltd by the long established Aqua Construction Ltd. The property, designed by Apex Architecture, is constructed of Cotswold stone and larch boarding elevations under a pitched tile roof in the style of a traditional cottage with oak framed porch and entrance door, with timber cladding to the side and a gable protruding to the rear. The accommodation is arranged over two floors with an open plan contemporary kitchen/ dining/ family room. The kitchen will have Quartz worktops, upstands and island unit, integrated Neff appliances including oven, dishwasher, fridge/freezer, induction hob and tiled flooring. From the family room and sitting room there are bi-fold doors out to the private paved patio area and rear garden. Utility room with tiled flooring, worktop with sink, built-in units and space for washing machine and tumble dryer. A large hall with tiled flooring, study, cloakroom and a large double aspect sitting room with open fireplace and wood burning stove on the ground floor. From the hall, an oak staircase rises to the first floor with a large master bedroom with dressing area and en suite shower room, a guest bedroom with en suite shower room, two further bedrooms and a family bathroom (with bath and separate shower). Recessed downlighters in the bathroom and en suites and throughout the ground floor except for the sitting room, which will have pendant fittings, as will the bedrooms. The property also benefits from Heritage Green hardwood windows and bifold doors.

Further specifications on fixtures and fittings can be obtained from the Agent's office.


Plot 1 is approached over a shared private drive leading in turn to the private driveway to the front of the house with parking and turning area, bordered by mixed native hedging and hazel hurdles to the roadside. The property will have stone steps from a large paved patio up to a private raised garden to the rear which will be laid to lawn with a good Westerly aspect to the side and access from the sitting room, family room and utility, bordered by post and rail fence to the rear boundary and timber close board fencing to either side. Whilst there is no garaging there will be space to create this to the front if desired, subject to any necessary consents. The property will also benefit from a wireless intruder alarm and external CCTV system, electric vehicle charging point, external water tap and waste bin store.


Further information and drawings can be found on the Cotswold District Council website planning page with the reference number 21/03173/FUL.


Strictly by prior appointment via our Bourton-on-the-Water Office, during daylight hours Tel: 01451 820913. Please note that the site is still under construction and therefore PPE will be provided and must be worn as instructed.


This property will be given a Predicted Energy Assessment for incomplete properties. The predicted Energy Efficiency Rating is yet to be determined.


Mains Electricity, Water and Drainage are connected. Heating will be from an air source heat pump with multi-zone underfloor heating on the ground floor and radiators to the first floor.


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


As this is a new build property still under construction it has not yet been assessed for a Council Tax band.


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, the Brunel Homes Site will be found set back on the left hand side.

01451 798058

Tayler & Fletcher (Bourton On The Water)

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

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