Meadow View Cottage, Calcot, Gloucestershire, GL54

Guide price

Bedrooms: 3
Pretty detached Cotswold cottage, in a picturesque village, with stunning views of the Coln valley.

Charming three-bedroom stone-built detached cottage, originally built in 1817, with later additions, beautifully positioned on the edge of this well-regarded village overlooking idyllic open farmland, with private rear garden and detached stone-built garage


Accessing the cottage through the stone porch to the front door, you are treated to a wealth of period features in the sitting room, with impressive flagstone floor, elegant fireplace with stone surround and hearth incorporating a cast-iron wood-burner, exposed oak ceiling beams, and two windows to the front aspect, offering incredible views of the surrounding countryside

Leading through to the traditional shaker-style kitchen, there is an abundance of wall and floor storage cupboards, with the wonderful feature of a fitted oil-fired Aga (cooking purposes only), oak-finished worksurfaces, fitted Belfast sink, space for large dishwasher, and upright fridge/freezer

Open through to the rear hall, the stairwell to the first floor has a useful understairs cupboard with space and plumbing for a washing machine, and a backdoor to outside

Also off the rear hall is a downstairs shower room with fitted shower with rainshower over

To the first floor, all the bedrooms enjoy countryside views, with the principal bedroom being of particular interest with an exposed stone chimney breast with flanking built-in cupboards and part-exposed stonework to the window

Two further double bedrooms, with the middle bedroom offering an attractive window with part-exposed stone surround and window seat

The connecting tiered landing space has the lovely feature of an original fireplace, forming part of a bedroom, before the cottage was extended during the Victorian period

All three bedrooms are serviced by the main family bathroom with a pretty roll-top bath

Spacious loft with skylight, ideal for storage

If this is a lettings investment, we would recommend a lettings guide price in the region of £1,750 pcm


Council tax – band E

Tax payable for 2022/23 - £2,309.21


Mains water and electricity are connected

Private drainage

Oil-fired central heating (new boiler fitted November 2022)

Gigaclear fibre broadband (up to 900 Mbs) is connected to the cottage and wired to the garage

EPC Band E


Calcot is a pretty village located in the undulating hills of the Cotswolds

Northleach (4 miles) is a former medieval wool town with many amenities for day-to-day needs, primary school and pre-school nursery; The Cotswolds Discovery Centre is housed at the Old Prison

Outstanding academy schools at both Bourton-on-the-Water and Cirencester (8.8 miles equidistant) Chedworth (4.6 miles) has a primary school and pre-school

Many local attractions, including Stowell Park, Yanworth (4 miles) and The National Trusts Chedworth Roman Villa (4.5)

The iconic village of Bibury is 4 miles

Other major centres within easy reach are Cirencester, (9 miles), Cheltenham (15.5) and Gloucester (22)


The raised garden is accessed via the rear hall or the wooden gate leading off the driveway

Mainly laid to lawn it offers a good deal of seclusion, with a greenhouse, oil tank, extensive flower and shrub borders and surrounding panelled fencing

The detached single garage has light, power, open eaves storage and twin wooden doors, with parking in front only

There is a public footpath over the gravel driveway, between the detached garage and the neighbour

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