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Church Cottage

£450,000 Offers Over
Bedrooms2 bedrooms
Bathrooms1 bathroom
Reception Rooms1 reception room
  • Ref: 1000_RS0536
  • Type: Cottage
  • Council Tax Band: D
  • Tenure: Freehold

Property Summary

A fabulous, detached Cotswold Stone 2-bedroom cottage nestled in the picturesque hamlet of Shorncote, overlooking farmland and adjacent to the Grade II listed church. This is a simply beautiful property; we would urge early viewing as this little gem will not be on the market for long. CHAIN FREE

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This beautiful home is situated to the south of Cirencester in the tiny hamlet of Shorncote, surrounded by beautiful countryside this really is the perfect home if you are looking for the quiet life but with the bonus of being close to Cirencester. Situated next to the Grade II listed Shorncote Church which dates back to the reign of Henry II

This charming property briefly comprises of:-

Small entrance porch which is a great space for coats and shoes.

Into the reception room with laminate flooring and is dual aspect with windows overlooking the front and rear, this floods this lovely room with lots of light. There is a recessed fireplace area which could potentially be re-commissioned.

The kitchen/diner also benefits from laminate flooring and is a fantastic size with windows to the front and rear. The kitchen is fitted with a range of cream wall and base units with wood effect worksurfaces, stainless steel sink and monobloc tap with an integrated single oven, ceramic hob with extractor above, with space for a dishwasher.

Off the kitchen area there is a lovely, glazed conservatory area that looks over the rear garden with door to the rear and a continuation of the flooring from the kitchen. The perfect spot to sit in the summer months with the loveliest of outlooks.

The cloakroom can be found off of the conservatory and is fitted with a white WC and wall mounted basin. A very useful addition to any home.

To the first floor there are two large double bedrooms and the family bathroom.

The two bedrooms are both good size doubles, fitted with neutral carpets and both overlooking the rear aspect of the property with amazing views.

The family bathroom is fitted with a white suite comprising of bath with shower over, WC and basin and pedestal and chrome heated towel rail. Fitted with wooden effect laminate this is a lovely size room with a window overlooking the rear aspect.

Externally there is a large area to the front of the property, which is included with the sale, providing ample parking.

The rear garden is a great size and is laid to lawn with wooden fences to the boundary which do not detract from the view over adjoining farmland giving the garden a fabulous outlook. Within the garden is a garden shed and the the oil tank. There is a side access gate giving access to the front of the property.

The property is warmed throughout by oil fired central heating and has a septic tank system for waste.


Shorncote is situated just 4.9 miles to the south of Cirencester.

Cirencester in Gloucestershire - known as the Capital of the Cotswolds. A beautiful market town with regular markets held on a Monday and a Friday that really do bring the town to life. Most Saturdays there are various markets including the local Farmers Market which is held on the 2nd and 4 Saturday of the month where you can find a fabulous selection of locally sourced produce.

Independent shops are abundant and in particular a visit to Black Jack Street is a must, an incredibly pretty street located at the back of the historic church which boasts various little shops including a chocolate shop, sweet shop, bakery, cafes, waffle shop and clothes shops. At one end of this lovely little street, you can find the Corinium Museum which has a wealth of information pertaining to the towns history.

Cirencester is also proud to be the home of the Barn Theatre. A wonderful bespoke Theatre which has various productions on throughout the year.

Cirencester has excellent schools and nurseries, sixth form college and is also home to the Royal Agricultural University.

For the active there are numerous sports facilities available within the town, Cirencester Leisure Centre and various gyms. Cirencester Park is open to the public for glorious walks and is also home to Cirencester Tennis and Cricket clubs. If you love golf Cirencester has a long-established golf course just a few minutes' drive away. Just outside Cirencester you can find the Water Park at South Cerney, providing excellent water sports from jet skiing, canoeing, paddle boarding the list is endless. There are also many fabulous walks around the lakes with various cafes providing a much-needed pit stop.

Located between Swindon and Gloucester Cirencester has great links to the M4 and M5.

Kemble train station is just an 11-minute drive from Cirencester and is located on the Cheltenham-Swindon-London line providing great links to the Midlands, the North, the Southwest and London.

Council Tax Band: D (Cotswold District Council)
Tenure: Freehold

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Property Features

  • Chain Free
  • Village location
  • Great village location
  • Oil Central Heating
  • Enclosed Gardens
  • 2 bedroom
  • Ample parking
  • Cloakroom
  • Family Bathroom with Shower over Bath
  • Fitted Kitchen