Savills | Upper Swell, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL54 1EW | Property for sale
1,395 sq ft(129.60 sq m)
Guide price £975,000

Upper SwellCheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL54 1EW

  • Recently sold

Key features

  • Sold in June 2022
  • Ideal family home
  • Private enclosed rear garden
  • Riverside frontage
  • Perfect weekend retreat
  • Ideal investment property

A charming detached period cottage.

About this property

  • Originally the gamekeeper's cottage for a large local estate, this delightful detached property sits comfortably next to the Grade II listed bridge over the River Dickler and backs onto private woodland. Bridge Cottage is ideally situated just one mile from Stow-on-the-Wold which offers an eclectic mix of shops, restaurants and pubs.

    A cosy sitting room, complete with a warming wood burning stove, is the perfect place to unwind. A stable door leads out to the rear garden. The light and airy triple aspect dining room is well-proportioned with French doors to the garden. The well-equipped kitchen has a good range of Shaker-style cabinets with Belfast sink. A cloakroom completes the ground floor accommodation.

    On the first floor are three bedrooms, two of which have en suite shower rooms. There is also a family bathroom.

    The South-facing garden is mainly laid to lawn and has a pretty river frontage. To the front is a double garage with a room above which is ideal for a variety of uses and accessed via an external staircase. There is also parking for three cars.

    The property is a successful holiday letting cottage and can be sold as an ongoing business with the benefit of ongoing bookings and fully furnished with the exception of the art and lamps on the ground floor.

    View payable Stamp Duty for this property

A superb Cotswold cottage in the heart of the North Cotswolds.

Kay McCluskeyProperty agent

Local information

  • The small village of Upper Swell lies in the Dikler valley approximately one mile from the historic market town of Stow-on-the-Wold. Upper Swell is an attractive village with several interesting period houses dating from the seventeenth century including a fine manor house, rectory and mill. There is also a delightful twelfth century Norman church in the village. The Abbotswood Estate with its exceptional gardens border the village on two sides and the well-known picturesque Donnington Brewery is close by. There are particularly lovely rural walks and also bridle paths for the horse riding enthusiast.
  • The principal centres of Oxford, Cheltenham and Stratford-upon-Avon are within comfortable driving distance providing both a broad range of cultural and sporting activities together with excellent educational establishments both in the private and state sectors. Stow-on-the-Wold is just five miles from Daylesford Organic Farm Shop and 18 miles from Soho Farmhouse.
  • Upper Swell is strategically located just one mile from the north/south Fosse Way which links to the A40/M40 to London and the A44 Oxford to Worcester east/west trunk road. Mainline railway stations are at Moreton-in-Marsh and Kingham which serve London Paddington, Oxford, Worcester and Hereford.
  • There is a range of private and state schools in the area including the Cotswold School in Bourton-on-the-Water. Stow-on-the-Wold has a primary school. Oxford and Cheltenham provide more extensive leisure, educational and shopping amenities.
  • The Cotswolds' year is packed with events, ranging from world famous international festivals like Cheltenham Literature Festival and Cheltenham Gold Cup Week to major musical events such as the Wilderness Festival, Cornbury Festival or the Big Feastival, as well a jam-packed events calendar featuring concerts, exhibitions, arts and literature festivals and theatrical productions.

Additional information

  • Directions: From Stow-on-the-Wold take the B4077 towards Tewkesbury for approximately one mile. Upon reaching the village, cross the bridge where the property will be found on the left hand side.
  • EPC Rating = E
  • Tenure = Freehold