Compton Abdale, Nr Cheltenham, Gloucestershire


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 2
A charming period Cottage with garden and parking situated in an unspoilt and well placed village.

2 Upper Cottages

Is a mid-terrace Cottage constructed of natural Cotswold stone under a slate roof. It has a pretty front facade and a rear facade with the doors and casement windows set within cut stone reveals.

The cottage has comfortable accommodation arranged on three floors with the sitting room and kitchen with small dining area situated on the ground floor.

On the first floor is the main bedroom with a separate bathroom and further bedroom on the second floor.

There is a lovely front garden situated in an elevated position overlooking other neighbouring properties in the village.

At the rear steps lead up to the first garden area leading to a much larger garden and which also provides good space for parking.


Compton Abdale is situated just south of the A40 to the west of Northleach. The village consists of mainly stone cottages and the Church of St Oswald. Northleach is approximately 5 miles and has a number of shops and facilities including a Pharmacy, Post Office, Doctors Surgery and local School.

Cirencester is approximately 12 miles to the south and Cheltenham is approximately 10 miles to the west. It is the principal commercial and cultural centre in the area and has excellent shopping facilities with most of the nationally known High Street retailers represented. It also has a wide number of hostelries, a multiplex cinema, together with the Everyman Theatre as well as a number of annual festivals including the National Hunt, Literature, Music and Cricket festivals.


From Stow-on-the-Wold proceed in a southerly direction along the A429 signed to Cirencester. Upon reaching the Northleach roundabout which intersects with the A40 Oxford to Cheltenham Road turn right towards Cheltenham. Take the third turning on the left (ignoring the first signpost to Compton Abdale). Follow the road down the hill into the Village. After passing the third 30 mph speed limit sign the property will be seen on the right hand side. The entrance to the parking is also on the right and before this turn.

Accommodation comprises

Outside light, glazed and panelled front door.

Sitting room 10'10 x 10' minimum

Plus alcove with exposed timber lintel and electric radiator, casement window with timber window seat. Woodburning stove set on a raised hearth, television point, two wall light points.

Door to stairs leading to the first floor with under stairs storage cupboard.

Archway leading to the

Kitchen 14'2 x 8'

One and a half bowl stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap and single drainer set within a wide surround with range of drawers and cupboards beneath. Four ring halogen hob with single oven and grill below and extractor hood above flanked by matching wall cupboards. Space and plumbing for washing machine and separate space for below work surface fridge and freezer. Glazed and panelled door leading to the rear of the property.

From the sitting room door and stairs lead to the first floor landing.

Bedroom 1 10'10 x 10'

Decorative fireplace with painted surround and mantlepiece, two casement windows overlooking the roof tops of the neighbouring cottages, television point, electric radiator.

Bathroom 7'8 x 6'2

Matching white suite comprising panelled bath with chrome taps and separate shower with glazed shower screen and part tiled walls. Pedestal wash hand basin, low level w.c, heated towel rail.

From the landing door and continuation of the stairs to

Bedroom 2 13' 6 x 10'10

Sloping ceilings and two eaves storage cupboards, two velux windows. Electric radiator.


2 Upper Cottages fronts the quiet country lane leading into the village. Steps and a path flanked by a lawned area lead to the front door, flower borders and natural Cotswold stone walls.

Approached from the door in the kitchen is a small courtyard area with open fronted storage 5'6 x 4'4 .

Steps lead to the upper garden which is primarily laid to lawn. There is access to the upper garden which again is laid to lawn and provides the opportunity to park a number of vehicles and a shared gravelled track gives access to the village lane.


Mains electricity and water are connected to the property. Private drainage. Please Note that we have not tested any equipment, appliances or services in this property. Prospective purchasers are advised to commission appropriate investigations prior to formulating their offer to purchase.

Local Authority

Cotswold District Council, Trinity Road, Cirencester, Gloucestershire. Tel 01285 623000.

Council Tax

Band C. Rates payable for 2020/2021 £1,543.56

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