Cotswold dream homes

PUBLISHED: 15:13 16 February 2018 | UPDATED: 15:13 16 February 2018

The Thatched House, Tunley, Sapperton

The Thatched House, Tunley, Sapperton


We look through the keyhole of some of the Cotswolds’ most luxurious houses on the property market

Thatched Beauty

An important arts and crafts house of unique design

What: The Thatched House is an outstanding Grade II Listed house that has been carefully and sympathetically restored to an exacting standard, retaining many original period features, whilst also introducing a natural blend of contemporary design and space.

Where: Tunley, Sapperton, Cirencester, Gloucestershire.

Inside: Accommodation on the ground floor includes reception hall with original spiral staircase; an impressive drawing room with wood burning stove; stairs to mezzanine library; sitting room with original hand-carved cornicing; kitchen/dining room; media room with vaulted ceiling, flagstone floor and LPG stove; study/office; boot/utility room and cloakroom. Upstairs is the master bedroom with en-suite bathroom, a further double bedroom with impressive full-height leaded windows, a shower room, and dressing room.

Outside: Private gardens, outbuildings and parking, and is situated in a peaceful setting, surrounded by beautiful countryside and woodland.

How much: £1.95 million.

Find out more...Contact Knight Frank on 01285 897840.

A handsome home

A well-proportioned, attractive Grade II Listed home set in about three quarters of an acre

What: Marlyn House is a Grade II Listed home, discreetly tucked away in a village setting, with a cottage and detached coach house, looking towards Rodborough Common.

Where: Thrupp, Stroud, Gloucestershire.

Inside: The property benefits from numerous architectural details, including fine fireplaces, decorative plasterwork, working shutters, sash windows and distinctive wrought iron veranda. Accommodation includes entrance hall, drawing room, sitting room, dining room, breakfast room, kitchen, utility room, shower room, cloakroom. Upstairs are six double bedrooms (one with en suite shower room) and three further bathrooms. The property also benefits from an adjoining two bedroom cottage, and detached two-bedroom coach house.

Outside: Marlyn House has a private, mature garden of around 3/4 of an acre, approached by its own drive.

How much: Price guide of £1.495 million.

Find out more...Call Murrays on 01453 755552

Until the cows come home

What: Lower Chalkley Farm is a beautifully presented Grade II listed house believed to originally date from the 17th century, with later additions and alterations made during the 18th and 19th centuries. Thought to have originally been a dairy farm.

Where: King Lane, Horton, Gloucestershire.

Inside: The property has been modernised throughout, and of particular note is the hand-built, bespoke oak kitchen, complete with AGA. There are many period features, including attractive fireplaces, exposed beams and wood mullion windows. Whilst retaining a period charm, the house is beautifully presented and in very good condition. Accommodation includes reception hall, sitting room, dining room, drawing room, kitchen/breakfast room, cellar, master bedroom with en suite bathroom, four/five further bedrooms, and family bathroom.

Outside: There are formal gardens which are mostly laid to lawn, as well as paddocks, which could be ideal for equestrian use. In total there are approximately 1.6 acres of grounds. The property is approached via a long drive where there is parking space for several cars as well as a double garage, workshop and stabling.

How much: Price guide of £1.2 million.

Find out more...Call Strutt & Parker on 01285 898384.


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