Cotswold dream homes

PUBLISHED: 13:54 01 March 2019 | UPDATED: 13:54 01 March 2019

Burden Court, Tresham, Gloucestershire

Burden Court, Tresham, Gloucestershire


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

Orchard House, Northleach

An historic house in the Cotswold town of Northleach, benefiting from a detached two-bedroom cottage

What: An 18th-century town house bursting with character and charm, and with the added advantage of a two-bedroom cottage.

Where: Northleach, Gloucestershire.

Inside: Orchard House has been enlarged over the years whilst retaining many of the original features. Accommodation comprises entrance hall, drawing room, dining room, kitchen/breakfast room, utility room, cloakroom, cellar, five bedrooms (two en-suite), shower room, gardens, orchard, and two-bedroom cottage.

Outside: There is a light and airy two-bedroom cottage – ideal for extra guests or as a potential source of income. A walled and graveled courtyard lies immediately outside the house, with a terraced area and garden shed. Both house and cottage are south-facing. The rest of the garden stretches out to the rear of the property.

How much: Guide price of £850,000.

Find out more: Call Jackson-Stops on 01285 653334.

Millers Barn, near Chipping Norton

A six-bedroom converted stone barn set in the Oxfordshire countryside

What: Set at the end of a tree-lined gravel driveway in the stunning North Oxfordshire countryside, Millers Barn is a spacious, light-filled converted stone barn, extensively renovated to a high standard.

Where: Situated in a spectacular rural position just outside the picturesque village of Sandford St Martin, close to Chipping Norton, and only three miles from Soho Farmhouse.

Inside: The six-bedroom property offers versatile accommodation of just under 9,000 sq ft within the main house, plus a further 2,500 sq ft of garaging and a 600 sq ft guest flat. The large kitchen/breakfast room and orangery is the heart of the home and features a bespoke handmade kitchen and two-oven Aga. Extensive entertaining space flows from the entrance hall into the dining room, drawing room and sitting room, while the snug is ideal for day-to-day living. A cinema room and indoor swimming pool complete the idyll.

Outside: Approximately four acres of grounds offer complete privacy. Lawned gardens, paved entertaining areas and gravelled parking, sit alongside paddock grazing with separate access.

How much: Guide price in excess of £3.5 million.

Find out more: Call Nick Rudge at Savills Banbury on 01295 228 002.

Burden Court, Tresham

An attractive Grade II* Listed 17th-century Cotswold stone farmhouse with magnificent views

What: Burden Court is situated on the edge of the pretty and unspoilt small village of Tresham, within 10 minutes’ drive of Tetbury and Nailsworth.

Where: Tresham, Gloucestershire.

Inside: The property is believed to date from the 17th century, originally belonging to Sir Matthew Hale (1609-76), Lord Chief Justice. Accommodation includes reception/dining hall with flagstone floor and large stone fireplace, drawing room, kitchen/breakfast room with Aga, sitting room, games room, boot room, utility room, cloakroom, study/snug, master bedroom suite, four further bedrooms and three bath/shower rooms.

Outside: Private walled gardens, paddock, stone outbuildings and parking area. In all about 1.5 acres.

How much: Guide price of £1.75 million.

Find out more: Call Strutt & Parker on 01285 653101.

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