Cotswold dream homes
PUBLISHED: 11:24 26 March 2019 | UPDATED: 11:52 26 March 2019
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We look through the keyhole of some of the Cotswolds' most luxurious houses on the property market
Colebrook Cottage, Blockley
A welcoming Cotswold stone detached family residence that was formerly the village police house.
What: Colebrook Cottage is a superbly presented grade II listed residence, converted from a former Victorian police house and station, situated in a much sought after Cotswold village.
Where: Blockley, Moreton-in-Marsh, Gloucestershire.
Inside: The property is set out over three floors with accommodation including: sitting and dining rooms with oak flooring, exposed ceiling timbers and stone fireplace; kitchen with atrium roof; former police cells converted to provide utility, boot room with walk-in shower and WC; two double bedrooms; master bedroom suite with triple aspect and en suite bathroom.
Outside: A mature garden with raised seating area, parking for one vehicle off road with plenty of on-street parking available, Cotswold stone garden room with timber frontage, and former garage.
How much: Guide price of £950,000.
Find out more: Call Hayman-Joyce on 01608 651188.
Bazeland Farm, Clanfield
A super period home with modern additions with approximately 13 acres and extensive equestrian facilities.
What: Bazeland Farm is a very well-presented family home offering a wonderful blend of period and contemporary features. Situated in a quiet location, and offering 18 acres of paddocks, stables and manege, it is a fantastic opportunity to acquire a rural retreat.
Where: Clanfield, Oxfordshire.
Inside: Accommodation includes entrance hall; sitting room with log-burning stove; drawing room with exposed beams, feature fireplace and wooden flooring; kitchen/breakfast room; garden room and utility/boot room. Further accommodation comprises master bedroom suite with dressing area, two further bedrooms, study/ bedroom four, family bathroom and small conservatory.
Outside: A gravel driveway leads to the ample parking area, and there is an extensive stable yard with 13 boxes, two tack rooms and a store. The manege is situated at the end of the boxes and stands next to some of the paddocks. A three-bedroom static home has been used in the past as groom’s accommodation, and there is currently planning permission to replace this with a log cabin. To the rear of the house is a small studio, comprising open-plan kitchenette and sitting room, with a ladder leading to a mezzanine sleeping area, currently rented out on AirBnB.
How much: Guide price of £1.2 million.
Find out more: Call Butler Sherborn on 01993 822325.
Willowside Farm, Withington
A beautiful five-bedroom, five-bathroom country house with views over the River Coln.
What: Willowside Farm is a beautifully appointed country home believed to date back to the 17th century. The property occupies a wonderful position overlooking its own 30 acres and enjoying views of the meandering River Coln.
Where: Withington, Gloucestershire.
Inside: The beautifully renovated property features full bespoke wooden double glazed windows, and underfloor heating over all three floors. Accommodation includes spacious entrance hall, open-plan drawing room with twin fireplaces, dining room, open-plan kitchen/breakfast room with four-oven electric AGA, twin studies, boot room and cloakroom. On the first floor is a master suite with walk-through dressing room and his-and-hers en suite facilities; a three further bedrooms, all with en suite bathrooms; and first floor utility room. The second floor was designed as an independent suite with bedroom, sitting room and shower room.
Outside: The stone outbuildings are arranged around a courtyard with nine loose boxes, feed rooms, tack rooms and storage facilities as well as a double-height barn for hay storage. Above the barn is a useful twin loft with huge potential to form groom’s accommodation (STPP). A corrugated and steel barn has a large vehicular entrance and is currently utilised as five loose boxes and storage. There are two further external stables as well as a historic feed hopper. The land is offered with a ring fence of 30 acres of superb pasture land.
How much: Guide price of £2.95 million.
Find out more: Call Hamptons International on 01285 580170.