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Cotswold dream homes

PUBLISHED: 14:58 21 April 2017 | UPDATED: 15:23 21 April 2017

Lower Moor Manor, Minety, Wiltshire

Lower Moor Manor, Minety, Wiltshire

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

Lower Moor Manor

More at the manor

A glorious period farm house with wonderful equestrian facilities, located just 15 minutes from the thriving market town of Cirencester

What: Lower Moor Manor is a delightful and very well presented six-bedroom period farm house with views over unspoilt countryside.

Where: Minety, Wiltshire.

Inside: Accommodation includes a reception hall, drawing room, sitting room, kitchen/breakfast room, dining room, wine store, utility room, and cloakroom. The property also features a master bedroom with en suite dressing room and en suite bath/shower room, four further bedrooms, two further bathrooms, games room/bedroom 7, and housekeeper/guest suite.

Outside: With a wonderful aspect overlooking its own land and open countryside beyond, Lower Moor Manor is in a fantastic position and is lined with hedgerows and mature trees around its perimeter. Approximately 36 acres of pasture and woodland, range of existing outbuildings – including an American barn and a Dutch barn which could, subject to planning permission, be converted to give additional living accommodation. There is also a hard surface tennis court, plus scope to include a swimming pool.

How much: Guide price of £2.4 million.

Find out more: Call Jackson-Stops & Staff, Cirencester on 01285 653334.

Room to breathe

A beautiful stone house on the edge of Ebrington

What: Hillfoot is a beautifully designed Cotswold stone house offering just over 4,600sqft of accommodation, with a magnificent outlook across its own garden and grounds that stretch to approximately 3.6 acres.

Where: On the edge of Ebrington, Gloucestershire.

Inside: The house offers an attractive drawing room with wood-burning stove, together with an open-plan kitchen/dining/living room measuring just under 40ft long and with an additional wood-burning stove. The first floor accommodation offers four double bedroom suites.

Outside: The ‘L’ shape of the house shelters a south-facing terrace with views stretching towards Batsford. The property has the advantage of a double garage with additional accommodation above that could be used as a guest bedroom, with en suite shower room or office space. It also offers a field shelter for horses, as well as paddocks.

How much: Guide price of £1.65 million.

Find out more… Call Knight Frank on 01451 600610.

The beauty of Blockley

A substantial five-bedroom detached family house

What: Grafton Lodge is a Cotswold stone detached family house, finished to the highest standard in the ever popular village of Blockley.

Where: On the edge of Blockley, Gloucestershire.

Inside: Accommodation includes spacious entrance hall; drawing room with stone fireplace and double doors opening to the garden; sitting room with bay window and stone fireplace; kitchen/breakfast room with Cotswold stone floor; dining room also with double doors leading to the garden. Upstairs is a master bedroom with en suite shower room and built-in wardrobes; two guest bedrooms with en suite shower rooms; two double bedrooms; and a family bathroom.

Outside: The house sits near the centre of its plot surrounded by Cotswold stone walls and mature hedged borders. Gravel drive with parking for several cars, double garage with electric doors, and a store area.

How much: Guide price of £1.25 million.

Find out more… Call Hayman-Joyce on 01608 651188.


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