Cotswold dream homes for sale this month
PUBLISHED: 11:58 30 March 2020 | UPDATED: 11:59 30 March 2020
We look through the keyhole of some of the Cotswolds’ most luxurious houses on the property market
• A View to the Valley
A unique 21st-century home overlooking Laurie Lee’s beloved Slad Valley
What: Meadow House is a modern, open-plan home set in an elevated position, enjoying panoramic views over the Slad Valley.
Where: Slad, Gloucestershire.
Inside: The current owners have transformed the original bungalow into a beautifully presented modern home, comprising entrance hall, open-plan sitting/dining room, family room, kitchen/breakfast room, utility room, cloakroom, four bedrooms, bath and shower rooms.
Outside: The property is complemented by its garden, with studio, two garages, private driveway, workshop, spectacular water feature and glorious views from the sweeping terraces.
How much: Guide price of £1.25 million.
Find out more: Call Murrays Estate Agents on 01453 755552.
• Village life
A superb cottage in the charming Cotswold village of Aldsworth
What: A semi-detached three-bedroomed cottage in a popular village.
Where: Aldsworth, Gloucestershire.
Inside: Accommodation comprises a sitting room, dining room, kitchen, cloakroom, master bedroom with en suite, and two further bedrooms, one with en suite bathroom, the other with en suite shower room.
Outside: Gravel driveway with parking access through to the rear, where there is further parking space and separate studio with office space above. The south-facing gardens to the front have an area of lawn, paved terrace, with rear gardens providing additional terracing and a small lawn.
How much: Price guide of £525,000.
Find out more: Contact Strutt & Parker on 01285 653101.
• Royal neighbours
A detached Cotswold stone cottage with a wealth of traditional period character
What: The Cottage has a wealth of original features, including exposed beams and traditional fireplaces, and is believed to date back to the 19th century with a later sympathetic rear extension.
Where: Doughton (pronounced Duffton) is not a name that springs instantly to mind, but mention Highgrove – the home of Prince Charles – and the hamlet is immediately identifiable as being in the heart of Gloucestershire.
Inside: The accommodation extends in all to 1,306 sq.ft., with the ground floor comprising two good-sized reception rooms, both with fireplaces, and a country kitchen with an AGA and larder/utility room off. A rear lobby leads to a modern shower room, whilst on the first floor is a spacious bathroom with roll-top bath. There are two double bedrooms and an anteroom which can serve as a third bedroom, study or nursery.
Outside: The generous mature gardens are to the south and west of the cottage, landscaped into two principal lawn areas and surrounded by a range of flower beds, shrubs and trees, creating a great degree of privacy. The property also benefits from a useful garden store and private off-road parking for two vehicles.
How Much: £595,000
Find out more: Call James Pyle & Co on 01666 840886 or 01452 812054.