Date: October 2017

HEADING TO THE COTSWOLDS THIS AUTUMN?

  • Four beautiful properties new on the market with Butler Sherborn from £575,000 - £1.85million
  • Close to great autumn walks and friendly pubs

As the leaves start to turn colour and fall, the Cotswolds is a wonderful destination for long country walks followed by lunch or a fireside tea in one of the many popular villages with award-winning, dog friendly pubs.

One such pub is The Lamb Inn at Great Rissington, which achieved the ‘Visit England Recognition of Service Excellence Award’ & 3 AA Rosettes for culinary excellence in 2016.  Two properties within walking distance are:

Glebe Farm Cottage, Little Rissington, Gloucestershire, GL54 2ND - £595,000
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Featuring exposed beams and stonework, Glebe Farm Cottage is a Grade II Listed Cotswold stone property with four bedrooms, period features throughout and in a popular village setting.  Dating back to the late 17th century and originally thought to have been a coach house and coachman quarters, it now includes a sitting room with a large Cotswold stone fireplace and wood burner, a dining room, well-equipped kitchen and cloakroom, a master bedroom with en suite shower room, three further bedrooms, bathroom and shower room on the first and second floors.
Outside is a walled garden, stone terrace, a garage and parking.
Glebe Farm Cottage brochure
Guide price: £595,000
Butler Sherborn - Stow on the Wold - 01451 830731

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Washbourn House and Barn, Great Rissington, Gloucestershire, GL54 2LP - £995,000
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With interesting period features, Washbourn House blends family home and a traditional barn (with planning consent), and is located in the popular Cotswold village of Great Rissington, home to the award-winning Lamb Inn.  Both properties form part of the traditional farmyard setting of the neighbouring Grade II Listed farm.  Washbourn House is a family home exuding charm and character with many of the interior features handcrafted.  Accommodation includes a sitting/dining room with large Gothic-style fireplace, kitchen, utility room, three bedrooms, one with en suite shower room, a family bathroom and attic storage.

The Cotswold stone barn has consent for conversion into a single residential dwelling to include a large drawing room with an open plan kitchen/dining room, utility room, a ground floor bedroom with shower room, and a spiral staircase leading to two further bedrooms, both en suite.  This will also provide private parking and a courtyard terrace.
Washbourn House and Barn brochure
Guide price: £995,000
Butler Sherborn - Stow on the Wold - 01451 830731

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The extremely sought-after Cotswold village of Bledington, is home to The King’s Head which has recently been awarded ‘Pub of The Year’ in the Good Pub Guide 2018.

Rose Villa, Bledington, Gloucestershire, OX7 6XB - £575,000
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A handsome, double fronted Victorian family home dating back to the 1850s, Rose Villa is believed to have been the main home for the old smithy.  With an entrance hall, cloakroom, sitting room, open plan kitchen/dining room and living room with oil-fired range, there is also a master bedroom and en suite, three further bedrooms, a family bathroom and a study/fifth bedroom on the first floor.

There is private parking, a walled back garden, stone terrace, two outbuildings and wooden shed.
Rose Villa brochure
Guide price: £575,000

Butler Sherborn - Stow on the Wold - 01451 830731

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The Seven Tuns at Chedworth - named as North Cotswold CAMRA’s Seasonal Pub of the Year for summer 2017, is just a brisk walk from:

York House, Chedworth, Gloucestershire, GL54 4AN - £1.85 million
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York House is an outstanding Grade II Listed Georgian house with many original features set in 3.5 acres with beautiful gardens, grounds, paddock and valley views.  The ground floor offers generous, elegant reception rooms: a reception hall with an original flagstone floor, an impressive drawing room with large inglenook fireplace and dining room.  There’s also a good-sized kitchen/breakfast room with bright red Aga, a library, playroom/office, pantry and cloakroom.

On the first floor is the master bedroom with dressing room and en suite bathroom, a second double bedroom and family bathroom.  There is a further double bedroom and bathroom on the second floor, and a second staircase leads to three additional bedrooms, family bathroom and a laundry room.

Outside there is a landscaped courtyard, various stone outbuildings, a walled garden, lawns, an orangery terrace, orchard and garage.
York House brochure
Guide price: £1.85 million
Butler Sherborn - Cirencester - 01285 883740

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Note to editors:
The Cotswolds
The Cotswolds are located in the heart of England and within the counties of Gloucestershire, Oxfordshire, Warwickshire, Worcestershire and Wiltshire.  It is the largest designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in England and Wales, and very roughly starts to the east of Gloucester and Cheltenham in the west, runs up to just below Evesham in the north, includes parts of West Oxfordshire where Burford is known as the Gateway to the Cotswolds, and south to the Cotswold Water Park a few miles beyond Cirencester, the former Roman city and Capital of the Cotswolds.

With excellent road and rail communications - London, Bristol and Birmingham are all within an hour by train - the area has become popular with those moving out of the city or wanting second homes to escape at weekends.

  • For further information about Butler Sherborn, please visit butlersherborn.co.uk or telephone the relevant office:
  Cirencester 01285 883740
  Burford 01993 822325
  Oxford 01865 510000
  Stow on the Wold 01451 830731
  Wantage 01235 772299

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