Date: April 2019
EASTER - THE PERFECT TIME TO SEARCH FOR YOUR NEW COTSWOLD HOME
Four Cotswold properties new on the market from £695,000 - £1.2 million through Butler Sherborn
With bright yellow daffodils in profusion and the green buds of Spring bursting through, the Cotswolds is emerging from winter and showing off its cream coloured stone cottages and houses to their glorious best!
What better time to get out and about and enjoy the first Bank Holiday weekend of the year, and if you’re thinking of moving, recce some of the towns and villages you could soon be calling ‘home’.
Independent and specialising in the Cotswolds, estate agent Butler Sherborn has a number of great properties available, ranging in price from £695,000 - £1.2 million, and as well as online, you can visit them in Burford, Cirencester and Stow-on-the-Wold.
Bazeland Farm, Clanfield, Oxfordshire OX18 2SA - £1.2million
Bazeland Farm is a very well-presented family home offering a wonderful blend of period and contemporary features. Situated in a quiet rural location, and a fantastic opportunity for a family interested in horses.
From the entrance hall there is a sitting room with log-burning stove, drawing room with exposed beams, feature fireplace and wood flooring, study/fourth bedroom, an open-plan kitchen/dining room opening into a vaulted oak framed garden/family room with floor to ceiling windows and bi-fold doors. There is also a conservatory and a utility/boot room.
On the first floor, there is a master suite with bedroom, dressing room and shower room, two further double bedrooms and a family bathroom. There is also planning permission to create two further bedrooms and a bathroom. Outside is a studio with an open plan kitchenette, sitting room and a mezzanine sleeping area, extensive gardens, a large stable yard with 13 boxes, two tack rooms and a store, manège, paddocks and parking.
Clanfield village is a thriving, friendly and active community. Burford is 8 miles away, Swindon with its main line station to London Paddington, 17 miles, and Oxford 21 miles.
Barn Cottage, Bledington, Gloucestershire OX7 6XQ - £1.05million
Dating back to the 1600s, Barn Cottage is an elegant village house which has recently been extensively renovated and extended to a high standard and with great style and character.
Good ceiling heights help create a light and airy living space, with high quality modern features such as underfloor heating complimented by original period features that include Inglenook fireplaces, stone mullion windows, elm floorboards and exposed oak beams.
Accommodation comprises a reception hall, kitchen/breakfast room, dining room, a sitting room, utility room and cloakroom, and upstairs is the master bedroom and bathroom, guest bedroom and shower room, third bedroom & shower room and a fourth bedroom/study.
A separate traditional Cotswold barn is also included with planning permission for an open plan kitchen and living space with vaulted ceiling, a home office or master bedroom, a bathroom or cloakroom, a guest bedroom & bathroom and with its own garden & private parking.
Barn Cottage is hidden away behind wooden gates with its own garden and private parking.
With excellent links to London - Kingham Station is only a mile away (Paddington in 90 minutes), Barn Cottage offers a versatile Cotswold property in an enchanting village that could serve either as a permanent or second family home/holiday retreat. Chipping Norton is 6 miles away and Stow-on-the-Wold 4 miles. Daylesford Organic Farm Shop & Spa is a five minute drive, and Soho Farmhouse less than half an hour.
With a green and duck pond, Bledington is in the heart of the north Cotswolds and has great community spirit. The Kings Head is a renowned, award winning pub, and there is a village hall, parish church, primary school and its own community shop opening soon.
Long Barn, Lyneham, Oxfordshire OX7 6QL - £1million
An attractively bright and spacious five-bedroom barn conversion, Long Barn sits in its own mature gardens overlooking a lake, and within the tranquil hamlet of Lyneham.
With a reception hall, fitted kitchen/breakfast room, drawing room with open fire, dining room with floor to ceiling widows, a wooden floor and exposed beams, there is also a utility room and cloakroom. The downstairs also includes the master bedroom suite with dressing room and bathroom. This has a vaulted ceiling and staircase up to a mezzanine floor and study, and there is also a guest bedroom with bathroom. A second staircase leads to three further double bedrooms and a family bathroom.
Outside there are landscaped gardens and lawns bordered by a Cotswold stone wall, a parking area and double garage.
Lyneham is known for its golf club and close to The Wychwoods which offer shops, pubs, a primary school and doctor’s surgery. Kingham with its two award-winning pubs and mainline railway service to Oxford and London Paddington along with Daylesford Organic Farmshop & Spa is nearby.
Home Farm, Shipton-under-Wychwood, Oxfordshire, OX7 6DZ - £695,000
Home Farm is a beautiful Grade II Listed village property in the heart of Shipton-under-Wychwood.
Offering bright and spacious accommodation, it features an entrance hall, fitted kitchen with range cooker, beautiful drawing room with Georgian proportions, a high ceiling, sash window, fireplace and built-in shelving, a garden room/dining room and a snug with Inglenook fireplace with log-burning stove. There is also a cloakroom and separate shower room. The first floor comprises a double aspect master bedroom with excellent proportions and built-in wardrobes, two further double bedrooms and the family bathroom.
With its own gated driveway, gravelled private parking and a garage, the garden is bordered by a Cotswold stone wall and includes lawns to two sides of the property, mature borders and shrubs and a secluded terrace.
Situated in the Evenlode Valley in the Cotswolds area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Shipton-under-Wychwood has mediaeval origins; the Shaven Crown Hotel in the centre of the village dates back to the 15th Century and was once a guesthouse run by monks.
With the neighbouring village of Milton-under-Wychwood, there is a village store/post office and convenience store, and the village hall runs numerous community activities. Burford is just 4 miles away.
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Note to editors:
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.