Cotswold dream homes
PUBLISHED: 11:55 20 May 2019 | UPDATED: 11:55 20 May 2019
We look through the keyhole of some of the Cotswolds' most luxurious houses on the property market
The Old Silk Mill, Blockley
A historic Cotswold mill, set in beautifully tranquil landscaped gardens
What: Dating from the 1700s, The Old Silk Mill is steeped in history; a working mill until the 1880s, it became a domestic residence shortly afterwards, and was owned by the Hollywood filmmaker Fred Storey, featuring in the silent film Rip Van Winkle.
Where: Blockley, Moreton-in-Marsh, Gloucestershire.
Inside: Accommodation includes entrance hall with flagstone floor, dual-aspect drawing room with a stone fireplace, spacious sitting room with wood-burner, dining room with panelling and fireplace, and traditional kitchen with slate floor and gas-fired Aga. There are two master bedroom suites; one with a vaulted ceiling and en suite, the other with views across the Mill Pond and large en suite and dressing room. The large triple-aspect guest bedroom has en suite bathroom, plus there are two further double bedrooms and two family bathrooms.
Outside: Magnificent landscaped gardens, with large expanses of lawn, shrub borders and mature trees, south-facing summer house overlooking the pond, and double garage plus parking area for several cars. There is a cow shed with planning permission to convert to ancillary accommodation.
How much: Guide price of £1.875 million.
Find out more: Call Hayman-Joyce on 01608 651188.
Muchhills, Lower Swell
A charming period three-bedroom house in the popular village of Lower Swell
What: Muchhills has been refurbished and extended sympathetically to create comfortable and stylish accommodation.
Where: Lower Swell, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire.
Inside: The main three-bedroom house is beautifully finished; period charm has been retained and continues through the newer parts of the property. There is also a detached studio and planning permission for a separate three-bedroom dwelling and garage.
Outside: This charming village home offers the unusual benefit of three acres. The property is situated in the popular village of Lower Swell which benefits from a charming village green, a parish church, well regarded primary school and The Golden Ball Inn.
How much: Guide price of £1.395 million.
Find out more: Call Strutt & Parker on 01608 650502.
The Tallat, Westwell
A spacious and beautifully appointed five-bedroom detached Cotswold stone barn conversion set in the heart of this sought after village close to Burford
What: The Tallat is a fine example of a contemporary barn conversion occupying a peaceful position in an idyllic setting with an outlook across the village green. A particular feature of the property is the east facing walled garden.
Where: Westwell, Oxfordshire.
Inside: Accommodation includes drawing room with open fireplace, study, dining room, kitchen, conservatory/garden room, five double bedrooms and three bathrooms.
Outside: The principal rear east-facing garden is mainly laid to lawn with sculpted herbaceous borders with an array of mature shrubs and plants. The walled garden provides privacy. There is off-road parking available on the privately owned grass verge area opposite the front of the property.
How much: Guide price of £785,000.
Find out more: Call Tayler & Fletcher on 01993 220579.