Cotswold dream homes

PUBLISHED: 13:50 25 June 2019 | UPDATED: 13:50 25 June 2019

Beverston Castle Estate

Beverston Castle Estate

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

Beverston Castle, near Tetbury

An imposing Cotswold estate with Grade I Listed castle and charming 17th-century house, set within 693 acres.

What: An exceptional sporting and residential estate extending to 693 acres.

Where: North of Beverston village, close to Tetbury, Gloucestershire.

Inside: At the heart of the Estate sits the Grade I Listed Beverston Castle, built as a fortified Manor House in 1225. A 17th-century seven-bedroom house adjoins the remains of the castle. Arranged over three floors, the house boasts many notable features of the Jacobean period.

Outside: The house is set in extensive mature gardens, which feature a historic moat, stone bridge and walled kitchen garden. The estate offers a further five estate cottages, an estate office, with a first floor flat and a stable yard. The farm yard comprises a mix of traditional Cotswold stone barns and modern farm buildings.

How much: For sale as a whole for a guide in excess of £10 million, or in three lots.

Find out more: Call Will Chanter at Savills Oxford on 01865 269 000 or Louisa Over at Savills London on 020 7016 3784.

The Old Rectory, Meysey Hampton

A handsome 17th-century house, sitting behind a high stone wall in the heart of the village.

What: The Old Rectory is an imposing Listed 17th-century detached rectory, complete with seven bedrooms, five reception rooms, attractive gardens, meadow field and mature woodland, all set in about 6.81 acres.

Where: Meysey Hampton, near Cirencester, Gloucestershire.

Inside: Accommodation includes entrance hall, drawing room, dining room, sitting room, study, kitchen/breakfast room, larder, laundry room and cloakroom. On the first and second floors are a galleried landing, master bedroom, six further bedrooms, three bathrooms, two dressing rooms, cloakroom, playroom, games room and loft room.

Outside: The property has wonderful gardens and grounds with a swimming pool, outbuildings and barn. It faces south west on the far side with the lawn leading down to a ha-ha and then overlooking the open grass meadow field, edged with mature woodland. In all about 6.81 acres.

How much: Guide price of £2.4 million.

Find out more: Call Butler Sherborn on 01285 883740.

The Meadows, Cheltenham

An immaculate home in one of Cheltenham's most sought-after locations.

What: The Meadows is a house that offers everything, exquisitely extended and renovated to the most discerning standards of luxury.

Where: Battledown estate, Cheltenham.

Inside: Great thought has been given to retaining the elegance of the original structure while seamlessly merging an innovative and contemporary layout. Accommodation includes stunning day rooms, a formal drawing room, playroom, boot room, and Teddy Edwards fitted kitchen. The bedrooms are symmetrically set around a central landing with a large atrium roof, and feature master suite with dressing area and en suite bathroom, plus five further bedrooms - one with en suite - and a family bathroom. In all, around 6,000 sq ft.

Outside: The house features lovely enclosed grounds of around half an acre, with the addition of an indoor heated swimming pool.

How much: £2.5 million.

Find out more: Call Kingsley Evans on 01242 222292.

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