Four spacious country homes new on the market with Butler Sherborn from £1.65million - £4.85million

Ashwood House, Snowshill, Gloucestershire WR12 7JU - £4.85million

for the whole, but also available in two lots - Lot 1 £3.5million

Sitting in an outstanding edge of village position close to Broadway and with glorious views, Ashwood House comprises seven bedrooms, three reception rooms and five bathrooms.


For sale as a whole or in two lots, Lot one includes the house, 17 acres of gardens, grounds and paddocks, while Lot two adds a further 74 acres together with an agricultural building currently used as stabling.

The property is a handsome country house originally built to a traditional Cotswold design in the 1960s in an outstanding rural setting on the edge of Snowshill.  It has since been extended and extensively renovated to create what is now a spacious, comfortable and well-proportioned family home while also highly suitable for entertaining.  A stone outbuilding to the rear offers scope for conversion into ancillary accommodation or a home office.

Outside the landscaped garden wraps around the house with a south facing terrace to the rear.  There are two separate entrances with electric gates and a large parking area to the side of the house.  The surrounding land is mainly down to long term pasture interspersed with areas of woodland and divided into three principal areas: the house and gardens sitting in some four acres; the paddock which is fenced with estate railings; and on the other side of the lane to the north a further block of land extending to approximately 13 acres of undulating pasture and woodland.

Lot 2 is included within the whole site, but could be sold separately.  This lies to the southwest, extends to approximately 74 acres and is down to grass with four principal fields and a number of smaller turnout paddocks.  At its centre is a portal framed agricultural building currently used as a stable block and comprising looseboxes, a secure tack room and an office/staff room, WC and storeroom.  There is also a five horse Claydon horse walker and a muck store area.

With superb walking and riding from the door, the property is in an iconic and historic Cotswold village with a popular pub, close to Broadway, and convenient for Banbury, Cheltenham, Evesham, Stow-on-the-Wold and Stratford-upon-Avon.

Guide price: £4.85million for the whole, but also available as two lots.

Butler Sherborn - Cirencester - 01285 883740


The Ox Barn, Naunton, Gloucestershire GL54 3BD - £2.5million


With 4,824 sq ft (448 m2) of living space and sitting in over 6 acres of land this is a substantial Cotswold stone family home, and offers six bedrooms, four reception rooms and four bathrooms, three of which are en-suite.

Sitting in open countryside just under a mile from the village of Naunton and at the end of a drive through its own paddocks, privacy is assured.

The main house enjoys period features throughout and provides a flexible family living space with large open plan reception rooms making the most of the stunning views over the surrounding Cotswold countryside.  On the ground floor there is also the option to close off the ground floor bedroom to create a self-contained guest annex with its own access, sitting room and kitchen.

Within the garden there is a detached stone building which includes a garage and annex featuring an open plan living and bathroom space on the ground floor, and a bedroom on the first floor.  This would be ideal for guest accommodation or a working-from-home office.

Outside the large mature, landscaped gardens wrap around the property and are bordered on two sides by mature broadleaved woodland providing shelter and enhancing the tranquillity and privacy of the setting.  The land is currently split into four well fenced paddocks all of which are sheltered by established boundary hedges and areas of more recently planted mixed woodland.  There is a timber stable block complete with a large parking area that would be perfect for equestrian or other amenity uses.

Surrounded by unspoilt Cotswold countryside, riding and walking is available from your doorstep, with some quintessential villages such as Upper and Lower Slaughter and Guiting Power nearby and Bourton-on-the-Water and Stow-on-the-Wold a short drive away. Ox Barn

Guide price: £2.5million

Butler Sherborn - Stow-on-the-Wold - 01451 830731


Grange Farm, Burford Road, Brize Norton, OX18 3NN - £2.3million


Another particularly spacious property with 3,990 sq ft (371 m2) of living space and sitting in almost three acres, Grange Farm offers five bedrooms, four reception rooms and three bathrooms.

Grade II Listed and with character features throughout, this 16th century monastic grange is packed with character and historical charm including a 12th century arrow slit window, stair tower and stone arch window.  There is flagstone flooring, high ceilings with original beams and many original timbers on the second floor.

Situated on the edge of the pretty village of Brize Norton, there are also stone outbuildings, lovely gardens with a 14th century dovecote and a paddock.  Previously owned by Christ Church College, Oxford, the property has been well maintained over the past 20 years and has been part of the annual National Garden Scheme.

Brize Norton is a former agricultural village halfway between Burford, gateway to the Cotswolds and the picturesque village of Bampton.  It includes a Norman church and thriving village hall, a popular community café as well as two traditional village pubs.  Witney is close by with a good selection of high street stores and independent shops as well as a cinema complex, and the popular Burford Garden Centre and Cotswold Wildlife Park are nearby, too.

Communications are good with access to the A40 connecting to the M40 to London, and the M5 to the west.  Rail stations at Oxford Parkway and Charlbury provide a regular service to London Marylebone and Paddington taking from 55 and 70 minutes respectively.  There is a village primary school in Brize Norton (Ofsted: Good) and a highly regarded secondary school at Burford.  The excellent choice of independent schools nearby include Cokethorpe and St Hugh’s, with many renowned schools in and around Oxford and Abingdon. Farm

Guide price: £2.3million

Butler Sherborn - Burford - 01993 822325


The Gables, Dunkirk Mills, Inchbrook, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL5 5HG  - £1.65million


Dating from 1854 and thought to have originally housed the foreman of the neighbouring Dunkirk Mills, The Gables is an impressive Grade II Listed family house set within a delightful waterside garden at the edge of the market town of Nailsworth.

Retaining many period features including stone mullion windows with window seats, stone floors and fireplaces throughout, this well-presented house offers 4,300 sq ft of generous and flexible accommodation over three floors.

The main façade is fronted by a beautiful veranda porch with cast and wrought iron trelliswork, while with good ceiling height and large windows in most of the rooms, the living space is light and spacious.  The main house is complemented by a one-bedroom cottage, private parking and a garage.

Ideal for family life and positioned within just over half an acre of manicured gardens, it comprises a reception hall, drawing room, dining room, kitchen/dining room, service kitchen, study/playroom,

utility room and cloakroom.  On the first floor are the main bedroom with en-suite bathroom, three double bedrooms and family bathroom, while on the second floor are four double bedrooms, a kitchenette and cloakroom. 

Outside there is a self-contained one bedroom cottage with a kitchen/sitting room, bedroom and a bathroom, a detached garage and a summer house as well as the landscaped gardens.

There is much to do in the area.  The Gables benefits from use of the leisure facilities within the Dunkirk Mills development, with a small gym, swimming pool and tennis court, while nearby Nailsworth is a lively community with a wide range of independent shops, cafes and restaurants as well as three supermarkets, a primary school, doctors surgery and garden centre.  Minchinhampton Common, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty is just a short drive away while Stroud just along the valley offers its award-winning farmers’ market. Gables

Guide price: £1.65million

Butler Sherborn - Cirencester - 01285 883740

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Mrs Tucker June 2020

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