Whether you are looking for a country bolt-hole, a doer-upper, a weekend retreat, holiday home or simply somewhere small and characterful, a cosy cottage can be all things to all people, and a safe bet financially,” says Sam Butler, of Butler Sherborn, the Cotswolds property specialist. Butler Sherborn is currently offering four Cotswold cottages, new on the market, from £390,000 - £1.1million.

Gable Cottage, Meysey Hampton, nr Cirencester, Gloucestershire, GL7 5JT - £390,000


Located in the heart of the attractive and popular Gloucestershire village of Meysey Hampton, Gable Cottage is a beautifully finished two bedroom period Cotswold cottage.

Double fronted, it dates back to the 18th century.  The sitting room includes character features such as window seats, exposed beams and timbers, cottage style internal doors and a fine stone fireplace with log burning stove.  Tastefully presented, this comfortable home features a stylish fitted kitchen, two cosy bedrooms and a west-facing courtyard garden that has recently been landscaped.

Meysey Hampton is a close community with a great pub, The Masons Arms, a village green, church, primary school, playing fields and cricket club.  Ideal for commuting to Cirencester, Swindon and Oxford, trains go from Swindon and Kemble to London Paddington, Bristol, Bath and Birmingham.


Guide price: £390,000

Butler Sherborn - Cirencester - 01285 883740


Elisha's Cottage, Church Westcote, Gloucestershire, OX7 6SF - £475,000


Currently with three bedrooms, two receptions and a bathroom, this classic Cotswold cottage would benefit from updating and re-modelling, making it the perfect ‘doer-upper’.

Dating from 1863 and originally a house and stable, Elisha’s Cottage is an attractive village home built from natural Cotswold stone.  Outside there is an easily maintained courtyard garden, a garage and private parking.

Occupying a great position within this popular village and in a Conservation Area and Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, it is surrounded by beautiful walking and riding country.

There is easy access to Stow-on-the-Wold and Burford, gateway to the Cotswolds with its links to Oxford and London via the A40/M40.  The award-winning pub, The Feathered Nest is in the neighbouring village, while Daylesford farm shop and spa is also close by.


Guide price: £475,000

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


The Roost, Churchill, Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire, OX7 6NA - £750,000


Another ‘doer-upper’ and on the market for the first time in over 75 years, The Roost is a semi-detached Cotswold house dating back to the late 19th century; it offers a great opportunity for those looking for a restoration project and wanting to stamp their personality on their new home.

Currently offering three bedrooms, two reception rooms, kitchen, utility and boot rooms and a family shower room, it could easily be extended with appropriate planning permission.  Set in half an acre with a range of outbuildings, parking, a garden and an orchard, this could become a great home for a young family.

Situated on the Gloucestershire/Oxfordshire border and within the Cotswold Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Churchill is a particularly popular village close to the market town of Chipping Norton.  At the heart of the village is the popular Chequers Inn pub which sits opposite the village green, there is a cricket pitch and church.  Daylesford and Soho Farmhouse are within easy reach, and Kingham station a short drive away for regular trains to London Paddington.


Guide price: £750,000

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


The Thatched Cottage, Idbury, Oxfordshire, OX7 6RU - offers over £1.1million


The Thatched Cottage is an attractive Grade II Listed thatched cottage dating from the early 17th century.  Extended 37 years ago it offers period character throughout with historic features including inglenook fireplaces, casement windows, exposed beams and trusses.

Accommodation includes a dining hall, sitting room, kitchen/breakfast room with Aga, shower room, conservatory, three bedrooms with exposed ceiling timbers and beams and a bathroom with slipper bath.

Outside, is a fully enclosed walled garden which comprises lawns, mature shrubs and seasonal flower beds, as well as south facing terraces for alfresco eating, a garage and parking.

Located in the popular village of Idbury, it is equidistant between Stow-on-the-Wold, Bourton-on-the-Water and Burford and with easy access to Kingham station for trains to London Paddington.  Daylesford farm shop and spa and award winning pubs and restaurants such as The Feathered Nest in Nether Westcote, The Kings Head in Bledington and The Hare in Milton-under-Wychwood are all nearby.


Guide price: Offers over £1.1million

Butler Sherborn - Stow-on-the-Wold - 01451 833143

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Mrs Tucker June 2020

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