Property

Some of our most successfully placed stories have been about quirky properties. Like stately homes in the middle of trading estates. Yes, really.

House makes £38,000 over estimate at Cotswold property auction

A CIRENCESTER house with a guide price of £200,000 sold for £38,000 over its estimate at a nail-biting property auction in the Cotswolds last week.

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Farmers come from across UK to attend Cotswolds machinery auction

Farmers came from far and wide to pick up a bargain at an agricultural sale in the Cotswolds. Moore Allen & Innocent’s auction of machinery, equipment and farm vehicles attracted 300 registered bidders from as far afield as Devon, Yorkshire … Continue reading

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Legacy of remarkable gentlemen recalled at Lyday House

The legacy of two remarkable Cotswold gentlemen, who were born and died half a century apart, is associated with a fascinating group of houses in the Stroud Valleys, which has just come onto the market. 



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Dressage rider wins three horse race for farmhouse

A dressage rider and her husband won a three horse race to buy a secluded farmhouse in the south Cotswolds last week. After years of losing out in sealed bid offers to rival house hunters, Freddie and Alice Whitefield, from … Continue reading

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Bidders flock from across UK to field where it all began

Fifty-two years after they sold a Cotswold farm, rural land agents Moore Allen & Innocent returned to the same field to auction the farm machinery of the man who bought it. John Peel purchased the 1,000 acre Dudgrove Farm, near … Continue reading

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For sale: six bedroom period farmhouse… in an industrial estate

They say the three most important factors in determining the desirability of a property are location, location, location. So the sale of a six-bedroom period farmhouse in Swindon will raise a few eyebrows… it’s in the middle of a trading … Continue reading

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Doctor in the house? Not any more, as property goes on market for first time in nearly 200 years

Is there a doctor in the house? Not any more, there isn’t, but for two centuries four generations of doctors cared for the wellbeing of the people of Burford from Riverside House and its cottages. Now, for the first time … Continue reading

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Hundreds of farmers gather for machinery auction

  One of the most important events in the Cotswolds agricultural calendar attracted hundreds of farmers to an abandoned airfield this week. The 850 lot collective machinery auction at Southrop Airfield, between Lechlade and Fairford, is a chance for farmers … Continue reading

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New lease of life for the Village Institute

In 1906 well-meaning Edwardians erected Quenington Village Institute for the ‘betterment of the village’. The building started life as a reading room, and in time became the village hall, and the venue for everything from parish meetings to dances and … Continue reading

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History carved into the fabric of farmhouse with royal connections

History is carved in stone at Shifford Manor Farm, an historic property in the Oxfordshire Thames Valley that has come onto the market for the first time in over a century with a price tag of £4.4 million. The rear … Continue reading

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