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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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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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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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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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Historic property snapped up… by old neighbours

An historic but neglected house in the Cotswolds market town of Fairford has been sold at auction… to a family that used to live two doors down. On Friday the Prosser family – who now live in nearby Quenington – … Continue reading

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First house to get a phone goes under the hammer

A substantial 18th century house with bags of period features will be going under the hammer in the Cotswolds next month, with a guide price of £300,000. Estate agents Moore Allen & Innocent anticipate considerable interest in the Grade II … Continue reading

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Royal Agricultural College alumni join Moore Allen & Innocent

Two graduates of the world famous Royal Agricultural College in Cirencester have joined the team at land and property agents Moore Allen & Innocent. Andrew Stibbard comes to the firm from Jones Lang LaSalle in London, where he managed portfolios … Continue reading

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