Houses and flats for sale in The Cotswolds
The Cotswolds is one of the most sought after areas in the UK by Londoners looking for a second home in the country or move from the capital. It is also a great place to retire to and is popular with families as it is so easy to commute to almost any region in country via the M4, M40 and M5 motorways. The Cotswolds is famous for its stunning landscape and rural scenery and is therefore desirable for anyone looking to buy farms or houses with land. The Cotswolds are very popular with people who have equestrian interests, it is a centre for racing, polo, eventing and hunting. Cotswold stone country cottages, village houses, barn conversions, manor houses and country houses and estates are the sorts of property which Knight Frank sell in The Cotswolds.
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Living in The Cotswolds
The Cotswolds needs no introduction. The area enjoys an unrivalled, global reputation as being one of the most enviable places to live; aside from its excellent position within southern England, it is for the most part achingly beautiful. With its own distinctive style of architecture and locally sourced Cotswold stone buildings set against a rural back drop of rolling hills and distant views it’s hard to find fault. Some of the finest views in England are in the Cotswolds, the beautiful local Cotswold stone from which most of the houses are built just merges into the natural landscape.
Communications by motorway and rail are excellent making it a very popular area for professionals wishing to commute to the larger centres of London, Birmingham or Bristol and of course being a largely agricultural area, it is a magnet for anyone wishing to live in the country as well as farmers, race horse trainers and other equestrian professionals. Weekenders and those looking to retire will find a sublime combination of peace and quiet, good local shopping, good pubs, outstanding walks and many local events where they can entertain friends and family.
Families are attracted to the Cotswolds due to the excellent schools for all ages, both state and private. There are some exceptional sporting opportunities such as racing, polo, eventing, hunting, shooting, fishing, sailing and other water sports. The enviable lifestyle is enhanced by award winning pubs, summer shows, village fetes and cultural festivals and the many towns and villages have thriving communities with good opportunities to get involved with local culture and activities. The Cotswolds also offer a thriving artistic, creative and cutting edge community, for further details please take a look at the Rock the Cotswolds website.
Why use Knight Frank?
We pride ourselves on our friendly and professional approach. Our clients are at the heart of what we do and our trustworthy reputation goes before us. Each negotiator specialises in his or her specific market and we have the largest national agent country house department which is based in Baker Street, London.
Knight Frank have been selling houses since 1896 and as well as having traditional values we stand alone when it comes to applying state of the art technology intelligently. Our world-class research department ensures we lead the field in understanding the residential property market and our clients come back to use our services again and again.