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Elegant property with mature parkland in Gloucestershire

The Dower House is an elegantly-put together country property with 5,800sq ft of living space constructed by the present owners in the Queen Anne style. The heart of the house is an impressive elliptical reception hallway bordered by a sweeping staircase.

The 26′ kitchen/breakfast room is a wonderful family space, and four reception rooms – the drawing room, dining room, study and billiards room – are all great entertaining spaces. Upstairs are four first-floor bedrooms, three bathrooms and two dressing rooms (one of which could be converted to a further bedroom). A concealed staircase leads to the second floor which offers extensive loft space, also with potential for creating further accommodation. A door opens from this floor to a secluded roof terrace.

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Outside a detached summer house lies to the west overlooking the gardens and parkland to the south. Landscaped gardens surround the property, bordered by a number of specimen trees, with pasture land beyond – the land in total comes to just over three acres.

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The Dower House is located on the edge of Lechlade, an historic Cotswold market town on the banks of the River Thames. Trains run directly from Swindon (11 miles) to London.

The guide price is £1.8m. For further information please contact Knight Frank on 01865 790 077 or visit

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