Cosy in the Cotswolds
The number of £2 million-plus homes sold in the area is 24 per cent higher than in 2015, says Knight Frank. Lauren Davidson finds the prettiest prime properties
A Grade II listed Jacobean house, Ashley Manor is accessed by a formal gated entrance.
The five-bedroom house covers almost 7,000 sq ft and has 1.2 acres of grounds.
There is a heated outdoor swimming pool and a separate two-storey recording studio.
A Latin inscription over the fireplace in the drawing room reads: “Fire tests gold, adversity tests strong men.”
Carter Jonas (01225 560208; carterjonas.co.uk)