Blewbury Mews, in the highly desirable area of the Cotswolds, boasts the country charm and traditional honey-coloured stone exteriors synonymous with this idyllic area of England.
In the popular village of Stow-on-the-Wold, our select development of just 7 homes capture the unique character of the area, and prove the ideal choice for buyers and second homers seeking a charming countryside bolthole.
But what is it about the Cotswolds, the largest Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in England & Wales, that ensures it consistently ranks amongst the best places to live in the UK?
10 REASONS TO VIST THE COTSWOLDS (AND STAY)
- With over 3,000 miles of footpaths and bridleways to explore; ancient woodlands and wildflower meadows, the Cotswolds really does provide a rural escape from the day-to-day. Stow-on-the-Wold is a fantastic base for exploring the North Cotswolds – Bourton-on-the-Water (also known as the Venice of the Cotswolds), The Slaughters, Burford, Broadway and Chipping Campden are all just a short drive away.
- Right across the region, the gastro pubs, old inns, colourful cafes and fine dining restaurants delight every palate. Just a short walk from Stow-on-the-Wold there is The Fox Inn a dog-friendly, traditional pub serving locally sourced food and real ales, or nearby you can enjoy a traditional Cotswold cream team in one of Stow’s numerous cafes.
- Cotswold historic houses and gardens like Blenheim Palace and Sudeley Castle, or slightly further afield Berkeley Castle, never fail to delight visitors and locals alike. Nearby to Stow-on-the-Wold Chastleton House, one of the finest and most complete Jacobean houses in England is a must-see.
- The Cotswolds are steeped in history, Stow-on-the-Wold in particular is an historic wool town with narrow lanes to allow for the easy shepherding of sheep. You won’t have to hunt hard to find historical points of interest, for example, you may wish to take a visit to Cotswolds heritage steam railway, which departs from Toddington to Cheltenham.
- For the more adventurous there is the opportunity to surf the phenomenon of the Severn Bore inland wave, plus a host of water sports available at Cotswold Water Park.
- Alternatively, those seeking something a little more relaxing might wish to hire a classic car and enjoy a memorable experience winding their way through the heart of England, admiring the beautiful towns and villages they pass.
- Cotswold Farm Park, where little ones can get up close and personal with animals, or Cotswold Wildlife Park where you can see a collection of animals and birds from around the world, offer an alternative day out.
- The Cotswolds and Stow-on-the-Wold in particular is a famous centre for antiques and art, so many choose to idle an afternoon away exploring the numerous antique shops and art galleries.
- As an area that prides itself on its lively community spirit, there are a whole host of community events and shows throughout the year. From the internationally renowned Cheltenham Literature Festival to smaller events like the Stow Cotswold Festival which Blewbury Homes sponsored earlier this year, there is something for everyone.
- Finally, as well as offering a picture-perfect setting, The Cotswold benefit from fantastic connections. Stow-in-the-Wold is convenient for accessing Cirencester, Evesham and Stratford upon Avon by car, whilst being well connected by train to both Oxford (approx. 40 minutes) and London Paddington (approx. 90 minutes).
If you’re looking for somewhere with all the character of a classic Cotswold home, but with the low maintenance and open space of a fresh new build, you must take a look at Blewbury Mews, Stow-on-the-Wold. We’ll happily take your round our show home in the heart of this beautiful region.
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