Stanton, Broadway, Gloucestershire, WR12 7NE | Property for sale | Savills
25.09 Ha(62 Ac)
Guide price £14,000,000($17,730,272)

StantonBroadway, Gloucestershire, WR12 7NE

  • Freehold

Key features

  • Grade II Listed
  • 10 bedrooms
  • 7 reception rooms
  • 4/5 cottages
  • Cricket pitch
  • Rupert Golby landscaped gardens

Special Period Jacobean Manor house with 4 cottages,12 acres with house, including a cricket pitch and indoor pool. Separate woodland block of 50 acres.

About this property

  • Listed Grade II, Stanton Court is a Jacobean manor house built in the Elizabethan style. The house and surrounding walls are constructed of ashlar Cotswold stone with a stone slate roof. The main entrance to the property comes from the south, whilst the north is an easier approach for the cottages and courtyard. The current owners have undertaken a comprehensive programme of renovation, restoration and decoration to the highest of standards. The gardens and grounds provide a wonderful setting for the house, which, whilst on the edge of village, is very secure. The house has many fine period features, including open fireplaces, fine cornices and plasterwork and wooden floors. Stanton Court has a wonderful series of reception rooms and good proportion of bedroom suites, providing a fantastic family home that is also outstanding for entertaining.

    An entrance hall opens to a grand hall with large carved stone fireplace, oak panelling, wood floor and exposed ceiling beams. Doors open to the double drawing room with window seats, fireplace with marble slips, moulded plaster ceiling cornice and fine views of the gardens. From the grand hall, doors open to the sitting room with light oak panelling and large carved stone fireplace. Beyond is the garden room with French windows opening onto the garden terrace. Double doors open to the main kitchen which is fully fitted with a central island and electric Aga and other kitchen appliances. To one side is the secondary kitchen also with a central island and also fully fitted. Beyond are a series of smaller rooms, including a walk in fridge, store room, cloakroom and access to the staff apartment, including a housekeeper's office, staff room, bedroom, laundry and door to the courtyard beyond. Approached from either the garden room or service kitchen is the family room/library with vaulted ceiling and a raised gallery. This is a wonderful room for family use and entertaining. Beyond is a boot room with an adjacent cloakroom which opens to a lobby with stairs to the billiards room, door to the triple garage and to the indoor swimming pool complex comprising a sauna and a shower. Returning to the kitchen, a corridor with a door to the outside passes a butler's pantry, study and cloakroom.

    Stairs rise from an inner lobby to a corridor with doors off the bedrooms. The principal bedroom has wonderful views over the creep around and Malvern Hills beyond and comprises a vanity room, separate cloakroom, en suite bathroom with shower and large dressing room with fitted cupboards and doors to the gallery overlooking the family room/library. Approached off the landing are four further bedroom suites. From the swimming pool lobby, stairs rise to the billiards room, a kitchen, gym, cinema room and playroom.

    The stairs continue up and off a landing is a large guest bedroom suite and further bedroom suite with en suite shower room, cloakroom and a further two bedrooms and a further bathroom

    Approached off the courtyard are four cottages:

    Granary Cottage comprising, on two floors, a games room, kitchen, 3 bedrooms and a bathroom.

    Shenberrow Cottage with two floors comprising a kitchen, sitting room, dining room and on the first floor an en suite bedroom and a second bedroom with a separate bathroom.

    Rosemary Cottage having on the ground floor a kitchen, a sitting room and on the first floor two bedrooms and a bathroom.

    Peach and Paddock Cottages with a kitchen/sitting room, bathroom, sitting room, bedroom and further bathroom. Attached to this is the orangery.

    The garage building in the main house is adjacent to the boiler room.

    Stanton Court has some stunning gardens which have been designed to create colour throughout the year but especially in the spring and autumn. The previous owner employed the Chelsea gold medallist garden designer, Rupert Golby. The classic period house is complemented by its perfect position in the well thought out formal gardens which extend to a paddock and some pasture with a lake. From the garden room terrace, the formal lawn runs away from the house to a series of gardens which are interspersed with naturally fed water features that are fed from a series of streams, rills and a well with flowerbeds and a small arboretum. To the southern end of the lawn is a large yew hedge forming a natural border and has a door leading to the Churchyard. The rill runs through to a spectacular potager into an end pond enhanced by four medlar trees. The potager is overlooked by a stone summer house. Beyond this is the orchard with pear, cherry, apple. Quince and plum trees and beyond that a small arboretum and paddock with a large pond.

    The cricket field and pavilion are in front of the house across the village lane. The cricket ground and pavilion are used by local cricket clubs with the permission of the owners on an annual basis.

    Separated from the main house, there is a 50 acre block of woodland with mixed decidious trees including Ash and Birch. A public footpath skirts the edge of the wood but there is no public footpath through the wood. There is a right of way up the track for vehicle access to the wood for the owner of the woodland.

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A beautifully refined and sophisticated Cotswold house in stunning gardens and grounds.

Ed SugdenProperty agent

Local information

  • Occupying a wonderful location in the renowned village of Stanton, described by Pevsner as “architecturally, the most distinguished of the smaller villages in the North Cotswolds”, Stanton is situated on the Gloucestershire and Worcestershire borders. Located in the North Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, the village is tucked into the Cotswold escarpment and comprises a number of traditionally built cottages and houses built of Cotswold Stone. The village has a pub, church and the house leases the Cricket ground to the village and other clubs.
  • Broadway (4 miles) provides for local shops and services whilst Cheltenham (12 miles) provides more extensive shopping and other facilities. Communications are excellent with access to the M5 not far whilst Oxford and London can Paddington take just over an hour and a half.
  • The area is well served by excellent schools, being not far from Cheltenham, Malvern and Oxford.
  • Sporting opportunities in the area include racing at Cheltenham, Stratford upon Avon and Warwick; hunting with the North Cotswold Hunt, golf at Broadway and the area has outstanding walking and riding.

Additional information

  • It is understood that Stanton Court is believed to date from the time of James I. It was built for the Izod family in 17th Century before it passed to their relatives, the Wynniatts in the early 18th Century. This family extended the house in 1774, including the southern wing with the lovely Georgian double drawing room. It Is understood that Sir Phillip Sydney Scott, who was an English architect and civil engineer, was credited with not only rescuing Stanton village in early 1900's but also restoring Stanton Court.
  • Directions: Take the A40 from Oxford to Burford and then onto the A424 to Stow-on-the-Wold. Once you reach Stow-on-theWold, bear left onto the B4077 towards Tewkesbury. Once you reach Stanway, turn right, signposted to Stanton. The property is in the centre of the village Postcode: WR12 7NE
  • EPC Rating: D
  • Tenure: Freehold
  • Council Tax Band: H