Charm and History All Set in Cotswold Stone; Annie Roberts Explores a Charming Stone Farmhouse in Blackwell, on the Cotswold Borders
Byline: Annie Roberts
Think of an English country house and the image that springs to mind is a stone property with attractive gardens in a village location.
Williams Farmhouse is a charming Grade II listed village house dating back to the 1700s in the village of Blackwell on the Cotswolds borders.
The home not only has a wealth of character including leaded windows, flagstone floors, inglenook fireplaces, exposed timbers and oak floor boards but has benefits for those who want to live the contemporary lifestyle. An enclosed outdoor swimming pool with changing and shower room and loggia is ideal for al fresco dining and entertaining and there is a loose box, stable and paddock for those who enjoy equestrian pursuits.
Natural light floods into the drawing room, which boasts oak floors, exposed Hornton stone, raised library area and double doors leading out to a south facing patio.
A wood burner stands in the inglenook fireplace in the dining room and a four oven Aga graces the farmhouse kitchen/breakfast room. To add to the character, the inglenook fireplace still has its original bread oven. …