The English countryside does not get better than Cotswold’s for many British celebrities who have bought homes in the area.
Spandau Ballet star Gary Kemp is reported to be on the hunt for a luxury property in the Cotswolds. The region covers an area of 790 square miles in the upper part of the southwest region of England and is the country’s largest officially designated ‘Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty‘
Gary Kemp already owns a Cotswold cottage and is looking at nearby properties in the £2 million bracket and is said to bemoving up the property ladder.
Average House Prices in the Cotswold
The information above is based on figures provided by the Land Registry of England and Wales.
Figures for England and Wales are for the period April to June 2011.
Luxury Homes in the Cotswolds
Searching the Internet for a home valued at 2 million pounds soon reveals what Mr Kemp could look forward to. One luxury home situated in Old Chalford, Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire has17 bedrooms and would be perfect as a country retreat.
Popular areas for luxury homes in the Cotswold includes
- Broadway, Worcestershire
- Chipping Campden
- Chipping Norton
Celebrities living in the Cotswold include:
- Lily Allen
- L. Llewelyn-Bowen
- Daniel Chadwick
- Jeremy Clarkson
- Jilly Cooper
- Hugh Grant
- Damien Hirst
- Elizabeth Hurley
- Stella McCartney
- Kate Moss
- J K Rowling
- Joanna Trollope
- Kate Winslet