Foodies in search of a rural lifestyle can have the best of both worlds. We have put together a selection of rural Jackson Stops and Staff properties which benefit from having some of Britain’s most sought after culinary establishments on their doorstep.
Located just a mile from Daylesford Organic, the café/ restaurant/ spa/ farm shop owned by Lady Bamford, 3 The Grange is situated in Kingham in west Oxfordshire, judged Britain’s favourite village by Country Life in 2004. With two fabulously foodie pubs found in the village itself, Kingham residents are spoilt for choice when it comes to dining out. The property offers spacious family accommodation, with a large family room leading through to a bright south facing conservatory; sitting room; dining room and kitchen. On the first floor is the master suite in addition to three further bedrooms. The lawn gardens lie to the front and rear. Kingham boasts a very well regarded primary school and village shop and further shopping facilities can be found at Daylesford or the nearby Stow-on-the-Wold. Direct line trains run from Kingham to London Paddington. The property is on the market for £565,000 with our Burford office. For more information click here.
Regularly voted favourite Northern restaurant by those in the know, The Star Inn in Harome, North Yorkshire, is a hotel/ pub/ restaurant which is certainly a desirable establishment to have close to home. Callart House is just a short drive from the inn, situated in a small development of converted farm buildings within the village of Great Edstone. The stone house has been refurbished to a very high specification and comprises spacious family accommodation with a high quality kitchen, family room, drawing room and gym. A recent extension has added a spectacular master suite with wet room and sweeping views of the surrounding countryside; there are four further bedrooms. The grounds extend to 2.4 acres and include a stable block and paddock. Two miles to the north is the A170, a main road from the coast to Leeds and trains can be caught from Malton to York and then onto London Paddington in under two hours. The property is on the market for £640,000 with our York office. For more information click here.
South Creaber Farm is within easy walking distance of Gidleigh Park Hotel, with its two Michelin starred restaurant. There is another good pub and restaurant just a mile away. The property is located in the hamlet of Gidleigh in south Devon, three miles from the eclectic town of Chagford, home to many artists and a selection of good local facilities. The property comprises spacious period accommodation and six bedrooms. Within the 13.5 acres of grounds is a yard with six stables and a stone barn. The expanse of Dartmoor is literally on the doorstep and offers a wide selection of possible outdoor pursuits. The property is on the market for £995,000 with our Exeter office. For more information click here.
Cob Cottage is found in the small village of Pityme, just one mile from the popular resort of Rock in North Cornwall, home to two of award winning chef Nathan Outlaw’s restaurants. The property boasts slate flooring throughout the majority of the ground floor, open fireplaces and an AGA oven in the bespoke kitchen. Upstairs are two bedrooms, one en-suite, and a family bathroom. Pedestrian access from the front of the property leads to the conservatory and rear garden, with raised patio terrace. A wide selection of shopping facilities can be found at Wadebridge, 5 miles from the cottage, and the main train line to London can be accessed from Bodmin Parkway, approximately 15 miles distant. The property is on the market for £399,000 with our Truro office. For more information click here.