The Lower Court Estate: A picturesque Cotswolds estate with huge potential

Lower Court Estate - Lower Court Manor House Facade

Lower Court Estate is a picturesque Cotswolds estate with huge potential comprising a fine Grade II* Listed Manor House, traditional Cotswold stone farm buildings and cottages, and acres upon acres of arable land

The Manor House

The Lower Court Estate sits on the north side of the Evenlode Valley, four miles south of Chipping Norton, in beautiful rolling North Oxfordshire countryside. The Estate's centrepiece is Lower Court, a Grade II* Listed Manor House sitting in an elevated position overlooking the valley.

Lower Court Estate - Aerial View of Manor House
Lower Court Manor House
Lower Court Estate - Lower Court Manor House
Lower Court Manor House
Lower Court Estate - Lower Court Manor House Kitchen
Lower Court Manor House - Kitchen
Lower Court Estate - Lower Court Manor House Drawing Room
Lower Court Manor House - Drawing Room
Lower Court Estate - Lower Court Manor House Dining Room
Lower Court Manor House - Dining Room
Lower Court Estate - Lower Court Manor House Stairs
Lower Court Manor House - Stairs
Lower Court Estate - Lower Court Manor House Rear
Lower Court Manor House - Rear
Lower Court Estate - Lower Court Manor House Facade
Lower Court Manor House - Facade
Lower Court Estate - Lower Court Manor House Lawns
Lower Court Manor House - Lawns
Lower Court Estate - Lower Court Manor House Lake
Lower Court Manor House - Lake

The Cottages

Behind the house lies a traditional range of Cotswold stone farm buildings and five cottages.

Alfie's Cottage
Semi-detached cottage, two bedrooms. About 0.17 acres (0.07 ha)

Lower Court Cottage
Lower Court Cottage is a semi-detached cottage with two bedrooms and about 0.29 acres (0.12 ha)

Lower Court Estate - Lower Court Cottage
Lower Court Cottage

Old Forge Cottage

Old Forge Cottage is an end of terrace cottage with two bedrooms and a large garden of about 0.35 acres (0.14 ha).

Lower Court Estate - Old Forge Cottage
Old Forge Cottage

Centre Cottage

Centre Cottage is a mid-terraced cottage, two bedrooms. About 0.06 acres (0.02 ha)

Lower Court Estate - Centre Cottage
Centre Cottage

Westbridge Cottage

Westbridge Cottage is an end-of-terrace cottage, two bedrooms. About 0.11 acres (0.04 ha)

Lower Court Estate - Westbridge Cottage
Westbridge Cottage

Barter's Hill

Due west of Lower Court lies Barter's Hill, which is a charming farmstead positioned down a long driveway off Greenend Road. The farmstead comprises an E-shaped range of farm buildings and a pair of semi-detached cottages which now present a fantastic opportunity for conversion into a spectacular residential property, subject to the necessary planning consent.

Lower Court Estate - Batters Hill
Barter's Hill
Lower Court Estate - Batters Hill
Barter's Hill
Lower Court Estate - Batters Hill
Barter's Hill

The two, former semi-detached cottages, large range of traditional farm buildings with significant potential for conversion (subject to planning consent), general purpose building, arable land (about 136.65 acres or 55.31 ha) are available for sale as a separate lot.

Land at Barter's Hill

There is about 95 acres (38.44 ha) of arable land and pasture with access off Greenend Road and Pudlicote Lane also available as a separate lot.

Lower Court Estate - Land at Batters Hill
Land at Barter's Hill

Land and Building north of Barter's Hill

North of Barter's Hill, there is arable land, a disused quarry and building with access off Greenend Road. About 127.24 acres (51.50 ha)

Lower Court Estate - Land North of Batters Hill
Land North of Barter's Hill

Paddock at Lower Court Farm

Paddock and former walled allotment. About 5.79 acres (2.35 ha)

Lower Court Estate - Paddock and Allotment
Paddock and Allotment

The Central and West Midlands Estates & Farm Agency team at Strutt & Parker are handling the sale of the Lower Court Estate with a guide price of £20m for the estate as a whole (about 515.82 acres or 208.74 ha) or in lots as follows:

Lot 1 – Lower Court Farm
Grade II* Listed Manor House, traditional Cotswold stone courtyard, modern farm buildings, arable, pasture and woodland. About 150.16 acres (60.75 ha)

Lot 2 – Barter's Hill
Two, former semi-detached cottages, large range of traditional farm buildings with significant potential for conversion (subject to planning consent), general purpose building, arable land. About 136.65 acres (55.31 ha)

Lot 3 – Land at Barter's Hill
Arable land and pasture with access off Greenend Road and Pudlicote Lane. About 95 acres (38.44 ha)

Lot 4 – Land and Building north of Barter's Hill
Arable land, a disused quarry and building with access off Greenend Road. About 127.24 acres (51.50 ha)

Lot 5 – Alfie's Cottage
Semi-detached cottage, two bedrooms. About 0.17 acres (0.07 ha)

Lot 6 – Lower Court Cottage
Semi-detached cottage, two bedrooms. About 0.29 acres (0.12 ha)

Lot 7 – Old Forge Cottage
End of terrace cottage, two bedrooms, a large garden. About 0.35 acres (0.14 ha)

Lot 8 – Centre Cottage
Mid-terraced cottage, two bedrooms. About 0.06 acres (0.02 ha)

Lot 9 – Westbridge Cottage
End of terrace cottage, two bedrooms. About 0.11 acres (0.04 ha)

Lot 10 – Paddock at Lower Court Farm
Paddock and former walled allotment. About 5.79 acres (2.35 ha)