Relax into retirement in Beautiful Burford

With glorious countryside, picturesque towns and villages and excellent transport links to London, Oxford, and the Midlands, it’s not surprising that so many people are keen to retire to the Cotswolds.

With glorious countryside, picturesque towns and villages and excellent transport links to London, Oxford and the Midlands, it’s not surprising that so many people are keen to retire to the Cotswolds – or that those already living in the area can’t imagine living anywhere else. 

When retiring, it is important to choose the right location – somewhere with shops and services on hand and a real sense of community. This is one of the reasons that sales at Beechcroft’s latest development – Cotswold Gate in beautiful Burford – are off to a flying start with three properties snapped up on the day of the sales launch and plenty of interest from those keen to move in the near future. 

Cotswold Gate is an exclusive development of elegant two-bedroom houses and two and three-bedroom apartments located on Shilton Road, opposite the fabulous Burford Garden Company and less than a mile from Burford High Street.  

Designed for the over 55s, the new homes provide an abundance of living space and either a terrace, balcony, private garden or a combination of these, along with allocated parking. Private gardens, as well as the landscaped setting, are maintained by the on-site  Estate Manager. Each new home carries the Beechcroft Healthihouse™ brand – being designed, built and finished in such a way as to be conducive to maintaining good health for those who live there.  

At Cotswold Gate, there’s a comfortable residents’ lounge with an honesty bar – the perfect place to chat to neighbours over morning coffee, afternoon tea or a pre-dinner drink and there’s a luxurious guest suite for visiting friends and family. Although the town centre is less than a mile away, a shuttle bus service will be provided.

“Pretty villages abound in the Cotswolds, and while each one has its own flavour, most of them share a similar aesthetic thanks to the gorgeous Cotswold stone they are cut from. Burford, Bourton-on-Water, Chedworth are some of the handsomest villages in the area. As well as admiring the architecture, visitors can dive into a pub for a pint, tuck into fine Cotswold cuisine in a local eatery or peruse the wares in one of the many antique shops.”

The Telegraph

Burford is a wonderful place to retire. Located in north Oxfordshire, approximately 20 miles from Oxford, the town is considered to be the southern gateway to the Cotswolds. Burford’s picturesque High Street, lined with period houses, cottages, shops, pubs, restaurants and cafes, slopes down to the River Windrush.  There’s a wide range of independent shops including a bakery, a butcher’s, delicatessen, post office and the country’s oldest pharmacy. Nearer to home, the Burford Garden Company has a 300-seat café/restaurant, food hall, art gallery and a fabulous range of gits and homeware.

At Cotswold Gate, prices for apartments start from £480,000 for a two-bedroom, first-floor apartment with a covered balcony. A spacious two-bedroom house, available for £575,000, features a drawing room and a fabulous kitchen/dining room which opens onto a private terrace.  The house has a utility area just off the kitchen and there’s a ground floor cloakroom. On the first floor, the master bedroom has its own en-suite shower room and the guest bedroom is adjacent to the main bathroom.

For further details, please contact the sales team on 0800 102 6038. Viewings are available by appointment only and are all carried out in accordance with Government guidelines. 

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