Stunning Cotswolds Cottage Once Owned By Winston Churchill’s Family Is Up For Sale


One of the Grade I-listed Northwick Park estate’s 78 homes, Summer Cottage in Blockley is on offer with an asking price of £425,000.

Northwick Park residents have access to 35 acres of parkland with a croquet lawn, four all-weather tennis courts and an outdoor heated swimming pool.

George Rushout, Lord Northwick (1811-1887), MP for Evesham and East Worcestershire was once the owner of the estate.

After the death of Lady Northwick in 1912, Captain George Spencer-Churchill, her son-in-law inherited the estate.

Winston Churchill, former Prime Minister and cousin of the Captain frequented the estate during his tenure.

The Captain died in 1964 and the buildings became derelict. They underwent a complete restoration from developers in 1989.

Estate agents Pritchard and Company write in their advert:

“The accommodation in brief comprises an entrance hall with guest cloakroom and separate store, a splendid well-proportioned sitting room with dining area, central fireplace with gas fire and two pairs of French windows.

“There is a fully fitted Neptune kitchen with granite work surfaces, breakfast bar, Belfast sink and integrated appliances.

“On the first floor accessed from a staircase in the sitting room is an attractive landing leading to a superb master bedroom and a Roper Rhodes en suite shower room with Matki shower.”

The property also includes a guest double bedroom, a Roper Rhodes family bathroom, an enclosed rear garden, lawn and established trees and shrubs.

The estate also has 24-hour security.

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