The Orchard

Fairford | Gloucestershire

Charming hidden gardens just yards from a vibrant marketplace

The Orchard is built on land once belonging to John Keeble, poet, curate and founder of the Oxford Movement. The two- and three-bedroom properties all have garages and are built in local stone. Through an archway there is a hidden garden square, lined with fruit trees recalling the estate’s orchard origins. Some of the cottages overlook this garden, which has a swimming pavilion and sun terrace to one side.

The estate is just 250 yards from Fairford market place, which offers a wide variety of both contemporary and antique shops and also plays host to a weekly market. Fairford’s church of St Mary is simply one of the best in the country, known primarily for its breathtaking, medieval stained-glass windows, and the RAF Fairford is world-famous for it's spectacular aerial displays at the air show every July. Opportunities to enjoy the outdoors abound, with the Mill and Trout Farm at Bibury, the 15th-Century ruins by the river in Minster Lovell and the Cotswold Wildlife Park and Gardens all nearby. Then for days when the weather makes being outside less appealing, there is plenty to see and do in the bustling market towns of Cirencester, Stow-on-the-wold and Burford.

Properties built

25

1998

Properties built

4

2002

resident estate manager

gardener

swimming pool

By foot

  • Fairford Library

    6 minutes

  • 7a Coffee Shop

    9 minutes

  • Local Store

    10 minutes

  • Cotswold Leisure Centre

    14 minutes

  • The Royal International Air Tattoo

    30 minutes

By car

  • Cotswold Water Park

    6 miles

  • Kelmscott Manor (Home of William Morris)

    7 miles

  • Cirencester

    9 miles

  • Burford Garden Centre

    11 miles

  • Swindon

    15 miles

  • Swindon Station

    15 miles

  • Cheltenham

    23 miles

By train

  • Bath Spa

    26 minutes

  • Reading

    28 minutes

  • London Paddington

    53 minutes

  • Cardiff

    1 hour 3 minutes

  • Cheltenham Spa

    1 hour 5 minutes

  • Exeter

    1 hour 39 minutes

  • Torquay

    2 hours 19 minutes

  • Cotswold Water Park

    6 miles

  • Kelmscott Manor (Home of William Morris)

    7 miles

  • Cirencester

    9 miles

  • Burford Garden Centre

    11 miles

  • Swindon

    15 miles

  • Swindon Station

    15 miles

  • Cheltenham

    23 miles

  • Bath Spa

    26 minutes

  • Reading

    28 minutes

  • London Paddington

    53 minutes

  • Cardiff

    1 hour 3 minutes

  • Cheltenham Spa

    1 hour 5 minutes

  • Exeter

    1 hour 39 minutes

  • Torquay

    2 hours 19 minutes

Awards

The Green Leaf Housing Award 2000

Fairford Preservation Trust Award 2002

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