Self build plot next to Princess Anne’s royal estate goes on the market

An artist's impression of the refurbished property
An artist's impression of the refurbished property on the plot of land next to Princess Anne's Gatcombe Estate (Image credit: Carter Jonas)

A Cotswolds property that backs on to Princess Anne’s Gatcombe Estate has gone on sale as a self build opportunity.

The Old Quarries itself is a Grade-II listed building set in the Avening Valley, on the outskirts of the village of Avening in Gloucestershire.

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