The news that someone has won 184 million pounds in Euromillions may make you think about what to do with the windfall.
High on the list could be a luxury property with stunning views in one of the most sought-after locations.
Your dreams can come true – if you have deep pockets – as £5 million plus properties are put up for sale in the Cotswolds.
Estate agents Butler Sherborne, who have offices in Stowe, recently listed five properties each costing more than £1m.
Do any of these take your fancy?
Butler’s Farm, Colesborn, Gloucestershire, GL53 9NP – £2.65m
This five-bedroom farmhouse comes with nearly six acres, a stone barn, an orchard, stables, and animals.
The property dates back to the late 1700s and still has many of the original features, including exposed beams, timbers, stone fireplaces, window benches, and cobbled floors, as well as oak doors and heritage-style bathroom fixtures.
Other features include a 34-square-foot drawing room, a farmhouse kitchen complete with an agha oven, and a partially vaulted master bedroom with a dressing area, and an en suite bathroom.
Swallow Barn, Aldsworth, Gloucestershire, GL54 3QY – £1.1 million
The “cheapest” property on this list, this former farm building underwent a conversion a decade ago.
One notable feature is the sliding glass doors, reminiscent of Japanese shoji screens, which lead into a sitting room, complete with a large stone fireplace with wood-burning stove.
There are four bedrooms including the master bedroom featuring exposed stone, timber and oak trim, a deep walk-in wardrobe and en-suite shower room.
The outside includes a tall gravel drive and a separate double garage.
Little Faringdon Mill, Little Faringdon, Oxfordshire, GL7 3QQ – £2.35m
Parts of this Grade II listed building date from the 16th century and the site overlooking the Leitch River is recorded in the Domesday Book.
The three-story mill retains many of the original works including the 14-foot mill wheel.
Other original features include Gothic windows, stone columns, an interior view of the wheel, exposed stone walls, wooden beams, and a balustrade to the first floor.
The ground floor includes a drawing room, sitting room and dining room, all with fireplaces to work, a triple sided and a partially vaulted kitchen/breakfast room, while the mill building itself houses a 47-square-foot game/party space, the mill building itself. 47 sq ft of gaming/party space.
The master bedroom has a dressing room and bathroom with whirlpool bathtub and separate shower.
The grounds, just over two acres, include a river and mill racetrack, called parterre, a greenhouse, a potting shed, a workshop, a hardware store, and a double garage.
Viners House, Church Lane, Chilton, near Burford, Oxfordshire, OX18 4AE – £1.95m
Built in 2001 by a local builder, Viners House features double entrance doors, large Georgian windows, and Minster stone fireplaces.
It is located away from Church Lane and has wooden gates, a gravel driveway with multi-car parking and a double garage with electronically operated doors.
The master suite includes a bedroom, large en-suite shower room and dressing room, with five other bedrooms included in the property.
The Old Rectory Farmhouse, Alvescott, Oxfordshire, OX18 2QQ – £2.25m
The Grade II listed Cotswold stone house dates from the early/mid-19th century and retains many original features such as exposed beams, sash windows, stone floors, and distinctive fireplaces.
There are six bedrooms in total, plus four bedrooms and two banquettes.
The property sits on just under nine acres and also includes a cobblestone walkway, historic fruit trees, an electric charging point, bathtub, and stables.