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Preston Leigh, Cirencester

The construction of six contemporary detached houses in three different styles, each offering five bedrooms and flexible living accommodation with a feature being the generous living kitchens at the rear overlooking the garden.

The homes were built using traditional construction with elevations comprising natural rubble stone with cast stone architectural features. Stone and slate roof coverings with timber painted windows.

The project consisted of an 18 month duration and was delivered on time and within budget.



  • Central heating comprising condensing system boiler supplying under floor heating throughout with individual programmable room thermostats, central control, control via smartphone or tablet and remote operation over internet. Unvented hot water cylinder.
  • Towel radiators in bathrooms with control independent of main heating system allowing use in summer.
  • Comprehensive electrical installation including energy efficient LED recessed down lights to kitchen, bathrooms, living room, hallway/landing and selected bedrooms. Smoke detection to all bedrooms. Heat and CO detection fitted where applicable.
  • Fitted security system including keypad with panic alarm facility in entrance hall.
  • Oak doors with chrome furniture.
  • Wardrobes – sliding glass fronted doors with shelf and hanging rail.
  • An advanced network/TV infrastructure has been installed which supports the distribution of television, data and telephone to multiple locations.
  • TV aerial and distribution amplifier fitted as standard.
  • An audio entertainment infrastructure has been installed which allows for music/TV sound to be played via unobtrusive high quality in-ceiling speakers throughout the home.
  • Luxury fitted kitchen with Neff integrated appliances.
  • Granite or Quartz worktops.
  • Villeroy & Boch sanitary ware with Hansgrohe fittings.

I wanted to tell you how pleased I am with my new home. The design of the house is great and unlike many new builds I have seen, Ashford seem to have thought about space and light.

Ms N