The Estate lays approximately 3 miles south of Stratford upon Avon, directly off the A3400 between Stratford upon Avon and Shipston on Stour, encompassing the villages of Preston on Stour, Atherstone on Stour and Alderminster.
The nearest Motorway (M40 junction 15) is approximately 11 miles away and the nearest international airport is located in Birmingham approximately 30 miles from Alscot, although light aircraft fly from nearby Wellesbourne Mountford Airfield located just 6.4 miles away. Trains to London run from local stations Stratford upon Avon, Warwick Parkway, Stratford Parkway and Moreton in Marsh.
The village of Preston on Stour lies on either side of the peaceful River Stour, typically traditional with a prominent Victorian architectural influence, it is here and in the adjoining villages of Atherstone on Stour and Alderminster where many of our residential properties lay.
There is a church, village green with war memorial, village hall, local shop & post office and other independent businesses, including Flowright Yoga Studios and Stalls Lifestyle.
There are many delightful local walks, including those via Ilmington Downs and Meon Hill which mark the edge of the Cotswolds and associated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
The Bell; multi award winning country pub and restaurant with luxury accommodation, is at the hub of the Estate, laying within the heart of the local picturesque village of Alderminster. The Bell is owned and run by the Estate and lends itself to most occasions.
Just a short distance to the south lays the traditional market town of Shipston on Stour with a selection of individual shops and deli cafes, boutiques and galleries.
The stunning nearby Cotswold towns such as Stow on the Wold, Broadway and Chipping Campden offer an abundance of attractions and breath-taking scenery.
The jewel in Shakespeare’s Country, Stratford upon Avon is a charming town bursting with history and boasting numerous world famous landmarks such as the renowned Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Ann Hathaway’s Cottage and Mary Arden’s House. There is boating on the River Avon, street entertainment in the Bancroft Gardens and several food, art and music festivals throughout the year. Depending on your skills there is a variety of wonderful golf courses and for other sports enthusiasts a race course, tennis, squash & cricket club, bowling green and leisure centre with a swimming pool. Independent boutiques can be found amongst the high street stores as well as major supermarkets.
About 30 miles North, Birmingham offers cultural attractions, live music and entertainment and retail shopping.