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First look at David and Victoria Beckham’s new £6million Cotswolds country mansion

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Pictures show how the Grade II listed farmhouse remains a building site eight months after the couple bought it

THIS is the first glimpse of David and Victoria Beckham’s new £6million country mansion in the Cotswolds.

But as pictures show, the Grade II-listed farmhouse remains a building site eight months after the couple snapped it up due to a row with local planning bosses.

This is the first look at the Beckhams new countryside mansion in the Cotswolds

As pictures show, the Grade II-listed farmhouse is still not complete eight months after it was snapped up

The Beckham’s paid £6.15million for the property, which is made up of three barns linked by two extensions, near Chipping Norton in December.

Builders got to work straight away but after a few months they were told to pack up while the family got planning permission to re-slate one of the roofs as the colours didn’t match.

A new application was made in July to change the roofs on outbuildings to thatch rather than tiles.

David, 42, and Victoria, 43, had also applied to build a swimming pool but have reportedly agreed to switch this to a “natural swimming pond” in the east courtyard.

Plans for an outdoor seating area for entertaining guests was also thrown out by council bosses.

The ex-footballer and fashion designer have instead asked to build a 10ft-wide wooden pergola which can be removed when necessary.

Aerial pictures show the property is made up of three barns connected by two extensions

The couple had hoped to have moved into the home by now but plans were stalled after planning bosses stepped in

The Beckhams have also lodged documents with West Oxfordshire District Council asking permission for a 20-metre croquet lawn, an orchard with apple, pear and plum trees and two vegetable patches.

A source told the Daily Star Sunday: “They hope to have moved…

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