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.
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.
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…