But, thanks to the vision, and bravery, of land-owner Jeremy Paxton
, the rich, famous and architecturally adventurous may soon be queuing up to spend their R & R time in Gloucestershire.
A former water-skiing champion, Paxton
has already built several hundred exclusive houses on the site of the Lower Mill Estate, which boasts lakes, ponds, swimming pools, an organic farm, and a nearby airport.
has now raised his
sights from mere holiday heaven to architectural nirvana.
And, with a little help from a team of 23 famously uncompromising architects, he
is building the world's most unusual holiday homes Lower Mill Landmark Houses.
Land owner Jeremy Paxton, The Lower Mill Estate with one of the residents!