David and Victoria Beckham planning to build LAKE on their £6m Cotswolds estate

David and Victoria Beckham are planning to build a kidney-shaped lake on their sprawling £6million Cotswolds estate, according to reports.

The couple have submitted a planning application to West Oxfordshire District Council to create a stretch of water spanning 3000 square meters.

The new addition will be the latest in a long-line of alterations to the Beckhams’ estate after they were previously awarded permission to install a secret underground tunnel, wine cellar and ‘super garage’.  

New build: David and Victoria Beckham are planning to build a kidney-shaped lake on their sprawling £6million Cotswolds estate, according to reports

David, 45, and Victoria, 46, have submitted plans for a lake that will be four metres deep and surrounded by an array of wildflowers and trees, if approved.

The planning application states these will include ‘Hazel, Oak, Honeysuckle, Bramble, Sycamore, Wayfaring trees Yew, Hornbeam, Birch, Hawthorn, Crab apple, Wild cherry and Sorbus’. 

The Heritage Impact Statement included in the submission stated that: ‘The proposed lake (or large pond) will be broadly kidney-shaped and will be situated in the southern half of these grounds, in the lowest-lying part of the site. 

Expansive: The couple have submitted a planning application to West Oxfordshire District Council to create a stretch of water spanning 3000 square meters (artist's impression)

Expansive: The couple have submitted a planning application to West Oxfordshire District Council to create a stretch of water spanning 3000 square meters (artist’s impression)

Sprawling: The Heritage Impact Statement included in the submission stated that: 'The proposed lake (or large pond) will be broadly kidney-shaped and will be situated in the southern half of these grounds, in the lowest-lying part of the site'

Sprawling: The Heritage Impact Statement included in the submission stated that: ‘The proposed lake (or large pond) will be broadly kidney-shaped and will be situated in the southern half of these grounds, in the lowest-lying part of the site’

‘It will be approached and encircled by a mown grass path which will wend its way through newly created gently sloping grass meadowland.

‘This will be distinct from the formal lawn closer to the house, which will extend as neatly mown grass down to the northern edge of the lake.’  

David and Victoria’s representatives declined to comment when approached by MailOnline. 

It comes after the couple’s idyllic lifestyle was reportedly on the verge of being disrupted by the construction of a huge car park.

The 100-space underground car park has been planned by a nearby business, according to The Sun

Frustration: It comes after the couple's idyllic lifestyle was reportedly on the verge of being disrupted by the construction of a huge car park

Frustration: It comes after the couple’s idyllic lifestyle was reportedly on the verge of being disrupted by the construction of a huge car park

The unnamed applicant will also reportedly build six five-bedroom lodges, an upscale leisure centre with pool and a restaurant a stone’s throw away from the mega-rich family’s countryside bolthole.

The Sun reports that West Oxfordshire District Council received notice that works had begun on the large project on March 31 – three years after plans were approved. 

But David and Victoria have already been awarded planning permission of their own to install a secret underground tunnel, wine cellar and ‘super garage’ at their Cotswolds home.  

They were recently granted permission to extend their sprawling property, as long as they begin the work within three years.  

Home: The Beckhams own a home in the idyllic Oxfordshire enclave, where they've been spending the summer months amid the nationwide lockdown

Home: The Beckhams own a home in the idyllic Oxfordshire enclave, where they’ve been spending the summer months amid the nationwide lockdown 

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