Abbots Cottage, Winchcombe

Sleeps 4 | Ref: ACW

2bedPub nearbyShop nearbyBroadband InternetChild friendlyGardenReal fireRural Views

Abbots Cottage is a quintessential 17th century Cotswold stone cottage with stylish interiors enjoying a sought-after location in the historic market town of Winchcombe. Boasting a beautiful terrace, it has two lovely bedrooms making it an ideal base for family and friends to enjoy a wonderful Cotswold holiday.

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Abbots Cottage is a beautifully presented Grade II listed property which sleeps four guests, in two stylish bedrooms, with a modern family bathroom. Dating back to the 17th century, this wonderful home away from home retains a traditional façade and a wealth of character features including a lovely inglenook fireplace with a cosy wood burning stove in the living room. Limestone flooring, exposed beams and exposed stone walls have been beautifully complemented by contemporary interiors and modern facilities, such as wireless internet access, a Smart TV with an Amazon Prime and Netflix's subscription and a well-equipped kitchen. The enclosed terrace provides a tranquil setting for al fresco dining, and free on-street parking is readily available close by.


Abbots Cottage is situated in the heart of the vibrant market town of Winchcombe, an ancient Saxon settlement known as the walking capital of the Cotswolds. The town benefits from a variety of independent shops, pubs and restaurants, and also plays host to many regular events, ranging from open gardens and tea dances to festivals and fundraisers. As well as eateries and events, it is also home to popular tourist attractions including the historic Sudeley Castle and the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway which makes a stop in Winchcombe to pick up passengers on its 28-mile round trip.

Winchcombe is surrounded by breathtaking countryside with a vast number of walks and cycle routes on its doorstep to discover. The renowned Cotswold Way long distance walking trail passes through the town and features on many circular walks in the area, including an energetic hike up to Belas Knap, a Neolithic long barrow managed by English Heritage. It is also well placed for exploring the many other picturesque towns and villages of the North Cotswolds such as Cheltenham, Chipping Campden, Broadway and Snowshill, the latter being home to Snowshill Manor and the Lavender Fields, a must see in the summer months. Further afield destinations such as Warwick Castle, Stratford-upon-Avon and Oxford are easily accessible for day trips.


Abbots Cottage is the perfect retreat for a small gathering of friends, or a family, who are seeking a relaxing environment surrounded by the beautiful Cotswold countryside. The property is laid out as follows:

The front door opens into a cosy living room, off which are the following rooms on the ground floor:
Living room This impressive room has an exposed inglenook fireplace with a cosy wood burning stove, limestone flooring and a wonderful, beamed ceiling. A warm and inviting space, it contains:
  • three-seater sofa
  • leather armchair
  • footstool
  • Smart TV with an Amazon Prime and Netflix's subscription
Kitchen/dining room Two steps lead down into the tastefully decorated kitchen with French doors that lead out onto the beautiful terrace, perfect for those warmer days. Well-equipped for rustling up an evening meal, this room contains:
  • electric oven
  • four ring electric hob
  • fridge and freezer
  • dishwasher, microwave, four-slice toaster, kettle
  • washing machine
  • round wooden table with seating for five
Cloakroom Contains:
  • toilet and wash basin
Stairs lead up from the ground floor living room to the first-floor landing, off which are the following rooms:
Master bedroom This elegant bedroom, with sloping ceilings and exposed wooden beams, offers stunning countryside views and contains:
  • double sleigh bed
  • hanging rail
  • hanging hooks on the back of the door
  • chest of drawers
Bedroom 2 A stylish room which overlooks the high street and has original wooden beams and sloping ceilings. Elegantly furnished, it contains:
  • double bed
  • hanging hooks on the back of the door
  • chest of drawers
Family bathroom This smart bathroom, with lovely original features, contains:
  • freestanding bath with handheld shower attachment, toilet, wash basin and a heated towel rail

Accessed via the French doors in the kitchen/dining room, the tranquil terrace is a peaceful spot for enjoying the summer sunshine. At the centre of the terrace there is a bistro table with seating for four, providing secluded al fresco dining area for all to enjoy. Please note that although the terrace is enclosed, there is a low wall with a drop to the lower street level and therefore children should be supervised outside at all times.

Free on-street parking is available nearby, and if required, there are Pay & Display car parks in the town.

  • Village: Winchcombe
  • Bedrooms: 0
  • Ref.: ACW
  • Rural views: No
  • Pub nearby: No
  • Shop nearby: No
  • Broadband internet: No
  • Children allowed: No
  • Real fire: No
  • Garden: No
  • Off street parking: No
  • Pets welcome: No

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