Bracken Cottage, Blockley

Sleeps 2 | Ref: BCB

2bedRural ViewsPub nearbyShop nearbyBroadband InternetChild friendlyReal fireGarden

Dating back to the 19th century, Bracken Cottage is a beautiful home with lovely finishing touches and stunning views of the surrounding countryside. Located in the heart of the historic village of Blockley, the cottage is perfect for a couple looking to explore the North Cotswolds and beyond.

Description

Summary

Bracken Cottage is a former silk weaver's cottage built from classic honey coloured Cotswold stone which sleeps two guests, in two bedrooms, with two bathrooms. Dating back to the 19th century, the property has retained many of its traditional features including exposed beams, a stable door and a wood burning stove in the living area. This character has been complemented by modern facilities including wireless internet access, two Smart TVs and underfloor heating on the ground floor. There is an attractive garden at the rear of the property and free parking is available in the village car park opposite the cottage.

Location

Bracken Cottage is located on a quiet road close to the heart of the village of Blockley. This peaceful and picturesque village benefits from having two pubs, a community owned village shop & café which serves delicious food during the day and sometimes in the evenings, a historic Norman church and a children’s playground.

Blockley is surrounded by rolling countryside which forms part of the Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, with plenty of walks on its doorstep to enjoy. The village is ideally situated for exploring the many lovely towns and villages of the North Cotswolds, including Moreton-in-Marsh, Chipping Campden and Ebrington, home to the award-winning Ebrington Arms. Popular tourist destinations such as Blenheim Palace, Stratford-upon-Avon and Oxford are also within easy reach for day trips.

Description

Bracken Cottage is the perfect retreat for a couple, small family or two friends, seeking a relaxing break surrounded by the beautiful Cotswold countryside. The cottage is laid out as follows: 

RoomAmenities
The front door opens directly into the open plan ground floor living space:
Living room/dining room/kitchen This cosy open plan living space has lovely character including wooden beams and a stable door. With underfloor heating throughout, this area contains:
  • Cotswold stone fireplace with wood burning stove
  • two-seater sofa and window seat
  • Smart TV
  • fold away dining table which comfortably seats two guests
  • electric oven and four-ring gas hob
  • fridge/freezer
  • dishwasher, microwave, cafetière, kettle and toaster
Stairs lead up from the kitchen to the first floor landing, off which are the following rooms:
Bedroom 2 This pretty room with exposed beams contains:
  • king size bed
  • shelving unit and two bedside tables for storage
  • hooks on the back of the door for additional hanging space
  • full length mirror
  • chest of drawers (please note this is not for guest use and will be locked)
Family bathroom Contains:
  • bath with handheld shower attachment, toilet and wash basin
  • Victorian drying rack
  • cupboard containing washing machine
Further steep stairs lead up into the master bedroom in the eaves:
Master bedroom with ensuite bathroom This bright and spacious dual aspect bedroom has lovely countryside views and contains:
  • king size bed
  • wall-mounted Smart TV
  • mirror
  • chest of drawers and hanging rail for storage

The bedroom leads into a lovely ensuite bathroom which contains:

  • walk-in rain shower with handheld shower attachment, toilet and wash basin

The stable door from the kitchen leads out into the lovely long garden, with far reaching views of the surrounding countryside. The patio area closest to the cottage has a garden table with outdoor seating, a charcoal barbecue and a sun parasol. Steps from the patio lead down to a lawn area and then onto another patio with a wonderful herb garden for guests to use at their leisure. There are a variety of pretty flowers and creepers in the garden, making it a lovely area to relax in the warmer months. Please note that a low stone wall marks the end of the garden, over which is a steep drop into a neighbouring property. There is a right of access along the rear of the terraces for neighbours and the postman.

Free parking is readily available in the village car park opposite the cottage.

  • Village: Blockley
  • Bedrooms: 0
  • Ref.: BCB
  • 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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