Copperbeech, Stow-on-the-Wold

Sleeps 6 | Ref: CBS

3bedPub nearbyShop nearbyBroadband InternetChild friendlyGardenReal fire

Copperbeech is a stunning Victorian townhouse situated within the conservation area, just moments from the centre of the vibrant market town of Stow-on-the-Wold. Extensively refurbished to a high standard and boasting a beautiful walled garden, it is the perfect retreat from which to explore the breathtaking countryside and quaint villages of the North Cotswolds.

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Description

Summary

Copperbeech is a beautiful property which sleeps six guests, in three elegant bedrooms, with two bathrooms. Dating back to the early 1800s, this striking townhouse with its rendered façade and contemporary interiors is complemented by character features such as the wood burning stove in the living room and original wood flooring in the eaves. Laid out over three floors, this well-appointed home has a number of modern facilities including wireless internet access, a Smart TV and a well-equipped kitchen with marble quartz worktops. There is an attractive walled garden at the rear and free on-street parking close to the property.

Location

Copperbeech enjoys a central location in the much loved market town of Stow-on-the-Wold, a thriving town which offers a range of shops, restaurants and tearooms, and even claims to be home to Britain's oldest pub. Overlooked by the impressive St Edward’s Church, the picturesque market square is steeped in history and retains its old town stocks, medieval cross and narrow alleys, or “tures”, which wind their way from the surrounding streets into the square. During the wool industry, these alleys were used as a way to channel and count the many sheep on their way to market and it was once recorded that 20,000 sheep were sold in a day.

Stow is well-placed for exploring the glorious countryside of the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, with various cycle routes and walking trails on its doorstep. Popular footpaths include those to the nearby village of Bourton-on-the-Water via The Slaughters, and others which take in idyllic Broadwell and The Oddingtons, all home to well-regarded country inns. Further afield destinations such as Bath, Oxford and Stratford-upon-Avon are within easy reach for day trips.

Description

Copperbeech is an ideal choice for a family or a group of friends who are looking for a stylish base from which to explore the bustling market town of Stow and beyond. The house is laid out as follows:

RoomAmenities
The front door opens into the contemporary living room and the following rooms are on the ground floor:
Living room Finished in an understated style, this elegant room is perfect for whiling away cosy evenings in front of the fire. Spacious and well-lit, this room contains:
  • exposed brick hearth with wood burning stove
  • two three-seater sofas
  • Smart TV with on demand services for account holders only
Kitchen/dining room Finished to a high standard, this bright open plan area is the heart of the home and boasts polished quartz worktops and ceramic flooring. The well-equipped kitchen, overlooking the garden, has plenty of storage space and contains: 
  • electric oven with four-ring halogen hob
  • fridge/freezer
  • washing machine and slimline dishwasher
  • microwave, toaster, kettle, two cafetières, handheld mixer and stick liquidiser
  • DAB radio
  • oak table with seating for six
Cloakroom Adjacent to the kitchen and accessed via the rear lobby which has storage space for coats and muddy boots, this room contains:
  • toilet, wash basin and heated towel rail
Stairs lead up from the living room to the first floor landing where original photographs of the house and street taken in Victorian times are displayed. The following rooms are on the first floor:
Master bedroom with ensuite bathroom A step leads up to this attractive and well-appointed room with two beautiful sash windows overlooking the street below. Bathed in natural light, this room contains:
  • king size bed
  • chest of drawers and walk-in wardrobe with full length mirror
  • velvet bench and upholstered bedroom chair

The spacious ensuite contains:

  • walk-in rain shower with separate handheld shower attachment, toilet, wash basin and heated towel rail
Bedroom 2 Overlooking the garden, this charming room contains:
  • two single beds
  • chest of drawers, wall hooks and door hook
  • wooden chair
  • feature mirror
Steep wooden stairs with a handrail lead up from the first floor landing to the second floor landing in the eaves. Featuring original wood flooring throughout, the following rooms are on the second floor:
Bedroom 3 This dual aspect room with views towards the local pub and glimpses of open countryside from the small side window, contains:
  • king size bed
  • built-in wardrobe and chest of drawers
  • wall mirror
Family bathroom
This stylish bathroom contains:
  • freestanding bath with handheld shower attachment, walk-in shower, toilet, wash basin and heated towel rail

Accessed via the lobby, the private walled garden enjoys long sunny days in the summer months. This picturesque oasis is bordered by colourful flower beds, climbing roses and shrubs to create a quintessential Cotswold cottage garden. An outdoor table with seating for six sits beyond the lawn and looks back towards the attractive Cotswold stone façade, a pleasant spot for summer barbecues. A gate leads from the garden providing shared access to the street, an ideal entry point for bringing in bicycles or returning from long muddy walks. Please note access to the shared passage requires a code.

Free on-street parking is available close by, and if required, Maugersbury Road car park is free of charge after 3pm.

  • Village: Stow-on-the-Wold
  • Bedrooms: 0
  • Ref.: CBS
  • 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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