Garden Cottage, Chipping Norton

Sleeps 4 | Ref: GCC

2bedPub nearbyShop nearbyBroadband InternetChild friendlyReal fireGardenPets welcome

Garden Cottage is an elegant property in the centre of the charming market town of Chipping Norton. Boasting a lovely landscaped garden and stylish interior, it is the perfect base for a family looking to explore the wonderful Cotswold countryside and has the option of being rented in conjunction with neighbouring Chippy Cottage for larger groups of up to ten guests.

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Garden Cottage is a charming period property which sleeps four guests, in two bedrooms, with a lovely family bathroom. The owners have lovingly decorated the cottage in a warm, contemporary style, with modern facilities including a Freeview TV with Apple TV box, wireless internet access and a well-equipped kitchen. The stylish design has been complemented by character features including original oak beams, a beautiful spiral staircase and a cosy wood burning stove. Despite its central location in the town, the cottage benefits from an unusually large, sunny garden, made wonderfully private by high Cotswold stone walls. There is free on-street parking available close by.


Garden Cottage is located on a quiet road in the heart of the vibrant market town of Chipping Norton, better known as ‘Chippy’ to the locals. One of the livelier locations in the Cotswolds, Chipping Norton has a variety of shops, pubs and restaurants, most just a short walk away from the cottage. A few doors down the street from the cottage is the town's popular theatre, providing entertainment for all ages, and on the outskirts stands Bliss Tweed Mill, an impressive piece of architecture with its iconic chimney, a reminder of the wool and tweed heritage that the town is proud of.

Located within the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, there are many walking trails and cycle routes to enjoy, including routes to the mysterious Rollright Stones and the popular village of Kingham with its two highly regarded pubs. Chipping Norton is just a short drive from the chic Cotswolds hotspots of Soho Farmhouse and Daylesford Organic Farm, and also well placed for exploring the many lovely towns and villages of the North Cotswolds, including Stow-on-the-Wold, Moreton-in-Marsh, Burford and Blockley. Further afield destinations such as Blenheim Palace, the dreaming spires of Oxford and Stratford-upon-Avon are within easy reach for day trips.


Garden Cottage is perfect for a small family, group of friends or for a romantic break for two in the heart of Chipping Norton. The cottage is laid out as follows:

The front door opens directly into the open plan ground floor living space:
Living/dining room This elegant living space has many character features including exposed oak beams and a striking spiral staircase. With wooden flooring throughout, this room contains:
  • Cotswold stone fireplace with wood burning stove
  • two two-seater sofas
  • Freeview TV with Apple TV box
  • selection of books and games
  • wooden dining table with seating for four guests
  • dog bed
Kitchen The lovely Shaker-style kitchen overlooks the garden and contains:
  • electric oven with four-ring electric hob
  • fridge with freezer compartment
  • slimline dishwasher
  • microwave, kettle and toaster
  • Nespresso coffee machine with milk frother
Utility room Contains:
  • washing machine and tumble dryer
The open riser spiral staircase in the living room leads up to the first floor landing, off which are the following rooms:
Bedroom 2 With a lovely arched doorway and original oak beam, this pretty bedroom overlooking the street below contains:
  • double bed
  • chest of drawers and hooks for hanging clothes
  • bedroom chair
Family bathroom Overlooking the beautiful garden, this room contains:
  • bath with handheld shower attachment
  • toilet and wash basin
A door on the first floor landing opens to reveal a second flight of stairs that leads up to the second floor and directly into the master bedroom:
Master bedroom With views across to the church and distant fields, this lovely bedroom in the eaves contains:
  • king size bed or two 75cm wide single beds
  • bedside tables with storage
  • chest of drawers and hooks for hanging clothes
  • bedroom chair

The back door by the kitchen leads out into the beautiful walled garden, in which the foundations of three former cottages have been transformed into an unusual multi-level space with carefully thought-out cottage garden planting. A paving stone pathway leads uphill to the first patio, a sunny spot with a gas barbecue and garden table and seating for four. The path continues uphill under a rose-covered archway to a pergola and second patio featuring seating for four and a fire pit. From here the path bends back through an elevated wild flower meadow, where there is a hammock slung under an old plum tree and, further on, a bench for enjoying the sights and scents. With the lowest wall on the long south side, the garden enjoys sunshine throughout the day, while mature trees provide welcome shaded areas in the warmer months. Please note that there is a steep drop between levels at several places in the garden.

Free on-street parking is available close to the property.

  • Village: Chipping Norton
  • Bedrooms: 0
  • Ref.: GCC
  • 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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