Holly Cottage, Middle Tysoe

Sleeps 6 | Ref: HCM

3bedRural ViewsPub nearbyShop nearbyBroadband InternetChild friendlyGardenReal fireOff street parkingPets welcome

Holly Cottage is a beautiful holiday retreat in the picturesque village of Middle Tysoe, on the edge of the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. This stylish family home boasts a fabulous open plan kitchen and is perfect for relaxing with friends and family after time spent exploring the Cotswolds region and beyond.

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Holly Cottage is a wonderfully bright and stylish home from home which sleeps six guests, in three well presented bedrooms, with two bathrooms. Dating back to the 1860s, the property has a striking red brick façade and stunning contemporary interiors which have been further enhanced with modern facilities including wireless internet access, three Smart TVs and a well-equipped Shaker-style kitchen. Laid out over three floors, the cottage has charming character features such as the original oak beams, the beautiful Hornton stone fireplace with wood burning stove, and decorative range oven. There is a picture-perfect garden to the rear of the property and off-street parking is provided for one car on the driveway.


Holly Cottage is located in unspoilt Middle Tysoe, a peaceful village on the north-eastern edge of the Cotswolds. Surrounded by countryside, and with many enjoyable walks on its doorstep, the hamlet comprises a local shop and tearoom, a village green, a pub which offers Chinese takeaways, a children’s playground and an impressive Grade I listed parish church. Just a short drive from the village are a number of local tourist attractions including Upton House and Gardens, a 1930s stately home owned by the National Trust, Redwings Horse Sanctuary, a centre for rescued horses, ponies and donkeys, and Broughton Castle.

Middle Tysoe is well-placed for exploring the many lovely towns and villages of the region including Shipston-on-Stour, Chipping Norton, Moreton-in-Marsh, Chipping Campden and Broadway, all home to a range of pubs, restaurants and independent shops. For day trips, the village is within easy reach of the famous tourist destinations of Stratford-upon-Avon, birthplace of William Shakespeare, Warwick Castle, Bicester Village, a luxury designer outlet shopping centre, and the city of Oxford.


Holly Cottage is the perfect house for a gathering of friends or family who are seeking a stylish retreat from which to explore the glorious Cotswold countryside and beyond. The house is laid out as follows:

The front door opens into a small entrance hall and the following rooms are on the ground floor:
Living room This warm and inviting dual aspect room is wonderful for relaxing with family and friends and contains:
  • Hornton stone fireplace with cosy wood burning stove
  • three-seater sofa, loveseat and armchair
  • upholstered ottoman
  • Smart TV with DVD player
  • small selection of DVDs, CDs and board games
Dining room This bright dining area has beautiful painted beams and an eye-catching decorative range oven. Overlooking the side patio, this room contains:
  • wooden dining table with six cross back chairs
Kitchen Flooded with natural light, this contemporary kitchen is the heart of the home and gives access to the attractive wrap-around patio and garden. Finished to a high standard, this well-equipped kitchen contains:
  • electric oven with four-ring electric hob
  • fridge and freezer
  • dishwasher, microwave, toaster, kettle and cafetière
  • DAB radio
  • breakfast bar with four stools
  • seating area with two wicker chairs and coffee table
Utility room
A handy space which contains:
  • washing machine/tumble dryer
  • sink and storage facilities
Adjacent to the dining room and accessed via the rear lobby, this room contains:
  • toilet and wash basin
Stairs lead up from the hallway to the first floor landing, off which are the following rooms:
Master bedroom Overlooking the fields opposite, this elegant dual aspect bedroom contains:
  • king size bed
  • freestanding wardrobe with storage drawer
  • vanity table with chair and mirror
  • armchair
  • full length mirror
  • Smart TV
  • ornamental Victorian fireplace
Bedroom 2 A step leads down into this charming bedroom which features exposed oak beams and contains:
  • two single beds
  • built-in wardrobe with low height hanging rail and shelving above
  • vanity unit with sink, mirror and additional storage space
Family bathroom A light and airy bathroom which contains:
  • bath with overhead shower and separate handheld shower attachment, toilet, wash basin and heated towel rail
A second flight of stairs leads up from the first floor landing directly into bedroom 3:
Bedroom 3 with ensuite bathroom
Boasting uninterrupted rural views, this spacious dual aspect bedroom contains:
  • king size bed
  • freestanding wardrobe with storage drawer
  • vanity table with stool and mirror
  • bedroom chair and armchair
  • Smart TV

The ensuite bathroom contains:

  • walk-in shower, toilet, wash basin and heated towel rail

In fair weather, this stunning enclosed garden enjoys sunshine throughout the day and is a lovely spot to relax and unwind. The wrap-around patio is home to an outdoor table with seating for six and a garden bench, both enjoying views towards the church tower beyond. From here, reclaimed railway sleepers lead up to the lawn and barbecue area which is brought to life with wonderfully colourful flower beds in spring and a ceramic sink planted with fragrant lavender. This enchanting garden is bordered by mature shrubs and trees, creating a feeling of seclusion.

There is off-street parking for one car on the driveway at the front of the property, and free on-street parking is available in the village.

  • Village: Middle Tysoe
  • Bedrooms: 0
  • Ref.: HCM
  • 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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