Honeystone Cottage, Withington

Sleeps 6 | Ref: HCW

3bedPub nearbyBroadband InternetGardenReal fireOff street parkingPets welcome

Honeystone Cottage is a beautiful Cotswold stone property located in the heart of the picturesque village of Withington, close to the vibrant spa town of Cheltenham. With high quality furnishings, contemporary interiors and tranquil gardens, this elegant cottage is an ideal base for exploring the glorious Cotswolds.

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Description

Summary

Honeystone Cottage is a beautiful 18th century property which sleeps six guests, in three stylish bedrooms, with two modern bathrooms. Lovingly furnished in a warm, contemporary style with neutral tones, the property has been finished to a high standard with delightful features including a Farmington stone fireplace complete with inviting wood burning stove, high vaulted ceilings with painted beams, and smart oak flooring. These features are complemented by modern facilities including wireless internet access, a Smart TV, a well-equipped kitchen and underflooring heating throughout. The property has both a front and back garden and off-street parking is available for three cars.

Location

Honeystone Cottage is situated in the peaceful and unspoilt village of Withington. This quaint village has an impressive 12th century parish church and a pet-friendly country pub, The Mill Inn, which sits on the banks of the River Coln and makes for a picturesque setting for a pub lunch. The annual 2000 Trees music festival is held just north of the village and neighbouring Chedworth boasts one of the largest Roman villas in the UK, now owned by the National Trust and a popular attraction for all ages.

Withington is surrounded by the breathtaking countryside of the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, with many walks and cycle routes on its doorstep to discover. The village is well-placed for exploring the many vibrant towns of the Cotswolds including the regency spa town of Cheltenham, home to the beautiful Pittville Park and Cheltenham Racecourse, and Cirencester, Capital of the Cotswolds and well-known for its range of independent shops, cafes and restaurants. The honeypots of Bourton-on-the-Water, Winchcombe and Broadway are all nearby and further afield destinations such as Bath, Hereford and Oxford are accessible for day trips and showcase extraordinary architecture.

Description

Honeystone Cottage is the perfect retreat for a gathering of friends or family who are seeking a relaxing getaway surrounded by the glorious Cotswold countryside. The cottage is laid out as follows:

RoomAmenities
Three wide stone steps lead down to the front door which opens into a bright and practical entrance hall with storage for coats and boots. The following rooms are on the ground floor, all with underfloor heating:
Reception hall This well presented hall gives access to the garden and contains:
  • comfy armchair
  • writing desk
Living room This contemporary dual aspect room is perfect for relaxing after busy days exploring the Cotswolds. With smart oak flooring, it contains:
  • Farmington stone fireplace with cosy wood burning stove
  • corner sofa which comfortably seats six
  • two footstools
  • Smart TV
  • small selection of board games
Kitchen/dining room This wonderful open plan space boasts a high vaulted ceiling with exposed painted beams and stylish pendant lighting. Finished in neutral tones, this light and airy room gives access to the garden and contains:
  • double electric oven
  • three-ring induction hob
  • fridge/freezer
  • dishwasher, Nespresso coffee machine, two cafetières, kettle and toaster
  • microwave/steamer
  • dining table with seating for six
  • Bluetooth speaker
  • three-seater sofa and armchair
Bedroom 2
This tastefully decorated bedroom, also with high vaulted ceiling, contains:
  • king size bed
  • shelf unit with storage baskets and door hooks for hanging clothes
  • mirror
Bedroom 3
Overlooking the garden, this spacious and elegant dual aspect bedroom contains:
  • king size bed
  • chest of drawers with hanging space
  • TV with Amazon Fire TV Stick only, login details provided
  • DVD player
  • two-seater sofa and footstool
  • mirror
  • small selection of DVDs
Family bathroom
The modern bathroom contains:
  • bath, walk-in rain shower with separate handheld shower attachment, toilet, wash basin, heated towel rail and touch illuminated mirror
Utility room
Located off the entrance hall and accessible from the back garden, this handy space contains:
  • washing machine/tumble dryer
  • sink
Cloakroom
Contains:
  • toilet and wash basin
Stairs lead up from the reception hall to the first floor handing, off which is the master bedroom with underfloor heating:
Master bedroom with ensuite bathroom Located in the eaves, this impressive dual aspect room contains:
  • king size copper pipe frame bed
  • storage trunk and two chests of drawers, one of which has hanging space
  • armchair
  • mirror

The bright ensuite contains:

  • bath, walk-in rain shower with separate handheld shower attachment, toilet, wash basin, heated towel rail and touch illuminated mirror

A well-maintained garden wraps itself around the cottage and comprises luscious green lawns, mature leafy trees and a colourful flower bed with fragrant lavender. A sun trap in the warmer months, the front garden houses a patio area with a small table and garden bench, allowing guests to soak up the summer sunshine. The main garden lies at the back of the cottage where a second patio area with an outdoor table with seating for six, along with a charcoal barbecue, are provided. This varied garden retains original character features including the hayloft staircase on the patio and a lamp post which has been reclaimed by nature, now home to a beautiful climbing clematis. A small unfenced pond lies beyond the trees at the end of the garden and a stream flows along the property’s boundary line.

There is off-street parking for three cars on the property’s driveway.

  • Village: Withington
  • Bedrooms: 0
  • Ref.: HCW
  • 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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