Middle Gable, Bourton-on-the-Water

Sleeps 5 | Ref: MG

2 bedroomsRural ViewsPub nearbyShop nearbyBroadband InternetChild friendlyReal fireGardenOff street parking

Dating from around 1650, this stunning Grade II listed house forms the central part of The Old Hall, one of the oldest buildings in Bourton. This beautifully refurbished house sits in lovely, peaceful gardens, yet is located in the heart of Bourton-on-the-Water, voted the prettiest village in the Cotswolds.

Description

Summary

Middle Gable The Old Hall is a beautiful, Grade II listed property that sleeps up to five guests, in two bedrooms, with a family bathroom and a further shower room, as well as a large living room. The property has a traditional feel and retains a wealth of character features including dovecotes (square holes on the outside wall, originally intended to house doves or pigeons), stone mullion windows, wooden beams, a magnificent fireplace and original wooden flooring. Complementing these period features, Middle Gable The Old Hall has modern facilities, including wireless internet access, two Freesat TVs, a Blu-ray home theatre system and a well-equipped kitchen. The property sits in peaceful gardens, which have a seating area for guests, and quiet, off-street parking is available for up to three cars.

Location

Bourton-on-the-Water, often voted as one of the prettiest villages in England, has a unique appeal to visitors and residents alike. Middle Gable The Old Hall is situated in the heart of Bourton, and is in walking distance of the many attractions, shops, restaurants and tea rooms that the village has to offer. 

Bourton is also perfectly located for exploring the many other lovely towns and villages of the Cotswolds region, including the highest of the Cotswold towns, Stow-on-the-Wold. A popular place of interest in Stow that really shouldn’t be missed is England’s oldest inn, The Old Stocks. From Bourton-on-the-Water, further afield places such as the historic Stratford-upon-Avon, Oxford and Bath are easily accessible for day trips.

Description

Middle Gable The Old Hall is one of the most picturesque and historic properties in the Cotswolds, and is an ideal retreat for a family or a group of friends. The house is laid out as follows:

RoomAmenities
Middle Gable The Old Hall is accessed via its garden, which leads to the beautiful wooden front door. Inside the house, a small entrance hall leads into:
Living room A newly refurbished, grand room with beautiful period features including exposed wooden beams, a limestone flagged floor and a centuries old alcove, plus stunning views of the garden. This room contains:
  • large fireplace with wood burning stove
  • 3 x two-seater sofas
  • Freesat TV with Blu-ray home theatre system
The living room then leads into the Inner Hall, which in turn leads to:
Shower room Contains:
  • walk-in shower
  • toilet and wash basin 
Kitchen/dining room This well-equipped, spacious room contains:
  • electric oven
  • four-ring electric hob
  • fridge and freezer
  • washing machine/tumble dryer
  • dishwasher, microwave, kettle and toaster
  • dining table with comfortable seating for five guests
Returning to the Inner Hall, a grand wooden staircase leads up to the first floor landing, off which are:
Bedroom 1 An impressive room with original wooden flooring and stone mullion windows, this bedroom contains:
  • four poster super king size bed
  • antique chest of drawers
  • built-in wardrobe
  • antique armchair
  • free standing antique window seat
  • Freesat TV
  • wall mirror
Family bathroom  Contains:
  • bath with handheld shower attachment
  • toilet and wash basin
The staircase then continues up into the gable of the house, giving access to:
Bedroom 2 This sizeable, dual aspect bedroom, with original wooden beams contains:
  • 3 x single beds (2 single beds can be pushed together to make a double bed if required)
  • built-in wardrobe
  • chest of drawers

The impressive, lovingly cared for, open plan garden is accessed via the front door, and during the spring and summer months the floral scents can be enjoyed immediately. There is a bench for relaxing and looking out over the beautiful gardens, as well as a paved seating area, which contains an outdoor table and chairs. At the end of the garden is a private double garage for guest use.

  • Village: Bourton-on-the-Water
  • Guests : 5
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Key features:
    • Rural views
    • Pub nearby
    • Shop nearby
    • Broadband internet
    • Children allowed
    • Real fire
    • Garden
    • Off street parking
  • Ref.: MG
  • Rural views: Yes
  • Pub nearby: Yes
  • Shop nearby: Yes
  • Broadband internet: Yes
  • Children allowed: Yes
  • Real fire: Yes
  • Garden: Yes
  • Off street parking: Yes
  • Pets welcome: No

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