Oxbow Cottage, Maugersbury

Sleeps 2+1 | Ref: OBM

1bedRural ViewsPub nearbyShop nearbyBroadband InternetChild friendlyGardenReal fireOff street parkingPets welcome

Oxbow Cottage is a charming hideaway with stunning views of the valley and countryside beyond. Located in the picturesque hamlet of Maugersbury, and just half a mile from the market town of Stow-on-the-Wold, Oxbow Cottage is a fantastic base for exploring the Cotswold region.

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Description

Please note that the owner of the property is carrying out some upgrades to the soft furnishings, and some of the furniture, such as sofas and side tables, may be a little different from those in the pictures above. Please do contact us for further details.

Summary

Oxbow Cottage is a delightful Cotswold stone barn conversion which sleeps 2+1 guests, in one charming bedroom (with the +1 option being a pull out bed in the bedroom), with a smart bathroom. Dating back to the early 19th century when oxen used to work the land, the property boasts many character features including beautiful high vaulted ceilings with lovely exposed beams, exposed Cotswold stone walls and a warming wood burning stove. The character of the property is complemented by modern facilities including wireless internet access, a Smart TV with a DVD player, and a well-equipped kitchen. There is a private garden to the side of the property offering fantastic rural views, and off-street parking for two cars is provided.

Location

Oxbow Cottage sits in the idyllic hamlet of Maugersbury, located almost 200ft above the valley bottom below. Surrounded by glorious countryside, there are many walks and cycle routes on its doorstep including those over to the neighbouring villages of Broadwell and The Oddingtons, all home to popular country pubs. The much loved market town of Stow-on-the-Wold is just half a mile away, benefitting from a number of independent shops, restaurants and tearooms, along with the Farmers’ market which takes place every second Thursday of the month, showcasing quality local produce. Stow’s main feature is the historic market square which used to host the annual sheep fairs, and the narrow alleyways, or ‘tures’, would have been used to channel the hundreds of sheep to market.

Maugersbury is well-placed for exploring the many picturesque towns and villages of the North Cotswolds including Moreton-in-Marsh, Chipping Campden, Bourton-on-the-Water and The Slaughters. These picture-postcard settings offer a range of eateries and tourist attractions, and for day trips, further afield destinations such as Stratford-upon-Avon, Oxford and Bath are easily accessible.

Description

Oxbow Cottage is the perfect retreat for a couple or small family who are looking for a relaxing break surrounded by fabulous Cotswold countryside. The cottage is laid out as follows:

RoomAmenities
The glass panelled front door opens directly into the open plan living area:
Living/dining room/kitchen Offering uninterrupted views across the valley and countryside beyond, this delightful room boasts a high vaulted ceiling, exposed Cotswold stone wall and exposed beams. This warm and inviting room contains:
  • cosy wood burning stove
  • two-seater sofa and two armchairs
  • Smart TV with DVD player
  • wooden dining table which comfortably seats three
  • electric oven with four-ring electric hob
  • fridge/freezer
  • washing machine/tumble dryer
  • dishwasher, microwave, cafetière, kettle and toaster
Bedroom With stunning exposed Cotswold stone walls and exposed beams, this beautiful bedroom contains:
  • four poster double bed
  • single 3ft pull out cabinet bed (suitable for children under 12), available upon request
  • freestanding wardrobe and chest of drawers
  • dressing table
  • wooden chair
Bathroom Contains:
  • walk-in shower, toilet, wash basin and heated towel rail

Two steps lead down from the driveway to the lovely patio area which houses a bistro table with seating for three and offers spectacular rural views. Two grass verges line the driveway and a well fenced paddock lies adjacent to the property which guests and their dogs are welcome to use at their leisure.

There is off-street parking for two cars on the gravel driveway.

  • Village: Maugersbury
  • Bedrooms: 0
  • Ref.: OBM
  • 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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