Sixpenny Cottage, Clapton-on-the-Hill

Sleeps 10+2 | Ref: SCH

5bedRural ViewsChild friendlyReal fireGardenOff street parking

Sixpenny Cottage is a luxurious Cotswold stone property, which has been lovingly renovated to create a stylish blend of contemporary and character features. This large cottage is located in the heart of the Cotswolds, close to Bourton-on-the-Water, and has magnificent, never-ending views over the Windrush Valley, making it perfect for a relaxing break for friends and families alike.

Description

Summary

Sixpenny Cottage is a large, Cotswold stone property, which sits on the gentle slope of a hill, with spectacular views over the Windrush Valley. The cottage is located in the peaceful hamlet of Clapton-on-the-Hill, three miles south of the famous village of Bourton-on-the-Water, with its wide range of pubs, shops and restaurants, and close to many of the other well known Cotswold towns and villages, such as Stow-on-the-Wold, Burford and The Slaughters. There are many beautiful country walks straight from the cottage and the central Cotswolds location makes it ideal for exploring the entire region, as well as further afield places, such as Stratford-upon-Avon, Blenheim Palace, Oxford and Bath.

The detached cottage has been beautifully furnished by its owners, with a mix of traditional and contemporary furnishings complementing the traditional character of the property, which includes exposed Cotswold stone walls, oak beams, flagstone flooring and a lovely wood burning stove. The character and style of the cottage is enhanced by modern facilities, including wireless internet access (currently being installed - please contact us for details), two Freeview TVs, a DVD player, and a spacious, well presented kitchen.

The cottage sleeps a maximum of 10+2 people, in five bedrooms, with the +2 option being a double sofa bed in the ground floor snug. There are four bathrooms, off-street parking for two cars and a peaceful garden, with stunning countryside views. Sixpenny Cottage is an ideal choice for family gatherings, or for groups of friends looking for a luxurious holiday cottage, surrounded by the beautiful Cotswold countryside.

Description

Sixpenny Cottage is a detached Cotswold stone property, peacefully located in the quiet hamlet of Clapton-on-the-Hill.

The front door is accessed from the cottage’s driveway, and leads into a hallway. The following rooms are on the ground floor:

  • Living/dining room: The majority of the ground floor space is a large, sociable, open plan area, with lovely views over the Windrush Valley. The living room area contains an ornate stone fireplace with a wood burning stove, oak beams and a wooden floor. There is a variety of comfortable seating and a Freeview TV with DVD player. The dining area contains a large table with seating for 12 and an additional comfortable sofa;
  • Kitchen: Part of the open plan area, the spacious kitchen contains a range cooker with 900mm wide electric oven, five ring gas hob, dishwasher and fridge;
  • Back kitchen/utility room: Accessed from the kitchen, with an external door, this convenient room contains a double electric oven, large fridge/freezer, microwave, two kettles and a toaster.
  • Snug: A lovely room to relax or to sleep in, which contains a double sofa bed and a Freeview TV;
  • Cloakroom: Contains a toilet and a wash basin.

A lovely staircase leads up from the ground floor hallway to the first floor landing, off which are the following rooms:

  • Master bedroom: An ornate, elegant room, with stunning views across the Windrush Valley, which contains a super king size bed. There is an opulent ensuite bathroom, which contains a freestanding bath, walk-in shower, toilet and wash basin;
  • Bedroom 2: Another room with stunning views across the valley, which contains a king size bed. There is an ensuite bathroom, with a walk-in shower, toilet and wash basin;
  • Bedroom 3: Contains two single beds and an ensuite bathroom, with a walk-in shower, toilet and wash basin;
  • Bedroom 5: Contains a king size bed, which is made up French style (two single duvets);
  • Family bathroom: Contains a bath with an overhead shower, toilet and wash basin.

A further steep staircase leads up from the first floor landing to the beautiful eaves of the cottage on the second floor:

  • Bedroom 4: With a whitewashed Cotswold stone wall and lovely beams, this room contains a king size bed.

The garden is accessed directly from the dining room and has spectacular uninterrupted views across the lovely Windrush Valley. There is a patio terrace immediately outside the door, which contains an outdoor table and chairs, plus a charcoal barbecue. Steps lead down from the patio to a lawned area, which has an unprotected ledge at the end, with a short drop down to open countryside.

At the front of the property is a private driveway, where there is parking space for two cars.


  • Village: Clapton-on-the-Hill
  • Bedrooms: 0
  • Ref.: SCH
  • 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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