Summer Hayes, Childswickham

Sleeps 5 | Ref: SCW

3bedPub nearbyBroadband InternetChild friendlyGardenReal fire

Summer Hayes is a beautiful retreat in the picturesque hamlet of Childswickham, close to the popular Cotswold village of Broadway. With a wealth of character features and stylish furnishings, this charming home away from home is the ideal base from which to explore the North Cotswolds and beyond.

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Summer Hayes is a stunning Cotswold stone holiday home which sleeps five guests, in three lovely bedrooms, with two bathrooms. Dating back to the 1700s, the property has an abundance of character features including exposed wooden beams, exposed Cotswold stone, antique furnishings and an inglenook fireplace. Modern facilities such as wireless internet access, two TVs and the electric flame effect stove complement the traditional touches, and the variety of interior design styles featured throughout the cottage gives each room its own unique personality. There is an enclosed garden at the rear and free on-street parking is readily available at the front of the property.


Summer Hayes is situated in picturesque Childswickham, an unspoilt village in the Vale of Evesham. The quiet lanes are lined with properties of various architectural styles including those of traditional Cotswold stone and half-timbered black and white cottages. Childswickham benefits from having a popular country pub, and just two miles away is Broadway, one of the best loved Cotswold villages and home to a number of restaurants, pubs, galleries, tearooms and independent shops.

Childswickham is surrounded by wonderful countryside, with many walks and cycle routes on its doorstep to discover. The Cotswold Way long distance walking trail passes through neighbouring Broadway and can be followed towards the chocolate box village of Stanton or the bustling market town of Chipping Campden. Childswickham is well-placed for experiencing all that the North Cotswolds has to offer, as well as for visiting further afield destinations such as Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwick Castle, Hereford, Oxford and Blenheim Palace.


Summer Hayes is the perfect retreat for a family holiday or for a gathering of friends who are seeking a relaxing break surrounded by the breathtaking countryside of the Vale of Evesham. The cottage is laid out as follows:

The front door opens into the characterful living room, off which are the following rooms:
Living room This beautifully presented room has an abundance of character including exposed wooden beams, exposed Cotswold stone and a charming grandfather clock. Overlooking the front garden, this room contains:
  • inglenook fireplace with electric flame effect stove
  • three-seater sofa, two-seater sofa, armchair and chaise longue
  • wall-mounted Smart TV
  • selection of books
Kitchen This tastefully decorated spacious kitchen is well-equipped for rustling up an evening meal and contains:
  • gas Aga with two-ring hob
  • portable two-ring induction hob
  • washing machine/tumble dryer
  • fridge/freezer
  • dishwasher, microwave, toaster, Nespresso coffee machine and kettle
Dining room Flooded with natural light, the stylish dining room is perfect for a relaxing meal with friends and family. It contains:
  • wooden dining table which comfortably seats five
Bedroom 3
Two steps lead up from the kitchen to this cosy bedroom with striking exposed beams. This bright room contains:
  • 4ft double bed
  • freestanding wardrobe and small chest of drawers
  • wall mirror
Shower room
Adjacent to bedroom 3, this handy ground floor bathroom contains:
  • walk-in shower, toilet and wash basin
Stairs lead up from the living room to the first floor landing, off which are the following rooms:
Master bedroom A small step up leads into this beautiful bedroom which boasts an impressive Cotswold stone chimney breast and eclectic décor. Overlooking the front garden, this inviting room contains:
  • king size bed
  • built-in wardrobe
  • wall-mounted Freeview TV
  • double ended chaise longue and rocking chair
  • three wall mirrors
Bedroom 2 With an eye-catching gallery wall, this room contains:
  • king size bed
  • built-in wardrobe
  • full length mirror
Family bathroom Contains:
  • walk-in shower, toilet and wash basin

Accessed via the dining room, the delightful courtyard garden is a peaceful spot to enjoy the summer sunshine. Brought to life with leafy shrubs and colourful flowers, the patio is home to two bistro tables with seating for five and a charcoal barbecue, great for al fresco dining with friends and family.

Free on-street parking is readily available close by.

  • Village: Childswickham
  • Bedrooms: 0
  • Ref.: SCW
  • 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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