The Forge, Upper Oddington

Sleeps 4 | Ref: TFG

2bedPub nearbyBroadband InternetChild friendlyReal fireGardenOff street parkingPets welcome

The Forge is a stylish and characterful cottage, situated on a peaceful lane in the ever popular village of Upper Oddington, close to Stow-on-the-Wold. With countryside walks straight from the doorstep and two great pubs nearby, this cottage is ideal for a wonderful Cotswold holiday.

Description

Summary

Dating back to the 18th century, The Forge is a beautifully refurbished Cotswold stone cottage with a lovely private garden, which sits on a quiet road in the picturesque village of Upper Oddington. The village benefits from the award winning Horse & Groom pub, and is next to Lower Oddington, which has the equally well regarded Fox at Oddington pub. Numerous beautiful walks are available right from the doorstep, and the village is just two miles away from the famous market town of Stow-on-the- Wold, with its many shops and restaurants. The well known Cotswold towns of Bourton-on-the-Water, Moreton-in-Marsh, Broadway and Chipping Campden are all just a short drive away, and further afield places such as Oxford, Bath and Stratford-upon-Avon are also within easy reach.

The owner has tastefully renovated Forge Cottage to a high standard, whilst retaining many original features, including wooden beams, oak floors and doors, and exposed Cotswold stone walls. The character of the cottage is enhanced by modern features, including wireless internet access, a Clearview wood burning stove and a well presented kitchen. Thoughtful touches include a selection of children’s cutlery, crockery and toys.

The Forge sleeps four people in two bedrooms, with two bathrooms. There is a well established enclosed garden outside the property and off-street parking is available for one car, with further on street parking readily available. The Forge is perfect for a family or a small group of friends looking for an idyllic break in one of the Cotswolds’ loveliest villages.

Description

The Forge is a detached cottage located on a quiet lane, with wooden gates opening into the garden, through which the cottage is accessed. The front door opens into a porch and the following rooms are on the ground floor:

  • Living area: The majority of the ground floor is a stylish interior designed open plan living, dining and kitchen area, with beautiful character features including oak beams, doors and floors. The living area contains a Clearview wood burning stove in a Cotswold stone fireplace, window seats looking out to the garden, a two-seater sofa and a comfortable leather chair. There is a flat screen Freeview TV with integrated DVD player, an iPod docking station and radio, and a selection of DVDs, books and games;
  • Kitchen/dining area: The wooden country style kitchen has been handcrafted and is well equipped, with an electric cooker, four ring gas hob, fridge, slimline dishwasher, microwave, kettle, toaster and food mixer. There is an oak-topped dining table between the kitchen and the living area, with four chairs and a wooden bench;
  • Utility room: A handy room, with a freezer, washing machine and a clothes drying rack;
  • Shower room: A bright and airy room, with a stylish exposed Cotswold stone wall, which contains a walk-in in shower with a rain shower and a separate handheld shower attachment, a toilet and a wash basin.

Stairs lead up from the ground floor to the first floor landing, off which are the following rooms:

  • Master bedroom: A beautiful room with a double sleigh bed, built-in wardrobes and a chest of drawers, with lovely views of the garden and village;
  • Bedroom 2: As with the other rooms on the first floor, this room is entered via a lovely solid oak door and contains beautiful oak beams. There are two single beds and a chest of drawers;
  • Family bathroom: Contains a roll top bath with a handheld shower attachment, toilet and wash basin.

The mature garden is a lovely suntrap, with a lawn surrounded by beautiful bushes and flower beds. In the corner of the garden is a lovely seating area, with a wooden table and four chairs, and a charcoal barbecue is also available.

There is off street parking for one car and further on street parking is available close to the cottage.


  • Village: Upper Oddington
  • Guests : 4
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Key features:
    • Pub nearby
    • Broadband internet
    • Children allowed
    • Real fire
    • Garden
    • Off street parking
    • Pets welcome
  • Ref.: TFG
  • Rural views: No
  • Pub nearby: Yes
  • Shop nearby: No
  • Broadband internet: Yes
  • Children allowed: Yes
  • Real fire: Yes
  • Garden: Yes
  • Off street parking: Yes
  • Pets welcome: Yes

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