The Old Band Room, Naunton

Sleeps 4+1 | Ref: BRN

3bedPub nearbyBroadband InternetChild friendlyGardenPets welcomeReal fire

Once a place of practise for the military bands of the local villages, this cottage is full of character and history. Located in the peaceful village of Naunton, within six miles of Stow-on-the-Wold and Bourton-in-the-Water, and surrounded by beautiful Cotswolds countryside, The Old Band Room is perfect for a relaxing holiday.


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The Old Band Room is a traditional Cotswold stone property, sympathetically restored with a wealth of character features and an interesting history, having once been used to practice in by the military bands of the surrounding villages. The cottage is located in the heart of the popular and picturesque village of Naunton, which is set well away from busy roads and benefits from a good village pub, a golf course and many beautiful walks straight from the doorstep. The market town of Stow-on-the-Wold and the village of Bourton-on-the-Water are both within six miles, with their wide range of pubs, shops, supermarkets and restaurants. Naunton is also within easy reach of many tourist destinations, including Oxford, Blenheim Palace and Stratford-upon-Avon, the birthplace of William Shakespeare.

The cottage has lots of traditional character, including oak beams, wooden floors and exposed Cotswold stone walls. Complementing these character features are modern facilities, including ultra-fast broadband, underfloor heating in the downstairs areas and three Freeview TVs (two with DVD players) as well as a well presented kitchen with Nespresso coffee maker.

The Old Band Room sleeps a maximum of five people (4 adults and 1 child under 12), in three bedrooms with two bathrooms. There is a lovely garden just across the bridle path from the cottage, which sits on the river Windrush that runs through the village, and quiet, on street parking is available close to the cottage. The Old Band Room is perfect for families or small groups of friends looking for a peaceful break in the heart of the beautiful Cotswolds.


The entrance of The Old Band Room is on a quiet bridle path and opens directly into the open plan ground floor of the property. The ground floor has the following areas:

  • Living space: A lovely area, with a wooden floor, oak beams and an electric flame effect fire. There are two leather sofas and a Freeview TV with DVD player;
  • Dining area: Contains an extendable, round pine dining table and seating for up to five;
  • Kitchen: The modern, well presented kitchen area contains a range cooker with a five¬ ring gas hob and two electric ovens, a dishwasher, fridge-freezer, microwave, kettle, Nespresso coffee machine and toaster.
  • There is a utility room off the kitchen which contains a washing machine, high chair, iron, ironing board and clothes dryer.

Stairs lead up from the ground floor to the first floor and the following rooms, all in the eaves of the cottage, with lovely oak beams and exposed Cotswold stone walls:

  • Bedroom 1: Contains a king size bed, a comfortable leather sofa and a Freeview TV. There is also a lovely ensuite bathroom, with a walk-in shower, toilet and a wash basin;
  • Bedroom 2: Contains a double bed, a large chair and a Freeview TV with integrated DVD player There is also a door giving direct access into bedroom 3;
  • Bedroom 3: This is a small bedroom, with skylight, which can be accessed either directly from the landing, or from bedroom 2. This room contains a small bed (75cm wide), and is only suitable for children under the age of 12;
  • Family bathroom: Contains a bath with handheld shower, toilet and wash basin.

Across the bridle path from the cottage is a paved garden area laid with pretty Cotswold stone chippings, with the River Windrush running alongside. This peaceful garden contains a bistro-style table with two chairs and a picnic table, providing ample seating for five. There is also a charcoal barbecue and chiminea.

  • Village: Naunton
  • Guests : 5
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Key features:
    • Pub nearby
    • Broadband internet
    • Children allowed
    • Garden
    • Pets welcome
  • Ref.: BRN
  • Rural views: No
  • Pub nearby: Yes
  • Shop nearby: No
  • Broadband internet: Yes
  • Children allowed: Yes
  • Real fire: No
  • Garden: Yes
  • Off street parking: No
  • Pets welcome: Yes

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