The Old Forge, Maugersbury

Sleeps 10 | Ref: OFM

5bedBroadband InternetChild friendlyReal fireGardenOff street parkingPub nearbyShop nearby

The Old Forge is an exquisite property located in the peaceful village of Maugersbury, just a short walk away from the vibrant market town of Stow-on-the-Wold. Renovated to an incredibly high standard, this luxury holiday home is perfect for families, or a group of friends, wishing to explore the beautiful Cotswold countryside and surrounding areas.

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The Old Forge is a beautiful detached property that sleeps ten people in five bedrooms, with four bathrooms, three reception rooms and a playroom in the eaves. Recently renovated to a high standard, this wonderful home has retained stunning character features including exposed Cotswold stone walls, wooden beams and impressive fireplaces with wood burning stoves. These period pieces have been complemented by modern facilities, including wireless internet access, two Smart TVs and a well-equipped kitchen.

There is a lovely garden at the rear of the property, with an outdoor table and seating for ten. At the front of the property there is off-street parking for three cars.


Located in the pretty, rural village of Maugersbury, The Old Forge enjoys a peaceful setting on a quiet country lane. The village itself is positioned almost 200ft above the bottom of the valley it overlooks, and therefore benefits from lovely views of the surrounding countryside, with many scenic walks right on the doorstep.

Despite enjoying a tranquil setting, the picturesque market town of Stow-on-the-Wold is within walking distance, being located only half a mile away. Stow plays host to many independent shops, cafes, pubs and restaurants, whilst nearby Kingham is home to two outstanding village pubs, with the Daylesford Organic Farm just down the road. Maugersbury is well situated for exploring the Cotswold region, as well as further afield places such as Stratford-upon-Avon, Oxford and Bath.


The Old Forge is a stylish home, perfect for friends or family looking for a relaxing countryside break. The house is laid out as follows:

The front door opens into the smart entrance hall, off which are the following rooms:
Living room This beautiful room blends contemporary style with many character features, including exposed Cotswold stone walls, exposed oak beams and wooden flooring. This wonderful living space contains:
  • large inglenook fireplace with wood burning stove
  • three-seater sofa, four armchairs and a window seat
  • coffee table, occasional tables and two pouffes
Kitchen/breakfast room This impressive, well-equipped room is ideal for those who enjoy entertaining. It contains:
  • Mercury electric range cooker with two electric ovens
  • five-ring induction hob
  • American-style fridge
  • pantry cupboard
  • dishwasher
  • Quooker hot water tap, kettle, toaster and microwave
  • filter coffee machine and Nespresso coffee machine
  • stand mixer, food processor and blender
  • large wooden dining table with seating for ten
Reading room A bright space, just off the kitchen/breakfast room. This room contains:
  • two wicker chairs and an occasional table
  • chic sideboard and comfy chair
This second reception room has just as much character as the first, and contains:
  • inglenook fireplace with wood burning stove
  • corner sofa with seating for four, armchair and pouffe
  • Smart TV
  • writing desk and chair
Utility room
  • sink, washing machine/tumble dryer and freezer
  • toilet and wash basin
From the entrance hall, stairs lead up to the first floor landing, off which are the following rooms:
Master bedroom with ensuite bathroom A beautifully bright room which contains:
  • super king size bed
  • built-in wardrobe and additional storage space in the hallway
  • armchair

The master bedroom leads into an ensuite bathroom which contains:

  • bath with overhead shower, toilet and wash basin
Bedroom 2 This spacious bedroom has access to the family bathroom, enabling it to be used as an ensuite if desired. This room contains:
  • two single beds or a super king size bed
  • chest of drawers, bench seat and wicker chair
Bedroom 3 A pretty bedroom which contains:
  • king size bed
  • chest of drawers, chair and clothes hooks
Bedroom 4
Overlooking the garden, this lovely bedroom has:
  • two single beds
  • chest of drawers and a chair
Family bathroom
This "Jack & Jill" bathroom can be accessed from the landing or from bedroom 2, allowing it to be either a shared bathroom or bedroom 2's ensuite bathroom. This room contains:
  • bath, toilet and wash basin
Shower room
  • walk-in shower, toilet and wash basin
A staircase at the end of the landing leads up to the following rooms in the eaves:
Ideal for older children and teenagers, this den-like space contains:
  • bean bags and two chairs
  • Smart TV, selection of board games and small table-top football table
  • chest of drawers
Bedroom 5 with ensuite shower room
A step leads down from the playroom into the bedroom, which contains:
  • two single beds
  • hooks for hanging space and chair

The ensuite shower room contains:

  • walk-in shower, toilet and wash basin

The large garden can be accessed from the rear of the entrance hall and the kitchen/breakfast room. The doors open onto a patio area which has a large table with seating for ten and a barbecue, perfect for al fresco dining. Two steps lead up from the patio to the lawn, which is bordered by mature trees and a low hedge.

There is off-street parking for three cars in front of the property, and further on-street parking is available in the village.

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