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Headford Cottage

Stow-on-the-Wold, Gloucestershire (Ref. 1091162)

4.6

Very good

Character Cottages rating

  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets No

  • View on map

Features

  • Off road parking
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Sky TV
  • Broadband / WiFi

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48 Customer Review(s)

  • Thomas

    “Excellent.. Probably the best cottage we've stayed at”

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    - Thomas, August 2022

    What a lovely response, thank you. We hope to welcome you again soon. With best wishes Character Cottages Property Owner

Summary

  • Three bedrooms: 1 x king-size with en-suite shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC, 2 x double
  • Shower room with large walk-in shower, two basins and WC
  • Cloakroom with basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Sitting/dining room with gas stove-effect fire.
  • Gas central heating with gas stove-effect fire
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, kettle, toaster, coffee maker, 2 x TVs
  • Blu-ray DVD, 2 x radios with iPod dock, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchair available
  • Off-road parking for 2 cars
  • Patio and gravel garden with furniture and parasol
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 0.3 miles, pub 0.2 miles

The property

Headford Cottage is a beautiful townhouse, built of traditional Cotswold stone, and decorated to a high standard throughout. The cottage is located at the end of a row of cottages, on a private cul-de-sac, close to the heart of the beautiful market town of Stow-on-the-Wold. Sitting on top of a hill, surrounded by the stunning Cotswold countryside, Stow is famous for its historic buildings and its wide range of restaurants, traditional pubs and antique shops. It is an ideal base for exploring the region, including the many beautiful towns and villages of the Cotswolds, as well as further afield places, such as Stratford-upon-Avon, Oxford and Bath. The owners of Headford Cottage have decorated and furnished the property in a lovely, warm style, which is complemented by its modern facilities, including wireless internet access, two flatscreen TVs, Netflix and Sky, and a well presented kitchen. Headford Cottage sleeps a maximum of six people, in three bedrooms, with two bathrooms and a ground floor cloakroom. There is a lovely, private courtyard garden to the rear of the property and the cottage has two off street parking spaces. Headford Cottage is perfect for a family or a group of friends looking for a relaxing break in the heart of one of England's most beautiful market towns. Headford Cottage is located at the end of a private cul-de-sac. At the front of the cottage is a driveway, with private parking for two cars. The front door of Headford Cottage opens into a hallway, off which are the following ground floor rooms: Living/dining room: Running the full width of the cottage, with French doors out to the back garden, this lovely room contains two leather sofas, a comfy armchair and an oak dining table, which extends to seat up to six. There is also a gas flame fire and a 46inch LCD television, with Sky TV (standard package) and a SMART Blu-ray/DVD player with Netflix; Kitchen: A large, well presented room, which contains a double electric oven with grill, four ring ceramic hob, microwave, fridge freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, toaster, kettle, hand held whisk/food blender and filter coffee maker. There is also a breakfast table, with seating for four, and a DAB/FM radio; Cloakroom: Contains a toilet and a wash basin. Stairs lead up from the hallway to the first floor landing, off which are the following rooms: Master bedroom: Contains a king size bed, a 22inch SMART TV and an ensuite shower room, with a walk-in shower, toilet and wash basin; Bedroom 2: Contains a double bed; Bedroom 3: Contains a double bed; Family shower room: Contains a large walk-in shower, toilet and two wash basins. A further staircase leads up from the first floor to the second floor, however the rooms on this floor are all locked and not available for guest use. The French doors from the living room lead out into the lovely, enclosed private back garden. There is an outdoor table and seating, with a parasol, and a wooden bench. In addition to the two private parking spaces, there are also two further visitors' parking spaces, available on a first come, first served basis.

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Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £100.

About the location

STOW-ON-THE-WOLD

Bourton-on-the-Water 4 miles; Stratford upon Avon 15 miles.

The highest town in the Cotswolds, Stow-on-the-Wold, originally an Iron Age Fort, epitomises olde worlde England. This ancient market town has played host to many fairs since the 12th century and today holds a biannual Gypsy Horse Fair, craft fairs and monthly Farmers' market. The vast market square boasts an ancient cross at one end and the village stocks at the other, surrounded by an elegant array of Cotswold stone townhouses, antique shops, tea rooms, traditional pubs, award-winning restaurants and its very own cricket museum. Many walks and cycle rides through the beautiful rolling countryside of the Cotswolds can be enjoyed from the centre of Stow, with the Macmillan Way, Heart of England Way, Gloucestershire and Monarch's Way all running close to the town. Bourton-on-the-Water, known as the 'Venice of the Cotswolds' as the River Windrush runs through the centre, lies in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and is one of the most popular Cotswold villages. The Saxon market town of Moreton-in-Marsh and the quintessential English village of Broadway are all within easy reach and make a great day out. Cheltenham (20 miles away) is, architecturally, the most complete regency town in England. A spa town with an incredible range of shops, cinemas, theatres, restaurants and pubs, it is famous for its horse-racing festival in March, culminating in the Gold Cup steeplechase. At other times of year, it is host to literature, jazz, classical music, science and food and drink festivals. Oxford, the oldest university city in England and sometimes called 'The City of Dreaming Spires’ has an abundance of prestigious attractions, including the 38 colleges of the university (half of which date back before 1600), the oldest university teaching room, the Bodleian Library, Ashmolean and Pitt Rivers Museums, and Botanic Gardens. Stratford-upon-Avon, Bath, Worcester and the waterfront city of Gloucester are also within easy reach, making Stow-on-the-Wold an ideal base.

Note: No Sunday turnaround.

Note: The second-floor rooms are locked and not available for guest use.

Note: No stag/hen or similar.

Note: The property has two floors, which could pose difficulty to guests with limited mobility.

Note: Infants who sleep in a cot do not count towards the occupancy figure, however, due to space restrictions, the occupancy figure may only be exceeded by up to two additional infants.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas

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