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Lavender Cottage (Stow-on-the-Wold)

Stow-On-The-Wold, Gloucestershire (Ref. 1091337)

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Features

  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

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30 Customer Review(s)

  • Dorcas

    “The cottage was wonderful - everything we hoped for.”

    It was furnished to a high quality with all necessary appliances and accessories.

    It was furnished to a high quality with all necessary appliances and accessories.

    - Dorcas, May 2021

The property

Lavender Cottage is a double fronted townhouse built from classic honey-coloured Cotswold stone in the heart of the popular bustling market town of Stow-on-the-Wold. Stow is possibly the most famous of the many Cotswold market towns, well known for its wide range of restaurants, pubs, antique shops and historical places of interest, including the old stocks and the ancient medieval cross. Stow sits at the top of a hill in the heart of the North Cotswolds, with many lovely countryside walks straight from the town, and it is ideally located for exploring the many beautiful towns and villages of the Cotswolds, as well as further afield places such as Stratford-upon-Avon, Oxford and Bath. Lavender Cottage has been finished in a contemporary style with character features including stone casement windows, exposed wooden beams, oak doors and an impressive stone fireplace with a cosy wood burning stove. These period features are complemented by the stylish décor and modern facilities including wonderful bi-fold doors, wireless internet access, a Smart TV and underfloor heating in the breakfast room. The property sleeps six guests, in three well presented bedrooms, with two bathrooms, an enclosed garden and free on-street parking in the town. Lavender Cottage is a perfect retreat for a family or group of friends who are seeking a cottage filled with character and style in a beautiful Cotswold market town. Lavender Cottage is located just a short walk from the centre of Stow-on-the-Wold. The front door opens directly into the living room and the following rooms are on the ground floor: Living room: This is a stunning room with exposed wooden beams, stylish decor and a large stone fireplace with a wood burning stove. There are two sofas, two armchairs, a French-style sideboard and a Smart TV with Netflix access for account holders only; Kitchen/breakfast room: The modern kitchen is bathed in natural light from the beautiful sky lights and bi-fold doors which lead out into the garden. This well-equipped space contains a double electric oven and five-ring gas hob, an American-style fridge/freezer, a dishwasher, microwave, kettle, Nespresso coffee machine, iron and toaster. There is a lovely wooden dining table that comfortably seats six guests; Cloakroom: Accessed via the kitchen, this useful space contains a toilet, wash basin, washing machine and a handy cupboard for hanging coats. Stairs lead up from the living room to the first floor landing, off which are the following rooms: Bedroom 2: A tastefully decorated bedroom which contains a double bed, chest of drawers and a comfy chair; Bedroom 3: This pretty bedroom has a lovely ornamental fireplace and contains two single beds, a chest of drawers and a stylish bedroom chair; Shower room: Contains a walk-in shower, toilet and wash basin. Further stairs lead up from the first floor landing to the second floor landing, off which are the following rooms in the eaves: Master bedroom: This elegant dual aspect bedroom contains a king size bed, built-in wardrobe, chest of drawers, a full length mirror and a bedroom chair; Family bathroom: This contemporary bathroom contains a bath with a handheld shower attachment, toilet, wash basin and a bathroom chair. The beautiful enclosed garden is accessed via the bi-fold doors in the breakfast room which open directly onto the patio area with the outdoor table and seating for six. This area is bordered by a dry-stone wall and shrubs. Stone steps lead up to the lawn area which is the perfect spot to enjoy the scents and wildlife of the garden. There is free on-street parking available close to the cottage.

Floorplans

Floorplan

Floorplan

Summary

  • Over three floors
  • Three bedrooms: 1 x first floor double, 1 x first floor twin, 1 x second floor king-size double with en-suite bath with hand-held shower, basin and WC
  • Cloakroom with basin and WC
  • Kitchen with dining area, breakfast bar and underfloor heating
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove.
  • Gas central heating with woodburning stove
  • Gas hob, double electric oven, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, kettle, toaster,washing machine,Smart TV, WiFi, telephone, selection of board games, books and puzzles
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburning stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchair available
  • Roadside parking outside the Cottage or a short walk from the property
  • Split level garden with patio and lawn with furniture and barbecue
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 0.2 miles, pub 0.1 miles

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: This property does not accept corporate, work related or commercial bookings of any kind. Note: The front door of the property opens onto the street and guests with young children should take particular care to ensure that the children are supervised when the door is opened. Note: Logs are provided for the woodburning stove between October and April; other log supplies can be purchased locally. Note: This is an old property set over three floors and with steep staircases which could pose difficulty to guests with limited mobility. Note: The Stow Horse Fair is held twice a year, on the Thursday closest to 12th May and the Thursday closest to 24th October, this is a traditional fair for people to meet up and trade which dates back to 1476 when its Charter was granted; Stow is very busy for a day or two before and after each fair, and a number of shops, pubs and restaurants are closed. Note: It is important to the owners that guests are courteous and considerate towards the neighbouring properties, and understand that when using the garden they should behave in a reasonable manner, which does not disturb the neighbours. Note: Corporate, work related or commercial bookings are only accepted with prior agreement of the owner. Note: This is an old property set over three floors with narrow stairs and reduced head height in some rooms, both of which could pose difficulty to guests with limited mobility.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas

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