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Manor Cottage

Poulton, Gloucestershire (Ref. 1091168)

Character Cottages rating

  • Sleeps 5

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

  • View on map

Features

  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

Reviews

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51 Customer Review(s)

  • Sandra

    “Absolutely excellent stay - a beautiful - well appointed cottage in a fantastic location with a really beautiful garden.”

    Will absolutely visit again.

    Will absolutely visit again.

    - Sandra, May 2021

Summary

  • Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size, 1 x twin with additional full-size day bed available on request
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Sitting room with open fire
  • Oil fired central heating with open fire
  • AGA, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, hairdryer
  • Smart TV, DVD player, telephone with honesty box for calls made, WiFi
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for open fire inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Highchair and cot available on request
  • Off-road parking for 2 cars
  • Lawn and patio garden with furniture and charcoal barbecue (without coal)
  • Two well-behaved cats or dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 0.1 miles

The property

Manor Cottage is a quintessential Cotswold stone cottage, located in the large grounds of a beautiful manor house in the picturesque village of Poulton, surrounded by beautiful countryside. Although small, Poulton has a well-regarded village shop and Post Office, and there is a children's playground close to the cottage. The village is five miles away from the Roman town of Cirencester, the largest market town in the Cotswolds, and is also close to many other picture-postcard Cotswold villages, including Bibury, Barnsley and Eastleach, with the stunning Coln Valley just a short drive away. As well as being close to the many beautiful towns and villages of the Cotswolds, Poulton is also well placed for exploring further afield places, such as Oxford, Bath, or even a day-trip into London. This beautiful traditional cottage has been lovingly refurbished by its owners, adding a lovely contemporary style that enhances the many character features, which include oak beams, flagstone floors, window seats and a beautiful real fire. This character is complemented by the cottage’s modern facilities, including wireless internet access, a flatscreen TV with DVD player, and a well presented kitchen. Manor Cottage sleeps 4+1 guests, in two bedrooms (with the +1 on a full size day bed), with a lovely bathroom. There are beautiful gardens at the front and side of the property, and off street parking is available. Families or friends will find this lovely cottage perfect for a relaxing break, in a picturesque village, surrounded by the glorious Cotswold countryside. Sitting in the grounds of Poulton’s lovely manor house, Manor Cottage is entirely self-contained and the front door is accessed via a path through the cottage’s private gardens. The stunning oak front door opens into a hallway, with the following rooms on the ground floor: Living room: A large, beautifully refurbished room, which retains oak beams, a flagstone floor, window seats and a lovely roaring fire. There is comfy seating for five and a beautiful antique writing desk; Kitchen/dining room: This bright, sociable room contains an Aga, which also heats the cottage’s water, a fridge, freezer, dishwasher, microwave, kettle, toaster and washing machine. There is also a large wooden dining table, with seating for six. Stairs lead up from the ground floor to the first floor landing, off which are the following rooms: Bedroom 1: A lovely dual aspect room in its own right, this bedroom is further enhanced by its stunning four poster bed. Cleverly extended to a king size bed by the cottage’s owners, the bed combines size and comfort, with gorgeous style; Bedroom 2: This large room contains two single beds, as well as a full size day bed (180cm x 90cm). The day bed can either be left as a comfy sofa, or set up as a bed. Family bathroom: Contains a bath with overhead shower attachment, toilet and wash basin. Outside the cottage are its beautiful gardens, with a mixture of lawns, patio areas, and mature bushes and trees, all surrounded by Cotswold stone walls. There is a bistro table and chairs, a bench and a charcoal barbecue. Off street parking for two/three cars is also available, directly outside the cottage.

About the location

POULTON

Fairford 3.3 miles; Gloucester 23.3 miles; Cirencester 5.5 miles; Stow-on-the-Wold 22.1 miles.

Poulton is a small rural historic village situated close to the Cotswolds’ Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, approximately 24 miles south east of Gloucester. Poulton was registered in the Domesday Book of 1086 as Poltone. Historically, the village was part of the county of Wiltshire and for centuries was—physically detached from Wiltshire – an enclave of Gloucestershire. In 1844, Poulton became part of Gloucestershire under the Counties (Detached Parts) Act. Poulton is now home to a community run village shop, a local pub, The Falcon Inn, a traditional British country dining pub serving locally brewed cask ales, an interesting wine list and classic English dishes and a village hall. The thriving market town of Fairford is just over three miles away nestling on the River Coln, and offers many amenities including individual shops, cafes and traditional pubs, as well as hosting a weekly country market offering home grown and homemade produce and country crafts. RAF Fairford is home of the Royal International Air Tattoo, held in July every year, one of the largest military air shows in the world with a reputation as one of the UK's top outdoor family events. Just a short drive away is the beautiful Roman town of Cirencester, gateway to the Cotswolds, which offers excellent shopping, restaurants, ancient buildings, museums and antique markets. The Cotswold Water Park is Britain’s largest water park, set in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, covering 40 square miles and made up of over 40 lakes. A wide range of activities is on offer including water skiing, cycling, horse riding, boating, golf and fishing and for the nature lovers the park offers an abundance of bird and animal life, all of which can be seen throughout the year on the three nature reserves. A little further afield visit the historic town of Malmesbury with its 12th century Benedictine abbey and Westonbirt Arboretum with an extensive collection of trees and shrubs. The honey-coloured Cotswold towns of Stow-on-the-Wold and Bourton-on-the-Water and the university city of Oxford are also easily accessible. Poulton is an excellent location for touring this varied area.

Note: Although the garden can be closed off with gates, the wall is low at some points, and therefore children and dogs should be supervised at all times. Note: The owners of the property live in the manor house, which is in the same grounds as Manor Cottage, however the cottage is an entirely self-contained property, with its own gardens, entrance and parking spaces. Note: The day bed in the twin room can be set up as a full-size bed on request.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas

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