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Foxglove Cottage

Blockley, Gloucestershire (Ref. 1091194)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

  • View on map

Features

  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

Reviews

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32 Customer Review(s)

  • Andrew

    “Lovely woodburner - made everything very cosy.”

    bed very comfortable. would like to return in the summer and use the delightful garden.

    bed very comfortable. would like to return in the summer and use the delightful garden.

    - Andrew, February 2022

    Thank you for your feedback with regards to your recent stay at Foxglove Cottage. It's a lovely base to explore the Cotswolds and we hope to welcome you back again soon. Property Owner

The property

Foxglove Cottage is one of a row of traditional Cotswold stone cottage, built to house the weavers who worked in the many silk mills of the beautiful village of Blockley. The historic village is very peaceful and picturesque, yet benefits from having two pubs and a community owned village shop & cafe, as well as a historic Norman church in the centre of the village. Numerous beautiful country walks are accessible directly from the cottage and Blockley is well located for visiting the many beautiful towns and villages of the Cotswolds. The cottage has many traditional character features, including exposed Cotswold stone walls, wooden beams and floors, and a wood burning stove. The character of the cottage is complemented by its lovely furnishings and its modern facilities, including wireless internet access, a SMART TV and a well presented kitchen. Foxglove Cottage sleeps a maximum of four people, in two bedrooms, with a family bathroom. There is a lovely garden to the rear of the property and free on street parking is readily available. Foxglove Cottage is an ideal retreat for friends, couples or a small family, looking for a peaceful getaway in a beautiful village. Please note: A maximum number of 14 nights is accepted at this property. The front door of Foxglove Cottage is accessed directly from the quiet road that the cottage sits on and opens directly into the living room. The ground floor is open plan, containing: Living room/dining area: This characterful room contains a feature Cotswold stone wall, oak beams and a lovely wood burning stove in a Cotswold stone fireplace. There is comfy seating for four, as well as a dining table with seating for four; Kitchen area: The well laid out kitchen contains an electric oven, four ring gas hob, fridge, freezer, dishwasher, microwave, kettle, and a toaster with a croissant warming facility. Stairs lead up from the ground floor to the first floor landing, off which are the following rooms: Bedroom 2: With lovely views over fields, this room contains a double bed; Family bathroom: At the back of the cottage, also with lovely views of the countryside, the bathroom contains a bath with overhead shower, toilet and wash basin. There is also a washing machine in the bathroom. Further stairs then lead up to the second floor: Master bedroom: A beautiful eaves room, with windows on both sides of the cottage, this large room contains a double bed and a lounge area, with two comfy seats and a table, from which to admire the lovely views of Blockley Valley. Foxglove Cottage's garden is at the rear of the property, accessed from the kitchen, it is separated from the house by a shared path that runs along the rear of the cottages. The garden has a patio area and a further lawned area, and contains a table and four chairs, as well as a bench. Please note that there is a shared walkway behind the cottages, that provides individual garden access to cottage owners only (please do not block).

Floorplans

Floorplan

Floorplan

Summary

  • Over three floors
  • Two bedrooms: 2 x double (one second-floor)
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with woodburning stove
  • Gas central heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven, gas hob, microwave, washing machine, dishwasher, kettle, toaster, croissant warming facility, hairdryer
  • Smart TV, telephone, WiFi
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburning stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Free roadside parking
  • Lawn and patio garden with furniture
  • Sorry no pets
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 0.3 miles

About the location

BLOCKLEY

Moreton-in-Marsh 3 miles; Bourton-on-the-Water 11 miles; Cheltenham 22 miles.

An ancient village once famous for its silk and corn mills, Blockley lies just 3 miles from Moreton-in-Marsh and features a unique collection of honey-coloured buildings with a pretty village green, two excellent pubs, serving hearty food and real ale, as well as a village store and café, serving dinner on a Friday night. Many walks and cycle rides through the beautiful rolling countryside of the Cotswolds can be enjoyed from the centre of the village, with the Macmillan Way, Heart of England Way and the Gloucestershire and Monarch's Way all running close by. Very close by, Moreton-in-Marsh boasts many elegant 18th century buildings and is home to traditional inns, tea rooms, restaurants and individual shops to suit all tastes. It also offers its own train station and lies on the intersection of the Paddington rail line from London. The town hosts the Moreton-In-Marsh Show, one of the UK's largest one-day agricultural shows, as well as the Moreton Beer Festival, an annual French Market, and a large outdoor market every Tuesday. The highest town in the Cotswolds, 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. Close by is Bourton-on-the-Water, which lies in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and is known as the Venice of the Cotswolds as the River Windrush runs through the centre. Also within reach is the spa town of Cheltenham, boasting an incredible range of shops, cinemas, theatres, restaurants and pubs, as well as being famous for its horseracing festival in March, culminating in the Gold Cup steeplechase. Oxford, Stratford-upon-Avon, Bath, Worcester and the waterfront city of Gloucester are also within driving distance, making Blockley a great base for a Cotswolds holiday.

Note: A fourth chair is stored in the kitchen cupboard.

Note: Mobile phone reception is variable, typically being better outside the cottage than inside, and better at the top of the cottage than at the bottom.

Note: The property’s garden is enclosed, however, please note that there is a walkway behind the cottages, that provides individual garden access to cottage owners only.

Sorry No pets allowed.

Note: A fourth chair is stored in the kitchen cupboard.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas

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