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The Padd, The Old Mortar Mill

from £61 /night help Price for guests, Nights

Excellent 5/5 Score from 9 reviews

Excellent 5/5 

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Cottage / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 4

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Cottage / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

The Padd is a stylish Cotswold stone self contained detached annexe in the grounds of the owners' traditional Cotswold stone house situated on the edge of the attractive village of Ampney Crucis. With views across open countryside the cottage enjoys a tranquil setting. The property is newly refurbished and has not been used as a holiday let before. It provides comfortable accommodation and is well equipped to a high standard. The cottage provides one king (can be configured as two singles) and one double bedroom, each with an ensuite shower room and an open plan kitchen-living-dining area that opens out onto a private gravelled garden with views over adjacent fields. There is dedicated off road parking for two vehicles.

Ampney Crucis has a pub which serves food and an historic church. Ampney Crucis is 3 miles from the Roman town of Cirencester, which offers a selection of restaurants, a farmers market, craft and antique markets and various boutique shops as well as a good selection of high street shops. Other well known villages nearby include Bibury with its Trout Farm and beautiful Arlington Row, Bourton on the Water, Lechlade and Burford. The Cotswold Lakes with various water sports activities are just a few miles away. There are great walks and cycle routes directly from the Padd. Slightly further afield attractions include Westonbirt Arboretum, Burford Wildlife Park, Cotswold Farm Park, Cheltenham Spa town, Stroud and Tetbury as well as numerous hidden gems which the owners can provide details of.

The owners are happy to advise on walks, pubs, cycle routes and anything to make your stay memorable. We can also take delivery of online supermarket orders in advance of your arrival. Change over days are usually Friday, but it may be a possible to be flexible.

Size Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms
Check in time: 15:00
Check out time: 10:00
Will consider Corporate bookings, House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month)
Access Car advised
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Bristol 53 miles, Birmingham 75 miles, Heathrow 82, Nearest railway: Kemble Station 6 miles (1hr 20mins direct from Lon
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, CD player, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 En suites
Furniture Double beds (2), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Private garden
Access Parking

The Cotswolds region

The Cotswolds predominantly falls within the county of Gloucestershire. The region is known for its distinctive Cotswold stone cottages and quintessential English villages. It is an area full of fabulous pubs, beautiful walks and pretty market towns and villages. It should especially appeal to those with a love for the great outdoors.

Ampney Crucis

Ampney Crucis is at the heart of the Cotswolds. Only three miles from Cirencester, the capital of the Cotswolds. Ampney Crucis is neighboured by Ampney St Mary and Ampney St Peter. Ampney Crucis gets its name from the river (Ampney Brook), a tributary of the Thames, and the church (Church of the Holy Cross). The village has a popular pub The Crown of Crucis. Just a short walk away is the Red Lion, situated in Ampney St Mary. Just a couple of miles away are the popular village pubs of The Falcon and Village Pub in Poulton and Barnsley respectively.

For those keen to learn more about the history of Ampney Crucis please visit the village website www.ampneycrucis.f9.co.uk

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3 Jan 2015

5/5

"Great Property in a fantastic location!"

We really enjoyed our stay at The Padd. The property is modern with everything you would need for a short self catering holiday and in a great location. The pub at the edge of the village was a deligh… More

27 Oct 2014

5/5

"Sensational Stay"

Nick and Tracey, the Padd's hosts, were simply amazing which was also reflected in the quality of their accomodation during our week long stay in October 2014. Nick and Tracey were extra helpful … More

19 Sep 2014

5/5

"Get away from it all paradise with every need met"

This idyllic modern cottage was equipped with everything you could need for a short or long stay. Nick, the Owner was willing and more than helpful to show how everything worked and nothing was too m… More

30 Aug 2014

5/5

"Peaceful Perfection in the Cotswolds"

The Padd is absolutely beautiful, furnished with everything one could possibly need. Comfy beds with fluffy duvets & crisp white bedding. Plenty of closet space and simply gorgeous bathrooms. A tru… More

7 Aug 2014

5/5

"Beautiful accommodation, lovely location, gracious & helpful hosts! Who could ask for more?"

This self-contained accommodation is indeed very spacious and comfortable and beautifully appointed to a very high standard. Ampney Crucis is a delightful location and a fantastic base to explore the… More

17 Jul 2014

5/5

"The Dutch Experience."

Nick and his wife are very friendly and helpfull The Padd has every thing you need and more. There many places to vist from the cottage Stonshenge, Bath, Strafford upon Avon and lots of villages. Ther… More

19 Jun 2014

5/5

"Great spot overlooking fields in beautiful village"

All you need for a great break, fantastic beds, great showers and great weather ! Three great pubs within two miles, one near enough to not need the car. Near historic places, great gardens, fantasti… More

23 Feb 2014

5/5

"Couldn't ask for more."

First family holiday with our little 1 year old. The owners were nothing but helpful providing us with everything we needed to make our stay with our little one easy and enjoyable. The accommodation… More

10 Feb 2014

5/5

"Beautiful location, Stunning property, lovely owners."

Beautiful location, with fantastic walks to suit all ages, you can even walk to two great pubs that provide good quality meals to suit all ages and pockets. The area is brilliant for days out for adul… More

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