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The Cottage at Armscote

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Very Good 4.5/5 

20 reviews

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The detached Cottage barn conversion

Cottage / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 4

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Cottage / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Nearest beach 140 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed

The Cottage lies in the hamlet of Armscote, a sleepy little corner of South Warwickshire, blessed with pretty thatched cottage, duck ponds, grand manor houses & quaint cottages. It's situated within the owners courtyard but quite separate & detached, having your own garden area, with garden table & chairs. The Cottage used to be 3 stone stables which we converted, keeping many original features such as exposed stone walls, beamed ceilings etc. It sleeps 4 people in 2 bedrooms plus we have a cot for your use.

It is suitable for couples & families as there are so many interesting things to do in the vicinity. FREE ENTRY (2 ADULTS) TO THE 5 SHAKESPEARE HOUSES WHEN STAYING AT THIS PROPERTY...A HUGE SAVING!

Size Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms
Check in time: 15:00
Check out time: 10:00
Nearest beach Weston-super-mare 140 km
Will consider Long term lets (over 1 month)
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 1.5 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Birmingham 50 km, Nearest railway: Moreton-in-Marsh 10 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, 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, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture Double beds (1), Single beds (2), Cots (2), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4
Other High chair
Outdoors BBQ
Access Parking, Suitable for people with restricted mobility, Not suitable for wheelchair users
Further details indoors

Having full cental heating, The Cottage is available all year round. On the ground floor is a self contained kitchen with all mod-cons, the fully tiled bathroom, with power shower over the bath, a separate dining room with oak furniture & the lovely character lounge with gas log fire. From this room the spiral stairs lead up to the first floor bedrooms, 1 double 1 twin, each with matching pine furniture & co-ordinated bedlinen. Duvets are provided plus extra spare blankets. All linen & towels are included in the price. A selection of books, magazines, CDs & DVDs are provided plus a few children's games & puzzles. The Cottage is well equipped with all necessary cookware,china & glassware for 4 people.

Further details outdoors

Outside The Cottage is a large paved & lawn area, all gated from the road making it safe for children to play. Garden table & chairs, plus a barbecue are provided for your summer relaxation outside. The views around the property are of pretty country lanes & the Cotswold hills. Often horses & sheep can be seen in the nearby fields.

If you wish to bring your bikes, there is ample room to store them for you.

Further details

Although we don't allow smoking within the Cottage, we do welcome smokers but ask that you refrain from smoking inside the property. Thank you.

Always enquire about short break special prices, or even longer-lets. We can accommodate your requirements most of the time!

The Cotswolds region

This region of England has many historic building & places of interest to visit no matter what the weather! It's also a 'walkers' paradise, with some amazing views from the surrounding hills over Warwickshire & Gloucestershire. Armscote lies just off the Fosse Way, an old Roman road which runs from Bath northwards. The beautiful town of Stratford upon Avon ( just 8 miles away) has its own special charm, with its riverside location. Take a boat out for the afternoon, or enjoy afternoon tea at the many special tearooms dotted around the area. Or why not visit Shakespeare's Theatre for that special treat. Warwick Castle is only 20 mins. drive away where you could spend a whole day exploring the ancient town. Very picturesque!

Travelling the opposite direction, you'll find yourself in the COTSWOLD VILLAGES, just 8 miles away, or just walk from The Cottage & enjo the peaceful surroundings.

Stratford has riverside markets every Sunday which adds to the atmosphere, and every Thursday in December, there are street Christmas Markets.

Armscote

You'll find many quaint english tea-rooms & coffee-shops in this area plus great boutique shops for the ladies! At Stow-on-the-Wold you'll be amazed by the unusual antique shops & little shopping arcades. Locally in Shipston-on-Stour & Stratford,there is a wonderful leisure centre with large swimming pool, ideal for rainy days for the children. If you want to treat yourselves, there are numerous good eating places within just a few miles of The Cottage, the nearest being THE FUZZY DUCK just 2 minutes walk away in the village. They serve good food. You'll be spoilt for choice of where to eat in this area!

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27 Jan 2015

5/5

"Cosy, comfortable and relaxing."

Lovely little cottage for a quiet getaway. It has everything you need. Kettle, comfy chairs, bed and a warm fire. Short walk to a nice pub and open fields.
Would definitely use again.

21 May 2014

5/5

"Lovely stay in a cosy cottage"

My 2 friends and I only had a weekend, but really enjoyed staying in the cosy, well equipped cottage. The owners were very welcoming and we would certainly book it again.

The Cottage is ideal for long or short breaks at any time of year. Being a typical Cotswold stone Cottage, it exudes warmth & charm, making it an excellent base for that quiet relaxing break or time to visit local places of interest. Maybe you can visit for longer next time! We love to welcome guests old & new! Thank you for your comments.

20 May 2014

5/5

"The ideal Cotswold cottage!"

Armscote cottage was very cosy, (and the bedrooms are upstairs and the bathroom down a spiral staircase, just in case thats important), it is beautifully done and very comfortable.

It would be perfect for one, or two, couples and is ideal for a touring holiday of the Cotswolds, being situated as it is just 7 miles south of Stratford-on-Avon. Because there are so many things to do nearby, we visited about 8 National Trust or English heritage properties during our 5 day stay, and went to the RSC twice.

It has a real country cottage feel, and everything you could need for a comfortable stay, and was surrounded by real thatched cottages!!

Gill and Ian were the perfect hosts, and very kindly phoned round to access an evening meal for us on our first night.
We loved our stay and would highly recommend this cottage.
Thank you Gill and Ian.

Thank you for taking the time to write a few words about The Cottage. It is in a wonderful location, both for visiting Warwick Castle, Stratford upon Avon, Oxford etc, or just to appreciate the beauty of the. Cotswold Villages nearby. We like to make our guests feel welcome & relaxed, hoping they will return home & spread the word of what a fantastic holiday home they have found! See you again soon.

3 Jan 2014

5/5

"Perfect setting for Christmas"

My husband and I stayed at the Cottage for Christmas week and thoroughly enjoyed our visit. The cottage was just right for our needs, cozy, comfortable and inviting after days of exploring the area. It was convenient to area attractions and great as a base for exploring Stratford Upon Avon. We would definitely recommend the Cottage.

We are so pleased you enjoyed Christmas at The Cottage in Armscote. The log fire stove invites you to relax at the end of a busy day, & regardless of the weather, there is always plenty of things to do & see in this area, knowing that you will have a warm comfortable Cottage to come back to. We welcome guests at any time of the year & would love to see you here again sometime soon.

22 Sep 2013

5/5

"A lovely cottage for couples and families situated in a very pretty village"

Although quite small, the cottage was very clean and comfortable and ideally situated for many places of interest. The extensive courtyard and lawns provide an excellent space for the children to play, and for any entertaining. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay.

We are pleased you enjoyed your stay with us & always welcome children here. The Cottage is a cosy relaxing place at any time of year.....always something new to see & do in the area. We hope you can return again sometime.

11 Apr 2013

5/5

"Perfect spot for a mother-and-daughter break."

The cottage is charming and very well equipped, and Armscote was a good base for exploring Shakespearian locations and the Cotswolds. The nearest town, Shipston on Stour, was attractive and we had a good meal at the White Hart, Newbold. Our hosts kindly offered to drive us there and back which was much appeciated! We particularly enjoyed Warwick. Everyone seemed very pleasant, and we loved Lord Leycester's Hospital, an ancient half timbered structure, and Hill Croft, a set of charming Victorian gardens near the racecourse. Another delightful garden was reached down Mill Street (I think) with spectacular views of the Castle.

19 Jul 2012

5/5

"Just perfect"

What a wonderful quiet, clean, comfortably and peaceful cottage. From the minute we walked in we felt at home. The cottage is a real good base to explore the heart of England. We went to lots of great houses and gardens - with a membership of the National Trust for one week - and our time weren't long enough to see everything we wanted. Stratford-Upon-Avon is a nice little town and we enjoy everything of Shakespeare.
Me and my nineteen-years-old daughter enjoyed the wifi-internet at the cottage, it helped us to stay in touch with our friends. And we used it as well, for instance to check if the less well-known gardens were open.
All in all, we wished we could have stayed longer and I hope I can come back.

We are so pleased you enjoyed your time spent at our Cottage. It is a character property with that 'homely' feel & so cosy during winter months too. We'd love to welcome you back again at any time of the year. There's always something new to see & do in this beautiful area.

6 Jan 2012

5/5

"cosy cottage with fire- excellent!"

We really enjoyed our stay at the cottage. We had been quite nervous about travelling with a young toddler, so this was just what we needed. A self catering cottage, two good sized bedrooms, a lounge with a fire, a dining room, kitchen and bathroom.
Great for families, as Ian and Gill were so welcoming.
I would highly recommend this cottage to couples or families as a fantastic, cosy retreat.

Many guests enjoy the beautiful gas-log fire. It is so like the real thing, gives out terrific heat, & is instant! Just perfect for the holiday maker. As you say, our location is very peaceful & ideal for small children. We enjoy seeing families relaxing & having fun here, even helping collect eggs from our chickens.

24 Nov 2011

5/5

"Staying in a fairytale Cottage"

For us, visiting The Cottage in Armscote Village was like an epic journey back in time. In the day light, the place is fantastic, but when the Sun goes down, there comes the night and every little thing become magic in this land. A mystic darkness then lay on the village, and the complete silence makes the time stands still. Because we used to take regular walks around the village before going to bed, taking deep breath of fresh air, we have had here the best sleep (and dreams!) ever!
We initially booked 1 week, but it was sooo hard to leave, as we asked for an extra one.
We feel lucky it was made for us to meet such a great people like the owners.

2 Nov 2011

5/5

"A wonderful base to explore Stratford and surrounding areas."

We stayed at New Manor Farmhouse for 7 nights with our two young sons (6 and 7) and could happily have stayed for another 7! The cottage was spotlessly clean, warm comfortable and well equipped. We were fortunate to have warm weather and spent the week visiting Stratford, Warwick Castle and the Cotswolds. We were warmly welcomed by the owners Gill and Ian Plank who were happy for our boys to play on their scooters in the courtyard and run around freely. Armscote is a small village with a pleasant pub (although expensive for food). It proved an ideal base for exploring. I would thoroughly recommend visiting all of Shakespeare's houses - there were plenty of activities for the children at each house. Mary Arden's Farm is a must as is Warwick Castle. We also enjoyed visiting the Butterfly Farm at Stratford and the car museum and model village at Bourton- on-the-Water. We had a very relaxing holiday and hope to return.

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      Calendar last updated:23 Jun 2015

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