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The Dovecote

House | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden

Living room with wood-burning stove, French doors to garden and tiled floor/dining room with kitchen area. First floor: Double bedroom with 5ft 6in bed. Further double bedroom with additional single bed (for alternative sleeping only). Bathroom with over-bath shower and toilet. The first floor has high ceilings, exposed beams and retains a number of original pigeon holes.

Parking for 2 cars

Outside area with garden tables and chairs

Stabling and grazing avail by arrangement

NB: Duck pond in owner's grounds

NB. £20 supplement per pet per week

NB. £20 for supplement for 2 and 3 night stays. 2 night minimum stay.

The property is within easy distance of Cheltenham (6 miles), Tewkesbury (3 miles), Gloucester (8 miles), Ledbury (16 miles) and a good location for exploring the Cotswolds and the Forest of Dean. There are good walking routes locally and there are several pubs providing good food within a 10-minute drive. Shop and pub 1 and 3/4 mile.

Size Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms
Will consider Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 2 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Birmingham, Nearest railway: Cheltenham
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes Pets welcome, 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
Utilities Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture Single beds (1), Double beds (2), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Private garden, BBQ
Access Parking

The Central England/Cotswolds region

Deerhurst - In nearby Deerhurst, which is about a mile away, there is St Mary's Church and Odda's Chapel. The date of the foundation of Deerhurst as an Anglo-Saxon minster church is unknown. However, the church was already in existence in 804 – more details can be found on the website. The church is open most days and visitors are welcome.

http://deerhurstfriends.co.uk/

Combe Hill Nature Reserve - Turn left out of the drive, follow the lane round to the left. At the end of the lane, turn right. At the traffic lights turn right. Turn right at the next traffic lights after The Swan.

Cheltenham (6 miles) www.visitcheltenham.com

Conveniently located, Cheltenham is an ideal base for touring into the Cotswolds, Stratford upon Avon and Bath. Regency town houses, characterised by intricate ironwork balconies and painted stucco facades, line the historic Promenade, squares and terraces. With its award-winning gardens, impressive range of stylish shops and restaurants, and its festivals of horse racing, music and literature.

Tewkesbury (3 miles) www.tewkesbury.cotswolds.info

Tewkesbury is now a thriving town and at the same time is a living museum of architecture and social history spanning over 500 years. The town has such a perfectly preserved medieval character that in 1964 The Council of British Archaeology listed it amongst 57 towns "so splendid and so precious that the ultimate responsibility for them should be of national concern".

Tewkesbury is a pure delight to behold and we have no hesitation in highly recommending it as a 'MUST' place to visit by all tourists visiting the northern Cotswolds Gloucestershire region - an effort that will be amply rewarded in the memories and images you will forever keep and treasure. Tewkesbury is dominated by the 12th-century Abbey.

Gloucester (8 miles) www.thecityofgloucester.co.uk/ www.cotswolds.info/places/gloucester

The City of Gloucester has a unique history from its Roman foundations to its Victorian docklands. Gloucester is a vibrant multicultural city that combines historic architecture with a unique blend of visitor attractions, festivals and entertainment, a collection of high street and specialist shops and a mouth watering array of tea shops, restaurants, wine bars and pubs offer food and drink for all tastes. The city is overlooked by the Cotswolds Hills in the lush Severn Valley and is easily accessible from all corners of the country

The former abbey church founded 1300 years ago is now the cathedral church of the Gloucester Diocese.

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13 Sep 2014

5/5

"Amazing"

The Dovecote was a beautiful place to stay it has been lovingly converted and has everything you could need for a relaxing time. The pond outside the property was lovely to sit and watch the ducks and… More

Thanks for your review. Glad you had a lovely stay and enjoyed your anniversary!

15 Jul 2014

5/5

"Peaceful haven"

The beautiful Dovecote was a peaceful haven in a delightful spot. All the comforts of home and a much needed retreat from England's busy roads and crowded tourist hotspots. Our family of four (tw… More

Thanks for your review. So glad you enjoyed your stay.

29 Jun 2014

5/5

"Beautiful cottage, great location"

Dovecote is beautiful, quirky, comfortable, very clean and set in gorgeous countryside. We had a wonderful and relaxing weekend there and will definitely go back.… More

Thanks for the review. Glad you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again! Helen

25 Jun 2014

5/5

"Fabulous little find!"

We arrived at the Dovecot and instantly knew we had made a good choice. We had a yummy homemade cake waiting for us, which was such a lovely touch. Set in beautiful grounds, the House looks over a lo… More

9 Jun 2014

5/5

"A real treat - didn't want to leave!"

This is a small fascinating house providing comfort for a couple or small family.The marvellous pond is a great attraction for nature lovers like us. This is a great spot from which to explore the Cot… More

29 May 2014

5/5

"Absolutely lovely home base for a trip to the Cotswolds!"

All of the good things I want to say about this property have pretty much already been said! I stayed here for three nights with my father on our "father-daughter trip". The house is cozy an… More

Hi - thanks for your review. At last, the Wi-Fi seems to be resolved! Thanks for your patience. Helen

21 Apr 2014

5/5

"Great place to stay for a lovely relaxing break"

The cottage is lovely, a really great place in a good location.The owner is really helpful, giving tips for where to hire bikes etc and even baking us a homemade cake. Overall a fantastic place and I … More

29 Mar 2014

5/5

"Perfect cottage in the Cotswolds"

Great location, and it has all the amenities you could want. Helen was a perfect host - she stopped by after we unpacked to make sure we had everything we needed. The cake she left was a nice touch, a… More

12 Feb 2014

5/5

"Beautiful cottage and lovely area"

We loved this cottage! It was perfectly placed to visit friends in Tewks and Chelt areas. Short drive into town with everything you need. A beautiful place that really suited us. Can easily put kids t… More

8 Jan 2014

5/5

"Wonderful piece of history in the Cotswolds"

This holiday house, two stories, with a huge open plan downstairs and two bedrooms and bathroom upstairs was a fascinating and ideal place to stay. We had guests for a couple of days and the wood fire… More

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