Rose and Crown House
House | 5 bedrooms | sleeps 10
Rose and Crown House has been furnished in keeping with its history, from the set of graduating pewter jugs, old photos and armorial bearings to the stags' heads mounted on the walls of the Garden Room. The old wooden frame and beams of the house are exposed as are the old oak flooring and doors. Many of the windows are leaded with stone mullions and entrance to the property is via the "horse passage" through which animals were led to the stables!
The opportunities to dine in style at the refectory table in the oak panelled dining room or relax in front of a blazing fire in the large inglenook fireplace in the sitting room are not to be missed. Outside the sunny and peaceful walled garden with lawn and herbaceous borders belies its location close to the High Street in Chipping Campden. It is only a couple of minutes walk to small shops and a variety of restaurants, tea rooms and pubs.
|Size||Sleeps up to 10, 5 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||300 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Birmingham International Airport 66 km, Nearest railway: Moreton-in-Marsh 13.7 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, Video player, Telephone, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||5 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Double beds (5), Cots (1), Dining seats for 12, Lounge seats for 16|
|Outdoors||Private garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors|
Ther front door opens into the "horse passage", now an integral part of the house with a flagstone and quarry tiled floor. Off this passageway are the sitting room, dining room, kitchen and untility room.
Formerly the "Public Bar", the room is dominated by the large inglenook fireplace with stone seats on either side of the log fire. This is a cosy room with two comfortable two seater sofas and an armchair.
A long, narrow room once the "Private Bar", the polished wood dining table and chairs will accommodate 10 or 12. Exposed beams, oak panelling and portraits in oil give the sense of being enveloped in history.
The small, modern kitchen contains a large range cooker with 5 gas hobs and ceramic warming plate. Additionally there are two electric ovens and a separate grill. The ktichen is well supplied with pots, pans, crockery, glasses, two 4 slice toasters (one in the utility room), three cafetieres and a liquidiser.
There are four uneven stone steps down into what was once the "Cider and Ale Cellar". Now it contains a large Maytag double door fridge with freezer drawers below, two Bosch dishwashers, Bosch washing machine, Bosch tumble dryer and the microwave.
From the sitting room a door opens to the bottom of the stairs. All stairs, bedrooms and landings are carpeted. The stairs divide and a further three steps lead to the first floor landing with two bedrooms, both with very low doorways.
BEDROOM ONE WITH WASH BASIN
A good sized bedroom with 5' double bed with carved oak headboard and wash hand basin in cupboard. Two circular bedside tables with lamps, fitted white cupboards with hanging space and chest of drawers.
Double bed (4’6” wide). To one side is an oak circular bedside table with inlaid tiles and lamp. Mahogany chest of drawers, carved oak settle with cushions. Armchair.
Where the stairs divide there are three steps down to the left to:
White bath, WC and and basin, walk in shower cubicle and heated towel rail. Tile effect vinyl floor.
Bath with electric shower over and shower screen, WC and basin. Beware the low beams!
Stairs from the first floor landing lead up to the second floor landing. The beams are very low on this floor and doorways to the bedrooms between 4' and 5' high! Step over the beam in the doorway and duck into:
Apex ceiling exposed beams. Double bed (4’ wide). Bedside tables and lamps. Two armchairs and chaise longue. Chest of drawers. Child’s cot.
The room has a sloping ceiling (majority of room is full height) and low beams. Double bed (4’ wide) with two circular bedside tables with lamps. Oak fitted cupboards for hanging clothes. Mahogany chest of drawers.
Downstairs again, a door form the passageway leads outside. A door to the left leads into an annexe which, although joined to the main house, cannot be accessed from inside the house.
SNUG SITTING ROOM
Small sitting room with two seater sofa, oak desk. Lovely old photos and oil portrait on the walls A place to escape to!
A door leads into a:
WC and basin.
Stairs lead up to:
An oak panelled room with double bed (4’6” wide) and two bedside tables with lamps. Two chest of drawers, half height cupboard for hanging clothes. Easy chair.
From the Snug Sitting Room another door leads to the:
What a surprise this room is! Large baronial style sitting room with feature Arts and Crafts stained glass French window overlooking the garden. This is a stunning room, full height to the apex with many exposed beams and oak flooring with large rug. Open fireplace with log fire. One two seater sofa, two oak settles with cushions, upholstered bench seat and upright chairs. All in all there is plenty of room to get together!
|Further details outdoors|
There is an attractive, sunny and peaceful walled garden with a lawn and herbaceous borders; an ideal spot for sitting and reading beneath the weeping willow tree. There is a long, oval wooden table and chairs for 12, plus two additional circular wooden tables each with four chairs. A barbecue is also available.
Parking is in the street where there is no time limit and no charge.
Booking conditions can be viewed with the Booking Form and are on the Campden Cottages website. Arrival time is 4.00 p.m. onwards and departure time by 10.00 a.m.
The Central England/Cotswolds region
The North Cotswolds is a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty with rolling hills and many beautiful little villages to wander around and explore. Broadway, Stow on the Wold and Bourton on the Water are nearby
Also, only a short drive away are Shakespeare's Stratford upon Avon, Warwick Castle and Blenheim Palace.
There are many gardens to visit in the area including Hidcote Gardens, owned by the National Trust.
Chipping Campden is a small market town built largely by medieval merchants from wealth gained from the wool trade. When coming from the A44 you have an outstanding view and, upon entering the town, you are welcomed by many thatched cottages.
One of the most charming and unspoilt of the Cotswold towns, it is often described as having the most perfect High Street in England, with it’s beautiful honey coloured stone buildings dating from the 14th to the 17th centuries. The Market Hall (now in the care of the National Trust) is an imposing open sided stone arched building, erected in 1627 to provide shelter for the local produce market.
Visitors are welcome in the Old Silk Mill and the workshop of Harts (Gold and Silversmiths) who are descendants of C R Ashbee’s Guild.
There is a wide range of interesting small shops and a large variety of good restaurants, hotels and pubs offering both traditional English and international cuisine.
For those keen on walking there are many public footpaths including the Cotswold Way which starts in Chipping Campden and goes to Bath.
For those keen on gardens, the Ernest Wilson Memorial Garden in Campden is open 7 days a week with free entry. Only two miles away is Hidcote Garden, owned by the National Trust and world renowned. Situated nearly opposite Hidcote is Kiftsgate Garden which is well worth a visit.
Guide Friday - Around Stratford-upon-Avon and Cotswold villages in vintage open top coaches.
Oxford Classic Tour - Guided Tour of Oxford and the Colleges.
Guided Tours of Chipping Campden - These walks will take place each Wednesday during July, August and September. Meet at the Market Hall, Chipping Campden for a 1.30pm start for tours led by Cotswold Voluntary Wardens. For further details contact Mike and Ann Colcomb on 01386 832131
Cheltenham Walking Tours - The official tourist office guide will bring history to life and keep you entertained as you stroll for 90 minutes through the best of Regency Cheltenham. Start point Cheltenham Tourist Information Centre, The Promenade 11.00 am.
CASTLES & MANOR HOUSES
Broughton Castle, near Banbury (Where Shakespeare in Love was filmed); Chastleton House (NT) Moreton-in-Marsh; Chedworth Roman Villa (NT); Snowshill Manor (NT;, Kelmscott Manor (William Morris)
Sudeley Castle, Winchcombe; Blenheim Palace, Woodstock ; Upton House (NT), Middle Tysoe; Warwick Castle; Anne Hathaways Cottage and Shakespeare’s birthplace, Stratford upon Avon; Stanway House and Fountain, Stanway.
Cotswold Wildlife Park, Burford; Birdland Park and Gardens, Bourton on the Water; Cotswold Motoring, Museum (home of Brum), Bourton on the Water; Hatton Country World, Dark Lane, Hatton, Warwick ;
Miniature Village, Bourton on the Water ; Cotswold Falconry Centre, Batsford Park, Moreton in Marsh ;
New Recreation Ground, Chipping Campden ; Cotswold Farm Park, Guiting Power (Adam Henson) ;
Broadway Tower and Country Park ; The Cotswold Countryside Collection at Northleach; , The National Waterways Museum at Gloucester Docks; The Soldiers of Gloucestershire at Gloucester Docks ;
Butterfly Farm, Stratford upon Avon ; Gloucester Warwickshire Steam Railway, Toddington.
Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford upon Avon
Swan Theatre, Stratford upon Avon
Everyman Theatre, Cheltenham
Chipping Norton Theatre, Chipping Norton
OTHER AREAS OF INTEREST
Chipping Campden Morris Men - Traditional English Ritual Folk Dancing,
Horse Racing at Cheltenham and Stratford upon Avon,
Hire a rowing boat, punt or go on a cruise at Stratford upon Avon.
Chipping Campden is the start of the Cotswold Way, which goes all the way to Bath. There are many lovely walks in this area. All of our cottages have an Information File with lots of circular walks in the area for you to enjoy
Brailes Golf Club, Sutton Lane, Brailes, near Banbury, Broadway Golf Club. Willersey Hill, Broadway, Burford Golf Club, Burford, The Wychwood Golf Club, Lyneham, Nr Chipping Norton, Chipping Norton Golf Club, Southcombe, Chipping Norton, Naunton Downs Golf Club, Stow Road, Naunton, Stow-On-The-Wold, Vale Golf And Country Club, Bishampton, near Evesham. Cleeve Hill Golf Club, Cleeve Hill, Cheltenham (visitors welcome).
Jill Carenza Equestrian Ltd, Washpool Equestrian Centre, Stanton, Near Broadway
Durham Farm Riding School, Chastleton, Moreton in Marsh, GL56 0SZ
Woodlands Glebe Farm, Wood Stanway, Winchcombe
Chipping Campden Leisure Centre, Chipping Campden School - Swimming Pool, badminton, multi-gym, tennis courts.
Tennis Courts are at The Recreation Ground, George Lane, Chipping Campden, GL55 6DA
Non residents can use the courts Mon - Fri 9.00am to 1.00pm.
Cotswold Country Cycles, near Chipping Campden www.cotswoldcountrycycles.com,
Cotswolds Cycle , Chipping Campden www.cyclecotswolds.co.uk,
Elite Bike Hire of Broadway www.elitetravelofbroadway.com
Hartwells Cycle Hire, Bourton-on-the- Water www.hartwells.supanet.com,
Burford Bike Hire, Burford Tel: +44 (0)7971 363571 or +44 (0)1993 823326,
Stow Cycle Hire, Stow-on-the-Wold Tel: +44 (0)1451 870425
B.D. Jeffrey, The Toy Shop, Moreton-in-Marsh Tel: +44 (0)1608 650756.
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18 Jul 2012
"Fanastic Large Cottage"
This place is all you could want from the Cotswolds, it is a beautiful old, full of history building in the main street, beautifully furnished, fabulous garden, the kitchen is so equipped - double dis… More
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