Cottage | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 2
This lovely detached cottage is in the conservation area in the centre of the pretty Cotswold village of Mickleton. It is tucked away in a peaceful location and enjoys a pretty, private garden. Elder Cottage is a couple of minutes walk from two excellent inns, the Three Ways House Hotel (home of the Pudding Club and an excellent brasserie and restaurant) a very well stocked village shop and the Post Office.
The cottage is a cosy retreat for two. Great attention has been paid to detail and the cottage provides you with everything you will need during your holiday.
There is a very well equipped breakfast kitchen which includes a dishwasher, microwave and washer/dryer. The lounge has french windows which open into the lovely garden. There is a digital flat screen television, ipod dock/radio, DVD player and a selection of DVDs, as well as a good choice of books to relax with. A walkers map of the area is provided as there are lovely walks straight from the door.
There is a lovely sunny bedroom upstairs with a King size bed, digital radio/alarm and plenty of storage space. The cottage has a bathroom downstairs which includes a bath with a shower over.
|Size||Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Birmingham 60 km, Nearest railway: Honeybourne 5 km|
|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||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Double beds (1), Dining seats for 2, Lounge seats for 3|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
The Central England/Cotswolds region
At the northern end of the Cotswolds, Mickleton, home of the world-famous Pudding Club, is a pretty village on the B4632, just 3 miles north of Chipping Campden, 8 miles south west of Stratford-upon-Avon (birthplace of William Shakespeare and home of the Royal Shakespeare Theatre) and 8 miles north east of Broadway. With beautiful countryside on the doorstep, Elder Cottage is an ideal base for a Cotswolds walking holiday, touring the Cotswolds, or just relaxing. The Heart of England Way passes through the village, and the Cotswold Way begins and ends in nearby Chipping Campden.
Nearby attractions include Kiftsgate Gardens (1 mile), Bourton-on-the-Water (12 miles), Stow-on-the-Wold (12 miles), Warwick Castle (16 miles) and Blenheim Palace (35 miles). There are notable National Trust properties at Hidcote (1 mile), the Fleece Inn at Bretforton (5 miles) and Snowshill Manor (10 miles). Mickleton is ideally situated for trips into the Cotswolds to the south or the 'Heart of England' to the north and east. Worcester, Warwick, Cheltenham and Oxford are all within an easy drive of an hour or less.
Mickleton offers two pubs, a restaurant, Post Office and stores, village shop, traditional butcher, garage and farm shops. The nearest small town is Chipping Campden with its fine High Street, beautiful church and many ancient and interesting buildings.
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27 Jun 2014
If you are looking for a place that is quintessentially English then Elder Cottage is for you. The cottage and the Cotswolds were beyond my expectations. This part of England is spectacular.The cottag… More
5 Apr 2014
"A perfect stay"
Elder Cottage is a perfect retreat for two people in an ideal location.The cottage was spotlessly clean with good quality fixtures and fittings.Catherine provides all you need along with a very genero… More
17 Mar 2013
"A lovely retreat"
An lovely little property, ideal for two. Extremely well equipped, spotlessly clean.
We stayed in February for a long weekend and the cottage was cosy and warm.
Lovely welcoming owner, nice to have the welcome goodies and chocolates.
In a beautiful party of the country.
5 Aug 2012
"The Ideal Holiday Cottage"
My wife and I had the good fortune of renting this beautiful cottage in July, and we both agreed that we couldn't have chosen better--it was the perfect place to spend the last week of our holida… More
5 Aug 2012
"Wonderful Holiday Cottage"
We have stayed in a great many self catering cottages throughout the world and believe me there are none better than Elder Cottage. Right from the start with the lovely welcome package to the beautifu… More
30 Mar 2012
"Beautiful cottage, great location, every need catered for"
We stayed for a week in March and the weather was perfect which just rounded off a wonderful stay in this beautiful little cottage which was like a home from home. Catherine was so nice and helpful and everything in the cottage was spotless and so well equipped. Extra luxuries such as huge fluffy white towels and chocolates and flowers on arrival just completed a fantastic holiday. We walked for miles all around and visited lots of NT properties too so the location is also great.
I would highly recommend this cottage for 2 people. Perfect.
11 Dec 2011
"A Little Gem In The Cotswolds"
. We recieved a very warm welcome from the owner catherine who also provided a generous welcome pack.We were delighted with the quality and comfort of this cosy cottage and its wonderful private garden.The cottage is set in a charming village which is well served by a post office butcher shop conveniance store two pubs and a good hotel.Elder Cottage is an excellent base to visit Stratford Warwick etc and you will find an abundance of national trust properties nice walks beautiful gardens towns and villages of the Cotwolds. We enjoyed this cottage so much that we have visited twice and hope to visit again.
27 Nov 2011
"Elder Cottage is the perfect homebase to discover the Cotswolds"
Elder Cottage is perfect for 2 people (a couple) who are looking for a peaceful rest in a charming village. It's comfortable, all necessities are there and it's really spotless. The situation in the north of the Cotswolds is perfect to discover all the beautiful villages and monuments. The welcome was warm and we felt at home immediatly. Especially when considering a longer stay in the region (1 week or more), Elder Cottage is a very good alternative as you have all facilities to cook, wash/dry some clothing and enjoy some privacy.
26 Nov 2011
"A piece of heaven on Earth"
We have been staying at Elder Cottage for the last ten years and it never disappoints. Catherine makes sure you are made very welcome with bread, milk etc all waiting for you. The cottage is very pretty, comfortable & cosy. It is in a lovely village with 3 very good pubs, a convenience store, butcher, & post office.You never need to go any further if you just want complete relaxation. Although you are only a few minutes from Chipping Camden, Broadway & Stratford to name just a few of the pretty places nearby.
23 Aug 2011
"A beautifully presented cottage in a wonderful location."
We had a wonderfully relaxing week in this beautiful and well equipped cottage in February. The village has all the shops you would need in a self-catering cottage including a greengrocers and butchers - as well as a variety of places to eat and drink. There are lots of lovely walks in the area which we have enjoyed. We will certainly be revisiting Elder Cottage in the future.
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