Cottage | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6
Spring Cottage is a 19th century detached Cotswold stone cottage located in a quiet residential road about 3 minutes’ walk from Chipping Campden’s High Street with its wide range of small shops, pubs and restaurants. Opposite is the Cotswold Way footpath, leading to Dover's Hill and breathtaking views over the Cotswolds and the Vale of Evesham as far as the Malvern Hills. The cottage has full gas central heating and two “woodburning stove” style gas fires for that extra warm glow. Soft furnishings are to a very high standard and complement each other. There are stone mullions with leaded glass windows and exposed beams. Private parking is available for 2 cars, including access to a garage. Children over 10 are welcome.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||300 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Birmingham 66 km, Nearest railway: Moreton-in-Marsh 13.7 km|
|Family friendly||Suitable for children over 5, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, Telephone, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (2), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Further details indoors|
The accommodation comprises of
SITTING ROOM WITH DINING AREA
This room is fully carpeted with exposed beams and a stone fireplace with gas “woodburning” stove. Relax in front of a warming fire in the comfort of the two-seater sofa or easy chairs. There is a TV with Freeview, DVD player and old radiogram. The dining area is elegant and has a polished dining room table with six chairs. Both rooms are light and have views of the garden.
KITCHEN WITH DINING AREA
The kitchen is open plan leading into a dining area and integrated utility area. It is very well equipped with shaker style fitted cupboards with both wooden and tiled work surfaces and Bosch dishwasher, fridge and separate freezer. The cooker is a gas Diplomat with double oven. There is also a microwave and extensive other kitchen appliances. The floor is natural slate.
In the dining area of the kitchen there is a circular pine table and chairs. Enjoy a mug of coffee and read a book from the shelves, while sitting by the “woodburning” gas stove. Integrated within the utility area is a washing machine/tumble dryer. A back stable door leads from the kitchen utility.
Off the Hall is the
A New England style small bathroom with light painted wooden panel surrounding the bath, WC and basin. Fixed wooden wall units are provided for storage. The bathroom is beautifully decorated with soft furnishings which compliment the bathroom suite.
Stairs lead from the kitchen to the first floor landing off which is
BEDROOM ONE WITH EN-SUITE WALK IN SHOWER AND WC
This is a light, sunny room with windows on two sides. Furnishings include twin single (3’) beds and a fitted cupboard and wardrobe. The shower room contains a small corner shower, basin, wc and heated towel rail.
The double bed (4’ 6”) is set in an alcove with canopy surround. Again there are fitted wardrobes/cupboard and also a beautiful folk art painted dressing table, which compliments the soft furnishings to produce an exquisitely decorated room.
This double bed (4’ 6”) has a semicircular ornate iron canopy and voile drapes. There are fitted wardrobes and an ornate bedside table. This is a very tranquil sunny room.
|Further details outdoors|
An established cottage garden surrounds the front and side of the property. It is contained within a stone wall and has a stone paved patio area with table and chairs.
PRIVATE CAR PARKING FOR TWO CARS
To the rear there is a single garage and an allocated parking space for one car.
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 and Chipping Campden are nearby with easy access to Stow on the Wold and Bourton on the Water.
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 wealthy medieval wool merchants. 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 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), descendants of C R Ashbee’s Guild.
There is a wide range of interesting small shops and a variety of good restaurants, tea rooms, hotels and pubs catering for all tastes.
The Ernest Wilson Memorial Garden in Chipping Campden is open 7 days a week with free entry. Hidcote Garden, owned by the National Trust and world renowned is just two miles away and, almost opposite, 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 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. 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, www.cotswoldsriding.co.uk/
Durham Farm Riding School, Chastleton, Moreton in Marsh, GL56 0SZ, www.cotswoldriding.co.uk
Woodlands Glebe Farm, Wood Stanway, Winchcombe,
Chipping Campden Leisure Centre, Chipping Campden School - swimming, 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, ww.elitetravelofbroadway.com
Hartwells Cycle Hire, Bourton-on-the- Water, www.hartwells.supanet.com,
B.D. Jeffrey, The Toy Shop, Moreton-in-Marsh Tel: +44 (0)1608 650756.
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4 Sep 2014
"Beautiful little cottage!"
The cottage on the outside was just like you imagine them to be in the fairytales! Lovely little garden and the house was cosy and well- equipped. There is plenty of things to see and do in Chipping C… More
27 Aug 2014
The cottage was excellently located in a beautiful village with local shops.There is so much to do in that area which is really stunning.The cottage was well equipped and not lacking in anything. But… More
24 May 2014
A lovely, well presented cottage with very comfortable living areas downstairs and 3 upstairs bedrooms (one ensuite). Metres from the High Street, which meant that it is quiet,but very handy to all t… More
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