The Brew House
Cottage | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6
The Brew House is a fascinating period Cotswold stone cottage that has been very tastefully modernised to incorporate contemporary design but to retain many original character features including stripped oak beams, exposed stone walls, mullioned windows and an inglenook fireplace with log burning stove to supplement the full gas central heating. Grade II Listed, the Brew House dates from the 17th century and is situated in Chipping Campden's Lower High Street. It is ideally situated for exploring the wide range of small shops, tea shops and restaurants in the town centre. The surrounding countryside offers excellent walks and rides and there are ample sporting opportunities.
The Brew House has spacious bedrooms to sleep 6 people but downstairs space is a little more restricted. Children 7 years and over are welcome.
The front door leads into the:
This room has lots of character with a fine inglenook fireplace with log burning stove, exposed ceiling beams, mullioned window with leaded lights and feature former salt cupboard. The room is well lit with spotlights and has sisal floor covering. There is comfortable seating for five, with two two-seater sofas and a Lloyd Loom chair. An additional chair can be brought down from one of the bedrooms. There is a rectangular oak topped dining table to seat six to the side of the fireplace. There are four chairs and a bench. The TV is a smart TV which has radio channels, and the facility for downloading from an Ipod, digital camera and running the internet on it.
The polished, solid oak floor and beamed ceiling are features of the room. It has an excellent range of fitted cupboards with granite worktops and integrated Bosch dishwasher, AEG washer/dryer and fridge freezer. The Smeg oven and gas hob with extractor hood over fit neatly into the former inglenook fireplace.
A door leads to the stairs which have low level lighting and lead to the First Floor Landing.
The landing has a door to stairs leading to the second floor.
This lovely room has a beamed ceiling, a window seat beneath the stone mullioned with leaded lights and old glass, a feature stone fireplace with shelf above and built in cupboard with hanging space. The double bed is oak framed and there are oak bedside cupboards with lamps. TV with DVD player.
Again, the ceiling is beamed and there is a feature stone fireplace. Windows on two sides, one of which has diamond leaded panes with old glass, make this a light room. There is sisal floor covering and two single beds each with a rolling drawer under. Coat stand for hanging clothes
This beautifully appointed room has Italian sanitary ware including a large pedestal wash basin, floating WC with concealed cistern and shower in glass and tiled cubicle. The floor and walls are stone tiled and there is a towel rail radiator, large wall mirror and extractor fan.
A door leads from the first floor landing, up the stairs directly into the bedroom. Please note that the handrail The window provides an excellent view of the church opposite and exposed purlins and timbers and eaves storage cupboards add character to the room. There is wall lighting and sisal floor covering. The comfortable double bed is oak framed and there is a wall mounted flat screen TV with DVD player. Please note that the hand rail guarding the stairs is very low and care should be taken.
EN SUITE BATHROOM
This large and immaculate bathroom has Italian sanitary ware with bath in tiled surround, WC with concealed cistern and wash basin with mirrored cabinet and light over. There are two large exposed purlins, spotlighting, an extractor fan and stone tiles to the floor and walls.
Street parking is available without any charge or time limit.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||300 m|
|Nearest travel links||66 km, 13.7 km|
|Family friendly||Suitable for children over 5|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, Telephone, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 En suites and 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (2), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
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 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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4 Jun 2014
"Lovely cottage, good base for exploring the Cotswolds"
Typical 17th century Cotswolds cottage with oak beams and lots of character with a modern twist, the kitchen and bathrooms very stylish and well equipped, beds and bedding very clean and comfortable. … More
2 Apr 2014
"Everything we'd hoped for...and then some!"
This cottage, an updated 17th century brew house, right on the High Street of Chipping Campden, was the perfect base for a week of exploring the Cotswold villages, Stratford Upon Avon, Warwick Castle,… More
31 Jan 2014
"Beautiful, welcoming home with loads of English character!"
The house was very clean and ready on time for our arrival. The key was easy to access and the house was well equipped. There was hand soap and food items such as tea, milk, sugar, salt and pepper that made us feel welcome and some delicious home baked mince pies waiting for us! The Brew House has tonnes of charm and was very well appointed. The furnishings and appliances were lovely and the house was spacious and roomy for our family of 2 adults and 3 school age boys. The village had lots of pubs and a small food store and delicious French bakery. We really enjoyed our stay and would recommend it to anyone who is wanting a English Cotswold experience. The only thing we found annoying was finding a car park. The village was busy over New Year and we sometimes had to drive around for a while before finding a park.
26 May 2013
We had the pleasure of staying at the Brew House a few weeks ago and cannot recommend it highly enough. The house is perfectly located on the high street (this is a Cotswold High Street remember, you … More
We are very pleased you enjoyed your stay at The Brew House and look forward to your return.
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