Cottage | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4
Gable Cottage is a delightful holiday cottage set in the heart of Bibury - a village described by William Morris as 'the most beautiful village in England'. One of a pair of cottages, Gable Cottage is set close to the owner's home and has been furnished and equipped to the E.T.C. '4 Star' standard.
Internally the cottage is presented to a very comfortable and appealing style with the open plan living space downstairs especially attractive. When Manor Cottages visited this cottage (further details available on the Manor Cottages' website) we were particularly attracted to the location which was on the edge of the village. The owner is an excellent host.
Bibury boasts England's oldest inhabited houses at Arlington Row (NT), an ancient church, a lovely old watermill and museum, and a trout farm open for fishing.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||360 m|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Private garden, Shared garden|
|Further details indoors|
Entrance into spacious Living/Dining-room with well-equipped, modern farmhouse-style Kitchen area. Comfortable sofa and chairs, TV and DVD, CD player.
Kitchen with electric hob and oven, dishwasher, microwave fridge and freezer .
Hallway with washing machine and tumble drier.
Bedroom One with twin beds, chest of drawers and wardrobe.
Bathroom with bath, shower over, WC and washbasin.
Bedroom Two with double bed, chest of drawers and wardrobe.
|Further details outdoors|
There is a small garden to the side of the property. There is off street parking also.
Elec and Central Heating included. Off street Parking (for 1 car) Cot & H/chair available
Sorry No smokers or Pets. Saturday Changeover preferred.
Due to insurance regulations this property can only accommodate four bodies.
The Central England/Cotswolds region
The Cotswolds are one of the most ‘quintessential English’ regions in the UK.
It is officially designated as the country’s largest ‘areas of outstanding natural beauty’. Famous for its hillsides, river valley’s and Cotswold Stone Villages, the Cotswolds hold a wealth of history, stunning scenery, fine dining and many varieties of activities for all age levels.
The market town of Cirencester (7miles) has a museum of Roman history and interesting shops. Cirencester, the 'Roman Capital' of the Cotswolds is nearby with the Corinium Museum, wonderful Church and many interesting shops and craft markets. Several excellent pubs and restaurants such as The Village Pub at Barnsley, The Fossebridge Inn at Fossebridge and The New Inn at Coln St Aldwyns are within a few miles drive and Cheltenham, Oxford, Tetbury and Bath are all within easy driving distance. Golf 7 miles
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11 Aug 2011
"Nice cottage but not as portrayed"
We stayed at The Gables in Bibury for 4 days. We found it through searching on the web. The photos on the webpage portrayed a very comfortable cottage with 2 bedrooms. What it didn't say was that it was right on the road and that the photos are old photos. Also because of the design of the rooms, the bedroom with the two single beds was far bigger than the bedroom with a double bed. The double room was so small and the slant of the roof so low that you had to bend you head to get in an out of bed and there was very little room for putting suitcases. The obvious reason they had configured the rooms this way was because the 'double' room was too small for two single beds so they are forced to put the single beds in the larger room, which should really be a 'double' room. Apart from this poor design, the cottage was comfortable and well equipped. The host could have been a bit warmer. Apart from providing us with the key, we hardly saw them and certainly did not get that 'welcoming' feeling as we had at the previous place we stayed. Just a bit disappointed, but Bibury is a lovely village, has nice pubs and it is central to the Cotswolds.
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- 5 Years listed
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