House | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4
The Roost is a classic Grade II period cottage, set in the heart of Coln St Aldwyns, an area designated for its outstanding natural beauty and recently voted the seventh most desirable village in the UK. Beautifully restored, the cottage's picture box exterior hides a wealth of character features within. Flagstone floors, oak beams and character combine to make this a quintessentially Cotswolds experience. Built in the sixteenth century as a stable, The Roost has been refurbished to exacting standards. The Roost was built in the sixteenth century and despite extensive refurbishment, retains many features of a classic Cotswolds cottage: walls are not straight, ceilings are cottage-height, and the staircase is winding!! Outside, there are views over rolling meadowland, and a wealth of countryside to hike or amble through. If you prefer to laze, the village offers a fine hostelry and a village shop with weekend essentials such as a Telegraph and fresh pastries.
Entrance through to living room
Living Room with lovely oak flooring and wood burning stove plus large comfortable sofa, armchair, wall mounted TV with Freeview and DVD player
Delightful Kitchen / Diner well equipped with electric hob, oven and grill dishwasher, washing machine (tumble drier in outhouse) and microwave. Dining table and four chairs. Door leading to courtyard and garden beyond.
Master Bedroom with king size double bed (5ft), great views plus dressing area with shelving and hanging space.
Bedroom Two with two single beds and wardrobe space.
Family Bathroom a stunning room with roll top bath, separate shower WC and washbasin.
There is a terrace and garden area which is accessed down a path.
One small Pet Welcome. Children Welcome. Cot and High Chair available. Heating & Electricity incl all year.Wifi Available and included.
There is sketchy mobile phone signal in the village
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|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
|Luxuries||Log fire, 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||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden|
The Central England/Cotswolds region
Coln St Aldwyns is an exceptionally attractive Cotswold village located approximately half way between Burford and Cirencester, just on the edge of what we like to call the 'central Cotswolds'! The village has wonderful architecture with countless classic Cotswold cottages and some more regal homes in between. There is an excellent and well respected local pub within a minutes' walk of the cottage front door (The New Inn) plus there is a well stocked local shop supplying basic goods from local suppliers.
You can fish at Coln St Aldwyns, where there is some exceptional fishing on the beautiful River Coln moments from the front door and in beautiful countryside. Day Tickets cost £65.00 with the limit at 3 Rods Per Day. Further details on request, but booking in advance is advised.
Within a 5 min drive is the famous village of Bibury described as one England's finest villages, including the National Trust owned Arlington Row. From the cottage there are countless walks into the countryside, including one along the Coln Valley to Bibury. Slightly further afield are Burford and Cirencester with many attractions and restaurants to choose from. For the more determined you can travel to Bath within 1 hour 30mins, alternatively why not try Cheltenham or Oxford within 30/45 mins comfortably. A great location for sure!
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16 Apr 2014
"Relax and unwind"
The perfect location and cottage to get away from it all and relax. The cottage has been decorated to a very high standard and is fully equipped to give your stay a home from home feeling. This cottag… More
19 Oct 2013
"lovely home from home"
We were wanting a relaxed wk at The Roost which is exactly what we got! The cottage has been restored beautifully making it a welcome place to come back to after a day exlloring. The wood burner was g… More
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