Cottage | 5 bedrooms | sleeps 9
This beautiful 5 bedroom English country cottage sleeps 9+1 and is ideal for getting together with friends and family.
Its setting is perfect and wonderfully private – it's surrounded by 5 acres of our fields where you'll find horses grazing and sits in a large fenced garden with rolling lawns and views towards the Malvern Hills. It lies outside the quintessentially English village of Hanley Swan with its village green, a lily-covered duck pond and a very welcoming pub with an open fire.
During the restoration of this 16th century house, great care was taken to preserve its original elements whilst incorporating all mod cons.
There is a massive 30ft kitchen with a double oven range cooker, granite worktops, breakfast area, a wonderful old pine kitchen table that seats 11 and french windows leading directly onto the terrace, BBQ, outdoor dining area and the rolling 'croquet lawn'.
You can sink into comfy sofas in the large oak beamed living room with fireplaces at each end and with its TV/games/reading area. There is also a downstairs cloakroom and a utility room with washing machine and tumble dryer.
Upstairs there are five comfortable bedrooms and two bathrooms - each bathroom has heated towel racks, a powerful walk-in shower as well as a deep bath for long relaxing soaks. The bedrooms: Bedroom 1 - Large Double Bed, Bedroom 2 - Single Bed, Bedroom 3 - Adult size bunk bed (Sleeps 2), Bedroom 4 - Adult size bunk bed (Sleeps 2), Bedroom 5 - Large Double Bed plus a 'Put-You-Up-Bed' (+1) and a Travel Cot are available and will be put up on request. All bedrooms with sloping ceilings.
As you would expect duvets with cotton bed linen and towels are provided and all beds will be made up and towels laid out for your arrival.; electricity and oil central heating is included as is an initial very large basket of logs to feed the fires.There are a number of TV/DVD/CD players, a Klipsch iPod sound dock and WiFi. In the well equipped kitchen as well as the range cooker there is a microwave, dishwasher, fridge/freezer .........and a large wine rack.
Outside - in the summer there is a gas BBQ; croquet on the lawn; sun loungers plus a couple of bikes for popping down to the village…
Accessibility: If you have limited mobility please check with us first. Bedrooms are on the first floor.
|Size||Sleeps up to 9, 5 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||800 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Birmingham 80 km, Nearest railway: Great Malvern 8 km|
|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, Telephone, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||5 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (5), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 11, Lounge seats for 11|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ, Bicycles available|
The Central England/Cotswolds region
This is quintessential English countryside at its very best.
Lying on the edge of the Cotswolds, Tickeridge Farm is located in one of England's most beautful regions with historic towns, attractions and activities in abundance.
OUT AND ABOUT AROUND MALVERN AND THE COTSWOLDS :
GO HORSE RACING at Cheltenham or Worcester.
WALK THE CREST of the Malvern Hills to the ancient British Camp hill fort.
GO HORSE RIDING on nearby Castlemorton Common.
PLAY CROQUET on the cottage's rolling lawns.
TRY QUAD-BIKING - great fun for both adults and children.
EXPERIENCE SHAKESPEARE at nearby Stratford.
SEE THE HISTORIC CASTLES at Eastnor, Sudeley and Warwick and the vast remains of Worcestershire's palatial Witley Court.
ENJOY A ROUND OF GOLF at the local Worcestershire golf club.
TRY your hand at clay pigeon shooting just a short drive away.
SKI at the dry ski piste at Gloucester.
PAMPER and indulge yourselves at the nearby beauty spa.
STROLL to the village pub for a lunchtime drink .. . . . . . . . . just enjoy the space and the wonderful setting.
EVENTS THROUGH THE YEAR
March 11-14 'CHELTENHAM FESTIVAL'
April 17-19 'PRIVATE PEACEFUL' by Michael Morpurgo at Malvern Theatre, April 28 - 3 'PYGMALION' starring Alistair McGowan at Malvern Theatre
May 8-11 RHS 'SPRING GARDENING SHOW' *,
June 13-15 ' ROYAL THREE COUNTIES SHOW' *, June 27-29 'UPTON JAZZ FESTIVAL' (2 miles away)
July 18-20 'UPTON BLUES FEST' (2 miles away), July 26 'JOOLS HOLLAND' at Eastnor Castle
September 27-28 'MALVERN AUTUMN SHOW' *
November 1 'MALVERN FIREWORKS' *
December 11-4/1 'ALADDIN' at Malvern Theatre
*The Malvern 'Three Counties Showground' hosts a variety of events throughout the year is conveniently close (approximately 2 miles away).