Hot Tub luxury Cottage
Cottage | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 7
Hot Tub, Luxury and Privacy, in a idyllic setting, come to Oldcastle Cottages at Oldcastle Farm and stay in lovely Elgar cottage.
Hot Tub Cottage is located at Oldcastle Farm in the village of Colwall, which nestles on the foothills of the British Camp, the southern peak that forms part of the beautiful Malvern Hills. Oldcastle Farm is very private, located on a 60acre small farm estate, accessed by a private drive, but only minutes away from all the amenities.
The farmhouse dates 1100's, the cottages are all character stone and oak, fully refurbished to the highest standards, complete with their own hot tubs and your own parking parking area.
Colwall has a main line station, and London is only 2.5 hours away. We are located in the heart of England a great central meeting point
Whether it's a romantic weekend, a walking or cycling break, or just a relaxing holiday, Oldcastle is a beautiful peaceful place to enjoy. The formal gardens extend to 10 acres, with a small lake with fish, and several smaller ponds plus a newly planted rose walk and rose garden.
You can start a walk through the farms fields, in 20 minutes to the top of British Camp (1390ft) or a 10-minute walk through the woods to the nearest restaurant/pub, the Malvern Hills Hotel, or the local pub is 10mins walk to Colwall Green.
Elgar Cottage is a largest cottage with lots of character and charm, it has commanding views of the Malvern's and located opposite a series of pretty fresh water ponds that take the water from of the hills.
Elgar Luxury Cottage was totally refurbished a this year, its finished to a very high standard. The stone cottage has an inset oak frame combining character and charm to a very individual design. Elgar cottage offers roomy accommodation with three double bedrooms, with vaulted ceiling in the two groundfloor bedrooms and many oak beams. The rooms are finished to the highest standard, with king size beds in two bedrooms and a small double in the third bedroom and antique furniture. There is modern spotlighting to add to the atmosphere and charm.
The lounge/diner is a large room with natural oak beams. Fully appointed with all the necessities such as Satellite TV, DVD, Wi-Fi and docking station are all fitted. A freestanding wood-burning stove makes those winter breaks warm and inviting, there is access onto your private garden from the large glass doors to a Private hot tub.
The oak beamed kitchen is fully fitted complete with gas cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher etc. The large toilet wet room has a walk in shower. The second bathroomThere is a washing machine and tumble dryer if needed.
The hot tub is awaiting you on arrival, the private garden is complete with bbq and garden table and chairs for the true “outside living” experience.
Good restaurants nearby in the village or Malvern, pretty Ledbury and Cheltenham, the Cotswolds are not far away to the east or the Black mountains to the west, the Forest of Dean to the south.
There are many events, throughout the year, Starting with the Cheltenham festival in March, see more at oldcastlecottages.co.uk or just chill in a very pretty, luxury home.
|Size||Sleeps up to 7, 3 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: birmingham 45 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||Jacuzzi or hot tub, Log fire, Internet access, DVD player, Boat available|
|General||Central heating, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|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||1 Sofa beds, Double beds (3), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 8|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Private garden, BBQ, Bicycles available|
The Central England/Cotswolds region
We are located in Colwall, our closest towns are Ledbury 5 miles with its old beautiful black and white buildings, Malvern just 2 miles. Worcester on the Severn 20 mins and Cheltenham about 25 mins with Michelin star meals and Georgian architecture. Gloucester has reinvented its Docks and locks at the head of the sharpness canal, by the Forest of Dean only 40 mins away. Broadway and the Slaughters are in the Cotswolds about 40 mins while the Black mountains and Hay on Wye, the other side of Hereford,
Cheltenham about 25 mins with Michelin star meals and Georgian architecture. Gloucester has reinvented its Docks and locks at the head of the sharpness canal, by the Forest of Dean only 40 mins away. Broadway and the Slaughters are in the Cotswolds about 40 mins while the Black mountains and Hay on Wye, the other side of Hereford,
Nearest airports are Birmingham and Bristol, we a halfway between them about an hours drive. The M50 jct 2 is 5 miles by car, we are an ideal central meeting point, located in the centre of England. With Oxford and Bath and Birmingham just over an hour away. The main line railway station in Colwall is a mile, Paddington London direct is only 2hr20 by fast train, Central Birmingham an hour.
Waitrose is about 2 miles with Tesco and Morrisons about 4 miles. For the active, walking and cycling from the farm, you are on the Malvern hills, Kayaking is on the River Wye at Ross. Fishing locally, or you can rent our private lake. Very good food and pubs to suit all tastes and pockets, are close by in the village and nearby, with many more choices in the towns around, See our list when you arrive.
Artists love to paint the landscape and still life in the grounds. We can arrange art classes from local artists, to help hone your skills. Clay pigeon shooting is only a few miles, Lessons are also available. The spring and autumn garden shows are a big draw locally along with dog show, the 3 counties farm show are just a few of the many events throughout the year. The Malvern theatre hosts many fine plays throughout the year.
The Upton jazz festival in June, the fast growing 60 music festival with the original bands playing in August, the folk festival in May and the blues festival in July attracts many people from all over the country.
The steam railway passes through some of the best scenery in the UK. You can book to have Sunday lunch on the move. Ludlow boasts two Michelin star restaurants and there many good bistros around the town and castle.
Cheltenham hosts the horse festival in spring the science fare and book fare are on in the summer. Montpellier parade a tree lined promenade from Georgian times has many fine shops and eateries.
Stratford theatre is around a fifty minute drive where Shakespearian productions attract the Thespian fraternity. It make a great night out!
The National trust and private stately Homes enjoy broad historical diversity, from the Welsh borders, The Marches up to the magnificent Powys Castle with its fantastic gardens or visit Hampton Court Gardens with its intriguing maze, only a few miles away.
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