Park Terrace with fibre optic wifi
from £64 /night help Price for guests, Nights approx:
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Cottage / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 8
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Cottage / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 8
AN EXQUISITE LISTED PERIOD COTTAGE WITH UNLIMITED FIBRE OPTIC WIFI, PART OF ONE OF THIS COTSWOLD MARKET TOWN'S MOST SIGNIFICANT TERRACES FORMERLY CONNECTED TO THE GATCOMBE PARK ESTATE
This holiday let offers luxury self catering rental accommodation whether you are looking for a holiday, short break or romantic weekend and is welcoming at any time of year - Sleeps up to 8 (plus cots). The interior is a skilful blend of old and new with the character features combining with modern appointments and chic décor to provide a holiday home of exceptional appeal that can only be fully appreciated on arrival.
|Size||Sleeps up to 8, 3 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Nearest Amenities||200 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Bristol 64 km, Nearest railway: Stroud 10 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Telephone, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Double beds (3), Single beds (2), Cots (2), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 7|
|Further details indoors|
The front door leads into a light airy spacious lounge with a log burner, armchair, two three seater upholstered sofas. Equipped with Sky NOW TV, Freeview and DVD player.
There is underfloor heating throughout the ground floor covered with beautiful Cotswold stone.
The kitchen is new and modern with an extensive range of facilties including integrated dishwasher and fridge, double oven electric cooker with ceramic hob, toaster, kettle and microwave with an outside door leading to the very large rear garden and utility room complete with washing machine and tumble dryer.
The dining area seats four to six.
The stairs up to the first floor lead to the dressing area which has stunning French shabby chic style furniture including a dressing table and stool and very large communal wardrobe. The dressing area also leads up to the second floor where there is one large bedroom with two single beds and one double bed, it is full of character with original beams and a pretty window.
The master bedroom is simply a joy it is so restfull and has been described as the best place on earth to wake up, the sun comes right into the room when the heavy drapes are pulled back it makes you feel fantastic.
The bathroom is also on the first floor accessed through the third bedroom. It is contemporary in design with an over bath shower, towel rail, underfloor heating, vanity cupboard and large well lit mirror.
The third room has a double bed and is handy if you have friends staying over for an odd night, as the upstairs is bigger than the downstairs due to the second floor - 8 people are a bit of a squeeze!
Please note that the door through to the third bedroom and bathroom is approximately 5'7" high, taller people will have to duck!
|Further details outdoors|
There is a small patio area at the back, and extensive gardens to the front and rear. You can drive to the front door to unload and parking is either on Windmilll Road or Dr Browns Road.
Park Terrace, in its entirety, is listed Grade II - such is its importance in the history of Minchinhampton and local architecture. Built in 1833 by David Ricardo, the then owner of Gatcombe Park, Park Terrace stands proudly above Windmill Road. The construction follows the vernacular architecture in both style and materials and the individual dwellings now form most attractive cottage homes, of which this is a particularly fine example.
The Cotswolds region
The cottage provides an ideal base from which to explore this beautiful area, with acres of National Trust common land, the Golden Valleys (Laurie Lee Country) and close to the thriving towns of Stroud, Nailsworth and Cirencester.
•Tetbury - Antique & food shops New Highgrove shop , Westonbirt Arboretum.
•Nailsworth - Wide selection of good restaurants & interesting shops. 'Williams' very good fishmonger & deli.
•Stroud - Vibrant market town , famous for its award winning farmers market Sat 9am - 2 pm.
•Cirencester - Corinium market town with a wide selection of shops & cafés & museum.
•Painswick - charming little town with historic buildings and Rococo Gardens. The "Queen of the Cotswolds".
Minchinhampton is approx 10 mins to Tetbury, Cirencester, Painswick, less than 25 mins to Gloucester
and Cheltenham, 35 mins to Bath
The town of Minchinhampton is located 1.5 miles north-east of Nailsworth in Gloucestershire Cotswolds high above the 'Golden valleys' once properous for the production of cloth. Minchinhampton is an especially attractive little Cotswold town, centred on its high street and market square.
The cottage is situated just a short walk to the centre of Minchinhampton with close proximity to shops, including the famous butchers, cafes and pub, and very good chinese take away.
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15 Mar 2015
"Lovely country cottage"
This cottage was lovely, and well decorated. There is plenty of room for everyone and there is lovely modern kitchen.The location is off the main roads and quiet too.… More
27 Oct 2014
"Wonderful home base to discover the Cotswolds"
Very old Minchinhampton is a wonderful place to stay. it's a small village, but it's got everything you need. it's situated right on the Commons, where cattle can walk free, a new exper… More
4 Jul 2014
We stayed for 3 nights in this beautiful cottage. From start to finish the booking was so easy and the owner Louise was extremely helpful.The cottage is well equipped and beautifully decorated. It was… More
17 Jun 2014
"Fun in the Cotswolds"
Loved the cottage and it's surroundings, made a fantastic start to are long weekend , the cottage was clean the beds we're comfy and it helped us relax for our triathlon at cotswold water pa… More
6 Jun 2014
"A cosy cottage BUT"
A nicely presented, well equipped cottage but it depends how many are in your party.The downside is the third bedroom which you have to go through to get to the bathroom which is not fully divided fro… More
20 May 2014
Thank you, Louise, for a lovely place to stay in delightful Minchinhampton. The cottage was well equipped, the location was perfect (eg, early morning walks on Minchinhampton Common), the town was qua… More
14 May 2014
"A lovely relaxing stay in a beautiful cottage"
We rented this cottage for somewhere to stay for our son's wedding in Minchinhampton last month and we were not disappointed. The situation was ideal especially as we were in walking distance to … More
27 Jan 2014
We stayed at this beautiful property over Christmas and into mid January and really enjoyed it. It was "magical" to use my 6 yr old sons words!! As a family of 5 (2 adults and 3 children) we… More
13 May 2013
"Spectacular cottage in beautiful location"
What a gorgeous cottage! Had a perfect stay, just the right location to catch up with friends and family in the area.The cottage was beautifully decorated and had such comfortable beds. We really en… More
15 Feb 2012
"Cosy and comfortable - definitely a highly recommended retreat."
Park Terrace is ideally located to explore the beautiful Cotswolds scenery that surrounds it. Certainly the details on the website do not do this gorgeous cottage justice. The decor and furnishings are not what is expected from a holiday let - they go beyond expectations! Obviously the high standards found once you enter the cottage have been created for the owners' own comfort. Central heating, under floor heating, Sky TV, wi-fi internet access, DVD player and telephone all added to the pleasurable experience that we had while staying at Park Terrace. Five adults and two children comfortably stayed at the cottage and we all found it both warm and welcoming after returning having spent a day out exploring the area in the cold and the snow. Major supermarkets were a short drive away and an excellent Chinese Take Away, that also sold fish and chips, was within walking distance.
From the initial enquiry to closing the door on our departure was a seamless transaction, including the excellent communication between Louise, the owner, and ourselves.
We would highly recommend Park Terrace to anybody looking for a comfortable stay in The Cotswolds and we shall certainly return.
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