About the home
The grade II listed cottage dates from around the early 17th century and many of the original features remain intact today. It has a large and welcoming open fire in the living room and exposed beams throughout the ground floor. There is a fully fitted kitchen with dining area for four, a shower room and toilet, with a further washroom and toilet on the second floor. The cottage has central heating throughout and a constant supply of piping hot water. Doors from both the kitchen and lounge lead to a pretty rear garden with seated patio area.
Visitors will not be disappointed with this warm and cosy, quiet sanctuary set amidst the hustle and bustle of a historic market town.
There is ample free off street parking in front and over the road from the cottage. Opposite is the elegant Manor House Hotel (pop over for cream teas or the fine restaurant and bar), just five doors away is the Swan pub, and in 350 yards is The Inn on The Marsh pub.
Set in the heart of the North Cotswolds our cottage is ideally located as a base for visiting and exploring both the local area and farther afield. There are plenty of beautiful villages to visit such as Broadway, Burford, Bourton-on-the-Water, Chipping Campden, Stow-on-the-Wold and the Slaughters. With many other attractions including a number of wonderful gardens, historic properties,castles and other opportunities to suit visitors of any age.
|Size:||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Will consider:||Long lets|
|Access:||Car not necessary|
Nearest amenities: 100m
|Family friendly?||Suitable for children of all ages|
Suitable for people with restricted mobility
|Notes:||May take pets - please enquire|
No smoking at this property
|General:||Central heating, TV, Video player|
|Utilities:||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge|
|Rooms:||2 Bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 en suite and 1 shower room|
|Furniture:||Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seating for 4, Lounge seating for 6|
|Other:||Please check with the advertiser regarding linen and towels|
The Central England / Cotswolds / Gloucestershire region
The Cotswolds is one of the world's great destinations with it's characteristic honey coloured limestone cottages nestled in sleepy villages surrounded by rolling countryside. Designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in 1966, protected as a living working landscape.
This is the largest of 40 Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty covering 790 sq miles or 2038 sq km's and a distance of 78 miles or 126 km's from North to South.
There are plenty of beautiful villages in the Cotswold to visit such as Broadway, Burford, Bourton-on-the-Water, Chipping Campden, Stow-on-the-Wold and the Slaughters. With many other attractions including a number of wonderful gardens, historic properties,castles and other opportunities to suit visitors of any age.
The Moreton-in-Marsh area
Moreton-in-Marsh is one of the principal market towns in the northern Cotswolds. In the thirteenth century it developed as a market town and was granted its market charter in 1227. There is still a bustling market every Tuesday with up to 200 stalls attracting visitors from far and wide. Moreton has been a traveller's town for at least 1700 years so there are plenty of pubs, tea shops, restaurants and hotels to provide refreshments!!
Many of the old buildings along the High Street date from the 17th and 18th centuries. King Charles l is said to have stayed at The White Hart Hotel in 1644. Moreton-in-Marsh was founded on the Roman Fosse Way, later the traditional London to Worcester coaching route via Broadway. When you have finished exploring the town you may want to look at more of this beautiful part of the English countryside.
How to get there
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There are currently 38 scheduled bus services to Moreton, the most regular and frequent services are to/from Stratford upon Avon and Cheltenham. Please visit our website for details.
The main route to the Cotswolds from London starts at Victoria Coach Station, takes about 3 - 4 hours and costs about £17. Coaches run regularly from London to the Cotswolds, although there is no service on Sundays. The main coach stops in and around the Cotswolds are at Bath, Bourton-on-the-Water, Cheltenham, Chippenham, Gloucester, Moreton-in-Marsh, Northleach, Oxford, Stow-on-the-Wold, Stratford-upon-Avon, Stroud. For more information visit the National Express website.
Moreton in Marsh Train Station is 300 yards from the cottage, First Great Western run services from Hereford through to London Paddington. The timetable is available HERE. To travel to the Cotswolds from London by train takes about 1 1/2 hour and trains run every hour, 7days a week. The cost is about £20(this price is based on booking a week in advance). There is a direct link from Heathrow Airport. Trains from London depart from Paddington Station.The advantage of rail links mean that visitors arriving from overseas can get to Moreton from a number of UK airports within hours.
To drive from London to the Moreton will take about 2 hours, using well sign-posted major roads: the M40 motorway to Oxford and Stratford and the North Cotswolds. Arriving from other parts of the UK is equally well supported within easy reach of the major motorway network (M40, M42, M5, M6 and M1)
Activities near Moreton-in-Marsh
Golf within 30 mins drive
Rural / countryside retreats
19 Feb 2013
We stayed at The Cottage last year and vowed to go back because we were so impressed on our first visit - we loved it even more this time around! The location is perfect as a base to visit all... more
25 Nov 2012
This is our second visit to this beautiful cosy cottage and we were not disappointed. Parking was easy, directly outside the cottage and we walked in from a chilly November day to a cosy cottage with... more
02 Nov 2012
This cottage was perfect for our two week trip exploring the Cotswolds. Good train and bus connections in this market town and many roads leading to interesting places. The cottage was very... more
|Rental prices originally quoted in: British £||Convert to:|
|Prices for group size 4|
|Period||From||To||Weekly||Nightly rate|| Minimum |
|New Year 2012||6 Jan 12||9 Mar 12||£ 495||-||-||2 Nights|
|Festival week 2012||9 Mar 12||16 Mar 12||£ 800||-||-||1 Week|
|Early Spring 2012||16 Mar 12||6 Apr 12||£ 495||-||-||Flexible|
|Easter 2012||6 Apr 12||16 Apr 12||£ 715||-||-||1 Week|
|Late Spring 2012||16 Apr 12||1 Jul 12||£ 495||-||-||2 Nights|
|Summer 2012||23 Aug 12||30 Sep 12||£ 715||£ 125||£ 150||2 Nights|
|Autumn 2012||17 Oct 12||17 Dec 12||£ 495||-||-||2 Nights|
|Christmas 2012||17 Dec 12||7 Jan 13||£ 750||-||-||1 Week|
|New Year 2013||7 Jan 13||8 Mar 13||£ 525||-||-||2 Nights|
|Festival Week 2013||8 Mar 13||18 Mar 13||£ 725||-||-||1 Week|
|Early Spring 2013||18 Mar 13||29 Mar 13||£ 525||-||-||2 Nights|
|Easter 2013||29 Mar 13||5 Apr 13||£ 725||-||-||1 Week|
|Late Spring 2013||5 Apr 13||1 Jul 13||£ 525||-||-||2 Nights|
|Summer 2013||1 Jul 13||1 Oct 13||£ 725||-||-||1 Week|
|Autumn 2013||1 Oct 13||20 Dec 13||£ 525||-||-||2 Nights|
|Christmas 2013||20 Dec 13||28 Dec 13||£ 750||-||-||1 Week|
|New Year 2014||28 Dec 13||6 Jan 14||£ 750||-||-||1 Week|
The property's weekend rates apply to: Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights
NB: Prices may be subject to change at the advertiser's discretion.
SHORT/LONG WEEKENDS & MIDWEEK BREAKS ARE AVAILABLE VIA OUR WEBSITE www.thecottagemoreton.co.uk<BR>Please visit our website for live availability, instant secure online booking with credit card payments.<BR>We also accept bank transfers and cheque payments (confirmations will only be made when funds have cleared) <BR>Reservations will be confirmed once a deposit payment of 25% has been made.<BR>From time to time special offers, discounts and value deals may be available, feel free to contact us.Enquire now
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