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Cottage | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 6
The cottage faces south, so you can enjoy the sun inside or out, in the intimacy of a pleasant garden, full of flowers and birds throughout the season.
It is comprehensively equipped to a high standard throughout, with many personal touches that give it a cosy feel. Curl up in front of the HD television with DVD player, listen to music on a good hi-fi, settle down with a good book from the bookshelves or rummage through the chest of games. Hand-made quilts and blankets will keep you snug, and there is plenty of wood available for the fireplace, to make it even cosier. In the kitchen, you will find everything you need for your stay, from the basics to small luxuries.
One floor up, you have two bedrooms (one king, one double) with very comfortable mattresses, thick duvets and postcard vistas of the village. You also have a modern bathroom with power shower and tub (note, all linen for bed and bathroom provided). The well-maintained garden offers a table and chairs for outdoor dining. If you want, a telephone and wireless broadband will help you stay in touch with the outside world.
You can get a good impression of what a stay at Rose Cottage feels like from our guests' descriptions of their own experience, in the Comments section below.
The cottage is nestled alongside a calm, narrow lane, surrounded by fine Cotswold cottages and gardens, a 2-minute stroll from the Horse and Groom. The pub serves delicious meals in a very nice decor, and has a large garden terrace for sunny weather. Publicans Simon and Sally will offer you a warm welcome.
Continue your walk through Upper Oddington, a 16th-century settlement tucked away from traffic and well preserved by the extensive conservation area that protects its many listed buildings and overall historical character. Strolling through the conservation area to Lower Oddington, you will find the Fox Inn, another highly-rated pub. Both the Fox and Horse and Groom benefit from an excellent reputation across the region and are recommended by the Good Pub Guide.
At the very end of Lower Oddington, you will discover St. Nicholas Church, an early Norman gem, well known for its large-scale medieval doom fresco. Another 20 minutes across the fields, or 5 minutes by car, will bring you to the award-winning Daylesford Farm Shop and Cafe.
For more general shopping, Stow-on-the-Wold is just 5 minutes away by car and 30' by foot. The highest and one of the most attractive market towns in the Cotswolds, Stow offers a wide variety of specialist shops and plenty of restaurants where you can relax over a drink or meal. You will also find a large grocery store for all your holiday provisions.
Bourton-on-the-Water, known as the Venice of the Cotswolds, and Moreton-in-Marsh are both 10 minutes away, the popular towns of Burford and Broadway are less than 20 minutes away, and it takes around 30 minutes to reach Blenheim Palace or the elegant horse racing centre of Cheltenham. Historic Oxford is an easy 45-minute drive away.
Rose Cottage is located towards the centre of the Cotswolds, which is an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, the largest in Britain, and as such makes a great base camp for walkers and cyclists alike, with plenty of maps and guides provided. You can follow footpaths starting right out of the front door, or short drives give easy access to the many other walks in the Area.
Welcome to Rose Cottage. During your stay, we trust that you will enjoy a peaceful retreat and a quintessential Cotswold experience.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 2 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||3 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Heathrow, Nearest railway: Kingham|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player|
|General||TV, Video player, CD player, Telephone, Fax machine, 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||1 Sofa beds, Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
The Central England/Cotswolds region
If you are interested in the cottage, please get in touch and we will be glad to send you our information pack, with plenty of helpful information on the Cotswolds.
If you are interested in the cottage, please get in touch and we will be glad to send you our information pack, with plenty of helpful information on Oddington and the area.
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12 Jul 2014
What a nice 4 days we had at the Rose Cottage in Oddington. The cottage and garden were lovely. We enjoyed our time there. The owners had a great list of things to do and we enjoyed dinner at the Hors… More
10 Jul 2014
"Couldn't be better."
My husband and I stayed a week in Rose Cottage, Upper Oddington, both of which are as charming as their names. The cottage was cozy and comfortable and had everything we might have wanted: all cooking… More
2 May 2014
"Really cosy cottage, highly recommended."
We stayed in this lovely cottage for a week at the end of April. We found it very quiet, comfortable and well equipped. The wood burning stove was the biggest and best we'd ever seen and it was a… More
26 Mar 2014
"cosy, home from home!"
Just had a fantastic long weekend at Rose cottage, and what a lovely feel the place has. Huge fire with plenty of logs - which was greatly appreciated! only had a couple of niggles with the wifi not w… More
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Jenny and I are delighted that you had such a good time at the cottage.
We also very much appreciate your feedback, and we've now fixed the 'dog proofing' in the garden.
I am sorry you didn't call us for the Internet… Whatever the problem was, we would have solved it very easily. The wifi has worked without fail for years – we use it each time we're at the cottage ourselves and we've never had any queries from any other guests. If you were to come back another time, please do not hesitate to ask for help.
7 Oct 2013
"Comfortable cottage in lovely countryside"
My mother and I were looking for an autumn holiday at short notice and we wanted somewhere warm with comfortable chairs and good reading lights in case the weather wasn't good. Rose Cottage was h… More
7 Jul 2013
"Charming, well equipped"
Lovely cottage in typical Cotswold village. Very well equipped with obviously a lot of thought to the needs of clients. Great wood burner too and dog friendly. Will be visiting again… More
21 Jun 2013
"Perfect fairy tale cottage"
This is my second stay at Rose Cottage, and I hope to continue to stay there in the years to come. It is so charming—18th century, beams, wood stove in the original stone fireplace, decorated most t… More
27 May 2013
"Absolutely lovely cottage, perfect Cotswold retreat."
We stayed here for a week in a May. It was a last minute decision and we only booked a few days before. Emmanuel was very helpful and the price was very reasonable given what a lovely cottage Rose is.… More
2 May 2013
"Gorgeous and authentic country retreat in a beautiful village"
The Rose Cottage in Upper Oddington is a wonderful retreat for those seeking an authentic, peaceful setting for their holiday. My husband and I travelled via train with our 18 month old son. We were v… More
11 Apr 2013
"Right at home from the first minute, and sad to leave 3 weeks later."
We had three marvelous weeks at Rose Cottage and would recommend it enthusiastically to anyone. The The owners have furnished it for their own use, so it is very well equipped -- especially the kitche… More
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