Apartment | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 4
In an area of outstanding natural beauty, it is an excellent location for exploring the Cotswolds and walking, just off the Cotswold Way. Enjoy a walk and the views from Stinchcombe Hill Golf course, or have a round of golf! Also just a cpuple of miles from the sharpness to gloucester canal (16 miles) if you prefer flatter walking. Ideal for visiting beautiful and interesting towns and villages, Berkeley Castle, Slimbridge Wildfowl and Wetland Trust, Westonbirt Arboretum and much more, including Nailsworth, Tetbury and Stroud, with it's renowned Saturday Farmers Market.
Homestead is privately situated within the 3 acre grounds of our home with it's own access and parking and garage. The apartment is modern and comfortable, with a well equipped kitchen, shower room with heated towel rail and mirror. There are views to Stinchcombe Hill and the River Severn, within easy reach of the M5 and M4 motorways, Bristol, Barh, Cheltenham, Gloucester. We are just off the road between the historic market town of Dursley and Wotton under Edge.
A good location for attending Badminton Horse Trials or Cheltenham Races. There are National Trust Properties to visit or possibly a garden visit to Highgrove. Many couples just enjoy a relaxing weekend in the country, through all the seasons.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 1 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||1 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Bristol 48 km, Nearest railway: Cam & Dursley 4 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
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Pool or snooker table, Table tennis, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Fridge, Washing machine|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Double beds (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors|
The apartment has one bedroom with kingsize bed, plenty of storage, flat panel TV and radio alarm There is a double size bed settee in the living room, dining table and 4 chairs, Sky tv, with sport and movie package. Wi Fi, flat panel TV, DVD, CD, ipod doc and radio, well equipped kitchen, with fridge and freezer box, dishwasher, electric oven and gas hob, fully fitted shower room, full central heating, private patio with table, chairs, cushions and umbrella with gas barbeque and table tennis available during summer. Garage parking. Washing machine, tumble dryer and clothes airer. Lovely white linen and towels provided. Welcome pack of groceries, including homemade scones and jam and a bottle of wine on arrival.
|Further details outdoors|
The apartment is within the grounds of our home, with its own access away from the house. There is plenty of room around the apartment and a patio area with table, chairs, umbrella and gas bbq available. We are happy for you to wander around and into the field to enjoy the views. There are lovely walks from the apartment especially up onto Stinchcombe Hill (part of the Cotswold Way) with marvellous views to Wales and beyond.
Apartment available for short breaks or longer lets. The per night price is reduced to £60 for 3 nights, £55 for 4 nights and £50 for 5 and 6 nights.
The Central England/Cotswolds region
An excellent location for exploring the Cotswolds and walking, just off the Cotswold Way.
Other activities to enjoy are walking, www.walkinginglos.co.uk
golf, www.stinchcombehillgolfclub cycling, horseriding and boating.
There are many good local pubs and restaurants for a relaxing drink or meal for those not wishing to make use of the well equipped kitchen.
We would be pleased to assist in any arrangements to make your stay even more enjoyable.
The village of Stinchcombe, on the edge of the Cotswold escarpment, with many places to visit
Berkeley Castle www.berkeley-castle.com
Slimbridge Wildfowl and Wetland Trust www.wwt.org.uk
Westonbirt Arboretum www.forestry.gov.uk/westonbirt
The Cotswolds www.cotswolds.info
Badminton (May) www.badminton-horse.co.uk
Gatcombe Park Horse Trials (August) www.gatcombe-horse.co.uk
Tetbury and its antique shops www.tetbury.gov.uk,
Cheltenham races www.cheltenham.co.uk
Rococo Gardens at Painswick www.rococogarden.org.uk
Gloucester Cathedral and Docks www.gloucester.gov.uk/tourism
Woodchester Mansion www.woodchestermansion.org.uk
Beaufort Polo Club www.beaufortpoloclub.co.uk
Gloucester to Sharpness Canal www.gloucesterdocks.me.uk
South Cerney Water Park www.waterpark.org/leisure/sailing.html
several National Trust properties and gardens www.nationaltrust.org.uk
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8 Feb 2014
We spent a lovely Christmas here. It's perfect for walks to Stinchcombe Church and Stinchombe Hill.
It was a lovely touch to be welcomed not only with a bottle of bubbly and mince pies, but also Christmas decorations.
The cottage is very modern and well-equipped, and much more roomy than the pictures make it look. Wouldn't hesitate to come back.
I am pleased you enjoyed your Christmas and my mince pies and the bubbly. I hope you will visit again and explore lots of other walks in the area. perhaps in the summer when you can sample my homemade scones and sit on the patio, enjoying the garden in the flower. We have just redecorated the apartment and will take some new photos, I really appreciate you pointing out that the apartment is larger than it looks. Hope to see you again. Best wishes, Tracey
5 Oct 2013
"Lovely short bresk"
Had a wondelful stay, Tracey is very friendly and helpful. Property was beautiful and well equiped.Best 2 nights sleep we had for ages. Would definetly consider staying again.… More
I am very happy you both had an enjoyable stay and 2 good night's sleep! It would be lovely to see you again sometime. Thank you.
12 Sep 2013
Very clean, comfortable, simply but tastefully furnished, and relaxing. Our helpful, friendly hosts and the good weather helped make this much needed break memorable. We found plenty to see in the lo… More
I am very pleased you enjoyed your stay and the surrounding area. Hope to see you again.
30 Jul 2013
"The perfect quiet retreat"
We stayed at Homestead on the night of our wedding and it was the perfect getaway. After a busy few months we were desperate for a bit of peace and quiet. When we arrived (very late but Tracey was hap… More
Thank you for your kind comments and it was a pleasure to accommodate you both on such a special day.
2 May 2013
"5 star accommodation"
We have stayed at this apartment several times and will return again in the near future. Excellent accommodation in peaceful surroundings.Tracey is very helpful and her homemade scones are a real trea… More
Thank you again for your kind comments and I look forward to welcoming you again soon. Next time you visit, we shall probably have a flock of sheep in the field, a new addition arriving next week! See you soon.
9 Apr 2013
"peace and quiet in abundance"
Just returned from a very pleasant few days in this beautiful apartment in a lovely setting with all the home comforts you could want. If its peace and quiet you want look no further the best nights sleep we have had in ages. The welcome pack of scones and home made jam were a lovely touch not to mention the wine. Cant think of a negative for this home from home gem. Will hopefully be back soon.
I am so pleased you had such a peaceful and relaxing time and it would be lovely to see you again soon. Many thanks
25 Feb 2013
I came across this apartment while looking for a nice weekend away for myself and my husband. I found a little gem, Homestead Apartment is AMAZING!!!!! From the moment of arrival, we were blown away w… More
Thank you very much for your kind review and I am very happy that the apartment met your expectation. I try to provide a little extra, to make your break special for you and thank you for your appreciation of that. I Hope to see you again.
4 Feb 2013
"A very welcoming apartment with modern fixtures and fittings and very helpful hostess."
We arrived late in the day to a very welcome complimentary hamper which contained delicious home baked scones, milk and most importantly, a chilled bottle of wine! We were delighted with the standard of accommodation and found everything exceptionally clean and comfortable, especially the bed- slept so well! Although we had planned to walk the Cotswold Way, the heavy rain prevented this but we were more than happy to spend time in the apartment enjoying the country views and watching Sky movies,which were all included in the package! Tracey was very accommodating and was on site to offer us suggestions for places to visit. A wonderful break and we look forward to returning. In fact, not sure I should be writing this-should be keeping this lovely apartment a secret!!
Thank you for your kind review of the apartment and I am delighted I was was able to provide a comfortable break for you, just a shame the weather spoilt your walking plans; but I look forward to seeing you again to walk some of the beautiful Cotswold Way.
8 Dec 2012
"Excellent location and lovely host!"
We stayed at the Homestead apartment towards the end of the summer season and had a fantastic time. The apartment is ideal providing spacious accommodation and all the amenities you could ever need du… More
Thank you for your lovely comments and we are so pleased you had such a great week. We look forward to seeing you again soon.
11 Oct 2012
"You will find it hard to beat this one, if you are looking for a quiet stay in a lovely country setting"
Although within the grounds of the owner's home, the apartment is independent and discreet. Very close to the M5, easy to find. The property has excellent furniture, fittings and equipment which are to a high standard. The main Woodlands site is very well presented and maintained, and is well kept. The whole site is secure within perimeter fencing and hedging. There are plenty of nearby shops, pubs and catering outlets. Within easy reach to drive are Bristol, Gloucester, Cirencester, Cheltenham, Bath, Wells, Chepstow; loads of local history and tourist attractions to see; lots of walks, local and the Cotswolds way, with viewpoints overlooking the River Severn across to the Black Mountains in Wales
Thank you for your review, I am very happy that the apartment and location met with all your requirements for a peaceful and relaxing break.
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