The White House
House | 6 bedrooms | sleeps 12
A stunning, spacious house that offers luxury living for 12-14 people, set in 4.5 acres of fabulous Cotswold countryside and only 10 mins from the countries most picturesque 'honey stone' villages; Stow-on-the-Wold, Chipping Campden and Broadway.
Modernised and designed to the highest standard the property has it's own private heated swimming pool, large outside eating/entertaining area with stone BBQ and ample parking for 6+ cars. The large grassed areas and landscaped grounds spill onto neighbouring fields abundant with wildlife and grazing horses.
Inside, the large Orangery with bi-folding doors and countryside views, is ideal for entertaining and dining large groups, and leads onto a fully fitted kitchen. The lounge boasts an open fire as well as contemporary media and Wi-Fi.
The local area is host to country pubs, places of historic interest, boutiques, galleries and restaurants including 'a touch of Tuscany' at local italian restaurant, Prego. Or why not take advantage of our catering service who can tailor make for your requirements and budget. This versatile property also has 14ft trampoline and table tennis, making it ideal for both family holidays and group entertainment for all occasions.
|Size||Sleeps up to 12, 6 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car advised, Wheelchair users|
|Nearest Amenities||5 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Birmingham 70 km, Nearest railway: Moreton in marsh 5 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||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, Table tennis, Games room, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||6 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms, 2 En suites and 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (6), Double beds (4), Dining seats for 14, Lounge seats for 12|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Private garden, BBQ, Trampoline|
|Access||Parking, Wheelchair users|
|Further details indoors|
Master Bedroom with ensuite bathroom with shower.
Family bathroom with shower
Additional twin attic room
Caterers available on request
Local Italian Restaurant 'PREGO' will accept bookings for large numbers (Ask for Barry to find out special offers)
Land Zumba & Aqua Zumba sessions on request by a local qualified instructor
'Colour Me Beautiful' pamper parties by Trained consultant on request
The Central England/Cotswolds region
Voted as a 'Paradise' location & officially an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, the Cotswolds, encapsulates England at its most romantic and offers some of the most picturesque scenery in the country.
Also known as 'The Heart of England' nestled amongst the rolling hills and hidden valleys are villages, period Rectory's and Stately Homes. Built from the regions famous ancient mellow 'honey' coloured limestone the villages have scarcely altered since they grew up on the prosperity of the medieval wool trade in the 15th and 16th centuries.
The traditional villages within 10-15 minutes reach offer tradition combined with chic - Broadway (often referred to as 'The Jewel of the Cotswold'), Bourton-on-the-Water (the Venice of the Cotswolds), Moreton-in-Marsh, Chipping Camden, Stow-on-the-Wold (plus many others).
Home to the Royals, shopping, art, antiques, sightseeing, gardens, fishing, golf and with the famous cities of Bath (a World Heritage site), Cheltenham (Famed for it's beautiful Regency architecture) or Oxford (the city of dreaming spires) and Stratford-upon-Avon is just over 1 hour away, the area offers something for everybody - outdoor pursuits, scenic strolls, city thrills or extreme sports. From the serenity of walking the Cotswold Way to a day out at Cheltenham Gold Cup, you won't be disappointed!
For the children: Cotswold Farm Park (BBC County File's Adams Farm), Cotswold Wildlife park, Cotswold Water park, Toddington Steam train, The Model village, Bird land, Falconry centre, Chipping Norton Theatre, Bibury Trout farm and on it goes on...
Stow on the Wold
Broadway, a Cotswolds village, is often referred to as the 'Jewel of the Cotswolds' and the 'Show Village of England' because of it's sheer beauty and magnificence. The 'broad way' leads from the foot of the western Cotswolds escarpment with a wide grass-fringed street lined with ancient honey coloured limestone buildings dating back to the 16th century and earlier (the oldest house is Abbots Grange built in 1320 as the summer retreat for the Abbots of Pershore).
Many well known characters have spent time in Broadway drawing inspiration from its beauty and location including Oscar Wilde, Claude Monet, Edwin Abbey, John Singer-Sargent, William Morris and Edward Elgar.
Broadway has it all from several art galleries, gift and clothes shops to three inns, half-dozen tea shops, two hotels and even a touch of Tuscany at Italian restaurant 'Prego'. Retail therapy combined with good food & drink and chilling-out makes Broadway a very popular place in the Cotswolds to stay and visit throughout the year.
Stow on the Wold, is another one of the most beautiful ancient Cotswold market towns, situated in an area of outstanding natural beauty. The buildings are of mellow, honey coloured stone and the surrounding countryside is breathtaking. The town is associated with the Arts and Crafts movement and offers a wide range of attractions for visitors, including medieval architecture, historic gardens and monuments, regular markets and unique shops. There are also numerous beautiful, quaint little villages waiting to be explored within a short drive.
Cultural events are held throughout the year, such as the Chipping Campden Music Festival, the Open Gardens weekend and the Robert Dover's Olimpick Games, described as “the first stirrings of Britain's Olympic beginnings”. Stratford on Avon and Blenheim Palace, the birthplaces of Shakespeare and Churchill, are cultural gems situated nearby, as are the dreaming spires of Oxford. Cheltenham and the famous racing festival lie 15 miles away.
Places of Historic Interest
Blenheim Palace, Woodstock
Broadway Tower, a folly situated 1024 (312m) above sea level, it is the second highest point on the Cotswold ridge
Chastleton House, Moreton-in-Marsh (National Trust)
Chedworth Roman Villa
Dover's Hill, a natural limestone amphitheatre and venue for the annual Cotswold Olimpick games
Shakespeare's Stratford Tourist office at Bridgefoot
Snowshill Manor, Snowshill
Sudeley Castle, Winchcombe
Upton House, Edge Hill
Warwick Castle, Warwick
Batsford Arboretum, Batsford - a rare and beautiful collection of trees, shrubs and wildflowers - particularly stunning in October and November
Bourton House Gardens, Bourton-on-the-Hill
Children and Families
Cotswold Wildlife Park, Burford
Miniature Village and Birdland, Bourton-on-the-Water
Cotswold Farm Park and Guiting Power
Steam Railway, Toddington, Nr Winchcombe
Broadway Golf Club, Willersey Hill, Broadway, Worcs
Chipping Norton Golf Club, Southcombe, Chipping Norton
Naunton Down Golf Club, Naunton, Near Cheltenham
Royal Shakespeare Courtyard Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon.
Everyman Theatre, Cheltenham
Chipping Norton Theatre, Chipping Norton
Apollo Theatre, Oxford
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26 Mar 2014
"Wonderful for a house party weekend"
I booked the White House for a weekend party to celebrate my 30th birthday, after looking at a number of other properties. The White House was one of the more expensive I considered, but I choose it p… More
19 Feb 2014
"Great holiday rental property for large group"
Recently spent a weekend in the White House to celebrate my dad's 80th birthday. There was plenty of space for all the extended family, all rooms were spacious and the kitchen was an excellent si… More
28 Aug 2013
"Absolutely Amazing....The Perfect Party House!!!"
I rented The White House for a surprise 40th Birthday weekend for my husband and what an awesome surprise it turned out to be. A group of 12 of us stayed the entire weekend and were joined by friends and family on the saturday for a BBQ and pool party. It was fantastic, the rooms were beautiful, the downstairs space open, large and well furnished (we particularly loved the orangery). The outside area perfect for entertaining everyone adults and children alike and the pool was HOT which was a definate bonus. I will definitely be going back at some point!! We also hired a hot tub for the weekend which Sarah was happy to help me with the delivery and collection. If I were you I would add this on....It was a highlight of the weekend, I think we got 10 people in it at one stage!!! On another note the help and support Sarah Clake gave throughout was fantastic, answering all my little OCD questions prior to our arrival was really helpful and assisted me as organiser to plan everything to run smoothly!!! THANK YOU WE LOVED It!!!!!! xx
23 Jun 2013
"Fantastic Family Party House"
Perfect for twelve family members from eight months to eighty years, to enjoy each others' company in luxurious surroundings. A black tie dinner was the highlight, catered by Bensons of Broadway. Every mouthful was delicious and the celebratory croquembouche was a triumph.
9 May 2013
"5 star accommodation and 5 star service"
Stayed here for a weekend with a group of friends - 10 adults, 4 kids, baby and a dog. Accommodation was amazing and couldnt fault it for large family gatherings etc. Weather wasnt really suited to swimming but 2 of the kids braved the pool and they had a great time.
Picturesque villages nearby and pub at Blockley did lovely Sunday lunch for large group at short notice.
Sarah at GIVE properties couldnt have been more helpful and even posted back a teddy bear that was accidently left behind.
11 Jan 2013
"An absolutely perfect getaway house"
Stayed here with a group of friends for a few nights over the New Year 2012/13. Perfect party house, in a beautiful location, would highly recommend. Bedrooms are all a really good size and nicely dec… More
4 Oct 2011
"Perfect for classy groups!"
I've stayed in this house previously for a friend's 30th and chose to go back there for my hen party. This house is stunning & has good privacy. There is plenty of room for loads of people… More
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