Cottage | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 2
Our holiday cottage is peacefully situated just outside Stratford upon Avon, in rural Wilmcote. Built and furnished to the highest specification, in a contemporary style, yet retains a wealth of charm and character. The lovely Spanish style family bathroom has a bath and a separate large luxurious shower. There is a spacious and very well equipped kitchen with quality appliances including oven, ceramic hob, washing machine and dishwasher. Beautiful porcelain tiles cover the whole of the ground floor and combined with the skylights and abundant glazing, gives the cottage a lovely light and airy atmosphere.
At the rear of the cottage is the lounge/dining area with vaulted ceiling, spanned by a beautiful oak beam where you can relax on stylish, modern and high quality sofas. Here, light streams in through the large pyramid shaped patio doors leading to your own private South-facing patio, complete with BBQ and garden furniture.
Upstairs, there is stunning mezzanine bedroom, accommodating a King sized bed with fine cotton bed linen.
There is ample off road parking available for guests.
Please note that we also have a self contained bed and breakfast room with ensuite and a double bed (as shown in one of the pictures) which could be used in conjunction with our holiday let, should you wish to stay with another couple or friend. It has been furnished to the same high standard and has superb far-reaching views across open countryside. Please enquire for pricing and availability should you wish to choose this option
|Size||Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||1 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Birmingham International (BHX), Nearest railway: Wilmcote 1 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 3|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, BBQ|
|Further details indoors|
Recently completed to a high standard, the cottage contains the following:
• Heating is provided throughout by underfloor heating. High quality porcelain tiles cover the whole of the ground floor.
• Fully fitted kitchen with all modern conveniences including Bosch washing machine and dishwasher.
• Bathroom:- full-size bath and a very large, separate thermostatic shower. Heated towel rail. Illuminated mirror with shaver point.
• Lounge: with vaulted ceiling spanned with large oak beam illuminated by chandelier and wall lights. High quality bed-settee and armchair. Natural light floods into the lounge dining area through the large pyramid shaped patio doors.
• Dining table with adequate seating for 4 people.
• Wall mounted flat screen T.V. With built-in DVD player. Wireless Broadband.
• Mini Hi Fi with CD player and IPOD docking station
• Small DVD library.
• Mezzanine Bedroom:- King size bed luxuriously appointed with high quality bed linen. LED reading lamps. Bespoke wardrobe. Large chest of drawers. Roman blinds. Velux windows with black out blinds.
• Private south facing patio with garden furniture and BBQ facilities.
• Ample private off road parking. Own private entrance.
|Further details outdoors|
The village has two pubs serving good food, a village store, a quaint church and a train station all within walking distance.
Mary Arden's House (Shakespeare's Mother) is half a mile away in the village centre. There is also a tourist bus which comes through the village and is another suitable form of public transport.
We greet our guests with a welcome pack on arrival, which is included in the tariff.
Various supermarkets deliver to this address.
The Central England/Cotswolds region
Wilmcote is ideally located for touring Shakespeare Country and the lovely Cotswolds. Stratford Upon Avon is 3 miles away, a bustling market town and home to The Royal Shakespeare Theatre and the birthplace of William Shakespeare; England's greatest poet and playwright.
Wilmcote is most famous for Mary Arden's House, the childhood Tudor home of Shakespeare's mother, only 0.5 mile distant.
This is an old village and is listed in the Domesday Book of 1086, but little is known about it between then and the sixteenth century. The Stratford-upon-Avon Canal in 1816 was routed through Wilmcote because of its quarries.
Stratford upon Avon
The Historic town of Stratford-upon-Avon boasts the Birthplace & the 5 family homes of William Shakespeare & his family . Experience the 16th. century life with a day out at Mary Ardens Farm in our village of Wilmcote. Learn about Williams early life & see the beautiful romantic thatched cottage of his wife Anne Hathaway.
The Royal Shakespeare Theatre, recently reopened after extensive refurbishment, is in nearby Stratford where Shakespeare's plays are magnificently presented.
Englands' finest medieval castle, Warwick Castle, is just 15 miles distant. Explore the castle, the dungeons and the fabulous extensive grounds.
There are many outstanding National Trust houses and gardens nearby, including Charlecote Park, Packwood House, Baddesley Clinton, Upton House and Coughton Court. Ragley Hall Estate and Gardens are 10 minutes by car.
Within a short drive are the beautiful Cotswold villages of Chipping Campden, Broadway and Mickleton (home of the Pudding Club). There are the beautiful Hidcote Manor Gardens nearby, Batsford Arboretum, Moreton-in-Marsh with its famous market.
There are many excellent traditional country pubs and fine restaurants serving good food and locally brewed real ales. We will be happy to advise on the best venues to suit your taste.
Birmingham city centre, with its stylish shopping malls, restaurants and Symphony Hall, is about 40 minutes by train. The National Exhibition Centre is approximately 40 minutes drive.
Three Counties Show, Cheltenham and Stratford Racecourses are just some of the additional places to visit.
For those who fancy a more active holiday there's horse riding, clay pigeon shooting, horse racing, fishing, walking, cycling, and there is even gliding at the local gliding club at Snitterfield or microlighting at nearby Long Marston airfield.
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31 Aug 2014
"beautiful little retreat."
Littlelongfields is a gorgeous cottage with everything you could possibly need. Wilmcote is a pretty little village with a handy little store right in the centre. Stratford is a couple of miles away… More
3 Nov 2013
"Fantastic accomodation & ideal for sight seeing. A must stay."
Lovely accommodation and perfect hosts. Wonderful facilities, a home from home. So much to see in this area, and this is the perfect location to use as a base. We will definitely be back.… More
4 Aug 2013
"Tranquil spot away from the tourist hordes!"
My two kids and I stayed here for a month this summer while visiting family in the area and we all loved Little Longfields. Sarah and her family were so friendly and couldn't do enough for us. Th… More
14 May 2013
"Wonderfully comfortable and very well equipped cottage in a great location"
Sarah and Richard have really thought about the needs of guests well. The cottage has everything you could possibly need to enjoy your stay. Starting with a very comfortable bed, beautifully designe… More
16 Apr 2013
"Great, peaceful boutique cottage!!"
I took my wife and 7 month old for a long weekend over Easter for a little 'Family Time'. The cottage was fantastic and very comfortable with everything we needed to feel at home. We would like to thank Sarah for being 'on hand' for anything to make our stay more relaxing.....even though she was on a break herself!! Location was good with a very pleasant walk along the canal in to Stratford upon Avon and the train station was also very handy. My wife and I would definitely like to return in the future.
25 Feb 2013
This is a lovely quiet and very comfortable cottage. Decent size bathroom with a good shower and bath. Well equiped kitchen. Comfortable bed. Great location out of the busy area of Stratford. We did l… More
29 Dec 2012
"Very cosy and comfortable!"
Sarah, our host, was very welcoming and attentive during our weeks stay. The accommodation was stylish, spacious and well equipped and the under floor heating ensured that we were always warm and comfortable despite the grim weather outside.
The cottage is well placed for Stratford and visiting surrounding villages and towns such as Warwick and Leamington. We would definitely stay again if visiting the area and recommend it to others without hesitation.
Thank you Sarah for your kind attention during our stay.
14 Sep 2012
"Just what we wanted"
Very good use of space to create a comortable, modern property in a really good location for visiting Stratford and the surrounding area. The owners were very helpful and we thoroughly enjoyed our stay. We would highly recommend this cottage.
29 May 2012
"Perfect Little Haven"
Treated my parents to a week away in the Cotswolds, self catering was a must but wanted something a little special. What a gem of a find! Spotless, elegently decorated, lovely attention to details, … More
28 May 2012
"A real gem of a find."
A beautifully presented property in a lovely village within walking distance of two pubs and the train service into Stratford which takes approximate 10-15 minutes.
Sarah & Richard were the perfect hosts and nothing was ever too much trouble.
We found the area perfect for walking & cycling, having some of the best countryside in Warwickshire on the doorstep.
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