Cottage | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 2
A superb opportunity to stay in this charming Grade 2 listed self-catering cottage. It is attached to the owners own house(with separate entrance) and set in beautiful gardens. It is fully equipped and furnished to a very high standard that is in keeping with its traditional setting. It is set in a rare location,offering lovely immediate surroundings with the additional benefits of easy access to surrounding towns( Stratford Upon Avon 4 miles, Warwick 6 miles, Cotswolds 30 minutes drive).The cottage offers 1 double bedroom with views over owners garden, large lounge (with gas effect wood burner), kitchen and bathroom with shower. It is in an ideal setting for complete relaxation or for exploring beautiful Warwickshire and all it has to offer. A perfect break at any time of the year.
Perfect for those who appreciate delightful gardens (various National Trust properties nearby) and stunning countryside views. From the kitchen window, Roe deer can be seen roaming in Charlecote Park. There are many lovely walks from the doorstep, maps and advice are available at request. This is an Ideal location for experiencing all the cultural activities this area has to offer (Stratford upon Avon theatre is 5 miles away), all year round.
|Size||Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms|
|Will consider||House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||2 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Birmingham airport 25 km, Nearest railway: Warwick Parkway 10 km|
|Family friendly||Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Jacuzzi or hot tub, Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Satellite TV, 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 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Double beds (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 5|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Private garden, Trampoline|
|Further details indoors|
Fully redecorated in November 2013. The cottage has a mix of contemporary and antique furniture, The Stables provides accomodation of this highest standard whilst maintaining the 'home from home' comforts which make it a unique place to stay.
The kitchen is tastefully decorated and fully equipped with a large fridge-freezer, microwave, electric hob, electric oven, dishwasher, washing machine. Additionally, there is a small table and chairs. Ironing facilities are provided, with a hoover available at request. There is an outdoor washing line for you to use to dry and washing.
The well-equipped bathroom is tiled and includes a powerful Mira shower, with high quality towels and bath robes are provided. There is plenty of additional storage space available.
The lounge area, comprising of a large 3-seater sofa-bed and an additional 2-seater sofa, enjoys lovely views over the attractive gardens. Additionally, the lounge accomodates a large dining table. A gas-effect log burner will provide warmth and cosiness during winter evenings. There is a large flat-screen TV with an extensive Sky Package and a DVD player that accompanies a good range of DVD's. A digital radio and iPod Docking Station will keep music loves entertained, and a large selection of novels, local guides and maps are also available to our guests.
The bedroom is furnished with an antique painted pine double bed. A high-quality mattress and bed linen will maximise comfort for guests, who can enjoy lovely views over the gardens without getting out of bed.
Fresh eggs can be provided form our own chickens at request, and beautiful hand-tied bunches of flowers (grown and arranged by the owner) can be organised on arrival for special occasions.
For more information on facilities and prices, please contact Katriona.
|Further details outdoors|
The hot tub is a wonderful addition to your stay at The Stables. It is a treat at any time of the year. Our guests love it, be it on a lazy summer evening or when it is cold and frosty . The lighting in the hot tub area, with the provision of a fridge to keep your wine chilled and a cd player to listen to your favourite music makes for a lovely romantic experience. There are very few restrictions on its use and there are no extra charge is made for its' use
The cottage has small lawned area adjacent to property with a bench and small table. Sun loungers can be provided. You are free to relax in the owners own beautiful garden.
Private parking area
Safe storage for bikes can be provided.
Nearest pub- Charlecote Pheasant Hotel 5 minutes walk and local pub in Hampton Lucy (5 minutes drive/20 minutes walk)
Views from bedroom window over owners well established, beautiful garden and fields beyond
Welcome tray tea /coffee/biscuits on arrival
Information folder including information on what is available in the area
Free range eggs from own chickens if available.
Beautiful hand tied bunches of flowers grown in owners cutting patch avaialble for that special occasion on request.
During the summer months vegetable and salad can be provided on request.
The Central England/Cotswolds region
The area around Charlecote is steeped in history . It is an area that offers much to do. Stratford upon Avon theatre is nearby , and Warwick Arts centre and Birmingham offer many opportunities for theatre and concerts. Historic sites include those offered in Stratford upon Avon: Shakespeare's birthplace, Ann Hathaway's Cottage, Mary Arden's Cottage. Also nearby, Warwick Castle, Kenilworth Castle. There are many National Trust properties locally including Hidcote, Upton House, Baddesley Clinton. There is excellent shopping nearby including Leamington Spa, Solihull and Birmingham.
Stratford upon Avon
Charlecote is a small village located between Warwick and Stratford Upon Avon. It lies on the edge of Charlecote Park, a Tudor House, with a Capability Brown-designed deer Park now owned by the National Trust. It has been in the Lucy Family for over 700years. Shakespeare is rumoured to have been caught poaching on the estate.
There is an historic working mill in the village. The Pheasant Hotel is situated in the village and there are 2 garden centres that are well worth a visit. The nearest amenities( shops, small supermarkets , petrol, pubs) are at Wellesbourne 1 mile away.
The area is wonderful for walking and cycling with quiet country lanes to cycle ( routes can be provided by the owners) with walks from the doorstep and further afield in the Cotswolds.There is an abundance of good restaurants and good pubs in the area.
Charlecote is only 4 miles from Stratford upon Avon and all it has to offer in terms of culture and eating out. Warwick Arts centre has an excellent theatre and film programme and Birmingham is within easy access if you want a bigger city experience. There are concerts and festivals held in the area notably at Warwick Castle and Ragley Hall.
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6 Aug 2014
The Stables is a beautiful place to stay and I would love to go again. I was taken away for a surprise birthday trip and I was not disappointed at all. The stables were lovely, very clean and well l… More
Glad you had a lovely stay. The hamper idea is really popular. Hope to see you again
11 Jul 2014
"Wonderful, relaxing stay - blissful"
Had a wonderful stay at the Stables, lovely clean home with added luxury of a hot tub. Got up in mornings, had a dip in the hot tub and then sat in the wonderful gardens with a cuppa. Owners were aw… More
Thank you for you review. I am glad that our neighbours were helpful.
19 Jun 2014
Photos do not do this wonderful place justice.Excellent communication with Katriona prior to our stay - which was a surprise for my partner for her birthday.Could not have been more impressed. So pea… More
Thank you! That is a great review. Maybe I should try and improve the photos.
17 Jun 2014
"great cottage to chill out"
What a lovely cottage everything you need is in this cottage , Very well laid out and really nicely decked out.We had a great weekend here and the hot tube was fab the gardens are really well laid out… More
16 Apr 2014
"A wonderful relaxing break !!"
Stayed in this beautiful cottage last weekend with my husband. We had such a relaxing chilled out few days. The cottage is so peaceful, the bed was better than our one at home, it was so quiet, we had… More
We will look forward to seeing you again soon.
6 Apr 2014
"Fantastic little cottage"
We stayed here for three nights for my husbands birthday along with our 13 week old son. We were made to feel really welcome. The cottage is very homely and has all the amenities that you would requir… More
Thank you for your review. You came in spring when the garden also starts to look lovely. Hope you will return.
3 Mar 2014
"A perfect country retreat"
This quaint cottage is the perfect get away for anyone who is looking for a relaxing break, I've stayed here once before with my mum and returned recently for a birthday break with my partner. Th… More
Glad you had a lovely relaxing time. Good news to hear that the bed is very comfortable. Hope to see you again.
24 Dec 2013
"Extremely Well Catered For"
Well furnished fully-functioning cottage, VERY comfortable in design. No interupptions from owners, who are only next door if you ever need them. Hot tub is exclusive to the guests and always on and a… More
Thank you for your review. I am pleased that you emphasize the value of being able to use the hot tub whenever you want to. we impose very few restrictions.
18 Dec 2013
"Comfortable, well equipped and convenient"
The Stables is a lovely apartment attched to the owners house and set in a lovely garden. It is well equipped and very comfortable and had everything that we could wish for. The owners are very friend… More
We try and be as flexible as possible, so we appreciate your response.
16 Dec 2013
"Pictures don't go it justice."
Stayed for a 2 night stay over the weekend. Easy to find, everything perfect. A lot bigger than expected, big bathroom. No complaints. Location was good, not far from Stratford upon Avon or Warwick an… More
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