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Very Good 4/5 4 reviews

Cottage | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 6

Key Info
  • Nearest beach 25 km
  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car not necessary
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden

A 400 year old three storey Cotswold stone cottage located in the village of Brimscombe 2 miles from the main town of Stroud which provides an ideal base for exploring the Cotswolds and further afield

The cottage has a wealth of exposed stone walls & beams but has been modernised to a very good standard & has full gas central heating throughout

Private parking off road for two cars

GROUND FLOOR , Lounge/ diner 11ft 6in by 17 ft with 4 seater leather settee & armchair ,dining table with 5 dining chairs ,exposed beams & stone walls with window seat for two

The floor is tiles in slate & has underfloor electric heating wall mounted TV with free sat . there is also a solid fuel stove

Kitchen 8ft by 9 ft with 4 burner gas hob , electric oven & grill, electric kettle ,toaster. microwave , washer /dryer & integrated fridge

GARDEN terraced garden with patio , large area of raised decking , various fruit trees ,patio set & BBQ

FIRST FLOOR double bedroom 14ft by 9ft 6 in with bedside cabinets with reading lamps large fitted wardrobe

bathroom 7ft by 6 ft fully tiled with bath & mira electric shower over

SECOND FLOOR Large family room 16ft x 15ft & 15ft high with many exposed beams . one double & two single beds with bedside cabinets reading lamps & hanging rail

PLEASE NOTE DUE TO VERY STEEP STAIRS, LOW CEILINGS & UNEVEN FLOORS THIS COTTAGE IS NOT SUITABLE FOR THE INFIRM

Size Sleeps up to 6, 2 bedrooms
Nearest beach inland beach at South Cerney 25 km
Will consider House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car not necessary
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Heathrow 160 km, Nearest railway: Stroud 4 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, Internet access
General Central heating, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron
Utilities Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture Single beds (2), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Private garden, BBQ
Access Parking

The Central England/Cotswolds region

Stroud is based in the south Cotswolds & makes an ideal base to explore the whole area

Gloucester with its famous cathedral is only 8 miles away while Cheltenham famous for its racing & regency buildings is 12miles

The worldfamous city of Bath which is listed as a World Heritage sight is only 28 miles & can be reached by car in 40 minutes

Stroud itself is famous for its cafe culture & the bohemian lifestyle of many of its residents

The farmers market has regularly been voted the best in Britain & the first organic cafe in the Uk is here

Many of the villages around Stroud are as scenic as any in the Cotswolds but less well known . They are therefore less commercialised & far more authentic

Stroud has a large landscaped park called Stratford Park With both indoor & outdoor swimming pools . there is also a multi plex cinema in the town & a theatre

The many famous towns of the upper Cotswolds ie Bourton on the waster , Upper & lower Slaughter & Cirencester are within 40 minutes drive

Within 1 mile of the cottage is Minchenhampton common an area of open land covering a area of over 500 acres which belongs to the National Trust

Stroud

Local villages within a 10 mile radius that are worth a visit

Painswick ( known as Queen of the Cotswolds )

Bisley no street lamps & a 500 year old pub called "The Bear"

Slad made famous in the book Cider with Rosie by Laurie Lee

Minchenhampton ( home village os Princess Anne 0

Tetbury ( home town of Prince Charles 0

Nailsworth the local foodie centre

Chalford famous for its steet narrow & winding roads

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Review 1-4 of 4

31 Dec 2013

5/5

"loved this place."

The wife and i have stayed here a few times and we all-ways have a brilliant time in this homely cottage. we both love the character of the place and we could not have asked for more. placed in a idea… More

30 Dec 2013

1/5

"Tiny cottage,in need of full reburbishment, not suitable for rent."

Whilst this appears to be a quaint cottage , and probably suits the owners needs , it is not suitable for rent as a holiday cottage. Its quaint look covers the fact that anyone over 6 feet tall , will… More

The advert for the cottage states quite clearly that it has low ceilings & exposed beams .It also states that the cottage is over 400 years old & it is well known that at that time people were much shorter than today.
In the 22 .years that I have owned this cottage nobody has ever stated that ceiling height was a problem,it is in fact part of the charm of the cottage. The step down into the kitchen is low but is clearly marked & all it requires is is for a little common sense to be applied
I personally am six foot tall and even in the lowest part of the lounge my head does not touch the beam
The oven is electric & 4 years old.Although it can be difficult to see the setting marks clear written instructions are provided next to the cooker which make use easy.
The gas hob is also 4 years old, & if the back jet is not working as claimed then it is news to me & I will have it repaired.I am sorry if this caused a problem
There are no non stick pans at the cottage & never have been.We only use stainless steel.The type of saucepans used can clearly be seen in one of the kitchen photographs
As to the cost of renting the cottage I would like to point out that nobody forced the reviewer to rent it & in fact the price charged was lower than most similar cottages for this period in the area.Also again the advert clearly states that gas & electric are no pay as you go meters & we all know that they are now expensive
Finally please look on the Trip advisor site for this cottage.Here you can see other reviews that this person has submitted.Up until this time all reviews submitted are either POOR or TERRIBLE

14 Nov 2013

5/5

"Cottage full of character"

We had a great time at this cottage. What I liked most was the character of the old cottage with history literally hanging on the walls. For me, I much prefer this type of authentic old place to the m… More

16 Sep 2013

5/5

"delightful cottage perfectly placed for Cotswolds"

well appointed, all I and my son needed, good parking and central to village. real ale pub 150 yards and a good fish and chips120 yards. Stroud has good shopping for anything you forget and walkable i… More

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