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Cottage | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

Stunning PANORAMIC VIEWS from Hillcrest Cottage. Surely some of the most STUNNING VIEWS in the Cotswolds They are seen from all rooms in the Cottage with 3 sets of double doors opening onto the garden looking down the Golden valley, AONB.

WEEKEND BREAKS and midweek breaks available all year.

Occasionally we offer late deals from our owner website, where our second cottage can be found,each sleeping four guests ,so it could be two groups of 4 guests).

Hillcrest cottage interior has been lovingly furnished by the myself, a Textile Designer owner ....The gorgeous main bedroom has double doors opening onto a balcony where you can enjoy the sun or sparkling lights along the valley by night . "ROMANTIC HEAVEN" .

The cottage is characterful and welcoming, well equipped and well loved!

We welcome to well behaved children but they must be supervised at all times.

The bedrooms are a kingsize with pocket sprung mattress and smaller twin bedded room also with pocket sprung mattresses for comfort and a good nights sleep.

(If you wish to be pampered we have professional beauty /massage treatments, who will come to the cottage. Please ask for details.

information from our Hillcrest-cottage Brimscombe website)

The semi open plan kitchen ,dining and lounge make it pleasurable to cook and be sociable at the same time.

Dishwasher , microwave , toaster, full size fridge and freezer, washing machine ,cooker, hand held whisk, iron etc etc... all the equipment to would expect with out being a slave to the kitchen!

Spacious eating area for 6, with views out to the well kept garden and magnificent views beyond.

Lounge has log burner as well as full central heating and is tastefully decorated.

TV with free view ,stereo, ipod docking station, and shared wifi .

The garden has steps to the BBQ terrace , all taking in the amazing view.

Perfect for a walking holiday; 3 local 18 hole golf courses, good choice of excellent eating out within 2 miles ,weekly AWARD WINNING Farmers Market ,hot-air ballooning, gliding lessons, ART COURSES, horseriding, Gatcombe Park -2 miles, Badminton eventing- 8miles,Cheltenham Gold Cup, MUSIC , FASHION & FOOD festivals; Berkerley castle, Slimbridge, .. so much going on locally you really can "live the area" without going more than a few minutes from the doorstep; antique shopping;good supermarkets including Waitrose, delis, local organic produce.

World famous cheese roll 20 minutues away and Tetbury woolsack races-both on the 2nd May bank holiday.

...and of course an evening at the Stroud brewery with live music and some of the best pizzas..walkable!

It is an amazing apart of the Cotswolds to explore!

Size Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms
Will consider Corporate bookings, House swap, Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 1 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Bristol 45 km, Nearest railway: Stroud 3 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, Video player, CD player
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 4
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ
Access Parking
Further details indoors

WIFI available

Good mobile phone signal

Central heating + log burner

WHITE bedding on pocket sprung mattresses

Bath and over shower, hairdrier,

Spacious Dining table

spacious dining for 6

Lounge seating for 4

Picnic basket and foldaway chairs for "Picnics at Polo"

Complimentary use of travel cot, booster chair with tray,

Loads of things to make it a 'home' for your stay

(A visit to owners website is a must but we maybe able to help with other

cottage recommendations in this gorgeous area if we are booked)

Any queries please email or phone.

Response to emails several times a day.

Further details outdoors

BALCONY ,perfect to enjoy the PANORAMIC views

Lovely well tended garden

STUNNING VIEWS to enjoy all day

Garden lights

Outdoor "rattan" dining table and chairs/wind up parasol

Children's playground with zip wire-3 mins walk away

Walks from the doorstep

Horses , galloway cows and Alfi the donkey next field

Sheltered BBQ terrace below garden lawn

Golf course 1/2 mile

AMAZING countryside

Further details

Our cottages cater for 4 guests+baby in a cot, per cottage.

Sorry but we do not allow animals or smoking in the cottage.

We welcome well behaved children, who must be supervised at all times both inside and outside.

Due to experience, we cannot accept more than 2 children/ babies under the age of 10 in any group.

No smoking in the cottages but there is an ashtray provided for outside use.

Any special requirements must be enquired about before booking, we will always try to accommodate.

Happy to answer any queries to ensure the cottage is right for you.

All we want is that you enjoy your stay in our "home from home" cottage in an idyllic part of the Cotswolds.

The Central England/Cotswolds region

KNOWN as the "undiscovered Cotswolds" , the Cotswolds well kept secret , cherished by those who live here and loved by those who experience it.! A very arty ecclectic mix of people live here and those with an entrpreneurial spirit .. you never know what amazing small business you may find tucked away.

STEPPING OUT for a wintery walk to the 600 acres of NT common land where cows roam freely from May to October across the public golf course too..the STUNNING VIEWS everywhere will just dominate your stay.and from the doorstep too. Brilliant eating out pub/restaurants with open fires and a very friendly community to welcome you. Loads of my personal jottings about where to go locally for eating ,drinking ,walking, visiting in the cottage with loads of pics....When the canal eventually completes its restoration to Brimscombe Port it will be AMAZING!!

This is a very arty area of the Cotswolds with numerous arts, music and food festivals taking place throughout the year. The world famous Cheese Roll and Tetbury Woolsack Races, Gatcombe and Badminton Horse trials, Cheltenham Race festival too. The beautiful Westonbirt Arboretum, Berkley Castle,both with special events and open air concerts.

Brimscombe Port is below us and was once known worldwide as exporter of top quality wool from the Cotswolds, today it is undergoing the very start of restoration, eventually to make the local canals navigable again and finally to link the River Severn to the River Thames, making England navigable by water from west to east!

We have gardens and castles, shopping centres or for antiques and architectural salvage,but are roughly central in the Cotswolds for Bath, Cheltenham, Oxford, Stow, Burford, Cirencester etc

We are happy to help guide /book events for you to help you get the most out of yourstay at our cottages.


The award winning Farmers' Market just 2 miles away in Stroud every Saturday is a brilliant start to any holiday, buzzing with vibrance and atmosphere you will absolutely love it.. Excellent base for a Cotswolds wedding with what must be the best scenery in the Cotswolds, amazing walks with something around every corner!

Ideal location for Gatcombe and Badminton eventing,riding ,gliding,ballooning, waterskiing on lakes, clay pigeon shooting, arts and crafts courses, antiques trail etc - we can help to organise all these for you and much more.

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15 Aug 2014


"Picture Perfect Views!"

Our family of four (2 adults and kids ages 15 and 10) stayed in the cottage for 4 nights in August 2014. We almost didn't rent because we wanted a 2 bathroom place, but don't let that deter… More

26 Nov 2013


"Stunning views, beautiful comfortable cosy cottage, and the host provides a wealth of information to make the most of your stay."

Thoroughly enjoyed our weekend in the Cotswolds and coming 'home' to the cottage every evening. The cottage is located well with panoramic views over the valley towards Stroud. The cottage i… More

We are so very glad you loved your stay at Hillcrest Cottage-that means I have done my job! We dont ask for reviews ( unlike many cottage owners) so that is even better when you have taken the time and trouble-Thank you.
We know we are priviledged to live in such a beautiful & quieter part of the Cotswolds and to share those STUNNING VIEWS with Hillcrest Cottage.
I do try to make it home from home beyond the practical things of our "special" cooker, etc, with the finishing touches.This includes make the childrens bedroom feel welcoming too ... happy children means happy parents.
Today the beautiful views of autumn trees in the sunshine, beckens for me to tend the cottage garden before winter really sets in !
Thank you once again for your review.

7 Apr 2013


"Perfect cottage getaway"

We thoroughly enjoyed our weekend away at the Hillcrest cottage and couldn't have asked for more. The cottage caters for everything including our 10 month old boy. Tricia has put a lot of hard wo… More

Thank you-It is really lovely when guests appreciate the effort I put in behind the scenes. My aim is to ensure that guests can relax into a few days holiday , in this very special part of the Cotswolds (known as the "undiscovered Cotswolds").
I like to put a few things around to ensure babies and children feel at home , knowing that relaxed littleones ,mean relaxed parents.
I hope you tried our award winning Farmers Market on Saturday, if not- it is definitely worth coming back for! Thank you again...Kind regards Tricia

21 Jan 2013


"A wonderful weeekend in the Cotswolds"

We had such a lovely weekend at Hillcrest. It's a delightfully charming cottage in a wonderful location - with glorious views over The Golden Valley. Our hosts, Tricia and Rob, were extremely k… More

Thank you for your lovely comments,we are so pleased you enjoyed your stay and enjoyed those truly glorious views. We hope you managed to sample some of the excellent cuisine locally and try some of my local walks ...even in the snow! Thank you again.

1 Nov 2011


"I am anticipating my return trip with another stay at Hillcrest Cottage"

I recently returned from my first trip to England with fascinating experiences , 1000s of pictures and so many wonderful and fun memories. I had never booked a self-catering holiday rental on-line. My… More

We are really pleased you so enjoyed stay at Hillcrest and would like to stay again. Since your stay ,we have lost one tree in the garden which has turned the STUNNING VIEWS into a truly STUNNING PANARAMA- a real WOW!....(especially from the main bedroom balcony). As always, we endeavour to make the cottage "homely" but with a touch of contemporary style. We look forward to welcoming you back even for a short break , available all year!

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Calendar last updated:18 Sep 2014

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