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The Old School House

Cottage | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 7

Key Info
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden

DETACHED Grade II listed period house located in an idyllic and sought after village of UPPER Slaughter, overlooking the picturesque River Eye, ford and St Peter's church.

Built in 1846, The Old School House has been updated without disturbing its original charm. The accommodation is arranged over two floors, it is well presented and surprisingly spacious with period features including stone mullioned windows, flagstone flooring, exposed beams and a wood burner. It has its own secluded lawned GARDEN as well as a PATIO DINNING area with a BBQ

The cottage provides accommodation 5 - 7 people - please see detailed description.

Perfect house and destination for a FAMILY, for a ROMANTIC break, for active RAMBLERS or just for an easy RELAXATION in a peaceful, light and noise pollution-free location.


Large Separate Entrance Hall / Boot Room

Sitting Room with wood burner

Dinning Room - sits 10, iPod docking station

Eat-in Kitchen - fully equipped with el. hob, oven, integrated dishwasher, larder fridge, kettle, toaster, Jura coffee machine

Separate Utility Room / Pantry - American fridge freezer with ice making facility, washing machine, tumble dryer, microwave

Play Room / TV Room / Bedroom 3 - overlooking the garden, 50" TV, SKY, DVD player, Nintendo Wii Game Console, sofa bed

Shower Room (WC, basin)


Master Bedroom - double bed

Second bedroom - twin bed

'Victorian' bed - large single bed on the landing, 105cm x 200cm (standard UK single bed size 90cm x 191cm)

Bathroom (bath, WC, basin)


Private lawned garden surrounded by traditional Cotswold stone walls, garden furniture and beautiful views

Paved patio with teak table, chairs & bench (sit min 8)

BBQ (charcoal not provided)


Travel cot, high chair and BabyDan Sleep n Safe Bed Guards available on request

A variety of books, cards and board games as well as outdoor games for all age groups are available

Four large baskets of logs per week included

Free WiFi

Check-in time 3pm / Check-out time 10am (unless agreed otherwise)


Size Sleeps up to 7, 3 bedrooms
Will consider House swap, Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: London Heathrow, Birmingham International, Nearest railway: Kingham (London Paddington 85minutes) 14 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, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, Games room, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 Shower rooms
Furniture 1 Sofa beds, Single beds (3), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 10, Lounge seats for 8
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Private garden, BBQ
Access Parking

The Central England/Cotswolds region

Cotswolds, Gloucestershire, England

Upper Slaughter

Cheltenham 20 miles

Stratford - upon - Avon 24 miles

Oxford 27 miles

Broadway 12 miles

Cirencester 19 miles

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Review 1-5 of 5

6 Sep 2014


"Hidden gem of Cotswolds"

We stayed at the Old School House with two young children, aged 4 and 1. The house is gorgeous, well appointed, and convenient to exploring the area. The village of Upper Slaughter feels really unsp… More

8 Aug 2014


"I'm writing this review very quietly....."

..... as I want The Old School House to be my little secret!!We had a wonderful week and didn't want to come home.A charming house in a wonderful setting. Upper Slaughter is picturesque and is t… More

19 Jul 2014


"Period Property in Historic Village with good accommodation!"

My wife and I stayed here with our 3 children aged 4 to 8 and found it very suitable. We enjoyed the Village location and the quietness with only the muted bells of St Peters church next door to mark… More

9 Jul 2014


"Wonderful holiday in idyllic setting"

It's not often that we don't want to come home after a weeks holiday, but this time we all wished we could stay another week. The house, weather and location were just so perfect.From the mo… More

4 Jun 2014


"A hidden gem"

What a fabulous find - a gorgeous cottage with a beautiful garden on a hill with a view of a little stream. Picture perfect! The location is fantastic in Upper Slaughter, a wonderful village in beauti… More

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Calendar last updated:10 Sep 2014

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