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The Old School House


Excellent 5/5 Score from 6 reviews

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, located in a prominent position in the heart of the village overlooking the picturesque River Eye, ford and St Peter's Church.

Built in 1846, The Old School House has been beautifully restored without disturbing its original charm. The accommodation is arranged over two floors, it is very well presented and spacious with period features including stone mullioned windows, flagstone flooring, exposed beams and a wood burning stove.

It has its own secluded LAWNED GARDEN as well as a PATIO DINNING area with a BBQ.

The cottage provides accommodation for up to 7 people plus a travel cot.

Designated parking right outside the front gate.

Electricity, central heating, WIFI, bedlinen & towels included.

Sky TV.

Pub within 1 mile


Large Separate Entrance Hall / Boot Room

Sitting Room with wood burner (comfortable seating for 8 adults plus upholstered ottoman)

Dinning Room - sits 10, iPod docking station

Separate Eat-in Kitchen - sits comfortably 4, fully equipped, el. hob, oven, integrated dishwasher, larder fridge, kettle, toaster, Jura coffee machine

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

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

Shower Room & Toilet


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)


Family Bathroom


Lawned garden surrounded by traditional Cotswold stone walls with various seating areas

Paved patio dining area 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 free of charge

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

Four large baskets of logs per week included in the price

Free WiFi

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

Size Sleeps up to 7, 3 bedrooms
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 1-6 of 6

20 Oct 2014


"Superb property and location"

Lovely house full of character, Wonderful location in the village with gorgeous views of the river and ford. Lovely welcome. Can not recommend enough.… More

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:22 Nov 2014

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