Cottage | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 2
Luxuriously kitted out, The Stables offers a large upstairs double bedroom with a king-size bed and palatial en-suite bathroom with a roll top cast iron bath positioned next to the window so you can gaze out over the orchard while having a relaxing soak. Designed for comfort the bathroom also has a large shower and an armchair next to the bath to make it a social affair!!
Downstairs the open-plan kitchen and living area are flooded with light from the three old stable door openings, now converted into large windows to make the most of the fantastic view. The kitchen is well equipped with a fridge freezer, cooker and dishwasher and the woodburner in the corner of the living area invites you to snuggle down in front of the fire.
This Gloucestershire holiday cottage offers a wealth of extras including an Ipod Station, Wi-Fi access, unlimited wood supply and the use of mountain bikes.
For a full list of additional facilities visit the owners’ web page (via the link above) or contact the owner.
Guests are welcome to collect their own chicken and duck eggs for breakfast and, of course, there will be some fantastic bacon on offer from our rare breed Gloucestershire Old Spots! Outside the Stables there is a large patio and barbeque area where amidst the sound of brook a few feet away you will be able to relax with a glass of wine without being overlooked by anyone at all. It is your own private orchard for you to enjoy, only sharing with a couple of pheasants, chickens and ducks. Parking area provided.
The cottage is on the edge of the Gloucestershire Cotswolds is in a perfect location for weekend breaks in the Cotswolds. Away from frantic city living it offers an antidote to the bustle of modern living – a real rural retreat.
Within walking distance is the village of Kingswood with its own pub and village shop, and also close by is the charming town of Wotton Under Edge with a fantastic array of independently owned shops and pubs as well as an outdoor swimming pool in summer. The owners of The Stables provide mountain bikes on request.
There are many great walks along the Cotswold Edge from the farm without ever going on the road.
Many great local attractions including the beautiful estates of Dyrham Park and Newark Park, the antique mecca of Tetbury, the historical spa town of Bath, the fabulous city of Bristol, Westonbirt Aboretum, Slimbridge Wetland Centre and many more, are all within half an hours drive. The Stables are also great to use as a base for nearby events such as Badminton Horse Trials and Cheltenham Races.
|Size||Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||2 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Bristol Airport 48 km, Nearest railway: Bristol Parkway Rail Station 29 km|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, DVD player|
|General||TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 En suites|
|Furniture||Double beds (1), Dining seats for 2, Lounge seats for 5|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, BBQ, Bicycles available|
The Central England/Cotswolds region
Central England are and the Cotswolds area are popular areas renowned for their picturesque towns and rolling fields
This beautiful area is one of England's favourite destinations; famous for hundreds of honey-colour limestone villages in a beautiful rural setting.
Wotton Under Edge
Wotton-under-Edge is a charming country town, tucked away under the Southern edge of the Cotswolds, equidistant from Gloucester and Bristol, Cheltenham and Bath, only a few miles from the M4 (Junction 18) and M5 (Junction 14).
For those enjoying a slower mode of transport, the Cotswold Way National Trail passes through the town, along the main shopping streets which are packed with small family run shops selling an amazing range of goods. The town also offers a wide range of services and places to eat.
Wotton is a hospitable, thriving and lively place, with interesting and historic buildings. Many visitors fall in love with this ancient town, which still embodies many of the features of small town life which have disappeared in bigger places. Life has a gentler pace - explore for yourself !