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Blakemans House House

  • 3 bedrooms
  • 6 sleeps
  • 7 nights min stay

Blakemans House

Very Good 4/5 Very Good – based on 6 reviews

  • House
  • 3 bedrooms
  • 6 sleeps
  • 7 nights min stay

Description from owner

Description

Blakemans House is the archetypal Cotswold holiday home. Its mellow 18th Century Cotswold stone frontage hides a luxurious haven of tranquillity. Entering the house from the Lower High Street one is immediately in the heart of the property, the sunny south facing sitting room with its log burning stove, comfortable sofas and wall mounted flat screen TV. From its kitchen fit for a chef, to the solid oak conservatory dining room, to the his and hers basins in the main bedroom's en suite and the multi room audio and visual system, everything has been designed to make your stay a memorable one.The house is ideally situated for sampling the good selection of pubs, bistros, restaurants and tea shops in Chipping Campden and for browsing the interesting small shops and galleries. It also provides an ideal base for exploring the North Cotswolds, Oxford, Blenheim Palace and Stratford upon Avon.

Further details

Booking conditions can be viewed with the Booking Form and are

Blakemans House is the archetypal Cotswold holiday home. Its mellow 18th Century Cotswold stone frontage hides a luxurious haven of tranquillity. Entering the house from the Lower High Street one is immediately in the heart of the property, the sunny south facing sitting room with its log burning stove, comfortable sofas and wall mounted flat screen TV. From its kitchen fit for a chef, to the solid oak conservatory dining room, to the his and hers basins in the main bedroom's en suite and the multi room audio and visual system, everything has been designed to make your stay a memorable one.The house is ideally situated for sampling the good selection of pubs, bistros, restaurants and tea shops in Chipping Campden and for browsing the interesting small shops and galleries. It also provides an ideal base for exploring the North Cotswolds, Oxford, Blenheim Palace and Stratford upon Avon.

Further details

Booking conditions can be viewed with the Booking Form and are on the Campden Cottages website. Arrival time is 4.00 p.m. onwards and departure time by 10.00 a.m.

Blakemans has been awarded 4 star Quality in Tourism.

Further details indoors

The front door opens into the “L” shaped sitting room. In the main body of the room there is comfortable seating for 6. The main fireplace is non working. However, in the “leg” of the room there is a woodburning stove. This fully carpeted room faces is light and sunny. Large, wall mounted flat screen TV with Sky. DVD player. Bose sound system throughout the houseThe well planned kitchen has cream cupboards, granite worktops and a solid oak breakfast bar. There is a large Mercury range cooker gas hob (with special wok ring) and electric ovens and stainless steel extractor fan. Miele dishwasher. Amana American style side by side fridge freezer with ice cube maker. Microwave, cafetiere, Duralit toaster. TelevisionA door from the sitting room leads into the Utility Room with a Bosch washing machine and Bosch tumble dryer.From the kitchen enter the recently built Solid Oak Conservatory Dining Room. The modern style glass topped dining table has a craftsman made wrought iron base and matching chairs. French doors all down one side open on to the paved area of the garden which is surrounded by drystone Cotswold walling. TelevisionStairs lead up from the sitting room to the first floor landing.BEDROOM TWO WITH EN SUITE/FAMILY BATHROOMThis is a good size room with a 5’ wide double sleigh bed and bedside tables. The lovely original elm polished wood floor is further enhanced with two sheepskin rugs. Fitted cupboards down one side of the room provide ample storage space. Mahogany chest of drawers and ladies armchair. Television. A door from this room leads directly into the bathroom which can then be used as an en suite bathroom.FAMILY/EN SUITE BATHROOM WITH BATH AND WALK IN SHOWERA luxurious room that can be reached either through the door from the landing or through the door from Bedroom Two. It contains a white bathroom suite with marble surrounds, a walk in shower, WC and heated towel rail. There is underfloor electric heating.BEDROOM THREEThs twin bedroom has two 3’ wide iron bedsteads in an ivory colour, fitted cupboards and a chest of drawers. Again this is a good size room with windows on two sides. TelevisionStairs from the landing lead upwards to:BEDROOM ONE WITH EN SUITE BATHROOM WITH BATH AND SHOWERA large, light room with full height sloping ceilings, a mass of exposed beams and windows on two sides. 5’ wide double sleigh bed and bedside tables. Flat topped desk and chair. Kidney shaped antique dressing table. Fitted cupboards on two sides. TelevisionA door leads into the en suite bathroom.Spoil yourself with the two basins, walk in shower, wc and bath – all surrounded in marble. Tiled floor with underfloor heating. Heated towel rail.

Further details outdoors

GardenThe garden is reached from the oak conservatory dining room and is on 3 levels. The first and middle level are paved, the top level is grass with herbaceous borders. There is a garden table, chairs and umbrella (not shown). The middle level has ground level lighting. Barbecue. During the term time as it is next to the primary school you will be able to here the children during their breaks.There are public parking spaces in the street outside Blakemans with no time limit and no charges.

Location description from owner

The Cotswolds region

The North Cotswolds is a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty with rolling hills and many beautiful little villages to wander around and explore. Broadway and Chipping Campden are nearby with easy access to Stow on the Wold and Bourton on the Water Also, only a short drive away are Shakespeare's Stratford upon Avon, Warwick Castle and Blenheim Palace. There are many gardens to visit in the area including Hidcote Gardens, owned by the National Trust.

Chipping Campden

Chipping Campden is a small market town built largely by medieval merchants from wealth gained from the wool trade. When coming from the A44 you have an outstanding view and, upon entering the town, you are welcomed by many thatched cottages. One of the most charming and unspoilt of the Cotswold towns, it is often described as having the most perfect High Street in England, with it’s beautiful honey coloured stone buildings dating from the 14th to the 17th centuries. The Market Hall (now in the care of the National Trust) is an imposing open sided stone arched building, erected in 1627 to provide shelter for the local produce market.Visitors are welcome in the Old Silk Mill and the workshop of Harts (Gold and Silversmiths) who are descendants of C R Ashbee’s Guild. There is a wide range of interesting small shops and a large variety of good restaurants, tea rooms, hotels and pubs offering both traditional English and international cuisine.For those keen on walking there are many public footpaths including the Cotswold Way which starts in Chipping Campden and goes to Bath.For those enjoy visiting gardens, the Ernest Wilson Memorial Garden in Campden is open 7 days a week with free entry. Only two miles away is Hidcote Garden, owned by the National Trust and world renowned. Situated nearly opposite Hidcote is Kiftsgate Garden which is well worth a visit and there are many more gardens in the area as wellTOURSGuide Friday - Around Stratford-upon-Avon and Cotswold villages in vintage open top coaches. Oxford Classic Tour - Guided Tour of Oxford and the Colleges. Guided Tours of Chipping Campden - These walks will take place each Wednesday during July, August and September. Meet at the Market Hall, Chipping Campden for a 1.30pm start for tours led by Cotswold Voluntary Wardens. For further details contact Mike and Ann Colcomb on 01386 832131 Cheltenham Walking Tours - The official tourist office guide will bring history to life and keep you entertained as you stroll for 90 minutes through the best of Regency Cheltenham. Start point Cheltenham Tourist Information Centre, The Promenade 11.00 am.CASTLES & MANOR HOUSESBroughton Castle, near Banbury (Where Shakespeare in Love was filmed); Chastleton House (NT) Moreton-in-Marsh; Chedworth Roman Villa (NT); Snowshill Manor (NT;, Kelmscott Manor (William Morris) Sudeley Castle, Winchcombe; Blenheim Palace, Woodstock ; Upton House (NT), Middle Tysoe; Warwick Castle; Anne Hathaways Cottage and Shakespeare’s birthplace, Stratford upon Avon; Stanway House and Fountain, Stanway.FOR FAMILIES/CHILDRENCotswold Wildlife Park, Burford; Birdland Park and Gardens, Bourton on the Water; Cotswold Motoring, Museum (home of Brum), Bourton on the Water; Hatton Country World, Dark Lane, Hatton, Warwick ;Miniature Village, Bourton on the Water ; Cotswold Falconry Centre, Batsford Park, Moreton in Marsh ; New Recreation Ground, Chipping Campden ; Cotswold Farm Park, Guiting Power (Adam Henson) ;Broadway Tower and Country Park ; The Cotswold Countryside Collection at Northleach; , The National Waterways Museum at Gloucester Docks; The Soldiers of Gloucestershire at Gloucester Docks ; Butterfly Farm, Stratford upon Avon ; Gloucester Warwickshire Steam Railway, Toddington.THEATRESRoyal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford upon Avon Swan Theatre, Stratford upon AvonEveryman Theatre, Cheltenham Chipping Norton Theatre, Chipping Norton OTHER AREAS OF INTEREST Chipping Campden Morris Men - Traditional English Ritual Folk Dancing, Horse Racing at Cheltenham and Stratford upon Avon, Hire a rowing boat, punt or go on a cruise at Stratford upon Avon.WALKINGChipping Campden is the start of the Cotswold Way, which goes all the way to Bath. There are many lovely walks in this area. All of our cottages have an Information File with lots of circular walks in the area for you to enjoyGOLFBrailes Golf Club, Sutton Lane, Brailes, near Banbury, Broadway Golf Club. Willersey Hill, Broadway, Burford Golf Club, Burford, The Wychwood Golf Club, Lyneham, Nr Chipping Norton, Chipping Norton Golf Club, Southcombe, Chipping Norton, Naunton Downs Golf Club, Stow Road, Naunton, Stow-On-The-Wold, Vale Golf And Country Club, Bishampton, near Evesham. Cleeve Hill Golf Club, Cleeve Hill, Cheltenham (visitors welcome).RIDINGJill Carenza Equestrian Ltd, Washpool Equestrian Centre, Stanton, Near Broadwaywww.cotswoldsriding.co.uk/Durham Farm Riding School, Chastleton, Moreton in Marsh, GL56 0SZ www.cotswoldriding.co.ukWoodlands Glebe Farm, Wood Stanway, Winchcombewww.woodstanway.co.ukChipping Campden Leisure Centre, Chipping Campden School - Swimming Pool, badminton, multi-gym, tennis courts.TENNISTennis Courts are at The Recreation Ground, George Lane, Chipping Campden, GL55 6DANon residents can use the courts Mon - Fri 9.00am to 1.00pm. http://www.chippingcampdentennis.co.uk/Use_of_courts.html CYCLINGCotswold Country Cycles, near Chipping Campden www.cotswoldcountrycycles.com, Cotswolds Cycle , Chipping Campden www.cyclecotswolds.co.uk, Elite Bike Hire of Broadway www.elitetravelofbroadway.com Hartwells Cycle Hire, Bourton-on-the- Water www.hartwells.supanet.com, Burford Bike Hire, Burford Tel: +44 (0)7971 363571 or +44 (0)1993 823326, Stow Cycle Hire, Stow-on-the-Wold Tel: +44 (0)1451 870425 B.D. Jeffrey, The Toy Shop, Moreton-in-Marsh Tel: +44 (0)1608 650756.

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Key Info

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

Families

  • Great for children of all ages
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Cot available
  • High chair available

Bed & bathroom

  • 2 Double Beds, 2 Single Beds, 1 Cot available
  • 1 Family bathroom, 1 En suite

Amenities

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Private garden
  • BBQ
  • Internet access
  • Central heating
  • Fireplace
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Clothes dryer
  • Iron
  • High chair available
  • TV
  • Satellite TV
  • DVD player
  • CD player
  • Telephone
  • Hair dryer
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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Access

  • Parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

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Payment
This owner does not use online booking. Please contact them and they will be able to offer you a secure way to pay for your stay. Never pay for your holiday rental by wire transfer (such as Western Union or Moneygram) as this type of payment is untraceable.
Smoking
No smoking at this property
Cancellation policy
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About the owner

Beverley Needham (Property Manager Campden Cottages)
Calendar updated:
25 Apr 2016
Years listed:
5
Based in:
United Kingdom

Languages spoken: English


This House has 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and sleeps 6. It’s been listed on Holiday Lettings since 18 Jul 2012. Located in Cotswolds, it has 6 reviews with an overall rating of 4. The average weekly rate varies from £961 to £1555.

The property’s calendar was last updated on 25 Apr 2016.

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“Great Home in a Great Town”

Reviewed 4 Dec 2013

A wonderful experience, we loved the large beds in the two large bedrooms, double shower heads in both bathrooms as well as a hand shower in the bathtub, a very modern interior for an older home. All mod cons including dishwasher, washer and drier. A large separate dining area with a table that comfortably seated eight. We enjoyed the Pubs, Butty's Cafe for breakfast and sandwiches and the One Stop convenient store that were all in short walking distance. TV's in every room with satellite programming that we didn't watch much but were great for the kids on a couple of rainy days. The WiFi internet allowed me to do a little business and check out local attractions, all in all we were very happy with the home and the price!

We love Blakemans House too but it's good to have our views confirmed. Thank you for taking the time to write such a full and positive review.

“Beautiful house and location will all the creature comforts you enjoy at home”

Reviewed 8 Dec 2012

My criteria for a trip is usually I wouldn't want to stay somewhere that I was less comfortable that I am at home. At Blakemans House we were not dissapointed in anyway. It's a beautiful home in an idyllic location just off the village centre with everything you could need for a restful stay. We would would highly recommended and wouldn't hesitate to stay again.

We think it is beautiful too! Good to have it confirmed in an independent review

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