Once part of the local village brewery, "Half Pint Cottage" packs a lot into its tiny size.Completely refurbished in 2012,it provides ultra modern facilities alongside period Victorian features, cotswold stone walls and old beams. With lovely views from all windows, a cosy lounge, modern oak fitted kitchen and dining area, and a bedroom tucked under the eaves, this is country living in style. What's more there's a pretty cottage garden out front to relax in.
Situated in the five valleys area of the Cotswolds, this is a perfect venue for enjoying long country walks, or visiting Cotswold villages , manor houses, and national trust gardens. .
|Size||Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 shower room|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||1 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Heathrow 150 km, Nearest railway: Stroud 3 km|
|Notes||Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner, No smoking at this property|
|Luxuries||Fireplace, Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Furniture||Double Beds (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Private garden, BBQ|
|Access||Not suitable for wheelchair users|
|Further details outdoors|
A cottage garden is situated to the front of the property, recently re-landscaped to provide a new patio area, footpaths, dry stone walling and flower beds. A table, chairs, and charcoal barbecue are provided for your enjoyment, as well as a" tidyspin" for drying washing.Parking is to be found alongside the nearby Bell Inn.
The village of Selsley is situated on the western edge of the Cotswolds in the region of the " Five Valleys" which converge on the town of Stroud.
This is a beautiful area of gentle rolling hillsides, deciduous forests, and pretty Cotswold villages of honey coloured stone. There are a number of interesting manor houses and gardens to explore close by, as well as
the arboretum at Westonbirt; Slimbridge Bird Sanctuary; Regency Cheltenham; Gloucester Docks; Cirencester Abbey; and many famous Cotswold villages such as Bibury and Bourton on the Water.
You will find a guide to local National Trust properties in the cottage, including nearby Woodchester Park, as well as other local guide books and O.S. maps.
Selsley is an interesting village with a working farm, Elizabethan manor house, and Parish Church, renowned for its wonderful stained glass windows created by William Morris, Burne Jones et al.
The village is situated on the edge of a vast common, which affords wonderful views towards Wales and the Severn estuary, as well as the five valleys around Stroud.
There are two fine seventeenth century inns within easy walking distance of the cottage. The Royal Oak at North Woodchester, and our very own "local," "the Bell Inn at Selsley, just up the road( This is currently being refurbished and due to re-open as a pub/fine restaurant and farm shop in October 2013.)
Selsley is situated on the edge of Stroud, renowned for its Saturday farmers' market, where you can buy anything from free range eggs and locally made sausages, to olives and local cider.
Stroud also offers an exciting range of wholefood cafés, while in the surrounding villages such as Nailsworth and Painswick you will find excellent fare in pubs, bistro bars and restaurants. The famous Woolpack pub, frequented by Laurie Lee(Cider with Rosie), is to be found at Slad, set in a beautiful valley on the edge of Stroud.
There are a number of festivals held year round within the region. These include Cheltenham Gold Cup, Cheltenham Jazz and Literary Festivals, Badminton Horse Trials ,Stroud Country Fair, and not least our Selsley summer fete.