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Birch House, Shepherds Way – Home 105670 Cottage

  • 4 bedrooms
  • 8 sleeps
  •  min stay varies

Birch House, Shepherds Way – Home 105670

  • Cottage
  • 4 bedrooms
  • sleeps 8
  •  min stay varies

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Cottage / 4 bedrooms / 3 bathrooms / sleeps 8

Key Info

  • Child friendly
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

Description from owner


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  • Great for children of all ages
  • No pets allowed
  • High chair available

Bed & bathroom

  • Bedroom 1: King Bed
    Bedroom 2: Double Bed
    Bedroom 3: 2 Single Beds
    Bedroom 4: 2 Single Beds
  • 1 Family bathroom, 2 En suites


  • Wi-Fi available
  • Private garden
  • Patio
  • Internet access
  • Central heating
  • Table tennis
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Clothes dryer
  • Iron
  • High chair available
  • TV
  • DVD player
  • CD player
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided
  • Housekeeping Included

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  • Parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users


Check in time:16:00, Check out time:10:00
If you have any questions about check-in or check-out times, please contact the owner/manager.
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About the owner

Samantha M.
Average reply time:
1 hour 2 minutes
Response rate:
Calendar updated::
19 Jun 2017
Years listed:
Based in:
United Kingdom
Overall rating:

Languages spoken: English

This Cottage has 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms and sleeps 8. It’s been listed on Holiday Lettings since 30 Oct 2009. Located in Cotswolds, it has 29 reviews with an overall rating of 4.5. The average weekly rate varies from £795 to £1750.

The Owner has a response rate of 95% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 19 Jun 2017.


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“large attractive house in perfect situation”

Reviewed 9 Nov 2013

our family of 5[5 adults+2 small children] found birch house a fabulous place to stay. the house was spotless,large and thoughtfully set up. a welcome package was on the table,shelves stacked with child and adult games,and the cupboards contained tea coffee etc,even a coffee machine was available for use. the owner was extremely helpful whenever we needed anything before and during our stay. the beautiful village of stow was a 7 minute walk away[by a lane way at the top of the street] and the many villages of the cotswolds were well within reach. i would happily go back here.

“Fantastic location and lovely homely touches”

Reviewed 6 Nov 2012

This house was perfect for our girls weekend away. We parked the car on Friday and did not use it again till we left on Sunday. The house is ideally located for exploring Stow and with lots of great shops, restaurants, cafes and pubs we had everything we needed for a great weekend. The house is lovely with a great kitchen with large table, the rooms are all good sized and well equiped.

“Home-away-from-home in Stow”

Reviewed 16 Oct 2012

We absolutely loved The Birch House! It felt just like a home-away-from-home. The cottage has a large living room and kitchen on the ground floor with everything you could ever need to cook. There are also a full-size washer & dryer for laundry, which worked great. Upstairs are 4 bedrooms (2 en-suite). We stayed in the "master" bedroom with en-suite bathroom. (The cottage can sleep 8-10, but it was also perfect for the two of us!) The bed was very comfortable, and there were plenty of pillows to choose from to find the right one. The only complaint is that the television was set a little low to watch from bed; but that's only an issue if wanting to lounge in bed and watch TV (there's a great TV in the living room with really comfy couches to lounge on as well.) The bathroom was nice and roomy with separate shower & tub - it was always the warmest room in the house as well, with its nice heated towel rack! The parking was a breeze - our rental car ended up being a bit big for the driveway, but we never had trouble getting a spot around the side of the house. The combination code door-lock is ingenious! We never had to worry about remembering to take the key (just the code, which wasn't a problem!) The other great thing about The Birch House is its location. It seems to sit in the middle of a neighborhood with everyday folks, which is neat. Plus it's just a 4-5 minute walk into town down a couple of small old sheep-rows that are pretty well-lit at night. We enjoyed the walk to/from the town for dinner each night. A great thanks to Julian for providing so much great information about Stow and the house! The little town map definitely came in handy, especially when we first arrived and had to actually find the cottage. All the info about restaurants and grocery stores was spot on and very helpful. If we are ever back in Stow, we would not hesitate to book the Birch House again!

“Lovely comfortable house in an ideal location”

Reviewed 23 Jul 2012

We stayed at Birch House with a group of friends and their small children. The house was clean, spacious, well equipped and comfortable, its an ideal house for families or a group of friends staying together, lots of room for everyone and ample parking for our three cars. The main bonus for us was its location, the shops, restaurants and pubs are a short stroll away - easy to pop out for forgotten shopping and more importantly there is no need to worry about taxis or having a designated driver when you fancy a tipple with lunch or dinner. It's also perfect for exploring the rest of the beautiful villages in the Cotswolds. Will definitely be back.

“Lovely cottage, in great location for walks, shops and restaurants”

Reviewed 15 Jul 2012

Lovely cottage in great location for walks, shops and restaurants. Very well equipped in the kitchen, board games and dvds available for rainy days. Small selection of kids toys to keep them entertained. Me and 7 of my girl friends stayed here for 2nights, with 8 girls having 4 bathrooms was ideal! Very spacious and comfortable..would highly recommend! Nice little touches such as cake and milk for cups of tea on arrival!!

“Great location, great for group get togethers”

Reviewed 28 Jun 2012

Birch House is brilliantly located, just steps from the main square and more real ale pubs with great food than you can raise a glass to. We loved the size of the house - perfect for group get togethers. The kitchen table was large enough for 8 people (or more) to spend many happy hours all together around it, and having 4 bathrooms made a group stay practical and comfortable. Having the washer dryer was another great practical touch. The beds and sofas were all super comfortable. The bedroom carpets could do with a clean though and it was a problem for us that the bins only get emptied once every 2 weeks and the previous people clearly hadn't put the bins out as requested as the bins were all completely full when we arrived, so disposing of garbage was tricky. Maybe the local housekeeper / supervisor could make sure the bins are put out on time? Other than that, great rental.

“Fabulous House”

Reviewed 6 Feb 2012

Our stay at Birch House coincided with my 60th birthday (end of January) and we couldn't have chosen a better location. We arrived on an icy cold evening and the house felt warm and welcoming. Spacious, clean and very well equipped. Conveniently situated just a few minutes walk from the market square with a good selection of pubs and restaurants. We would definitely return to Birch House in the future.

“An excellent property in a central location”

Reviewed 31 Jan 2012

Fantastic property that met every need for our party of 5 adults and a 20 month old. All facilities and utilities were first class, heaps of space and the property was well maintained. A lovely location for both the village shops and pubs and Stow in the Wold is central to all of the surrounding villages. Great for day tripping. We will visit again in the summer. Geoff Campbell New Zealand

“Excellent accomodation for two families staying together”

Reviewed 27 Sep 2011

Great house for a family holiday. We stayed with friends, so four adults, four teenage girls. Really great accomodation, plenty of space, family bathroom, two en-suites. Privacy therefore good, separate lounge & kitchen/diner area very good for socialising. Table tennis table in garage was great. Wi-fi handy. Two double beds plus two twin rooms. Clean and modern. Walking distance into Stow. It's a quiet/quaint area but if it is right for you then this property is unlikely to disappoint. Excellent communication from the owner, and lots of tips on places to eat etc. Local Chinese was great, as was fish and chip shop and local pubs/cafes. All in all good value in our view and would definitely go back. Guest book suggests people usually have a good time.

“Wonderful Cotswold Base”

Reviewed 2 Jun 2011

We decided to spend a long weekend in the Cotswold with our family of 8 including parents and stayed at Birch House in Stow on the Wold. Stow is a beautiful town in the Cotswold and Birch House is a 2 minute walk from the centre so is ideally placed. Also Stow is not far from many other wonderful villages in the Cotswolds so makes an ideal base from which to do excursions. The kitchen/diner is perfect and all the family could sit around the table comfortably. The lounge is a little small and there is a small patio area in the back i.e. no garden but it was extremely comfortable, very well looked after and we spent most of the time in the property sat in the kitchen anyway. We will definitely go back to the Cotswolds and will hopefully stay at Birch House again.

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