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Jackdaw Cottage is a charming honey-coloured traditional Cotswold cottage in the village of Blockley

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Overview

Property

Updated: 24-Mar-2017
  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Washing machine
  • Bookable online

About the property

Jackdaw Cottage - a cottage that sleeps 5 guests in 3 bedrooms

Welcome to Jackdaw Cottage, brought to you exclusively by Character Cottages, local specialists in stylish Cotswold holiday rentals.

Please click More Details to read about the House Rules.

Jackdaw Cottage is a charming honey-coloured traditional cotswold stone cottage, the first of a row of three in a quiet lane close to the heart of the beautiful village of Blockley. The historic village of Blockley is very peaceful and picturesque, yet benefits from having two pubs, a restaurant, and a community owned village shop & cafe. There is also a historic Norman church in the centre of the village and numerous beautiful country walks are accessible directly from the cottage.

The cottage has recently been refurbished by its owners, to enhance its cosy feel. Traditional character features, such as wooden beams and a large stone fireplace with wood burning stove, are complemented by modern facilities, including wireless internet access, a Smart TV and a well presented kitchen.

The cottage sleeps a maximum of five people, in two bedrooms and on a sofa bed in the snug, with one bathroom. There is an enclosed garden and off-street parking for one car, with free on street parking readily available. Jackdaw Cottage is an ideal retreat for friends, couples or a family, looking for a peaceful getaway.

House Rules

Booking and payment

Character Cottages is a marketing agency and we do not own or manage any of the cottages listed on our website. Bookings made via us form a legal agreement directly between you and the property owner.

For bookings commencing more than 10 weeks in advance, a 30% non-refundable deposit is required to confirm the booking. The balance payment is then due 10 weeks prior to arrival.

All payments are made subject to the cancellation policy set out in the standard Booking Conditions.

Security deposits

Security deposits are not required (please note that guests are still liable for any damage or additional cleaning required as a result of their actions).

Occupancy

The maximum occupancy of the property, is five guests, at any point during your stay. Unauthorised over occupancy is a breach of our terms and conditions and may result in the cancellation of your booking and additional charges. Please consult us prior to booking if you wish to discuss the possibility of having more than five guests at the property.

Pets

Up to two medium sized dogs are accepted, at a cost of £20 per booking per dog.

For the comfort of future guests, we ask that dogs remain downstairs, stay off the furniture and that no trace of a dog remains after your departure.

Bed linen and towels

Bed linen and towels are provided for guests.

Arrival and departure times

Arrival time is after 3pm and departure time is by 10am. Access is via a key safe, therefore it does not matter if you are arriving late at night.

Bed sizes and configurations

Bedroom 1: King size bed;

Bedroom 2: 2x single beds;

Snug/bedroom 3: Sofa bed.

Bathrooms

Family bathroom: Bath with overhead shower, toilet and wash basin.

Heating, fuel and logs

The property has an electric storage central heating system.

Electricity and gas are included in the rental price. An initial basket of logs is provided for the wood burning stove and further supplies can be purchased locally.

Services provided

The property has free wireless internet access and a Smart TV, with Blu-ray and Smart DVD player. A telephone is also provided, for local calls only.

Blockley is in a valley and guests should be aware that mobile phone reception can be very poor.

Parking

The property has one off-street parking space and further free street parking is readily available close to the cottage.

Housekeeping

Where a letting exceeds nine nights, a mid-stay clean, bed linen and towel change may be included in the price. Please check with us to confirm. Additional housekeeping services may be available on request.

Child friendly facilities

A travel cot (without linen) and a high chair are available upon request.

The property's garden is enclosed, however, children should be supervised at all times whilst in the garden.

Initial consumables

A small quantity of initial consumables is provided for your convenience (eg. tea, coffee, sugar, dishwasher tablets, washing up liquid, soap, washing powder, toilet rolls, etc), however, you should not expect the quantity of these provisions to be sufficient for the duration of your stay.

Accessibility, health and safety

This is an old property, with narrow and steep stairs, which could pose difficulty to guests with limited mobility, or carrying babies, both in terms of their general movement and their ability to quickly exit the house in the event of an emergency.

The smoke and CO detectors operate on a sound only basis and, therefore, those who have serious impairment of hearing may not be able to hear the alarm systems and could be at risk.

Smoking

No smoking is permitted throughout the property.

Photographs

In order to provide you with as much detail of our properties as possible, we sometimes use wide angle photography, which can make certain rooms, or spaces, appear larger than they actually are. Wherever possible, we try to include a floorplan, with detailed dimensions of rooms and areas. If you have any queries regarding the size of any rooms or spaces, please do not hesitate to contact us.

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Location

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Heathrow International Airport at 75 Miles Nearest Barpub : Local pub at 500 Metres Nearest Train : Moreton-in-Marsh at 3 Miles

Car: Blockley is easily accessed by car, being located approximately 1 mile away from the A44 and approximately 3 miles away from the A429 (Fosse Way), which are two of the main roads through the North Cotswolds.

Train: The nearest railway station to Blockley is Moreton-in-Marsh (approximately 3 miles away), which has regular, direct services to London Paddington, with a typical journey time of approximately 90 minutes.

Plane: Blockley is within easy reach of a number of international airports: Birmingham International Airport: 42 miles, approximately 60 minute drive; Heathrow International Airport: 76 miles, approximately 90 minute drive; Bristol International Airport: 75 miles, approximately 90 minute drive

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Facilities

Property Type

  • cottage

General

  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove

Kitchen

  • Kitchen

Entertainment

  • Television

Suitability

  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • pets considered

Location Type

  • rural

Attractions

  • restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • groceries

Floor Area

  • 0 m²

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom #1 - Toilet, Bath with Shower, Family bathroom

Bedrooms

  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom #1 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Bedroom #2 - 2 Single Bed
  • Bedroom #3 - 1 Sofa bed/Futon

Outside

  • Garden

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website

Notes:

  • Please ensure you have read the Key Features section of the property here: https://www.character-cottages.co.uk/all-properties/cotswolds-all/jackdaw-cottage#key-features

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