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Nestled beneath Broadway Tower, Oak Cottage has stunning views of the Cotswolds

Overview

Property

Updated: 05-Dec-2016
Sleeps 4 in 2 bedrooms, with 2 bathrooms. Lovely garden & off street parking

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Summary

Oak Cottage is a beautiful Cotswold stone property, which dates back to 1820 and benefits from a very peaceful setting on the side of a hill, with spectacular views of the Cotswolds countryside. The cottage is at the end of a mile long gravel track and is a short walk from the iconic Broadway Tower, which itself is approximately a mile's walk away from the picturesque Cotswolds town of Broadway, home to the famous Lygon Arms, as well as many other restaurants, pubs, shops and art galleries. Despite its peaceful location, Oak Cottage is well placed for exploring the many beautiful towns and villages of the Cotswolds, as well as further afield places, such as Stratford-upon-Avon, Oxford and Bath.

The cottage has recently been lovingly refurbished by its owner, retaining character features such as oak beams, ledge and brace doors, and a double sided wood burning stove. Complementing the character of the cottage are modern facilities, including wireless internet access, a SMART TV with Netflix and a well presented kitchen.

Oak Cottage sleeps a maximum of four people, in two bedrooms, with two bathrooms. The cottage has a lovely private garden at the rear of the property and the shared gardens at the front have spectacular countryside views. There is also private off-street parking for three cars. Oak Cottage is perfect for families or couples seeking a peaceful holiday in the heart of the beautiful Cotswolds' countryside.

Description

Oak Cottage sits on Middle Hill, at the end of a mile long gravel track, and is one of three properties on three sides of a shared garden, with the fourth side open to provide spectacular views out across the Cotswolds countryside. The front door opens into a hallway, which opens into the dining room. All the rooms are on the ground floor and have views out to the front of the cottage:

•Living room: A lovely, comfortable room, which contains seating for four and a cosy wood burning stove. There is also a SMART TV, with a Netflix subscription;

•Dining room: Next to the living room, with the other side of the wood burning stove as a lovely feature, the dining room contains a large wooden table, with seating for four;

•Kitchen: Bright and spacious, with oak beams and a tiled floor, the kitchen contains an electric oven, four ring electric hob, fridge, dishwasher, microwave, kettle, toaster and a Nespresso machine (without capsules). There is also a sociable breakfast bar, with four wooden stools. Please note that there is no freezer in the cottage;

•Utility room: Contains a washing machine and a tumble dryer;

Both bedrooms are at the opposite end of the cottage to the living and dining rooms, providing them with privacy, and peace and quiet:

•Master bedroom: Contains a king size bed;

•Bedroom 2: Contains either a super king size bed or two single beds;

•Family bathroom: Contains a bath, walk-in shower, toilet and wash basin;

•Family/ensuite bathroom: This room contains a toilet and a wash basin, and can be used either as a second bathroom for all guests, or as an ensuite facility for the master bedroom.

To the rear of the cottage is a large private garden, which backs onto woodland. The garden contains a hardwood table and four chairs, as well as a charcoal barbecue. To the front of the cottage is an off street parking area, with space for three cars.

More Details
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom, 1 Separate Toilet
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided

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Location

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Birmingham at 40 Miles Nearest Barpub : Various in Broadway at 2 Miles Nearest Train : Honeybourne at 7 Miles Nearest Restaurant : Various in Broadway at 2 Miles Car: recommended

Broadway

The Cotswolds village of Broadway in the English county of Worcestershire is often referred to as the "Jewel of the Cotswolds" and the "Show Village of England" because of its sheer beauty and magnificence. The "broad way" is a majestic, wide grass-fringed street, lined with red chestnut trees and ancient honey coloured limestone buildings.

The village is nestled at the foot of Fish Hill and is overlooked by the 65ft high Broadway Tower, which stands atop the hill. A much loved retreat for the Arts and Crafts Movement founder William Morris, this marvellous folly was built by the sixth Earl of Coventry's family in the late 18th century and on a clear day you can see no fewer than 14 counties from the top of it. As part of an extensive country estate (which also houses an animal park), it lies close to an Anglo-Saxon cemetery, where eight graves complete with knives, spears, beads and brooches were excavated in 1954.

A legacy of the Broadway Artists' Colony is that the village has several of the country's best art galleries. There are also a number of restaurants, pubs and tea shops, as well as a range of gift and clothes shops. Relaxation, retail therapy and good food and drink make Broadway a very popular place to stay and visit throughout the year.

The Cotswolds

The Cotswolds are a range of hills in west-central England, sometimes called the "Heart of England". The name Cotswold means "sheep enclosure in rolling hillsides".

The Cotswolds are characterised by attractive small towns and villages, built of the underlying Cotswold stone (a yellow oolitic limestone). In the Middle Ages the wool trade made the Cotswolds prosperous and some of this money was put into the building of churches, leaving the area with a number of large handsome Cotswold stone "wool churches". The area remains affluent, which has encouraged the establishment of many high quality pubs, restaurants and antique shops.

The Vale of Evesham

The Vale of Evesham, an area famed for its orchards and horticultural produce, has for many centuries supported a number of communities that have thrived on its fertile soil. Drained by the River Avon and with the town of Evesham as its centre, the Vale includes land in south Worcestershire, south Warwickshire and north Gloucestershire.

The Vale of Evesham is a traditional agricultural and horticultural area, including fruit farms, livestock farming and market gardening. The sheltered climate beneath the escarpment of the Cotswolds, the light alluvial soils and the ready availability of river water for irrigation in dry weather has led to a great deal of vegetable production. There are numerous orchards in the area, survivors of a time when the entire Vale was covered with blossom in the spring. Although orchards have declined somewhat in recent decades, they still make a sufficient show of blossom in spring that they are a tourist attraction.

The Vale is served by the 150-year-old Cotswold railway line, originally known as the Oxford, Worcester and Wolverhampton Railway, although this was known at the time of construction as the "Old Worse and Worse", due to regular derailments and construction problems, including a riot at Mickleton on the edge of the Vale. The stations within the Vale are at Honeybourne and Evesham and these are served by trains from Hereford, Worcester and London.

Food & Drink

Broadway:

Broadway has a number of places to eat and drink, with a range of cuisines and prices to suit most tastes and budgets. The list below is a sample of the options available:

•Russell's;

•The Lygon Arms;

•The Potting Shed.

Wider area:

There are many excellent places to eat and drink in the North Cotswolds and the Vale of Evesham, with the major towns of Broadway, Chipping Campden, Evesham, Stratford-upon-Avon, Stow-on-the-Wold, Bourton-on-the-Water, Moreton-in-Marsh, Burford and Chipping Norton containing a wide variety of tea shops, pubs and restaurants, catering for most tastes and budgets.

There are also many traditional pubs located in the lovely villages throughout the Vale of Evesham and the North Cotswolds.

Activities

The list below is a very small sample to give you a flavour for the wide range of attractions and activities that are available in and around the Cotswolds and the Vale of Evesham. Tourist Information centres are located in all the main towns.

•Blenheim Palace

•Warwick Castle

•Stratford-upon-Avon

•Hidcote

•Cheltenham race course

•Cotswold Farm Park

•Batsford Arboretum

•Broadway Tower Country Park

•Snowshill Manor & Garden

•Oxford

Activities available in the Heart of England include walking, cycling, horse riding, golf, swimming and rock climbing.

Further food & drink and activities information is available on the Character Cottages website.

Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekend Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
28 Oct 2016 - 15 Dec 2016
2 night minimum stay
£425
£567
 
 
16 Dec 2016 - 22 Dec 2016
2 night minimum stay
£478
£646
 
 
23 Dec 2016 - 5 Jan 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,232
 
 
6 Jan 2017 - 9 Feb 2017
2 night minimum stay
£425
£567
 
 
10 Feb 2017 - 16 Feb 2017
2 night minimum stay
£478
£646
 
 
17 Feb 2017 - 9 Mar 2017
2 night minimum stay
£425
£567
 
 
10 Mar 2017 - 16 Mar 2017
2 night minimum stay
£425
£1,026
 
 
17 Mar 2017 - 30 Mar 2017
2 night minimum stay
£478
£646
 
 
31 Mar 2017 - 6 Apr 2017
2 night minimum stay
£478
£646
 
 
7 Apr 2017 - 20 Apr 2017
2 night minimum stay
£718
£1,026
 
 
21 Apr 2017 - 27 Apr 2017
2 night minimum stay
£541
£741
 
 
28 Apr 2017 - 4 May 2017
2 night minimum stay
£603
£837
 
 
5 May 2017 - 25 May 2017
2 night minimum stay
£541
£741
 
 
26 May 2017 - 1 Jun 2017
2 night minimum stay
£662
£933
 
 
2 Jun 2017 - 29 Jun 2017
2 night minimum stay
£603
£837
 
 
30 Jun 2017 - 13 Jul 2017
2 night minimum stay
£662
£933
 
 
14 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
2 night minimum stay
£718
£1,026
 
 
1 Sep 2017 - 28 Sep 2017
2 night minimum stay
£603
£837
 

Notes

  • SPECIAL OFFERS: LATE BOOKING DISCOUNTS & EARLY BIRD DEALS!
  • Special Offers

    1. Late Booking Discounts: within 4-6 weeks = 5%, within 2-4 Weeks = 10%, and less than 2 weeks before the start date = 15%;
    2. Early Booking Discounts: 5% for all bookings made more than 20 weeks before the start date.
  • Our rental prices fluctuate throughout the year, according to season or special events. We constantly review the market to ensure that our properties remain competitive, and often run late deals and seasonal discounts.

    Most weekend and mid-week breaks are priced between 65% and 75% of the weekly rate, depending upon the season. There are occasional exceptions to this rule, such as Cheltenham Race Week, when the prices may be higher.

    For the very latest prices and special offers, please contact Character Cottages directly, via the Email Manager button below.
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Facilities

Property Type

  • cottage

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions

General

  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room

Entertainment

  • Television

Suitability

  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • rural

Attractions

  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • forests
  • museums
  • restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet

Bedrooms

  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed, 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed

Outside

  • Garden
  • Barbecue

Meals

  • Self-catering

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