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Large townhouse ideal for family or friend reunions

Bedrooms 6
Separate WC's1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights


About the property

6/7 bedrooms. Within 10 mins walk of shops, theatres and attractions.

Stratford House provides an ideal venue for large family or friend reunions. Cars are not essential as the property is located within 10 minutes walk of all major attractions and shops and the town is well served by bus and rail. But if cars are preferred the forecourt provides ample parking for up to 8 cars.

For those of you who have been before, the house has been completely reconfigured on the ground floor. We have knocked down few walls and now have a new spacious kitchen which leads directly into the conservatory dining room. This room can be arranged in 2 ways. There are 2 tables that can each seat 8 people very comfortably. However these tables can be put together to create almost a square to provide more sociable and comfortable seating for up to 14. This arrangement would not be ideal for 15 or 16 people as 1 or 2 volunteers would have to sit at corners, but it can be done.

A much more spacious lounge has replaced 2 former bedrooms on the ground floor with doors onto the patio. Although 2 bedrooms have been lost, capacity has been maintained with the provision of 2 double sofa beds in the new lounge which can be separated for privacy with a free-standing room divider.

It must be noted that, while the downstairs cloakroom does provide a toilet and washbasin for anyone sleeping in the new lounge, shower facilities need to be borrowed from one of the 6 remaining en-suite bedrooms. While we did consider the impact of losing 2 established bedrooms, we feel that the benefit of providing far more usable living space in the daytime has more than made up for this.

Also on the ground floor remains a double bedroom, a utility room and a cloakroom.

The first floor provides 2 further doubles, a family room for 4, a single and a further twin. All bedrooms have TVs and full ensuite facilities

Outside is a patio area and a summer house that can be used as an extra sitting room or more generally as a children's playroom.

More Details

Karen Cauvin or Tasha Pollock
Member since: 2015
Speaks English, French
Calendar last updated:
27 April, 2017

About Karen Cauvin or Tasha Pollock

I am Karen and run the property in partnership with my daughter Tasha who spends her spare time bringing up my 3 gorgeous grandchildren, Eddie (6) Bethany (4) and little Oliver who turned 1 on Christmas Eve. In my spare time I work as a midwife in Worcester.

I also have 2 sons and we were all born and continue to live in this fabulous town.

What makes this house unique

In a nutshell, it's central to town and has ample parking, although how we came by this property is a story in itself


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Shottery in Warwickshire

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 16
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • town
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 16 people
  • 6 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 5 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 6 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 7 - Toilet , Only washbasin and toilet.
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed , Ground floor en suite
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed , First floor en suite
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Double Bed , 1 Single Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon , First floor en suite
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Single Bed , First floor en suite
    Bedroom 5 - 1 Double Bed , First floor en suite
    Bedroom 6 - 1 Double Bed , First floor en suite
    Bedroom 7 - 2 Sofa bed/Futon , Portable room divider separates 2 dble sofa beds in lounge
  • We have 6 en suite bedrooms and extra sleeping accommodation in the lounge in the form of 2 double sofa beds separated at night by a free standing room divider. While there is a downstairs cloakroom to serve guests in the lounge, they would need to borrow one of the en suite showers.
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Terrace
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • roller blading
  • swimming
  • tennis
Optional housekeeping available at an extra £38.00 per day.

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


Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(7 traveller reviews)


Great sized property, perfect for our group!

  • 4 of 5

We've had a lovely weekend in Stratford House. Perfect location and the size of the house was just great! We were with 5 couples and 2 babies. Thank you for our stay Karen & Tasha!

  • Review Submitted: Mar 24, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your comments Merle, and for leaving the house so tidy. I do hope you find the time to come again.. Happy Easter! Karen and Tasha.
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A family gathering

  • 5 of 5

After a long journey it was a lovely welcome in the kitchen , plenty for all to devour. Thank you.

We so enjoyed our stay, our family gathering of nine adults and seven young grandchildren was just perfect. The dining in the conservatory was brilliant, and we stayed in there for the evening once some of the children went to bed very comfortably in the lounge.

The en suites in all the bedrooms were amazing and very much appreciated.

A really lovely house, and very reasonably priced which did mean it was affordable for a weekend family gathering. Beautiful, a lovely home.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 16, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect place for a big group

  • 4 of 5

Rented house for a group of families. Space worked very well. Kitchen lovely and large well maintained lounge too.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 19, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Much better than a hotel

  • 5 of 5

A group of family and friends had a wedding to attend in Stratford town centre and we were lucky enough to have found this house to rent. The accommodation gave us all individual rooms for sleeping but with the bonus of lounge and dining space for when we all wanted to get together. This was a much nicer and relaxed atmosphere than if we had booked individual hotel rooms and we had the added bonus of being able to cook for ourselves in the well equipped kitchen. Within walking distance of the town centre and plenty of parking on the front of the house this made our stay perfect. Great communication with the owners, nothing was too much trouble. We will definitely return.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 12, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Perfect for large group of friends

  • 5 of 5

Just stayed with a group of 16 and had a fantastic time. The house was lovely - beautifully decorated, only a 5-10 min walk from the town centre and perfect for a getaway with a large group. Tasha and Karen were very communicative and helpful and they left us a lovely collection of goodies as a welcome. I would have no hesitation in recommending this property.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 23, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Group weekend break in March

  • 4 of 5

We rented Stratford House as a group of friends meeting up for the weekend - we live in various parts of the UK and Stratford was a central location.

We had a great stay, so nice to have individual space in our rooms with shared lounge kitchen and dining room . All bedrooms are en-suite - lounge had seating for us all and the dining room table comfortably seated all of us.

Thank you Karen for the scones, jam, cream, tea and coffee you left as a welcome gift - a very nice start to our stay.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
May Bank holiday
28 Apr 2017 - 5 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Early summer
13 Jun 2017 - 6 Jul 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
summer 2017
21 Jul 2017 - 21 Aug 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
August bank holiday
22 Aug 2017 - 29 Aug 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Summer season
30 Aug 2017 - 4 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
xmas 2017
22 Dec 2017 - 26 Dec 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
xmas midwwek
27 Dec 2017 - 28 Dec 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
new year 2017
29 Dec 2017 - 2 Jan 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £250
Pet Fee £20
Tax Rate 20.0%

In the case of cancellations made within 6 weeks of arrival, while the 25% deposit is non-refundable, the remaining balance of 75% may occasionally be refunded either partially or in total ONLY if the property can be relet to other travellers over the course of the cancelled period.

A non refundable deposit is due within 3 days of confirming a reservation. The remainder is payable no later than 6 weeks prior to arrival. Any cancellation must be received no later than 6 weeks prior to arrival. The breakages deposit is refunded within 7 days of departure once the property has been checked over.

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