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Bedrooms 2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 6 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Internet
  • Parking




Ground floor two bed holiday cottage. One double bedroom and one twin bedroom. Kitchen with beams, old pine kitchen units with full electric cooker, fridge, washing machine., microwave. Dining area, with table four chairs, two high stools with small work table. The sitting area follows through, with large settee, arm chair, television. Dual aspect windows and door out to front garden. Spacious hallway with single futon for extra guest, following on to bathroom with bath and electric Mira shower over. Suitable for wheelchairs as double glass doors into sitting room from hallway. This cottage was original a barn conversion from the former farm buildings.

About the property

Two Bedroom Holiday Cottage

Fully furnished two bed holiday cottage, full of character. Beams and antique pine kitchen/dining/ sitting room. Spacious hall with futon, bathroom with shower over. Large double bedroom and twin bedroom. TV Broadband washing machine, fridge and all cooking facilities. Lovely gardens, tennis court, large grassy areas and plenty of parking. Bedlinen, towels and inclusive of utilities. Tables outside sitting areas. Cottage on one ground level. Plenty of safe parking

ALSO Three bed two bathroom apartment with spacious living areas, and new kitchen.

ALSO large one bed Victorian apartment spacious sitting room with twin beds if needed. Separate kitchen/dining and double bedroom with bathroom, bath with shower over.

All accommodation inclusive of all bills.


More Details

Member since: 2016
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
17 August, 2017


Joyce and Keith came to this property eighteen years ago and proceeded to upgrade it to be able to cater for bed and breakfast guests and self catering. We gained Gold 4 Star rating very quickly for our accommodation and B/B. Keith retired from banking to be employed by his wife and took on the breakfast cooking..not the rest of the cooking! We also had to tackle a very large garden and planted more plants to give us more work! We make our own apple juice and blackcurrant, strawberry, greengage, plum and raspberry jams when harvest is good. (mostly it is!) We have thoroughly enjoyed meeting our guests and sharing some lovely moments with them. We now try to do just self-catering as we have eight grandchildren whom we like to entertain! and relieve parents occasionally!

EVINGTON HILL FARM, JOYCE AND KEITH ANNIS purchased this cottage in 1998


We fell in love with this old 16C house, originally a 'Court house' that served the community. A lovely Tudor fire place is pride of place in our sittingroom. Over the years it has grown, with many extensions, including Victorian with high ceilings. Apparently we have the 'best candle burns in Gloucester' in one of our own bedrooms.

We converted rooms that were used as offices into our lovely two bedroom cottage which has beams running throughout the property. Quite high up ones! This cottage is very cosy, light and easy to live in. It has garden at the back door and garden and patios at the front and faces the 4 acre garden. A very sunny spot at the front with benched table and a slightly hidden table and chairs facing the tennis court - to watch the players or play yourself!

We also have a very light, warm and airy 3 BED FLAT with double bedroom en suite and two double bedrooms with two singles and one double and single bed sharing a bathroom at the other side of the flat. In the middle, a new kitchen two fridges freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, opens up to the dining room, table with six chairs. Stairs come up in the middle and the other side is the sitting room area, with double futon, large settee and chairs. TVs are in the sitting room, and bedrooms. Guests really like this spacious flat.

To complete our apartments, plenty of seating TV coffee table etc. Separate kitchen/dining room (fully equipped) and bathroom with shower over. Large bedroom with double bed, and hall. Suitable for two or four people and ideal for young family.

What makes this cottage unique

We are situated very conveniently for Cheltenham, Tewkesbury and Gloucester, but retaining a good air of rural and peaceful life with farming all around us. The M5 going north junction is just two miles on the way to Cheltenham. We have great out of town shopping just two miles down the road with The wonderful Wholefood Company opposite Sainsburys, a very large Next, United and coffee shops etc. a little further on there is a large M & S home and a smaller M & S food amongst other shops.

LINK http://bit.ly/1UEhtc3 for details about the area

Our apartments all have great character and are comfortable and sit within a lovely garden, tennis court and large grassy areas to kick a football etc!! or just have a drink sitting in the garden watching the birds.

We, as owners are in our own house as part of the complex and are on hand to answer any queries guests may have or suggest venues, or eating places.

The three flats also lend really well for group bookings to celebrate occasions and we have had many of them!

The village is just over the road, and is nice to walk around, and going past the village pond eventually arrive at a pub on the river Severn via the canal, which is part of Gloucestershire Wet Lands with wild birds frequenting it.l

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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in The Leigh in Leigh

Property Type:
  • cottage
Building Type:
  • farmhouse
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • rural
  • village
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • Bathroom with bath and Mira shower over shared by two bedrooms
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • One bedroom with double bed wardrobe, chairs, dressing table One twin bed room with single beds wardrobe table One single futon in hall area if required
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible ...
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • outlet shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • hiking
  • tennis
This two bed holiday cottage is part of the owners large house and barn conversions. As there are two other apartments within the site, we can cater for large parties if necessary. Large one bed apartment available sleeping 2/4 Three bed two bathroom first floor cottage. Very convenient for Cheltenham, Gloucester and Tewkesbury 4/5 miles also M5 going/coming from the North 2 miles away and out of town shopping about three miles away. Local pub/restaurants less than a mile away.


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average rating of 4.5 based on 2 reviews

A very comfortable home from home

  • 5 of 5

Coming over from New Zealand with our two young boys to see extended family, this small but fully functional two-bed converted barn provided everything we needed to feel as comfortable as we would in our own home. There was plenty of space and activities for the boys to enjoy and release energy in a safe environment, and the accommodation had plenty of mod-cons (and linen and towels) to be comfortable.

Whilst the busy A38 was nearby, it soon faded to ignorable background hum, helped by a high brick wall, and the property entrance from the road is sufficiently far enough away for it to not be of interest to the children.

Our very friendly hosts, Keith and Joyce, were simply wonderful throughout, always ready to be of assistance when needed, and were more like friends than accommodation hosts. Not least whenever the summer weather unexpectedly turned when we were out and the washing still on the line! Being grandparents themselves, they were much appreciated by our two boys.

On the other side, with the property being a conversion, the sound of upstairs guests walking around is very evident (but then, we weren't the quietest of families either). Whilst the bedrooms are spacious, the double bed is on the cosy side, and creaks a lot. Wi-fi is present, but possibly a little too far from this cottage, and so could be patchy (a range-extender may help). Being in the country, 4G cellular reception (EE) was also patchy. Minor First World problems, and not discussed with our hosts.

Overall, we had a very pleasant 3-week stay, and were sad to leave at the end. Representing great value, we're definitely hoping to stay again next time we're in the UK.

Fully recommended!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 12, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are always pleased and happy to know that our guests have had a pleasant stay. Our accommodation is a 17th century barn conversion and the wooden floors unfortunately sometimes make a noise, particularly if 'elephants' are upstairs! We do have soundproofing under the carpets. Our aim is always to make sure guests are happy and any problems we like to sort out on the spot. We are aiming to get better wifi throughout our properties. We have one young guest who is busy sorting this out at the moment! I like our old antique bedstead but maybe a larger modern bed would be a good move.
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Excellent accommodation and welcome.

  • 4 of 5

Joyce and Keith are very friendly hosts who make you feel really welcome. The flat is very comfortable and the facilities are excellent. I didn't personally use the tennis court, but it is full size and equipment is provided. I did use the barbecue, however, and can vouch for the quality of the product. The flat is a little close to the A38 so quite a bit of road noise leaks in, but happily not so much into the bedroom. The location is also not perfect for anyone without a car. These were minor issues though. I was there for four weeks and wished it had been longer.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Nearest Train
4 Miles
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Car: necessary

Gloucester Cathedral, Tewkesbury Abbey, Cheltenham shopping and lively/various restaurants, music, literature, science, jazz and horse racing festivals every year. Cotswolds nearby, Forest of Dean, Malvern, Worcester. Cardiff, South Wales, Stratford-upon-Avon . National Trust properties, Hidcote at Mickleton, Croome Court. Cotswold villages, Broadway, Winchcombe, Bourton on the Water.