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Family and pet friendly Country Cottage private gardens and WIFI, sleeps 4

People4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Internet
  • Parking

Overview

About the property

2 bedroom Country Cottage near Bibury, great views, private garden, power shower

Lavender Cottage and its adjoining Cottage ,Lilac, are 200 yards from our farmhouse home. Until the 1970's they were farm-workers cottages but have now been transformed into two comfortable holiday cottages. Each cottage has its own private garden with lawn, trees and shrubs, garden furniture and barbecues so you are able to relax at home in this peaceful area. The cottages are on the southern edge of the Cotswolds, facing south, 6 miles from the market town of Cirencester with its Roman history and 2.5 miles from Bibury, described by William Morris as the most beautiful village in England.


Owner
Caroline Mann
Member since: 2010
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
19 October, 2017

About Caroline Mann

We are a husband and wife team and have been running our cottages for over 20 years. We live 200m from the cottages and are on hand to help our guests.

Caroline Mann purchased this cottage in 1982

Why Caroline Mann chose Cotswold district

It is a rural and peaceful and my husband has lived in this area all his life.

The cottages are modern, comfortable and convenient for exploring the surrounding Cotswolds.

What makes this cottage unique

Its fabulous views, private Gardens and no light pollution!

Within easy reach (approx one hour ) from Bath, Blenheim, Bristol, Bicester Village, Cheltenham Oxford, Stratford .

Guestbook comments from the owner

A beautiful welcoming cottage and gardens. We really enjoyed staying at the cottage among the beautiful countryside. Thank you so much for providing the essentials and a lovely touch provide by the fresh flowers.

thank you for being so welcoming and friendly. We wish you all the best.
Aug 2014
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Location

Nearest Motorway
20 Miles
M4
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
The Falcon
Car: necessary

Travel:

A car is essential to make the most of the Cotswolds. London is 2 hours by car, Heathrow is 65 miles. there are rail station in Swindon (15 miles) and Kemble (9 miles) National Express coaches run regularly from Cirencester.

Distances:

Cirencester is 6 miles, Bibury is 2.5 miles. Stratford, Bath and Oxford are perfect for a day trip each about 35 miles away. Cheltenham is only 20 miles.

Further Details:

Cirencester has a large choice of supermarkets including a Waitrose, M & S and Tesco. It has masses of interesting shopping, cafes and restaurants. There are banks in Fairford (4 miles) and Cirencester. The surrounding villages have a selection of gastro pubs and old fashioned ones too. There are Spas in Barnsley (3 miles) and in Cirencester.

The area is excellent for walking and nearby are the extensive footpaths in the Coln Valley which run through this part of the Cotswold Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty(ANOB) You can also learn to ride at the famous Talland School of Equitation.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Maiseyhampton in Cotswold District

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:30
  • /
  • Check-out: 09:30
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
  • Please leave your outside shoes in the porch or back hall.
Location Type:
  • rural
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed , One bed in raised alcove
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • library
  • museums
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • golf
  • tennis
  • water skiing
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: In both cottages fresh flowers from our garden, crisp white bedlinen and large towels are provided each week. The beds are always made up with duvets with a suitable 'tog' value for the time of year. Hairdryers are in the master bedrooms. Although we ask you leave the cottages clean and tidy, we take pride in ensuring the cottages are always cleaned and checked thoroughly before your arrival. All electricity and night store heating are included in the price. We provide enough wood for your first evening then you can either buy more locally or from us. Outside: The large private enclosed gardens are a great favorite with families with dogs or children or couples looking for a bit of peace. There is ample garden furniture and shade to sit under. Each cottage has its own barbeque. In Spring the gardens are full of blossom, and many visitors have commented on the bird-life. We have a tennis court near our house which visitors may use by arrangement. The field in front of the house are often grazed by horses and sheep and our pet pig, Clarissa is a great attraction! There is parking for 2 cars per cottage. The gardens have connecting gates if friends are renting both cottages.

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Family and pet friendly Country Cottage private gardens and WIFI, sleeps 4
average rating of 4.76 based on 26 reviews
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A Welcoming Cottage in Gloucestershire

  • 4 of 5

Thank you, Carolyn, for an enjoyable and comfortable home away from home for two weeks while in the Cotswolds. We especially appreciated the fresh flowers.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 2, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Just Perfect

  • 5 of 5

Great location for our family to explore the Cotswolds. Ideal scenery and comfortable accommodations. Highly recommend.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 26, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nice cottage in very quiet environment

  • 4 of 5

We like the stay in the Lavender cottage very much. The tennis court was an extra.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 23, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Very lovely cottage

  • 5 of 5

We have a very good time at Lavender cottage! We love the cottage, garden and hartwell farm.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 28, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Very clean and comfortable cottage

  • 4 of 5

We had a lovely stay. The cottage is very comfortable and cosy, the garden is lovely and there is a lot to be seen in the neighbourhood.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 24, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Lovely property and area

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay in the Cotswolds. My wife knows it well but this was the first time for me. Although I have passed through it many times I have never stayed and explored the area. The cottage is well appointed and cosy and well situated for striking out to explore. Particularly liked Cirencester. Owners made us feel welcome and the dogs loved the garden. I think we may well be back!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 2, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Maiseyhampton, Gloucestershire

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Autumn Mid Season
1 Sep 2017 - 2 Nov 2017
3 night minimum stay
£321
for 3 nights
From
£97
From
£115
Fri,Sat,Sun
£525
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £5 per night, per additional guest
 
Winter Low season 2017
3 Nov 2017 - 21 Dec 2017
2 night minimum stay
£204
for 2 nights
From
£87
From
£105
Fri,Sat,Sun
£463
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £5 per night, per additional guest
 
Christmas
22 Dec 2017 - 28 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
£734
for 7 nights
£734
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £5 per night, per additional guest
 
New Year
29 Dec 2017 - 4 Jan 2018
4 night minimum stay
£550
for 4 nights
From
£130
From
£138
Fri,Sat,Sun
£734
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £5 per night, per additional guest
 
WINTER 2018
5 Jan 2018 - 29 Mar 2018
2 night minimum stay
£210
for 2 nights
From
£90
From
£110
Fri,Sat,Sun
£524
 
 
EASTER 2018
30 Mar 2018 - 5 Apr 2018
5 night minimum stay
£573
for 5 nights
From
£102
From
£135
Fri,Sat,Sun
£638
 
Notes: Rates are based on 3 guests; add £5 per night, per additional guest
 
SPRING 2018
6 Apr 2018 - 24 May 2018
3 night minimum stay
£327
for 3 nights
From
£99
From
£120
Fri,Sat,Sun
£583
 
 
SUMMER 2018
25 May 2018 - 30 Aug 2018
4 night minimum stay
£454
for 4 nights
From
£106
From
£140
Fri,Sat,Sun
£638
 
 
AUTUMN 2018
31 Aug 2018 - 1 Nov 2018
3 night minimum stay
£330
for 3 nights
From
£100
From
£120
Fri,Sat,Sun
£524
 
 
WINTER 2018
2 Nov 2018 - 20 Dec 2018
2 night minimum stay
£204
for 2 nights
From
£87
From
£107
Fri,Sat,Sun
£524
 
 
CHRISTMAS 2018
21 Dec 2018 - 27 Dec 2018
7 night minimum stay
£768
for 7 nights
£768
 
 
NEW YEAR 2019
28 Dec 2018 - 3 Jan 2019
5 night minimum stay
£557
for 5 nights
£768
 

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £50
Pet Fee £15
CLEANING £30

If you would like late check out on a Sunday, please let me know. There is a £50 charge.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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