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

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Overview

Property

Updated: 28-Mar-2017
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

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.

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About the Owner

Caroline Mann
Member since: 2010
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
28 March, 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 traditional, 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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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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16 Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(16 traveller reviews)

5

This was one of the nicest and most comfortable holiday cottages we have ever stayed in.

  • 5 of 5

We fell in love with this comfortable, cozy cottage at once. The Welcome milk and biscuits were really good. The setting was lovely.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 13, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your great review!
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5

Beautiful countryside cottage

  • 5 of 5

A lovely cottage which was well maintained and looked after.

Our visit was in preparation for the Cheltenham Festival which fitted our purpose.

Would highly recommend it to anyone with a small family for a short break.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 27, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Lovely Cottage in a Lovely location

  • 5 of 5

Lovely Cottage in a Lovely location. Loved the wood fire , bed and view. 5 Star

  • Review Submitted: Mar 2, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Delightful

  • 5 of 5

Everything was as advised and we thoroughly enjoyed being in a warm and comfortable cottage. Location ideal for the south Cotstwolds although really not far from anywhere.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 27, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Lovely cottage really good size, full of character and very well equipped with good quality wares.

  • 5 of 5

Had a lovely few days over New Year visiting local cots wold villages all so beautiful and full of character. Cottage couldn't fault for a rural stay

  • Review Submitted: Jan 3, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Maggi and her family were delightful to host and very friendly and communicative.
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4

Peaceful weekend away

  • 4 of 5

Well equipped cottage in a peaceful part of Cotswolds. We were very comfortable as a family of 5 including the 7 month old in the travel cot (provided). The girls enjoyed seeing the animals and we enjoyed exploring the area and relaxing in the evening in front of wood burner.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 8, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
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Location

From the Owner

It is a rural and peaceful and my husband has lived in this area all his life. The cottages are traditional, comfortable and convenient for exploring the surrounding Cotswolds.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Motorway : M4 at 20 Miles Nearest Restaurant : The Falcon at 2 Miles 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.

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

Convert Currency
Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Early mid Season 2017
24 Mar 2017 - 13 Apr 2017
2 night minimum stay
£217
for 2 nights
From
£96
From
£115
Fri,Sat,Sun
£521
 
Notes: Rates are based on 3 guests; add £5 per night, per additional guest
 
Easter
14 Apr 2017 - 20 Apr 2017
3 night minimum stay
£331
for 3 nights
From
£102
From
£130
Fri,Sat,Sun
£601
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £5 per night, per additional guest
 
After Easter
21 Apr 2017 - 27 Apr 2017
3 night minimum stay
£316
for 3 nights
From
£97
From
£115
Fri,Sat,Sun
£521
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £5 per night, per additional guest
 
May Bank Holiday
28 Apr 2017 - 4 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
£331
for 3 nights
From
£102
From
£132
Fri,Sat,Sun
£601
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £5 per night, per additional guest
 
Late Mid Season
5 May 2017 - 25 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
£316
for 3 nights
From
£97
From
£115
Fri,Sat,Sun
£520
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £5 per night, per additional guest
 
Summer High Season
26 May 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
4 night minimum stay
£433
for 4 nights
From
£102
From
£132
Fri,Sat,Sun
£601
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £5 per night, per additional guest
 
Autumn Mid Season
1 Sep 2017 - 2 Nov 2017
3 night minimum stay
£316
for 3 nights
From
£97
From
£115
Fri,Sat,Sun
£520
 
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
£199
for 2 nights
From
£87
From
£105
Fri,Sat,Sun
£458
 
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
£729
for 7 nights
£729
 
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
£545
for 4 nights
From
£130
From
£138
Fri,Sat,Sun
£729
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £5 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £15
CLEANING CHARGE £25

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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Avg/night
Updated: 28-Mar-2017
12
Available
12
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Facilities

From the Owner

Its fabulous views, private Gardens and no light pollution! Within easy reach (approx one hour ) from Bath, Blenheim, Bristol, Bicester Village, Cheltenham Oxford, Stratford .

Property Type

  • cottage

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

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Television
  • Video Library

Suitability

  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • rural

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

Bathrooms

  • 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

Outside

  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Tennis ...

Meals

  • Self-catering

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

Notes:

  • Notes on accommodation: In both cottages fresh flowers from our garden, crisp white bedlinen and large towels are provided each week. A tea tray is available on your arrival. 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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