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Luxury Cotswold Stone House, with Private Garden in Stunning Village of Winson

People12
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Internet
  • Parking

Overview

About the property

Cottage in Winson, Nr. Cirencester, Cotswolds, England - Walkers Paradise In A Peaceful Location In The Heart Of The Coln Valley

Enjoy a peaceful week in our home in the Cotswolds. Pretty house located in the unspoiled village of Winson, one of the most beautiful villages in the heart of the Coln Valley, close to Bibury, Barnsley and Cirencester. Millbank House sleeps 10 people (plus 2), with 5 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, large kitchen/breakfast room, comfortable reception room and TV/playroom (with kingsize sofa bed) with linen and towels provided. Winson is a quintessential Cotswold village with numerous walks and bike rides throughout some of the most beautiful countryside in Gloucestershire. Within a short drive, we have Bourton on the Water, Cheltenham, Stow on the Wold, Cotswold Wildlife Park, Chedworth Roman Villa, Cirencester Park Polo, Burford, Dalesford Organic, Sudeley Castle and of course some excellent pubs! Millbank House offers you a peaceful and relaxing time in our comfortable home, ideally suited to couples or families.

*We are also 1/4 a mile from Cripps Barn, wedding venue.

More Details

Owner
Heidi Callon Hine
Member since: 2011
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
26 April, 2018

About Heidi Callon Hine

We are a family of five, Heidi and Will and our 3 boys, Charlie 13, Oliver 13 and Max 8. We live in Cheltenham and really enjoy our time in the beautiful Cotswolds.

Heidi Callon Hine purchased this house in 2010

Why Heidi Callon Hine chose Winson

We searched for 3 years to find the perfect house in the most wonderful location and here we are!

Guestbook comments from the owner

"Mill Bank House was a truly memorable let that far exceeded our already high

expectations.

As for Winson village itself, what a thrilling discovery. With a history

that goes way back before Domesday times (see Mollie Davis A History of

Winson if interested), the village has all the charm of the better known

destinations like the Slaughters but without the crowds."

David Newby, Leeds. August 2012



"Our first stay in the Cotswolds was made complete by this beautifully presented house in such a pretty area. Rarely have we stayed in a holiday home with such high quality cookware, bed linen etc and we had great fun living 'the dream'!

Thanks Heidi and family for sharing your house."

Anna Dale, Leeds





"I’d encourage you to get a visitors book then you can read lots of lovely compliments on a regular basis. We would have written that we have been doing this for 7 years now and this was by far the nicest property we had stayed in."

Shelley Haley, Herts. May 2012
Jun 2011
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Winson in Cotswold District

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • rural
  • village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
    Shower room 2 - Shower Enclosure
  • Family bathroom with bath, separate shower, basin, WC and heated towel rail. Shower room next to bed 5 with shower, basin, WC, heated towel rail. En-suite bathroom to bed 1 with bath/shower, basin and WC, heated towel rail. En-suite shower room to bed 4 with shower, basin and WC.
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 10 (5 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bdrm 1 with twins/kingsize bed. Bdrm 2 with double bed. Bdrm 3 with twins/kingsize bed. Bdrm 4 with twin beds. Bdrm 5 with twins/king bed. Beds 1,2,4 and 5 also take cots, of which we have 2 travel cots. Family room with kingsize sofa bed (extra charge).
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: We can sleep up to 12, 10 in 5 double bedrooms and 2 on the sofa bed. We also have 2 travel cots, which have sheets and cellular blankets but I would encourage you to bring your own so the baby is more settled. 4 out of 5 rooms are big enough to take the travel cots. The sofa bed is charged at £80 extra, per stay. Outside: Well stocked pretty garden, with an abundance of flowers and fruit trees. Table and chairs and charcoal barbecue. Utility Room: Washing machine and dryer, iron and ironing board. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All linen and towels supplied. Property is professionally cleaned prior to guests arrival and weekly during longer bookings. Other: Family with large HD TV with Freeview and a selection toys and games. This room also has a comfortable king size sofa bed, if required at an extra charge of £80. Cosy inner hall with wood burning stove, table and chairs.

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average rating of 5.0 based on 13 reviews
5

Fantastic accommodation for family holiday

  • 5 of 5

We have just returned from Winson where we stayed at Mill Bank House with our two sons, daughter-in-laws and four grandchildren. This was a celebration for our 40th wedding anniversary.

It was like home from home. The house was beautifully clean, well-equipped and warm (we didn't need to use the wood burners). We loved the kitchen-dining room and the children loved sitting at the island. The bedrooms were spacious and beds were comfortable. The children loved playing in the garden (on the two occasions that weather allowed). Winson is a lovely, relaxing location and we would have liked to have been able to enjoy walking from the property but it was too wet.

We enjoyed a visit to Adam Henson's Farm (good value for money) and Crocodile World.

We would certainly recommend this property to friends.

  • Review Submitted: 09-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful home in a wonderful location (Winson, near Bibury)

  • 5 of 5

The house and garden was perfect for our group of 5 couples. Very well furnished and equipped. Quiet and peaceful village, with lovely walks around and not far from busier (but not too busy) locations, e.g. Bibury and Northleach.

This was our second visit and we'd come again any time. A real treat. Thank you.

  • Review Submitted: 12-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Great pre-Easter week

  • 5 of 5

Having had a great family get-together last April - 6 adults, 4 children and a dog - we decided to do it again this year at Mill Bank House. We cannot fault this house and on returning this year it was like home from home! The weather was very kind and everyone enjoyed visiting the local farms, safari park etc.

  • Review Submitted: 25-Apr-2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful house and location

  • 5 of 5

Milbank house provided the perfect location for a family celebration. We loved the wood burners that gave a cosy atmosphere, though the house was toasty warm. The large kitchen breakfast room worked well for a large group of 9. We had some lovely walks and your recommendation of the Village Pub provided us with an excellent lunch.

I would have no hesitation recommending a visit to this lovely house and village, and would love to return myself to explore further afield.

SJO. Surrey

  • Review Submitted: 27-Oct-2016
  • Date of Stay: October 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Sarah, Thanks so much for taking the time to write a review of your stay at Mill Bank House and such a lovely one too. Hope you can return some time... Heidi Callon Hine
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5

Exceeded Expectations

  • 5 of 5

As we walked through the door and in to the kitchen my best friend said "We've made it" and we all burst out laughing. We stayed here as we had a wedding to attend that was near by and it was such a good decision. The house is amazing, we couldnt fault it. The beds are super comfy and everything is immaculate. Heidi is very responsive with any questions you have and I think the price is so reasonable for what you get.

You will not be disappointed if staying here!

Top tip: If attending a wedding, book cabs in advance and shop around. We got really ripped off with our cabs but we had no choice as we booked so late.

  • Review Submitted: 27-Oct-2016
  • Date of Stay: October 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Katy, Thanks for such a lovely review, so glad you enjoyed yourselves! Best wishes. Heidi
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5

Really exceptional holiday rental property

  • 5 of 5

Finding a really good rental property in a beautiful location which can take 6 adults, 2 children and three dogs is very difficult. But we did it! What a find!

The owner, Heidi , was extremely helpful and patient from the first enquiry. She always replied promptly and configured the bedrooms exactly how we asked.

The village of Winson is a delightful haven of peace and is one of the most beautiful Cotswold villages we have seen.

The lanes are so quiet and we found walking with dogs and children very easy. There are many public footpaths close to the cottage and it's only just over two miles into beautiful Bibury.

The cottage is perfectly furnished , tastefully decorated and extremely clean and tidy. Underfloor heating and log burners kept us cosy and warm and there was every piece of kitchen equipment we could possibly have wanted.

On arrival we found eggs, bread, butter and chocolate cake waiting for us along with lots of other store cupboard essentials.

The garden was ideal for 'dogs versus boys' football and the views of sheep grazing and swans swimming in the river was perfect.

We had the most wonderful long weekend with our lovely sons and grandchildren, eating round the large kitchen table was great for long chats and much laughing.

We did have Sunday lunch at the Swan in Bibury which was excellent.

We can highly recommend this property to groups of friends or families with mixed age groups. It's simply fabulous!

The Harpers

  • Review Submitted: 25-Apr-2016
  • Date of Stay: April 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Location

Car: necessary

Special interest holidays:

Fantastic for walking and bike riding, with numerous footpaths and quiet lanes in all directions from the village. Closest village to Cripps Barn wedding venue.

Travel:

Heathrow airport is 75 miles away, 1.5 hours. Kemble railway station is 9 miles away. A car is strongly recommended.

Distances:

Cripps Barn 1/4 mile. Bibury 2.5 miles. Barnsley 3 miles. Northleach 3.5 miles. Chedworth Roman Villa 4 miles, Cirencester 7 miles. Burford 10 miles. Bourton on the Water 10 miles. Stow on the Wold 13 miles. Dalesford Organic 14 miles. Cheltenham 15 miles. Broadway 22 miles. Cirencester Park Polo Club 8 miles, Gatcombe Park 18miles and Badminton 30 miles.

Further Details:

The Coln Valley is a walkers paradise. There are footpaths in every direction from Winson village, taking you across the most stunning countryside. The bike riding is also fantastic with plenty of quiet country lanes. Bibury is only 2.5 miles away, famous for its Medieval cottages Arlington Row and the trout farm, where you can catch your own and bring it home for supper! Bibury Court Hotel, Swan Inn and Catherine Wheel Pub are all good for food. Barnsley is 3 miles away, with Barnsley House famous for it's gardens designed by Rosemary Very. Opposite Barnsley House you have The Village Pub, which serves great food with the freshest vegetables grown in Barnsley House garden. Both Bibury and Barnsley are within walking/bike riding distance. Northleach is 3.5 miles away, with a general store and excellent butchers. The Wheatsheaf Inn, Northleach is a fantastic gastro pub - booking advised. The picturesque Roman market town of Cirencester is 7 miles away with it's lovely shops, restaurants and a great outdoor heated pool open from May - September. Slightly further afield (but all within 1/2 hour drive) you can visit Cheltenham, Bourton on the Water, Burford, Stow on the Wold, Cotswold Wildlife Park, Adams Farm, Dalesford Organic shop and restaurant - any many more!

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Winson, Gloucestershire

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
Late Spring
13 Apr 2018 - 24 May 2018
3 night minimum stay
£1,059
for 3 nights
From
£353
From
£440
Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,895
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add £15 per night, per additional guest
 
May Half Term
25 May 2018 - 31 May 2018
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£2,200
for 7 nights
£2,200
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add £15 per night, per additional guest
 
Early Summer
1 Jun 2018 - 19 Jul 2018
3 night minimum stay
£1,206
for 3 nights
From
£402
From
£550
Fri,Sat,Sun
£2,100
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add £15 per night, per additional guest
 
High Summer
20 Jul 2018 - 30 Aug 2018
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£2,400
for 7 nights
£2,400
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add £15 per night, per additional guest
 
Early Autumn
31 Aug 2018 - 25 Oct 2018
Changeover Day: Friday
3 night minimum stay
£1,065
for 3 nights
From
£355
From
£473
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,895
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add £15 per night, per additional guest
 
October Half Term
26 Oct 2018 - 1 Nov 2018
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£1,995
for 7 nights
£1,995
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add £15 per night, per additional guest
 
Winter
2 Nov 2018 - 20 Dec 2018
3 night minimum stay
£984
for 3 nights
From
£328
From
£436
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,745
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add £15 per night, per additional guest
 
Christmas
21 Dec 2018 - 27 Dec 2018
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£3,045
for 7 nights
£3,045
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add £15 per night, per additional guest
 
New Year
28 Dec 2018 - 3 Jan 2019
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£3,045
for 7 nights
£3,045
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add £15 per night, per additional guest
 
Early Spring
4 Jan 2019 - 14 Feb 2019
3 night minimum stay
£1,017
for 3 nights
From
£339
From
£420
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,695
£5,000
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add £15 per night, per additional guest
 
February Half Term
15 Feb 2019 - 21 Feb 2019
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£1,895
for 7 nights
£1,895
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add £15 per night, per additional guest
 
Spring
22 Feb 2019 - 4 Apr 2019
3 night minimum stay
£1,077
for 3 nights
From
£359
From
£440
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,895
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add £15 per night, per additional guest
 
Easter 2019
5 Apr 2019 - 18 Apr 2019
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£2,095
for 7 nights
£2,095
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add £15 per night, per additional guest
 
Late Spring 2019
19 Apr 2019 - 23 May 2019
3 night minimum stay
£1,059
for 3 nights
From
£353
From
£444
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,895
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add £15 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£1,122
for 3 nights
From
£374
From
£498
Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,995
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add £15 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £100
Pet Fee £10

Booking Notes:
Please email for availability enquiries, etc. 25% deposit upon booking and balance payable 8 weeks prior to your arrival. £100 returnable breakages deposit required.
****Please note - we have a 1 week minimum stay during June, July, August, school half term holidays, Christmas and New Year****

Changeover Day:
Friday during peak times, but can be more flexible at other times.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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