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Comfortable 'Strawberry Hill Gothic' Orangery in delightful village



Updated: 31-Oct-2016
Cosy and comfortable in a pretty garden setting with parkland views on country estate beside River Severn

NB. THIS WEBSITE DOES NOT ALWAYS ESTIMATE THE CORRECT PRICE. OUR CURRENT PRICES ARE LISTED BELOW THE RENTAL RATES UNDER PRICES AND AVAILABILITY. IF YOU CONTACT US BY EMAIL OR PHONE WE WILL GIVE YOU THE CORRECT PRICE FOR PARTICULAR DATES YOU WOULD LIKE OR WILL SEND YOU AN ACCURATE PRICE LIST. The 18th-century Grade I listed Orangery has been described as "the prettiest garden building in all England". It sits just off the village green in a secluded corner of the garden surrounding Frampton Court and has views across the park to the lake and woodland beyond. Converted to provide quirky but cosy self-catering accommodation, the elegant main rooms are octagonal with arched windows. The stone and tile floors are original and the spiral stone staircase is stunning. The kitchen is fully equipped to provide food for any occasion and the octagonal dining room with its ornate fireplace and views of the Dutch ornamental canal provides an ideal setting for a special meal or a simple family get together. The octagonal sitting room is cosily furnished with sofas and armchairs and has a delicate mural on the walls and an open fire for winter days and chilly evenings. Logs are provided. There is a TV, a DVD player and wifi. There are four comfortable bedrooms: a double and a twin downstairs and a double and a twin upstairs. The two double bedrooms have an ensuite bath or shower. The twin rooms have their own basins. The large family bathroom with a magnificent double-ended roll-top bath and large shower cubicle is downstairs. For groups larger than eight, Frampton Court across the garden provides bed and breakfast for ten people and can be booked in conjunction with The Orangery. Both are often used for special celebrations or by families of couples getting married in the Wool Barn. Guided tours of Frampton Court can be usually be arranged on Monday mornings for Orangery guests. The beautiful Manor garden across the village green is open from May to July on Monday and Friday afternoons from 2.30 to 5.00, and the specialist plant nursery Pan-Global Plants is in the walled kitchen garden next door to The Orangery. Frampton has a cafe/bistro, two pubs and a village shop with post office. The local walking is wonderful and the Orangery is perfectly placed for visiting Slimbridge, Berkeley Castle, Gloucester Docks and Cathedral, the Cotswolds, Cheltenham and Bath to name just a few of the many places within reach.

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  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Wheelchair access

About the Owner

Frampton Court Estate is a family-run English country estate, and has been in the family since the 11th century.

Rollo and Janie Clifford currently run the Estate, assisted by their children who grew up in the village.

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From the Owner

The Orangery is the perfect place to celebrate a special birthday or anniversary or just to gather and relax with family or old friends. Many of our visitors make the most of the unusual setting by hosting a small party - the dining room will seat up to12. There are lots of places to visit - Berkeley Castle, Slimbridge, Gloucester Historic Docks and Cathedral, Cheltenham and Bath with their elegant shops. The local walks, whether along the Gloucester and Sharpness canal or around the lakes and the estate are very varied and excellent for wildlife and birdwatching.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Bristol at 38 Miles Nearest Train : Stonehouse at 6 Miles Nearest Motorway : M5 Junction 13 at 3 Miles

Special interest holidays:

Frampton on Severn is a perfect location for walking around the village, along the Gloucester/Sharpness canal or further afield into the Cotswolds. It is a haven for birds and close to Slimbridge Wildfowl and Wetland Centre.


Bristol and Birmingham airports are 1 hour by car.

Due to the rural location a car is highly recommended, although taxis are available at Stonehouse and Stroud stations.


The Orangery is in the heart of the village of Frampton on Severn which is well-known for its long village green, village cricket, pubs and walking. Slimbridge Wildfowl and Wetland Centre and Berkeley Castle are 10 mins away by car. Excellent sight-seeing and shopping are available in Cheltenham and Bath, as well as literary, music and national hunt racing festivals. The Cotswolds are a short drive away.

Further Details:

The village has two excellent pubs and a good local stores.

Stroud Farmers' market is held on Saturdays and is 15 mins away by car.

Supermarkets can be found in Quedgley and Stroud.


Rental rates

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
Please contact the Estate Office for bookings.

Changeover Day:
Change-over day is Friday or Monday for weekly or short breaks.

Notes on prices:
3 and 4 night short breaks are also available throughout the year with the exception of Christmas and New Year.

Low season short break £ 800 Low season per week £1,000
Mid season short break £ 1,000 Mid season per week £ 1,300
High season short break £ 1,150 High season per week £ 1,500
Christmas and New Year £ 1,700 per week
Some discounts available for early bookings, last-minute bookings and long stays

Due to the nature of the building and its furnishings we regret that we are unable to take dogs.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Updated: 31-Oct-2016
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From the Owner

Stunning octagonal rooms and stone spiral staircase.

Property Type

  • cottage


  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine


  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Television


  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible ...

Location Type

  • rural
  • village

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • walking


  • Shower room 1 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Bath with Shower
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath with Shower, Shower Enclosure
  • Downstairs en-suite bathroom to bedroom 1 with bath with shower over, circular basin, wc. Downstairs large bathroom with splendid double-ended roll-top bath with shower attachment, basin, wc and large shower cubicle. Upstairs en-suite bathroom to bedroom 3 with shower and wc, and basin in the bedroom. Bedrooms 2 and 4 both have their own basins.


  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Bedroom 4
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 8 (4 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 downstairs with double bed and ensuite bath/shower room, and French doors into the garden. Bedroom 2 downstairs with twin beds and basin, and views of the garden. Bedroom 3 upstairs with double bed and ensuite shower room, and wonderful views over the garden and park. Bedroom 4 upstairs upstairs with twin beds and basin, and wonderful views over the garden and village green.


  • Terrace ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue


  • Self-catering

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


  • Outside: The romantic garden has stunning views down the ornamental canal and across the parkland. There is garden furniture and a bbq. Utility Room: Washing machine, dryer, fridge, freezer. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and bed linen included. House cleaned and towels and bed linen changed at the end of each stay, or once a week.

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