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Boutique-Chic, Cotswold Stone House, Sleeps 6

Bedrooms 3
Separate WC's1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights

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Minimum Stay
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About the property

Cotswolds Stone House nr centre of Bourton On The Water, The Cotswolds, Gloucestershire, England - 3-Minute Walk To Centre Of The Venice Of The Cotwolds

Callow Cottage is a newly refurbished 3 storey house, lovingly designed by Reena Edson. The property includes a modern take on Cotswold characteristics, such as oak beams, eclectic pieces of furniture and a stunning glass wood burning stove and includes all the benefits of a well planned layout and all modern conveniences.

Reena Edson
Member since: 2013
Speaks English, French
Calendar last updated:
27 February, 2017

About Reena Edson

Russ and Reena stumbled upon Bourton on the Water while on honeymoon and fell in love with the natural beauty of the area. The surrounding villages of Stow on the Wold, The Slaughters, Burford, Morton in March and North Leach are full of character with great pubs, historical sites and stunning national trust sites. We love great food and wine so we and have left you a list of our favourite restaurants and pubs but we also hope that you too stumble across some great local attractions as there are too many to name or list. We advise you to call Reena on 07977149072, who will be delighted to give you local tips.

Reena Edson purchased this house in 2013

Why Reena Edson chose Cotswold district

We loved the fact that Bourton is a bustling village so you can walk to the little well stocked supermarket, restaurants, tea rooms and also walk to a variety of beautiful pubs along the river Windrush this is a real benefit because taxis are hard to find in the Cotswolds so its nice to be able to have a few glasses of wine with dinner and leisurely walk home.

Nearby The Slaughters are absolutely stunning villages which shows off the famous Cotswolds stone cottages at their most divine. We recommend you stop off for a pint of local brew and tasty lunch time bite another great pub, the Slaughter Inn Or take a drive through country lanes to Burford and have a fabulous meal at the Lamb Inn.

What makes this house unique

Bourton has a great range of accommodation.

Callow Cottage is unique because it is a surprisingly spacious 3 bedroom property built specifically to suit the needs of a sleeps 6 holiday let while staying true to the local character. The holiday makers comfort has been key so it includes features such as bathroom on each floor. A huge sofa and dining table. An easy to use wood burning stove and high tech smart TV for cosy nights in after a scenic walk. A sweet small courtyard for sociably al fresco dining. And last but not least a well equipped kitchen for Sunday roasts or bakery equipment for baking delights. Callow Cottage can accommodate any whim of the discerning self catering holiday maker.


Excellent! 4.4/5 -
(9 traveller reviews)


Callow Cottage was perfect for a Cotswolds weekend - perfectly located & beautifully furnished

  • 5 of 5

I was really impressed by the experience of Callow Cottage from start to finish. Making the reservation was easy and communication was quick and efficient until check-in. The cottage itself was lovely - brand new, beautifully furnished, well set up with bread, milk and store cupboard basics and really conveniently located for all the sights of Boughton. Highly recommend it for a Cotswolds weekend

  • Review Submitted: Nov 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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A perfectly placed sanctuary of calm

  • 5 of 5

Right in the heart of the prettiest village in the Cotswolds, this house is a brilliant find if you want a quiet winter retreat. It is close enough (3 min walk) to the numerous pubs, tea rooms and restaurants available in the centre of the village.

Its in the heart of perfect Cotswolds countryside and we have enjoyed walks leaving straight from the village.

The house itself is very spacious and very well equipped. We'll definitely be back in the summer season with family and friends as it sleeps 6, at least, and has a nice patio garden for BBQ'S etc.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 1, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Perfect weekend-away retreat

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I treated ourselves to a weekend away for my birthday. We travelled down on the Thursday evening and worked remotely from Callow Cottage on the Friday, so we were ready to wind right down on the dot of 5pm. And relax we did. We had no problems at all with the WiFi signal; we were using two laptops, one iPad and two iPhones! The signal reached the top of the house without any issues.

The cottage was peaceful, cosy and clean: the bedroom was warm and inviting (we chose the en-suite room at the top of house); the kitchen contained more than everything we needed (including a dishwasher - brilliant!); the living room was very comfortable - it has a Smart TV and the owners generously provide an Amazon Prime account for guests' use.

The cottage is located a five minute walk from the centre of Bourton, which is convenient and also means you don't feel like you're right in the thick of it. There was also a lovely circular walk a few minutes from the house, which we took.

We definitely plan to return - and next time might even bring some friends. Or maybe we'll keep it for ourselves!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 16, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Good but could have been better

  • 3 of 5

+ Very good location, right in the middle of the town.

+ large rooms

+ no traffic noise

+ Smart TV

- The bedrooms had very squeaky/ noisy floorboards, especially the large room on the 1st floor. Also, the shower in the master bedroom (2nd floor) was very noisy and could be heard all the way to the ground floor.

- House was not adequately clean. Found crisps under the living room sofa. Also mats in the hallway and living room downstairs were very dirty underneath.

- Neither of the 2 Housekeepers picked up or returned any calls, even though we left voicemails asking them to call us back. This was especially disappointing as the welcome email said to contact them in case of any problems.

- Wifi in the house was very poor.

- Baby travel cot that was provided was very old and dirty. Mattress was very worn out

  • Review Submitted: Aug 31, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Ideal place to stay

  • 4 of 5

Excellent location so close to the town with good eating places and well situated for walks and visits to other parts of the Cotswolds. Accommodation perfect for our grown-up family with the 3 double bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, and spacious living area, all beautifully decorated. The one thing missing in the master bedroom was nowhere to put clothes - a small wardrobe with some shelves would be a big improvement, and also a lighter weight duvet for the warmer weather!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 11, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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A lovely cottage in a great location

  • 4 of 5

We had a lovely time staying in this cottage for a week in June. A five minute walk from this cottage brings you to the picturesque centre of Bourton on the Water and so it is ideally located for a relaxing holiday.

The house is nicely decorated, comfortable and generally well equipped. One thing that we would love to have for future is more comfortable furniture in the living room for relaxing in the evening - there is a corner sofa currently, however it is not very comfortable.

We had a lovely time staying in the cottage and would definitely return if we are ever back in the area.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 20, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
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Prices & Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Jan, feb, March
13 Jan 2017 - 31 Mar 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Spring 2017
5 May 2017 - 21 Jul 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Summer 2017
22 Jul 2017 - 8 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
Please email Reena Edson for a booking form, pricing and all your queries.
The booking form includes the T&C and method of payment.
Full payment is required in order to secure a booking.
Bookings are non-refundable .

Changeover Day:
The property can be rented for:
Long weekends: Friday to Monday starting at £690
Mid week bookings: Monday to Friday starting at £690
Week bookings: Friday to Friday Starting at £890
Our preferred changeover day is Friday but we are flexible.

Notes on prices:
Standard Week - Friday to Friday: £890
Standard Short Week - Monday - Friday: £690
Standard Weekend - Friday - Monday: £690

Seasonal pricing applies during Peak times such as bank holidays, school holidays & peak times.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Bourton-on-the-Water in Gloucestershire

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Location Type:
  • river
  • rural
  • village
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Toilet 1 - Toilet
  • Ground Floor WC. Family bathroom on first floor and en-suite bathroom attached to master bedroom with a walk in double shower and stunning double slipper cast iron bath.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: The Teal Room is a family sized bedroom with double bed and room for a cot, the Olive Room can be made up as a double or twin room and the Master Bedroom has a Super-Kingsize bed and ensuite Bathroom with double shower and Double Slipper cast iron bath.
  • Books
  • Television
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed ...
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...
  • arboretum
  • churches
  • forests
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • ruins
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Notes on accommodation: 20 % discount on ALL remaining weeks in 2014 and weekends in November for an amazing 40% discount. Free WiFi & broadband. Love Film subscription direct to TV in sitting room. Very quiet part of the village, but only 3 minutes walk from the beautiful river with its stone bridges and all amenities of the village centre. Outside: Patio garden with large BBQ and bistro tables. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All linen and towels are included and a weekly clean is offered for long term stays at an additional cost. A mid week or daily "freshen up" for the house is also available on request for shorter bookings (additional cost). Other: The hallway has a bench and wicker baskets for you to put muddy outdoor shoes/walking boots out of sight with ease.

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