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Thatched Character Cottage

Bedrooms 3
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Cottage in Gotherington, Nr. Winchcombe, The Cotswolds, Gloucestershire, England - Centre of Cotswold Village

Thrift Cottage is a thatched cottage at the centre of the village of Gotherington. Nestling under Prescott and Cleeve Hills it is ideally placed to explore the Cotswolds, Cheltenham Spa and Cheltenham Racecourse. Only a couple of miles away, can be found the Bugatti Museum. Winchcombe provides exclusive shopping and a visit to Sudeley Castle is a must during the open season. There is also a steam railway centre at Toddington nearby. A fantastic holiday destination. Shop 150 yards

Julie Hartley
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
17 March, 2018

About Julie Hartley

Julie and John Hartley are pleased to welcome enquiries about Thrift Cottage, a property which dates back to the 16th century. We were brought up in the area which is why we think you will like the cottage and its surroundings.

Why Julie Hartley chose Gotherington

Green fields, rolling countryside, the Cotswold hills. What more can I say.

What makes this cottage unique

Gotherington has so much to offer. Close to the Regency town of Cheltenham, with its reputation for culture and great shopping. The famous Gold Cup racecourse on your doorstep. There are so many fantastic characterful Cotswold villages within easy reach, the famous Prescott motor sport hill climb, the heights and views of Cleeve Hill looking over the plains to the Malverns and herds of Wildebeest (not really).

Guestbook comments from the owner

"Great location, so much to do. Can't wait to come back, this is our fourth visit this year" Carol, Wolverhampton.

"Loved Prescott. Was a great base to see the Cotswold" John, Leicester.

"The Cottage is perfect" Amy, Australia.
Sep 2013
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Gotherington in Tewkesbury District

Property Type:
  • cottage
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00 / Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • village
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
  • Downstairs bathroom and toilet with shower bath and wash basin.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 5 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with double bed, Bedroom 2 with twin beds, Bedroom 3 with single bed.
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Outside: There is an enclosed rear garden with patio area and patio furniture. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Linen and towels are provided. Other: The dining room is also beamed and has a Cotswold stone single nook fireplace. Low fi facility with long playing records!


Excellent! 4.4/5 -
(9 traveller reviews)

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Thatched Character Cottage
average rating of 4.4444447 based on 10 reviews

larege and roomy with a lovely secure back garden and parking for 3 cars.

  • 5 of 5

The proper was full of character and the rooms were spacious. The facilities were like home from home. The local pub was friendly and the food was good. The walking was also good as there are so many footpaths in the area. We hope to be back.

  • Review Submitted: 28-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Beautiful cottage

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time in this cottage ...all amenities provided. The sun was shining the whole time and we enjoyed eating in the garden. Hope to stay here again.


  • Review Submitted: 18-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Ideal for our needs

  • 4 of 5

Clean, comfortable, well equipped

  • Review Submitted: 11-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Great cottage close to the Cotswold's and very very comfortable with everything you could want

  • 4 of 5

Very comfortable traditional thatched cottage. Everything was there you could ever need and the owners went out of the way to make you feel welcome with their note. Would recommend it to anyone.

  • Review Submitted: 01-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fantastic house and location

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here twice on our holiday road trip around England. The house is full of character and the location is quiet. Julie was always contactable both before and during our stay. We even managed to host a birthday party for my 3 year old which I know she will remember for many years to come. We will definitely stay here again on our next trip back to cheltenham.

  • Review Submitted: 28-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mark Thank you for your kind comments. Lovely to hear that you had the party. I hope there were lots of balloons! Very best Wishes Julie
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Very beautiful cottage in very nice location

  • 5 of 5

You will find everything needed in the cottage. It forms a nice base to explore the Cotswolds.

  • Review Submitted: 31-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
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Special interest holidays:

Motor sport fans can visit the Bugatti Museum at Prescott Hill which also organises regular motor sport events.

Steam railway enthusiasts can head for the railway at Toddington.


Cheltenham 5 miles

Winchcombe 4 miles

Tewkesbury 8 miles


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Gotherington, Gloucestershire

Rental Basis:
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3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
Please make you booking via email.
A £50 deposit will secure your booking.

Changeover Day:
Saturday, arrive from 3 p.m. and depart by 11 a.m.
This is flexible depending on bookings.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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