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Pool Meadow cottage - Knollands Farm

Bedrooms 2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Washing Machine
  • Internet
  • Parking


About the property

Cottage near Shipston on Stour, Nr. Stratford Upon Avon, Warwickshire, England - Peaceful Location, 1 Mile From The Market Town, Shipston On Stour

Enjoying panoramic views, this sympathetically converted barn is outstandingly comfortable, with ornamental brick fireplace in the living room and is ideally placed for relaxing or exploring. Set in 50 acres of grounds which boast a wealth of wildlife, it is close to the owners home, enjoying its own small garden and patio. The delightful market town of Shipston on Stour (1 mile away) offers shops and an excellent choice of inns and restaurants, Shakespeare's Stratford and the village of Chipping Campden are both within 20 minutes by car. Warwick Castle, Stow-on-the-Wold and NT properties are also nearby.

Tom Swift
Member since: 2013
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Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
22 June, 2018

About Tom Swift

My wife and I purchased Knollands Farm in 2012. We have one daughter, Alannah (aged 7). This small farm (50 acres) is our family home and we are on hand to help assist our holiday cottage guests with recommendations for inns/restaurants/days out if they desire any guidance.

The cottage has been enjoyed by guests for around 10 years. It was advertised through Hoseasons brochure for many years, however, we decided in 2012 that we could offer our clients better value for money by using owners direct.

Tom Swift purchased this cottage in 2012

Why Tom Swift chose Shipston-on-Stour

The property is excellently located being close (1 mile) to the lovely market town of Shipston on Stour (which has a super range of independent shops, inns and restaurants).

The cottage is set in a private position with stunning countryside views.

The Cotswold village of Chipping Camden is also close by and Shakespeare's Stratford only 10 miles away.

What makes this cottage unique

The cottage was converted from a agricultural barn in 1995 using reclaimed brick and timber beams. It is well insulated with oil fired central heating so provides a lovely cosy environment to return home to after a day exploring the Cotswolds. The cottage is the only accommodation on the farm other than the farm house so provides guests with a quiet and private space.

Guestbook comments from the owner

"A lovely, comfortable cottage, in a beautiful location. Lots to see and do, we had a lovely, restful week", Jean & Pat, Surrey (Sept 2013).

"Thoroughly enjoyed our relaxing stay in your cottage. Peaceful and yet, so convenient to explore the surrounding countryside", Joyce & Thelma, Bradford (July 2013).

"Brilliant week in a lovely location. Cottage very cosy and welcoming, hope to visit again in the near future", David & Paula, Belfast (Nov 2012)
Dec 2013
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Shipston-on-Stour in Stratford-on-Avon District

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • rural
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
  • Large bathroom with shower over bath and toilet.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with double bed. Bedroom 2 with twin beds.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Television
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • arboretum
  • churches
  • library
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • swimming
Notes on accommodation: All rooms on the ground floor enabling easy access throughout the property. Change over days will usually be Friday to Friday although we will be as flexible as we can. Outside: Garden and patio with furniture Utility Room: Washing machine Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and bed linen included. The property is professionally cleaned on a weekly basis.


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Pool Meadow cottage - Knollands Farm
average rating of 4.818182 based on 23 reviews

Warm, cosy, well equipped cottage in peaceful location.

  • 5 of 5

This property has a comfortable atmosphere and a friendly relaxed owner, which both made our stay just perfect. Very quiet location but convenient for the surrounding area and with a fantastic French Bakery and also a local Butchers shop a few miles away in Upper Brailes.

  • Review Submitted: 04-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
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More spacious than expected

  • 5 of 5

Everything you need

  • Review Submitted: 28-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Fantastic vacation spot

  • 5 of 5

Very nice place

Beautiful and green, splendid view over the farm

Would definitely recommend it for those wishing to escape to the countryside

  • Review Submitted: 18-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fabulous stay at a delightful cottage

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Pool Meadow cottage. The cottage is perfect - so spacious, spotlessly clean and well supplied with everything needed. Also the outdoor dining area is great with a lovely view over the English countryside. The location was so peaceful and yet just a short drive from the local town. Tom was lovely and helpful and the information provided in the cottage was brilliant too (details on local attractions, guidebooks etc). This was a wonderful stay and I highly recommend the cottage.

  • Review Submitted: 10-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
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  • 5 of 5

Lovely cottage,peaceful location, well presented,very well equipped, everything we needed and more,very comfortable and cosy

  • Review Submitted: 07-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
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Comfortable accommodation in a beautiful and peaceful location

  • 3 of 5

Great base to explore on our photographic based holiday. Equipped with everything we needed and in such a lovely quiet position.

  • Review Submitted: 23-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Car: necessary


The cottage is located is a rural setting 1 mile from Shipston on Stour.

Birmingham International Airport 36 miles.


Shipston on Stour (1 mile), Chipping Campden (7 miles), Stratford upon Avon (11 miles), Bourton on the Water (15 miles), Broadway (16 miles),

Further Details:

Shipston on Stour has a wide range of local shops, a post office, bank, several inns and restaurants.

Stratford upon Avon is the regional centre and has a comprehensive range of facilities including the world class RSC theatre.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Shipston-on-Stour, Warwickshire

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Early Summer 2018
25 May 2018 - 28 Jun 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Summer 2018
29 Jun 2018 - 6 Sep 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Autumn 2018
7 Sep 2018 - 27 Sep 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Winter 2018
28 Sep 2018 - 20 Dec 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Xmas 2018
22 Dec 2018 - 3 Jan 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
A £60 or 10% of total rental amount (whichever is the greater) non returnable deposit is required on booking and the full payment 45 days before arrival.

Changeover Day:
Saturday. Please check out by 10.30am. The cottage will be available from 4pm on the day of your arrival.

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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