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Rustic Out-Building w/Amazing Views Of Cheltenham-Backing On To Chosen Hill

Overview

Property

Updated: 26-May-2017
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Wheelchair access
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

About the property

Cottage in Churchdown, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, England - Rural Location Within 10-15 Mins Drive Of Central Gloucester & Cheltenham

The Outhouse is a beautifully appointed, self-contained out-building. It includes a large bedroom, high quality bathroom with bath and shower, large living area/lounge with integral fully-equipped kitchen and parking for 2 cars or more. There is an outside sitting area to relax and enjoy the views both over to Cheltenham, as well as up towards the woods of Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust's Chosen Hill nature reserve. It’s an ideal alternative to a hotel.

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

Sarah Stanton
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
26 May, 2017

About Sarah Stanton

We are a family of 4 with 2 young children (as well as a spaniel called Roxy, chickens, bantams, 2 goats and 2 sheep!). The opportunity to rent out accommodation became increasingly apparent as "The Outhouse" was in limited use other than by family on visits. We took about the task of upgrading it to be as special as possible. The infrastructure, both internally and externally, was almost perfect already - we just needed to invest in furnishings, which we haven't held back on. Given a chance we chill out in there when we can. We book it out for ourselves too!

Sarah Stanton purchased this cottage in 2014

Why Sarah Stanton chose Cotswold district

The setting - it's amazing. We spent a long time looking for the right place for our family. The opportunity to rent out our "Outhouse" to business people and holiday makers was an added bonus. We've taken this opportunity very seriously and have focused on attention to detail. It's been available from the beginning of 2015 but we spent several months in 2014 getting it ready. For example, the wifi has been professionally installed as we felt the signal from the main house was too weak. The brand new TV lacked on the sound quality so we bought a special unit to make it sound far better. We could go on...

What makes this cottage unique

It's very close to both Gloucester and Cheltenham but in a rural setting. The tree-lined drive - as you approach it - puts you in the right frame of mind after either a social or business trip.

Amazing wildlife (green woodpeckers for example) is abundant.

It's the perfect place to relax with many rural attractions, but close to city life.

19 Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(19 traveller reviews)

5

Fantastic value and location

  • 5 of 5

Lovely hosts, lovey accommodation and perfectly situated between Gloucester and Cheltenham. We shall see you guys again November 25th

  • Review Submitted: May 14, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for review.....Great having you all to stay! See you later in the year :-)
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5

Far from the madding crowd. Just what we needed.

  • 5 of 5

Three generations on a short break. We could not have been happier. A lovely hospitable property, warm hosts and everything well thought through. Thank you Sarah.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 13, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So great having you all to stay :) Thanks for the lovely review....and the girls loved their postcard - thanks!
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5

Such a relaxing experience!

  • 5 of 5

Such a warm and welcoming place to stay. My son loved all the animals there. Sarah was really lovely and was more than happy to help out with whatever we needed. Could not thank her enough. Definitely the relaxing trip we were looking for!

Thank you so much Sarah!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 12, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Ah great you enjoyed your stay...and that you were able to relax :-) Thanks for the lovely review.
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5

Very comfortable, well equipped, spotlessly clean

  • 5 of 5

We had a very enjoyable relaxing break. Everything you could need and want for a week in the beautiful Gloucestershire countryside was there. Thank you for having us!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 9, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the lovely review. We enjoyed having you all here to stay! I'll be popping in for that cuppa :-)
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5

Beautiful property, with everything we needed in a beautiful setting.

  • 5 of 5

We had such a lovely time here, Sarah the owner and her family are so friendly and warming and really looked after us, she even gave us fresh eggs on morning. The only down fall is we didn't book it for longer, will be coming back again, loved it. Beautiful and relaxing place to stay.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 1, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Great to have you stay here - glad you both enjoyed it :-)
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5

Idylic setting, welcoming host

  • 5 of 5

From first impressions to a last farewell, there was no fault to find - Sarah could not have been more welcoming.

Cosy place with plenty of character too - lovely woodland walks, amid quiet and peaceful surroundings.

I am already looking for a gap in bookings to make a return visit.

Thanks for a great few days.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 30, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So pleased you had a chilled time while in the area working. Hope to see you again soon!
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Location

From the Owner

The setting - it's amazing. We spent a long time looking for the right place for our family. The opportunity to rent out our "Outhouse" to business people and holiday makers was an added bonus. We've taken this opportunity very seriously and have focused on attention to detail. It's been available from the beginning of 2015 but we spent several months in 2014 getting it ready. For example, the wifi has been professionally installed as we felt the signal from the main house was too weak. The brand new TV lacked on the sound quality so we bought a special unit to make it sound far better. We could go on...

Activity and Interests

Car: necessary

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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£68
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£476
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Please contact Owner on 07710 515554 if any questions. Thanks!

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

From the Owner

It's very close to both Gloucester and Cheltenham but in a rural setting. The tree-lined drive - as you approach it - puts you in the right frame of mind after either a social or business trip. Amazing wildlife (green woodpeckers for example) is abundant. It's the perfect place to relax with many rural attractions, but close to city life.

Property Type

  • cottage

General

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove ...

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Video Library ...

Suitability

  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...

Location Type

  • rural

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • High standard bathroom with bath, shower and toilet

Bedrooms

  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1
  • 1 large bedroom that can be set up as 2 singles or with a kingsize bed. In addition there is a sofa bed in the living area that can be converted into a comfortable kingsize bed. We also have two camp beds available suitable for adults or children. Property sleeps 2-4 typically. If more than 4 people proposed staying, please contact owner first to discuss!

Outside

  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...

Meals

  • Self-catering

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome

Notes:

  • Outside: Private outside seating area with lovely views over to Cheltenham.

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