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Beautifully presented stone cottage dating from 1790, in idyllic village

Overview

Property

Updated: 02-Dec-2016
Sleeps 6+2, in 3 bedrooms + a sofa bed in the 'minstrels' gallery'. 2 bathrooms

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Bridge Hill Cottage is a picture postcard Cotswold-stone house, situated near the church in the lovely village of Hook Norton. The house is beautifully furnished, with many antiques, and boasts a wealth of character features, including 200-year-old oak beams, an inglenook fireplace with fitted seat, a minstrels’ gallery and a functioning bar-billiards table. Complementing these period features, the house has modern facilities, including wireless internet access and a TV with DVD player and Freesat. The layout of the house, including two back-to-back living rooms, makes Bridge Hill Cottage an ideal retreat for families or a group of friends.

The cottage sleeps up to 8 people: four in two double bedrooms, two in bunk beds and two on a sofa bed in the “minstrels’ gallery”. There are two bathrooms, as well as a downstairs WC/utility room.

More Details
  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms, 1 Separate Toilet
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided

About the Manager

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Guestbook comments from the manager

"Excellent cottage for a family reunion on my birthday. The games room was a big hit. What a super village! My granddaughter wants you to know that her bunkbed was very comfortable. A great time was had by all." Families from London, Suffolk & South Wales



"It was lovely to stay in a Cotswold village without tourist coaches. Great food at the Feathered Nest between Stow-on-the-Wold and Burford." Family from Kingston-upon-Thames.



"A lovely setting, with great pubs and walks. And I recommend a tour of the Hook Norton Brewery." Families from London and Bridport.
Jan 2012
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Location

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Birmingham International Airport at 50 Miles Nearest Barpub : Three pubs in village at 100 Metres Nearest Golf : Various within c.5 miles at 5 Miles Nearest Train : Banbury at 9 Miles Nearest Motorway : J11 of M40 at 10 Miles Nearest Restaurant : Three pubs in village at 100 Metres Car: recommended

The Cotswolds are a range of hills in west-central England, sometimes called the 'Heart of England'. The name Cotswold means 'sheep enclosure in rolling hillsides”.

The Cotswolds are characterised by attractive small towns and villages, built of the underlying Cotswold stone (a yellow oolitic limestone). In the Middle Ages the wool trade made the Cotswolds prosperous and some of this money was put into the building of churches, leaving the area with a number of large handsome Cotswold stone 'wool churches'. The area remains affluent, which has encouraged the establishment of many high quality pubs, restaurants and antique shops.

Cotswold towns include Bourton-on-the-Water, Broadway, Burford, Chipping Norton, Cirencester, Moreton-in-Marsh, Northleach, Stow-on-the-Wold, Stroud and Winchcombe. The town of Chipping Campden is notable for being the home of the Arts and Crafts movement, founded by William Morris at the end of the 19th and beginning of the 20th centuries. William Morris lived occasionally in Broadway Tower, a folly, now part of a country park. Chipping Campden is also known for the annual Cotswold Olimpick Games, a celebration of sports and games dating back to the early 17th century.

The Cotswolds is the largest Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in England and Wales. Whilst the beauty of the Cotswold AONB is intertwined with the villages that seem to almost grow out of the landscape, the Cotswolds were primarily designated as an AONB for the rare limestone grassland habitats as well as the old growth beech woodlands that typify the area. These habitat areas are also the last refuge for many other flora and fauna with some so endangered they are protected under the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981. The uniqueness and value of the Cotswolds is engendered in the fact that five European Special Areas of Conservation, three National Nature Reserves and over 80 Sites of Special Scientific Interest are contained within the Cotswold AONB.

Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekend Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
28 Oct 2016 - 15 Dec 2016
2 night minimum stay
£540
£720
 
 
16 Dec 2016 - 22 Dec 2016
2 night minimum stay
£625
£845
 
 
23 Dec 2016 - 5 Jan 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,714
 
 
6 Jan 2017 - 9 Feb 2017
2 night minimum stay
£540
£720
 
 
10 Feb 2017 - 16 Feb 2017
2 night minimum stay
£625
£845
 
 
17 Feb 2017 - 16 Mar 2017
2 night minimum stay
£540
£720
 
 
17 Mar 2017 - 30 Mar 2017
2 night minimum stay
£625
£845
 
 
31 Mar 2017 - 6 Apr 2017
2 night minimum stay
£633
£855
 
 
7 Apr 2017 - 20 Apr 2017
2 night minimum stay
£953
£1,361
 
 
21 Apr 2017 - 27 Apr 2017
2 night minimum stay
£717
£982
 
 
28 Apr 2017 - 4 May 2017
2 night minimum stay
£798
£1,108
 
 
5 May 2017 - 25 May 2017
2 night minimum stay
£717
£982
 
 
26 May 2017 - 1 Jun 2017
2 night minimum stay
£876
£1,234
 
 
2 Jun 2017 - 29 Jun 2017
2 night minimum stay
£798
£1,108
 
 
30 Jun 2017 - 13 Jul 2017
2 night minimum stay
£876
£1,234
 
 
14 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
2 night minimum stay
£953
£1,361
 
 
1 Sep 2017 - 28 Sep 2017
2 night minimum stay
£798
£1,108
 

Notes

  • Special Offers

    1. Late Booking Discounts: within 6-10 weeks = 5%, within 4-6 Weeks = 10%, and less than 4 weeks before the start date = 15%;
    2. Early Booking Discounts: 5% for all bookings made more than 28 weeks before the start date.

    Our rental prices fluctuate throughout the year, according to season or special events. We constantly review the market to ensure that our properties remain competitive, and often run late deals and seasonal discounts.

    Pets are charged at £20 per pet, per booking.

    Most weekend and mid-week breaks are priced between 65% and 75% of the weekly rate, depending upon the season. There are occasional exceptions to this rule, such as Cheltenham Race Week, when the prices may be higher.

    For the very latest prices and special offers, please contact Character Cottages directly, via the Email Manager button below.
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Facilities

Property Type

  • house

Theme

  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions

General

  • Activities Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking Off Street
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster

Dining

  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • Books for Kids
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Piano
  • Pool Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys

Suitability

  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • rural
  • village

Attractions

  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
  • zoo

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath with Shower
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 3 - Toilet
  • Bathroom 2 is a newly built shower room, with toilet and washbasin. This “Jack & Jill” bathroom can be accessed from the landing or from bedroom 2, allowing it to be either a shared bathroom or bedroom 2’s en-suite bathroom.

Bedrooms

  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed
  • Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed, Bunk beds
  • Bedroom 4 - 1 Sofa bed/Futon, Double bed size
  • Please note that bedroom 4 is an open mezzanine floor above the second living room and the bed is a fold out sofa bed. We do not recommend this bedroom for young children, due to the absence of spindles between the hand rail and the stairs up to this room.

Outside

  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Patio

Meals

  • Self-catering

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

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