Bredon's Norton near Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire
This detached Cotswold stone house, a former rectory, dates back to 1879, and is ideally located in the heart of the rural Cotswold village of Bredon's Norton, nestling at the foot of Bredon Hill, and surrounded by beautiful Gloucestershire countryside. Boasting field views from the front, this Bredon's Norton cottage offers spacious, comfortable accommodation, ideal for families and friends to get together and enjoy a memorable holiday in an idylic location. This Cotswolds cottage has four charming bedrooms, with the ground floor bedroom boasting an en-suite basin and WC, whilst there are two doubles and a twin room, along with two bathrooms on the first floor. The cosy sitting room has a warming open fire, perfect for those chilly nights, while the large dining kitchen provides the perfect setting for a celebratory dinner or leisurely Sunday lunch. Outside this Bredon's Norton cottage is a large lawned garden complete with patio, furniture and BBQ, ideal for family entertaining, ball games or enjoying a refreshing drink at the end of the day. There is a farm shop at the top of the village selling meat, vegetables, eggs and home-made cakes, and walks from the door of this Cotswolds cottage lead straight up to Bredon Hill, from where spectacular views over the Malvern Hills, the River Severn and down towards the Bristol Channel can be seen. From Bredon Hill, walk to the villages of Kemerton, Ashton-under-Hill and Elmley for pub lunches, or take a stroll along Shakespeare's Avon Way and Wychavon Way. The Vale of Evesham, famous for its fruit growing, Worcester with its ancient cathedral, and the spa town of Malvern with the magnificent Malvern Hills are all close by. A lovely Bredonís Norton cottage in superb location.
Four bedrooms: 1 x king-size double, 1 x double, 1 x twin, 1 x ground floor twin with en-suite basin and WC (also accessed from main hall). Two bathrooms with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Kitchen with dining area. Sitting room with open fire.
Gas central heating with open fire. Gas oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, selection of books, games and DVDs. Fuel, power and starter pack for open fire inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Highchair. Off road parking for 5 cars. Bike storage. Lawned garden with patio, furniture and BBQ. Two well-behaved dogs welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Farm shop 5 mins walk. Shop and pub 1 mile. Note: Owner's gardener lives in a flat above the detached garage in the cottage grounds.
At a glance
- Off road parking
- Open fire
- Garden / Patio
- Ground floor bedroom
- Highchair available
- Washing machine
About the location
Tewkesbury 5 miles; Pershore 6 miles; Malvern 9 miles; Cheltenham 10 miles.
The thriving village of Bredon's Norton nestles on the western slope of Bredon Hill on the northern edge of the Cotswolds. The village has many timber-framed 'cruck' cottages and a 14th century Manor House where it is reputed that Sir Walter Raleigh was a visitor. The towns of Tewkesbury and Pershore, both only a ten minute drive by car are famous for their abbeys and have excellent shopping facilities, and the regency spa town of Cheltenham, with its range of shops, cinemas, theatres, restaurants, pubs and famous Gold Cup horse racing is a short drive away, as is Broadway, a quintessentially English village, one of the most beautiful in the Cotswolds. Upton-upon-Severn lies on the banks of the River Severn, boasting a variety of 17th century buildings, and home to 'The Pudding Shop', as well as traditional inns, cafes and its very own museum. This charming country town plays host to many Jazz, Folk and Blues Festivals throughout the year, and has its own marina, a local vineyard and striking Heritage Centre. The beautiful town of Malvern and the dramatic Malvern Hills, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, make a great day out and offer 100 miles of footpaths and bridleways over a 9-mile range of ancient rock. Bredon's Norton is centrally located for exploring attractions such as Stratford-upon-Avon, birthplace of William Shakespeare, Warwick Castle, Stow-on-the-Wold, Moreton-in-Marsh, Bourton-on-the-Water and numerous National Trust properties.