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Shipston-on-Stour 2.5 miles; Stratford-upon-Avon 8 miles; Moreton in Marsh 9 miles.
The village of Halford, on the Fosse Way, enjoys a peaceful setting in the rural south Warwickshire countryside, with easy access to many delightful market towns and villages in the heart of England. The small market town of Shipston-on-Stour is just a short drive away, which boasts many shops, restaurants and pubs, together with a magnificent 17th Century church. Stratford-upon-Avon, with Shakespeare's house, Ann Hathaway's cottage and its famous theatres and monuments, is just 8 miles away. Warwick's medieval castle and the impressive remains of Kenilworth Castle are nearby, as well as the elegant Royal Leamington Spa, with its Georgian and Victorian buildings. Explore the charming towns and villages of the Cotswolds where it's possible to visit places that have remained unchanged for centuries. Chipping Campden, Stow on the Wold, Broadway and Bourton on the Water, to name only a few, are all within easy reach. You can also enjoy two nearby golf courses, horse racing at Stratford, Warwick and Cheltenham (only 40 minutes), the Heritage Motor Museum or walk the Centenary Way. A great holiday destination at any time of the year.
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Sykes House Cottage is a traditional, detached Grade II listed barn conversion, a superb Warwickshire cottage, in the grounds of the owner's 16th century home in the village of Halford, just 2.5 miles from Shipston-on-Stour. Boasting a classic country charm and with original beams and wall timbers, and with a large kitchen/diner, cosily furnished sitting room and a private enclosed courtyard garden, well equipped for outdoor relaxation and dining, Sykes House Cottage has been tastefully decorated throughout to make a truly inviting holiday cottage base. Situated in a quiet area, yet close to the excellent pub/restaurant and well-stocked shop in the centre of the village, this Halford cottage is also in an ideal location for enjoying Warwick and Kenilworth castles, Stratford-upon-Avon and the Cotswolds.
Three bedrooms: 1 x twin (zip & link, can be made up as double by prior arrangement, please advise at time of booking), 1 x double, 1 x single. Bathroom with bath with shower over, basin & WC. Ground floor basin & WC. Large kitchen with dining area and stable door to courtyard garden. Utility. Sitting room.
Oil central heating. Electric oven & hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, stereo/CD player, library of books/games/DVDs. Fuel & power inc. in rent. Bed linen & towels inc. in rent. Cot and highchair available on request. Off road parking for 1 car. Courtyard garden with patio area, furniture & BBQ. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Garage shop and pub both 2 mins walk.
Open until 9.30pm
Previous visitors' comments about Sykes House Cottage:
The cottage was comfortable and clean and we felt very at home during our stay. The local pub served excellent food and had a great atmosphere.
Mrs Rutland, St Sornin, December 2012
An excellent and well equipped cottage, which is ideally placed for visiting numerous places of interest. It is also situated in a very scenic part of the country.
Mr Dabbs, Plymouth, October 2012
This was a really warm and well furnished cottage in a lovely area. It was convenient for seeing a large area of the Cotswolds and there were great walks nearby.
Mrs Skepper, Harrogate, October 2012
Pleasant, quiet accommodation, within easy reach of various attractions and the Cotswolds.
Mr Cornford, Lewes, July 2012