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School View

Alderton, Gloucestershire (Ref. 961692)

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  • Sleeps 3

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No


  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

The property

This delightful semi-detached cottage sits in the heart of Alderton village, opposite the lovely Cotswold stone school.

It offers a cosy and welcoming base for relaxing in the Cotswolds, with the historic town of Winchcombe and Sudeley Castle just a 10 minute drive away.

Or you could head into Cheltenham for the races or one of the many festivals.

For motoring enthusiasts the nearby Prescott Hill Climb will be a must.

As you enter the cottage through the stylish kitchen you’ll start to appreciate the charm of this 19th century cottage, which combines old world features with a light and airy feel.

The kitchen is well equipped with a fabulous range cooker and dishwasher, but for those who prefer not to cook there’s a great pub with food only 4 minutes’ walk away.

The living/dining room is the ideal place to relax, curl up on the sofa and enjoy the glow of the woodburning stove when the weather’s chill.

The carpeted staircase leads you from the dining area up to the first floor, where you’ll find two tastefully furnished bedrooms with plenty of storage for your clothes and belongings.

The main bedroom offers dual aspect windows which enhance the light and sophisticated style of the room.

The spacious landing has a handcrafted wooden desk, which offers a quiet place to work on your latest novel or plan the next day’s adventure.

The interior of the property is finished off with a beautiful, pristine family bathroom with mosaic tiles and a P-shaped bath with rainfall shower over.

And when the weather’s kind, you’ll find ample space to relax on the patio in the large south facing cottage garden.With snowdrops in late winter and cherry blossom in May, the garden provides an attractive backdrop to the cottage in all seasons.

For couples seeking a romantic break, friends exploring the Cotswolds, or small families seeking a mix of town and country activities, School View offers the ideal place to stay.


Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x 4' double. Bathroom with bath, shower over bath, basin and WC. Kitchen. Sitting room with dining area and woodburning stove.


  • Gas central heating with woodburning stove
  • Range cooker with electric oven and gas hob, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, WiFi, selection of books and games
  • Fuel, power and starter pack inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking and roadside parking
  • Rear lawn and patio garden with furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 4 minute walk
  • Note: Care to be taken on stairs, not suitable for the less mobile
  • Note: Care to be taken and children to be supervised due to small running stream at the bottom of the garden
  • Note: No children under 6 years old
  • Note: The driveway is only suitable for small/medium cars as is slightly narrow, alternatively please park on the roadside.

About the location


Tewkesbury 7 miles; Evesham 8 miles; Broadway 9 miles.

The pretty village of Alderton lies on the border of the Cotswolds and the Vale of Evesham and was mentioned in the Doomsday book. It has a 16th century thatched village pub offering home cooked meals and real ales, and a village store and Post Office stocking locally sourced produce. Close by is the ancient Saxon town of Winchcombe with inns, restaurants, tea rooms and individual shops, many full of character. Once the home of Queen Katherine Parr, Sudeley Castle lies in the beautiful Cotswold Hills on the edge of Winchcombe and boasts award-winning gardens and medieval ruins, and it plays host to numerous events throughout the year. The quintessential English village of Broadway is just a short drive away and offers individual shops and boutiques, art galleries, restaurants and hotels, including the world-renowned Lygon Arms, popular for centuries and now offering spa facilities. Alderton is centrally situated for exploring tourist attractions such as the spa town of Cheltenham, famous for the Gold Cup horse racing and Stratford-upon-Avon, birthplace of William Shakespeare. Also within short drives are Warwick Castle and the Cotswold market towns of Stow-on-the-Wold, Moreton-in-Marsh and Bourton-on-the-Water. The surrounding area offers agricultural shows, arts festivals, village fetes as well as lovely walks, cycle trails and National Trust properties. A great base for a memorable holiday at any time of year.

Region Information

Note:No children under 6 years old.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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