A delightful, end-terrace, stone-built cottage, located in the centre of the wonderful village of Blockley, in the heart of the Cotswolds.
Furnished to a good standard throughout to provide spacious, contemporary accommodation, this property is ideal for a get-together with family and friends in a stunning part of the country.
The cottage is set over three floors with two lovely double bedrooms on the top floor.
There is also a welcoming sitting room on the first floor with two double sofa beds, as well as a piano, TV and DVD player making this a lovely place to sit and relax while catching up with friends.
The ground floor boasts a splendid kitchen with a dining area and a range cooker, as well as a warming gas woodburner-effect stove, ideal for those chillier evenings.
The kitchen leads to the rear garden, through a conservatory with comfy seating, where guests can sit and relax while watching the birdlife in the garden.
Outside, there is a patio garden which looks on to the Blockley Brook where a wooden footbridge crosses the water taking guests to a further garden on the other side and a planted pathway leading to an idyllic hideaway or picnic glade overlooking the rooftops of the village.
Take a stroll into the village and enjoy a meal at one of the lovely village pubs, pick up provisions at the village store or enjoy a tasty breakfast in the café.
Many lovely walks can be enjoyed from the village and there are plenty of excellent National Trust properties close by, whilst an enjoyable day out can be had at any one of the multitude of unspoilt Cotswolds towns and villages in the surrounding area, including Stow-on-the-Wold, Bourton-on-the-Water and Cheltenham to name but a few.
There’s so much to do in this part of the country and this property is the ideal base all year round.
Over three floors. Two second floor double bedrooms (one with en-suite shower, basin and WC). Second floor bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Ground floor basin and WC. Kitchen with dining area and gas woodburner-effect stove. Utility. First floor sitting room with two sofa beds. Conservatory.
About the location
Moreton-in-Marsh 3 miles; Bourton-on-the-Water 11 miles; Cheltenham 22 miles.
An ancient village once famous for its silk and corn mills, Blockley lies just 3 miles from Moreton-in-Marsh and features a unique collection of honey-coloured buildings with a pretty village green, two excellent pubs, serving hearty food and real ale, as well as a village store and café, serving dinner on a Friday night. Many walks and cycle rides through the beautiful rolling countryside of the Cotswolds can be enjoyed from the centre of the village, with the Macmillan Way, Heart of England Way and the Gloucestershire and Monarch's Way all running close by. Very close by, Moreton-in-Marsh boasts many elegant 18th century buildings and is home to traditional inns, tea rooms, restaurants and individual shops to suit all tastes. It also offers its own train station and lies on the intersection of the Paddington rail line from London. The town hosts the Moreton-In-Marsh Show, one of the UK's largest one-day agricultural shows, as well as the Moreton Beer Festival, an annual French Market, and a large outdoor market every Tuesday. The highest town in the Cotswolds, this ancient market town has played host to many fairs since the 12th century and today holds a biannual Gypsy Horse Fair, craft fairs and monthly farmers' market. Close by is Bourton-on-the-Water, which lies in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and is known as the Venice of the Cotswolds as the River Windrush runs through the centre. Also within reach is the spa town of Cheltenham, boasting an incredible range of shops, cinemas, theatres, restaurants and pubs, as well as being famous for its horseracing festival in March, culminating in the Gold Cup steeplechase. Oxford, Stratford-upon-Avon, Bath, Worcester and the waterfront city of Gloucester are also within driving distance, making Blockley a great base for a Cotswolds holiday.
Note: Max 6 people.