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1 Westcroft Cottage

King's Stanley, Gloucestershire (Ref. 981232)

4.6

Very good

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  • Sleeps 5

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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Features

  • Off road parking
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile

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14 Customer Reviews

  • "We had a wonderful week in the cottage which is accessed by a no through road so there is no traffic passing."

    I loved the peace and quiet and the beautiful walks that can be done straight from the door, including up into the woods which were full of wood anenomes flowering. The owners who live next door are very kind and genuine people. There is a good co-op shop just a few minutes walk away in the village. I did all my own cooking and was impressed with how well equipped the kitchen was. My daughter was revising for exams. It is worth noting that whilst there is no Wi-Fi at the property the mobile reception was very good and she was able to access everything she needed using data on her phone. We enjoyed local walks with great views of the Severn estuary, visiting Stroud and its surrounding villages and generally enjoying the tranquility of the area.

    Reviewed by SarahApr 2022

  • "Lovely cottage and ideal for our needs."

    Very friendly welcome from the owner who lives next door. Great location for walking, or driving to nearby attractions, such as the Westonbirt Arboretum, Tetbury and Stroud. Good local takeaway, who delivery, however both local pubs weren't doing food, although this could be due to staffing issues, as a result of the pandemic.

    Reviewed by MarkSep 2021

  • "We’ve had a lovely stay at the cottage."

    A perfect location for exploring the area. Cottage was very clean, owners next door were lovely.

    Reviewed by ZoeJul 2021

  • "My children and I had such a lovely holiday in this idyllic cottage!"

    The owner was so kind and welcoming and the cottage was lovely and clean and welcoming! I cannot recommend this highly enough! The location was fab with great access to walks locally with very lush scenery! My son and I enjoyed playing football in the green and in the playground! Everyone in the village was so friendly! The only thing that bothered the children was no WiFi and in this day of having to book everything before you go it would be handy! That is a ridiculously small thing…I just bought more data! I definitely recommend this cottage as an ideal get away and break from it all! Thank you!

    Reviewed by KateJul 2021

  • "The host was friendly and helpful and the accommodation was clean and spacious."

    We got around the issue of having no wifi by using mobile data, but maybe it would be good to state clearly on the listing that there is no wifi at the property.

    Reviewed by GrahamDec 2020

  • "Lovely cosy cottage set on the outskirts of King's Stanley in a quiet spot: all was clean and comfortable."

    We could hear owls and watched bats flit around the light at night and watch long horned cattle in the field outside. There is a pleasant garden to the front of the cottage that was filled with flowers. The cottage is very well placed for many attractions such as Westonbirt Arboretum and Slimbridge wetland Centre and is a great base for walking. Being a genuinely old cottage it has low beams that you can hit your head on and the stairs are a bit creaky. The third bedroom is up two flights of steep steps so not for the frail but we found it suited us fine. It now has a small freezer in the kitchen but there is no WiFi. It was good to get away from all the gloom and doom and enjoy some lovely walks and site seeing. Our host, Mrs Webb, was very friendly.

    Reviewed by SueSep 2020

  • "It was a fantastic cottage, totally enjoyed the holiday and loved the cottage."

    A beautiful place with lots of character it exceeded our expectations and we're definitely planning to return. Can't compliment the cottage enough nor the friendly owners who went out of their way to help and ensure our holiday was the best it could be. Really recommend Westcroft, the cottage is an absolute joy. We hated leaving it!

    Reviewed by NadineJul 2020

  • "Mrs Webb was very welcoming, friendly and helpful."

    was really great to have some local walks detailed in the cottage but would have been even better to have some that started directly from the cottage. Cottage was fabulous and our children loved it. Would love to go back again.

    Reviewed by ClaireAug 2019

  • "We had a lovely week, the cottage was true to description and pictures, nestled in the countryside yet a short drive away from Stroud and all its facilities."

    Owner next door at lovely people. On our way there had to deal with Sykes cottages and been helped by very professional and helpful staff.

    Reviewed by JeremieApr 2019

  • "Lovely owner, lovely property."

    Perfect for our stay

    Reviewed by DavidMar 2019

  • "We enjoyed our stay and had a lovely Christmas."

    The hosts made us feel very welcome and decorated the house for Christmas. We found the kitchen well supplied for cooking, better than a lot of holiday homes.

    Reviewed by MichaelDec 2018

  • "Almost perfect for our needs."

    With 5 adults another loo would be useful...

    Reviewed by IanOct 2018

  • "Lovely,peaceful, and well kept cottage, lots to do nearby and a great family retreat."

    Reviewed by JohnAug 2018

  • "A delightful and spacious cottage."

    The owner lived next door but was very discreet. She was very helpful in getting us to know the local area. Fresh eggs were delivered on one day which was very welcome. All in all, a very enjoyable stay and I would definitely recommend this property.

    Reviewed by SMay 2018

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Summary

  • Over three floors
  • Three bedrooms: 1 x second floor double, 1 x twin, 1 x 4' single
  • Ground floor bathroom with shower over bath, basin and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Sitting room with electric fire
  • Snug
  • Sun room.
  • Gas central heating, electric fire
  • Gas oven and hob, microwave, fridge, TV with Freeview, selection of books and games
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Front lawn with garden table and chairs
  • Ample off-road parking
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 15 minute walk
  • Note: Steep and narrow staircases, may be unsuitable for those with limited mobility
  • Note: Low wooden beam at the top of the second floor staircase, mind your head
  • Note: Property not suitable for children under 5
  • Please note - Check in time is 4pm and check out time is 10am

The property

A charming semi-detached cottage set traditionally over three floors amid the soothing countryside of the Cotswolds AONB.

With a multitude of walking and cycling opportunities accessible from your doorstep, this is a cosy base for friends and family to enjoy all-year-round.

Enter this comforting cottage into its kitchen/diner, which comes decorated with calming neutral features to make a lovely spot to cook and enjoy those hearty meals.

You are certainly not short of cosy spots to sit back and relax here, choose from a wonderfully warming sitting room with plenty of seating and a charming exposed stone wall, as well as a more peaceful snug room and a lovely little sun room overlooking the soothing fields surrounding the cottage.

A charming and light family bathroom concludes the ground floor layout.

A traditionally steep and narrow staircase leads you to the first floor, which presents two welcoming bedrooms; a twin and a single room.

Head upstairs again and arrive in the cosy eaves of this three-storey cottage, it plays host to a delightful double bedroom, making for a wonderful master bedroom with its exposed beams and classy bed frame.

There is also a front lawn with garden furniture, to enjoy an evening drink around.

Avid walkers and cyclists are in paradise in the Cotswolds; a myriad of idyllic paths and trails can be enjoyed from your front door.

Alternatively, the attractive market town of Stroud abounds in charming architecture and a fine range of first-class amenities.

The spectacular city of Gloucester sits further afield, yet is more than worth the trip with its striking architecture, and beautiful Gloucester docks and quays, there is so much to see and do.

A traditional, alluring cottage from which to explore the fine region of Gloucestershire.

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About the location

KING'S STANLEY

Stroud 3 miles; Gloucester 12 miles; Bristol 29 miles; Bath 30 miles

This charming little village peacefully rests on the western fringes of the spectacular Cotswolds AONB in the heart of Gloucestershire. King's Stanley is a delightfully quiet base for your holiday, offering a newsagents, a convenience store with a Post Office, a Chinese takeaway and a superb pub serving food to provide a selection of charming local amenities. Enthusiasts of the great outdoors are in an excellent position as a short walk takes you into the idyllic and historic Cotswolds, scattered with quaint little villages and showcasing a myriad of unbeatable walking and cycling country. Just a few short miles away sits the charming market town of Stroud, benefiting from a wide range of high-quality amenities as well as the art museum in Stratford Park, an ensured memorable day trip. Travel slightly further afield to reach the spectacular cities of Bristol and Bath, both displaying the finest examples of architecture and a multitude of fine shopping, wining and dining spots.

Region Information

Note: Property not suitable for children under 5.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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If your booking can't take place due to a COVID-19 lockdown in the UK or Ireland, you can request a change of date or receive a full rental charges refund.

Owners may request any evidence that they reasonably require before making a refund. Sykes Holiday Cottages is not agreeing to pay or guarantee any refund from the Owner to you under this Book with confidence.
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