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Manor Farm House 6

Blackwell near Ilmington, Warwickshire (Ref. 1060309)

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 4

  • Bathrooms 3

  • Pets Yes

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Features

  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

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The property

Ilmington 2.1 miles.

A magnificent country home resting in the sleepy village of Blackwell near to the wonderful host of amenities in Ilmington, Manor Farm House 6 makes an exceptional choice for a family escape to Warwickshire.

Resting on the fringes of the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, this impressive holiday home rests in an idyllic position for a rural retreat at any time of the year.

Modified under current COVID travel restrictions for a group of six, this spacious abode is perfect for family get togethers.

Step inside and soak in the rustic charm of the property, with exposed wooden beams lining the ceilings of many of the rooms, you're sure to find character around every corner.

Enjoy spending quality time together within the sitting room where an open fire takes centre stage, here you can while away the hours in the warmth, while the piano provides the perfect entertainment for the evening.

The little ones are sure to delight at the playroom where you will also find a warming woodburning stove amidst a good range of games and books, while a quiet moment to yourself can be spent curled up on the corner sofa of the snug before the impressive television.

The kitchen/diner is sure to be the heart of the house, with enough space for everyone to easily gather at the table, while the central island offers plenty of preparation space for little helpers to get involved in preparing a family-favourite meal, a wonderful range of utensils and appliances on offer including both an AGA and an electric oven so you can choose how best to whip up a family feast.

Moving up to the first floor you will find two of the beautiful bedrooms made up of a king-size with its own en-suite bathroom with a luxurious roll top bath and separate walk-in shower, along with a double also with an impressive en-suite bathroom.

Up on the second floor rests two single bedrooms tucked beneath the sloping ceiling, making the perfect resting spot for children with a family bathroom up here too!

Begin your days within the luscious lawned area of the property, with far-reaching views over the surrounding countryside, there's no better spot to enjoy your morning coffee, with plenty of space for your canine companions to play too; there's even a play garden for the children!

Sitting within the village of Blackwell, the cottage is in the perfect position for a relaxing escape; explore the surrounding area by foot, with a scatter of independent shops to see, while all the amenities you could need for a self-catered stay can be found in nearby Ilmington, Warwickshire's highest village offering easy access into the Cotswolds AONB, here you can find a shop, Post Office and two pubs, offering you a wide variety of dining options, as well as there being 38 varieties of apples here too, perfect to take back to the cottage and prepare a hearty crumble.

Venture into the depths of the Cotswolds to be met by ample opportunities for walking and cycling amidst truly breath-taking scenery, as well as opportunities for trying your hand at horse riding and rural skills such as horse-logging, spinning and weaving, stone carving and more for a day out with a difference.

Be sure to visit the nearby historic market town of Stratford-upon-Avon, birthplace of Shakespeare, it makes the perfect place to watch a show as well as explore the famous landmarks of Shakespeare's Schoolroom & Guildhall, Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Shakespeare's New Place and much more, as well as family-friendly attractions such as Tudor World, Magic Alley and Stratford Butterfly Farm all being well-worth exploring.

Shipston-on-Stour lies within easy reach too for a wider selection of handy amenities, as well as Banbury, Cheltenham and Worcester boasting their own excitement.

In easy reach of so much rural wonder, there's no better choice than Manor Farm House for your family escape to Warwickshire.

Summary

  • Four bedrooms: 1 x king-size with en-suite roll top bath, separate walk-in shower, basin and WC, 1 x double with en-suite bath, shower over, basin and WC, 2 x second-floor singles
  • Second-floor bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Cloakroom with basin and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Utility
  • Sitting room with open fire
  • Snug
  • Playroom with woodburning stove
  • Oil-fired central heating with open fire and woodburning stove
  • AGA (PLEASE NOTE: AGA is switched off 30th April - 1st October), electric oven and gas hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, 2 x TV, WiFi, a selection of books and games
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburning stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchair available
  • Ample off-road parking
  • Enclosed lawned gardens with furniture, children's play garden with climbing frames and an orchard
  • Two well-behaved pets welcome (charged @ £25.00 each)
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 2.2 miles, pub 1.2 miles
  • Note: This property requires a refundable Good Housekeeping Bond of £400 prior to booking
  • Note: Children should be supervised when using climbing frames
  • Note: Children should be supervised outside due to Ha-Ha at the end of the garden (a garden feature designed to preserve an uninterrupted view)
  • Note: No hen or stag parties allowed and we ask all guest to be considerate to neighbours in the village with no loud noise

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £400.

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About the location

ILMINGTON

Shipston-on-Stour 4 miles; Stratford-upon-Avon 9 miles; Warwick 17 miles.

The thriving village of Ilmington, the highest in Warwickshire, lies at the foot of Ilmington Downs in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and boasts a village shop and Post Office, two village pubs and is famous locally for growing 38 varieties of apple. The pretty market town of Shipston-on-Stour is nearby and offers many amenities, including shops, restaurants and pubs, together with a magnificent 17th century church. Shakespeare's birthplace, Stratford-upon-Avon, is within easy reach, with its famous theatre, striking architecture, shops full of character, pubs, river boats and lovely riverside walks, whilst the magnificent medieval castle at Warwick is not to be missed. Visit the splendid National Trust house at Charlecote Park with its graceful gardens, intriguing maze and Capability Brown Deer Park. Alternatively, enjoy a day out at Warwick Racecourse, or simply explore the many surrounding Cotswold towns and hamlets this stunning area has to offer.

Region Information

Please Note:
- no Hen or Stag parties at the property
- We ask that all guests have a curfew of 10pm to avoid disturbing the neighbours.
- Guests at all times should act with consideration for the people who live in the village and surrounding neighbours.
- the Aga is switched off between 1st May - 1st October
- there is a £25.00 per pet charge
- a Good House-Keeping Bond of £400.00 is required (a 'shadow' is held over the card used for payment)
- The 2 single rooms in the main house have limited head and foot room and are most suitable for infants/children
- If we receive notification that guests are acting inappropriately (loud, inconsiderate or disrespectfully) will have their Security Deposit withheld.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas

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