Murrayfield Cottage

Blockley, Gloucestershire (Ref. 1002657)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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  • Icon/Feature/Smoke-free Smoke-free
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
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  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

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* Based on a combined average customer score over the last 3 months

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3 Customer Review(s)

  • “Cottage was great.”

    Bombarded with emails from Skyes Cottages though! If you send that many, your customers just unsubscribe...which I did after being sent so many in one week!

    Bombarded with emails from Skyes Cottages though! If you send that many, your customers just unsubscribe...which I did after being sent so many in one week!

    - Ms Hammond, January 2020

The property

Murrayfield Cottage is an excellent terraced stone cottage based in Blockley, Gloucestershire, situated in the Cotswolds region.

Set across three floors, this stylish and contemporary holiday home is ideal for families looking for a remote break.

Step through the front door and you will be greeted to a compact sitting room, with a sofa and armchair, perfect for relaxing in of an evening and enjoying the provided TV as your entertainment.

A family bathroom with a bath and shower over completes the ground floor.

The first floor hosts two bedrooms: one double and one twin, with ample storage space for your personal items and wonderful countryside views right from your bed, wake up to this picturesque location every morning.

The lower ground floor is open-plan and houses an additional sitting room and kitchen area, with all the appliances you could need to cook up a delicious home-cooked meal where all of the family can sit around the large drop leaf table comfortably seating 4 people together with 4 Windsor dining chairs.

Take advantage of the provided books and discover a lost literary classic, using one of the sitting rooms as a quiet space, with a woodburning stove in both rooms adding to the countryside ambience.

To the rear of the cottage the garden is spread over three levels.

Immediately outside the double doors is a patio area with furniture for you to enjoy coffee or breakfast in the morning sun.

A path leads through the rose and lavender garden to a small, enclosed terrace with a bench, ideal for peaceful reading.

At the bottom of the garden is a large rear terrace with extensive views over the village and surrounding countryside.

Garden furniture is provided for al fresco dining and private sunbathing and relaxation.

Roadside parking is available for several cars.

Ideally located for Batsford Arboretum and Garden Centre, spanning across 56-acre gardens, with an on-site café.

The Cotswolds Falconry Centre is an educational centre and exhibits a range of birdlife to discover more about, including falcons, eagles and owls.

Close to the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, with plenty of pathways offering opportunities for walking and cycling.

Let's not forget the abundance of nearby lakes ideal for fishing, and other watersports.

Murrayfield Cottage is the ultimate base for exploring the Cotswolds.


  • Over three floors
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double and 1 x twin
  • Ground floor bathroom with bath and shower over, basin and WC
  • Ground floor sitting room
  • Lower ground floor kitchen/living room.
  • Woodburning stove - logs not included
  • Electric oven and gas hob, microwave, toaster, kettle, fridge, freezer, coffee machine, dishwasher, washing machine, TV, DVD player, a selections of books and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Roadside parking is available
  • Rear enclosed patio area with furniture
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry smoking
  • Shop and pub 0.6 miles

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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.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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