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Birch House

(Ref. 1091413)

Stow-On-The-Wold, Gloucestershire Show on map

4.7

Sykes rating

  • 8 Guests

  • 4 Bedrooms

  • 3 Bathrooms

  • Pets Yes

Features

  • Off road parking
  • Garden / Patio
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Games Room
  • Broadband / WiFi

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5 Customer Reviews

  • "The coffee maker was very old and broken."

    No cheese grater and most of the bowls and plates had cracked glaze so they were grey rather than white. The information booklet was out of date. The dinning chairs were very hard with no cushions. But the beds were great and the bathrooms also. It was warm and in a great location. Nice large kitchen diner and nice lounge although the tv was limited. We really liked it but a little refresh would be nice.

    Reviewed by Karen4.1Jan 2024

  • "We stayed at Birch house for a few nights to kick start Christmas."

    Having stayed in Stow before, we knew the area well and we were pleased to find that Birch House was perfectly situated for 4 adults, 1 child and a dog. There was plenty of space for us all to relax and enjoy ourselves, with just a short walk to the centre to enjoy the many shops, pubs and restaurants. The weather held up for us mostly, although it was very windy on two of the nights, and there was a repeated loud bang on the roof above our bedroom. Not sure at all what this was but thought it worth mentioning so the owner can take a look. We cooked a lovely roast dinner on the Sunday, taking advantage on the good sized kitchen and dining room table. However, we couldn't seem to find any oven gloves, which made it difficult to get things out of the oven. Apart from this, it was a very enjoyable stay and we look forward to visiting again in the future!

    Thank you for your feedback with regards to your stay at Birch House. It's lovely to hear the house worked for your family and it is in a lovely location to see everything locally. Did you get a chance to go to Adam Henson's Farm, it's just down the road and the kids would love it!. Thank you for the tip ref the oven gloves, we will make sure the Housekeeper leave them out in an easily accessible place going forward. We hope to welcome your family and furry friend back in the near future. Kind regards Manor Cottages. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Thomas4.7Dec 2023

  • "Well maintained property Close to amenities and attractions"

    Thank you for your feedback. We hope you enjoyed your stay and can welcome you again. Best wishes Manor Cottages Property Owner

    Reviewed by Jomy5.0Aug 2023

  • "The house was in a very good position in the town only a few minutes walk and you were right in the heart of Stow in the Wold."

    It was also very easy to get to round the local area . Easy parking for three cars . The house was very equipped for 8 people and it was great to be able to take our two dogs. The kitchen was large and it allowed us to have lovely family meals all together, The bedroom were large and it had three good size bathrooms.Also the lounge had three good size sofas I would recommend this house for large groups to visit the lovely local area

    Thank you for taking the time to provide us with feedback on your stay. It's fantastic to hear that you had a lovely time away and took full advantage of both the property, and local area. We hope to welcome you again one day in the future! Best wishes, Character Cottages. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Hilary5.0Oct 2022

  • "Thank you for your feedback with regards to your stay at Birch House."

    It's lovely to hear you had a wonderful stay and we hope you enjoyed all the wonderful sites in the Cotswolds. We hope to welcome you again in the future.

    Thank you for your feedback with regards to your stay at Birch House. It's lovely to hear you had a wonderful stay and we hope you enjoyed all the wonderful sites in the Cotswolds. We hope to welcome you again in the future. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Michelle4.1May 2022

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Summary

  • Four bedrooms: 1 x king-size double with en-suite bath, separate shower, basin and WC, 1 x double with en-suite bath, separate shower, basin and WC, 2 x twin
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Cloakroom with basin and WC
  • Kitchen with dining area
  • Utility
  • Sitting room
  • Recreation area with table tennis table
  • Gas central heating
  • Gas hob and electric oven, microwave, kettle, toaster, fridge, washing machine, dishwasher, 2 x TVs, DVD, Bluetooth speaker, WiFi, selection of DVDs, books and children’s toys
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cots and highchairs available
  • Off road parking and ample roadside parking
  • Patio terrace with seating (rear) and lawned garden (front)
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 0.6 miles, pub 0.4 miles

The property

Set in the popular, historic market town of Stow-on-the-Wold, just a short walk away from local amenities is this elegant and spacious family home, located on a quiet residential street; an idyllic retreat for you and your family or friends to escape to the beautiful Cotswolds.

With dedicated parking located just outside of the garage door, you can unload your luggage right on the property grounds and look forward to entering the wonderful home.

The front door opens into a fresh and welcoming hallway so kick off your walking boots and enter into the sitting room where you are greeted by a stunning ornamental fireplace and dual aspect windows, letting the sunshine pour in.

The kitchen/diner is well-equipped and is the perfect space to cook up a storm, pour a drink and socialise with your party.

Choose from the selection of games on offer and have a fun game night!

Finishing off the ground floor nicely, there is a convenient cloakroom and utility room, with adjoining garage which has been smartly converted into a recreation area containing a table tennis table with bats and balls; the family will love this addition!

Accessed from the kitchen to the rear is the well-presented, enclosed terrace where you will find lovely hedges providing some privacy and manicured flower-filled pots as well as a table with seating if you fancy dining al fresco.

The front of the property has a lovely raised lawn area, with stunning climbing roses and wisteria blooming in the summer months.

When sleep calls, a choice of four sizeable bedrooms await upstairs; the charming master bedroom contains a king-size four poster bed giving a luxurious feel to the room and boasts an en-suite bathroom, the second bedroom has lovely view of the terrace and has a large double sleigh bed with an en-suite bathroom, perfect for children, bedrooms three and four both have twin beds.

Finishing the first-floor is the bathroom where you can have an enjoyable soak in the bath.

A short walk from your doorstep there are many amenities to enjoy; visit the Fosse Gallery to admire an array of contemporary British art, indulge in a bite to eat and drinks at The Stag at Stow, add a touch of opulence and revel in the scrumptious tea and cakes – or scones!

- at The Old Bakery Tea Room.

Discover over 500 species of birds by visiting Birdland Park & Gardens, which is a lovely spot to enjoy a picnic, surrounded by wildlife, or perhaps make a visit to the nearby village of Bourton-on-the-Water and discover a miniature replica of the Cotswold-stone village at The Model Village.

At nearly 800ft, Stow is the highest of the Cotswold towns, located on the Roman Fosse Way and has many scenic walking and cycle route to explore.

The market square is the heart of the community and offers boutique shops, tea rooms, pubs and restaurants, as well as the farmers’ market which every second Thursday of each month, featuring inviting local produce.

Take a trip to Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens in Burford for the day, or take a tour at Undiscovered Cotswolds, located in Minster Lovell.

If you want to enjoy the scenic spots that The Cotswolds have to offer, why not arrange a tour with Cotswold Walks & Hikes & Bikes, all just a short car journey from Birch House.

For your next trip to the stunning countryside, stay at Birch House.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £150.

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About the location

STOW-ON-THE-WOLD

Bourton-on-the-Water 4 miles; Stratford upon Avon 15 miles.

The highest town in the Cotswolds, Stow-on-the-Wold, originally an Iron Age Fort, epitomises olde worlde England. 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. The vast market square boasts an ancient cross at one end and the village stocks at the other, surrounded by an elegant array of Cotswold stone townhouses, antique shops, tea rooms, traditional pubs, award-winning restaurants and its very own cricket museum. Many walks and cycle rides through the beautiful rolling countryside of the Cotswolds can be enjoyed from the centre of Stow, with the Macmillan Way, Heart of England Way, Gloucestershire and Monarch's Way all running close to the town. Bourton-on-the-Water, known as the 'Venice of the Cotswolds' as the River Windrush runs through the centre, lies in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and is one of the most popular Cotswold villages. The Saxon market town of Moreton-in-Marsh and the quintessential English village of Broadway are all within easy reach and make a great day out. Cheltenham (20 miles away) is, architecturally, the most complete regency town in England. A spa town with an incredible range of shops, cinemas, theatres, restaurants and pubs, it is famous for its horse-racing festival in March, culminating in the Gold Cup steeplechase. At other times of year, it is host to literature, jazz, classical music, science and food and drink festivals. Oxford, the oldest university city in England and sometimes called 'The City of Dreaming Spires’ has an abundance of prestigious attractions, including the 38 colleges of the university (half of which date back before 1600), the oldest university teaching room, the Bodleian Library, Ashmolean and Pitt Rivers Museums, and Botanic Gardens. Stratford-upon-Avon, Bath, Worcester and the waterfront city of Gloucester are also within easy reach, making Stow-on-the-Wold an ideal base.

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Note: For the comfort of future guests, we ask that dogs remain downstairs, stay off the furniture and that no trace of a dog remains after your departure.

Note: There is a low wall in the garden so children and dogs should be supervised outside at all times.

Note: The Stow Horse Fair is held twice a year, on the Thursday closest to 12th May and the Thursday closest to 24th October, this is a traditional fair for people to meet up and trade which dates back to 1476 when its Charter was granted; Stow is very busy for a day or two before and after each fair, and a number of shops, pubs and restaurants are closed.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas