An attractive semi-detached stone cottage located in the beautiful Cotswold village of Southrop.
Ideal for families wishing to explore the Gloucestershire countryside with its thriving market towns, country walks and pubs, or for a long week-end ‘chill-out’.
On the ground floor guests can relax in the sitting room, complete with efficient wood burner, comfortable seating and a Smart TV.
This room leads to the dining room and then to the kitchen.
Beyond that there’s a sun room with seating and French doors into the rear garden.
The ground floor has a single bedroom and a separate WC and upstairs are the king-sized and double bedrooms which are served by the family bathroom.
The exterior of the property has front and rear gardens, both featuring beautiful trees and flowers, making it an ideal place to relax whilst offering children a safe place to play.
The village recreation area with swings etc is nearby.
Across the green, the village pub - The Swan - provides an excellent selection of food and drink including snacks.
Ideally situated in the heart of the Cotswolds, there is plenty to explore when staying in this pretty village of Southrop.
The renowned Cirencester Water Park is a 25 minute drive away and has activities such as swimming, boating, paintballing and clay pigeon shooting.
Other popular destinations for days out are the Cotswold Wildlife Park 15 minutes away near Burford, with train rides to view the rhinos, lions and monkeys and Adam Henson’s (of BBC Country File) Cotswold Farm Park is approximately 40 minutes distant with rare breed farm animals and activities.
Many National Trust properties and historic houses are accessible from Southrop too.
Fans of hiking will be spoilt for choice with the area boasting many beautiful walks and stunning scenery.
Recommended routes passing nearby are the Cotswold Way, the Macmillan Way and Shakespeare’s Way.
The market towns of Fairford, Burford, Stow on the Wold and Cirencester are easy drives.
With so much to discover, in one of the country’s most picturesque regions, this cottage provides the ideal location for a Cotswold holiday.
About the location
Cirencester 13 miles; Oxford 24.5 miles.
The popular riverside market town of Lechlade lies on the edge of the southern Cotswolds and has many traditional pubs, antique shops, a Londis and a Co-operative including a fuel station. Lechlade is also home to the infamous Christmas shop (“Where it’s Christmas all year round”) and offers many river-based activities with River Thames trips available throughout the summer season. Lechlade is steeped in history and is an excellent base for many Cotswold and River Thames walks, including the Thames Path, plus excellent fly fishing is also on offer and the town plays host to many festivals throughout the year, including the annual three day Lechlade Music Festival, featuring over 80 bands and performers. Nearby, The Cotswold Water Park is an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, covering 40 square miles, made up of 140 lakes; an area larger than the Norfolk Broads. Britain's largest water park, it offers a wide range of activities, including boating, water skiing, fishing (some of the finest trout fishing in the country), cycling, walking, golf and horse riding. Cirencester, known as The Capital of the Cotswolds is just a short drive away and boasts a rich and well-preserved heritage with a Roman Amphitheatre, Corinium Museum and Abbey Grounds. The Brewery Arts Centre offers visitors a unique arts and crafts shopping experience or visit the Bathurst Estate, home to the Cirencester Polo Club where some of the highest level of polo can be seen. Oxford, the oldest University City in England, boasts interesting Botanical Gardens, museums and libraries, and plays host to many festivals and markets throughout the year. The ancestral home of Winston Churchill and the World Heritage Site of Blenheim Palace is just a short drive away, where many lovely walks can be enjoyed around the landscaped parkland. Within an hour's drive is Stratford-upon-Avon, Bath, many unspoilt Cotswold villages and the Malvern Hills, all of which are well worth a visit.