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The Cottage

(Ref. 1133440)

Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire Show on map

4.0

Sykes rating

  • 2 Guests

  • 1 Bedroom

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets No

Features

  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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  • stay (4)
  • parking (4)
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8 Customer Reviews

  • "On arrival the cottage was cold and the overall impression was that the place hadn't been cleaned."

    The floors particularly had not been vacuumed for some time. Fortunately the heating was efficient and there was a good supply of hot water. The kitchen was in a dilapidated state and any item ( many mismatched, chipped or broken) we needed to use, had to be cleaned first. The wardrobe was full of Christmas decorations and an artificial tree and the other main bedroom cupboard was full of clutter too. The overall impression was one of neglect. The property is well placed for exploring Stratford. The promise of a parking permit was withdrawn just before our holiday which was frustrating, but we did receive recompense.

    Reviewed by Sally1.9Mar 2024

  • "A lovely stay in a cosy and quaint cottage."

    Thank you.

    Reviewed by Nick5.0Nov 2023

  • "Due to parking restrictions at the last moment we were unable to park close by."

    The owner sent message saying they would give £20 towards parking on nearby car parks, this never materialised.

    Reviewed by David2.8Sep 2023

  • "The cottage was very clean,good facilities,well equipped with everything you need for a stay."

    A very quiet location and within walking distance to town centre and railway station,all excellent for visiting this lovely place.

    Reviewed by Karen5.0Aug 2023

  • "Situated in Stratford's Old Town just south of the centre and as such is well located for exploring."

    The Parking Permit system is satisfactory. The accommodation seems fairly basic but is comfortable and is adequately equipped.

    Reviewed by Frederick3.4Jul 2023

  • "Excellent location."

    The cottage had everything we needed. We would recommend and we would return.

    Reviewed by Justine4.1Jul 2023

  • "We had an enjoyable stay in Stratford, the cottage is in a good location, quiet with easy parking on street , good size rooms for a couple, plenty of hot water."

    Quaint cottage feel. However lots of improvement are needed, Kitchen needs total refurbishment, toilet seat very loose, bedroom cupboard doors hinges broken/loose. Outside area needs new fencing and more privacy, weeds removed and area cleaned . Seal around bath replaced. Lots of dust behind bed. Spiral stairs are a feature but difficult for elderly or disabled.

    Reviewed by Adrian3.4Jul 2023

  • "The cottage was in the beautiful Old town and within easy walking distance of the Shakespeare sites."

    I was able to get discounted tickets on the day for the play at the Royal Shakespeare theatre. It was such a wonderful experience walking back to the cottage at ten pm after the performance, with the atmospheric river and Tudor buildings.I enjoyed it so much that I went a second time. I am looking forward to coming to stay in the cottage again.

    Reviewed by Margaret5.0Jun 2023

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Summary

  • One double bedroom
  • Bathroom with bath, handheld shower, shower over, basin and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area
  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, coffee machine
  • TV, radio, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Private front patio with furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 0.1 miles, pub 0.4 miles, river 0.3 miles
  • Note: No child facilities
  • Please note: This property does not have any parking, and cannot issue any parking permits

The property

Well-positioned in the historical town of Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire lies this characterful, one-bedroom dwelling, The Cottage.

Benefitting from an open-plan living space, private terrace, and close proximity to the local amenities, The Cottage welcomes two guests for the perfect romantic getaway near the Cotswolds.

Discover a wide variety of appliances in the kitchen, perfect for rustling up a culinary delight to be enjoyed either at the dining table or outside on the private patio as you sip a cold glass of wine.

For some much-needed R&R after a long day of exploring, escape to the first floor to indulge with a soak in the tub before wrapping yourself in a warm towel and preparing to curl up in the double bed, catching your beauty sleep ahead of another day of exciting adventures.

Steeped in history, Stratford-upon-Avon is the perfect spot to begin your itinerary, offering a multitude of iconic sites such as Shakespeare’s New Place, Shakespeare’s Birthplace, as well as Shakespeare's resting place of Holy Trinity Church, whose spire is visible from your bedroom window!

Additionally, The MAD Museum, The Swan Theatre and Stratford Canal are also a must-visit.

Take a stroll along or a boat cruise on the River Avon, where you can feed the swans before spending the afternoon at Stratford Butterfly Farm, or play a round or two at Stratford-upon-Avon Golf Club before ending in one of many pubs, restaurants or cafes for a bite to eat!

Further afield, spend the day at Charlecote Park or head to the iconic city of Coventry which offers Coventry Cathedral, Herbert Art Gallery and Museum and the Belgrade Theatre.

Warwick is also close-by, a town brimming with history and famous landmarks such as the eponymous Warwick Castle, erected by William The Conqueror himself!

Well-positioned to also journey to Birmingham, Cheltenham and Oxford, you’ll never be short of things to see or do.

Escape in a gateway to the Cotswolds with a romantic stay at The Cottage.

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About the location

STRATFORD-UPON-AVON

Warwick 9 miles; Royal Leamington Spa 12 miles.

Stratford-upon-Avon is steeped in history and culture and is set in the beautiful Warwickshire countryside, on the banks of the River Avon. The birthplace of William Shakespeare, Stratford is a popular tourist destination, featuring the world renowned Royal Shakespeare Company. Experience Olde England by visiting Shakespeare’s birthplace and other houses connected to his family. Open all year round, these fascinating buildings boast 16th century furnishings and beautiful grounds and gardens, allowing you to get a feel for Tudor life. The magnificent River Avon is bordered by landscaped parks and offers an array of activities including cruises, rowing and motorboat rides. Alternatively, visit the local National Trust properties, before sampling Stratford’s excellent restaurants and bars. Within easy reach of Warwick and the Cotswold villages of Stow-on-the-Wold and Moreton-in-Marsh, this is a perfect holiday destination all year round.

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Please note: This property does not have any parking, and cannot issue any parking permits

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas