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Millbank Cottage

(Ref. 1091430)

Mickleton, Gloucestershire Show on map

4.9

Sykes rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets No

Features

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

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23 Customer Reviews

  • "The cottage was very nice , clean and well presented The kitchen and bedrooms ..."

    The cottage was very nice , clean and well presented The kitchen and bedrooms were excellent The lounge was comfortable All appliances were modern It was a very good weeks holiday

    We are so glad that you were pleased with Millbank Cottage and enjoyed your stay. We hope we can welcome you back again. Best wishes Manor Cottages Property Owner

    Reviewed by Brenda5.0Aug 2023

  • "It was our second time staying at Millbank and it was just as enjoyable."

    We find it very comfortable with the top class furniture and facilities. We like where it is situated as we have only short drives to many beautiful gardens and villages. We would like to book again in the future

    Thank you for taking time to leave this feedback. We are happy to hear that your second say was as good as your first and look forward to welcoming you back again! Best wishes, Manor Cottages Property Owner

    Reviewed by Carol5.0Jul 2023

  • "A beautiful cottage, great attention to detail and everything visitors need on a short break."

    Mickleton is an ideal situation to visit that part of the Cotswolds and the local pub was great fun, everyone very friendly and helpful.

    Thank you for your excellent feedback. We're delighted you had a wonderful break to the Cotswolds. Best wishes, Character Cottages Property Owner

    Reviewed by Heather5.0Apr 2023

  • "Lovely cottage, wonderful location for Stratford and the Cotswolds and two excellent pubs within easy walking distance."

    Had a really great holiday and really hope to revisit both the cottage and area . The cottage more than fulfilled our expectations.

    Thank you for the excellent feedback. We do hope you will stay again. Best wishes, Character Cottages Property Owner

    Reviewed by E5.0Mar 2023

  • "Comfortable, well equipped cottage."

    Lovely cottage. Great break.

    Thank you for this lovely review. We're so glad you enjoyed your break at Millbank Cottage and found it so comfortable and well equipped. We would love to welcome you again. Best wishes Character Cottages Property Owner

    Reviewed by David5.0Mar 2023

  • "The cottage is absolutely exquisite!"

    We spent almost our entire stay there and our favourite features, in no particular order, are: the fireplace - which set the stage for a quintessential “chocolate box” Christmas! Truly stunning. The bathroom - luxury personified, the lighting provided the perfect ambience to leave you feel completely spoiled. The decor and attention to detail - it is clearly evident the owners thoroughly enjoyed designing and decorating the space to produce a home that is the ultimate blend of historical magic and modern opulence….and we LOVED the Zebra print wallpaper! Staying at Millbank enabled us to create the most magnificent Christmas for ourselves as a family…with memories made being a treasure forever. Thank you so much.

    Reviewed by Rob5.0Dec 2022

  • "The cottage was very nice and clean."

    The location was great, we really enjoyed our stay thank you

    Thank you for your lovely review. We're delighted you enjoyed your stay and loved the location. We hope to welcome you again. Character Cottages Property Owner

    Reviewed by Michael4.7Nov 2022

  • "The text from the owners was really appreciated letting us know that they were there in case of any problems."

    A very comfortable place to stay.

    Reviewed by David5.0Sep 2022

  • "Had the most wonderful stay at this cottage!"

    Perfect in all aspects, can’t wait to return and explore the area more.

    Thank you so much for your lovely feedback. We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay and we look forward to welcoming you back again. Best wishes Character Cottages Property Owner

    Reviewed by Angela5.0Sep 2022

  • "The cottage was absolutely beautiful with lovely furnishings and equipped with everything you could need."

    It was spotlessly clean and the towels were lovely and soft. The beds were very comfy with lovely fresh bedding. There were four of us and there was plenty of room for us all to relax and enjoy ourselves. We had wonderful relaxing time and would certainly return. The cottage was very conveniently placed for the village shops and also The Kings Arms pub which served great food and has a lovely beer garden.

    Thank you for this lovely review. We're delighted that you had such a relaxing time at Millbank Cottage and found the property to be so clean and comfortable. Thank you also for the recommendation for The Kings Arms pub! Property Owner

    Reviewed by Norma5.0Aug 2022

  • "The plain facade of Milbank Cottage hides beautifully appointed and elegant accommodation."

    We were very comfortable staying here and would recommend it highly.

    Thank you for your lovely feedback. We're so glad that you had such a comfortable stay at Millbank Cottage and hope to welcome you again. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Graham5.0Jul 2022

  • "Gorgeous cottage, well kept & very well equipped in a quiet location in the village of Mickleton in the beautiful Cotswolds."

    ..fabulous

    Thank you for the lovely comments. We hope to welcome you back again. Best wishes, Character cottages Property Owner

    Reviewed by Shirley5.0Jun 2022

  • "Millbank Cottage was a great place to stay, all the furniture and fittings were top quality so it was very comfortable and luxurious."

    Mickleton is also a lovely quiet village and we used their local shop often. There were lots of gardens to visit and you can walk to Hidcote gardens from the cottage. The Cotswolds is also full of attractive villages

    Thank you so much for your lovely feedback. We're delighted you enjoyed your stay at Millbank Cottage.and made the most of the location and surrounding areas on the Cotswolds. We hope to welcome you again. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Carol5.0Jun 2022

  • "Had an amazing stay at Millbank Cottage."

    The property was clean and comfortable and had a nearby shop and pub, which added to the enjoyment of the stay. Would definitely recommend!

    Thank you for your kind comments, were pleased to hear you had an enjoyable stay. With best wishes Character Cottages Property Owner

    Reviewed by Grace4.7May 2022

  • "Overall the stay at the Mill Bank cottage was amazing."

    The cottage is furnished beautifully, extremely well equipped. Location in the village is fabulous, only a short walk to a great pub!

    Thank you for your lovely feedback, we are pleased to hear you enjoyed the location and we agree the pub in the village is certainly worth a visit! With best wishes Character Cottages Property Owner

    Reviewed by Nick5.0Apr 2022

  • "The cottage is lovely ."

    The refurbishment is at a very high standard . Lots of attention to detail such as automatic lights on the stairs . Would highly recommend it

    Reviewed by Phyllis5.0Mar 2022

  • "Cozy, clean cottage."

    .. great for a few days. The recently renovated bathrooms, kitchen, etc. were super and well equipped. There were only three of us so seating wasn't an issue... Imagine with four people it would be a squish. A more comfy armchair would be better in the lounge and a dining table for those times eating in.

    Thank you for your review we are pleased that you enjoyed your stay in our lovely cottage If required we do provide an additional chair in the Study, which can easily be moved into the adjoining lounge. The 18th century cottage does not have a dining room but most guests find the kitchen island to be fine for eating in (when not using the highly recommended Kings Arms which is only 100 metres up Mill Lane) Property Owner

    Reviewed by Carrick4.4Feb 2022

  • "Lovely, well appointed house in a pretty little village."

    Very much enjoyed our stay

    Thank you for your feedback with regards to your stay at Millbank Cottage. It's lovely to hear how much you enjoyed your stay and we hope to welcome you back soon. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Emma4.7Jan 2022

  • "We stayed in this lovely cottage in early August for 4 nights and had a wonderful time."

    The cottage has been renovated to a very high standard with some great features, look out for the amazing wallpaper in the downstairs loo, and the automatic lighting on the stairs. The extended kitchen at the rear of the cottage leading on to the very sunny garden is a very welcome addition to the cottage. The log burner is also fantastic and we had a couple of cold wet nights nights where we cosied up in front of the fire. The cottage is well placed for dining out and has a very well stocked local store and a local butchers within a few minutes walk if you want to buy food to eat in. We ate at both pubs in the village but were faced with inclement weather and poor service due to the ‘ping-demic’ so perhaps didn't see them at their best. We walked from the cottage to both Hidcote and Kiftsgate Gardens. We also walked to Chipping Camden, although we did get the bus back! We have not stayed this far north in the Cotswolds before but really enjoyed staying somewhere different with so much to do and see on the doorstep. Finally we were a little concerned about parking but there are plenty of places to park along the side streets so don’t let that put you off this gem of a Cotswold hideaway - it comes highly recommended.

    JeniAug 2021

  • "Cannot wait to revisit Millbank cottage - it was delightful!"

    RobJun 2021

  • "Lovely cottage, beautifully decorated and comfortable, had everything we needed."

    Very helpful owner. Some low doorways to watch out for if you're tall enough!

    JamesMay 2021

  • "We stayed at Millbank cottage for a long weekend."

    Everything was completely perfect right from the start! The cottage is situated in a lovely village with a local shop and a pub a few yards down the road (Kings Arms) with wonderful service, fantastic food and a lovely sunny garden. The village is ideally situated for exploring many local attractions and surrounding towns and villages.

  • "E cottage itself is beautifully decorated and we were pleased to say it was even better than in the pictures!"

    A lot of care and attention had been put into the decor, with lovely extra touches like luxurious bedding, fluffy towels and thick dressing gowns. The contemporary decor blends perfectly with the period features and the garden is a suntrap!

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Summary

  • Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size with en-suite walk-in rain shower, hand-held shower, freestanding bath, hand-held shower, basin and WC, 1 x double with en-suite walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Cloakroom with basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Utility
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove
  • Study
  • Gas central heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric range cooker, gas hob, fridge, kettle, toaster, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, hairdryer
  • 3 x Smart TVs, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Free on-street parking
  • Lawn and patio garden with furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 0.2 miles, pub 0.1 miles

The property

Settled in the peaceful village of Mickleton, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, is this stylish, 19th century home-from-home dwelling, Millbank Cottage.

Enjoying a peaceful location, close to amenities and popular attractions, this charming cottage is the perfect base for a couple, a small family or a group of friends alike, who are seeking a relaxing holiday surrounded by countryside.

Take a stroll up the paved pathway and enter into the entrance hall, which houses a convenient cloakroom with basin and WC.

Enter into the warm and inviting sitting room, which is perfect for cosying up with your loved ones on the three-seater sofa, surrounded by beautiful furnishings and original features such as original flagstone flooring, exposed beams and exposed Cotswold stone walls, as you watch your favourite show on the wall-mounted Smart TV, all the while being kept warm and toasty by the woodburning stove.

Adjacent to the sitting room is a quaint study, where you can take yourself away for some peace and quiet, settled with a good book, nestled into the armchair.

If you are staying in to eat you can make your way through to the well-equipped kitchen, where you can rustle up flavoursome meals with the help of the electric range cooker, gas hob and microwave, as well as a dishwasher for ensuring an easy clean-up, before gathering at the smart breakfast bar to tuck into your meal!

If you return from one of your walks with muddy clothes, do not fear – a handy utility containing a washing machine and tumble dryer sits next to the kitchen!

Make your way up to the first-floor where you can get your rest in one of two well-presented bedrooms, a king-size with a TV, and a double bedroom, both boasting en-suites with underfloor heating and walk-in showers.

Outside, a tranquil garden with patio and lawn provides the perfect space to soak up the sun and enjoy your meals alfresco style.

After a lovely nights sleep, begin your day with a leisurely stroll through the local village, where you will find a well-stocked convenience store and farm shops, where you can pick up fresh and local produce for rustling up delicious meals for you and your loved ones.

If you fancy an evening of no cooking, there are two welcoming pubs, the Kings Arms which serves excellent food worthy of a top-class restaurant or if you would like something more traditional try the Butchers Arms.

Nearby, you will find the National Trust site of Hidcote, superb 20th-century gardens where lawn games can be played which offers exceptional views and two on-site cafes.

Next stop is the market town of Chipping Campden, home to the Court Barn Museum where you can learn more about the town’s local artist school and the history of the artists, and the magnificent National Trust Market Hall, where you can wander through the 17th-century open market hall.

A visit to Chipping Campden is the perfect spot to join the scenic Cotswolds Way, a 102-mile-long footpath that boasts some of the best views in the area.

Further afield is Stratford-upon-Avon, famous for being the birthplace of playwright, William Shakespeare, here you can walk the footsteps of the great literary at his former home and schoolroom and also visit the MAD Museum, or step back in time at Tudor World.

There is something for everyone in Mickleton, so choose Millbank Cottage as your base!

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About the location

MICKLETON, GLOUCESTERSHIRE

Chipping Campden 3.5 miles; Shipston-on-Stour 8 miles; Stratford-upon-Avon 8.5 miles.

The charming village of Mickleton in Gloucestershire lies on the western edge of the Cotswolds Hills, close to the borders of Warwickshire and Worcestershire. Boasting many attractive black and white buildings, Mickleton offers a good selection of village amenities including a well-stocked shop, farm shops offering a taste of the area and two traditional pubs. Mickleton village is home to the famous Pudding Club at the Three Ways House Hotel, Definitely worth booking ahead for a full on 'Pudding Club experience'. Mickleton lies just south of the infamous Meon Hill, said to have inspired Tolkien's Weathertop from The Lord of the Rings. The small market town of Chipping Campden is close by, boasting an elegant terraced high street dating back to the 14th century. Here you can discover old inns, specialist shops, tea rooms and a splendid 17th century market hall. Also nearby is Shipston-on-Stour with its magnificent 17th century church. Stratford-upon-Avon can be reached within a pleasant drive, and is alive with character with its famous theatre, medieval buildings, cafes, charming riverside walks and boating trips. The magnificent medieval castle at Warwick makes a great day out for all the family, or why not visit the National Trust house at Charlecote Park with its graceful gardens, intriguing maze and deer park? Many unspoilt Cotswold towns and villages are dotted about this wonderful rural area, making Mickleton a superb holiday destination at any time of year.

Note: An initial basket of logs is provided for the woodburning stove from October to March; further log supplies can be purchased locally.

Note: The neighbouring property has a right of access across the patio by the kitchen, although this is rarely used.

Note: Sorry, children under the age of 10 are not accepted at Millbank Cottage.

Note: No commercial or corporate bookings.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas