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Mount View

(Ref. 1091395)

Childswickham, Gloucestershire Show on map

4.6

Sykes rating

  • 7 Guests

  • 4 Bedrooms

  • 3 Bathrooms

  • Pets No

Features

  • Off road parking
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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27 Customer Reviews

  • "We all enjoyed our stay at the property, having been to the cotswolds before it was a great location to get around everywhere."

    Was a little disappointed with the state of the bins when we arrived, both were overflowing . We had to squash them down for about 3 days before they were emptied again , but other than that everything was fine. Would stay again.

    Thank you for taking the time to provide this feedback. We're glad you enjoyed your stay at Mount View and loved the location too. Thank you also for bringing to our attention the issues with the overflowing bins which we have passed on to the Property Manager. We hope this didn't impact your stay and that we can welcome you again. Best wishes Manor Cottages Property Owner

    Reviewed by Richard4.4Apr 2024

  • "Very nice rental in good location and very quiet."

    Large kitchen an asset when staying (4) weeks and appreciated having both a washer and dryer for use during that long stay. The location is close to good food shopping at both Morrison’s Supermarket and M&S in Evesham and great butcher shops in Winchcombe and Broadway. Appreciated having the gas fireplace on some rainy and chilly days during our stay. Ray and Jo Ann Castellano, Cape Cod, MA USA

    Thank you for your feedback with regards to your stay at Mount View. It's wonderful to hear how much you you enjoyed your month long stay with us. We hope to welcome you back again in the future. Kind regards Manor Cottages. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Jo Ann And Ray4.7Sep 2023

  • "This was our second time this year at Mount View."

    We chose is as it has a lovely ground floor double room with shower en suite suitable for our elderly father who has mobility problems. One improvement that could easily be made would be the addition of hand rails in the shower and a non slip flooring to the tray. This room is perfect for those with mobility issues but the shower area isn’t as safe as it could be. This time we took our own mats and even a shower stool to lessen the chances of any slips. Other than this, the house is ideal for a family gathering and very well equipped whilst also being close to lovely places to visit. Thank you for another nice stay.

    Reviewed by Helen5.0Sep 2023

  • "Really great time at Mountfield!"

    We noticed a few items that could be improved during our stay and gave feedback and these were sorted within 24 hours. Would highly recommend for anyone visting the Cotswolds.

    Thank you for taking time to leave this feedback. We are delighted to hear that you had a great stay and that we were able to help! Best wishes, Character Cottages Property Owner

    Reviewed by Craig5.0Jul 2023

  • "Lovely stay at Mount View."

    Had everything we needed. Very quiet location but close (by car) to all amenities.

    Thank you for your feedback with regards to your stay at Mount View. It's a lovely location to be based in to visit the Cotswolds and we hope you had the chance to make the most of the wonderful walks. Kind regards Character Cottages. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Elizabeth5.0Apr 2023

  • "Extremely well maintained, clean and spacious."

    A lovely area, quiet with a great space for parking. A very comfortable stay for a relaxing weekend and well recommended.

    Thank you for your excellent recommendation. We're delighted that you all enjoyed a relaxing break at Mount View. You're welcome back anytime. Best wishes, Character Cottages Property Owner

    Reviewed by Claire4.7Mar 2023

  • "The property is very comfortable, well taken care of and located in a beautiful area, from which it is easy to reach many places to visit."

    We had an issue which was promptly taken care of and the customer assistance was very good. I would recommend this property to anyone for a relaxing time in a beautiful setting.

    Thank you for your wonderful feedback. It sounds like you you had a great stay. We hope to welcome you back again. Best wishes Character Cottages Property Owner

    Reviewed by Michela5.0Mar 2023

  • "This is a really great holiday property."

    6 of us, from 4 different households met up and had a great week. It's big enough to fill every bed and not get under each others feet, it was clean, tidy and well appointed. The location was great for everywhere that we wanted to go, with many attractions and pretty Cotswold towns in easy reach.

    Thank you for this lovely review. We're delighted you and your extended family enjoyed your stay at Mount View and also loved the location. We would love to welcome you again. Character Cottages Property Owner

    Reviewed by Graham5.0Oct 2022

  • "We spent 6 wonderful days in this house and we can only thank everyone involved in it."

    First of all thanks to the cleaning company, they did their best to let us check in 2 hours earlier, I also had the pleasure of meeting the owner, a very polite gentleman, he shared with us some places to visit and on this occasion we thanks for his hospitality and advice. The house is very well equipped in all respects, the kitchen is spacious and equipped with everything you need to be able to cook for yourself, the rooms are warm and spacious, the floor heating on the ground floor and the heating in the radiators upstairs was very good, the large yard , parking for 4 cars, I have nothing to object to and we thank once again those involved in this wonderful holiday and last but not least we thank the people of sykes cottage for the support and information provided. We wholeheartedly recommend this holiday home and whenever we have the opportunity we will return here and in this wonderful area.

    Thank you so much for this wonderful review. We're delighted you enjoyed your stay at Mount View and really appreciate your kind words. We would love to welcome you again. Best wishes Character Cottages Property Owner

    Reviewed by Marius5.0Oct 2022

  • "The property itself was good overall, the kitchen white goods and equipment excellent, so why was this Cottage let down by cleanliness, so much so we had to complain on the first opportunity Ref: COR 285668 CF Mould on the Water Filter jug in fridge, thick cobwebs around all kitchen skirting, food waste under sofa cushions, downstairs bathroom bin still full top of loo brush dusty and human hair around shower."

    Subsequent to our initial complaint, Every baking tray contained food deposit, Cobwebs around bedroom headboards, When retrieving a toy from under a sofa a pair of old socks plus a mass of 'dust' deposit, clearly had not been moved for some time. Finally broken glass in bottom of Dishwasher. We have rented many holiday cottages over the last 20 years and have never had cause to complain, just to confirm that we are not being excessively fussy. Since COVID quite rightly more stringent measures have been put in place with regard to cleaning and most cottages have added at least an hour before occupation can be taken. So, we would like some feedback as to exactly what checks are actually carried out by the owners to ensure this extra cleanliness is carried out and what can you say to convince us to hire a Cottage again, which at present we cannot see ever happening?

    Thank you for taking the time to leave your feedback, we sincerely apologise for the cleanliness you encountered. This is not the standard that we strive to adhere to. As soon as we were informed we arranged for housekeepers to go the property to rectify. Character Cottages Property Owner

    Reviewed by Peter3.1Sep 2022

  • "An absolutely wonderful house."

    Very comfortable and spacious. High quality furniture and appliances. We could not fault it.

    Reviewed by Emma5.0Sep 2022

  • "Mount View is a lovely property, well located in the North Cotswalks within easy distance of many of the popular sites."

    It is well equipped, spacious and comfortable. A slightly earlier checkin time would be appreciated. The only thing we could say was missing was a BBQ. Thoroughly enjoyed out visit and would happily stay again.

    Thank you for providing this feedback and we're delighted you loved staying at Mount View, and also enjoyed the location. We look forward to welcoming you again. Character Cottages Property Owner

    Reviewed by Richard5.0Aug 2022

  • "I will repeat what I wrote to them We have enjoyed staying in your lovely house and would have written in the visitor book if we could have found it."

    A few things we would have found useful are A butter dish A potato peeler More cutlery especially teaspoons as it meant the dishwasher needed to be used more often Oven gloves- we brought tea towels as asked but found them there but no oven gloves- really essential or one needs to be told to bring them One other thing- there was one room with a double bed but no storage space for clothes- I think folk need more warning about that- less important for us as a child was in the room but not much good for a married couple Overall it was a lovely house in a great area- albeit on rather a noisy road- maybe a warning about that too

    Thank you for your feedback and we're glad that you enjoyed staying at Mount View. Thank you also for bringing to our attention some issues which we will of course pass on to the owner. Character Cottages Property Owner

    Reviewed by Christine4.4Aug 2022

  • "The house is lovely and we had an enjoyable stay."

    The issues I had was not having a gate to the back garden as it just didn’t feel overly safe, knowing someone could walk round the back easily. One day someone just popped up and came to get the bin which scared us! I would definitely build a gate just to add privacy. Also the cleanliness, there were spiders and cobwebs everywhere. If you look up in the skylight in the kitchen it’s covered with them and all the cleaners need to do is hoover each time which takes seconds. This let the property down and I was surprised to see so many cobwebs. Overall it’s a great house that’s good value with everything you need, in a good location.

    Thank you for providing this feedback and we're glad you enjoyed your stay at Mount View. We're sorry if you encountered some issues regarding cobwebs and will of course pass on your concerns to the housekeeping team. We hope to welcome you again. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Jess3.1Aug 2022

  • "Great house."

    Facilities very good only two things for improvement. I had my elderly mother with us and in downstairs bedroom en-suite it would be nice to have a handrail in the shower cubicle for the elderly who need help. Also, in the en-suites would be good to have a basket on the wall for putting soaps/shower cream etc. Our stay was great the house is in a good location for visiting places. The views from the house are beautiful and it was nice to see the sheep right next door to us. Would definitely recommend and would stay again. Thank you.

    Reviewed by Tina5.0Jul 2022

  • "Beds too soft."

    Some common games eg cards etc would be welcome. The property is adjacent to a busy road with consequential traffic noise. On the plus side it was spacious and well equipped.

    Thank you for this feedback. We're glad you found the property well equipped - beds are often a personal choice and we hope this didn't impact on your stay. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Gervase3.4Jul 2022

  • "Fantastic property for a family of five."

    The property is well equipped,very spacious and provides everything you could wish for in a luxury accommodation. Situated in a great location for visiting Broadway and the surrounding area. I would highly recommend Jill Carenza Equestrian for hacking, situated within a fifteen minute drive away. The hack was superb.We would recommend Mount view to friends and family and would definitely book again in the future. Michaela

    Reviewed by Gary & Michaela5.0Jul 2022

  • "We were a group of 6 people consisting of 3 generations."

    The tastefully decorated downstairs en-suite bedroom met our elderly grandparent with approval. There was ample space on the ground floor with a cosy and comfortable sitting room with tv to the front and a lovely and large open plan fully-equipped kitchen, 6-seater dining table and a corner sofa and tv to the back. The small rear garden was fully tiled with a bench and large patio set for outdoor dining. Its rather compact size though, disappointed the kids immensely, as they had planned to spend much time playing outdoors; our own garden being at least 3 x larger. Nevertheless we made the best out of it and a good time was had by all regardless. The field of sheep next door was an added bonus and lovely surprise for us all. The upstairs en-suite master bedroom was similar to the downstairs one but rather drab in terms of decor; curtains reminded me of grandad's slippers! The beautiful views however helped in overlooking this point. The double room was very disappointing. It was tight and dark, having no storage units whatsoever, with the exception of some wall hooks and a small sidetable. It certainly was not ideal or comfortable for two people having to live out of a suitcase for 5 days. This bedroom could do well with a wardrobe or chest of drawers in the very least: without the need for a fancy chair either. The single bedroom was very basic too although a chest of drawers and some hooks for storage was included here. It would have been useful to have some hooks put in the bathrooms too. We booked this property due to it's high ratings but sadly it fell short on a few points. The most unacceptable point for us was the level of cleanliness. The property was full of cobwebs and spiders; under all the kitchen cabinets, in ceiling corners etc. We even spotted a very large and menacing spider in the back room which had the girls screaming their hearts out. Unfortunately we could not find it so hope no-one else gets to encounter it. The dirt in the sliding door runners still remains there and no effort to clean the outside furniture had been made as it was also ridden with cobwebs. Another unacceptable point was that when we arrived at the property, the cleaner was still busy cleaning and did not leave til almost 7pm when check-in was supposedly 5pm! We also had a man stride onto the property one evening, without any notice whatsoever, who then subsequently pulled out the rubbish bin from the back garden to then take it to the front. We assume this had been agreed by the owners, however it shocked us and encroached on our privacy. The owners have still not added any games or books to pass time with on those dull and wet evenings nor are there any dvds or a dvd player all of which we would expect as basic necessities. Compared to other properties we have stayed in, this property did not offer the high standard you would expect from paying the amount we did

    Reviewed by Basharat2.8Jun 2022

  • "A high grade, excellent property, providing ideal accommodation for us all."

    Generally completely happy. I suggest the owner should inspect more often: Hoover full and not functioning well Tried to clear out dirt from sliding door runners, but failed 3 pepper grinders but not a grain between them For a luxury property at this price level I would expect: pepper, a few coffee pods to get us started, shower gel, spare bin bags, books, games

    Reviewed by David5.0Jun 2022

  • "We enjoyed our stay at Mount View very much."

    The house is very well appointed and of a very high standard. Particularly welcome was the spacious ground floor bedroom with en-suite shower - perfect for my 98 year old mother. Also we all slept very well- the beds are really comfortable! Just a couple of suggestions: a mirror in the two smaller bedrooms, and a hook or two in the bathroom / shower rooms, for dressing gowns etc. Thanks also to Sykes Cottages for keeping us informed and updated.

    Thank you for taking the time to leave such a constructive feedback. We are delighted you and the rest of your party enjoyed your stay and will forward your comments to the owner. We look forward to welcoming you again soon. Character cottages Property Owner

    Reviewed by Keri5.0Jun 2022

  • "We had a 3 night stay at Mount View and the property was absolutely fantastic."

    The finish of the property was to a very high standard and had everything we needed. The only thing that could possibly make the property even better would be to have a side gate as we had 3 young children and when playing in the garden had to have all eyes on them because of the main road. But that really wild be the only suggestion and didn’t take away from our stay at all. We would definitely recommend this to other people and would definitely return again!

    Thank you for your feedback, we are delighted to hear you had a lovely stay and hope to welcome you back soon. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Beth5.0May 2022

  • "Not the cleanest property we’ve stayed in ,en suite shower upstairs needs a good clean and skylight in dining room full of spider webs , needs a good hoover under the cushions on sofa."

    Never saw the owners but they had been on the patio when we were out as things had been moved.

    Thank you for taking the time to leave a feedback, we wished you let us know while your stay, we could have sent housekeeping over to clean it again for you. we look forward to welcoming you again for a better stay. Character cottages Property Owner

    Reviewed by Kenneth2.8May 2022

  • "We were so pleased & relieved the property was as lovely & spacious as described on the listing The quality of everything was 100% inclufing decor & Furnishings."

    Having 2 TV's was very helpful too - a DVD /CD player would be a positive addition for the future. Would definately book Mount View again & recommend it to others without any reservations. Good location & very close to Beautiful Broadway... Childswickham Brasserie was also wonderful with friendly staff & a few minutes down the road in a car

    Thank you for taking the time to leave such a lovely feedback, we are delighted you enjoyed your stay and will forward your comments to the owner. We look forward to welcoming you again soon. Character cottages Property Owner

    Reviewed by Mary5.0May 2022

  • "Perfect location."

    Well equipped, beautifully decorated house and good layout. Ideal house for our party of 7 from 3 generations. Suited us all. Would highly recommend.

    Reviewed by Lisa5.0Apr 2022

  • "Lovely cottage which is very spacious and well placed to take advantage of what the area has to offer."

    It fitted our needs with the downstairs bedroom with en suite perfect for mother in law who finds stairs difficult. Well equipped and great views towards the Cotswold Hills and within easy reach of Evesham and Broadway. Hope to return.

    Thank you so much for your lovely review and we're so glad that you (and mother in law) found Mount View a relaxing place to stay. The location is indeed very good and we hope to welcome you back. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Andrew5.0Apr 2022

  • "The property was immaculate and furnished to a high standard, it had everything that was required for a lovely stay including whisks and blenders."

    Great location for walking.

    SarahApr 2021

  • "Brilliant property - really well-equipped and beautiful cottage with lots of room for a larger family group."

    Lots of nice extras like an Alexa speaker, smart TVs and a ice/cold water dispenser. It’s pretty isolated but that’s what you should expect and on the doorstep of anywhere you want to go in the Cotswolds. Would definitely recommend.

    MeritxellSep 2020

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Summary

  • Four bedrooms: 2 x king-size (one ground-floor) with walk-in wardrobe and en-suite walk-in rain shower, hand-held shower, basin and WC, 1 x double, 1 x single
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area
  • Utility
  • Sitting room with gas stove-effect fire
  • Cloakroom with basin and WC
  • Oil fired central heating with gas stove-effect fire and underfloor heating on the ground floor
  • Double electric range oven, gas hob, microwave, kettle, toaster, American-style fridge/freezer with water dispenser, fridge, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, Nespresso coffee maker, hairdryer
  • 2 x Smart TV’s, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot & Highchair available on request
  • Off-road parking for 4 cars
  • Patio and lawn garden with furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 3.7 miles, 0.9 miles

The property

This wonderful semi-detached retreat resting on the outskirts of the quaint village of Childswickham, close by to bustling Broadway, is the perfect getaway for a gathering of friends or a family who are seeking a relaxing break surrounded by the beautiful countryside of the Vale of Evesham.

As you arrive on the property grounds of Mount View, you are welcomed by a large gravel driveway that houses up to four cars, before you step through the front door and into the smart entrance hall, where to your left you will find the tastefully decorated sitting room where you and your loved ones can relax of an evening, catching up on your favourite show on the Smart TV, whilst the heat from the gas stove-effect fire warms the whole downstairs.

Adjacent to the sitting room you will find the large and sociable open-plan living area, which is flooded with natural light due to the two bi-fold doors and glass roof lantern, and has everything you will need to rustle up a delicious evening meal, before you all retreat to the wooden dining table to tuck into your feast and cork open a bottle of wine, before retreating to the large corner sofa to allow your dinner to go down as the dishwasher helps you with the cleaning up!

A glass door leads you through to the useful utility room complete with washing machine and tumble dryer, and further onto the cloakroom with a basin and WC.

The downstairs benefits from underfloor heating which is perfect for warming your toes on a cold winter evening.

Take the evening outside to the patio area, where you can enjoy your glass of wine sat at the seating area that sits underneath a parasol, surrounded by a generous lawn running the length of the property and gorgeous flowers, shrubs and trees, as the fabulous uninterrupted views towards the Cotswold Hills puts your mind at ease.

The property boasts four well-decorated bedrooms, including a dual aspect king-size on the ground floor, ideal for those with limited mobility, which boasts a walk-wardrobe and an en-suite walk-in shower, while upstairs presents a king-size with stunning views a walk-in wardrobe and an en-suite walk-in shower, the second a double and the third a single, which share their floor with the contemporary bathroom where you can have an indulgent soak amongst the bubbles.

Once you awake in the morning, head down to the kitchen and make yourself a warming mug of coffee using the Nespresso Pixie coffee machine before getting ready to head out for the day; head over to nearby Wayside Farm Shop and Tearoom for a delicious breakfast before enjoying a fun activity with your loved ones at Cotswold Clay Pigeon Shooting Ground and finishing off your day with a heart-warming meal at Childswickham Inn & Brasserie.

Close by Broadway has an array of art galleries, gift and clothes shops, three inns, a number of tea rooms and many more, retail therapy combined with good food and drink is to be enjoyed in Broadway, as well as Broadway Tower which is The Highest little castle in the Cotswolds and a real tourist attraction here.

In the nearby bustling market town of Chipping Campden there are many attractions and shops, you can take a leisurely walk around the 17th century Market Hall in the centre of the town and the East Banqueting House, just a little further on, or have a wonderful afternoon at Little Oak Vineyard, an award-winning vineyard where you can try and buy wonderful wines.

Train enthusiasts will be delighted with the light railway of Evesham Vale Light Railway, which operates in nearby Evesham Country Park and covers a mile through the park, including a lengthy section through the fruit orchards.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £200.

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About the location

BROADWAY

Evesham 6.1 miles; Stow-on-the-Wold 11.5 miles; Tewkesbury 14.9 miles; Cheltenham 16.3 miles; Stratford-upon-Avon 15.4 miles; Oxford 41.4 miles

The charming village of Broadway, known as 'The Jewel of the Cotswolds', nestles beneath the Worcestershire hills. This quintessential English village, one of the most beautiful in the Cotswolds, offers a superb range of unique shops and boutiques, galleries and restaurants, but is also steeped in history with its origins dating back to Roman times. The world-renowned Lygon Arms has been popular for centuries, and now spa facilities can be enjoyed at pre-arranged times. Broadway serves as a great base for exploring the Cotswolds and surrounds with Shakespeare’s town of Stratford-upon-Avon, Cheltenham Spa and the historic town of Worcester within easy reach. With an abundance of National Trust properties, museums, beautiful walks and cycle trails, this really is a great place for a relaxing holiday, all year round.

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Note: Infants who sleep in a cot do not count towards the occupancy figure, however, due to space restrictions, the occupancy figure may only be exceeded by up to two additional infants and guests are welcome to bring their own facilities to accommodate two infants.

Note: The property’s garden is not enclosed; therefore, young children should be supervised outside at all times.

Note: Under no circumstances should guests access the flat roof extension due to health and safety.

Note: This property does not accept stag, hen or similar parties.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas