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Anne Walters House

Churchill, Oxfordshire (Ref. 1091427)

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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi


3 Customer Reviews

  • "Anne Walters house is a lovely and homely house in a great Cotswold location."

    The beds were extremely comfortable the kitchen was very well equipped. Highly recommend

    Thank you for your feedback with regards to your stay at Ann Walters House. It's great to hear how much you enjoyed your stay, it's a lovely house. We hope to welcome you back again in the future. Property Owner

    Reviewed by NicolaDec 2021

  • "This was a really lovely and homely house with a well equipped kitchen."

    We thoroughly enjoyed our stay. It was a good base to explore the rest of the beautiful Cotswolds.

    SumiJul 2021

  • "Fabulous long weekend - house is lovely, comfy clean and well equipped."

    Nice village with great walks and local pub, food was excellent will definitely rebook - thanks for having us.

    MelanieMay 2021

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This property is part of the Character Cottages collection.
Specialists in stylish, contemporary and characterful Cotswold cottages

The property

Set in the picturesque village of Churchill is this fabulous Grade ll listed, 19th century property, Anne Walters House, which was formerly the home of the neighbouring school’s headmistress and has been renovated to a contemporary style, whilst retaining many period features.

The perfect base for a small family or group of friends alike looking to stay in a peaceful part of the Cotswolds.

As you enter the property you are welcomed into the bright foyer which is home to a beautiful, large window and offers a place to store your muddy shoes.

Enter into the welcoming dual aspect living room and marvel at the stunning exposed brick fireplace which houses a warming woodburning stove, where you and your loved ones can relax into the sofa or armchairs and watch your favourite show on the Smart TV.

The lengthy hallway leads you down to a handy cloakroom/utility on your right, which has a lovely original stone arch and distinctive Victorian flagstone flooring, and to your left you are welcomed into the bright and airy dining room which features a stone mullion window, grandfather clock, ornamental fireplace and a round table with seating for all your guests to toast to your holiday that lies ahead.

Further into the property you will find the kitchen which is flooded with natural light with help from the skylight, and is well-equipped with all the facilities you need to rustle up a delicious evening meal and gather with your group at the breakfast table that overlooks the stylish centre island in the kitchen.

On the first floor you will find the bathroom with a delightful freestanding bath for you to soak in the bubbles before heading to one of the three bedrooms.

Resting on the first floor, the master king-size room with built-in wardrobes and an ornamental fireplace is a well-presented and welcoming room, with a open-concept en-suite bathroom with a freestanding bath and gorgeous exposed beams, the second bedroom has graceful rural views and contains a super-king-size bed, with built-in storage space and a quaint ornamental fireplace.

A doorway adjacent to the second bedroom opens up to reveal a second flight of stairs which climb up directly into a sitting area in the eaves of the property which has a handy cloakroom and continues through to a twin room which has lovely exposed beams and painted brick wall feature and is perfect for older children.

Now you’re acquainted with the inside of the property, head outside to enjoy the last of the sun, in the perfect south-facing garden with a generous lawn area that is bordered by box hedges, pretty flower beds and a gravel pathway, leading to an area shaded by a yew tree and a patio area with seating area and barbecue for you to enjoy along with an array of outdoor games so you and your group can have a fun-filled evening.

The village of Churchill is surrounded by the Cotswold Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, with many scenic walks right on the doorstep including the five mile long 'Kingham and Churchill’ walk, as well as being home to an ornate tower, lovely Cotswold stone cottages and a picture-perfect pub, The Chequers, serving locally brewed beer and rustic dishes set within a warming and friendly ambience, Make a visit to nearby Chadlington where you can indulge in delicious hamburgers, cool draft beers, lagers, ciders and rosé, and also the interesting cow juice, all at Diddly Squat Farm!

The popular village of Bourton-on-the-Water, known as the “Venice of the Cotswolds” due to its quaint low bridges riding over the River Windrush, is home to an array of individual shops and attractions including Birdland Park and Gardens and surround yourself with natural beauty at Greystones Farm & Nature Reserve which is home to wildflower meadows and a working organic farm, offering time out from the hustle and bustle of the village centre, this reserve is open to public all year round and is not to be missed.

Hop over to Burford, where you can visit Cotswold Wildlife Park and Gardens where you will find over 250 species of animals and be inspired by the beautiful landscaping and seasonal displays throughout the park.

Anne Walters house is the perfect base for your stay in Churchill.





  • Over three floors
  • Three bedrooms: 1 x king-size with open-concept en-suite freestanding bath, hand-held shower, basin and WC, 1 x super-king-size, 1 x second floor twin with single day bed and en-suite cloakroom with basin and WC
  • Bathroom with freestanding bath, walk-in rain shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Dining room
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove
  • Ground floor cloakroom/utility with washing machine, condenser dryer, fridge, butler sink and WC
  • Oil fired central heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven, induction hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, fridge, washing machine, condenser dryer, dishwasher, coffee maker (no capsules) hairdryer
  • kettle, toaster, 2 x Smart TVs, WiFi, selection of outdoor games
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Highchair and cot available
  • Off-road parking for 1 car
  • Lawn and patio garden with furniture, barbecue and outdoor games including table tennis and boules
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 1.8 miles, pub 0.1 miles

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About the location


Winscombe 4.7 miles; Cheddar 5.1 miles; Weston-super-Mare 8.6 miles; Wookey Hole 13.8 miles

The pretty and rural village of Churchill lies in a picture-perfect position, encompassed by the glorious landscapes of the Somerset Countryside. Settled on the Western edge of the Mendip Hills, an Area of Outstanding Beauty, this charming community is filled with breath-taking hiking trails and thrilling cycle paths making this the ultimate destination for avid walkers and outdoor enthusiasts. Complemented by a quintessential Post Office with a handy local store and a tea room, along with a friendly local pub, visitors to the area have all their needs covered! With the Dolebury warren Iron Age Hill Fort and Reborrow Warren right on your doorstep and the villages of Winscombe and Cheddar within reaching distance, there are an abundance of activities to keep you occupied throughout your stay. Explore Druid's Temple and Gorsey Bigbury Henge, or spend the day at Puxton Park, a firm favourite amongst those travelling with little ones. Head underground with Gough Cave and Cheddar Gorge, or see the Cheddar Lion Rock and Lookout Tower, before returning to the comfort of your home-away-from-home. With so much adventure right at your fingertips, Churchill is a superb location from which to enjoy any self-catering escape to Somerset.

Region Information

Note: Despite having the day bed in the eaves (bedding not provided), the maximum occupancy has been limited to six guests due to space constraints in the ground floor living area. Note: Logs for the woodburning stove are provided between October and March; guests must purchase their own outside of these months. Note: This is an old, Grade II listed property with many character features including steep stairs and low beams, both of which could pose difficulty to guests with limited mobility.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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If your booking can't take place due to a COVID-19 lockdown in the UK or Ireland, you can request a change of date or receive a full rental charges refund.

Owners may request any evidence that they reasonably require before making a refund. Sykes Holiday Cottages is not agreeing to pay or guarantee any refund from the Owner to you under this Book with confidence.
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