A beautiful Grade II listed Black and White thatched cottage ideally located in the heart of the pretty village of Harvington in the Vale of Evesham, overlooked by the beautiful Medieval church of St James.
The character and charm of this 16th century cottage is evident as you enter, boasting numerous wall and ceiling beams and a stunning fireplace together with contemporary furnishings making for a very comfortable stay.
A very well-equipped dining kitchen has everything needed to prepare a romantic meal while the cosy sitting room has sumptuous seating and a lovely multi-fuel stove, ideal for warming toes on chilly nights.
Make your way up the original staircase to a stunning first floor bedroom, offering a luxurious king-size bed, a plethora of original beams and views of the village.
The cottage has the added benefit of a utility/boot room, an external bike store/drying room and a pretty enclosed cottage garden with lovely shrubs, a wonderful place to sit and relax with a good book in the summerhouse or enjoy the delights of alfresco dining on a summer's evening.
A triple award-winning CAMRA pub is just a short walk away and offers great home-cooked food and many local ales.
The village also offers a very well-stocked farm shop selling local produce, a second village pub again serving home-cooked food, both within walking distance from the cottage, as well as an 18 hole golf course open to the public and national level fishing lakes.
Enjoy a day out at Cheltenham with its beautiful Georgian architecture, the pretty market towns of Evesham and Pershore, or a little further afield are unspoilt Cotswold villages, Stratford-upon-Avon, birthplace of William Shakespeare and the cathedral city of Worcester.
A superb cottage for a romantic break at any time of year.
About the location
Bretforton 7 miles; Broadway 10 miles; Cheltenham 20 miles.
The thriving village of Harvington is situated in beautiful Worcestershire countryside close to the border with Warwickshire and on the Blossom Trail. Harvington boasts an excellent well-stocked farm shop and two traditional village pubs, one of which is a triple award-winning CAMRA pub and both serve home-cooked food and local real ales. Harvington also has fishing lakes, a cricket pitch and an 18 hole golf course, and many walks can be enjoyed from the village, with the long-distant footpaths of Shakespeare's Avon Way, Heart of England Way and Wychavon Way running close by. The nearby village of Bretforton boasts its own community-run village shop and a 600-year old inn, owned by the National Trust, which hosts many music, folk and food and drink festivals throughout the year. The quintessential English village of Broadway has individual shops and boutiques, art galleries, restaurants and hotels including the world-renowned Lygon Arms, which has been popular for centuries and now offers spa facilities, enjoyed at pre-arranged times. The surrounding countryside is famous for its fruit-growing and market gardening, and Harvington is a great base for exploring the many unspoilt Cotswold towns and villages, along with Cheltenham Spa, with its Gold Cup Festival, the magnificent Royal Forest of Dean and Worcester, with its magnificent cathedral. The birthplace of William Shakespeare, Stratford-upon-Avon, is just a short drive away and offers many historic buildings, a theatre and the pretty River Avon. Regular bus services from Harvington can take you to Stratford-upon-Avon, Evesham, Warwick and Lemington Spa. The area has an abundance of National Trust properties, museums, lovely walks, golf courses, fishing and cycle trails, making it a great base for a memorable holiday at any time of year.