Wigrams Canalside Cottage is a single-storey, semi-detached holiday property attached to the owner's home, occupying an idyllic setting next to the canal, in a quiet corner of Warwickshire.
This is a lovely, romantic hideaway enjoying views over the duck pond from the kitchen and a homely feel throughout, ideal for couples looking to escape.
Head into the entrance hall at the front, which is great for storing your bikes and walking gear ready to take on the local attractions in the area.
Unwind in the open-plan living room and truly make the most of your evening, with cosy nights before the fire and romantic dinners cooked up in the well-appointed kitchen.
There is a lovely breakfast bar for reading the morning newspaper and every inch of the space has been thoughtfully presented to make you feel right at home.
There is a beautifully presented king-size double bedroom, which is zip/and link offering flexible sleeping arrangements, while the shower room boasts a large walk-in shower and plenty of space to get ready.
Enjoy a morning coffee in bed and watch the canal boats chugging past the window, carrying other holiday makers enjoying their time on the water.
Watch and feed the local waterfowl and free roaming hens, and later sit and watch the sunset, with an evening drink, and only the fence between you and the canal-boats.
Or at night sit gazing at the stars and benefiting from the crystal clear skies due to no light pollution.
If you are planning a group or family gathering please note there is a campsite alongside the cottage and a guest house in the adjacent property catering for up to three couples.As the cottage is immediately alongside the canal if any of your party have a boat, they may wish to moor alongside with a gate straight off the canal towpath.Or should your friends or family wish to hire a boat from one of the hire fleets within a mile radius, they can bring it to the cottage.The owners are happy to assist in moving the boat should you wish.
The property ideally located the canal so should any of your party have a boat, you are able to moor alongside with a gate straight off the canal towpath.
Guests are able to hire a boat from one of the nearby hire fleets.
There are lovely walks from the door and you are moments away from the marina, as well as the village shop and pub at Napton-on-the-Hill.
There are no public roads in the vicinity, but there are lovely walks directly from the door along the towpath, and you are moments away from the marinas, the pubs, as well as an award winning village shop & cafe at Napton-on-the-Hill.
The historic town of Southam is also nearby with a supermarket, regular farmers' market and a leisure centre.
Explore the delights of the Draycote Water reservoir with birdwatching, cycle trails and fishing, or pay a visit to the beautiful town of Stratford-upon-Avon, home to Shakespeare's birthplace and The Royal Shakespeare Theatre, as well as many high street and independent shops, pubs and eateries.
Travel further afield to the many charming Cotswolds towns and villages in the area and look forward to returning to this quality base to spend your down time together - a wonderful choice for a holiday!
About the location
Southam 4 miles; Stratford-upon-Avon 25 miles.
A thriving village, mentioned in the Domesday Book, offering a 12th century church, a number of good pubs, excellent shop, Post Office, tea room and marina with narrow boat hire. Close by, the historic town of Southam offers more amenities, including a supermarket, regular farmers' market and leisure centre. Many walks can be enjoyed in the area with the Millennium Way, Oxford Canal Walk and Grand Union Canal Walk all running close by. Also within reach is Draycote Water, which offers 650 acres of water for sailors and windsurfers, as well as offering lovely walks, cycle trails, birdwatching and fishing. Just a short drive away is Stratford-upon-Avon, which dates back to the medieval times and boasts many historic buildings including Shakespeare's birthplace and Anne Hathaway's cottage, The Royal Shakespeare Theatre, many traditional pubs, excellent restaurants and individual shops, as well as boat hire and cruises along the River Avon. Warwick's medieval castle and the impressive remains of Kenilworth Castle are nearby, as well as the elegant Royal Leamington Spa, with its Georgian and Victorian buildings. Explore the charming towns and villages of the Cotswolds where it's possible to visit places that have remained unchanged for centuries. Chipping Norton, Stow on the Wold, Broadway and Bourton-on-the-Water, to name only a few, are all within easy reach.