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Side view of the cottage
View towards the barn
A traditional kitchen with dining area
Dining area with french doors
Well-equipped kitchen to suit the finest of cooks
Views from the kitchen window
Relax by the woodburner
Unwind in the cosy lounge
Enjoy a peaceful nights rest in this double bedroom with views across the countryside
Keeping the farmhouse theme
A perfect twin
Take a soak in the bath
Simple style with great views
Curl up with your book in this peaceful dressing room
The en-suite to the twin room
A simple single
Contemporary sculpture line the driveway
1 / 17  Side view of the cottage
2 / 17  View towards the barn
3 / 17  A traditional kitchen with dining area
4 / 17  Dining area with french doors
5 / 17  Well-equipped kitchen to suit the finest of cooks
6 / 17  Views from the kitchen window
7 / 17  Relax by the woodburner
8 / 17  Unwind in the cosy lounge
9 / 17  Enjoy a peaceful nights rest in this double bedroom with views across the countryside
10 / 17  Keeping the farmhouse theme
11 / 17  A perfect twin
12 / 17  Take a soak in the bath
13 / 17  Simple style with great views
14 / 17  Curl up with your book in this peaceful dressing room
15 / 17  The en-suite to the twin room
16 / 17  A simple single
17 / 17  Contemporary sculpture line the driveway

Warwickshire Hideaway

Stratford-upon-Avon (6.5mls SE), Cotswolds
Sleeps 5
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms 2
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 1
4 star
Open fire / woodburner
Internet access
Working farm
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Fishing onsite / nearby
Family friendly
Tennis Court
Rustic
Towels included
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Peaceful,traditional barn tucked away in an idyllic location in the heart of the North Cotswolds
  • Just a short distance from Stratford-upon-Avon and a great base for exploring the pretty Cotswold villages.
  • Surrounded by breath-taking countryside which you are free to roam
Property code: 54081

Enjoying a great location within the heart of a traditional Warwickshire estate. A charming property with a wealth of character offset with a contemporary twist, perfect for a stay in the country.

Although set in a rural location you are just a short distance from the village of Ettington, well served with a village inn and traditional village store, also surrounded by many picturesque villages to include Halford and Alderminster. Ideally placed for a visit to Stratford-upon-Avon, with an exciting all year round events calendar offering something for all. A little further south, the heart of the Cotswolds has many traditional villages and market towns to include Moreton-in-Marsh, Broadway and Stow-on-the-Wold. This area is also well served by the National Trust with properties and gardens to include, Blenheim Palace, Ann Hathaway’s cottage and gardens and Hidcote Manor and Gardens to name but a few.

A warm welcome awaits you at the front door, step into the spacious hallway with WC offering the ideal place to leave your muddy boots behind. The barn is simply charming, the spacious lounge with painted stone walls, exposed beams and warming wood burner creates the perfect backdrop for an evening in planning the following days activities or watching a film on the TV/DVD. Across the hall, the kitchen/diner with views across the estate further enhances the charm and original features, the kitchen is well-equipped with electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and washing machine. When the day is done climb the stairs to the bedrooms, you will find a double with en-suite bathroom with shower over bath and WC, a twin with en-suite bathroom with shower over bath and WC and a single with garden views.

French doors open onto the lawn from both the kitchen and lounge, secluded and quiet, there is plenty of space outside. The unfenced lawn has a garden table and chairs for eating out on warm days. For the energetic amongst you, there is a hard tennis court with rackets and balls provided. There is ample off-road parking provided.

Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.

 

  • Spacious barn conversion
  • 3 bedrooms – 1 double, 1 twin and 1 single
  • 2 en-suite bathrooms and 1 separate WC
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and washing machine
  • Tennis court, rackets and balls provided
  • Wood burner (first basket of logs included)
  • Electric and central heating included
  • Bed linen and towels included
  • Ample off-road parking
  • Wi-Fi included
  • 1 dog welcome
  • Kennel and dog crate available
  • Pubs and shop 1.5 miles
  • TV/DVD in lounge

Sue Pierce-Smith

This property is personally managed by Sue.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 28 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Valerie 30th October 2020

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Enjoyed a fabulous weekend with my family. The property was exceptional with everything you needed with added touch of homemade cakes from Christine. Would definitely return, perfect place to chill for relaxing weekend with pretty Cotswold villages and Stratford easy distance to travel to.

Reviewed by Caroline 23rd October 2020

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The cottage was very clean and comfortable in a very quiet location. The housekeeper was friendly and helpful and the welcome cakes and milk were much appreciated.

Reviewed by Sharron 21st October 2020

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Reviewed by Catherine 9th October 2020

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Reviewed by Jenny 5th October 2020

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We had a wonderful 5 days in this comfortable clean cottage. We felt at home immediately. Superbly dog friendly with plenty of safe outdoor space.

Reviewed by Fiona 11th September 2020

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A very pleasant property in a lovely location. Easy access to the Cotswolds and Stratford-upon-Avon. With Christine on site to deal with any problems you have a trouble free holiday. Would have no hesitation in recommending to friends

Reviewed by Roger 4th September 2020

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A lovely converted barn, very quiet and private and so well managed by Christine!

Reviewed by Laila 14th August 2020

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This is a lovely cottage in a brilliant location. A lovely welcome by Christine and not intrusive. The pictures dont really dont do it justice.

Reviewed by John 17th July 2020

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Amazing cottage, so clean and homely. Christine met us and was so welcoming.

Reviewed by Ann 5th July 2020

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The cottage was spotless, spacious and very comfortable in a scenic, peaceful location. The lady who looks after the cottage, Christine, was such a nice lady, very helpful but never intrusive. I would reccommend this cottage to everyone.

Reviewed by Elizabeth 16th March 2020

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Lovely cottage in good location. Walks from the door seemed a bit limited but you could walk to Ettington. Very well equipped and comfortable living space for 4 adults and a child.

Reviewed by Sarah 13th March 2020

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I went with 5 friends and had an absolutely brilliant time. Its a beautiful cottage perfect for hanging out, cooking and relaxing and the pictures do not do it justice as there is a very large kitchen and living area and the bedrooms are large and so beautiful. I will definitely be returning again. Its also inly 15 minutes to stratford upon avon buRead moret beautiful views. Hide

Reviewed by Penni 14th February 2020

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The cottage is in a great location, lovely views, warm and cosy. Comfy beds, loads of room, perfectly clean, and as another reviewer said, the photos don't do it justice. There are plenty of walks from the cottage and you can walk to a number of local pubs. Thoroughly recommend.

Reviewed by Zoe 23rd January 2020

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Fabulous rural location on a farm so super quiet & dark. Christine was very friendly & the cupcakes she left us delicious. Great sat in front of log burner chilling out. Highly recommend the Chequers pub, 5 mins away. Great take out service. Lovely walks around & a very relaxing break. Good size cottage & rooms. We will be back

Reviewed by John 15th November 2019

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The cottage was everything we wished for, it was nice to be greeted by Christine and shown around, then eat the lovely cakes which she gave us. The cottage situation is ideal, in a beautiful valley, with hills either side and peaceful, well off the main road. Inside the cottage is cosy, quirky with plenty of room for the 5 of us, it is clean, comfoRead morertable and warm. The kitchen, lounge, bedrooms and bathrooms are beatifully presented. I would recommend it to everyone. Hide

Reviewed by Laura 1st November 2019

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Very spacious beautiful cottage, in excellent proximity to Stratford. Christine even changed her evening plans to greet us when we arrived a little later than planned and had made us lovely cakes. We will definitely be returning and highly recommend.

Reviewed by SCOTT 11th October 2019

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The cottage and setting are amazing. So well equipped you will want for nothing. The cottage was spotless. Met by ever helpful Christine everything was explained. A tin of cakes on arrival was a lovely touch. Spacious cottage, lots of bathrooms, superb entrance drying area for damp clothes is very useful. Ample parking. So peaceful. Would love to rRead moreeturn one day. Hide

Reviewed by D 28th September 2019

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Absolutely stunning property, well equipped, spotless clean, great location (loved the quiet and the dark night sky). Attention to detail and all the little extras were very much appreciated. Cannot fault this wonderful cottage which is clearly well loved and maintained by the owners. Hope to return again.

Reviewed by Sarah 20th September 2019

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This is a lovely, well maintained character cottage. We particularly enjoyed the freshly baked muffins waiting for us on arrival, the outside seating, and the comfy lounge for relaxing in the evenings. And were pleasantly surprised at the size of the downstairs space - much bigger than we expected from the photos. Its in a good location to get to nRead moreational trust properties as well as Stratford-Upon-Avon and Banbury. Had a lovely weekend break with girlfriends. Hide

Reviewed by Colin 13th September 2019

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Well equipped comfortable cottage in lovely surroundings. Christine made us very welcome.

Reviewed by Sandra 8th September 2019

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If you are looking for a peaceful comfortable cottage yet not too far away from numerous places to visit this is the one. cCristine who manages the estates cottage is friendly and helpful.milk and homemade cakes await you when you arrive,so a cup of tea and cake is most welcome. Will book this cottage again as grandchildren want to visit Warwick caRead morestle. Hide

Reviewed by Fahad 19th July 2019

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It was splendid! Will visit again.

Reviewed by Catherine 21st June 2019

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The cottage is a delight to stay in. Christine has thought of all a guests needs and so the cottage is well equipped in the kitchen and comfortable throughout. This was our second stay and we hope to return in the future. Thanks so much.

Reviewed by Kelly 17th May 2019

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Reviewed by Mieke 5th March 2019

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Reviewed by Andrew 16th February 2019

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Fantastic place quiet and secluded. Loads of room and safe for the children.

Reviewed by Katie 16th December 2018

We had a lovely time - thank you for emailing to ask. Even though we went on holiday and it rained and we walked around four miles a day we didn't mind just getting back, to get dry and warm. We did enjoy our holiday. thank you.

Reviewed by Emma 7th December 2018

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We had a three night stay here, 15 mins from Stratford it was the ideal base for exploring.It was clean and homely and we had a lovely warm welcome on arrival. Thank you for the lovely cakes and birthday card.

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Side view of the cottage
View towards the barn
A traditional kitchen with dining area
Dining area with french doors
Well-equipped kitchen to suit the finest of cooks
Views from the kitchen window
Relax by the woodburner
Unwind in the cosy lounge
Enjoy a peaceful nights rest in this double bedroom with views across the countryside
Keeping the farmhouse theme
A perfect twin
Show 5 moreTake a soak in the bath

Location

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