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This 18th century detached cottage has been renovated to a very high specification by the owners who live just up the road and has kept all of its charm and character. It is located in the very quiet and beautiful village of Abbots Morton but is close to local amenities with nearby good quality restaurants, pubs and farm shops selling high quality local produce from neighbouring farms. It is situated within a short driving distance to world famous Stratford Upon Avon, historic Warwick (with the best castle in Europe), Leamington Spa (famous for its splendid array of independent shops), Cheltenham (the jewel in the UK's racing crown) and Worcester with its fine Cathedral. Ideally located for events at Ragley Hall and only 45 minutes from Cheltenham racecourse so handy for Gold Cup week!
T...This 18th century detached cottage has been renovated to a very high specification by the owners who live just up the road and has kept all of its charm and character. It is located in the very quiet and beautiful village of Abbots Morton but is close to local amenities with nearby good quality restaurants, pubs and farm shops selling high quality local produce from neighbouring farms. It is situated within a short driving distance to world famous Stratford Upon Avon, historic Warwick (with the best castle in Europe), Leamington Spa (famous for its splendid array of independent shops), Cheltenham (the jewel in the UK's racing crown) and Worcester with its fine Cathedral. Ideally located for events at Ragley Hall and only 45 minutes from Cheltenham racecourse so handy for Gold Cup week!
The Cotswolds & The Malverns are both easily accessible with famous walks and cycle paths. Golf, fishing and horse riding available locally. The house is 10 miles from both the M5 (Junc 6) & M40 (Junc 15), ideally located for getting around the Worcestershire / Warwickshire countryside and exploring the outstanding natural beauty of the North Cotswolds.
The cottage has been renovated to a very high specification but has kept all of its original charm and character, with the added luxury of central heating, double glazed windows and running water! The cosy living room has solid oak flooring, an inviting wood-burning stove (logs not provided but the first basket can be provided with prior notification to the owner) and widescreen TV with Freeview. The kitchen is well fitted out with tiled floor, plenty of cupboards, microwave, dishwasher, fridge freezer, double oven and a Belfast sink.
On the ground floor, there is a double bedroom with dual aspect overlooking the surrounding fields with en-suite shower room and toilet perfect for those who find stairs difficult.
The first floor accommodates a further generously sized double bedroom. A further twin bedroom has a dressing room with large hanging wardrobe and plenty of space for a cot and or changing area. There is also a large family bathroom with bath, separate shower cubicle and toilet.
Wi-Fi is available and all electricity and oil. Well behaved dogs are welcome but we ask that you do not allow them upstairs or in the downstairs bedroom.
Enhanced Cleaning Programme during the COVID-19 Pandemic
Please be assured, we have implemented all the necessary recommendations for effective cleaning and hygiene in our property. We leave a 24 hour gap between each booking in our property to allow for a thorough clean and ventilation.
We have thoroughly briefed our cleaner and provided her with all necessary cleaning materials and protective clothing.
All high touch surfaces (furniture, doorknobs, kitchen, bathroom surfaces etc.) will be cleaned and disinfected after each stay. Low touch surfaces (floors, blinds etc.) will be cleaned using hot water and detergent, then mopped or wiped down from one end of the surface to the other.
To help your safety, we have taken the decision to ask you to bring your own bed linen and towels for your use in the cottage. However, should you prefer us to provide these, then that is no problem and we can do so at a small additional charge of £240to cover our extra cleaning costs.
The following will be provided for our guests:
• Hand sanitiser and antibacterial hand washes
• Additional tissues and toilet rolls
• Antibacterial cleaners for guest use
We want you to feel safe and that all your needs cared for whilst you are our guest. If you have any further particular requirements, please let us know and we will be very happy to help.
We recently stayed at Cartref as 2 couples. What a charming cottage.
The cottage is located in a the lovely quiet village of Monks Abbot and is ideal for either families or couples as it offers good privacy with one of the bedrooms being on...More
Date of stay: July 2018
Management response:Responded 7 August 2018
Thank you so much for your kind comments. We're glad you had a great time and found the cottage comfortable. Hope to see you again in the future!
Cartref is a lovely cottage located in the very pretty village of Abbots Morton. It is well equipped and makes a very comfortable base to explore the area. Ragley Hall and many National Trust properties are close by. As are a number of excellent pubs...More
The layout of the cottage was perfect for our party with 2 bedrooms and a bathroom upstairs for us and the kids and a downstairs en-suite bedroom for the in-laws who struggle with stairs. The property is lovely inside and out, well equipped and in...More
Date of stay: June 2018
Management response:Responded 12 July 2018
Thanks so much for your kind comments. We're glad you enjoyed your stay at Cartref and hope to welcome you back again some time in the future.
A superb find. Ideal for a quiet break; full of character & charm, & very helpful, approachable owners. Ideally placed for Ragley Hall, many quaint villages & pubs, & super countryside. Garden very safe for young children.
Date of stay: May 2018
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Management response:Responded 12 June 2018
Many thanks for your kind comments. We look forward to welcoming you back again in the future.
Great Location, great accommodation, thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Owners very helpful and really nice. Will return, if in the area again, and definitely recommend it to anyone. Need to read the instructions on appliances and water heater rather than learn the hard way. But that...More
Date of stay: May 2018
Thank Nadia F
Management response:Responded 29 May 2018
Thank you so much Nadia for your kind comments. We look forward to welcoming you back again in the future.
You are right in the middle of the countryside, so plenty of local walks on the doorstop! One walk we did was to Inkberrow and back, with a stop half way at a pub called The Old Bull. The nearest town away is about 15...More
We enjoyed a very nice weekend at Cartref Cottage. The cottage is well equipped, very clean on arrival and located in the excellent location of Abbots Morton. The cottage was a good size for a family of 4 adults (and one dog!) whilst maintaining a...More
A cozy lovely cottage. Spotlessly clean,well equipped,set in the country side. The tiny village is full of typical Cotswolds houses. Very central location to see all the small towns and gorgeous countryside. The owners are kind,friendly and very helpful. Exactly as seen on the Internet
Date of stay: September 2017
1 Thank Susan C
Management response:Responded 21 September 2017
Many thanks for your kind comments and we hope to welcome you back again soon.
And home is certainly what this cottage feels like! We stayed for 3 nights whilst in the area for a wedding and it suited our needs perfectly. There a 3 large bedrooms - 1 double ensuite downstairs and a twin and double upstairs all very...More