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Lavender Cottage

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Overview
2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
4 guests
2 nights minimum
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*** THERE IS NO BOOKING FEE ON THIS PROPERTY *** Lavender Cottage is a pretty Grade II listed three-storey cottage built from traditional Cotswold stone. It was originally built in the late 17th Century and has been lovingly restored, whilst retaining many original features.The cottage is situated in a quiet cul-de-sac of historic properties, complete with pretty village green, in the heart of Bourton On The Water, often referred to as 'The Venice of The Cotswolds'. The only thing that will disturb you is the sound of birdsong.You can see the River Windrush from the entrance to the cottage and it's within five minutes walk of all the village attractions and amenities, including Birdland, The Maze, Motor Museum.The village is a joy to explore, with all it's quaint shops, cafes, re...*** THERE IS NO BOOKING FEE ON THIS PROPERTY *** Lavender Cottage is a pretty Grade II listed three-storey cottage built from traditional Cotswold stone. It was originally built in the late 17th Century and has been lovingly restored, whilst retaining many original features.The cottage is situated in a quiet cul-de-sac of historic properties, complete with pretty village green, in the heart of Bourton On The Water, often referred to as 'The Venice of The Cotswolds'. The only thing that will disturb you is the sound of birdsong.You can see the River Windrush from the entrance to the cottage and it's within five minutes walk of all the village attractions and amenities, including Birdland, The Maze, Motor Museum.The village is a joy to explore, with all it's quaint shops, cafes, restaurants and pubs. Many countryside walks start from the village, including walks to traditional pubs. We can arrange a pick-up from a local railway station if you want to leave your car at home. GENERAL FACILITIES : Free unlimited wifi, central heating, on-demand hot water, garden.There is no charge for gas & electricity. As in most old cottages, the stairs are winding ( there are handholds ) and you may have to 'duck' at the foot of the stairs if you're very tall. Not suitable for those with mobility problems. Welcome Pack includes wine, juice, milk, filtered water, butter, filter coffee, instant coffee, a selection of teas, jam, bread, cereals, fruit / snacks. KITCHEN & DINING AREA : Fully equipped, including large fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, iron & ironing board, gas hob & electric oven, microwave oven, toaster, kettle, cafetiere, dining table & four chairs. Stable door to garden.SITTING ROOM : The beamed room has two large comfortable 2-seater sofas, living flame fire in inglenook fireplace, 32' flat screen Freeview TV, DVD player, iPod dock, CD player. There is a selection of books, maps, DVDs, CDs, magazines and games. Glazed door to garden. SHOWER ROOM : The newly-fitted modern shower room on the first floor has a large shower cubicle, toilet, wash basin, mirror with light & shaver socket. Beautiful views towards the river.BEDROOMS : one king size + one twin. Both bedrooms have firm, Sealy posturepedic mattresses, hypo-allergenic duvets & pillows, mattress & pillow protectors, and a choice of medium or firm support pillows. All bedding, fluffy towels and huge bath sheets are provided.There is space to store luggage under the beds, and in the cupboards in the twin bedroom.The king size bedroom on the first floor has a 5ft bed, bedside units, wardrobe, chest of drawers, window seat. Views across the garden. You'll have to 'duck' at the entrance if you're very tall.The twin bedroom on the second floor has two 3ft beds, wardrobe, cupboards with shelves, bedside unit. The room has several characterful old beams. Views to fields.The entrance to this bedroom (no door) has reduced headroom, so you'll need to 'duck' as you go in. BABIES & TODDLERS : We have the following items available on request : large travel cot, with foam mattress & fitted sheets; high chair; baby bath; potty; changing mat. OUTSIDE : The garden comprises a stone patio, gravelled area and beds planted with flowers & shrubs. Ideal for enjoying an al fresco breakfast or a glass of wine after a walk across the surrounding countryside. It's a real sun trap. Parking is on the road and around the small village green outside.More
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Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Cooker
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Local Guides/Maps
Refrigerator
Central Heating
Washer
Highchair
Dryer
Outdoor Dining Area
Towels Provided
Freezer
Private Garden
Cycling Trips
Books
Iron
Hairdryer
Stereo System
TV
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Internet Access
Toaster
Patio
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Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

We loved staying in this beautiful cottage! It was a fantastic base for exploring the Cotswolds (walking or driving) and although the shops, cafes and restaurants are only a few minutes walk away, it is in a quiet location. Thoughtful attention to detail, with plenty...More

Thank Jane K
Reviewed 27 September 2018 via mobile

Just returned from Lavender cottage from a short break with my partner and 1 year old daughter. The cottage has everything you could need for a comfortable relaxing stay and is in the perfect spot just minutes walk from the centre. This is our 2nd...More

Thank Rebecca Lyn M
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Reviewed 24 September 2018

Perfect cottage in the beautiful village of Bourton-on-the-water. walking distance to all the best sites, including the wonderful Birdland. Cottage was clean and warm and cosy, the ideal place to relax after visiting the local pubs and restaurants. Owners recommendations for places to visit were...More

1  Thank David C
Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

We could not have asked for a better cottage or location for our stay in the Cotswolds! The cottage is lovely. Stocked with everything we needed and more. Hillary was so gracious to work with. The location of being just around the corner from the...More

1  Thank BeverlyA301
Reviewed 10 September 2018

Perfect cottage in a perfect location with perfect hosts, who go the 'extra mile' to ensure your comfort.

Thank Marlene R
Navigate531091, VR Owner at Lavender Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2018

Thank you for the "perfect" score! I'm pleased that you appreciated the service we provide for our guests at Lavender Cottage and that you enjoyed your holiday.

About the Owner
Hilary S
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:April 2014
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About the neighbourhood
The village of Bourton-on-the-Water, often referred to as The Venice Of The Cotswolds, spans both banks of the River Windrush.Bridges across the river link the individual shops, cafes, tea rooms, restaurants, pubs and attractions. A wander around the village lanes gives a feel of what life was like hundreds of years ago, with well-preserved traditional houses, cottages & churches. Within the village find such attractions as Birdland Park & Gardens, The Cotswold Perfumery, The Model Village, Bourton Model Railway Exhibition, The Dragonfly Maze and the Cotswold Motoring Museum Toy Collection - all within a five minute walk of Lavender Cottage.Many countryside walks begin in the village and there are several beautiful walks to pubs in the surrounding villages.
How to get there
London Heathrow Airport - 77 miles / 125 km Bristol Airport - 66 miles / 107 km Birmingham Airport - 50 miles / 80 km Moreton-in-Marsh railway station - 9 miles / 14 km Kingham railway station - 9 miles / 14 km
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