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Romantic Cottage with Period Features on the Edge of the Cotswolds

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2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
3 guests
3 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
Sweetheart Cottage is romantic, and full of character. Set in a quiet hillside lane where flowers tumble over walls in the peaceful and picturesque Oxfordshire village of Swalcliffe, access is gained by a short set of stairs from the front door at road level or through a cobbled passageway to the side of the property leading to a pretty garden with shallow stream. Two patios provide 'al fresco' dining space and a herb garden provides fresh flavour for your holiday recipes! Sweetheart Cottage is in the perfect location for walkers, cyclists and families to enjoy countryside pursuits or to simply sit and relax in ambient surroundings. It is is just a few metres walk from the local pub, the church, and a magnificent Tithe Barn. Footpaths leading from the village, pass through gently rolling...Sweetheart Cottage is romantic, and full of character. Set in a quiet hillside lane where flowers tumble over walls in the peaceful and picturesque Oxfordshire village of Swalcliffe, access is gained by a short set of stairs from the front door at road level or through a cobbled passageway to the side of the property leading to a pretty garden with shallow stream. Two patios provide 'al fresco' dining space and a herb garden provides fresh flavour for your holiday recipes! Sweetheart Cottage is in the perfect location for walkers, cyclists and families to enjoy countryside pursuits or to simply sit and relax in ambient surroundings. It is is just a few metres walk from the local pub, the church, and a magnificent Tithe Barn. Footpaths leading from the village, pass through gently rolling hills and beautiful byways. The cottage is an ideal base from which to explore the beautiful Cotswolds: within easy reach are the market towns of Shipston-on-Stour, Chipping Norton and Banbury, all only 10 minutes drive away. ‘Shakespeare’s Stratford’, is just a 15 minute drive. It is also possible to explore southern Warwickshire and Northamptonshire with ease. A little further afield but still within easy reach can be found the ‘dreaming spires’ of Oxford, racing at Silverstone, designer shopping at Bicester, a delightful small theatre at Chipping Norton, Blenheim Palace at Woodstock, and historic Warwick Castle. Swalcliffe village is in an ideal location for visiting many National Trust properties, such as Charlecote Park or Farnborough Hall. Nearby villages are brought to life with country pubs and restaurants. Other local points of interest include stone circles, civil war battle fields, potteries and breweries. We believe in fair pricing. We do not increase prices for regional events or at 'peak' times and no supplements are requested for winter fuel. We believe in comfort and relaxation! All bed linen is hypo-allergenic or anti-allergenic for added peace of mind. Accommodation is arranged on three floors as follows: Ground floor Brand new kitchen having: • Electric hob, cooker and microwave • Large fridge freezer • Washing machine/tumble dryer • Dishwasher • Electric radiator • A range of cooking and bakeware, electric kettle and toaster Living room with: • Wood burner and electric radiator • Smart TV • DAB radio/speaker with connection for your own music device • WI-fi • Games, maps and books Centre floor Shower room:: Recently refurbished to include: • Large rain can shower, toilet, washbasin and heated towel rail Bedroom with: • Single bed, wardrobe, electric radiator • Anti-allergenic mattress, duvet and pillows • Countryside views Top floor Large gallery bedroom with: • Double bed, wardrobe, electric radiator • Anti-allergenic mattress, duvet and pillows • Countryside and village views Bed linen, towels, kitchen linen and welcome basket included Complimentary toiletries by The White Company Iron, ironing board and hairdryer Pretty cottage garden leading down to a shallow stream, two sets of garden /patio furniture and countryside views Seating area by the stream with swinging seat and dining furniture for ‘al fresco’ dining Roadside parking Please note that we aim to be as hypoallergenic as possible. In the interests of health and hygiene: • No pets • No smoking Our Prices 2019: 3 - 6 night stays £100 per night 2 night breaks £125 per night Weekly £665 November and January are special offer months: 3 - 6 night stays £95 per night 2 night breaks £115 per night Weekly £570 More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
House rules are stated clearly in the Owner's Booking Conditions.
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About the Owner
Valerie L
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:August 2015
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Reviewed 13 September 2019 via mobile

There are no negatives regarding this beautiful cottage. The owners have thought of everything including lots of unexpected, but very welcome, extras. We found everything spotlessly clean and well appointed - we would go back in a heartbeat! If you are looking for a cosy...More

Date of stay: September 2019
Thank Linge62
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Reviewed 29 May 2019

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Date of stay: April 2019
GrandTour611958, VR Owner at Romantic Cottage with Period Features on the Edge of the Cotswolds, responded to this reviewResponded 4 June 2019

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Reviewed 9 February 2019

We spent 4 nights in this quaint and lovely cottage. There were lots of nice touches to make our stay relaxing and enjoyable; and the owners go to a lot of trouble to make Sweetheart cottage very welcoming and comfortable. Thank you!

Date of stay: February 2019
Thank Jim G
GrandTour611958, VR Owner at Romantic Cottage with Period Features on the Edge of the Cotswolds, responded to this reviewResponded 25 February 2019

We thank your visitors for taking the time to write a review and very much appreciate the positive comments. We look forward to pleasing more guests very soon.

Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

Beautifully stylish holiday cottage (and it's rare I say that!) Luxurious extra touches such as White Company toiletries and local produce welcome hamper were really appreciated. The bed was super comfy. Perfect base for short drive days out to Stratford, Warwick and north Cotswolds.

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank KarenSpencer1
GrandTour611958, VR Owner at Romantic Cottage with Period Features on the Edge of the Cotswolds, responded to this reviewResponded 23 September 2018

We thank our visitors for their views. We believe that combining the luxuries of the hotel with the simplicity of the country cottage creates a delightful combination for that special stay - something we all look for!

Reviewed 21 June 2018

Very pleasant cottage in a small village. Everything just so. A place to return to with pleasure and anticipation.

Date of stay: June 2018
Thank 251RMack
Management response:Responded 29 June 2018

We thank our visitors for taking the time to write a review and appreciate the positive comments. We look forward to offering a pleasurable experience to other travellers in the future.

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Alarm Clock
Books
Central Heating
Suitable For Children Under 5
Dishwasher
Dryer
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Hairdryer
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Outdoor Dining Area
Parking
Patio
Private Garden
Cable/satellite TV
Cooker
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Wi-Fi
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Horse Riding Nearby
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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About the neighbourhood
Swalcliffe Village Swalcliffe is a small village in Oxfordshire on the edge of the Northern Cotswolds. Named after the swallows which visited in past times it is now a designated conservation area and consists of a small cluster of cottages, a church, a pub, a boarding school, a village hall and a Tithe Barn housing a museum of rural and agricultural life as well as a history of Swalcliffe. There are many walks leading from the village passing through beautiful countryside and along hidden byways.
Getting around
Because of the beautiful location and the availability of an English Country pub, serving good food, just a stone's throw away it is not necessary to have a car to hand. Visitors may relax in the location and while away the hours with ease. However, for those wishing to explore further afield there is a bus route through the village connecting Banbury, Shipston on Stour and Stratford upon Avon via the North Oxfordshire villages. From these country towns it is possible to access places of interest across the wider area. Alternatively, visitors may bring a car to provide the ultimate flexibility for days out in the Cotswolds and beyond.
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