Resting in the centre of the historic market town of Stow-on-the-Wold sits this remarkable stone-built holiday home, Coln Cottage.
Boasting an interior full of traditional character and encompassed by the scenic countryside of the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Coln Cottage makes for the perfect base for a romantic escape.
Access the property through the shared courtyard and park up in the space provided at the foot of this lovely abode, making loading and unloading an easy task, before entering into the open-plan living space of your home-from-home.
Traditionally decorated with exposed stonework, rustic wooden beams and a warming flame-effect fire, the sociable space invites you to kick off your shoes and unwind with a moment of peace in front of the television; soak in the peaceful ambiance as you share a bottle of wine with your significant other, toasting to a wonderful retreat.
Cook up a storm in the nearby kitchen, fully-equipped with a range of modern amenities, including a handy dishwasher and washer/dryer to ensure an enjoyable stay-cation experience, and gather together at the intimate dining table to indulge in a candlelit dinner for two.
Escape the excitement and head upstairs to the first floor where you'll find the family bathroom, well-presented with a nautical blue interior and boasting a bath with an overhead shower; pour in the bubbles and delve into the pages of a captivating book with a soak in the tub, or wash away the day with a quick rinse.
When sleep calls, snuggle up under the covers in the sumptuous double bedroom, idyllically positioned under the intimate setting of the sloped ceiling, providing a calming setting to rest your head.
Take the short stroll from your doorstep into the heart of Stow-on-the-Wold where you'll find a fabulous array of local amenities to assist with your self-catering needs; add a touch of luxury to your stay and treat your significant other to a spot of cream tea at The Old Bakery Tea Room, enjoy your favourite tipple in the beer garden at The Porch House following an action-packed day, or pick up some locally-sourced cuts of meat from the award-winning butchers to prepare in your holiday home.
The village of Burton-on-the-Water is within easy reach, home to a miniature replica of the Cotswold-stone village at The Model Village; keep entertained and follow the yew hedge trails through The Dragonfly Maze or come face-to-face with over 500 fascinating species of birds at the Birdland Park & Gardens.
Lace up your walking boots and head off on foot to explore the breathtaking landscape that makes up the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, decorated with honey-stone villages and rolling countryside and home to over 5000km of walking and cycling trails, you'll be sure to find something to suit all abilities!
Renowned as the backdrop for the popular agricultural documentary Clarkson's Farm, the village of Chadlington is within touring distance, home to the infamous Diddly Squat Farm Shop, referred to as "a small barn full of good, no-nonsense things you'll like;" pick up some freshly harvested potatoes or some 'Cow Juice' from the on-site vending machine and be sure to keep your eyes peeled for the cast members working on the fields nearby.
With all of this and more, choose Coln Cottage as your countryside retreat.