Set in the heart of this attractive Cotswolds' market town, Toll Keepers Cottage is a beautifully presented cottage set in the heart of Moreton in Marsh.
Spaciously arranged across three flooors, this historic and characterful cottage is an ideal base for exploring this and other popular Cotswolds towns/villages.
According to local history this cottage was reserved for the town's 'Toll Collector' hundreds of years ago when the town was the centre for the region's wool and farming trade.
In fact we are told the cottage contains the oldest window in Moreton!!
Although much has changed, the wonky floors, flagstone floors downstairs and inglenook fireplace all give this home a very special charm.
There are three bedrooms spread across the three floors (via steepish stairs).
This cottage is suitable for families, friends or couples as it combines a central location with easy access to the shops and pubs in Moreton - all just minutes away.
Delightful, convenient and welcoming this historic cottage is spot on!
Over three floors. 3 bedrooms: 1 x King size double bed (5ft), 1 x twin, 1 x second king size double bed (5ft) plus ensuite bathroom with bath, WC and washbasin.
Bathroom with bath, overhead shower, WC and washbasin, ground floor cloakroom with basin and WC.
About the location
Stow-on-the-Wold 4.5 miles; Bourton-on-the-Water 8 miles; Stratford-upon-Avon 16 miles; Cheltenham 23 miles; Oxford 31 miles.
The Saxon market town of Moreton-in-Marsh lies on the Fosse Way Roman Road in the northern Cotswolds and boasts many elegant 18th century buildings, which are home to traditional inns, serving real ales and home-cooked food, tea rooms, restaurants and individual shops to suit all tastes. It also boasts it's own train station and lies on the intersection of the Paddington rail line from London. The town hosts the Moreton-In-Marsh Show, one of the UK's largest one-day agricultural shows, as well as the Moreton Beer Festival, an annual French Market, and a large outdoor market every Tuesday. Many walks and cycle rides through the beautiful rolling countryside of the Cotswolds can be enjoyed from the centre of the town, with the Macmillan Way, Heart of England Way, Gloucestershire and Monarch's Way all running close by. Less than five miles away is Stow-on-the-Wold, the highest town in the Cotswolds. This ancient market town has played host to many fairs since the 12th century and today holds a biannual Gypsy Horse Fair, craft fairs and monthly farmers' market. Close by is Bourton-on-the-Water, which is known as the Venice of the Cotswolds as the River Windrush runs through the centre. It lies in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and is one of the most popular Cotswold villages. Also within reach is the spa town of Cheltenham. This town boasts an incredible range of shops, cinemas, theatres, restaurants and pubs, and is famous for its horseracing festival in March, culminating in the Gold Cup steeplechase. Oxford, Stratford-upon-Avon, Bath, Worcester and the waterfront city of Gloucester are also within driving distance. A convenient base for exploring the Cotswolds and the wider area.
Note: This property has a good housekeeping bond of £100
Note: Please note that the stairs to the second floor bedroom are quite steep, and may not be suitable for those with limited mobility.