This magnificent five-bedroom home, Whittington House, is hidden away in the quaint community of Long Compton in Warwickshire.Listed by Country Life magazine as a 'cream of The Cotswolds' property this utterly charming residence dates back over 400 years.
Rumour has it that it was from Whittington House that the fabled Dick Whittington began his journey to London, where he later became Lord Mayor.
This house, which has beautiful views, is ideal for a big family or even a group of friends travelling together.
It also makes a great base for visiting Warwickshire.
Moving through the property reveals a grand dining hall with seating for up to ten guests, the ideal spot to be served by the designated chef of the group.
Inside, a superbly fitted kitchen offers all the essentials for a stress-free stay, including a dining area where you can enjoy mealtimes as a family.
After a long day of exploration, relax in one of the two sitting spaces, both of which have Smart TVs, or head outside to the garden's luxurious hot tub.
You'll undoubtedly feel refreshed and prepared for the days ahead if you retire to the bedroom spaces as the night falls.
These areas offer a versatile resting arrangement for all, complete with luxurious beds and one even sporting an en-suite bathroom.
If you can tear yourself away from this stunning cottage, Long Compton has some great local amenities, with a village store almost on your door-step and a highly regarded pub / restaurant just a short walk from the house.
For historical enthusiasts, be sure to visit Chipping Norton, The Rollright Stones, a collection of ancient standing structures known as the King’s Men and the Whispering Knights are perfect day trips if you wish to enrich your knowledge of the local area and heritage.Shakespeare's birthplace (Stratford-Upon-Avon), Blenheim Placae and Warwick Castle are also within easy reach by car.
Ditchley Park, Heythrop Zoological Gardens and the Cotswold Falconry Centre all provide a memorable day out for animal lovers, and Bourton Woods is a breath-taking spot to take a nature walk and bask in the stunning sights.
The much lauded Soho Farmhouse (15 mins by car) and Daylesford Organic Farm (13 mins by car) are also in close proximity.
For younger members of the group, venture further on to Cheltenham to visit The Dragonfly Maze or Birdland Park and Gardens, where they have their very own Penguinarium!
To truly appreciate the beauty of Warwickshire, Whittington House promises to deliver holiday memories to treasure forever.