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Horseshoe Cottage

Whichford near Hook Norton, Warwickshire (Ref. 1002660)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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  • Rating Icon/Rating/Sykes Icon/Rating/Sykes Icon/Rating/Sykes Icon/Rating/Sykes Icon/Rating/Sykes

  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

  • View on map

Features

  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Smoke-free Smoke-free
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
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  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi
  • Dr Colby

    “Gorgeous holiday cottage in beautiful location.”

    The sun in the from garden in the evenings with a glass of wine is absolutely perfect. Cottage is right by the village green and a pub literally on the doorstep. However, unfortunately due to COVID restrictions, we could not try out the pub as it only opens Friday to Sunday and they were fully booked when we enquired. Instead we ate at The Sun Inn in Hook Norton ( a 10 min drive away) which we can recommend. At the moment, limited local tourist attractions are open (Whichford Pottery is closed ...

    The sun in the from garden in the evenings with a glass of wine is absolutely perfect. Cottage is right by the village green and a pub literally on the doorstep. However, unfortunately due to COVID restrictions, we could not try out the pub as it only opens Friday to Sunday and they were fully booked when we enquired. Instead we ate at The Sun Inn in Hook Norton ( a 10 min drive away) which we can recommend. At the moment, limited local tourist attractions are open (Whichford Pottery is closed and Cotswold Distillery only has their shop open). So we took full advantage of the walk recommendations by the owners and had some lovely dog walks in the local countryside. There are also some great cycle rides in the local area. All in all, would definitely recommend the cottage and would return!!

The property

Horeseshoe Cottage is a wonderful, homely cottage situated in Whichford, Warwickshire and ideally placed within the picturesque Cotswolds AONB.

The property is packed with homely touches throughout, including the exposed beams, a romantic inglenook fireplace with a roaring fire, plus the odd ‘knick-knack’ which shows the history of the cottage and adds a wealth of character.

Spend your evenings in the spacious sitting room, with a choice of plush furnishings to sink into, whilst catching up with your favourite shows.

Walk through to the kitchen with its delightful cream units and sleek wooden worktops, housing a range of contemporary appliances so you can cook up a storm for the whole family.

Gather around the dining table for family gatherings over a hot meal and chilled glass of wine, and catch up with the day's events.

Take a refreshing drink out to the enclosed garden, where your little ones and pets can run freely, whilst you simply enjoy the roaring afternoon sun.

You are ideally placed for exploring all the Cotswolds AONB has to offer, including the Cotswolds Distillery, situated within a 4-acre site and specialising in single malt whisky and gin.

Get involved with the Cotswolds Guided Tours and the Cotswolds Mystery Tours for a plethora of countryside sites, quaint market towns and a number of hidden villages for an abundance of local history.

Horseshoe Cottage is the ideal place to be, for exploring all this unspoilt countryside region has to offer.

Summary

  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with roll-top bath, walk in shower, basin and WC
  • Ground floor cloakroom with basin and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove.
  • Electric panel heaters with woodburning stove
  • Aga cooker, electric oven, hob and grill, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, TV with HD Freeview, DVD player and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair
  • Roadside parking is available on first come, first serve basis
  • Enclosed lawned garden to front and gravelled garden to rear with furniture
  • One well-behaved dog always welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 3.7 miles and pub 0.01 miles

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £200.

About the location

HOOK NORTON

Chipping Norton 5 miles; Stratford-upon-Avon 22 miles; Oxford 25 miles.

A picturesque village with many honey-coloured historic buildings, thatched cottages, a thriving community and its very own steam driven brewery, the last of its kind in the country. The village boasts a well-stocked shop, Post Office, several pubs and restaurants and many lovely walks can be enjoyed from the village with the D'Arcy Dalton Way passing through the village. The market town of Chipping Norton lies south of the village in the Cotswold Hills, plays host to many festivals throughout the year, has an abundance of shops, cafes and restaurants as well as a theatre and the oldest golf course in Oxfordshire. Historic Banbury nestles on the banks of the River Cherwell in the Cherwell Valley and offers many restaurants, cafes, a canalside museum, cinema and local theatre, plus the annual Banbury Folk Festival attracts many visitors each year. Blenheim Place, the ancestral home of Sir Winston Churchill is also close by. Oxford, the oldest university city in England and known as ‘The City of Dreaming Spires’ has an abundance of attractions, namely the 38 colleges of the university, the oldest university teaching room, Bodleian Library, Botanic Gardens and museums, as well as playing host to many festivals and markets. Stratford-upon-Avon, birthplace of William Shakespeare, Warwick with its magnificent castle and Royal Leamington Spa make a lovely day out. Enjoy many types of motor and superbike racing at Silverstone or spend a day shopping at Bicester Village Designer Outlet.

One well behaved pet is welcome - charged @ £25.00. Please keep pets downstairs and off the furniture.
A Good House Keeping Bond of £200.00 is required. A shadow is taken on the card used for payment.
Please Note: the Aga is switched off from the 1st May - 1st October. During this time guests will have access to the 2 ring electric hob and the electric oven.
Please Note: from May to September classic car meetings are held on the village green opposite the cottage, on the 3rd Thursday of each month.
Please Note: the stairs are a little uneven so please take care.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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