About this property

Location: Cotswolds. 5 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 1 wc, 2 reception rooms, 2 conservatories, sleeps up to 12. Two hours from London. A wonderful house for celebratory occasions or as a family hideaway. Situated in a secluded ten acres of mature woodland and wild flowered pastures.

A rare and much sought after original, Huguenot 17th century weaver’s house, this unique house overlooks a tiered herbaceous garden with ponds stocked with newts and dragonflies, and a small lake with wonderful views over the adjacent valleys and neighbouring Cotswold villages.

Deer graze in the meadows, rabbits hop along the gravel driveway that is lined with an avenue of broadleaf lime trees. This is the perfect place for family and/or friends to come for long walks, with endless space to play, celebrate and enjoy the soft fresh air, savouring the true beauty of the English countryside.

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Accommodation…

Ground Floor
The front door leads into a cotswold flagged stone entrance hallway that opens into the ground floor reception kitchen with 11ft ceilings and large windows overlooking the garden. The kitchen doubles as a dining area and reception room with a Benjamin Franklin woodburning stove and Victorian couch for reclining by the open fire next to the bleached pine kitchen table that can seat 10 to 12 people. French doors lead to a spacious conservatory opening to the fragrant garden, where you can sit and enjoy a cup of coffee or tea. This conservatory also leads to the main reception area where a large fireplace is surrounded by elegant arm chairs, couch and a rosewood writing table. At the end of this reception area is another charming conservatory with French dining table and chairs, with vast views of the woodland and lake.

First Floor:
Upstairs breaks off into two separate wings. The first wing holds two double bedrooms with double beds and a bathroom between the rooms. The matchstick wooden-walled bathroom includes a large Victorian bath with shower, a grand Victorian sink and a linen closet which contains the linen, towels and washer/dryer. The master bedroom in this wing has gabled windows, overlooking the woodland, with extremely elegant hand painted antique furniture. Down the steps into the second wing is a large master bedroom that has a French double bed, a sofa that pulls out into a double bed and a library. This master bedroom has two large bay windows overlooking the treetops on one side, and the garden from the other. A small double bedroom sits adjacent, with beautiful views to the garden and next to it another bath/shower room. Both wings have a separate stairwell, and can be either joined or made private.

Attic:
A paddle staircase leads to another larger apexed attic with two zip single beds and a writing desk. The attic holds high elevated views of the surrounding valleys, woods and neighbouring villages.

The house is supplied with…

Crisp bed linen, hair dryers, bath products.

Facilities Include…

BBQ, two televisions, DVD players, playstation, iPod docks.

We can arrange the following…

Caterers, housekeepers, transport, babysitting – all available on request.

Within easy reach of:

Stroud – 5 minute drive. Live music nights and excellent art scene. Farmers market every Saturday; well stocked with food, goodies and flowers. You will alway be surprised by who you may see and what you could find.
Nailsworth – 15 minute drive. Very up and coming, divine restaurants, shops and full of Cotswold charm.
Painswick – 15 minute drive. Queen of the Cotswold towns with limestone buildings, cafes and its famous church.
Cirencester – 20 minute drive. A large market town full of character, lovely cafes and restaurants and amazing shops.
Cheltenham – 25 minute drive. Everything you could ever need with every shop under the sun, exciting nightlife, live music and the well known Everyman theatre.

Other activities nearby:

Bespoke country walks all around on Rodbourough or Minchinhampton common, perfect for dog walks, picnics, BBQ’s or kite flying. Westonbirt Arboretum, flea markets, antique shops, fine restaurants, local pubs, art festivals, golf,
Stroud Leisure centre: two pools, one indoor and one outdoor fresh spring water pool. Tennis courts, badminton, sport clubs and a fitness centre.
Also close by is Cheltenham National Hunt racecourse, also the home of the Gold Cup and Literary and Music festivals, such as Wychwood.

Pricing for PMHouse016

To sleep 10 to 12 guests

Two Night Weekend – £1,200
Three Night Weekend – £1,350
Mid-week Two Nights – £1,000 or £500 a night
Weekly – £2,250

Please note:
A £500 refundable damage deposit is required
Additional cleaning charge for all bookings is £80
Please contact us for prices for smaller group sizes

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Guestbook Reviews

Thank you for arranging everything so that our stay in your house was a most memorable occasion for us (and for our daughter’s 18th birthday). We so enjoyed the garden (and the deer), and we made good use of the kitchen.
Best regards,
Eric

We loved staying at this house. It is a magical, peaceful place. Surrounded by a forest, we saw deer and buzzards and even a heron. The house is cosy yet spacious and so stylish. Beautiful furniture and thoughtfully equipped. You have thought of everything. The beds are super comfy and my children loved the fact that they could go up one set of stairs and come down another! We will definitely be back. Thank you.

Amazing – we did not want to leave! What a fantastic house, full of charm and beautiful gardens. The kitchen is a dream and the beds are so comfy – what more could we ask for. The perfect spot for touring the surrounding countryside and wonderful towns . We will be back.

We picked this place as a friend of ours was getting married near by and we wanted to make a weekend of it. Jacqueline was a great host and got back to us on all of our questions prior to our stay. The house is beautiful and the gardens are magical. Although the weather did let us down (that’s what England is famous for!) the house was lovely and cozy and didn’t spoil our stay. I would definitely recommend staying here. My only sadness is that we only had two nights there!

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