Haresfield House Rental Photos and Description
Sleeps 7-8, modern faclities close to Cheltenham, Bath, Bristol and Cotswolds
A charming, comfortable Cotswold stone house built in 1830, with its own babbling brook, despite its age, the house has been fully refurbished and has a modern but homely appearance. Brook House comprises of 4 bedrooms, 1 double with open plan bathroom and large dressing room, 1 double with en-suite shower room, one twin bedded (converts to king size) with access to family bathroom and 1 single accessing the family bathroom. Large well equipped kitchen, double aspect dining room with open inglenook fireplace and very large lounge with 2 open fires, exposed beams and french doors to garden.
Laundry facilities, downstairs toilet and cloakroom.
Set in a village location with a welcoming local pub just 40 metres along the the road. The village is located at the foot of Haresfield beacon which forms part of the Cotswold way.
Superb private back garden - lawn, large patio and decking area for entertaining and barbeques, the garden has an outside bar which is a big hit when entertaining
Brook House is the perfect base for walkers with easy access to the Cotswold Way. For birdwatchers, Slimbridge Wild Foul Trust is just 9 miles away. The beautiful regency spa town of Cheltenham is just 13 miles away and so this property proves to be a very convenient place to stay if visiting the Cheltenham Race Festivals or any of the music or literary festivals held in Cheltenham and Gloucester.
Gloucester is also approximately 8 miles away with it's magnificent cathedral and tomb of Edward 11, making Brook House an ideal place to stay if attending the 3 Choirs Festival, Gloucester also sports it's famous victorian docks.
Westonbirt Arboretum is approx. 20 miles away and is paticularily spectacular in autumn. There are many castles to visit including Sudeley (21 miles) once home of Catherine Parr, containing Europe's largest collection of toys,arms and armour. Berkeley( 13 miles) owned by the Berkeleys since the 12th century and who are still in residence, Berkeley castle holds many outdoor concerts in the summer - take your champers and your picnic basket and enjoy the music!
Excellent shopping at Bristol(30 miles) ,Cheltenham and the beautiful Geogian city of Bath (43 miles).
Support the 'cherry and whites' at the Gloucester Rugby Club located at the famous Kingsholm grounds.
Royal Gloucestershire is brimming with beautiful scenic views, walks and National Trust properties. along with the regency town (actually city now) of Cheltenham and the Georgian city of Bath there are market towns including Cirencester and Tetbury, all fabulous places to lunch or dine, who knows you may bump into a Royal!
The whole of the cotswolds, Stow-on-the-wold (32 miles), Bourton-on-water (29 miles), the Slaughters, are all in easy reach.
The beautiful Wye Valley, Symonds Yat, and Ross-on-Wye are close by and a visit to this area will certainly leave an impression on you.
Exploring this region at any time of the year is a rewarding experience, each season brings it's own beauty.
This is a fabulous house for family gatherings especially for Christmas and New Year but also great in the Spring and summer.
Stonehouse railway station is approximately 4 miles away - there is a direct line to London Paddington which takes 1 hour and 40 mins making a day visit to London for shopping or a matinee show a viable option.
The house is a prominent property in the centre of the village, the village road is a no through road with the Beacon Hotel and pub situated at the end. the pub offers bed and breakfast which is useful if you need extra accomodation for visiting guests. A railway line does run through the village with a foot crossing at the same end as the pub.
- Events Allowed
- Long-term Renters Welcome
- children welcome
- non smoking only
- pets not allowed
- unsuitable for elderly or infirm
- wheelchair inaccessible
Guestbook comments from the manager
Just to say thank you for allowing us to stay in your lovely home last weekend, we will definitely be visiting again it was thoroughly charming.