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COTSWOLD STONE HOUSE, VILLAGE LOCATION, IDEAL FOR TOURING/WALKING THE COTSWOLDS

Sandra Meecham

Advertiser since: 2012
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Speaks: english
Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Sandra Meecham

Advertiser since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
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Calendar last updated:
January 25, 2015
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COTSWOLD STONE HOUSE, VILLAGE LOCATION, IDEAL FOR TOURING/WALKING THE COTSWOLDS

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

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.

More Details
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Sandra Meecham (Property Manager)
Advertiser since: 2012
Call Manager
Enter your email address to view the phone number
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
January 25, 2015

Guestbook comments from the manager

Thanks for this. We had such a lovely time, the house is just beautiful and prepared brilliantly. We were so sad to leave!!



Really couldn't have asked for anything more.



Thanks so much
Nov 2014
  • 1 of 75
Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights
Book with confidence
Book with confidence
Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
Add vacation protection services to your booking
Three services to protect your trip:
Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
Guarantee the rental meets your expectations
Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.

Reviews

4.9
based on 9 traveler reviews

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Cotswold Stone house, village location, ideal for touring/walking the Cotswolds
average rating of 4.888889 based on 84 reviews
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Cotswold Stone house, village location, ideal for touring/walking the Cotswolds
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p1001691
-+33 553702197
Haresfield South Gloucestershire
5

Wonderful, homely house

  • 5 of 5
We stayed at Brook House over New Year and had a wonderful time. The house is great (comfortable bedrooms, lovely living area & kitchen, large dining table) and the owners were very helpful and accommodating. There were lots of nice touches that made us feel like we were not only welcome, but special guests. There are lots of nice walks in the area… and there's nothing better than coming back to an evening in front of the open fire! We hope to find an excuse to come back in the summer months to take advantage of the lovely garden and outdoor bar!
  • Submitted: Jan 3, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for your kind words. We are always pleased to hear that guests have enjoyed Brook House and felt comfortable. You are welcome back anytime!
business
Cotswold Stone house, village location, ideal for touring/walking the Cotswolds
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p1001691
-+33 553702197
Haresfield South Gloucestershire
5

Fantastic house!

  • 5 of 5
A superb holiday house! 10 of us (6 adults, 4 kids) stayed here in October half term for 4 nights. It was our second visit.
The house was warm and welcoming. The owner's daughter lives next door so was waiting with the key when we arrived and on hand if we needed anything.
The house has a huge lounge with open fire and lots of comfy seating, a large dining room as well as a kitchen with a table and chairs so there was plenty of space for us to spread out.
The kids loved the large garden with a climbing frame/swings/slide set.
The house is so well equipped from plastic cutlery for the kids to towelling robes for everyone! There is a huge toy chest in the lounge too!
The local pub just over the road was friendly, comfortable and child friendly.
We loved this house just as much second time around and hope to visit again.
  • Submitted: Nov 15, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
business
Cotswold Stone house, village location, ideal for touring/walking the Cotswolds
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p1001691
-+33 553702197
Haresfield South Gloucestershire
5

Wonderful property

  • 5 of 5
Our group of 8 + a baby, had an amazing time at The Brook House. The property is well-equipped and has a homey, comfortable feeling, with lovely personal touches. The location was great for country walks and touring parts of The Cotswolds.
Will definitely recommend and return.
  • Submitted: Sep 9, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words about Brook House - we are so pleased that you had a good stay. Keep us in mind for any future family gatherings!
business
Cotswold Stone house, village location, ideal for touring/walking the Cotswolds
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p1001691
-+33 553702197
Haresfield South Gloucestershire
5

Wonderful properrt

  • 5 of 5
Our group of 8 + a baby, had an amazing time at The Brook House. The property is well-equipped and has a homey, comfortable feeling, with lovely personal touches. The location was great for country walks and touring parts of The Cotswolds.
Will definitely recommend and return.
  • Submitted: Sep 9, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
business
Cotswold Stone house, village location, ideal for touring/walking the Cotswolds
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p1001691
-+33 553702197
Haresfield South Gloucestershire
5

Brilliant,amazing,superlative

  • 5 of 5
We had the most amazing month in Brook cottage,3 Australian couples found the house is welcoming, warm very comfortable and far exceeded our expectations,Jenny was wonderful as was all the village, the pub is brilliant had some great times and good meals there, loads of parking, at one time we had 3 hire cars parked,sat in the sun in the wonderful garden with good friends and good wine/beer.Used the house as base to explore the Cotswolds and parts of Wales, must do the country fair at Frampton, Thank you Sandra, sis gave me the deposit and thank you for making our holiday so memourable
  • Submitted: Oct 8, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wow - thank you for your kind words. So glad you had such a good time - you were very lucky with the weather! You'll be welcome back at any time:)
business
Cotswold Stone house, village location, ideal for touring/walking the Cotswolds
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p1001691
-+33 553702197
Haresfield South Gloucestershire
United Kingdom
4

A Perfect place...

  • 4 of 5
We stayed at Brook House for 2 nights, and it was just perfect for us! We had a great time, going to Cheltenham one night, then all sitting down around the lovely dining room for a gorgeous chef-cooked meal the next, followed by a fun-packed night in the recently refurbished local! The weather was nice so we were able to enjoy the garden, and we soon got used to the trains! A lovely, well-furnished house. Thank you!!
  • Submitted: Aug 18, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Sightseeing

Map

Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Bristol
Nearest Barpub
50 Metres
The Beacon Pub and Hotel
Nearest Ferry
120 Miles
Portsmouth
Nearest Golf
8 Miles
Painswick
Nearest Train
8 Miles
Gloucester
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
M5 junction 12
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Stonehouse
Nearest Beach
70 Miles
Weston-Super-Mare
Car: necessary

Haresfield Village is situated in South Gloucestershire, the village lies at the foot of Haresfield Beaon a National Trust site on the Cotswold escarpment with spectacular views. It's a site of a Romano-British hill fort. adjoining is Standish Wood, a typical Cotswold escarpment with mixed beech woodland. Standing on Haresfield Mount on a good day, one can see as far as the Welsh mountains and the Malverns, framing these views is the River Severn. The area is renowned for its outstanding beauty with rolling hills and pretty Cotswold villages and towns. Brook House provides the perfect base to explore the country side and villages of the Cotswold's, to name but a few; Bibury, Broadway, Chipping Camden, Stow-on-the-Wold, Upper/ Lower Slaughters and Morton-on-the-Marsh.

Haresfield is close to Gatcombe Park, Highgrove and the Roman town of Cirencester.

The nearest town of Stroud is known as the seven valleys, and the picturesque hamlets set in the hillsides and in the valleys are breathtaking. Painswick, with its famous church with 99 yews planted in the grounds is not to be missed; afternoon tea in Painswick is a must.

Cheltenham is just 12 miles away, where you can enjoy the Cheltenham National Hunt festival. Cheltenham is brimming with culture and various literary, film and music festivals taking place throughout the summer. It is also great for shopping, with individual boutiques, antique shops, cafes and bars a plenty. It also has an extremely good theatre which has recently been refurbished.

When you have had enough of towns and shopping take yourselves to Westonbirt Arboretum and get back to nature, it's a stunning place. The forest of Dean which is about 27 miles away also gives one a sense of getting away from it all. And of course a visit to Slimbridge Wild Foul Trust founded by Sir Peter Scott is a rewarding day out.

If it's sea and sand you want Weston-super-Mare, a Victorian seaside town where the pier has just been rebuilt after being destroyed by fire a few years ago is just one hours drive away. Weston has an old fashioned charm, which will endear you to it.

Maybe you want a little action - water ski-ing, wind surfing or sailing, if so the Cotswold Water Park at Cirencester with its 15000 acres of lakes is the place to go. Horse riding, paint balling and go-carting are readily available close by.

Whatever happens you will not be bored!!

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Availability & Rates

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Haresfield House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
Per property
Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer
Jun 26 2015 - Sep 25 2015
7 night minimum stay
£1,000
 
 
Christmas
Dec 23 2015 - Dec 29 2015
5 night minimum stay
£225
£1,275
 
 
New Year
Dec 30 2015 - Jan 3 2016
5 night minimum stay
£225
From
£225
Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,125
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£200
£800
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit £50

Cancellation Policy

Policy available by contacting manager when booking.

Amenities

Haresfield House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house (detached)
Forms of Payment:
  • accept credit card
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 203 m²
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Village
Theme:
  • Luxury
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Safe
  • Thermos Bottle
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , bidet , En suite to master bedroom
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , En suite to 2nd bedroom
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , tub , shower , Family bathroom
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , Downstairs clockroom
  • All bathrooms are modern, hot water is provided by oil fired boilers, there are two boilers serving different parts of the house. The seperate showers are large, all sanitry ware if white.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Dressing room and ben suite bathroom
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , en suite shower room
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , Zip together to give super king size bed
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single , Bunk Beds (Full sized)
  • Bedroom one has a balcony overlooking the back garden. Each bedroom is provided with luxury linen, towels and bath robes. The twin bedded room has zip beds that can be put togehter to provide a king size bed. All bedrooms have televisions. There is a Z bed that can also be put up in the dressing room of the master bedroom if required. Cot with bedding available if required.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Child's Swing
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Small Cooler
  • Terrace
  • Wood Deck
  • 8 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Initial logs will be provided. Initial charcoal will be provided. Children's climbing frame, swings and slide.

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