Set in the centre of the beautiful conservation village of Shilton, The Chestnuts cottage is equiped and decorated with luxury and enjoyment in mind. Comprising three double bedrooms, two lounges each with sofa bed, this is the perfect place to meet friends or family, for a weekend, midweek stay or longer. The cottage is set in a beautiful unspoilt village close to Historic Burford and all the main Cotswold attractions. Equipped to the highest standards it has all the tradition of a centuries old cottage with all the contemporary interior design and luxury fit out you will enjoy.
The Chestnuts cottage has been part of Shilton life since the 1800's, situated in the very centre of this tranquil conservation village that sits in the valley of the Shil river. The cottage comprises a large lounge with a flagstone floor and beamed ceiling and contains a large inglenook fireplace. It's furnished with two comfortable sofas, one of which is a sofa bed for two additional guests. There is a TV, DVD and CD player as well as games, Dvd's and books. There is free wireless internet and telephone to many regions.
Off the lounge is a sunny conservatory hallway and a downstairs clockroom and luxury limestone raindance shower room.
There is a second lounge to the rear of the cottage that overlooks the garden and contains an ipod docking station, tv with freeview and dvd. This also has a double sofa bed.
The kitchen contains all the gourmet chef should ever need, including an all important full size dishwasher.
The kitchen and dining area look out over the established gardens and patio area, to the adjacent horse paddock and on to the ford and duck pond beyond.
Upstairs the cottage has been furnished for relaxation, with the use of soft pale colours and crisp white linen. There is a large bedroom with ensuite bathroom via a stone stairway from the main lounge. It contains a cd player and TV with freeview. The two further bedrooms have beautiful views over the garden and the village and share a luxury bathroom with a deep bath and underfloor heating for that added luxury.
The garden is large with plenty of areas for outdoor eating and enjoying the view.
Car parking for one car is available on the property, but there is also ample parking on the road.
The Cottage can sleep 6 (three double bedrooms) plus 4 (two sofa beds)
Shilton is perfectly situated to explore all of the Cotwolds region as well as being within easy reach of the magnificent cities of Oxford, Bath and Cheltenham.
We had a fantastic weekend and were very lucky with the weather, so we could enjoy the garden. Everything in The Chestnuts is really lovely - the place is beautiful.
The Cotswold region has everything you can possibly want for a perfect holiday, with a wealth of historic towns, buildings and monuments. It is a region of outstanding natural beauty and is ideal for walkers and cyclists. There is fishing and boating nearby on the Thames at Lechlade as well as numerous golf courses and riding schools close by.
The city of Oxford lies less than half an hour away and provides all you could want in shopping and entertainment, as well as centuries of history. The Chestnuts has a collection of files which illustrate all the best attractions in the area.