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Family and pet friendly Country Cottage private gardens and WIFI, sleeps 4

Bedrooms 2
Space 645 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 1 - 5 nights


About the property

2 bedroom Country Cottage near Bibury, great views, private garden, power shower

Lavender Cottage and its adjoining Cottage ,Lilac, are 200 yards from our farmhouse home. Until the 1970's they were farm-workers cottages but have now been transformed into two comfortable holiday cottages. Each cottage has its own private garden with lawn, trees and shrubs, garden furniture and barbecues so you are able to relax at home in this peaceful area. The cottages are on the southern edge of the Cotswolds, facing south, 6 miles from the market town of Cirencester with its Roman history and 2.5 miles from Bibury, described by William Morris as the most beautiful village in England.

Caroline Mann
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
March 16, 2018

About Caroline Mann

We are a husband and wife team and have been running our cottages for over 20 years. We live 200m from the cottages and are on hand to help our guests.

Caroline Mann purchased this cottage in 1982

Why Caroline Mann chose Maiseyhampton

It is a rural and peaceful and my husband has lived in this area all his life.

The cottages are modern, comfortable and convenient for exploring the surrounding Cotswolds.

What makes this cottage unique

Its fabulous views, private Gardens and no light pollution!

Within easy reach (approx one hour ) from Bath, Blenheim, Bristol, Bicester Village, Cheltenham Oxford, Stratford .

Guestbook comments from the owner

A beautiful welcoming cottage and gardens. We really enjoyed staying at the cottage among the beautiful countryside. Thank you so much for providing the essentials and a lovely touch provide by the fresh flowers.

thank you for being so welcoming and friendly. We wish you all the best.
Aug 2014
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Maiseyhampton Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 645 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:30 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 9:30 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Max. adults: 4
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
  • Please leave your outside shoes in the porch or back hall. Please do not let your pets upstairs.
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , One bed in raised alcove
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • library
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • golf
  • tennis
  • water skiing
Notes on accommodation: In both cottages fresh flowers from our garden, crisp white bedlinen and large towels are provided each week. The beds are always made up with duvets with a suitable 'tog' value for the time of year. Hairdryers are in the master bedrooms. Although we ask you leave the cottages clean and tidy, we take pride in ensuring the cottages are always cleaned and checked thoroughly before your arrival. All electricity and night store heating are included in the price. We provide enough wood for your first evening then you can either buy more locally or from us. Outside: The large private enclosed gardens are a great favorite with families with dogs or children or couples looking for a bit of peace. There is ample garden furniture and shade to sit under. Each cottage has its own barbeque. In Spring the gardens are full of blossom, and many visitors have commented on the bird-life. We have a tennis court near our house which visitors may use by arrangement. The field in front of the house are often grazed by horses and sheep and our pet pig, Clarissa is a great attraction! There is parking for 2 cars per cottage. The gardens have connecting gates if friends are renting both cottages.


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Family and pet friendly Country Cottage private gardens and WIFI, sleeps 4
average rating of 4.703704 based on 28 reviews

Peaceful situation

  • 4 of 5

The cottage was well equipped and comfortable and offered peace and quiet in the midst of rolling countryside. The wood burner was much appreciated and very effective during cold winter days. We enjoyed our stay.

  • Submitted: Dec 12, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lovely quaint cottage so peaceful brilliant location for exploring .

  • 4 of 5

Highly recommend

  • Submitted: Dec 3, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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A Welcoming Cottage in Gloucestershire

  • 4 of 5

Thank you, Carolyn, for an enjoyable and comfortable home away from home for two weeks while in the Cotswolds. We especially appreciated the fresh flowers.

  • Submitted: Oct 2, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Just Perfect

  • 5 of 5

Great location for our family to explore the Cotswolds. Ideal scenery and comfortable accommodations. Highly recommend.

  • Submitted: Aug 26, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
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Nice cottage in very quiet environment

  • 4 of 5

We like the stay in the Lavender cottage very much. The tennis court was an extra.

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Very lovely cottage

  • 5 of 5

We have a very good time at Lavender cottage! We love the cottage, garden and hartwell farm.

  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
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Nearest Motorway
20 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
The Falcon
Car: necessary


A car is essential to make the most of the Cotswolds. London is 2 hours by car, Heathrow is 65 miles. there are rail station in Swindon (15 miles) and Kemble (9 miles) National Express coaches run regularly from Cirencester.


Cirencester is 6 miles, Bibury is 2.5 miles. Stratford, Bath and Oxford are perfect for a day trip each about 35 miles away. Cheltenham is only 20 miles.

Further Details:

Cirencester has a large choice of supermarkets including a Waitrose, M & S and Tesco. It has masses of interesting shopping, cafes and restaurants. There are banks in Fairford (4 miles) and Cirencester. The surrounding villages have a selection of gastro pubs and old fashioned ones too. There are Spas in Barnsley (3 miles) and in Cirencester.

The area is excellent for walking and nearby are the extensive footpaths in the Coln Valley which run through this part of the Cotswold Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty(ANOB) You can also learn to ride at the famous Talland School of Equitation.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $20.77
Refundable damage deposit $69.24

If you would like late check out on a Sunday, please let me know. There is a £50 charge.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.