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Modern Cotswold cottage Bourton on the Water

Entire cottage hosted by Helen And Ian
6 guests3 bedrooms4 beds2.5 bathrooms
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Skylark Cottage is set in a quiet, convenient residential location within the village of Bourton-on-the-Water, a short 10 minute walk to all amenities & attractions.
Sleeps 6 guests in 3 modern bedrooms, either 3 king size beds or 3rd bedroom can be made up as twin room with 2 2ft6 beds, with master ensuite and family bathroom.

WIFI 50.80Mbps
New 42" Smart TV
Amazon Echo

Off road parking for 2 cars, garage, enclosed garden.
Extremely well equipped for a relaxing stay with family/friends.

The space
This stunning, modern, 3 bedroom Cotswold Stone detached cottage is perfectly located in the heart of the Cotswolds. The property is surrounded by an attractive hand built Cotswold stone wall and four pretty box ball trees frame the main entrance and large bay window.

It also benefits from off road parking for 2 cars on the private driveway, complete with sensor lights to greet you. The locked garage can also be used for storage of bikes/buggy/pram.

As you enter the welcoming entrance hall you will find the cottage light and airy, decorated and furnished in calm, neutral colours throughout. It is extremely well equipped to allow you to enjoy your holiday in the Cotswolds with all that you need whether you are travelling as a family with children or enjoying time away together with friends.

Relaxing -
In the bright lounge, take a seat and relax in the armchair placed in the large bay window, making the most of the sunny aspect of this room where you can relax and watch Sky TV on the new 42” Smart TV. You can also watch Netflix using your account login. Sink into the comfortable sofas and take a look through our comprehensive visitor’s guide to help you plan your next day out or listen to your favourite radio station or music on the Amazon Echo bluetooth speaker. Alternatively, you will find a large selection of adult’s and children’s books and a cupboard with plenty of board games, toys and jigsaws to keep everyone entertained on rainy days.

Dining -
The modern and contemporary kitchen diner is bright and airy and is exceptionally well equipped with all new Bosch appliances which includes a dishwasher, electric oven, induction hob, large fridge freezer, washing machine and kettle, toaster and microwave. The cupboards are well stocked with glasses and crockery, cooking utensils, dishes and saucepans should you want to cook while you are away. Children are well catered for with plenty of plastic plates, beakers, bowls and cutlery.

In the kitchen you will find tea, coffee, hot chocolate, milk, dish washer tabs, clothes washing capsules and basic cupboard items such as ketchup, vinegar, salt and pepper, cooking oil, bin bags, foil, cling film, dishcloth, washing up liquid, kitchen roll etc all provided for your stay.

The stylish table and chairs seat up to 6 guests and from here the wide French doors open out onto the sunny enclosed garden with outside seating to relax on at the end of the day.

A highchair and travel cot are also available on request at no extra charge.

Also on the ground floor is a modern WC with storage for both coats and shoes and a utility cupboard with tumble dryer, ironing board and iron, children's stool/step, hand held Dyson vacuum cleaner and other essentials.

Sleeping -
The first floor accommodation comprises of 3 double bedrooms all with brand new, comfortable, deep mattresses with fresh, white bedlinen which will allow you to relax and unwind, ready for your next day of sightseeing in this beautiful part of the country. A hand towel and large bath sheet are provided for each guest.

Bedroom 1 - an elegant Master bedroom with Kingsize bed, large fitted wardrobe, with laptop sized safe, hairdryer and modern ensuite bathroom with spacious shower cubicle.

Bedroom 2 - a luxurious Kingsize bed, full length mirror, hairdryer, free standing wardrobe with movement activated lighting when doors are opened and modern bedside tables.

Bedroom 3 - can be set up to your specific needs either as a twin with two single 2ft 6 beds or as one Kingsize bed, black out blind, full length mirror and free standing wardrobe also with movement activated lighting.

In addition to the master en-suite, there is a stylish family bathroom with bath and shower attachment.

Outside -
Leading off the kitchen is a sunny enclosed garden and private drive allowing off road parking for 2 cars and a garage which can be used as secure storage for bikes or buggies/pram with rear access to the garden.

Nearby amenities -
A five-minute walk will take you to the near-by supermarket and then a short walk from there will bring you right into the centre of Bourton on the Water where you will be spoilt for choice with all the sights to see (without the need to locate a parking spot!).

Please do get in touch with any questions and we will respond as promptly as we can to answer your queries.

Places for sleeping

Bedroom 1
1 king bed
Bedroom 2
1 king bed
Bedroom 3
2 single beds

What this place offers

Free parking on premises
TV with standard cable/satellite
Washing machine
Private backyard – Fully fenced
Travel cot
Children’s books and toys
High chair


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Step-free path to the outdoor entrance

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Where you’ll be

Bourton-on-the-Water, England, United Kingdom

Whilst staying in Bourton, you can visit The Miniature Village, the Motoring Museum, Birdland, the Butterfly Maze, the recently opened Greystones Park Nature Reserve or stop at one of the many coffee houses for an afternoon tea and cakes to take in the beautiful views of the river running under the pretty bridges that Bourton is so famous for (and maybe even feed the ducks!). All of which are within walking distance from Skylark Cottage.

Within a short drive, you will find plenty of attractions to visit and the most picturesque, beautiful villages. There are several attractive National Trust properties and other historic buildings nearby, including the historic Sudeley Castle and the very scenic Blenheim Palace. Families may also wish to visit The Cotswold Wildlife Safari Park and Gardens, Adam Henson’s Farm Park or the Cotswold Water Park all of which are only a short drive away from Skylark Cottage.

For those that enjoy walking, the Monarch’s Way footpath which is based on the route taken by King Charles II in 1651, runs straight through Bourton-on-the-Water, part of the Oxfordshire Way can also be joined, or the shorter Windrush Way begins in Winchcombe and follows the near-by Windrush Valley to end back in Bourton.

Enjoy visiting the famous Cotswold honey coloured stone villages and towns around Bourton-on-the-Water such Burford, Chipping Campden, Stow-on-the-Wold, Lower Slaughter, Cirencester, Broadway, Moreton-on-the-Marsh or Bibury where you can feed the fish in the river as it passes by the famous Arlington Row, all of which are within easy reach of this lovely holiday home.

Hosted by Helen And Ian

Joined in January 2019
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Things to know

House rules
Check-in: After 4:00 PM
Check out: 10:00 AM
Self check-in with lockbox
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events
Health & safety
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Carbon monoxide alarm
Smoke alarm
Security Deposit – if you damage the home, you may be charged up to $262
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