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Harpe Cottage, Grade 2 listed.

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Harpe Cottage.
Fabulous Inglenook Fireplace.
Wilmcote Train Station is only a 5 minute walk from Harpe Cottage.
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1 bedroom
2 bathrooms
2 guests
3 nights minimum
Cottage
5 Star Accommodation ~ Stunning Walk-in Inglenook Fire Place with Log Burner ~ High Spec Fitted Kitchen including integral Washing Machine, Dishwasher and Fridge ~ Microwave ~ Full Gas Central Heating ~ Full Sky HD Package ~ High Speed Fibre Optic Broadband ~ Wi-Fi ~ 32' HD Panasonic TV ~ Blu-ray Player ~ Film library ~ King Size Bed with Memory Foam Mattress ~ Beautiful Canal Walks. Harpe Cottage is situated in the idyllic historic Shakespearian village of Wilmcote Warwickshire and is only 250 meters from the magnificent Tudor Farm House of Mary Arden, the Mother of William Shakespeare, the Local Store and Train Station. Unrivalled Public Transport Links for a village to: Stratford, Warwick Parkway, Birmingham and Beyond ~ Beautiful Canal Walks ~ 3 Miles From Stratford-upon-Avon Town c...5 Star Accommodation ~ Stunning Walk-in Inglenook Fire Place with Log Burner ~ High Spec Fitted Kitchen including integral Washing Machine, Dishwasher and Fridge ~ Microwave ~ Full Gas Central Heating ~ Full Sky HD Package ~ High Speed Fibre Optic Broadband ~ Wi-Fi ~ 32' HD Panasonic TV ~ Blu-ray Player ~ Film library ~ King Size Bed with Memory Foam Mattress ~ Beautiful Canal Walks. Harpe Cottage is situated in the idyllic historic Shakespearian village of Wilmcote Warwickshire and is only 250 meters from the magnificent Tudor Farm House of Mary Arden, the Mother of William Shakespeare, the Local Store and Train Station. Unrivalled Public Transport Links for a village to: Stratford, Warwick Parkway, Birmingham and Beyond ~ Beautiful Canal Walks ~ 3 Miles From Stratford-upon-Avon Town centre. At the front of the cottage is a private off road parking space. Once through the front door you will enter the lounge, tastefully furnished with it's heavily beamed ceiling, quality furniture and 32' Panasonic HD TV, flagstone floor and very impressive walk-in inglenook fireplace, incorporating a cast iron wood burning stove for cosy nights in!! To one side of the lounge you have a small dining room and to the other is the inner hall, leading to the downstairs toilet and utility room. The fully equipped kitchen is fitted with quality units, a fan assisted electric oven, four burner gas hob, dishwasher, fridge freezer and small breakfast bar with stools. Finally the original Elm staircase leads you to the spacious bedroom with its wealth of exposed ceiling timbers and brickwork, built-in wardrobe, 24' Panasonic TV, King size bed and en-suite shower room fitted with quality sanitary ware. To the rear of the Cottage is a secure small courtyard cottage garden complete with garden furniture. Ideal for couples and singles alike looking for 5 star accommodation in a peaceful centrally located village setting with unrivalled transport links. Please see our website. More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Ask
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: No
Bathrooms
1 Half bath, 1 Attached (ensuite)
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About the Owner
Chris F
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:July 2009
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Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 13 March 2020 via mobile

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Date of stay: March 2020
Reviewed 10 November 2018

Loved the cottage. Wonderful welcoming basket. Very cosy in the evening with a roaring wood fire. Walk into Stratford along the canel was really good and lovely. Frequent train service very useful. Thinking about staying nearer Christmas at some time in the future.

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank brianhome1963
Reviewed 8 October 2018

Wilmcote is a beautiful quiet village where we were made to feel very welcome by the neighbours and locals. Beautiful cottage with all anyone could require from a self catering property, was exactly as described/pictured on Trip Advisor so we were not left disappointed. Chris...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank Ambassador814687
Inspiration688739, VR Owner at Harpe Cottage, Grade 2 listed., responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2018

Thanks for your feedback and glad you felt so comfortable Hope to see you again Chris

Reviewed 23 November 2017

The village is very sleepy and steeped in history. A railway link to Stratford upon Avon is a real bonus. The cottage is lovely and retains much of the character of its 600 year history. The only reason for not rating as excellent is that...More

Date of stay: November 2017
Thank Getaway738680
Management response:Responded 23 November 2017

Thanks glad you enjoyed the stay and we hope to see you again Chris and Paul

Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

I stayed here for 10 days at the end of August. Harpe Cottage is small but perfectly formed, comfortable and clean - just mind the low beams in the bedroom and bathroom and the steep old stairs. Overall a very positive experience. Wilmcote is a...More

Date of stay: August 2017
Thank Saffron X
Management response:Responded 20 September 2017

Lovely to meet you Saffron and so glad that enjoyed your stay in our 16th century cottage- Harpe. Hope to see you again Chris and Paul

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Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

We have just left this fantastic little cottage with a heavy heart. Paul was very welcoming and sorted it out so that we could stay a extra night cos we loved it so much. It was spotlessly clean, the welcome hamper was fab, the best...More

Date of stay: April 2017
Thank francessca p
Management response:Responded 29 April 2017

Thanks for your lovely feedback and yes it will be lovely to see you both again Chris and Paul

Reviewed 9 January 2017

Absolutely everything you could ask for in a romantic holiday cottage in a delightful village only three miles from Stratford upon Avon. Harpe Cottage is beautifully appointed with everything you could need. Very friendly people in the' Mary Arden Pub' in the village,beautiful walks surround...More

Date of stay: December 2016
Thank Louise W
Management response:Responded 10 January 2017

Thanks very much and very happy you enjoyed your stay Chris and Paul

Reviewed 24 August 2016

We have returned for a third occasion having enjoyed a stunning week in and around the Cotswolds. The cottage remains immaculate and fully equipped like a home from home. We were made to feel most welcome at all times by Lee and Craig. We will...More

Date of stay: August 2016
Thank Darren C
Reviewed 14 August 2016

We have just come back from a wonderful week in Harpe Cottage in Wilmcote. The cottage is stunning and has all the comforts of home and so much more. The location is fantastic and whilst it is peaceful and quiet it is only a few...More

Date of stay: August 2016
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macandfraz, VR Owner at Harpe Cottage, Grade 2 listed., responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2016

Many thanks for reviewing Harpe Cottage we appreciate your feedback, we are so pleased to know you enjoyed your stay, thanks again .

Reviewed 20 December 2015

Harpe Cottage is a beautiful oak-beamed cottage sat within a short drive of Stratford, Warwick and Leamington, making it a perfect base for trips out. The place itself is redolent with atmosphere and all modern conveniences are sympathetically matched with the older features such as...More

Date of stay: December 2015
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macandfraz, VR Owner at Harpe Cottage, Grade 2 listed., responded to this reviewResponded 21 December 2015

Thank you for your review we are so pleased you enjoyed your stay in Harpe Cottage we appreciate your kind comments , Many thanks !!!

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Ask
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: No
DVD Player
Alarm Clock
Books
Central Heating
Dishwasher
Dryer
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Hairdryer
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Outdoor Dining Area
Parking
Private Garden
Cable/satellite TV
Stereo System
Cooker
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Wi-Fi
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Corporate Bookings
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Long Term Rentals (Over 1 Month)
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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About the neighbourhood
Stratford-upon-Avon, birthplace of William Shakespeare is one of the most important tourist destinations in the UK, a perfect place for a vacation or short break. The birthplace of England's greatest poet and playwright, the town is still an important market town in Warwickshire. Many of the original houses from Shakespeare's time are still in excellent condition, being preserved by the Shakespeare birthplace trust. Stratford Upon Avon and surrounding areas offers a wealth of places to visit of historic interest, many tourist attractions and plenty of theatres shops and restaurants. In the adjoining town of Warwick which is situated 8 miles from Stratford-upon-Avon. You will find and can visit Warwick Castle which is the finest mediaeval castle in England.
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