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Enchanting and romantic Grade II listed cottage,log stove,parking,in the town

Enjoy a lovely glass of wine in the tranquil courtyard. A sun spot in the summer from noon.
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31 reviews
Enjoy a lovely glass of wine in the tranquil courtyard. A sun spot in the summer from noon.
Front of cottage plus parking space
View from front door towards kitchen
View from kitchen to front of property
Gorgeous inglenook fireplace
Lovely bright modern kitchen
Ceramic butler style sink and modern appliances
Bright kitchen window
Beamed ceiling in master bedroom, so pretty
Master bedroom with exposed honey coloured stone wall
View towards window and triple cupboard in master bedroom
View of master bedroom
Cosy master bedroom
Fresh towels and cosy quilts
Mullion window from main bedroom
Top bedroom looking towards attic window
Top bedroom
Bright modern bathroom
Vanity unit and toilet
LED Mirror bathroom
Welcoming sight
Roof top view to rolling hills beyond from third floor bedroom window
Bourton on the Water Bridges
Front courtyard area
Comfy leather sofa and well equipped kitchen
Italian leather bucket chair
Kitchen view
Burford Mill
Small stream at one of the many walks behind Bourton
Bibury cottages
Heron fishing at Lower Slaughter Mill, also curiosity shop behind mill
Heron at Lower Slaughter Mill
Bibury cottages
Chipping Campden
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2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 3
Bourton-on-the-Water, Cotswolds, England
Captain's Cabin is an enchanting and romantic Grade II listed holiday cottage in the centre of arguably the prettiest chocolate box town in the Cotswolds, Bourton On The Water. There is a private parking space for one medium sized car directly in front of the cottage. The cottage boasts plenty of traditional charm with period features, exposed beams (lowest downstairs 5ft 9) , reclaimed oak flooring with a lovely inglenook fireplace (one of the largest I have ever seen) and a dual fuel traditional log burner for cosy evenings. There are exposed stone walls in some rooms with honey coloured Cotswold stone but the cottage is fully central heated on demand to keep you toasty! The cottage is set over three floors with charming traditional (but steep) staircases which may be unsuitable for the elderly, very young or those who have mobility... Read more
About the Owner, Pete & Alison B
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 100 %
Calendar Updated: Today
Listed since : Jun 2014
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 31 reviews and 1 property
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Please note we do not live near the cottage so if there are any questions or problems whilst on vacation please call us or email using information provided and we can sort out any issues as swiftly as possible.
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Excellent - based on 31 reviews
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English first
Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 1 August 2017 for a stay in July 2017

Fantastic location in centre of town. Bourton ideal situation for exploring the many pretty Cotswold villages. Also within easy reach of larger towns. Property really clean and comfortable. Pretty end of cul-de sac, one minute walk to high street, but nice and quiet. Ideal size with plenty of character complete with own parking space adjacent to cottage [a real bonus...

Management response:

What a wonderful review . We also love the fact the cottage is situated in such a convenient spot . Please do visit us again


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Reviewed 28 April 2017 for a stay in April 2017

Management response:

Thank you so much for your kind review , so pleased the cottage delivered another great holiday for you. We agree there are great local amenities in the village and the walks are indeed stunning. Please visit us again!


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Patrick C
1 review
Reviewed 30 March 2017 for a stay in March 2017

Nice comfortable cottage in a perfect location to access the delights of Bourton-on-the-water. Great base to venture out and explore all the Cotswolds has to offer. The owners provide all the information you need to make it a relaxing trip. We can’t wait to visit again next year.

Management response:

Thank you so much for you review, we also love the location and think it is a perfect base. Please do visit us again!


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  • Alarm Clock
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (3)
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Refrigerator
  • Single Beds:(1)
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Not kid-friendly
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
Not suitable for babes in arms or over 5 year olds due to steep stairs. Not suitable for those with reduced mobility due to steep stairs. Banister rails are on both sets of...
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About the neighbourhood
Bourton is an ideal base for exploring the Cotswolds. Local towns include Chipping Norton, Chipping Camden,Burford,Bibury, Upper and Lower Slaughter, Stow On the Wold, Morton in the Marsh and Broadway. Also Oxford is only 40 minutes away . Bourton also has amenities for our younger guests with the model village and Birdland. If you enjy browsing around curiosity shops or dining out in a local cafe or restaurant overlooking the River Windrush Bourton is the place to be. Bourton Vale Horse Riding is 2 minutes up the road and during the Summer Holidays they also have clubs for children and pony expeditions.
Getting around
Directly at the end of Rectory Lane there is a bus route that can take you to Moreton in the Marsh and other major towns.
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Bristol: 107.0 km
Railway: Moreton in the Marsh: 12.0 km
If coming from Morton Train Station take the 801 Bus which stops directly at the end of Rectory Lane in Bourton. A 20 second walk to the end of Rectory Lane takes you to the cottage. Alternatively AVIS Rentacar in Moreton in the Marsh is the nearest and is a short walk from Morton Train Station. You have to pre book and it needs to be returned to Moreton rather than another AVIS location. Works out around 25 GBP per day. Heathrow Airport is 77 miles/125 km and Birmingham Airport is 50 miles/80km
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, Horse Riding Nearby.
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