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Beautiful 4 bedroom character cottage

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Overview
4 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
8 guests
2 nights minimum
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Leys View Cottage is a delightful traditional Cotswold stone property located in the beautiful village of Lower Swell which is only a mile from the famous market town of Stow on the Wold. Beautifully presented throughout following an extensive renovation, this 4 bedroom/2 bathroom property has all the character and charm of a traditional Cotswold home accompanied by a modern and stylish interior. Located only a 2 minute walk to the centre of the village, Leys View Cottage looks out over open fields to both the front and rear and is only 200 metres to the highly regarded local pub, the Golden Ball, with its great reputation for good food and local ales. Located in the heart of the Cotswolds the cottage offers a perfect central base from which to explore the region. Dating back to approx...Leys View Cottage is a delightful traditional Cotswold stone property located in the beautiful village of Lower Swell which is only a mile from the famous market town of Stow on the Wold. Beautifully presented throughout following an extensive renovation, this 4 bedroom/2 bathroom property has all the character and charm of a traditional Cotswold home accompanied by a modern and stylish interior. Located only a 2 minute walk to the centre of the village, Leys View Cottage looks out over open fields to both the front and rear and is only 200 metres to the highly regarded local pub, the Golden Ball, with its great reputation for good food and local ales. Located in the heart of the Cotswolds the cottage offers a perfect central base from which to explore the region. Dating back to approximately 1595, the cottage has undergone an extensive renovation in 2016 and now blends traditional features of log burners, beams and stone mullion windows with a contemporary kitchen and newly fitted bathrooms. The property boasts 4 bedrooms, 2 bath/shower rooms and 2 reception rooms. The cottage is newly furnished throughout with high quality fixtures and fittings offering a modern and contemporary twist that complement a wealth of period features including log burning stoves, beams throughout and a magnificent vaulted ceiling in the master bedroom. There is a good size private garden with a paved patio and a small lawn that looks out over the stone wall to open countryside beyond. Accommodation The house sleeps a maximum of 8 people in 4 bedrooms. On entry you come in to the entrance nook with its traditional wood floor, log burning stove and two armchairs making it the perfect spot to read a book or enjoy a glass of your favourite tipple in front of the fire. Leading off the entrance nook, all located on the ground floor, are the sitting room which looks out to the front of the property, the kitchen/diner which looks out to the garden at the rear, the main family bathroom and the stairs to the first floor (please note that the stairs are quite steep in keeping with a property of this era. If any guests have restricted mobility please do enquire beforehand to ensure that access will not be a problem). On the first floor is the Master bedroom and 3 further bedrooms – one double and two twins - along with a contemporary shower room that was newly fitted in 2016. To the front of the property is a small, pretty cottage garden bordered by a traditional Cotswold stone wall. To the rear there are 7 steps from the bi-folding doors in the kitchen up to paved patio with a dining set for 6 people. During the summer months a gas barbecue is available. Stepping up from the patio there is a small lawn with a Cotswold stone wall to the rear overlooking open countryside. The garden has a number of borders that are well stocked and laid out in a cottage style. Parking is located directly opposite the house to the front in parking bays that are shared with neighbouring properties. Parking is unallocated so it is on a first come, first served basis. Please note that parking is on the other side of the road to the property so please do take care when crossing the road especially with children. The ground floor comprises:- Sitting Room:- Overlooking the front of the property with one three seater sofa, one two seater sofa and two armchairs, coffee table, a traditional stone fireplace with log burning stove, gorgeous stone mullion window, flat screen TV and DVD player. Kitchen/Diner:- Stylish modern kitchen with solid wood cabinets, stone worktops and bi-folding doors opening the house out to the garden during the spring and summer months. Large range cooker with 6 burner electric hob and two ovens, dishwasher, two fridges, freezer, kettle, toaster, microwave and equipped with all crockery, cutlery, pans and cooking utensils. The open plan dining area has built in wooden benches to two sides of the table and four dining chairs providing dining for up to 8 people. There is a wall mounted flat screen TV. Family Bathroom – Contemporary modern white suite and slate floor fitted in 2016. Bath with shower over, toilet, sink and storage cupboard housing the water tank. Stairs leading to first floor with the following rooms:- Master Bedroom:- Double bed with built in wardrobes Bedroom 2:- Double bed with traditional style hooks for clothes hangers Bedroom 3:- Twin beds with built in wardrobe overlooking the rear garden Bedroom 4:- Twin beds with built in wardrobe overlooking the rear garden Shower room:- Walk in shower, basin and toilet. This room was renovated in 2016 with a brand new shower, toilet and basin Wifi:– free Wifi/internet access is provided Mobile phone service:- the property generally receives a good signal and has a good mobile reception but please be aware that signal coverage may vary depending upon which mobile network you are with More
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About the Owner
Michael C
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:November 2013
Interaction with guests
Access will be via keys left in a key safe and the code for this will be supplied to guests the day prior to their arrival.
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Reviewed 21 September 2018

this is a home from home. It's a place to go to when you want to have it all but not be in the city! It would be my weekend escape if I had the time, it certainly was the best place to be for...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank ninagardiner
Reviewed 23 July 2018

We spent 6 nights here before attending a family wedding. The cottage is very charming, perfect for a family holiday, the kitchen is great, big table for everyone but we spend most evenings in the garden as we were here during the summer heat wave....More

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank Victoria D
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Date of stay: May 2018
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Date of stay: March 2018
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

We went to celebrate my hubby 60th Birthday we had a lovely stay the house was perfect and well equipped as the weather was in the 30 would have been nice to have had an umbrella in the garden but great area to stay would...More

Date of stay: June 2017
Thank 330Chelsea330
Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Cooker
Grill
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Central Heating
Highchair
Dryer
Dishwasher
Towels Provided
Freezer
Private Garden
Iron
TV
Microwave
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Balcony
Linens Provided
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Kettle
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Terrace
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About the neighbourhood
Famous for quintessentially English market towns and villages built from honey-coloured stone, the Cotswolds are a range of gently rolling hills and the largest Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in England and Wales making them a perfect base for keen walkers and cyclists.
Getting around
From the property it is a short walk to the centre of the village and about a mile to the market square in Stow on the Wold. If you wish to explore the beautiful towns, villages and countryside of the Cotswolds it is recommended to have a car or, alternatively, travel by bike or horse power!
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