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The Hermitage is a romantic Cotswold stone cottage, in the village of Poulton

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The Hermitage, Poulton
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Overview
1 bedroom
1 bathroom
2 guests
2 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
Welcome to The Hermitage, brought to you exclusively by Character Cottages, local specialists in stylish, Cotswold holiday rentals. The Hermitage is a romantic Cotswold stone cottage, located in the large grounds of a beautiful manor house in the picturesque village of Poulton, surrounded by beautiful countryside. Although small, Poulton has a well-regarded pub and a nice park close to the cottage. The village is five miles away from the Roman town of Cirencester, the largest market town in the Cotswolds, and is also close to many other picture-postcard Cotswold villages, including Bibury, Barnsley and Eastleach, with the stunning Coln Valley just a short drive away. As well as being close to the many beautiful towns and villages of the Cotswolds, Poulton is also well placed for exploring...Welcome to The Hermitage, brought to you exclusively by Character Cottages, local specialists in stylish, Cotswold holiday rentals. The Hermitage is a romantic Cotswold stone cottage, located in the large grounds of a beautiful manor house in the picturesque village of Poulton, surrounded by beautiful countryside. Although small, Poulton has a well-regarded pub and a nice park close to the cottage. The village is five miles away from the Roman town of Cirencester, the largest market town in the Cotswolds, and is also close to many other picture-postcard Cotswold villages, including Bibury, Barnsley and Eastleach, with the stunning Coln Valley just a short drive away. As well as being close to the many beautiful towns and villages of the Cotswolds, Poulton is also well placed for exploring further afield places, such as Oxford, Bath, or even a day-trip into London. This charming cottage was stylishly refurbished by an interior designer in early 2017, adding a lovely contemporary style that enhances the character features, which include stone mullion windows and a beautiful wood burning stove. This character is complemented by the cottage’s modern facilities, including wireless internet access, a Smart TV and a well-presented kitchen. The Hermitage sleeps two guests in a king size bed, with a lovely bathroom. There is a beautiful garden at the side of the property, and off street parking is available. This is a perfect option for a couple looking for a relaxing break, in a stylish property. Manor Cottage, a lovely property that sleeps 4+1 in two bedrooms, is next door to The Hermitage, also in the grounds of the manor house. House Rules Security deposits Security deposits are not required (please note that guests are still liable for any damage or additional cleaning required as a result of their actions). Occupancy The maximum occupancy of the property is two guests, at any point during your stay. Unauthorised over occupancy is a breach of our terms and conditions and may result in the cancellation of your booking and additional charges. Please consult us prior to booking if you wish to discuss the possibility of having more than two guests at the property. Infants who sleep in a cot do not count towards the occupancy figure, however, due to space restrictions, the occupancy figure may only be exceeded by one additional infant. Pets Regrettably, pets are not accepted. Bed size and configuration King size bed Bathroom Walk-in shower, toilet and wash basin Heating, fuel and logs The property has electric storage heaters. Electricity is included in the rental price. An initial basket of logs is provided for the wood burning stove and further log supplies can be purchased locally, or directly from the owner. Services provided The property has free wireless internet access and a Smart TV, plus a Bluetooth speaker. Mobile phone reception is generally limited inside the property, but is usually better outside. Parking There is a private parking space for one car outside the property. Housekeeping Where a letting exceeds nine nights, a mid-stay clean, bed linen and towel change may be included in the price. Please check with us to confirm. Additional housekeeping services may be available on request. Child friendly facilities A travel cot (without linen) and a high chair are available on request. Initial consumables A small quantity of initial consumables is provided for your convenience (eg. tea, coffee, sugar, dishwasher tablets, washing up liquid, soap, washing powder, toilet rolls, etc), however, you should not expect the quantity of these provisions to be sufficient for the duration of your stay. Accessibility, health and safety This is an old property and has many character features, including low door frames, a step down into the cottage and a step from the living area into the kitchen, which could pose difficulty to guests with limited mobility. The smoke detectors operate on a sound only basis and, therefore, those who have serious impairment of hearing may not be able to hear the alarm systems and could be at risk.More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
The House Rules of the property are listed as part of the Property Overview above. Please ensure you read these as they form part of the contractual Booking Conditions.
Bathrooms
1 Shower
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About the Manager
Character Cottage Holidays Limited
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a day
Listed Since:August 2016
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Reviewed 13 February 2020

We spent four nights at The Hermitage and absolutely loved it. The cottage is beautifully decorated and so cosy with a great wood burner, fully equipped kitchen and bathroom. We felt really at home there. Outside there is a beautiful walled vegetable garden and a...More

Date of stay: February 2020
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Traveler555797, VR Owner at The Hermitage is a romantic Cotswold stone cottage, in the village of Poulton, responded to this reviewResponded 15 February 2020

Thank you flossyb4 for your lovely review of The Hermitage. We are delighted you found the property to be cosy, homely and well equipped. We hope you will be back to stay with us again soon!

Reviewed 21 January 2020

I have to admit , the weather was perfect ... Frosty mornings & clear blue sun filled skies for the 3 days we stayed at the Hermitage ... ( so already onto a winner ) & then on top of that ... the cottage is...More

Date of stay: January 2020
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Traveler555797, VR Owner at The Hermitage is a romantic Cotswold stone cottage, in the village of Poulton, responded to this reviewResponded 23 January 2020

Thank you richardsS2631KN for your lovely review of The Hermitage. We are delighted that you found the cottage to be amazing,, spotless and in a great location for you to explore the surrounding towns and countryside. It was great to hear that the weather was...More

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Reviewed 24 November 2019

What a wonderful suprise this cottage was! We absolutely loved the modern, comfortable and cosy cottage. Nice and quiet, awesome shower and spacious bathroom, all the amenities you need in the kitchen, and super comfy bed and just very clean all round. We had out...More

Date of stay: November 2019
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Traveler555797, VR Owner at The Hermitage is a romantic Cotswold stone cottage, in the village of Poulton, responded to this reviewResponded 25 November 2019

Thank you Jetsettersuz9 fro your lovely review. We are delighted that you loved your stay at The Hermiatge and you found the beds to be super comfy! Great to hear that you had all the amenities you needed in the kitchen. We hope you will...More

Reviewed 23 August 2019

We have just spent a fabulous week staying in the Hermitage and have loved it. As you walk through the door it really takes your breath away it is so perfect. The decor is lovely and we had everything we needed for our stay. The...More

Date of stay: August 2019
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Traveler555797, VR Owner at The Hermitage is a romantic Cotswold stone cottage, in the village of Poulton, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2019

Wow, thank you for the wonderful review of The Hermitage. We are delighted to hear that you had a fabulous week here and found the host to be a great help. We hope that you will be back to visit again sometime in the near...More

Reviewed 4 August 2019 via mobile

This lovely cottage was booked as a birthday treat. The moment we stepped in we were in awe. Perfect romantic treat. It was very cosy and had a warm feeling which was just right as we were in autumn and it made everything feel so...More

Date of stay: November 2018
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Traveler555797, VR Owner at The Hermitage is a romantic Cotswold stone cottage, in the village of Poulton, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2019

Thank you for the lovely review. We're so pleased to hear that you had a wonderful time celebrating your birthday at The Hermitage - Happy Birthday! This is such a elegant property that has been stylishly refurbished by an interior designer, we're glad that you...More

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Grill
Suitable For Children Under 5
Dishwasher
Fireplace
Refrigerator
Highchair
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Parking
Patio
Private Garden
Stereo System
Cooker
Toaster
TV
Washer
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Horse Riding Nearby
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
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Does this holiday rental provide a workspace?YesNoUnsure
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About the neighbourhood
The Cotswolds are characterised by attractive small towns and villages, built of the underlying Cotswold stone (a yellow oolitic limestone). In the Middle Ages the wool trade made the Cotswolds prosperous and some of this money was put into the building of churches, leaving the area with a number of large handsome Cotswold stone 'wool churches'. The area remains affluent, which has encouraged the establishment of many high quality pubs, restaurants and antique shops.
Getting around
The Cotswolds is a rural location and whilst there is access to public transport, it is highly recommended that you have a car.
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