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Christmas Cottage – A cosy retreat, special at any time of year.
The cottage is warm and inviting with each room co-ordinated with care and thought. Furnished with a high level of attention to detail, you will find quality sofas, bed coverings, towels plus toiletries, all to make your stay as enjoyable and comfortable as possible.
When you arrive, a welcome tray is provided for your enjoyment. You will also find a useful range of household/food basics.
Christmas Cottage is situated on a once busy thoroughfare, but now gated at one end. It is a quiet and peaceful backwater which is perfectly positioned, just a minutes walk from the old market hall within the heart of Tetbury’s historic town centre. You also have rolling open countryside on the door step just waiting to be explored. A perfect location for a much needed holiday.
This unspoilt Cotswold town has been made famous by its royal connection with Highgrove, the home of HRH Prince Charles. It is the perfect place for ‘chilling’ in stylish street cafes where you can watch the world go by whilst enjoying a coffee. Alternatively, browse the interesting little shops for posh frocks, books, antiques, musical instruments, home interiors or gifts. Last but not least, a visit to the towns very own unique Highgrove shop is a must with gifts for everyone.
Many bistros, restaurants and pubs make your eating experience varied in Tetbury, you can eat in a different place every night.
Explore the Cotswolds with its many delights including Westonbirt Arboretum which is just ten minutes away, passing Prince Charles’ door on route; Castle Coombe, a thirty minute drive; the Roman City of Bath, a must to visit and just forty five minutes away; Chavenage House which has recently played the role of Trenwith in the popular BBC drama Poldark; the lovely small town of Minchinhampton, a ten minute drive with a large expanse of common land where cattle roam, along with golf course, good food pub with amazing views and nearby is Gatcombe Park (home of another royal, HRH Princess Anne); Nailsworth, just fifteen minutes with its nice shops and places to eat; Cirencester, again fifteen minutes with its Roman links; Bibury, described by William Morris as 'the most beautiful village in England' and just twenty five minutes away; Burford with its quaint town, great selection of interesting shops and fantastic garden centre and the Upper and Lower Slaughters, quintessential little stone villages amongst beautiful Cotswolds countryside.
There are too many attractions to name, but whether you are looking for a relaxing break where you have everything on your doorstep, or a luxurious base from which to explore the Cotswolds', Christmas Cottage is sure to please.
Paul and Catherine Harrison joined Independent Cottages in March 2010
Large smartly furnished sitting room with wood burner, flat screen television/Free Sat/DVD library, DAB radio/CD.
Spacious contemporary kitchen with a cottage feel, pine table, painted dresser shelves with pretty china, dishwasher, fridge/freezer, microwave, slow cooker, washer dryer, etc.
Small but pretty twin bedded room with radio. The beds in this room can be put together to form a super-king.
Large double bedroom with French style painted bed. Both are quiet sun filled rooms.
Quiet, private garden for guests relaxation.
Additional information: A welcome tray upon arrival. Price includes heating, electricity, bedlinen and towels. Guest have the use of one free parking bay a short distance from the cottage, there is also on road parking. Changeover day normally Saturday but open to enquiries. Sorry no pets and no children under seven (except babies).
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