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Hunting Butts Cottages - Little Barn

Cheltenham, Gloucestershire | Property Reference: NTC

Grade4 Star rating
  • 1 Bathrooms
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Pets
  • Barbecue
  • Dishwasher
  • Games Room
  • Highchair
  • Pub within 1 mile
  • WiFi
  • Cot Available
  • Swimming Pool
  • Washing Machine
  • Heritage Collection
  • Parking - On Site
  • Gym
  • Active Family Holidays
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2 nights - mostly start on Fri or Sat
3 nights - must start on Fri

4 nights - must start on Mon
5 nights - 22nd or 29th Dec 2012 only.

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This rurally located holiday cottage is ideally located for family activities in Cheltenham or amongst the property’s surrounding grounds.

This rurally located holiday cottage is ideally located for family activities in Cheltenham or amongst the property’s surrounding grounds.

"Fine cottages and facilities – just a mile from one of England’s finest Regency towns . . ."

"Fine cottages and facilities – just a mile from one of England’s finest Regency towns . . ."

Occupying a superb position with wonderful rural views, yet within a mile or so of Cheltenham’s elegant town centre, these delightful holiday cottages have been created from a range of 19th-century barns and are furnished and equipped to high standards. All cottages enjoy a good choice of shared facilities including a covered heated swimming pool, an all-weather tennis court and a croquet lawn. The cottages are well equipped, with an automatic washing machine, microwave oven and dishwasher, and each cottage has its own sitting out area with patio and furniture.

All the fascinating corners of the beautiful Regency spa town of Cheltenham are immediately to hand: there is an art gallery, a museum, tempting boutiques, antique shops, plentiful restaurants and inns. Only a short walk away is Cheltenham’s racecourse, famous as the home of National Hunt Racing, which stages the Cheltenham Festival in March, as well as several other top quality race meetings between October and the end of April. The Pittville Pump Room, a magnificent Grade I listed building opened in 1830, has a museum on its top floor. In the ballroom it is possible to taste spa water from the original pump. Historic illustrations, photographs and small displays tell the story of Cheltenham from its beginnings in Anglo-Saxon times. The building is surrounded by attractive parkland with a lake and children’s playground, public tennis courts and golf course. Number 4 Clarence Road, built in 1832 by James Creed, is the house in which Gustav Holst was born on 21 September 1874, and where he spent the first seven years of his childhood. The Holst Birthplace Museum is a memorial to the composer and a rare treat for lovers of music. On the summit of nearby Leckhampton Hill above the Devil’s Chimney, a teetering rock column, is the site of an Iron Age fort; keen walkers can follow the Cotswold Way.

Hunting Butts Cottages provide a perfect base to explore the beautiful countryside and villages of the Cotswolds as well as the attractions of the Heart of England. The Cotswolds cast their spell on artists, naturalists, walkers and everyone with a love for rural peace and tranquillity: Broadway – the ‘Venice’ of the Cotswolds; delightful Chipping Campden; Blockley, described as the most beautiful village in England, and Stow-on-the-Wold boasting England’s oldest pub, are all within half an hour’s drive. The variety of attractions is almost endless. Exploring this region at any time of year is a rewarding experience, each season throwing a different light on the changing scene. Heritage attractions in the area include Sudeley Castle (7 miles), once home of Catherine Parr, containing Europe’s largest collection of toys, arms and armour. Forest of Dean 23 miles. Birmingham, Bath, Oxford and Stratford-upon-Avon are all within one hour by car. Sailing and wind-surfing on 15,000 acres of lakes near the ancient Roman town of Cirencester are available within 30 minutes’ drive. Shops ½ mile.

A cosy beamed cottage with a similar layout to Owl’s Retreat (ref NTD ).

  • Gas woodburner included

  • Electricity, full gas central heating and bed linen and towels included
  • Travel cot
  • High chair
  • TV
  • DVD
  • Microwave
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Wi-fi
  • Double glazing
  • Patio with furniture
  • Barbecue on request
  • Parking
  • No smoking
  • Covered heated swimming pool (38ft x 18ft) – 10am to 8pm, all year (weather permitting)
  • Games room and small gym
  • All-weather tennis court
  • Croquet and boule court, May-September
  • No smoking


  • Covered indoor heated swimming pool (38ft x 18ft) – open daily from 10am to 8pm, all year (weather permitting)
  • All-weather tennis court
  • Croquet Lawn
  • Games room and small gym
  • Patio with garden furniture for every cottage

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What do our customers say?

  • 9

    Posted by anonymous

    Little Barn was just perfect for our trip to badminton and catch up with family. It ticked all the boxes for us. Well done

    Confirmed guest, 06/05/2018 08/05/2018
  • 10


    Posted by anonymous

    Great cottage and amenities - lovely homely cottage and nice welcome pack, kids loved the pool, football pitch and games room Owners available if needed but not intrusive Nice walk into Cheltenham and easy to visit other villages We’ll definitely stay again, thank you

    Confirmed guest, 06/04/2018 07/04/2018
  • 10


    Posted by anonymous

    A haven of piece but handy for visiting the region and all its amenities.

    Confirmed guest, 16/10/2017 01/11/2017
  • 9


    Posted by anonymous

    Very pleasant place to stay, a downhill walk to Cheltenham easy to do. Lovely views from cottage and warm welcome with basic groceries and fruit, which was a nice surprise. A good base for visiting several places of interest. Just a very short walk to park and ride and racecourse for racing enthusiasts. Ten minute drive to supermarket for supplies. Disappointed there was no short walk to pub for eating out.

    Confirmed guest, 22/09/2017 28/09/2017
  • 9


    Posted by anonymous

    Very nice little cottage, friendly staff, ideal location for exploring the Cotswolds. Only criticism - internet access very slow.

    Confirmed guest, 08/09/2017 17/09/2017
9.1 out of 10 – based on 16 reviews collected by ReeVoo