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  • 1 Bathrooms
  • 1 Bedrooms
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 Pets
  • Barbecue
  • Enclosed Garden/Patio
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub within 1 mile
  • Pets – no charge
  • Rural Location
  • Satellite TV
  • Woodburning Stove
  • WiFi
  • Washing Machine
  • Heritage Collection
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2 nights - mostly start on Fri or Sat
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4 nights - must start on Mon
5 nights - 22nd or 29th Dec 2012 only.

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This Grade II listed cottage is at the centre of village life with quaint pubs, shop and even its own steam driven brewery!

This Grade II listed cottage is at the centre of village life with quaint pubs, shop and even its own steam driven brewery!

Located in the village of Hook Norton, this Grade II listed holiday cottage is documented as having been part of a malthouse in the 17th century and is situated in the heart of the village. One of a row, it has been lovingly restored and retains many character features which include old stone floors and walls. Village life revolves around the old Norman church, quaint pubs and the village shop, which provides for guests’ daily needs. Hook Norton is best known for its Victorian Tower Brewery, the only remaining steam driven brewery still in operation in the UK. Other places of interest to visit include Stow-on-the-Wold (15 miles), Bourton-on-the-Water (19 miles) and Stratford-upon-Avon (23 miles). Shop and village inn 150 yards.

9 steps to entrance. Cosy living/dining room with wood-burning stove and stone floor. Compact corner kitchen with Rayburn (for cooking). Small utility with Velux window and ceramic tiled floor. First floor: Double bedroom. Bathroom with over-bath shower and toilet.

  • Wood-burning stove - initial fuel included, thereafter available locally
  • Electricity, full oil central heating, bed linen and towels included
  • Satellite TV
  • DVD
  • Rayburn
  • Combi microwave/oven/grill
  • Washer/dryer
  • Wi-Fi
  • 9 steps then short path to large enclosed garden with furniture
  • Barbecue
  • Roadside parking
  • Welcome pack
  • No children
  • No smoking
  • NB: Gentle slope to garden

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  • 6

    Veronica

    Posted by anonymous

    A rather anxious start as the owner took more than a day to let me know the key code. This is part of the job. Similarly lacking any communication when I reported water below the salad holder in the fridge (could harbour listeria etc) so I didn't bother reporting further things at the time: no sign of the BBQ equipment; no fresh food /milk in the fridge; dodgy catch at bedroom window so difficult to close it securely; broken rod at back door curtain; one wooden chair unsafe; kitchen items listed don't tally in reality; I cleaned up the garden seats and table myself as not prepared for me; no instructions for TV; no instructions for food waste; no bottle bank. I took all my rubbish home with me in the end. No alternative cooking rings to the Rayburn but I managed it. Both it and the kettle boiling caused the TV to cut out. Very noisy Rayburn caused sleeping problems - I was woken by it usually at 4am. Great for listening to the dawn chorus... Crumbling plaster near washing machine...all needs more hands on maintenance. Work surface near kitchen taps spoils when wet and is beginning to rot. This cottage was lovingly restored and renovated but needs more hands on care and attention to justify the price. The squirrel mugs and bunny cushion are nice touches; pretty good range of utensils in the kitchen; no powder for the washing machine; toiletries and tea bags much appreciated. The cottage has a fascinating history in a lovely village, conveniently located for reaching the Cotswolds generally, up to Stratford and down to Oxford. Proper welcome packs are so appreciated at the end of a journey to get there and they can be a memorable part of the experience - this was lacking here and so it was simply a disappointing start to my holiday. A shame, as the cottage has so much potential.

    Confirmed guest, 01/06/2019 04/06/2019
  • 6

    Veronica

    Posted by anonymous

    A rather anxious start as the owner took more than a day to let me know the key code. This is part of the job. Similarly lacking any communication when I reported water below the salad holder in the fridge (could harbour listeria etc) so I didn't bother reporting further things at the time: no sign of the BBQ equipment; no fresh food /milk in the fridge; dodgy catch at bedroom window so difficult to close it securely; broken rod at back door curtain; one wooden chair unsafe; kitchen items listed don't tally in reality; I cleaned up the garden seats and table myself as not prepared for me; no instructions for TV; no instructions for food waste; no bottle bank. I took all my rubbish home with me in the end. No alternative cooking rings to the Rayburn but I managed it. Both it and the kettle boiling caused the TV to cut out. Very noisy Rayburn caused sleeping problems - I was woken by it usually at 4am. Great for listening to the dawn chorus... Crumbling plaster near washing machine...all needs more hands on maintenance. Work surface near kitchen taps spoils when wet and is beginning to rot. This cottage was lovingly restored and renovated but needs more hands on care and attention to justify the price. The squirrel mugs and bunny cushion are nice touches; pretty good range of utensils in the kitchen; no powder for the washing machine; toiletries and tea bags much appreciated. The cottage has a fascinating history in a lovely village, conveniently located for reaching the Cotswolds generally, up to Stratford and down to Oxford. Proper welcome packs are so appreciated at the end of a journey to get there and they can be a memorable part of the experience - this was lacking here and so it was simply a disappointing start to my holiday. A shame, as the cottage has so much potential.

    Confirmed guest, 01/06/2019 04/06/2019
7.7 out of 10 – based on 13 reviews collected by ReeVoo