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Hunting Butts Cottages - The Dovecote

Cheltenham, Gloucestershire | Property Reference: NTB

Grade4 Star rating
  • 1 Bathrooms
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 2 Pets
  • Barbecue
  • Dishwasher
  • Garden / Patio
  • Games Room
  • Highchair
  • Pub within 1 mile
  • Rural Location
  • Stairgate
  • 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 wonderful holiday cottage offers an array of excellent shared facilities including a games room and swimming pool.

This wonderful holiday cottage offers an array of excellent shared facilities including a games room and swimming pool.

"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.

This well-appointed cottage has an attractive, beamed living room with gas woodburner and door to patio. Well-equipped kitchen/dining room. Two pretty bedrooms; one large double with seating area and one twin. Bathroom with over-bath shower and toilet.

  • Gas woodburner included
  • Z-bed (for +1)

  • 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

    Fantastic holiday - swimming pool was absolutely lovely, spotlessly clean. Archie the lovely little Scottie dog was adorable and befriended the kids. Only small issue was that the WiFi signal was often still quite slow although I think they have tried with additional routers to help this issue. It was mainly an issue when I tried to log into work VPN. Also there was parking of vans outside the main bedroom window that were moved at 545am on weekday morning which was a bit disturbing.

    Confirmed guest, 20/07/2018 22/07/2018
  • 8


    Posted by anonymous

    the cottages were stocked with bread, milk and good quality fruit which was a really nice touch. We were lucky with the weather so made full use of the tennis court, which has a great surface which was really safe for the children and G'dad (aka Gstring). The swimming pool was also a real blessing given the high temperatures. We were kindly allowed to bring our dog who made friends with the owners west highland terrier Archie (don't worry if you are not a dog fan - the cottages are very thoroughly cleaned). Bedding comfort table too. Nobody complained about our late night revelry either (and they would have been entitled to!!)

    Confirmed guest, 08/07/2018 21/07/2018
  • 9


    Posted by anonymous

    A very good cottage.Well equipped and in a quiet area. Ideal for Cheltenham and the Cotswolds

    Confirmed guest, 08/06/2018 09/06/2018
  • 9


    Posted by anonymous

    Have stayed in this complex twice before. It suits us as it is near the Park and Ride with easy free access into the town.

    Confirmed guest, 30/03/2018 07/04/2018
9.1 out of 10 – based on 11 reviews collected by ReeVoo