Slatters Cottage is a luxury Grade II listed 17th century stone cottage lovingly restored and available for holiday lets all year round. The cottage is situated in a quiet country lane with lovely views of the rolling hills and of the beautiful Cotswold village of Bourton-on-the-Hill. It has a wealth of character.
Two bedrooms (one double, one single), bathroom, living area and kitchen area. Utility room.
On the ground floor is the kitchen and the lounge/dining area with leather sofa & armchair, and a large inglenook fireplace with log burning stove, both with exposed stone walls and beamed ceilings, and an adjoining toilet and utility room.
Upstairs are one double (5’ pocket sprung mattress) with colour TV and one single bedroom, sleeping up to three people (plus baby), with lovely views over the village, and the bathroom with bath and shower-over-bath.
The cottage is fully equipped with a gas cooker, fridge with freezer compartment, separate freezer, microwave, washing machine, tumble dryer and gas central heating. It also has a 21” colour TV, Freeview Box with digital radio, DVD player, CD/MP3 player with radio. There are a wide range of books, DVD’s & CDs and many games provided.
There is a payphone and you can get mobile reception (dependent upon your network). There is off-road parking directly outside the cottage for one car and further parking spaces are always available on the road directly by the cottage.
All linen (except for travel cot) and towels are provided free of charge. A travel cot and high chair can be provided at no extra cost. One well behaved dog is welcome (downstairs only) on request, for a small additional charge.
Location & Nearby Attractions:
Located in the North Cotswolds, Bourton-on-the-Hill is ideally situated to act as your central base for visiting the many wonderful sites in the area from Warwick/Stratford-on-Avon to the North, Cheltenham & Bath to the South and the beauty spots of Broadway, Burford, Bourton-on-the-Water, Chipping Campden, Stow-on-the-Wold and "The Slaughters", to name but a few, are all nearer to hand.
Local amenities include the renowned gastropub, The Horse & Groom, Bourton House & Gardens & Sezincote. To either side of the village there is farmland, running down to Batsford Arboretum and the Cotswold Falconry Centre.
The nearest mainline station is in Moreton-in-Marsh, less than 2 miles away, where there are also antique & gift shops, pubs, restaurants (both eat in and take-away)/tea rooms and three supermarkets.
Walks: The Cotswolds invites walkers of all abilities be it a hike along the Cotswold Way or a stroll through country lanes that give up their secrets at every turn.
Gardens: If visiting gardens is your pleasure then using Slatters Cottage as a base will not disappoint you. From cottage gardens to arboretums there is plenty on offer.
Sites to See: Visitors of all ages cannot fail to find places of interest to visit. Perhaps one of the many sites steeped in history such as Warwick Castle or maybe one of the picturesque Cotswold villages such as Broadway, Bourton-on-the-Water or Upper/Lower Slaughter.
Food and Drink: Visiting restaurants and pubs serving good food and drink will no doubt be an important part of your holiday. Bourton-on-the-Hill and its surrounding areas will provide many such wonderful opportunities.
Activities and Events: See Shakespearean plays, hear musical events, visit country shows or enjoy the many other activities and venues associated with the Cotswolds.
Racing, Golfing & Fishing: Race meetings take place at Bath, Cheltenham, Stratford, Warwick and Worcester. Alternatively, you may wish to pass time angling for a fish supper.
Antiques and Fairs: There are many fine antique shops in the Cotswolds as well as antique centres and fairs. Plenty to keep you busy and to spend your money on!
The cottage is available for letting the whole year round, whether for lazy summers days or cozy winter evenings.
Each week is normally from Friday 4pm until the following Friday 10 am. However we are happy to be more flexible and would consider other start dates to fit into your requirements where ever possible.
In addition, although the cottage will normally only be available for complete weeks during high/peak seasons, we are willing to consider shorter lets.
A deposit is required for all bookings - 20% if booked more than eight weeks in advance, otherwise 100%.
No smoking in the cottage.
The above costs depend upon the season.