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Cosy cottage with great pubs and brewery within walking distance. Pet friendly

Bedrooms 2
Space 400 sq ft
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Two bedroom cottage near the centre of a delightful Cotswold village

The cottage sits on a country lane that turns into a path which goes down to the pretty stream that meanders its way through the village.

Throughout the cottage the large windows have charming views over the back garden or across the rooftops and gardens to the valley beyond. There is luxury linen on the king size and super king size beds, making it perfect for couples looking for a romantic getaway. Equally the beds can be unzipped to make two twins bedded rooms upon request, and with a sofa bed downstairs, groups of up to five guests can be accommodated but ideally suited for four.

Hugh Robertson
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
18 July, 2018

About Hugh Robertson

Becky and Hugh make a living buying properties, converting them to holiday homes and running them. We live in the same village as this holiday home with our two daughters and two dogs.

Hugh Robertson purchased this cottage in 2007

Why Hugh Robertson chose Hook Norton

Rose Cottage provides a great base for visiting the Cotswold towns and villages. It is also the mid point between Oxford with its Colleges and museums and Stratford with its Shakespearean history. Blenheim Palace, home of the Dukes of Marlborough and birthplace of Winston Churchill, is a short drive away.

What makes this cottage unique

The Cottage is an 18th Century stone built terrace with modern facilities inside. It is close to the heart of the village so you can walk everywhere yet it is still quiet and secluded.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Hook Norton in Hook Norton

Property Type:
  • cottage
Floor Area:
  • 400 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:30 / Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • rural
  • village
  • Wireless Internet
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • The bathroom is small with a walk in shower, a wash hand basin and a toilet
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Main bedroom - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , bed can be split into two singles
    Second bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Both bedrooms have ziplock beds which can be combined as doubles or split to form two single beds.
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf


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Cosy cottage with great pubs and brewery within walking distance. Pet friendly
average rating of 4.6666665 based on 6 reviews


  • 5 of 5

Small and quaint. Couldn’t really use the back door as there was no room. And it would have been useful. Comfy beds and love the close vicinity to the Sun. Would use agin

  • Review Submitted: 19-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
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Lovely, cosy, quirky cottage.

  • 5 of 5

Pleasant stay in a pretty corner of the Cotswolds. We loved the log burner and all had a good nights sleep. The wifi wasn't working but we didn't send for help, it was quite nice to be technology free for a few days!

  • Review Submitted: 22-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
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Winter Wonderland!

  • 5 of 5

Hugh & Becky's communication was excellent and we had a wonderful two days in their lovely cottage. Hook Norton is a great place to chill given there at two fine pubs and the Brewery to sample their fine ales and hospitality. We woke up on our day of departure to 30 cm of snow and we were going nowhere! Hugh and Becky checked we were OK and luckily we were able to stay for an extra night and the provision of more logs made for a beautifully warm and cosy stop over. Thank you for taking care of us. Highly recommended.

  • Review Submitted: 28-Dec-2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
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Great little cottage well situated for a lovely Chilterns weekend

  • 4 of 5

Nice cottage, ideal for a couple or 2 friends as a little snug downstairs for our group,of 4 but we had everything we needed and the full log basket was most appreciated for the wood burner. We would recommend the Brewery Tour - exceedingly interesting and a short walk from the cottage. Hugh was most responsive to all our questions in a very swift and professional manner - thank you Hugh.

  • Review Submitted: 07-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Happy in Hooky!

  • 4 of 5

Snug, clean, comfortable beds, warm, quiet, with lovely views from bedroom window. Very pleasant setting and extremely satisfying stay in general. Having wi-fi was a Godsend as very ltd mobile 'phone signal in the village.

Pub nearby was ok for dinner but very ltd menu and no veg offered with courses.

Though very loathe to site any negatives, it was a bit hard to find in the dark, (Hook Norton as well as the cottage), we are more accustomed to gas vs electric hob cooking, the shower door didn't seem to 'magnet' closed as many do, and water pressure could be a challenge when one guest washing dishes while another was in the shower.

Regardless, we would happily stay again and in the main had no complaints.

  • Review Submitted: 09-Oct-2016
  • Date of Stay: October 2016
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Fab cottage!

  • 5 of 5

Lovely cottage in a beautiful village.

  • Review Submitted: 06-Dec-2015
  • Date of Stay: December 2015
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Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Nearest Barpub
30 Metres
The Sun Inn
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Rye Hill
Nearest Train
9 Miles
Nearest Motorway
10 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
30 Metres
The Sun Inn
Car: recommended

For those wanting to explore the area, the cottage is within forty minutes of Oxford with it’s stunning Colleges, galleries and museums; Shakespeare’s Stratford-upon-Avon; Woodstock (the home to Blenheim Palace) and the Cotswold villages of Bourton-on-the-Water; Burford and the historic town of Stow-on-the-Wold. For shopping the designer outlet at Bicester Village is 25 minutes drive and Saha Farmhouse is less than five miles away.


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £100

No Smoking - The property has a no Smoking Policy.
Booking - You must be over 18 years of age or over at the time of making your booking.
Cancellation - Payments are non-refundable and guests are liable for the full cost if cancelling a
confirmed booking.
Behaviour - The property is in a residential area. We would politely ask that our guests act and
behave in a way as not to cause nuisance or offence to neighbouring properties. Please note that we
are entitled to ask you to leave the holiday property, without refund if in our opinion your behaviour
is unacceptable.
Pets - Pets are allowed by prior arrangement only.
Your Responsibilities - You must look after the property. This means you must keep all furniture,
fittings and effects, (inside or outside the property) in the same state of repair and condition as at
the start of the holiday - You must leave the property in the same state of general order in which you
found it - If you break these conditions the Owner/Caretaker can make an additional cleaning charge
and/or make a claim against you for repair or loss as a result of damage caused.
Insurance - we recommend that you have holiday insurance. We cannot be responsible or liable for
any loss of property, or for accidents/injuries sustained at our property. Please ensure that you lock
all doors and shut all windows when not at the property. It is advised that you ensure that your
holiday insurance covers the loss/theft or your personal possessions as we cannot be responsible for
the compensation of any loss or theft on the property.
Gardens – You are responsible for your children, they must be supervised, or use gardens at their
own risk.
Dissatisfaction – Your stay is very important to us, as are your recommendations to others so if there
is a problem, please inform us while you are here. Please do not wait until you return home.
Disability Discrimination Act and Caring for your Safety. - It is the guest’s responsibility (particularly
parents with young children

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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