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4 bathrooms, stunning views, great location, lovely outdoor space, awarded gold!

People12
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms4
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 8 nights

Overview

About the property

Cottage in Coaley, The Cotswolds, Gloucestershire, England - Peaceful Location But Close Enough To Major Towns And Cities

Orchard Cottage has been awarded a Visit England 4* Gold award and Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence and listed as walkers, cyclists and family friendly. It comprises of 4 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, a large kitchen/Diner, a large living area, snug and utility. We have space to store bikes securely. It has a large patio and garden area with outdoor furniture and enough parking for 4+ cars. Included in the price is towels, bed linen, complimentary toiletries. It has a TV, DVD player and DVDs, Playstation 3 and games, wireless speaker, hairdryers in every room. The kitchen offers oven, fridge, freezer, dishwasher, microwave, tassimo machine, electrical cooking appliances, crockery and cutlery. The utility has a washer/dryer, iron and ironing board and clothes airer. There is patio furniture and a BBQ to use. For families we have a long list of things available including steriliser, baby monitors, travel cots, toys, high chairs etc. (Please ask, I'm sure we have). There is a working wood burner in the lounge and free Wi-Fi. We can arrange hot tub hire (for an extra cost) and a mobile beauty therapist (at an extra cost). There are many golf courses all within 30 minutes and many spa's locally too. We are close to Bristol, Bath, Cardiff, Birmingham and the Forrest of Dean so lots to do.


Owner
Gemma Carter
Member since: 2014
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
18 August, 2018

About Gemma Carter

I live in England with my husband and son. We are beef farmers and live on the farm. We absolutely love where we live in Gloucestershire which is why my husband's family decided to renovate the cottage and make it a holiday home for others to enjoy.

Gemma Carter purchased this cottage in 2010

Why Gemma Carter chose Stonehouse

The cottage is half a mile from our house and the farm and had been a dream project for a very long time. The area is so beautiful and peaceful and a bit of a hidden gem as it is just outside the busyness of the main Cotswolds but with the enjoyment of the scenery. It is close to the M5 so within 20 minutes you can be on your way to a city but be back to the quiet countryside for the evening.

What makes this cottage unique

As we are 6 miles from the M5 we are a perfect position to base your holiday from. We have a train station 3 miles in the village which has many major routes travel through. You can be in Birmingham or Cardiff in 40 minutes. The cottage is located right on the doorstep (literally) of the Cotswold way which is perfect for walking and cycling.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We were privileged to be the first family to stay at the beautiful Orchard Cottage. It has been an amazing holiday and the attention to detail and work you have put in to Orchard Cottage is fantastic. There are so many wonderful places to visit in the surrounding area and we had the perfect weather to enjoy them in! We look forward to coming back next year! - The Wynne family July '14



We've had an amazing few days! Thank you so much for the wonderful warm welcome and a lovely stay in this gorgeous house! Hope to see you again! - The Van Eeden family August '14



What a beautiful cottage. So nicely done and you made us so welcome. We couldn't ask for more, we had a brilliant week here. - Boffin family August '14
Jul 2014
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Stonehouse in Coaley

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 12 ...
  • Max. adults: 10
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • rural
  • village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
    Shower room 2 - Shower Enclosure
  • En-suite bathroom to bedroom 1 with shower, wc & wash basin. En-suite bathroom to bedroom 2 with bath, shower, 2 x wash basin & wc. En-suite bathroom to bedroom 3 with shower, wc & wash basin. Main bathroom with bath, shower over the bath, wc & washbasin.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Child Bed , 1 Cot
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Child Bed , 1 Cot
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 8 (4 Bedrooms) Sleeps 2 (double sofabed in snug) Sleeps 2 children (put up bed in bedrooms 1 & 2) Sleeps 2 babies in travel cots in any room (bedding not provided) Notes on bedrooms: All bedrooms can be either kingsize beds or twin 2'6 beds. Please state when booking.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • caving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
Notes:
Outside: Large patio and garden with patio furniture included. Please note we have a 2 foot deep pond. Utility Room: Washer/Dryer, iron and ironing board, clothes airer. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and Linen included, the property is cleaned before and after your stay. Other: Snug - Double sofa bed, Toys, Playstation 3 and toys, TV.

Reviews

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4 bathrooms, stunning views, great location, lovely outdoor space, awarded gold!
average rating of 4.9259257 based on 28 reviews
5

Cotswold Coubtry Charm with all mod cons

  • 5 of 5

This is a super house and we had an excellent time during our stay in late June to early July 2018. The house is an old Cotswold stone corlttage that has been tastefully restored and expanded. The kitchen is large and right up to date. All bedrooms are very comfortable and there are essentially 4 bathrooms so queuing for the shower etc is unlikely. The patio is very nice and in the lovely weather we had we were able to eat outside every night.

The countryside around is just what you expect; our neighbors were a flock of sheep, an itinerant herd of cattle and badgers in the evening.

Shops are a short drive away and Coaley is well positioned for trips around the park and further afield to places like Bath, Bristol and so on. One observation concerns the address. Make sure you input Orchard Cottage into any GPS you might use. The post code takes one further up the hill.

Highly recommended

  • Review Submitted: 17-Jul-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Spacious house with stunning views

  • 5 of 5

This property was perfect for our group of 7 friends, visiting for 3 days for a wedding nearby. The cottage was spacious and clean with everything we needed. Great to have 3 ensuite bedrooms and the extra sofabed in the snug adjoining the sitting room. We particularly loved sitting out on the terrace eating breakfast, or with drinks watching the sun set! also went on many lovely walks in the area, some from the house. Would definitely return.

  • Review Submitted: 05-Jul-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Attractive house with fantastic views in beautiful countryside.

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed a very comfortable family break in the property which is stunning both inside and out. The house is surrounded by idyllic countryside which provides a very relaxing and peaceful getaway. The interior of the house was tastefully decorated, being both modern and functional. We had everything we needed with a well equipped kitchen and other useful extras such as a BBQ and toys. The size of the property was perfect for our family of 6 adults and 5 young children. The children were pleased with their very own living room, attached to the main living room and the kitchen diner was ideal.

  • Review Submitted: 28-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Perfect cottage

  • 5 of 5

Perfect cottage for our stay - and great views of the River Severn! Very well equipped, everything very clean, and lots of space for the 6 adults. Welcome basket much appreciated! Quiet, and easy access to lovely walking routes. 10min from local train station, and 20min from Slimbridge and Westonbirt Arboretum (highly recommended visits).

  • Review Submitted: 05-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Just perfect!

  • 5 of 5

This house has everything you could possibly need. It was super clean and cosy. Perfect attention to detail and a lovely welcome basket. We brought some basic stuff (coffee, toilet paper, dishwasher tabs), but didn’t need any of it, because it was all there. The children loved the big box of toys and the kitchen was really well equipped. We all loved our private bathrooms, what a luxury! It’s in a beautiful location, looking out the window you can see the hills. Although the weather wasn’t that good, we really enjoyed ourselves. We will certainly book it again if we’re in the area!

  • Review Submitted: 30-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fantastic location and facilities

  • 5 of 5

We very much enjoyed our stay at Orchard Cottage. Peaceful, walks from the doorstep but within a few miles of lots of places of interest. Perfect for a family gathering. The cottage has everything we needed. Thanks

  • Review Submitted: 26-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Train
3 Miles
Coaley
Car: necessary

Coast/Beach:

Weston Super Mare is an hour away by car and Cotswold Country Park and Beach is 40 minutes away by car.

Travel:

Bristol Airport is our nearest, it is an hour away by car.

Distances:

Our nearest Village is 1 mile away and our nearest towns are 2.5 miles away. Bristol, Gloucester and Cheltenham are within 30 minutes in the car.

Further Details:

We have major supermarkets, banks and pharmacies in our local towns 2.5 miles away. We also have many farm shops locally and lots of restaurants for any tastes.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Stonehouse, Gloucestershire

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
High season
4 Jul 2018 - 27 Aug 2018
3 night minimum stay
£750
for 3 nights
From
£250
From
£300
Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,600
£2,000
 
 
**CANCELLATION OFERS**
28 Aug 2018 - 6 Oct 2018
3 night minimum stay
£300
for 3 nights
From
£100
From
£165
Fri,Sat,Sun
£500
£2,000
 
 
Late low season
7 Oct 2018 - 20 Dec 2018
3 night minimum stay
£375
for 3 nights
From
£125
From
£250
Fri,Sat,Sun
£700
£2,000
 
 
Christmas
21 Dec 2018 - 28 Dec 2018
8 night minimum stay
£2,500
 
 
Nightly Rate
22 Dec 2018 - 2 Jan 2019
7 night minimum stay
£2,170
for 7 nights
From
£310
From
£310
Fri,Sat,Sun
£2,000
 
 
New year
30 Dec 2018 - 2 Jan 2019
4 night minimum stay
£1,200
 
 
Low season
4 Jan 2019 - 22 Mar 2019
3 night minimum stay
£345
for 3 nights
From
£115
From
£215
Fri,Sat,Sun
£600
£1,800
 
 
Nightly Rate
23 Mar 2019 - 23 Mar 2019
3 night minimum stay
£645
for 3 nights
From
£215
 
 
Low season
24 Mar 2019 - 26 Apr 2019
3 night minimum stay
£345
for 3 nights
From
£115
From
£215
Fri,Sat,Sun
£600
£1,800
 
 
Mid season
27 Apr 2019 - 24 May 2019
3 night minimum stay
£450
for 3 nights
From
£150
From
£250
Fri,Sat,Sun
£850
£1,900
 
 
Early bird half term
25 May 2019 - 1 Jun 2019
8 night minimum stay
£700
 
 
Mid season
2 Jun 2019 - 12 Jul 2019
3 night minimum stay
£450
for 3 nights
From
£150
From
£250
Fri,Sat,Sun
£850
£1,900
 
 
High season
13 Jul 2019 - 6 Sep 2019
3 night minimum stay
£495
for 3 nights
From
£165
From
£300
Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,300
£2,500
 
 
Autumn in the cotswolds
7 Sep 2019 - 29 Nov 2019
3 night minimum stay
£360
for 3 nights
From
£120
From
£250
Fri,Sat,Sun
£700
£2,000
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£720
for 3 nights
From
£240
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £150

Booking Notes:
Please email me to book. A 20% deposit is required at time of booking this is non refundable if booking cancelled less than 4 weeks before arrival. The balance due no later than 4 weeks before arrival. A refundable security deposit is required on arrival and will be refunded within 7 days of your departure. A copy of the full terms and conditions will be sent with the booking form. We offer 3 and 4 night breaks and are flexible with reduced occupancy.

Changeover Day:
Change over day is Friday from 4pm and departure time is 10am.

Notes on prices:
We offer last minute deals and 3 and 4 night breaks. Please visit our website for prices or email for a price. Please ask for 2015 prices.

The property sleeps 8/10 please ask me if you would like visitors. We are not a party venue, you hire the cottage as self catering accommodation.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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