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Old Manor Cottage is a stunning thatched cottage, located in the grounds of the owner's manor house

Bedrooms 2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 0 - 2 nights


About the property

Old Manor Cottage - a cottage that sleeps 3 guests in 2 bedrooms

Welcome Old Manor Cottage, brought to you exclusively by Character Cottages, local specialists in stylish Cotswold holiday rentals.

Please click More Details to read about the House Rules.

Old Manor Cottage is a beautiful Grade II listed cottage that dates all the way back to the 17th century and sits peacefully in the large grounds of the owner's manor house. The cottage is located on a quiet lane in the small village of Halford, on the north-eastern edge of the Cotswolds, surrounded by stunning countryside. There is a shop and a pub in the village, and the famous Cotswold market towns of Chipping Campden and Moreton-in-Marsh are both within 10 miles, with their wide range of shops, pubs and restaurants. William Shakespeare's birthplace of Stratford-upon-Avon is also less than 10 miles away, and many other attractions are within easy reach, including Warwick Castle, Blenheim Palace and Oxford, as well as the many stately homes and gardens located in the north Cotswolds.

This charming thatched cottage has a lovely cosy feel, with many character features, including exposed beams, oak doors and an open fire. Modern facilities including wireless internet access, a TV with DVD player, and a well-presented kitchen complement the character of the property.

Old Manor Cottage sleeps three people in two adjoining bedrooms, with one bathroom and a ground floor cloakroom. The cottage has off street parking and sits in three acres of beautifully maintained gardens, which run down to the picturesque River Stour. There is a tennis court in the grounds, which may be used by prior arrangement with the owner. Old Manor Cottage is a perfect choice for a couple or a small family looking for a relaxing break in beautiful surroundings.

House Rules

Booking and payment

Character Cottages is a marketing agency and we do not own or manage any of the cottages listed on our website. Bookings made via us form a legal agreement directly between you and the property owner.

For bookings commencing more than 10 weeks in advance, a 30% non-refundable deposit is required to confirm the booking. The balance payment is then due 10 weeks prior to arrival.

All payments are made subject to the cancellation policy set out in the standard Booking Conditions.

Security deposits

Security deposits are not required (please note that guests are still liable for any damage or additional cleaning required as a result of their actions).


The maximum occupancy of the property is three guests, at any point during your stay. Unauthorised over occupancy is a breach of our terms and conditions and may result in the cancellation of your booking and additional charges. Please consult us prior to booking if you wish to discuss the possibility of having more than three guests at the property.

Infants who sleep in a cot do not count towards the occupancy figure, however, due to space restrictions, the occupancy figure may only be exceeded by up to two additional infants.


Up to one medium sized dog is accepted, at a cost of £20 per booking per dog.

For the comfort of future guests, we ask that dogs remain downstairs, stay off the furniture and that no trace of a dog remains after your departure.

Bed linen and towels

Bed linen and towels are provided for guests.

Arrival and departure times

Arrival time is after 4pm and departure time is by 10am. Access is via a key safe, therefore it does not matter if you are arriving late at night.

Bed sizes and configurations

Bedroom 1: Single bed

Bedroom 2: King size bed


Family bathroom: Bath with overhead shower attachment, toilet and wash basin

Ground floor cloakroom: Toilet

Heating, fuel and logs

The property has electric storage heaters and underfloor heating in the kitchen and bathroom.

Electricity is included in the rental price. An initial basket of logs is provided for the wood burning stove and further log supplies can be purchased locally.

Services provided

The property has free wireless internet access and a Freeview TV with DVD player.

There is no telephone at the property. Mobile phone reception is variable, typically being better outside the property than inside.


There is off road parking for two cars.


Where a letting exceeds nine nights, a mid-stay clean, bed linen and towel change may be included in the price. Please check with us to confirm. Additional housekeeping services may be available on request.

Child friendly facilities

A travel cot (without linen) and high chair are available on request.

Initial consumables

A small quantity of initial consumables is provided for your convenience (eg. tea, coffee, sugar, dishwasher tablets, washing up liquid, soap, washing powder, toilet rolls, etc), however, you should not expect the quantity of these provisions to be sufficient for the duration of your stay.

Accessibility, health and safety

This is an old property and has many character features, including narrow and steep stairs, and low beams, which could pose difficulty to guests with limited mobility, or carrying babies, both in terms of their general movement and their ability to quickly exit the house in the event of an emergency.

The smoke and CO detectors operate on a sound only basis and, therefore, those who have serious impairment of hearing may not be able to hear the alarm systems and could be at risk.


No smoking is permitted throughout the property.


In order to provide you with as much detail of our properties as possible, we sometimes use wide angle photography, which can make certain rooms, or spaces, appear larger than they actually are. Wherever possible, we try to include a floorplan, with detailed dimensions of rooms and areas.

More Details

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Calendar last updated:
24 May, 2018


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Shipston-on-Stour in Halford

Property Type:
  • cottage
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • rural
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Parking
  • Kitchen
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom #1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Family bathroom
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom #1 - 1 Single Bed
    Bedroom #2 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Television
  • Garden
  • restaurants
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
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Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Birmingham International Airport
Nearest Barpub
250 Metres
Local pub
Nearest Train
9 Miles
Other Activities:

The Cotswolds are a range of hills in west-central England, sometimes called the "Heart of England". The name Cotswold means "sheep enclosure in rolling hillsides".

The Cotswolds are characterised by attractive small towns and villages, built of the underlying Cotswold stone (a yellow oolitic limestone). In the Middle Ages the wool trade made the Cotswolds prosperous and some of this money was put into the building of churches, leaving the area with a number of large handsome Cotswold stone "wool churches". The area remains affluent, which has encouraged the establishment of many high quality pubs, restaurants and antique shops.

Car: Old Manor Cottage is easily accessed by car, being located close to the A429 (Fosse Way), one of the main roads through the North Cotswolds.

Train: The nearest railway station to Old Manor Cottage is Moreton-in-Marsh (approximately nine miles away), which has regular, direct services to London Paddington, with a typical journey time of approximately 90 minutes.

Plane: Birmingham International Airport: 31 miles, approximately 40 minute drive; Heathrow International Airport: 75 miles, approximately 90 minute drive.


Prices & Availability

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  • Contractual booking deposit: 30.00% rent

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