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Mill Cottage provides spacious accommodation for up to six guests near Stow-on-the-Wold

Bedrooms 3
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 1 - 3 nights


About the property

Three bedrooms (two en-suite) and family shower room. Sleeps six.

Mill Cottage is attached to the Old Mill, a classic grouping of listed Cotswold buildings standing beside the picturesque bridge into Upper Swell. With spectacular views over the large mill pond, an ornamental lake since the 18th century, Mill Cottage provides elegant accommodation for up to six people. Stow-on-the-Wold is only a mile away and the area is rich in historic houses and gardens, as well as having stunning walks through one of the most famous of England's ‘Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty'.

This holiday at a glance

Sleeps six guests.

Three bedrooms (two en-suite) and family shower room.

Wood burning stove.


Large gardens and a lake with abundant birdlife (swans, ducks, coots, herons, kingfishers and many more) and views over fields with grazing sheep.

Please note there are no barriers around the lake, young children will require careful supervision at all times.

Off street parking for three vehicles.

Sorry, no pets.

Minimum of a two night stay.

Additional features

Antiques and fine artwork throughout.

Charming, sun filled kitchen.

Conservatory dining room with magnificent views.

Fitted electric oven with separate electric hob, combination microwave.

Fridge with separate freezer compartment, dishwasher, washer and dryer.

Television, DVD and iPod docking station.

Travel cot available upon request.

Large shared garden, with picnic table and chairs for exclusive use.

Attractions and nearby amenities

In close proximity are the picturesque Cotswold towns of Bourton-on-the-Water, Burford and Stow-on-the-Wold which all offer a wealth of charming shops, restaurants and pubs.

The Slaughters and The Barringtons are two quintessential, quiet Cotswold villages nearby, with uninterrupted country views over the Windrush Valley and some pretty footpaths and bridle paths.

The increasingly popular 6 week Festival Opera in June and July held in the village of Longborough is well worth a trip.

For sports enthusiasts visit the world renowned Cheltenham racecourse or play a round at The Wychwood or Burford Golf Clubs.

Enjoy a day's punting on the river at Oxford admiring the spectacular architecture or visit the Royal Shakespeare Company at Stratford-upon-Avon no more than a 45 minute drive away.

Enjoy a day at Sezincote House & Gardens, close to Moreton-in-Marsh.

A great day out for the whole family: Adam Henson's Cotswold Farm Park.

Batsford Arboretum and Garden Centre, Batsford Park, Moreton-in-Marsh.

Close by is the historic Sudeley Castle & Gardens, Winchcombe.

Visit Snowshill Manor & Garden, Snowshill, Near Broadway.

Explore the ruins of Chedworth Roman Villa, Yanworth, near Cheltenham.

Cycle Hire is available locally from

More Details

Property Manager
Rural Retreats Holidays Ltd
Speaks English
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Calendar last updated:
17 September, 2018


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage around the Swell around the Cotswold District

Property Type:
  • cottage
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • waterfront
  • Family
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Parking
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Kitchen
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • First floor: En-suite shower room - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , En-suite shower room and wc
    First floor: Bathroom - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , En-suite bathroom
    First floor: Shower room - Shower Enclosure , Shower room
  • En-suite shower room. En-suite bathroom. Additional shower room with washer/dryer.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • First floor: Double bedroom - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Double bedroom with a 5' bed
    First floor: Twin bedroom - 2 Single Bed , Twin bedroom with 3' beds
    First floor: Double bedroom - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Double bedroom with 5' bed
  • Two double bedrooms with 5' beds. Twin bedroom with 3' beds.
  • Television
  • Garden
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
Oil-fired central heating. Fitted electric oven with separate electric hob, combination microwave. Fridge with separate freezer compartment, dishwasher, washer/dryer. Television, DVD and iPod docking station. WiFi.* Travel cot available upon request. Sorry, no high chair. *Please note that internet access is offered at this property for recreational purposes only and is not meant for business use.Speed/service may vary depending on the package obtained by the owner which is provided to guests free of charge. Should guests experience difficulties or loss of use, neither the owner nor Rural Retreats will be held responsible.


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Other Activities:

Good Pubs/restaurants

The Plough Inn, Cold Aston, Nr Northleach. GL54 3BN, 01451 821459

(Kitchen closed evenings Sunday and Monday)

The Hollow Bottom, Temple Guiting, Cheltenham, Glos, GL54 5UX, 01451 850392 hello@

The Bell, Park St, Stow on the Wold, Glos, GL54 1AJ, 01451 870916,

The Wheatsheaf, West End, Northleach, Glos, GL54 3EZ, 01451 860224 (Excellent but expensive)

The Black Horse, Naunton, Cheltenham, GL54 3AD, 01451 850565

The Porch House, Stow-on-the-Wold Tel: 01451 870 048

The Fox, Lower Oddington Tel: 01451 870 862

The Horse and Groom, Bourton-on-the-Hill Tel: 01386 700413

The Feathered Nest Country Inn, Nether Westcote Tel: (0)1993 833030

The Queen’s Head (a Donnington pub), Stow-on-the-Wold, Tel: 01451) 830563

The Wild Rabbit, Kingham Tel: 01608 658389

The Golden Ball, Lower Swell (a 25-minute walk through beautiful countryside)Tel: 01451 833886

All of the above welcome children and booking is advisable


The Brewery, St Margaret’s Road, Cheltenham, GL50 4FA, 0871 200 2000

Cineworld Cinemas, Unit A, Merriots Walk, Witney, Oxfordshire, OX28 6GW, 0871 2002000


The Chipping Norton Theatre, 2 Spring St, Chipping Norton OX7 5NL

Cheltenham Everyman Theatre, 7-10, Regent St, Cheltenham

Cycle Hire

Cycle Hire can be arranged through Ty Cycles who will deliver to and collect from the cottage. For further details please see

Places to visit

The charming Cotswold towns of Stow-on-the-Wold, Moreton-in-Marsh (with Batsford Arboretum), Burford and Chipping Camden are all nearby.

For garden lovers, there are many wonderul gardens nearby: Hidcote Manor (NT), near Chipping Campden, and neighbouring Kifstgate Court Gardens; Snowshill Manor and Garden (NT), between Upper Swell and Broadway; Sezincote House and Gardens, near Moreton-in-Marsh; Bourton House Garden, Bourton-on-the-Hill; and Sudely Castle and Gardens, Winchcombe .

Stratford-Upon-Avon, with the Royal Shakespeare Theatre and the Shakespeare Properties, is a 35-minute drive.

Longborough Festival Opera (a five minute drive away) presents nationally-acclaimed opera productions in June and July.

Oxford, with its many attractions, is 45 minutes away.

The charming town of Broadway, 8 miles away, has the Gordon Russell Design Museum, celebrating the work of Sir Gordon Russell, the renowned 20th century furniture designer. Above the town is the Broadway Tower and Country Park.

Cheltenham with its popular racecourse is 15 miles away.

Adam Henson’s Cotswold Farm Park is 6 miles away.

Nearby Bourton-on-the-Water has many attractions: the Cotswold Motoring Museum and Toy Collection; the Miniature Village; the Birdland Park and Gardens; the Cotswold Perfumery; the Cotswold Brewing Company and the Bourton Vale Equestrian Centre.


Prices & Availability

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  • Contractual booking deposit: 33.00% rent

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