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Built at the turn of the century, this is a semi-detached former lodge cottage standing on the edge of the estate village of Sherborne. An intriguing and unusual holiday haven for two with an enclosed courtyard garden to the rear and good for walking, especially when the snowdrops or bluebells are out on the estate.
As well as an ideal base for exploring the Cotswolds the beautiful city of Oxford is within easy reach.
The cottage's layout
- Ground floor
- entrance hall, sitting/dining room with wood burning stove, small rear lobby and compact kitchen incorporated into a former larder with a sink under the stairs.
- First floor
- one double bedroom (with 5' bed) and bathroom.
Heating: Night storage heating included.
Parking: for two cars opposite the cottage.
Offers: Locally produced meat from National Trust herds can be pre-ordered for you to enjoy during your stay, please ask the contact centre for further details.
Local Weddings: The property does host weddings and ceremonies through out the year. These are generally held through out the day, but also some marquee functions do go onto midnight. For further information please contact the Property direct on 01451 844257 or 01242 890256.
Things to see and do nearby
- Heart of England
The industrial heart of England now offers one of Britain's loveliest National Parks, the Peak District, a region of outstanding natural beauty with spectacular and contrasting scenery. Moorland, ancient oak woodlands, bustling market towns and pretty villages are easily accessible from some of our major cities. Some of the Trust's finest properties are in the area, including High Peak Estate, straddling the Yorkshire-Derbyshire border, Lyme Park mansion and gardens, surrounded by a medieval deer park and Hardwick Hall, hardly changed since its creation in Elizabethan times. To the south is the gentler area of the Cotswolds and its neighbouring county of Warwickshire. With its gently rolling countryside of hills and valleys, picturesque stone villages and fine houses, this beautiful area now offers the visitor a glimpse of traditional English life. The National Trust owns some of the loveliest countryside in the area, some fine houses and important gardens. There is a huge and varied choice from Tudor Snowshill Manor, with its eclectic collection of musical instruments, clocks and Japanese armour to Hidcote Manor Gardens, famous for its rare trees, shrubs and outstanding herbaceous borders. Other Trust places in the area include Newark Park with its stunning views, the Sherborne Park estate, while the Buscot and Coleshill estates in west Oxfordshire are set in 7,500 acres of rolling farmland and woodland. The Iron Age hill-fort of Badbury Hill offers superb views over the Upper Valley south to White Horse Hill and the Berkshire Downs.
If not the heart of England, the Cotswolds and the neighbouring county of Warwickshire, are surely its soul - an uplifting vision of breathtaking scenery, with gently rolling countryside of hills and valleys, picturesque stone villages and fine houses. This beautiful area offers the visitor a glimpse of traditional English life, and is attractive throughout the year. There is no better way to enjoy the splendours of the Cotswolds than to stay in one of the Trust?s many holiday homes .
- Current cottage
- Holiday cottage
place to visit
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- The Cotswolds
- Cotswold Farm Park
- Cotswold Water Park
National Trust places to visit
- Lodge Park and Sherborne Estate
- Rare 17th-century grandstand and Cotswold country estate
- Chedworth Roman Villa
- Remains of one of Britain's largest Romano-British villas, set in the heart of the Cotswolds
- Chastleton House
- One of England's finest and most complete Jacobean houses
- The Buscot and Coleshill Estates
- Traditional agricultural estates with villages, farms and woodland
- Buscot Old Parsonage
- Early 18th-century riverside house with small garden
- Hailes Abbey
- 13th-century Cistercian abbey
Comments from past visitors
- February 2014
Chris & Debbie King
- May 2013
Ruth and Graham
- September 2010
AC and C Cooper
What it will cost
- VAT at the current rate
- Linen, heating and electricity (except where shown in the cottage details)
(not included in the price table above)
- A non-refundable £10 charge is not included, and will be added to the total price of your holiday to cover the cost of accidental breakages
- Unfortunately we cannot accept website bookings more than 15 months in advance. Please call 0344 335 1287 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to enquire about future cottage bookings and reservations.
- As part of the annual pricing review of all its cottages the National Trust reserves the right to move individual cottages up or down the price bands and to alter date breaks. We also reserve the right to charge supplements for certain cottages for specific dates covering special events, e.g. Rosetta Cottages on the Isle of Wight during Cowes week. We will notify you of any special event supplements at the time of booking.