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This beautiful 5 bedroom English country cottage is ideal for getting together with friends and family. Its setting is perfect and wonderfully private – sitting in a large fenced garden with rolling lawns and views towards the Malvern Hills and surrounded by 5 acres of fields where you’ll find horses grazing. It lies outside the quintessentially English village of Hanley Swan with its village green, lily-covered duck pond and a very welcoming pub with an open fire. During the restoration of this 16th century house, great care was taken to preserve its original elements whilst incorporating all mod cons. Massive 30ft kitchen with range cooker, granite worktops, breakfast area, table to seat 10+ with french windows onto the terrace, BBQ, outdoor dining and croquet lawn. Large oak beamed living room with comfy sofas and fireplaces at each end and a TV/games/reading area with a Smart TV- iPlayer, Netflix. Downstairs cloakroom and a utility room with washing machine and tumble dryer Upstairs two bathrooms - with baths, walk in showers and heated towel racks and five comfortable bedrooms - two doubles, one single and two bedrooms with adult sized bunk beds.
As you would expect duvets with cotton bed linen and towels are provided; electricity and oil central heating is included as is an initial very large basket of logs to feed the fires.There are a number of TV/DVD/CD players, a Klipsch iPod sound dock and WiFi. In the well equipped kitchen there is a range cooker as well as a microwave, dishwasher and a fridge/freezer An extra fold-up bed (for +1 child); a travel cot and high chair are available.
5 bedrooms – two double bedrooms each with 5ft beds, two bedrooms with adult bunk beds, one single bedroom. All bedrooms with sloping ceilings.
Bedroom 5 includes optional children put you up bed and has space for a cot.
All beds will be made up and towels laid out for your arrival....moreless
LOCAL EVENTS 2014/2015:
10 December ‘JOHN CLEESE’ at Malvern Theatre
11 December – 4 January –‘ALADDIN’ at Malvern Theatre
10-13 March 'CHELTENHAM - THE FESTIVAL'
30 March – 4 April ‘JEEVES & WORCESTER’ at Malvern Theatre
29 April – 4 May ‘ CHELTENHAM JAZZ FESTIVAL’
7-10 May ‘RHS SPRING GARDENING SHOW' *
12-14 June ' ROYAL THREE COUNTIES SHOW' *
26-28 June 'UPTON JAZZ FESTIVAL' (2 miles away)
17-19 July 'UPTON BLUES FEST' (2 miles away)
26-27 September 'MALVERN AUTUMN SHOW'
*The Malvern 'Three Counties Showground' hosts a variety of events throughout the year is conveniently close (approximately 2 miles away).
OTHER LOCAL ACTIVITIES: Horse racing at Cheltenham and Worcester.
Canoeing and kayaking on the rivers Wye and Severn.
Cross country quad biking.
Clay pigeon shooting....moreless
End June 2015 Jun 19 - Jul 2, 2015 2 night min stay
£425 Fri, Sat
July 2015 Jul 3 - Jul 16, 2015 2 night min stay
£475 Fri, Sat
Summer 2015 Jul 17 - Aug 27, 2015 7 night min stay
August bank holiday 2015 Aug 28 - Sep 3, 2015 3 night min stay
£425 Fri, Sat, Sun
Changeover Day: Friday
September 2015 Sep 4 - Sep 17, 2015 2 night min stay
£350 Fri, Sat
Autumn 2015 Sep 18 - Oct 18, 2015 2 night min stay
£335 Fri, Sat
October half term 2015 Oct 19 - Oct 29, 2015 3 night min stay
£425 Fri, Sat
Changeover Day: Friday
Autumn/Winter 2015 Oct 30 - Dec 20, 2015 2 night min stay
£335 Fri, Sat
Xmas 2015 Dec 21 - Dec 27, 2015 7 night min stay
£2,550 flat fee
New Year Dec 28 - Jan 3, 2016 4 night min stay
January 2016 Jan 4 - Jan 10, 2016 7 night min stay
My Standard Rate 2 night min stay
£335 Fri, Sat
Additional information about rental rates
Refundable Damage Deposit£250
No additional mandatory fees
WEEKEND = Friday and Saturday nights
MIDWEEK = Sunday-Thursday nights.
PLEASE NOTE: The minimum midweek break (a period that doesn't include a Friday and Saturday night) is 3 nights - and is bookable by the 'Book Now' button.
To book a 2 night midweek break please contact us for a quote as the quoting system is not able to generate an accurate quote.
Normal changeover day is a Friday or a Monday
A deposit of 25% of the rental is payable when booking, the balance isn't due till 6 weeks before you arrive. A refundable damages deposit of £250 is payable with the balance,. This is normally refundable within a week of departure.
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OUT AND ABOUT AROUND MALVERN AND THE COTSWOLDS - some suggestions: . . . . . . . . . GO HORSE RACING at Cheltenham or Worcester. WALK THE CREST of the Malvern Hills to the ancient British Camp fort. GO HORSE RIDING on nearby Castlemorton Common. PLAY CROQUET on the cottage's rolling lawns. TRY QUAD-BIKING - great fun for both adults and children. CYCLE the local area - borrow our bikes and tour the fantastic local countryside. EXPERIENCE SHAKESPEARE at nearby Stratford. SEE THE HISTORIC CASTLES at Eastnor, Sudeley and Warwick. ENJOY A ROUND OF GOLF at the local Worcestershire golf club. TRY your hand at clay pigeon shooting. SKI at the dry ski piste at Gloucester. PAMPER yourselves at a nearby beauty spa. STROLL to the village pub for a lunchtime drink .. . . . . . . . . just enjoy the space and the wonderful setting.