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Wisteria is a beautiful, spacious Cotswold Stone Cottage in Bourton on the Water

Bedrooms 4
Space 1,496 sq ft
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Stunning Cotswold Cottage, Superbly Rennovated in the Heart of the Cotswolds

Wisteria Cottage is a beautiful stone property offering large, flexible accommodation in the heart of the picturesque Village of Bourton-on-the-Water, known as 'The little Venice' of the Cotswolds. From the road Wisteria looks like a normal Cotswold Cottage... but once inside you feel the true sense of space, with its various reception rooms ranging from the fire lit 'Snug'... to the expansive dining room which houses a stunning ash dining table ready to host eight comfortably... on into 'the library'... a tranquil spot overlooking the garden perfect for sipping a morning coffee while reading the papers.... and a large very well equipped family kitchen. The Cottage provides a perfect combination of modern comforts, traditional Cotswold Stone features and a touch of vintage charm and is ideal for friends and families seeking a relaxing holiday in the lovely Cotswolds region. Bourton-on-the Water is possibly the most famous of Cotswolds Villages with the tranquil Windrush River meandering alongside the stunning Cottages , adorned with miniature bridges, hence The Little Venice.... married with superb Eateries and Traditional Tea Rooms.

Wisteria Cottage contains a wealth of traditional features from the stone fireplaces and walls to low ceilings and nooks and crannies. Complementing its Cotswold Character are comfortable soft furnishings, superb bedding, linen and soft towels... and all the modern comforts TV, DVD, that you would expect.

Wisteria Cottage sleeps a max of 8 people all in super comfortable beds and plentiful pillows.

A fabulous feature of the Cottage is its enclosed, private Walled Garden complete with stunning sofa's to lounge upon on a wonderfully warm afternoon and evening and a garden table to host your buffet or supper. The Cottage benefits from Free Parking for two cars details of which are available post booking.

House Rules

Security deposits

A security deposit of £350 is payable, which is returned after the letting period, subject to an inspection of the property. For the avoidance of doubt, guests are requested to leave the property in a reasonable condition, consistent with the property's appearance upon arrival. In the event that the owners, or their appointed housekeepers, have to spend additional time tidying up after your departure, then the cost of this extra time may be deducted from your security deposit. The security deposit is payable prior to arrival at the property, via a bank transfer or a valid debit or credit card.


The maximum occupancy of the property, including its grounds, is eight 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 eight 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 one additional infant.


Regrettably, pets are not accepted.

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..

Heating, fuel and logs

The property has a gas central heating system.

Electricity and gas are included in the rental price. An initial basket of logs is provided for the wood burning stoves in the dining room and the cottage and further log supplies can be purchased locally.

Services provided

The property has free wireless internet access and four TVs with DVD players.

There is no telephone at the property, however mobile phone reception is generally OK, particularly in the garden.


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 high chair is provided.

The property's walled garden is fully enclosed.

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 a steep staircase, low doorways , low ceilings all of 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.

The front door of the house opens onto the street and guests with young children should take particular care to ensure that the children are supervised when the door is opened.


No smoking is permitted throughout the property including the garden.

Hen and Stag Parties

Hen and Stag Parties are not permitted.

More Details

Ashleigh Cox
Member since: 2017
Premier Partner

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

Speaks: english, italian
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 19, 2018

About Ashleigh Cox

We are a lively, friendly and sociable couple who currently work in the corporate world but plan to run our Holiday Cottages full time in due course. My husband David and I play tennis, ride and really enjoy the local area having visited ten years ago and have lived here now for nearly three years. Our Cottages are a result of my vision to harmonise vintage with modern luxury... we hope you love it as much as we do!

I also speak fluent Italian.

Ashleigh Cox purchased this cottage in 2016

Why Ashleigh Cox chose Bourton-on-the-Water

We fell in love with Wisteria Cottage three years ago when 'we first set eyes on it' was such a great 'homely feel' to it which everyone senses the minute they walk through the door. Unfortunately three years ago the Cottage configuration did not lend itself to adapting to a Bed and Breakfast with living space for ourselves incorporated. So we had to choose an alternative property. However, as luck would have it, when we were looking for a rental cottage that felt like 'Home from Home'.... Wisteria Cottage was once again on the market... so we snapped it up... added two new bathrooms and upgraded it to a fabulous spec.

What makes this cottage unique

Wisteria Cottage has it all!! From the stunning 'perfect' Cotswold Cottage frontage adorned with Wisteria in the summer to a fabulous amount of living space .... 4 double bedrooms, three bathrooms, an super safe enclosed garden... all just a stones throw away on the flat from the picturesque village of Bourton on the Water. The interiors are decorated with traditional farrow and ball paint coupled with a perfect combination of vintage and new.

Try it for yourself... you are guaranteed to love it!


Bourton-on-the-Water Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1496 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Village
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , First floor family bathroom with hand held shower head.
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Ground floor shower cubicle and toilet.
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , tub , This is the En Suite in Bedroom 3 with hand held shower head
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king , Open Plan En Suite with Bath, Basin and Toilet
    Bedroom 4 - 1 king , This King Bed can either be made up as a King or a Twin
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Tennis ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • hiking
  • tennis


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Wisteria is a beautiful, spacious Cotswold Stone Cottage in Bourton on the Water
average rating of 5.0 based on 4 reviews

Enjoyed our stay at Wisteria Cottage

  • 5 of 5

The location is just great, easy walking to the village, and easy to get to other places of interest, would recommend the Maze just a 10 minute walk from the house. Lovely home for 3 nights, warm and spacious with a great kitchen area, although the lounge is small for 8 it was still comfortable for our stay. My only negative is that with 8 guests getting ready would be handy if there was a long mirror in one of the four bedrooms ! Great hosts and nothing seemed like to much trouble, will return hopefully in the near future.

  • Submitted: Nov 20, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Lorraine Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review. It was great having you all to stay.. and it is lovely to hear people enjoy the cottage as much as we do. Thank you for the great feedback re the Long mirror... great point ... l will add a few to the rooms. We do normally have an extra chair in the bay window in the snug... but unfortunately a previous guest had a red wine mishap so we've had to remove it and will replace it. We look forward to welcoming you next time... and again, thank you so much for taking the time to review. Have a super Christmas and New Year. Warm Regards Ash
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What a lovely cottage

  • 5 of 5

Me and my family stayed at wisteria cottage recently and absolutely loved it. The house had everything we needed, big bedrooms, two living rooms, the outside garden had two seating areas. The cottage was literally seconds from the village so was brilliant for going to all the little shops, cafes, pubs and restaurants. The cottage came with 2-3 free parking spaces around the back of the building, in a car park around a 30second walk away. The owners communication was brilliant through email and phone when needed.

We couldn’t recommended the cottage and owners highly enough :)

  • Submitted: Sep 11, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your lovely review, it is really special when guests love Wisteria as much as we do. You were super guests to have to stay and are welcome any time. All the best, Ash and Dave
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great location, lovely house

  • 5 of 5

All of our group loved the house and we enjoyed every different room.

  • Submitted: Jun 21, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfectly presented property with attentive hosts

  • 5 of 5

Ash and Dave met me and my family at property fantastic way to be treated. Perfect location perfect property with some lovely touches

  • Submitted: Nov 27, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
55 Miles
Nearest Train
8 Miles
Moreton in Marsh
Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $130.72
Refundable Damage Deposit $457.52

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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