Poppy's Cottage is one of four terraced cottages situated in a peaceful no-through lane in Baunton village overlooking the picturesque church of St Mary Magdalene. Renovated to a very high standard this charming traditional cottage offers an ideal base for exploring the numerous attractions nearby.
There is extensive shopping in nearby Cirencester and the area is served by a wide choice of country and town-centre pubs and restaurants, each with its own character and charm. A popular local country pub, 40 minutes on foot from the cottage along country paths, is the Bathhurst Arms, with buckets of atmosphere and serving good food.
This holiday cottage at a glance
Sleeps four guests.
Two bedrooms and two bathrooms.
Wood burning stove.
Enclosed rear garden.
Parking for two vehicles.
One, small well behaved dog is welcome (small additional charge), kept to the ground floor please.
Please be aware that the cottage is built on a gradual slope. There are four steps (with hand rail) from the car space to the front garden and another three shallow steps to the front door area. To reach the enclosed back garden there are seven steps with secure railings followed by four shallow steps.
Minimum of a three night stay.
Flatscreen TV, DVD player, CD player and iPod dock in sitting room; telephone for incoming calls.
Oven, hob, fridge/freezer, microwave, dishwasher, wine cooler, washing machine, tumble dryer.
Cot, highchair and stairgate provided on request.
15% Discount for Poppy's Cottage guests at Cirencester Golf Club just a quarter of a mile away.
Cycle Hire available locally with plenty of good cycling routes nearby.
Attractions and nearby amenities
The historic town of Cirencester, the capital of the Cotswolds, is a five minute drive away (30 minutes on foot) and has many unique shops and restaurants.
Cheltenham, a 20 minute drive, hosts many festivals including the Gold Cup.
For walkers there is a wide choice of walks, including the well known Monarch's Way right on the door step.
Other points of interest within easy reach include Westonbirt Arboretum (20 miles), Tetbury (15 miles), Bibury (10 miles), Slad Valley (10 miles) and the Royal Agricultural College (five miles). There are many easily accessible country pubs.
An efficient local hire company delivers and collects bicycles direct to the door seven days a week.
There are numerous local riding facilities and all types of water sports at South Cerney Water Park (five miles).
Baunton is a quiet, pretty Cotswold village two miles north of Cirencester and approximately one and three quarter hours by car from Central London along the M4 and A419. There is a fast and regular train service from Paddington to Kemble Station, 10 minutes by taxi from Baunton.