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Rustic Out-Building w/Amazing Views Of Cheltenham-Backing On To Chosen Hill

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Property type cottage


About the property

Cottage in Churchdown, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, England - Rural Location Within 10-15 Mins Drive Of Central Gloucester & Cheltenham

The Outhouse is a beautifully appointed, self-contained out-building. It includes a large bedroom, high quality bathroom with bath and shower, large living area/lounge with integral fully-equipped kitchen and parking for 2 cars or more. There is an outside sitting area to relax and enjoy the views both over to Cheltenham, as well as up towards the woods of Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust's Chosen Hill nature reserve. It’s an ideal alternative to a hotel.

Member since: 2015
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Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
January 19, 2018

About Sarah

We are a family of 4 with 2 young children (as well as a spaniel called Roxy, chickens, bantams, 2 goats and 2 sheep!). The opportunity to rent out accommodation became increasingly apparent as "The Outhouse" was in limited use other than by family on visits. We took about the task of upgrading it to be as special as possible. The infrastructure, both internally and externally, was almost perfect already - we just needed to invest in furnishings, which we haven't held back on. Given a chance we chill out in there when we can. We book it out for ourselves too!

Sarah purchased this cottage in 2014

Why Sarah chose Tewkesbury District

The setting - it's amazing. We spent a long time looking for the right place for our family. The opportunity to rent out our "Outhouse" to business people and holiday makers was an added bonus. We've taken this opportunity very seriously and have focused on attention to detail. It's been available from the beginning of 2015 but we spent several months in 2014 getting it ready. For example, the wifi has been professionally installed as we felt the signal from the main house was too weak. The brand new TV lacked on the sound quality so we bought a special unit to make it sound far better. We could go on...

What makes this cottage unique

It's very close to both Gloucester and Cheltenham but in a rural setting. The tree-lined drive - as you approach it - puts you in the right frame of mind after either a social or business trip.

Amazing wildlife (green woodpeckers for example) is abundant.

It's the perfect place to relax with many rural attractions, but close to city life.


Tewkesbury District Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
  • High standard bathroom with bath, shower and toilet
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • 1 large bedroom that can be set up as 2 singles or with a kingsize bed. In addition there is a sofa bed in the living area that can be converted into a comfortable kingsize bed. We also have two camp beds available suitable for adults or children. Property sleeps 2-4 typically. If more than 4 people proposed staying, please contact owner first to discuss!
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Outside: Private outside seating area with lovely views over to Cheltenham.


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Rustic Out-Building w/Amazing Views Of Cheltenham-Backing On To Chosen Hill
average rating of 4.923077 based on 39 reviews
Glendora, CA

The best place we have stayed

  • 5 of 5

Of all the places we have stayed this is the best so far. Spacious, clean, comfortable beds, plenty of seating, lots of hot water, and easy parking. The kitchen is well equipped for making meals. The owner is very friendly, welcoming, and extremely helpful with suggestions for hikes, restaurants, and directions. We had an amazing stay here and would highly recommend it.

  • Submitted: Jun 4, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for this very kind review :-)
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Perfect property

  • 5 of 5

From the outset Sarah made the trip idyllic by keeping us abreast of local weather conditions.

Upon arrival we were given an overview of the property.

Although living on site Sarah and Andy leave you to your own devices but are there if you need anything.

Location wise this was perfect for us to use as a base to visit zoos around the Cotswolds.

Looking out across fields and trees the actual property is very picturesque

Internally the Outhouse has everything we needed to make our stay literally a home from home.

We make a habit of not visiting the same place twice, however this could be the exception

Can’t recommend highly enough

  • Submitted: Jan 2, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Great to have you stay..and sneak in a bit of sledging in the snow too!!
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  • 5 of 5

Very nice place and owner. Much better than the pictures. I would come back.

  • Submitted: Nov 29, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Very comfortable, cosy property. Ideally located to Cheltenham Spa.

  • 5 of 5

Extremely, comfortable & cosy property, conveniently located from Cheltenham Spa. Great value for money!!

  • Submitted: Nov 19, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lovely property in a fantastic location

  • 5 of 5

We had a really brilliant relaxing stay here. Lovely accommodation very comfortable and has everything you need. Very close to Cheltnam and Gloucester both good places to visit. We also walked to the top of churchdown hill by the church to see the fantastic view over the cotswolds. Would highly​ recommend and we will definitely return again,Thank you!

  • Submitted: Nov 12, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Pleasure to have you stay here!
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Enjoyable experience

  • 4 of 5

Enjoyed my stay, lovely part of the country. Very quiet and peaceful. Just what we needed.😊?

  • Submitted: Nov 9, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Please contact Owner on 07710 515554 if any questions. Thanks!

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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