Property Ref: FCH65970Birdlip

FCH65970, Gloucester


Dramatically placed at the summit of Birdlip Hill the village overlooks the City of Gloucester and the Severn Vale from atop the Cotswold escarpment fringed by ancient beech woods and backed by rolling countryside. You are also well placed for exploring the larger Cotswold market towns to include Bourton-on-the-Water Burford and Stow-on-the-Wold. Cheltenham is just a short drive away and is famed for the Gold Cup and many festivals throughout the year. Cirencester the capital of the Cotswolds Tetbury and Bath are also within easy reach. This area is rich in history and well served by the National Trust with houses and gardens to include The Roman Villa Hidcote Gardens and Chastleton House. Take in the cottage gardens as you approach the wooden front door of this traditional Cotswolds stone cottage. Step into the lounge with low ceilings deep window sills and a wood burner the perfect backdrop for any couple looking to escape into the countryside. There is a TV and a small table and chairs for dining should you chose to dine at home. The kitchen is accessed off the lounge small though well-equipped with electric oven and hob microwave and fridge with ice compartment. The cottage stairs wind up to the first floor where you will find a cosy snug with picture windows that offer views across the gardens and surrounding cottages there is also a bathroom with hand held shower over bath and WC. The winding stairs continue to a second floor where you can enjoy a peaceful night s sleep in the king-size bedroom and wake to bird song with views onto the garden. Step outside the front door onto the decked area which is set for you to watch village life go by there is also a table and chairs. There is roadside parking for one car.

Accommodation Overview

Sleeps: 2

Bedrooms: 1

Pets: 1

Arrival Day: Fri


  • Open fire / woodburner
  • Internet access
  • Pub nearby
  • Romantic
  • Quirky
  • Rustic
  • Towels included
  • Travel cot available
  • Highchair available


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