- Bedrooms: 2
- Bathrooms: 1
- Sleeps: 4
- Low Season weekly price: £550
- High Season weekly price: £850
- Customer Rating
Situated at the gateway to the Cotswolds, England's largest designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Broadway is one of the most beautiful villages in England. The wide high street, lined with horse-chestnut trees, has a mixture of period houses, picturesque honey coloured Cotswold stone cottages, art galleries, antique shops and restaurants. Broadway's unique location makes it an ideal base for touring the Cotswold's numerous villages and is within easy reach of Stratford-upon-Avon, Cheltenham, Warwick and Oxford.
2, The Old Bakery is a pretty, Cotswold stone cottage, four minutes' gentle walk from Broadway village green. The cottage is one of four and has a beautiful little south-facing garden with a brook running along the bottom of it. This comfortable cottage is tastefully decorated, with full gas-fired central heating and provides the perfect base for your visit to Broadway and the Cotswolds. The ground floor comprises a sitting room with feature electric fire and French doors leading into the enclosed garden and patio, with garden furniture, separate dining room, fully equipped kitchen and guest cloakroom. The sitting room has a colour TV (Freeview), DVD /CD. The kitchen has a gas hob, electric double oven and grill, microwave, fridge, freezer, washer/dryer, and dishwasher. The first floor comprises two bedrooms, one King size double and one twin bedroom and a bathroom with bath and "Mira" sports Shower. Please note - because of the stream at the bottom of the garden, this cottage is not suitable for families with children under eight. Babes-in-arms are welcome but we do not allow pets or smokers. Private parking is provided for one car, additional parking can be arranged.
The Area: Broadway, Worcestershire, The Cotswolds, Cotswolds
Broadway village has many attractions including Broadway Tower, the Gordon Russell museum, plus it is a Mecca for walkers with many footpaths (including the Cotswold Way) passing through and around the village. There are also several lovely golf courses nearby. The village hall holds several events throughout the year and there is an annual Royal Horticultural Society affiliated horticultural and craft show on the second Saturday in September on the village green. It is also conveniently situated for exploring all of the North Cotswold villages, plus it is within an hour’s drive of Oxford (55min) - university and theatre, Cheltenham (25min) - music, theatre and literary festivals, plus Prestbury Park race course, home of the Gold Cup, Gloucester (35min) - cathedral (film set for Harry Potter) and historic docks, Stratford upon-Avon (35min) - Shakespeare's birthplace plus theatre, Warwick (45min) castle plus museums, Tewkesbury (25min) - abbey, battlefield site plus the River Avon and Severn. Worcester (50min) - cathedral and Royal Worcester Porcelain visitor centre.
Apart from the other beautiful Cotswold villages in the area there are several National Trust properties (Snowshill Manor, Hidcote Manor Gardens, Coughton Court, Hanbury Court, Dover’s Hill (home of the Cotswold Olimpiks(sic)). English Heritage's Hailes Abbey and other privately owned gardens open to the public in the area,
horse riding and fishing locally plus a Heritage Steam railway which goes to Cheltenham Race course
For those who wish to travel further afield then there is a main rail line with stations at Evesham (15min) and Morton-in-Marsh (20min) to Worcester (approx 25min), Oxford (approx 35min) and London Paddington (approx 90min).
Broadway and the surrounding villages have an abundance of fine restaurants for lunch and dinner and an array of cafes for those snacks during the day.
No 2, The Old Bakery rental prices: £550 - £850
Low Season: January, February, March, November, December (excluding Gold Cup, Easter, Christmas and New Year):
Mid Season: April, May, October (excluding Easter and Whitsun):
High Season: June, July, August, September, Easter and Whitsun:
Gold Cup, Christmas and New Year: £850.00
Short Breaks: Can be booked normally in Low and Mid Season - please enquire.
Please contact the owner to check availability of this holiday home.