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Pound CottageBlackwell, Shipston-on-Stour and surrounding villages

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Pound Cottage is a superb get-away-from-it-all retreat. Surrounded by peaceful countryside; walks from your doorstep and a beautiful country garden, this comfortable home is an ideal base for those looking to switch off. And once your batteries are recharged, exploring the Cotswolds and visiting Shakespeare’s Stratford-upon-Avon is a delight, Warwick Castle and Blenheim Palace, both within a thirty-minute drive.

The picturesque village of Blackwell in the north of the Cotswolds is home to this delightful cottage. It is a charming village affording a peaceful retreat for all and offers wonderful walking country right from your doorstep. The village of Armscote is a fifteen-minute walk away, where you will find the wonderful Fuzzy Duck pub, offering relaxed lunches or more indulgent dinners. Perfect walking distance to work up an appetite.


AgaBarbecueCentral Heating Coffee Machine Enclosed gardenFreezerFridgeGarden furniture High ChairiPod DockParkingStairgateTelevisionTravel CotUnderfloor HeatingWiFiDog-friendly Bed LinenDishwasherDVD playerMicrowaveTelevision with FreeviewTowelsTumble Dryer Washing Machine


Ground Floor
Underfloor heating throughout.
Entrance into a hallway downstairs washroom with wash basin and wc.
The sitting room has a two seater sofa and two armchairs in front of a Morso stove, switch on the LPG and be toasty in minutes There is an LCD television with Freeview, a DVD player and iPod dock.
The dining kitchen is a wonderfully large room – great for entertaining or just being part of the group whilst preparing an evening meal. The fully fitted kitchen includes an electric AGA, dishwasher, fridge, freezer, microwave and a Magimix Nespresso machine.
A separate utility area includes a Miele washing machine and tumble dryer with space for coats and walking boots to be stored after a country stroll.
Access to the rear garden via an oak stable door.
The vaulted dining area is a bright space (oak frame and glass) with seating for six.

First Floor
Heated by radiators.
The master bedroom has a king-sized bed (5’) and bedside tables with reading lamps. The triple wardrobe provides oodles of storage space along with chest of drawers, television with Freeview and there is a large en-suite shower room fitted with heated towel rail.
Bedroom two includes a double bed, bedside tables with reading lamps and a double wardrobe and chest of drawers. The en-suite has a bath with shower attachment and heated towel rail.

Accessed from the kitchen, the cottage garden is an enclosed space perfect for relaxing in on a summer’s afternoon. Outdoor seating and a charcoal barbecue are available. Garden table and chairs with parasol. Outside drying area with rotary clothesline.
Off street parking is available for one car.

Need to Know

A travel cot, high chair and stair gate can be provided upon request.
One well behaved dog welcomed. Please note an additional £20 charge applies per dog per stay

Surrounding local area

Culture vultures will be delighted that Shakespeare’s Stratford-upon-Avon is only a short drive away. No visit would be complete without taking in a spectacular performance at the RSC but other historical sites also include Anne Hathaway’s cottage, William Shakespeare’s birthplace and the childhood home of Shakespeare’s mother Mary Arden’s Farm.
Guests are spoilt for choice with the wealth of splendid National Trust properties and attractive gardens nearby: Upton House, Snowshill Manor and Lavender Garden, Hidcote Manor, Chedworth Roman Villa, Batsford Arboretum and Broadway Tower, not forgetting Compton Verney with its fabulous Art Gallery and spectacular grounds by Capability Brown.
Some of the nation’s finest countryside, cosy traditional pubs and charming towns and villages are within easy reach.
Day trips to historic Warwick, the university city of Oxford and Bath Spa can be made from this lovely country home.

Guest reviews

Lovely and cosy Cotswold cottage.

A & P - Birmingham , November 2017
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Thank you for the lovely stay in Pound Cottage. Very comfortable with everything you could need. We hope to come back soon.

L, M, M & B - Chester , October 2017
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Fabulous cottage,beautifully furnished and close to everything. Thank you for the welcome pack - much appreciated.

The S Family - Bulkington , October 2017
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Welcome hamper included

A complimentary hamper will be awaiting you on your arrival containing milk, tea, fresh coffee, bread, butter, eggs, juice, wine and cheese, along with other essential items to prepare a light snack or breakfast. There may be some regional variations.


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