Mill Cottage is attached to the Old Mill, a classic grouping of listed Cotswold buildings standing beside the picturesque bridge into Upper Swell. With spectacular views over the large mill pond, an ornamental lake since the 18th century, Mill Cottage provides elegant accommodation for up to six people. Stow-on-the-Wold is only a mile away and the area is rich in historic houses and gardens, as well as having stunning walks through one of the most famous of England’s ‘Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty’.
This holiday at a glance
Sleeps six guests.
Three bedrooms (two en-suite).
Third shower room and additional cloak room on the ground floor.
Wood burning stove.
Large gardens and a lake with abundant birdlife (swans, ducks, coots, herons, kingfishers and many more) and views over fields with grazing sheep.
Please note there are no barriers around the lake, young children will require careful supervision at all times.
Off street parking for three vehicles.
Sorry, no pets.
Minimum of a two night stay.
Antiques and fine artwork throughout.
Charming, sun filled kitchen.
Conservatory dining room with magnificent views.
Fitted electric oven with separate electric hob, combination microwave.
Fridge with separate freezer compartment, dishwasher, washer and dryer.
Television, DVD and iPod docking station.
Travel cot available upon request.
Large shared garden, with picnic table and chairs for exclusive use.
Attractions and nearby amenities
In close proximity are the picturesque Cotswold towns of Bourton-on-the-Water, Burford and Stow-on-the-Wold which all offer a wealth of charming shops, restaurants and pubs.
The Slaughters and The Barringtons are two quintessential, quiet Cotswold villages nearby, with uninterrupted country views over the Windrush Valley and some pretty footpaths and bridle paths.
The increasingly popular 6 week Festival Opera in June and July held in the village of Longborough is well worth a trip.
For sports enthusiasts visit the world renowned Cheltenham racecourse or play a round at The Wychwood or Burford Golf Clubs.
Enjoy a day’s punting on the river at Oxford admiring the spectacular architecture or visit the Royal Shakespeare Company at Stratford-upon-Avon no more than a 45 minute drive away.
Enjoy a day at Sezincote House & Gardens, close to Moreton-in-Marsh.
A great day out for the whole family: Adam Henson’s Cotswold Farm Park.
Batsford Arboretum and Garden Centre, Batsford Park, Moreton-in-Marsh.
Close by is the historic Sudeley Castle & Gardens, Winchcombe.
Visit Snowshill Manor & Garden, Snowshill, Near Broadway.
Explore the ruins of Chedworth Roman Villa, Yanworth, near Cheltenham.
Cycle Hire is available locally from Ty Cycles
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