A stunning detached cottage within the South Cotswolds
This beautiful room is a perfect backdrop for any celebration
The conservatory continues from the lounge, great for a pooch snooze
The kitchen/diner is the hub of the house with Aga to complement the best of chefs
Enjoy a great nights sleep in this king-size room
The bathroom with separate shower and double sinks
A cosy double with en-suite shower room
The en-suite benefits from a walk in shower
This pretty dressing area also works as a small twin bedroom
The gardens are enclosed and perfect for your dog to relax in
The gardens are private and great for entertaining
1 / 11  A stunning detached cottage within the South Cotswolds
2 / 11  This beautiful room is a perfect backdrop for any celebration
3 / 11  The conservatory continues from the lounge, great for a pooch snooze
4 / 11  The kitchen/diner is the hub of the house with Aga to complement the best of chefs
5 / 11  Enjoy a great nights sleep in this king-size room
6 / 11  The bathroom with separate shower and double sinks
7 / 11  A cosy double with en-suite shower room
8 / 11  The en-suite benefits from a walk in shower
9 / 11  This pretty dressing area also works as a small twin bedroom
10 / 11  The gardens are enclosed and perfect for your dog to relax in
11 / 11  The gardens are private and great for entertaining

Elm Grove Cottage

Old Sodbury, Cotswolds
Sleeps 10
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms 2
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 1
4 star
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / woodburner
Increased accessibility
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Family friendly
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Stunning detached cottage set within the South Cotswolds with wood burning stove for chilly evenings
  • Within easy reach of the cities of Bath and Bristol as well as a wealth of National Trust properties and gardens ready to explore
  • A haven for walkers with access to the Cotswold Way
Property code: 65820

Set within the fringes of a traditional Cotswold village, this stylish cottage has been lovingly restored offering spacious accommodation well suited to family and friends whatever the time of year.

The traditional village of Old Sodbury set within the valley of the River Frome just below and to the west of the Cotswold escarpment. A vibrant and well served village with a friendly local inn and village store, a haven for walkers where you can follow the Cotswold Way up to the medieval church and iron-age hillfort. Well placed for exploring and within easy reach of Bristol a contemporary city that has a vibrant events calendar and excellent museums. Visit the ancient city of Bath Spa, for a day enjoy shopping and new experiences, with small market towns of Chipping Sodbury, Malmsebury and Tetbury close by. For country homes and gardens there are many National Trust sites to include Dyrham Park, Sutton Lane Meadows and Horton Court.

The traditional frontage of this picturesque cottage is steeped in history dating back to 1875. Step through the wooden gate and through the wooden door into the warmth of the reception hall, the perfect space to steal away and relax with a good book, brimming with character the original fire place and exposed central beam. A wooden door gives access to a further snug with TV/DVD which is simply great for relaxing with friends to enjoy a good movie or keep the kids entertained with the PS4. There is a wood burning stove for when the evening draws in. The third reception area is accessed off the inner hallway, a more formal seating area with an open fire set into a natural stone surround, this room opens into a conservatory overlooking the gardens, creating space that lends well for entertaining. The kitchen really is the hub of this cottage and where you will find yourself enjoying a glass of wine with friends whilst you cook. Beautifully finished and well-equipped with a four oven Aga, microwave, American style fridge/freezer and dishwasher. There is an inner hall with separate WC and utility cupboard area under the stairs housing a washing machine. So, when the day is done, climb the stairs where you will find five bedrooms. A king-size room accessed via a twin bedroom. A king-size bedroom with access to the Jack and Jill style bathroom with separate shower and WC. A double bedroom with en-suite shower room with shower and WC and a further double bedroom.

This spacious cottage is well served with an established walled garden, step outside onto the patio area and enjoy your morning coffee, or maybe a BBQ supper on a summer evening. There is bike storage and parking for four cars.

Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.

  • 5 bedrooms - 1 family room with king-size and twin (king-size room accessed via twin room), 1 king-size and 2 doubles 
  • 1 bathroom, 1 en-suite shower room and a separate WC
  • Aga, microwave, American style fridge/freezer and dishwasher
  • Utility area in cupboard under the stairs with washing machine
  • Electric and central heating included
  • Wood burner (first basket of logs included)
  • Linen for the cot isnot provided
  • Off-road parking for 4 cars
  • Wi-Fi included
  • 1 dog welcome
  • BBQ available
  • Pub and shop within walking distance
  • TV/DVD and PS4 in snug

This property is personally managed by Beth.


From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 16 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Linda 13th March 2020

An amazing property with plenty of room. The owner was close to hand and gave us a good tour when we arrived and was more than happy to be contacted for any problems that we had. He gave us excellent instructions on how to use the Aga which was much needed! Sunday lunch was slightly delayed as timings seem to go out of the window. We had a more thaRead moren pleasant weekend and enjoyed some lovely walks in the surrounding area. Definitely worth a second visit. Hide

Reviewed by Clare 11th October 2019

We had a wonderful long weekend at Elm Grove Cottage for my mum's birthday. Enough space for the whole family (and two dogs). It is perfectly situated for countryside walks with easy access to amenities. Adam was a great host and was there to welcome us and help with anything we needed. Cooking on the Aga was new to me but it meant that I can now rRead moreecommend the Dog Inn at the end of the road for lovely food too! Hide

Reviewed by Jaime 4th October 2019

The cottage was perfect and had everything that we could possible need. Enough equipment (plates, cutlery, pots & pans) for everyone, games, CDs and plenty of space. We would definitely recommend and we would come back

Reviewed by Ann 30th August 2019

A beautiful cottage and location very clean and so comfortable, would certainly like to go there again .

Reviewed by Mark 23rd August 2019

My Family enjoyed the space offered by this lovely property. All 5 bedrooms are a very good size, as are the 3 lounges. As for the kitchen dining area, that seemed huge, with a large table at one end. It was fun cooking on the Aga. Outside there was again ample space with a large patio and grassed area. Would we stay there again. Yes we would.

Reviewed by Deborah 16th August 2019

Three generations, plus an 8 month old puppy,stayed for the week and had the most wonderful time. The cottage is huge and we all had plenty of space...we barely used the third sitting room! The kitchen was the hub...equipped with everything we needed and more. Jane and Adam,the owners,were very helpful and charming,nothing too much trouble. There iRead mores a walk next door to the cottage....and the Cotswold Way about 10 yards down the lane! Large garden that the children and puppy loved. Hide

Reviewed by Lisa 2nd August 2019

Great family friendly house with multiple areas for different generations to have their own space, whilst large enough areas to gather as a family. Superb location and high standards in this property mean you won't want to leave!

Reviewed by Trevor 26th July 2019

A lovely cottage with plenty of space for the eight of us, we were very lucky with the weather so we were able to make use of the large garden too. Adam the owner was very attentive and anxious that we enjoyed our holiday in the best way. There is a pub at the end of the road so we had a choice of cooking in the cottage or on the lazy days heading Read moreto the pub with no driving required! An excellent cottage in an excellent location, lots to see and do. Hide

Reviewed by Cerys 21st June 2019

A beautiful cottage that was perfect for a family gathering. There was plenty of space including multiple living rooms where you could find peace and quiet. The children loved running around in the garden and building forts in the conservatory. The owner was very helpful.

Reviewed by Jennifer 26th April 2019

Beautiful house, if only we'd have had better weather to make the most of the garden!

Reviewed by Sharad 19th April 2019

Apologies to our host Adam and his family for this belated feedback. We spent a glorious Easter weekend at Elm Grove cottage, and could not fault a thing. Would recommend a visit to anyone considering a place for 10-12 people. Spacious, warm and welcoming. We enjoyed the warmest Easter in years at Elm Grove, but imagine it would be brilliant on theRead more coldest of days. Thanks again Adam Regards Sharad Hide

Reviewed by Alex 22nd March 2019

We stayed in Elm Grove cottage for a long weekend as a family of 7 plus a dog. The cottage was perfect. Very clean and comfortable. The location is excellent for going out for country walks to take advantage of the beautiful surroundings. The Dog Inn pub is very close and had a great atmosphere and nice food. Adam (the owner) was incredibly helpfulRead more and friendly. Hide

Reviewed by Gill 1st March 2019

Fantastic accommodation , lots of room , great kitchen area , the Aga kept us warm and heated thinks up with no problems. The owners were very helpful too. We were close to the Cotswolds Way and did some lovely walks from just outside the door! Highly recommended , the dogs had a great time too .

Reviewed by Corene 6th December 2018

We had a wonderful stay in this cottage. It has a really warm, homely feel and was equipped with everything we needed. A great location - walks from the door, a country pub close by and within easy reach of Bath and Bristol.

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Note: As the postcode is used to identify the general area of the property, it may not always reflect its precise location, therefore please only use this map as a guide.

The Cotswolds is home to some of the most unspoilt, historic and famous villages in England. Its honey-coloured stone buildings provide a quintessential English charm found no-where else in the world and offer a plethora of welcoming pubs, tiny tearooms and quaint streets to explore.

Once described by William Morris as ‘the most beautiful village in England’, the chocolate box village of Bibury is one of England’s most iconic hamlets, home to the peaceful River Coln and some of the most photographed houses in the country. The famous Arlington Row is a sight to behold - this row of 14th century weaver’s cottages have been the foundation of Bibury for hundreds of years and is instantly recognisable as a symbol of the Cotswold District.

If you’re seeking a relaxing day of sightseeing, shopping and traditional tearooms, head to the charming town of Cirencester, once the second largest town in Roman Britain. Proclaiming the title "The Capital of the Cotswolds", its market square is dominated by the cathedral-like Parish Church of St. John Baptist (one of the largest in England) and can be easily reached from our self-catering accommodation in Bibury, Burford, Bourton-on-the-Water and Stow-on-the-Wold.

The rolling Cotswolds countryside is never too far away from your cosy holiday cottage, so you can enjoy a variety of outdoor leisure pursuits including those at The Cotswold Waterpark. This popular tourist destination in Gloucestershire is home to 150 glorious lakes where angling, archery, wakeboarding, windsurfing, birdwatching and even rally driving can be experienced. On a balmy summers day, the Cotswold Country Park and Beach is the place to go, boasting the largest inland beach in the UK.

When it comes to attractions in the Cotswolds, visitors will be spoilt for choice. Grab a stylish bargain at Bicester shopping village, talk a walk on the wild side at Longleat Safari Park, experience a day at the races in Cheltenham, admire colourful blooms at Westonbirt Arboretum, keep the kids entertained at the Cotswolds Farm Park, take a tour around Gloucester Cathedral, and enjoy an indulgent afternoon tea at Blenheim Palace. That’s just for starters, there’s plenty more things to see and do in the Cotswolds and you will love them all! Our holiday homes in the Cotswolds are the perfect place to unwind after a day of exploration, why not have a browse?

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