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Landscaped mature garden
Open-plan living area
Time to relax
Working fireplace
Open-plan lounge/diner
Kitchen
Kitchen
Finishing details
Double bedroom
Double bedroom
View from the bedroom
Twin bedroom
Bathroom
Downstairs toilet
South-facing patio with furniture
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9 / 15  Double bedroom
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15 / 15  South-facing patio with furniture

Kissing Tree Cottage

Stow-on-the-Wold, Cotswolds
Visit England rating: 4 starsVE We’re good to go scheme
Sleeps 4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 1
Change Sat
Dogs welcome 1
4 star
Open fire / woodburner
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Romantic
Family friendly
Towels included
Travel cot available
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At a glance

 

  • Pretty period cottage tucked away in a quiet location close to the centre of Stow-on-the-Wold
  • Wonderful views across the countryside from the lovely garden
  • Surrounded by an array of walks, including the Cotswold Way
Property code: CC042

A fine example of a period cottage complemented by touches of contemporary, this property makes the ideal home-from-home for anyone wanting to explore the beautiful Cotswolds.

Markets and fairs have been held in Stow-on-the-Wold’s square since the 12th century, and they still continue today, with events held on various dates weekly, monthly and yearly, so you could well catch one if you check local listings before heading on holiday. A bustling town with an array of shops, tea rooms, restaurants and pubs, it’s a popular destination that tourists from all over travel to visit, and also claims to be home to England’s oldest inn, The Porch House. Heading further afield, Chipping Norton is within easy reach, and there are many attractions for the whole family to enjoy, including Cotswold Motoring Museum, Cotswold Farm Park, and Bourton Model Railway Exhibition.

Entering the property, the first room is the well-equipped kitchen, which comprises of an electric oven and hob, fridge/freezer, microwave, dishwasher and washing machine. There is also a downstairs cloakroom with WC. Leading from the kitchen is the cosy, open plan lounge/diner. Original features such as the beamed ceilings and stone work are complimented by the comfortable furnishings and coffee table, with a beautiful open fire and TV, perfect for cuddling up and watching a film during colder evenings. The dining table is large enough to seat four, ideal for sitting together to enjoy any home-cooked meals. Upstairs there are two bedrooms, one with a king-size bed, the other with twin singles, and both benefitting from built-in wardrobes. The bathroom has a bath with shower over and WC.

The lounge opens onto the south-facing patio, which features garden furniture and a BBQ, making it perfect for al fresco dining in the sunshine and leading to a mature, lawned and fenced garden. There is private off-road parking by the front door.

 

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

  • 2 bedrooms – 1 king-size, 1 twin
  • 1 bathroom, 1 downstairs WC
  • Electric oven and hob, fridge/freezer, microwave, dishwasher and washing machine
  • Open fire (first basket of logs provided)
  • Electric and heating included
  • Bed linen and towels included
  • Private off-road parking
  • Wi-Fi available
  • 1 dog welcome
  • Walking distance to shops, pubs and amenities
  • Smart TV, DVD and hi-fi
  • Travel cot, booster seat and stair gate
  • High chair available on request

Gemma Cole

This property is personally managed by Gemma.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 22 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Martyn 25th September 2021

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Reviewed by Kim 31st August 2021

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Amazing location, walks from your doorstop as well being in the heart of Stow. Everything you could need is provided.

Reviewed by Imogen 31st July 2021

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We have had two brilliant holidays here. Clean, well-equipped and just right for a family of four. Great central location for lovely Cotswolds walks including some from the front door!

Reviewed by David 24th July 2021

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Reviewed by Sharon 3rd July 2021

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Loved cottage, it was comfortable, cosy and well equipped, excellent location. Dog next door didn't bother me, over grown garden did . We certainly stay again if garden rectified.

Reviewed by Kevin 26th June 2021

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Very nice cottage, good secure garden, close to town, would re book this cottage.

Reviewed by Simon 19th June 2021

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Fantastic property and location,clean,well appointed but at 6ft 8 i did bang my head a few times upstairs but adjusted accordingly 9 out of 10 would have been a 10 if bt sports was available

Reviewed by Julie 5th June 2021

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This cottage has to be one of the best l have stayed in so well equipped and clean . Beautiful location beautiful garden ideal for a dog shops 10 mins walk away local produce available plus a tesco store within walking distance. Our car didn't move all week so many lovely local walks from the cottage if that's your idea of a good holiday . Would reRead morecommend this cottage to all my family and friends. Hide

Reviewed by Janice 29th May 2021

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The cottage is lovely, clean and very well equipped. It is in an idea location, with a sunny enclosed garden, close to shops and local pubs. It was everything we were looking for. On arrival there was a very much appreciated welcome bottle of wine, biscuits and milk, we had a long hot journey and this was such a nice gesture. Stow on the Wold is a Read morelovely place to stay and has some fabulous pubs and places to eat. We had Sunday lunch at the Kings Arms which was delicious. Hide

Reviewed by Anna 1st May 2021

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Had a great time in this beautiful cottage. Great location - very close to the town; pub and shops. The cottage was really well equipped and comfortable and the garden was lovely.

Reviewed by Debbie 21st April 2021

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A beautifully appointed cottage with character and convenience. The garden is delightful and its views are peaceful. My parents were thrilled with it and would definitely choose to return.

Reviewed by Lynsey 31st October 2020

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Reviewed by Naomi 26th October 2020

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There is a well stocked kitchen - tea, coffee, oil, kitchen roll, vinegar etc. Good amount of kitchen equipment but not a lot of food storage space so dont bring lots of stuff. Curtains in bedrooms fairly light if travelling in summer. House lovely and warm. Great location for walking into town yet no road noise.

Reviewed by Joanne 24th October 2020

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We had a lovely break in Kissing Tree cottage. Very cosy especially the fire. Great location walking distance of Stow on the Wold. Excellent base for the Cotswolds. Would love to visit again.

Reviewed by Simon 10th October 2020

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Reviewed by Brian 19th September 2020

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This is a well located cottage for all of Stow on the Wolds amenities. If you are looking for a weekend retreat this is for you but be aware if staying any longer there is a lack of storage. The kitchen has plenty of equipment and the lounge/diner is well presented. This is a cosy cottage in a beautiful part of the Cotswolds

Reviewed by Charles 5th September 2020

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The cottage was fantastic. It was exactly as advertised, extremely clean and well-equipped. A great base to explore the Cotswolds.

Reviewed by Philip 29th August 2020

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Lovely stay. Fab location. Walking distance to Stow in wold pubs and restaurants.

Reviewed by Alix 15th August 2020

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A lovely, cosy and comfortable cottage in a great location close to the centre of Stow on the Wold. The cottage was well equipped with clear instructions for all appliances etc. There was a very thoughtful welcoming gift of wine and shortbread when we arrived. Our children enjoyed the garden and there is also a great playpark nearby.

Reviewed by Patricia 8th August 2020

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This property was booked as Kissing Tree cottage, but is called Lilac Cottage when you arrive. There was a tea tray complete with shortbread provided upon arrival as was a bottle of wine. I don't know how many guests had visited prior to us as lockdown had only been released a few weeks previously, but the cottage was full of dead spiders and a lotRead more of very dusty cobwebs round the skirting boards and the top of the walls. The towel rail in the bathroom and mirror were both wanting of a polish. Hide

Reviewed by Emma 15th February 2020

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Lovely cosy cottage, great location for exploring the beautiful town of Stow-on-the-Wold and surrounding area. The house has everything you would need for a short break.

Reviewed by Richard 30th November 2019

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Great location; quiet but 5 mins walk to town centre. Perfect cottage with lovely real log fire. Central heating efficient making it very comfortable over winter months. Nice welcome pack and seasonal decorations. Would definitely return.

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Landscaped mature garden
Open-plan living area
Time to relax
Working fireplace
Open-plan lounge/diner
Kitchen
Kitchen
Finishing details
Double bedroom
Double bedroom
View from the bedroom
Show 3 moreTwin bedroom

Location

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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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