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View towards property
Welcome!
Cosy up beside the woodburner
Lounge/diner with woodburner
Relax in the comfortable lounge
Enjoy the fire!
Kitchen area
View to the back garden
Stable door in the kitchen
Bathroom
Double bedroom
Cosy master bedroom
Stylish details
Twin room linked to double
Twin Bedroom
Packed with historical details
Private enclosed garden with seating area
Enclosed patio with seating area
Relax and enjoy the patio area
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2 / 20  Welcome!
3 / 20  Cosy up beside the woodburner
4 / 20  Lounge/diner with woodburner
5 / 20  Relax in the comfortable lounge
6 / 20  Enjoy the fire!
7 / 20  Kitchen area
8 / 20  View to the back garden
9 / 20  Stable door in the kitchen
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11 / 20  Double bedroom
12 / 20  Cosy master bedroom
13 / 20  Stylish details
14 / 20  Twin room linked to double
15 / 20  Twin Bedroom
16 / 20  Packed with historical details
17 / 20  Private enclosed garden with seating area
18 / 20  Enclosed patio with seating area
19 / 20  Relax and enjoy the patio area
20 / 20  View towards the property

The Secret Garden

Stratford-upon-Avon, Cotswolds
Sleeps 4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 1
Change Sat
No Dogs
5 star
Downstairs bathroom
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / woodburner
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Romantic
Quirky
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Pretty grade 2 listed beamed cottage in a peaceful setting
  • An ideal base to explore the history and heritage of Stratford
  • Near Anne Hathaway's Cottage
  • Close to Warwick and the Cotswold towns and villages
  • Numerous gardens and historic houses nearby
Property code: 32346

Grade II listed cottage in peaceful hamlet. Nestled within a cluster of Olde England Tudor cottages and is positioned very close to Anne Hathaway cottage. Set in the Warwickshire countryside, Stratford up Avon offers both history and heritage.

PART TIMBERED GRADE II LISTED COTTAGE IN PEACEFUL HAMLET

Nestled within a cluster of Olde England Tudor cottages very close to Anne Hathaway’s cottage, a perfect retreat with flagstone floors an inglenook fireplace, along with a secret English country garden just perfect for relaxing and enjoying the evening sun. Set in the Warwickshire countryside, Stratford upon Avon offers both history and heritage. With something for everyone, an afternoon boating on the River Avon, Anne Hathaway’s cottage, the thatched home of Shakespeare’s wife, the butterfly farm which houses the largest exhibit of butterflies in Europe. For Shakespeare enthusiasts the Royal Shakespeare Theatre has an outstanding programme throughout the year. Further afield Broadway and Chipping Campden with their traditional honey coloured stone houses lining the high street. For walkers and cyclists a network of pathways, including the Greenway, are easily accessible and ready to show you the best of Warwickshire countryside and an enviable number of National Trust properties. The accommodation offers two interconnecting bedrooms accessed via separate steep cottage style staircases, 1 double and 1 twin. The bathroom with shower over bath and WC, on the ground floor. Cosy lounge/diner with woodburner, TV and DVD. The kitchen is well-equipped with electric oven and hob, fridge, freezer, washer/dryer and microwave. Accessed through the kitchen there is an enclosed patio area to the rear of the cottage. Opposite the cottage you will discover a pretty, private enclosed garden with seating. Allocated parking for 1 car.

  • Two bedrooms, 1 double, 1 twin
  • Steep staircases to both interconnecting bedrooms
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge,freezer, washer/dryer
  • TV and DVD
  • Woodburner (first basket of logs provided)
  • Signed copy of the owner's book with all weekly bookings
  • Enclosed garden
  • Electric, central heating and Wifi included
  • Regret no pets
  • Parking for 1 car
  • Shop, pub and restaurants within walking distance

This property is personally managed by Sue.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 5 guest ratings

Overall cleanliness
4.6
Overall equipment
4.6
Overall comfort
3.8
Overall location
4.6

Reviewed by Julie 30th December 2018

The Cottage is extremely quaint as you would expect. Further from Stratford that I thought. There are two sets of internal stairs and one set is extremely steep for anyone with a slight issue. The lounge furniture is not really very comfortable and didnt give me the cosy feel I was looking for. Otherwise everything else was as described, apart fromRead more the garden which couldnt be used, as the table and chairs were very dirty. Maybe we were not expected to use them at new year? Hide

Reviewed by Michelle 9th November 2018

Beautiful period cottage in a beautiful location. Able to walk to town within 20 mins. Very comfortable beds. A real treat of a true English cottage

Reviewed by Josna 27th October 2018

The cottage is perfectly located and very well presented in keeping with the age of the property which is delightfully cosy and sets the scene for being in Shakespeare's country. Instructions were very clear but we still bumped our heads a few times on the low beams, learnt the hard way!

Reviewed by Louise 26th September 2018

Lovely quirky cottage with good facilities. Beautiful surrounding area and ideal base for exploring Stratford.

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View towards property
Welcome!
Cosy up beside the woodburner
Lounge/diner with woodburner
Relax in the comfortable lounge
Enjoy the fire!
Kitchen area
View to the back garden
Stable door in the kitchen
Bathroom
Double bedroom
Show 8 moreCosy master bedroom

Location

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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