Welcome to Shenley, brought to you exclusively by Character Cottages, local specialists in stylish, Cotswold holiday rentals.
Shenley is a beautiful Grade II* listed cottage, peacefully situated at the end of a short terrace that was once the Manor House in Broadwell, one of the most picturesque villages in the Cotswolds. The village is centred around a large green, which Shenley overlooks, and contains many period properties and a welcoming local pub, as well as being ideally located for exploring the stunning surrounding countryside. The famous market town of Stow-on-the-Wold is just over a mile away, with its wide range of shops, pubs and restaurants, and Moreton-in-Marsh is three miles away, providing a direct train line to London. Shenley is perfectly placed for visiting the many towns and villages of the North Cotswolds, as well as further afield places, such as Stratford-upon-Avon, Oxford and Bath.
Important Customer Notice:
- Weeks: we can only accept week long bookings commencing on a Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. Friday and Monday are the preferred options
- Short Breaks: we can only accept short breaks that start on a Friday or Monday
- Special Events: Christmas, New Year and the Cheltenham Horse Racing Festival are Special Events, with bookings typically limited to weeks only from a specific start day
If your dates don’t appear to fit, then please click Contact Host below to find out what options may exist for you!
Shenley is peacefully located at the end of a short lane, overlooking Broadwell's village green. The main entrance is at the back of the property, into the kitchen, and the following rooms are on the ground floor:
Kitchen/dining room: This modern, well presented room has a professional electric cooker with two ovens and a five-ring induction hob, an American style fridge/freezer with ice dispenser and filtered water tap, dishwasher, microwave, kettle, toaster and washing machine. There is also a large wooden dining table, with seating for six;
Living room: This stunning room is full of character features, including oak beams, a stone mullion window, and a stone fireplace with a wood burning stove, as well as a selection of classic artwork. There is a three-seater sofa, three arm chairs and a window seat, plus a flat screen TV with a basic Sky package and a DVD player:
Cloakroom: contains a toilet and wash basin;
Stairs lead up from the rear of the living room to the first floor landing, off which are the following rooms:
Bedroom 1: This characterful room looks out over the village green and contains a double bed, an upholstered arm chair, and walls adorned with antique pictures;
Bedroom 2: Two steps lead down into this charming room, with an ornamental fireplace and two large single antique brass beds;
Family bathroom: This modern room has a large walk in shower, with a rain drop shower head and separate handheld shower attachment, heated towel rail, toilet and wash basin.
Further stairs lead up from the first floor to the second floor:
Bedroom 3: A beautiful eaves room, with oak beams and a stone mullion window, which contains a super king size bed. This bedroom has an ensuite bathroom, which contains a free-standing bath with a handheld shower attachment, toilet and wash basin.
Outside the front of the cottage is a lawned area, with a bench and a table, which has lovely views towards the village green. There is also a courtyard area at the back of the cottage, with a table and six chairs. Off street parking is available for two cars.
Acesso de hóspedes
This listing is for the exclusive use of the whole property.
Interação com hóspedes
After completing your booking, we will provide you with the contact details of the property owner or their nominated property manager, who can support you in the event of any property related emergency.
Outras coisas a ter em conta
The Cotswolds is a rural location and whilst there is access to public transport, it is highly recommended that you have a car.
Instant booking restrictions
This property is instantly bookable, subject to the following restrictions:
Short breaks: We can only accept breaks less than a week long that start on a Friday or Monday;
Weeks: We can only accept week long bookings commencing on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. Friday and Monday are the preferred options;
Special events: Christmas, New Year and the Cheltenham Horse Racing Festival are Special Events, with bookings typically limited to weeks only from a specific start day;
Short notice bookings: For bookings commencing within 7 days of the booking date, we have to seek confirmation from the property owner that they can accept the booking, before it can be accepted.
In addition to Airbnb’s terms and conditions, any bookings made for this property are made on the basis that you agree to the Booking Conditions set out on the Character Cottages website. Please type “Character Cottages Booking Conditions” into your search engine to find and review these conditions.
Security deposits are not required (please note that guests are still liable for any damage or additional cleaning required as a result of their actions).
The maximum occupancy of the property is six guests, at any point during your stay. Unauthorised over occupancy is a breach of our terms and conditions and may result in the cancellation of your booking and additional charges. Please consult us prior to booking if you wish to discuss the possibility of having more than six guests at the property.
Infants who sleep in a cot do not count towards the occupancy figure, however, due to space restrictions, the occupancy figure may only be exceeded by up to two additional infants.
Up to two medium sized dogs are accepted, at a cost of £20 per booking per dog.
For the comfort of future guests, we ask that dogs remain downstairs, stay off the furniture and that no trace of a dog remains after your departure.
Bed linen and towels
Bed linen and towels are provided for guests.
Arrival and departure times
Arrival time is after 4pm and departure time is by 10am. Access is via a key safe, therefore it does not matter if you are arriving late at night.
Bed sizes and configurations
Bedroom 1: Double bed
Bedroom 2: 2 x single beds
Bedroom 3: Super king size bed
Family bathroom: Walk-in shower, toilet, wash basin and heated towel rail
Bedroom 3 ensuite: Freestanding bath with a handheld shower attachment, wash basin and toilet
Ground floor cloakroom: Toilet and wash basin
Heating, fuel and logs
The property has an oil fired central heating system.
Electricity and oil are included in the rental price. An initial basket of logs is provided for the wood burning stove and further log supplies can be purchased locally.
The property has free wireless internet access and a flat screen TV with basic Sky package and DVD player.
There is no telephone at the property and guests should be aware that mobile phone reception can be poor in the village.
The property has off street parking for two cars, with additional quiet on street parking available close by.
Where a letting exceeds nine nights, a mid-stay clean, bed linen and towel change may be included in the price. Please check with us to confirm. Additional housekeeping services may be available on request.
Child friendly facilities
A travel cot (without linen) and high chair are provided.
A small quantity of initial consumables is provided for your convenience (eg. tea, coffee, sugar, dishwasher tablets, washing up liquid, soap, washing powder, toilet rolls, etc), however, you should not expect the quantity of these provisions to be sufficient for the duration of your stay.
Accessibility, health and safety
This is an old, Grade II listed property and has many character features, including steep and twisting stairs, low beams in the eaves rooms, multiple floors and steps from the front door into the garden, which could pose difficulty to guests with limited mobility, or carrying babies, both in terms of their general movement and their ability to quickly exit the property in the event of an emergency.
The smoke and CO detectors operate on a sound only basis and, therefore, those who have serious impairment of hearing may not be able to hear the alarm systems and could be at risk.
No smoking is permitted throughout the property.
In order to provide you with as much detail of our properties as possible, we sometimes use wide angle photography, which can make certain rooms, or spaces, appear larger than they actually are. Wherever possible, we try to include a floorplan, with detailed dimensions of rooms and areas.
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