Location: Stretton on Fosse
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Sleeps: 4 Not suitable for toddlers, elderly or infirm
Low Season 2013 : £485 per week
High Season 2013: £715 per week
Changeover Day: Saturday
FREE WI-FI INTERNET ACCESS
Low season is December and January (exc
Christmas and New Year). High season is July and August. Prices
gradually increase and decrease between these periods. Prices
for Christmas and New Year on request. Short breaks out of
season or for late availability. Prices quoted include for all oil, electric, logs, linen and towels.
The Plough Inn, an 18th Century cosy village pub approximately 5 minutes walk away, serves delicious home cooked food. They have just been awarded the CAMRA Warwickshire pub of the year 2008 for their real ale. The chef is French, the atmosphere lovely, and the friendly locals will be sure to give you a warm welcome. There is a special 10% discount on meals for those staying at Tea Cosy Cottage.
Excellent walks across stunning countryside are plentiful, and horse riding, clay pigeon shooting, hawking, falconry and many other sports are available locally.
This thatched cottage is absolutely delightful – steeped in history and retaining many original features, but with modern comforts. Built in the 17th century and Grade II Listed, in past times it was the village post office and bakery and still has the original baker’s oven! A lovely book about the village and its history, written by one of the villagers, illustrates some intriguing photographs of Tea Cosy Cottage in days gone by. Previously owned by an English Lord and Lady, the cottage was featured in the "Daily Mail".
There is full oil central heating in the cottage. Throughout the ground floor attractive slate tiles on the floors add to the character. The walls are approximately two feet thick and many of the windows have window seats. Original exposed beams throughout the cottage.
Highest quality cotton bedding and luxury duvets are provided for your comfort.
A telephone is available for your use. Payment can be made by "swiping" a credit card on the phone.
Enter through the front stable door directly into the kitchen.
This is a light airy room with windows and stable doors to the front and rear. Range of fitted wood cupboards. An antique oak table and four chairs and antique pine monk’s bench. Fitted Smeg electric fan oven with ceramic hob, microwave, dishwasher, larder fridge, cafetiere. Just outside the kitchen door is a Utility Room, complete with washer/ dryer and fridge freezer.
One step up from the kitchen in to the:
A gorgeous room, wonderfully cosy with a large inglenook fireplace containing a salt drying box and wooden seat on one side. A large basket of logs is supplied for the wood-burning stove. Two very comfortable two seater sofas. The window seat, television table and coffee table have all been carved by a local craftsman from solid wood. Flat screen television with digibox and DVD.
Stairs lead from this room to the landing upstairs. The stairs are a lovely feature of this old cottage but would not be suitable for the elderly, toddlers or infirm. They are steep, on a bend, narrow and all of different height treads. Throughout the upstairs there are oak floors.
Part of the charm and intriguing character of this cottage is that it retains original features, so when you step into this room remember to duck under the low doorway! The old painted brick chimney breast faces you as you enter. This is a light room with windows on two sides. Double bed (4’6”wide). Rugs on the wooden floors (not in picture). Antique rocking chair, chest of drawers and wardrobe.
This is a small but delightful room where bespoke beds have been cleverly made by a local craftsman of solid wood. Two 2’6” wide single beds. Walk-in cupboard with shelf and hanging space for clothes.
Bath, fitted with folding shower screen with electric shower over bath. Basin, WC. Shaver point.
Private, enclosed rear garden laid to grass with herbaceous borders. Walk under a wooden archway where the garden narrows before opening out into another secluded area with circular wooden table and matching chairs.
To the front of the cottage there is a public parking area.
Sorry, no pets and no smoking.
Another thorougly enjoyable stay in this cosy cottage. So nice to come home to the wood burning fire each day. Thank you fo rhe lovely fruit cake. Already looking forward to our next stay.
Our 2nd visit was just as wonderful as our first. Lovely walks, great spot and a lovely part of the UK to explore. Had a great time!
Chris and Christine
Beautiful cottage and a lovely village. So peaceful we will definitely be returning! Chipping Campden is a must to visit
Matthew & Lauren
What a gorgeous cottage! I have spent a truly delightful 5 days here and am relucttant to go home! I was looking for a snug hideaway in which to complete my novel and Tea Cosy Cottage has provided just that - I have finished the final chapter yesterday! Hope to return to write the sequel!