Private room
2 Guests
1 Bed
Per Night
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About this listing

A bright, spacious town centre cottage.


The Space
Accommodates: 2
Bathrooms: 2
Bed type: Real Bed
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Check In: 2:00 PM
Check Out: 11:00 AM
Pet Owner: Dog(s)
Room type: Private room


Extra people: $30 / night after the first guest
Cleaning Fee: $30
Security Deposit: $112
Weekly discount: 15%
Cancellation: Flexible


The Space

Enjoy a cosy and romantic time at our beautiful detached Victorian cottage with a walled garden, open fireplace, in the centre of the elegant Spa town of regency Cheltenham. Within walking distance to all the town has to offer but in a quiet mews street.

Romantic, full of character, quiet location yet central and within walking distance to everything including the Cheltenham racecourse, montpellier shopping, and restaurants. Plus free parking.

Family bathroom
Washing machine and tumble dryer
Walled garden
Dining room
Sky tv
Living room

Please note the family bathroom is shared on this listing and there is another toilet and sink on the ground floor. If you would prefer your own private en suite bathroom please look at my other listing entitled " "boutique cottage.."

It's within walking distance to everything, no need to drive the car to town as it takes two minutes to walk to the shops and montpellier.
The location is also quiet.

There are buses to get to Gloucester etc however the cottage really is central to everything you might want to do in Cheltenham.

I have a small and very friendly dog who is malt free so is fine with people with dog allergies.
Smoking is not permitted within the house.

iPod/iPhone docking station in bedroom

HD TV in bedroom

Tea making facilities in bedroom

Free parking
Fast wifi
I pod player
Hair dryer
Hair straighteners
Central heating
Bedside table
Bedside lamp with dimmer
Bathroom with roll top bath
Seperate shower
Fridge freezer
Iron and board
Dining room
Imitation gas fire
Living room
Imitation gas fire
Virgin tv
DVD player
Selection of films
Large garden with pond
Outdoor dining area for six
Outdoor relaxing area with glass roof, sofas, chairs, coffee table
Outdoor Smoking gazebo

Some of my guests prefer their privacy, others want company. A particular guest recently I got it off immediately with and wished she could have stayed longer. This was a little blog she wrote about her stay; (website hidden)(phone number hidden)/where-you-say

Guest Access

A double bedroom, a bathroom, a kitchen, dining room and living room and a large garden.

Interaction with Guests

As little or as much as they would like.

Some of my guests prefer their privacy, others want company. A particular guest recently I hot it off immediately with and wished she could have stayed longer. This was a little blog she wrote about her stay; (website hidden)(phone number hidden)/where-you-say

The Neighborhood

It's within walking distance to everything, no need to drive the car to town as it takes two minutes to walk to the shops and montpellier.
The location is also quiet.

Getting Around

We can point you in the right direction for fully licenced and insured services to get you to and from the races, airport, local attractions etc
There are plenty of local buses, the train station with direct trains from London, Manchester, Bristol, Birmingham.
Nearest airports are Birmingham, Bristol and Cardiff.
We also offer a completely FREE service for you to get around from a-b, if we are free and able to. We are not a TAXI service so this is a completely free ride if you need it.

There is parking in the bay's at the top of Marle hill parade for two hours at a time. Then parking is available from 10pm -8am on the street. At all other times you can park at the NCP on monsoon avenue or the car park next to chapel spa. The NCP is close, safe and convenient. If you are hiring a car to get to Cheltenham it's worth considering giving it back once here as it's entirely unnecessary to have a car during your visit as we are very central and within walking distance to everything.

Other Things to Note

Things to do in and around Cheltenham;
- Cirencester Park Polo Club - Click here for more information

- Go for a walk in the glorious Cotswold countryside. We have maps at reception and can send you on your way with a picnic or packed lunch.

- For something a bit more organised we have teamed up with Cotswold Walking Holidays Ltd who can provide expert guides for walking in the Cotswolds. Cotswold Walking Holidays are a leading provider of walking holidays in the region, founded to encourage people to explore on foot the beauty of the Cotswolds. This area of gentle hills and honey-coloured stone villages, some 100 miles/160kms west of London, has some of the best walking in England.

- The Cotswold Way - Just over 100 miles of quintessentially English countryside. Follow the Cotswolds escarpment with its stunning views and charming villages from the beautiful Cotswold market town of Chipping Campden in the north to the World Heritage City of Bath in the south.

- Browse the many antique and curio shops in Tetbury

- Westonbirt Arboretum - One of the most spectacular tree collections in the world. A place to relax and recharge, a place to learn and a resource for science

- Chavenage House - We hope that when you visit us, you will feel that you are in the relaxed atmosphere of a family house. At Chavenage you can escape into the peaceful surroundings of a Cotswold manor, virtually unchanged for 400 years

- Stroud, with its dramatic Cotswolds landscape, unique arts and crafts heritage, fabulous festivals and independent shops, the Stroud District is the least commercialised and unexplored area of the Cotswolds. In particular you may want to plan your visit to coincide with the highly regarded Stroud Farmers Market

- Malmesbury Abbey - The Abbey is at the centre of Malmesbury and can be seen for miles around. A Monastery was first established on the site around 676 but the present building dates from the 12th century, and was consecrated about 1180. One of the most notable features surviving from that period is the south porch with its magnificent Norman arch containing carvings depicting Bible stories. There is also a fine vaulted roof to the nave

- Abbey House Gardens - Ian & Barbara Pollard aka The Naked Gardenersbought Abbey House in 1994 to make it their home for their family of three children and in the autumn of 1996 decided to create a garden that might attract visitors from around the world to the historic town of Malmesbury.

- Painswick - This historic wool town known as ‘The Queen of the Cotswolds', is one of the finest and best-preserved Cotswolds settlements, nestling quietly in the hills and surrounded by some of Gloucestershire's most delightful countryside

- Gloucester Ghost Walks - Come with us on a spooky journey through the dark narrow alleys of Gloucester and prepare to be terrified by the tales of the City's haunted past. Descend into the dark undergound area called ‘Deep Six' – Dare You Join Us?

- Gloucester Cathedral - Worship has taken place in this wonderful building for 900 years and it continues as a place of prayer and Christian pilgrimage.

- Gloucester Docks and river cruises - The former dock estate has become a popular destination where visitors can enjoy interesting views and a range of modern facilities while wandering around a remarkably complete example of a Victorian port.

- Gloucester Quays - Designer Outlet has an outstanding mix of high street and designer labels at up to 60% off recommended retail prices.

- Golf – plenty to choose from including Minchinhampton Golf Course - Three truly outstanding tests of golf set high on the rolling Cotswolds where the glorious scenery complements the quality of the golf experience. Can there be a better golfing destination or Club to belong to in the whole of the South West?

- Gloucester Rugby – We can arrange tickets - The official online home of Gloucester RFC including team news, fixtures, ticket information, multimedia and all the very latest for Gloucester fans

- Cheltenham Races – We can arrange tickets - The racecourse is best known for the National Hunt festival held in March each year, and includes races such as the Gold Cup and Champion hurdle

- NationAL Trust properties - Find Places to visit. Search places to visit in the Cotswolds to find your perfect day out for the family on National Trust site today.
No smoking indoors, however there is a nice seating area in the garden designated for smoking.

We can organise a " welcome" food hamper for your arrival, just let us know what you will need and it will be waiting for you.

From the 10-16th of March the price of the room is higher than normal as I have to stay outside of the Cotswolds as the hotels/ rooms are all fully booked and very pricey. To cover my costs I have to raise the price for me to ravel elsewhere and stay in a hotel myself and board my dog. However I try to keep prices reasonable to simply cover my overheads and not charge the silly prices that most accommodation establishments charge at this very busy time in Cheltenham.
The holiday inn ( also near the racecourse ) is charging £450 a night. ( parking is extra) for a standard room on the same dates the privacy, charm and character of the cottage.

Check in is strictly at 4pm or later unless by special arrangement.

Parking has become residents only in autumn of 2015. You can park in the bay's at the top of the street for up to two hours. Then anytime after 10pm and before 8am. At all other times there is a NCP multi storey car park on monsoon avenue and an open car park next to Chapel Spa. We apologise for the inconvenience, don't blame us, blame the local council.

We have a pond so do not take children under the age of 5 unless by special arrangement.

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House Rules

No smoking indoors

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2 nights minimum stay

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