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3 bedrooms
3 bathrooms
6 guests
3 nights minimum
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Voted England's prettiest village, Castle Combe in the Cotswolds is the perfect destination should you wish to relax, walk and enjoy the slow pace of country life. Situated in a conservation area this picturesque village enables you to walk to the thatched Castle Inn for a beer or a glass of wine, while still being a short drive from the cosmopolitan cities of Bath and Bristol, each offering a fantastic array of shops, restaurants, theatres and bars. This historic property, known as the Gates, is set in the very heart of the idyllic and popular village of Castle Combe. Little has changed since the 15th century with no street lights or TV aerials to detract from the village's ancient beauty. All the buildings are listed and nestled in the wooded Cotswold valley. The atmosphere is absolutely...Voted England's prettiest village, Castle Combe in the Cotswolds is the perfect destination should you wish to relax, walk and enjoy the slow pace of country life. Situated in a conservation area this picturesque village enables you to walk to the thatched Castle Inn for a beer or a glass of wine, while still being a short drive from the cosmopolitan cities of Bath and Bristol, each offering a fantastic array of shops, restaurants, theatres and bars. This historic property, known as the Gates, is set in the very heart of the idyllic and popular village of Castle Combe. Little has changed since the 15th century with no street lights or TV aerials to detract from the village's ancient beauty. All the buildings are listed and nestled in the wooded Cotswold valley. The atmosphere is absolutely breath-taking. The position of the Gates could not be better; opposite the centrepiece of the village, the Medieval Market Cross. The property is positioned on the edge of the village churchyard with its attractive clock tower. The gable wall in the property features a Gothic window originally from the church. Some parts of the house date back to Medieval times and most of the roof timbers are over 400 years old. In 2003 this holiday retreat was sadly devastated by fire but the building has been beautifully and sympathetically restored retaining all the character of the original structure yet offering attractive accommodation with excellent facilities. This holiday cottage at a glance Sleeps six guests. Three bedrooms. Two shower rooms plus free standing bath in master bedroom. Wood burning stove. Retained many original features including the 400 year old exposed beams. Gothic, stained glass window, originally from the church in the luxurious master bedroom with free standing bath. Wooden floors throughout the property. Located in the village of Castle Combe, voted England's “prettiest village.” Within walking distance of the local pub. Very small courtyard. On-street parking WiFi. Sorry, no pets. Minimum of a three night stay.More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Bathrooms
3 Unknown types
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About the Manager
Rural Retreats
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:55%
Response Time:Within a day
Listed Since:January 2015
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Reviewed 23 May 2017

Castle Combe is a delightful village and The Gates is an excellent, well appointed cottage, fruit,flowers and several goodies were awaiting us on arrival which was a nice touch. The house is very comfortable and tastefully furnished. The stair case is spiral and has quite...More

Date of stay: May 2017
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Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Central Heating
Suitable For Children Under 5
Dishwasher
Dryer
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Highchair
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Patio
Private Garden
Cooker
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Horse Riding Nearby
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
City Getaway
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
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Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
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