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2 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
6 guests
3 nights minimum
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Hot Tub luxury and privacy, in a idyllic setting, come to Oldcastle Cottages at Oldcastle Farm and stay in lovely Falstaff cottage. Falstaff Cottage is located at Oldcastle Farm in the village of Colwall, which nestles on the foothills of the British Camp, the southern peak that forms part of the beautiful Malvern Hills. Oldcastle Farm is very private, located on a 60 acre farm estate, accessed by a private drive, but only minutes away from all the amenities.The farmhouse dates 1100's, the cottages are all character stone and oak, fully refurbished to the highest standards, complete with their own hot tubs and your own parking parking area.Colwall has a main line station, and London is only 2.5 hours away. We are located in the heart of England a great central meeting pointWhether it's a r...Hot Tub luxury and privacy, in a idyllic setting, come to Oldcastle Cottages at Oldcastle Farm and stay in lovely Falstaff cottage. Falstaff Cottage is located at Oldcastle Farm in the village of Colwall, which nestles on the foothills of the British Camp, the southern peak that forms part of the beautiful Malvern Hills. Oldcastle Farm is very private, located on a 60 acre farm estate, accessed by a private drive, but only minutes away from all the amenities.The farmhouse dates 1100's, the cottages are all character stone and oak, fully refurbished to the highest standards, complete with their own hot tubs and your own parking parking area.Colwall has a main line station, and London is only 2.5 hours away. We are located in the heart of England a great central meeting pointWhether it's a romantic weekend, a walking or cycling break, or just a relaxing holiday, Oldcastle is a beautiful peaceful place to enjoy. The formal gardens extend to 10 acres, with a small lake with fish, and several smaller ponds plus a newly planted rose walk and rose garden.You can start a walk through the farms fields, in 20 minutes to the top of British Camp (1390ft) or a 10-minute walk through the woods to the nearest restaurant/pub, the Malvern Hills Hotel, or the local pub is 10mins walk to Colwall Green.Falstaff Cottage is a larger cottage with lots of character and charm, it has commanding views of the Malvern's and located opposite a series of pretty fresh water ponds that take the water from of the hills.Falstaff Luxury Cottage was totally refurbished a this year, its finished to a very high standard. The stone cottage has an inset oak frame combining character and charm to a very individual design. Falstaff cottage offers roomy accommodation with two double bedrooms upstairs, both with vaulted ceilings and many oak beams. The rooms are finished to the highest standard, with king size beds and antique furniture. There is modern spotlighting to add to the atmosphere and charm.The lounge/diner is a large room with high a ceiling with natural oak beams. Fully appointed with all the necessities such as Satellite TV, DVD, Wi-Fi and docking station are all fitted. A freestanding wood-burning stove makes those winter breaks warm and inviting, there is access onto your private garden from the hallway to a Private hot tub.The galley oak beamed kitchen is fully fitted complete with gas cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher etc. The large toilet wet room has a walk in shower. There is a washing machine and tumble dryer if needed.The hot tub is awaiting you on arrival, the private garden is complete with bbq and garden table and chairs for the true “outside living” experience.Good restaurants nearby in the village or Malvern, pretty Ledbury and Cheltenham, the Cotswolds are not far away to the east or the Black mountains to the west, the Forest of Dean to the south.More
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Clive B
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a day
Listed Since:June 2013
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Reviewed 30 August 2016

Where to begin with such a disappointing experience!? This is no way a five star property. Most of the interior, furnishing, bed linen, plates, cutlery were of poor quality - nasty poly cotton sheets, flimsy polyester curtains, mismatched glasses and plates, Wilko towels and so...More

Date of stay: August 2016
Thank davidbV4385SV
Clive B, VR Owner at Falstaff Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 1 September 2016

David where to begin indeed, thank you for your feed back, we take very seriously and welcome all feed back so we can learn, improve and offer the best guest experience we can. I have to say that as hosts, we have over the last...More

Reviewed 24 July 2015

Falstaff Cottage looked & sounded perfect & in many ways it was, however upon closer inspection, it was tired (needs new carpets & curtains), lacked privacy (the wet-room and the kitchen were visible to the owners & their gardeners through a large window with no...More

Date of stay: July 2015
Thank JRLWaggs
Management response:Responded 25 July 2015

Thank you for taking the trouble go give us your feed back which we always welcome. Just a couple of comments, the carpet is only 3 years old and kept very clean, the curtains are vintage curtains to go with the antique furniture all in...More

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Reviewed 22 June 2015

My spouse and I spent a week. A little off the beaten track, but not too hard to find. Well worth it once found. If you are travelling into Malvern or Worcester the train from Colwall is frequent and relatively cheap. If you like a...More

Date of stay: June 2015
Thank Tim H
Reviewed 1 January 2015

Falstaff Cottage was an amazing space to spend a few days after Christmas and New Year 2014 in. Clive was absolutely fantastic as a host, so kind, informative and welcoming. Late review but I lost the link, wanted to go back this year but unfortunately...More

Date of stay: December 2014
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Reviewed 30 November 2014

Date of stay: November 2014
Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Porch
Washer
Highchair
Outdoor Dining Area
Towels Provided
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Private Garden
Cycling Trips
Books
Ceiling Fans
Hairdryer
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Secure Parking
Horse Riding Nearby
Internet Access
Toaster
Cooker
Grill
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Hot Tub
Central Heating
Water Views
Dryer
Dishwasher
Cable/satellite TV
Iron
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Balcony
Mountain Views
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
Terrace
Patio
Fireplace
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About the neighbourhood
Nearest airports are Birmingham and Bristol, we a halfway between them about an hours drive. The M50 jct 2 is 5 miles by car, we are an ideal central meeting point, located in the centre of England. With Oxford and Bath and Birmingham just over an hour away. The main line railway station in Colwall is a mile, Paddington London direct is only 2hr20 by fast train, Central Birmingham an hour. Waitrose is about 2 miles with Tesco and Morrisons about 4 miles. For the active, walking and cycling from the farm, you are on the Malvern hills, Kayaking is on the River Wye at Ross. Fishing locally, or you can rent our private lake. Very good food and pubs to suit all tastes and pockets, are close by in the village and nearby, with many more choices in the towns around, See our list when you arrive. ...
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