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The Hermitage is a romantic Cotswold stone cottage, in the village of Poulton

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1 bedroom
1 bathroom
2 guests
2 nights minimum
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Welcome to The Hermitage, brought to you exclusively by Character Cottages, local specialists in stylish, Cotswold holiday rentals. The Hermitage is a romantic Cotswold stone cottage, located in the large grounds of a beautiful manor house in the picturesque village of Poulton, surrounded by beautiful countryside. Although small, Poulton has a well-regarded pub and a nice park close to the cottage. The village is five miles away from the Roman town of Cirencester, the largest market town in the Cotswolds, and is also close to many other picture-postcard Cotswold villages, including Bibury, Barnsley and Eastleach, with the stunning Coln Valley just a short drive away. As well as being close to the many beautiful towns and villages of the Cotswolds, Poulton is also well placed for exploring...Welcome to The Hermitage, brought to you exclusively by Character Cottages, local specialists in stylish, Cotswold holiday rentals. The Hermitage is a romantic Cotswold stone cottage, located in the large grounds of a beautiful manor house in the picturesque village of Poulton, surrounded by beautiful countryside. Although small, Poulton has a well-regarded pub and a nice park close to the cottage. The village is five miles away from the Roman town of Cirencester, the largest market town in the Cotswolds, and is also close to many other picture-postcard Cotswold villages, including Bibury, Barnsley and Eastleach, with the stunning Coln Valley just a short drive away. As well as being close to the many beautiful towns and villages of the Cotswolds, Poulton is also well placed for exploring further afield places, such as Oxford, Bath, or even a day-trip into London. This charming cottage was stylishly refurbished by an interior designer in early 2017, adding a lovely contemporary style that enhances the character features, which include stone mullion windows and a beautiful wood burning stove. This character is complemented by the cottage’s modern facilities, including wireless internet access, a Smart TV and a well-presented kitchen. The Hermitage sleeps two guests in a king size bed, with a lovely bathroom. There is a beautiful garden at the side of the property, and off street parking is available. This is a perfect option for a couple looking for a relaxing break, in a stylish property. Manor Cottage, a lovely property that sleeps 4+1 in two bedrooms, is next door to The Hermitage, also in the grounds of the manor house. House Rules Security deposits 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). Occupancy The maximum occupancy of the property is two 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 two 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 one additional infant. Pets Regrettably, pets are not accepted. Bed size and configuration King size bed Bathroom Walk-in shower, toilet and wash basin Heating, fuel and logs The property has electric storage heaters. Electricity is 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, or directly from the owner. Services provided The property has free wireless internet access and a Smart TV, plus a Bluetooth speaker. Mobile phone reception is generally limited inside the property, but is usually better outside. Parking There is a private parking space for one car outside the property. Housekeeping 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 a high chair are available on request. Initial consumables 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 property and has many character features, including low door frames, a step down into the cottage and a step from the living area into the kitchen, which could pose difficulty to guests with limited mobility. The smoke 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.More
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About the Manager
Character Cottage Holidays Limited
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a day
Listed Since:August 2016
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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.
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Reviewed 23 August 2019

We have just spent a fabulous week staying in the Hermitage and have loved it. As you walk through the door it really takes your breath away it is so perfect. The decor is lovely and we had everything we needed for our stay. The...More

Date of stay: August 2019
Thank Nell281
Traveler555797, VR Owner at The Hermitage is a romantic Cotswold stone cottage, in the village of Poulton, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2019

Wow, thank you for the wonderful review of The Hermitage. We are delighted to hear that you had a fabulous week here and found the host to be a great help. We hope that you will be back to visit again sometime in the near...More

Reviewed 4 August 2019 via mobile

This lovely cottage was booked as a birthday treat. The moment we stepped in we were in awe. Perfect romantic treat. It was very cosy and had a warm feeling which was just right as we were in autumn and it made everything feel so...More

Date of stay: November 2018
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Traveler555797, VR Owner at The Hermitage is a romantic Cotswold stone cottage, in the village of Poulton, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2019

Thank you for the lovely review. We're so pleased to hear that you had a wonderful time celebrating your birthday at The Hermitage - Happy Birthday! This is such a elegant property that has been stylishly refurbished by an interior designer, we're glad that you...More

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Reviewed 20 October 2018

We found this little cottage purely by chance on the website and booked it straight away. It had so much character, and although a studio cottage, had everything you needed for our cosy weekend in October together with a very welcoming chocolate cake on arrival....More

Date of stay: October 2018
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Traveler555797, VR Owner at The Hermitage is a romantic Cotswold stone cottage, in the village of Poulton, responded to this reviewResponded 26 October 2018

Wow, thank you for your delightful review for The Hermitage. We're pleased to hear that you had a lovely breakaway and that you enjoyed the amenities of the local area. We hope that you visit again soon!

Reviewed 9 September 2018

Booked The Hermitage as I liked what I could see in the pictures. Well they do not disappoint. Fabulous rooms all without any faults. The owners were very welcoming and if needed I am sure they would of sorted out any issues. As it was...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank Paul M
Traveler555797, VR Owner at The Hermitage is a romantic Cotswold stone cottage, in the village of Poulton, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2018

Wow, thank you for your wonderful review of The Hermitage, Paul. We're pleased to hear that you had a fantastic time celebrating the 20th wedding anniversary (congratulations!) and we hope that you visit again soon!

Reviewed 15 August 2018

My husband and I had a long weekend at this fantastic little cottage in the Cotswolds. It really was a good find, we are quite fussy about where we stay, has to be perfect and the Hermitage really is. The bed is so comfortable, furnishings...More

Date of stay: August 2018
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Management response:Responded 21 August 2018

Wow, thank you for your wonderful review for The Hermitage, Kerry. We're pleased to hear that you had a relaxing stay and we look forward to welcoming you again for your anniversary!

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Cooker
Grill
Suitable For Children Under 5
Fishing Nearby
Refrigerator
Washer
Highchair
Dishwasher
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Private Garden
Cycling Trips
Iron
Stereo System
TV
Hiking Trips
Parking
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
Horse Riding Nearby
Wi-Fi
Internet Access
Kettle
Toaster
Patio
Fireplace
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About the neighbourhood
The Cotswolds are characterised by attractive small towns and villages, built of the underlying Cotswold stone (a yellow oolitic limestone). In the Middle Ages the wool trade made the Cotswolds prosperous and some of this money was put into the building of churches, leaving the area with a number of large handsome Cotswold stone 'wool churches'. The area remains affluent, which has encouraged the establishment of many high quality pubs, restaurants and antique shops.
Getting around
The Cotswolds is a rural location and whilst there is access to public transport, it is highly recommended that you have a car.
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