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View towards the property
Lounge
Lounge
French doors to the garden
Spacious kitchen
Well equipped
Kitchen / diner
Dining area
Double bedroom
Sleep well
Second bedroom
Family bathroom
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Old Stable - Cirencester

Cirencester, Cotswolds
Visit England rating: 4 stars
Sleeps 4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 1
Change Sat
Dogs welcome 2
4 star
Enclosed garden / patio
Internet access
Working farm
Family friendly
Towels included
Cot available
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At a glance

  • Peaceful rural sanctuary tucked away on a farm in the Cotswold countryside
  • Surrounded by stunning countryside and perfect for walkers and cyclists
  • Great base for exploring nearby Cirencester and the pretty surrounding villages
Property code: CC094

A lovely, Grade II listed barn conversion in a rural setting on a Cotswold farm, close to the village of Poole Keynes and with close links to London thanks to Kemble station located nearby.

Two dogs and their four human companions can escape the mad rush and find a new leash of life in this countryside cottage. Head out to explore the beautiful landscape of the Cotswolds on one of its many circular walks or stray no further than the cottage’s enclosed garden with the BBQ lit and a few tasty treats for Fido sizzling away.

Hard floors throughout the downstairs living space means you don’t have to worry about any stray paw prints after a damp day of walking. The lounge is spacious, with plenty of room for the cosiest beds and cushions where your pup can stretch out and put their paws up. Eat dinner gathered round the table in the kitchen/diner, not forgetting a bowl for your top dog. Upstairs the bedrooms are cheerful and quirky, with colourful soft furnishings and exposed beams. After a good night’s sleep, start your morning by opening the lounge’s French doors. Let you curious canine sniff around the garden while you enjoy a leisurely brunch on the patio.

A short drive from the cottage is the Cotswold Water Park (2.5 miles), where there are routes for you and your dog to follow around more than 150 lakes. There’s even a designated swimming area for your hound to dip their paws and practice their doggy paddle. They’ll find sticks galore along the seasonal trails at Westonbirt, The National Arboretum (13.5 miles), and kids will love finding the Gruffalo sculptures. Visit Cirencester, local market town and often referred to as the Capital of the Cotswolds, where you can roam the earthwork remains of a Roman amphitheatre, stop for lunch in one of the dog-friendly pubs, and finish a pleasant afternoon with a stroll through the sweeping grass slopes and tree-lined avenues of Cirencester Park.

Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.

  • 2 bedrooms – 2 doubles
  • 1 bathroom
  • Electric oven and hob, washing machine, dishwasher, microwave, and a fridge/freezer
  • Electric and heating included
  • Bed linen and towels included
  • Off-road parking available
  • Wi-Fi available
  • Regret no smoking
  • 2 dogs welcome
  • Enclosed garden
  • 2 miles to pub and shop

 

This property is personally managed by Sue.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 15 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Sue 8th February 2020

We really enjoyed staying in this cottage. The owner and family were friendly but left us to our own devices. The cottage was simply decorated and furnished, however the beds and sofas were very comfortable, and the place had a lovely feel about it. We were reluctant to leave !

Reviewed by Andy 7th September 2019

Lovely peaceful situation far away from the madding crowd yet easy base to go walking or visiting towns, pubs and places of interest. The host is a very pleasant and obliging gentleman yet not intrusive! Nothing too much trouble! Superb comfy beds, lovely hot water great after long day out!

Reviewed by Avril 24th August 2019

Lovely cottage right in the countryside, enhanced by welcoming friendly owner , sheep and dog.

Reviewed by Jethro 17th August 2019

A lovely cottage and a very helpful owner and dog. We loved the very tame sheep that paid us a visit every evening after wed been out.

Reviewed by Deborah 3rd August 2019

Beautiful, peaceful location. First class welcome and hospitality of the owner during our stay. Comfortable and well equipped cottage. Highly recommended.

Reviewed by Thomas 27th July 2019

The Cottage proved to be a Heavenly retreat in the shadow of Poole Keynes Church - Located off the beaten track in a quiet rural setting. We were a party of two couples on holidays from Ireland. The silence of the place was broken only by the Digestive Biscuit munching Pet Sheep. Our host John was helpful and friendly. The cottage had everything weRead more needed. We found great food & drink at the Thames Head, the Eliot Arms & the Wheatsheaf. Would recommend unreservedly. Hide

Reviewed by Maureen 29th June 2019

Good location, and owner very friendly and helpful.Very central for visiting lots of places in the Cotswolds. The property was a good size, not cramped ar all and a decent sized garden with nice garden furniture. very peaceful village and everyone we met was very friendly.

Reviewed by Michael 18th February 2019

We spent a wonderful week at the Old Stables. The Cottage was very clean and very well equipt. John and his family made us very welcome. The cottage was excellent value and very convenient for visiting the numerous places of interest in the area.

Reviewed by Wendy 13th January 2019

A lovely spacious peaceful light clean cottage with 2 double bedrooms, enough grass for our 2 small dogs, everything you need to get away from the humdrum of a busy life. Excellent WIFI

Reviewed by Ian 29th December 2018

Lovely cottage, nice location and friendly welcome

Reviewed by Jenny 15th September 2018

Owner very pleasant, made us feel welcome.

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View towards the property
Lounge
Lounge
French doors to the garden
Spacious kitchen
Well equipped
Kitchen / diner
Dining area
Double bedroom
Sleep well
Second bedroom
Show 1 moreFamily bathroom

Location

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