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Tortworth Estate - Keepers Cottage

Wotton-under-Edge (5mls SW), Cotswolds
Sleeps 6
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms 2
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 2
4 star
Downstairs bathroom
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / woodburner
Internet access
Working farm
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Fishing onsite / nearby
Family friendly
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • A superb traditional farm cottage in the heart of Gloucestershire countryside and a perfect base for exploring the Cotswolds
  • Set in a rural location with fabulous views and glorious walks across open countryside right from the doorstep
  • Try your hand at fishing on the well-stocked trout lake
Property code: 46671

Enjoying an enviable position overlooking some of the most beautiful farmland in Gloucestershire, this traditional cottage within the Tortworth Estate is a fantastic base for exploring the Cotswolds.

Nestled in the grounds of a historic estate, tails are guaranteed to wag in anticipation as you decide where to go next from this traditional farm cottage. A variety of trails lead you from your door on to woodland walks and farmland frolics, providing year-round adventures in the glorious Gloucestershire countryside. There is also a well-stocked trout lake on the estate, which promises good fishing to patient pups.

Sleeping six people across four bedrooms, plus two canine companions, the classic stone cottage is perfect for an extended family or small group of friends. Two delightful single attic rooms with exposed beams top the property, and although they have low head height and steep steps leading up to them, young – and not so young – explorers won’t help but fall in love with their cosy character. Downstairs, the open-plan living space forms the perfect hub for the property, and ensures no one will feel left out, regardless of whether they have two legs or four. Depending on the season you and your four-legged friends can cosy up in front of the wood burner to relive the day’s adventures, or wind-down outside in the enclosed garden, perhaps lighting up the BBQ and dining alfresco as you watch the sun slowly set on the gently undulating countryside around you.

With so many great paths to sniff out from the property, and a village store and dog-friendly pub within 1 mile of the door, you could easily decide not to use your car during your stay. However, you are never far from urban adventure, with the market town of Wotton-under-Edge lying 5 miles to the east and the historic cities of Bristol, Bath and Gloucester all found within a 30-mile radius. "

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

  • Bedrooms - 1 king-size, 1 twin zip-and-link ( super-king-size on request at time of booking) 2 singles with limited headroom (up steep stairs)
  • Bathroom with shower over bath and WC and additional shower room with WC on the ground floor
  • Kitchen with electric oven and hob, microwave, Dualit capsule coffee machine, dishwasher and fridge/freezer
  • Wood burner (first basket of logs included)
  • Smart TV / DVD
  • Bluetooth speaker
  • Snug with Smart TV/DVD
  • Utility room with washing machine and tumble dryer
  • Enclosed garden with a pond,  furniture and BBQ
  • Ample off-road parking
  • Fishing on-site (April-September)
  • Travel cot and Highchair available
  • Wi-Fi included
  • 2 dogs welcome
  • Pub and shop within walking distance
  • Arrival 4pm

Sue Pierce-Smith

This property is personally managed by Sue.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 26 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Veronica 8th October 2021

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Reviewed by Stuart 24th September 2021

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Reviewed by Angela 17th September 2021

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Excellent cottage , but painful approach, really need to improve surface of lane, very impressed with facilities and equipment,

Reviewed by Sue 10th September 2021

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A beautiful cottage in a quiet location. Equipped with everything you could possibly need. Spotlessly clean. Beds and sofas very comfortable. Lovely garden with plenty of tables and chairs. Could not ask for more.

Reviewed by Debbie 13th August 2021

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Reviewed by Clare 6th August 2021

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Reviewed by Lesley 23rd July 2021

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We had a fantastic holiday in a superb cottage with beautiful and peaceful surroundings. The delicious homemade cake and lovely flowers on arrival were a lovely addition too. We would definitely recommend and hope to be back soon.

Reviewed by Sarah 16th July 2021

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A fabulous character cottage set in the middle of fabulous scenery. Kept company by cows, sheep and local wildlife. Lots of lovely walks right from the doorstep. Has everything you could need including cake on arrival. We also made use of the bbq and badminton set. A good location for visiting many varied places within the Cotswolds.

Reviewed by Gareth 30th April 2021

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Keeper's Cottage is wonderfully situated with lovely views all round. The cottage is very comfortable and very well maintained, the kitchen had everything, the hot water and heating worked well. We appreciated the option of the twin beds converting to a super-king bed (given a couple of days' notice). There are some great walks - the walk to the esRead moretate lake is recommended. Dog friendly with an enclosed garden. Thanks to Sally and everyone that we met, everyone was very friendly + welcoming. Hide

Reviewed by Nicholas 23rd April 2021

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We love Keeper's Cottage, this is our third stay here. It has a beautiful view and a number of walks right from the front door and access to the lake. Nice established gardens all round, the dog loved it. It was lovely to see the new bird table which attracted local woodpeckers and other forest edge birds. It's quiet and remote but you can still geRead moret pizza and popular online deliveries to your door. We hope to visit again next year. Also nice refurbishment on the downstairs shower room. Hide

Reviewed by Andrew 12th April 2021

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We had a wonderful stay at this delightful roomy cottage with our 2 adult children and dog in April. The cottage is beautiful, comfortable, peaceful and very well equipped. The garden had so much character with so many different areas to it such as a fire pit, seating area, dining table, lawned area, coffee table. Views also lovely. Must do walk toRead more lake through fields and past stream. Good location for Bristol, Bath etc. Hide

Reviewed by Maggie 23rd October 2020

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Very enjoyable break at Keepers Cottage, perfect for dog walking & switching off by the wood burner!

Reviewed by Julia 19th October 2020

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A really beautiful cottage with everything you need for a relaxing break. Lovely walks straight from the cottage. Only downside was the restricted height in the two top floor bedrooms but the rest of the cottage more than made up for it.

Reviewed by David 25th September 2020

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if you want a cottage where it is peaceful then this is the one. Nice big garden and lots of walks just out of the door. Quick access to M5 and go directions from the owners. Sally the property contact is so nice and very helpful, she makes a very nice cake for you on arrival and provides some milk . Have a chat with her before you travel she is veRead morery helpful. We had really good experience. Hide

Reviewed by Nicholas 18th September 2020

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My second visit to this cottage. The dog loved it, views are amazing. Very well equipped cottage and I look forward to visiting again in the future. Access to the lake was a welcome bonus. And great news that the internet connection has been upgraded since our first visit, we got 26mb down and 1mb up which is fine for streaming video!

Reviewed by David 4th September 2020

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This was truly a slice of heaven on Earth. The peacefulness of its location will be unforgettable; a garden full of ripe fruit and just watching the stock and wildlife was pure joy. Everyone we met was friendly and helpful - the farmers and estate people as well as at the Local Shop. We also enjoyed the welcome cake and flowers.

Reviewed by Gillian 28th August 2020

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Reviewed by Gemma 21st August 2020

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Keepers cottage is just the perfect place for a relaxing holiday. Everything has been thought about, from top quality tableware, outside furniture to keeping everyone amused with inside & outside games! Walks direct from the property across fields and a hidden gem of a lake. If you want peace & quiet and to enjoy the countryside then this is for yoRead moreu... Hide

Reviewed by Sacha 7th August 2020

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Amazing Cottage and so well equipped. Delicious cake as well-thank you. Will definitely be visiting again. Many thanks

Reviewed by Karen 31st July 2020

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We all had a lovely time at the cottage. It was such a peaceful and in an idillic setting being able to see deer, fox and birds while enjoying a glass of wine in the garden. We found the locals really friendly and helpful and being able to enjoy beautiful walks straight from the the front door including a walk around the stunning Tortworth Lake reaRead morelly was the perfect lockdown treat! We would highly recommend this cottage and we would be happy to visit again the future. Hide

Reviewed by Rebecca 24th July 2020

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Very peaceful and well equipped cottage. The perfect location for exploring the cotswolds. Beautiful country garden with picturesque surroundings. We loved the place, my old beardie dog loved it more. People are incredibly friendly and helpful. Tortworth lake was just beautiful. The farmers table was also a lovely treat (nom nom nom) Thank you for Read morea lovely holiday. Hide

Reviewed by Jen 4th July 2020

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Lovely cottage in beautiful location with wonderful views. Our third stay here and we will definitely be back!

Reviewed by Julia 20th February 2020

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lovely holiday cottage beautifully presented and really well equipped. very homely. great setting - easy to get to but felt remote and good walks for the dog. A wonderful place to stay.

Reviewed by LISA 25th November 2019

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Keeper's Cottage is absolutely delightful. The kitchen is well-appointed and the lounge is comfortable and spacious. There is also a really super smaller lounge. The garden is lovely and the views are amazing. The 2 main bedrooms are great. On the downside, the 2 upstairs bedrooms are small and, because they are in the roof space, not easy to standRead more upright in. The steep and shallow stairs up to them are not easy to tackle. Hide

Reviewed by Tracie 15th November 2019

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What a fantastic country hideaway. Comfy, excellent, well equipped cottage. Very spacious and in a great countryside location. We were made very welcome with excellent communication from the manager.

Reviewed by Roy 2nd November 2019

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Just had a wonderful week away. Keeper's Cottage is well situated, comfortable and incredibly well equipped. We had three dogs with us (one extra agreed) and they all gave the place a definite 'paws up' too!! Plenty of walks on the doorstep (although the stiles sometimes presented a problem for a 'big' dog!) DVDs a plenty and a separate 'snug' (witRead moreh TV) for anyone wanting to watch something different. Hide

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