Welcome to Willow Cottage, brought to you exclusively by Character Cottages, local specialists in stylish, Cotswold holiday rentals.
Willow Cottage is a stunning Cotswold stone property, decorated and furnished to an extremely high standard. The cottage is one of a short row of Grade II listed properties tucked away in a quiet lane in the idyllic village of Hampnett, which sits in the valley of the river Leach. There are many beautiful walks accessible directly from the cottage, including a lovely mile long walk through the fields to the pretty market town of Northleach, which has a well-regarded pub and a number of shops. Hampnett is in the heart of the Cotswolds, and is within easy reach of the many beautiful towns and villages of the region, as well as being perfectly placed for exploring many other popular destinations, including Stratford-upon-Avon, Oxford and Bath. London is also easily accessible for a day trip.
Important Customer Notice:
- Weeks: we can only accept week long bookings commencing on a Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. Friday and Monday are the preferred options
- Short Breaks: we can only accept short breaks that start on a Friday or Monday
- Special Events: Christmas, New Year and the Cheltenham Horse Racing Festival are Special Events, with bookings typically limited to weeks only from a specific start day
If your dates don’t appear to fit, then please click Contact Host below to find out what options may exist for you!
Willow Cottage is one of a short row of cottages located on a quiet lane, surrounded by lovely countryside. The front door opens into a small porch area, with the following rooms on the ground floor:
Living room: This large room has been beautifully furnished, with stylish sofas and chairs complemented by various antique pieces, plus a feature stone fireplace with wood burning stove and alcove book cases on either side. There is a three-seater sofa, two matching arm chairs and a leather wingback arm chair, plus a 60" Smart cinema TV, with Apple TV box and Roku streaming for Amazon Prime, as well as a Sonos surround sound system;
Kitchen/dining room: Steps lead up from the living room into the stylish kitchen, which contains a two-oven electric Rangemaster with a grill and six ring electric hob, a fridge, freezer, dishwasher, kettle, toaster, Kitchen Aid and Nespresso coffee machine (pods not included). There is a large wooden dining table in the centre of the room, which comfortably seats four, and a lovely Welsh dresser. The kitchen looks out over the back garden and has a door leading outside;
Utility room: Accessed from the kitchen, this convenient room contains a microwave, washing machine, tumble dryer, food mixer and juicer;
Stairs lead up from the kitchen to the first floor landing, off which are the following rooms:
Master Bedroom: Steps lead up to this stylish room, which overlooks the garden, and contains a king size bed. There is a large, elegant ensuite bathroom, which contains a bath with an overhead shower, toilet, wash basin and dressing table;
Bedroom 2: Another luxurious room, with exposed beams, a window seat and a king-size bed;
Family bathroom: A pretty room that contains a bath with overhead shower, wash basin and toilet.
The back door leads out into the well-established garden, where stone steps lead up to a patio area with a table and seating for four. Further steps lead up to an expansive lawned area, with lovely views over the cottage to the the rolling countryside beyond. At the front of the cottage is a small garden with a wooden bench, and also at the front there is a parking bay, with space for one car.
Disponible para huéspedes
This listing is for the exclusive use of the whole property.
Atención a los huéspedes
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.
Otros aspectos destacables
The Cotswolds is a rural location and whilst there is access to public transport, it is highly recommended that you have a car.
Instant booking restrictions
This property is instantly bookable, subject to the following restrictions:
Short breaks: We can only accept breaks less than a week long that start on a Friday or Monday;
Weeks: We can only accept week long bookings commencing on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. Friday and Monday are the preferred options;
Special events: Christmas, New Year and the Cheltenham Horse Racing Festival are Special Events, with bookings typically limited to weeks only from a specific start day;
Short notice bookings: For bookings commencing within 7 days of the booking date, we have to seek confirmation from the property owner that they can accept the booking, before it can be accepted.
In addition to Airbnb’s terms and conditions, any bookings made for this property are made on the basis that you agree to the Booking Conditions set out on the Character Cottages website. Please type “Character Cottages Booking Conditions” into your search engine to find and review these conditions.
A security deposit of £200 is payable, which is returned after the letting period, subject to an inspection of the property. For the avoidance of doubt, guests are requested to leave the property in a reasonable condition, consistent with the property's appearance upon arrival. In the event that the owners, or their appointed housekeepers, have to spend additional time tidying up after your departure, then the cost of this extra time may be deducted from your security deposit.
The maximum occupancy of the property is four 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 four guests at the property.
Babies who are not yet walking do not count towards the occupancy figure, however, due to space restrictions, the occupancy figure may only be exceeded by one additional baby.
Regrettably, pets are not accepted.
Bed linen and towels:
Bed linen and towels are provided for guests.
Arrival and departure times:
Arrival time is after 4pm and departure time is by 10am. Access is via a key safe, therefore it does not matter if you are arriving late at night.
Bed sizes and configurations:
Master bedroom: King size bed
Bedroom 2: King size bed
Family bathroom: Bath with shower attachment, wash basin and toilet
Master bedroom ensuite: Bath with shower attachment, wash basin and toilet
Heating, fuel and logs:
The property has an oil fired central heating system.
Electricity and oil are 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.
The property has free wireless internet access, a large flatscreen TV with Apple TV box and Roku streaming system, and a Sonos system with speakers in the lounge and kitchen.
There is no telephone at the property.
Mobile phone reception is variable, depending upon the network, typically being better outside the property than inside.
The property has one parking space and free on street parking is available in the village.
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:
Regrettably, Willow Cottage does not accept children under the age of 8 and only allows up to one child, aged 8 and over. Babies who are not yet walking are accepted and a travel cot (without linen) and a high chair are provided.
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:
The property has two floors, steps into some rooms, and steps in the garden, which could pose difficulty to guests with limited mobility, or carrying babies, both in terms of their general movement and their ability to quickly exit the property in the event of an emergency.
The smoke and CO 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.
No smoking is permitted throughout the property.
Hen and Stag Parties
Hen and Stag Parties are not permitted.
In order to provide you with as much detail of our properties as possible, we sometimes use wide angle photography, which can make certain rooms, or spaces, appear larger than they actually are. Wherever possible, we try to include a floorplan, with detailed dimensions of rooms and areas.
If you have any queries regarding the size of any rooms or spaces, please do not hesitate to contact us.