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    Serendipity - the pretty cottage on the left
    Serendipity - the pretty cottage on the left
    Serendipity - the pretty cottage on the left
    Cosy lounge with TV, DVD and free wifi
    Large kitchen with plenty of room for cooking and socialising
    Bedroom 1 - beautiful beemed ceiling / walls and 5 ft king size bed
    Bedroom 2, with lovely views to the rear
    Property description
    Stow-on-the-Wold
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    Rental Home – 
    2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
    A quintessential 18th century 2 bedroom stone built cottage right in the heart of Stow-on-the-Wold, one of the most picturesque towns in The Cotswolds. Standing across the road from the oldest inn in England, which has timbers carbon-dated to AD 987 and just a short stroll to numerous tea shops, restaurants, pubs, shops, take-aways and antique shops, Serendipity is an excellent base for exploring Stow on the Wold and for a break in the Cotswolds. (See location details for some ideas on local pubs, restaurants and tea shops).

    Delightful and characterful beamed living room with exposed stone wall, 3 seater sofa, single chair, coffee table, colour TV and DVD player, with a selection of DVDs, books and games to help you unwind and enjoy your break. Free wifi broadband is included to enable...
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  • Amenities & details
    • Central Heating
    • Dining Seats (4)
    • Double Beds:(2)
    • Dryer
    • DVD Player
    • Hairdryer
    • Internet Access
    • Iron
    • Kettle
    • Linens Provided
    • Living Room Seats (4)
    • Microwave
    • Private Yard
    • Refrigerator
    • Stereo System
    • Stove
    • Toaster
    • Towels Provided
    • TV
    • Washer
    • Wi-Fi
    Suitability
    • Wheelchair Access:
      No
    • Elder Access:
      No
    • Pets Allowed:
      No
    • Smoking Allowed:
      No
    • Suitable for Children:
      Ask
    Listing #HL532627 by: Holiday Lettings
  • Rates

    Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

      Begins Ends Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week
    Medium 2014 Sep 5, 2014 Oct 30, 2014 3 nights
    $156
    £96
    $169
    £104
    $947
    £583
    Low 2014 Oct 31, 2014 Dec 19, 2014 3 nights
    $138
    £85
    $156
    £96
    $827
    £509
    Christmas Dec 20, 2014 Jan 9, 2015 4 nights
    $180
    £111
    $205
    £126
    $1,135
    £699
    Low 2015 Jan 10, 2015 Mar 8, 2015 3 nights
    $138
    £85
    $156
    £96
    $827
    £509
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    Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to U.S. Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
    Additional Rate and Availability Information
    Please note that all UK school holidays, Cheltenham Gold Cup, Christmas and New Year will be quoted as HIGH season.

    Please email your dates and requirements for a specific quote.

    Whilst we will try to be flexible with start dates, these will be governed by demand and availability.
  • Property location
    Restaurants
    Things to Do
    Access
    Car not needed
    How to get there
    From the North

    From Junction 15 of the M40. Take the A429 South (Signposted Cirencester) until you arrive in Stow on the Wold. Turn left at the third set of traffic lights onto Sheep Street, which becomes Park Street. Serendipity Cottage is located on the right just passed the Grapevine Hotel.

    From the South

    From Junction 8 of the M40, follow the A40 around the outskirts of Oxford towards Cheltenham. On reaching Burford turn right down the High Street and go over the bridge. Fork left onto the A424 signposted Stow on the Wold, approx 10 miles distance. Go up the steep hill to Stow and turn right at the first set of Traffic lights into Sheep Street, which becomes Park Street. Serendipity Cottage is located on the right just passed the Grapevine Hotel.

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Alison W
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago for a stay in August 2014

This is a really lovely, well equipped cottage right in the middle of Stow on the Wold. The cottage was very comfortable...beds especially and was tastefully decorated throughout. We were welcomed with tea and cookies which made I feel right at home. Opposite the cottage is the oldest Inn in England and there are many lovely shops, pubs and restaurants... more

Management response:

Thank you for your kind feedback. The Porch House dates back to approx 1140 and is indeed, the oldest Inn in England. Other pubs are available! :-) more

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MattBall
London
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago for a stay in August 2014

Had a wonderful long weekend and wanted longer in this perfect, well equipped cottage. The biscuits were very welcome after a long journey! Comfy beds and everything you need to enjoy your stay in a quiet cottage, very near the antique shops, general stores and excellent pubs and restaurants of Stow on the Wold. We enjoyed lunch at the Old... more

Management response:

Thank you very much for your positive feedback. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay at Serendipity and we look forward to seeing you again soon. more

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JJYTravel...
Brisbane, Australia
Top Contributor
86 reviews 86 reviews
32 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago for a stay in April 2014

Serendipity is a beautiful property that is extremely cosy and comfortable. It has everything you could want in a holiday rental. The location is excellent and the check in and check out was an absolute breeze. Plenty of great restaurants and pubs in the area and an easy walk to get groceries (10 minutes to get to a large supermarket... more

Management response:

Thanks for your great feedback. We are so pleased you had a lovely stay. Please come back soon. more

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