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Period Cotswold Cottage - Cottage Awarded Gold Rating By English Tourist Board

The Cottage
50 reviews
The Cottage
The Kitchen, with Rayburn (aga)
The Conservatory Dining Room
Master twin bedroom
The Beamed Sitting Room
Bedroom 4 - can be double or twin room
Bedroom 2 - twin room
Bedroom No 3 The Single Bedroom
Bathroom 1
Bathroom 2
The Cottage Garden
The Village Church
Another View of the Sitting Room
Wider view of The Cottage in the rolling Cotswolds
Around The Village
Around The Village
View From Back Bedrooms
The Cottage Garden
Broadway Tower
Local Wildlife!
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4 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms , Sleeps 7
Great Rissington, Gloucestershire, England
The cottage is built of Cotwold stone in the local style of architecture, with gables and dormers. Decorated in very traditional style, it has a wood burning fire (we supply logs), Rayburn (Aga) cooker, and large garden. Yet renovated to include power showers, the latest central heating, conventional and microwave cookers, and other comforts.

It has been listed 4* Gold by the English Tourist Board for seven years in a row.

The cottage has also been certified as suitable for families and cyclist holidays. Cycle hire is available and there is storage too.

The village, Great Rissington, is at the centre of many scenic walks. Guide books are in the cottage. It's a great place to laze about in, a haven of tranquility, or as a touring base right in the middle of the Cotswolds, and then relax in the village pub in the evenings! The pub,...
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About the Owner, Mark F
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 95 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 1 day ago
Listed since : Sep 2007
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 127 reviews and 6 properties
Interaction with guests
I have an obsession about personal service, not just machines with endless tape recordings an options and waiting 20 minutes to be answered! I always make sure that I or my agents are available at the end of my mobile if needed. My motto is 'personal holidays with personal service'.
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A TripAdvisor Member
1 review
Reviewed 4 days ago for a stay in October 2017

Great weekend away with friends. Cottage was perfect. Location for exploring the Cotswolds ideal. Lovely pub with great food 2 minutes walk away.

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Delighted that you had such a great time. Mark.


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Sue P
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago for a stay in September 2017

Perfect location for exploring the Cotswolds set in a quiet pretty village. Excellent pub within walking distance. Cottage ideal for families or groups of friends. Very comfortable beds with soft duvets and pillows. All the equipment you'd need with the exception of means with which to light the fire (kindling, firelighters, matches). Only downside is if there is more than...

A TripAdvisor Member
1 review
Reviewed August 1, 2017 for a stay in July 2017

We enjoyed our time at Easterleigh Cottage (despite some mixed weather!). The location made a great base from which to explore the area and it was very peaceful. There are no shops in the village but Stow-on-the-Wold is only a few miles away. The cottage was cosy and provided all our needs. The bedroom accommodation worked well for us especially...

  • Central Heating
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (8)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (7)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Private Yard
  • Refrigerator
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(5)
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    1 Shower
    Attached (ensuite)
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Sep 2, 2017 -
Oct 20, 2017
Autumn Half Term
2 nights
Oct 21, 2017 -
Nov 3, 2017
Autumn Half Term 2017
2 nights
Nov 4, 2017 -
Dec 21, 2017
Autumn 2017
2 nights
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Rates INCLUSIVE of cleaning/laundry/heating/Wifi

Minimum 3 nights weekends, 4 nights week. Minimum cost per stay £450, £600 for July and August. 30 % deposit, balance due 6 weeks before departure. Heating supplement of £15 payable per booking from 1st Sept to 23rd Mar.

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About the neighborhood
Great Rissington dates back to at least 1086, it still has a population of a couple of hundred. The church is over 900yrs old, the village pub and green are several hundred years old. There are very few modern buildings. It is a sleepy, friendly village that is off the beaten track, some residents have lived here their whole lives. No tourist coaches here, just country life. Yet just 5 miles away are the famous centres of Stow-on the-Wold, Bourton-on-the-Water and Burford. All postcard-picture villages with fascinating antiques shops and long histories.
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: London Heathrow: 93.2 mi
Railway: Kingham: 7.5 mi
Ferry: Dover/Harwich: 186.4 mi
90 minutes drive from London Heathrow or London itself. 30 minutes from Oxford. Car is advised although there is a bus to Bourton and a network of public transport from there. Taxis are also available from Kingham station (reached directly by mainline train from London Paddington).
Activities nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby.
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