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Lilac Cottage

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Cottage -
2 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 4
Stow-on-the-Wold, Cotswolds, England
Listing #HL302130
About the Owner
Sian C
Languages spoken:English, French
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:January 2013
Interaction with guests
As owners, we do not live in the area but our housekeeper is local, experienced, friendly and on hand should you have any issues, which we hope you will not. So your privacy during your stay is ensured. You will be able to access the cottage any time after 4 pm on your arrival day by means of the keys which you will find in the key safe, giving you flexibility for your arrival. There is detailed information in our Guest Information Folder for your stay. Should you need any assistance then we are only a phone call away and always happy to help.
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Reviewed January 4, 2018

Second time staying here and as usual it was perfect shame we had to leave early . Hope to return soon x

Thank lisawhittaker
Management response:Responded January 6, 2018

Dear Lisa, Thank you so much for your kind words. We very much hope we will be able to welcome you back in the near future and that all is well with you and the family. Best wishes, Sian

Reviewed January 4, 2018

Stopped at Lilac cottage for Christmas.and were very comfortable. The lounge has a lovely feel to it with a large inglenook and if you like open fires as we do then it is perfect. The kitchen is on the small size but totally adequate and...More

1  Thank jsuffolk
Management response:Responded January 11, 2018

Many thanks for taking the time to send a review and for your kind comments. Thank you also for the comments you made over the phone. We are always keen to improve our facilities and the service we offer to guests and any feedback is...More

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Reviewed July 28, 2017 via mobile

Lilac cottage is lovely and in a wonderful location convenient to all the Cotswold villages. The owner's attention to detail is so helpful from the directions to the cottage to instructions on how to operate all the appliances, etc. and attractions, restaurants and other helpful...More

1  Thank molar27
Management response:Responded August 21, 2017

Dear Mimi, Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review and for your lovely comments. It is very much appreciated and it was an absolute pleasure to have you as guests. We very much hope that we will be able to...More

  • Books
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Dining Seats (5)
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Half Baths (1)
  • Housekeeping Included
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (5)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Private Yard
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Shared Yard
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
We allow guests of all ages including toddlers and babies. We can provide a safety gate and travel cot. There is a fenced and gated garden for children to play in. There is an...
    1 Full bath
    1 Half bath
    1 Queen
    2 Twins
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Additional Rate and Availability Information
Prices include all linens (beds, kitchen, towels) gas, electricity, complementary WiFi, welcome tray, store cupboard essentials, telephone landline and strongbox. We also provide washing up liquid and cloths, dishwasher tablets, toilet rolls and hand wash. A basket of logs is also provided for the fire.
Children are welcome at Lilac Cottage, but we are unable to accept pets.
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About the neighborhood
Stow-on-the-Wold is different from most Cotswold towns in that it is built around a Market Square which is ideal for wandering around the antique, gift and clothes shops, restaurants, tea shops, pubs (some with local beers). The market cross commemorates the role Stow played in the English Civil War, in which the parish church of St Edward's also played its part. St Edward's Hall in the Square regularly hosts events such as craft & antique fairs.

There are traditional independent shops such as a bakery, butcher, delicatessens and my personal favourite - the Cotswold Chocolate Shop where you can watch chocolate being made. There is also a late shop in the square and a 24-hour supermarket just on the outskirts.

As previously mentioned, there is a wealth of different eater...
Getting around
The Cotswolds are at the heart of the British Rail network with main line trains to the Cotswolds from London, the Midlands and the North and the South West of England. The nearest mainline railway stations are in Moreton-in-Marsh, Kingham and Cheltenham. Moreton-in-Marsh: provides direct services to Oxford and London Paddington.

Stow on the Wold is well linked to the wider Cotswolds through local bus routes to amongst others:
Chipping Campden

Stow enjoys excellent road links to the M4, M5 and M40. This means easy access to London, the Midlands and the South West.
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: London Heathrow: 72.7 mi
Railway: Moreton-in-Marsh: 4.3 mi
Rail links - Moreton-in-Marsh station (4.5 miles from Stow) is approx 90 minute journey from London Paddington.
Kingham Station (5 miles from Stow) is approx 80 minute journey from London Paddington.

Road links - Stow is situated at the junction of five main roads which radiate out to most parts of the country -
A44 from the North West
A429 (Fosse Way) from the North East
A436 from the East
A424 from the South East
A429 (Fosse Way) from South West

There is one parking space on the driveway in front of the cottage and it is generally easy to find an on street parking space very nearby for an additional car.
Activities nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive.
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