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STUNNING VIEWS from character cottage
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STUNNING VIEWS from character cottage
STUNNING VIEWS from character cottage
your own romantic balcony from the main bedroom
STUNNING VIEWS from Hillcrest cottage
main bedroom sofa & balcony views
King size bed + pocket sprung matress +VIEWS
main bedroom
detail in main bedroom
views from small window
lounge with log burner ( and full central heating)
Hillcrest cottage & side views
upstairs downstairs doors to views
double doors from dining area
kitchen dining area
dining through to lounge
twin bedroom with views
BBQ terrace
sunset from the cottage
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Overview
Cottage -
2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Stroud, Cotswolds, England
The STUNNING VIEWS from stylish rooms sets the characterful Hillcrest cottage apart from other cottages. From the luxury main bedroom step out onto the romantic balcony into EXCEPTIONAL VIEWS and they really are! Please read the reviews!
Well equipped throughout and comfortable for 4 guests enjoying the contemporary style of open plan living, the cottage is homely and welcoming. Many guests say they so look forward to returning to the cottage and the end of the day to enjoy the sunset with a glass of wine.
With walks and great pubs from the doorstep, eating in or out is easy. A lovely BBQ terrace for your sole use is a great place to watch the magical lights after dark along the valley. We have tried to add the touches of luxury to make it your home from home.
In this Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, known as the "Undiscovered...
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About the Owner, Tricia P
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 95 %
Response Time: Within a day
Calendar Updated: 11 days ago
Listed since : Dec 2008
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 14 reviews and 1 property
Interaction with guests
As we live next door to the cottage ,so I will be here to welcome into Hillcrest cottage and show you the essentials such as heating, nearest pub , supermarket etc . The heating & lighting will be on for your arrival when appropriate, so you can relax right away. If eating out I am happy to make your reservation for you too.
The cottage is yours for your booking.We are discreetly absent during your stay. but I am on hand should you need anything!
My recommendations of our favourite restaurants, pubs,etc are in my "all things local " folder".
We have 2 doggies who maybe where you park outside our home, Chester does agility training & softie Tula, a rescue from Cyprus, so if you unsure please let me know so they are kept away.
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cbtjrmd
Birmingham, Alabama
Level 3 Contributor
11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed July 2, 2017 for a stay in June 2017
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Hillcrest Cottage is exactly where the name says. It is a beautiful cottage on the crest of the hill off of Brimscomb Road. It's about halfway from the Commons (where cattle and horses roam freely) and Stroud. Parking is a bit on the risky side but other than that you will be hard pressed to find something wrong. A large...

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Management response:

Thank you so much for taking the time to write about your stay. I think we are lucky with the open plan living space and large main bedroom letting the cottage feel quite spacious. We saw the fridge freezer in a cottage we stayed at and decided it would be perfect for Hillcrest too!- I am always looking for ideas...

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JenksBrig...
Brighton, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
46 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed March 30, 2017 for a stay in March 2017

Hillcrest proved a perfect base for five midweek March nights in the southern Cotswolds. The house itself was full of character throughout - enhanced by Tricia's artistic accomplishment and style and Rob's workmanship in wood. They combined to make the interior warmly attractive, particularly the large and beautiful main bedroom with its stunning balcony views over the Golden Valley towards...

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Management response:

We are so pleased you loved this "quieter" part of the Cotswolds and Hillcrest cottage with its quite unique views. We feel priviledged to live in this area and it is so lovely to share it. The walking around here is pretty amazing and being spoilt with characterful pubs is such a bonus!... and of course we would love to...

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Reviewed October 31, 2016 for a stay in October 2016

Staying at the cottage was wonderful partly due to the panoramic views over the valleys. The cottage is beautiful and the artwork by Tricia proves she is a very talented lady as well as very welcoming! The cottage is central to so many stunning locations in the Cotswolds and everything is easy to get to. We had a magical stay...

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So really pleased you enjoyed your stay at Hillcrest cottage. We feel it is quite special and more so, because of those stunning panoramic views. Yes the artwork and framed photos are mine and all inspired locally, I have been a textiles and home product designer, so I love painting, accessorising and playing with the colours in the cottage which...

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Amenities
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Books
  • Central Heating
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Private Yard
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
CHANGE OVER DAYS; Fridays and Mondays PLease leave the cottage "clean and tidy" on departure Recycling rules are strict here , we dont want to have to resort your waste! We are...
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Rates

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

Dates Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week
Default 3 nights
$236
£175
$304
£225
$1,349
£999
Sep 1, 2017 -
Oct 1, 2017
SEPT 2017
3 nights
$228
£169
$304
£225
$1,214
£899
Oct 2, 2017 -
Nov 2, 2017
AUTUMN 2017
3 nights
$178
£132
$257
£190
$1,079
£799
Nov 3, 2017 -
Dec 21, 2017
DEC 2017
3 nights
$166
£123
$220
£163
$944
£699
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 BE AWARE
1) Our minimum booking is for a 3 night weekend break
2) we are happy to offer FRIDAY or MONDAY change over days but I am sorry we cannot offer other days in the week.
3) Our earliest time of entry is 3.30pm on your day of arrival,

WEEKEND BREAKS
We are happy to offer minimum 3 night stays for a weekend break, which can be any time from 3.30pm on the Friday to 10am on the Monday...(though some guests do enjoy all day sunday here and leave late on Sunday eve)..

MIDWEEK BREAK
We offer from 3.30pm Monday to 10am Friday for a midweek break
To encourage midweek stays the price

We recommend you make your day of arrival a day of departure part of your breakaway by doing things too... we are happy to help with ideas.
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About the neighborhood
I can highly recommend a visit to the award winning Farmers Market in Stroud every Saturday am, buzzing with vibrance & atmosphere you will absolutely love it. Try the querky Stroud brewery for Saturday eve with live music & very tasty homemade pizzas. This area boasts some of the best scenery in the Cotswolds with 5 valleys converging on Stroud. Amazing walks, plenty of golf courses.
Ideal location for Gatcombe and Badminton eventing,riding ,gliding,ballooning, waterskiing on lakes, clay pigeon shooting, arts and crafts courses, antiques trail etc - we can help to organise activities too.
Getting around
Stroud train station brings you within 2 miles of the cottage from London Paddington. There is a bus service but also car hire in Stroud itself , which I can help with. Sometimes I can collect guests from the station and return but if not, there are always plenty of taxis.
Alternatively walking and cycling lets you see the beautiful countryside at a slower place or even hire electric powered bikes for that extra push up the hills.
Access
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Bristol: 31.1 mi
Railway: Stroud: 1.9 mi
It is approx 1 &1/2 hours from Heathrow airport to the cottage. Easy routes via M4 or M5 motorways, though there are some beautiful scenic routes to try instead of the fast lane to get you in holiday mood. Fast trains from London Paddington direct to Stroud station, are approx 1& 1/2 hours. Stroud station is 2 miles from the cottage.
There is a local bus station in Stroud which is regular and a reliable taxi rank at the station. National coaches drop off in Stroud too.
If needing a hire car, I can usually help taking you to MVR in Stroud for a good range of cars
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Water Park Nearby, Watersports Nearby.
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