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Rattys Retreat

Front aspect and garden
4.5 of 5 bubbles
Very good
16 reviews
Front aspect and garden
The living area
Galleried bedroom
Cottage pathway
Dining area
Brook and communal gardens
Afternoon tea in the sun
Relax in the bathroom
Dine in
Patio area
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Cottage -
1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2
Blockley, Moreton-in-Marsh, Cotswolds, England
Book online available. With views of the manor house and village church and the delightful brook that flows through the communal gardens, all add to the air of tranquillity. The cottage offers all the usual comforts with little extras such as Molton Brown toiletries, fresh flowers and a bottle of wine to enjoy during your stay. There is a small cool bag, a large umbrella and a torch all for your convenience. The kitchen though small is well equipped but there are many varied choices for dining out locally. <BR><BR>Blockley is said to be the 'Secret Village' nestled in a fold of the Cotswolds. Here silk used to be produced in six mills powered by the brook . There are many enjoyable walks from the village through the surrounding countryside and there are many more suggested walks and maps available in the cottage.
About the Owner, Linda P
Languages spoken: English, French
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 50 days ago
Listed since : Aug 2011
Overall rating: 4.5 / 5.0
Based on 16 reviews and 1 property
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Listing #HL182667
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4.5 of 5 bubbles Very good - based on 16 reviews
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English first
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016 for a stay in September 2016

Rattys Retreat was everything I was hoping for from a Cotswold village and more. A wonderfully well equipped kitchen/diner leading through to a cosy sitting room. Upstairs on the mezzanine level was the bedroom with plenty of storage space. An absolutely delightful outlook onto the brook at one side and a small front garden at the other. Due to the...

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Claude J
St Paul. Ile de La Reunion
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12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016 for a stay in July 2016

All is very convenient in the house. Quiet but the Wifi was sometimes very very slow. A little village store is open on sunday.

Perth, Australia
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91 reviews
29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2016 for a stay in June 2016
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An ideal place for two to stay, A tranquil location by the banks of a stream - willows, ducks, squirrels and the occasional pheasant. Unlike most Cotswold villages Blockley is not on on the road to anywhere so it is peaceful during the day and silent in the night. Ratty's Retreat is part of a converted barn, is well equipped,...

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So pleased you enjoyed your stay. It was lovely to meet you.


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  • Central Heating
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (5)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Private Yard
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Shared Yard
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Wi-Fi
Additional amenities & feature info
The galley kitchen opens on to the contemporary dining area and lounge which provide both comfort and style. The upper galleried floor is reached via a spiral staircase. <BR><BR>The romantic antique half tester bed in the bedroom with luxury linen, soft towels and robes further enhance this idyllic retreat. The bathroom is light and airy with modern bath and shower over, wc, washbasin and complimentary Molton Brown toiletries. A separate cloakroom is located on the ground floor.
House rules
    Not kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
The property is not suitable for children.
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Stays of 3 nights are based on 70% of the appropriate weekly rate, 4 nights at 80% and 5 nights 85%. Changeovers for short breaks are flexible depending on availability.
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Prices are often subject to late deals and seasonal discounts. For the very latest prices, please contact the Owner via the Contact Form.
Please note that a 33% non-refundable deposit will be required to secure bookings, but we do not ask for security deposits. Full payment is required 7 weeks before the stay.
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About the neighborhood
Blockley is situated midway between the market towns of Moreton-in-Marsh and Chipping Campden, once the centre of the wool trade. The village has an attractive medieval parish church, a general store and two village inns and a hotel/restaurant. <BR><BR>Blockley, in the heart of the Cotswolds is conveniently located for Oxford, Cheltenham, the Vale of Evesham and Shakespeare Country - historic Stratford-upon-Avon. <BR>
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Birmingham: 42.3 mi
Railway: Moreton in Marsh: 4.0 mi
Ferry: Portsmouth: 115.0 mi
The cottage is approx. 42 miles from Birmingham Airport and approx. 77 miles from Heathrow Airport.<BR><BR>Blockley is approximately 25 minutes from Junction 9 on the M5, or 3 miles from Moreton-in Marsh railway station (direct line from London, Paddington) and only about a couple of hours from central London by car or coach.<BR><BR>By rail: Moreton in Marsh is the nearest station (London -Paddington is two hours away). Then taxi or bus from the station.<BR><BR>By road: A44 from Moreton in Marsh or Broadway towards Bourton on the hill. Take the B4479, signed to Blockley. (From Broadway this is the second turning to Blockley)<BR><BR>Follow the brown tourist signs to MILL DENE GARDEN and take the first left into School Lane after passing the vi... more
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Water Park Nearby, Nearest Beach: 78.3 mi.
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