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Arlington Cottage

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1 bedroom
1 bathroom
2 guests
2 nights minimum
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Arlington Cottage is an extremely pretty, Grade II listed cottage located in the picture postcard village of Blockley. The cottage sits on a quiet road in the historic heart of this tranquil, yet thriving village, which has two pubs, a community owned village shop & café, and a historic Norman church. The village is also perfectly placed for many walks and tourist attractions in the Cotswolds. Built in c.1810, Arlington Cottage's well-proportioned, light and airy rooms are enhanced by Farrow and Ball paints and designer furnishings throughout the property. There are many character features, including sash windows, the original fireplace in the bedroom and a sandstone floor & original fireplace with fully functioning log burner in the living room. These character features are complemented ...Arlington Cottage is an extremely pretty, Grade II listed cottage located in the picture postcard village of Blockley. The cottage sits on a quiet road in the historic heart of this tranquil, yet thriving village, which has two pubs, a community owned village shop & café, and a historic Norman church. The village is also perfectly placed for many walks and tourist attractions in the Cotswolds. Built in c.1810, Arlington Cottage's well-proportioned, light and airy rooms are enhanced by Farrow and Ball paints and designer furnishings throughout the property. There are many character features, including sash windows, the original fireplace in the bedroom and a sandstone floor & original fireplace with fully functioning log burner in the living room. These character features are complemented by modern facilities, including wireless internet access, a Freeview TV and a brand new kitchen. The kitchen opens onto a pretty courtyard. Arlington Cottage is the perfect location for a couple looking for a relaxing break in the heart of one of the prettiest villages in the Cotswolds. The cottage sleeps two people, in one large bedroom with a king size bed. Interior Details Situated on a pretty path way on the quiet High Street in Blockley, Arlington Cottage is a pretty and peaceful location for any couple seeking a tranquil break in the perfect location for exploring the surrounding countryside and all the Cotswolds have to offer. Step through the front door into a charming, beautifully presented and well proportioned sitting room featuring sandstone floors, the original fireplace and a fully functioning wood burning stove. There is comfortable seating for three - two seater sofa and an armchair. Designer soft furnishings and heritage colours create a warm and welcoming ambience. The sitting room also has Freeview tv, DVD/blu-ray player, radio, telephone and wifi. There is a bookcase full of interesting books and local information. Kitchen: Walk through the sitting room into a spacious and well equipped newly refurbished kitchen which has a cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer and a dishwasher. There is a large kitchen table and two chairs. Upstairs - via a narrow staircase: Bathroom: Up the stairs there is a brand new modern bathroom with shower and bath, heated towel rail, basin and WC. Freshly laundered towels are provided. Bedroom: A beautiful, bright and spacious bedroom with the original fireplace, a large antique pine bed (5ft) and a separate dressing room with ample storage space. There are plantation blinds at the window to enhance that well deserved lie in. Outside Space. Step from the kitchen into a pretty sunny courtyard with seating for two. General Information: Towels and Bed linen are all provided. Beds are freshly made up for guests' arrival with Egyption cotton bed linen and luxury feather down duvet and pillows. Arrival at the cottage is after 3pm and departure is no later than 10am. Arlington Cottage is a strictly no smoking property in both the internal and external areas. Electricity and gas are included in the letting price. There is a log burning stove in the sitting room. Logs can be bought locally at the village shop. Initial Consumables: A small quantity of initial consumables are provided for your convenience (e.g. coffee, tea, sugar, toiletries etc.) however, you should not expect the quantity of these provisions to be sufficient for the duration of your stay. Local Food Shopping: In addition to the local community shop, both Waitrose and Tesco will deliver directly to the door of Arlington Cottage. Very handy for a stress free break! Accessibility, Health and Safety: Arlington Cottage is an old Grade II listed property retaining many character features including narrow and steep stairs and multiple floors. These could be difficult for guests with limited mobility, both in terms of their general movement and their ability to exit the house quickly in the event of an emergency. The smoke and CO detectors operate on a sound only basis and therefore those who have a hearing impairment may not be able to hear the alarm systems and may be at risk. Parking: There is plenty of free unrestricted parking on the High Street in front of Arlington Cottage. Children: Although Arlington Cottage sleeps two guests, there would be room for a baby but guests must provide their own travel cot and high chair. Due to the steep steps it is not suitable for toddlers. Pets: No pets are allowed at Arlington Cottage. Damage Depost: A fully refundable £100 damage deposit will be taken prior to arrival.More
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About the Owner
Victoria P
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:April 2013
Interaction with guests
Entry to the cottage is via a key safe system so late arrivals are no problem. We live locally and will be available for you to contact us throughout your stay.
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Reviewed September 26, 2018 via mobile

We thought your cottage was delightful. We took up two of your recommended eating places, the cafe in Blockley, absolutely fantastic. The other was The Baker's Arms which provided us with very good steak and chips! We enjoyed exploring Blockley as well as surrounding areas...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank Quest763708
Reviewed September 2, 2018

Lovely character cottage with modern facilities. Well decorated, well equipped and comfortable. Good location with a short stroll to Blockley village which has a great cafe/shop and a very decent pub. Walks from the doorstep through beautiful scenery. It was lovely to find an excellent...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank VivienneandNeil
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Reviewed August 9, 2018

Our second stay at Arlington Cottage which is extremely well equipped and comfortable. Blockley is a very peaceful, friendly place to stay and it's easy to get around the Cotswolds from here. We're very much looking forward to a return visit!

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank Ann G
Reviewed August 6, 2018

Lovely cottage, delicious cake on arrival,everything you need for a perfect week away. Great location too. Will book again in 2019.

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank stemac75
Reviewed May 29, 2018

This beautiful cottage had all the essentials for a perfect break away. We came to celebrate my partner’s 50th birthday and couldn’t have wished for a nicer place to be. Blockley is a beautiful village and close to lots of interesting places to visit. We...More

Date of stay: May 2018
Thank Sarah W
Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: No
Stove
DVD Player
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Refrigerator
Central Heating
Dishwasher
Towels Provided
Freezer
Private Yard
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
Iron
Hairdryer
Water Park Nearby
Stereo System
TV
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Balcony
Linens Provided
Horse Riding Nearby
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Internet Access
Watersports Nearby
Terrace
Toaster
Telephone
Fireplace
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About the neighborhood
The Blockley area: Known by many locals as the “secret village”, Blockley is well away from main roads and in some parts of the village the only noise is Blockley Brook, the mill stream that winds its way through the bottom of the valley. Blockley is a peaceful, charming Cotswold village, with raised pavements, a splendid church and some superb architecture strung out along the mile long High Street. Blockley has much to offer the holidaymaker. Its attractive village green overlooks the popular Bowling Green and beautiful Norman Church, and is a pleasant place to enjoy a picnic on sunny days. Surrounded by beautiful countryside and with many very enjoyable walks leading from the village, Blockley - Food and drink: For a relatively small village, Blockley is blessed with a number of pl...
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Car advisable. There is a local bus service and timetables are available from our Community owned village shop
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