Period features in this lovely cottage dating back to the 18th century are beautifully blended with contemporary furnishings and colours to create a welcoming and cosy home.
Little Garth is a delightful holiday cottage located down a quiet walkway in the picturesque village of Kingham. This bijou cottage is super cosy and its contemporary interior and restful decor make it the ideal escape from busy city life in this charming corner of the Cotswolds.
The two popular pubs and village shop, just a few minutes’ walk from the cottage, all add to the appeal of this fantastic country retreat. The Cotswolds boast some of the England's finest countryside, welcoming traditional pubs and pretty towns and villages are all a short drive away, with highlights including Stow-on-the Wold, Moreton-in-Marsh, Broadway and Bourton-on-the-Water. Day trips to the historic Castles in Warwick and Kenilworth, the university city of Oxford and Cheltenham should be on your To Do list.
Sleeps three guests. Two bedrooms and one bathroom. Wood-burning stove. Small garden to the left of the cottage. One small well-behaved dog and children welcome. WiFi. Minimum of a three-night stay.
Fully-fitted kitchen. LCD television with Freeview and DVD player. iPod/iPhone docking station. Selection of books and DVD's. Comfortable furnishings throughout. Walking distance to shops and local pubs. Unlimited logs are provided. Street parking is available in Cozens Lane to the side of the property. Underfloor heating on the ground floor. Electric radiators upstairs and heated towel rail in the bathroom.
Located in 'England's Favourite Village'; according to Country Life magazine readers in 2006, Little Garth offers an idyllic retreat. The quintessential cottages with wonky gables and thatched roofs, large green, village shop and most importantly two popular pubs (The Plough and The Wild Rabbit) all add to the appeal of this beautifully unspoilt Cotswold village.
The popular Daylesford Organic Farm Shop is just a few miles away and a wonderful place to spend time. Why not treat yourself to a massage at the Bamford Haybarn Spa after hitting the shops, a relaxing way of spending some time.
If you love the outdoors, just the other side of Moreton-in-Marsh Batsford Arboretum awaits: it is perfect for an autumn stroll when the canopy is ablaze with ripening hues and the garden terrace provides the perfect excuse for refuelling. As well as plants for the garden, you can also indulge in a spot of retail therapy at the shabby chic Applestore or admire the wood turners and glass artist's work.
For families with little ones, a visit to Adam Henson's Cotswold Farm Park is a popular choice for a day out: children love getting hands on with the baby chicks and rabbits, meeting the piglets, bottle feeding the lambs and goat kids, meeting the farmyard animals, and enjoying a tractor safari around the farm. There is a lot to do for all ages (young and old!), and at the end of the day, you will realise there has been some subtle learning going on too.
For those of you interested in Oxfordshire's heritage, the Cotswold attractions of Sudeley Castle and its Queens Gardens where four of England's queens once walked upon the original Tudor Parterre.
Blenheim Palace, the birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill, is also a popular historical venue with wonderful paintings and the largest pipe organ in private ownership is house at the northern end of the library. Wander around the gardens and park; The Royal Shakespeare Company in picturesque Stratford-upon-Avon; the picturesque Slaughters; several National Trust properties.
Bourton-on-the-Water is where you will find Birdland, the Model Railway and the Cotswold Motor Museum.