Old Swan Inn Cottage
Cotswolds Self Catering Holiday Cottage
Set in the picturesque Cotswold village of Sherston, close to the pretty towns of Malmesbury and Tetbury, is this charm-filled, Grade II* listed 4 bedroom former coaching inn, resting peacefully on the highly sought after main street. Boasting much character and many period details, this spacious property is perfect for families or groups of friends looking to explore the delightful Cotswolds and surrounding areas.
The area is particularly popular with walkers, cyclists and equestrians. The village of Sherston is one of the top 10 most desirable places to live in Britain.
Spread over three floors, the interior is thoughtfully decorated to contrast with the style of the property, from the mullion windows, high vaulted ceilings and exposed country beams, to the quirky household accessories and bright and cheerful colour schemes. The shades of white cast over the rooms upstairs add a sleek, quality finish to the property. The blue sitting room showcases a luxurious sofa and elegant seating arrangement, focusing on the charming woodburner in the inglenook of the room.
The quiet cottage sleeps up to 8 people spread throughout 4 bedrooms. The cottage is also great for smaller groups who would prefer more space. On the first floor there are 2 bedrooms, both of which have en-suite bathrooms. The spacious master bedroom has a luxurious super king bed and the second bedroom has the option of 2 single beds or a super king size bed. The top floor has a further 2 bedrooms, sharing 1 large bathroom. Again, one of the top floor bedrooms has a super king size bed and the other has the option of 2 singles or 1 super king size bed.
Concluding the interior in a fashionable manner is the large farmhouse kitchen and breakfast table; combined with contemporary fixtures, white units and modern artwork; the room entices you with a homely feel. Step out into the west-facing courtyard garden, enclosed by a stone wall, it is beautifully presented with a flourish of wild plants.
Well equipped kitchen
Up to 2 well behaved dogs are allowed (according to house rules).
Luxurious bed linen & towels. Enough hand & washing-up soap, laundry & dishwasher liquid and loo roll provided to get you going.
Pub, restaurant, cafes, village shop & wine shop
All within 5 minute walk
Some house rules to note:
--No parties or loud noise after 10.00pm particularly outside in the patio area -- No electric vehicle charging available at the house -- --Parking on the High Street is unrestricted and shared with other residents and neighbours.--
Grade II* listed former coaching inn
Plan a countryside walk with the inn’s maps!
LOCAL POINTS OF INTEREST
The National Arboretum a is less than a 10 minute drive or decent walk from the cottage. It is one of the finest tree collections in the world spread over approximately 600 acres, the arboretum is a fantastic day out for the entire family.
The historic market town of Tetbury is a perfect place to spend an afternoon. Famous for its extensive range of antique shops, now boasting a wealth of stylish boutiques, charming cafes and the ever popular Highgrove shop.
Bath & Bristol
Situated within 30 minutes of Bath, Bristol, Cheltenham and a whole host of beautiful Cotswold towns and villages. The Old Swan has great links to the M4 and M5, making getting to and exploring from effortless.
As Highgrove is just over 10 minutes from the property, we are the perfect place to stay if you wish to enjoy the Royal gardens. Having taken over 35 years in the making they are now considered some of the most creative and inspiring in the UK.
Malmesbury is a pretty hilltop market town steeped in history and offers visitors over 400 listed buildings, a 15th century Market Cross, a ruined 7th century Benedictine abbey and many independent shops, cafes and traditional pubs.
The cottage is in an ideal location to visit the estate and gardens which are home to The Duke and Duchess of Beaufort. It is also a perfect property to stay whilst attending the annual Badminton Horse Trials.
“A wonderful cottage in a brilliant location, the owner (Rupert) has worked hard to ensure that there's plenty of information about what to do locally and there's a very good supply of local maps to help find a walk that will suit all ages and abilities.”