Old Swan Inn Cottage

Cotswolds Self Catering Holiday Cottage
 

ABOUT

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 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 and cyclists and equestrians. Yet again last year the village of Sherston came in the top 10 most desirable places to live in Britain. 

Regarding COVID, we have the Clean and Safe charter meaning:

  1. We follow government cleaning advice for non-healthcare environments.
    In all spaces high touch, hard surfaces will be cleaned twice and disinfected and all linen will be washed at the hottest water setting before a guest’s arrival. 

  2. We enable self-check in and there are no shared spaces or facilities.

  3. We have measures in place to allow guests to practise good hygiene throughout their stay: amply stock of necessary disinfectant, cleaning supplies, hand sanitisers and soap. 

 

THE SPACE

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 comfortably sleeps up to 8 people spread throughout 4 bedrooms. 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.

 

SOME FEATURES

Free Wifi

Wood-burner

Pubs, village shop & wine shops
All within 5 minute walk

Pets allowed

Up to 2 well behaved dogs are allowed (according to house rules).

Outdoor Patio

Tea/coffee supplies

Smoke-free
Essentials provided

Luxurious bed linen & towels. Enough hand /washing-up/laundry/dishwasher soap and loo roll  provided to get you going.

 

GALLERY

The front of the property,
The front of the property,

Grade II* listed former coaching inn

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The map & planning room.
The map & planning room.

Plan a countryside walk with the inn’s maps!

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LOCAL POINTS OF INTEREST

Westonbirt Arboretum

 

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.

Tetbury 

 

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.

Malmesbury

 

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. 

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.

Highgrove

 

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.

Badminton

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.

GUEST REVIEWS

“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.”