Dating from about 1650 with many original features, Bismore Cottage is an attractive Cotswold stone cottage in the hamlet of Bismore in the Toadsmoor Valley. Outside it has a terrace and garden with a lovely view down the valley. Bismore is on a quiet lane less than 5 minutes walk from Eastcombe village.
The accommodation consists of:
A living room with sofas and open log fire,
a dining room and
a well-equipped kitchen.
On the first floor there is a bathroom,
a separate toilet and
two double bedrooms.
The spiral staircase is short but steep.
A baby's cot is also available by arrangement.
This charming cottage is traditionally furnished but has all modern comforts.
There is WiFi, FreeSat TV and a DVD player.
Oil fired central heating.
There is off-road parking for two cars.
Eastcome has a village shop and post office. There is a village pub, the Lamb Inn, with good food. Stroud, the main town, is just over four miles away with an excellent farmers' market on Saturdays as well as interesting independent shops and three supermarkets.
The cottage is available all year round, including winter weekends and short breaks.
40 minutes from the M4 (Junction 15), 20 minutes from the M5 (Junction 13), 4.5 miles from Stroud mainline station (direct service from London Paddington).
A network of public footpaths provides walkers with easy access to the surrounding valleys, commons and countryside.
Slad and the Woolpack Inn, of Laurie Lee fame, are less than 3 miles' walk with stunning views from Swifts Hill on the way.
Other villages nearby are Bisley, Oakridge and France Lynch, all with pubs and good food.
Other local towns and villages include Nailsworth, Minchinhampton and Painswick. within easy reach of Gatcombe, Badminton, Tetbury, Cirencester, Cheltenham and Bath.
Price includes electricity, heating, bed linen and towels.