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About this property
S41642is a Grade II listed Cotswold stone cottage c.1690 situated in the pretty village of Lower Swell. The property has been carefully renovated and refurbished whilst retaining all of its period charm.
The property is within walking distance of the traditional village pub, 'The Golden Ball' (winner of the 'Best Neighbourhood Pub of the Year' 2012).
S41642is well placed for visiting the local villages and market towns of the Cotswolds. The market town of Stow-on-the-Wold, with its wealth of pubs, restaurants, antique shops. supermarket and independent retailers, is only a mile away. The renowned villages of Bourton-on-the-Water, The Slaughters, Cirencester and Burford are within easy reach, as are towns such as Cheltenham, Stratford-upon-Avon, Oxford and Bath.
Sezincote's magnificent house and romantic water gardens are three miles away and Batsford Arboretum (Britain's most visited arboretum), is four miles distant and is a spectacular sight, particularly in the Autumn.
This holiday cottage at a glance
Transport - Car
Distance - Miles
- Lucy's Tea Room < 0.5 miles
- Huffkins < 0.5 miles
- The Bell at Stow 0.5 miles
- The Old Mill Museum 2.5 miles
- Bakery on the Water 3.5 miles
- The Cotswolds 3.5 miles
- Daylesford Organic Farm 3.5 miles
- The Cotswold Cheese Company 4 miles
- The Feathered Nest Country Inn 4 miles
- Horse And Groom 4.5 miles
"S41642was the perfect festive getaway - cosy, romantic and surrounded by beautiful walks, we absolutely loved it."
"lovely cottage and location, could not fault what was provided"
"S41642cottage was just perfect and we had a wonderful stay. Sarah at Snaptrip was wonderful and so very helpful. We wished we could have stayed for longer. The Welcome hamper was amazing and such a lovely gesture. We would definitely stay again."
"Attractive property, spotlessly clean and comfortable, and the welcome hamper was a special extra, much appreciated. Could have done with a little more heat on a cold night (we didn't fiddle with the night store heaters) but the log burner gave us sufficient."
"S41642was a clean and pleasant cottage. The village Pub was friendly. We found some of the fruit provided in the hamper not as fresh as we would have liked.On street parking was not ideal, partly due to road works, but there was not much room anyway."
"Exactly as described......"
"Beautiful cottage,had to use/call Snaptrip twice with issues,both times they responded exceptionally"
"What a fabulous cottage.We stayed here for a mini moon. It was ideally located to get around the attractions in the Cotswolds. It is furnished tastefully and has a lovely wood burner for the cold nights (not that we had any). The bed was comfy and the kitchen was well equipped."
"Very well presented cottage in quaint Cotswolds village. The cottage was very well equipped and so clean. We had an excellent stay and will definitely return.We loved the welcome hamper. Would highly recommend"
"Lovely clean cottage. Pretty village with lovely walks straight from the door."
"We loved Hillview. It was beautifully furnished, spotlessly clean, comfortable, well equipped and in a great location for all the attractions of The Cotswolds.We particularly liked the generous sized bedroom and comfortable bed and the nicely sized and equipped bathroom.It was lovely thaf we had proper and reliable WiFi too -a real bonus.The local pub was friendly and had very good food only a few hundred yards away.The courtyard garden would be perfect in the summer.All in all a great cottage thoughtfully refurbished!"
"My favourite home from home! Our 2nd visit to the property and will be back again soon! Thanks so much,Kirsty and Tom"
"Excellent hamper, property very cosy and a great place to relax whatever the weather."
"Everything was perfect and we will return next WinterCouldn't fault one thing! The sponge cake was superb and the hamper was very appreciated!!Wonderful cottage!"
"Amazing cottage, not one bad thing to say. It had everything you needed, beautifully decorated and the most amazingly soft white bath towels!! Hamper was so great we didn't need to go out for tea on our arrival. Really enjoyed it and will be hoping to re-book, if not there, certainly another one of your cottages if they're all as nice"
"We loved this cottage. I love my home comforts but as soon as we arrived I felt at home instantly. I can't recommend it enough, everything was perfect down to the little details. It made our Christmas extra special, can't wait to return"
"My confirmation e-mail would not deliver to my BT address"
"Cottage was beautiful, clean and well presented. Welcome hamper was great too!"
"We could never get the wifi to work. Otherwise the cottage was fine"
"Everything we needed and in a good location"
"Absolutely fabulous cottage and looking forward to returning there. Hamper was a great touch. Thanks"
"Cosy cottage Good location Lovely welcome hamper"
"Cosy cottageGood locationLovely welcome hamper"
"Spot on beautifully presented"
"Minor issue with the shower but otherwise a fantastic and comfortable property in a wonderful place"
"The cottage was great, my wife and I wanted a relaxing break after hosting 16 family members and S41642gave us that. Breakfast in the courtyard garden each morning set us up for touring the Cotswolds."
"Amazing clean, modern, elegant cottage in a beautiful setting. The hamper was a wonderful welcome treat using gorgeous local products for us to eat and drink."
"Excellent Cottage we could not fault it 5 star"
"well equipped, very clean excellent location"
"Had a lovely break .cottage was very nice very clean and really appreciated the fresh flowers (nice touch.)welcome pack fresh bread and lovely Victoria sponge x"
"A perfect and beautifully decorated cottage in a fantastic location. I can't fault it. I would definitely book it again."
"The cottage was lovely but lacked a teapot, cafetière ( especially as the hamper included cafetière coffee) oven gloves and some wooden spoons( we purchased one and left it there). Otherwise very cosy and a great place to stay"
"Lovely cottage, high quality decor & fittings. Very comfortable bed. Would stay again."
"Cottage excellent. Weather so bad could hardly leave the cottage. No corkscrew in cottage for corked wine. Some bottles still have corks. A small blip in a wonderful cottage."
"Lovely cottage in a peaceful location. Enjoyed trips out to Hidcote gardens. Excellent housekeeping, much appreciated. R & B, Shrewsbury"
"A lovely relaxing week in this cosy warm cottage. Appreciated all the attention to detail. Enjoyed exploring the surroundings. Found a lovely swimming pool at Chipping Campden. Lovely food in The Bell at Stow on the Wold. R "
"Really lovely cottage, Had a relaxing time and enjoyed the weekend. L & J, Suffolk"
"reat stay, Thank you. "
"Lovely house, We had lots of fun. Thanks. "
"2nd Visit, Lovely weather, Log fires and good food. What more could you ask for. P & T, North Harrow"
"Really lovely place. We really enjoyed jumping in all the streams. Its a really cosy cottage, we've had lots of fun. "
"Perfect cottage to explore the Cotswolds. Enjoyed our walk to Stow on the Wold. Definitely returning in the future. Thanks so much Snaptrip. "
"Great cottage! Very cosy. Really recommend The Horse and Groom at Bourton on the Hill for food. "
"Such a delightful, homely, welcoming cottage. We've thoroughly enjoyed our stay. "
"The cottage was superb. All facilities that we could wish for and more. Extremely clean. Furnishings and equipment of a very high standard. Loved the private garden. Need a car from here. Ideal for walks. Would love to come back.Thank you. AC, Kent"
"A great cottage, very cosy! Really recommend the Horse & Groom at Bourton-on-the-Hill for food. Batsford Arboretum is very pretty, also enjoyed the Roman Villa at Chedworth. Daylesford certainly and experience. L&D, London"
"A little peace of England so quintessentially right, last night of the proms only. Eight days have awaken our souls. We return home rested and fulfilled, wanting more. We will return. PM, Cheshire"
"Wonderful, plus the best hamper ever! MW, Kingston upon Thames"
"An excellent stay in a super cottage. MO, London"
"Fabulous accommodation a lovely surroundings. Perfect. CM, Reading"
"A fabulous cottage and a lovely area. We're waiting to come back. RM, Catalonia"
"What a wonderful place and what a lovely neighbourhood. We'll surely be back. AVA, Belgium"
"Had such a wonderful visit with everything we needed provided. We need to return soon. JM, USA"
"A lovely cottage, had a super stay. We will return. Excellent meals at the Horse & Groom, Upper Oddington. Fox Inn, Lower Oddington and the Ebrington Arms at Ebrington, a little further afield but a delightful village. JC, Lincolnshire"
"An excellent cottage in a great location. Good walking, good pubs and decent weather. A very pleasant break! CB, Wheathampstead"
"A lovely cottage - lovely location. Housekeepers were excellent. JR, Lincolnshire"
"A great cottage. A lovely relaxing location for a weekend break. Just what we needed. GD, Northamptonshire"
"A brilliant week, despite three days of rain. A great day out in Oxford visiting colleges. Enjoyed As you like it at the RSC. Lovely walks, good food at the Horse & Groom, Upper Oddington. Thanks very much. KD, Glasgow"
"A lovely comfortable cottage. Log fire was nice with snow outside. PH, Middlesex"
"A lovely cottage, well appointed, a perfect location for exploring the Cotswolds. The G's, Bedford"
"A wonderful place to stay. So cosy, a great location and the welcome hamper was fantastic. Definitely return. EH, Reading"
"Perfect! CM, Peterborough"
"Here again for our third visit in one year. S41642does not disappoint. RH, London"
"We had a wonderful stay, the welcome hamper a treat! The Golden Ball worth a visit, lovely food and the christmas tree was a lovely touch. M&A, Dudley"
"Such a delightful, homely, welcoming cottage. We've throughly enjoyed our stay. EM, Spain"
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