Beautiful Grade II listed cottage in the heart of picture perfect, historic Blockley. Ideal spot for walking and exploring the beautiful surrounding countryside or just relaxing in front of the roaring open fire in the large, original fireplace. Suitable for up to 4 adults (older children are welcome)
Red Lion Cottage is a beautiful Grade II cottage set back on a peaceful lane in the heart of the historic village of Blockley. Fully renovated and modernised, the cottage boasts a host of original features including a wonderful fully working inglenook fireplace and exposed stone walls. Step through the front door into a haven of 5 star luxury. You will find yourself in a lovely cosy sitting room - decorated with designer soft furnishings and Farrow and Ball paints on the wall. There is ample seating for 4 people around an imposing inglenook fireplace. There is a television in the sitting room with Sky tv and a DVD/CD player. The pine chest in the sitting room is full of games and puzzles for out guests to enjoy, together with a selection of DVDs. There is a dinging area seating 4 people. Move through the sitting room up a few steps into a fully modernised and equipped kitchen complete with dishwasher, oven/gas hob and microwave. Plenty of modern kitchen units filled with glasses, crockery, cutlery and baking equipment and utensils, sit happily against the exposed original stone walls. A stone staircase leads up to a pretty, sunny roof terrace - perfect for enjoying a cup of tea or a glass of wine. Up the original staircase winding up behind the fireplace You will find 2 double bedrooms, each with a double bed. Beds are made up ready for your arrival with pure white Egyptian cotton bed linen and fluffy white bath towels. There are two bathrooms - one upstairs with a slipper bath - perfect for relaxing in after a busy day walking or sight seeing. There is also a ground floor cloak room with a walk in shower.
Guests are able to enjoy the whole property with no restricted access to any areas.
The owner manager will be contactable throughout your stay.
Prior to your arrival the owner will email you details of entry arrangements. Entry is via a key safe system so late arrivals are no problem.
The cottage has a welcome folder for guests to read - detailing how everything in the cottage works. There is also a red box file in the sitting room full of leaflets and pamphlets collected by previous guests detailing recommended places to visit.
- Steep staircases so not suitable for those with mobility issues or children of toddling age
- Due to the age of the building, the fire should not be left unattended and should be put out before retiring to bed or leaving the property
- Please be accurate about the number of people the booking is for. Please let us know if you are bringing a baby. If guests are joining you for part of your visit please include them in your booking.
- Please do not move furniture between rooms
- We provide logs for your first night's fire - please do not take logs stored outside adjacent properties