5 pretty cottages in the grounds of a Grade II listed country house, set in 15 acres of glorious gardens with a lake and swimming pool.
Sleeps: up to 28 guests
At a Glance
5 cottages; 12 bedrooms
3 Additional bedrooms in the Manor House, if required
Games/party room with Billiards table with seating for up to 28
Lake with 4 boats
Swimming pool (with cover)
Al fresco dining & BBQ
Pottery & Art Studio
15 acres of mature gardens and grounds.
Dining in the Coach House for up to 24 guests
Dining in the Courtyard Cottage for up to 14 guests
Beautiful lush gardens
Located on the edge of the Cotswolds - close Tewkesbury, Cheltenham & Worcester
Picturesque country walks
The Crown Inn Pub in the village with good food
Church accessed though a pathway
Civil Wedding License
Fully catered option available by arrangement
Full or part time housekeeping available by arrangement
And up to 3 extra bedrooms can be made available in the Manor House (for a supplement)
This group of cottages is an ideal place to gather as family or friends, for hen parties, summer weddings and corporate gatherings too. Dating back to 1790s, the cottages are part of a stunning Grade II listed Manor House and have been converted to provide guests with the perfect escape in a pretty village located in the heart of stunning countryside.
The cottages are set in 15 acres of glorious gardens. They are all full equipped and each has its own kitchen and dining facilities, to make sure your stay is enjoyable.
There is plenty to entertain you as there is an outdoor swimming pool (It is covered with sliding panels, which keeps the heat in. When heated the pool is usually kept between 25-28 C.) (Open from May to early September (depending on weather) 10am-1 pm/2.30pm-6pm. Please bring your own swimming towels. Children must be with an adult please). Tennis court, 4 boats to enjoy on the lake, full size Billiards table in the party room, which can also be used for dining as it has a kitchen too - ideal for up to 28 guests! There is a Wendy House too to entertain the children, a lawn ideal for a game of croquet by the lake, stunning walks and cycle routes nearby. The Pottery & Art studios can also be made available (more details below). The village also has a pub that offers good food. There are multiple areas for al fresco dining at the property lots of pretty seating areas and a large fire pit for the chillier nights.
You can also arrange to enjoy a Pottery or Art Workshop - catering for ages. This is done by arrangement, for a supplement. You can spend time with Auriol Herford learning how to paint bisque fired mugs or plates, which will be glazed for you overnight, you will be given tuition on the wheel too!
If you are seeking to host a party for larger groups, by arrangement, a marquee can be erected in the garden by the lake. There is additional guest accommodation available in the Manor House itself and also at the local pub.
For weddings, the front of the Manor House is stunning for photos and the main entrance hall is licensed for civil weddings.
The Coach House dates back to 1760 and is located by the tennis court. It has 5 bedrooms and a huge living/dining room ideal for a large gathering. It can seat up to 28 guests. The kitchen is well equipment and has a large range to make it easy to cater for large groups. Outside there is a sheltered courtyard, ideal for al fresco cocktails before dining.
Bedroom 1: King or twin (zip and link beds) with ensuite
Bedroom 2: Twin plus a double bed
Bedroom 3: King and two single beds interconnecting with Bedroom 4
Bedroom 4: Double bed
Bedroom 5: tbc
As you go through the archway from the main house, the former stables and hayloft entrance is found which leads to a charming 2 bedroom cottage. There is a cosy living/dining room with open fireplace and a little kitchen area to one side which is well equipped. In the converted old beamed hayloft upstairs you have views over to the Bredon Hills.
Bedroom 1: A canopied Kingsize bed with adjacent family bathroom
Bedroom 2: Family room with double bed and a single bed located in upstairs in the former hayloft.
Separate bathroom with shower
Opposite the entrance to the Stables Cottage is Courtyard Cottage which has good size beamed living room with open fireplace with views over the gardens. There is a separate dining room (that can seat 8-14 guests) which leads out onto a private courtyard for a quiet get-away! The kitchen is fully equipped.
Bedroom 1: King or twin bedroom (zip and link beds)
Bedroom 2: Twin
Family Bathroom & Separate Shower Room too
Second Floor - former beamed hayloft
Bedroom 3: Double bed and two single beds
Formerly a ground floor wing of the Manor House, this studio-style bedroom has a seating area too and is located close to the swimming pool.
Bedroom 1: Super-King or twin beds (zip and link)
Separate bathroom with twin sinks and shower
Idyllically located overlooking the lake with its swans and ducks, a perfect romantic location. Enter into the ground floor which has a little seating, dining and kitchen area, then up to the first and second floor bedrooms & bathroom:
Bedroom 1: Four poster with views over the lake
Open plan area with double bed (ideal for 1 adult or 2 little ones)
Curtained-off bathroom with central bath.
Cooking and Dining
Every cottage has a fully equipped kitchen and dining area
The Courtyard Cottage and Coach House have the largest dining facilities, up to 24 in the Coach House and up to 14 in the Courtyard Cottage
The recently converted Billiards room will have the ability to seat up to 28 guests and by end Nov 2018 have a fully functional kitchen too!
Weekends are priced between £3,750 and £5,500 for 2 nights and £4,600 to £6,800 for 3 nights based on 28 guests. Weekly rentals are available between £5,500 and £8,000 - prices vary depending on the season and number of guests. There is a supplement for hosting a larger gathering in addition to the hire of the marquee etc.
No smoking anywhere inside the properties
Gatherings of above 28 guests are not permitted without the consent of the owners
Stag parties are not allowed
Weddings and Corporate Away Days welcome
All linen and towels provided
Washing machines in each cottage
Location and Things to Do
Nearest Airport: Birmingham
Nearest Railway: Tewkesbury
Location: Kemerton, Nr Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire
Pubs: The Crown Inn in the village
Things to do:
Art classes on site
Pottery classes on site
Clay Pidgeon Shooting
Hot air ballooning
Places to visit:
Moreton in Marsh
Stow on the Wold
Lechlade & the lakes