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The picturesque village of Bretforton is situated on the very edge of the Cotswolds providing an ideal base for exploring the picturesque towns and villages in the North Cotswolds and the historic towns of Stratford upon Avon, Warwick, Cheltenham and Worcester. Bretforton recently featured on 'Village of the Year' Channel 4 TV series in January 2018.
Bear's Cottage is an enchanting 17th Century Cotswold Cottage, originally built in 1605 and once formed part of the rectory on the Bretforton Manor Estate. Situated within the Conservation Area of Bretforton and adjacent to Bretforton Manor the cottage paints a tranquil picture overlooking the beautiful 13th Century Church of St. Leonards.
Newly renovated and finished to a high standard throughout, the cottage provides charming accommodation comprising of : two double bedrooms each with a comfortable double bedstead and a Millbrook mattress, a superb shower room with large shower, under floor heating and heated towel rail, a well-equipped kitchen (including single electric oven and hob, electric cooker hood, a microwave, dishwasher and washer/dryer) a dining area leading through to a cosy sitting room with tv/freeview and dvd player and superfast fibre broadband. The cottage has the benefit of gas central heating and a gas stove for those chilly evenings. The cottage nestles in a pretty garden with flower beds and a lawn to the front and a patio complete with garden furniture to enjoy outdoor living on those long warm days.
Bretforton is famous for ''The Fleece Inn'' (Country Pub of the year 2016 - The Good Pub Guide) a pub steeped in history, originally built in the early 15th century, and bequeathed to the National Trust in 1977. A vibrant part of the community and popular for good food and real ales, the pub attracts loyal locals and visitors from all over the world. Bretforton Community Shop is just a minute's walk from the cottage and a purveyor of local produce and local fayre.
Making the most of your visit - why not plan a day at Cheltenham Races (just 20 minutes away), enjoy an evening at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, visit one of the Shakespearian properties or wander around the ancient walls of Warwick Castle. For the petrol heads amongst you the British Motor Museum at Gaydon is an absolute must. For those people who just want a relaxing time, there are local National Trust properties and gardens and beautiful Cotswold villages on the doorstep making this the perfect retreat for an enjoyable holiday at any time of year.
Making the most of your visit :
Cheltenham Racecourse - www.cheltenham.thejockeyclub.co.uk
RSC Theatre - www.rsc.org.uk
Shakespeare Birthplace Trust - www.shakespeare.org.uk
Warwick Castle - www.warwick-castle.com
British Motor Museum - www.britishmotormuseum.co.uk
National Trust Properties - www.nationaltrust.org.uk