THE OWNER'S CANCELLATION POLICY is more flexible should you need to cancel due to Covid travel restrictions. Please contact the owners via enquiry to check details. For any other reason of cancellation the standard terms and conditions will apply.
OWNER'S CLEANING REGIME re COVID 19 please see below.
DAMAGES AND BREAKAGES you will be responsible for any damage to the rental property caused by you or your party during your stay.
SHORT BREAKS 3/5 night short breaks available please ask the owners for details.
BEAR'S COTTAGE IN BRETFORTON
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 with grill 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'' (awarded Daily Telegraph/Sawdays Pub of the Year 2019) 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 :
RSC Theatre -
Shakespeare Birthplace Trust -
Warwick Castle -
British Motor Museum -
National Trust Properties -
ENHANCED CLEANING RGEIME OF BEAR'S COTTAGE PRIOR TO YOUR STAY
As responsible holiday cottage owners and also to make sure you have a memorable stay at Bear's Cottage we have always operated a very thorough cleaning regime of our cottage at every changeover. As people who also take holiday cottage breaks in the UK we know how important it is that your first impression is of cleanliness in all aspects of the property. We also feel that you should know the enhanced cleaning regime we have in place to put your mind at rest during your stay with us.
PLEASE NOTE: In line with new Government recommendations in light of Coronavirus and for your protection and safety, we do not permit outdoor shoes/boots to be worn indoors, please make sure that you wear slippers whilst inside the cottage (please do not wear slippers in the garden/patio).
KITCHEN the kitchen sink, all kitchen surfaces, wall tiles and waste bin (inside/outside) have been cleaned with a solution of bleach/household surface cleaner. All appliances including microwave, toaster, kettle have been cleaned with antibacterial spray and the oven and hob have been cleaned thoroughly with appropriate cleaners
BATHROOM the bathroom tiles, shower and enclosure, sanitary ware and all surfaces have been thoroughly cleaned with bleach/antibacterial cleaner (the shower trap is also cleaned out at every changeover!!)
LOUNGE both remote controls cleaned with antibacterial spray
ALL OTHER SURFACES to include door handles/latches, window sills and skirting boards, table tops have been wiped with a solution of disinfectant.
DISHWASHER we have provided a dishwasher for your convenience, please would you be kind enough to wash all glasses/crockery/cutlery that you use during your stay in the dishwasher.
BEDDING, TOWELS & TEA TOWELS are washed on at a higher temperature and laundry cleanser added to the final rinse.
ALL BINS have a waste disposable bag to safely dispose of your waste
CARPETS AND STONE FLOORS are thoroughly vacuumed and stone floors cleaned with an appropriate floor cleaner.
ALL WINDOWS are cleaned on a regular basis inside and out