News and Press
Below are a selection of features in which Filly Island has appeared. If you require any additional information on the property with a view to featuring in an editorial capacity, please contact Francesca Reed on +44 (0)1637 882049 or complete an image bank request
7 English Cottages to Rent this Summer
The Gentleman´s Journal - April 2017
Often, some of the most relaxing holidays are the ones that involve very little travel. This summer, instead of packing up and hopping on a 12-hour flight, why not try something a little closer to home? Here are 7 luxury cottages for you to rent this summer – enjoy.
From Cornwall to the Lake District: The best dog-friendly cottages in Britain
The Independent - February 2017
From grand cottages built by monks to Gothic summer houses, there´s an incredible array of pooch-friendly, self-catering accommodation to choose from. Gorgeous decor, walks on tap and dog-friendly pubs on the doorstep - these are the 17 best cottages in Britain for a holiday with your furry friend.
Eclectic Home Tour – Filly Island
Kelly Elko Blog - January 2017
On a tiny island in the Cotswolds of England lies Filly Island and this charming cottage. This tiny 35 foot x 10 foot structure has lived many lives including it’s original use in the 1750’s when it housed a cart that a horse pulled for the mill up the stream. It later became storage space for apples from the village orchard and later a garage and play house for the local kids – who are now 80+ years old!
10 Cosy Cottages For a Winter Break
Visit England - November 2016
Unique Home Stays round up some of the cosiest homestays tucked away in absurdly beautiful locations across the country. Think crackling fires, squishy sofas and cupboards chock-full of goodies including well-thumbed reads and old fashioned board games.
10 Luxury Dog Friendly Cottages you and your Dog will Love
Style Tails - October 2016
Sometimes you need a break, but going abroad just isn’t an option. With time constraints, huge planning and possibly children of the human or furry variety in tow, it can all get too complicated. Next time you feel the urge to escape, why not take a little ´staycation´ to a luxury dog friendly cottage in the UK?
7 Reasons We Need to Visit this Country Cottage Right Now
Country Living - September 2016
A quaint stone cottage on a tiny island in the middle of the English countryside? Sign us up, please. Situated between a millstream and the gurgling River Churn, this cottage in Cirencester, England can be accessed solely by bridge, ensuring the utmost privacy during your stay. Here are just a few of the (many!) reasons we´d love to book a stay here
WinZig | Innovative Hauser im Mini-Format
Sandra Leitte, DVA, Munich 2016 - September 2016
As soon as ceramist Mouse Martin learned that the cottage on Filly Island was for sale she immediately made them an offer and within hours it belonged to her. Since then, great attention to detail has been paid to the then dilapidated cottage which has now been transformed into a cozy home stay.
Charming Cottage Filly Island Features Upcylced Treasures
One Kind Design (Canadian Property Magazine) - November 2015
A charming cottage in Cirencester becomes a luxury holiday rental when the homeowner is traveling overseas. A quirky sense of style with a whole lot of creativity is what makes this quaint little home worthy of a tour!
Places to Stay: Filly Island, Cirencester
Patchwork Harmony - October 2015
The cottage, called Filly Island is based in the Cotswolds, not far from Cirencester, and was originally a storeroom for the neighbouring mill. It´s a compact one bedroom cottage, but it is packed full of vintage character and upcycling ideas. This kitchen has totally stolen my heart!
This month, let us take you on a Unique adventure... Imagine a world where the flowers are budding into bloom, the birds are singing a song of spring and their woodland friends are stirring from their winter slumber to feel the first rays of summer.
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