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Burford luxury self-catering town house in the heart of the Cotswolds
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Treacle-toned Cotswold stone, iron gates and heavy antique double doors hint at this Grade-II listed home’s colourful past. Once a court house and later a jail, Atticus can be found jostling amongst a row of period buildings dating back to Tudor times at the upper end of Burford high street. Magnificently restored in all its glory, luxury self-catering holidays in the Cotswolds don't get much more golden than this.

Luxury self-catering holiday home in Burford, Cotswolds


Locked in a neat chain of attractive honey-hued cottages at the end of Burford's iconic high street, Atticus is a sanctuary for groups of families and friends who crave an authentic luxury self-catering escape in the Cotswolds. Steeped in style and bursting with original features, including the tremendous old court room, Atticus promises guests a relaxing retreat in the crease of one of England's most charming folds.    

Bedrooms and Bathrooms

Four timelessly designed bedrooms all boast views over the terraced garden, each exquisitely finished to ensure every guest sleeps in the lap of luxury. The en suite king-size bedroom with bath and separate shower can be found on the ground floor, whilst the first floor is home to the second king-size bedroom with en suite shower. At the top of the house, the third king-size bedroom and the super king-size zip-and-link bedroom together share a stylish monochrome shower room.


Step through Atticus' stained glass back door to discover the private terraced garden, where the babbling water feature creates a soothing alfresco oasis perfect for summertime antics. Sink into the rattan chairs, sip on Cotswolds Brew cider (brewed in nearby Bourton-on-the-Water) and sizzle up a feast of Gloucester Old Spot pork sausages on the barbecue. When the sun dips below the skyline of charming Cotswolds cottage rooftops, gather the party to toast marshmallows around the glowing fire pit.

For Relaxation

Begin your day with an early morning stroll along Burford's famous old high street and see how the antique boutiques, quaint tearooms and historic town houses peddle nostalgia throughout this glorious ancient wool town. Return home armed with paper bags of freshly baked pastries and plot the day's adventures. Hire bicycles and blaze along the river Windrush, or visit iconic Cotswold villages such as Bibury, Stow-on-the-Wold and Bourton-on-the-Water for a moreish taste of olde-worlde England.


Atticus is well-equipped with a Range oven, dishwasher, microwave, fridge-freezer, washing machine and dryer. There is free parking available nearby after guests have unloaded luggage at the house.


  • SleepsUp to 8 guests
  • Your Home Stay Includes Linen, towels and logs for the fire Digital Property GuideDiscover what else you can look forward to...
  • BedroomsDoubles: Three double bedroomsZip Link Beds: One zip-and-link bedroom
  • BathroomsGround floor WC, top floor shower room plus two en suite shower rooms (one with bath tub)
  • FamilyChildren: Children are very welcomeCots: One travel cot is availableHighchairs: One highchair is available
  • BBQA gas barbecue is provided
  • FeaturesBaby grand piano and fire pit
  • PetsTwo dogs are welcome
    Each pet is charged at £60.00 per week or part thereof
  • Mod ConsSmart TV, Sky, Netflix, Nespresso machine, Sonos audio systemInternet & Communications:Wi-Fi internetMobile Signal: Check reception maps
  • Arrivals & DeparturesArrival Day: Monday or FridayArrival Time: 4pmDeparture Time: 10am
  • RestrictionsSorry, no stag or hen groups permitted
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Style: Seamlessly blending period interiors with contemporary features, this special family home flaunts a wealth of character all wrapped up within its 150 year old Cotswold stone walls.

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Our Take

Property Owner Steven says

We were delighted when we found the house and just love spending time with our daughters and grandchildren here. The house is light, free-flowing and, whilst Grade-II listed, has a modern twist hidden behind the traditional Cotswolds stone façade.

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Unique Extras

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Cooking up a family feast will be a breeze in the open-plan kitchen with its large Range oven. With everything you could need for family feasts found within Burford's pretty high street, you won't need to go far in search of the very best local produce. Be sure to visit the Cotswolds Cheese Company for delicious artisan cheeses.

In-House Cuisine

If you'd rather spend your luxury self-catering break indulging in the little luxuries, let an in-house chef prepare a mouth-watering meal for your party (on prior request and subject to an additional cost). 

Eating Out

Hailed as one of the most sustainable organic farms in the UK, a visit to the Cotswolds isn't complete without heading to Daylesford. As well as its widely-renowned farm shop, the on-site restaurant is renowned for its first-class produce grown and reared within walking distance of the plate you'll eat it on! For those seeking a traditional Cotswold inn experience, a short walk away is The Angel, serving delicious food best enjoyed beside the fire.

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Disclaimer: These particulars, whilst believed to be accurate, are set as a guideline only. They are intended to give a fair description, but should not be relied upon as being a statement of fact. The photographs appearing on this website show only certain parts and aspects of the property at the time when the photographs were taken and it should not be assumed that the property remains precisely as displayed in the photographs. If there are any points of particular importance that need clarifying before you confirm your booking please do not hesitate to ask.

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