Wind through the village of Tiddleywink and find Burdock Fox nestled in the heart of Castle Combe. With its wisteria clad façade and knock-your-wellies-off interiors, fans of the Cotswolds are sure to adore this luxury self-catering cottage near Bath, steeped in history and oozing chocolate-box charm.
If being amidst the hub of a quintessentially English village is more your idea of a rural idyll than holidaying in the sticks, then Burdock Fox is the one for you. This luxury self-catering cotage is sat beside the village inn in the heart of Castle Combe, crowned England's prettiest village. Wonderfully eccentric, Burdock Fox is set over four floors including the 14th century vaulted undercroft; now a private cinema room and just one feather from a plume on this handsome home’s hat.
Bedrooms and Bathrooms
Exposed beams and sophisticated shades of Farrow and Ball provide the backdrop for the open plan master suite, in which a super king-size bed, walk-in shower and quartz stone slipper bath make for a decadently romantic boudoir where everything’s on show... Along the corridor sits the family bathroom, WC and second king-size bedroom, equally as lavish with more Emily Bond fabrics and 600 thread count Egyptian cotton linens made for entwining in. Up the spiral staircase on the second floor lies the twin bedroom.
If you can tear yourself away from the cosiest living room in town (complete with library wall, cosy sofas and tall gamebird print armchairs set around a roaring log fire), step outside to roam the picture-perfect village and surrounding countryside of Castle Combe on the doorstep. The village is famed for its film set appeal, providing the backdrop for many blockbusters including Warhorse, Stardust and the original Dr Dolittle - even the wisteria on the front of Burdock Fox was gifted to the owner from Spielberg himself! On a summer’s afternoon, the leafy courtyard garden will be the perfect spot for a game of Scrabble with a glass of rosé and plate of locally made cream scones.
Country enthusiasts will be in their element on holiday in Castle Combe. The world famous Badminton Horse Trials are not to be missed in May, whilst the 17 miles of trails at Westonbirt Arboretum are worth exploring in every season. The undulating Cotswold landscape provides a great adventure for golfers at The Manor House, followed by a G&T of course. Those who prefer to put their feet up can opt to have a personal spa therapist pamper them at the house. Whatever the day's adventures bring, families will relish evenings spent in the cinema room, and with no less than 350 films provided you'll be spoilt for choice.
Parking for two cars. The open plan kitchen includes a Neff oven with induction hob, a dishwasher, fridge freezer and washer dryer. Due to the age and quirky layout there are steep and uneven stairs.
- SleepsUp to 6 guests (plus 1 child)
- Alternative Group OptionUp to 2 guests
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- Personally VisitedYes
- BedroomsDoubles: Two double bedrooms on the first floor; one king-size and one super king-sizeTwins: One twin bedroom on the second floor (with an additional day bed for one extra child)
- BathroomsFirst floor family bathroom, master en suite and seperate WC
- FamilyChildren: Yes, very welcomeCots: One cot is providedHighchairs: One highchair is provided
- BBQThere is a coal barbecue
- FacilitiesCellar cinema room
- PetsTwo dogs are welcome
Each pet is charged at £60.00 per week or part thereof
- Mod ConsSmart TV, iPod dock, Lavazzo A Modo Mio Minu coffee makerInternet & Communications:Wi-Fi internetMobile Signal: Check reception maps
- Arrivals & DeparturesArrival Day: Friday or MondayArrival Time: Arrival is at 4pmDeparture Time: Departure is 10am
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AROUND THE PROPERTY
Style: There has been no expense spared in the renovation of this medieval home. Shades of French Grey and Mouse’s Back sit behind Emily Bond prints and Union Jack scatter cushions, which add a touch of ‘Cool Britannia’.
Property Owner Tom says
I love the incredible inside space and winding corridors at Burdock Fox, the fact you have the ability to get lost in what is not a huge house. On a Sunday afternoon one of my favourite things is to stroll down to The Manor for a gin and tonic after playing a great round of golf.
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FOOD AND DRINK
Good enough for the Great British Bake Off, the high spec Neff oven, along with the well-equipped kitchen, will provide everything budding chefs could wish for. Get competitive with a fun-filled family "cake off" and enjoy your creations with a jug of homemade lemonade in the courtyard garden. In winter, serve up squash soup and crusty bread on the farmhouse table, before high tea by the log burner. Self-catering staycations don't get much more attractive than this!
If you'd rather spend your self-catering break indulging in the little luxuries, let an in-house chef prepare a mouth-watering meal for you and your party (on prior request and subject to an additional cost).
With The White Hart next door and The Castle Inn just along the road, good food and real ales are (very conveniently!) little more than a stone's throw away. A gourmet escape to Castle Combe would not be complete without dining at The Bybrook at The Manor, who promise an impressive dining experience to remember.
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