EXQUISITE LISTED PERIOD COTTAGE, PART OF ONE OF THIS COTSWOLD
MARKET TOWN’S MOST SIGNIFICANT TERRACES FORMERLY CONNECTED
TO THE GATCOMBE PARK ESTATE
The interior is a skilful
blend of old and new with the character features combining with
modern appointments and chic décor
to provide a holiday home of exceptional
appeal that can only be fully appreciated on arrival.
This holiday let offers luxury self catering rental accommodation whether you are looking for a holiday,
short break or romantic weekend and is welcoming at any time of year - Sleeps 7 + 1 (plus cots).
Park Terrace, in its entirety,
is listed Grade II - such is its importance in the history of Minchinhampton
and local architecture. Built in 1833 by David Ricardo, the then
owner of Gatcombe Park, Park Terrace stands proudly above Windmill
Road. The construction follows the vernacular architecture in both
style and materials and the individual dwellings now form most
attractive cottage homes, of which this is a particularly fine
front door leads into a light airy spacious lounge with a logburner,
writing desk, comfy armchair delightfully covered in chic fabric,
two two seater leather chairs and comfy footstool. Equipped with SKY TV and DVD player.
There is underfloor heating throughout the ground floor covered
with beautiful Cotswold stone.
The kitchen is new and modern with an extensive range of facilties
including integrated dishwasher and fridge, double oven electric
cooker with ceramic hob, toaster, kettle and microwave with an outside door
leading to the very large rear garden and utility room complete
with washing machine and tumble dryer.
The dining area has a beautiul antique
table and spoon backed chairs.
stairs up to the first floor lead to the dressing area which has stunning French
shabby chic style furniture including a dressing table and
stool and very large communal wardrobe.
The dressing area also leads up to the second floor where
there is one large bedroom with two singe beds and one double bed, it is full
of character with original beams and a pretty window.
The master bedroom is simply a joy it is so restfull and
has been described as the best place on earth to wake up,
the sun comes right into the room when the heavy drapes are
pulled back it makes you feel fantastic.
The bathroom is also on the first floor accessed through
the third bedroom. It is contemporary in design with an over bath shower,
towel rail, underfloor heating, vanity cupboard and large well lit mirror.
The third room has a single bed with a second mattress and
is handy if you have friends staying over for an odd night,
as the upstairs is bigger than the downstairs due to the second
floor - 8 people are a bit of a squeeze!
There is a telephone
and wireless internet conection.
cottage provides an ideal base from which to explore this
beautiful area, with acres of National Trust common land, the
Golden Valleys (Laurie Lee country) and
close to the thriving towns of Stroud, Nailsworth and Cirencester.
'I remember, too, the light on the slopes, long shadows in tufts and hollows, with cattle, brilliant as painted china, treading their echoing shapes' - Laurie Lee
It is situated just a short walk to the
centre of Minchinhampton with close proximity to shops, including
the famous butchers cafes and pub, and very good chinese take
Easily found by leaving the centre of Minchinhampton via West End and where it ends
at the fork with Windmill Road and Cuckoo Row, you will see Park Terrace set back
and above the highway with entrance into the garden grounds at either end.
Come to watch Zara Phillips at her home event; The Festival of British Eventing takes place at: Gatcombe Park, Hampton Fields, Minchinhampton, Stroud, Gloucestershire GL6 9AT
This renowned event takes place at Gatcombe Park, spectacular
home of the Princess Royal and
her family and incorporates the
British Open, Intermediate and Novice Championships.
Or why not visit Badminton
Horse trials in May to see the
best event riders in the world.