Pound Cottage In Blackwell

Blackwell, Shipston-on-Stour, Warwickshire , Country village

Check-in Time: 16:00
Check-out Time: 10:00

Outside Description

Accessed from the kitchen, the cottage Garden is an enclosed space perfect for relaxing in on a summer’s afternoon. Outdoor seating and a coal barbecue are available. Garden table and chairs with parasol. Outside drying area with rotary clothesline.

Downstairs Description

Entrance into a hallway Downstairs Washroom with wash basin and WC.

The Living Room has a two seater sofa and two armchairs in front of a Morso stove, switch on LPG, and be toasty in minutes There is an LCD television with Freeview, a DVD player and iPod dock.

The Kitchen/Diner is a wonderfully large room – great for entertaining or just being part of the group whilst preparing an evening meal. The fully fitted Kitchen includes an electric Aga, dishwasher, fridge, freezer, microwave and a Magimix Nespresso machine.

A separate Utility area includes a Miele washing machine and tumble dryer with space for coats and walking boots to be stored after a country stroll.

Access to the rear garden via an oak stable door.

The vaulted Dining Area is a bright space (oak frame and glass) with seating for six.

First Floor Description

The Master Bedroom has a king-sized bed (5’) and bedside tables with reading lamps. The triple wardrobe provides oodles of storage space along with chest of drawers, television with Freeview and there is a large en-suite shower room fitted with heated towel rail.

Bedroom Two includes a double bed, bedside tables with reading lamps and a double wardrobe and chest of drawers. The en-suite has a bath with shower attachment and heated towel rail.

Dogs Welcome
Child Friendly
Wi-Fi/Broadband
Open Fire/Multi Fuel Burner
Enclosed Garden/Patio
Tourist Attractions:
  • Hidcote Manor Garden: Hidcote is an Arts and Crafts garden in the north Cotswolds, a stone’s throw from Stratford-upon-Avon. Created by the talented American horticulturist, Major Lawrence Johnston its colourful and intricately designed outdoor ‘rooms’ are always full of surprises. It’s a must-see if you’re on holiday in the Cotswolds. Visit website
  • Upton House: Upton House where you can get a taste of country house life as you step into the home of a 1930s’ millionaire, and passionate art collector. Visitors can enjoy internationally important works by artists such as Hogarth, Stubbs, Canaletto, Brueghel and El Greco. Visit website
  • Shakespeare Houses And Gardens: The Shakespeare Birthplace Trust has a long and famous tradition of welcoming visitors from across the globe to Stratford-upon-Avon on a personal journey to discover where Shakespeare lived and his legacy continues. Celebrating Shakespeare is at the heart of everything we do. Visit website
  • Warwick Castle: Explore Warwick Castle, where you'll be surrounded by jaw-dropping history, magic, myth and adventure! Visit website
  • Kenilworth Castle And Elizabethan Garden: From medieval fortress to Elizabethan palace, it has been at the centre of England's affairs for much of its 900 year history. Today, you can scale the heights of the tower built to woo Queen Elizabeth I and marvel at the mighty Norman keep. Visit website
Eating and Drinking:
  • The Halford Restaurant: It is ideal for more formal dining, the restaurant offers such delights as spiced neck of lamb with chorizo and cannellini bean ragout and free range chicken breast, stuffed with lemon and thyme, Dijon cream sauce. Sunday lunch devotees can tuck into a fabulous traditional meal. Visit website
  • The Fuzzy Duck: Enjoy a romantic supper, family feast, lazy lunch or indulgent dinner in our sophisticated restaurant and cosy private dining area, separated by a superb double aspect fireplace. Visit website
Food Stores:
  • Co-op: In Shipston-On-Stour Visit website
  • Sainsburys : In Warwick and you could always pre order your grocery delivery ready for your arrival Visit website
Sporting Attractions and Activities:
  • The Stratford Greenway: Starting from our Railway Carriage at Seven Meadows Road, The Stratford Greenway is a 5 mile, disused railway line which Warwickshire County Council in partnership with Sustrans have transformed into a traffic free foot/cycle path. Visit website
  • Stratford On Avon Golf Club: Stratford on Avon Golf Club which was founded in 1894, a prestigious venue that welcomes visitors to its historic course. A deep underbed of gravel and sand provides fine fairways and fast greens virtually all year round. Visit website
  • Willicote Equestrian Centre: Set in the Warwickshire / Gloucestershire borders, we have lovely hacks on 140 acres, access to safe rides, with many fun rides operating only a short tow away. Visit website
  • Wickers World Balloon Flights: Close to the Cotswolds, and yet within convenient driving distance of the major midland's towns and cities, our launch sites in the ‘Heart of England' include Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwick, Evesham and Moreton-in-Marsh. The surrounding countryside is some of the most beautiful in England. Visit website