Brook Cottage, Lower Brailes

Lower Brailes, Shipston-on-Stour
Short breaks from £423.20

At a glance

Two bedroom family friendly holiday cottage in the Cotswolds

Sleeps Sleeps 4
Bedrooms Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms Bathrooms 1
Pets welcome Pets welcome
WiFi WiFi
Pub nearby Pub nearby
Shop nearby Shop nearby
Village Village
Fireplace Fireplace
Off street parking Off street parking
Garden Garden
Family friendly Family friendly
Non-smoking Non-smoking


Brook Cottage is a beautifully presented Cotswold holiday cottage near Shipston-on-Stour which sleeps four guests, in two cosy bedrooms, with one contemporary bathroom. Built from traditional ironstone, this 19th century cottage has been lovingly renovated to combine period features with modern high end amenities. This quintessential countryside retreat offers a spacious open plan kitchen/diner and welcoming sitting room to relax in whilst soaking up the warmth from the wood burning stove. With a tranquil wrap-around garden, idyllic village location and a multitude of activities on its doorstep, even accepting one small dog, this dog friendly holiday cottage is a relaxing and romantic bolthole to share with loved ones.

This two bedroom Cotswold holiday cottage in Lower Brailes is perfect for romantic retreats, family breaks or getaways with friends, exploring the North Cotswold countryside, eateries and attractions.The accommodation is laid out as follows:

Ground Floor

Sitting room
Traditional exposed stone walls, inglenook fireplace with wood burner, Smart TV with Netflix (login details provided), three-seater sofa, two armchairs and two faux leather footstools

Kitchen/dining room
Dining room with breakfast bar, stool, dining table and chairs seating four
Archway through to kitchen featuring a range with two electric ovens, gas hob, dishwasher, microwave, kettle, toaster, Nespresso coffee machine with starter supply of pods, fridge, freezer, Belfast sink, washing machine, iron, ironing board, clothes drying rack and stable door leading to the patio

Loo, basin and heated towel rail

First Floor
Accessed via steep and narrow staircase (see Finer Details)

Master bedroom (Sleeps 2)
King size bed, built-in wardrobe with drawers, mirror, decorative cast iron fireplace, hairdryer, reading nook with armchair and side-table

Bedroom 2 (Sleeps 2)
Double bed, wall hooks, chest of drawers and mirror

Family bathroom
Walk-in rain shower, freestanding roll top bath, loo, basin and heated towel rail

Wrap-around enclosed garden with patio housing an outdoor table seating four

Availability & Booking

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Floor Plan

Brook Cottage, Lower Brailes Floor Plan

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Booking & Payment

StayCotswold is a marketing agent and therefore does not own any of the cottages listed on our website. In terms of cleaning and maintenance, the properties within our portfolio are managed by a third party property manager or the property owner – your pre-arrival email will contain confirmation and contact details for the person managing your property. Bookings made via us form a legal agreement directly between you and the property owner.

For bookings commencing more than 8 weeks in advance, a 30% non-refundable deposit is required to confirm the booking. The balance payment is then due 8 weeks prior to arrival.

All payments are made subject to the cancellation policy set out in the standard Booking Conditions.

Location Information

Located in the village of Lower Brailes, Brook Cottage is a great countryside escape to base yourselves for a stay in the Cotswolds. Lower Brailes is located on the Warwickshire/Oxfordshire border in the North Cotswolds, this charming village benefits from a welcoming pub, The George, a local butchers and other independent shops.Throughout the village, Sutton Brook weaves through the streets adding to the picturesque views on offer. Blow away the cobwebs with a lovely walk to one of the neighbouring villages along one of the numerous country footpaths. Our favourites are the peaceful walks to Whichford, Cherington and Winderton.
Shipston-on-Stour is the closest town, about four miles away, offering a wide selection of shops, supermarkets and eateries, the go to place for your shopping essentials during your stay. Nearby attractions of Whichford Pottery, National Trust's Upton House and The Cotswold Distillery are all within an easy 20 minute drive of the cottage. We recommend The Cotswold Distillery who offer experiences and guided tours of their detailed gin and whisky distillery, definitely worth a visit especially when combined with their lovely on-site cafe!
Further afield, the popular Cotswold towns of Moreton-in-Marsh, Stow-on-the-Wold and Chipping Norton are within a 30 minute drive, as well as the picture postcard villages of Broadway, Lower Slaughter and Blockley. Discover more about what's on in the Cotswolds via our guide.

The Finer Details

  • Bed linen and towels are provided (1 non-feathered set available on request)
  • Off street parking is available for up to 2 cars
  • 1 travel cot and 1 highchair are available on request (please bring your own linen for the travel cot, as this is not provided) 
  • 1 small dog is welcome for an additional £40 per booking. For pet rules, please visit our FAQs 
  • Free WiFi
  • Mobile phone reception is generally excellent
  • Smart TV with Netflix (login details provided)
  • Enclosed garden
  • Gas central heating system
  • Starter supply of wood provided for the wood burning stove
  • Please note that there is a steep and narrow staircase with a handrail on one side and a bar on the other side for support, this could pose difficulty to guests with limited mobility
  • The smoke and CO detectors operate on a sound only basis and, therefore, those who have serious impairment of hearing may not be able to hear the alarm systems and could be at risk
  • No smoking or vaping is permitted throughout the property
Things to Note...
  • The maximum occupancy for this property is 4 guests. Infants do not count towards the occupancy figure, however, due to space restrictions the occupancy can only be exceeded by 1 additional infant
  • Events are not permitted without prior consent
  • A security deposit is required at this property
  • Check in is from 17:00 and check out is by 10:00
Security Deposit

A security deposit of £150 is required for bookings at this property. This amount will be pre-authorised on your credit card 7 days prior to your arrival date, providing no damage is reported the pre-authorisation will be released 5 days after your departure. For the avoidance of doubt, guests are requested to leave the property in a reasonable condition, consistent with the property's appearance upon arrival.



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We recommend heading to nearby Feldon Valley kitchen to sample their delicious seasonal menu! With an emphasis on sustainability, locally sourced ingredients and stunning countryside views, a visit here should not be missed. You could even enjoy a round or two of golf.