Gassons View is a quintessential Cotswold cottage located in the pretty village of Filkins, situated on the Oxfordshire and Gloucestershire border. The self-catering cottage retains many of its original features such as exposed beams, fireplace and spiral stairs, making a cosy and inviting setting. Located next to the village post office/store, adjacent to the village's outdoor swimming pool and a short walk from the award-winning pub, The Five Alls. The village swimming pool is available to all, so long as membership is purchased in advance; it's very easy to do, just follow the link for more info. The towns of Lechlade and Burford are just a short drive away.
Sleeps six in four bedrooms with two bathrooms, perfectly suited for friends and families looking to explore the local countryside and nearby eateries. The accommodation is laid out as follows:
Through the entrance hallway into the stone flag floored living room with a two-seater sofa, three armchairs, window beach seating, coffee table, open fireplace and a plasma TV
Original spiral staircase leading from the sitting room up to the first floor. Please note, and be mindful that the staircase is relatively steep so may not be suitable for all guests
Antique dining table with seating for six
A lovely light kitchen/breakfast room with sky light, table with seating for six and doors opening out to the garden, Nespresso coffee machine, microwave, toaster, kettle and washing machine
Cloakroom (off the kitchen/breakfast room)
Walk-in shower, loo, wash basin
Bedroom 1 (sleeps 2)
Superking size bed with side tables, with built in wardrobe, chest of drawers, mirrors, a chair and exposed beams
Bedroom 2 (sleeps 2)
Standard double bed, side tables, chest of drawers
Bath, loo and wash basin
Landing cupboard with iron and ironing board
Bedroom 3 (sleeps 2)
Wooden bunk bed, best suitable for children, drawers, small built in wardrobe
Bedroom 4 (sleeps 2)
Standard double bed on a raised platform, chest of drawers, sloped ceilings
Original spiral staircase up to the top floor attic bedroom. Please note, and be mindful that these are steep stairs so may not be suitable for all guests
Doors from the kitchen open out onto the small patio area with barbecue and outdoor seating for up to six
Please note, the designated outdoor space is the patio area, however beyond this and down a small path is a discreet wild space that you are welcome to use, but this area is not considered part of the holiday let rental. At the bottom of this garden area is a gate which opens opposite the village post office, shop and swimming pool
On-road parking is at the front of the property
A security deposit of £250.00 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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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.
Filkins is a small village with a post office/store and an award-winning village pub, The Five Alls, which serves delicious home-cooked freshly prepared food, cracking wines, and real ale. The village is surrounded by open farmland and countryside but is close to the towns of Burford and Lechlade. Local attractions include: The Cotswold Woollen Weavers', The Cotswold Wildlife Park, The Cotswold Water Park, Buscot Park and Kelmscott Manor. Enjoy plane spotting from the neighbouring RAF base Brize Norton, home to the RAF supporting UK overseas operations and exercises.