Hill View House

Sibford Gower, near Shipston-on-Stour
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At a glance

Luxury dog friendly holiday home with large garden in the Cotswolds

Sleeps Sleeps 11
Bedrooms Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms Bathrooms 5
BBQ BBQ
Garden Garden
Family friendly Family friendly
Fireplace/Wood Burner/Flame Effect Stove Fireplace/Wood Burner/Flame Effect Stove
Large groups Large groups
Non-smoking Non-smoking
Off street parking Off street parking
Pets welcome Pets welcome
Pub nearby Pub nearby
Shop nearby Shop nearby
Village Village
WiFi WiFi
Working From Home Working From Home

Overview

Hill View House is a newly built luxury Cotswold stone holiday home which can sleep 10+1 guests across four beautifully appointed bedrooms, with the +1 option being a sofa bed in the living room. On the spacious ground floor is an open plan kitchen/dining/living space with sliding doors leading onto the patio and large garden and an inviting living room with plenty of comfy seating and wood burning stove for cooler evenings. One of the ensuite bedrooms is also on the ground floor offering accessibility for those who may need it. Hill View House is also a pet friendly holiday home and welcomes up to two dogs. The annexe above the garage comes equipped with an ensuite bedroom, small kitchen and living room.

Accommodation
This five bedroom holiday cottage in Sibford Gower, is perfectly suited for those looking to get together with family and friends, exploring the local countryside and the North Cotswolds. The accommodation is laid out as follows:

Ground Floor

Living room
Wood burning stove, two-seater sofa bed (available on request), three-seater sofa, two armchairs, large coffee table, writing desk with chair and Smart TV

Kitchen/dining room/snug
Well equipped kitchen with Everhot stove, microwave, fridge/freezer, ice machine, wine fridge, Nespresso coffee machine (suitable for original Nespresso coffee pods), toaster, boiling water tap, kettle and dishwasher
Dining area with large wooden table with enough seating provided for the number of guests staying and sliding doors leading to patio and garden
Snug area with two large sofas and coffee table

Cloakroom
Cloakroom with loo and basin

Utility room
Large utility room with direct access outside, washing machine, tumble dryer, iron and ironing board, butler sink, storage for coats and muddy boots

Bedroom 3 with ensuite (Sleeps 2)
King size bed, two bedside tables with lamps, chest of drawers with dressing table mirror, hairdryer, two chairs and a TV with Apple TV
Ensuite shower room with walk-in shower, loo and basin

First Floor

Master bedroom with ensuite and dressing room/study (Sleeps 2)
Emperor size bed, two bedside tables with lamps, two chest of drawers, built-in storage, hairdryer, two chairs and Juliet balcony
Ensuite bathroom with walk-in rain shower with separate shower attachment, roll top bath, loo, heated towel rail and double basins
Dressing room which can also be used as a study, built-in wardrobes with hangers, dressing table with stool and chair

Bedroom 2 with ensuite (Sleeps 2)
King size bed, two bedside tables with lamps, chest of drawers, wardrobe with hangers, built-in storage, hairdryer and book shelves
Ensuite shower room with walk-in rain shower with separate shower attachment, loo, heated towel rail and basin

Bedroom 4 (Sleeps 2)
Two single beds (can be super king size bed on request), two bedside tables with lamps, large chest of drawers, hanging rail with hangers, built-in storage, hairdryer and baby change table with mat

Family bathroom
Bath with overhead rain shower and separate shower attachment, loo and basin

Annexe
Located above the garage is a first floor self contained annexe

Kitchen/living room
Open plan layout with small equipped kitchen and living room with TV

Bedroom 5 with ensuite (Sleeps 2)
King size bed with ensuite bathroom with bath, overhead rain shower and separate shower attachment, loo and basin

Outside
Large enclosed lawn garden with climbing frame and Wendy house
Patio, outdoor table with seating for eight, BBQ and fire pit
There is an unfenced stream at the end of the garden with rustic log seating on the bank of the stream

Floor Plan Hill View House Floor Plan

The Finer Details

  • Bed linen and towels are provided - all bedding is hypoallergenic 
  • Off street parking is available for up to 5 cars
  • 1 highchair is available on request
  • 2 medium sized dogs are welcome for an additional £40 per booking per dog. For pet rules, please visit our FAQs
  • Strong WiFi (Download speed 18 Mbps / Upload speed 6 Mbps)
  • Mobile phone reception is variable 
  • Smart TV in the living room and TV with Apple TV in bedroom 3
  • Enclosed garden however the stream is unfenced
  • Charcoal BBQ available from May - September inclusive and on request outside of these months (guests are responsible for providing charcoal and cleaning BBQ after use)
  • Underfloor central heating system
  • Starter supply of wood provided for the wood burning stove and further logs can be provided for a donation to the honesty box
  • Please note, there is an unenclosed stream along the bottom of the garden and children, infants, pets and those that cannot swim must be supervised at all times
  • The garages are not accessible to guests
  • 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 11 guests. Infants do not count towards the occupancy figure, however, due to space restrictions the occupancy can only be exceeded by 3 additional infants
  • Hen and Stag and other same sex groups can enquire
  • Events are not permitted without prior consent
  • A security deposit is required at this property
  • Check in is from 16:00 and check out is by 10:00
Security Deposit

A security deposit of £350 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.

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

Hill View House is located on the outskirts of the quaint village of Sibford Gower in the north of the Cotswolds, home to two village pubs and nestled amongst surrounding countryside where you can enjoy country walks and excellent cycling from your doorstep. Take a short drive to local attractions, such as Whichford Pottery or Feldon Valley for golf or dining or why not enjoy a tipple at nearby Hook Norton Brewery or a tasting at The Cotswold Distillery.
For your shopping essentials, there is a village shop in Sibford Gower or large supermarkets can be found in Banbury or Chipping Norton, both 8 miles away.
For stays at Hill View House, we recommend having a car to enjoy visiting Chipping Norton, Moreton-in-Marsh and Stow-on-the-Wold, just some of our favourite Cotswold towns.

Reviews

4.3
Stayed here for a hen do and loved it. Gorgeous house that felt homely but also very special. Customer service was great and Sharon was so helpful. My only comment would be maybe the cleanliness (some rooms/ bathrooms were a bit dusty), but nothing really to fuss about! Also there were very few loo rolls provided which was a bit of a pain as shops weren’t super close!

Thank you for your review Molly. We are pleased to hear you loved your stay and appreciate your feedback. We share with our guests ahead of your stay a small quantity of initial consumables are provided, including loo rolls, however these are not expected to last the stay, however your feedback is certainly taken on board. We look forward to welcoming you to the Cotswolds again soon!

- StayCotswold, 9 May 2022

5
Hill View House (formerly Colony House) provided a lovely base for our recent family get together. The house is well equipped and everything is done to a very high standard. The grounds are large allowing for lots of outdoor games. A little Wendy house for little ones and a set of swings. Large sliding doors allow for the dining room and kitchen to connect to the garden and outside patio for outside dining. The village of Sibford Gower has a pub and shop and post office within walking distance. The food in the Wykham Arms is highly recommended. We did not visit the Blaize Inn Saddles which was only open on a weekend. There are lots of lovely walks with well kept footpaths. Very friendly people around. We visited the nearby Hooks Norton brewery with their shire horses. Very interesting tour. We we only had a 4 day stay but hope to be back to see some more of the Cotswolds.

Thank you Linda for your great review on Hill View House, we are thrilled you and your family enjoy all this house has to offer. We hope to see you in the Cotswold's again soon.

- StayCotswold, 26 April 2022

4.7
A stunning property with loads of space for the children to play safely outside, we went with my parents and sister and it comfortably housed a party of 7. Great rooms and facilities, we created some cherished memories over our 5 day break. And I’d also highly recommend a brisk walk to the Wickham Arms pub 10-15 mins walk up the hill, they do great lunch and dinner. Located within a short drive of lots of childrens activities, farm shops, we had great days out at Bourton on the Water, Stowe on the Wold and Stratford Upon Avon. Would certainly recommend this for a family break.

Thank you for the Wonderful review on Hill View House Simon, we are delighted you had such a great stay with your family. Its the perfect house for a family gathering and to enjoy all the delights the Cotswold's offer. We hope to see you again soon.

- StayCotswold, 28 February 2022

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Enjoy a visit to Whichford Pottery, a family run business which produces traditional hand-thrown garden pots! You may have seen their fabulous pots when Cotswold resident Adam Henson enjoyed a visit on BBC's Countryfile. 
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