The Pool House

Whelford, near Fairford
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At a glance

Luxury two bedroom holiday cottage with indoor swimming pool

Sleeps Sleeps 4
Bedrooms Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms Bathrooms 2
BBQ BBQ
Family friendly Family friendly
Indoor Swimming Pool Indoor Swimming Pool
Non-smoking Non-smoking
Off street parking Off street parking
Rural Rural
WiFi WiFi
Courtyard/Patio Courtyard/Patio

Overview

Tucked away on the outskirts of Fairford, The Pool House is a beautiful luxury two bedroom holiday cottage which sleeps four guests, both of which are ensuite. On the ground floor, the open plan layout comprises of a well-presented kitchen, comfortable living room and dining table leading onto a private and enclosed courtyard with outdoor seating and BBQ. As you may have guessed by the properties name, you will have access to a shared indoor heated swimming pool during your stay making this cottage the perfect option for year round staycations.

For those travelling with larger parties, Meadow View, a neighbouring two bedroom Cotswold holiday home, can be booked in conjunction with The Pool House.

Accommodation
This two bedroom holiday cottage near Fairford is ideally situated for families with plenty of nearby activities. The accommodation is laid out as follows:

Ground Floor
Access to property is via the shared swimming pool. There is a one meter wide walkway which is lit at night by motion sensors

Kitchen area
Well-equipped kitchen with integrated appliances, electric oven, induction hob, dishwasher, washing machine, fridge with small freezer compartment, microwave, cafetière, kettle and toaster

Dining area
Dining table with seating for four, rack for shoes, coat stand and french doors leading to patio

Living area
Two three-seater sofas, large coffee table, side tables with lamps, Smart Amazon Fire TV, DVD player and selection of board games

First floor
Landing with full length mirror and cupboard with clothes horse, washing basket, iron and ironing board and vacuum

Master bedroom with ensuite (Sleeps 2)
King size bed, two tall chest of drawers, built-in wardrobe with wooden hangers, Smart TV and hairdryer
Ensuite shower room with shower attachment, loo, heated towel rail and double basins

Bedroom 2 with ensuite (Sleeps 2)
Two single beds, two bedside tables with lamps and additional draws, built-in wardrobe with wooden hangers, shelves and digital safe
Ensuite bathroom with bath and overhead shower attachment, loo, heated towel rail and basin

Outside
Enclosed patio courtyard with flower boarder, outdoor lighting, round table with parasol and seating for four, charcoal BBQ and retractable washing line

Swimming Pool
Indoor heated swimming pool shared with neighbouring holiday let and owners, separate changing room and wet room shower

Floor Plan The Pool House Floor Plan

The Finer Details

  • Bed linen and towels are provided - all bedding and throw cushions in the bedrooms are hypoallergenic. There are some feather cushions in the living room
  • Pool towels are not provided
  • Off street parking is available for up to 2 cars
  • 1 travel cot, 1 highchair and 2 stair gates are available on request (please bring your own linen for the travel cot, as this is not provided)
  • Sorry, no pets
  • Strong Gigaclear WiFi (Download speed 253 Mbps / Upload speed 215 Mbps)
  • Mobile phone reception variable 
  • 2 Smart TVs (your own app log in details will be required) 
  • Enclosed courtyard
  • Charcoal BBQ available for use between April and September (guests are responsible for providing charcoal and cleaning BBQ after use)
  • Swimming pool available for use between 10:00 and 18:00 daily. Access is shared with neighbouring holiday let and owners. Children to be accompanied at all times in the pool area and must adhere to all pool rules provided during your stay
  • Gas central heating system
  • 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 2 additional infants
  • Hen and Stag groups are not permitted
  • Commercial and work related bookings are welcomed. Note there is no dedicated work space
  • Single sex groups on request
  • There is a neighbouring holiday let and the owners live in the attached main house
  • Access to property is via the shared swimming pool. There is a one meter wide walkway which is lit at night by motion sensors
  • During the Royal International Air Tattoo week (mid July), the owners welcome campers in the neighbouring field 
  • 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 £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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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

The Pool House is located in the rural hamlet of Whelford, just two miles from Fairford or five miles from Lechlade where you will find a selection of pubs, cafes and convenience stores for your shopping essentials. Enjoy plane spotting from the neighbouring RAF Fairford, home to the annual Royal International Air Tattoo show in July or head out along the cycle path to The George pub in Kelmsford for a local pint or homemade 'pub grub'. By car you are 15-20 minutes from the Cotswold Water Park and Cotswold Wildlife Park offering a great day out with the family.

Reviews

5
The pool house is a gem. Not only for its accommodation but also its hosts Flo and Dave who go above and beyond to make our returning visit most memorable.

Thank you for your wonderful review of The Pool House. We are delighted to hear that you had a memorable second visit and we look forward to seeing you again soon.

- StayCotswold, 14 September 2022

5
We had a lovely stay in the Pool House. Dave and Flo were extremely friendly and helpful and even put a bottle of Prosecco in the fridge for us for when we arrived. The house was finished to a very high standard and was spotlessly clean. We went in the pool everyday and had a lovely time with trips out and about. Highly recommended and looking forward to going back.

Thanks so much for the delightful review, James. We're thrilled that you had an excellent stay at The Pool House and are already looking to stay again! We hope to see you again soon!

- StayCotswold, 1 September 2022

5
The Pool House is an amazing property. The beds are so comfortable, the property is absolutely spotless, it is decorated tastefully and everything feels brand new. It was fantastic to have the pool within a few steps complete with a wet room. Having a patio was a real bonus too. We enjoyed the welcome pack! The wildlife park is a lovely family day out and there is so much to see in the surrounding area. Overall, this was the best holiday property we have ever stayed in.

Thank you for your fantastic review. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your stay at The pool House as well as the wonderful swimming pool and the wildlife park. We hope to welcome you back again soon.

- StayCotswold, 17 August 2022

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