Longborough, Gloucestershire (Moreton-in-Marsh)

Property Ref: FCH82284

Longborough sits within the hillside above the beautiful Evenlode valley just north of Stow-on-the-Wold. This traditional Cotswolds village is peaceful and largely undiscovered with some hidden gems. The village is famous for the opera promenade concerts in the summertime tearoom and local inn and to grab a loaf of bread just pop to the community village store.

Just a stones throw away are Moreton-in-Marsh and Stow-on-the-Wold with Lower Slaughter Broadway Chipping Campden Bourton-on-the-Water and Burford all close by. Further afield are the historic towns of Stratford-upon-Avon known as Shakespeare's birthplace and Cheltenham home to the literature and food festival and horse racing.

More local attractions include Chastleton House and Gardens Hidcote Manor Daylesford Organic farm shop and Batsford Arboretum. The peaceful high street of traditional Cotswold stone buildings is the backdrop for this Grade II listed detached cottage. Step back in time through the heavy wooden door into the lounge a cosy space that's been finished with tasteful soft furnishings and warmed by a wood burner.

For dining continue through the cottage where you can take a seat at the solid wooden table and enjoy a simple supper of local produce. The kitchen is to the rear of the cottage finished with a more contemporary style and well-equipped with an electric oven and hob fridge freezer and washing machine.

There is access to the rear of the cottage which is a great place for muddy boots. The stairs are accessed via a small wooden door in the lounge they are cottage style and aided with a rope. Off the landing there is a double bedroom with vaulted ceilings and exposed beams and a double bed dressed with natural linens.

There's also a bathroom where you can relax in the free-standing clawfoot bath and there is a separate shower and WC. The gardens are to the rear of the cottage and immediately from the side door there is a small gravelled area with table and chairs perfect for dining along with a further enclosed area edged with mature hedgerows.

Need to know: 1 bedroom double. 1 bathroom with freestanding bath, separate shower and WC. Electric oven, microwave, fridge, freezer and washing machine. Wood burner (first basket of logs included). TV in the lounge. Enclosed garden with gravelled area and seating. Off road parking for 2 cars. Pub and village shop within 0.

5 miles.


  • Accommodation overview
  • Sleeps: 2
  • Bedrooms: 1
  • Pets: 0
  • Arrival Day: Fri
  • Features
  • Enclosed garden / patio
  • Open fire / woodburner
  • Internet access
  • Pub nearby
  • Shop nearby
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Towels included
  • In the area
  • The Bell at Stow
  • Red Rag Gallery, Stow-on-the-Wold
  • Stow-on-the-Wold
  • Mill Dene Garden
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