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*** THERE IS NO BOOKING FEE ON THIS PROPERTY *** Lavender Cottage is a pretty Grade II listed three-storey cottage built from traditional Cotswold stone. It was originally built in the late 17th Century and has been lovingly restored, whilst retaining many original features.The cottage is situated in a quiet cul-de-sac of historic properties, complete with pretty village green, in the heart of Bourton On The Water, often referred to as ‘The Venice of The Cotswolds’. The only thing that will disturb you is the sound of birdsong.You can see the River Windrush from the entrance to the cottage and it’s within five minutes walk of all the village attractions and amenities, including Birdland, The Maze, Motor Museum.The village is a joy to explore, with all it’s quaint shops, cafes, restaurants and pubs. Many countryside walks start from the village, including walks to traditional pubs. We can arrange a pick-up from a local railway station if you want to leave your car at home. GENERAL FACILITIES : Free unlimited wifi, central heating, on-demand hot water, garden.There is no charge for gas & electricity. As in most old cottages, the stairs are winding ( there are handholds ) and you may have to ‘duck’ at the foot of the stairs if you’re very tall. Not suitable for those with mobility problems. Welcome Pack includes wine, juice, milk, filtered water, butter, filter coffee, instant coffee, a selection of teas, jam, bread, cereals, fruit / snacks. KITCHEN & DINING AREA : Fully equipped, including large fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, iron & ironing board, gas hob & electric oven, microwave oven, toaster, kettle, cafetiere, dining table & four chairs. Stable door to garden.SITTING ROOM : The beamed room has two large comfortable 2-seater sofas, living flame fire in inglenook fireplace, 32′ flat screen Freeview TV, DVD player, iPod dock, CD player. There is a selection of books, maps, DVDs, CDs, magazines and games. Glazed door to garden. SHOWER ROOM : The newly-fitted modern shower room on the first floor has a large shower cubicle, toilet, wash basin, mirror with light & shaver socket. Beautiful views towards the river.BEDROOMS : one king size + one twin. Both bedrooms have firm, Sealy posturepedic mattresses, hypo-allergenic duvets & pillows, mattress & pillow protectors, and a choice of medium or firm support pillows. All bedding, fluffy towels and huge bath sheets are provided.There is space to store luggage under the beds, and in the cupboards in the twin bedroom.The king size bedroom on the first floor has a 5ft bed, bedside units, wardrobe, chest of drawers, window seat. Views across the garden. You’ll have to ‘duck’ at the entrance if you’re very tall.The twin bedroom on the second floor has two 3ft beds, wardrobe, cupboards with shelves, bedside unit. The room has several characterful old beams. Views to fields.The entrance to this bedroom (no door) has reduced headroom, so you’ll need to ‘duck’ as you go in. BABIES & TODDLERS : We have the following items available on request : large travel cot, with foam mattress & fitted sheets; high chair; baby bath; potty; changing mat. OUTSIDE : The garden comprises a stone patio, gravelled area and beds planted with flowers & shrubs. Ideal for enjoying an al fresco breakfast or a glass of wine after a walk across the surrounding countryside. It’s a real sun trap. Parking is on the road and around the small village green outside.