Dating back to 1601, this stunning Grade II listed Georgian holiday property has been decorated and furnished to a high standard, carefully blending modern conveniences whilst retaining an elegance befitting the period. Interior designed by Laura Ashley, it boasts over 3,500 square feet of living space – perfect for family get-togethers and parties. The enclosed rear garden is landscaped, with two patio areas and a wonderful ornamental koi pond (fitted with safety grid), which is illuminated by night. There is also a play area for children.
Adjoining Durcott Cottage (NO6), it is set in a backwater, close to the heart of Evesham, with its picturesque abbey, and ¼ a mile from good fishing spots along the banks of the River Avon and a good rowing club. Stratford-upon-Avon, home to Shakespeare, is just 12 miles away. There are many National Trust properties nearby, including Ragley Hall, Tithe Barn, Hidcote Manor, Hailles Abbey with Broadway Country Park and golf centre just 5 miles away. Cheltenham 10 miles, Worcester 15 miles, Chipping Campden 8 miles and Broadway 3 miles. Tennis, horse riding, golf, fishing, mountain biking, indoor and outdoor green bowling, and swimming locally. The N.E.C. only 30 minutes drive. Shops 500 yards, gourmet restaurants and pubs, 5-minute walk.
Living room with open fire in large oak period fireplace and French doors to garden. Second living room with Adam-style marble fireplace and original flagstone floor. Dining room with 3-metre long dining table to seat 10 people. Fully equipped smallbone gourmet kitchen with built-in German appliances, centre island with farmhouse pine breakfast table and TV. Utility/shower room and toilet. Further cloakroom and toilet. First floor: Double bedroom with 5ft brass bed, TV, and en-suite bathroom with sunken Jacuzzi bath, power shower and toilet. Second double bedroom with 5ft four-poster bed and en-suite shower room. Two further double bedrooms with antique beds. Twin bedroom with 4ft mahogany sleigh beds. Bathroom with bidet, centre-staged period claw-foot bath and toilet.
- Open fire - initial fuel included, thereafter available locally
- Electricity, full oil central heating, bed linen and towels included
- Four cots
- Three high chairs
- Baby intercom
- Baby bath
- Seven TVs
- Two videos
- Two stereo/CDs
- Playstation with games
- Washing machine
- Tumble dryer
- Enclosed garden with patio and furniture
- Parking (4 cars)
- Pear trees, children’s play area with swing, climbing frame and sand pit
- Living/games room with games, books, pool table and darts
- Chef available for gourmet dinner parties/buffets by prior arrangement
- Cleaning and laundry service by arrangement
- Friday to Friday
- NB: Pond in grounds
Note: Durcott House adjoins Durcott Cottage (NO6). Both properties booked together can sleep up to 12