At the front of the cottage is a private off road parking space. Once through the front door you will enter the lounge, tastefully furnished with it's heavily beamed ceiling, flagstone floor and very impressive walk-in inglenook fireplace, incorporating a cast iron wood burning stove for cosy nights in!!. To one side of the lounge you have a small dining room and to the other is the inner hall, leading to the downstairs toilet and utility room. The fully equipped kitchen is fitted with quality units, a fan assisted electric oven, four burner gas hob, dishwasher, fridge freezer and small breakfast bar with stools. Finally the original Elm staircase leads you to the spacious bedroom with its wealth of exposed ceiling timbers and brickwork, built-in wardrobe, King size bed and en-suite shower room fitted with quality sanitary ware.
To the rear of the Cottage is a small Cottage garden complete with BBQ and garden furniture.
The Cottage benefits from full gas central heating.
Local Information Wilmcote.
The picturesque village of Wilmcote is home to Mary Ardens house, just three miles from Stratford-Upon-Avon. This magnificent Tudor Farmhouse was home to the mother of William Shakespeare, now a Museum dedicated to showing life in Tudor times, Harpe Cottage is only 250 meters away from this historic house. The village also has a good local store, two public houses. A Church, two bus services, one being an open top bus leaving from Mary Ardens house on a round trip to Stratford. A train station providing a regular service to Stratford and Birmingham, There is canal access to Stratford and lots of peaceful country walks.
Stratford-upon-Avon, birthplace of William Shakespeare. It is one of the most important tourist destinations in the UK, a perfect place for a vacation or short break.
In the birthplace of England's greatest poet and playwright, the town is still an important market town in Warwickshire. Many of the original houses from Shakespeare's time are still in excellent condition, being preserved by the Shakespeare birthplace trust.
Stratford Upon Avon and surrounding areas offers a wealth of places to visit of historic interest, many tourist attractions and plenty of theatres shops and restaurants.
In the ajoining town of Warwick which is situated 8 miles from Stratford-upon-Avon. You will find and can visit Warwick Castle which is the finest mediaeval castle in England.
Harpe cottage is our holiday cottage adjacent to our cottage in this very friendly historical village. Both of our cottages were fully restored by my husbasnd and a team of excellent builders in 2008. The holiday cottage available is perfect for a summer holiday or a winter break. With plenty interesting days out, and only three miles from shakespeares home town of Stratford-on Avon, superb restaurants and lots more to enjoy.
My husband and I are looking forward to an exchange as a couple or with our older son if the offer could accomodate us.
Dont hesitate to contact us with any questions you may have about our cottage or the area where we live.