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2BR Cottage Vacation Rental in Moreton In Marsh

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Updated on Jun 17, 2019

Cotswolds barn in the 'heart' of Moreton in Marsh

Located in: Moreton In Marsh »
Stunning converted Cotswolds barn in the centre of the beautiful Gloucestershire town of Moreton In Marsh, the 'heart' of quintessential Cotswolds.

Guests have full access to the entire 'detached' property, sun terrace and parking space.

Luxuriously furnished with full amenities and Scandinavian wood burner in the high beamed ceiling lounge create a truly relaxing & unique ambiance. 4 comfy seating areas in the lounge with 48" Freeview HD TV with Chromecast as well as free Infinity wi-fi access.
Fully equipped kitchen diner which seats 4 and all cooking facilities including condiments and spices.
Two shower rooms, one of which features a walk in Rain Forest shower and hand held shower. The other is En suite in Master Bedroom 1 featuring a Jacuzzi Shower as well as overhead and hand held shower.
Master bedroom features en-suite, double bed, double wardrobe and six large drawers, plus 22" tv.
Second bedroom features a sky light with high beamed ceilings, double bed, single pine wardrobe with shelf and internal storage drawer box.
Separate laundry room with washing machine, iron and ironing board.
Underfloor heating throughout with temperature control for each room.
Beautiful sun terrace with table and chairs for alfresco dining.
The property has private parking and is within walking distance to the train station (90 mins to London).
The property is accessed through a private driveway into a courtyard and is in a peaceful and tranquil setting, yet moments away from the numerous tearooms, shops, and eateries along the high street.
Guests will never need to worry about keys, as access to the property is via a secure pin code simply entered into a key pad to release the door lock.
There is also a baby bath, high chair and travel crib / play pen for families with babies visiting.


Local Attractions:
- Batsford Arboretum
- Cotsolds Falconry centre
- Wellington Aviation Museum
- The Moreton Gallery
- St. Davids Church
- Sezincote House and Gardens
- Chastelon House and Gardens
- Bourton House Garden
- Longborough Opera House

Other Cotswold areas to visit within close proximity of Moreton in Marsh:

- Batsford (1.6 miles - 3mins)
- Bourton On the Hill (2.4 miles - 5 mins)
- Longborough (3.1 miles - 7 mins)
- Stow on the Wold (4.4 miles - 8 mins)
- Blockley (4.3 miles - 9 mins)
- Broad Campden (5 miles - 11 mins)
- Bourton On The Water (8.3 miles -13 mins)
- Chipping Campden (8.3 miles - 13 mins)
- Chipping Norton (8.5 miles - 15 mins)
- Broadway (10.2 miles - 17 mins)
- Stratford Upon Avon (16 miles - 26 mins)
- Evesham (15 miles - 27 mins)
- Woodstock (19 miles - 32 mins)
- Cheltenham (22 miles - 35 mins)
- Witney (22 miles - 35 mins)
- Oxford (28 miles - 45 mins)

Lounge description
- 2 seater sofa and 2 x one seater bucket chairs
- Scandanavian wood burner
- 49" Freeview TV
- High ceilings with sky light
- coffee table and 3 x side tables
- Lounge temperature thermostat

Kitchen
- Dual oven
- 4 Burner Gas Hob
- Fridge Freezer
- Microwave
- Toaster
- Kettle
- Cafetiere
- Tea Pot
- Cutlery, utensils, pots, pans, plates etc.
- Spices and herbs
- Condiments
- Tea, coffee and sugar
- 4 seater Country dining table and chair
- Coat stand
- Kitchen thermostat

Laundry room
- Washing machine
- Clothes airer
- Ironing board
- Iron
- First Aid Kit
- Fire Extinguisher

Bedroom 1 (Romantica)
- Double Bed
- Bedside lamps
- 3/4 Length dressing mirror
- Upright Dressing lamp
- Multi speed and temperature hair dryer
- Double wardrobe and 6 drawers
- Freeview TV
- Bedroom Thermostat
- Board Games

En-suite Bedroom 1 (Romantica)
- 3 setting Jacuzzi shower (Overhead, handheld and seated Jacuzzi)
- Corner sink and Flexible shaving mirror
- Natural skylight and lighting
- Shaving power points
- Shampoo, conditioner, hand soap and shower gel
- Freshly washed Body and Hand Towels provided for use at beginning of stay
- En-suite thermostat

Main Bathroom
- Walk in Rain Forest shower
- Corner sink and Flexible shaving mirror
- Natural skylight and lighting
- Shaving power points
- Shampoo, conditioner, hand soap and shower gel
- Freshly washed Body and Hand Towels provided for use at beginning of stay
- Main Bathroom thermostat

Bedroom 2 (Starlight)
- Double Bed
- Bedside lamps
- 3/4 Length dressing mirror
- Sky light
- Multi speed and temperature hair dryer
- Single pine wardrobe with shelf and additional storage drawer box
- Bedroom Thermostat
- Selection of books

Moreton-in-Marsh holds a fabulous outdoor market every Tuesday throughout the year.

Moreton-in-Marsh is one of the principal market towns in the northern Cotswolds situated on the Fosse Way and now served by the main line railway from London Paddington. It grew up in the thirteenth century as a market town with a wide main street, narrow burgage plots and back lanes. There still is a busy Tuesday market with about 200 stalls attracting many visitors. See image of Tolls charged in 1905.

Toll Notice on the Curfew Tower Moreton has been a traveller's town for at least 1700 years and was used as a coaching station before the coming of the Oxford to Worcester railway in 1853. There are several pubs, inns, hotels, tea shops, restaurants and accommodation in the form of B&Bs and holiday cottages in the immediate vicinity. A popular caravan site exists just on the outskirts of the town.

The high street has many elegant eighteenth-century inns and houses including the Redesdale Market Hall (seen in the above picture). This hall is at the centre of the town, a plaque on the building reads -

"The Redesdale Hall was erected in 1887 by Sir Algernon Bertram Freeman Mitford, G.C.V.O., K.C.B., 1st Baron Redesdale, Lord-of-the-Manor of Moreton-in-Marsh in pious Memory of his kinsman, Earl of Redesdale, 1805-1886".

The Hall was subsequently purchased by Sir Gilbert Alan Hamilton Wills, BART, O.B.E, The First Baron Dulverton who presented it in the year 1951 to The North Cotswold Rural District Council.

Moreton-in-Marsh High StreetLord Redesdale lived at nearby Batsford House and is also known for his famous daughters, the Mitford sisters.

The oldest building is likely to be the sixteenth-century Curfew tower on the High Street. Its bell was rung nightly until 1860 to remind people of the risk of fire at night. The Curfew Tower at the junction of High Street and Oxford Street dates from the 17th century, in daily use until 1860. It is said that it once guided home a Sir Robert Fry, lost in the fog, who gave money for its maintenance, in gratitude.

The Parish church of St. David was originally a chapel of ease for Bourton-on-the-Hill and in 1858 was rebuilt in medieval style.

Moreton-in-Marsh was founded on the Roman Fosse Way, later the traditional London to Worcester coaching route via Broadway.

Two miles away in the hamlet of Dorn, many Roman remains have been found.

It was transferred to the ownership of Westminster Abbey just before the Norman Conquest, the estate sold only in 1856 after a thousand years of church ownership.

Shops on the High StreetClose to the town is the Four Shires Stone marking the historic meeting point of Gloucestershire, Worcestershire, Oxfordshire and Warwickshire.

Moreton-in-Marsh was granted its market charter in 1227 and the well known Market is still held every Tuesday throughout the year.

Many of the old buildings along the High Street date from the 17th and 18th centuries.

The White Hart (Royal) Hotel was used by King Charles I as shelter during the English Civil War following the Battle of Marston Moor on July 2, 1644. A copy of the King’s unpaid bill is commemorated on a plaque within the entrance lobby.

The Batsford Arboretum was planted by Lord Redesdale, one of the largest private collection of rare trees in England.

Tolkien Connections
The famous author J R R Tolkien is believed to have had connections with Moreton-in-Marsh - a pub in the town was presented with a special print by a branch of the J R R Tolkien Society.

After painstaking research the Society claim that The Bell Inn is the inspiration behind The Prancing Pony, Middle Earth's most famous pub in the book 'Lord of the Rings'.

The Society believes the similarities between the The Bell Inn in and The Prancing Pony in Tolkein's town of Bree is irrefutable evidence Tolkien used the pub as inspiration. These similarities include the three storeys of the pub building and its entrance via a courtyard, and the similarities of Moreton in Marsh to the town of Bree, where the hobbits find the Prancing Pony on a cold, rainy night.

Four Shire Stone near Moreton-in-MarshThe Four Shire Stone is a 9 foot high pillar situated approximately two miles east of Moreton-in-Marsh on the A44 at the turn off to Great Wolford village. The 16th century pillar, made from Cotswold stone, marks the centuries old meeting place of four county shires: Gloucestershire, Warwickshire, Oxfordshire and Worcestershire.

Due to local government reorganisation in the 1970s, the boundaries of these counties have now been moved and only three shires - no longer including Worcestershire, whose boundary is now further west - currently intercept here.

It is believed this stone was an inspiration for Tolkien's Three-Farthing Stone, a central point in the 'Shire' where three Farthings met.
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