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Forthampton Court, Tewkesbury, Cotswolds

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| 10 Guests| 5 Bedrooms| 6 Baths
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Forthampton Court, Tewkesbury, Cotswolds: Medieval Manor House in Gloucestershire

Forthampton Court is a modernised and spacious self-contained wing of a Grade II listed manor house. The property has been redecorated to a high standard and is furnished throughout with decorative prints and antique furniture.

Lowest price from £379
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Location:

Tewkesbury, Cotswolds

Sleeps:

10

Bedrooms:

5

Bathrooms:

6

Property history:

Some parts of the house date as far back as the 15th century. This includes the Medieval Great Hall built by the Abbots of Benedictine monastery at Tewksbury. Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn were also believed to have stayed at the property in July 1535. The wing was added around 1890 by Philip Webb, the Arts and Crafts architect.

Lowest Price:

From £379 per night (Rural Retreats)

Layout:

Ground floor:

  • Entrance lobby with wc and utility room leading to a staircase hall, adjoins oak-panelled drawing room with open fire
  • External door leading to the rose garden from drawing room
  • Dining room and breakfast kitchen

First floor:

  • Master bedroom with a 6’ bed, simulated coal gas fire and en-suite bathroom (roll-top bath and separate shower)
  • Double bedroom with a 5;6 bed, simulated coal gas fire and en-suite bathroom with shower over bath.
  • Double bedroom with a 6’ zip and link bed (can convert to two 3’ singles upon request) and en-suite shower room)

Second floor:

  • Double bedroom with 5’6’’ bed and en-suite bathroom with separate shower
  • Twin bedroom with 3’6’’ beds and an adjoining wc and wash basin

About the location:

The property is close to the west bank of the River Severn on the Gloucestershire/Worcestershire border.

>House rules:

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  • Children over 12 years are welcome
  • A dog is welcome
  • Minimum three night stay

Key features & amenities:

  • Open fireplace
  • Aga
  • Rose garden (fully enclosed, private walled, brick paved)
  • Parking space for one car outside the front door and more space in adjoining garage yard
  • WiFi

Additional features at Forthampton Court:

  • Drawing room with oak panels
  • Catering can been arranged (please give notice)
  • Open fire in the drawing room
  • Gas “coal-effect” fires in first two floor bedrooms
  • Four oven Aga with two hot plates and a four ring gas hob attached, microwave, huge fridge/freezer, two dishwashers, washing machine, tumble dryer
  • TV with DVD player
  • Garden furniture and barbecue

Activities & things-to-do:

  • Golfing
  • Walking
  • Boating
  • Horse riding

Nearby attractions:

  • The Lower Lode pub is only a half a mile walk away. There are lots of other pubs only a short drive away.
  • Tewkesbury, the medieval town is only a few miles away with restaurants, pubs and shops.
  • Cheltenham (12 miles away) offers literary and music festivals as well as a famous racecourse
  • Gloucester and Worcester offer museums and cathedrals (25 minutes away)
  • Malvern Hills and Bredon Hill provides walking opportunities
  • 18-hole golf course at Puckrup (6 miles) and Tewkesbury Park (5 miles).
  • Boating on the Severn and Avon at Tewkesbury
  • Riding can be arranged locally
  • Historic houses: Eastnor Castle near Ledbury and Sudeley Castle near Winchcombe
  • Gardens of Kiftsgate and Hidcote

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Property Price
Price per night: £ 379 per night
Property Address
Address: Tewkesbury, Cotswolds, England
County: Gloucetsershire
Country: United Kingdom
Property Details
Property ID: 12127
Bedrooms: 5
Bathrooms: 6
Property Features
Kitchen
Internet
TV
Indoor Fireplace
Heating
Washer
Dryer
Free Parking on Premises
Wireless Internet
Pets Allowed
Family/Kid Friendly

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£ 379 per night per night
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