View towards the front of the cottage
Relax and light the wood burner on a chilly evening
Traditional shaker style kitchen
A breakfast bar that's the perfect base for breakfast
A spot of afternoon tea
Set the table for a simple supper
Enjoy the wood burner
Leave your walking boots and coats at the back door
Views into the lane from the bay window
A beautiful double bedroom
Wake up to views across the countryside
Enjoy a soak in the bath
A spacious double
Vibrant colours throughout the cottage
An enclosed garden just perfect for a well behaved dog
Relax and enjoy the summer sun
Views towards the pretty terrace of cottages
Bourton on the Water
Bourton on the Water
1 / 19  View towards the front of the cottage
2 / 19  Relax and light the wood burner on a chilly evening
3 / 19  Traditional shaker style kitchen
4 / 19  A breakfast bar that's the perfect base for breakfast
5 / 19  A spot of afternoon tea
6 / 19  Set the table for a simple supper
7 / 19  Enjoy the wood burner
8 / 19  Leave your walking boots and coats at the back door
9 / 19  Views into the lane from the bay window
10 / 19  A beautiful double bedroom
11 / 19  Wake up to views across the countryside
12 / 19  Enjoy a soak in the bath
13 / 19  A spacious double
14 / 19  Vibrant colours throughout the cottage
15 / 19  An enclosed garden just perfect for a well behaved dog
16 / 19  Relax and enjoy the summer sun
17 / 19  Views towards the pretty terrace of cottages
18 / 19  Bourton on the Water
19 / 19  Bourton on the Water

Bourton On The Water Briar Cottage

Bourton-on-the-Water, Cotswolds
Sleeps 4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
Dogs allowed 1
4
star
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / woodburner
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Romantic
Family friendly
Towels included
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At a glance

  • Character cottage set within the peaceful backwaters of Bourton-on-the-Water
  • Spend the day wandering around the thriving village on the banks of the river Windrush
  • A great base for keen walkers and cyclists with easy access to the Winchcombe and Cotswold Way
Property code: 57897

Peacefully tucked away within the original back lanes of Bourton-on-the-Water, this character cottage with a stylish finish is the perfect base to explore the many picturesque Cotswold villages.

Often referred to as the Venice of the Cotswolds, the thriving village of Bourton-on-the-Water is a great base for exploring the Cotswolds. Enjoying a great location, it is within walking distance of the Motor Museum, the Model Village, Birdland and for enthusiastic walkers and cyclists there is access to both the Winchcombe and Cotswold Way, established paths covering this Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Further afield are Cheltenham, famed for the Gold Cup, Oxford and Stratford-upon-Avon. The area is also well served by the National Trust with Snowshill Manor, Hidcote Gardens, Chastleton House and Chedworth Roman Villa. Other attractions include Cotswolds Farm Park, Cotswold Wild Life Park, Weston Arboretum, Blenhiem Palace, Slimbridge Wildfowl and Wetland, Gloucester Waterways Museum and the Cotswold Water Park.

Take the pathway down this pretty terrace of honey stone cottages, pass through the wrought iron gate to your front door. Step inside into the lounge/diner, beautifully finished with a traditional style, wooden floors and complemented with oak furniture and leather sofas, a bay window offers views onto the many quaint cottages within the lane. A solid wooden dining table is great for entertaining along with access to a well-equipped kitchen with an electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer and washer/dryer. There is also a separate WC on this floor. When the day is done, climb the stairs to the two bedrooms, a double with views onto the lane and a further double with views onto the open countryside. Completing the accommodation is the bathroom with shower over bath and WC. Please note that dogs are not permitted upstairs.

Heading outside, take a step out onto the patio area where you will find seating. There is an off-road allocated parking bay immediately behind the cottage for one car (further parking for one car is available but must be arranged with the owner prior to arrival at an additional charge).

  • 2 bedrooms – doubles
  • 1 bathroom
  • Electric oven and gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer and washer/dryer
  • Wood burner (Logs not included)
  • Electric and central heating included
  • Bed linen and towels included
  • Off-road parking for 1 car (further parking for one car is available but must be arranged with the owner prior to arrival as there will be an additional charge)
  • Wi-Fi included
  • 1 small dog only welcome but please be advised that dogs are not permitted upstairs due to carpets
  • Bedroom window ledges sit roughly 30cm above the floor and children would need to be supervised
  • Regret no children permitted under the age of 12 years
  • Pub, restaurants and shops within walking distance
  • TV/DVD in lounge
  • Arrival: 16:00 onwards
  • Departure: before 10:00, unless otherwise stated in your arrival details
  • 1 dog allowed. Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week

Gemma Cole

This property joined our collection in 2018 and is managed by Gemma.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 43 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Elaine, 5th August 2022

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Owners have thought of everything. Cottage very clean and furniture good quality and comfortable. Home from home. Would definitely recommend. Very convenient for bourton on the water and can even walk down to the coop for essentials. Welcome pack a bonus and even a treat for scruffy

Reviewed by Hemant, 29th July 2022

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Absolutely perfect holiday. The cottage is very well appointed and in a perfect location. We could not have asked for anything better. Thoroughly enjoyed our stay in beautiful Bourton-on-the-Water.

Reviewed by Maxine, 8th July 2022

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Reviewed by Frank, 17th June 2022

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Reviewed by Penny I, 10th June 2022

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The cottage was great and in a perfect location in Bourton on the Water. We would certainly return in the future.

Reviewed by Anthony, 3rd June 2022

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A very nice cottage , with a very high standerd of workman ship .

Reviewed by Jane, 13th May 2022

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Cannot fault the property Steve the owner could not do enough for us.

Reviewed by Jennifer, 6th May 2022

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Reviewed by Louise, 22nd April 2022

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Reviewed by John, 15th April 2022

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Everything about this cottage is great, location, very quiet but steps away from the bustle of Bourton. Very clean and well equipped, would be considered again should we visit the area.

Reviewed by Marie, 8th April 2022

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We had a lovely stay our first time in a cottage was so comfortable ,very clean and tidy location was great

Reviewed by Edward, 1st April 2022

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Reviewed by Lisa, 11th March 2022

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Beautiful cottage in a fantastic location. The cottage was spotlessly clean throughout upon arrival. The owner had left cakes, tea, coffee and milk, which we appreciated. The wi-fi connection was very good. There was a telephone inside the property for incoming calls. Nice garden area and allocated parking. Property easy walking distance to shops, Read moreriver and local attractions. Extremely quiet and private away from busier areas of the village. Highly recommend and would stay again :-) Hide

Reviewed by Mandy, 25th February 2022

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A lovely spotlessly clean, comfortable, well equipped cottage in an excellent location. Definitely the best we have stayed in and a credit to the owners. Just perfect!

Reviewed by Peter, 22nd December 2021

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Fantastic cottage in great location.

Reviewed by Rebecca, 10th December 2021

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Lovely cosy cottage in perfect location with loads of beautiful walks right from the doorstep together with all the amenities that you need to make for a relaxing holiday. Loved the fact that the cottage was set back from the road so nice and quiet yet only 2 minutes walk to the high street. One of the best we have stayed in.

Reviewed by Margaret, 3rd December 2021

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Fantastic stay ! Cosy, comfortable and had everything you would need for your break. Quality fixtures and fittings. Could have stayed much longer. 2 minutes from the Main Street with shops, pubs, restaurants and tea rooms. Many places do take-aways if you fancy eating at the cottage but don't want to cook.

Reviewed by Martin, 19th November 2021

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Reviewed by Judith, 8th October 2021

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An extremely comfortable and well equiped cottage in a quiet and convenient location. The parking space so close to the main street is a real bonus. Everything was immaculately clean on arrival which is extra important at present. The beds are really comfortable, the heating very efficient and simple to operate. The kitchen was high quality with grRead moreeat storage for food and good appliances. Couldn"t fault it, and would stay again as Bourton is such a good central location for the Cotswolds. Hide

Reviewed by Alexandra, 1st October 2021

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Fabulous cottage and spotless!! Had everything you need. It was so good we will go back. 10/10

Reviewed by Jeffrey, 17th September 2021

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Reviewed by Christopher, 3rd September 2021

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Reviewed by Kevin, 20th August 2021

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A perfect holiday cottage, situated 5 mins from the centre but in a really quiet location for a good nights sleep. Great garden and facilities, would highly recommend and love to go back.

Reviewed by Nicola, 30th July 2021

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Reviewed by Susan, 23rd July 2021

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The cottage is beautiful, very clean, well equipped with everything we needed. The cakes and doggy treats on our arrival was a lovely idea and much appreciated. We loved the location of the cottage, handy to walk into the village and leave the car and lovely to return to the cottage where it is lovely and peaceful. The garden area is pretty and it Read morewas nice to sit outside in the evening with a glass of wine! Would have no hesitation in returning to this cottage, one of the best we have stayed in! Hide

Reviewed by Robert, 16th July 2021

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The cottage was immaculate and fantastic. Better than we could ever imagine. It's a credit to the owners, a nice quiet location and only a short walk into the village. We will definitely book again.

Reviewed by Rita, 18th June 2021

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Ideally located in Bourton on the Water. Cottage is excellent - the best we have stayed in. Lovely cottage, very well equipped with quality furnishings and fittings. Great location for exploring the local villages and towns. Highly recommend.

Reviewed by Frank, 11th June 2021

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Reviewed by Malcolm, 4th June 2021

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Reviewed by Angela, 21st May 2021

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Gorgeous cottage in a gorgeous place just a minutes stroll from the centre. Pretty courtyard with views over the fields and parking. We loved our stay here and would not hesitate to recommend it.

Reviewed by Jonathan, 14th May 2021

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Fantastic two bed cottage in the heart of Bourton-on-the-Water, spotlessly clean. well equipped and with off road parking, it's the perfect base to explore Bourton and the Cotswolds. Shops, pubs and restaurants are a short walk away but the cottage is incredibly peaceful. Great stay was had by all.

Reviewed by Margaret, 7th May 2021

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Reviewed by Roslyn, 3rd May 2021

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Fantastic location for walking to the centre of Bourton on the water . Excellent facilities in the cottage and high standards of cleaning . Would recommend

Reviewed by Evelyn, 23rd April 2021

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The cottage is clean and warm and well-equipped. The location is very good; in a quiet spot but only a few minutes' walk to the village centre and the river bank. The availability of a car parking space, WIFI and being dog-friendly are also plus points.

Reviewed by JOANNA, 16th April 2021

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Excellent cottage in s perfect location. Very near to the centre of everything but on a quiet area.

Reviewed by Jason, 23rd December 2020

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A lovely cottage very close to town. The cottage is very well equipped, warm and has good off road parking. Would definitely return and recommend the place. The owner was very helpful.

Reviewed by Andrew, 4th December 2020

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Great cottage in a really good location. The cottage was in excellent condition with the whole place clean and pristine. Nice added touch of cakes awaiting us on arrival

Reviewed by Michael, 9th October 2020

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A outstanding cottage in a area of outstanding beauty.well equipped kitchen. Plenty to do if weather is bad cottage equipped with dvd player and films.

Reviewed by Eileen, 2nd October 2020

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Lovely, quiet little cottage in an ideal position to the centre of Bourton-On-The-Water. Very useful to have own parking space. Nicely furnished with comfy beds and well equipped. Definitely recommend.

Reviewed by Pamela, 25th September 2020

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This clean and comfortable cottage is in an ideal location, just minutes walk to all the attractions of Bourton. It is tucked away in a quiet and peaceful location with the bonus of an ample parking space. There is access to many local footpaths and plenty of attractions a short drive away.

Reviewed by Philip, 18th September 2020

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Everything we needed in this lovely cottage. Perfect position being so close to the centre yet so quiet. Met the owners during our stay and they were lovely people. Couldn't have asked for more.

Reviewed by Deborah, 4th September 2020

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Reviewed by Dawn, 31st July 2020

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View towards the front of the cottage
Relax and light the wood burner on a chilly evening
Traditional shaker style kitchen
A breakfast bar that's the perfect base for breakfast
A spot of afternoon tea
Set the table for a simple supper
Enjoy the wood burner
Leave your walking boots and coats at the back door
Views into the lane from the bay window
A beautiful double bedroom
Wake up to views across the countryside
Show 7 moreEnjoy a soak in the bath

Location

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