Stownes, Cheltenham

Gloucestershire. Sleeps up to 4

Welcome to Stownes, brought to you exclusively by Character Cottages, local specialists in stylish Cotswold holiday rentals. INSTANT BOOKING RESTRICTIONS THIS PROPERTY IS INSTANTLY BOOKABLE, EXCLUDING BOOKINGS COMMENCING WITHIN 7 DAYS OF THE BOOKING DATE. FOR AN ARRIVAL WITHIN 7 DAYS, WE HAVE TO SEEK CONFIRMATION FROM THE PROPERTY OWNER THAT THEY CAN ACCEPT THE BOOKING, BEFORE IT CAN BE ACCEPTED. Please click More Details to read about the House Rules. Stownes is a luxurious apartment located in the picturesque market town of Stow-on-the-Wold. Boasting a thriving local community and a variety of fine independent shops, pubs, restaurants, charming tea rooms and cafes, Stow is one of the best loved market towns in the Cotswolds and offers something for everyone. Stow is surrounded by glorious countryside with an abundance of local walking routes and cycle trails to explore on its doorstep. The town is also within easy reach of many of the lovely market towns and villages of the North Cotswolds including Moreton-in-Marsh and Chipping Campden, and further afield places such as Stratford-upon-Avon, Oxford and Blenheim Palace are easily accessible. With an interior to rival a five star boutique hotel, this fabulous apartment has beautiful furnishings, contemporary décor and traditional features including exposed beams and trusses. This stylish property has a wealth of modern facilities including superfast wireless internet access, three Smart TVs with a Netflix subscription, an Amazon Alexa and a gas flame effect stove in the open plan living area. Stownes sleeps four people, in two opulent bedrooms, with two elegant ensuite bathrooms. There is a delightful roof terrace which overlooks the rooftops of Stow, and free on-street parking is available near to the property. Stownes is perfect for a romantic getaway for two or for a group of friends seeking a private apartment with all the characteristics of a boutique hotel. House Rules Booking and payment Character Cottages is a marketing agency and we do not own or manage any of the cottages listed on our website. Bookings made via us form a legal agreement directly between you and the property owner. For bookings commencing more than 10 weeks in advance, a 30% non-refundable deposit is required to confirm the booking. The balance payment is then due 10 weeks prior to arrival. All payments are made subject to the cancellation policy set out in the standard Booking Conditions. Security deposits A security deposit of £250 is payable, which is returned after the letting period, subject to an inspection of the property. For the avoidance of doubt, guests are requested to leave the property in a reasonable condition, consistent with the property's appearance upon arrival. In the event that the owners, or their appointed housekeepers, have to spend additional time tidying up after your departure, then the cost of this extra time may be deducted from your security deposit. The security deposit is payable prior to arrival at the property, via a bank transfer or a valid debit or credit card. Occupancy The maximum occupancy of the property is four guests, at any point during your stay. Unauthorised over occupancy is a breach of our terms and conditions and may result in the cancellation of your booking and additional charges. Please consult us prior to booking if you wish to discuss the possibility of having more than four guests at the property. Pets Regrettably, pets are not accepted. Bed linen and towels Bed linen and towels are provided for guests. Arrival and departure times Arrival time is after 4pm and departure time is by 10am. If your arrival will be delayed beyond 9pm on the start date of your rental period, you must contact the owner. If you fail to do so, you may not be able to get into the property. Bed sizes and configurations Master bedroom: King size bed Bedroom 2: King size bed Bathrooms Master bedroom ensuite: Bath with overhead shower, toilet and wash basin Bedroom 2 ensuite: Walk-in shower, toilet and wash basin Heating The property has a gas central heating system. Electricity and gas are included in the rental price. Services provided The property has free wireless internet access, three Smart TVs and a Netflix subscription, plus an Amazon Alexa. There is no telephone at the property. Mobile phone reception is generally OK. Parking Free on-street parking is readily available a short walk away from the property (luggage can be unloaded outside the apartment). Housekeeping Where a letting exceeds nine nights, a mid-stay clean, bed linen and towel change may be included in the price. Please check with us to confirm. Additional housekeeping services may be available on request. Child friendly facilities Regrettably, Stownes does not accept children under the age of 12. Initial consumables A supply of initial consumables is provided for your convenience (eg. regular and herbal teas, instant coffee and coffee beans, sugar, dishwasher tablets, washing up liquid, soap, washing powder, toilet rolls, basic store cupboard essentials etc). The owner also provides a complimentary spirit bar and luxury toiletries. Accessibility, health and safety This is a first floor apartment with a rooftop terrace, and despite the terrace being enclosed, the property is unsuitable for children under 12 due to the potential drop from the terrace down to street level. The smoke and CO detectors operate on a sound only basis and, therefore, those who have serious impairment of hearing may not be able to hear the alarm systems and could be at risk. Smoking No smoking is permitted throughout the property. Stow Horse Fair The Stow Horse Fair is held twice a year, on the Thursday closest to 12th May and the Thursday closest to 24th October. This is a traditional fair for gypsies and travelling people to meet up and trade, which dates back to 1476, when its Charter was granted. Stow is very busy for a day or two before and after each fair, and a number of shops, pubs and restaurants are closed. Whilst many visitors enjoy the colour and vibrancy associated with the fairs, other visitors prefer to avoid Stow on these dates. Photographs In order to provide you with as much detail of our properties as possible, we sometimes use wide angle photography, which can make certain rooms, or spaces, appear larger than they actually are. Wherever possible, we try to include a floorplan, with detailed dimensions of rooms and areas. If you have any queries regarding the size of any rooms or spaces, please do not hesitate to contact us.

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