Garden Cottage

Lechlade, Gloucestershire
+44 (0)7990 522151

A seductive house in the heart of the Cotswolds, 3 minutes from Lechlade. Perfect for friends, families, infants, and well-behaved kids


4 beds


4 bedrooms


Sleeps 7

Children welcome
Pets welcome
Babies welcome

The Experience

In a hamlet of historic houses is Garden Cottage: spotless, spacious and full of special things. Take lunch in the garden on a warm day; stuff the burner with logs on a wintery one.

Down a grand hall lined with portraits and gilded chairs are a big kitchen-dining room, a sitting room, a conservatory, and a sofa’d study with books and TV. Everything is traditional, delightful, and ample (including the butler’s pantry). Bedrooms – the ensuite downstairs, the others up – are a treat to come home to.

For pubs, shops and a great butcher, hop in the car to desirable riverside Lechlade. From here, there are circular paths and trails to please walkers and dogs. For fresher-than-fresh lunches, head for Daylesford, the first farm shop in England (20 miles); then Barnsley House for afternoon tea. As for Oxford, it’s 30 minutes. Find new art at the old Ashmolean, punts on the Cherwell, and champagne at The Anchor in bohemian Jericho.

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We think you'll love

  • Being surrounded by beautiful objects and paintings
  • Having so much space for so few people - and an ample garden to boot
  • Exploring the Cotswolds: its villages, churches, farm shops, paths and trails
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You should know

  • There is a 4th bedroom but you have to walk through one of the doubles to get to it
  • The bedrooms upstairs share a bathroom
  • Not particularly suitable for toddlers or unruly youngsters


  • Swimming pool
  • Hot tub
  • Garden
  • Open fire / woodburner
  • Breakfast included
  • Breakfast available
  • Meals available
  • Vegetarian meals
  • Oven
  • Parking on premises
  • Free parking nearby
  • Accessible by public transport
  • WiFi
  • Television
  • Central heating
  • Limited mobility
  • Wheelchair access
  • Mobile reception
  • Hob
  • Barbecue
  • Paid parking nearby
  • Air conditioning
  • Relaxation areas
  • Washing machine
  • Tennis court
  • Microwave oven
  • No smoking
  • Credit cards
  • Working farm
  • Owner has pets
  • Electricity included
  • Dishwasher
  • Pets welcome

Family friendly

  • Baby monitor
  • Books and toys
  • Children welcome
  • Babies welcome
  • Stair gates
  • High chair
  • Cot available


  • Pub/bar within 3 miles
  • Restaurant within 3 miles
  • Shop within 3 miles


  • Bikes available
  • Food courses
  • Kayaking
  • Other courses
  • Sailing
  • Surfing
  • Wild swimming

& pricing

Booking information

Check in
From 4pm
Check out
Booking restrictions
Minimum stay: 3 nights. 3 nights on weekdays. 3 nights at weekends. 3 nights in high season.
Owner has pets
Animals living on the property

Dogs by arrangement, £20 per dog per night. Please no dogs on beds.


Nightly price
from £680
Weekly price
from £4200
Damage deposit
1 Cottage for 7
From £6804 beds4 bedrooms


Such a very English cottage, garden and village. And a short hop to Lechlade for the start of lots of walks, history, archaeology, the canal and the river. Lovely to have adventures from here and return to such a comfortable, effortlessly glamorous place to stay.

Nicola, Sawday's Inspector

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The neighbourhood

Little Farringdon's attractive houses stretch 500 yards along a minor road. Your cottage is close to a 12th-century church, and to Thyme Cookery School where day courses are held. Lechlade, 1 mile, has great food shops; Upton Smokery Farm is 8 miles. The characterful Bell Inn at Langford does very good food and is a 6-minute drive. Beautiful Burford - best out of season - is 15 minutes away.


Baroness Jacqueline Van Zuylen

Baroness Jacqueline Van Zuylen, or Bee for short, journalist, writer, artist and former editor, was also a competition dressage rider for a number of years. Bee likes to meet her guests and show them around; however, when she's away, there's a key safe so you can let yourselves in.