Alcester House is a welcoming, self catering townhouse situated in the heart of the lovely market town of Alcester in Warwickshire. It boasts excellent period, yet informal styling. Architecturally, it has hardly changed since the 17th century.
Alcester is in attractive 'Shakespeare's Countryside', just seven miles west of Stratford-upon-Avon, home of the Bard. There are a good range of local shops, pubs, restaurants and many other amenities all within easy walking distance of the house.
House - Ground floor: entrance hall; large dining room; fully fitted kitchen with glazed doors to paved courtyard with outdoor furniture; Bathroom: Bath/Shower WC and washbasin; Large sitting room with imposing C15th stone fireplace.
- First Floor: double bedroom with Kingsize bed; WC with washbasin, very large twin bedroom with sitting area, shower room with washbasin; landing with C15th stone fireplace; bathroom with WC bath and washbasin; large double bedroom with sitting area; twin bedroom with stone fire place, shower room.
- Second Floor: 1 double bedrooms and one twin bedroom with bathroom with WC, bath/shower and washbasin; large bedroom with king size bed; 1 twin bedrooms; bathroom with WC, bidet and washbasin. Further 2 bedrooms: Twin with en-suite basin and toilet. Single with bath WC, basin.
Cottage Sleeps 4+1 available at additional cost. Please enquire.
*Please note, locations shown on the maps are approximations only
There are a good range of local shops, pubs, restaurants and many other amenities all within easy walking distance.
In the surrounding area there are many different historic attractions to go and see such as Warwick castle, Kenilworth Castle and Stoneleigh Abbey. With Stratford-upon-Avon a few miles up the road, the home of Shakespeare has plenty of activities to choose from.
There are many beautiful and interesting walks through typical Warwickshire countryside offering the opportunity to visit the attractive villages of Great Alne, Walcote, Haselor and Oversley Green. Alcester also forms part of the 'Heart of England Way', 'Arden Way' and 'Monarch's Way' making it a natural destination for walkers.
The area has pretty much all corners covered regarding activities. For example, Draycote Sailing Club, Stratford Race Course, Cheltenham Race course, Fishing lakes and the internationally renowned Silverstone Circuit are all nearby.
If you want variety on your door step you will be at the right place. From the large West Midlands Safari Park to the small Stratford Butterfly farm, there are many places to explore. Also check out what show is on at the NEC.
For treating yourself you also have a a great selection. Stratford-upon-Avon itself hosts many different shops but 40 mins on the train will get you to the BullRing Birmingham shopping centre.
At Oliver’s Travels we pride ourselves on going that little bit further for our guests. If there is anything you would like to arrange for your stay, please contact the Oliver’s VIP Concierge Team who will be happy to help. We can usually help you arrange any of the following:
Maid service/extra cleaning
Local day-trips or tours
Welcome hamper/pre-stocked fridge
This is by no means an exhaustive list, so please just contact Oliver’s VIP Concierge Team to help you arrange any of those little extras that can really make the difference.
- Capacity: The price on the website is for 20 guests. The cottage, to sleep an extra 4 guests, is available for an additional charge. Please enquire. - Security deposit: £750. This is paid prior to arrival and will be refunded in full after departure subject to damage inspection. - Linen & towels: All linen and bath towels are included in the rental price. - Energy costs: Included in the rental price. - End of stay cleaning: Included. Please leave the property in the state that you found it. - Arrival time: 4pm onwards. - Departure time: 10am. - Pets: Please enquire. - Smoking: No smoking in the property. - It is recommended that all guests take out insurance to cover against potential cancellation and any accidental damage caused during your stay at the property.
Posted by Lockleys, Seymours & Berryson 25/02/2011
Amazing accommodation and excellent for a family get -together. We enjoyed the local facilities and the variety of activities available within a short drive. Beautiful house and perfect hosts.
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