The Old Chapel in Slad Valley - Stylish Self-Catering Accommodation
The Old Chapel is set on a slope - the 20 metre paths and steps up to the house are moderately steep so guests need a reasonably good degree of mobility.
Downstairs; living space
The stylish self catering Cotswolds property has central heating, constant hot water and a wood-burning stove. There's a mix of vintage and modern furniture and artwork is contemporary throughout. Fittings are new and of high quality.
Sitting room - open plan entrance hall leads into large, comfortable sitting room with oak floors, wood-burning stove, satellite TV, DVD player, digital radio and Ipod dock. Wireless internet access is throughout the house and a telephone is provided with free UK evening and weekend landline calls.
We provide guests with a supply of firewood. There are plenty of comfortable chairs and sofas to lounge on. A choice of board games and Playstation games are available.
Kitchen/dining room – large contemporary kitchen, well equipped with double oven, induction hob, extractor hood, microwave, dishwasher, fridge freezer with ice-maker and filtered water dispenser. A large wooden dining table and church pews seats 10 guests. We provide cooking basics such as tea, coffee, oil, salt, pepper, sugar, condiments and herbs. A wide range of utensils, serving dishes and other kitchen equipment is also available.
Cloak room/utility room – with shower, toilet, basin, washing machine and tumble dryer, ironing board and iron.
Children's room - their own cosy sitting room, with beanbags, Playstation and DVD player (and a choice of games and DVDs).
Bedroom 1 - huge room with feature window and ensuite shower-room and toilet. Great views across valley. Super king size bed with high quality foam mattress and room for cot if required. Sleeps 2 adults.
Bedroom 2 - large room at rear with views of countryside to rear. King size bed with memory foam mattress and space for cot if required.Sleeps 2 adults.
Bedroom 3 - large room with views across valley. Two single beds and one bunk-bed. Sleeps 2 adults and 2 children, or 4 children.
Bedroom 4 - small room, with great views across valley - a single bed that can pull out into two singles or one double. Sleeps 1 + 1.
Bathrooms - as well as Bedroom 1's ensuite shower room and toilet, there is a bath/shower room and a separate toilet upstairs. A further shower/toilet is downstairs.
Sloping gardens to the front and side (approx 1/3 acre), with drystone wall and gates to the front. Toddlers will require supervision due to slopes.
A large, wrap-round terrace overlooks the graveyard across the valley on one side and the garden on the other. Equipped with garden bench, two picnic tables and two barbeques.
A path lead up to a separate, elevated terrace with fantastic views - ideal for sunny breakfasts or evening drinks.
We have added a large, enclosed trampoline to keep your kids entertained.
Parking - there is gated, off-road space for several cars.
The property is not overlooked and behind it lies open meadows and beyond those, woodland. Deer, badgers, foxes, owls, birds of prey and other wildlife can all be spotted in the valley.
Central heating and electricity is included in the rental. We provide firewood for the wood-burning stove that provides extra heat in the sitting room.
Wireless internet access is included in the rental.
A landline telephone is provided, and UK evening and weekend landline calls are included in the rental.
Freshly laundered cotton linen and quality towels are included in the rental and are changed weekly. A washing machine and tumble dryer is provided for you to use, along with iron and ironing board.
For fortnight stays, the house will be cleaned and linen and towels replaced on the Friday at the end of the first week. Additional mid-week cleaning is optional - please let us know when you book.
Pampering: we can recommend a high quality holistic grooming and beauty therapy service, massage and reflexology. Tracy Hunt will visit you in the Old Chapel to provide individual treatments or pamper parties - perfect after a long walk, and well worth it.