Price: £455.00 - £675.00 per break
Character and five star luxury await you in The Malthouse. A Grade II listed cottage dating from 1850. The Malthouse has retained many striking architectural features. Lovingly restored, this property provides a glass viewing panels to reveal the features of a building used for the malting of barley for the local brewing industries.
Furnished throughout with high quality bespoke furnishings and fittings this is a special find and one which combines, history, elegance and a unique charm.
The Malhouse is situated on Tanhouse Farm in the village of Frampton upon Severn, boasting the largest village green in England with two local pubs, post office, village store and a cafe/restaurant. Tanhouse Farm was a working farm milking 95 cows and growing 40 acres of corn with a small number of beef cattle. In 1998 the farm was put into forestry with the creation of Newbrow Hill Oak Wood with the planting of 110,000 trees mainly hardwood and including oak, ash, walnut, sycamore etc producing timber for the the future and providing a wonderful wildlife habitat.
Coarse fishing is available on the canal and clay pigeon shooting can be arranged on the premises.
Private driveway with parking and turning area.
Private courtyard, sitting area and awning.
Entrance door leading to a magnificent Entrance Hall
Gargantuan sleigh bed complemented with burr oak furniture
Double or twin beds, dressing table, hair dryer, walk in wardrobe and ensuite with shower, wash hand basin, WC and shaver point.
Large shower, double slipper bath, wash hand basin, WC and shaver point.
Washer and Tumble drier, iron and ironing board
Beautiful bespoke oak staircase leading to
Giving access to study/third bedroom with fully sprung double sofa bed and oak chests
Stairs rise further to open plan living areas
Beautiful open plan lounge with solid ash floors. Sofas and chairs to seat 8 people with LCD TV, DVD recorder, wood burning stove. Views to the River Severn and the Gloucester/Sharpness Canal.
A magnificent oak oval table seating up to 10 people
Fully equipped kitchen with range cooker, dishwasher, fridge, freezer and microwave.
Situated above the malt drying floor with glass viewing panels - Plasma 42 inch television with DVD/CD player and surround sound. Seating for 4.
A wealth of opportunities await you within a few minutes of the cottage. The Gloucester - Sharpness Canal provides a peaceful haven for wildlife, narrowboats and pleasure craft, walkers and cyclists. On various spring tides of the year the famous 'Severn Bore' can be viewed, a tidal wave that travels 20 miles upstream reaching heights of 6-8ft at its peak.
Cycle route 41 takes you along the towpath to Slimbridge and Berkeley. The Slimbridge Wildfowl and Wetland trust just 2 miles along the tow path is a popular destination for tourists, featured on BBCs Autumn Watch and home to thousands of wildfowl.
A 15 minute drive to the east will bring you to the world famous chocolate box villages of The Cotswolds and a short drive to the west will bring you to the beautiful Royal Forest of Dean.
Berkeley Castle, Regency Cheltenham, Tyndale Monument, Woodchester Mansion are all within easy driving distance.
Gloucester itself provides a feast of activities from the Cathedral, The Historic Docklands, National Waterways Museum and a wide range of shops and restaurants.