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Hobby's Rest: Close to Nature; Far from Ordinary.

Sleek and contemporary with original rustic features.
1 of 26Sleek and contemporary with original rustic features.
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1 Bedroom , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 2
Somerford Keynes, Cirencester, Cotswolds, England
Hobby's Rest opened for bookings in 2015. Set in one of the most beautiful nature reserves in the country, just 6 miles from Cirencester, it blends the charm of an English country cottage with the convenience of modern living. With unrivalled country walks on the doorstep, including 550 glorious acres of unspoilt Cotswold countryside to explore, it's an inspiring place for a tranquil rural break.

The light-filled living area combines the best of the past with the best of the present; with soaring vaulted ceilings, exposed beams, a cosy wood burner and breathtaking orchard views.

There's a relaxed country appeal in the bedroom. With a king-sized oak bed and crisp, cotton linens you're sure to enjoy a restful night's sleep.

The spacious kitchen area is well-equipped with electric oven and hob; dishwasher; microwave;...
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Listing #HL6778957
About the Owner
Janet A
Languages spoken:English, French
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:September 2015
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I found a spotlessly clean cottage with a light interior. Janet and Pete left us a nice welcomepack which is very much appreciated by us. The cottage is very comfortable as well with an amazing view at the orchard. We liked swimming...More

Thank Marjan H
Excursion301804, VR Owner at Hobby's Rest: Close to Nature; Far from Ordinary., responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for your review; it was great to have you stay. We agree that the Cotswolds is a beautiful region to explore!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Apart from the bright, modern and clean accommodation, this is a wonderful area for nature lovers with the added bonus of the beautiful Cotswolds villages on the doorstep. It is spacious and at this time of year it was peaceful, a 'real away from it...More

Thank Fossnhooter
Excursion301804, VR Owner at Hobby's Rest: Close to Nature; Far from Ordinary., responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. We're really pleased that you enjoyed your break in the Cotswolds and found Hobby's Rest to be a 'perfect retreat'. It was great to have you stay and we hope to welcome you again soon.

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Reviewed 6 August 2018

Wow, this accommodation is beautiful. The property is really clean and very modern. The owners have thought of everything to make ones stay really comfortable. The king size bed is also really comfortable too. We had a great night sleep. The area is very quiet....More

Thank debstevebettey
Management response:Responded 22 August 2018

Thanks for your review; we're really pleased to hear how much you enjoyed your break at Hobbys Rest. It was great to have you stay and we look froward to welcoming you again soon!

  • Books
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Housekeeping Included
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (3)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Patio
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Private Fishing Lake/River
  • Private Garden
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Sauna
  • Secure Parking
  • Shared Garden
  • Shared Outdoor Pool (Heated)
  • Shared Tennis Court
  • Stereo System
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Not kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
    1 Full bath
    1 Attached (ensuite)
    1 Queen
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  • Damage Deposit: RM 547 / stay - Deposit
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About the neighbourhood
Hobby's Rest oozes country charm, combining original rustic features and contemporary touches in an enchanting holiday home for two. Close to the sleepy village of Somerford Keynes, with it's quintessentially English chocolate-box pub, it's the perfect place for a romantic getaway.

Nearby Cirencester, the elegant gateway to the Cotswolds, is a lively, attractive location, full of smart shops, cafes and restaurants.

The area has some fabulous local pubs with good food, great ale and welcoming hospitality. There's excellent fishing too!
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Heathrow: 128.0 km
Railway: Kemble: 6.0 km
Only 90 minutes by car from London and approximately 60 minutes by rail. The nearest main line station, Kemble, is a ten minute drive away. A taxi from here to Lower Mill Estate costs around £10.

From from the North - Exit M5, Junction 11A towards Cirencester / London.
From the South - Exit M4, Junction 15 towards Swindon / Cirencester.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Water Park Nearby, Watersports Nearby.
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