Whole house
850 ft²
Size
Kitchen
River view
Garden
Pet friendly
BBQ facilities

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Located in Blockley in the Gloucestershire region, Stepping Stones features a terrace and garden views. The accommodation is 29 miles from Worcester, and guests benefit from private parking available on site and free WiFi.

The vacation home has 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, bed linen, towels, a flat-screen TV, a dining area, a fully equipped kitchen, and a patio with river views.

There's a garden with a grill at this property and guests can go hiking and cycling nearby.

Stratford-upon-Avon is 18 miles from the vacation home, while Cheltenham is 26 miles away. The nearest airport is Gloucestershire Airport, 29 miles from Stepping Stones.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.2 for a two-person trip.

Stepping Stones has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Dec 11, 2017

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Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.7)

Free Private Parking Available On Site

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Managed by Bolthole Retreats

Company review score: 8.9Based on 964 reviews from 158 properties
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Company info

Bolthole Retreats was founded in 2017 by Martin McWilliam and is based in Cheltenham. We are the leading independent agency for Cotswold holiday rental properties. We work closely with owners and housekeepers to ensure that guests have a truly memorable stay. We pride ourselves on our local knowledge, whether it be of a local farm shop, cycle routes or events. Our aim is to enable guests to have the opportunity to enjoy authentic Cotswold experiences, from the Cotswold experts, in a lovely Cotswold property that suits their needs.

Property info

Stepping Stones is a delightful two-bedroom home located in beautiful Blockley village in prime walking country at the heart of the Cotswolds. Stepping Stones is a modern home with a refined, classic feel set within a pretty development of converted barns with stunning shared gardens, and private patio and BBQ, leading down to Blockley Brook. Sleeping up to 4 guests across a super king size bedroom and a twin bedroom, with a fabulous, spa-like family bathroom, here you can enjoy a slice of Cotswolds village life without having to battle the crowds that some of the larger nearby market towns attract. Please note: Dog owners and guests with small children need to note that the garden is not enclosed, and the Brockley Brook is directly accessible. EV Charging: It is not permitted to run electrical cables across pathways or communal grass areas at Lower Farm Cottages. A list of local EV charging points is provided on booking. It is our policy not to take bookings for single sex group celebrations, which includes Stag and Hen nights, or groups where the majority are under 25 years. Please note that additional guests above the maximum capacity are not permitted.

Neighborhood info

Somewhat of an under-the-radar gem when it comes to Cotswold destinations, the village of Blockley offers a picture-perfect escape for those in search of quintessential Cotswolds yet away from the crowds, nestled in a valley far from the well-trodden tourist track. Blockley developed as a mill town during the 9th Century, using the water of Blockley Brook to power 12 water mills that are recorded in the Domesday Book. During the 18th and 19th centuries Blockley was a major centre of England’s silk industry, with the silk mills using Blockley Brook, which runs through the centre of the village and forms the boundary of Stepping Stones’ garden. Following the collapse of the silk industry, the town went into relative decline, leaving behind lots of mill buildings and workers cottages - perfect for renovation and development in the 20th Century. At its heyday, Blockley had over 60 shops, seven inns, four banks, and two piano factories and the Vulcan iron foundry and works. Today there is one excellent shop/cafe, a pub, a hotel, several small business units and a Post Office. The entire parish lies within the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB).

Language Spoken

English
What's nearby
  • Broadway Tower
    3.3 miles
  • Hidcote Manor Garden
    3.5 miles
  • Weston Park
    3.6 miles
  • Brailes Golf Club
    8.8 miles
  • Sudeley Castle
    9.3 miles
  • Stratford Racecourse
    12 miles
  • Stratford-upon-Avon Racecourse
    12 miles
  • Bidford Grange Golf Club
    12.3 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Restaurant The Great Western Arms
    1 miles
  • Restaurant The Churchill Arms
    1 miles
Closest Airports
  • Gloucestershire Airport
    19 miles
  • Birmingham Airport
    30.6 miles
  • Bristol Airport
    59.1 miles
How to get to Stepping Stones from London Heathrow Airport
    Car
    Free parking is available.
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Amenities of Stepping Stones
Parking
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Kitchen
Freedom to eat when you want
  • High chair
  • Dining table
  • Cleaning products
  • Toaster
  • Stovetop
  • Oven
  • Kitchenware
  • Electric kettle
  • Kitchen
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Bedroom
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Hairdryer
  • Bathtub
  • Shower
Living Area
Space for everyone to be together
  • Dining area
  • Sofa
  • Fireplace
  • Sitting area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
Fun for everyone under one roof
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Video
  • CD player
  • DVD player
  • Radio
  • TV
Room Amenities
Extra comfort
  • Socket near the bed
  • Drying rack for clothing
  • Private entrance
  • Carpeted
  • Ironing facilities
  • Iron
Pets
Pets are allowed. Charges may apply.
Accessibility
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
Outdoors
Sit back and relax
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue
  • BBQ facilities
  • Patio
  • Garden
Common Areas
  • Chapel/Shrine
Food & Drink
  • Grocery deliveries Additional charge
  • Tea/Coffee maker
Activities
  • Bike tours Additional charge
  • Walking tours Additional charge
  • Horseback riding Off-site Additional charge
  • Cycling Off-site
  • Hiking
  • Fishing Off-site Additional charge
  • Golf course (within 2 miles) Additional charge
  • Tennis court Off-site Additional charge
Outdoor & View
Enjoy the view
  • Landmark view
  • Garden view
Building Characteristics
  • Semi-detached
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Express check-in/out
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
  • Books, DVDs or music for children
  • Board games/puzzles
Cleaning Services
  • Laundry
Miscellaneous
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Non-smoking rooms
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key access
Languages Spoken
  • English
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House rules Stepping Stones takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

4:00 PM - 11:30 PM

You need to let the property know what time you'll be arriving in advance.

Check-out

1:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

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Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Crib by request
Free

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

1 crib available on request.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

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Smoking

Smoking is not allowed.

Pets

Pets are allowed. Charges may apply.

The fine print

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

FAQs about Stepping Stones

  • Stepping Stones offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Fishing
    • Tennis court
    • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    • Bike tours
    • Walking tours
    • Horseback riding

  • Stepping Stones is 1,000 feet from the center of Blockley.

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Stepping Stones by:

    • Car 1h 30min

  • Yes, Stepping Stones is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • Yes, there are options at this property that have a terrace. You can find out more about this and the other facilities at Stepping Stones on this page.

  • The prices at Stepping Stones may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Check-in at Stepping Stones is from 4:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • Stepping Stones has the following number of bedrooms:

    • 2 bedrooms

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  • Stepping Stones can accommodate this group size:

    • 4 guests

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