The Chestnuts and Culls Cottage are two wonderful holiday cottages in Burford, owned and run by Eco Chic Cottages who proudly make a contribution to preserving the environment and reducing global warming while offering luxury accommodation in the Cotswolds.
Eco Chic Cottages are members of Green Tourism and are proud to hold their Gold Award as well as the Silver Cotswold Tourism Award for 2015 for sustainable efforts and was runner up in The Unique Holiday Awards for Best Eco Self Catering Holiday Property 2014. The company also run the holiday cottages as a Carbon Neutral Enterprise and offset any carbon emissions that cannot be eliminated with the company co2balance
The Chestnuts is a luxury traditional stone cottage in the heart of the beautiful village of Shilton with the Shill Brook running through it.
With two lounges, large dining area and chefs equipped kitchen it’s perfect for families or groups of friends (sleeping eight). The lounges each have comfy sofas and smart TVs with sound-bars and the garden lounge converts to a cinema room with blackout blinds.
The four double bedrooms have heavenly beds and goose-down duvets. The two masters having king-size beds and Juliet-balconies overlooking the private rear garden. There are three luxurious, spa-like bathrooms.
The downstairs patio doors lead to the rear garden terrace, making it a really light filled and welcoming space and underfloor heating and inglenook fireplace mean it’s toasty in winter.
The garden is landscaped and has numerous places to sit and relax with a coffee or a glass of wine. With sun loungers, a BBQ and views over the meadow to the ford, you won’t want to leave. The local pub serves excellent food and the historic medieval town of Burford is just a short drive.
The cottage is perfectly positioned to explore the highlights of The Cotswolds. The Cotswolds Wildlife Park is just a five minute drive away, as is Crocodiles of the World.
For families we have a toy and tiny tots box, as well as books and games and we provide cots, high chairs and stairgates free of charge.
Culls Cottage is an award winning, chic Cotswold cottage, the main part of which dates back to the 1670s. It sleeps up to six and is perfect for families or groups of friends. The cottage retains many original features including beamed ceilings and a large inglenook fireplace.
All the rooms are interior designed in soothing neutral colours with original art works and artefacts. Culls comprises a lounge, kitchen, dining room, three double bedrooms, a luxury family bathroom and a separate shower room and downstairs toilet.
The cottage has every modern comfort which will make your stay totally relaxing; the fully-fitted kitchen has a cooker, hob, microwave, dishwasher, washing machine, fridge and freezer. It is equipped for the gourmet chef with all the utensils, cookery books and cooking equipment you should need, as well as the finest white bone china place settings and coffee espresso machine.
There are televisions in both the lounge and the master bedroom, together with DVD facilities and ipod Dock. There is a small library of hand-picked books, information guides, maps, as well as games for all ages. Wireless internet keeps you fully connected.
For our young guests we have a Tiny Tots box with changing mat etc and a toys box, making it easy for families to have a worry free stay.
The large garden has a central lawn – perfect for handstands or picnics outside, as well as places to lounge, sit or dine. If you don’t fancy cooking, take a short walk to The Swan pub which has fantastic, locally sourced and freshly cooked food and local beers.