Hallway: The stable door to the holiday cottage opens into the hallway which has the original tiled floor and plenty of space to hang coats and store muddy boots. The stairs lead from the hallway and a door opens into the sitting room.
Open Plan Sitting Room: Featuring an original fireplace with gas-fired stove, stone flagged floor and mellow oak beams, the homely living room includes two comfy sofas, painted shutters, a 4k Ultra HD TV with Freeview HD and TV catch-up services, Blu-ray DVD player and CD player and radio and IPOD docking station. There is also a large choice of books and board games and a good range of children’s books and games.
Open Plan Kitchen: The hand-made painted kitchen in the holiday cottage has a granite worktop and stone flagged floor. There is an electric cooker with induction hob, a large fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washer/dryer, microwave, toaster and kettle, as well as all necessary crockery, cutlery, glassware and cooking utensils. The kitchen table is oak and there are four hand painted chairs. There is a stable door from the kitchen leading out to a small yard at the back of the cottage.
Bedroom 1: The bedroom has a 4’6″ double bed with pine headboard and lovely old pine Victorian furniture and wooden shutters at the window. A full pocket sprung mattress will make sure you get a good night’s sleep. Crisp cotton bedding and 10.5 tog king size duvet for Winter and 4.5 tog for Summer, together with a wall-mounted flat screen TV, hairdryer and radio alarm clock. The bedroom has lovely views across the fields, perfect to sit and enjoy with your morning cup of tea.,
Walk in wardrobe (in bedroom 1): The walk in wardrobe provides plenty of storage and hanging space. A heated towel rail is provided in the wardrobe giving extra space to air wet clothes and towels.
Bedroom 2: The twin bedroom has a lovely cosy feel with an oak chest of drawers and wardrobe and shutters to the window. Both beds have full pocket sprung mattresses and 10.5 tog duvets for Winter and 4.5 tog duvets for Summer, with crisp cotton bedding. The bedside lamp is operated by touch and the lowest setting provides a night-light for little ones. A wall-mounted flat screen TV is also provided.
Bathroom: The bathroom is finished to a high specification, with contemporary fittings including free-standing wash bowl on a granite top, open spout taps, Mira shower over bath and slate floor tiles with underfloor heating, providing extra comfort. The mist free mirror has LED lights and there is a shaver point and heated towel rail. The bathroom overlooks the back of the cottage and has lovely views across the fields.
Staircase and landing: The holiday cottage has an oak hand rail that leads you upstairs to the small landing where a night-light is located. In keeping with the period nature of the cottage, the enclosed staircase is quite narrow and steep!
To the front of the holiday cottage there is a sunny patio with table and chairs and a BBQ for eating out during the summer. There are lovely views over the fields. Please note that the seating area is surrounded by our neighbours’ properties and is open to the lane and not enclosed, therefore, young children and dogs will need to be supervised. There is also a lovely bench directly outside the front of the cottage, ideal for you to sit and have your morning cup of tea!
There is a small back yard leading from the kitchen, which has an outdoor tap/hose pipe for cleaning boots, bikes, dogs! etc. and houses the recycling bins. There is also a hook to hang wet dog towels. You can also use the yard to store small bikes and any other outdoor gear.
The front porch is ideal for drying off wet and muddy boots. Hooks are provided for doggy towels and wet coats to air.
Outside Storage: Secure storage is provided for bikes etc. We also provide two mountain bikes, free of charge, for the use of our guests.
Parking; Parking is not available directly outside Tub Cottage as vehicular access is required to our neighbour’s property at all times. However, guests are able to pull up outside the cottage to unload and load. There is plenty of parking in the village all within a short walk from Tub Cottage.