Ropewalk is a traditional cottage built from Cotswold stone and found at the heart of the charming and historic village of Blockley. A stay here means you'll be enjoying areas of outstanding natural beauty that are perfect for hikers, foodies and those just looking to get away from it all! It's the ideal base from which to explore and enjoy the tranquillity, stunning scenery and market towns of the Cotswolds with fantastic walks that start right at the cottage's front door.
Ropewalk Cottage itself dates back to the 1880s, when it was occupied by silk mill workers during the heyday of Blockley's textile industry . Recently renovated, this idyllic rural retreat comes complete with a wood-burning stove for whiling away your evenings in front of the fire with glass of wine in hand. The cottage sleeps up to 8 guests (with a maximum of 6 adults and 2 young children) in two doubles, one twin and a kid's bedroom.
The living/dining room contains a three-seater leather sofa, a two-seater sofa and two accent chairs surround the wood burning stove that makes Winter evenings a thing to be cherished! A log delivery service is available to ensure you never run out of fuel, and the house also benefits from full central heating. For entertainment you'll find a wall-mounted, 32-inch flatscreen TV with Freeview and DVD player, as well as a selection of books, DVDs and games. The dining area comes with an extendible table that seats a maximum of eight guests, and high speed wifi internet is available throughout the house.
The fully-equipped modern kitchen comes complete with Nespresso coffee machine (capsules can be ordered or bought in M&S) and bread maker. For babies and toddlers, two high chairs and plastic crockery are provided. We also have the usual fridge-freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, oven, hob and microwave.
There are two bedrooms on the first floor. The front bedroom has a double bed with double wardrobe, chest of drawers and travel cot with mattress is also available. The room offers fantastic views over the fields opposite with barely a building in sight.
The rear bedroom contains twin beds with chest of drawers and hat rack with hanging space. Out of the window, you'll find wonderful panoramic views of the Cotswold countryside.
On this floor there is also a family bathroom containing a bath with overhead shower, basin, loo and heated towel rail.
There is also a double and a single room on the second floor. There is also a family shower room too.
All bedrooms come complete with Egyptian cotton sheets and towels.
Outside you'll find a garden with a small lawn area and a patio at the bottom for a table, chairs and a BBQ. You can set out on fantastic locals walks that start straight from the moment you leave the front door!