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PORTER'S LODGE, over first and second floor of a medieval gatehouse

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1 bedroom
1 bathroom
2 guests
3 nights minimum
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This beautiful Polesworth cottage occupies the first and second floor of one side of the medieval gatehouse leading to Polesworth Abbey, extending across the arched entrance way and can sleep two people in one bedroom.Porter's Lodge is a beautiful Polesworth cottage, occupying the first and second floor of one side of the medieval gatehouse leading to Polesworth Abbey, extending across the arched entrance way and can sleep two people. The cottage has a second floor king-size double bedroom with a sloping, beamed ceiling, a first floor bathroom and a first floor open plan living area with a kitchen, dining area and a sitting area with a woodburner. Outside there is off road parking for two cars and full use of the Abbey grounds. Porter's Lodge is a lovely holiday base. Amenities: G...This beautiful Polesworth cottage occupies the first and second floor of one side of the medieval gatehouse leading to Polesworth Abbey, extending across the arched entrance way and can sleep two people in one bedroom.Porter's Lodge is a beautiful Polesworth cottage, occupying the first and second floor of one side of the medieval gatehouse leading to Polesworth Abbey, extending across the arched entrance way and can sleep two people. The cottage has a second floor king-size double bedroom with a sloping, beamed ceiling, a first floor bathroom and a first floor open plan living area with a kitchen, dining area and a sitting area with a woodburner. Outside there is off road parking for two cars and full use of the Abbey grounds. Porter's Lodge is a lovely holiday base. Amenities: Gas central heating with woodburner. Electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, CD/radio, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs. Fuel, power and wood for stove inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. folding bed on request. Off road parking for 2 cars. Full use of abbey grounds. One well-behaved dog welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop and pub 2 mins walk. Note: Internal wooden staircase leads from the front door to the first floor accommodation, some pets may need to be carried up and down, and there is a further shorter staircase leading to the bedroom. Note: The bedroom has a sloping, beamed ceiling. Note: There is a pub and social club across the road and some noise may be heard. Region: Visitors to the Cotswolds have long treasured memories of charming towns and villages built from the famous honey-coloured stone, it now boasts a thriving community of contemporary artists working from studios and shops throughout the area. Town: The town of Tamworth is a large market town which takes its name from the River Tame which flows through the town, along with the River Anker. Tamworth is home to both Tamworth Castle and the Moat House, two wonderful, historic buildings. The town is also home to the Snowdome, a full-sized indoor ski slope with real-snow and Drayton Manor Theme Park is not far away, providing a fun-filled day out for everyone.More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
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1 Shower
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Sykes Holiday Cottages
Languages spoken:English
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:October 2009
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ToniGraham
ToniGraham
Tamworth, United Kingdom1 contribution
I booked this cottage for a somewhere to stay the night before my wedding and for a few days away after. I love how they have managed to keep that quirky medieval charm yet put in all the luxury of the modern times. I had a few people come to visit and each person loved it! Set in beautiful surroundings with everything you need on its doorstep. The stairs are steep to get up to the property but if I can get up and down in a wedding dress anyone else should find them a doddle! Beamed ceilings, real fire, country walks and pubs in the village what more do people need :) Plus the priest is a great character with many stories to tell if your interested.
Visited August 2017
Written September 8, 2017. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

CLH
CLH
Lumby, Canada28 contributions
Exceeded my expectations. I booked online from a review. I was a little scared. We came from Canada and I had dealt with the whole process on line. From the pictures and reviews I made a leap of faith. It was quirky and warm and welcoming. We were provided with a bit of history from Father Phillip, the caretaker of keys. It was convenient to the areas that we were interested in. A bit of drive to find an evening meal, about 10 minutes away. The fish and chip take out just down the street was very tasty. It was fully equipped with everything we needed and the appliances were easy to use. Very enjoyable.
Visited August 2014
Written August 11, 2014. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

R.Hodgson -:- Rugby
A wonderful place to stay and relax with all amenities at hand.and within easy reach of other popular destination. Highly Recommended.
Visited February 2014
Written March 27, 2014. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

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Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
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Frequently Asked Questions about PORTER'S LODGE, over first and second floor of a medieval gatehouse

PORTER'S LODGE, over first and second floor of a medieval gatehouse is able to accommodate up to 2 guests. See all property details.

PORTER'S LODGE, over first and second floor of a medieval gatehouse has one bathroom available. See all property details.

PORTER'S LODGE, over first and second floor of a medieval gatehouse has one bedroom available. See all property details.

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