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Fabulous Inglenook Fireplace. Lounge with 32' LCD Panasonic TV with the full Sky HD full package.
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Harpe Cottage.
Fabulous Inglenook Fireplace.
Lounge with 32' LCD Panasonic TV with the full Sky HD full package.
Lounge Front Windows and Door leading to Dinning Room.
Comfortable, Quality Furniture and Door leading to Hall/Kitchen.
Fully Equipped Quality Kitchen with Integral Dishwasher.
Kitchen and Breakfast Bar looking from the Court Yard Garden
Cosy Dining Room and the Door to Nowhere !!!
Utility with Washing Machine and Down Stairs Toilet.
Bedroom with 5' Pine Bed and Feather and Black Memory Foam Mattress (new in 2012)
Dressing Area and 24' Panasonic LED TV with Freeview HD.
Very Old Elm Staircase looking from the Bedroom Landing.
Ensuite Basin and Toilet.
Luxury Ensuite powerful Mains Shower with 900x900 Quadrant Enclosure.
Small Courtyard Rear Garden.
Mary Ardens House from a high !!!.
Old School Lane Entrance.
Harpe Cottage and School Lane are located right of shot and are in the Historic Quarter of  Wilmcote
Beauitiful Canal Side Walks into Stratford, only 5 minutes away from Harpe Cottage
Wilmcote Stores a 2 minute walk away, freshly baked bread, milk, newspapers, lottery, and much more!
St Andrews Church, Wilmcote.
The Mary Arden Pub is a 2 minutes walk away from Harpe Cottage.
Open Top Bus Terminus at Mary Ardens House, take a Tour of Stratford or take the Train.
Wilmcote Train Station is only a 5 minute walk from Harpe Cottage.
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Cottage -
1 Bedroom, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 2
Wilmcote, Warwickshire, England

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Judith H
Grindelwald, Australia
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15 reviews
14 hotel reviews
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“Unforgettable accommodation in idyllic village setting”
Reviewed 6 August 2012 for a stay in June 2012

We had been looking forward to our week long stay in the cottage for six months and our high expectations were not dashed when we pulled into the driveway. Coming from Australia it is a great novelty to stay in such an old building and although it is compact it "ticked all the boxes". It has a wonderful inglenook fireplace which kept the whole cottage warm and was lovely to sit in front of, after a big day of sightseeing. The cottage is a wonderful combination of very old architecture and very modern conveniences. As much as I love the romance of old houses, I also like modern kitchens and bathroom facilities. There is nothing that I can think of that this cottage is missing, except perhaps a clothes drier if the weather is inclement but other than that it's perfect. The owners provided a very welcome basket of necessities bread, milk etc to get us started as well as a bottle of wine - not necessary but greatly appreciated. The cottage is set in a whisper quiet village only a short drive from Stratford upon Avon which can be quite hectic ie a great place to visit but we were glad we weren't staying there. The village has a general store which has a wide range of provisions and there are two pubs that provide meals. There are also several dining options within a short drive of the village. If you have ever wanted a taste of english village life then stay at Harpe Cottage. The only disappointment you might experience is that you didn't stay longer.

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Liked best: The quiet location and gorgeous cottage
Liked least: Not staying longer
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Older travelers
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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 4 April 2012 for a stay in March 2012

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Liked best: The overall ambience of the property.
Liked least: There was nothing about this property that I did not like.
Travelling group: With Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Wembley, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 October 2011 for a stay in October 2011

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Liked best: Everything!
Liked least: Nothing!
Travelling group: With Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway
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happyandh...
Norwich, United Kingdom
1 review
“Magical, a perfect self catering cottage”
Reviewed 7 August 2011 for a stay in July 2011

The attention to detail by the owners, Lee and Craig was remarkable. A lovely welcome hamper- wine - fresh bread and much more. The cottage was immaculate - inside and out. I loved the little courtyard - perfect for eating outside. Excellent shower (not always available in English properties). Wilmcot is a lovely village with an excellent bus and train service. Lovely walks by the canal a short walk away. Lots of pretty villages and good pubs in the area.
Stratford is a lovely town , good food, shops, river walk and carparking. Follow the carpark sign 'central' for easy access to shops etc. Useful to have supermarket Wilmcot side of Stratford for petrol etc. Warwick castle impressive, pity it is commercialized. Expensive entrance fee. Warwick town disappointing apart from church.
Recommend National Trust Coughton Court - lovely grounds and garden rooms.

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Travelling group: With Spouse/Partner
Your age range 65+
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rileyhse
Pauanui, New Zealand
1 review
“Charming Home away from Home”
Reviewed 8 July 2011 for a stay in June 2011

We found Harpe Cottage to be a beautifully restored Home away from Home with everything provided that we would wish for. The owners Lee and Craig went out of their way to make us feel welcome, even providing a wonderful basket to goodies as a Welcome Gift. The village of Wilcote was quite charming and offered lovely canal walks, while being well located to Stratford upon Avon and Warwick. We would be happy to stay again, and will certainly recommend Harpe Cottage to family and friends wishing to visit the area.

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Your age range 50-64
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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