The Little Fleece

Stroud, Gloucestershire
The exterior of The Little Fleece, Painswick, Gloucestershire
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The pretty exterior of The Little Fleece, Painswick, Gloucestershire
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The grand exterior of The Little Fleece, Painswick, Gloucestershire
The grand, stone exterior of The Little Fleece, Painswick, Gloucestershire
The garden of The Little Fleece, Painswick, Gloucestershire
The view from The Little Fleece, Painswick, Gloucestershire
The lovely view from The Little Fleece, Painswick, Gloucestershire
The cosy sitting room at The Little Fleece, Painswick, Gloucestershire
The cosy, spacious sitting room at The Little Fleece, Painswick, Gloucestershire
The sitting room at The Little Fleece, Painswick, Gloucestershire
The dining room at The Little Fleece, Painswick, Gloucestershire
The kitchen at The Little Fleece, Painswick, Gloucestershire
The kitchen at The Little Fleece, Painswick, Gloucestershire
The entrance and hallway of The Little Fleece, Painswick, Gloucestershire
The snug at The Little Fleece, Painswick, Gloucestershire
The cosy snug at The Little Fleece, Painswick, Gkloucestershire
One of the double bedrooms at The Little Fleece, Painswick, Gloucestershire
One of the spacious double bedrooms at The Little Fleece, Painswick, Gloucestershire
One of the large double bedrooms at The Little Fleece, Painswick, Gloucestershire
The bathroom at The Little Fleece, Painswick, Gloucestershire
The shower room at The Little Fleece, Painswick, Gloucestershire
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The fascinating local area near The Little Fleece, Painswick, Gloucestershire
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At-a-glance details

  • Sleeps 5
  • Bedrooms 3
  • Preferred changeover day Saturday
  • Minimum stay 2 nights
  • Number of dogs welcome 0
  • Acorn rating 4 What's this?
  • Reference 006028

About The Little Fleece

A Grade II listed former bookshop in pretty Painswick with limestone fireplaces and rooftop views.

This traditional Cotswold stone building was once a bookshop. Although its exterior is modest and unadorned, inside reveals a three-bedroom house full of original features. Exposed beams, beautiful limestone fireplaces and wooden floors topped with antique rugs are just some of the highlights of this property. The steep winding staircase leads to three bedrooms, one of which has a vaulted ceiling and views over the rooftops towards the fields.

Enjoy your morning coffee in the ‘snug’ room before heading out into Painswick. Wander through its narrow streets, passing quaint old buildings made from local stone as well as boutique shops and traditional tea-rooms. Just outside the town, you’ll find plenty of countryside for rambling. Loop onto the Cotswold Way long distance footpath for day-long hikes. 

For something a little different, take a 30 minute drive to Cheltenham Race Course. Enjoy a day at the races and head into Cheltenham itself for dinner in one of the spa town’s many restaurants.
 

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Features and facilities

  • Cot & high chair available
  • Microwave available
  • Fridge available
  • Freezer available
  • Dishwasher available
  • Washing machine available
  • Tumble dryer available
  • Telephone not available
  • Television available
  • DVD available
  • WiFi* available
  • Open fire / wood burner available
  • Garden available
  • BBQ not available

Accessibility

Not accessible

Layout

  • Ground floor

    Entrance hall, sitting room, dining room (with snug) and kitchen.

  • First floor

    2 bedrooms (1 single and 1 double which can be a twin on request), bathroom and shower room.

  • Other floor(s)

    1 bedroom (double).

Notes for guests

Access: If you would like a copy of the access statement for this cottage please call the team on 0344 800 2070.

Heating: Night storage heating is included.

Parking: This cottage does not have a designated parking space, however guests can park on the roadside near the cottage or in the local pay and display car park which is currently charged at £2.00 per 24 hours.
 
Garden: Long, fully enclosed garden to the rear of the cottage with a patio area and furniture.
 
Utilities: The washing machine and tumble dryer are combined.

*WiFi: This is now available, but please note that intermittent connection problems can sometimes occur and should not be relied upon. We are pleased to provide free WiFi at this cottage which is supported by BT.

Offers: Guests will benefit from a late Sunday checkout of 4pm at this cottage

Offers: Locally reared meat from a National Trust beef herd can be ordered for you to enjoy during your stay. This can be collected from the property office at Ebworth, GL6 7ES. For details of how to order and a price list please telephone 01452 814213, alternatively please email cotswolds@nationaltrust.org.uk.
 
Please note: Stairs are very steep and winding

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About the Acorn rating

We have applied a 1-5 acorn rating to each cottage to be used only as a guide that covers location, style of interior and facilities you may be looking for. The range runs from 1 Acorn at a more basic level such as Bird How which due to its stunning yet remote location doesn’t have a caretaker through to 5 Acorns at the highest level – such as Shute Barton.

Cottage pricing is not judged on the Acorn rating alone and as all our cottages are of an individual nature we recommend that all factors are considered when making your choice.

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