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Fairlie Cottage

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Fairlie Cottage is a charming period stone property situated on the banks of the River Windrush in the heart of Bourton-on-the-Water with parking for three cars.


The cottage is located in the centre of Bourton-on-the-Water classed as the 'Venice of the Cotswolds'.

The ground floor contains a kitchen/dining room, a sitting room, a twin bedroom and a shower/cloakroom.                                                                                                                                 

The large kitchen / dining room has a range of fitted units and an extensive range of appliances - including dishwasher, washer/dryer, fridge, freezer, microwave, oven and hob. The room features a large oak refectory dining table with seating for eight, mullion windows and a feature fireplace with electric fire. 

The Sitting room overlooks the River Windrush and features a period stone open fireplace (for decorative use only) along with designer sofas and oak furniture. There is also a TV and DVD. The twin Bedroom on the ground floor also benefits from views of the River, and contains a period stone fireplace with electric fire, 2 x single beds and antique furniture.

The first floor incorporates 3 x bedrooms (2 x double and 1 x twin), along with the family bathroom. 
The two double bedrooms benefit from views of the River. Each room has a feature fireplace, a traditional four poster bed, and they contain a range of traditional oak furniture and a TV. The twin bedroom features a Victorian fireplace and stone mullion windows along with fitted wardrobes. The family bathroom compromises of a bath with shower facilities, a basin and high level lavatory. 

Outside there is a courtyard garden surrounded by Cotswold stone walls . There is also an outside wash room with basin (to wash boots etc) a detached garage, and off street parking for another two cars.

Whilst we accept well behaved dogs for an additional cost of £30 per pet, per week or per short break stay, please contact us to check if you wish to take more than one dog.


Situated in the Heart of the Cotswolds, Bourton-on-the-Water is an ideal location for exploring the area. With the M4, M5 and M40 in close proximity, it is easily accessible from all parts of the country. The village was recently voted one of the prettiest in England on the strength of the beautiful old world Cotswold houses and the village green, traversed by six picturesque bridges which spans he River Windrush.
The architecture in Bourton-on-the-Water is unique to the area, and one can see an abundance of stone mullion windows, stone tiles roves, gables and honey coloured limestone walls.

There is also a wide and varied choice of visitor attractions in Bourton-on-the-Water: Birdland Park and Gardens, The Model Village, Cotswold Motoring Museum and Toy Collection, Cotswold Perfumery, The Dragonfly Maze, Fundays Play Barn, Bourton Model Railway, Cotswold Pottery and Cotswold Farm Park.
In the locality: The villages of Broadway, Stow-on-the-Wold, Chipping Campden, The Slaughters, Stratford-upon-Avon and Burford. Other Cotswold attractions include Hidcote Manor Gardens, Painswick Gardens, Blenheim Palace , Kiftsgate Court Garden and Sudeley Castle.


Sleeps: 8

Property Type: Cottage.

Nearest Airport: Birmingham International Airport - 40 miles.

Nearest Bar/Pub: Within a 2 min walk.

Restaurant: Many within a 2 min walk.

Location Type: Quiet, Rural/Village.

Bedrooms: 2 x Double bedrooms (both 4 posters) and 2 x Twin bedrooms.

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom with shower over bath, shower room with w.c. downstairs.

Kitchen: Electric Oven, Hob, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Dishwasher, washer/dryer Iron. Lovely country kitchen with Oak refectory table.

Dining: Seating for 8 around a large oak table.

General: Central Heating, Telephone (incoming calls only). Bed Linen, Towels, Electricity and VAT are included in the price. Guests have FREE use of our BT Broadband/Wi-Fi.

Entertainment: Terrestrial TV, DVD, Radio, CD system, Board Games and a small library of books. Wi-Fi available.

Outside: Enclosed garden, Parking for 2/3 cars, Garden Furniture.

Please note that we are unable to supply a Barbecue.

Suitability: Children Welcome, please note that we are unable to supply a cot, high chair or stair gate. Suitable for the Elderly.

Whilst we accept well behaved dogs for an additional cost of £30 per pet, per week or per short break stay, please contact us to check if you wish to take more than one dog.

Please note some of the photos may have been taken with a wide angled lens.