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Dancers Cottage Holiday Lodge, Watermark Cotswolds

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Dancers Cottage Holiday Lodge, Watermark Cotswolds

Experience the charm of a 6-bedroom, 4-bathroom Cotswold Barn conversion, situated in a quaint hamlet comprising just four properties nestled between the picturesque villages of Eastleach and Southrop.

This stunning barn is positioned alongside the tranquil River Leach, offering access to idyllic countryside walks right from your doorstep. Embrace the seasons with a spacious private garden, ideal for al fresco dining in the summer or cosy up in the inviting living room featuring a wood-burning stove for winter evenings. Dancers Cottage is the ultimate rural Cotswold retreat, perfect for gatherings with family or friends, accommodating 11-14 guests, and featuring a private inflatable 6-person hot tub.

Dancers Cottage is a delightful self-catering property tucked away amidst the charming Cotswold villages of Eastleach and Southrop, both a mere half-mile stroll from your doorstep. The vibrant village of Lechlade, just 4 miles away, offers an array of watersports activities on the River Thames, picturesque walks along the Thames Path, and the perfect conclusion with tea and homemade treats at one of the artisan coffee shops.

Venture slightly further to discover the delights of Burford, located 8 miles away, boasting the renowned Burford Garden Centre, a charming High Street, and the Cotswold Wildlife Park. Additionally, explore nearby attractions such as Buscot, Bibury, Blenheim, The White Horse at Uffington, Oxford, Cheltenham, and Bath.

Here's what to expect from the space itself...


Step into the spacious, well-appointed kitchen, perfect for accommodating gatherings of family or friends. This inviting space features a vaulted ceiling with river-facing windows that bathe the room in natural light. Equipped for culinary adventures, it includes an electric Range cooker, microwave, kettle, toaster, fridge, freezer, and dishwasher.

Additionally, enjoy the convenience of the Krups Nespresso Pod Coffee Machine (Vertuo Coffee Pods not supplied) and a welcoming breakfast bar with stools.

Living/Dining room

Pass through to an exquisite open-plan living and dining area adorned with a vaulted ceiling and exposed beams. The room centres around a grand fireplace, complete with seasonal logs. Relax on comfortable sofas and an armchair while indulging in an entertainment system featuring a Smart TV, DVD player, and SONOS sound system.

The spacious dining table accommodates up to 14 guests, and sliding doors provide seamless access to the garden.

Television room

Located at the rear of the property, discover a second sitting room or TV room, featuring an additional Smart TV, DVD player, sofas, and an armchair. This versatile room can also double as an extra bedroom, as it boasts a king-size sofa bed (please request in advance when booking).

Dancers Cottage offers a convenient laundry cupboard in the hallway, complete with a tumble dryer and washing machine. If you require a highchair or travel cot, kindly request them in advance. Note that for the travel cot, you'll need to bring your own linen, as it is not provided.



Bedroom 6: Features a single bed, complete with a wardrobe and drawers.

Bedroom 5: Offers a comfortable double bed with ample hanging space and drawers.

Family Bathroom: Includes underfloor heating for added comfort.

Family Shower Room: Boasts a spacious double walk-in shower and underfloor heating.


Front of the House:

Bedroom 4: Provides a double bed, along with hanging space, drawers, and a sink. An adjacent small dressing area/mezzanine area features a small double sofa bed, available upon request when booking.

Rear of the House:

Bedroom 1: Offers a luxurious super king bed, fitted wardrobe, and an en-suite shower room with a double walk-in shower unit and underfloor heating.

Bedroom 2: Features a king bed and fitted wardrobes.

Family Shower Room: Equipped with a walk-in double shower unit and underfloor heating.


Rear of the House:

Bedroom 3: Furnished with a double bed, providing hanging space and drawers. Please note that access to this room is via steep stairs.

This property comfortably accommodates a total of 14 guests: 11 individuals in 6 bedrooms and an additional 2 to 3 people on the sofa beds (1 in bedroom 4 and 1 in the second sitting room/television room).


The fenced, stone-walled, and gated garden features a charming lawn area.

A patio area with a large table, chairs, a parasol, and a Gas BBQ invites outdoor gatherings.

Large wooden gates enclose the courtyard/parking area, which accommodates up to 4 cars, with additional parking available opposite the property.

The serene River Leach flows adjacent to Dancers Cottage.

During your stay, you can enjoy a 6-person inflatable hot tub, available for an additional fee of £250 per week or £200 per short break. Please request this amenity at the time of booking, with a minimum of 3 days' notice needed. A children's paddling pool can also be provided upon request.

The property is dog-friendly, welcoming up to 2 well-behaved dogs for an additional charge of £35 per dog.

Wood burner – please note that logs are only supplied to guests between 1st October – 30th April.

Gas BBQ – Gas is supplied.

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Dancers Cottage, Southrop, Lechlade, UK
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