Hi Tech Shepherds Hut – on Steanbridge Farm in Slad is a perfect location for a mini break, the hut lovingly hand made in Cornwall by Pumphrey & Weston. The most luxuriously comfortable double bed mattress has been added for guests to snuggle into. Hot power shower in a charming en-suite, mains water pressure. The valley is your own in this secluded charming hut position on a working farm surrounded by sheep and horses with the most stunning views over the famous Slad Valley. Warm, cosy and finished with luxury in mind there is a small wood burner with logs provided, also a mini axe and block to make your own kindling wood. This is the perfect cosy cabin for a romantic and rustic weekend away. If you are looking for balance of home comforts with tech there is good wifi, stereo speaker, smart tv plus an all-encompassing back to nature experience the Shepherds Hut will not disappoint.
There is a parking space, where a sensor lights up the 20 metre footpath over the stream and between the trees to your private hideaway. The Shepherds Hut boasts a small but perfectly formed kitchen with fridge, hob and microwave / cooker, there is under-bed storage and mains plug sockets including a USB port. A space-saving table under the window makes for a great spot to enjoy the stunning panoramic views whilst sharing some tea and cake or some bubbles, there is a large outside table and chairs relax it too. The Laurie Lee Poetry Post walk of his beloved Slad Valley is here and a map is laminated for you to photograph in the Hut so you don’t get lost. Upon your return it is advisable to book a table at The Woolpack for a delicious dinner which is only 400 metres from the Hut. If you want to explore a little further afield you will find lots of pretty villages and market towns, one being Painswick. Stroud only 2 miles away with a mainline railway station to London has an award winning farmers market every Saturday morning and a weekday covered market replicating London’s Borough Market.
The Cotswold’s Way rambling paths that snake all the way through the quintessential Cotswold’s villages where you will find local county pubs chocolate box houses and even the odd duck race if you arrive on the right day. If you’re looking for larger towns you will find Tetbury, Gloucester and Cheltenham on your doorstep. Cheltenham is an elegant Regency spa town and offers something for everyone of all ages and tastes. With stunning architecture festivals and events and an abundance of boutique shops bars restaurants and entertainment venues throughout the town. The biggest attraction has to be what Cheltenham is internationally famous for and that’s horse racing. There are monthly race meetings from October to April.
Summary: Hi Tech Shepherds Hut: sleeps 2 in 1 bedroom and 1 bathroom.
Open plan kitchen, dining and sleeping area: Double bed, kitchenette, table and seating for 2, log burner. The kitchen is equipped with 2 induction hobs, a small fridge, sink with running water, kettle, toaster, microwave, oven and cafetiere. An oak door leads to the en-suite shower room with shower enclosure, WC, washbasin and heated towel rail.
Outside: Private field, wooden tables and chairs, field leads to footpaths and beyond.
What you need to know.
Parking: Ample parking available .
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW:
There is not a fireguard should a young child stay.
If guests are bringing a small dog, the field that the shepherds hut sits within is not totally secured. How many pets welcome – 2 dogs.
WHAT MAKES THIS AREA SO SPECIAL:
The Woolpack is a 5 minute walk and a 30 minute walk away – The Butchers Arms and The Painswick Hotel, the latter offers a high end spa, great cocktails, afternoon tea and a superb restaurant.
Please send all booking enquiries to email@example.com or call her on 07860 487 426.