Butlers Cottage

A delightful former butler’s cottage set within the grounds of the stunning Pudleston Court estate.  This very attractive brick cottage has a secluded leisure area in the enclosed rear garden, and the front of the property overlooks a delightful small pond and woodland.   

Sleeps 6 – 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 1 separate WC

The ground floor accommodation consists of a superb newly-fitted kitchen with island unit and opening out into a lovely private conservatory, all finished with porcelain-tiled flooring.

The kitchen leads directly through into the dining and lounge area, all newly fitted with oak wood flooring. 

The open-plan dining area has table and chairs which can seat up to 6 persons, and the large lounge includes a 42” Smart TV and comfortable seating with cosy woodburner.  Double patio doors open out from the dining area/lounge into the enclosed and secluded rear garden with open fields beyond.

The ground floor double bedroom is fitted with a standard double bed, wardrobe, chest of drawers and wall-mounted TV.  This bedroom has an en suite bathroom with bath and overhead shower, WC and wash-hand basin.  There is also a separate ground floor WC with wash-hand basin.

The stairs lead up to the two first floor double bedrooms with shared bathroom.  Bedrooms 2 and 3 are both fitted with twin single ziplock beds which can be made into large double beds, each room has a fitted wardrobe, and TV.  There is ample room for a baby cot in each room.  The shared bathroom is fitted with bath, overhead shower, WC and wash-hand basin.

The external garden has a lovely secluded decking area with barrel sauna and hot tub, and there is garden seating and a barbecue.  

Parking space for 3-4 cars.  Dogs are welcome and stay free of charge.

 

 

At a glance

Sleeps 6

Bedrooms: 3

Bathrooms: 2

Separate WC: 1

Free Wi-Fi

Internet access

 

Linen and towels included

Travel cot available on request

Highchair available on request

Features & Utilities

Hair dryer in each bedroom

Cot

High chair

Microwave

Electric oven and hob

Fridge/freezer

Integrated washer/drier

Dishwasher

Children’s play area

Patio with garden tables and chairs

Barbecue area

Decking with barrel sauna and hot tub

 

Charming and full of character

Peaceful setting

High standard

 

Green

Biomass central heating

Solar PV panels

Access Statement

Access Statement for The Butlers Cottage

Introduction

 

We aim to meet the needs of all our visitors in our self-catering cottage.  The following statement is a summary of our provision.  If you have any specific questions please feel free to call us and we will endeavour to help.

Pre Arrival

The cottage is available for 4.00 pm and must be vacated by 10.00 am.

The train station is at Leominster which is 15 minutes away by car.

There is a local taxi service in Leominster which has accessible taxis.

You can contact us via telephone (01568 760537) or email – enquiries@lakesedge.co.uk.

Arrival and Car Parking Facilities

Guests must use the rear gate entrance which is signposted Pudleston Court.  Continue along the driveway for 100 metres towards the black wrought-iron security gate at the end of the drive and a member of the estate staff will greet you and show you where to park.

There is ample room for parking.  The parking area surface is level and covered with Coltswold stone gravel.

The Cottage – External

The front door is accessed via 2 raised steps 10 cms and 14 cms high.  The doorway access is 81 cms wide.

The lounge-diner double door access from the paved courtyard area is 160 cms wide and raised with a 22 cms step up. 

The conservatory door access from the paved courtyard area is 65 cms wide and raised with a 16 cms step up.

General – Internal

Smoking is not permitted inside the cottage.

There is porcelain tiled flooring throughout the kitchen, conservatory, downstairs restroom and downstairs en suite bathroom.  Please take extra care if the floor is wet as it may be slippery.  There is oak wood flooring and loose floor rugs in the lounge-dining area and the hallway.  There is a good colour contrast of floors, walls, fixtures and fittings.  The downstairs double bedroom is carpeted.  The stairway leading up to the first floor bedrooms and bathroom is carpeted.

Kitchen

The open-plan kitchen is fitted with a dishwasher, washer dryer, electric oven, electric hob, built-in microwave, built-in fridge/freezer and ceiling-mounted smoke alarm.  There is a small utility cupboard with iron, ironing board and rechargeable vacuum cleaner.

There is a square island unit 41 cms x 41 cms.  In the lounge-diner area is a dining table with chairs to seat up to 6 persons, plus a high chair for infants.

Lounge

The lounge is tastefully furnished.  There is a wood burner and 42” screen Smart TV, wall-mounted radiator and ceiling-mounted carbon monoxide detector.  Two large windows overlook the pond to the front and the gravelled parking area to the side.

Double patio doors open out from the lounge-diner onto the enclosed garden area – there is a step down of 22 cms. 

There is a wall-mounted mirror in the hallway area which is fitted with a radiator and double socket.

Conservatory

The conservatory is tastefully furnished with a single daybed, small easy chair, side tables, floor rug and wall-mounted radiators.

Bedrooms and bathrooms

There is sole access to each bedroom.

The doorway access into the ground floor double bedroom is 75 cms wide.  The ground floor master bedroom has one double bed, double wardrobe, 3 drawer chest of drawers, wall-mounted TV, wall-mounted radiator and 3 double sockets.  The bed is 136 cms wide, 62 cms high and 190 cms long.  The floor is carpeted.  The room has large windows overlooking the pond, and a smaller window overlooking the gravelled pathway to the side of the property.

The ensuite bathroom has a porcelain tiled floor.  The doorway access into the ensuite is 62 cms wide.  The bath has tiled surround and the bath edge is 55 cms high, is fitted with an end-positioned mixer tap with overhead shower.  The bath has a non-slip bathmat and there is a heated towel rail.  The WC is 44 cms high.  There is one wash hand basin squared at the front and with fitted cupboard under space.  The window opens onto the patio area.

There is a hot tub and barrel sauna fitted on decking in the enclosed garden.  The paved patio area includes a garden table with 4 chairs.

There is a small restroom on the ground floor with porcelain tiled flooring.  The doorway access is 70 cms wide.  The WC is 44 cms high.  There is a small wash hand basin and heated towel rail.

There is a carpeted flight of stairs (11 steps, plus a further 3 steps) leading up to the two first floor bedrooms and shared first floor bathroom.  Each step is 18 cms high.  There are handrails on either side up to the 11th step and automatic motion-detector lighting.

Bedrooms 2 and 3 are on the first floor and share a first floor bathroom which has porcelain tiled flooring.  The bath edge is 53 cms high and the bath has an end-positioned mixer tap with an overhead shower.  The bath has a non-slip bathmat and there is a heated towel rail.  The WC is 45 cms high.  The wash hand basin is squared at the front and has fitted cupboard under space.  There is a touchlight wall-mounted mirror and shaving socket.  The window overlooks the enclosed garden and open fields beyond.

Bedroom 2 is a double bedded room and uses two ziplock beds which can be separated and made into a twin-bedded room.  The doorway access is 70 cms wide.  There is a 4 drawer chest of drawers with stand-alone TV, a built-in wardrobe with hanging space and storage shelving.  The double bed is 180 cms wide, 62 cms high and 190 cms long.  There are two bedside cabinets each with a bedside lamp, and a wall-mounted mirror.  There are 4 double sockets and this room has access to the loft space.  There are large windows overlooking the gravelled pathway to the side of the property, and a small window overlooking the enclosed garden, leisure area and open fields beyond.

Bedroom 3 is a twin bedded room and uses two ziplock beds which can be joined and made into a double bedded room.  The doorway access is 70 cms wide.  There is a wall-mounted TV, a built-in wardrobe with hanging space and storage shelving and an easy chair.  The twin beds are each 90 cms wide, 62 cms high and 190 cms long.  There are two bedside cabinets each with a bedside lamp.  There are four double sockets.  Large windows overlook the gravelled parking area to the side of the property, and a small window overlooks the paved patio, enclosed garden and open fields beyond.

Additional built-in hanging space and storage shelving is provided on the adjacent landing area. 

There are no aids for disabilities fitted in the bathrooms or the restroom.

Grounds and Garden

The cottage benefits from a good-sized enclosed garden area.  A garden table and chairs are available on the patio.

Up to 2 well-behaved dogs allowed.  Please contact us if you want accommodation for more than 2 dogs.  Dogs are not allowed in the bedrooms or on the furniture. Dogs may run free in the enclosed garden of the cottage but must be kept on a lead in the grounds of the estate.  Dogs are not allowed near the sheep. 

Additional information

Due to the rural location, mobile phone and Wi-Fi reception is poor.

The nearest shop is 5 miles away and is 15 minutes by car.

If you may need assistance in the case of evacuation from the building please inform us on arrival.

Contact information

Lakes Edge at Pudleston Court, Pudleston, Leominster, Herefordshire HR6 0QY

Tel: 01568 760537 – 9am – 5pm.

Email : enquiries@lakesedge.co.uk

Website : www.lakesedge.co.uk