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The Temple

Stancombe - The Cotswolds

The Temple

Stancombe - The Cotswolds

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"A secret, Greek temple for loved-up couples, hidden amongst Grade-I listed gardens in the magical Cotswolds"

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"A secret, Greek temple for loved-up couples, hidden amongst Grade-I listed gardens in the magical Cotswolds"

  • Sleeps: 2
  • Bedrooms: 1
  • Bathrooms: 1

How to book...

The Temple is owned and managed by Nic Barlow.

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  Highlights...

  • The 19th century villa is nestled in beautiful Stancombe Park, amongst 20 acres of Grade 1-listed gardens,
  • Its private gardens roll on for as far as the eye can see and include hidden courtyards and idyllic, woodland scenes.
  • Inside, the villa boasts a lavish, period dcor with decadent fabrics, exotic artefacts and classic, statement artwork.
  • The villa is set in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and is well-placed for exploring the rolling Cotswolds hillsides.

  You should know...

  • There is no traditional bedroom at the villa: the bed is built into a romantic alcove off the main hallway.

The Details...

Whisk away your lover and prepare for a spellbinding romance at this alluring, Greek temple in the magical Cotswolds hillsides. Nestled in the breath-taking Stancombe Park amongst 20 acres of Grade 1-listed gardens, The Temple is an ethereal setting for loved-up couples. Fall in love in the fertile gardens amongst the fountains and follies, sneaking through mysterious, stone-clad tunnels into vintage pavilions. Row on the still, natural waters or bathe in the moonlit lakes, swapping sweet nothings and sipping champagne till late.

Built in the late 19th century and with a colourful history, The Temple is a classical villa that has a captivating splendour. Its pillared silhouette holds the secret to a golden bygone era when costumed balls and jazz parties lasted long into the evening. Now beautifully restored and with a serene lakeside setting, The Temple is a wistful hideout for love thats everlasting.

Step within the villa and let the magic unfold as you swoon over its lavish, period dcor and far-off ambience. Expect illustrious, marble pillars and exotic artefacts along with glamorous lanterns and sumptuous hampers. Look out for the plush Moorish rugs with their red and gold hues, or the statement paintings and antique furniture. Intricate archways lead off into bijoux nooks and crannies, hidden behind decadent drapes and off extravagant hallways.

The unusual layout adds to its heightened sense of intrigue and includes a long, grand hallway with a series of intimate, little alcoves. Theres the luxurious sitting room and the modern kitchen, along with the miniature bar and inspired writers corner. The sensual double bed is even built into a curtained alcove and is finished with oriental bedding and interesting artwork. Curl up in here or on the traditional armchairs, turning up the fire and gazing at the stunning garden vistas.

Head back outside, to bask in the enchanting Cotswolds charm, exploring the rolling limestone hills and wild, ancient woodlands. An Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty is right on your doorstep, brimming with rare wildlife and magnificent, country scenery. Follow the winding, rural lanes and visit picturesque villages or climb the flourishing mountains with their historic footprints. Visit nearby Stinchcombe or the distinguished streets of Bath, stopping off at bustling Bristol or Chipping Camden markets.

Features...

Essential Features
  • Dog Friendly
  • Heating
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
Kitchen/Utility
  • Coffee machine
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Fridge/freezer
  • Microwave
Bed/Bath
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Towels (bath)
Tech
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite TV/Freeview
  • Stereo music system
  • Television
Outside
  • Garden/Outdoor Space
Also Available
  • Off road free parking

Nearby...

  • Bird watching
  • Cooking classes
  • Golf
  • Markets
  • Museums/Galleries
  • Pub/Bar
  • Restaurants
  • Spa
  • Supermarket/food shop
  • Tennis
  • Wildlife

The Temple

  Nearest Airport

Bristol Airport - 45 mins

Detailed Pricing Information...

Book three nights and have a complimentary fourth night free

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How to book...

The Temple is owned and managed by Nic Barlow.

You can book online now at their website. Just click the button and we'll send you there to see more info and to book directly...

Book Online Now  

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