ARC Painswick

UK England South West England Gloucestershire Stroud

07595 044 168   Tibbiwell Ln, Painswick, Stroud GL6 6XX

  • Sleeps 24
  • Perfect for Get-Togethers
This large Gloucestershire property is classic Cotswolds on the outside, super stylish self-catering on the inside
It’s all about the architecture at this nine-bedroomed holiday home in Painswick. The former 15th-century wool merchant’s house is a grand Cotswolds’ stone building in the centre of town that’s both classic and contemporary. The interior architecture still features plenty of old stone and aged timber, but it sits alongside sleek comforts and style. Those include a heated outdoor swimming pool, a bar area, a cinema room, a state-of-the-art kitchen and three lounges. It all adds up to a place that’s been expertly designed for group getaways in a quintessentially English town.

Bedrooms are spread over the top two floors of this three-storey property. There are nine in all, some designed for two people, others for up to four, with a flexible arrangement so they can suit four single friends as well as a couple with two children. They all have en-suite bathrooms and balance thoughtful modern lighting and furniture with the age-old bones of the building, with leaded windows, wooden floors, exposed stone and beams, especially on the third floor, combining well with the contemporary additions. An optional ground-floor bedroom and shower room can be created in place of one of the lounges for guests requiring level access.

All the sociable spaces occupy the ground floor, where the old walls blend with modern whitewashed ones as seamlessly as the indoors flows into the property’s two outdoor courtyards. One of these has a fire pit, the other the pool, outdoor seating, a pizza oven and barbecue. In cooler weather, the sunken seating of the cinema room, overlooked by the private bar, holds more appeal. Or perhaps you’ll simply cosy up in one of the lounges which all have open fires and original artwork on the walls. The artwork changes with the seasons and is carefully curated by the creatives who own and designed this holiday home, along with a handful of other ARC properties. Your experience here can be curated too, through their online Lobby service which guides you on services in the house and all sorts of activities nearby.

You don’t have to go far for those. There’s a lovely pub, The Oak, next door, and many more eateries and drinking dens in town, which itself is awash with architectural highlights. There’s St Mary’s Church with its 99 yew trees, the Rococo Gardens with its 18th-century follies and the half-timbered medieval Painswick post office. The town is midway along the Cotswolds Way too, offering a central spot from which to head out on lovely scenic walks. It's worth remembering ARC has a wonderful sister property in Padstow, should Cornwall tickle your fancy.

Details

Suitable For

We love pets!

Open

Available all year.

Pricing

From £1,237 a night (minimum three nights).

Location

Contact Website  07595 044 168  ARC Painswick, Tibbiwell Ln, Painswick, Stroud GL6 6XX

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Getting There

Use the A419 and/or A417 into the Cotswolds until you see a turn off for Birdlip (B4070). Continue on this road through the village towards Stroud. After about six miles, turn right just after Bulls Cross, on to Yokehouse Lane. Take the second right (signposted as Unsuitable for Heavy Vehicles) on to Greenhouse Lane. This leads you, in about a mile, into Painswick and the road becomes Tibbiwell Lane. ARC Painswick is at the end of this road on the right. 

Facilities

  • Gardens & Grounds
  • Groups welcome
  • Wifi
  • Dog-friendly
  • Family-Friendly
  • Short walk to pub
  • Walking

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