The Old Rectory, Oldbury-on-Severn, Gloucestershire

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Large old rectory sleeping 10 with a tennis court and pool, for family and friends get togethers near Bath

Holiday Rental for Groups of Families and Friends.
The Old Rectory, Oldbury-on-Severn, Gloucestershire, sleeps 10 in 5 bedrooms.

Victorian Rectory with heated pool, tennis court and far views, near golf course. Peacefully located at Cotswold edge at gateway to Wales and within an hour of Bath and Bristol. Sleeps 10, 5 bedrooms.

Handsome Victorian Rectory on the edge of a pretty award winning village, sleeping 10 luxuriously in wide, light-filled rooms with far reaching views.

There are two lovely reception rooms: a sitting room with an open fire, comfortable seating and lovely views of church and garden and the open country beyond, also a separate television room with sofas. There is also an elegant dining room seating ten and a stone flagged kitchen with an AGA (instruction given an arrival!) and a large table with seating for ten.

Upstairs are five generously proportioned bedrooms with one en suite, and a large family bathroom and further separate shower room.

Two acres of peaceful landscaped gardens surround the house and include a heated swimming pool in the orchard and an astroturf tennis court.(Pool available May to September inclusive) There is a croquet lawn, table tennis in the garage, and board games and books as well as free internet and a wide screen TV.

The house is only 40 minutes from the iconic attractions of Bath, and Bristol and the sleepy limestone villages of the Cotswolds including Stratford on Avon are nearby. The historic castles of Wales are within easy reach, as is Thornbury Castle down the road and Berkeley Castle half an hour away.

Golf on a stunning 18 hole course plus putting green open to all is just ten minutes away in Thornbury. There are walks from the house, through flower filled meadows or along the banks of the River Severn to other villages.


Large slate-floored family kitchen with large oak table, AGA, large Victorian dresser. Large fridge freezer, dishwasher, Kenwood mixer, toaster.
Dining room with large walnut table and ten chairs. Open fireplace, internet access.
Sitting room with a sofa, three comfortable chairs. Two windows overlooking garden. Bookcase. Open fireplace, log basket. Attractive pictures.
Wall mounted wide-screen TV, bookcases with books and large collection of DVDs and video. CD player and radio.
Broadband internet access, available in every room. Telephone (for emergency calls).
Table tennis and table football in the garage, a variety of board games and DVDs available.
Centrally heated by large, cast iron radiators throughout, three open fires in main downstairs rooms, with logs and fireguards provided.
5 carpeted bedrooms, with antique furniture and bookcases. Three bedrooms with double beds, two twin bedded rooms.
All linen included, two large towels and one swimming towel each. The linen is changed at the end of the weekly let when the house is cleaned.
Family bathroom with large bath, shower, basin, WC. En suite bathroom has shower, basin, WC. Separate shower room with WC.
There are no facilities specifically for disabled guests.
TV room with wall mounted 3D wide-screen TV, board games, large indoor table tennis table and children's cabin, garden swing. High chair available.
2 acres of landscaped gardens with lawn around the house, flower beds, croquet lawn, astroturf tennis court, orchard. Outdoor furniture and barbecue.
11 x 5 metre heated swimming pool with electronic safety cover and surrounding stone patio and seating areas. Safety ring provided.
There is ample parking space, suitable for up to 5 cars.
No smoking.
Dogs allowed.


The Rectory is located on the edge of a pretty village in rural South Gloucestershire. Within easy reach of the Cotswolds, Wales, Bath and Bristol.
The historical market town of Thornbury, with Castle, golf course, and leisure centre, fine dining at Thornbury Castle, numerous restaurants.
Village shop for basic amenities. Large supermarket (Tesco), banks, post office, bookshop, farmers market, fish and chip shop in nearby Thornbury.
The Anchor Inn, a few minutes walk away (winner of the Good Pub Guide award 2013 for good value high quality food).

Booking Information

Short breaks, 3 night minimum, now available for July and August
For Xmas/New Year, please enquire.

Self Catering
Outside Caterers
Other Meals
Full Board Only
Games Room
Hot Tub
Swimming Pool
Tennis Court
Open Fire
Disabled Access

Getting here

c/o Wiseman's House
1 College Fields
United Kingdom
Parkway Station, Bristol (30 minutes).
Thornbury (5 minutes).
Bristol International Airport (50 minutes by car).

Rental Rates

PeriodWeekly Price3 Night Weekend
Low season September - June
High season July-August

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The Old Rectory, Oldbury-on-Severn, Gloucestershire

Dr Jane Shemilt

+44 (0)117 317 9138
+44 (0)7747 868 070
c/o Wiseman's House
1 College Fields
United Kingdom