Large luxury country house for big parties sleeps 11+

St. Swithins Cottage, Hinton Road, Hurst, Reading, Berkshire, RG10 0BP

Bedrooms - 5

Sleeps - 11

Bathrooms - 3

Pets welcome - 1

St Swithins Cottage
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St Swithins Cottage self catering for 11
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Sleeps 11 in Hurst

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St Swithins Cottage in Hurst, Berkshire - 5 bedrooms, sleeps 11

St. Swithins Cottage dating back over 500 years is situated in a secluded 4 acre plot with the equally ancient Green Man village tavern at the end of its private drive. This traditional English village pub serves hearty food and beverages every day for lunch and dinner. The cottage is situated in Hurst, an archetypal English village, equipped with a cricket pitch, pond, school, post office, butcher & baker - all a couple hundred yards stroll from this wonderful gem of a cottage.

The village is located under 30 minutes from London Heathrow Airport with easy links to both London Paddington and London Waterloo.

It's central for Henley-on-Thames for the Regatta or Royal Windsor & Royal Ascot - this is a sublime cottage - ideal for a large group or family celebration in the South of England


A luxurious romantic country cottage near Henley-on-Thames offering peace, antiquity and tranquillity to the discerning traveller. The cottage is tucked away from the main road in the village by its own private drive. But at the end of that drive - quite literally - is the best village pub you can imagine. Hurst is a very sought after location as it is the second largest parish in England but one of the least populated. The gorgeous English country cottage is right on the edge of the village with views directly out of the front door over unspoilt countryside.

This is a place with many happy memories for the owner who has lived in St. Swithins House, next door to St. Swithins Cottage, since 1990, and has owned the cottage since 2004. He describes the cottage as a place full of joy and magic, which he is keen to share.

The cottage oozes character - it is decorated with qurky 'hunting lodge' memorabilia and furnished with wooden floors, exposed beams, fire places and lots of comfy sofas providing ample chill out space for a large group on holiday. The kitchen is in the style of a traditional farmhouse, with a lovely cooking range and exposed brick and is fantastically well equipped with all the utensils and modern conveniences you need to enjoy self-catering for big group. This really would be the ideal holiday cottage for two families to share.

This Berkshire cottage a perfect place for a celebration too - although it has beds for 11 persons it can accommodate many more - 18 people have stayed here before!

What's included:

A basket of logs, electricity, gas, bed linen, and towels are all included in the rental price. Cleaning £150 for each week's occupancy.

Pets welcome by arrangement. There will be an additional charge for cleaning if pets are to accompany your party.


The village of Hurst is 22 miles from London Paddington by train. Find the Green Man on Hinton Road, look opposite and you will have found St. Swithins Cottage.

To book this superb English country cottage in a sought after location click the enquiry button below and see availability and prices.

Self-catering features

  • Bedrooms: 5 (5 double)
  • Sleeps: 11+
  • Bathrooms: 3
  • From TV to satelite and amazing movie media system
  • Dishwasher, microwave
  • Washing machine and dryer
  • Wood burning stove and coal effect stove
  • Situated in private 4 acre plot
  • Barbecue and lots of garden furniture
  • Vineyard, beautiful 1 mile country walk
  • Pets welcome
  • Own private entrance
  • Twyford, 1 mile
  • London Heathrow, 20 miles
  • Railway stations Twyford (for Paddington) 1 mile, Winnersh (Waterloo line) 2 miles
  • Pubs and restaurants - the Green Man 100 yards
  • Activities: Horse riding, golf, tennis, spa day, LegoLand, walking
  • Henley-on-Thames for Royal Regatta
  • Ascot for horseracing Royal Windsor for Castle and Windsor Great Park Many historic places of interest Views directly out of the front door over unspoilt countryside.

Hurst map and St Swithins Cottage location

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