Nestled in the serene landscapes of the Cotswold District in Gloucestershire, Andoversford is a charming village that weaves together the threads of tranquility, community, and history. With a modest population that has risen from 555 in 2011 to 905 in 2019, this village boasts a mix of traditional amenities and local charm that beckons those seeking a peaceful retreat.
In Andoversford, you will find the staples of a quintessential English village. Long-established pubs like the Kilkeney Inn and the Royal Oak offer hearty meals and a warm welcome, while the local shop and post office remain at the heart of village activity. The recently developed former livestock market now plays host to new homes, woven into the fabric of the village's everyday life.
Education and recreation ride hand in hand here with a primary school thriving alongside several sports teams and community events. Villagers in Andoversford have a knack for celebrating life's simpler pleasures through fetes, music, and annual events like point to point races that captivate the community spirit.
Andoversford's bygone era whispers through the remnants of the railways that once connected it to the broader reaches of England. The Banbury and Cheltenham Direct Railway and the Midland and South Western Junction Railway are mere memories now, where once they steamed through the village, linking locals to the vast movements of history and trade.
Governance in Andoversford keeps this small community in synergic connection with larger administrative bodies, ensuring that residents' interests are preserved within the Sandywell electoral ward of Cotswold District Council and the wider context of Gloucestershire County Council.
For those who find themselves drawn to the warm embrace of a village like Andoversford, we understand the calling. It's why we've gently nested our Ashore accommodations within reach of this traditional English charm, ensuring that our guests experience both inspiration and tranquility.
The Coach House: Discover solace in a 19th century one-bed bolthole, complete with an Ashore set-up and the luxury of super-fast internet. This serene spot is not only fit for solo explorations but also perfect for diving deeply into work while enveloped in the Cotswolds' calm.
Direct link to property: The Coach House
The Coal Merchant's Cottage: Offering three beds and two Ashore set-ups, this stone cottage marries the best of work-life balance. A lush courtyard garden complements the modern integrated kitchen, while on-site gym access assures that both your mind and body can truly reset.
Direct link to property: The Coal Merchant's Cottage
Each property is pet-friendly and establishes an inviting thread between the quiet allure of Andoversford and the boundless walking trails of the Cotswolds Way. Visit iconic spots like Belas Knap or simply absorb the unhurried rhythm of rural life. And when work calls, retreat to an Ashore workspace designed to foster creativity and concentration—surrounded by the kind of bucolic scenery that can't help but clear the mind and replenish the soul.