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A Cosy Cotswold Stone Cottage ideal for visiting the Cotswolds, oxford and Lon

People4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Cosy And Comfy With Lovely Views, Sleeps 4 And Is Equipped To High Spec

This is a grade II listed building was once the village Bakery and as such retains many of its original features including the original Victorian iron oven door, beams and flag stone floors.

It is a cosy cottage with a good feel and is fully equipped to a high standard.

It sleeps 4 in a double/king size bedroom and twin bedroom with a large bathroom. Downstairs there is a large, welcoming entrance hall which was once the oven, with a downstairs lavatory, leading into a living room with french windows onto a large courtyard. The kitchen dining area has everything you could possibly need for a comfortable stay. Outside is a terraced area with a table, chars and a bar-b-q.

Fresh crisp white linen and towels is provided as well as kitchen cloths.

There is off road parking.

More Details

Owner
Rosamund Mengech
Member since: 2014
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
80%
Calendar last updated:
15 May, 2018

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Oxford in West Oxfordshire District

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Max. adults: 4
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • rural
  • village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • One main bathroom with roll top bath, wash basin and toilet One downstairs toilet
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
  • Double bedroom with King size bed Twin bedroom
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hunting
  • swimming
  • tennis

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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A Cosy Cotswold Stone Cottage ideal for visiting the Cotswolds, oxford and Lon
average rating of 4.892857 based on 28 reviews
5

Fabulous!

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely loved our extended stay here in the cottage - a beautiful and comfortable home, set in a truly gorgeous Cotswold village. A warm welcome from our terrific host Ros, with scones and jam as well! We had a very quiet and private position at the cottage, and the firebox made it so cosy. The fantastic surrounding area is easily accessed, and there is a wealth of great pubs and eateries to enjoy. We were so happy to have found this spot!

  • Review Submitted: 30-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nelson, South Wales UK
5

Superb cosy cottage ideal for exploring the Cotswolds and Oxfordshire

  • 5 of 5

The owner Ros and her daughter Jebet could not have made us feel more welcome. They were really helpful and made us feel at home right away. The cottage has been beautifully renovated by Ros from its former life as the village bakery. Really nice open plan layout on the ground floor with lovely comfortable chairs and settee. Ros obviously has real taste when it comes to classy renovation and you can tell how much thought has gone into the colours, features, and furniture - even the wide floorboards in the bathroom! (from a London Factory). The master bedroom has a really comfortable bed for a great nights sleep. As a walker, the location was perfect with part of the 66 mile Oxfordshire Way directly at the back of the house. We spent a day at Blenheim Palace (10 minutes up the road) and Woodstock. We also went to Oxford City centre and did a guided bus trip which I would strongly advise (as a lot of the buildings and interesting features are spread out). We also visited several Cotswold towns and villages including Burford which has a lovely high street full of old quirky shops. Also worth a visit is Burford Garden Centre (top end of town) which is the classiest garden centre I have ever seen. We ate out in the White Horse in Stonesfield (turn right out of the cottage to the junction and its a few hundred yards up the hill on the left) Very good food and ale (take a torch! and just beware it doesn't open on a Monday night). We also tried the Duke or Malborough Pub which from Stonesfield is just before you get into Woodstock - again very good food. The Woodstock Coffee house serves some stunning coffee and cakes. Highlights of this trip - The owners (and their really nice neighbours), the cottage particularly the log fire! and the beautiful walks around Stonesfield. We really enjoyed our Monday to Friday stay and would definitely go back again.

  • Review Submitted: 23-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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4

Lovely period cottage, beautifully up together with everything you could need

  • 4 of 5

Thanks to Ros for her lovely property. We had a fantatsic few days and the cottage gave us a great base to go out and visit local attractions, but also a great space just to chill and spend time as a family. The cottage had everything we could have needed including loads of DVDs, books and games. The accommodation was great and it was lovely to spend the evenings holed up with the fire and a nice glass of wine. It was good to be able to get out to visit some of the things to do locally and we had a great meal in the pub in the village.

The kids have already asked when we can gp back again as they loved sitting in the window seats with their books and looking out across the fields.

  • Review Submitted: 16-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you,I am delighted to know that the cottage was able to provide you with such a cosy escape and time to relax as a family.
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5

Excruciatingly beautiful cottage!

  • 5 of 5

An amazing cottage in a beautiful corner of a really nice Cotswold village. AND the cottage was thoroughly comfortable as well. Lovely scenery all around us and plenty of good walks. Being winter we avoided the traditional muddy fields by doing most of our walks in Blenheim park. But we did not ignore the pubs!

  • Review Submitted: 20-Dec-2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am delighted that the cottage was everything you had hoped it was and provided a comfortable home for the stay here. The walks around here are many and beautiful.
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5

Wish I was still there

  • 5 of 5

Oh what a beautiful cosy cottage. Location was so easy to find and all the Cotswold towns and bleinham palace was within 10 to 15 minutes drive which was perfect. It was brilliant for chilling out, resting and relaxing . Will definitely be returning and ros the owner was an absolute delight to know.

  • Review Submitted: 30-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you and I am pleased that once again The Old Bakehouse has provided a haven for relaxation and enjoyment.
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5

Perfect

  • 5 of 5

Really enjoyed our stay - Bakehouse is very cosy and comfortable and maintained to a high standard. Ros is the perfect host - nothing was too much trouble. We loved the wood burning stove in the evenings.

Parking to the side is accessed off a narrow lane which can be a little tricky for a large car. We found reversing in to be the easiest solution.

  • Review Submitted: 29-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am delighted that the cottage was warm and cosy, essential in these winter months and that it provided the ideal retreat for a stay away from home.
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Location

Nearest Airport
120 Kilometres
Heathrow
Nearest Train
4 Kilometres
Charlbury
Car: recommended

Stonesfield is a tranquil village in a picturesque rural setting with rolling hills, woodland and rivers.It is well serviced with village grocery store, Pub serving food, Post Office and Hairdresser. It has a regular bus service and is only 2 miles from a railway station.

If you like old, pretty and historical places it is ideally situated for visiting Cotswold towns and villages such as Burford, The Gateway to The Cotswolds, a charming country market town with lovely old buildings, tea shops and a Wildlife Park.Woodstock is a ten minute drive away and is a pretty little Cotswold town with Blenheim Palace, the birthplace of Winston Churchill and stunning grounds to walk in as well as a miniature train to take you to a Maze and children's play area. Other nearby typical old towns are Morton -in-Marsh, Stow-on-the-Wold, Bibury, Bourton-on-the-Water.

Oxford with its famous University buildings, libraries, theatres and parks is a 20 minute drive and Stratford-on-Avon is 40 minutes where you can visit William Shakespeare's Birthplace, go boating on the river or watch a play at the RSC Theatre or simply wander the streets and enjoy the Tudor timbered buildings and shops.

Stonesfield itself is a great area for walking with the Oxfordshire running past the cottage and a lovely walk through beech woods and fields to a Roman Villa.

If you are a keen shopper then Bicester Village, the famous outlet shopping centre, is a 20 minute drive away.

There are numerous places to eat in Woodstock with a variety of restaurants, cafe's, pubs and tea shops and also surrounding village pubs.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Oxford, Cotswolds

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Spring
16 Apr 2018 - 25 May 2018
3 night minimum stay
£441
for 3 nights
From
£147
£665
 
 
Early Summer
26 May 2018 - 14 Jul 2018
3 night minimum stay
£540
for 3 nights
From
£180
£754
 
 
Summer
15 Jul 2018 - 2 Sep 2018
3 night minimum stay
£603
for 3 nights
From
£201
£826
 
 
Autumn
3 Sep 2018 - 18 Oct 2018
3 night minimum stay
£441
for 3 nights
From
£147
£665
 
 
Half Term
19 Oct 2018 - 28 Oct 2018
3 night minimum stay
£489
for 3 nights
From
£163
£688
 
 
Winter
29 Oct 2018 - 21 Dec 2018
3 night minimum stay
£399
for 3 nights
From
£133
£567
 
 
Christmas
22 Dec 2018 - 28 Dec 2018
7 night minimum stay
£899
for 7 nights
£899
 
 
New Year
29 Dec 2018 - 4 Jan 2019
4 night minimum stay
£528
for 4 nights
From
£132
£899
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £100

Rates per night decrease for more than three nights.

£432-Spring
£447-Early Summer
£468-Summer
£432-Autumn
£370-Winter
£750 Christmas Season minimum stay 5 nights

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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