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Cosy detached quaint Cotswold cottage in village near walks and facilities

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Bedrooms 2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Minimum Stay
3 - 7 nights


Photos and Description of this 2 bedroom holiday cottage in Kingham - Cooks Cottage

Detached cottage 2 bedrooms 1 bathroom sleeps 4

Cooks cottage is a delightful cosy Cotswold stone cottage attached only to neighbouring sheds on a quiet no through road leading to walks into the beautiful countryside yet moments from an excellent shop with post office services, two gastro pubs, a hotel with restaurant, the village green and the church. The cottage porch leads into an open plan quaint beamed living and dining area with a wood burning stove and a well equipped kitchen where every effort has been made to anticipate your needs. The master bedroom with an arched ceiling has ample storage and a king size bed while the second is twin bedded with pretty pine furniture. The ground floor bathroom has an electric shower over the bath. The cottage has been newly decorated and furnished for 2011 and is comfortable and inviting. There is street parking available. The stairs are very steep so the cottage is not suitable for young children or the infirm. Bookings usually accepted but direct with owner.

  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Singles
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • not suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Member since: 2011
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
20 October, 2016
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About Susan

I live in Bristol and the cottage is my own 'home from home' so I make sure it is well equipped and maintained. I don't accept online bookings as I use the cottage myself occasionally but will respond to you promptly via my own e mail address. I love the location of the cottage which is quiet and peaceful yet has amenities and walks on the doorstep. It is wonderful to curl up in front of the wood burning stove!

Susan purchased this cottage in 2010

Why Susan chose West Oxfordshire

The response of guests on trip advisor says it all! I ensure that guests enjoy their stay at the cottage by providing everything I can think of you might need and guests therefore treat the cottage with respect. Cooks Cottage offers a great location on the bridleway out of Kingham. I chose to buy a cottage in Kingham after a lot of research as it offers a railway station, an excellent village shop, three eateries and an unspoilt quiet picturesque village surrounded by lovely countryside walks. I especially enjoy the bluebell wood in May which I discovered when staying in a holiday cottage myself in the area - one of the reasons for buying Cooks Cottage. I did quite a bit of work when I bought the cottage, replacing the windows with beautifully crafted wooden cottage style windows, installing the wood burning stove and renovating and decorating throughout. I also chose good quality furniture like the super comfortable leather sofas and ensured the cottage had all mod cons.

What makes this cottage unique

You will love the views from the bridleway just at the end of the road, the cosy beamed living room with the wood burning stove and the latched cupboards in the bedroom. I enjoy the secluded garden in summer (Cooks Cottage Secret Garden) round the back of the cottages and accessed via a garden populated with local ducks. You can also take advantage of local cycle tours and cycle hire from windrushcycletours.co.uk

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thoroughly enjoyed our stay in your comfy cottage. We loves our walks in the Cotswold countryside and visiting several villages.
Oct 2011
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1 holidaymaker review

Cosy detached quaint Cotswold cottage in village near walks and facilities
average rating of 5.0 based on 11 reviews

Cooks Cottage - Kingham.

  • 5 of 5

This is the perfect Cotswold cottage. It is totally equiped to the highest standard, the cottage is fresh and spotless throughout. The owner Sue leaves very detailed information regarding the cottage, charming Kingham village, and the Cotswolds in general, a reply from Sue to an email or text is usually within minutes. We have not one negative comment about our week's stay, so therefore give it the highest possible recommendation.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 14, 2012
  • Date of Stay: May 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
37.5 Miles
Nearest Barpub
0.3 Miles
The Wild Rabbit
Nearest Train
0.83 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.3 Miles
The Wild Rabbit
Car: recommended

Cooks Cottage is on a quiet no through road leading to a bridleway out of Kingham and a network of walks around a beautiful bluebell wood yet is a few minutes walk from the village shop, gastro pubs and church. Kingham is a pretty unspoilt Cotswold village on the Oxfordshire / Gloucester border with a train service to Oxford and London from Kingham station about a mile and a half from the village. The cottage is ideally placed for exploring the Cotswolds and a short drive from Burford, Stow on the Wold and Chipping Norton and within easy reach of Blenheim Place Woodstock, Oxford, Cheltenham and Stratford upon Avon. The area abounds with good eating pubs. There are two a few minutes away in the village and gastronomic delights can also be found in the nearby villages of Churchill, Lower Oddington, Bledington and Chadlington. Daylesford Organic Farmshop Cafe and Spa is just outside Kingham. Cotswold attractions are within easy reach and Chipping Norton boasts a theatre. In the village cycles and cycle tours are available and it is good walking country.

Other Activities: Historic house


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Kingham, West Oxfordshire

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Half Term Autumn
14 Oct 2016 - 20 Oct 2016
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
21 Oct 2016 - 22 Dec 2016
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Christmas and New Year
23 Dec 2016 - 5 Jan 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

These rates are inclusive of a supply of logs and basics to get you started e.g. washing tablets dishwasher tablets loo rolls tissues etc
I can accept payment by pay pal but wouldneed to pass on their charges. Otherwise a bank transfer is fine but those transferring from abroad need to pay all bank charges. I do not accept cheques in the post but they can be paid direct into my account at a loca

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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Kingham in Oxfordshire

Property Type:
  • cottage (detached)
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 622 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • rural
  • village
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Fireplace ...
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking On Street
  • Shampoo
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove ...
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • The ground floor bathroom is cheerful with an electric towel rail and shower over the bath and also houses the washing machine and freezer.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
  • The master bedroom has a vaulted ceiling with exposed wood one one wall and a range of latched storage space with hanging rails, shelf space and housing a small pine drawer unit. The new pine bed is king size. The twin room with pretty pine single beds is furnished with a pine wardrobe and chest.
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • MP3 Dock
  • Music Library ...
  • Radio
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden ...
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Barbecue ...
  • Patio
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 2 deck chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Singles
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • not suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
Children are welcome but the stairs are steep so not suitable for young children. There is also a detached cottage garden with BBQ at back of adjoining cottages. Housekeeping is included at the start and end of your stay and optional during your stay.

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