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Cosy detached quaint Cotswold cottage in village near walks and facilities

People4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 622 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

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 so please contact to avoid service charge as this is cheaper for guests.


Owner
Susan
Member since: 2011
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
9 December, 2017

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 Kingham

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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Location

Nearest Airport
37.5 Miles
Birmingham
Nearest Barpub
0.3 Miles
The Wild Rabbit
Nearest Train
0.83 Miles
Kingham
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

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Kingham in Chipping Norton

Property Type:
  • cottage (detached)
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 622 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • rural
  • village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • 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 ...
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 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.
Bedrooms:
  • 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.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • MP3 Dock
  • Music Library ...
  • Radio
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden ...
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Barbecue ...
  • Patio
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 2 deck chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Singles
  • not suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • 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
Notes:
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.

Reviews

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Cosy detached quaint Cotswold cottage in village near walks and facilities
average rating of 5.0 based on 11 reviews
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Cooks Cottage - Kingham.

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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: 14-Jun-2012
  • Date of Stay: May 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Kingham, Oxfordshire

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
 
Winter
27 Oct 2017 - 21 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
£285
for 3 nights
From
£95
From
£100
Fri,Sat,Sun
£395
 
 
Christmas and New Year
22 Dec 2017 - 4 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
£560
for 7 nights
£560
 
 
Winter
5 Jan 2018 - 8 Feb 2018
3 night minimum stay
£285
for 3 nights
From
£95
From
£100
Fri,Sat,Sun
£405
 
 
Half Term
9 Feb 2018 - 15 Feb 2018
7 night minimum stay
£425
for 7 nights
£425
 
 
Winter
16 Feb 2018 - 22 Mar 2018
3 night minimum stay
£285
for 3 nights
From
£95
From
£100
Fri,Sat,Sun
£405
 
 
Easter holidays
23 Mar 2018 - 12 Apr 2018
7 night minimum stay
£485
for 7 nights
£485
 
 
Spring
13 Apr 2018 - 24 May 2018
3 night minimum stay
£300
for 3 nights
From
£100
From
£105
Fri,Sun
£462
 
 
Spring Bank Holiday
25 May 2018 - 31 May 2018
7 night minimum stay
£545
for 7 nights
£545
 
 
Early Summer
1 Jun 2018 - 12 Jul 2018
3 night minimum stay
£330
for 3 nights
From
£110
From
£115
Fri,Sat,Sun
£515
 
 
Summer
13 Jul 2018 - 23 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
£588
for 7 nights
£588
 
 
Big Feastival
24 Aug 2018 - 27 Aug 2018
3 night minimum stay
£600
for 3 nights
From
£200
 
 
Early Autumn
28 Aug 2018 - 27 Sep 2018
3 night minimum stay
£360
for 3 nights
From
£120
From
£130
Fri,Sat,Sun
£541
 
 
Autumn
28 Sep 2018 - 18 Oct 2018
3 night minimum stay
£345
for 3 nights
From
£115
From
£120
Fri,Sat,Sun
£462
 
 
Half Term
19 Oct 2018 - 25 Oct 2018
7 night minimum stay
£495
for 7 nights
£495
 
 
Winter
26 Oct 2018 - 20 Dec 2018
3 night minimum stay
£300
for 3 nights
From
£100
From
£105
Fri,Sat,Sun
£405
 
 
Christmas and New Year
21 Dec 2018 - 3 Jan 2019
7 night minimum stay
£621
for 7 nights
£621
 

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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