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Orchard Barn & Thames View

Witney, Cotswolds

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Sleeps 10
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms 4
Change Fri
pets Dogs welcome 2
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Enclosed garden / patio
Increased accessibility
Internet access
Family friendly
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Thoughtfully designed complex of two adjoined holiday cottages
  • Peaceful rural location a few miles from Bampton for local pubs and small shops
  • 2 Dogs welcome in the large property, but not in the smaller
  • Well-located for exploration of top visitor attractions
Property code: CC060

The complex is found nestling by fields, a paddock and a couple of cottages dotted around as your neighbours, but it’s a largely secluded position. Cote is a small village close to Bampton for local pubs and shops or for main shopping area you have Witney, four miles away. The wonderful city of historical and academic Oxford is about 30 minutes' drive, Stratford-upon-Avon, for a thoroughly Shakespearean experience or Cheltenham, for horse racing, are accessible within an hour. Being a couple of hours to London or Birmingham with reasonable access to the motorway networks, this is a good central location for groups to meet.

 

Coming into the larger of the two properties you will encounter a large entrance hall. Going through you can enjoy the large lounge with ample comfortably seating and a TV/DVD. The large dining room can comfortably seat 8, - or 14 diners with some combining of furniture from the two cottages (the owner asks that everything is returned at the end of your stay). The spacious well-equipped kitchen comes complete with a dishwasher, microwave, double range oven and hob, two fridges and a freezer. There is also a separate utility room with Belling sink, washing machine and tumble dryer. In this part of the house there is a ground floor twin bedroom, with the option to add an additional third single bed if required, it also has a ensuite shower room with WC. Upstairs in this property you will find a further three bedrooms: one king-size  with an en-suite shower over the bath and WC, a further double bedroom and a bedroom containing twin beds. All bedrooms have TVs. Close by is a family bathroom for convenience with a shower over the bath and WC. In the smaller cottage, you enter through the kitchen, which comes equipped with a dishwasher, microwave, oven and hob, fridge, freezer and washing machine. There is an open-plan lounge/diner with ample seating and a TV/DVD. There is also a sofa bed for hire. Close by is a spacious double bedroom with a king-size bed, and a bathroom with a shower over bath and WC. Dogs are welcome in the larger property but not the smaller one.

 

Head outside to the large patio garden with BBQ to relax and socialise in. There is also ample off-road parking next to the two properties.

Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.

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  • Sleeps 10 + 4
  • 5 bedrooms – 1 king, 2 x twin bedrooms,  1 double in the barn. 1 king in Thames View
  • 4 bathrooms – 1 family bathroom with shower over bath, 1 en-suite bathroom with shower over bath, 1 en-suite shower room.  Thames View has a bathroom with shower over bath.
  •  Z bed and extra single bed available in the Barn on request, sofabed in Thames View  on request for additional charge
  • Ample off-road parking
  • Wi-Fi included
  • 2 Dogs welcome at the larger property
  • TV/DVD in lounge, TVs in most bedrooms
  • Travel cot and highchair available (please supply your own baby linen)
  • Close to local pubs and restaurants

The houses are set in a rural location, surrounded by tranquil fields and countryside. Any walkers in the party can explore the local scenery, or head off on the 2.5 mile trip to nearby Bampton, where die-hard costume-drama fans may recognise some of the buildings from village scenes in Downton Abbey. Bampton also has an excellent art gallery with regular special exhibitions. Groups with children – or animal enthusiasts – shouldn't miss Crocodiles of the World, 7 miles away, and everyone will enjoy an afternoon spent burning off steam in Kilkenny Lane Country Park, 7.5 miles away, with its outdoor playground and plenty of picnicking space. The market town of Witney, 6 miles away, is famous for its woollen blankets and May Day celebrations, and with a good range of shops too, it'll satisfy anyone looking for a spot of retail therapy. It's an easy 17-mile journey to Oxford from the cottage, which has a fantastic calendar of events and entertainment for all ages, including the Natural History Museum which is just the right size for younger kids.

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Sue Pierce-Smith

This property is personally managed by Sue.

CUSTOMER REVIEWS

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 3 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Susan 27th September 2019

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We rented both properties and thoroughly enjoyed the rural location though the lovely market town of Witney was very close. Barns were very well equipped, roomy and comfortable and ideal for visiting Oxford and the Cotswold country. A lovely relaxing week with friends.

Reviewed by Robert 6th September 2019

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Reviewed by Valerie 2nd August 2019

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