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Home Farm Cottage

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2 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
4 guests
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Beautifully furnished two bedroom short let in Bladon, Oxfordshire with all utilities included and weekly linen change. Fully equipped for a short or long stay. Home Farm Cottage offers guests all the joys of the beautiful Oxfordshire countryside with all the benefits of modern, luxury living. This former farmhouse was lovingly restored in 2013 and has been decorated in a beautiful French country cottage style. The cottage is set in a tranquil and calm location, set away from the road by a large drive and a lovely garden. One of the major benefits of the cottage is that the front is south facing and light streams in through the large windows. The owners of the property, Kelvin and Kate, live in the adjoining property and share the driveway. They are on hand to answer any questions or quer...Beautifully furnished two bedroom short let in Bladon, Oxfordshire with all utilities included and weekly linen change. Fully equipped for a short or long stay. Home Farm Cottage offers guests all the joys of the beautiful Oxfordshire countryside with all the benefits of modern, luxury living. This former farmhouse was lovingly restored in 2013 and has been decorated in a beautiful French country cottage style. The cottage is set in a tranquil and calm location, set away from the road by a large drive and a lovely garden. One of the major benefits of the cottage is that the front is south facing and light streams in through the large windows. The owners of the property, Kelvin and Kate, live in the adjoining property and share the driveway. They are on hand to answer any questions or queries and love welcoming their guests to Home Farm Cottage. The cottage comprises of a large, fully fitted and equipped farmhouse kitchen with dining table and seating for upto 6 people. The living room has sumptuous sofas and a real fire, the perfect place to relax after a long day discovering the Oxfordshire countryside. The staircase winds up to the 1st floor with a study area and desk. From the landing are the two generously sized twin and double bedrooms, carpeted and comfortably furnished. The double bedroom is fitted with a king sized French double bed, the twin room with two comfortable single beds. Both bedrooms have en suite bathrooms, one with a shower over the bath, the other with a separate shower cubicle. A folding bed can be arranged for a 5th guest in either bedroom. • WiFi internet • Large double and twin bedrooms, both en suite • Folding bed available for 5th guest • Fully equipped kitchen with fridge/freezer, microwave and utensils • Beautiful rural location • Blenheim Palace within walking distance • Shops and restaurants in Woodstock within close proximity • Dining table and seating for upto 6 people. • Off street parking • Centrally heated throughout Bladon and Woodstock are historical places just 9 miles from Oxford city centre. The Cotswold stone buildings and houses create a picture postcard scene on both a summer's day and a snowy evening. Woodstock has a supermarket and range of shops and restaurants offering all you should need for an extended stay in the area. There are many things to do locally including various countryside walks, fishing and use of Woodstocks open-air swimming pool, all just a short walk away. Regular buses take you into Oxford city centre, famous for its historical architecture, famous colleges and great high street shops. The world famous Bicester Village Shopping Outlet is also just a short bus ride away. A trip to Bladon wouldn't be complete without a visit to historical Blenheim Palace and it's 2000 acres of beautiful parkland. Blenheim Palace was the birth place of Winston Churchill and is one of the best examples of 18th century architecture and landscaping on a grand scale, becoming a UNESCO World Heritage Site in the 1980s. The palace is surrounded by Capability Brown designed grounds including beautiful lakes, historical bridges and gardens. The palace itself has year round events from antiques fairs to historical exhibitions and national shows and guests can enjoy the large gift shop as well as relaxing in one of the restaurants, delis, cafes or even the Champagne bar. Local Amenities Located in the village of Bladon, near Woodstock, Home Farm Cottage is 20 minutes drive to the centre of Oxford, a couple of minutes from Woodstock and 15 minutes to the pleasant market town of Witney. There are small supermarkets in Woodstock and nearby Long Hanborough. In the town of Witney you can find several supermarkets including Waitrose, Sainsbury and Tesco. There are two swimming pools within a 15 minute drive, and several golf courses. Things to do in the area • Visit Sir Winston Churchill's grave. You will find it in the grounds of the small 15th century Bladon church, just a few minutes walk away from the cottage. It is very modest, but exquisitely well kept. • Explore the exquisite Blenheim Palace and Estate • Visit the Butterfly Farm and pleasure gardens in the grounds of Blenheim, they are great for children. • Explore the town of Woodstock, it has some great shops, pubs and restaurants. • Explore Oxford, the university colleges and museums are a highlight. • Take a walk along the river Thames. • Take a day trip to London.More
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Short Let Space Maddy Faulkner (Property Manager Short Let Space l Weekly Home)
Languages spoken:English
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:October 2013
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1 - 5 of 7 reviews

Reviewed 24 February 2018

We've really enjoyed our second stay here. Lovely farmhouse style cottage, easy reach to Oxford and on the edge of the Cotswolds. The owners Kelvin and Kate live next door and very helpful. Loads of places to eat and drink in nearby Woodstock.More

Date of stay: February 2018
Thank Benedict P
Short Let S, VR Owner at Home Farm Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 5 March 2018

Dear Benedict, Thank you so much for your lovely review. I'm pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay. The cottage is perfectly placed, in a beautiful village yet only minutes to Woodstock, Oxford and trains into central London. We look forward to welcoming you back...More

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 5 January 2016

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Date of stay: January 2016
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Reviewed 23 February 2015

Excellent house. It was warm and inviting. The welcome pack was fantastic and the house was very clean. The internet worked well and we would rent it again if we visit the area in the future.

Date of stay: February 2015
Thank Jgiuffra
Reviewed 6 January 2015

I would give the cottage itself 4.5 stars - I have taken a half point off because the short let space booking process was troublesome and meant the online price was different from the final balance, which was a bit of a faff at the...More

Date of stay: December 2014
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Reviewed 27 October 2014

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Date of stay: October 2014
Amenities
Pets Allowed: Ask
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Suitable For Children Under 5
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Long Term Rentals (Over 1 Month)
Central Heating
Highchair
Towels Provided
Private Garden
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Hiking Trips
Parking
Shared Garden
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
Horse Riding Nearby
Wi-Fi
Internet Access
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Does this holiday rental provide a workspace?YesNoUnsure
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