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Lovely open-plan kitchen/diner
Plenty of room to enjoy a meal
Cosy lounge with wood burner
Comfortable lounge with wood burner
Hopefully you won't need wellies for your walks
Relax in the sun room
Take some down time in the sun room
Stylish homely touches
Master bedroom with en-suite shower room
En-suite to the master bedroom
Lovely decor throughout
Light and airy double bedroom
Twin bedroom with toys and books
Handy study for quiet reading time
Exposed stonework adds to the character of the cottage
Plan the days out
Charming stone cottage
Enjoy the back garden
Rear of the cottage with garden furniture
Your holiday begins here
1 / 20  Lovely open-plan kitchen/diner
2 / 20  Plenty of room to enjoy a meal
3 / 20  Cosy lounge with wood burner
4 / 20  Comfortable lounge with wood burner
5 / 20  Hopefully you won't need wellies for your walks
6 / 20  Relax in the sun room
7 / 20  Take some down time in the sun room
8 / 20  Stylish homely touches
9 / 20  Master bedroom with en-suite shower room
10 / 20  En-suite to the master bedroom
11 / 20  Lovely decor throughout
12 / 20  Light and airy double bedroom
13 / 20  Twin bedroom with toys and books
14 / 20  Handy study for quiet reading time
15 / 20  Exposed stonework adds to the character of the cottage
16 / 20  Plan the days out
17 / 20  Charming stone cottage
18 / 20  Enjoy the back garden
19 / 20  Rear of the cottage with garden furniture
20 / 20  Your holiday begins here

The Old Cottage

Chipping Norton, Cotswolds
Sleeps 6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms 2
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 1
5 star
Open fire / woodburner
Pub nearby
Luxury
Romantic
Family friendly
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Characterful, Grade II listed cottage set in a peaceful village in the Cotswolds
  • Great based for walkers and cyclists with routes from your doorstep
  • Visit Oxford, the 'City of Dreaming Spires' and the Botanic Garden on the River Cherwell
Property code: SKN34

A charming Grade-II listed cottage located at the eastern edge of the Cotswolds. It includes impressive unique features such as an airy sun lounge and spacious rooms throughout.

Located in the Cotswolds village of Swerford, close to Banbury and Chipping Norton, there is no shortage of walks and cycle trails to investigate. The Cotswolds is a large Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty close the border with Wales that is so large it reaches into six different counties. The main cities and towns in the area are Oxford, Worcester, Cheltenham, Tewkesbury, Bicester, Banbury, and Stratford-upon-Avon. Major visitor attractions in the wider region include Blenheim Palace, Cheltenham Races, Hidcote Manor, Chipping Campden, and Shakespeare's birthplace, Stratford-upon-Avon. Travel to the highest point in the Cotswolds, Cleeve Hill near Cheltenham, for a grand day out with views.

We’re thrilled to be including this property within our Joules Collection; look out for stylish touches throughout the property, hand-picked by Joules and part of their latest range of quintessentially British, bold and colourful homewares

On arrival at the property, you will find yourself in the lounge, complete with wood burner, underfloor heating and ample seating to relax on and catch up with a spot of reading or TV which has Sky Plus. Nearby is a light, study for those that need to catch up on a bit of work, or spend some time on their novel! There is a desk and appropriate seating. The kitchen comes well-equipped with an oven and hob, toaster, fridge/freezer, wine fridge, microwave, dishwasher and washing machine. There is also generous amount of worktop space to prepare family banquets on. There is also a BBQ in the garden too! There is a WC for convenience on the ground floor adjacent to the study. The sun room which benefits from underfloor heating is a great place to escape to, to enjoy the views and or catch up on some reading with a cup of coffee. Upstairs there are three bedrooms; a master bedroom with oak floorboards – it also has an en-suite shower room with WC, a second double bedroom, and twin room that is ideal for kids, look out for a bag of toys and books in there. The main bathroom is also close by.

On stepping outside, the back garden is enclosed with a stone wall and the lawn bordered by plants and bushes. There is some garden furniture and BBQ to make the most of the good weather on a patio to the right of the sun room. The front of the property opens out directly on the country lane. There is unallocated on-street parking available.

 

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

Please note there is a refundable £300 security deposit for this property payable closer to the start of your holiday.

  • 3 bedrooms – 2 doubles, 1 twin
  • Bathrooms – 1 main bathroom with shower over bath and WC, 1 WC, 1 walk in en-suite shower room
  • Electric oven and hob, fridge/freezer, wine fridge, microwave, dishwasher and washing machine
  • Wood burner - first basket of logs included
  • Parking available on the lane in front
  • Electric included
  • Wi-Fi included - Ultrafast Broadband
  • 1 dog welcome
  • Regret no smoking
  • Enclosed garden
  • Wireless audio system
  • TV in lounge with Sky Plus
  • Underfloor heating in the lounge and summer room
  • Pub under a mile and shop 3.3 miles
  • Books and games available
  • On the doorstep of many local walks and cycle routes
  • £300 security deposit applicable

Gemma Cole

This property is personally managed by Gemma.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

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Reviewed by Elaine 2nd October 2021

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A beautiful cottage with a warm welcome as soon as you go through the door. It is so obvious that the owners have put a lot of thought and care gone into making sure you have a stress free and relaxed stay. Would highly recommend!!

Reviewed by Jenny 27th August 2021

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Amazing cottage where everything has been thought about. The quality of everything was high end too; from the towels and bedding to the brilliant bbq and the decent sized mugs. The kitchen was brilliantly equipped, plenty of everything including staples which you might forget. The owners were very helpful when we asked questions and always quick toRead more reply. We had a really lovely time in a lovely holiday home! Hide

Reviewed by Alan 6th August 2021

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We had a fabulous holiday in a beautifully finished cottage. Just perfect for one of the rare gatherings of our geographically dispersed family. Also perfect for the 1 year old and the dog. Location was great, lots to see and do in the area including some dodgy golf, petting zoo for the 1 year old and loads of walks. Couldn't have been better

Reviewed by Lynne 30th July 2021

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This cottage is beautifully and thoughtfully furnished throughout. The garden is wonderful and the views from the garden/sun room are stunning. Every detail has been thought of, and there was even a store cupboard of essentials for when we arrivedincluding fresh bread and a cake for our arrival. It is in a great location close to Chipping Norton, aRead morend the local gastro pub within walking distance is a bonus! More than a home from home, this is a fabulous cottage. We hope to return soon. Hide

Reviewed by Karen 18th June 2021

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Very comfortable cottage with a pretty and secure walled garden. Lovely quiet village. Footpath at the side of the property leading to a circular walk, perfect for your 4 legged friends morning and evening exercise. The Boxing Hare serves excellent food and Deddington has pubs serving good food. Also Eagles food and wine shop has pretty much everytRead morehing you need, its bigger than it looks. The cottage is a great base to explore from, Oxford and Blenheim easily reached. Hide

Reviewed by Mike 7th September 2020

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The garden was really lovely and inspiring; so much so that we went straight down to the garden centre on our return home! The villagers we met were also very friendly and helpful. The property was lovely and clean on arrival; it felt like coming into a new property

Reviewed by Michael 4th September 2020

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Fantastic location and the welcome package was very much appreciated. The cottage was spotless and had everything we needed. If your looking for an idyllic country retreat then the Old Cottage should be top of your list.

Reviewed by Nicola 30th December 2019

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The cottage was absolutely beautiful, well equipped with lovely finishing touches

Reviewed by Steve 23rd December 2019

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The cottage was fantastic - set to a very high standard and would definitely stay again and have already recommended it to friends.

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Lovely open-plan kitchen/diner
Plenty of room to enjoy a meal
Cosy lounge with wood burner
Comfortable lounge with wood burner
Hopefully you won't need wellies for your walks
Relax in the sun room
Take some down time in the sun room
Stylish homely touches
Master bedroom with en-suite shower room
En-suite to the master bedroom
Lovely decor throughout
Show 8 moreLight and airy double bedroom

Location

Map
Note: As the postcode is used to identify the general area of the property, it may not always reflect its precise location, therefore please only use this map as a guide.

The Cotswolds is home to some of the most unspoilt, historic and famous villages in England. Its honey-coloured stone buildings provide a quintessential English charm found no-where else in the world and offer a plethora of welcoming pubs, tiny tearooms and quaint streets to explore.

Once described by William Morris as ‘the most beautiful village in England’, the chocolate box village of Bibury is one of England’s most iconic hamlets, home to the peaceful River Coln and some of the most photographed houses in the country. The famous Arlington Row is a sight to behold - this row of 14th century weaver’s cottages have been the foundation of Bibury for hundreds of years and is instantly recognisable as a symbol of the Cotswold District.

If you’re seeking a relaxing day of sightseeing, shopping and traditional tearooms, head to the charming town of Cirencester, once the second largest town in Roman Britain. Proclaiming the title "The Capital of the Cotswolds", its market square is dominated by the cathedral-like Parish Church of St. John Baptist (one of the largest in England) and can be easily reached from our self-catering accommodation in Bibury, Burford, Bourton-on-the-Water and Stow-on-the-Wold.

The rolling Cotswolds countryside is never too far away from your cosy holiday cottage, so you can enjoy a variety of outdoor leisure pursuits including those at The Cotswold Waterpark. This popular tourist destination in Gloucestershire is home to 150 glorious lakes where angling, archery, wakeboarding, windsurfing, birdwatching and even rally driving can be experienced. On a balmy summers day, the Cotswold Country Park and Beach is the place to go, boasting the largest inland beach in the UK.

When it comes to attractions in the Cotswolds, visitors will be spoilt for choice. Grab a stylish bargain at Bicester shopping village, talk a walk on the wild side at Longleat Safari Park, experience a day at the races in Cheltenham, admire colourful blooms at Westonbirt Arboretum, keep the kids entertained at the Cotswolds Farm Park, take a tour around Gloucester Cathedral, and enjoy an indulgent afternoon tea at Blenheim Palace. That’s just for starters, there’s plenty more things to see and do in the Cotswolds and you will love them all! Our holiday homes in the Cotswolds are the perfect place to unwind after a day of exploration, why not have a browse?

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