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The Old Stables

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Swerford, near Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire
Grade 5 Star rating
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Customers’ Choice Award 2018
For the ideal sightseeing break, this cosy cottage enjoys its own private hot tub to relax in.

A beautifully renovated stone cottage set on the edge of the quiet Oxfordshire village of Swerford, only 4½ miles from Chipping Norton and the Cotswolds, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. This is the perfect retreat for couples looking for a sightseeing break, all on one level, complete with a wood burner in the living room and underfloor heating throughout. There is also a comfy Hypnos bed in the bedroom, and a bathroom with monsoon shower. To complete the picture, there is a hot tub, a herb and vegetable garden that guests are welcome to use, and a gas BBQ. The Old Stables is set on the discreet owners’ farm which is strictly a no smoking environment, both in the property and outside on the farm. Here you will see alpacas, goats, donkeys, sheep and chickens. There is also an arts and craft studio on-site where you can book private workshops direct with the owner.
The village of Swerford is ideal for walkers and cyclists with many pathways running through it, and it boasts a beautiful church and a site of an old motte and bailey which is believed to pre-date the church. The next door village of Hook Norton has a great village shop and is the home to Hook Norton Brewery where you can take a tour, sample the local beer and take some souvenirs home. Just a short drive is the town of Chipping Norton with many independent shops, pubs and restaurants. The Old Stables is a great base to explore more of the Cotswolds towns and villages including Stow-on-the-Wold, Chipping Campden, Bourton-on-the-Water, Moreton-in-Marsh, Great Tew, The Slaughters, The Rollrights and Woodstock where you will find Blenheim Palace. The historic university city of Oxford is 27 miles away, the outlet shopping village of Bicester is 18 miles, the market town of Banbury is 9 miles and Shakespeare’s Stratford-upon-Avon is 24 miles. Shop 3 miles, pub and restaurant 1 mile.

All on the ground floor. Beams and tiled floors throughout.
Open plan living space.
Living area: With wood burner, 32" 3D Freesat Smart TV, DVD player, Blu-ray player and CD player.
Dining area.
Kitchen area: With electric cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer and dishwasher.
Utility room: With washing machine and tumble dryer.
Bedroom: With double bed and digital TV.
Bathroom: With shower over bath, and toilet.

Electric underfloor central heating, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Welcome pack. Arts and crafts workshop (book direct with owner). Enclosed lawned garden with patio, garden furniture and gas barbecue. Hot tub for 4 with shower facilities (private). Private parking for 1 car. No smoking. Please note: No children or babies. There are 3 steps to the lawned area of the garden; level access to the patio from the parking area. This property has a security deposit of £200.

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  • Barbecue
  • Dishwasher
  • Ground Floor Facilities
    Ground Floor Facilities
  • Enclosed Garden / Patio
    Enclosed Garden / Patio
  • Garden / Patio
    Garden / Patio
  • Golf nearby
    Golf nearby
  • Pub within 1 mile
    Pub within 1 mile
  • Romantic Collection
    Romantic Collection
  • Rural Location
    Rural Location
  • Woodburning Stove
    Woodburning Stove
  • Wifi
  • Washing Machine
    Washing Machine
  • Working Farm
    Working Farm
  • Pets – not allowed
    Pets – not allowed
  • Green Scheme
    Green Scheme
  • Open Plan
    Open Plan
  • Private Hot Tub
    Private Hot Tub
  • Parking - On Site
    Parking - On Site

Customer Comments

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 16/12/2017
    It just really lovely!

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 07/10/2017
    We had a lovely week at The Old Stables. We were very impressed with the hospitality that Jane and Jonathan extended to us. I wouldn't hesitate to return if in the area.

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9.8 out of 10 – based on 6 reviews collected by Reevoo
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