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Home Farm Cottage

Home Farm Cottage is a delightful holiday cottage in the Cotswold village of Bladon. The property joins the very famous Blenheim Palace estate, and is walking distance from the pretty town of Woodstock. The city of Oxford is a short drive away, making it the ideal location for work, pleasure or a combination of both.

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. 

Entering Home Farm Cottage you are greeted by a bright hallway with traditional stone floor. To the right there is a large living room which is furnished with comfortable leather sofas and a wood burning stove. The living room is the perfect place to relax after a long day. To the left of the hallway is the large cottage style kitchen. Furnished with an attractive wood dining table and chairs seating up to six people and a fantastic setting for family meals. The kitchen is fitted with all cooking utensils and equipment that you would need from a home away from home. 

The staircase winds up to the first floor with a small study area off to the left hand side. There are two spacious bedrooms with large windows. The first bedroom is furnished with a comfortable French style king size bed, wardrobe and chest of drawers. The ensuite bathroom is fitted with bath with overhead shower. The second bedroom is furnished with twin beds and stylish wood furniture. The ensuite bathroom is fitted with a large shower cubicle.

The owners of the property, Kelvin and Kate, live in the adjoining property and share the driveway. They are always on hand to answer any questions or queries and love welcoming their guests to Home Farm Cottage.

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.

Pricing by period

Period name/season First night Last night Minimum stay Weekly price Nightly price (weekend) Nightly price (weekday)
Early winter 2014 05/11/2014 19/12/2014 1 week £850
Christmas and New Year 2014 20/12/2014 02/01/2015 1 week £1100
Late winter 2014 03/01/2015 27/03/2015 1 week £850
Spring 2014 28/03/2015 22/05/2015 1 week £950
Early summer 2015 23/05/2015 07/08/2015 1 week £1100
Late summer 2015 08/08/2015 25/09/2015 1 week £950
Autumn/Winter 2015 26/09/2015 18/12/2015 1 week £850
Christmas & New Year 2015 19/12/2015 02/01/2016 1 week £1100

Supplements

  • Booking fee £30
  • Refundable damage deposit £350 (£450 for bookings over 28 days)

Property grading

  • Weeklyhome rating: Excellent
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Details

  • Double bedrooms: 1
  • Twin bedrooms: 1
  • Bathrooms: 3
  • Shower rooms: 2
  • Parking: Off-road
  • Kitchen / Kitchenette: Yes
  • Sitting room / Area: Yes
  • Infants welcome: Yes
  • Study / Area: Yes
  • Dining room / Area: Yes
  • Children welcome: Yes
  • Floor level: 2
  • No. of floors: 2
  • Garden: Private

Facilities

  • Off street parking
  • Oven
  • Radio
  • Microwave
  • Kettle
  • Iron & Ironing Board
  • Washing Machine
  • Toaster
  • Television
  • Hair Dryer
  • Grill
  • Broadband / ADSL
  • Bed Linen Towels
  • Alarm Clock
  • Courtyard / Garden
  • Freezer
  • Fridge with Ice Box
  • Freeview TV
  • DVD Player
  • Dishwasher
  • Drying Facilities

The following facilities are not available

  • Sofa Bed
  • Stereo / CD PLayer
  • Video Recorder
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Telephone
  • Cable TV Satellite TV
  • Camp Bed

The following facilities are available on request

  • Highchair
  • Cot