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The Stables in the Cotswolds

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3 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
6 guests
0 nights minimum
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Please note that prices quoted are based on 6 people, but we offer flexibility to sleep more (see below), such as via optional extra suites or a sofa bed. There is also a pet supplement if applicable. Therefore, if you need any flexibility it's best to contact us before booking via the web site, so we can advise further. Our normal changeover days are Monday & Friday with a 2 night minimum stay at weekends and 3 nights midweek, but we are sometimes able to be flexible if we have gaps or in low season- please enquire. You are viewing the Stables and that sleeps 6-8. Just to outline our accommodation, we have 2 cottages- the Stables is a 3 bed cottage with an optional en-suite 4th bedroom by opening up access to the Hayloft (see below) via the staircase area, which can be locked off or i...Please note that prices quoted are based on 6 people, but we offer flexibility to sleep more (see below), such as via optional extra suites or a sofa bed. There is also a pet supplement if applicable. Therefore, if you need any flexibility it's best to contact us before booking via the web site, so we can advise further. Our normal changeover days are Monday & Friday with a 2 night minimum stay at weekends and 3 nights midweek, but we are sometimes able to be flexible if we have gaps or in low season- please enquire. You are viewing the Stables and that sleeps 6-8. Just to outline our accommodation, we have 2 cottages- the Stables is a 3 bed cottage with an optional en-suite 4th bedroom by opening up access to the Hayloft (see below) via the staircase area, which can be locked off or interconnecting. The Granary is a 2 bed cottage. Both cottages have open plan kitchen/ lounge and dining areas. Bedding & towels are included & the kitchens are fully equipped. We also have 2 one bed suites, with kitchenettes- the Saddlery is a double has a lounge area and a wet room and is wheelchair friendly and the king sized Hayloft has a shower room and small sofa and TV area in the kitchenette. There is an optional twin with the Saddlery, but also the Saddlery and Hayloft can be locked off or inter-connected via a staircase. There is a cot and high chair in each cottage and a travel cot available for the suites on request. All units have access to our games room (with fitness equipment, table tennis, darts and pool) and we have parking for 7 cars, but we can provide over-spill parking if needed. We can sleep 14 as standard in the 2 cottages and 2 suites. Also, in total there are 5 sofa beds (2 in the Stables, 1 in the Granary, 1 in the Saddlery and 1 in the Hayloft), plus we have an extra twin room accessed from the Saddlery if more accommodation is needed. Therefore, we can accommodate an extra 7 when needed. We can offer anything from a suite for 2 people up to a combination of cottages and suites to sleep 21, which is great for extended family or friend group gatherings, who want to meet up, but with individual family units benefiting from their own space and the associated privacy. The accommodation is constructed from beautiful Cotswold stone dating back to the 1790s and is surrounded by fields and the stunning Oxfordshire countryside. It is ideally situated as a base for exploring the Cotswold region and is convenient for visiting both Oxford and Cheltenham. The historic town of Burford is less than a 10 minute drive away and the beautiful villages of Alvescot and Shilton are only a mile away. Both these villages have terrific pubs which can be reached by public footpaths and bridleways. The Cotswolds is a fantastic region for a great holiday, with plenty of historic places to visit and beautiful villages and countryside. Oxford's architecture is stunning and definitely worth seeing. The cottage is in open countryside, but still 5 minutes from local amenities. The cottages are 5 minutes from the fabulous Cotswolds Wildlife Park. The animals are housed in the extensive grounds of an old manor house. The variety of animals is impressive and the gardens are stunning. There is a great play area and cafe. There are great opportunities for walkers and cyclists, both locally and throughout the region. The cottage is close to Burford, Witney Lakes and Lynham Golf Courses and there are a number of horse riding stables in the region. There are spectacular landscapes and wildlife for artists and photographers. The cottages are within easy reach of the superb shopping centres of Oxford, Cheltenham and the Bicester Retail Village. Witney is local too and it has a great new centre with shops, restaurants and a cinema. More
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Justine G
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:July 2009
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Reviewed 11 February 2019

The Stables is set in beautiful countryside, you can have breakfast watching the horses from the lounge window. Gorgeous. The accomodation is spotlessly clean, warm, spacious and well equipped. Two great sized shower rooms, which was just fab with six of us getting ready for...More

Date of stay: February 2019
Thank mollycottageingleton
Trek294190, VR Owner at The Stables in the Cotswolds, responded to this reviewResponded 25 February 2019

Thank you so much for your kind review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay and that you are planning to return. Justine and Andrew

Reviewed 21 November 2018 via mobile

We had a lovely time in this accommodation. There were 7 of us and we were very comfortable. Warm and cosy. We stayed last year in the Stables and Hayloft and had to come back again as it was so good. This year we visited...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Marie H
Trek294190, VR Owner at The Stables in the Cotswolds, responded to this reviewResponded 25 February 2019

We do apologise- it seems this review was posted a while ago and only just came through for a response. We are delighted you enjoyed your return visit and that you wish to come back again- that's fantastic! Justine and Andrew

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Reviewed 9 November 2017

We were very impressed with this lovely holiday cottage and are hoping to visit again next year. There were 7 of us so we had The Stables and the Hayloft which was perfect for us. We liked the games room and the beautiful surroundings. Wished...More

Date of stay: November 2017
Thank cseh100
Management response:Responded 9 November 2017

Thank you so much for your kind review. We really like it when people make the most of the games room and have a good time generally. Breaks away are so important in terms of well-being. We are flexible on the length of stay, so...More

Reviewed 5 November 2017

With ages from 6 to 74 this accommodation suited all of us. With flexible number of bedrooms and interconnected properties this would suit any size group. The games room was great too. This was a great location near to Cotswold Wildlife Park and gorgeous views...More

Date of stay: November 2017
Thank laurajane78
Management response:Responded 9 November 2017

We are delighted that you had a great time- returning customers are the best kind, so we look forward to your return...Thanks again, Justine & Andrew

Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

Amazing family weekend. We had the Stables & The Hayloft as there was 7 of us but that was more than enough room for all of us. We all gathered in the Stables in the evenings and there was loads of room. Really quiet and...More

Date of stay: November 2017
Thank jowettWindermere
Management response:Responded 5 November 2017

Thank you so much for your kind review. We are delighted that you had a great family break. We hope you will make a return visit.

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Bachelor/Bachelorette Parties
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Highchair
Towels Provided
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
Water Park Nearby
Hairdryer
TV
Corporate Bookings
Shared Garden
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Horse Riding Nearby
Secure Parking
Internet Access
Toaster
Cooker
Grill
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Gym
Game Room
Pool Table
Long Term Rentals (Over 1 Month)
Central Heating
Dryer
Dishwasher
Freezer
Iron
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Ping Pong Table
Wi-Fi
Kettle
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About the neighbourhood
Burford with its historic and famous High Street is one of the 'must visit' places in the Cotswolds with its impressive Church and quaint shops, restaurants and pubs. Other villages worth visiting include Alvescot, Shilton, Swinbrook, Chipping Norton, Clanfield and Lechlade. There are spectacular landscapes for artists. Burford, Witney Lakes and Lyneham Golf Courses are all within easy reach and there are other leisure facilities at Carterton, Chipping Norton and Witney. The world famous Cotswold Wildlife Park is a five minute drive away and the Cogges Farm museum is a twenty minute drive. Blenhiem Palace and the village of Woodstock is a twenty minute drive away.
How to get there
The Cottage is four miles south of the historic town of Burford, the gateway to the Cotswolds and benefits from easy access from both Oxford and Cheltenham.
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