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Pretty Cottage overlooking Fields in National Trust Village, Gastro-Pub, Walks

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The sitting room complete with original Victorian cast iron range and fireplace
The king-size bedroom with  beams and toile de Jouy curtains
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Overview
3 bedrooms
1 bathroom
5 guests
3 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
Lavender Cottage is a traditional Victorian cottage which has been renovated to a high standard and provides a perfect base for exploring the North Cotswolds, Stratford-on-Avon, Oxford and Warwick Castle. There is a large sitting room with original cast iron oven and fireplace - great for cosy evenings if you are visiting in the cooler months. The characterful kitchen/diner overlooks fields so you can watch the cows come home whilst at the sink! There is a small sun room overlooking the garden. Superfast broadband and Welcome pack are provided free. There are three bedrooms ( king-size, twin and single) all beautifully decorated in English country style. All bedrooms and bathroom have beams and overlook fields or thatched cottages. The luxury bathroom has a roll-top bath - great for...Lavender Cottage is a traditional Victorian cottage which has been renovated to a high standard and provides a perfect base for exploring the North Cotswolds, Stratford-on-Avon, Oxford and Warwick Castle. There is a large sitting room with original cast iron oven and fireplace - great for cosy evenings if you are visiting in the cooler months. The characterful kitchen/diner overlooks fields so you can watch the cows come home whilst at the sink! There is a small sun room overlooking the garden. Superfast broadband and Welcome pack are provided free. There are three bedrooms ( king-size, twin and single) all beautifully decorated in English country style. All bedrooms and bathroom have beams and overlook fields or thatched cottages. The luxury bathroom has a roll-top bath - great for relaxing after a long day's sightseeing. The large separate shower is lined with travertine tiles and the bathroom marble floor has underfloor heating. The pretty cottage rear garden which overlooks open fields has a lawn, box-edged flower beds and a paved area. It is completed with an arbour where you can relax with a glass of wine and enjoy the peace and quiet. Garden table and chairs for 4 (additional chairs in the sun room) and BBQ. Coronavirus Update We are pleased to have been awarded VisitBritain's certificate 'We're Good to Go!' for our full compliance with Government Guidance during the pandemic. The health and safety of our staff and guests is our highest priority. Our housekeeper has been instructed to take additional precautions and disinfection practices following the departure of and prior to the arrival of all guests. Anti-bacterial products are being used throughout the cottage with disinfection of frequently touched surfaces etc. Anti-bacterial products are available for guest use. Given the rural location, it is easy to practice social distancing and as the weather warms, the garden is a lovely spot to enjoy the open air whilst enjoying the views. No contact arrival via a key safe. More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
The cottage is not appropriate for hen/stag parties.
Bathrooms
1 Full bath
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About the Owner
Christine Fisher T
Languages spoken:German, English, Spanish, French, Italian
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:June 2012
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Reviewed 30 June 2020

I can’t recommend Lavender Cottage more highly. I stayed with my two boys (11 & 8) and we had a truly wonderful time. The cottage was spotless when we arrived and both warm and welcoming. We stayed for a couple of weeks and the kitchen...More

Date of stay: February 2020
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Ambassador380558, VR Owner at Pretty Cottage overlooking Fields in National Trust Village, Gastro-Pub, Walks, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2020

Thank you so much Jess, for taking the time to write such a lovely, detailed review. We really appreciate it and are so pleased you enjoyed your stay at Lavender Cottage.

Reviewed 20 January 2020

Stayed at Lavender cottage for a friends Birthday party.The cottage is in such a great location and its super cosy and comfortable with a wonderful open range fire in the lounge. We were greeted by a lovely welcome pack of treats which was so nice...More

Date of stay: January 2020
Thank JillMclean
Ambassador380558, VR Owner at Pretty Cottage overlooking Fields in National Trust Village, Gastro-Pub, Walks, responded to this reviewResponded 28 January 2020

Thank you, Jilly for your lovely review. We were delighted to accommodate you for your friend's birthday and so pleased you enjoyed your stay at Lavender Cottage.

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Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

I can only reiterate what everyone has said about this cottage. Every room was gorgeous, plenty of local information. They’d even filled the ice cube tray for our gin and tonics plus, bought a bird feeder because I’d mentioned I was a bird lover. They...More

Date of stay: September 2018
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Ambassador380558, VR Owner at Pretty Cottage overlooking Fields in National Trust Village, Gastro-Pub, Walks, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2018

Thank you so much for your lovely review, Alison. It makes all our work worthwhile and we just love having happy guests!

Reviewed 16 April 2018

Five of us, including one daughter & two granddaughters who flew over from Germany, enjoyed a quiet family break in the lovely area around Farnborough and the nearby villages of Avon Dassett & Fenny Compton. We visited the playground, the church, the house and beautiful...More

Date of stay: April 2018
Thank John Brian W
Management response:Responded 16 April 2018

Thank you for your lovely review, John. We are really pleased Lavender Cottage provided a great base for your family gathering.

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Reviewed 30 October 2017

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Date of stay: October 2017
Management response:Responded 13 November 2017

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Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Grill
Central Heating
Suitable For Children Under 5
Dishwasher
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Hairdryer
Highchair
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Parking
Patio
Private Garden
Cooker
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
VCR
Washer
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Horse Riding Nearby
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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About the neighbourhood
Farnborough is a tranquil and picturesque traditional English village with stone cottages, thatched roofs and the all - essential English pub, The Kitchen. The village boasts a National Trust property, Farnborough Hall, which is open to the public. On open days the village ladies produce wonderful cakes in the village hall - not to be missed! There are lovely walks around the village including the Hall grounds and there is a large lake, a local beauty spot nearby, where you can also fish.
Getting around
For guests wishing to visit London there is very quick rail access ( 1 hr 15 mins. ) by train from Banbury.
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