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Idyllic cottage on private parkland near Oxford

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Cottage with iconic water tower
Idyllic Cotswold villages (such as Lower Slaughter, above) are just a short distance away
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Overview
3 bedrooms
1 bathroom
5 guests
4 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
The Old Cow Shed is a beautiful cottage set in 200 acres of private parkland on an estate in Oxfordshire. It offers a very high standard of accommodation, 15 minutes from the world-famous university town of Oxford, and only 5 minutes from the shopping mecca of Bicester Village. The nearby Cotswolds are famous for their idyllic English countryside. For foodies there are great gastro pubs with locally-sourced ingredients. Free wifi, pet friendly, easy access from Heathrow, and a warm welcome. The Old Cow Shed (yes there really were once happy cows wintering in this cottage, though they are now discouraged from returning home) is situated on a private estate and working farm in Oxfordshire. The nearest village is Chesterton, about a mile away. Oxfordshire and the Cotswolds are famous for w...The Old Cow Shed is a beautiful cottage set in 200 acres of private parkland on an estate in Oxfordshire. It offers a very high standard of accommodation, 15 minutes from the world-famous university town of Oxford, and only 5 minutes from the shopping mecca of Bicester Village. The nearby Cotswolds are famous for their idyllic English countryside. For foodies there are great gastro pubs with locally-sourced ingredients. Free wifi, pet friendly, easy access from Heathrow, and a warm welcome. The Old Cow Shed (yes there really were once happy cows wintering in this cottage, though they are now discouraged from returning home) is situated on a private estate and working farm in Oxfordshire. The nearest village is Chesterton, about a mile away. Oxfordshire and the Cotswolds are famous for walks, cycle and horse rides and its idyllic English countryside and villages. The Old Cow Shed has a spacious open-plan kitchen and dining area with a table suitable for up to six people. The kitchen has all the modern amenities of fridge/freezer, dishwasher, hob, oven and microwave, and washing machine and dryer. Along the hallway, there is a large sitting room with big comfortable sofas, a gorgeous wood burning stove, a widescreen TV, free wi-fi and plenty of books and maps and local information to get your teeth into. The cottage has three bedrooms: one king size; one twin room with two singles; and a further single room. There is also a large family bathroom. There are private gardens at the front and rear of the property, with a lovely outside seating area at the rear for al fresco summer lunches. We manage 12 'home from home' beautiful holiday apartments in West London. Visit us at Kensington Holiday Rentals co dot uk. We pride ourselves on our warm welcome, personalised service and we will be on hand 24/7 for any information requests or problems. We have a full time house-keeper on hand, the indomitable Ana, and there is no technical task too great for our handyman Pavel. Please note that all of these apartments are exclusive dedicated full time short let apartments, they are not people's homes just vacated. We look forward to hearing from you and it will be a pleasure to accommodate you during your trip to London. We love our portfolio of apartments and we are sure you will too… Best wishes, Hugo & LizzieMore
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
No smoking please, except outside Strictly no events or parties Pet friendly
Bathrooms
1 Full bath
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hugo r
Languages spoken:English, Spanish, French
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:April 2008
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Reviewed 17 September 2018

The Cow Shed is a very convenient, clean, and well maintained guest house. It is located on a working farm and is very private and quiet. The interior is very nicely decorated and the finishes are nice. We have stayed in some places that could...More

Date of stay: July 2018
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Hugo R, VR Owner at Idyllic cottage on private parkland near Oxford, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2018

Dear Tony ... thanks so much much for such a lovely review, we really appreciate it! You are welcome again any time. Thanks so much and look forward to seeing you again sometime! all best Lizzie & Chrissie

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Suitable For Children Under 5
Internet Access
Private Garden
Cable/satellite TV
Secure Parking
Wi-Fi
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About the neighbourhood
The nearby Cotswolds are famous for their idyllic English countryside. For foodies there are great gastro pubs with locally-sourced ingredients. Free wifi, pet friendly, easy access from Heathrow, and a warm welcome. Oxfordshire and the Cotswolds are famous for walks, cycle and horse rides and its idyllic English countryside and villages. The world famous Bicester Village shopping village is very nearby (5 mins drive). Join the bargain hunters for top quality brands at affordable prices.
Getting around
There is superb access into Oxford and Bicester Village, to all the famous villages and sights of the beautiful Cotswolds, and also excellent transport links to and from London (and Heathrow Airport) in only 60mins on the M40 motorway. And also just 50 minutes into London Marylebone from either Oxford Parkway or Bicester North. (Full information file sent on booking)
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