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Holiday between rolling hills and ambrosial countryside at this luxury self-catering cottage tucked away in the pretty Oxfordshire village of Barford St John. Owned by artists whose contemporary works enhance the opulent interiors within, this bucolic bolthole marries Cotswolds style with theatrical flourishes, making a show-stopping family hideaway in the most serene location.

Luxury self-catering cottage in Barford St. John, near the Cotswolds

Introduction

The warm, treacle-toned Hornton stone exterior of this classic 18th Century cottage makes a beguiling bucolic retreat, idyllically set in the picturesque village of Barford St John near the Cotswolds. Come-hither sofas, flamboyant fabrics and snug window seats provide a cosy setting from which to observe the captivating Swere valley views and sweeping meadows. The mood at this luxury self-catering bolthole is rejuvenating and inspiring; the perfect writer’s retreat in which to pen memoirs in blissful solitude.

Bedrooms and Bathrooms

The king-size master bedroom on the ground floor offers a stylish window seat and luxury en suite shower room with toasty underfloor heating. Gaze into the peaceful, pastoral landscape post steamy showers before lazing atop the luxurious bedding and pondering tomorrow's adventures. Dimmable lighting creates the perfect ambience for a sumptuous night's sleep. The zip-and-link bedroom on the first floor nestles within characterful oak-beamed eves and can be arranged as either a king-size double or twin bedroom. Immerse yourself at either end of the clawfoot bathtub in the family bathroom for a truly luxuriating soak.

Outside

Cotteswere sits within private, verdant gardens flaunting magnificent views of the Swere valley. Swing open the French-doors, throw down a blanket and indulge in the picturesque views out towards the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Watch horses gracefully grazing in the paddock and chink glasses as the sun sets and dips below the ha-ha.

For Relaxation

Spend days outdoors, meandering along the banks of the River Swere and wending your way through the nearby chocolate-box villages of Barford St. John and St. Michael. Return home, kick off your wellies and unwind at Cotteswere with a butter-basted chicken roasting away. For afters? Pop open a full bodied red and feel the warmth of the crackling woodburner as the day draws to an end.

Practicalities

Cotteswere has a shared drive and gated parking for two cars. The well-equipped kitchen includes an electric Everhot Range cooker, dishwasher, fridge freezer, double Belfast sink, microwave, Nespresso coffee machine and washing machine. There is no tumble dryer. The gardener will visit on changeover day and will not disturb your stay.

THE DETAILS

  • SleepsUp to 4 guests
  • Alternative Group OptionUp to 2 guests
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  • BedroomsDoubles: One double bedroom with king-size bedZip Link Beds: One zip-and-link bedroom which can be arranged as a king-size double
  • BathroomsOne en suite shower room and one family bathroom
  • FamilyChildren: Yes, children and babes-in-arms very welcomeCots: One cot is availableHighchairs: One highchair is available
  • BBQCharcoal barbecue
  • PetsTwo dogs are very welcome
    Each pet is charged at £60.00 per week or part thereof
  • Mod ConsLED Smart TV, Bluetooth sound bar, Bluetooth radio, Nespresso coffee machineInternet & Communications:Wi-Fi internetMobile Signal: Check reception maps
  • Arrivals & DeparturesArrival Day: Monday or FridayArrival Time: 4pmDeparture Time: 10am
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AROUND THE PROPERTY

Style: Family artworks tell their own story at this luxury cottage, where golden Cotswolds hues, traditional features and timeless elegance combine to create a very special self-catering bolthole.

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Our Take

Property Owner Gail says

I love the fact that Cotteswere is so hidden and tucked away in the Swere Valley. Our favourite moments are gazing over the ha-ha at the end of the garden and watching the playful horses in the fields.

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Unique Extras

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FOOD AND DRINK

Home-Cooked

Turn local ingredients into mouth-watering food and head to Eagles for your deli-goods, or select the finest quality meats from The Meat Joint. Return home to cook up a classic comforting dish and enjoy with loved ones in the comfort of this luxury self-catering country home.

In-House Cuisine

If you'd rather spend your luxury self-catering break indulging in the little luxuries, let an in-house chef prepare a mouth-watering meal for you and your party (on prior request and subject to an additional cost). 

Eating Out

There’s an abundance of great eateries nearby which come highly recommended by the owners; follow your nose through the trees and dine al fresco in The Yurt at Nicholsons. Try the fresh daily offerings on offer at the White Horse, or taste delicious homemade pies at the Crown & Tuns - known locally as the local 'pie pub'.

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Disclaimer: These particulars, whilst believed to be accurate, are set as a guideline only. They are intended to give a fair description, but should not be relied upon as being a statement of fact. The photographs appearing on this website show only certain parts and aspects of the property at the time when the photographs were taken and it should not be assumed that the property remains precisely as displayed in the photographs. If there are any points of particular importance that need clarifying before you confirm your booking please do not hesitate to ask.

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