Cotswold country house overlooking the Windrush water meadow & river

Cotswold country house overlooking the Windrush water meadow & river

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3 Bedrooms
Sleeps 5
3 Bathrooms

About our home

AVAILABLE FOR simultaneous or NON-simultaneous swaps or with SWAP POINTS. Our country house is available Easter, June & and Late August/September, for varying lengths of times.
Our beautiful home (some call a Tardis) was converted by 2005 from an original Oxfordshire Cotswold cottage built in 1929, - an unusual mixture of old and new with some original features plus its high vaulted ceilings in the new areas.
There are several 1920's fireplaces including a bakers oven, which are now ornamental. We have full central heating of course.
The house is built up high with a lovely terraced garden overlooking the water meadow and river windrush.
There is a charming entrance hall on the middle level.
The house is on 3 levels - the living room is on the middle level. plus a verandah/garden room on this level & kitchen and single bedroom with its own shower and wc.
1 Master double bedroom (with en suite shower room/wc/ situated on the lower level with terrace overlooking the valley.
1 double on the upper floor (also with fabulous views)with adjacent bathroom/bath/shower/wc :
the third bedroom (on the same level as the living room) has a single bed & en suite shower room/wc.
There is a 4th bedroom but this is currently kitted out for my husband's office.
Well equipped kitchen (vaulted ceiling) with double oven, hob, large fridge-freezer, dishwasher: Utility room with sink & washing machine.
Separate WC on this floor, and a little adjacent room I use as my art room.
The open plan living & dining room has wonderful views over the valley, where there is plenty of birdlife and animals graze in the summer and you can walk directly from the garden.
We have a cleaning team for your arrival, but you could arrange more if you require it.
There is Sat.TV, DVD & CD players and a piano.
We have a small wine store which can be made available to you (for an appropriate donation!) We buy our wines in France so it is a lot less expensive than our local supermarket.
The house is 10 minutes walk into Witney town or a 5 minute drive and parking in Witney is free.
7 minutes drive to Witney Lakes Golf Club, 30 minutes drive to Oxford or you can take the local bus, to see this beautiful University Town, Oxford botanical gardens Ashmoleum Museum, two threatres and much more.
Also close by to the famous Cotswold villages of Burford. Burton on the water and Chipping Norton, which also has a theatre.
90 minutes to the following:
London.(by car or National Express coach)
Stratford upon Avon - home of Shakespeare
Stonehenge, Bath

Features

Marion's reviews

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More about us

  1. We are a retired couple (non-smoking)

  2. Phil was a horticulturist & worked for Scope and still does voluntary work in this field. Marion was a Ski Tour Operator and an amateur artist. We were both widowed and have been married 11 years.

  3. Marion is an amateur artist & Phil a keen walker - We love our home but like to travel.

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Where is it?

Neighbourhood

Situated in the Oxfordshire Cotswolds - a country outlook but only 10 minutes walk to the lovely old market town of Witney.

Buzzy restaurants
Witney Lake Resort (golf club), The Fleece. Horse & Raddish.
Cozy cafés
The Blue Boar, Witney. Izzys
Retail therapy
Witney, Cheltenham, Oxford
Bit of culture
Oxford, Chippenham
Walks in the park
Numerous

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