Key Holiday Home Information:Dog-Friendly, up to 2 dog(s) welcome by arrangement.
Nearest Airport and Railway Station: Islip Railway Station - 2 miles away and Oxford City Centre Railway Station - 5 miles away.
Nearest city or town: Oxford, approximately 5 miles away.
Type of self-catering holiday: Self-Catering Country/Farm Cottages near Oxford.
Short Breaks and weekend breaks: 3 Nights is the Minimum Rate, all year round except peak season
Oxford Country Cottages is a collection of 4, 4* Gold rated farm cottages, overlooking our beautiful Courtyard Garden. Blenheim Cottage sleeps up to 6 people in 3 bedrooms and is a perfect base for entertaining should you wish to take a few cottages for a family gathering, as is popular with many of our guests. This cottage has an electric AGA, wood-burning stove and boasts beautiful, chunky, wooden, English furniture throughout. The kitchen is extremely well equipped. Blenheim is decorated to a very high standard using Vanessa Arbuthnott prints, designs and fabrics. 55'' Smart TV, with Amazon Prime, Netflix and Now TV and where you can also access Sky TV via our ultrafast WiFi connections. There is also a Stereo with Bluetooth connectivity. The family bathroom features both a bath-tub with shower and separate shower enclosure. All bathrooms are provided with a selection of indulgent ‘Faith In Nature’ toiletries. You will receive some ‘Welcome Goodies’ on arrival, which will include the basics such as tea, coffee, olive oil, balsamic vinegar, nespresso pods, salt and pepper and a few treats such as home-made bread, our legendary brownies and marmalade and some fresh eggs from our very own free range hens and ducks! The cottages all have individual patio areas with chunky, wooden garden furniture and are situated around our stunning Courtyard Garden, which features a Jacuzzi Hot Tub, a BBQ area, a Wendy House full of toys for children and Table Tennis in the warmer months!!
Our Farm Shop is located in the corner of the Courtyard Garden and is well stocked with most essentials, some luxuries and a selection of locally sourced, organic produce from neighbouring farms.
Oxford Country Cottages backs onto the beautiful 1000-acre Wetland Reserve of RSPB Otmoor - offering wonderful walks on the doorstep and some stunning sites such as Starling Murmurations, Lapwings, Canadian Geese and Boxing Hares in the Spring time!Noke is a secluded, rural retreat, yet it is located only 5 miles from the Centre of historic Oxford with all it has to offer and Bicester Village, Blenheim Palace, the Cotswolds and Shakepeares Stratford are all within easy reach. London and Birmingham are only an hour away.
We are the perfect location for a romantic get-away, yet we also cater extremely well for families and are pet friendly. Cots and High-Chairs are available free of charge and each cottage is well equipped for children, with more toys, DVD's and games available in the Farmhouse if the selection in the Wendy House and Farm Shop should not suffice! Daily feeding of our small animal menagerie takes place at 9am everyday, where you can join in feeding our pigs - Pumba and Pinka, the chickens and ducks and meet Gusty, the miniature donkey - just ring the bell at the Farmhouse Gate to tag along!
Entertainment and/or Leisure Facilities on Offer: Games Room , Hot Tub
Flexible changeover day: Yes
Recommended Attractions near Oxford: Blenheim Palace Bicester Village Waterperry Gardens Oxford!!
Good places to visit near Oxford: Oxford City Centre with all it has to offer!! Ashmolean Museum in Oxford Pitt Rivers Museum in Oxford Blenheim Palace Bicester Village Waterperry Gardens Rectory Farm PYO, Farm Shop, Bouncy Castles and Cafe Cotswold Wildlife Park Crocodiles of the WorldMore about the Location:
Annual Events: Blenheim Palace Xmas Lights - Xmas Time Blenheim Palace Food Show - Summer Blenheim Palace Equestrian 3-Day Event - September Various Events throughout the year at Blenheim Palace, with dates varying each year.
Good places to eat near Oxford: Milkshed in Weston-On-The Green - fantastic place for Brunch and Lunch - delicious, on-trend food and wonderful ice-cream parlour! The Bell at Hampden Poyle - Our favourite Gastro-Pub - lovely ambience, excellent service and delicious food. The Nuttree at Murcott - A relaxed, charming Pub atmosphere, with the Restaurant boasting a Michelin Star! The Talkhouse in Stanton St. John - Good food, pretty Pub. The Red Lion in Islip - Good food, playground in Beer Garden.
Short Breaks: Yes, minimum 3 nights