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Rural 'Get Away' pretty Cotswold cottage near Thame Oxfordshire

Pretty spacious cottage hidden away from the world!
1 of 29Pretty spacious cottage hidden away from the world!
Cottage -
3 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 6
Thame, Oxfordshire, England
ESCAPE TO THE COUNTRY in The Well House holiday cottage less than an hour from London and only 30 mins from Heathrow!

Fabulous views & surrounded by nature in the Chiltern Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty thoughtfully furnished & well equipped providing guests with all modern comforts during their country stay.
Standing in private grounds of 15 acres, relax and get away from it all in this super comfortable, spacious cottage enjoying wonderful views across farmland and woods. Fabulous walks with direct access onto the historic Ridgeway National Trail (85 miles long).

A surprising rural retreat with abundance of wildlife to see - deer, muntjacs, hares, strutting pheasants, badgers, rabbits, assorted birds including the magnificent Red Kites soaring above.

This tranquil setting is within easy reach of local village and the...
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Listing #HL179188
About the Owner
Alison T
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Interaction with guests
We aim to be around to welcome guests either upon arrival or as soon as practically possible thereafter. We will make arrangements to welcome you with the cottage keys or if we cannot be present, the cottage will be left unlocked. The cottage has Information Files providing an abundance of local information including activities; restaurants; pubs; maps, etc. We are available during your stay if needed by guests otherwise we will leave you to relax, enjoy and do your own thing.
Reviews from our community
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The location and content of the cottage was superb , nothing had been overlooked - except that we found the beds to be very hard and therefore most uncomfortable which lead to poor rest overnight.More

Thank 746philipr
Management response:Responded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for comments. Our beds have quality Hypnos mattresses with toppers and quilted protectors, however I am sorry that they did not suit. I would have happily supplied additional mattress toppers had I been aware of the problem. I sincerely hope that it did...More

Reviewed 10 August 2018

This is a great place to stay. There is not one thing that I can say that wasn't perfect. From the moment we arrived to the last day - all brilliant. The owners were fantastic, even provided a complimentary food pack on our arrival -...More

Thank Gurdeep S
Management response:Responded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind words and we hope to see you again. Best wishes Alison

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Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

We are seasoned cottage stayers but this one is the best ever. Well equipped and lovely comfy beds. There at walks and cycle rides from the door and the wildlife is amazing. Red kites in the garden, deer and hares in the surrounding fields and...More

Thank M290249
Management response:Responded 13 August 2018

So happy you enjoyed our wildlife, fauna and the doorstep trails. Thank you for your lovely review and hope to see you again. Best wishes Alison

  • Alarm Clock
  • Books
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Patio
  • Private Garden
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Shared Garden
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(3)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
Additional amenities & feature info
Accommodation on two floors
:Entrance door opens into large modern fitted kitchen, wood worksurfaces, breakfast bar. Wood flooring
Large living room with dining table and chairs, study area, TV, doors onto private sun terrace. Wood flooring.
Ground floor small double bedroom with 2 single beds, open hanging and chest of drawers. Wood flooring.Ground floor Ensuite shower room.
Staircase to carpeted first floor landing.
Two large double bedrooms each with fitted wardrobes, carpetedModern
First Floor Bathroom with shower over bath.Thermostatically controlled power showers.
Quality Egyptian Cotton bed linen and towels supplied.
All Utilities and WIFI included.
No smoking except on sun terrace.
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 2:00 PM
REGRET COTTAGE IS ONLY SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN AGED 8 + Please contact owners prior to booking if travelling with small children NO SMOKING PLEASE EXCEPT ON OUTSIDE TERRACE Owner...
    1 Full bath
    1 Shower
    3 Twins
    1 Full
    1 Queen
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  • Damage Deposit: RM 547 / stay - Deposit
Additional Rate and Availability Information
WEEKLY RATE = £950.00
25% deposit is required to confirm your booking.
Payment accepted by bank transfer, personal cheque (UK only) or PayPal
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About the neighbourhood
The area is part of the Chiltern Hills, designated 'An Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty'
Well known as the locations used in the BBC TV series 'Midsomer Murders'; Inspector Morse and Vicar of Dibley.
Visit historic houses such as Waddesdon Manor; Stonor Park; West Wycombe Park & Hellfire Caves; Greys Court.
The Swan Antique Centre at Tetsworth, less than 2 miles away - an Aladdins cave of antique furniture, pictures and jewellery with a lovely restaurant serving morning coffee, lunches, afternoon teas & suppers.
Chinnor Steam Railway is only 10 minutes away, the rides are great fun !
St Tiggywinkles Wildlife Hospital is a wonderful place to visit, watch and learn how they care for sick and injured wildlife.
Take a stroll around the Aston Rowant Discovery T...
Getting around
Chiltern Railway to London Marylebone from High Wycombe OR Thame & Haddenham Stations both within 10 minutes drive from property.

Chiltern Railway also runs service into London Marylebone from Oxford Parkway Station which is about 20 minute drive from property.

Oxford Tube (a coach service) runs 24 hours, 365 days between Oxford Gloucester Green and London Victoria Station with stops at Westfield Shopping Centre, Notting Hill, Marble Arch, etc.
The Coach stop at Lewknor is 4 minutes drive from property or a walk.
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: London Heathrow: 45.0 km
Railway: High Wycombe: 19.0 km
Ferry: Portsmouth: 155.0 km
35 mins from London Heathrow Airport.
Easy road links to M40 Motorway, M4 Motorway and M25 Motorway.
M40 Motorway links London, Oxford, Stratford-Upon-Avon, Birmingham and the north of England.
20 mins south of Oxford (c15 miles); London under 1 hour (38 miles)
London Heathrow (35 mins) and Gatwick airports (90 mins) linked to Oxford and London by road and rail.
Rail connections via Heathrow express. London Stanstead airport is linked to Oxford by the National Express Coach.
Car Hire Available from all major airports.
Fast frequent Oxford Tube coach service between Oxford and London runs 24hrs/365 days.
The Oxford Tube bus stop is only 1 mile away from Well House at Junction 6 (Lewknor) M40 Motorway
Frequent fast train services:
High Wycombe (10 mile...
Activities nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Nearest Beach: 145.0 km.
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