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Rural 'Get Away' pretty Cotswold cottage near Thame Oxfordshire

Pretty spacious cottage hidden away from the world!
49 reviews
Pretty spacious cottage hidden away from the world!
Approached via long private driveway across  farmland
Large comfortable living room with plenty of seating
Dining in the very large open plan living room
Cheeky deer munching in the garden!
Summer at The Well House
Modern fitted and well equipped kitchen
Big modern kitchen with breakfast bar
Bedroom One with comfy King bed & quality White Company bedlinen
Views to the fields beyond from Bedroom One
Bedroom 2,  another bright and spacious room with wardrobe
Bed 2 with comfy Hypnos double bed
Views from Bed 2
Upstairs modern bathroom
Full size bath with shower over. Molton Brown soaps
Ground floor twin bedded room with ensuite
Ensuite shower room
Dining area with doors to sun terrace, chairs for 6 guests
Kick back, relax after a day sight seeing, walking or shopping!
National Trust Woodland on the doorstep!
Private sun area with outside dining table & chairs
Springtime at The Well House!
Acres of stunning Spring bluebells in nearby Aston Wood
Lots of country walks with country residents to meet!
Part of The Talking Trail in adjacent Aston Rowant National Nature Reserve
Glorious walks in Aston Rowant National Nature Reserve
misty winter walk in local woods
winter walks on the doorstep
A winter wonderland!
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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.
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We have just returned from a week in the Well House and to be honest, I could happily live there. The Well House is in a beautiful location ideally situated for visiting the areas attractions and then retreating to for peaceful relaxation. This very pretty...More

Thank 100LibbyH
Management response:Responded today

Thank you so much for your lovely review and we are so pleased it worked out well for your multi generational visit - my husband hasn't stopped laughing at me being the icing! We would love to welcome you back for a stay or to...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is an extraordinary and wonderful cottage, flawless. Brilliant host (Alison) who has created something beautiful and special.

Thank pglynn1056
Management response:Responded 4 weeks ago

Oh what a lovely review! Delighted you all enjoyed the 'birthday' break and your kind words mean so much to us. Hope to see you again, best wishes Alison

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Reviewed 12 May 2018


Management response:Responded 18 May 2018


  • 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
    1 Full
    1 King
    3 Twins
Show Rates

Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week
Default 3 nights
RM 717
RM 1,259
RM 5,048
1 Mar 2018 -
14 Dec 2018
3 Night Stay
3 nights
RM 717
RM 1,259
RM 5,048
15 Dec 2018 -
6 Jan 2019
3 Night Stay
7 nights -- --
RM 7,971
Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to Malaysian Ringgit and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
  • Damage Deposit: RM 531 / 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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