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33 Taynton

from £107 /night help Price for guests, Nights approx:

Very Good 4.5/5

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from £107 /night help Price for guests, Nights approx:

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Taynton village in Spring

Cottage / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 4

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Cottage / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden

Taynton is known for its beauty and rustic tranquillity. There are no pubs or shops here just a collection of historic houses, a beautiful church and the village hall. A real city escape. However, in just a few minutes drive or a brisk 20 minute walk across the fields there is the equally picturesque but busy market town of Burford with its myriad restaurants and coffee shops, a wide collection of pubs as well as antique and gift shops to enjoy.

The cottage is located at the heart of the village. It has a thatched roof and is newly refurbished throughout after a careful renovation program only completed in Spring 2011. There is a large private garden at the rear with a patio area, lawns, flower beds and fruit trees.

Inside there are two bedrooms on the first floor, one a double and one a twin. There is a modern bathroom with bath and shower and a second bathroom / shower-room on the ground floor. The entrance / reception area features its original hearth fireplace and flagstones dating back to 1740. The accommodation includes a big comfortable sofa, a flat screen TV with digital TV and coffee table. There is a cosy dining area and a separate modern kitchen with a breakfast bar.

In the outbuildings there is a lockable store-room for bikes with a separate laundry room including a washing machine and dryer. In this beautiful unspoilt village we hope to provide you with all the modern conveniences in a magical English countryside setting.

Size Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms
Will consider Corporate bookings, House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month)
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 2 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Birmingham or Heathrow. 78 km, Nearest railway: Charlbury 14 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, CD player
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 Shower rooms
Furniture Double beds (1), Single beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 5
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Private garden, BBQ
Access Parking, Not suitable for wheelchair users
Further details indoors

The fireplace is available for use during the winter months from 1 October through to 1 April and burns logs which are not provided. The fire-guard must be used when lit in the presence of children. Fire-extinguishers are at hand however the open fire should only be used by responsible adults. The fire-place chimney is closed-off during the summer months but remains an attractive feature of the property.

There is a laundry room with a fully automatic washing machine and separate tumble dryer located behind the bicycle store at the back of the property. No dogs are allowed upstairs. Visitors should request a child gate which will be installed at the top of the staircase prior to arrival. Similarly a cot will be set-up in the double bedroom on request.

Further details outdoors

Parking is available on the main 'B' road directly outside the property. We always park there. There is a drive-way which may be used to park; however it is narrow and not recommended for modern family cars. It will accomodate a car if first it is unloaded then carefully reversed into the driveway with the front end facing the road. Parking on-site is at the owner's risk. Feel free to leave motorbikes and bicycles in the driveway. There is in addition a lockable bicycle store at the rear.

At the bottom of the garden there is an old pig sty which is not currently in use! A patio set with a table, chairs for six and a large umbrella / sun-shade is included.

Further details

On confirmation of your dates, you will receive a provisional booking confirmation. We will send you a contract which must be returned with your deposit to secure the booking. Full payment is due 6 weeks prior to arrival. Payment can be made by cheque sent to the owner's address. On receipt of payment and your completed registration form, we will send you further details of how to access the property. In addition there is a £100 breakages deposit which will be returned to you within 2 weeks of your departure.

If young children or dogs are staying, we will install a stair gate on request. Dogs are not allowed up-stairs.

The cottage is easy to use and an information pack will be emailed on receipt of payment.

The Cotswolds region

The Cotswolds is known for the astonishing beauty of its countryside and in particular for the harmonious unspoilt quality of the architecture which goes with it. Indeed it has over 4000 buildings listed for their historical significance. Part of the restful almost spiritual quality of the region is down to the use of Cotswold stone as the main building material.

It has a warm buttery quality which reflects the unique west country light to provide a feast for the eyes. It is even used for the dry-stone walling which criss-crosses the countryside wherever you look. Cotswold stone has such character that Christopher Wren chose it for the construction of St Paul's Cathedral in London.

The Cotswolds is remarkably well connected to other points of cultural interests in the region; indeed it is a mere 1 hour 30 minutes drive from London (traffic permitting), 40 minutes from Oxford, Bath and Shakespeare's birthplace, Stratford upon Avon. It is 20 minutes from important historical sites such as Blenheim Palace the ancestral home of Winston Churchill and the 18th Century gardens of Stow and Sezincote.

Burford

Taynton is 8 minutes drive, (or a 20 minute brisk walk along the lane and accross the fields), from the historic 'gateway' town of Burford which has a large number of distinguished houses dating from the 14th to the 18th centuries. With its attractive shops and restaurants, its local history museum, Rennaisance town hall (which hosts antique markets on most weekends), and its magnificant wool church it is an ideal centre to explore at leisure.

A little further afield are the towns of Bourton on the Water, Northleach (with another splendid church built on profits from the medieval wool trade), and many other towns and villages more beautiful than any in England.

However this part of the country is best known for its country pursuits. It is ideal for cycling, perfect for visiting country churches and village pubs along quiet country lanes. From Taynton you can pick-up some of the best cross-country walking paths and bridleways in the region where wild flowers, birds and animals such as Roe Deer and Hares, proliferate. There is fly-fishing in the Windrush, Clay Pigeon Shooting, Horse Riding, and a litle further afield, sailing at the local water sports centre and an excellent golf course in Burford.

A number of maps and guide-books are available at the cottage for visitors to borrow. Useful numbers can be found on the notice board in the kitchen with information on taxis and local attractions such as the Cotswold Wildlife Park and guided walks from Burford. For example there is an enjoyable 8 mile circular walk along the Windrush Valley. There is also a very helpful tourist office in Burford

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    Calendar last updated:30 May 2014

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