Barn | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4
Ridgeway is an attractive holiday cottage at Town Farm, that has recently been converted. Town Farm is a working farm nestled at the foot of the Chiltern Hills and has been run by the Leach family since the early 1930s. About 1,000 sheep are farmed on the Beacon Hill and surrounding high ground, while the lower fields are used for crop cultivation. The "Pick Your Own" opens in June and guests can take a picnic and stock up on fruit and vegetables. The farm enjoys fantastic views of the surrounding countryside including the local landmark - Ivinghoe Beacon, which marks the start of the famous Ridgeway Walk.
Ridgeway is a barn conversion which benefits from full central heating. Wireless broadband is available.
It is a ground floor property. The living area is open plan, with the kitchen fully equipped with cooker, microwave, fridge, freezer, dishwasher, washer dryer. Also in the spacious, open-plan dining and living room there is a dining table which seats four, a double sofa, a flatscreen TV and a DVD player.
The property has two bedrooms, one with a double bed, and one with twin beds. The wet room has a shower with under floor heating and heated towel rail.
In the grounds of Town farm there is a childrens play area and communal tennis court.; ample parking is available for tenants use.
Please note that rental includes a £15 allowance per week, for electricity - this is plenty for most guests, and allows us to be able to remain environmentally green as possible. Any extra is charged as used.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Access||Car advised, Wheelchair users|
|Nearest Amenities||2 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Luton 21 km, Nearest railway: Tring 5.3 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Access||Parking, Wheelchair users|
The Central England/Cotswolds region
Buckinghamshire is located in Central England and stretches from the outskirts of London to the bottom entrance of the Midlands. Home to the stunning Chiltern Hills (designated as an Area of Outstanding Beauty) and the meandering River Thames, Buckinghamshire is a diverse county full of history and charm.
Why not visit one of the many pretty market towns or take a walk in the country, stopping at one of the many picturesque villages dotted throughout this county?
Buckinghamshire is an area that is full of things to see and do, visit the stunning Waddesdon Manor or take the kids to the Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre for a day out that they will never forget. With many different manor houses and stately home located in the area, lovers of history will be in for a real treat. Feeling tired? why not visit one of the many excellent village pubs that serve traditional fayre and great ale, sure to ease away the aches and pains of a filling day exploring.
The Chiltern Hills are situated close to the heart of England. It is an area of natural beauty with a wealth of places to visit. The property is up to an hour away from most areas of interest - whether it is Warwick Castle, The Tower of London, National Trust properties, Zoos or Theme Parks.
Weather tends to be mild, there are plenty of activities outside if the weather is good, and plenty of inside activities if wet.
The cottage is at the base of the Chiltern Hills, a beautiful wooded set of rolling hills in the centre of England. London is only 50 minute train ride away, with a wealth of attractions for the visitor. More locally both Ascott House and Waddesdon Manor are 10 minutes and 30 minutes away respectively.
Both are owned by the Rothschild family and are stunning properties - Waddesdon has the appearance of a French chateau and is filled with beautiful furniture. Ascott House was described as a 'A palace like cottage, the most luxurious and lovely thing I ever saw'. This was how Gladstone's daughter, Mary, described Ascott after a visit in the 1880s.
If you prefer more Medieval History, Warwick Castle or Hampton Court are both accessible (but in opposite directions!) and both offer medieval entertainment at certain times of the year.
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11 Oct 2013
"So good I want a return visit"
This was the perfect accommodation for my elderly (with walker) Mother and family. The accommodation is all on one level including the walk-in shower, and very spacious. The farm and surrounding countryside is really beautiful and quiet. The location is very easy for visiting the numerous tourist sites and villages in Buckinghamshire, Bedfordshire, Oxfordshire and Cambridgeshire (we lost track of the county borders we crossed in our two week stay). The staff were all very helpful and friendly. Would definitely recommend this for anyone.
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