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Oak House

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Excellent 5/5

13 reviews

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Oak House

Cottage / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 4

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Cottage / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Nearest beach 30 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

Oak House is a detached cottage with 1 double and 1 twin room. All living rooms are private and overlook a large lawned garden with open countryside beyond. The sitting room has oak flooring and furniture throughout and there are two comfortable leather sofas to curl up on in front of the wood burner. French windows open onto a large private patio area. The room is equipped with plasma TV with freesat (some HD channels), playstation/dvd player, Wi-Fi and iPod docking station. There is a downstairs cloakroom with washbasin. The well equipped kitchen has a built in dishwasher, microwave and electric cooker with induction hob which gives instant safe cooking.

Directly off the kitchen is a large dining room with oak table and chairs, wooden flooring and double french windows which open out onto the patio (a beautiful setting for summer evenings). The utility room has a washing machine and ample room for dirty boots and coats after those long country rambles. Upstairs the family bathroom has bath with electric shower and heated towel rail. The cottage has oil fired central heating and double glazing throughout.

Size Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms
Nearest beach Cotswold Water Park 30 km
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 1.6 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Birmingham International 75 km, Nearest railway: Kingham 8 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
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

Play station games and DVDs are available to borrow and there are numerous games and books availableA basket of logs and kindling is included in rental.Starter pack of milk, sugar, tea, coffee and cake/cookies on arrival.Dishwasher tablets, washing powder and washing up liquid provided.Towels and bed linen included.Now with Wi-Fi.

Further details outdoors

Secluded patio area with furniture.Large lawned garden.Croquet and badminton set available.Off road parking for 2 cars

Further details

The following deliver to the area - Tesco, Waitrose, Sainsbury's, Asda, Riverford Organics and Ocado.We can organise milk, cream and other dairy product deliveries from our local Holmleigh Dairy. Details of local walks and cycle routes (on & off road) provided. Bikes can be hired locally.

The Cotswolds region

The Cotswolds are home to sleepy little villages, bustling market towns and the more sophisticated shopping centres of Cheltenham and Cirencester. Where else could you find men playing football in a river, Aunt Sally at the pub and Morris Men on the green? We love living here, we're sure you will too!

Under 15mins - Stow on the Wold, Bourton on the Water, Moreton in Marsh

15 to 30mins - Chipping Campden, Chipping Norton, Cheltenham, Evesham, Burford, Cirencester

30 to 60mins - Stratford upon Avon, Oxford, Gloucester, Tewkesbury, Banbury, Worcester, Swindon, Tetbury

60 to 120mins - Bristol, Bath, Birmingham, London, Cardiff.

Lower Swell

Nestled just below Stow on the Wold, the village of Lower Swell has a vibrant community spirit. The village pub serves beer from the Donnington brewery based a mile up the road (worth a walk to for it's beautiful setting). Various buildings in the village and the gardens of Abbotswood House (open at certain times of the year) were designed by Edwin Lutyens. Naunton Downs golf course is approx 3 miles away and the area is home to several national hunt trainers with Cheltenham and Stratford racecourses a short car ride away. Maybe take in a play at the new Royal Shakespeare Theatre. If retail therapy is more your style the surrounding Cotswold towns have a multitude of individual shops, Stow is renown amongst antique lovers and Cheltenham is famous for it's Promenade. Gloucester Quays Designer outlet is a short drive away.There are plenty of pubs and restaurants in the area to satisfy everyone's appetite. Don't want to eat out every night? There are several takeaways in nearby Stow or why not have a BBQ in the summer while sipping a glass of wine and watching the sun set over the horizon..The area has something for everyone. For those who love visiting gardens Abbotswood is a must (dates of opening can be supplied). A little further afield are Hidcote Manor Gardens, Batsford Arboretum and Snowshill Manor to name but a few. Or maybe just dabble your feet in the river Windrush at Upper or Lower Slaughter.To keep the little ones entertained (and maybe big ones too!) head towards the Cotswold Farm Park just up the road (Adam's Farm on Countryfile), visit Birdland, the Motor Museum and the Model Village at Bourton on the Water. Giraffes are the latest inhabitants of the Cotswold Wildlife Park at Burford. For those a little more older and adventurous why not try jet skiing or aerial water skiing at the Cotswold Water Park. Sudley Castle in Winchcombe (home of Katherine Parr) is a historical adventure for all ages.Twice a year (May and October) Stow on the Wold hosts the colourful gypsy horsefair which is an experience not to be missed! Cheltenham is also famous for it's numerous festivals, jazz, literature, music and of course the annual national hunt festival. There is always someone willing to give you a tip in the local pub!

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8 Oct 2013


"Ticks all the boxes."

Our second stay at Oak House - Lower Swell is a perfect location for touring the Cotswolds - Oak House is situated in a very quiet cul-de-sac is spotlessly clean, well furnished and has everything needed for a great holiday break including a large private garden at the rear - the owners are also very friendly and welcoming. Book it you won't be disappointed.

Thank you for your great review. It was lovely seeing you again and we are really happy that you enjoyed your stay with us even if the weather wasn't quite as good as this time last year.

22 Sep 2012



This was our third break in the Cotswolds this year but our first at Oak House which we must say is one of the best holiday cottages we have stayed in. The house is perfectly situated for touring the Cotswolds, is a walkable mile from Stow on the Wold and nestles in a quiet cul de sac in Lower Swell. The interior of the house is very tasteful and well equipped and catered for our every need. It has lovely thoughful touches especially for children. The large private garden overlooking open countryside is fantastic particularly when the sun shines as it did every day of our stay. We will definitely look to return sometime soon.

22 Apr 2012


"Excellent accommodation with personal touches"

We stayed for a mini break in Oak House in Lower Swell a small, quiet, pretty village a mile outside of Stow on the Wold. The accommodation was excellent - clean, warm, comfortable and furnished in a modern style. In each of the rooms attention had been paid to co-ordinating the colours of furnishings and personal touches were evident in all of the rooms. The views from the very large lawned private garden were of open countryside. Oak House is of honey-coloured stone and is set in a very small quiet private close. The owners' live next door and they are warm and friendly but are not intrusive. An enjoyable stay and we would certainly go back.

Thank you very much for your kind comments. It was a shame the weather was not so good. We would love to see you again on your next visit to the Cotswolds.

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    Robert & Cheryl M.

    • 4 Years listed

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    Calendar last updated:29 Aug 2015

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