House | 5 bedrooms | sleeps 10
Orchard House is a classic Edwardian house offering total seclusion, yet within easy reach of London by both rail and road. The 5-bedroomed house is set in 7 acres of beautiful gardens and paddocks, and other amenities include an indoor heated pool and a tennis court. If required, there are also 2 fully-trained staff available onsite.
Orchard House is set over 3 floors with the bedrooms located on the upper floors. The house can sleep up to 10 guests in double bedrooms and the property is furnished with fine antiques throughout.
WOW FACTORS: Indoor Heated Swimming Pool * Sauna * Tennis Court * Fine Antiques * Jacuzzi * Gym * Snooker Table * Staff (extra cost) *
Orchard House is located in the small village of Tyringham; the small village is accessed via a stone arcway formed by a pair of matching gatehouses, followed by a quaint humpback bridge. Tyringham also lies just 4 miles from the pretty market town of Olney with its beautiful yellow stone high street. The nearest airport is Heathrow and nearest railway station is Milton Keynes and London is just 1hr.
Orchard House is a beautiful example of a large typical Edwardian house that is a perfect English countryside recluse for families and friends. The property is set in its own grounds and offers a vast array of indoor and outdoor amenities which the whole family can enjoy.
Entrance hall: a spacious area where to meet and greet any guests
Sitting room: located at the front of the house and equipped with Sky TV, a beautiful fireplace and comfortable sofas
Dining room: large antique round table and sideboards
Family room: this very large and cosy room is ideal for entertaining and has been installed with an open fire, cinema screen and projector (DVD player), TV, card table, chess table, piano, and also there are several sofas and chairs and doors lead to the veranda
Kitchen: a fully equipped family kitchen which includes an Aga with gas hob, a large American fridge with ice machine, a large family area with a long pine table seating up to 8 persons and also a utility room with dishwasher
Games room: with a 3/4 size, original snooker table
Two cloakrooms: both installed with a W.C.
Large orangery/conservatory with masses of colourful plants, plus a wood burning stove and a table with 8 chairs
Master bedroom: large double room with king size bed, dressing table, chaise lounge, TV and a fully equipped ensuite bathroom with walk-in shower, under floor heating, double basins, heated towel rail and W.C.
Bedroom 2: equipped with a king size bed, large wardrobe, sofa, chair and TV
Bedroom 3: equipped with a king size bed, large wardrobe, sofa, chair and TV
Family bathroom: large room with walk-in shower, large iron bath, double basins, heated towel rail, underfloor heating and W.C.
2 Double bedrooms: there are 2 bedrooms that can be either equipped with double beds or be set up as children's bedrooms or a mixture of both
Bathroom 2: equipped with a Victorian iron bathtub, basin, W.C. and under floor heating
Orchard House is a house with lots to do inside and out!
The Pool house offers wonderful uninterrupted views and is well equipped with a large sunbathing area with reclining chairs, two stone tables, 8 chairs, a sauna, a hot tub, and of course the heated pool swimming pool, which is indoors with underwater lighting and swim jets. There is also a large children's climbing frame with a slide, swings, etc.
Other amenities include:
Enclosed badminton court
Large boules court
4/5 bicycles and children's bicycles
2-seater Sega Rally arcade style games machine
You will also be spoilt for choice on outdoor eating areas, close to the house there is a large round 8-seater table and barbecue. In the orchard there is a beautiful thatched dining area perfect for watching the sunset and can seat 10 or more persons. The veranda, which lies at the rear of the house, has rocking chairs, a table for 8 persons and is covered by a trellis decorated with vines. There is a large covered barbecue area with a large gas barbecue, together with a coal barbecue and paella ring. Guests are welcome to whatever is in season in the large vegetable garden and orchard and there are several animals such as sheep, chickens, ducks and geese, whose eggs you are welcome to collect in the mornings.
Pets by prior agreement with owner only
Smoking is permitted outside only
Sorry, no stag or hen parties
Services And Facilities
The following items are included in the rent:
Welcome hamper which includes locally grown home produce such as jam and honey from the bees at Orchard House
Utilities (except landline telephone).
Linen and bath towels
Services On Request
The following services are available on request, for which there will be an extra charge:
Home service: Monica and Mihai can be made available for making beds, laundry, basic cooking, cleaning, lighting fire places, etc
Chauffeur driven Mercedes
Things To Do
Silverstone Racing Circuit (10 miles)
Visit Stowe House and Gardens
Visit Woburn House and Gardens
Visit Waddesden Manor House and Gardens
Visit Althorp (home of Lady Diana)
Towcester Horse Races (10 miles)
Cambridge and Oxford 1 hour/45 minutes
Milton Keynes is also just a short drive away and has many amenities: indoor ski centre - skating ice - water skiing - boating lakes - climbing wall - sky diving (indoor) - cinema - theatre - horse riding - stock car racing (6 miles) - Cranfield Aerodrome for trial flights - large karting track - large indoor shopping centre.
|Size||Sleeps up to 10, 5 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Private indoor pool, Jacuzzi or hot tub, Sauna, Log fire, Internet access, DVD player, Staffed property|
|Pool||Private indoor pool|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Telephone, Pool or snooker table, Table tennis, Games room, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||5 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites|
|Furniture||Double beds (5), Cots (1), Dining seats for 10, Lounge seats for 10|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Private indoor pool, Balcony or terrace, Private garden, Private tennis court, BBQ, Bicycles available, Climbing frame|
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