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Rigside Farmhouse

Farmhouse | 8 bedrooms | sleeps 16

Key Info
  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

You are surrounded by fields and a paddock. Your nearest town is Moreton in Marsh 3 ½ miles away West on the A44. Chipping Norton is 5 ½ miles East on the A44

Market day in Moreton is on Tuesday, you can buy pretty well anything there – there are great bargains. There is no where to park on Market day, so drive to Budgens supermarket and park there.

There are frequent trains from Worcester & Hereford to Moreton-in –Marsh, Oxford, London Paddington and Birmingham.

There are also country buses that go to Stratford-upon-Avon, Bourton-on-the-Water, and Stow-on-the-Wold and Cheltenham.

The property is let for a maximum of 140 days per year

All properties are strictly non-smoking

Size Sleeps up to 16, 8 bedrooms
Will consider Corporate bookings, House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 5 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Birmingham/Oxford 60 km, Nearest railway: Moreton in Marsh 5 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, CD player, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 8 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 4 En suites
Furniture 1 Sofa beds, Single beds (20), Double beds (8), Cots (1), Dining seats for 20, Lounge seats for 20
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Private garden, BBQ, Swing set, Trampoline
Access Secure parking
Further details indoors

Kitchen / diner:

* Large wooden beamed farmhouse kitchen can seat 16+ people easily

* Well equipped: 6 burner cooker and gas hob, with electric ovens, Dishwasher, Fridge/freezer, Microwave, Ironing, wahing machine, dryer


Old fashioned relaxing armchairs and sofas, open log fire and well stocked bookshelves. This leads onto a conservatory . French doors open out onto South facing decking.


8 bedrooms, 3 with en suite, one with bath and separate shower and one with basin. Of these rooms:

3 double/twin rooms

1 single room

2 rooms with multi beds (double or singles)

1 room with double bunk bed in the bottom and single bunk on top

Further details outdoors


* 1 acre of secluded and secure garden, with high mixed hedges and fir trees surrounding the paddock and gardens. Paths lead you through the groves of silver birch, pines and flowering shrubs and exotic plants.

* Terraced lawns for picnics and barbecues with charcoal bbq, or just relaxing on the swing seats, or other garden furniture. There is a Wendy House with a slide and swing for our younger guests

* The orchard has many fruit trees, so for those coming in late summer, help yourselves!

* There are local stables and many eventful bridleways. There are suggestions for walks in your Welcome Folder, so please bring your walking shoes. Or if you just want to sit and have a drink and listen to the locals, there are friendly taverns that are full of interest, some date back to the 14th Century.

* There is a giant trampoline somewhere in the garden

Further details

There is a welcome book, with details of local inns and gastro pubs, and all the local attractions for adults and children alike..

Guests wishing for more than 16 people we charge £40/60 per person per weekend/week over that number


(There is a separate annexe, which is lived in by a caretaker full time)

The Central England/Cotswolds region

Situated in the heart of the Cotswolds, famous for beautiful historic houses and villages and spectacular views


Moreton in Marsh is a wonderful country Town, famous for its ancient wool market. It now has a farmer's market every Tuesday, with wonderful bargains and country treats. It is close to Cheltenham, Stratford upon Avon and Oxford, and the smaller towns of Stow on the Wold, Bourton on the Water and Chipping Norton

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Review 1-3 of 3

6 May 2014


"lovely big house for full family holiday"

We had a great time at Rigside, there were plently of bedrooms and everything else we needed for a long weekend with family.

We were particularly pleased that there were 2 fridges, 2 ovens, and plenty of dishes and mugs etc, which meant we could properly cater for the 11 of us who were there.

This would work well for a group of friends too.

Only one slight downside, one of the rooms really is tiny, pretty much a short single bed and not much else, (we put the teenager there, he seemed happy), and another room needs to be walked through to reach one bedroom, but other than that, just perfect.

Lovely big kitchen with 2 tables that we pushed together, big front room and sunny conservatory.

We were so delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us. We have lots of families and Hen parties visiting and it is always lovely to hear positive responses. We always put in lots of extra kitchen equipment, so that you have enough for large parties. Robin is a small room, and we do say that on the website, I hope your teenager wasn't too unhappy! Please visit us again, you were a delightful group.

24 Feb 2014


"Well situated, but the house lacked TLC and was disappointing"

This could be a really good holiday let, but there was a lack of investment evident in the upkeep of furnishings and general decor which disappointed us. The sofas look as though they had come from a… More

Thank you for your feedback and your comments. Our house is very competitively priced, compared to similar properties in the area for this reason, specifically because we keep the house highly comfortable, for family gathering, so that they can feel comfortable and relaxed. I am sorry you had problems with getting the televisions to work, but am glad that this was sorted out for you at the time.

17 Jan 2013


"An unlucky week"

The cottage itself is great for a large group with enough room for everyone to do their own thing and a large enough sitting room for all of us to join together in the evenings. The location of the cottage is also excellent for day attractions and walking.

Unfortunately we had a spate of house problems during our visit which included the cess pit overflowing into the garden, the sewage pipe from the upstairs toilets overflowing over the kitchen door and the caretaker lighting a fire in the back garden and burning plastic. There were a number of appliances in the house that did not work which was unfortunate, but luckily we had bought alternatives with us of most things.

Overall we had an enjoyable time at the cottage and I am sure that the incidents that occurred during our stay were unfortunate and irregular.

Thank you so much for your comments. As you know the flooding had been very extreme, and so we had to have the drain cleared twice, especially as previous tenants had put nappies down the drain! I do apologise for the inconvenience and am glad you enjoyed your stay otherwise. Please come and see us again. Kindest regards

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