Manor House | 7 bedrooms | sleeps 13
This magnificent period home is one of the region's most desirable holiday homes offering the very best in self catering accommodation, set within spacious surroundings and in complete privacy.
Internally, we have made the most of the classic features, including two open fireplaces. The house offers enormous rooms with huge windows with original shutters, the kitchen has an AGA, there is a classic dining room and large sitting room with wall mounted plasma tv plus WiFi (throughout). Mixing these imaginatively with contemporary furniture and furnishings, together they make your stay at Yew Tree Farmhouse an unforgettable experience. With such space and a lovely 'feel', the house is a first choice for groups who want the very best in fine accommodation.
Externally, the house sits on the edge of the village, with its own grounds surrounding on all sides, including a large and private garden with patio and barbecue area, a paddock plus an additional barn with table-tennis and a couple of small stables. Collectively, there is ample space for families or groups of all ages to 'spread out' and feel completely relaxed.
|Size||Sleeps up to 13, 7 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||5 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Bristol or Heathrow 100 km, Nearest railway: Swindon 15 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Table tennis, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||7 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms of which 3 Family bathrooms and 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||2 Sofa beds, Single beds (8), Double beds (6), Cots (2), Dining seats for 14, Lounge seats for 7|
|Other||Linen provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Private garden, BBQ|
The Central Southern England region
Yew Tree Farmhouse sits on the borders of Wiltshire, Oxfordshire and Gloucestershire. It isperfect for exploring the Cotswolds. We are clsoe to the source of the River Thames which runs through the hamlet of Hannington Wick, which is 11 miles east of Roman Town of Cirencester, 12 miles north of Swindon and 20 miles west of Oxford. To the North, one can find Lechlade and Burford which are gorgeuos and renowned Cotswold towns! Plus there are many other popular towns within a 30 minute drive including Stow-on-the-Wold, Cheltenham, Bourton-on-the-Water, Broadway, Cricklade and Tewkesbury.
Yew Tree Farmhouse is close to the Cotswolds Water Park which has extensive facilities for sailing, fishing, canoeing, water skiing and windsurfing.You can book a taster session, hire equipment or bring your own. The outstanding local countryside is perfect for walking, birdwatching, and picnics - you can be as active or as lazy as you like! The excellent family-friendly pub and restaurant in nearby Meysey Hampton called the spotted Cow.
We are nearby the ancient and beautiful town of Cirencester, with extensive shopping and dining options as well as Roman remains, is only a few miles away. The rest of the Cotswolds is on the doorstep - stately homes, safari parks (Cotswold Wildlife Park!), fantastic walking, farm shops, rural pursuits and chocolate-box pretty villages, all within an easy drive. We can supply a wealth of ideas about local attractions and activities to make your holiday even more special.
There are regular events and festivals at Lower Mill Estate, mainly themed around its wildlife and ecological commitment. There are lake beaches nearby, bicycle hire available, sailing/windsurfing/water skiing/kayaking lessons, golf, angling and many more active pursuits. When you book your holiday, we will supply as much information as you need to be able to plan your stay.
You will be spoilt for choice when planning your holiday, and the abundance of local activities. Some activities locally are:
Swindon multiplex cinema
Rural pursuits - Clay pigeon shooting, Horse riding, Fishing.
Supermarket deliveries - the local supermarket is Sainsburys.
Nearest pub is The Jolly Tar in Hannington and is a mile away.
More supermarkets in Cirencester, 15 minute's drive.
Lechlade and Fairford shops (open most hours!) sells newspapers, freshly-baked croissants, local farm and deli produce and essential items.