£104 / night
Price for guests, Nights

Glymestone Cottage – Home 304673 Cottage

  • 2 bedrooms
  • 4 sleeps
  •  min stay varies

Key Info

  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Car essential
  • Ask about pets
  • Private garden

Description from owner



Glymestone Cottage - a beautiful barn conversion - provides spacious, open plan accommodation. Decorated in a 'country meets contemporary' style, it is situated in an idyllic rural setting, with fantastic walks and countryside right on your doorstep.

Situated within the grounds of Stone Farm, the cottage sits in the beautiful Glyme Valley, just 3 miles from the Cotswold market town of Chipping Norton. Whatever the season, it is the perfect place from which to enjoy all the countryside has to offer with a wealth of walks, cycle routes, bridleways and wildlife right on your doorstep. Yet it is within easy reach of plenty of interesting towns, such as Burford, Woodstock, Bourton-on-the-Water and Stow-on-the-Wold, enabling you to enjoy a fantastic Cotswold holiday.

Available for our guests to use is a heated outdoor swimming pool. Beautifully warm and sheltered, our enclosed pool is a very short walk from the cottage (opening dates at our discretion, usually May - September). New from 2015, Stone Farm also has its very own tennis court which guests can use at any time. These two features in particular make Stone Farm a great place for all the family to enjoy the perfect holiday.

Children will love exploring the surrounding countryside - there is plenty of space for them to roam around and play (highchair, stair gate and travel cot available free of charge). Dogs - who are very welcome - will love the abundance of walks just outside your door - Stone Farm is located on both the Shakespeare and Wychwood Way (£20 per dog per booking, max 2). And couples will find this the perfect rural retreat - the peaceful, away from it all location guarantees you a chance to relax and recuperate.

Glymestone Cottage is one of two cottages located at Stone Farm. Whilst it sleeps four, if you have a larger group or wanted to holiday with another family in the same location, our sister cottage - Hoarstone - sleeps a further four people. The cottages are close enough to each other to be able to do so, yet far enough apart to guarantee your privacy.

The accommodation offers: 2 bedrooms, one king and one twin, family bathroom (with power shower, separate bath, heated towel rail), kitchen (with dishwasher, washing machine, microwave) and an open plan sitting room with a cosy wood burning stove (a basket of logs and kindling is provided with further supplies available free of charge), a 32" TV with Blue-ray DVD player, CD with iPod dock as well as books, games and puzzles for guests to enjoy. A selection of children's toys can be provided depending on the ages of the children staying.

French doors open from the sitting room into a small walled garden with barbecue and outdoor seating - perfect for relaxing after a pleasant days sightseeing.

Amenities: ample parking, a secure barn for storing bikes, bed linen, towels, electricity, central heating and FREE wifi. Regret no smoking.

Arrival: 4pm

Departure: 10am

Earlier/later times by prior agreement

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  • Great for children of all ages
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • High chair available

Bed & bathroom

  • Bedroom 1: King Bed
    Bedroom 2: 2 Single Beds
  • 1 Family bathroom


  • Wi-Fi available
  • Shared outdoor pool (heated)
  • Private garden
  • BBQ
  • Patio
  • Internet access
  • Central heating
  • Fireplace
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Iron
  • High chair available
  • TV
  • DVD player
  • Stereo system
  • Hair dryer
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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  • Parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users


This rental can only be paid for online through Holiday Lettings using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).
No smoking at this property


Change of plans? No problem. You could receive a partial or full refund, depending on when you cancel.

Booking confirmed

100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).

24 hours after booking

50% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least 4 weeks before check-in.

4 weeks before

No refund if cancelled less than 4 weeks before check-in.

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About the owner

Nicky B.
Average reply time:
2 hours 44 minutes
Response rate:
Calendar updated:
22 Jan 2020
Years listed:
Based in:
United Kingdom
Overall rating:

Languages spoken: English

This Cottage has 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom and sleeps 4. It’s been listed on Holiday Lettings since 12 Feb 2013. Located in Chipping Norton, it has 10 reviews with an overall rating of 5. The average weekly rate varies from £504 to £836.

The Owner has a response rate of 100% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 22 Jan 2020.


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Guest reviews

10 reviews

Very Good


Reviewed 16 Oct 2017

A Quality place. The small things and big things were all really good quality. Making for a very comfortable peaceful relaxing stay.

“perfect location for visiting cotswolds”

Reviewed 15 Sep 2017

Our holiday.was made special by the this beautiful cottage we stayed in. Set in lovely country side,we found this to be relaxing. The cottage is finished of to a high specification and is comfortable … More

“Perfect location for Oxford and The Cotswolds.”

Reviewed 28 Jan 2017

The location is perfect for exploring The Cotswolds and Oxford with good Walking,Cycling,Riding Schools and excellent local Pub food. Blenheim Palace, Warwick Castle, Cotswold Farm Park and the Model… More

Owner's reply: Many thanks for your review, I hope others will find it useful, as you say, there is so much to do in our local area.

“Just lovely!”

Reviewed 16 Aug 2015

A really lovely find. Glymstone is a prettily converted barn attached to the owner's property, tucked away in the tiny hamlet of Lidstone. Attractively furnished, comfortable and spacious with th… More

Owner's reply: Thank you so much! What a lovely review and we are so pleased you had a good time. Nicky


Reviewed 23 Jul 2015

WONDERFUL PROPERTY! High standard of finishing and fittings, everything a traveller could ask for. A getaway from it all location (literally!) Only qualms was slow internet... But then it a break awa… More

“Gorgeous cottage in great location”

Reviewed 5 May 2015

We were really impressed with the cottage and thoroughly enjoyed our stay. It is very well presented, a great size and is in a perfect location...picturesque surroundings but only a few mins drive to … More

“A Wonderful Quality Country Retreat”

Reviewed 2 Jan 2015

We've just returned to Thailand after having a wonderful 8 day stay over Xmas at Glymestone Cottage (not sure why the spelling is different on Trip Advisor?) The cottage is in a lovely peaceful … More

“A memorable Christmas.”

Reviewed 5 Jan 2014

We booked into Glymstone Cottage for Christmas week to be near our daughter, who was acting in the Pantomime in Chipping Norton. The cottage gave us a base in which to entertain various family members… More

“Wonderful stay in the Cotswolds”

Reviewed 4 Aug 2013

We stayed in Nicky's beautiful cottage for 3 nights and I can honestly say it was one of the nicest holiday cottages we have ever rented! Beautifully decorated, well positioned, super clean, and very friendly owners. Not the largest outdoor space, but with the Cotswolds on your door step, you dont really need a big garden.

“Beautiful, quiet, chic, immaculate, great location cottage.”

Reviewed 12 Apr 2013

A fabulous Easter break for both of us, even though temps at 0 and snow on the ground. It's so easy to get to all the cotswolds villages, and lots of cute things to do in them. Independant stores, and beautiful tea rooms. Villages themselves are just delightful. Like you've stepped back in time. Cottage was so beautiful and clean and snuggley. We made full use of the log fire. Lovely. We found everything we needed was to hand. Nice little touches like blanket throws on both sofas in the longe, an enlarging mirror in the bathroom, shoe rack by door. It's a lovely large cottage and only 2 other properties that are close by. One is another rental cottage and we didn't even see it or the people staying there, and the other is the owners Nick and Nicky, who are close for any questions or problems but otherwise you would never see them due to entry and exit of both properties. Trust me we would never stay with owners next door. Have done it once before and were a little concerned, but no need. Didn't even see N&N until the 2nd day, when we needed them. They are so kind and friendly and will help with anything you need, without being intrusive. We slept great, beds great. Towels fluffly. Cushions in lounge are feather & very comfy as are sofas. 10mins on a straight road is the Red Lion. We have stayed there and eaten there a couple of times before so were delighted to return. Gastro Pub food. Locally sourced, log fires, reasonable prices, great staff, fab wine by the glass. Also COCO is the resident brown lab and loved by all. I know i'm supposed to list any points for improvement but they are so petty. The lane you have to use to get to the property is approx 200mtrs and very bumpy. It's just a track and the terrible weather made it awful, but Nick had done his best to fill in a lot of the holes to make it a little easier. Personally we would of liked liquid soap in the bathroom and not a vanity bar, just for hygenie reasons. Also the bath is very tiny, only good for children really. There were no dishwasher tablets which i'm sure was just an oversight. We just bought some from supermarket. We would also of liked feather pillows. These things would of been inkeeping with the high quality overall of the property. As i said very small things. We have been to the Cotswolds on a couple of occasions and stiill have things to do there and we would DEFINATLEY 100% stay here again. That's high praise indeed as we are so fussy and everything has to be to a high standard and perfect for us. So if you are just trying to decide between 2 /3 /4 different cottages, this is the one to go for. You won't be dissapointed at all. Happy Holidays :-)

Owner's reply: Thank you for your kind review ladies, we would love to see you again. NEWSFLASH! New tarmac drive being laid on Monday 29th April so no more bumps and potholes - hooray!

Review 1-10 of 10


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