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4 Rowleaze Cottage

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Faringdon, Oxfordshire

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This cottage is an unusual example of estate workers' housing within a traditional estate. Still with many original features and standing in peaceful surroundings with fine vews over the Oxfordshire countryside from the cottage, it has a shared lawned garden and a more private sitting out area. For walkers there is access to the Thames Long Distance Route and numerous marked footpath walks nearby.

The cottage's layout

Ground floor
kitchen, dining room, sitting room with open fire and bathroom.
First floor
four bedrooms (2 doubles with 6' beds which can also be twins on request and 2 singles). An additional folding bed is available on request.
Visitor notes

Heating: Night storage heating included.

Parking: Approximately 25 meters from the cottage.

Garden: a large shared lawned area, private area for cottage with picnic bench. Buscot Park and grounds are close by, please only access via the main entrance gates on A417.

Accessibility: There is a steep winding staircase.

Utilities: Please note there is an ice box only.

Signal: Mobile phone signal can be poor.

Cot/Highchair: Cottage does contain a travel cot and high chair that can be left out on request.

Offers: Guests will benefit from a late Sunday checkout of 12pm.

Please note: When booking for 7 people the folding bed will need to be used, please call the booking office to request.

Cottage details
Sleeps
6 + 1
Bedrooms
4
Let starts
Friday
Min stay
2
Dogs allowed
No
Cottage ref
002005
Acorn rating What's this?
3
Features
  • Open fire / stove
  • Garden Appeal
Facilities
  • Cot
  • Sofa/folding bed
  • Television
  • Washing machine
  • Double bed
  • Microwave
  • Radio
  • DVD
  • Fridge-freezer
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Nearby

Things to see and do nearby

The Cotswolds, Oxfordshire and Warwickshire
The exterior of Manor Farmhouse, Snowshill, nr Broadway, Gloucestershire © Mike Henton

These three counties are a chance to get closer to traditional English life, gentle rolling hedgerows alive with wildlife and wide open green spaces to relax in. Best bits include exploring the green chalk hills and woodlands of the Chilterns and discovering the history of Warwickshire, the birthplace of William Shakespeare.

Cotswolds
The garden at Snowshill with lovely colourful borders set against the cotswold stone wall. © Nick Meers

If not the heart of England, the Cotswolds and the neighbouring county of Warwickshire, are surely its soul - an uplifting vision of breathtaking scenery, with gently rolling countryside of hills and valleys, picturesque stone villages and fine houses. This beautiful area offers the visitor a glimpse of traditional English life, and is attractive throughout the year. There is no better way to enjoy the splendours of the Cotswolds than to stay in one of the Trust?s many holiday homes .

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Attractions
  • Swindon
  • Swindon Designer Outlet Village
  • Swindon and Cricklade Railway
  • The Cotswolds
Activities
  • Cycling
  • Golf
  • Walking
National Trust places to visit
Buscot Park
Buscot Park Late 18th-century house, set in enchanting landscaped grounds, containing the Faringdon Collection of art
Great Coxwell Barn
Great Coxwell Barn 13th-century stone barn
Buscot Old Parsonage
Buscot Old Parsonage Early 18th-century riverside house with small garden
The Buscot and Coleshill Estates
The Buscot and Coleshill Estates Traditional agricultural estates with villages, farms and woodland
Ashdown House
Ashdown House Unusual Dutch-style house on the Berkshire Downs
Heelis
Heelis Central office for the National Trust

Reviews

Comments from past visitors

  • Bailey
    • February 2016
    • ....
    Particularly enjoyed...

    A very nice location and great holiday cottage.

  • Peters
    • January 2016
    • ...
    Cosy setting

    The welcome card, flowers, chocolates, Christmas pudding and logs. Comfortable settees, log fire, cosy setting and beautiful countryside. Good quality beds and bedding, good heating and hot water supply. Games available for use. We originally thought the lack of Internet access was a huge disadvantage ( had not noticed that it wasn't available on booking) but soon appreciated a time free from constant connection to the outer world!

  • Fear
    • December 2015
    • .....
    Made enjoyable...

    The house was in a good setting, secluded but near to places of interest. The house contained all the equipment necessary for our holiday including the highchair and cot we needed so we didn't have to pack one.

  • Garrett
    • November 2015
    • .....
    Made enjoyable...

    The location - child friendly and safe.

  • William Turmeau
    • April 2015
    • Berkshire
    Comfortable cottage

    Wonderful spring break! We booked this holiday as a birthday treat and were delighted by the beautiful location and general level of comfort that this cottage afforded. It has been very nicely furnished and the layout is very spacious and cosy - the beds are unbelievably comfortable! We wanted to explore this area, in particular Buscot House & Gardens and also nearby Chastleton House. We very much hope to return soon and walk to Great Coxwell Barn and also explore the Thames Path. Thank you to Debbie for preparing the cottage for our arrival with flowers and lots of biscuits to welcome us.

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Prices include:

  • VAT, Linen, heating and electricity (except where shown in the cottage details)
  • We cannot accept website bookings more than 15 months in advance. Please call 0344 335 1287 or email cottages@nationaltrust.org.uk to enquire about future bookings and reservations.
  • The National Trust reserves the right to move cottage prices up or down and to alter date breaks. We also reserve the right to charge supplements for cottages for specific dates covering special events, e.g. Rosetta Cottages on the Isle of Wight during Cowes week. We will notify you of any special event supplements at the time of booking.
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