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Old Stable Loft

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nr Faringdon, Oxfordshire

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On the first floor of a Victorian building in the Coleshill estate yard, this roomy apartment, is a wonderful base for exploring Oxfordshire and the Cotswolds. A peaceful spot, there are views from the sitting room over the Victorian Model Farm Buildings in one direction and in another over a partly walled private garden to Coleshill Park beyond.

The cottage's layout

Ground floor
a front entrance door leads into a large hallway with plenty of room for coats and boots. Lavatory off the hallway. Stairs to the apartment on the first floor.
First floor
the stairs open to a hall/landing area, sitting room, one double bedroom (with 6' bed which can also be a twin on request), kitchen/dining room with original truss beams exposed, bathroom with shower over bath.
Visitor notes

Heating: Central heating included, a log burning system shared with the Estate Office and Community Shop with a gas back-up.

Parking: is available in the estate yard about 20 metres from the front door.

Garden: there is a small enclosed sitting out area by the front door.

Utilities/Electricals: The washing machine and tumble dryer are a combined washer/dryer.

Cottage details
Sleeps
2
Bedrooms
1
Let starts
Thursday
Min stay
2
Dogs allowed
No
Cottage ref
002009
Acorn rating What's this?
2
Features
  • Pub nearby
Facilities
  • Cot
  • Television
  • Tumble dryer
  • Washing machine
  • Double bed
  • Microwave
  • Radio
  • DVD
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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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place to visit
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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
Great Coxwell Barn
Great Coxwell Barn 13th-century stone barn
Buscot Park
Buscot Park Late 18th-century house, set in enchanting landscaped grounds, containing the Faringdon Collection of art
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

  • Anonymous
    • April 2017
    • Unknown
    Well equipped cottage

    The cottage was very well equipped and in a great location

  • Mr King
    • March 2017
    • Shropshire
    Excellent accommodation

    The accommodation was excellent, good location with excellent road connections.

  • Mr Badman
    • March 2017
    • Kent
    Good amenities

    Location, amenities, ambiance - all made our stay enjoyable.

  • Ms Morton
    • November 2016
    • Sheffield
    Lovely clean cottage

    We arrived a lot earlier than planned and were allowed entry to the cottage. We were told where to buy a newspaper and the groceries we forgot to bring. The cottage was warm on arrival and remained warm all weekend. It was extremely clean, well presented, well decorated and well furnished. The welcome tray, card and flowers were a very nice touch. We will return.

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Prices

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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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