Witney, Cotswolds

Deer View

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Property Info

General Info

‘Deer View’ in Whitehill Barn is a purpose-built holiday flat that sits in 3 acres of land surrounding Whitehill House on Whitehill in an area of outstanding natural beauty. Whitehill House is situated in the hamlet of East End, near North Leigh, Witney in Oxfordshire. With no neighbours – apart from the owners of Whitehill House and the local wildlife – you can anticipate a welcoming peacefulness and calm when you arrive. Sleeping two adults and offering a bubbling hot tub, it’s an ideal retreat for you to spend quality time together in the heart of rural Oxfordshire. You could even consider combining this flat with the first-floor flat above it for a multi-generational holiday, if you wish to holiday with members of your family or with friends. Access the property via a gravel driveway boasting ample off-road parking and safe storage for bikes. Make your way inside via the conservatory doors to find the bright and airy, open-plan living space decorated with colourful artwork and homely décor. You will find games, DVDs and books for quality-time relaxation. The stylish kitchen area with its contemporary red cabinets is fully equipped for self-catering holidays, offering an electric oven and hob, fridge, microwave and dishwasher. Dine at the (extendable) dining table or on the patio looking out on the glorious view across the surrounding countryside. Breathe in the clear, fresh air whilst sitting on the patio or in the hot tub. Bring your binoculars to spot the local wildlife: fallow and roe deer, muntjac, pheasants, partridges, rabbits, foxes, squirrels, red kite and buzzards. Enjoy star-gazing at night in the hot tub, with a drink in your hand, observing the glorious views of the night sky without surrounding light pollution, and feel at one with nature. Drift away to blissful sleep on a comfortable mattress on the king-size bed. USB sockets for superfast broadband are situated either side of the bed. Freshen up with an invigorating hot shower in the contemporary shower room. Relax on the cushioned sofa in the welcoming conservatory in front of the smart TV with DVD player. In the Utility Room are located a washing machine, tumble drier, washing basket, iron and ironing board. You will find a fridge in the Kitchen but an additional fridge/freezer is available for you in the Utility Room on request. Please inform Sykes Cottages if you need it and it will be switched on and ready for you upon arrival. There is so much to do in this area! Here is a taster of what is on offer:- A must for your stay is the historic and splendid World Heritage Site Blenheim Palace in Woodstock (20 minutes away by car). Enjoy a full day’s entertainment here exploring the Palace and the Gardens, including the Pleasure Gardens and miniature railway. On the way there or back visit Bladon, the burial place of Winston Churchill. Oxford City Centre (for shopping and sightseeing) is 8 minutes away by train from Long Hanborough railway station (8 minutes away by car). Bicester Village Designer Outlet Shopping Centre is 45 minutes away by car. Witney is a quaint, market town offering a large range of shops and a multi-screen cinema. Long Hanborough has a local Co-Op store with Post Office inside, and fuel station. In Witney, you will find a range of supermarket stores plus the Market on Thursdays and Saturdays for local, fresh produce. You will find several pubs offering great hospitality in Long Hanborough and North Leigh, if Chef fancies a night off (!). A delightful day out can be had at Cogges Farm in Witney, exploring the medieval manor house and gardens including an adventure playground. Downton Abbey enthusiasts will recall this was Yew Tree Farm, the home of the Drewe family in Series 4 and 5 and then the home of Mr. Mason in Series 6. Within an hour’s drive are several National Trust properties including White Horse Hill and Waddesdon Manor. A short walk of 20-30 minutes from the property is the English Heritage North Leigh Roman Villa site. Enjoy other local walks in this area of outstanding natural beauty. The Oxford Bus and Morris Motors Museum (situated next to Long Hanborough Railway Station) and Combe Mill, a working industrial museum, (situated just outside Long Hanborough) offer fun, historical outings for all ages. Short journeys by car will find you in other picturesque Cotswold towns and villages such as: Chipping Norton (Fairytale Farm), Chipping Camden (Batsford Arboretum), Bourton-on-the-Water (Birdland) for quaint cottages, interesting shops and wonderful eateries. See reptiles up close at the Crocodiles of the World Zoo in Carterton. Half an hour away is Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens, Burford, a delightfully landscaped zoo with adventure playground and miniature railway for a full day’s fun for all ages. Read More

Property Info

Ground floor apartment. Studio-style layout with king-size bed, kitchen, dining area and conservatory. Utility room – washing machine, tumble drier, iron, etc. Fridge-freezer is available and switched on if pre-ordered. Shower room with shower, hand basin, heated towel rail and WC. Patio with dining area and hot tub

Facilities

USB sockets. Electric central heating. Kitchen area: oven, hob, microwave, fridge, dishwasher. Smart TV, WIFI, superfast broadband, selection of books, games and DVDs. Fuel and power inc in rent. Bed linen and towels (including beach towels for the hot tub) inc in rent. Ample off-road parking. Hairdryer. Emergency first aid kit. Bike storage. Patio with furniture and hot tub along with shared garden. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Local shop 2 miles in Long Hanborough, supermarkets 5 miles in Witney. Pub 2 miles. No stag or hen parties. The owners live on site. This flat is for adults only. Good housekeeping bond of £300. To help with packing, these items are provided: cooking oil, salt and pepper grinders, disinfectant hand-wash dispenser and disinfectant wipes, liquid soap dispensers in bathroom and kitchen, foil, cling film, baking paper, rubber bath mat, washing-up liquid, cleaning fluids and cloths, dishwasher tablets, washing tablets. Read More

The Hot Tub

  • Hot tub is private for your use only
  • Electric
  • Seats 2 people
  • Not sunken
  • Located outside
  • Excellent setting

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