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SUPERBLY CONVERTED STABLES IN BEAUTIFUL COUNTRYSIDE

Jenny Booth

Advertiser since: 2000
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Speaks: english, french
Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Jenny Booth

Advertiser since: 2000
Speaks: english, french
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SUPERBLY CONVERTED STABLES IN BEAUTIFUL COUNTRYSIDE

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

Overview

Ipsden Cottage Rental Photos and Description

2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, sleeps 4

The property is located in one of the Chiltern Hills most beautiful valleys in a quiet rural setting. Originally built as a wing to spectacular 18th Century barns, the stables have been converted to a very high standard, retaining many of the original features. Well equipped, the property provides comfort & convenience whilst enjoying privacy in its own walled courtyard with vines and colourful plants.The setting is rural and peaceful with our ducks and chickens wandering about.

The area is a walker’s paradise with the famous Ridgeway nearby for the serious or several delightful walks on the doorstep for the more casual. Also popular with cyclists.

Excellent base for touring the ancient Thames-side towns of Henley, Wallingford, Dorchester & Abingdon all within a few miles. Oxford (c12 miles), Windsor (c24 miles), London (c45 miles), Stratford Upon Avon (c48 miles), Cotswolds (c25miles). Close to rail links to London & West country, 10 miles from M4 & M40, Heathrow 28 miles. Horse riding, golf, boat hire available locally.

If you are a fan of the TV series Midsomer Murders, check out the filming locations on www.midsomermurders.org, to see the many pretty villages that are local to the cottage!

The property is strictly non smoking.

More Details
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Jenny Booth (Owner)
Advertiser since: 2000
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Speaks: english, french

Guestbook comments from the owner

Your lovely cottage and lovely weather - what more could we want!
Jun 2014
  • 1 of 16

Why HomeAway

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Pay with confidence
Pay with confidence
Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
Add vacation protection services to your booking
Three services to protect your trip:
Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
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Reviews

Reviews

4.7
based on 7 traveler reviews

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Superbly converted stables in beautiful countryside
average rating of 4.714286 based on 23 reviews
business
Superbly converted stables in beautiful countryside
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p2664
-+44 01491681158
Ipsden South Oxfordshire
5

A beautiful cottage in an idyllic setting.

  • 5 of 5
We had a fabulous week in rural South Oxfordshire. The converted barn was quirky and unique, with everything needed for a comfortable stay. It was clean and well maintained, very well equipped and in a beautiful, peaceful location. The owners were very friendly and helpful, and we were lucky enough to enjoy some unseasonably warm weather for the time of year, which allowed us to explore the local area. The property is right on the Chiltern Cycleway, and close enough to easily visit the city of Oxford and Henley on Thames. There are National Trust properties nearby (Grey's Court, Nuffield Place etc), and we also visited Legoland (Windsor) and the Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre (Great Missenden), as well as the fabulous Pitt Rivers and Natural History Museums in Oxford (using the Park and Ride services). All in all a fantastic stay in a superb location, with lots to do and see (including wonderful wildlife - red kites galore, a barn owl and the fabulous array of ducks, geese and chickens at Well Place Barn itself). We would highly recommend and definitely visit again.
  • Submitted: Nov 5, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Sarah, thank you so much for your kind words and delighted that you enjoyed yourselves.
We like to say that there is a lot to do in the area, so it was really good to hear that you found it so!
We'd love to welcome you back to Ipsden, so just give us a shout when you've a date in mind.
Am I too early to say 'Happy Christmas'!!!
Very best wishes, Jenny
business
Superbly converted stables in beautiful countryside
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p2664
-+44 01491681158
Ipsden South Oxfordshire
4

Perfect autumn holiday in beautiful nature.

  • 4 of 5
Enjoyed a beautiful stay in this wonderfull cottage! The children liked it very much!
  • Submitted: Nov 6, 2013
  • Stayed: Oct 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Helena, thank you for your kind words and so pleased you all enjoyed your stay. It was lovely to meet your family. Our best wishes, Jenny and Robert
business
Superbly converted stables in beautiful countryside
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p2664
-+44 01491681158
Ipsden South Oxfordshire
Cheshire,England
5

Excellent

  • 5 of 5
My wife and I stayed in early June, 2011 and had a thoroughly wonderful time. This is a truly beautiful part of England, rolling gentle hills,lovely walks, the River Thames and pretty towns and villages. The Old Stables is in a pleasant and handy setting for visiting this part of Oxfordshire. The Old Stables are a comfortable and homely base, a rural heaven, a nearby pub and other village amenities provide enough local facilities. We had a great time and thanks to Jenny for making that possible. Thanks.
  • Submitted: Jun 13, 2011
  • Stayed: May 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, People with Disabilities, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: So pleased you had such a lovely time with us. It was great to meet you and we hope you'll come back and see us soon - still lots to tell you - and hear your family tales!
business
Superbly converted stables in beautiful countryside
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p2664
-+44 01491681158
Ipsden South Oxfordshire
Sheffield
5

What a comfortable stable!

  • 5 of 5
I had a fantastic week here with my dogs. The owners were extremely friendly and helpful. The cottage is perfect for a quiet unspoilt holiday, beautifully clean and done out, with a unique stable bedroom. The little courtyard garden is ideal and the dogs loved it. A good place to watch the resident hens, geese and ducks from. I would love to go back sometime.
Sue
  • Submitted: Apr 16, 2011
  • Stayed: Mar 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Pet-friendly, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Sue, it was lovely meeting you and your dogs!
So glad you enjoyed yourself and we'd love to have you back anytime. You still have a lot of local walks to do!
Jenny & Robert
business
Superbly converted stables in beautiful countryside
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p2664
-+44 01491681158
Ipsden South Oxfordshire
Lisbon, Portugal
5

Nice even off-season

  • 5 of 5
Greatly enjoyed a short break in November '08, despite fog & cooler weather. Property is charming & very nicely furnished, so we even enjoyed simply sitting by the fire & viewing old videos one rainy evening! Central location allowed for daytrips to Stonehenge/Salisbury and also Warwick Castle/Stratford-upon-Avon, and even London. Pub in Stoke Row (Cherry Tree Inn) is very good & just 10 minutes away (by car, which is pretty much essential). Hope to return in summer for Chilterns walks & boating.
  • Submitted: Dec 7, 2008
  • Stayed: Nov 2008
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
business
Superbly converted stables in beautiful countryside
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p2664
-+44 01491681158
Ipsden South Oxfordshire
West Sussex
4

A peaceful retreat

  • 4 of 5
The cottage was lovely especially the stable area in the main bedroom ! It was clean and well-maintained . There was a very welcome tea tray in the well fitted out kitchen .
The cottage was cosy - we stayed when there was a sprinkling of snow but we were very warm . The stove was easy to use and added a little extra ambiance .
The countryside around was beautiful ; we went in the autumn when the trees were dropping their leaves and the wooded areas were lovely to walk through .
We saw the owners on the last day and they were very friendly and helpful .
If you are being picky we did find it a distance to get anywhere ie Oxford , Seer Green and we did not find the local shops/pubs walkable .....but that could be down to us ! Perhaps we walked in the wrong direction !!
We also found it a little stange at first to have the shower room connected to the kitchen and living room but that soon ceased to worry us !
Generally we were really pleased we had chosen it and would recommend it to others .
  • Submitted: Nov 17, 2008
  • Stayed: Oct 2008
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Romantic Getaway

Map

Map

Nearest Airport
30 Miles
heathrow
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
King William Public House, Hailey
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
The Springs, North Stoke
Nearest Train
5 Miles
Goring & Streatley
Nearest Motorway
10 Miles
M4 or M40
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
King William; Crooked Billet at Stoke Row
Car: necessary

Wellplace is a small hamlet near Ipsden, itself a small village, about 5 miles east of the historic market town of Wallingford. Wallingford is about 10 miles downstream of Oxford. The cottage is located in an area designated as of outstanding natural beauty. Our visitors find the cottage an ideal base for exploring the rich history in the area, and trips to London, the Cotswolds,and Shakespeare country.

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Rates & Availability

Rates & Availability

From £450 Per week

Ipsden Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Rate 1
Sep 20 2014 - Dec 19 2014
7 night minimum stay
£450
 
 
Rate 6
Dec 20 2014 - Jan 2 2015
7 night minimum stay
£700
 

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee £0

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Amenities

Amenities

Ipsden Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage (semi-detached)
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq. ft.
  • 2 stories
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Maps
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Shampoo
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom - toilet , tub , with wash basin
    Bathroom - toilet , shower , with small wash basin
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom - 1 double
    Bedroom - 2 twin/ single , 1 baby crib
  • 1 double, 1 twin, 1 cot
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Radio
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Boat ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 4 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Although centrally heated there is also a log burning stove for cosy evenings in Autumn or Winter. (Logs are provided free of charge) The Staircase to the upstairs bedroom is very steep and elderly or infirm people may find this a problem. Children love the upstairs bedroom which has its own TV and video/DVD player. Stair gates are available.The other bedroom is downstairs and is easily accessible.We provide some local guides and maps and dozens of leaflets on places of interest. We also provide a number of videos, hopefully with something of interest for everyone. For Mobile Phone Usage - Please be advised that as of October 2013, the Orange/TMobile network is not accessible inside the cottage. All other networks are fine.

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