Blenheim Cottage

Woodstock near Burford
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At a glance

Dog friendly holiday cottage in the Cotswolds with a tranquil garden

Sleeps Sleeps 4
Bedrooms Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms Bathrooms 1
BBQ BBQ
Family friendly Family friendly
Fireplace/Wood Burner/Flame Effect Stove Fireplace/Wood Burner/Flame Effect Stove
Non-smoking Non-smoking
Pets welcome Pets welcome
Pub nearby Pub nearby
Shop nearby Shop nearby
Town Town
WiFi WiFi

Overview

Blenheim Cottage is a beautifully refurbished 16th century Cotswold holiday cottage which sleeps four guests, in two well-appointed bedrooms, with a spacious family bathroom. On the ground floor you have a stylish open-plan kitchen/dining room which leads out into the split level garden, boasting plenty of outdoor seating and a charcoal barbecue, a relaxing spot to enjoy all year round. At the heart of the home there is a warm and inviting sitting room with a traditional stone fireplace and a cosy wood burning stove, creating the perfect hygge environment for those wintery evenings indoors! Blenheim Cottage is a dog friendly holiday home, suitable for two medium sized dogs!

Accommodation
This charming two bedroom holiday cottage in Woodstock is perfectly suited for those looking to get together with family and friends, exploring the local countryside and eateries. The accommodation is laid out as follows:

Ground Floor

Sitting room
Sunny aspect, contemporary room with a stunning decorative fireplace with a cosy wood burning stove, three-seater sofa, armchair, wall mounted Smart TV, vinyl player and a selection of vinyls

Kitchen/dining room
Well-presented room with painted wooden beams, smart slate flooring and direct access to the tiered garden. Amenities include Smeg duel fuel Range cooker with an electric oven and gas hob, Smeg fridge/freezer, dishwasher, microwave, four slice toaster, kettle, Nespresso coffee machine, DAB radio and an extendable kitchen table with seating for four

First Floor

Bedroom 2 (Sleeps 2)
Striking room with far-reaching village and countryside views, super king size bed (can be two single beds on request), built-in wardrobe, window seat and a full length mirror

Family bathroom
High-end modern bathroom with freestanding bath with handheld shower attachment, large walk-in rain shower, loo, basin and a heated towel rail

Second Floor

Master bedroom (Sleeps 2)
Beautifully styled, dual aspect eaves bedroom, king size bed, built-in wardrobe, armchair and a full length mirror

Outside
Tranquil tiered patio garden, surrounded by leafy trees, shrubs and scented flowers. Steep stone steps lead up through the individual tiers, home to a charcoal barbecue, garden box and a bistro table with seating for four, creating the perfect spot for al fresco dining

Floor Plan Blenheim Cottage Floor Plan

The Finer Details

  • Bed linen and towels are provided
  • There is space for a small car directly outside the property. Ample free on-street parking is readily available close by
  • 1 travel cot, 1 highchair and 1 stair gate are available on request (please bring your own linen for the travel cot, as this is not provided) 
  • 2 medium sized dogs are welcome for an additional £40 per booking per dog. For pet rules, please visit our FAQs 
  • Strong WiFi (Download speed 60 Mbps / Upload speed 15 Mbps)
  • Mobile phone reception is generally OK
  • Smart TV 
  • Garden
  • Charcoal BBQ (guests are responsible for providing charcoal and cleaning BBQ after use)
  • Gas central heating system
  • Guests will need to supply their own kindling, logs and firelighters for the wood burning stoves
  • There are some narrow and steep stairs, low beams and multiple floors
  • There is a tiered garden with stone steps from the back door to the top of the garden, and a large drop between the first tier and ground level, children should therefore be supervised outside at all times
  • The smoke and CO detectors operate on a sound only basis and, therefore, those who have serious impairment of hearing may not be able to hear the alarm systems and could be at risk
  • No smoking or vaping is permitted throughout the property
Things to Note...
  • The maximum occupancy for this property is four guests. Infants do not count towards the occupancy figure, however, due to space restrictions the occupancy can only be exceeded by two additional infant
  • Hen and Stag parties are not permitted, though other same sex groups can enquire
  • Events are not permitted without prior consent
  • A security deposit is required at this property
  • Check in is from 17:00 and check out is by 10:00
Security Deposit

A security deposit of £100 is required for bookings at this property. This amount will be pre-authorised on your credit card 7 days prior to your arrival date, providing no damage is reported the pre-authorisation will be released 5 days after your departure. For the avoidance of doubt, guests are requested to leave the property in a reasonable condition, consistent with the property's appearance upon arrival.

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Booking & Payment

StayCotswold is a marketing agent and therefore does not own any of the cottages listed on our website. In terms of cleaning and maintenance, the properties within our portfolio are managed by a third party property manager or the property owner – your pre-arrival email will contain confirmation and contact details for the person managing your property. Bookings made via us form a legal agreement directly between you and the property owner.

For bookings commencing more than 8 weeks in advance, a 30% non-refundable deposit is required to confirm the booking. The balance payment is then due 8 weeks prior to arrival.

All payments are made subject to the cancellation policy set out in the standard Booking Conditions.

Location Information

Blenheim Cottage is located in the picturesque market town of Woodstock, a vibrant town benefitting from a variety of popular country pubs, restaurants, boutique shops and galleries. Surrounded by unspoilt countryside, there are many footpaths on its doorstep, and guests are able to stroll through the peaceful lanes and enjoy the stunning period buildings and architecture of the 18th century town hall and the impressive Church of St Mary Magdalene, the early English windows and musical clock.
For your shopping essentials, there is a Co-op in Woodstock and a Tesco Superstore in Kidlington.
Woodstock is perfectly placed for visiting popular attractions including historic Blenheim Palace, with free access to the public grounds just a three minute walk from the property, the Cotswold Wildlife Park and Asthall Manor. The much-loved towns and villages of Stow-on-the-Wold, Burford, Cirencester and Bourton-on-the-Water are also easily accessible.

Reviews

4
We stayed at Blenheim Cottage in Woodstock for a week this August. The place is a good base for exploring Blenheim Palace, the Cotswolds and Oxford. The Cottage was clean and cozy, big enough for two people and it seems to still have some authentic features like the windows. It also has a lovely garden, accessible via a steep staircase. Furthermore there was enough parking space up the road. Upon arrival we found the necessary basics like tea, coffee, milk, salt and pepper and cleaning supplies. Alas there were no tea towels. The bathroom was clean and spacious. There were two big fluffy bath towels and one small towel. Those towels were for one week. Luckily there was a washing machine in the shed just outside the house. We used the bedroom on the first floor and the bed was comfortable. As it was very warm that week we slept with the windows open as the Cottage has no airconditioning. Because of the thick walls it was always rather cool inside. All in all Blenheim Cottage is lovely place to stay.

Thank you for the great review, Ingrid. We're pleased that you found Blenheim Cottage to be a lovely place to stay and the perfect base for exploring the Cotswolds and Oxford. We hope that you will be back to stay again sometime soon.

- StayCotswold, 2 September 2022

4.7
Really lovely tiny cottage with everything you need. So pleases and happy with our three night stay here! Woodstock is a lovely market town and we fell in love with the area!

Thank you for your lovely review Demi! Blenheim Cottage really is a great base for exploring beautiful Woodstock and the Cotswolds and we are glad to hear that you fell in love with the area! We hope to welcome you back with StayCotswold in the future.

- StayCotswold, 3 May 2022

4.5
A cosy cotswolds cottage with lots of charm. Perfect location for exploring both Oxford and the Cotswolds and right on Blenhiem palace doorstep. Plenty of places to eat on evenings or great little kitchen for cooking a meal in the cottage. Only concern was that the staircase is very steep and uneven so would recommend only for families with older children and older persons to be very careful.

Thank you for your lovely review Jessica! It is great to hear you enjoyed the prime location of the cottage and appreciate you highlighting the staircase. We hope you appreciate that our description highlights this property quirk to ensure guests can make an informed decision at the time of booking. We really hope to welcome you and your guests back to the Cotswolds soon!

- StayCotswold, 15 February 2022

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Why not head to Blenheim estate and visit the Harry Potter Tree!  There are plenty of trees on the Blenheim estate but none so famous as the Harry Potter Tree! It’s one of the most iconic trees that live on the estate as it has a huge gaping hole on the front and it sits besides the Blenheim Lake! 
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