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“Fabulous cottage, fabulous owners....perfect...”
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With a modern multi oven and induction hob and a great space,the kitchen is a true hub.
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With a modern multi oven and induction hob and a great space,the kitchen is a true hub.
The kitchen;spaceous and light with views over a gorgeous cottage garden The cosy livingroom houses a Multifuel stove and superb bed settee.
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With a modern multi oven and induction hob and a great space,the kitchen is a true hub.
The kitchen;spaceous and light with views over a gorgeous cottage garden
The cosy livingroom houses a Multifuel stove and superb bed settee.
Downstairs Wetroom. Ideal for wheelchair use with low level shower control
Wheelchair access to the cottage
Our beautiful new porch is now in situ
continuing to improve the garden environment, brand new steps to the top garden now in place.
A private dog run accessible via french doors or dog flap for men's best friend.
Upstairs wetroom / toilet
The Utility room houses a Dishwasher, Washing machine and Full size freezer and small sink.
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2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6
Banbury, Oxfordshire, England

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Jill S
1 review
“Fabulous cottage, fabulous owners....perfect, peaceful retreat”
Reviewed March 11, 2019 for a stay in November 2018

Stayed at the wonderful Lavender Cottage for a few months and it has been the perfect property in a beautiful location....the village is so peaceful! Surrounded by beautiful countryside and wildlife, yet close to town for all amenities. Owners are kind, generous people, who really go that extra mile and for whom nothing is too much trouble. Always ready to offer advice or lend a hand, but equally very respectful of your privacy. The cottage is so well equipped, there was literally nothing that was not to hand.......a real home from home. Beautifully renovated and furnished, this place is an absolute gem. Spent much of my stay in a wheelchair, which Lavender Cottage is totally geared up for. I would not hesitate to book again and recommend it whole-hardheartedly.......fabulous!!

Date of stay: November 2018
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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ANN-MARIE...
Deal, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
11 reviews
9 hotel reviews
“Best stay in Oxfordshire yet, and we have stayed many times in many places.”
Reviewed August 27, 2018 for a stay in August 2018

Every kindness extended by the hosts, at the start as you are welcomed, and during the stay as you see all the things that are available in the cottage. Thoroughly recommended and please be assured that everything you and your family need is there for you - and possibly a bit more! Wonderful location for wildlife, walks, centre of England and its nearby destinations, whatever you hope to see on your travels.

Date of stay: August 2018
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
Sep 11, 2018
Thank you for your kind review Ann-Marie. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay. It has to be said that you were ideal guests leaving the cottage immaculate, much appreciated. We hope to see you again. J and M
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed April 3, 2018 for a stay in March 2018

Date of stay: March 2018
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Luxie73
Ballarat, Australia
1 review
“Our all-time favourite stay!”
Reviewed February 17, 2018 for a stay in August 2017

Lavender Cottage is a real gem, fully renovated, in a lovely, friendly little village. The fabulous kitchen overlooks the garden with its huge feature birch tree and all the rooms are beautifully appointed and a generous size. The cottage was impeccably clean with everything we could possibly need. Even more delightful than the cottage are the hosts, Mery and Jane. These two are beyond super hosts, they're in a galaxy of their own. They are generous and helpful, and took care of us wonderfully without ever intruding. The village is ideally located in the magnificent Oxfordshire countryside, with a great farm shop nearby. There is easy access to the train at Banbury for Oxford and London, or the North. We absolutely loved it!

Date of stay: August 2017
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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1 review
“Beautiful cottage, lovely location and warm welcome. Perfect!”
Reviewed July 14, 2017 for a stay in July 2017

The cottage was in a picturesque location and in a lovely rural village. There were two pubs within walking distance (for adults) and plenty of country walks. The cottage itself was decorated in a modern yet comfortable style and every thing you needed was there. There was space to sit outside and eat as well as a mini 'secret garden' at the back, which the kids loved. We could easily have stayed longer and would definitely recommend it.

Date of stay: July 2017
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
Jul 19, 2017
Thank you for your kind words. It's good to hear that both adults and children have enjoyed themselves. It was great meeting you all. We look forward to your next get together.
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Traveler6...
1 review
“Beautiful, charming cottage - wonderful stay, can't wait to go back next year”
Reviewed November 22, 2016 for a stay in November 2016

Lavender Cottage was absolutely beautiful. On arrival we were met by Jane who made us feel super welcome - the fire was already roaring and the house was pristine. Jane & Mery had even left what I would consider more than essentials in the kitchen to help us on our way for the weekend.

We are very much looking forward to staying again & would highly recommend if you and your family or friends want to have a short break away in the beautiful Cotswolds.

Date of stay: November 2016
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Liked best: The added touch of the fire already burning on arrival
Traveling group: Friends
Your age range 25-34
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Wolkeron
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“Autumn break”
Reviewed October 22, 2016 for a stay in October 2016

We simply loved it. After several holiday places this is my absolute favorite. Everything we needed was present including a well filled fridge ,a bottle of wine and some crisp.Even some fruit on display.
2 bathrooms for 5 persons is quite luxury. The atmosphere of the cottage is relaxation and the beautiful garden is filled with nice birds and squirrels. We've spotted deers at just 50 meters from the premises and the sky was full of stars which were well vissible because there almost was no light pollution.Don't be afraid if you hear outside screaming at night. Owls are responsible for that spooky sound.Even Brown trout and river lobster in the little stream next to the cottage . All of that at just a 20 minutes bike ride from the beautiful city center of Banbury.Mery and Jane are the perfect hostesses with nice tips for nearby events . Can't wait to visit Lavender cottage again in summer time.

Date of stay: October 2016
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Management Response
Oct 29, 2016
We are delighted you had a wonderful stay, and yes the wildlife is amazing and the stars stunning.
We look forward to being your hosts in the summer and take you badger watching.
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