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The Buffs Lodge Tackley

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Cottage 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms Sleeps 4 Pets not allowed Save
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Oxford, Oxfordshire, England
The picturesque village of Tackley is 8 miles north of Oxford a journey which takes 10 minutes on the local train and 40 minutes on the regular bus service.The village is close to the River Cherwell and the Oxford canal and has a pub serving food; there are many other eateries in nearby Woodstock and the surrounding area. Local amenities include an outdoor pool in Woodstock, golf courses, boating, cycleways and footpaths. Concert halls, museums, specialist shops, restaurants and theatres can be found in Oxford and there is good designer shopping at Bicester village.
The Buffs' Lodge has recently been converted to a very high standard and offers a spacious lounge/diner, well equipped kitchen, 2 bedrooms (1 ensuite), and family bathroom. The property has its own parking and is tucked away behind the former Kings Arms, now home to the o...
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About the Owner, Keith E
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 100 %
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5 of 5 bubbles Excellent - based on 32 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago for a stay in April 2017

Management response:

Glad you enjoyed your break but sorry you had problems with the shower. I have looked at it and it seems to work but unfortunately I think that being an electric shower it is a pale comparison to a good power shower. I have a plumber booked to check it out and to see if it is possible to uprate...


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Martin S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 24, 2017 for a stay in February 2017

Just returned from a 4 night stay at this superb lodge. We were greeted on arrival by Keith, who was very friendly and helpful, which made us all feel very welcome. The Lodge itself is warm, cosy, spotless and extremely comfortable, with many thoughtful little touches such as fresh milk and orange juice in the fridge. This is an absolute...

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Thanks Martin, looking forward to seeing you all again soon. Regards Keith


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Marlene N
Werkendam, The Netherlands
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 6, 2016 for a stay in July 2016

We stayed at the Buffs Lodge for a week and had a lovely time. Beautiful English village, quiet and rural and a wonderful cottage. The luxury of two bathrooms, good beds, all the things no need in a house and a helpful host, what more can you want.

  • Central Heating
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Microwave
  • Private Yard
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
Smoking not allowed
Pets not allowed
Additional amenities & feature info
Bedroom 1, first floor, with double bed, 2 bedside tables with lamps,wardrobe, small chest of drawers, armchair, suitcase stand. Ensuite bathroom with shower.<BR>Bedroom 2, ground floor, with kingsize bed which splits to twin beds (please advise preference on booking), 2 bedside tables with lamps, small chest of drawers, suitcase stand. Adjacent bathroom with bath.<BR>Understairs cupboard with ironing board and iron.<BR>Large ground floor kitchen/lounge-diner. The kitchen is fully fitted and equipped with electric hob, fan oven, fridge-freezer, microwave oven, toaster, kettle and caftiere.The lounge-diner has a dining table, 4 chairs and storage unit, and the lounge has 2 comfortable sofas, 2 coffee tables and a TV. There are patio doors to the paved patio area and eco ga... more
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Apr 7, 2017 -
Sep 30, 2017
3 nights
Oct 1, 2017 -
Dec 21, 2017
3 nights
Dec 22, 2017 -
Jan 4, 2018
7 nights -- --
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20% deposit if more than eight weeks before arrival,full payment four weeks before arrival
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About the neighborhood
Blenheim Palace World Heritage Site and Rousham House and Gardens are both a short distance away. The historic University City of Oxford is only 10 minutes by train from Tackley station(10 minutes walk from the property).<BR>There is boating of all types on the Thames and Cherwell and numerous cycleways and footpaths.<BR>Oxford provides a host of musical and theatrical events throughout the year as does Blenheim Palace.<BR>Good shopping and restaurants can be found in Oxford and at the internationally acclaimed Bicester village designer outlet.
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How to get there
Airport: London Heathrow: 49.7 mi
Railway: Tackley Station: 0.2 mi
Ferry: Portsmouth: 93.2 mi
Approaching from the north and east via the M40 take the exit at junction 10 and follow the signs to Ardley. After Ardley turn right to Upper Heyford and continue through the former airbase. At the end of the road turn left through Lower Heyford then turn left at the traffic lights passing Rousham House on the left. Take the first left signed to Tackley. On entering the village take the first left on to Nethercote Road signed to the station and the entrance to the property is the first drive on the left after the thatched cottage.<BR><BR>Approaching from the south and west via the A34 take the Evesham and Woodstock exit and at the first roundabout follow the signs to Kidlington. Take the A4260 through Kidlington towards Banbury. Approx. 3 miles north of Kidlington turn right i... more
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby.
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