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The Buffs Lodge Tackley

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2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4
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 %
Calendar Updated: 2 days ago
Listed since : May 2012
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 49 reviews and 2 properties
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Listing #HL227941
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 4 days ago for a stay in July 2017

The village location is good with the Cotswolds, Woodstock and Oxford nearby (there is an infrequent train service to Oxford from the nearby station). Good hosts and we enjoyed our stay.

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1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago for a stay in August 2017

This was the second time we have stayed at Buffs Lodge and again everything was perfect! The owner Keith is easy to contact and makes the stay very simple to organise and he has plenty of helpful advise for visitors to the area. Buffs Lodge is really well thought out , with everything you could possibly need for a comfortable...

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1 review
Reviewed June 5, 2017 for a stay in May 2017

Wonderful cottage and village near Oxford. Keith,the owner, was very helpful without being intrusive We had a great time.

  • 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
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
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
Not suitable for children under 5 years
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week
Default 3 nights
Apr 7, 2017 -
Sep 30, 2017
3 nights
Oct 1, 2017 -
Dec 21, 2017
3 nights
Dec 22, 2017 -
Jan 4, 2018
7 nights -- --
Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to U.S. Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
Additional Rate and Availability Information
20% deposit if more than eight weeks before arrival,full payment four weeks before arrival
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10% Discount for bookings more than 3 weeks duration
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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.
Car advised
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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