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Lavender Cottage, Farnborough, Oxfordshire.

The sitting room complete with original Victorian cast iron range and fireplace
8 reviews
The sitting room complete with original Victorian cast iron range and fireplace
Welcome to Lavender Cottage!
The dining end of the kitchen, complete with dresser
The country kitchen overlooks open fields where you can watch the cows come home.
The king-size bedroom with  beams and toile de Jouy curtains
Another view
The lavender twin bedroom
The rose bedroom overlooking open fields
The country-style bathroom with roll-top bath
The roll top bath and large marble tiled shower. Underfloor heating will keep you cosy in the winter
The arbour and flower beds
Relax in the garden
Farnborough Hall, National Trust property has lovely walks and a lake
The Lake at Farnborough - a local beauty-spot
The Country Kitchen Gastro-Pub is just 100m away.
Warwick Castle, one of England's most stunning castles
The Theatre at Stratford-on-Avon
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3 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 5
Banbury, Oxfordshire, England
Interaction with guests
We live in the neighbouring village so are always on hand when we are at home to assist our guests as needed. When away from home we are just at the end of a phone call, text or email.
We provide tourist information at the cottage and are always happy to help guests with local recommendations.
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English first
Reviewed April 23, 2014 for a stay in April 2014
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Rydöbruk, Hallands Län, Sweden
Reviewed July 19, 2013 for a stay in July 2013
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Chicago, Illinois
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Reviewed July 13, 2013 for a stay in July 2013

Unfortunately we arrived at the property and found a few things were not quite ready for us. We understand now that this was a combination of the property being let for a long period prior to our arrival and the owners being away. We have dealt directly with the owners who have apologized for the issues which were caused. The...

  • Central Heating
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (5)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Private Yard
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Single Beds:(3)
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
Additional amenities & feature info
Sitting room - original cast iron fireplace and bread oven with exposed brick fireplace, seating for 5 including two lovely new sofas. Writing desk, TV ,DVD. Solid oak flooring. Stiars to first floor.
Sun room - overlooks the garden and fields and is a lovely spot for morning coffee. Table and two chairs, door to garden.
Kitchen/diner - decorated in country-style with a pine dresser, table and chairs, oak island unit, stone floor. The kitchen is well equipped and has a butler sink. Stable door leading to the garden. There is a step up from the sitting room.
Bedrooms - all have beams and are decorated with pretty curtains and fresh bedlinen. The single rear bedroom overlooks fields and the king-size and twin bedrooms overlook thatched cottages. All have wardrobes and shelves,two hav...
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
Smokers are welcome to smoke outside the cottage.<br>We ask all guests to be considerate of our neighbours.<br>The cottage is not appropriate for hen/stag parties.
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Dates Min stay Per night Per week
Default 3 nights
Aug 1, 2017 -
Sep 7, 2017
3 nights
Sep 8, 2017 -
Sep 29, 2017
Early Autumn
3 nights
Sep 30, 2017 -
Oct 13, 2017
Mid -Autumn
3 nights
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Additional Rate and Availability Information
We accept payment by cheque, bank transfer and Paypal (non-UK guests only).
All payments must be made in pounds sterling, please.
A booking deposit of £150 is requested to secure the booking with the payment of the balance two months prior to arrival.
We are able to offer reduced rates for guests staying over two weeks during the winter season.
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About the neighborhood
Farnborough is a tranquil and picturesque traditional English village with stone cottages, thatched roofs and the all -essential English pub ( in this case a gastro-pub The Inn at Farnborough). The village boasts a National Trust property Farnborough Hall which is open to the public. The family still live in the Hall and on open days the village ladies produce wonderful cakes in the village hall - not to be missed! There are lovely walks around the village including the Hall grounds and there is a large lake a local beauty spot nearby where you can also fish. The famous folk festival with Fairport Convention at Cropredy( 2 miles) is held each August.
Getting around
A car is needed.
For guests wishing to visit London there is very quick rail access ( 1 hr 15 mins. ) by train from Banbury.
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Birmingham: 24.9 mi
Railway: Banbury: 5.0 mi
Road - Farnborough is easily accessed from the M40 junctions - Banbury (south) - 7 miles; Gaydon (north) - 7 miles<BR><BR>Railway - Banbury - 6 miles. <BR><BR>Airports - Birmingham - 35 miles<BR> East Midlands - 60 miles<BR> London Gatwick - 108 miles<BR>
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby.
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