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The Shire Cottage

14 reviews
Reception Room with double sofa
Open plan lounge area
External view
Larger than average fridge freezer, well stocked cabinets with cutlery and crockery, steel worktop.
Bosch gas cooker with flame failure device, large ceramic sink.
Bosch oven and hob, modern efficient appliances.
Free spices to use in the kitchen
Tea, coffee, brown sugar
Galley kitchen refurbished but keeping traditional feel with modern Bosch appliances.
Master Bedroom with traditional oak furniture
Master Bedroom with king oak bed, linen, towels and bathrobes provided.
Patio with garden furniture
Washing machine with dryer in the kitchen
Spacious bathroom with period fittings, shower over bath, laundry bin, storage shelves.
Second bedroom
second bedroom, clean, cozy and very English
Second bedroom, shabby chic!
Kids den, different bedding set!
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2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 6
Didcot, Oxfordshire, England

Surprisingly spacious and versatile residence in the Northbourne Conservation Area of Didcot dating back to 1874. Location is perfect for families because this is cul-de-sac, and there is not much traffic on the street. Originally a 2-bed cottage, the house benefits from many extensions and conversions carried out over a number of years. The property has a newly-installed heating system and Bosch boiler, newly fitted shaker style kitchen with in-built Bosch appliances, and new double glazing throughout. There are two reception rooms on the ground floor, kitchen and breakfast room, two bedrooms (king and double beds) and a spacious bathroom on the first floor, and a loft converted into the kids den (ages 5-12) on the second floor (two single beds *no...
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About the Owner, Mila B
Languages spoken: German, English
Response Rate: 80 %
Response Time: Within a day
Calendar Updated: 27 days ago
Listed since : Sep 2013
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 14 reviews and 1 property
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Listing #HL650170
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English first
Canton of Aargau, Switzerland
Reviewed July 27, 2016 for a stay in July 2016

Pleasanton, California
2 reviews
Reviewed December 7, 2015 for a stay in December 2015

This was the second time we stayed at Shire Cottage as we moved to the US and needed a base when we were visiting family in the UK and a house works much better than a hotel with young children. The house is really well set up for families and is clean and really well appointed.

Meg P
Hoylake, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
3 reviews
Reviewed November 11, 2015 for a stay in November 2015

Shire Cottage is delightful. Spacious, comfortable and central to all the local amenities, the facilities inside the cottage for all of us - grandparents, children and grandchild - were great. We felt at home and very relaxed from the moment we turned the key in the door. We've all had a brilliant week and would definitely like to return early...

  • Alarm Clock
  • Books
  • Central Heating
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Porch
  • Private Yard
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
Strictly no parties
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Dec 16, 2017 -
Jan 8, 2018
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