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College Farm Cottage, Lechlade, Cotswolds - Sleeps 3, dog friendly, Lechlade, Co

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2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
3 guests
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Introduction Low hedges, acres of flat green fields and an abundance of wildlife – these are the scenes that will greet you as you head towards College Farm Cottage. Situated on the expansive Bradwell Grove Estate, home to the Cotswold Wildlife Park, it's hard to imagine that you are only a few miles from Burford and Lechlade. As you make your way along the open fence-less lanes, you will almost feel as though you're driving through the middle of the fields. Once you have arrived at the end of the farm track, you will find a delightful cottage with plenty of character – if you're visiting in the summer months, you'll even get to appreciate College Farm Cottage in all of its beautiful Wisteria–covered glory. College farm was built in 1771 by Trinity College of the University of Oxford for t...Introduction Low hedges, acres of flat green fields and an abundance of wildlife – these are the scenes that will greet you as you head towards College Farm Cottage. Situated on the expansive Bradwell Grove Estate, home to the Cotswold Wildlife Park, it's hard to imagine that you are only a few miles from Burford and Lechlade. As you make your way along the open fence-less lanes, you will almost feel as though you're driving through the middle of the fields. Once you have arrived at the end of the farm track, you will find a delightful cottage with plenty of character – if you're visiting in the summer months, you'll even get to appreciate College Farm Cottage in all of its beautiful Wisteria–covered glory. College farm was built in 1771 by Trinity College of the University of Oxford for the use of tenant farmers as a source of additional income for the college. A working farm up until recent years, College Farm is now owned by the Bradwell Grove Estate, home to the nearby Cotswold Wildlife Park that exhibits over 260 different species of animals – on a quiet day you may even be able to hear the lions roaring from the cottage! Although College Farm is no longer a working farm, it is surrounded by mainly arable farmland, all of which is organic. With a strong emphasis on conservation around the estate, there is plenty of wildlife to observe, from ground nesting birds to deer. You only have to step outside of the door at College Farm Cottage and you are right in the heart of unspoilt countryside, with bridle paths and walking routes running alongside the farmyard. Inside, the cottage is a lovely mix of traditional and new. The original flagstone flooring and woodburner add a touch of rustic charm, while there's a new JVC Smart TV for guest use. Benefitting from a bright and airy feeling throughout, the cottage is decorated in neutral tones, accented by quirky pops of colour and unique pieces of art and furniture. The back door opens out into a garden, while the windows boast views of nothing but green fields and the historic farmyard buildings. If you're looking for peace, tranquillity and open starry skies, you've come to the right place. Despite its rural location, College Farm Cottage is just a 5-10 minute drive from the beautiful market town of Burford, where you will find artisan boutiques, cosy cafés, and interesting pubs. Walk to the top of the High Street and look back down the hill to enjoy one of the most exquisite views in the Cotswolds – and perhaps the finest ‘streetscape' in England! PLEASE NOTE: Dogs staying at the cottage will be in close proximity to livestock, poultry and ground-nesting birds. We therefore ask that dogs are kept on leads and under control at all times. Facilities Sleeps 3 in 2 bedrooms in a king size bed and a single bed 1 bathroom Private parking Electric central heating WiFi Child and dog friendly All bed linen, bath towels and tea towels provided Woodburning fireplace with basket of logs/kindling Hairdryer Oven Washing Machine Washing line / clothes airer Fridge/Freezer Kettle and toaster Cafetière Table and seating for 3 JVC Smart TV Ironing board + Iron Selection of books and boardgames 1 x high chair 1 x travel cot (NB linen for travel cots not supplied. Please bring your own.) Private enclosed garden with table and chairs BBQ, charcoal not provided Full Description Ground Floor Enter through the front door straight into the… Sitting Room A bright and spacious living space, the Sitting Room has a wonderful quintessential country cottage feel to it. Painted in fresh cream and white tones, the room has a cosy feel thanks to a corner lamp and its central feature, the woodburning stove. Set in the original fireplace, guests are welcome to use the woodburner, with a basket of logs provided. The original flagstone flooring is a characterful feature of this property, every stone is individual and unique. The Sitting Room boasts some beautiful pieces of furniture and artwork, adding eccentric and colourful highlights to a lovely relaxing room. There is a JVC Smart TV for guests to use, as well as a selection of books and games on the built-in shelves next to the fireplace. The WIFI router can be found in the Sitting Room window. To the left of the entrance to the Kitchen there is a latched cupboard. In here you will find an ironing board, iron, high chair, clothes airer and a mop & bucket. Through the door into the… Kitchen A well-equipped and pretty room, the Kitchen has a table and seating for 3 guests. Enjoy breakfast looking out through the mustard yellow linen curtained window into the farmyard and fields beyond. With a cooker, toaster, kettle, fridge/freezer, oven, washing machine, and cupboard filled with crockery and utensils, guests staying at College Farm Cottage are completely set up for cooking and dining in. There is a door leading from the Kitchen into the garden to the rearMore
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Rebecca McWilliam (Property Manager Bolthole Retreats)
Languages spoken:English
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:August 2016
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Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Suitable For Children Under 5
Are there nightlife options close to this holiday rental? YesNoUnsure
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