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Bull Cottage

Burford, Oxfordshire (Ref. 988773)

  • Bull Cottage - (Ref. 988773)

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets No

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Features

  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Smoke-free Smoke-free
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

The property

Dating from 1390, Bull Cottage is one of the oldest cottages in Burford.

This charming and unique Grade II* listed property is a local icon featuring in the Pevsner Architectural Guide for historical buildings in England.

A fine example of the era, it retains many of the original features still to this day.

Medieval arches, aged timber beams and flagstone floors are all over 600 years old, quite outstanding.

The kitchen is fully equipped for a foodie's delight, while the two large reception/ Living Rooms are very much the heart of the house.

With Burford's shops and cafe's no more than 25 yards away, you couldn't be better situated for a truly Cotswolds' experience.

This is another exceptional cottage in the heart of Burford, ideal for families or couples who love the Cotswolds.

Accommodation

Three bedrooms: 1 x first floor master bedroom with kingsize double, 1 x double bed (or 2 x zip/link single beds), 1 x triple. Ground floor shower room with shower, WC and washbasin. First floor bathroom with bath, shower over, WC and washbasin. Kitchen. Living area with woodburning stove. Additional living/dining area.

Amenities

  • Heating with woodburners
  • Electric hob, oven and grill, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, microwave
  • TV with YouView, WiFi, iPod dock
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • South facing courtyard garden to the rear with bench, table and chairs
  • Cot and highchair available
  • Roadside parking (no restrictions)
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 0.1 miles
  • Note: This property requires a refundable Good House Keeping Bond prior to arrival.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £200.

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About the location

Burford

Burford is possibly one of, if not THE most famous of the Cotswolds' locations. With its medieval bridge, old stone houses and attractive Tudor and Georgian frontages, Burford is justifiably one of the most picturesque towns in England. Often referred to as the 'Gateway to the Cotswolds', the town was originally a fortified Anglo-Saxon ford which later grew to be an important regional crossroads and wealthy wool town. Located mid way between Oxford and Cheltenham (25 mins each away) it is a little haven of history and beauty that many come to fall in love with when they visit. The 16th century Tolsey building, once the meeting place for medieval merchants, now houses The Tolsey Museum, a delightful local museum illustrating the town's social and industrial past. The church is stunning, a real gem architecturally with many interesting memorials charting some of Burford's great families. There is also the signature, on the baptisimal font, of Antony Sedley, one of the Levellers besieged in the church in 1649 - three of the ringleaders were executed by Oliver Cromwell's men in the churchyard. History awaits! With little changing over the centuries, Burford is now very popular with visitors, both for its beauty and history but also for its shopping and antiques, and for the wide variety of places to eat, with restaurants, pubs and teashops. It is an ideal base for visiting The Cotswolds area as it is within easy driving distance of popular attractions such as Blenheim Palace, Sudley Castle, Warwick Castle and several National Trust Houses and Gardens. Bourton on the Water, Bibury, Cirencester and Stow on the Wold are all with 25 minutes from the property.

Region Information

Note: This property has a Good House Keeping Bond to the value of £200.

  • Reviews

    Ms Power West

    “Bull Cottage was a great place to stay in Burford.”

    The Cottage was very well presented and spacious. Because of the age of the cottage it had so much character that has been thoughtfully preserved. The location was perfect and within very close walking distance ro the main Street of Burford and all of the facilities provided there. There are 2 pubs close by, .both providing good quality meals and country ambience without any associated noise. We would highly recommend Bull Cottage for groups of up to 6 persons.

    The Cottage was very well presented and spacious. Because of the age of the cottage it had so much character that has been thoughtfully preserved. The location was perfect and within very close walking distance ro the main Street of Burford and all of the facilities provided there. There are 2 pubs close by, .both providing good quality meals and country ambience without any associated noise. We would highly recommend Bull Cottage for groups of up to 6 persons.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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