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Butlers Cottage

Burford, Oxfordshire (Ref. 1083252)

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  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • 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/Sky TV Sky TV
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

The property

Butler's Cottage is a historic, mid-terrace cottage situated down a narrow path, in Burford, Oxfordshire.

The cottage is Grade II listed and has a long history which dates back many hundreds of years, making for a charming stay for a family of six.

Internally, the property has been thoughtfully decorated with style in mind, while still retaining its original period features that make it a truly exceptional country cottage.

Roadside parking is available in close proximity to the cottage, where you can leave your car before making your way into this character cottage.

Offering a lovely sitting area within the open-plan living space, with two sofas and an armchair; a place where you can curl up after a long day and enjoy the warmth of the woodburning stove.

Additionally, there is a snug where you can enjoy a little more privacy as you settle down with a book from the selection provided.

Delight in the spacious dining area with its wonderful furnishings and seating for up to six people.

The kitchen has stunning white units and sleek black worktops with ample preparation space, with an attractive featured tile design above the stove.

Venture upstairs for the bedrooms, which consist of; one super-king-size, one king-size and one twin, with the super-king-size and twin hosting zip/link beds in order to accommodate all types of groups wishing to stay.

With a first-floor bathroom and shower room to choose from, you can prepare for your day however you wish, with a quick shower or a relaxing soak in the tub.

Outside has a private courtyard area, with a table and chairs, so you can sit out and enjoy the stunning views, while your pets run around and play.

This property is ideally located within walking distance of the Burford High Street, with a range of local pubs, restaurants and shops to indulge in; the town is also home to an established golf club, where putting fans can enjoy testing out their clubs.

Be sure to visit Witney, stopping at the intriguing Crocodiles of the World attraction on the way, before touring the living museum of Cogges Manor Farm and strolling around the beautiful Duckington Lake & Country Park.

Further afield you can find the stunning city of Oxford, where ample historic attractions can be discovered, including the Oxford University Museum of Natural History and the Oxford Castle & prison, as well as the stunning sights of the many meadows and green spaces of the city, including the renowned Port Meadow; there is still so much more to see, so be sure to dedicate some time to visiting the city!

Further afield, why not visit the Cotswolds Mystery Tour, where you can discover the hidden villages within the area, while your guides offer invaluable information about their history.

Butler's Cottage is a delightful residence in the heart of the Cotswolds countryside.


  • Three bedrooms: 1 x super-king-size (zip/link, can be twin on request), 1 x king-size, 1 x twin (zip/link, can be super-king-size on request)
  • Bathroom with bath, walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Cloakroom with basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Utility
  • Living/dining room with woodburning stove
  • Snug
  • Central heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher
  • SMART TV with Sky and DVD in the living room, TV and DVD in Snug Room, WiFi, selection of books
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburning stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Highchair and cot available
  • On-street parking situated approx
  • 20 yards away, with loading and unloading available outside the property
  • Private front courtyard with furniture
  • Shop and pub 0.1 miles
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping Bond of £200
  • Note: Please contact managed services to discuss how you would like the beds made up (if we do not receive any request, the beds will be made up as follows: 1 x super-king-size, 1 x king-size and 1 x twin)
  • Note: Check-in is from 6pm, check-out by 10am
  • Note: There are steps in the property, excluding the stairs to the first floor, please take care

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

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About the location


Swinbrook 3.3 miles; Little Barrington 3.4 miles; Minster Lovell 6.1 miles.

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.

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Region Information

Note: This property has a £200 Good House Keeping Bond.
Note: Please contact managed services to discuss how you would like the beds made up (if we do not receive any request, the beds will be made up as follows: (1 King, 1 SuperKing and 2 singles).
Note: Sorry, no pets and no smoking.
Check in time 6-pm. Check out time 10am.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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Owners may request any evidence that they reasonably require before making a refund. Sykes Holiday Cottages is not agreeing to pay or guarantee any refund from the Owner to you under this Book with confidence.
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