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Oak Lodge At Bridge Lake Farm & Fishery

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Chacombe, Oxfordshire Show on map

4.9

Sykes rating

  • 2 Guests

  • 1 Bedroom

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets No

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  • Electric vehicle charging
  • Hot tub
  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Broadband / WiFi

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64 Customer Reviews

  • "Fantastic place and what a brilliant idea Brendan had !"

    I have already recommended to people we had an amazing time. If I could criticise anything it would be having to buy additional logs to keep the hot tub useable. The reason for booking this venue was because of the hot tub as well as other things and the cost to stay in these type of venues is because of the hot tub so we felt that we couldn’t use the tub when we wanted because we had to heat it first. We feel that the logs should be provided as part of the stay and there shouldn’t be a charge to be able to use it. It was still lovely and relaxing nonetheless! Next time we may book the tunnel as that looks fantastic !

    Hi Sharron Thank you for your feedback - we are so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and we hope to see you again soon! Regarding the hot tub - the cost of the wood to initially bring the hot tub to temperature is included in the price of a stay with us. We use this to heat the hot tub prior to our guests arrival so it can be used straight away, as it takes several hours to reach temperature. The only cost incurred is for the wood to then keep the hot tub to temperature - for this we sell logs on site, or our guests are always welcome to bring their own. If we didn't charge for the additional wood it would mean increasing our prices - this way it keeps our prices down for those who don't wish to use the hot tub or fire pit. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Sharron4.7Feb 2024

  • "We had an amazing time, the lodge was absolutely excellent, Brendan was a ..."

    We had an amazing time, the lodge was absolutely excellent, Brendan was a fantastic host, the lake and surroundings was beautiful and tranquil we have already booked for next year, would recommend to everyone, Next year will be even more incredible as the weeds will be less and the lake will have developed, put a few predators in the lake so less tiddlers, Can’t wait till next year Kerrie and bob

    Reviewed by Kerrie5.0Nov 2023

  • "My wife and I had such a lovely week at oak lodge."

    The site is beautiful, immaculately kept and well equipped. The kitchen area has everything you need to make proper meals, full range of utensils, pots and pans and the oven with microwave was ideal. Underfloor heating means no cold nights and mornings like other lodges, high quality mattresses, linens, towels and robes made our stay very comfortable. The wood fired hot tub was lovely and water quality was well maintained by the owner. The lake and surroundings are very peaceful and secure. We will definitely be booking a return visit.

    Reviewed by Liam5.0Nov 2023

  • "Staying in this place is magical ."

    We live in Banbury, we were surprised that such a beautiful place is 7 minutes by car from our house ☺️. If you need peace and quiet so this is the place for you. We work as Area Managers on a daily basis so for us the best holiday is, a holiday away from the people. Everything was ready on time, there was a hot tub waiting for us, the standard was very good. The cottage was perfectly clean, the hot tub too. Although the cottages are not far from each other, you have complete privacy. Every morning the duck was already waiting for oatmeal

    Thank you for this lovely review of Oak Lodge. I do pride myself on my attention to detail and our guest's needs. To hear the farm and fishery described as ‘magical’ is an absolute delight to read. It would be great to have you here back with us for a future stay. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Emilia5.0Sep 2023

  • "Oak Lodge was like a little piece of paradise!"

    The perfect place to get away from everything. Our experience was perfect from beginning to end . Brendan the host could not have been more welcoming. The incredible customer service began even before we arrived with the fantastic set of instructions so we knew exactly where to go. The lodge has absolutely everything you need and more. It’s high quality and the attention to detail is lovely. The lake side setting is breathtaking and the perfect place to unwind. The hot tub is an extra bit of magic ! Thank you so much for a special place to celebrate our 25th wedding anniversary! We’ll definitely be back!

    It was an absolute pleasure to be the location you decided to celebrate your wedding anniversary. I hope you had the best time. I am glad that the instructions were beneficial for your stay, thank you for choosing to stay with us at Oak Lodge. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Suzanne5.0Sep 2023

  • "Myself and my son stayed a full week we loved the place, the setting the lodges just amazing, we would like to thank Brendan and claire for looking after us, eveything was to hand and if we needed anything it was there, we will be returning for sure, luckily we had agreat weather aswell ,we enjoyed fishing alday and relaxing in the hottub of an evening."

    Thank you so much..

    This review is greatly appreciated. I am so glad to hear you had such a fantastic time with us, and it would be our pleasure to have you back with us in the future. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Chris5.0Sep 2023

  • "Really enjoyed our stay, Brendan was very friendly and couldn’t do enough ."

    Completely relaxed, lost all track of time and days. The fishing was great , hot tub was superb, thoroughly recommend.

    Reviewed by Paul4.7Aug 2023

  • "My partner and I had a very lovely stay in Oak Lodge."

    It was nice and peaceful being on the lake, the perfect romantic getaway for two. We couldn’t fault anything at all ! We loved the hot tub and fire pit and the bed was super comfy. Brendan was very welcoming and accommodating :) We loved seeing the Llamas too. Beautiful location and would absolutely recommend and come back to Bridge a lake Farm and Fishery

    Reviewed by Emma5.0Aug 2023

  • "Amazing location, beautiful accommodation, Brendan was so lovely and help with the bags was a lovely touch."

    We had a wonderful stay and will 110% be back

    Reviewed by Becky5.0Aug 2023

  • "Wow! What an amazing escape, idyllic, picturesque with the only sounds of nature."

    My husband loved the fishing and I loved the hot tub and the views. Inside and out the lodge is perfect :) We can't recommend the place enough and will defiantly be returning. Thanks for an amazing few days :) Penny & Chris

    Reviewed by Penelope5.0Jul 2023

  • "Me & my partner stayed in oak lodge."

    ..it was lovely..the hot tub was great too aswell as the firepit which we cooked on..the fishing was good too nearly a fish a chuck..there's some nice carp in the lake cruising around..all in all I would definitely recommend bridge lake darm...thanks too our host brendon who was very helpful..we will definitely be back..

    Reviewed by Jason5.0Jul 2023

  • "What an amazing place, tranquil and serene."

    Privacy, perfect! Really enjoyed our stay here. So relaxing. Attentive to all our needs and on hand if ever you needed. Cleanliness was next to godliness and every facility was catered for, (just bring the food!) So you did not have to venture out if you so wished. Refreshed and rejuvenated, hot tub was amazing, would highly recommend.

    Reviewed by Delina5.0Jun 2023

  • "I honestly can’t put into words what a wonderful weekend we’ve had!"

    Everything was perfect….even the weather! (Thanks for arranging that

    Reviewed by Claire5.0Jun 2023

  • "Wow this place is more beautiful than the pictures we had an amazing time ..."

    Wow this place is more beautiful than the pictures we had an amazing time couldn't fault a thing hosts and facilities were great as were the lovely free-range eggs hope to return soon

    Hi Angela Thank you for taking the time to leave such lovely feedback - we are so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and hope to see you again soon! Property Owner

    Reviewed by Angela5.0May 2023

  • "Fantastic little escape with great hosts."

    Peaceful and beautiful setting with a brilliant walk to Banbury along the canal nearby. Would 100% recommend

    Hi Keith Thank you for your feedback - we're so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and we hope to see you again soon! Property Owner

    Reviewed by Keith5.0May 2023

  • "Excellent facility in a beautiful area, really quiet and tranquil."

    Hosts were great as well

    Thanks Richard great to meet you both hope to see you again Property Owner

    Reviewed by Richard5.0May 2023

  • "The lodge was very lovely, really clean and well presented."

    The whole are was very quite and a beautiful setting. The views were stunning, especially at sunset and the hot tub was a real bonus. The check in and out were very well organized and the owner very friendly. (Just tiny suggestion, could have done with some night lights by the beds) Definitely would return!!

    Hi thank you for your lovely review and the feedback regarding night lights. We hope to see you again soon! Property Owner

    Reviewed by C5.0Apr 2023

  • "We had a great 3 night stay in Oak lodge."

    Service was outstanding- there when you needed it but at a distance when you were just enjoying your holiday. Any suggestions for improvements were willingly accepted. Both the cabin and hot tub were exceptionally clean and well organised with all that you needed for a self catering stay. Would recommend.

    Hi Hilary Thank you for your lovely feedback and we hope to see you again soon! Property Owner

    Reviewed by Hilary5.0Apr 2023

  • "Amazing experience, so peaceful and relaxing."

    Very clean and tidy and great service provided for Brendan.

    Hi Paige we're so pleased to hear that you found your stay relaxing and peaceful. Thank you for the lovely feedback and we hope to see you both again soon! Property Owner

    Reviewed by Paige5.0Apr 2023

  • "A great little place to stay."

    If you like comfort, peace and quiet, lovely surroundings and a chance to relax then this is the place for you. Brendan is a great host and works enormously hard to keep the lodges, lake and the whole estate at their best. Really loved our short stay and highly recommend.

    Thank you so much for your kind feedback and for recommending us. I’m so glad you enjoyed your stay with us, and we would love to welcome you back again soon. Property Owner

    Reviewed by David5.0Jan 2023

  • "A perfect location on a lovely little lake for a 4 night break the lodge and surrounding erea are well maintained and Brendan is always around if you need assistance."

    The lodge itself has everything you need and with the hot tub you can relax the evening away.

    Thank you for your lovely feedback. I am so glad you enjoyed your stay, and you could relax your evening away, we hope to see you again soon. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Matthew4.7Dec 2022

  • "Fantastic experience at Oak Lodge."

    Would highly recommend it.

    Thank you for recommending us and we are glad you had a great time. We hope to see you again soon. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Serena5.0Dec 2022

  • "Myself and my partner thoroughly enjoyed our 4 night stay at Bridge Lake Farm and Fishery."

    Upon arrival the owner Brendan greeted us and kindly took us along with our luggage down to our lodge on his golf buggy, he also set up our log fired hot tub up for us so it was all ready to use upon arrival. The cleanliness and overall standard of the accommodation was outstanding and had a very cosy atmosphere. I would 100 percent stay here again and would recommend it to anyone who seeks a fulfilling, tranquil and peaceful break.

    Reviewed by Helen5.0Oct 2022

  • "The lodge was just perfect for a short stay."

    It had everything we needed to fully relax and the local amenities are near by but you are completely in the countryaide. Perfect! Brendon was great and super helpful. Top marks

    Reviewed by Kay5.0Sep 2022

  • "I am reluctant to provide feedback as it will highlight how good this place is."

    If you like to sit back and watch a real life nature program then this is the place. With regards to the wildlife, there is always something to watch. Whether it be a kingfisher or a young Coot, there's always something to catch your eye. Idyllic :O)

    Reviewed by Collin5.0Sep 2022

  • "Lovey lodge, and surroundings."

    Only negative we’d have is the lack of basic kitchen things (salt, pepper, oil) The other thing is that the man asked if we wanted him to get the hot tub ready for us when we arrive, which we said yes to. Then when it came to getting in that evening, it was very hot. He had told us to stir it and it will cool down but it just heated up when we stirred it. Was at about 48 degrees which was unbearable for more than 5 minutes Besides that everything was well kept and very tidy for us, and we really enjoyed our stay.

    Reviewed by Ryan4.1Sep 2022

  • "We had a wonderful relaxing time at Oak Lodge."

    Brendan was so helpful, meeting us and taking our luggage to the lodge, had received a text earlier in the day of arrival asking if we wanted hot tub ready for when we arrived, which it was. He explained everything and nothing was too much trouble for him. The information before we arrived and directions were absolutely spot on and we didn't get lost!! The Lodge was perfectly clean and tidy with a welcome box of tea, coffee, milk, sugar and biscuits which was appreciated. If you want a peaceful, tranquil relaxing break, this is it and we look forward to visiting again.

    Reviewed by Patricia5.0Sep 2022

  • "A fantastic stay in a beautiful location with a extremely friendly & welcoming host in Brendan."

    We mixed our trip up with a couple of short drives to local towns, Stratford upon Avon is definitely worth a visit, coupled with just making the most of the lodge & its hot tub & fire pit…the perfect little short break away in my opinion!! Highly recommended & I’m sure we will be going back again in the not too distant future.

    Reviewed by Justin4.7Sep 2022

  • "Fabulous holiday caught lots of fish, had good weather, good location for sightseeing."

    Reviewed by Pat4.7Jul 2022

  • "Our stay at Oak Lodge was incredible."

    Brendan met us on arrival and helped load our belongings onto a golf buggy before driving us down to our lodge. Oak Lodge had great privacy but the location was picturesque. The grounds were well kept and the lodge inside and out was clean and tidy. The hot tub was easy to use. The binder in the lodge was helpful, it stated bus times, local pub and restaurant recommendations, supermarkets, walks etc. We have a pleasant stay and hope to return here in the future.

    Reviewed by William5.0Jun 2022

  • "We had a lovely stay at bridge lake farm and fishery."

    The accommodation had everything you would need, it is a stunning and peaceful place to be, which made the our time at the lodge very relaxing. Brendan was always on hand for any help we required and there is a book in the lodge with lots of recommendations for restaurants, things to do and other useful information. It is also close to lots of nice places to visit such as Warwick and Stratford upon Avon which was really good to see. Overall we had an amazing time and would recommend it to anyone.

    Reviewed by Jake5.0May 2022

  • "So lovely and relaxing for a couple days away."

    We had no faults with any of the property and loved everything about it! We were worried at first that the cars weren’t parking outside the lodges as I had ridiculously overpacked but we were met at the car park with a golf buggy to bring all our stuff down which was incredibly helpful. The hot tub was so easy to use and reheat and was really nice - only fault was that there was no gazebo above the lodge we were in however we did mention this and they said they’re in the process of getting the hot tubs covered within all lodges! All the facilities were so easy to use and we absolutely loved our stay. The only issue we did have was with the about of bugs would get into the property during the evening so it’s best to keep the doors closed but this only happened at times we were having dinner outside or setting the hot tub up. Would 100% recommend to anyone wanting a few nights away with their partner!

    Reviewed by Monique5.0May 2022

  • "Now this is a absolute gem idyllic location in the most beautiful British ..."

    Now this is a absolute gem idyllic location in the most beautiful British countryside peaceful and quite spotlessly clean fishing is great first class PS Brendan is a top bloke

    Reviewed by Gary5.0May 2022

  • "What an amazing little find."

    Brendan was a perfect host - always ready to help if needed but left us to enjoy the peace and tranquillity of the setting and the local area. The local area has plenty of walks, we found a nice loop through Wardington, to the canal, in to Banbury and back - then 40 minutes after lighting the hot tub it was ready for us to chillax in. We cooked every night in the perfectly adequate kitchen - even roast chicken one night! A lot of thought and attention has clearly gone into the design if the lodge (we stayed in Oak Lodge). We will definitely return.

    Reviewed by Michelle5.0Apr 2022

  • "We had an amazing time."

    Quiet and peaceful.

    Reviewed by Lauren5.0Apr 2022

  • "A little slice of heaven!"

    Wonderful place & wonderful owner. Every single thing was so well thought out! Spotlessly clean, has everything you need and is so picturesque. We even managed to catch some fish too! I honestly can’t recommended this place enough! We will absolutely be back! Thankyou Brendan for a fabulous stay!

    Reviewed by Holly5.0Apr 2022

  • "Everything was great prior to arrival, communications were clear and easy to follow."

    Once we arrived, Brendan helped us with our bags and had the hot tub warmed up and ready to go. The lake is lovely, the scenery is great and everything about the setting is so peaceful and relaxing. However, despite how private we thought our time would be (the Oak Lodge isn’t overlooked by the other lodges), we did have issues. As we thought we were in a position where no one could see into our lodge, we saw no issue in leaving the blinds open during the daytime. These lodges are aimed at couples – no children and no pets are allowed – so it’s unsurprising to assume that couples will want to “enjoy” their time together, so to speak, and be left undisturbed. This wasn’t the case. Twice we just happened to see Brendan walk onto the decking – from where there is a clear view inside – head around to the hot tub and place a tablet inside (for cleaning, presumably). The first time this happened, he knocked on the side of the lodge, but walked on before we could answer. The second he didn’t even knock. Fortunately, on the first occasion, we just happened to be sat relaxing. The second time we were naked. Luckily the blinds were closed just enough that he didn’t see anything (we hope), however the hot tub is directly next to the lodge – and the lodge is not soundproofed. He could have heard anything. We were fortunate that we just happened to see him cross the decking through a gap in the blinds. He had our number, so we don’t see why he couldn’t have messaged us asking if it was okay to come round and see to the hot tub. We don’t think he realised this was inappropriate, but it was unsettling and ruined what otherwise would have been a nice stay.

    Thank you for your feedback. As part of our duty of care we must check the hot tubs daily. This check is mentioned when we meet guests on arrival. We aim to carry this check out between 11am - 6pm and as discretely as we can. However, we take on board your comments and with immediate effect we will look to discuss with all new guests how they wish us to notify them of the timings of these daily checks. We take our guests privacy seriously and we are very sorry to read that this hasn’t been your experience when you stayed with us. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Beth3.1Apr 2022

  • "This property is in a beautiful and peaceful location and despite the weather we thoroughly enjoyed our stay."

    The hot tub was lovely and clean, which has not always been our experience and the owners were very helpful and friendly.

    Reviewed by Denise5.0Mar 2022

  • "We had a lovely stay at Oak Lodge."

    The lodge was modern and had everything we needed for our stay. It was so clean as well! The only down side for us is that there was no shop within walking distance, but this is no fault of Bridge lake farm. Only other thing I’d say is that for the amount of money you pay, you can’t get in the lodge until 4pm and have to check out by 10am, so you only really have 1 full day but apart from that, I would definitely recommend to stay here for a relaxing and peaceful get away.

    Reviewed by Megan4.7Mar 2022

  • "Booked the oak lodge as a surprise for my partners birthday and I was absolutely over the moon!"

    It was unreal so clean and cosy and was stunning at night. Brendan was amazing making sure we was happy and kept us topped up with logs for the hot tub! Will 1000000% be coming back to stay again was way worth it highly recommend if your looking for a peaceful relaxing time away.

    Reviewed by Georgina5.0Mar 2022

  • "Absolutely stunning place beautifully thought out amazing hot tub the owners ..."

    Absolutely stunning place beautifully thought out amazing hot tub the owners couldn’t do enough for us it was perfect had a great anniversary-Birthday and feeding the alpacas made it will definitely be back next year

    Reviewed by Amanda5.0Feb 2022

  • "Wonderful 3 night stay."

    Beautiful location, everything we needed for a restful break away, and we loved the hot tub. Highly recommend.

    Reviewed by Penny5.0Feb 2022

  • "Absolutely no fault at all, lovely owner who helped us with everything we asked for."

    Lovely set up and very relaxing 10/10 Jen&Rach x

    Reviewed by Jennifer5.0Feb 2022

  • "The whole holiday was lovely, the hosts were very accommodating and helpful and everything was immaculate."

    Would definitely go back.

    Reviewed by James5.0Feb 2022

  • "Was a fantastic weekend away and will 100% be coming back and recommending it to everyone!"

    ! Brendan was a legend and was super welcoming and helpful throughout our stay.

    Reviewed by Oliver5.0Jan 2022

  • "Me and my partner came to Sykes Cottages and stayed in Oak Lodge over New years."

    It was absolutely stunning. Brendan the owner was awesome. He kept us informed with a courtesy text the morning of our arrival and even collected us from the entrance gate on his buggy and took us and our bags on his golf buggy so we didn't have to walk around the lake in the dark! Nothing was ever a problem and he made us feel very welcome and looked after. The lodge was bijoux but beautiful. It had all the amenities you would need for a break away. We spent loads of time just looking over the stunning lake, feeding the very hungry fishes and using the lovely hot tub. Again, Brendan offered to meet us on the day of our departure with his buggy however we had already left, regretting not taking his offer as the ramp down to the lodges and lakes was quite a steep walk, but not too bad. There were really no negatives to our stay. It was a wonderful relaxing break in a beautiful setting with very helpful hosts.

    Reviewed by Eleanor5.0Dec 2021

  • "Christmas at Oak Lodge On arrival Christmas Eve Brendan had the hot tub ready for us with the starter pack of fuel included which was a lovely touch."

    The added touch of lit Christmas trees around the lake made it feel very festive even though the weather was not. The lodge was very comfortable, cosy and warm overlooking the fishing lake. Very quiet and relaxing holiday. 10 minute walk to the local pub passing the alpacas on the way. Brendan was very helpful and on hand if we needed anything. Highly recommend and would love to return in the summer.

    Reviewed by Pamela5.0Dec 2021

  • "Absolute beautiful place, would 100% go again, romantic and private, loved every single moment."

    Would reccomend to anyone and everyone.

    Reviewed by Lee5.0Dec 2021

  • "Myself and my partner spent a lovely weekend at Oak Lodge."

    Beautiful property in a beautiful location, quiet and serene. Host was incredibly helpful and attentive throughout our stay. The property was clean and well maintained. Highly recommend.

    Reviewed by Joe5.0Dec 2021

  • "Perfect little log cabin, hot tub was amazing, definitely recommend."

    Reviewed by Jake5.0Dec 2021

  • "My partner and I had an amazing stay in Oak lodge to celebrate my birthday."

    The facilities were great and our lodge was beautiful. Definitely would recommend and can’t wait to go back!

    Reviewed by Amy5.0Dec 2021

  • "Absolutely lovely experience, we were met by brendan who was very hospitable and escorted us and our bags to our cabin."

    10/10

    Reviewed by jack5.0Nov 2021

  • "Amazing two nights in the Oak Lodge at Bridge Lake."

    We arrived earlier than scheduled, however we’re allowed to check in slightly earlier and was given all the necessary directions/information ahead of our stay. The lodge was beautiful and had all the facilities we could have hoped for (and also nice and modern). We had a lovely decking area with a wood fired hot tub (already pre-lit and at the perfect temperature ahead of our arrival), a fire pit and table and chairs covered by a gazebo in case of bad weather. The decking overlooked a clear fishing lake with plenty fish and all in all the lodge and scenery was as tranquil as can be! When we left the grounds to visit the local village, it was a 10 minute walk to the local pub (The Green Dragon) which had fantastic food and feel to it. Not to mention we were greeted on each walk by the friendly alpaca’s just outside of the Bridge Lake entrance who allowed us to feed and pet them. Upon checking out a lovely gentleman came by with a good caddy to take us and all of our belongings up to our car ready to leave which was a really nice touch! Overall - a superb stay and couldn’t recommend it enough!

    Reviewed by Zack5.0Nov 2021

  • "We stayed here for a week and Wow!"

    ! the location of the lodges are excellent - very peaceful which is just what we needed. Inside is everything you would need for a self catering stay. The lodge was very clean, modern and definitely exceeded our expectations. Brendan was a brilliant host - he met us on arrival and took our bags down to the lodge on a buggy and couldn't have done enough for us for the entire stay. We have recommended this place to many people already and we will definitely be staying here again!!

    Reviewed by Samantha5.0Oct 2021

  • "Beautiful cabin, amazing hot tub, lovely setting."

    The sky was wonderfully clear and the lake was so quiet even with other occupants dotted about. My only suggestions are nicer linen on the bed, and potentially more privacy for the hot tubs. The path that leads down to the lake has pretty clear views of the hot tubs at each cabin which, especially at night, can be pretty invasive with people returning from the pub.

    Reviewed by Cam4.4Oct 2021

  • "We had a very relaxed time at Oak Lodge."

    The lodge was very well done, a lot of thought must have gone in it. It is not big but ideal to relax in. It is all very clean and offering all one needs. The location is very quiet. The wildlife is great. It was great to sit outside and let the world go by. The fishing was very good. They loved the sweetcorn, as I cought many, from small to big. It was great to relax in the hot tub, with a glass of wine, and watch nature. We do highly recommend it. We will be back. Brendon from Bridge Lake Farm is very kind, helpfull and friendly. He made us feel very welcome.

    Reviewed by Cornelis5.0Oct 2021

  • "The setting, the customer service, helpfulness on site and the quality of the Lodge were all outstanding."

    On a personal level we found the lodge very cramped but otherwise can't fault the whole experience.

    Reviewed by Elizabeth4.7Sep 2021

  • "What an amazing week!"

    Greeted by the owner on arrival and taken down to the lodge with our bags. Very peaceful and private location and close to supermarkets etc. Only 25 minutes from Bicester Village also which was a bonus. I would recommend the Oak Lodge to anyone and will definitely book again (will probably bring our own logs for the hot tub next time though as they were quite expensive and only lasted a couple of days). Still for the convenience of having them dropped at the lodge within minutes of requesting it is worth it if you don't take your own. Thanks again for a fantastic relaxing week away

    Reviewed by Nicola5.0Sep 2021

  • "Fantastic relaxing time at this superb location."

    Idilic spot to relax after a hectic couple of years. Hosts are superb. Met on arrival and luggage and ourselves were taken to our lodge by buggy. Would highly recommend this place for anyone looking for a great holiday.

    Reviewed by David5.0Aug 2021

  • "This place exceeded our expectations, its so peaceful Its got everything you ..."

    This place exceeded our expectations, its so peaceful Its got everything you could want for a short stay will defiantly be rebooking

    Reviewed by Chloe5.0Aug 2021

  • "Beautiful holiday home!"

    Gorgeous, tranquil setting and well equipped and modern lodge! Wouldn't hesitate to recommend it! Brendan was fantastic and very helpful :D

    Reviewed by Olivia5.0Jul 2021

  • "It’s absolutely beautiful, clean and friendly."

    Little things would exceed expectations a little more like providing coffee and tea sachets or a breakfast package for an additional fee! But it’s still 10/10!

    Reviewed by Alice4.7Jul 2021

  • "Had the most incredible long weekend at Oak lodge, the lodge itself was utterly spotless surrounded by a stunning lake."

    Brendan was incredibly welcoming and helpful when we arrived, and for the duration of our stay. We would definitely come back again, thank you!!!!

    Reviewed by Havana5.0Jul 2021

  • "Spent 3 nights here with my boyfriend and we can both honestly say the level of service and quality of the lodge we stayed in was 5*!"

    We stayed in Oak Lodge and upon arrival all information was clearly emailed over to us to make it as easy and possible, we also got all our bags out the car and to our surprise the owner came over, helped us load them onto his buggy, and gave us a lift down to our lodge!

    Reviewed by Sommer4.7Jun 2021

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Summary

  • Nestled within the serene countryside surrounding Banbury, and with its private pontoon as a focal point, guests can enjoy picturesque views, serene walks, and a peaceful atmosphere, whether casting a line or simply unwinding by the water's edge
  • Contemporary all-ground-floor accommodation featuring a studio-style layout with one double bed and en-suite walk-in shower, basin, and WC
  • Open-plan living space seamlessly integrating a kitchen, dining area, and sitting area for comfortable living
  • Enjoy underfloor heating throughout the property for added warmth and comfort
  • Kitchen equipped with an electric oven/microwave, two-ring hob, fridge, Smart TV, and WiFi for modern convenience
  • Fuel, power, and a starter pack for the woodfired hot tub are included in the rent, along with bed linen and towels
  • Off-road parking available for guests' convenience
  • Decked area with hot tub and furniture for relaxation and outdoor enjoyment
  • Guests have access to on-site fishing with a private fishing peg and a private pontoon for tranquil experiences
  • The nearest shop is 1.9 miles away, and the pub is 0.4 miles away (0.2 miles accessible on foot by footpath)
  • EV charger available on-site, chargeable via the ICS app
  • Guests can enjoy course fishing on-site, with a variety of fish species available
  • The lake's spring-fed nature ensures excellent water quality, optimal oxygen levels, and healthy fish conditions
  • Regular weed removal is conducted, and weed rakes are provided at all lodges for guest convenience
  • Please note: Pets, smoking and children are not permitted
  • Please note: The car park is approximately 250 meters from the property, and the path leading to the property may be unsuitable for the elderly, disabled, or less mobile guests.

The property

Nestled on the idyllic grounds of Bridge Lake Farm & Fishery, in the quaint village of Chacombe, Northamptonshire, rest this attractive holiday home, Oak Lodge.

Boasting breath-taking views across the peaceful lake, Oak Lodge offers an intimate escape for a couple looking to explore the scenic landscapes of the East Midlands.

This cosy wood-panelled dwelling offers an inviting studio-style layout, featuring a sumptuous double bed alongside an open-plan living space, boasting a pint-sized kitchenette, fit with everything you need for a self-catering stay, and a sweet dining/seating area, perfect for nestling up with your loved one for an evening in front of the TV.

Tucked away at the back of the lodge is a delightful shower room, offering an area of privacy.

Step out onto the decking, idyllically nestled on the banks of the lake, to unwind with a refreshing glass of fizz, soaking in the breath-taking views across the still water, enveloped in the warmth of the fire pit in the colder evenings, and end each day in style with a luxurious soak beneath the stars in the woodfired hot tub.

Take the short stroll along the footpath leading from the holding into the center of Chacombe, where the streets are lined with enchanting stone-built, thatched cottages, and indulge in a bite to eat at the 17th Century village pub, The George & Dragon, serving locally sourced produce in a rustic setting.

Avid walkers can join the Jurassic Way as it passes through the entrance of the site from Banbury, following a limestone ridge through varying landscapes, as far North as Lincolnshire.

Spend a fun-filled day visiting the nearby market town of Banbury, offering an array of amenities and attractions, from shopping opportunities at Castle Quay Shopping Centre to the local history on display at Banbury Museum & Gallery and the landmark of Banbury Cross.

Further afield are the towns of Royal Leamington Spa and Buckingham, along with Bicester Village, where you can treat yourself with a luxurious shopping trip.

Make memories with your loved one that will last a life time with a stay at Oak Lodge.

Note: This property can be booked with Refs: 1044518, 1057944, 1110645, 1044019 & 1094449, together sleeping up to 14 guests.

Bridge Lake Farm And Fishery

Bridge Lake Farm and Fishery is a haven for keen anglers, boasting a breath-taking setting in the lush, rolling Oxfordshire countryside, whilst the lake itself is home to a number of carp, some which are over 20lbs; those looking to catch their personal best have a great chance here! With easy access to the towns of Banbury and Towcester, the area is filled with an abundance of exciting local landmarks and action-packed activities to be enjoyed during your stay. Just a stone's throw away, the town of Bicester is home to one of the most popular shopping outlets in Europe with some of your favourite stores and a wide selection of eateries. Further south, the striking and historical city of Oxford has a plethora of attractions such as the medieval remains of Oxford Castle & Prison, Tower of the Five Orders and many interactive museums offering fun for all! The Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty can be reached within a pleasant drive and provide ample opportunity for scenic walks through the countryside, great for outdoor enthusiasts. Closer to home the National Trust owned Canons Abbey and Farnborough Hall make for wonderful days out. Bridge Lake Farm Glamping Lodges are a fabulous haven from which to explore the luscious East Midlands countryside.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £250.

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About the location

CHACOMBE

Banbury 3.6 miles; Brackley 8.1 miles; Bicester 17.3; Royal Leamington Spa; 22.3 miles

The neighbouring village of Middleton Cheney can be found 1.9 miles away perched in the luscious rolling countryside of Northamptonshire. With Neolithic roots, this charismatic community boasts a beautiful Gothic 14th century church, and two friendly local pubs dating back to the 18th century. The village is complemented by a charming post office with a well-stocked store offering all of the essentials for a smooth-sailing self-catering stay. The popular shopping park of Bicester village sits south of the village and is filled with your favourite stores and an abundance of eateries, providing a fun day out. Avid historians will relish in trips to the nearby attractions such as the National trust owned 18th century home of Farnborough Hall and the English Heritage site of Deddington, whilst outdoor enthusiasts can take pleasure in exciting expeditions in Bucknell Woods, Silverstone. Those travelling with young families should be sure to visit Crocodiles of the World and Woburn Safari Park, as well as Gulliver’s Dinosaur and Farm Park, just a pleasant drive away. The towns of Banbury and Royal Leamington Spa lie just a stone’s throw away and the village has easy access into the breath-taking city of Oxford, making this a fantastic base from which to explore the true delights of Warwickshire, Northamptonshire and Oxfordshire.

Note: This property does not accept any children under 18 years old - this includes infants.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas