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Butlers Cottage

Mollington near Banbury, Oxfordshire (Ref. 1074939)



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3 Customer Review(s)

  • “Location was excellent ,cottage was excellent , parking on arrival was a bit awkward,as the neighbour had parked across both bays ,then she came out an complained about her own bins being in the way ,then decided to force bins past my car after I offered to move then before I parked up ,now the bed it’s suitable for one adult and a small adult at that , if your over 5 ft 5 an on the large size then your going to struggle in this bed .”

    I’m 6ft so was a nightmare sleeping in the bed together

    I’m 6ft so was a nightmare sleeping in the bed together All other amenities in the cottage were fine and it was spotless just a little on the small side for what we paid. Would I return? I would have to say no unfortunately.

    - Miss Platt, July 2021

The property

Banbury 4.7 miles.

Nestled in the quaint village of Mollington, near Banbury on the fringes of the Cotswolds AONB is Butlers Cottage, a picture perfect thatched abode, ideal for a romantic couple's retreat.

Bring your partner to share quality time together amidst the unspoiled character of the cottage, which is set against the storybook backdrop of the Cotswolds countryside that is awaiting to be explored.

Savour your idyllic surroundings before stepping inside this charming cottage, where contemporary styling and traditional charm combine, making the perfect base to relax and unwind whilst in the company of your loved one.

Wooden beams and exposed stonework are perfectly showcased within the open-plan living space, where the sumptuous sofa invites you in to rest those post-walk soles in front of the feature stone fireplace, turning on the electric stove-effect fire and spending a cosy evening in front of the Smart TV with a glass of wine.

Adjoining the space is the modern kitchen suite, where you can cook up a storm for your partner as you make the most of the quality appliances needed to create a home-cooked feast, and top the evening off with a glass of fizz and a toast to your romantic getaway.

As the evening draws to a close, head upstairs to the beautifully-styled bedroom, where crisp white linens drape across the plush double bed, complemented by the room’s neutral tones and boasting character features, it's the perfect place to catch up on rest, benefitting from access to the bathroom, which offers a bath with shower over, as well as superb exposed wooden floors.

Spend summer afternoons in the pretty garden, relaxing on the bench and soaking up the sunshine with a good book in hand.

The Green Man pub is a short walk from the cottage, housed within a Grade II listed heritage building, you can enjoy a refreshing beverage after a busy day of exploration.

The market town of Banbury is less than five miles away, home to a good selection of shops, convenience stores and pubs, as well as a museum & gallery, arts centre and pretty 3-acre park.

Close by, the fortified manor house of Broughton Castle is surrounded by parkland and boasts pristine gardens that are well-worth exploring.

Further afield, the market town of Chipping Norton provides a gateway into the Cotswolds AONB, alongside a popular weekly market, antique shops, cafés and welcoming pubs serving food and real ales.

On a summer's day, you can enjoy a dip in the open air swimming pool, before ending the day by taking in a fantastic show at The Theatre Chipping Norton.

Explore the picturesque villages of the Cotswolds, many built from Cotswold or honey-coloured Horton stone, with Stow-on-the-Wold proudly perched on top of an 800-foot hill, emanating olde worlde charm.

Visit the vast market square, surrounded by an array of Cotswold stone townhouses, antique shops, tea rooms, traditional pubs and eateries, and take advantage of many walking and cycling opportunities, with the Macmillan Way, Heart of England Way, Gloucestershire and Monarch's Way all running close by.

The idyllic Bourton-on-the-Water, known as the Venice of the Cotswolds, is a must see, while the magnificent ancestral home of Sir Winston Churchill and the Dukes of Marlborough, Blenheim Place, should also be on your to do list.

The University city of Oxford is around 30 miles, for those wanting to enjoy a day out amidst the hustle and bustle of a vibrant city.

Butlers Cottage provides endless opportunities to explore the magnificent Cotswolds.


  • One double bedroom
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining and sitting area with electric stove-effect fire
  • Electric heating with electric stove-effect fire
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, Smart TV and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Electric car charging point
  • Shared rear garden with bench
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 2.1 miles, pub 0.1 mile
  • Off road parking for 1 car only, with additional roadside parking available
  • Note: Please contact owner about electric charging point usage
  • Note: The property has steep stairs and steps to the entrance - May not be suitable for those with mobility issues
  • Note: Check in time 4pm.

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About the location


Oxford 24 miles; Bourton-on-the-Water 24 miles; Warwick 20 miles; Chipping Norton 13 miles; Stratford-upon-Avon 21 miles.

Situated on the edge of the Cotswolds, the market town of Banbury offers shopping, cafes, a cinema and a museum. Nearby is the ancient town of Chipping Norton, steeped in history and culture, and set in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Chipping Norton boasts a popular weekly market, numerous book and antique shops, many cafes, restaurants and pubs serving excellent food and local ales, art galleries, a museum and a thriving theatre. Via winding hedge-lined country lanes explore the surrounding villages built of Cotswold or warm honey coloured Horton stone with beautiful parish churches and welcoming pubs, many of which have excellent food. Art galleries, museums and historic sites abound. Also the glorious hidden treasure of moated Broughton Castle is close by. Blenheim Place, the ancestral home of Sir Winston Churchill and the Dukes of Marlborough and the unspoilt towns and villages of Woodstock, Burford and Stow-on-the-Water are just a short drive away. Oxford, the oldest university city in England and known as ‘The City of Dreaming Spires’ has an abundance of attractions, namely the 38 colleges of the university, the Bodleian Library, Botanic Gardens, museums and theatres, as well as playing host to many festivals and markets. Stratford-upon-Avon, birthplace of William Shakespeare and home to the Royal Shakespeare Company's theatre, Warwick with its magnificent, world-renowned castle and Royal Leamington Spa make a lovely day out. Also glorious gardens to visit include Hidcote, Kiftsgate, Stowe and Rousham. Enjoy many types of motor and superbike racing at Silverstone, cart racing at Shenington, horse racing at Stratford, Warwick or Towcester, try fly-fishing on the River Windrush or spend a day shopping at Bicester Village Designer Outlet. Banbury is an ideal holiday location.

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