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Porthkerry

Oxhill near Tysoe, Warwickshire (Ref. 1065540)

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  • Sleeps 5

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

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1 Customer Review(s)

  • Mrs Deeble

    “Our original booking at Noel cottage in chipping campden was cancelled by the owners the day before we were due to arrive as they had taken a private booking and not informed yourselves.”

    However William in your office was brilliant on Sunday afternoon in finding us Porthkerry Cottage.

    However William in your office was brilliant on Sunday afternoon in finding us Porthkerry Cottage.

    - Mrs Deeble, July 2021

    Thank you for your feedback, we are so pleased you had a lovely stay at Porthkerry. We hope to welcome you back again soon. - Sykes owner relations

About the property

Tysoe 2 miles.

Tucked away in the idyllic village of Oxhill, a stone’s throw from the civil parish of Tysoe, rests this traditional thatched cottage, Porthkerry.

Dating back to the 18th century and boasting a rustic interior, Porthkerry provides a captivating base for your rural getaway to the fringes of the Cotswolds; Wake up to birdsong and peace and tranquility in this quiet spot.

Pass through the porch and take a step back in time as you enter into the delightful dining room, beautifully decorated with exposed wooden beams and stonework, where the character of the property is maintained through to the neighbouring sitting room, housing snug armchairs gathered around a rustic woodburning stove, offering a cosy setting to delve into a captivating book.

Head through to the kitchen to cook up a storm, making use of the AGA that takes center stage in the room, serving up at either of the two dining tables, offering the choice between gathering together with the group or enjoying an intimate meal with your loved one.

In the warmer weather, enjoy a spot of al fresco dining in the tranquil setting of the enclosed garden, which can also be accessed via the rear, while toasting a glass of fizz as your furry friend stretches their legs.

As the day draws to a close, prepare for bed in the contemporary family bathroom, featuring an elegant roll-top bath alongside a walk-in shower, presenting guests with the option of a leisurely soak or a quick morning rinse.

When it's time to rest your head, climb the stairs where you’ll find three beautifully-presented bedrooms, each with luxurious 1000 thread count quality linens and tucked under the intimate setting of the sloped ceilings.

Ideally located between the well-known towns of Stratford-on-Avon, Chipping Norton and Banbury, is the small village of Oxhill, home to the remarkable 12th century church of St Lawrence with its impressive Norman features.

With an abundance of beautiful walks there is plenty to see and do right on your very doorstep, along with a fantastic pub, The Peacock Oxhill, offering a friendly welcome within a 15th century character setting.

Give the designated chef the night off and make your way to the Michelin Star restaurant, The Royal Oak in Whatcote, which is just a mile away, where you can experience fine dining at a reasonable price!

Just a short drive away is the civil parish of Tysoe where you can stock up on local produce in the convenience stores; Grab your walking boots and visit the historical landmark of Tysoe Windmill, built in the 18th century, it provides exceptional views spanning across the Cotswolds.

Sample award-winning real ale at nearby Hook Norton Brewery, or take the opportunity to visit the Cotswolds Gin Distillery, situated just 7.4 miles away, where you can take a tour of the site, taste a full range of spirits and purchase some to take home.

For a truly unforgettable day, pack up the car and drive to the historic location of Stratford-on-Avon, which is just 13 miles and a scenic drive away, home to Shakespeare’s birthplace, the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Tudor World, not forgetting to take a detour to visit the magnificent Warwick Castle, where you can wander the halls, watch live battle re-enactments on the castle grounds, and venture down to the dungeons.

Experience a bit of culture visiting Compton Verney and Upton House (National Trust) or explore the battlefields of the Civil War of Edgehill.

If you love gardens then you mustn't miss a visit to the National Herb Centre and the famous gardens of Hidcote Manor and Kithsgate.

There are plenty of Cotswolds villages and towns to explore, such as Stow-on the Wold, Chipping Campden and Broadway where you will where you will find an array of delightful cafes and shops to fuel your excursions, with a wealth of activities to keep you entertained, make memories that will last a lifetime in your perfect Cotswolds retreat, Porthkerry.

Summary

  • Three bedrooms: 1 x king, 1 x super king/twin, 1 x single
  • Ground-floor bathroom with roll-top bath, walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Dining room with open fire
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove
  • Oil central heating
  • Electric Aga, microwave, coffee machine, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, Smart TV, Superfast WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • On-street parking available
  • Lockable bike storage
  • Enclosed garden with lawn, patio and furniture
  • Pet-friendly
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 2.3 miles, pub 0.1 miles
  • Note: Woodburner and open fire is strictly out of use until September
  • Note: Dogs to be kept downstairs
  • Note: Toddlers to be supervised due to first floor windows

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £300.

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About the location

TYSOE

Banbury 10.2 miles; Stratford-upon-Avon 13.6 miles.

Resting within the district of Stratford-on-Avon is the civil parish of Tysoe. This civil parish is made up of three settlements which includes, Upper Tysoe, Middle Tysoe and Lower Tysoe. Within the pretty village you will find a village Post Office, a shop, a pub and a small number of businesses. There is also a beautiful parish church of St Mary which dates back the 11th century and a number of properties which date back to the 17th century. The parish lies on the edge of the Cotswolds, where you will find breath-taking landscapes and a number of lively market towns and historic trials. A little further away is the medieval market town of Stratford-upon-Avon, where you will find further quality amenities and attractions including Shakespeare's Birthplace, Anne Hathaway's Cottage and the tropical greenhouse of butterflies. Tysoe is a pretty base for exploring this part of Warwickshire.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas