This Victorian stone cottage, built in 1874 and believed to be commissioned by the Churchills to replace the original Alms houses on the site, is situated in the beautiful market town of Woodstock in the Cotswolds, overlooking Blenheim Park.
This delightful cottage provides quality accommodation ideal for a romantic break or small family holiday in a picturesque location.
On the ground floor is a well-equipped kitchen complete with breakfast bar where you can enjoy a morning coffee or a more formal dinner can be enjoyed in the dining room looking out on to a pretty cottage garden with its garden wall overlooking Blenheim Park.
After a day exploring this gorgeous historic area you can relax in the cosy sitting room, in front of the warming woodburning stove on the chilly evenings.
Make your way upstairs to the two charming bedrooms while the bathroom is ideally situated on the ground floor.
The enclosed cottage garden is a mix of mature borders with seating area ideal for enjoying alfresco dining on a summer's evening.
Take a stroll around Blenheim Park which is adjacent to the cottage and enjoy the stunning surrounds created by Capabililty Brown, enjoy the beautiful Palace, birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill.
Many lovely walks can be enjoyed from the doorstep of the cottage and the delightful town of Woodstock, just five-minute walk, boasts individual shops, tea rooms and many traditional pubs.
A short drive takes you to many unspoilt Cotswold towns and villages, the university town of Oxford as well as an abundance of National Trust properties.
A perfect base for a memorable holiday at any time of year.
Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size, 1 x twin. Ground floor bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Kitchen with breakfast bar. Dining room. Sitting room with woodburning stove.
About the location
Oxford 8.4 miles; Chipping Norton 11.2 miles; Stow-on-the Wold 21 miles.
The name Woodstock means a "clearing in the woods “and was mentioned in the Domesday Book of 1086. Today Woodstock is a bustling market town with historic, honey- coloured stone streets to explore which are home to antique shops, art galleries and individual shops. There are an array of tearooms, coffee shops and pubs and high-end restaurants to tempt you too. The town is within walking distance of Blenheim Palace, a World Heritage Site often referred to as Britain’s greatest palace, and the birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill. A walker’s paradise, the grounds of Blenheim include a great lake, beautiful formal gardens and plenty of off-the-beaten track rambles. Open throughout the year, the grounds are particularly captivating in autumn, and there’s always something going on, from a Christmas craft fair, concerts and Battle Proms, to horse trials and jousting. Woodstock is also a good touring base for exploring the university town of Oxford and its many attractions, or head into the Cotswolds to discover quaint villages and pretty towns. Woodstock is an excellent base for exploring Oxfordshire and the Cotswolds.