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Chippy Cottage

(Ref. 1091192)

Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire Show on map


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  • 6 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets No


  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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55 Customer Reviews

  • "Great cottage, had everything we could need and more."

    Love the quirkiness of this lovely cottage. Only issue we had was parking but this didn’t deflect from the great stay we had.

    Reviewed by Lynette5.0Jun 2024

  • "The perfect cottage for a comfortable stay in the Cotswolds."

    Superb location with plenty of nice places to eat and well connected to other villages and towns. Highly recommended.

    We're delighted to hear that you had such a comfortable stay at Chippy Cottage, and loved the location too. We hope to welcome you again. Best wishes Manor Cottages Property Owner

    Reviewed by Beatriz5.0May 2024

  • "No mention of parking difficulties which was poor."

    Strong smell of urine when entering the bathroom owing to stains underneath the toilet seat. Both sofas very grubby and stained which gave of a smell of poor odour. The Cotswold's area was beautiful.

    Thank you for your feedback, we shall look into the your comments and thank you for letting us know. We are so glad that you enjoyed the Cotswold and look forward to returning soon. Best Wishes Manor Cottage Property Owner

    Reviewed by Keith2.5May 2024

  • "Absolutely loved our stay at Chippy Cottage."

    Wonderfully equipped, beautifully located, gorgeously decorated etc. Thank you so much - we would come back in a heartbeat and may well do so depending on where our family is next year. Our family is currently split up across the Atlantic with two of our kids at uni in the UK and one still with us in Connecticut, U.S., and your cosy cottage provided just a lovely place for us all to reconnect over Thanksgiving.

    Thank you for this lovely review. We're delighted that your family managed to celebrate Thanksgiving at Chippy Cottage and that you enjoyed your stay so much. We would love to welcome you again when you next visit the UK. Best wishes Manor Cottages Property Owner

    Reviewed by Sarah5.0Nov 2023

  • "Great cottage had a little difficulty with tv but it didn’t spoil our stay."

    Perfect location would definitely return.

    Thank you for your feedback with regards to your stay at Chippy Cottage. It's lovely to hear you enjoyed the stay, i hope you managed to make the most of the stay and we would love to welcome you back again in the future. Kind regards Manor Cottages. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Ann4.7Oct 2023

  • "Cottage was lovely and well positioned ."

    Freezer really needed for a family of four though . Also no tea towels or cleaning sponges were left . Otherwise lovely .

    Thank you for providing this feedback. We're glad you loved the cottage and location. Thank you for bringing some issues to our attention which have been passed on to the owners. Best wishes Character Cottages Property Owner

    Reviewed by Mark3.8Feb 2023

  • "A proper old Cotswolds cottage, full of character and homely touches, obviously maintained and decorated with love."

    Perfectly placed a few minutes' walk from the high street plus footpaths into the countryside. Thank you for the welcome cake and flowers. We didn't want to leave!

    We are so pleased that you loved the cottage and all the area had to offer. We hope to welcome you back again in the future. Best wishes Character Cottages Property Owner

    Reviewed by Julie4.7Feb 2023

  • "An amazing week in the most gorgeous cottage."

    We had long lunches in the many lovely towns surrounding Chipping Norton, and relaxing evenings by the wood burner. Absolutely beautiful we loved every minute x

    We are so glad that you had such a lovely stay and the made the most of the cosy wood-burner and exploring the beautiful Cotswold towns. We hope to welcome you back again in the future. Best wishes Character Cottages Property Owner

    Reviewed by Josie5.0Jan 2023

  • "1. Black mould on the wall under the window of bedroom 1, the bedroom in which our 2 year old slept, 2."

    Vacuum cleaner didn’t work - had to bring one in. 3. Not enough cutlery, china and cooking utensils for 6 + child 4. Oven not clean on arrival. On the positive side, cottage was attractive, warm and comfortable, though it is important to eliminate the mould!

    Thank you for your feedback. We are sorry to hear of the issues you experienced. The owner has investigated and responded to your comments. The mould was only superficial and wiped off easily. It was only due to a cushion which had been left wet, so was just restricted to the wall directly behind the cushion. There is no damp problem in the property. The vacuum cleaner bag needed emptying and the housekeeping team have checked the tableware and the oven. We are glad that you were warm and comfortable during your stay. Best wishes Character Cottages Property Owner

    Reviewed by Maureen3.1Dec 2022

  • "Great property and location."

    Only downfall was lack of parking but would recommend

    Thank you for your feedback. We're glad you loved the cottage and location. Although there is free roadside parking it does sometimes get very busy in Cotswold villages but we hope this didn't impact your stay. Character Cottages Property Owner

    Reviewed by Frances4.4Sep 2022

  • "Lovely property, good location but quite small."

    Beware of low door frames if you're tall!

    Thank you for providing us with feedback on your stay at Chippy Cottage. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay at the property, and appreciate your comments on the size of the property, as well as the low door frames. Please know that the size of the property is represented in the images, and warnings for the low door frames are written clearly on the listing. We are on hand 24 hours a day, 7 days a week if you wanted any further clarification on this. Thank you once again for providing us with feedback on your stay. We hope to welcome you back one day in the future. Best wishes, Character Cottages Property Owner

    Reviewed by Matthew4.7Jul 2022

  • "Lovely character Property."

    Clean and tidy and very homely, within in walking distance to local amenities. Would highly recommended

    Thank you for your lovely review - we're so glad you enjoyed your stay at Chippy Cottage and hope to welcome you back soon. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Ryan4.4Apr 2022

  • "Chippy Cottage was a beautiful place."

    The cottage was of a very high standard with traditional beams, yet had everything modern that you need. It was a great central place to be based in the Cotswolds. There are some lovely pubs nearby. I would recommend this Cottage and would definitely go back there again.

    IanJun 2021

  • "Such a lovely cottage!"

    Perfect location to the town! Clean, Tidy and cosy! Had such lovely time away, highly recommended and will definitely re book this cottage.

    HayleyApr 2021

  • "We had a great festive stay in chippy cottage."

    It’s a great quiet location in the centre of town but only a short walk to the rolling fields.

    RobDec 2020

  • "The cottage was beyond stunning."

    We thoroughly enjoyed our stay. It was beautifully decorated for Christmas, creating an absolutely idyllic space. The area was perfect, close to everything (restaurants, supermarkets etc.). In summary, it was perfect and cannot recommend it enough! Hoping to be back again next year!

    MarieDec 2020

  • "Fantastic cottage in a perfect location."

    Beautiful area with some lovely walks nearby, and close to the village center. The cottage is very well decorated, and has all the amenities required for a short stay. Check in and out was easy and exactly what we were looking for. Overall a lovely stay which we will definitely consider doing again!

    IainNov 2020

  • "Chippy Cottage is conveniently located in the heart of Chipping Norton."

    The cottage is exceptionally clean with all amenities considered. The cottage is larger than the photos make out, lots of space with comfortable beds. The owners and the management company were able to respond quickly to any questions asked. A lovely stay, thank you!

    AmySep 2020

  • "A lovely, cosy and very comfortable cottage, perfect for a Cotswolds stay!"

    The cottage hosts/owners were very responsive which was great and the yummy cake on arrival was a really nice touch! Thanks again for a wonderful stay!

    TirionAug 2020

  • "This is a stunning, 3 level, truly characterful cottage with really amazing personal touches throughout."

    Everything has been thought of - even a lovey cake & supplies on arrival. The bathroom is lovely, kitchen great and bedrooms wonderful. Enjoy!

    PaulAug 2020

  • "Beautiful, cosy and stylish cottage."

    Really great central location in Chipping Norton. Thoughtful touches on arrival such as delicious cake as well as bread and milk in the fridge. Also very useful antibacterial hand gel and wipes. Very swift communication. The cottage ground floor keeps really cool despite the heat but it gets hotter on the 1st floor and even hotter in the top bedroom. Saying that a fan was provided and over 30 degrees heatwave doesn’t happen that often in the Cotswolds. All in all would highly recommend.

    Mai-LanJul 2020

  • "A really well located cottage, close to all the amenities!"

    DaryllJun 2020

  • "Small cottage in a quiet location, the cottage was precisely as described."

    We knew to expect only one bathroom. A short walk to central Chipping Norton communication was great.

    AshkhanMar 2020

  • "Lovely cottage just near to town."

    Parking for one car in close by car park very handy.

    PeterFeb 2020

  • "A great cottage in a perfect location near the centre of Chipping Norton."

    The cottage has been renovated to a high spec, with really good facilities, great little kitchen, good bathroom and even a useful utility room. The rooms are all a good size, and the beds comfy! If over 6 foot, You will need to watch your head when going into the bathroom and bedrooms, and the stairs are a little awkward to come down as the beams are quite low at the bottom. There are great finishing touches throughout which are really lovely to see and made our stay really enjoyable. It's just a short walk to the Theatre and lots of pubs/restaurants and take-aways. We had no trouble parking outside each night, but you do get a permit to park in the premier inn car park which we didn't ever need to use.

    JanetteFeb 2020

  • "What a fantastic and lovely stay!"

    ! The cottage is beautiful and the ambience phenomenal. It’s super cosy, very clean and the host offered many great tips. Location is excellent. Loved it, thank you for a fantastic first stay in the Cotswolds, we’ll definitely be back!

    JuliaJan 2020

  • "Nice cottage, ideal for a small family or few friends."

    All kitchen amenities available to a high standard and based on a quiet but central street, only a short walk to local pubs and restaurants.

    MarkSep 2019

  • "Chippy cottage was a dream, the location close to downtown shops and pubs made our first holiday in the UK very special."

    When we got to London our kids wanted to all go back to Chippy!!

    JohnJul 2019

  • "This is a beautiful cottage and we had a wonderful stay."

    The amenities they have go above and beyond. The cottage is done out very stylishly and felt like a real luxury. It was a perfect size for my family. It's a short walk into Chipping Norton that has some nice shops and eateries. We will be back.

    LisaJul 2019

  • "A very nice cottage with a special atmosphere because its architecture."

    The house lies in the heart of the small village. The surrounding area invites for walks. If you travel by car, further destinations like e.g. Oxford are easy to reach.

    AlfJul 2019

  • "Lovely cottage right off the high street which was a perfect location for our girls weekend away."

    The lemon cake was a very nice welcome touch.

    RoseJun 2019

  • "Easy booking process via Airbnb, however the emails directly from Character Cottages were very helpful & succinct."

    I felt that you were very accommodating of our needs in terms of booking our stay. Thank you very much! We had a lovely time - I'm already looking at your other properties around the country for planning another trip later in the year!!

    NanaJun 2019

  • "Beautiful, cosy cottage."

    Very stylish and lots of lovely touches. Great location, a 2 minute walk from the centre of Chipping Norton but on a quiet, pretty street. Very well equipped. Hosts were very friendly and responsive and provided lots of info about the local area in the guest book. - The only slight downside for us is that there is only one bathroom which isn’t much considering it can sleep up to 6 but this is obviously fully disclosed.

    LucyMay 2019

  • "Beautiful cottage in a lovely area."

    Close to so many well known Cotswolds locations. Cottage was spotless and very homely. Would highly recommend!

    RoxeneMar 2019

  • "This was a fantastic cottage in a perfect location with character oozing out of the walls."

    There are loads of pubs that all serve excellent quality food with all the options you would expect for a restaurant.

    MitchMar 2019

  • "It was such a lovely time in Chipping Norton."

    The house was really charming with lost of useful information about the area and all the amenities we needed as a family travelling with a young one. The location is superb, just by some lovely nature walks and of course the pubs to re-hydrate and replenish! Super time was had by all.

    OliverMar 2019

  • "This a wonderful cottage."

    So homely and very well appointed. The owners have thought of everything from the homemade cake awaiting you on arrival to the parking permit if you can't happen to find a space right outside the house. Have visited twice now and will certainly be back.

    EsmeFeb 2019

  • "The cottage was absolutely perfect for two couples and two children."

    The welcome cake was much appreciated as was the milk and coffee. We thought the owners had done a brilliant job of making the cottage nice and modern but keeping its gorgeous original features. Absolutely loved the loft bedroom and cosy living room. We brought a tipi for the kids as a late Christmas present and this stayed up in the living room all weekend so it was great to have room for the kids to play in it. Stairs were quite steep which was a worry with the kids but can't be helped. Overall thought Chippy Cottage was beautiful and homely and could have definitely done with more than three nights there!

    EmilyJan 2019

  • "We just loved it !"

    LaurentJul 2018

  • "Really lovely cottage, highly recommend!"

    CateyMar 2018

  • "Chippy Cottage is a delightful little cottage which is situated in a pretty village close to supermarket and a few pubs."

    It is easy to get to and the owners have gone the extra mile to make guests feel at home. We loved our stay. There was a special extra which we did not expect, and that was a delicious cake awaiting us on the kitchen table. There were six of us, and even though the cottage was small, we did not trip over each other. All the bedrooms are a good size and very comfortable.

    TrishSep 2017

  • "We heave been in Chippy Cottage now for the third time and absolutely love this place."

    Thanks so much for keeping up the standards.

    JurgenSep 2017

  • "Was such a lovely little house to stay in, we would definitely stay there again!"

    Was perfect for everything we needed and wanted. Thank-you.

    CheyanneJan 2017

  • "All the little touches were fantastic - the tree and the cake were especially welcome!"

    It was a fabulous place to stay and we would love to come back again!

    DominiqueNov 2016

  • "Lovely cottage right in the centre of chipping norton."

    Great if you want a central location for the various pubs and cafes etc. Very peaceful and well equipped but look out for the low door frames!

    MichaelSep 2016

  • "Thank you for your beautiful and well equipped cottage with many thoughtful touches including the festive welcome cake and growing basil."

    It has been a lovely place for a family reunion which will be happily remembered.

    Hahn Family, Melbourne, AustraliaJun 2015

  • "Thank you for a lovely stay in your stunning cottage."

    We appreciated all the comforts and beautiful décor. Thank you for your attention to detail and thoughtful touches. We would love to visit again.

    Burgess Family, Sydney, AustraliaJun 2015

  • "We have all had the most wonderful girly weekend away at your delightful Chippy Cottage."

    We have so enjoyed staying in such a stylish pad which you have finished to such a high standard! You have such good taste! The Cotswolds has delivered a relaxing break away from children and busy London life. We particularly enjoyed coffee and cake treats at delicacy and our tapas at Bitter and Twisted. We are finishing our stay with a visit to Daylesford Organic to round off the perfect weekend away. Many thanks. We'll be back!!

    Ms Timber, LondonMay 2015

  • "A lovely treat for a Birthday weekend, made very special by your gorgeous cottage."

    We recommend a visit to the Cotswolds Wildlife park and gardens.

    Lassabliere Family, South WalesApr 2015

  • "Had a lovely time in your lovely cottage."

    We enjoyed, particularly our two year old, the Cotswolds farm park and had a fabulous walk around Chastleton House. Recommend the Wild Rabbit for lunch service excellent and food gorgeous. Overall Cotswolds delivers as usual.

    The Dawsons, LondonApr 2015

  • "Had a fabulous time in this wonderful cottage."

    Extremely well equipped and had everything we needed. Immaculately clean and finished to a very high standard. We had a fabulous lunch at Daylesford farm, then a nice glass of wine in the sunshine at the Wild Rabbit, would recommend going to both. A relaxing bit of girly time!! Thanks very much.

    The Platts, CheshireMar 2015

  • "Absolutely loved this cottage."

    It was homey and really liked the décor. We had a wonderful time and will definitely return. Also the information pack was an added bonus, we visited all the locations.

    Uzokwe Family, LondonMar 2015

  • "Had a wonderful week in your cottage."

    Great location. Weather was beautiful and did some fantastic walks. Thank you for the goodies upon arrival.

    McManus Family, LondonMar 2015

  • "Fantastic stay at your cottage from where we explored the beautiful Cotswolds."

    Swans & Thomas's, Bracknell And South AfricaMar 2015

  • "We had a great week at the cottage."

    Loved the décor, very relaxing, enjoyed all the little details. We found it a good base for exploring the surrounding area but it was also handy to be able to make use of the local amenities. Thanks for all the tips in the welcome pack.

    The Adams, GlasgowMar 2015

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  • Over three floors
  • Three bedrooms: 2 x king-size (one second floor), 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Utility
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove
  • Gas central heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven, induction hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, kettle, toaster, Nespresso coffee maker (without capsules), hairdryer
  • Apple TV with Freesat, 2 x Smart TVs, DVD player
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Highchair and cot available
  • Free roadside parking
  • Courtyard garden with furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 0.4 miles, pub 0.1 miles

The property

Chippy Cottage is a beautifully refurbished Cotswold stone cottage, dating back to the 17th century, located in the heart of the well-known market town of Chipping Norton.

The cottage is the perfect homely base for exploring the lovely Cotswolds as a group of six or in conjunction with neighbouring Garden Cottage for larger groups.

A raised footpath leads you up to the front door of Chippy Cottage, which opens into a small hallway and into a warm and inviting sitting room that has lovely exposed Cotswold stone walls, oak beams and an inglenook fireplace with a warming woodburning stove and a unique, traditional bread oven; providing a welcoming and tranquil space for you and your loved ones to sink into the inviting sofas and watch a film using the DVD player connected to the Apple TV.

The chef of the group can rustle up a delicious evening meal in the well-equipped kitchen/diner, which is a small space that has been cleverly designed to maximise the available space, home to a wooden dining table for you to enjoy your meals at whilst toasting to your holiday ahead.

A handy utility room sits adjacent to the kitchen/diner containing a convenient dishwasher, microwave and washing machine so you can leave with a bag full of clean clothes!

When night falls, wooden stairs lead you up to the first floor where you are welcomed by a peaceful reading area with a bathroom at the end of the hall and two bedrooms, the first of which is a spacious, well-presented room with ample storage, a Smart TV, a quaint window seat and a king-size bed, the second has an eye-catching oak timbered wall, a sweet window seat and twin beds.

An attractive staircase with attractive exposed wall and rope handrail guides you up to the eaves of the property where you will find the inviting third bedroom with lovely oak beams, wooden flooring, a Smart TV and a king-size bed.

Once you laid your head to rest for the night, enjoy your morning coffee in the small courtyard garden and soak up the morning sun and fresh country air and get ready for the day before heading out to the centre of Chipping Norton and enjoy a delicious breakfast at The Tea Set, before heading to Chipping Norton museum for a touch of history or on warmer days have a fun-filled day at Chippy Lido, before having a wonderful evening meal at one of the many pubs that sit within Chipping Norton such as The Red Lion and The Fox.

A short car journey will bring you to Chadlington where you will be able to indulge in delicious hamburgers, cool draft beers, lagers, ciders and rosé, and also the interesting cow juice at Diddly Squat Farm!

Nearby Kingham is a peaceful and secluded village, an excellent centre for walking and cycling with a number of walks and cycle rides centred on the village, set in the broad Evenlode valley with wide open village greens and a village shop, a church and two pubs; The Kingham Plough and The Wild Rabbit.

Chastleton is pretty little village lying close to Chipping Norton, where you can visit the well-known Chastleton House which is a splendid Grade l listed Jacobean manor built in the early 1600s.

Choose Chippy Cottage as your base for your holiday to Chipping Norton, you will not be disappointed!

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About the location


Moreton-in-Marsh 8 miles; Stow-on-the-Wold 9 miles; Oxford 20 miles.

The ancient town of Chipping Norton, steeped in history and culture, is set in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, in the shadow of the Rollright Hills in this unspoilt area of Oxfordshire. 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. Chipping Norton is surrounded by the pretty limestone villages of the Cotswolds and offers many walks and cycle trails from the town centre, together with a Lido, perfect for a relaxing swim at the end of a busy day. Blenheim Palace, Rousham House and Gardens and numerous National Trust properties are close by, and a little further afield Stratford Upon Avon, birthplace of William Shakespeare, and the magnificent university town of Oxford are a real delight. A wonderful holiday destination, perfect for exploring all this lovely area has to offer.

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Note: Logs for the woodburning stove are provided between October and March; guests must purchase their own outside of these months.

Note: Guests with children should note that the front door of the property opens directly onto the public pavement outside (the pavement is raised above the road and has railings on it).

Note: This is an old property and has many character features, including narrow and steep stairs, low beams and multiple floors, which could pose difficulty to guests with limited mobility.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas