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Dino - No. 8

Lower Basildon near Goring-On-Thames, Oxfordshire (Ref. 1089030)

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Hillfields Farm

Settled on the fabulous English country estate of Hillfields Farm in Lower Basildon, Berkshire, are eight superb and contemporary lodges, each decorated and furnished to a high standard. Enjoying a delightful location in a three-sided courtyard, original features including vaulted ceilings and fantastic countryside views, a stay at one of Hillfields Farm lodges is sure to make for a memorable getaway with family or friends, as well as a romantic break with your loved one. The lodges are stylish stable conversions and range in size and layout, with three of the lodges offering a studio-style set up and the others an apartment-style, all featuring one bedroom for sleeping two guests. The local area has much to offer, with the grand stately home of Basildon Park nearby, a National Trust site with expansive gardens and on-site tearoom, Child Beale Lake is a great fishing spot for keen anglers and the Beale Wildlife Park which is home to 350-acres of park which offers river cruises, nature trails and a chance to spot the local wildlife. Easily accessible is Reading, with it’s fascinating 12th-century abbey ruins, local history and picturesque marina, as well as Donnington which boasts the impressive ruins of a 14th-century castle, an excellent golf club and the charming Watermill Theatre for community-led live performances. See the wonders of the North Wessex Downs for yourself with a stay at a Hillfields Farm lodge.

The property

Goring-On-Thames 2.5 miles.

Sitting on a quaint farm in Lower Basildon near Goring-on-Thames, Berkshire is the charming lodge of Apartment 8.

The perfect retreat for a couple wanting to explore this stunning part of southern England, the lodge rests near the welcoming towns of Basildon and Reading, whilst enjoying the seclusion of the unspoilt countryside setting.

When arriving at the property, you will be greeted by handy off-road parking, before passing through the rustic arch to find the delightful abode.

Wander inside to the open-plan living space, a room that is home to all you need during a self-catering break, while enjoying rustic and original touches throughout.

Make your way over to the sofa to unwind with a glass of wine in hand whilst you catch up on your rural escapades with your loved one.

After lounging in the sitting area, head to the well-equipped kitchenette, where a good selection of appliances, along with utensils await.

When dinner has been whipped up, bring your dishes over to the contemporary dining table, where you can enjoy a lovely meal for two.

As day turns to night, continue through the lodge to the well-presented king-size double bedroom, the space features a sliding door that takes you into a stylish en-suite shower room, where a refreshing rinse can be enjoyed in the large shower.

In the morning, a delicious cup of coffee can be savoured in the sunny yard, as you soak in the tranquil surroundings.

Spend some time away with your loved one and book a stay at the wonderful Apartment 8.

Note: This property can be booked with Refs. 1088908, 1089029, 1089032 and 1089033, together sleeping up to 16 guests.


  • Single-storey
  • One king-size double bedroom with en-suite walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining and sitting area
  • Electric storage heaters with underfloor heating in the bathroom Electric oven and hob, fridge/freezer, kettle, toaster
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking
  • Large landscaped stable yard
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 0.6 miles, pub 1.7 miles
  • Note: Please ensure dogs are kept on leads when leaving the accommodation as there is livestock on the property
  • Note: The owner offers a dog-sitting service which needs to be booked prior to arrival and breakfast hampers which need to be booked prior to arrival

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £150.

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About the location


Basildon 0.6 miles; Reading 8.1 miles; Donnington 12.7 miles

Nestled within the scenic North Wessex Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and perched along the River Thames, is the delightful village of Goring-on-Thames. Home to a good selection of welcoming pubs which serve delicious food and tasty local ales, two well-stocked convenience stores for picking up any last-minute essentials, a tennis club and the Goring & Streatley railway station which has direct access to the main Oxford-London line, perfect for day trips to the city! Just a short drive away from Goring is Basildon, home to the esteemed National Trust site of Basildon Park, a grand stately home with expansive gardens and tearoom waiting to be explored. There is also the nearby lake of Child Beale where there are excellent fishing opportunities on offer, as well as Beale Wildlife Park with it’s 350-acre park housing local wildlife, scenic nature trails and river cruises. Walkers will have found their haven in the North Wessex Downs, with a superb selection of walking trails on offer, from The Ridgeway National Trail to the White Horse Trail, there is something available for all abilities!

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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