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Fountain View Cottage

Upper Heyford near Bicester, Oxfordshire (Ref. 1005428)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

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25 Customer Review(s)

  • “I read in reviews of broken windows floor sagging bottles in th garden etc Yes the floor does sag but remember this was not built to modern standards.”

    This cottage has a real old world feel to it, just what we wanted,

    This cottage has a real old world feel to it, just what we wanted, Back door was new, no bottles in the garden Toilet was fine , If your bringing a dog the walks to the canel fields and river were ideal and so close. We would return

    - Mr Holden, July 2021

The property

Situated at the heart of Upper Heyford village, is this captivating Grade II listed thatched property, Fountain View.

Offering a real home away from home, this end-terrace promises a wonderful family retreat to Oxfordshire.

Upon entering the property, you are greeted to charming dwelling which has retained a wealth of its original features, including exposed beams and elm wood flooring, oozing charm at every step.

After an action-packed day, be welcomed into a sitting room, where you can kick off your shoes and keep warm in front of a roaring open-fire.

Beyond here is an amply equipped kitchen, fulfilling your culinary needs before enjoying a delicious meal within the dining area.

Climb the staircase to the first floor to discover two inviting bedrooms, comprising of king-size double bedroom and a standard double.

Of an evening, choose to soak in within the warming bath, where you can truly unwind before heading to bed.

If you don’t fancy cooking for the evening, head out to the local pub where you will find a superb menu or visit the take away van situated a little further down the village.

To keep you busy whilst staying here the area play host to a number of wonderful attractions, including the Blenheim Palace and Estate and for a spot of shopping head to the Bicester Village designer outlet.

Alternatively, spend the day at the city of Oxford to explore its impressive history and amenities or head to the Cotswold for a countryside walk.

Fountain View promises a splendid retreat for an adventure filled holiday with the family.


  • Two bedrooms; 1 x king-size double, 1 x double
  • Bathroom with bath, hand-held shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen/Diner
  • Sitting room with open fire.
  • Gas central heating and open fire place
  • Rangemaster cooker, fridge with ice box, dishwasher, washing machine
  • TV with Freeview and WiFi
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair available
  • Road side parking and bike and log storage
  • Rear enclosed garden with BBQ
  • Two well behaved pets welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking allowed
  • Pub within a 5-minute walk and a shop within 1 mile
  • Please note: Check in from 4pm onwards and check out before 10am
  • Note: Due to the age of the property the stairs are steep

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About the location


Bicester 7 miles; Oxford 15 miles; Bletchley 27 miles.

Perched on the North West of Bicester and in close reach of the wonderful countryside of the Cotswold is the village of Upper Heyford in the county of Oxfordshire. Within this village you will find a small selection of facilities including a shop, a café, a community centre, a pub and if you fancy a takeaway you will find a burger van most evenings on Chilgrove Drive and Tuesday evenings you will also find a Wood Fired Pizza Van. For walks, a 10-minute drive will bring you to Stoke Wood, a Woodland Trust area where you can wonder freely around the wonderful woodland. Moreover, the village houses a number of local attractions, situated reasonably close. For a taste of history visit Rousham Gardens and House and the impressive Blenheim Palace. If you are visiting with a keen golfer, be sure to visit Kirtlington Golf Club, situated a mere 10-minutes away from the village. Alternatively, you can spend the day at the city of Oxford, where you can explore the Norman castle, Radcliffe Camera and the The Sheldonian Theatre, in addition to a superb selection of amenities to suit all ages and tastes. Make Upper Heyford your base for exploring Oxfordshire.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

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  • Off-season
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  • Christmas