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Hill House Farm

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Upper Heyford, Northamptonshire Show on map


Sykes rating

  • 10 Guests

  • 5 Bedrooms

  • 3 Bathrooms

  • Pets Yes


  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Games Room
  • Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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  • barn (8)
  • space (8)
  • party (8)
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17 Customer Reviews

  • "Really great place to stay with a lovely garden, an a really great games room/ area and lots of space."

    Thank you for having us

    Reviewed by Arieh4.4Jun 2024

  • "Fantastic farm house, ideal for family get togethers!"

    ! Party barn is amazing. House was fully stocked with everything you need to have a really great time! I would highly recommend booking!

    Reviewed by Rebecca5.0Dec 2023

  • "Hill House is very homely, comfortable, cosy as well as extensive, each room providing ample space for a big family."

    It is also quirky but considering its age and all the add-ons over the centuries this is not surprising! We were amazed to be told about the Priest's Hole in the house, an exciting historic find. The turkey, beef, pheasant and ham cooked on the Aga was very tasty, perhaps more so than conventional oven? Tricky initially but once we read the instructions it was easy to use. I needed instructions for the washing machine which was provided instantly. Any queries actually, were dealt with immediately. The party barn was an added bonus.

    Reviewed by Cheryl3.8Dec 2023

  • "We were very happy with this house and the party barn in the grounds."

    There was plenty of space for everyone with 2 lounges, a little study where some of us did a puzzle, and the party barn was very popular with the younger members of the family and those adults who wanted to watch the rugby on the large TV. However we were not impressed with the directions to the house (provided not by the owner but by Sykes we understand).

    Reviewed by Ruth4.4Sep 2023

  • "We had a wonderful week at Hill House and would highly recommend this property."

    It was very comfortable, and one of the best stocked properties we have stayed in- plenty of glasses, cups, crockery, utensils cooking equipment etc etc which all meant that our stay felt very homely. A beautiful garden and fun games room added to the enjoyment for eveyone.

    Reviewed by Sarah4.7Jun 2023

  • "Three generations spent a week in Hill House Farm and we all had a great time."

    The house had space for everyone to do their own thing or all be together. Everyone loved the party barn,especially the boys, a great social space. A great base for visiting the attractions of the area. Highly recommended.

    Reviewed by Jerry4.7Mar 2023

  • "Perfect house for a group, lots of space."

    If you wanted to curl up with a book in a quiet space there was room, even with 9 people.

    Reviewed by Karen4.7Mar 2023

  • "Fabulous place for a large group to stay."

    We were 3 families and it worked perfectly. Large fully stocked kitchen with all the amenities and equipment you could want. The party barn was a great hit, lovely and warm. Only slight downside was the downstairs shower, the upstairs bathroom only had a bath. In the upstairs twin bedroom the beds are a little small for adults and it was a bit noisy with the boiler/water system being in there. The living rooms are cosy and the wood burning stove was lovely.

    Reviewed by Suzanne5.0Dec 2022

  • "We took our four children and their partners, all in their twenties, away for the weekend."

    Hill House Farm was the perfect stay. Unusually, all five bedrooms had double beds whilst the party barn was perfect for the children to get away from us. The house was very well supplied with each bathroom having ample shampoo, shower gel etc.. In addtion, there was plentiful tea, coffee and a welcome bottle of wine. A large supply of wood was provided for the wood burner so we kept lovely and warm whilst the Aga was ideal for cooking for 10. All in all, a perfect stay

    Reviewed by David4.4Nov 2022

  • "Lovely house for big family stay."

    Well equipped and comfortable. Very spacious and the 'Party barn' was a huge hit. The little kids (7 & 10) were able to stop up in a safe environment , play bar billiards etc. They loved it. Kind of the owners to supply shampoo, conditioner, body wash & washing up liquid - eco friendly. Also biscuits, tea bags, coffee and milk as a starter pack. We ate at The Narrowboat at Weedon and The 'live and let live'. Ordered a takeaway form the Lucky House(?). Fine. Very near the services off the M1 which has a Greggs and a Starbucks. Perfect for the dog walker to fetch us all a coffee! Garden dog and kid friendly. The children were very taken with the study FULL of board games & Jigsaws - this was smashing. Another shower would have been nice, with 9 in the house, but with such an old characterful house this is tricky. Need to master the Aga better. Trying to cook for 9 was a challenge. Bedding and towels all great quality. All in all a fantastic stay and the owners are to be congratulated on such a great quality place. Thanks - we may be back!

    Reviewed by Graeme4.7Apr 2022

  • "Very happy with the cottage and had a great time - Thanks!"

    Reviewed by Gary5.0Apr 2022

  • "Just returned from an excellent 3 night stay here over Easter, a group of 3 families with kids aged 0-3."

    A fantastic place with huge amounts of space, upstairs and downstairs. Great sized garden and the annexed games room is excellent (once the kids had gone to bed!). Incredibly easy to access a couple of mins from the M1, but quiet too. We all said we will make this an annual trip here.

    Reviewed by Adam5.0Apr 2022

  • "Overall very good ."

    Party barn was fabulous and Extremely popular! Would benefit from another shower room ! Would definitely return

    Reviewed by Emma4.7Jan 2022

  • "We had a fantastic stay at Hill House Farm over the Christmas period."

    The house was everything we hoped for and more. The party barn was a definite plus, especially to escape to when needed! The owner was very helpful with queries we had and when we had a small issue with the bath, a plumber was around in a couple of hours to fix it. All in all very impressed and we hope to be back again!

    Reviewed by Melissa5.0Dec 2021

  • "This was one of the most spacious and well equipped holiday homes we (5 adults, 3 teenagers, 2 children and 1 dog!"

    ) have stayed in. The owners/staff could not have been any more helpful and friendly. The garden was well kept and safe for the children and dog with hidden treasures (rope swing & tree house). It was lovely to see ethically sourced toiletries being used and promoted throughout and the 'party barn' is just amazing! This is a gem of a house for large groups, although we thought the fridge was somewhat small for the size of group the house can accommodate - a minor thing in a fabulous house, managed by a very helpful team.

    Reviewed by Sally4.7Aug 2021

  • "The facilties were excellent."

    The playroom was a brilliant addition which afforded us lots of extra space to eat as well as plenty of games and entertainment

    Reviewed by Bobby5.0Jul 2021

  • "A lovely characterful house to relax with children and grandchildren."

    Well equipped. Plenty of space inside and out. A secure garden for the dog. Walks from the door. Places to visit within easy reach. Everything you could want from a holiday home.

    Reviewed by Jane5.0Jul 2021

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  • MAIN HOUSE, Over three floors
  • Five bedrooms: 1 x Twin (zip/link can be a Super-king on request), 1 x super-king size with en-suite walk-in shower, basin and WC, 1 x kingsize with basin, 1 x second-floor king-size, 1 x second-floor twin (zip/link can be a double on request)
  • Sitting & Dining room room with woodburning stove
  • Kitchen/Diner
  • Ground-floor shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Bathroom with roll-top bath, handheld shower, basin and WC
  • Office
  • Utility.
  • Gas central heating with 2 x woodburning stove
  • Kitchen with electric AGA, SMEG oven & grill, Microwave, 2 Fridges, Freezer, Washing Machine, Dishwasher
  • Bar/Games room with 2 x Smart TV, WiFi, Pool table & Dartboard
  • Male and female cloakrooms with basin and WC
  • Fuel and Power inc in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair are available on request
  • Off-road parking for up to five cars
  • Bike storage
  • Front patio garden with seating
  • Enclosed rear garden with lawn, barbecue and small pond
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 0.4 miles, pub 0.9 miles
  • Note: There is a small wildlife pond in the garden and a larger pond within the grounds, children and pets must be supervised
  • Note: Due to the age of the property some doorways are low, care to be taken, please consider this when booking
  • Note: No stag, hen or similar parties
  • Note: Max 10 people (including any infants per booking).

The property

Nether Heyford 1.2 miles.

Hill House Farm is a remarkable Cotswold stone-fronted detached property in the heart of Upper Heyford, near Nether Heyford in Northamptonshire.

Set over three floors and sleeping up to ten guests, Hill House Farm is a fantastic setting for your next family getaway or a break with friends.

Ample off-road parking greets you on arrival, along with a tidy enclosed front garden space with dining table and chairs on the patio area, where you can enjoy alfresco lunches or a morning cup of coffee in the sunshine, before stepping into the convenient porch to leave any coats, shoes or bikes.

Walking into the spacious property, you are greeted by fantastic traditional features and beautifully preserved original floorboards, with window seats dotted about the property, allowing you to enjoy the surrounding countryside views.

Unwind in the main sitting room and light the woodburning stove, which proudly rests in the stunning inglenook fireplace, as you curl up in front of the Smart TV, or cosy up in the second sitting room/snug with a good book and enjoy a moment of tranquility.

Travel through to the heart of the property - the kitchen - which has an array of cleverly concealed appliances to maintain a clean look, whilst ensuring you have everything you need to fulfil your guest’s culinary needs.

Sit down at the smaller table in the kitchen if you're grabbing a quick snack, or for more formal group gatherings, use the spacious dining room, which comfortably seats the whole group, lighting the woodburning stove as you enjoy a home-cooked meal and discuss plans for the days ahead.

Guests will benefit from the handy utility room, which features a washing machine and separate shower room, complete with walk-in shower, basin and WC, ideal for getting cleaned up after a day of walking and exploring.

Take advantage of the small office space, which has a desk and chair, as well as important information about the area and maps to help you plan your trips.

Travel up to the first floor and discover three of the five bedrooms, the first being a super-king-size bed with zip/link feature, providing a flexible sleeping arrangement, as well as a feature fireplace and a basin for convenience.

On this floor, you will also find a double room with ample storage for clothes and necessities as well as a basin, plus the master king-size bedroom, which boasts an ornate feature fireplace and an en-suite featuring a walk-in shower, basin and WC for complete privacy from the rest of the house.

Take a soak in the family bathroom's beautiful roll-top bath and indulge in your peaceful surroundings.

Upon entering the second floor, you will find two king-size bedrooms with impressive vaulted ceilings and wooden beams, which pay homage to the cottage’s heritage, as well as the spectacular original wooden floorboards.

Head out into the enclosed rear garden and cook up a storm on the barbecue, enjoying the fruits of your labour at the wooden dining table, with a small wildlife pond covered well to admire.

Guests can take full advantage of the external building, the 'Party Barn’, where adults can enjoy a tipple from the bar and relax on the plush sofas, try their hand at darts, host competitive pool tournaments or snuggle up to watch their favourite show on the Smart TV, in complete soundproof comfort.

Upper Heyford is a mere few minutes from the small village of Nether Heyford, a quaint historical village which has all the local amenities you will need.

Pack up a picnic and enjoy lunch with a view on one of the country’s largest village greens, perfect on a summer's day for your canine friend and children to soak up the fresh air, while the nearby children's playground is the ideal place for little ones to run around and let off steam.

If you’re looking for activities, Nether Heyford is the perfect tourist base for cycling, birdwatching, cricket, football, tennis and fishing to name a few, so there will never be a dull moment!

If you would like to brush up on the village’s history, then take a trip to the impressive Church of St Peter and St Paul, a Grade II listed building transcending back to the 12th century and home to beautiful memorials.

If it wasn’t your first stop, a trip to Ye Olde Sun has to be on your list; sample the local cuisine and enjoy a drink with friends, and ensure you visit the local butcher's so you can gather ingredients for your own culinary feasts at home.

On sunny days, head to the remarkable National Trust property of Canons Ashby, an impeccable Tudor Manor brimming with history and extraordinary rare gardens, it is certainly not one to be missed.

Further afield is the well-known village of Silverstone, where children can discover the history of motor racing, spanning 70 years, and even get in the driver’s seat of a replica Grand Prix car!

There are over 60 exhibits for adults and children to enjoy with a convenient outdoor area to enjoy lunch, as well as an opportunity to take a two-hour tour of the renowned race track, where you can learn about its rich post-World War II history.

If you can tear yourself away from your wonderful setting, you are within travelling distance to the beautiful market town of Rugby, resting near the River Avon, which leads towards the historic university town of Warwick, home to the magnificent Warwick Castle which guarantees a memory-filled day for all the family.

Hill House Farm is perfect for enjoying refreshing time with loved ones and a place that will have you returning year after year.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £600.

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About the location


Silverstone 10 miles, Rugby 17 miles, Warwick 34 miles

Nether Heyford is a quaint village situated in West Northamptonshire, England. Home to one of the largest village greens in the country, there are many outdoor activities readily available to tourists, including Heyford Athletics football club, tennis courts and bowls club and Heyford CC Cricket Club. Children can enjoy an evening at the all-purpose built youth club which is held every Monday from 5:30-7:00pm for ages 6-11. Tourists can enjoy the historical delights of Nether Heyford including Grade II Listed Building, The Church of St Peter and St Paul. Constructed in the 12th century, The Church of St Peter and Paul is home to open services for any visitors and historical memorials. Sample local cuisine at the delightful country pub The Olde Sun, with a lovely garden area for warm weather. A short drive away is the renowned village of Silverstone, where tourists can visit the famous track, have their picture taken on the winner's podium and explore the inner workings of the car workshops.

Note: Due to the age of the property some doorways are low, care to be taken, please consider this when booking.
Note: Guests have use of the external party barn until 11:00 pm and please be mindful of the neighbours.
Note: No stag, hen or similar parties
Note: There is a small wildlife pond in the garden and a larger pond within the grounds, children and pets must be supervised.
Note: This property is set up on a working site, you need to cross a driveway to enter the barn children and pets are to be minded at all times.
Note: Max 10 people (including any infants per booking).

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season