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The Wash House

Sibford Ferris, Oxfordshire (Ref. 1050598)


Manor Cottages rating

  • 2 Guests

  • 1 Bedroom

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets No

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  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • Broadband / WiFi

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  • Gordon

    “Lovely property, friendly hosts.”

    Peaceful and quiet.

    Peaceful and quiet.

    - Gordon, March 2024


  • All-ground-floor
  • One super-king-size bedroom (zip/link can be twin on request)
  • Shower room with walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with woodburning stove
  • Electric underfloor heating and woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine
  • TV with Freeview, WiFi, selection of books and games
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Starter pack of firewood provided, further can be purchased via owners
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for one car
  • Front patio with seating
  • Sorry, no children, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 1 mile, pub 1.2 miles
  • Note: The property is set on the owner's farm

The property

Tucked away in a remote corner of Oxfordshire is this rural ground-floor cottage, ideal for a romantic retreat, with the charming village of Sibford Ferris in reach.

The Wash House is found via a quiet farm track, overlooking serene views of the owner's farmland, luscious fields, grazing sheep and far-reaching views which can be enjoyed with your morning coffee from the front patio.

As you enter the property you will instantly feel at home in the open-plan living space.

Here you can cosy up in front of the woodburning stove as you settle in for a relaxing film night with a well-deserved glass of wine.

Enjoy a home-cooked meal on the quaint breakfast bar-style dining table, cooked from the amply-equipped kitchen which houses all the necessary amenities for your self-catering needs.

As the evening draws to a close retire to the bedroom, featuring a king size bed, with zip/link features if you require a twin room, as well as ample storage and beautiful bi-fold doors opening onto the patio, ideal for watching spectacular summer sunsets or frosty winter sunrises.

Open the doors on a lazy Sunday morning and enjoy breakfast in bed, as the sounds of birdsong fill the room.

The bathroom features a sleek tiled design encompassing a large walk in shower, w/c and wash basin.

Get to know your local area and take a leisurely stroll over to the welcoming village of Sibford Ferris, home to a local store and Post Office where you can grab the necessities for your stay.

The adjoining village of Sibford Gower features a traditional pub restaurant serving quality food and a range of local ales.

A mile in the other direction will bring you to the famous brewery village of Hook Norton, featuring the internationally renowned Victorian Brewery and visitor centre, as well as three of the breweries pubs in the village and many more in the local area.

A short cycle or car ride will allow you to discover other local gems such as the Rollright Stones, Whichford pottery and the Octagon Gallery.

A scenic drive will bring you to a wealth of rich history at Broughton Castle, a medieval fortified manor house dating back to 1306, alternatively discover some of the parklands and estates of the area, with National trust properties at Upton House, Chastleton and Hidcote.

The Wash House is situated equidistant from the traditional market towns of Banbury and Chipping Norton, the former featuring the iconic Banbury cross and the Reindeer Inn.

Chipping Norton boasts a wealth of independent stores and eateries around its central marketplace as well as a renowned independent theatre and the ever-popular Cotswolds Golf Club and spa.

Other exciting local attractions include Shakespeare's birthplace and the RSC at Stratford upon Avon, Warwick with its famous castle and tudor architecture and the regency town of Leamington Spa, as well as countless picturesque Cotswold villages just waiting to be discovered.

Explore the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty where a day of adventure can be spent on the many winding walking trails, challenging cycling routes, and steep hikes up many Cotswold Hills.

Immerse yourself in culture during a day out to the renowned university city of Oxford or take a train journey from Banbury to central London to experience an incredible day out in the capital.

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

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About the location


Banbury 7.5 miles; Chipping Norton 8.1 miles; Stratford-upon-Avon 19 miles; Oxford 28 miles

The rural countryside village of Sibford Ferris rests on the south side of the Sib valley opposite its sister village Sibford Gower, home to a village shop, a Post Office, welcoming bar and grill, and 17th century Manor House. Nearby is the historic market town of Banbury situated on the banks of the River Cherwell in the Cherwell Valley and boasts a plethora of shops, supermarkets, pubs, restaurants, cafés, a cinema, theatre, and canalside museum, as well as the yearly Banbury Folk Festival. Chipping Norton is another nearby market town where you'll find the oldest golf course in Oxfordshire, and other attractions close by include Blenheim Place, Stratford-upon-Avon, Royal Leamington Spa, and the oldest university city in England at Oxford. Sibford Ferris is a lovely remote village in a perfect location to explore Oxfordshire.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas