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Shifford Manor Farm

Shifford near Bampton, Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire (Ref. 1027490)

4.9

Outstanding

Manor Cottages rating

  • Sleeps 13

  • Bedrooms 6

  • Bathrooms 5

  • Pets Yes

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Features

  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • Broadband / WiFi

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7 Customer Review(s)

  • Philip

    “We had a family gathering to celebrate my 75th birthday.”

    There were 13 of us including 5 children. The facilities and accommodation were first class and the large garden was ideal for children’s games. We particularly liked having 2 dishwashers and 2 large fridge freezers. All in all an excellent location which we would have no hesitation in recommending for large family gatherings

    There were 13 of us including 5 children. The facilities and accommodation were first class and the large garden was ideal for children’s games. We particularly liked having 2 dishwashers and 2 large fridge freezers. All in all an excellent location which we would have no hesitation in recommending for large family gatherings

    - Philip, May 2022

    Thank you for providing us with this feedback. We are glad to hear you had a lovely stay at Shifford Manor Farm. We hope to welcome you back in the future. Kind Regards, Barley Park Cottages. Property Owner

Summary

  • Six bedrooms: 1 x super-king-size with ensuite bath, walk-in shower, basin and WC and fitted cot, 1 x super-king-size, 1 x king size with en-suite basin and WC, 1 x king with en-suite bathroom, 1 x twin, 1 x second-floor family room with king-size, single bed and Smart TV, DVD player
  • Bathroom with roll top bath, walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Second-floor bathroom with roll top bath, walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Ground-floor shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen/ dining room
  • Dining room
  • Utility
  • 2 x sitting rooms with woodburning stove
  • Piano room
  • Central heating with wood burning stoves
  • AGA, electric oven and grill, induction hob, fridge freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer and 2 x dishwasher
  • 4 x Smart TV, WiFi, selection of books
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburning stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Note the sofa bed on the top floor can be made up on request at a charge of £25
  • Highchair and travel cot available on request
  • Large drive area with ample parking
  • Large enclosed garden with lawn, patio and furniture
  • Pets allowed
  • Sorry no smoking
  • Shop 2.4 miles, pub 2.5 miles
  • Note: Barbecue available from end of March to end of October unless requested
  • Note:This property requires a refundable Good Housekeeping bond of £500 prior to booking. Note Electric car charging only available if pre arranged and is payable locally.

The property

Bampton 4.9 miles.

Shifford Manor Farm is a magnificent farmhouse located in the charming village of Shifford near Bampton.

With a Royal connection and a wonderful design that includes original features like exposed beams ceilings and an open well staircase.

Bring your family and friends to this 16th century home, park your car on the spacious drive, and relax in the tranquil surroundings.

Surrounded by beautiful greenery, with a large yard to enjoy, complete with garden furniture to relax in the sun on warmer days.

(Note: This garden is fenced but not fully enclosed.

Please keep an eye on children and pets due to the grounds not being completely contained).

Step inside to discover your home-away-from-home, which features two elegant sitting rooms, each with a toasty woodburning stove and Smart TVs to keep you entertained.

As you move through the property, you'll see the rustic kitchen/diner, which has an AGA and induction hob for rustling up scrumptious dishes, as well as two dishwashers to keep the room spotless.

Gather around the dining table in the kitchen or in the classic dining room for a more formal setting to dive into a feast.

A handy utility room with a washing machine and tumble dryer is also available to keep your holiday attire fresh!

Shifford Manor House also has a piano room where you can practise your music while taking in the views of the scenic landscape from the chairs.

Make your way upstairs to select your accommodation, all beautifully presented with storage to house your belongings.  Two super-king-size bedrooms, one with an en-suite bathroom and a fitted crib for a little child, two king-size bedrooms with en-suites and a pretty twin bedroom.

Venture up to the second-floor to find a family bedroom with a Smart TV, as well as a king-size bed and a single to rest your head.

Indulge in a morning dip in a roll top bath filled with bubbles, or choose from a variety of showers.

If you can drag yourself away from your idyllic surroundings, hop in the vehicle and drive to Bampton, where you can treat your loved ones to a home-cooked meal and authentic ales at a historic pub, and shop in the market square for any last-minute necessities.

Visit Burford, regarded as the gateway to the Cotswolds, for a picturesque town packed with ancient buildings, excellent shops to browse, and rich in history with its mediaeval bridge and majestic church.

Spend the day in the charming city of Oxford, which offers a variety of attractions such as intriguing museums where you can learn about a variety of subjects, a tour of the Normal Castle, and a stroll around the peaceful Oxford Botanic Garden.

Book a visit at Shifford Manor Farm to create lasting experiences with your loved ones. Note the sofa bed on the top floor can be made up on request at a charge of £25. Note Electric car charging only available if pre arranged and is payable locally.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £500.

About the location

BAMPTON, OXFORDSHIRE

Witney 4 miles; Burford 8 miles and Oxford 19 miles.

The thriving village of Bampton lies in the Thames Valley in the southern Cotswolds, amidst beautiful Oxfordshire countryside. Bampton is one of the oldest villages in England boasting a village shop, Post Office, butcher, and traditional pubs serving good food and real ales, all set around a pretty market square a hundred yards from the cottage. Ancient customs can still be experienced with the regular morris dancing festivities, which have been enjoyed for over 600 years. Just four miles away is the riverside town of Witney, which offers many attractions including a weekly market dating back to the Middle Ages, an 18th century town hall, and Wychwood Brewery. Burford is possibly one of the most famous of the Cotswolds' locations. With its medieval bridge, old stone houses and attractive Tudor and Georgian frontages, Burford is justifiably one of the most picturesque towns in England. Often referred to as the 'Gateway to the Cotswolds', the town was originally a fortified Anglo-Saxon ford to be an important regional crossroads and wealthy wool town. With little changing over the centuries. Burford is now very popular with visitors, both for its beauty and history but also for it's shopping and antiques, and for the wide variety of places to eat, with restaurants, pubs and teashops. Oxford, the oldest university city in England, boasts interesting Botanical Gardens, museums and libraries, and plays host to many festivals and markets throughout the year. Enjoy a punt on the River Thames or take a boat trip on the River Cherwell. The ancestral home of Winston Churchill and the World Heritage Site of Blenheim Palace is just a short drive away, where many lovely walks can be enjoyed around the landscaped parkland. With so much nearby, Bampton provides a wonderful holiday destination.

NOTE: This property has a £500 good housekeeping bond. This amount is automatically shadowed when the booking is made.

NOTE: The garden is fenced but not fully enclosed. Please keep an eye on children and pets due to the grounds not being completely contained.

Note the sofa bed on the top floor can be made up on request at a charge of £25

Note Electric car charging only available if pre arranged and is payable locally.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas