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1 Bedroom Thatched Country Cottage in Buckingham, Buckinghamshire, England

Buckingham, Buckinghamshire, England, Europe
Little Thatch
1 Bedroom Thatched Country Cottage in Buckingham, Buckinghamshire, England
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Price: From £47 per night Minimum stay 3 nights
One Off Places rating: 9 reviews (9 reviews)
Property Info
Accommodation Type
Cottage
Property Setting
Village / Rural
Holiday Type
Relaxing
Exterior Facilities
Garden
Interior Facilities
  • DVD player
  • Internet Access
  • Linen provided
  • Log Fire
  • Television
  • Washing Machine
Activities
  • Birdwatching
  • Golf within 30km
  • Walking
Bedrooms
1
Conditions
  • Ideal for honeymoons
  • Short breaks available
Guests
2
Catering
self-catering
Please note that the map is to provide an indication of the area and may not be exact.
One-Off Feature

A unique `chocolate box` Grade 2 listed thatched stone cottage dating from 1650, heavily beamed throughout with a vaulted bedroom. A truly romantic hideaway, oozing with character, set in a pretty Conservation village with a beautiful old cottage garden and a stream outside.

General Info

Little Thatch is everybody's dream picture postcard of a perfect English country cottage and has been filmed for several TV programmes. The village of Lillingstone Lovell with just thirty houses has changed little over the centuries, there is no shop or pub and a lovely place to escape from the bustle of life. However, it is well situated for days out and many National Trust properties are close by. Oxford, Blenheim Palace and the Cotswolds are less than an hour away. Warwick and Stratford upon Avon are not much further. London is less than an hour by train from Milton Keynes which is 10 miles away with a big shopping centre, theatre, snowdome and much more. It is half an hour to both the M1 and M40 and an easy drive to the nearest airports of Luton, Birmingham and Heathrow. A perfect location for touring.

The Area Surrounding The Property / Accommodation

The village is surrounded by fields and woods with lovely walks all around. A perfect area to explore the countryside and village pubs. Close by are several golf courses, Silverstone Circuit and Towcester races. The nearest town of Buckingham is close to the magnificent 18th Century National Trust gardens at Stowe. On the Northern edge of the Cotswolds and on the border of Northamptonshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire.

Getting There & Local Amenities

Getting There:
A car is needed as the cottage is five miles from the nearest towns of Buckingham and Towcester. 10 miles from Milton Keynes station. 15 miles from both the M1 and M40. There is no bus service to the village but easy to get taxis from the nearest towns.

Nearest Airport:
Luton

Nearest Train Station:
Milton Keynes

Nearest Bus Stop:
Buckingham

Nearest Ferry:
Dover

Nearest Restaurant:
Bars and restaurants in nearby villages

Nearest Shop:
Silverstone village 3 miles away

Nearest Market:
Buckingham, Tuesday and Saturday

Car Hire:
Essential

Accommodation Details

Interior Details
The one bedroomed cottage has a cosy sitting room with low beams and a woodburner in the inglenook fireplace. There is a country style kitchen with a ceramic top electric double oven cooker, microwave, fridge freezer and washing machine. The stable door from the kitchen looks out on a beautiful large garden and private patio area. The large romantic double bedroom is furnished with pine furniture and has a vaulted ceiling of undulating plaster and twisted rafters, the window under the thatch looks out to a front garden with a clipped box hedge and lavender bushes to a little stream and across open fields to the church. The downstairs bathroom is sparkling modern and white with a shower over the bath. The cottage has many original features dating back nearly 400 years, but also has all mod cons and Broadband WiFi.

Exterior Details
There is a beautiful large country garden shared with the artist owner who has created a haven of peace full of flowers and birds. There is a pond full of fish and frogs with a trickling pump and lots of areas to sit. A barbeque area and patios with garden furniture.

Further Details
The perfect romantic hideaway for an escape to the country or honeymoons - a warm welcome awaits whenever you come!

Conditions of Rental
Short breaks available from

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