Chestnut is one of five award-winning luxury self-catering holiday cottages lovingly converted from old stone farm buildings set in 70 acres of private meadow and woodland. An exquisite and tranquil base for exploring the Oxfordshire Cotswolds.
These very individual Gold Rated stone cottages offer guests the ultimate in comfort, quality and cleanliness and a chance to enjoy the very high standards of craftsmanship which is the hallmark of this idyllic retreat.
You’ll be warmly welcomed to the farm by the Barbour family. They live on site and will be happy to get you settled in and are available 7 days a week. Unlimited firewood, fresh flowers, cake and crisp clean spring water (on tap!) all from the farm are supplied upon your arrival.
David and Nena Barbour with their family have spent over forty years making Heath Farm what it is today. They look forward to welcoming you to share what they have created.
A spacious and luxurious retreat for couples.
Extensive use of natural hand crafted materials in furniture and fittings.
Solid Oak French windows open out onto the sun trapped Courtyard.
Chestnut, on the ground floor of the main converted barn, is very spacious and luxurious for two people. From the tiled outside area with solid stone slab seating you enter a small lobby which leads into the solid oak kitchen. You then pass through beautiful solid ash double doors set in a wooden screen to reach the comfortable living and dining area. An unusual open fire, exposed joists and beams and African slate floor make this a most sumptuous apartment. A large sofa bed allows two extra guests to be accommodated in comfort.
The bedroom, through a curtained wooden archway features a curved window seat and reading table with a lovely view of the pond and Cotswold valley beyond. There are internal wooden shutters which gives your bedroom ultimate seclusion. The luxurious ensuite bathroom features oak panelling and an African slate wet floor. It has a deep, comfortable bath with overhead shower.
From the open plan living area with comfortable armchairs and elegant oak-framed French windows you are welcomed you out onto the sun trapped courtyard where you’ll find your own seating area nestled between the potted Lemon tree and Hydrangea.
Every attention has been given to provide superior crafted, natural luxury for your pleasure. Visit England’s unique Gold awards are given in recognition of exceptional quality within a property’s star rating, or for outperforming a star rating. Chestnut comfortably outperforms.
Disponible para huéspedes
Guests have exclusive access of the cottage listed. Outdoor table and chairs are set aside within the courtyard for each cottage. We supply picnic hamper sets, BBQ's and fire pits so you can relax, unwind and dine in the courtyard, meadows and woodland of Heath Farm.
Guests are welcome and encouraged to explore the 70 acres of beautiful woodland with walking and cycling trails . There's a games lawn with a fully stocked games shed. Guests can enjoy croquet, kite flying, badminton, volleyball and Giant Jenga. We also have a 14ft trampoline, swings and slide. There's also an outdoor chess & draughts set inlaid within the courtyard for guests to enjoy.
For wet weather days we have an indoor games room with pool table, tennis table, darts board and movie projector. There's also a host of board games and wooden children's toys which guests are welcome to take to the cottages. There's a wealth of Information on walking and cycling routes, nature trails and attractions either in the games room or at reception. We have Walkers & Cyclists Welcome accreditation and as such have a drying room and safe bike storage room.
Atención a los huéspedes
Invariably there is someone in the main house available to help or answer questions throughout the day and early evening. We ask all guest to be respectful of each other and to not disturb the peace and tranquility of the cottages and courtyard.
Strictly no smoking in the cottage
All prices include electricity, heating, firewood and all linens and towels.
The number of people staying in any cottage must not exceed the stated number booked.
Please let us know the required number of beds to be made up. We assume one double for two people unless otherwise advised.
We need notification of any changes in number of beds etc preferably a week before your arrival, but at least 24 hours prior to arrival.
Please tell us if you have any special requirements e.g. allergies, etc. before your arrival. We can provide non-feather pillows and duvets on request.
The holiday maker is responsible for the property booked during their stay and is expected to take reasonable care of it and its contents.
Extra cleaning will be charged at £15.00 per hour in the exceptional circumstance that guests leave the cottage and their contents in a state deemed unreasonable by the owners.
Damages, breakages or losses must be reported to us as soon as possible so that compensation can be agreed.
Guests are expected to respect the peace and tranquility of the courtyard and garden.
Check in time from 4.00 pm. Please let us know your estimated time of arrival to ensure we are here to welcome you.
Check out time by 10.00 a.m.
Nena, originally from Spain met David through a mutual friend in the mid 60s and has made Heath Farm her home ever since. They are married with 4 adult children who all help and contribute to the wonderful ambiance of the farm. Nena’s passion is people making others happy and loves welcoming back all the return guests she also enjoys a bit of retail therapy for the cottage interiors!