Bay Tree Cottage is ideally located in the heart of the Northamptonshire countryside in the delightful small village of Farthingstone, close to the county borders of Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire. This new development of three wonderful and comfortable single-storey properties are within the owner's smallholding and can be booked individually or together catering for up to fourteen guests. They have been designed and built sympathetically to the local area incorporating a wonderful balance of old traditional materials with new modern fixtures and fittings.
All three properties share a lovely patio and courtyard area where you can dine al fresco making use of the barbecue, or enjoy a drink in the sunshine after a day exploring the area. Baker's Den (ref UKC3195) enjoys high vaulted ceilings and is a lovely cosy one bedroom studio. Next door is Weaver's Retreat (ref UKC3196), a two bedroom property each boasting their own en-suite shower rooms, and perfect for friends and family to enjoy also with a sofa bed in the living room. This property is also suitable for wheelchair access with one of the en-suites being a large wet room. The largest property; Forager's Cottage (ref UKC3197), has three bedrooms, two doubles and a bunk bed, with enough height for adults to have a comfortable stay. One of the doubles has an en-suite shower room plus a separate family shower room, perfect for groups and larger families. The owner can arrange use of the studio/workshop adjacent to the properties for communal dining and events. The owner also runs a variety of workshops including arts, crafts, gardening, floristry, foraging and cookery, which can be organised with the owner directly.
There is a wide range of local activities and attractions in the area including walking and cycling in the beautiful Northamptonshire countryside, Silverstone Race Circuit, home of the British Grand Prix and many other motor events. The National Trust sites of Stowe Gardens, Canons Ashby, Farnborough Hall and Claydon. Castle Ashby; the ancestral home to the Marquess of Northampton, Althorpe, the final resting place of 'Diana, Princess of Wales', Towcester Racecourse, Bletchley Park, once the home of the World War Two code breakers, Salcey Forest Tree Top Walk and an adventurous high ropes course and Bicester Retail Village all within easy reach. Bay Tree Cottage is well located for local wedding venues including Dodford Manor, Crockwell Farm, Dodmoor House, Fawsley Hall and Whittlebury Hall Hotel and Spa. A little further afield but within an hour's drive is Milton Keynes which is great for shopping, Shakespeare's Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwick and the university city of Oxford. Shop 3½ miles, pub ¼ mile and restaurant 1¾ miles.
These properties can be booked together to accommodate up to 14 guests.
All on the ground floor.
Open plan living space: With tiled floor and French doors leading to courtyard.
Living area: With 32" Freeview TV.
Kitchen area: With electric hob, combi microwave/oven/grill, and fridge.
Bedroom area: With double bed.
Shower room: With shower cubicle, toilet and heated towel rail.
Private parking for 2 cars.
All properties: Electric underfloor heating, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Welcome pack. Utility room with washing machine (shared with other properties on-site). Courtyard with patio, garden furniture and barbecue (shared with other properties on-site). No smoking.