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Chateau/Castle/Manor
Traditionally styled, has a relaxed country-house feeling

Property Amenities

Private pool
Wi-Fi/Internet access
Jacuzzi/Hot tub
Tennis court on site
Party House (Ideal for celebrations!)
Heated Pool
Indoor pool
Sauna/Steam
Gym/fitness room
Bicycles provided
Games room
Indoor games
Outdoor games
Cable TV
DVD
Working fireplace
Heating
Caretaker/owner lives on site

Babies & Toddlers

High chair(s)
Gated/fenced grounds
Ideal for babies & toddlers

Kids & Teens

Ideal for kids
Ideal for teens

Things to Do

Rural Location
Honeymoon/Romantic Retreat
Golf course nearby
Walking/Hiking paths
Fishing
Lots to see: Outstanding landscapes
Lots to do: Outdoor pursuit & activities
Lots to visit: Tourist towns & villages
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Overview of Apple House

What Oliver loves…

  • There no chance of getting bored with the huge variety of activities close by.
  • Feel pampered in the heated swimming pool, jacuzzi and sauna.
  • Guests are welcome to whatever is in season in the large vegetable garden and orchard.

What you should know…

  • There are only 3 bathrooms at the property.
  • Sorry no stag or hen parties.

Apple House is a classic Edwardian house offering total seclusion, yet it is within easy reach of London by both rail and road. The 5-bedroom house is set in 7 acres of beautiful gardens and paddocks. Other amenities include an indoor heated pool and a tennis court. If required, there are also 2 fully-trained staff available onsite.

Some of the many reasons that makes the Apple House stand out from the crowd are as follows:
Close to London for sightseeing
Lots of animals for children (mini farm experience) including sheep - Pygmy goats - pigs - chickens - ducks & geese (all are very friendly)
Lots and lots to do - indoor pool - hot tub - sauna - tennis court - badminton court - basketball court - air hockey - French boules court - table tennis - snooker table - air hockey table - darts - table football table - football goals - archery - rifle range - quad bikes (the last three only with supervision) bikes - canoes - croquet - gym - children play area (swings slides climbing wall etc etc) large trampoline
Lots of home grown veg and importantly, total seclusion 

The Apple House is set over 3 floors with the bedrooms located on the upper floors. The house can sleep up to 10 guests in double bedrooms and the property is furnished with fine antiques throughout.

Interior & Grounds

Apple House is a beautiful example of a large typical Edwardian house that is a perfect English countryside recluse for families and friends. The property is set in its own grounds and offers a vast array of indoor and outdoor amenities which the whole family can enjoy.

Ground Floor
Entrance hall: A spacious area where to meet and greet any guests.
Sitting room: Located at the front of the house and equipped with Sky TV, a beautiful fireplace and comfortable sofas.
Dining room: Large antique round table and sideboards.
Family room: This very large and cosy room is ideal for entertaining and has been installed with an open fire, cinema screen and projector (DVD player), TV, card table, chess table, piano, and also there are several sofas and chairs and doors lead to the veranda.
Kitchen: A fully equipped family kitchen which includes an Aga with gas hob, a large American fridge with ice machine, a large family area with a long pine table seating up to 8 persons and also a utility room with dishwasher.
Games room: including a 3/4 size, original snooker table.
Two cloakrooms both installed with a W.C.
Large orangery/conservatory: There is a mass of colourful plants, plus a wood burning stove and a table with 8 chairs.

First Floor
Master bedroom: Large double room with king size bed, dressing table, chaise lounge, TV and a fully equipped en-suite bathroom with walk-in shower, under floor heating, double basins, heated towel rail and W.C.
Bedroom 2: King size bed, large wardrobe, sofa, chair and TV.
Bedroom 3: King size bed, large wardrobe, sofa, chair and TV.
Family bathroom: Large room with walk-in shower, large iron bath, double basins, heated towel rail, underfloor heating and W.C.

Second Floor
2 Double bedrooms: There are 2 further bedrooms that can be either equipped with double beds or be set up as children's bedrooms or a mixture of both
Bathroom 2: equipped with a Victorian iron bathtub, basin, W.C. and under floor heating.

Grounds

Apple House is a house with lots to do inside and out! The Pool house offers wonderful uninterrupted views and is well equipped with a large sunbathing area with reclining chairs, two stone tables, 8 chairs, a sauna, a hot tub, and of course the heated pool swimming pool, which is indoors with underwater lighting and swim jets. There is also a large children's climbing frame with a slide, swings, etc.

You will also be spoilt for choice on outdoor eating areas, close to the house there is a large round 8-seater table and barbecue. In the orchard there is a beautiful thatched dining area perfect for watching the sunset and can seat 10 or more persons. The veranda, which lies at the rear of the house, has rocking chairs, a table for 8 persons and is covered by a trellis decorated with vines. There is a large covered barbecue area with a large gas barbecue, together with a coal barbecue and paella ring.

Other amenities include
- Tennis court
- Well-equipped gym
- Basketball court
- Enclosed badminton court
- Rifle range
- Table tennis
- Large boules court
- Two canoes
- Table football
- 4/5 bicycles and children's bicycles
- 2-seater Sega Rally arcade style games machine.

Map, Location & Local Information

Apple House is located in the small village of Tyringham. The small village is accessed via a stone archway formed by a pair of matching gatehouses, followed by a quaint humpback bridge.

Tyringham also lies just 4 miles from the pretty market town of Olney with its beautiful yellow stone high street. The nearest airport is Heathrow and nearest railway station is Milton Keynes. London is just 1hr away.

Things To Do
- Silverstone Racing Circuit (10 miles)
- Visit Stowe House and Gardens
- Visit Woburn House and Gardens
- Visit Waddesden Manor House and Gardens
- Visit Althorp (home of Lady Diana)
- Towcester Horse Races (10 miles)
- Cambridge and Oxford 1 hour/45 minutes

Milton Keynes is also just a short drive away and has many amenities:
- Indoor ski centre
- Skating ice
- Water skiing
- Boating lakes
- Climbing wall
- Sky diving (indoor)
- Cinema
- Theatre
- Horse riding
- Stock car racing (6 miles)
- Cranfield Aerodrome for trial flights
- Large karting track
- Large indoor shopping centre

Local Amenities
Nearest Airport Luton

(26-30 km)

Nearest Village Olney

(5 km)

Nearest Town/City Milton Keynes

(12 km)

Nearest Restaurant Newport Pagnal / Olney

(5 km)

Nearest Bar/Pub Newport Pagnal / Olney

(5 km)

Nearest Golf

(7 km)

Catering & Services

At Oliver’s Travels we pride ourselves on going that little bit further for our guests. From private chefs to babysitters we can help you arrange those little extras that make it a truly memorable holiday. Simply fill in the concierge request form or contact the Oliver’s Concierge Team who will be happy to help. We can typically help you arrange any of the following:

Included
- Wooden logs
- Toiletries
- Linen and bath towels

Available on request, at an additional cost
- Home service: Making beds, laundry, basic cooking, cleaning, lighting fire places, etc
- Chauffeur driven Mercedes

Please note that all extras are subject to availability and must be requested in advance of the holiday (prices on request). Due to some rural/remote locations, not all services will be available at all properties. However, we will always do our best to fulfil your requests!

Enjoy gourmet dining experiences with our new Chef Service!
We’re now offering our customers the chance to enjoy some unforgettable eats with our new Chef Service! Choose from booking a single sumptuous meal with a private chef for that special occasion, or hire a chef to cook your meals for all or part of your holiday - it’s as flexible as it is delicious.

A) Single Meal Service: A chef will travel to this villa and whip up a fantastic meal for you and your guests. The chef will arrive with all the necessary ingredients as well as the talent to turn them into something unforgettable. They’ll serve the meal and clear up afterwards - an easy and entertaining way to enjoy a top quality meal in your very own villa!

B) Full Chef Service: If you really want to kick back and relax, we can arrange for a chef to cater for the duration of your holiday (or part of it). With a range of options from simple family catering to full-on haute cuisine, we can organise a meal plan and a price to suit your needs. So why worry about self-catering when you can have everything taken care of?

Of course, before booking this service, we suggest you contact the property owner as they might already offer a similar cook or chef service in-house. To find out more simply visit www.oliverstravels.com/chefs.

Terms & Conditions

Security deposit £1000 (collected, and refunded by Oliver's Travels after owner completes damage inspection) Arrival time By arrangement
Departure time 10 am Energy costs included? Yes
Linen & towels included? Yes Pets welcome? No
Smoking Allowed? Smoking is permitted outside only Other Ts and Cs Sorry, no stag or hen parties

Kids

Best Suited For: All Ages

Apple House is an ultimate kid friendly property! With so much to do onsite and in the local area there is no chance of anyone getting bored.

Younger children can have fun on the climbing frame, swings, slide and trampoline. whilst teenagers can enjoy a round of tennis, badminton, boules or a swim in the indoor pool.

During the spring months children can enjoy a mini farm experience at Apple House. As there are often pigs, goats, chickens, ducks, geese and lambs to feed at the paddock on site.

In the Summer and Sutumn month children can pick fresh fruit from the orchard or vegatables from the garden.

Kids Onsite Facilities
indoor pool - hot tub - sauna - tennis court - badminton court - basketball court - air hockey - French boules court - table tennis - snooker table - air hockey table - darts - table football table - football goals - archery - rifle range - quad bikes (the last three only with supervision) bikes - canoes - croquet - gym - children play area, large trampoline

Baby and Toddler Equipment
Kids Activities Close-by
High chair(s)
Canoeing/kayaking
Go-Karting
Horse riding
Lots to see: Outstanding landscapes
Lots to do: Outdoor pursuit & activities
Lots to visit: Tourist towns & villages
Baby and Toddler Equipment
Kids Activities Close-by
Onsite Facilities
Services Available
High chair(s)
Canoeing/kayaking
Climbing frame
Babysitting service available (at extra cost)
Go-Karting
Swings
Horse riding
Slide
Lots to see: Outstanding landscapes
Table tennis
Lots to do: Outdoor pursuit & activities
Pool/Snooker
Lots to visit: Tourist towns & villages
Table football
Boules/Petanque
Trampoline
Badminton
Board Games
Tennis court on site
Bicycles provided
Games room
Indoor games
Gated/fenced grounds

Reviews for Apple House

Apple House Reviews


  • Great house, location and activities

    Posted by Trevor J on 19/09/2016

    We are an extended family of six, including three adult children (16, 19, 22), parents (older than 22) and my mother (89) who had a brilliant week at Apple House. With 5 decent size / large bedrooms the house could easily and happily accommodated 10.

     

    What made the holiday outstanding were the amenities (great indoor pool, tennis court, trampoline, table tennis, gym etc. etc.) and the great welcome and support of the Beata and Laszlo, who live unobtrusively on-site and the tips from Richard (the owner) on places to go, take-aways, restaurants etc.

     

    Don't miss out on the canoeing (the nearby river was beautiful) or the quad biking.

     

    We have been lucky enough as a family to visit some great places in this country and abroad, but for the all round package this was "voted" the best, we have been to, by the family.

  • We have had a fantastic week

    Created on 01/09/2016

    Dear Richard,

    Just to let you know that we have had a fantastic week. Everything has been perfect. Beata and Laszlo have been great and the family have enjoyed all the facilities on offer - trying river activities today and think then will have tried everything. TJ

     

  • We had a really super time

    Posted by Sarah on 26/08/2014

    So much for the use of your lovely house for the weekend. We had a really super time. There was so much to do, we wished we could have had a week in order to properly take advantage of everything on offer! Up until today we were lucky with the weather and so were able to play lots of tennis, bounce, badminton etc etc and enjoy our bbq outside which was great, the children also swam endlessly in your wonderfully warm pool. Mihail and Monika were so helpful and kind and cooked our bbq beautifully on Sunday. The house was also immaculately clean and tidy when we arrived and the garden also looking lovely. We adored the chickens and particularly the ducks!

    The chef we found was fine but I'm not sure I'd recommend her - she isn't local as she comes from Thame, and although she travels all over the place I don't think it was ideal. I hope we left everything as we found it and thanks again for a wonderful venue in which to celebrate Dad's birthday.

Rental Rates

Prices below are based on an occupancy of 10 people.

Rental period 2 Nights 3 Nights Weekly
September 20th 2017 - October 27th 2017 - £3,347.50 £5,407.50
October 27th 2017 - December 16th 2017 - £2,832.50 £4,892.50
Christmas & New Year - - £6,998.85
January 2nd 2018 - January 5th 2018 - £2,832.50 £4,892.50
January 5th 2018 - March 30th 2018 - £2,832.50 £4,892.50
March 30th 2018 - April 6th 2018 - £3,347.50 £5,407.50
April 6th 2018 - April 20th 2018 - - £6,174.85
April 20th 2018 - June 29th 2018 - £3,347.50 £5,407.50
June 29th 2018 - August 31st 2018 - - £6,174.85
August 31st 2018 - October 26th 2018 - £3,347.50 £5,407.50
October 26th 2018 - December 28th 2018 - £2,832.50 £4,892.50
UK: New Years - - £6,998.85
January 4th 2019 - March 24th 2019 - £2,832.50 £4,892.50

Prices below are based on an occupancy of 10 people.

Rental period 2 Nights 3 Nights Weekly
September 20th 2017 - October 27th 2017 - €3,627.09 €5,859.14
October 27th 2017 - December 16th 2017 - €3,069.08 €5,301.13
Christmas & New Year - - €7,583.40
January 2nd 2018 - January 5th 2018 - €3,069.08 €5,301.13
January 5th 2018 - March 30th 2018 - €3,069.08 €5,301.13
March 30th 2018 - April 6th 2018 - €3,627.09 €5,859.14
April 6th 2018 - April 20th 2018 - - €6,690.58
April 20th 2018 - June 29th 2018 - €3,627.09 €5,859.14
June 29th 2018 - August 31st 2018 - - €6,690.58
August 31st 2018 - October 26th 2018 - €3,627.09 €5,859.14
October 26th 2018 - December 28th 2018 - €3,069.08 €5,301.13
UK: New Years - - €7,583.40
January 4th 2019 - March 24th 2019 - €3,069.08 €5,301.13

Prices below are based on an occupancy of 10 people.

Rental period 2 Nights 3 Nights Weekly
September 20th 2017 - October 27th 2017 - $4,349.90 $7,026.77
October 27th 2017 - December 16th 2017 - $3,680.69 $6,357.56
Christmas & New Year - - $9,094.65
January 2nd 2018 - January 5th 2018 - $3,680.69 $6,357.56
January 5th 2018 - March 30th 2018 - $3,680.69 $6,357.56
March 30th 2018 - April 6th 2018 - $4,349.90 $7,026.77
April 6th 2018 - April 20th 2018 - - $8,023.90
April 20th 2018 - June 29th 2018 - $4,349.90 $7,026.77
June 29th 2018 - August 31st 2018 - - $8,023.90
August 31st 2018 - October 26th 2018 - $4,349.90 $7,026.77
October 26th 2018 - December 28th 2018 - $3,680.69 $6,357.56
UK: New Years - - $9,094.65
January 4th 2019 - March 24th 2019 - $3,680.69 $6,357.56

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