The White Cottage

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Sleeps: 8 - 10 Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 3

Overview

Sustainable Collection
Ideal for Kids Walk to Village

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The White Cottage holds a fabulous location in the sleepy village of Shilton, just two miles from the idyllic town of Burford. It makes the perfect base for families wishing to explore the wonderful Cotswolds with a wide range of the most popular towns, villages and attractions just a short car journey away.

The cottage has been beautifully and sympathetically upgraded and now boasts stylish interiors and furnishings while still retaining its original character and charm, with beamed ceilings and a cosy inglenook fireplace. The neutral colour scheme used throughout helps to create a relaxed feel, fantastic for those guests wishing to truly escape the hustle and bustle of daily life and enjoy this tranquil home. On the ground floor is the main living accommodation which comprises of two living rooms, a dining room and a modern fitted kitchen boasting all the necessary amenities a keen chef could possibly need! Heading upstairs, guests will find the four gorgeous double bedrooms and two luxurious family bathrooms.

Outside, the secluded garden offers a lovely view over the adjoining meadow towards the ford. The terrace makes the perfect quiet spot to enjoy your morning coffee or spend a sunny evening dining al fresco with the whole family. 

The owners have won a number of awards for their responsible, ethical and sustainable approach to tourism. The cottage is sustainable due to their "small steps approach", from insulating the properties, installing underfloor heating, LED lighting, purchasing LED lighting, purchasing green electricity to composting and recycling.

* Please note that it is possible to accomodate up to 10 guests, by 2 guests making use of the double sofa bed in the garden lounge. Guests making use of this room can make use of the ground floor shower room. Extra bed linen will be provided.

Oliver Approved

What you should know…

  • Unfortuately, the cottage does not accept dogs
  • While the capacity can be increased to accomodate a group of 10, two of these guests will need to make use of the sofa bed in the garden lounge

This property is a part of our Sustainable Collection!

To be part of this collection, properties either have to tick 4 or more of our sustainable checklist, or tick 3 of the checklist but also have a score of 5 or lower (kg) for the total carbon footprint per day, based on full occupancy, per bedroom. View the full collection here >

This property ticked these points on our sustainable checklist:

  • Supports the local community (locally owned)
  • Supports the local community (promotes local businesses)
  • Protects and conserves local Heritage
  • Committed to Renewable and Green Energy
  • Promotes Sustainable Living (Recycling)
  • Travel by Train possible

Property Features

Wi-Fi/Internet BBQ Satellite TV Indoor Games DVD Working Fireplace Heating

Ground Floor
- Living room with fieplace and TV
- Kitchen with cooker, hob, microwave, dishwasher, 2 x fridge and freezers, coffee machine and breakfast dining facilities
- Dining room with terrace access
- Garden lounge with sofa bed, TV and DVD (This room can be made into an additional bedroom to accommodate an extra 2 guests)
- Family shower room
- Cloakroom

First Floor (accessed via staircase in living room)
- Bedroom with king size bed and Juliette balcony
- Bedroom with double bed
- Family bathroom with freestanding bath

First Floor (accessed via staircase in hallway)
- Bedroom with king size bed and Juliette balcony
- Bedroom with double bed
- Family bathroom with freestanding bath

Exterior Grounds
- Private gardens with meadow views
- Terrace
- Dining facilities
- Barbecue

Additional Facilities
- Wi-Fi
- Selection of books & board games
- Washing machine
- Iron & board
- Hairdryers in each bedroom
- Travel cot, highchair & stairgate can be provided on request
- 'Tiny Tots' box can be complete with baby-changing mat, baby bath, unbreakable plates, bowls and cutlery as well as corner protectors and a night light can be provided on request

* Please note that it is possible to accomodate up to 10 guests, by 2 guests making use of the double sofa bed in the garden lounge. Guests making use of this room can make use of the ground floor shower room. Extra bed linen will be provided.

Location

About the surrounding area of The White Cottage
Sustainable Collection
Easy By Train Walk to Village Walk to Restaurant Rural Location Walking/Hiking Paths Outstanding Landscapes Outdoor Pursuit & Activities Tourist Towns & Villages Romantic
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The White Cottage is set in the sleepy village of Shilton, just two miles from the popular town of Burford, its famous high street is lined with boutique shops, restaurants, pubs and tearooms and is a must-visit. The cottage really is the perfect base for those looking to explore the beautiful Cotswolds and all that this wonderful region has to offer. Also near-by are the towns and villages of Lechlade-on-Thames, Stow-on-the-Wold, Chipping Norton and Bourton-on-the-water. For keen shoppers looking for a bargain, Bicester Village Designer Outlet Centre is just thirty minutes away, alternatively for a wider selection; Oxford itself is less than forty minutes away.

Local Amenities
Nearest Town/City Burford

(4.2km)

Nearest Village Shilton

(0km)

Nearest Restaurant The Rose & Crown, Shilton

(10m)

Nearest Supermarket Carterton or Witney

(3km or 12km)

Nearest Train Station Shipton

(10.2km)

Region

The Costwolds isn’t just one of the most beautiful regions in England – it’s one that’s beautifully representative of the best of the English countryside. Straddling several counties, the Cotswolds boasts undulating hills and farmland, striking architecture and monuments as well as some particularly charming villages that make for relaxing and delightful day trips for both families and groups. Our holiday homes and large cottages in the Cotswolds provide the perfect place to stay, but if you’re looking for the best things to do and places to eat then our travel guide is a great place to start! Read on and get inspired for your luxury Cotswolds break.

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Kids

Best Suited For: All Ages
Ideal for Babies & Toddlers Ideal for Kids Ideal for Teens

The White Cottage makes an excellent choice for families travelling with children, the owners can provide a selection of helpful facilities including cots, high chairs, stair gates and toys.

Baby and Toddler Equipment

  • Cot(s)
  • High Chair(s)

Kids Activities Close-by

  • Easy By Train
  • Walk to Village
  • Walk to Restaurant
  • Outdoor Pursuit & Activities
  • Tourist Towns & Villages

Onsite Facilities

  • Indoor Games
  • DVD
  • Toys

Extras

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:

- Maid service/extra cleaning
- Private chef/cook/catering
- Welcome hamper/pre-stocked fridge
- Local day-trips or tours
- Airport pick-up/drop-off
- Babysitting/childcare services

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!

Oliver's Travels Chef Service: A Gourmet Dining Experience
Make hosting a memorable dinner party at your villa an absolute breeze with our superb Chef Service. Our chefs will take care of everything for you from start to finish so you can just sit back and enjoy the gastronomic experience. They will bring all the necessary ingredients, cook and serve the food and even clean up afterwards. To find out more visit www.oliverstravels.com/chefs

Terms & Conditions

These terms and conditions may be amended from time to time.

Security deposit £500 credit card authorisation required, it is to be refunded in full subject to a damage inspection on departure.
Arrival time 4pm
Departure time 10am
Energy costs included? Yes, included in rental price
Linen & towels included? Yes, included in rental price
Heating costs included? The White Cottage is fitted with oil fired central heating and electricity. There is no gas in the village. Use of fuel is free of charge and in autumn and winter a basket of logs and kindling is supplied and provided free of charge, for the open fire.
Changeover day Friday
Minimum stay Please note that there is a 2-night minimum stay, this may be increased across peak dates
Pets welcome? Sorry, no pets
Smoking Allowed? Stricty NO smokers or smoking at the house. PLEASE NOTE – a £500 cleaning fee will be charged if you smoke in the house. We would also appreciate it if you did not smoke in the garden of The White Cottage.

Rental Rates

Prices based on an occupancy of 8 people:

Rental period 2 Nights 3 Nights 4 Nights 5 Nights Mid-Week Price From Weekly
May 31st 2020 - Jun 1st 2020 £1,792 £1,844 £1,897 £1,949 £1,195.00 £2,054
Jun 1st 2020 - Jul 27th 2020 £1,692 £1,750 £1,808 £1,865 £1,050.00 £1,941
Jul 27th 2020 - Sep 4th 2020 £1,906 £1,959 £2,011 £2,064 £1,195.00 £2,379
Sep 4th 2020 - Oct 16th 2020 £1,792 £1,844 £1,897 £1,949 £1,195.00 £2,054
Oct 16th 2020 - Oct 26th 2020 £1,906 £1,959 £2,011 £2,064 - £2,379
Oct 26th 2020 - Dec 21st 2020 £1,155 £1,313 £1,470 £1,628 £698.00 £1,733
Dec 21st 2020 - Dec 28th 2020 - - - - - £4,195
Dec 28th 2020 - Jan 8th 2021 - - - - - £2,977
Jan 8th 2021 - Feb 12th 2021 £1,045 £1,208 £1,371 £1,533 £698.00 £1,628
Feb 12th 2021 - Feb 22nd 2021 £1,418 £1,575 £1,733 £1,819 £950.00 £1,819
Feb 22nd 2021 - Apr 9th 2021 £1,045 £1,208 £1,371 £1,533 £699.00 £1,628
Apr 9th 2021 - Apr 23rd 2021 £1,792 £1,844 £1,897 £1,949 - £2,054
Apr 23rd 2021 - Apr 30th 2021 £1,320 £1,399 £1,478 £1,557 £950.00 £1,714
Apr 30th 2021 - May 4th 2021 £1,692 £1,750 £1,808 £1,865 £1,000.00 £1,941
May 4th 2021 - May 23rd 2021 £1,320 £1,399 £1,478 £1,557 £950.00 £1,714
May 23rd 2021 - May 31st 2021 £1,792 £1,844 £1,897 £1,949 £1,195.00 £2,054
May 31st 2021 - Jul 26th 2021 £1,692 £1,750 £1,808 £1,865 £1,050.00 £1,941
Jul 26th 2021 - Sep 3rd 2021 £1,906 £1,959 £2,011 £2,064 £1,195.00 £2,379
Sep 3rd 2021 - Oct 15th 2021 £1,792 £1,844 £1,897 £1,949 £1,195.00 £2,054
Oct 15th 2021 - Oct 25th 2021 £1,906 £1,959 £2,011 £2,064 - £2,379
Oct 25th 2021 - Dec 2nd 2021 £1,155 £1,313 £1,470 £1,628 £698.00 £1,733

Prices based on an occupancy of 8 people:

Rental period 2 Nights 3 Nights 4 Nights 5 Nights Mid-Week Price From Weekly
May 31st 2020 - Jun 1st 2020 €1,870 €1,923 €1,975 €2,028 €1,195.00 €2,144
Jun 1st 2020 - Jul 27th 2020 €1,766 €1,824 €1,881 €1,939 €1,050.00 €2,026
Jul 27th 2020 - Sep 4th 2020 €1,989 €2,042 €2,094 €2,147 €1,195.00 €2,483
Sep 4th 2020 - Oct 16th 2020 €1,870 €1,923 €1,975 €2,028 €1,195.00 €2,144
Oct 16th 2020 - Oct 26th 2020 €1,989 €2,042 €2,094 €2,147 - €2,483
Oct 26th 2020 - Dec 21st 2020 €1,206 €1,363 €1,521 €1,678 €698.00 €1,809
Dec 21st 2020 - Dec 28th 2020 - - - - - €4,378
Dec 28th 2020 - Jan 8th 2021 - - - - - €3,107
Jan 8th 2021 - Feb 12th 2021 €1,091 €1,254 €1,416 €1,579 €698.00 €1,699
Feb 12th 2021 - Feb 22nd 2021 €1,480 €1,637 €1,795 €1,899 €950.00 €1,899
Feb 22nd 2021 - Apr 9th 2021 €1,091 €1,254 €1,416 €1,579 €699.00 €1,699
Apr 9th 2021 - Apr 23rd 2021 €1,870 €1,923 €1,975 €2,028 - €2,144
Apr 23rd 2021 - Apr 30th 2021 €1,378 €1,457 €1,535 €1,614 €950.00 €1,789
Apr 30th 2021 - May 4th 2021 €1,766 €1,824 €1,881 €1,939 €1,000.00 €2,026
May 4th 2021 - May 23rd 2021 €1,378 €1,457 €1,535 €1,614 €950.00 €1,789
May 23rd 2021 - May 31st 2021 €1,870 €1,923 €1,975 €2,028 €1,195.00 €2,144
May 31st 2021 - Jul 26th 2021 €1,766 €1,824 €1,881 €1,939 €1,050.00 €2,026
Jul 26th 2021 - Sep 3rd 2021 €1,989 €2,042 €2,094 €2,147 €1,195.00 €2,483
Sep 3rd 2021 - Oct 15th 2021 €1,870 €1,923 €1,975 €2,028 €1,195.00 €2,144
Oct 15th 2021 - Oct 25th 2021 €1,989 €2,042 €2,094 €2,147 - €2,483
Oct 25th 2021 - Dec 2nd 2021 €1,206 €1,363 €1,521 €1,678 €698.00 €1,809

Prices based on an occupancy of 8 people:

Rental period 2 Nights 3 Nights 4 Nights 5 Nights Mid-Week Price From Weekly
May 31st 2020 - Jun 1st 2020 $2,077 $2,129 $2,182 $2,234 $1,195.00 $2,381
Jun 1st 2020 - Jul 27th 2020 $1,961 $2,019 $2,077 $2,134 $1,050.00 $2,249
Jul 27th 2020 - Sep 4th 2020 $2,209 $2,262 $2,314 $2,367 $1,195.00 $2,757
Sep 4th 2020 - Oct 16th 2020 $2,077 $2,129 $2,182 $2,234 $1,195.00 $2,381
Oct 16th 2020 - Oct 26th 2020 $2,209 $2,262 $2,314 $2,367 - $2,757
Oct 26th 2020 - Dec 21st 2020 $1,339 $1,497 $1,654 $1,812 $698.00 $2,008
Dec 21st 2020 - Dec 28th 2020 - - - - - $4,862
Dec 28th 2020 - Jan 8th 2021 - - - - - $3,451
Jan 8th 2021 - Feb 12th 2021 $1,211 $1,374 $1,537 $1,700 $698.00 $1,887
Feb 12th 2021 - Feb 22nd 2021 $1,643 $1,801 $1,958 $2,108 $950.00 $2,108
Feb 22nd 2021 - Apr 9th 2021 $1,211 $1,374 $1,537 $1,700 $699.00 $1,887
Apr 9th 2021 - Apr 23rd 2021 $2,077 $2,129 $2,182 $2,234 - $2,381
Apr 23rd 2021 - Apr 30th 2021 $1,530 $1,609 $1,688 $1,766 $950.00 $1,987
Apr 30th 2021 - May 4th 2021 $1,961 $2,019 $2,077 $2,134 $1,000.00 $2,249
May 4th 2021 - May 23rd 2021 $1,530 $1,609 $1,688 $1,766 $950.00 $1,987
May 23rd 2021 - May 31st 2021 $2,077 $2,129 $2,182 $2,234 $1,195.00 $2,381
May 31st 2021 - Jul 26th 2021 $1,961 $2,019 $2,077 $2,134 $1,050.00 $2,249
Jul 26th 2021 - Sep 3rd 2021 $2,209 $2,262 $2,314 $2,367 $1,195.00 $2,757
Sep 3rd 2021 - Oct 15th 2021 $2,077 $2,129 $2,182 $2,234 $1,195.00 $2,381
Oct 15th 2021 - Oct 25th 2021 $2,209 $2,262 $2,314 $2,367 - $2,757
Oct 25th 2021 - Dec 2nd 2021 $1,339 $1,497 $1,654 $1,812 $698.00 $2,008

Please note that prices may not be 100% accurate for dates outside of the current calendar year. For an accurate quote, please enquire.

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