Beautiful stone house built in 1839 in idyllic Cotswold village near Oxford

Beautiful stone house built in 1839 in idyllic Cotswold village near Oxford


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4 Bedrooms
Sleeps 7
2 Bathrooms
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Our home

Our home is made of Cotswold stone which is a deep honey colour. It was built in 1839, and has many original features including an inglenook fireplace with a wood burning stove and a bottle well (now incorporated within the house). On the ground floor there are three reception rooms, a book room, a small toilet, utility room, and a fully fitted kitchen with an AGA, dishwasher, fridge, microwave, washing machine, dryer. The house is kept warm by oil-fired central heating and the AGA. There is a cellar. We have a television with terrestrial channels, plenty of children's toys (suitable to age 8), telephone, computer and broadband connection. On the first floor, there are two bathrooms, one with a shower, the other with a bath. There are four bedrooms, one double, two twin-bed, and one single - all the single beds are wooden sleigh-type beds. We have two wooden cots for use, if required. We have a 3/4 acre established garden with apple trees, a large willow, a small stream, a pond with gold fish, and lots of hiding places for children. There is a private drive-way with off-street parking and a two-car garage and green house.

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Who we are

  1. We are Louise and Mark and are married with three children aged 7, 3 and 1 - two girls and a boy. We also have 2 cats and a selection of chickens in the garden who provide fresh eggs in the warmer months. Mark and I are both Paediatricians in Oxford. We love living here and hope that anyone exchanging with us will enjoy our house and all that is around.

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Where is it?

Your neighbourhood

The village of Little Tew is picturesque, small and friendly and twinned with Great Tew (see:, which is one mile away with it's thatched cottages attracting many visitors. There are several super pubs/dining inns in the vicinity - including 'The Falkland Arms' at Great Tew (see: The village is in the beautiful Cotswold countryside surrounded by wonderful walks and with easy access to the beautiful towns of Stowe-on-the-Wold (25 mins), Burford, (30 mins), Oxford (30 minutes), Cheltenham, (35 minutes), Stratford-Upon-Avon,(30 minutes) and Blenheim Palace in Woodstock(15 mins)( London is a 1 hour train journey from our local station 7 miles away. There is much to do for children and adults - for example punting, shopping and exploring the colleges in Oxford, wildlife parks, many National Trust houses and gardens, horse riding etc. It is a lovely palce to live!

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