Hazelnut Cottage at Heath Farm 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.
This very individual four star & gold standard rated stone cottage 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. A stunning courtyard with water feature and stone archway looking out to the Cotswold hills compliments the cottage.
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. They look forward to welcoming you to share what they have created.
Hazelnut is the coziest & quaintest haven for couples, it's perfectly formed open plan luxury for you to enjoy.
The main door opens into a luxurious custom built kitchen with eye level oven and fridge. Through folding doors you enter the main living area with a round table and chairs, comfy sofa, rugs and open fire.
A heavy curtain divides this from the peaceful sleeping area with its exquisite en-suite bathroom, which is reached through a hidden door in the wooden paneling. Enjoy the high pitched ceilings which add to the sense of space, warm terracotta floor tiles, exposed beams and stone walls throughout this apartment, with stunning views out onto the courtyard and down into the valley below. Invariable the only noise is the sound of birds and running water.
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.
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
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!