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The Old Sweet Shop in Hook Norton, Oxfordshire

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sleeps 6
3 rooms

The Old Sweet Shop description

This charming, Grade II listed cottage dates back to the 17th century and was formerly a sweet shop. Now having been lovingly restored to a good standard, the cottage still retains a wealth of character, with an inglenook fireplace, beams and stone walls but boasting comforts to give you that home from home experience. The cottage also has a games/play room with a games console to keep the younger guests entertained. Perfectly situated in the heart of the picturesque village of Hook Norton, on the edge of the beautiful Cotswolds, with superb walks right from the doorstep and excellent local amenities, all within walking distance, including a local parish church, library and well-stocked general store. There are two public houses within walking distance, both serving food and where you can sample the locally made beer from Hook Norton Brewery. The Victorian brewery is also a lovely day out for guests with guided tours being offered, free beer samples and a visitors centre. The village is just a short distance from the market town of Chipping Norton where you can explore several antique shops, and a wide selection of coffee shops, restaurants and pubs. A short drive will take you to Blenheim Palace at Woodstock, Shakespeare’s Stratford-upon-Avon and Oxford, known as the ’city of dreaming spires’. There are plenty of opportunities for guests to travel a little further and visit one of the many Cotswold towns such as Stow-on-the-Wold, Bourton-on-the-Water or Morton-in-Marsh. The designer outlet village at Bicester is also worth a day out for those guests who enjoy some retail therapy. Shop and pub 500 yards, restaurant 5 miles.
3 steps to entrance: Ground floor: Living/dining room with beams. Kitchen with breakfast area and tiled floor. First floor: 2 double (zip and link, can be twin) bedrooms, both with beams, one with en-suite shower room and toilet. Bathroom with shower over bath and toilet. Second floor: Games room. 1 double bedroom with en-suite shower room and toilet.Wood burner in living room (initial fuel inc). Oil CH, elec, bed linen and towels inc. T/cot. Freeview TV. DVD. Playstation 2. Wii. Electric cooker. M/wave. W/machine. T/dryer. D/washer. Freezer. Wi-fi. Enclosed pebbled garden with patio, sitting-out area and furniture. BBQ. On road parking. Games room with board games, children’s toys. Welcome pack. No smoking.


  • Barbecue
  • Cot Available
  • DVD player
  • Dishwasher
  • Games Console - Wii
  • Enclosed Garden / Patio
  • Garden / Patio
  • Ideal for Golf
  • Pub within 1 mile
  • Free Pets
  • Television
  • Woodburning Stove
  • Wifi
  • Short Breaks All Year
  • Bed Linen & Towels Included
  • Washing Machine
  • Owner Services Region

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