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Grooms Cottage

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3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 6
Ivinghoe, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire, England
Grooms is a charming three bedroom barn conversion on Town Farm, with stunning views over the fields below.

Town Farm is a working farm nestled at the foot of the Chiltern Hills and has been run by the Leach family since the early 1930s. About 1,000 sheep are farmed on the Beacon Hill and surrounding high ground, while the lower fields are used for crop cultivation. The `Pick Your Own` opens in June and guests can take a picnic and stock up on fruit and vegetables. The farm enjoys fantastic views of the surrounding countryside including the local landmark - Ivinghoe Beacon, which marks the start of the famous Ridgeway Walk.

Grooms is a barn conversion which benefits from heating by electric radiators. Please note that rental includes a £30 allowance per week, for electricity and allows us to be able to remain environmentally green as po...
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Listing #HL129492
About the Manager
Angie Leach (Property Manager Town Farm Cottages, Ivinghoe)
Languages spoken:English
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:March 2007
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Reviewed 1 September 2014

This house is very comfortable and well equipped. It is peaceful and offers superb views. There is lots to do within a short drive. We spent four days here with our boys aged 7 and 10 and we thoroughly enjoyed it.

Date of stay: August 2014
3  Thank Philip P
Letsun, VR Owner at Grooms Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 9 September 2014

We are pleased you enjoyed your stay and made the most of the location for days out! Thank you for taking the time to write a review.

Reviewed 24 June 2014

We stayed here whilst visiting The Bobath Centre in Finchley, it was lovely. My son is in a wheelchair and found the Homestead met his needs well with a bedroom & bathroom downstairs and only a small step into it which was no problem for...More

Date of stay: June 2014
2  Thank Katie A
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Reviewed 18 January 2013

As our family live in this area and we live in Lincolnshire, we thought it would be nice to rent somewhere for Christmas and have all the family round to visit. We booked for Christmas week and were very happy when they gave us extra...More

Date of stay: December 2011
1  Thank Roverlass
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Playground
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared Garden
  • Shared Tennis Court
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
Pets are charged at £25 each, per week
    1 Full bath
    1 Shower
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Additional Rate and Availability Information
Please note there is a minimum length of booking, of one week.
Weekly rental includes all bills, council tax, broadband, linen and towels. A booking fee of £25.00 will apply, and includes VAT. Payment may be made by credit or debit card, BACs, cheque or cash, and cleared payment is requested before the start of your holiday.
A damage deposit of £100 will be requested on booking unless the booking is over four weeks in length, where a week's deposit will be requested.
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About the neighbourhood
The cottage is at the base of the Chiltern Hills, a beautiful wooded set of rolling hills in the centre of England. London is only 50 minute train ride away, with a wealth of attractions for the visitor. More locally both Ascott House and Waddesdon Manor are 10 minutes and 30 minutes away respectively.

Both are owned by the Rothschild family and are stunning properties - Waddesdon has the appearance of a French chateau and is filled with beautiful furniture. Ascott House was described as a 'A palace like cottage, the most luxurious and lovely thing I ever saw'. This was how Gladstone's daughter, Mary, described Ascott after a visit in the 1880s.

If you prefer more Medieval History, Warwick Castle or Hampton Court are both accessible (but in opposite directions!) and both of...
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Luton: 21.0 km
Railway: Tring: 5.3 km
Ferry: Portsmouth: 160.0 km
Fly to Luton (16 miles away) or Heathrow (36 miles), hire a car from there or take a bus from Luton Airport or a train into London from Heathrow.

The property is only a few miles from Tring Station, on the mainline rail from London, and a car would be advised.
Please make sure you type the postcode into your SatNav to get directions to Town Farm Ivinghoe.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby.
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