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Bould Farm


Property Address: Bould Farm, Bould, Nr Idbury, Chipping Norton, OX7 6RT

Property Type: B&B

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Oxfordshire



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Property Description :
Our C17th Cotswold farmhouse is set in a large garden overlooking beautiful countryside.

Bould Farm is a 400-acre family farm, run by Gwyn and Lynne Meyrick with son Robert. We farm sheep and arable crops.

Part of the sheep flock is pedigree Suffolk and Charollais sheep, Robert breeds working sheep dogs.

The farm is set in the small hamlet of Bould but is only:

15 minutes drive to Stow-On-The-Wold, Burford, the Slaughters, Bourton-On-The-Water
30 minutes to Oxford, Stratford-upon-Avon, Cheltenham and Blenheim Palace
60 minutes north to Warwick castle, 60 minutes south to Stonehenge
The spacious family room has a double and two single beds, colour TV, radio, hair dryer, tea/coffee facility and large en suite bathroom.

The double room has views on to the front garden and is very quiet. It has colour TV, radio, hair dryer, tea/coffee facility and large en suite bathroom.

Bould Farm is 2 miles from Kingham railway station on the main line to London. There are lovely walks in the adjoining Nature Reserve and along the Oxfordshire Way.

Enjoy the breathtaking beauty of the blue-bell woods in late April/May or explore the Nature Reserve any time to get away from it all, The woods join Bould Farm, but you might need your wellies.

How to find us

Double En-Suite with wonderful views over
the garden to open countryside beyond.

From London or Heathrow

A40 then M40 west for Oxford
From Heathrow, M4 west to junction 8 signed M40 and Oxford
Go to M40 junction 8
A40 past Oxford, Witney to Burford
Down hill through Burford, A424 towards Stow-On-The-Wold
Pass "Merrymouth Inn" (approx 5 miles)
Take next right to Idbury + Foscote
*Drive through Idbury down hill
The Bould sign is on the left
Come around two bends
The farmhouse is on the right, (2 miles from the A424)
From the North

M40 junction 15, A429 to Stow-On-The-Wold
A424 towards Burford
In approximately 5 miles pass the Oxfordshire boundary sign on the left
Take the next left, sign-posted to Idbury + Foscote
Drive through Idbury, follow from * above.
From the East

From Chipping Norton, B4450 to Bledington
After Kingham railway station, next left sign-posted Foscote + Idbury
The farm is 1 mile on the left after the Bould sign

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