400-year-old manor house with swimming pool
This large, detached manor house, with a beamed hall, open fireplaces and sloping ceilings, provides superb and comfortable accommodation for up to 10 people. Located between the M1 and A43 in the peaceful village of Shutlanger, it is in a perfect location for a family get together or relaxing break. It is an ideal base from which to enjoy country walks or explore the area - The Manor House has it all. There is an outdoor swimming pool, large landscaped gardens and private courtyard for everyone to enjoy, whilst being located in central England, there is plenty to see and do. Towcester races and Silverstone are close by, as is the Grand Union Canal and museum at Stoke Bruerne. There are several country houses to visit including Sulgrave Manor, Althorp House, Canons Ashby and Castle Ashby. Bicester shopping village is a short drive and Oxford, with its famous university and architecture, is a 35-mile drive away. Warwick Castle is 40 miles. Shop 2 miles, pub/restaurant 1 mile.
Ground floor: Living room. Second living room. Dining room. Kitchen with French doors. Separate toilet. Games room. Steep stairs to first floor: Study. 3 double bedrooms, one (6ft) with en-suite bathroom with bath, shower cubicle and toilet (also has alternative hall access). Second staircase to first floor: 2 bedrooms: 1 twin leading to 1 double, both with shared access to en-suite bathroom with shower attachment and toilet. Shower room with toilet.
Open fire in living room (initial fuel included). Woodburner in second living room (initial fuel included). Oil central heating, electricity, bed linen and towels included. Cot. High chair. Freeview TV. DVD. CD. Electric Aga. Electric cooker. Microwave. Washer/dryer. Dishwasher. Freezer. Wi-fi.Telephone-emergency calls only. 1-acre lawned garden with patio, terrace, sitting-out area and furniture. Gas barbecue. Ample parking. Private outdoor unheated swimming pool (4.9m x 11.6m), open May-September. Games room with table tennis. Welcome pack. No smoking. Friday to Friday. Couples and family bookings only.