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Cottage In Great Central Village Location. Country Walks Available.



Updated: 07-Dec-2016
Cottage in Badby, Northamptonshire, England - Within Easy Reach Of Siverstone, Stratford Upon Avon, Althorp, Bicester Village & Warwick Castle

Our brand new eco cottage is built in the heart of the lovely village of Badby. Built to a very high standard it uses natural material finishes where possible. It has two bedrooms with flexible sleeping layout (twin or super king to master bedroom), two bathrooms, comfortable lounge, fully fitted kitchen and sofa bed. The property benefits from the very latest heating technologies featuring a Hanson Formpave Themopave ground source heat system,plus solar powered hot water and underfloor heating throughout. Just a short stroll to two great country pubs which serve real ales and home cooked food.

  • Sleeps 5
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

Hi I am Val Harrison. I have lived in this lovely village for 15 years and cannot praise the location enough.I have just completed the development of this brand new property and wanted to share it with others. I have worked at the village school for 10 yrs and have now changed my career and have set up my own dog walking business. I live very close to the cottage so I can be at your service if needed

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5 Reviews

based on 5 holidaymaker reviews


Beautiful cottage in a lovely rural setting

  • 5 of 5

We were a party of 3 adults and a 7 month old baby. The accommodation was easy to find and beautifully laid out and well presented. The master bedroom wing was particularly lovely and very spacious with a walk in wardrobe. We attended a wedding at Dodford Manor which being only a 10 minute drive away meant the cottage was conveniently located. We spent two nights here but could have happily spent more. There was a high chair and travel cot available for us to use which was important. We were sad to leave the property and I cannot recommend it enough. A lovely stay.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 23, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Lovely cosy cottage

  • 5 of 5

Stayed with kids for a long weekend as a birthday treat.

Property is very homely & decorated well. Very clean & with all the mod cons.

Nice distance for Warwick castle, Oxford & Coventry.

Kids loved it!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 8, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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fantastic modern cosy cottage in prime location

  • 5 of 5

The feel of a traditional cosy cottage with all the modern convenience and high quality equipment you would expect in a luxury hotel. Great service from a lovely friendly owner in a beautiful village, with a traditional cosy friendly pub serving great food literally a stones throw around the corner. Highly recommended.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Beautiful Badby

  • 5 of 5

This was our third stay at Upper Bray and we will definitely be going back!

The cottage is warm,welcoming and comfortable and to us it's like 'going home'

It has everything to make your stay a happy one from superb quality fixtures and fittings to a most comfortable huge bed!

We have stayed in many cottages and this is by far our favourite.

Badby , the village of its location , is delightful, full of quaint tasteful properties adorned with flowers, and a village green in the middle and a wood on its outskirts.....just lovely!

The village pub, with good food and ales, is literally at the bottom of the road from the cottage ....a bonus on a sunny day to be able to enjoy a drink overlooking village life and getting to know the friendly locals.

On our visits we have had trips to Oxford,Stratford,Leamington Spa and the Cotswolds as well as exploring the more local villages in the midst of gorgeous countryside.

Val the owner is always on hand to help in any way she can and will ensure your break is a happy trouble free one.

All in all we would thoroughly recommend a stay here if you want a relaxed and comfortable get away......you will not be disappointed !

  • Review Submitted: Jul 2, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was so lovely to see you guys again I'm just sorry I couldn't provide the weather this time. Look forward to seeing you again next year. Val 😊
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Wonderful Property in Ideal Surroundings

  • 5 of 5

A very comfortable, luxurious, warm and cosy property with all mod cons, tastefully decorated, underfloor heating was a dream making it a consistent temp in every room. Practical space with stunning views of the church and woods. Brilliant power shower and walk-in wardrobe with ensuite in master bedroom made our stay simply wonderful.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 2, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
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From the Owner

The village is both quiet and has an amazing central location which is within easy reach of all of the towns listed above. Both the village pubs offer a welcoming atmosphere with great food and real ales.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Birmingham Airport at 29.5 Miles Nearest Barpub : Windmill Inn at 400 Metres Nearest Golf : Staverton park at 2.9 Miles Nearest Train : Banbury at 18.5 Miles Nearest Motorway : M40 at 23.8 Miles Nearest Restaurant : Windmill at 400 Metres

Special interest holidays:

There are numerous walk in the area including the Knightley Way which runs through the village and the adjacent Badby Woods.

The woods are famous for their Bluebells in spring and are home to numerous species of wildlife. These include Muntjac Deer and Badgers.

Silverstone race circuit is just 18 miles away and is accessible through local country lanes to avoid much of the traffic that is a an unfortunate part of major events there.

Althorp House, the family home of Princess Diana is 12 miles from us.

Sratford Upon Avon with it's many attractions is only 26 miles away, whilst Warwick castle is just 20 miles.

Bicester Village, the now famous Designer Outlet shopping experience is 31 miles away and is easily accessed via the M40 motorway.

We are centrally located and only 15 minutes from the M1 and 20 minutes from the M40 motorways.


Birmingham airport 33 miles.

Luton airport 50 Miles.

East Midlands airport 56 miles.

The use of a car is recommended if you wish to discover the areas outside of the village.


Daventry 5 miles... Althorp 12 miles...Rugby 13 miles...Northampton 14 miles...Towcester Racecourse 14 miles...Banbury 15 miles...Silverstone Circuit 18 miles... Leamington Spa 18 miles...Warwick Castle 20 miles...Stratford upon Avon 26 miles...Milton Keynes 27 miles...Bicester Village 31 miles... Oxford 41 miles...Leicester 41 miles...Birmingham 43 miles...London 78 miles.

Further Details:

There are two great pubs just a short stroll from the cottage offering home cooked food and real ales.

The surrounding villages and towns listed above have numerous shopping and dining experiences available.


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Rate 1
12 Dec 2016 - 3 Jan 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £100

Booking Notes:
Confirmation of booking is finalised upon receipt of our completed booking form. A deposit of £120 per week or £50 for part week is payable in advance with the booking form. The full balance is required 4 weeks before arrival unless the booking is less that a month before,in this case full payment will be required.
A credit or debit card will be required as security in the event of breakages.

Changeover Day:
Changeover day is flexible. Arrival after 2pm. Departure by 11 am on final day.
Long term rental rates by negotiation.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Updated: 07-Dec-2016
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From the Owner

The cottage offers the benefits of a picturesque cottage with it's stone walls,slate roof and wooden picture windows but with the bonus of modern, highly efficient Eco living space inside. In addition to the latest technology in Ground source heat systems and solar hot water heating, there are Oak doors throughout, solid Oak floors to the hall and living areas. Natural Travertine tiles to the bathrooms and top quality fittings including the kitchen.


  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine


  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob


  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television


  • children welcome

Location Type

  • rural
  • village


  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • swimming


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Main bathroom features bath,wc,wash hand basin,heated towel rail and Travertine tiling. En-suite bathroom to master bedroom features wc,wash hand basin,shower cubicle,heated towel rail and Travertine tiling.


  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 5 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Master bedroom with either two twin or Super King beds. two bedside tables.Large walk in wardrobe/dressing room with full length mirror and storage space. Single bedroom with bedside table,wardrobe,and full length mirror. Double sofa bed to lounge.


  • Golf ...


  • Notes on accommodation: Internet access is available and included. Iron board and iron are included as is a hairdryer. There are a selection of books to read plus playing cards and board games for those quieter days or evenings. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and bed linen are included and will be changed as required. Other: The entrance hall has coat hooks and also feature solid Oak flooring. Outside is a lockable storage box for muddy boots. There is one allocated parking space to the rear plus additional parking available to the front of the cottage.

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