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2 Bed Cottage Within Estate Grounds, & Lake



Updated: 05-Dec-2016
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom, 1 Separate Toilet
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided

About the property

Cottage in Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, England - Peaceful Location Within Easy Drive Of Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire & Lots Of Facilities

Thistle Cottage is a delightful self catering cottage in lovely Buckinghamshire, which provides high quality self catering accommodation only 15 minutes from Milton Keynes hub, and yet located on the private Wavendon House Estate close to Aspley Guise and Woburn Villages.

It is beautifully presented, and furnished to a high standard.

The front door opens onto the hallway, stairs and archway to the living room. The living room has oldwood beams and wooden flooring, a 3 seater leather sofa & single chair, dining table and television.

The property has the benefit of Free Internet and a DVD player. There is also an attractive woodburner fireplace. Just off the living room is a downstairs cloakroom with a large under stairs cupboard containing combi boiler, iron, ironing board, maiden etc.

Through an archway is the fully equipped kitchen with an electric cooker, gas hob, a fridge, washer/dryer and fully tiled flooring. Off the kitchen is the Garden Dining room containing a dining table, fitted bench seating & two chairs.

Upstairs there are two bedrooms, the main bedroom to the front, has a double bed, bedside tables and built in wardrobes.

The second bedroom has two single beds, chest of drawers, bedside cabinet and a built in wardrobes.

The bathroom has a bath, basin, loo, vanity cupboard and daisy head shower over the bath. Further details outdoors: Outside the back garden is reached through the Garden Room and around the side of the house. It has a table and chairs on the patio, is fully enclosed with a brook running at the back of the property.

Ducks & squirrels can regularly be seen in the garden & the estate.

The larger estate has a right of way for walkers with Wavendon Golf Course running along the back of the estate behind the lake. Wavendon Golf Club is 5mins drive away with Woburn Golf Club 10 mins, and Woburn Abbey & Safari Park 15mins.

Local attractions: Warner Bros. Film Studios with Harry Potter Tours, Tring Natural History museum, Oxford (Bicester Village), Blenheim Palace, Cotswolds, Cambridge, Windsor Castle, Woburn Abbey, Waddesdon Manor, Butterfly World, Capel Manor College Gardens, Chenies Manor.

More Details

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

Lynne Edgar
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
5 December, 2016

2 Reviews

5/5 -
(2 traveller reviews)


5* In every way

  • 5 of 5

A lovely cottage with everything you would expect from a holiday home and more! The surrounding is beautiful. We are so glad we made the choice of booking this accommodation. We hope to visit again soon.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 14, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Lovely Cottage

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay in your fabulous cottage and will, hopefully, return one day.

It had everything we could have wished for, and more. Thank you for the welcome pack which was, indeed, very welcome as we arrived fairly late in the day and didn't have to worry about dashing out for milk etc.

Our 2 year old granddaughter absolutely loved it, especially the ducks in the garden and our 14 year old certainly made use of the wifi in the cottage.

A very comfortable and welcoming cottage, in a great location.

Thank you,

Lesley and Doug

  • Review Submitted: Aug 25, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Activity and Interests

Nearest Barpub : Lots of local pubs, wine bars, at 1 Miles Nearest Golf : Wavendon Golf at 0.5 Miles Nearest Train : Milton Keynes Central at 5 Metres Nearest Motorway : M1 at 3 Miles Nearest Restaurant : Loads at 0.5 Miles Nearest Ski : Indoor Ski Centre at 5 Miles



airport - Luton Airport: 38.7 Miles

train - Milton Keynes Station: 9 Miles - Direct To Euston Station

supermarket ( Tesco Shopping Centre) - 1.5 Mile - Kingston

franchise Restaurants ( Giraffe, Frankie & Bennies, Mcdonald...) -1.5mile

pub/restaurant - 1 Mile - Wavendon Arms

milton Keynes Shopping Centre & Theatre District - 6 Miles

small Theatre - The Stables - 1 Mile

woburn Abbey & Safari Park - 4 Miles

Further Details:

Milton Keynes Railway Station has a direct train into London, Euston Station taking only 30min.

MK Dons Football Stadium and the MK Bowl are within 15mins

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
Rental includes all bills, electricity, broadband, linen and towels.
To book the cottage we request full payment for the rental period required is made by BACS. A 40% payment is required to secure any booking, with the balance payable eight weeks before occupancy. Payment should be made by bank transfer or via PayPal - in British pounds.

Changeover Day:
Saturday is the standard change over day , but if an alternative day is required please contact owner.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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Updated: 05-Dec-2016
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Property Type

  • cottage


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove


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


  • Dining
  • Dining Area


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library


  • children welcome
  • pets considered

Location Type

  • town
  • village


  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • ski
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • Toilet 1 - Toilet
  • Toilet, Bath with over shower, Vanity Sink


  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Main Front Bedroom with double bed. Back Bedroom with 2 single beds. Both bedrooms have fitted wardrobes.


  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Ski & Snowboard ...


  • Self-catering


  • Notes on accommodation: Due to the close proximity of the property to the estates' lake and stream to the back of the cottage - care should be taken if children are about. Non smoking only. Pet dogs may be considered, but would be required to sleep downstairs - please contact owners to discuss. Outside: Private garden. Estate grounds including lake, stream & orchard areas. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels / Linen included. For an additional fee a weekly maid service can be provided to change towels/linens & give a general clean.

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