Friday, 10 July 2015

Welcome To Oak Cottage

Oak Cottage is a recently renovated Victorian self-contained cottage in the scenic town of Wallingford by the River Thames.
Our new pictures are now posted on Country Cottages Online, but we thought you might like a closer look - a photo tour of our cottage.

Come through our squeaky garden gate...

...cross our garden...

and you will find the entrance to the white washed Victorian coach house cottage straight in front of you.

Immediately inside you will find a stone-floor hall, which includes a downstairs toilet and the utility area with a washing machine.

(view from the living room)

From the hall, the main door leads you into the living room:

You're immediately faced with exposed beams, open fireplace, parquet floor and lots of light.

This large and cosy lounge is also equipped with TV, DVD, video, CD/radio, free wi-fi, and is full of light thanks to the large leaded windows.

French windows lead you into the private sun-trap garden with a patio seating area.

Sheltered and attractive even in winter (when we took these photos), let alone in the summertime in full bloom.

View from the arch of the garden gate:

Back inside, the door from the lounge leads into a large dining room/kitchen:

The kitchen is equipped with an island gas hob, an electric oven, a dishwasher, fridge, freezer, microwave and all the utensils.

A stylish exposed brick wall...

...and a dining area underneath exposed beams.

The original Victorian features of this house continue as we take the stairs up to the bedrooms.

At the top of the stairs you'll find a bathroom with a walk-in shower....

...and the two bedrooms.

Spacious master bedroom features a king size bed next to a beautiful oriole window:

Down the hall you will find the second bedroom under the oak beam roof:

L-shaped layout accommodates two zip-link twin beds:

and a private sink:

Thank you for taking the tour of this lovely house. We hope you come to stay here soon!

For bookings please contact:

Oak House
New Road
OX10 0AU

01491 836200

Friday, 26 December 2014

Christmas morning

On this bright and sunny Christmas morning we took a leisurely walk in Wallingford. It's just a few minute stroll from Oak Cottage to the market square, but there are lots to see, and the sound of the church bells makes it a very pleasant and relaxing festive experience (especially after the torch-lit Christmas Eve procession which we covered in our previous blog entry). 

Property gate

Flagpole through wintry trees

Entrance to the Oak Cottage (past the holly tree)

Rosemary bush in the Oak Cottage garden, perfect for Christmas roasties
Market square

Festive window displays in modern and traditional shops
Christmas tree in Wallingford market square

Corn Exchange theatre and cinema

St Mary's and St Leonard's church 

Back in Oak House and Cottage

 Merry Christmas, and we hope that you decide to spend the next festive season with us!