Goring on Thames, Oxfordshire
Take a trip for two to this country retreat with beautiful views from your living room and plenty of places go walking.
Please note that the minimum stay for this property is 2 nights
The Loft is listed in affiliation with Rural Retreats.
The Loft at Grove Farmhouse is set in beautifully landscaped gardens surrounded by five acres of farmland where the owners maintain free range chickens and a small flock of Welsh half bred sheep who may wish to say hello to you in the mornings.
The Loft has been created within an oak framed barn and provides exceptionally comfortable accommodation for two people to escape to the countryside and enjoy uninterrupted views towards Goring Gap.
Inside this homely stay for two you’ll find one bedroom, with plenty of light streaming in from the skylight overhead. There’s also an en suite shower room and a balcony with furniture so you can sit outside and enjoy the green countryside that surrounds you.
The kitchen comes fully equipped with a ceramic hob and electric oven, microwave, fridge with freezer compartment, dishwasher. And the living room has all the technology with flat screen television with Freeview, DVD player/recorder and USB charging point with mini speakers.
There’s a garden outside and a BBQ you can request when you feel like cooking outdoors.
There are numerous local attractions nearby, including National Trust properties at Basildon Park and Greys Court as well as The Ridgeway National trail and the Thames Pathway for keen walkers. Goring and Streatley are both within easy walking distance and offer a range of shops, restaurants and public houses. Oxford is approximately 30 minutes by train from Goring and there are regular trains to London Paddington with a journey time of under one hour.
In the area you can explore Wallingford, situated on the banks of the River Thames, home of the town museum with Agatha Christie's home and boathouse nearby. Enjoy the Cholsey and Wallingford Steam Railway, or a walk around the ruins of Wallingford Castle, once one of the largest in the country but largely destroyed by Oliver Cromwell. Wallingford was also home to the filming of popular television show Midsomer Murders as the fictional town of Causton, home to the main character Detective Chief Inspector Barnaby. Props and articles that were used in the show can be found in the town museum.
Heathrow Airport (40 mins)
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