Old Doctors Retreat- 5 mins from Soho Farmhouse


Entire rental unit hosted by Claire

  1. 2 guests
  2. 1 bedroom
  3. 1 bed
  4. 1 bathroom
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The Old Doctors Retreat is a beautiful, newly built, well equipped and self contained cosy apartment. Sleeps up to 2 with a king sized bed, beautiful ensuite bathroom and kitchen. Relax and unwind taking in a breathtaking view of the Oxfordshire countryside from your retreat. Gated off street parking. Situated in the stunning Cotswold stone hamlet of Sandford St. Martin 5 mins from Soho Farmhouse. Also nearby are Blenheim Palace (15 mins), Bicester Village and Cornbury music festival (in July)

The space
The Old Doctors Retreat is situated in the grounds of the beautiful Old Doctors House in the stunning hamlet of Sandford st. Martin. The house is situated at the end of the village with beautiful views over the countryside.

This Gorgeous bolthole is self contained, so you are free to come and go as you please.

The apartment has all new furnishings and guests can enjoy a luxury and comfortable finish.

Entrance to your retreat is via an Oak wooden staircase to the side of the apartment, which takes you up to the first floor.

At the top of the stairs before you enter the apartment, there is a small balcony with a table and 2 chairs for your use, soak up the lovely views of the surrounding countryside.

As you enter through the front door, you will walk into the kitchen with a beautiful stone floor, the kitchen is light and bright. It has brand new cream units and oak worktops with a ceramic Belfast sink. There is a fridge, microwave oven, Smeg Kettle and Toaster and a Nespresso machine. The kitchen is fully equipped. We will provide tea, coffee, milk and sugar.

Through a door to the right of the kitchen is a brand new well appointed vintage style luxury bathroom with a lovely shower.

Straight ahead through the kitchen is the open plan bedroom/lounge with a 5ft Kingsize fabulously comfy bed with crisp The White Company bedding.

The lounge area has a comfy sofa and footstool.


Smart tv, including Freeview. It also has the Netflix app if you would like to use your account.

DVD player with a selection of DVDs to watch

Free super fast Gigaclear broadband

I have just installed a Bosch washing machine and Bosch tumble dryer inside the garage for your use. Please ask for the key when you arrive if you would like to use it during your stay.

The Old Doctors Retreat is situated in a charming and unspoilt Cotswold stone hamlet, the church in the village dates back to the 12th century. It is the perfect area for romantic walks and visits to country pubs.

Soho Farmhouse is a 5 minute drive from here, alternatively you could bring your wellies and walk there via the cricket pitch and pretty bridleway, it takes about 30 mins.

There is a small convenience shop in Middle Barton which is 1 mile away if you need basic provisions. If you want more luxurious goodies, you can visit Eagles in Deddington or Wykham Park Farm shop at Wykham near banbury, approx 15 mins drive. The nearest supermarkets are in Chipping Norton which is a 15 mins drive. Alternatively, you can arrange for supermarkets to deliver here.


Please note: There is a strict NO SMOKING policy. No Smoking in the apartment or on our property, we are an anti-smoking family. Thank you for understanding.

Be careful and use the handrail when going up and down the stairs.

Sorry NO PETS.

Check in from: 4pm
Checkout by : 10.30am

Babies are welcome, please let me know if you require a travel cot.

Please be aware that this is an upstairs property therefore please pay attention at all times to your little ones on the stairs and balcony.

COVID 19- Please be reassured, in the event of another lockdown, you will be able to change your booking or be offered a full refund.

I follow all the Covid protocol and my property is always deep cleaned in between guests, I have never had anyone to stay with the virus or with symptoms- we are keeping the property safe! Stay safe everyone!

Where you'll sleep

1 king bed

What this place offers

Free parking on premises
TV with standard cable/satellite
Free washer – In building
Private patio or balcony
Travel cot
Hair dryer

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Where you’ll be

Sandford Saint Martin, England, United Kingdom

Sandford st Martin itself is a stunning cotswold stone village, very tranquil surrounded by stunning countryside, there are lots of beautiful walks.

Soho Farmhouse is 5 minutes from by car or a lovely walk across the fields which takes about half an hour.

The beautiful village of Great Tew is 2 miles away, it has a lovely deli Quince and Clover which has just opened up and a lovely village pub The Faulkland Arms. Its a very popular village for walkers and cyclists, a great place to walk to buy lovely coffee, cake or to have a delicious ice-cream. This village is right near Soho Farmhouse.

There are lovely local gastro pubs in neighbouring villages to explore, The Crown at Church Enstone or The White Horse at Duns New are both favourites.

Blenheim Palace is beautiful and worth a visit in nearby Woodstock and if you love to shop you can't miss out on Bicester Village designer Outlet, its about a 15 min drive.

A 20 min drive brings you in to Oxford, if you have never been, its definitely worth a visit, with a stunning university, a beautiful river with punting available and you could have a picnic by the river.

Must sees if you want a drive, go into the Cotswolds via Chipping Norton and visit Stow on the Wold and Bourton on the Water, beautiful small Cotswold towns.

Walk through our beautiful Cotswold stone hamlet up to the stunning Sandford st.Martin cricket club it is situated at top left hand side of the village, it is signposted from the road. On route you will see the gorgeous village church. From the cricket club you can take a walk down to the tranquil lake at the bottom.

Hosted by Claire

  1. Joined in August 2016
  • 58 Reviews
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During your stay

You will have total privacy whilst you are staying at The Old Doctors Retreat, you can come and go as you please. I will be on hand in The Old Doctors House or contactable by mobile if you need anything.

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Things to know

House rules

Check-in: After 16:00
Check out: 10:00
Self check-in with lockbox
Not suitable for children (2-12 years)
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events

Health & safety

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Airbnb's social distancing and other COVID-19-related guidelines apply
Carbon monoxide alarm
Smoke alarm
Security Deposit – if you damage the home, you may be charged up to £77

Cancellation policy