Wake up to views of your own private pool each morning.A spacious studio with bedroom, lounge and dining areas.
The Pool House at Upper Farm Henton (near Oxford)
The Pool House at Upper Farm Henton (near Oxford)

Entire home/apt

4 guests

Studio

2 beds
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About this listing

Enjoy the tranquility and seclusion of our spacious and newly refurbished pool house chalet, complete with private seasonally heated (May to September) swimming pool and all year round hot tub Jacuzzi spa, located on our 30 acre farm and equestrian centre in the rural hamlet of Henton on the outskirts of Chinnor, Oxfordshire.

The Pool House is an ideal location for couples, families, walkers, cyclists, coarse/carp anglers and business travellers.

The space

Opened for the first time as a holiday let in 2016, we are sure that The Pool House @ Upper Farm Henton will be your home away from home.

With its own private swimming pool (heated from May to September) and an all year round hot tub jacuzzi spa, you'll be surrounded by acres of green paddocks and with our 1 acre carp and coarse fishing lake, our self-catering chalet is the perfect setting for those who want to get away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life.

The Pool House @ Upper Farm Henton is ideal for couples looking for a romantic getaway, or as a base for families, walkers, cyclists, anglers and business travellers and as we are only 40 minutes from Heathrow airport it’s also ideal for international visitors.

Located in an area of natural beauty and with spectacular views over the Chiltern Hills to Bledlow Ridge, it is the perfect setting for those who want a relaxing break in the beautiful Oxfordshire countryside. The village of Chinnor is 1.5 miles away with convenience stores and a few eateries plus we have the historic Chinnor Steam Railway, the town of Princes Risborough is just 4 miles away, with a good rail service into London Marylebone (40 to 50 minutes) and the historic market town of Thame is 7 miles away.

For birdwatchers, our fishing lake is surrounded by trees and is the home to red kites, kingfishers, sparrow hawks, woodpeckers, buzzards, kestrels, ducks, moor hens, pheasants and some very friendly robins and wrens. In the evening you are like to see foxes, badgers, rabbits and munt jack.

With two public footpaths running through the farm, walkers and cyclists can quickly and easily get on to the Phoenix trail and The Ridgeway, with miles upon miles of footpaths and bridleways to explore.

Angling guests at The Pool House have unlimited and inclusive access during their stay to fish our 1 acre carp and coarse lake located 100m from your holiday accommodation.

The Pool House is a studio chalet featuring:

Sleeps between 1 to 4 guests, but can accommodate up to 6 guests.

Main Studio Room (360 sq ft)
- King size bed with tempur memory foam mattress and bedside tables (bedding included)
- L shaped sofa / sofa bed (small double) - sleeps 2 adults or 2 children (bedding included)
- 2 Large double wardrobes with 6 draws and plenty of hanging space
- 6 seater extendable dining table and chairs
- 46" Wall Mounted Adjustable HD LED TV with Freeview and Sky+ HD
- Music system with AirPlay/Bluetooth streaming
- Large patio doors leading to Pool, Hot Tub and Garden

Kitchen (70 sq ft)
- Electric Induction Hob
- Double Electric Oven & Grill
- Full sized Fridge Freezer
- Slimline Dishwasher
- Kettle
- Microwave
- Pots, pans, crockery, glassware and cutlery
- Iron and Ironing Board
- Tea, coffee and sugar

Bathroom (47 sq ft)
- Electric shower
- Bathroom cabinet with LED lighting and shaver charging point
- Heated electric towel rail
- WC and hand basin
- Towels included

Entrance / Boot Room (65 sq ft)
- Electric Radiator
- Storage for bikes, boots and soiled clothing
- Door leading to Pool, Hot Tub and Garden
- Optional small double folding bed - sleeps 2 adults or 2 children

Swimming Pool, Hot Tub & Garden
- Outdoor Seasonally Heated Swimming Pool - 12m (40ft) Long, 6m (20ft wide), Shallow End – 90cm (3ft), Deep End - 2.1m (7ft)
- 6 Person Hot Tub Jacuzzi Spa (Available all year round)
- Non slip artificial grass garden area – 21m (69ft) Long, 13.6m (44ft) Wide
- 6 Pool loungers with cushions
- 4 Seat Patio Table, Chairs and Parasol

General
- Free super fast WiFi Access
- Free offroad parking
- Dogs allowed
- Minimum 2 night stay

Guest access

Guests have private use of our outdoor seasonally heated swimming pool (May to September), year round access to the hot tub jacuzzi spa and 24 hour access to our carp and coarse fishing lake.

Interaction with guests

The owners live onsite and are available 24x7. We like to meet our guests (where possible) to get them orientated and settled in and to share some of our local knowledge, then we leave you in peace to enjoy your break.

As a working equestrian centre and fishery there are staff around 7 days a week from 8am to 6pm.

Other things to note

The Pool House is ideal for 1 to 4 guests. Please note that we will not accept any bookings with more than 4 adults and we will not accept any all male groups.
Please make sure that you are happy with the sleeping arrangements and bed configurations prior to booking.

We may choose to accept a booking for 6 guests as long as the group is made up of 2 or more children. However, you must contact us first to confirm your party size.

Please contact the host if you require further information.

We reserve the right to refuse or cancel any booking where there are more than 4 guests in the party unless pre-approved by us in writing prior to arrival.

We also reserve the right to charge an additional £15 per person, per night for extra guests not declared at the time of booking.


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The space
Accommodates: 4
Bathrooms: 1
Bedrooms: Studio
Beds: 2
Check In: Anytime after 2PM
Check Out: 11AM
Room type: Entire home/apt

Amenities

Prices
Extra people: 27 / night after 2 guests
Security Deposit: 365
Weekly Discount: 10%
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Sleeping arrangements
Common spaces
1 king bed, 1 sofa bed

House Rules
No smoking
No parties or events
Check in is anytime after 2PM

Maximum of 4 adults for any booking.
No extra guests unless approved by the host in advance.
No excessive outdoor noise after 11pm.

The Pool House should be left clean and tidy upon check-out. Failure to do so may result in an additional cleaning charge upon (or after) check-out.

The pool should be covered at night, when not in use to reduce heat loss.

There is no smoking permitted in the chalet. Smoking is permitted outside on the hard standing area.

Guests are not permitted to enter the stables or interact with the horses onsite, unless escorted by a member of the Upper Farm team.

We kindly request that all guests keep outdoor volume levels to a minimum after 11pm. Sound travels at night and we really like our neighbours and don't want to upset them with night time noise pollution. If we hear excessive noise or music after 11pm, you will first receive a friendly warning, then a visit and in extreme circumstances we will turn off the power to stop any loud music from being played. We want you to have an enjoyable stay, but equally we would like you to be mindful of our neighbours and the peaceful village in which we are located.


Cancellations

Strict

Cancel up to 7 days before your trip and get a 50% refund. Cancel within 7 days of your trip and the reservation is non-refundable.


Safety features
Smoke detector
Carbon monoxide detector
First aid kit
Safety card
Fire extinguisher

Availability
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Ray User Profile
August 2017
Fantastic place, kids loved it, perfect place for a relaxing private break.

Forhad User Profile
July 2017
Really nice private location, to escape the city life. Hot tub and pool was amazing and the information about the local area left by Gary was really helpful. Perfect for couples or a small family.

Dean User Profile
May 2017
Great stay at The Pool House! Everything was as expected and the entire place was well equipped, the hot tub was a great. Location was also excellent and we found a nice long walk with the dog from the information that Gary had left for us on arrival. After meeting Gary on arrival he also brought us over a complimentary bottle of Prosecco as he found as it was our wedding anniversary!

Nicola User Profile
April 2017
We booked this at the last minute as a get away from it all break. Gary was very helpful from the first contact, and throughout our stay. The pool house is really well equipped, everything you could need, and the pool and hot tub are amazing. The local area is very pretty, we made a visit to Bletchley park too which was fascinating. We ate at the local pub, the peacock, and the food was delicious, our dog thought so too!

Robbie User Profile
March 2017
We had a wonderful stay at Gary's pool house. Instructions were clear on how to get there and check in was really easy even though we were late coming from work. The guide book that was left was extremely useful: all instructions were clear and lots of good suggestions for things to do and places to eat. Cupboards were stocked with essentials and there were lots of nice touches about the place - towels included, the Bluetooth speaker system and the extremely comfy bed. You can tell a lot of thought has gone into it and it's fantastic. Can't recommend it highly enough, thank you!

Lucy User Profile
March 2017
We had a wonderful, relaxing stay - despite the weather not being great. The kitchen was fully equipped, really comfortable bed, clean and Gary was great getting back to us with queries and gave us all we needed to know well in advance. We'd really recommend staying here. Lovely place (and the hot tub was fab!)

Scott User Profile
January 2017
Amazing place to stay at, we stayed for 3 nights and can't think of anything that was missing or could be improved on. Gary provided thorough details in advance and left additional information inside about the stay and things to do locally, we made good use of the food recommendations! Thanks!

Chinnor, United KingdomJoined in March 2016
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Languages: English
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour
Exact location information is provided after a booking is confirmed.

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