The Old RectoryAylesbury, Buckinghamshire
- Guests 7
- Bedrooms 4
- Preferred changeover day Saturday
- Minimum stay 5 nights
- Number of dogs welcome 0
- Acorn rating 5 What's this?
- Reference 001026
About The Old RectoryA Georgian house with its own outdoor pool, traditional furnishings and a wisteria-clad entrance.
The Old Rectory is an elegant Georgian house set in two acres of private garden, within the grounds of the Hartwell House Hotel, Restaurant and Spa. In keeping with its 18th-century character traditional furnishings and fine floral prints run throughout the luxury four-bedroom property.
After a long, lazy breakfast, go for a dip in the private outdoor swimming pool, best in summer but if you don’t mind the cold – jump in whatever the weather. Guests at The Old Rectory can also enjoy complimentary use of the Hartwell Spa.
Further afield, enjoy some of our other nearby places including Waddesdon Manor, Stowe Landscape Gardens, Blenheim Palace, Hatfield House, Woburn Abbey, Beckonscot Model Village, Chiltern Open Air Museum and the Verulamium Museum.
Availability & book
- Selected dates
- Changeover day
Features and facilities
- Cot & high chair not available
- Microwave available
- Fridge available
- Freezer available
- Dishwasher available
- Washing machine available
- Tumble dryer available
- Telephone available
- Television available
- DVD available
- WiFi* available
- Open fire / wood burner not available
- Garden available
- BBQ not available
Kitchen, drawing room, sitting room, dining room and study.
Two bedrooms (one four poster double with private sitting room and ensuite bathroom, one double with 6' bed and ensuite bathroom).
Two bedrooms (one double and one single).
Notes for guests
Access: If you would like a copy of the access statement for this cottage please call the team on 0344 800 2070.
Heating: Central heating included.
Air conditioning: The drawing room and Dining room are air conditioned.
Spa Use: Guests at The Old Rectory have complimentary use of the Hartwell Spa. This includes the indoor heated swimming pool, spa bath, sauna, steam room and gymnasium and Hartwell Cafe. A 15% discount on pre-booked spa treatments (Sunday-Thursday) is available but not for treatments booked on the day.
Outdoor Swimming Pool: Guests at The Old Rectory have access to the outdoor swimming pool at the Hartwell Spa during the summer months.
Access: Children ages 6 years and above are welcome to stay at the house. Children between the ages of 8 and 16 years may use the swimming pool at specified times when accompanied by an adult.
Garden: Private two acre garden with large lawn, swimming pool (unheated), croquet lawn, private secured carpark (up to five cars).
*WiFi: This is now available, but please note that intermittent connection problems can sometimes occur and should not be relied upon. We are pleased to provide free WiFi at this cottage which is supported by BT.
Short Breaks: Please note that this property does not offer short breaks.
Location: Ideally located to explore nearby National Trust properties and places of interest (Waddesdon Manor, Stowe Landscape Gardens, Blenheim Palace, Hatfield House, Woburn Abbey, Beckonscot Model Village, Chiltern Open Air Museum and the Verulamium Museum. Bicester Village, Europe’s leading luxury designer outlet shopping destination is within a 20 minute drive, with Oxford just a further 20 minutes away.
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