Oak House No.1
Oak House No.1 is a luxury boutique hotel in the Cotswolds packed full of intriguing objects and wonderful artworks. These unique and opulent surroundings have attracted many celebrity guests including Martin Freeman, Peter Andre, Tim Minchin, Kelly Jones and more. These rockstars and royalty are attracted by the immaculate and luxurious rooms and the casual and discreet environment.
Oak House No.1 is nestled in the heart of the picturesque, fudge-coloured Cotswolds town of Tetbury. This little town has been wealthy since the 15th-century wool trade. Today it is packed with antiques shops, boutique B&Bs and cutsey shops selling chutneys, cheeses and other local produce. Even Prince Charles has a shop named the Highgrove deli. Being located in the centre of Tetbury, all the local restaurants are just a few moments from the door of Oak House No.1, although the hotel itself is in a quiet and peaceful corner of the finest Georgian square.
In this wonderful part of the Cotswolds, you are ideally located for the Badminton Horse Trials or Polo at Cirencester Park Polo Club. More often than not you will see Prince William at close quarters playing a match, whilst Prince Charles plays at the Beaufort Polo Club just a few minutes away.
In fact, why not book in for a tea with Prince Charles? It is unlikely he will actually show his face for your tea, but you can enjoy his residence which is just a few minutes from Oak House No.1. Highgrove House and Garden Tours with a Champagne Afternoon Tea can be booked in advance and are not to be missed.
The bedrooms at Oak House No.1 have been re-designed to an exceptionally high standard. The walls are painted in bold colours, the furnishings are hugely high end and invite you to snuggle fireside under a cashmere throw. At night, sleep on the world’s finest quality Frette sheets with pillow choices from the finest Siberian goose down to hypo allergenic.
All the essentials are present along with some nice extras; free Wi-Fi, full Sky TV package, including Sky Movies and Sky Sports Channels, an iPod dock, DVD/CD player, silver tea sets with teas, coffee and hot chocolate as well as fresh milk and bottled water.
They have thought of everything at Oak House No.1. Grab a pair of Hunter wellies and thick woolly socks (they supply these in all sizes) and wrap up for a long stroll across the fields to end by the fire of a local country pub. Isn’t what the Cotswolds is all about?
Oak House No.1 comes top in our list of the 10 best luxury getaways in the english countryside.
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