'Romantic Escape'


Featured in 'The Times' July 30th 2022

10 best places to stay with spectacular views


Standing proudly in rural Oxfordshire, The Windmill at Blackthorn Hill cuts a grandly historic dash across the countryside. An amazing hideaway for two, perfect to celebrate those special occasions whether it's an anniversary, birthday or if you’re planning to pop the question the Windmill Tower will not fail to impress.  


Your experiance starts here

You’ll enter your very own Windmill Tower via the roof garden; there, a solid oak door welcomes you. Shoes off and head up the beautiful wooden spiral staircase; you’re going back in time, full of history and charm.

Cosy bedroom

Next floor up you arrive at your bedroom. There you’ll find a soft cosy bed with a luxurious on-suite bathroom. Ambient lighting sets the mood show casing all its features, The bedroom is kept toasty and warm with secondary heating so snuggle up and watch your favourite program on a 43” HD Smart TV, complete with Amazon Prime video and Amazon Music Unlimited. There's hanging space, hair dryer and a full-length mirror.  


Gorgeous Kitchen

Next floor up is a gorgeous kitchen, but don’t forget to stop and take a peek through the stairs window with views across open fields.  


The kitchen is perfectly equipped with everything you'll need to whip up a procession of romantic meals. You'll even find a dishwasher fridge/ice box and not forgetting a microwave, toaster and coffee maker.  A selection of complimentary coffee pods are provided, milk is in the fridge and condiments are in the cupboard.  


Wow factor

But the real jewel in The Windmill's crown is the stunning top floor living space. You'll find it equipped with cosy sofas positioned in front of a large TV, a generous dining space......and of course, those magnificent 360 degree views of the rural countryside stretching all around the top We recommend getting up as early as you can, making a steaming mug of coffee and seeing if you can spot any grazing deer. You may also see red kites soaring over the landscape too - and don't forget those awe-inspiring sunsets and sunrises (tip: bring your camera).  


Chill Out Area

There is a private lawn area on the roof terrace perfect for enjoying those warm summer days. A cushioned love seat with small table is provided perfect for watching those amazing sunsets.


Things to do

You’ll not be bored, there are lots to do locally, from boutique shopping at the world-renowned Bicester Village or a relaxing walk around historical Oxford. Blenheim Palace and Waddesdon Manor are close by to and lots more. Check out ‘Our Local Area Guide’.


There's parking for one car (two cars on request) at the Windmill, which is gated and very secure.  


Enjoy our website and if you have any questions please don’t hesitate in contacting us, we are here to make your stay perfect.


Alan & Cristina


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