Self Catering

Available for weekend breaks and short lets. Sleeps 8 people. Maximum occupancy 12, using two rooms in the main house. It can be rented at a reduced rate for 4 people.

The Courtyard is in a secluded position in the grounds of Holmby House with a two acre enclosed garden, tennis court, table tennis, croquet lawn and outdoor heated swimming pool. The main garden and all the facilities are for the exclusive use of guests staying in The Courtyard.It is situated on the edge of the small North Oxfordshire village of Sibford Ferris. Voted by the Times in 2016 as the No. 1 Village in Southern England, the village is on the edge of the Cotswolds, surrounded by beautiful undulating countryside with close proximity to Banbury, Oxford and Stratford upon Avon. It comprises of newly renovated, luxury accommodation, all on the ground floor.

A large impressive sitting room with views of the gardens, swimming pool and the hills beyond. A dining room which can accommodate up to 12 people, has French doors which lead onto an intimate patio.

There are four double bedrooms, 1-2 being twin rooms, all spacious and light, high quality beds and tastefully furnished with antiques. All the rooms have en-suite bathrooms or shower rooms (with power showers). There is a phone line with broadband in the Courtyard, with good, enhanced wireless network access throughout the property. There is a large LCD WiFi TV in the sitting room, with small TV’s in the bedrooms. The accommodation provides ideal isolated work and relaxation exclusive facilities


French doors from the sitting room open up to a balcony from which steps lead down to the swimming pool terrace, where there are BBQ facilities, sunbeds and a poolside dining table.

The adjacent field, now owned by the property, is an inviting place to wander. It has been developed with ponds from a spring and a stream is maintained to encourage wildlife.

There are stunning views over the gardens and beyond, with lovely walks and cycling routes from the doorstep. Bicycles can be hired locally and delivered to the house. There is a well stocked village shop a two minute walk away (and  is an excellent gastro pub in the village.)