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My Retreat

My Retreat

Sleeps 13 to 17 - 7 Bedrooms - Brand new Hot tub - Games Room - Pool Table - Yoga area - Beer fridges with a bar

Near Oxford

My Retreat is the perfect base for your pre-wedding party!

Set in the picturesque unspoilt village of East Hagbourne, just south of the beautiful city of Oxford, My Retreat offers the ultimate luxury hen party venue.

With many outstanding features, My Retreat offers a brand new bluetooth hot tub set next to the beautiful secluded gardens; a quiet yoga / exercise area and an impressive games room and bar area with a full-size pool table, providing the ultimate fun party space.

There is also a lovely large dining area, seating 16, opening onto one of the patios.

With Oxford and Reading both just 10 minutes on the train, there is an abundance on offer, from beautiful botanical gardens, to historic landmarks and fantastic shopping, restaurants, wine bars, pubs and walks.

My Retreat is the perfect base for your pre-wedding party.

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2 Night Packages (MIN 13 - MAX 17)

PACKAGESPRICE
Cheeky Hens - Cheeky Butler£195pp
Indoor Hens - Pizza Night on arrival£195pp
Tipsy Hens - Cocktail Masterclass£215pp
Peckish Hens - Chefs 3 Course Meal£215pp
Pampered Hens - With a Spa Treatment£220pp
Party Hens - Cocktail Class & return mini bus transfer to Durham£240pp
Relaxing Hens - Afternoon Tea & a Spa Treatment£250pp
Indulgent Hens - Spa Treatment and Chefs 3 course meal£260pp
Classy Hens - Afternoon Tea, Wine Tasting Party and Chefs 3 course meal.£285pp
Hen Heaven - (most popular) - Canapes & Prosecco, Chefs 3 Course Meal, Spa Treatments, Afternoon Tea, Cocktail Class & Pizza Night£349pp

Property Information

With the feel of a boutique hotel, My Retreat will comfortably sleep up to 16 hens in seven individually designed bedrooms and bathrooms.

On arrival at My Retreat, enjoy prosecco and canapes and then choose from any number of fun things to do, from a pool competition to croquet on the lawn, calming spa treatments to learning to juggle or dress up for the photo booth.

Sink into the private state of the art hot tub the following morning whilst you wait for your beauty therapists to arrive and whisk you away blissfully during calming spa treatments.

Venture out in the evening for cocktails to Oxford, we will take care of the transfers. This gorgeous house is in a prime location and provides the perfect escape from it all, the best venue for a pre-wedding girly weekend with your closest friends.

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Living Spaces & Hot Tub

Step into the hot tub for a few glasses of prosecco and let the warm jets and bubbles give you an end of week massage. Fluffy spa slippers and towels are available at a small extra cost.

Take away some fun memories by choosing to have a photo booth party session. Fancy dress up and take the funniest hen pictures and send on Instagram or snapchat.

The large south facing lawns are ideal for croquet and a garden party with afternoon tea and bubbles. An old swimming pool has been transformed into a natural wildlife pond with a surrounding deck for sunning yourselves and dragonfly spotting.

There is a dedicated natural oak seating area for smokers and vapers in its very own garden setting.

Inside My Retreat, the large sitting room has a log burner and plenty of comfortable sofas and chairs and television with SKY, Netflix, Amazon Prime and internet, for those who want to catch up on their viewing pleasure.

The games room has a large screen television with Wii, along with a full-sized pool table, dart board, board games and even a and work out area will give you lots to do during your stay if you choose to take full advantage of the house.

The bar is a great location for a wine tasting party or cocktail class with our fun and knowledgeable mixologists.

Your hen party will definitely be one to talk about for years to come!

Train to Didcot with a 5-minute ride to the house – or drive and parking for 10 cars

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7 Bedrooms

Each bedroom has been lovingly finished in its own dramatic, colourful style, with comfortable plush bedding and seating. Super king, king and double beds, plus sofa beds in two rooms.

Hang up your dress and claim one of seven gorgeous rooms to lay your head for a restful nights’ sleep, or to get ready in for a night on the tiles with your girls.

Key Information & Booking Terms

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Queen Suite – Super King plus double sofa bed and extra sofa (sleeps 4)

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King Suite – King Sized Bed (sleeps 2)

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Prince Suite – Double bed plus large single sofa bed (sleeps 3)

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Princess Aurora Suite – King Sized Bed  (sleeps 2)

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Tropical Princess Suite – Single Bed with optional slide out guest bed (sleeps 2)

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Dragonfly Room – Double bed (sleeps 2) + has patio doors open onto the garden

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Hibiscus Room – Double bed (sleeps 2)

Facilities

Facilities:

  • Wi-Fi
  • On-site parking for 10 cars
  • Patio areas with seating
  • Sitting room with log burner
  • Seven bedrooms
  • Games room
  • Pool table
  • Yoga area
  • Pond deck
  • Brand new hot tub

Bathrooms: 6 bathrooms  (5 of which are en-suite).

Booking Information

Booking Information:

  • We require a non-refundable 30% deposit via bank transfer or cheque only at the time of booking, and the full balance is to be paid 12 weeks prior to your stay.
  • Sorry we do not accept credit cards
  • We require an additional £500 security bond for this property aside from your required balance, which is refundable 7 days after you vacate the property if there are no damages and house rules are kept to, for further info please see our Booking Terms & Conditions.
  • Please note: All bookings are subject to a booking fee of £115 which is due at the time of booking and is non refundable.

CORONAVIRUS UPDATE 15/06/21

After the latest government announcement:

RESTRICTIONS DO NOT LIFT UNTIL THE 19TH JULY:

Bookings up until the 19th July should be for 2 households of any numbers of people, or 6 individuals.

It is your responsibility to know if you can attend or need to cancel your booking.

Refunds/postponements would be offered for any cancellations.

We do not know how many households your group consists of, this is impossible to manage as an agent, therefore it is your responsibility to  let us know if you need to cancel or you can proceed with your booking. Our customer care team will contact all guests in this period no later than the 16th June to inform you of the government announcement and ask if you can  proceed with your booking or if you need to cancel. If you wish to cancel your booking we must receive notification of this by no later than the 20/06/21, in order for us to have time to re sell the dates, cancellations after this time may not be refunded. ( Refunds may take up to 30 days due to the volume of admin this announcement has caused, however we will try our best to action any refunds as quickly as possible).

If you wish to proceed with your booking, you will be proceeding based on 2 households and 2 support bubbles of any number of people, or 6 individual households. It is your responsibility to make sure you are aware and follow the current advice and rules – which can be found here – https://www.gov.uk/coronavirus

If you have booked the Cheshire Barn Retreat, The Woodbury Manor House, or the Woodcroft Estate – these properties can be split into 2 separate accommodation parts, therefore you can have 4 Households + 4 support bubbles or 12 individual households separated into 2 parts of accommodation in line with the current rules.

If you have not been contacted in the next couple of days, please email customercare@celebrationcottages.co.uk

We kindly ask that you do not phone our office with regards to postponements, refunds etc, as our sales team will be unable to help you. it will be our customer care team who deal with this and will contact you in due course or please use the email above for correspondence.

We thank you for your patience at this time!

 

PLACING A NEW BOOKING WITH US

Due to an high volume of enquiries, it may take us a little longer to get back to you, we kindly thank you for your patience during this time.

WE WILL HAVE MANY CANCELLATONS AND WE WILL BE WORKING ON LAST MINUTE DISCOUNTS FOR FAMILY STAYS OR GROUPS OF 6 INDIVIDUALS UP UNTIL THE 19TH JULY – ALL OUR NEW PRICES AND AVAILABLE DATES WILL BE UPLOADED ON THE 17TH JUNE!!!

EMAIL: bookings@celebrationcottages.co.uk

NEW BOOKINGS STAYING BETWEEN THE 14TH JUNE – 19TH JULY 2021.

Anyone who wishes to place a new booking staying between 14th June – 19th July should only be booking for 2 households of any numbers of people or 6 individual households people Max.

If you book and restrictions lift more and you wish to invite more guests extra charges may apply, only the guests on the original booking would be allowed to attend, please contact us if you wish to add anyone onto your booking, this would be at the discretion of Celebration Cottages and the owner of the accommodation to allow this and extra charges may apply.

If you allow any additional guests to the property, who are not on the original booking form, you will be in breach of your contract and the booking will be terminated instantly and you will all be asked to leave with immediate effect. No refund would be given and you may lose your security deposit.

NEW BOOKINGS – LARGE GROUP BOOKINGS – FROM 19th July 2021

We are happy to accept large group bookings with an arrival date from the 19th July 2021 – under our Large Group Policy. Our Large Group Policy fee is £75 and allows you to book for multiple households. Our large group policy will be now be in place for all new bookings from the 19th July 2021 until further notice. Our large group policy fee is not insurance and does not cover you in the event you have to cancel your booking, we insist you take out your own travel insurance for this.

We will offer a refund ( less the booking fee & group policy fee or any other amendment fee already charged ) or postponement should the holiday let have to close by law, ( postponements may be subject to a £75 postponement fee for any dates in 2021 or £115 for any dates in 2021 to cover additional admin )

We will also offer a refund ( less the booking fee and group policy fee or any other amendment fee ) or postponement, ( postponements may be subject to a £75-£115 admin fee ) should restrictions be in place by law ( not guidance ) preventing the mixing of households which would affect your stay

If you had to cancel the booking due to illness, guidance or being contacted by track and trace or you change your mind about your stay – you would not be entitled to a refund and we insist that you take out your own cancelation insurance as we do not provide this.

If you do not pay your balance on time, no refund of the deposit would be made, if you think your stay is unlikely to go ahead, you must still continue with your booking by paying your balance until we contact you to inform you that your stay can no longer go ahead, if you cancel your booking prematurely then you would not be entitled to a refund of your deposit or any monies paid to us.

 

EXISTING BOOKINGS

Our Customer Care team will be contacting all guests who are due to stay up to the 19th July 2021 to give you options of refunds/postponements if your stay cannot go ahead by law.

Due to the sheer amount of admin and increased costs we may be only able to offer postponements with an amendment fee of £75 for 2021 dates and £115 for 2022 dates.

For any further info please email customercare@celebrationcottages.co.uk

 

THANK YOU TO ALL OUR CUSTOMERS FOR YOUR CONTINUED SUPPORT

A PERSONAL NOTE:

We are a small family run business and the last 12 months have truly been a challenging time, we have helped hundreds of guests with refunds and postponements to the best of our ability. All our staff have been and still are under an extreme amount of pressure and therefore we kindly ask you for your patience during this time.

We thank you for all your lovely emails and kind words – it’s really kept us all going!!

Thank you & Stay Safe

Team Celebration x

House Rules
  • This property is in a residential location so no wild noisy party groups are permitted, if this rule is broken you will lose your security deposit and will be asked to leave
  • Check In: 3:00 PM and Check Out: 10:00 AM
  • No stag Parties
  • Sorry - No mixed couple’s birthday parties in summer
  • No 21st Birthday Parties
  • No wild house parties allowed at this property!
  • Families Welcome
  • Girly groups welcome
  • Hot tub rules and safety guidelines will be provided in your welcome pack. Please note also, due to harsh chemicals used to maintain this facility, if you suffer from any skin irritation or allergy, we suggest you visit your GP for advice prior to your visit.
  • NO PETS

Read about the latest booking Coronavirus updates here.

Please take our your own holiday travel insurance to protect you in the even of any cancellation if you are unable to attend your stay. We do not provide this. No refunds will be given for any cancellations by yourselves or any cancellations by us or you for reasons of Force Majeure (Act of Man/God) beyond our control. Please see our full terms & conditions here.

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