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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 1/11/21

We are delighted to welcome all our guests back and resume bookings as normal!

There are currently no Covid-19 related laws  that restrict the number of people or households that can attend.

However be reassured that if you are unable to attend one of our holiday cottages due to any future national lockdown, we will offer refund/postponement options. Postponements would be subject to a £75 administration charge.

When placing a new booking with us, we strongly advise that customers take out their own travel insurance with a reputable provider to cover your booking in the event you have to cancel. It is your responsibility to make sure your cover is sufficient and to cover all likely risks that may affect your holiday which include you or members of your party for being unable to travel because you or a member of your party fall ill with covid, or are required to quarantine or self-isolate. These events can be covered by you taking out travel insurance.  We do not provide this.

There are a number of policies that include cover for illness with covid and self-isolation – you can look for suitable cover on comparison sites such as https://www.gocompare.com/   ( We are not selling, promoting endorsing or recommending any particular product and do not benefit financially from any )

All balances must be paid on time for your booking to be secure –  in the event of any future restrictions we ask that you would wait for our Customer Care team to contact you and that you do not cancel your booking prematurely or normal cancellation terms and conditions will apply.

 

A Personal Note:

As a small family run business we want to say a huge thank you to all our guests, owners and suppliers for your continued support.

We have processed hundreds of refunds and postponements during what can only be described as a challenging time for all.

We hope good times are ahead for everyone and we look forward to helping all our guests make special memories with your loved ones with our Celebration Stays!

Thank you,

Team Celebration Cottages 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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