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Set in 38 acres of breathtaking countryside on the Oxfordshire/Buckinghamshire border, Common Leys Farm is a Grade II-listed Tudor property offering a choice of award-winning bed and breakfast or self-catering accommodation.

The home of Allie and Doug Cherry, Common Leys remains a working farm so you’ll see their rare breed animals grazing in the surrounding fields. The meat, eggs, fruit, herbs and vegetables used to create the dishes on the breakfast and restaurant menus are sourced from the farm itself.

Guests can enjoy a variety of fun, outdoor activities on site, including clay pigeon shooting, falconry, grass karting and archery, making it the perfect venue for a trip away with friends. Allie ad Doug’s homegrown/reared produce is available in the fantastic on site farm shop, and their restaurant is also self-sufficient.

The farmhouse, which overlooks an area of ancient woodland known as Waterperry Woods, and the characterful period farm buildings are set around an attractive central courtyard area.

The characterful farmhouse has four large guest bedrooms, which are available on a bed and breakfast basis, and three large reception rooms for guests to enjoy.

Original beams, wood burners and open fireplaces create a cosy feel, and the property has been furnished in an eclectic style, with lots of quirky accessories and finishing touches. There’s a well-stocked bar and a baby grand piano.

In the courtyard, there are four lodges, each sleeping two people, and a cottage with accommodation set over two floors, which sleeps four people, which are available on a self-catering basis.

It’s best to discuss your requirements at the time of booking to determine which of the accommodation on offer would suit you best.

As well as the shop, restaurant and outdoor activities, the farm also has its own campsite.

The wide range of meals and snacks on offer includes everything from afternoon tea with homemade scones to evening meals and Allie’s fabulous Sunday roasts. If you’d like evening meals, please ask at the time of booking.

Choosing which of the gorgeous accommodation options to stay in may prove tricky; there’s a room with a four poster bed and others have freestanding roll top or copper baths. All rooms have Egyptian cotton bed linen; luxury toiletries; a choice of refreshments, including fresh filter coffee; free, wireless internet access; and a flat screen television.

Prices range from £75 to £165 per night for a double or from £55 to £65 for a single.

Allie and Doug’s hearty, home cooked breakfasts are a wonderful showcase for the fantastic fresh, seasonal ingredients produced on their farm. This is traditional Farmhouse cooking straight from the age old Aga. The breakfast menu included a wonderful range of speciality teas and coffees, as well as a choice of cooked breakfast dishes, from the traditional full English to lighter options, such as Leys special mushrooms on toast.

Common Leys Farm is an idyllic venue for your wedding reception, and Allie and Doug will work closely with you to plan your special event. They can provide sit-down meals, hot or cold finger buffets, hog roasts and barbecues, and guests can make full use of the cosy bar. The choice of accommodation options on site means that there’s plenty of space for your wedding guests to stay over. Contact them to discuss your requirements.

You have found a wonderful place to stay and Boutique and Breakfast is committed to giving you a personalised service so that you can find the right room at the right price. Simply fill in our enquiry form and within 24 hours you will receive a response from Common Leys Farm tailored to your needs. This will be in the form of either a telephone call or an email.

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At a Glance

  • Restaurant
  • Self-contained accommodation
  • Working farm
  • Locally-sourced food
  • Falconry
  • Farm Shop
  • Grass karting
  • Archery
  • Clay pigeon shooting

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The food was seriously delicious and the whole experience was a real treat!


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