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Barton House is a beautiful Georgian country house located in the heart of the Oxfordshire countryside. Having been lovingly restored to its former glory, this home from home now incorporates 9 luxurious double bedrooms, drawing room, dining room, garden room and access to over 12 acres of private gardens.
As a family home, exuding the warmth and character of the Sherry Family, this exclusive hire versatile space is ideal for bespoke Private Events, Corporate Events and Weddings. Catering for such occasions is led by Executive Chef, Tom Sherry. Having trained under Michelin Star chef Jason Atherton while working for Gordon Ramsey Holdings, Tom has perfected an individualised approach that ensures guests enjoy incredible, innovative dishes using produce fresh from the organic kitchen garden.
From intimate private dining to larger banquet dinners, Tom works directly with guests to create event menus that reflect their personal style and preferences.
The food at Barton House is under the direction of Executive Chef, Tom Sherry who has a passion for seasonal organic produce. Whether it’s a private dining experience or a banquet dinner, his personalisation to individual styles and preferences is key to creating incredible food experiences. The start of each year sees Tom design his menus and vegetable garden together; ensuring only the freshest ingredients, grown organically and sustainably, are used.
The Kitchen Garden produces over 60 different types of vegetable, while the orchard brings beautiful apples, pears and quinces. When sourcing food for new menus, Tom ensures he knows everything about its provenance – using local game from Lockinge and Ardington Estate, Cotswold lamb and Oxfordshire beef
The accommodation for guests wishing to stay overnight, nine double bedrooms are available which all showcase their own unique design and style. Original period details meet contemporary features while antiques sourced from markets across the UK juxtapose modern art. En-suite bathrooms feature high quality showers and underfloor heating while the master bedroom includes a roll-top bath.
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Barton House lies in the picturesque village of East Lockinge, occupying twelve acres of quintessential Oxfordshire countryside. Surrounded by a beautiful stream, the grounds include an orchard, a vegetable garden, woodland, and a large natural pond.
The house itself is very secluded but it’s location provides excellent transport links with Oxford just a 30-minute drive away. For those visiting from London, a 45-minute train from Paddington and a 15-minute drive from Didcot Station makes Barton House just an hour away.