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Elegantly furnished former barn in quiet rural spot, South Cotswolds.

People4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type barn

Overview

About the property

Elegantly furnished former barn, 2 bedrooms, two bathrooms, in quiet rural spot

Single-storey former cowshed containing two king-size rooms, one with en-suite bathroom, the other a separate bathroom, as well as a fully-equipped modern kitchen/ diner and sitting room. Both bedrooms and the sitting room have TVs and are centrally-heated, with underfloor heating throughout. Independent access on ground floor. Private, secure parking.

Quiet with country views. Positioned equally between Bristol, Bath and the Cotswolds in the middle of the South Gloucestershire countryside, close to three market towns, Chipping Sodbury, Thornbury and Wotton-Under-Edge. There are lots of walks, country pubs and supermarkets nearby.

Ideally located for those looking to visit Bristol, Bath and the Cotswolds, as well as those specifically coming to Cheltenham Races, Cardiff rugby internationals and Badminton horse trials. You will need a car but we can provide recommendations for taxis if you would like to leave the car at home in the evening.

No smoking and no parties or events.

More Details

Owner
James Garrett
Member since: 2016
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English, French, German
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
15 August, 2018

About James Garrett

I enjoy travelling with my wife. I am a keen sports fan (football, cricket & rugby). I am a bit of a music buff, though my wife grumbles that our tastes are fairly divergent! We enjoy cinema, dining out, long walks in the country and spending time with friends.

We welcome people who will respect our property.

James Garrett purchased this barn in 2009

Why James Garrett chose Wotton-under-Edge

Why not? It's a stunning place in a peaceful spot, yet close to major cities and historic tourist destinations.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday barn in Wotton-under-Edge in England

Property Type:
  • barn
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • rural
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • Bathroom 1: this is en suite to Bedroom 1. It has a bath, separate shower, toilet and wash basin. Bathroom 2 is next door to Bedroom 2. It also has a bath, separate shower cubicle, toilet and wash basin.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 has a king-size bed, wardrobe, two armchairs, two bedside lockers, a chest of drawers and wall-mounted TV. There is a cot and fold-away bed for a baby or child if required. Bedroom 2 has a king-size bed, bedside lockers, chest of drawers and wardrobe. It also has a TV.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Terrace ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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Elegantly furnished former barn in quiet rural spot, South Cotswolds.
average rating of 4.7619047 based on 21 reviews
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5

Lovely place to stay

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 4 only stayed for one night en route to our final destination, however, James made us feel very welcome. He was easy to contact and responded promptly to our messages. The barn was very comfortable with luxurious feel to the master bedroom, in particular. There were board games, DVDs and books available. The immediate surroundings are very peaceful and there is some lovely local wildlife. There was milk, coffee, tea, butter, bread and lovely jam - perfect for our morning breakfast before heading off. The only suggestion for improvement would be more of a welcome pack - places we have stayed previously have included various treats from wine, artisan bread and chocolates, as well as milk/tea/coffee, which was always a nice touch if we were staying for several days.

We would definitely recommend!

  • Review Submitted: 12-Jul-2018
  • Date of Stay: July 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks, Neshe, for a lovely review. I'm so pleased you enjoyed your stay - albeit it was just for one night - and hope you're having a great holiday in Cornwall. At this time of year we have lots of guests staying for one night, breaking their journeys to or from their holiday destination (which is fine; they're as welcome as those staying for several nights!). It does make it quite a job, however, to know how to pitch our offer, given a multiplicity of dietary, regional and cultural tastes. Some guests would love to find chocolates, while others might not. Sourdough bread might not appeal to those who prefer sliced white or wholemeal. We often find ourselves providing food for guests who've brought their own and, therefore, left it. Our experience over three years has led us to provide a range of basic, wholesome foodstuffs which, while they might not be the most exciting, ensure guests need not go hungry. But you've prompted us to have a rethink about what we offer. Thank you!
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5

Very homely stay in a beautiful country retreat

  • 5 of 5

James and Susan were very accommodating hosts. James was there to greet us when we arrived and there were lots of extra little touches in the house to make our stay more comfortable, such as body wash in the showers, tin foil, washing up things and bread and jam.

The apartment were clean and tidy and looked the same as in the pictures. The location is very scenic and remote, James had left information on local pubs and shops. I would recommend this as a very relaxing and enjoying place to stay

  • Review Submitted: 20-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great place + very accommodating and helpful host

  • 5 of 5

Highly recommended. The dogs loved it too!

  • Review Submitted: 22-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Very comfortable, plenty of space

  • 5 of 5

Everything was great!

  • Review Submitted: 09-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Lovely cottage with a warm welcome

  • 5 of 5

As stated above a lovely cottage in a lovely area warm welcome the facilities were top quality definitely would recommend and no doubt I'd be staying there again!

  • Review Submitted: 31-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Converted Cow Shed, Bagstone.

  • 5 of 5

Had a great 4 days staying in the cowshed. Maisie, our Cavalier was made to feel very welcome by Coco and Lulu, as were my husband and I by James and his wife Susan. All four of them were lovely. Very spacious "cow shed", especially the master bedroom with the en suite. Nicely stocked with milk, bread, apricot jam, tea and coffee on arrival. As Chris is a coffee addict the bean to coffee machine was a real plus. Bed was comfy and the 10.5 tog duvet kept us nice and warm at night. A great base from which to tour the South West. We particularly enjoyed National Trust walk number 11 startiing opposite the Old Dog pub in Old Sodbury; The Arboretum at Westonbirt; and, Weston Super Mare beach.

Please note the main picture is NOT of the Cow Shed, it is the owners home.

  • Review Submitted: 17-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Location

Car: necessary

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Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £25
Refundable Damage Deposit £100

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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