Greyhound Barn

Barnsley near Cirencester, Heart of England (Ref. 19933)

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Cottage features

  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi
  • Sleeps

    16

  • Bedrooms

    8

  • Bathrooms

    8

  • Pets

    Yes

The Property

This delightful detached Grade II listed former hop brewery, part of which dates back to the 15th century, lies in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in beautiful Cotswold countryside, in the village of Barnsley, just four miles from the ancient Roman town of Cirencester. This charming Gloucestershire holiday home boasts attractive, comfortable accommodation perfect for a get-together with family and friends in a stunning part of the country. Offering flexible sleeping arrangements, this Gloucestershire holiday cottage has eight spacious bedrooms, all with en-suite shower rooms. The large first floor beamed sitting room has access to the rear garden, whilst the ground floor sitting room has doors to the side patio and has many games, DVDs and a Wii games console for the whole family to enjoy. A well-equipped, large fitted kitchen with dining area makes the perfect place for a long Sunday lunch or celebratory dinner and an additional, small kitchenette is ideally located on the first floor next to the sitting room. Outside this Gloucestershire holiday cottage is a private garden with patio area, perfect for a summer BBQ and relaxing with a refreshing drink. The thriving village of Barnsley has a classic village pub, which serves excellent food, or guests may prefer to enjoy a pre-booked relaxing spa afternoon at nearby Barnsley House. Just a little further afield is the Regency spa town of Cheltenham, offering many visitor attractions, an extensive range of shops, restaurants, the Gold Cup horse racing and The Cotswold Water Park with its many water based activities. The area is also popular with walkers, cyclists, horse riders and nature lovers, with the nearby National Arboretum at Westonbirt being home to one of the finest tree collections in the world. This is a perfect Gloucestershire holiday home to be enjoyed at any time of year.

Accommodation

Eight bedrooms: 1 x ground floor king-size double (zip/link, can be twin on request) with en-suite wet room with shower, basin and WC, 2 x ground floor king-size double (zip/link, can be twin on request) with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x ground floor family room with 1 double and 1 single with en-suite wet room with shower, basin and WC, 1 x ground floor double with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x ground floor single with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 2 x king-size double (zip/link, can be twin on request) with en-suite shower, basin and WC. Ground floor bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Fitted kitchen with dining area. First floor kitchenette. Sitting room with doors to patio. First floor sitting room with access to rear garden.

Amenities

Oil underfloor heating. Electric oven and hob, 2 x microwaves, 3 x fridges, freezer, dishwasher, 2 x TVs with Freeview, DVD, CD, radio, Wii games console, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs. Fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Travel cot and highchair on request. Off road parking for 4 cars. Lawned and paved garden to side and rear with furniture. One well-behaved dog welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop 3 miles, pub 2 mins walk. Note: Owner will take delivery of a pre-paid supermarket shop and also offers a laundry service if required.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas

About the location

BARNSLEY, GLOUCESTERSHIRE

Cirencester 4.5 miles; Swindon 18.5 miles; Gloucester 22 miles.

The thriving village of Barnsley lies south of the Cotswold Hills and is surrounded by beautiful countryside and ancient, unspoilt villages, whilst also playing host to an annual village garden festival. Barnsley Park boasts evidence of a Roman settlement and was supposedly enjoyed by the wives of Henry VIII. The village of Barnsley has its own village pub serving excellent food, as well as the 16th century Barnsley House where you can enjoy a day at the luxurious spa or take afternoon tea on the terrace overlooking the attractive gardens. Close by is Bibury, a picture perfect Cotswold village, set in a conservation area, nestling on the River Coln and home to Arlington Row, a 12th century former wool store, now owned by the National Trust. Cirencester, known as 'The Capital of the Cotswolds' is just a short drive away and boasts a rich and well-preserved heritage with a Roman Amphitheatre, Corinium Museum and Abbey Grounds. The Brewery Arts Centre offers visitors a unique arts and crafts shopping experience or visit the Bathurst Estate, home to Cirencester Polo Club where some of the highest levels of polo can be seen. The Regency spa town of Cheltenham, with its Georgian architecture and extensive range of shops, theatres, restaurants and visitor attractions, including the famous Gold Cup horse racing is also just a short drive away, as is the unique Cotswold Water Park, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and Britain's largest water park, offering a wide range of activities including boating, water skiing, cycling, golf and horse riding. The area is also host to three nature reserves, all offering many lovely walks. Within an hours’ drive is Stratford-upon-Avon, Oxford, Blenheim Place, Bath and the Malvern Hills and all are well worth a visit.

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