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Danvers Barn

Broughton near Banbury, Oxfordshire (Ref. 982836)

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  • Sleeps 2

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

  • Reviews

    Mrs Keeling

    “We spent three nights in Danvers ...”

    We spent three nights in Danvers Barn, which we picked based on the pictures which also showed that it had a private seating area. Our break was to spend the majority of the time, relaxing in and around the accommodation. With regards to the accommodation, it had everything that you could possible want for a short break. It was extremely clean, modern and comfortable. What we could not of known from the pictures was the proximity of quite a busy road next to the Barn and in particular the ...

    We spent three nights in Danvers Barn, which we picked based on the pictures which also showed that it had a private seating area. Our break was to spend the majority of the time, relaxing in and around the accommodation. With regards to the accommodation, it had everything that you could possible want for a short break. It was extremely clean, modern and comfortable. What we could not of known from the pictures was the proximity of quite a busy road next to the Barn and in particular the seating area. Unfortunately this did spoil what would have been an idyllic spot. There is only one gravel driveway which runs past the front of the Barn and the private seating area leading to the Owners property. Every morning from around 6am we were disturbed by vehicles leaving the Owners property and throughout the day visitors passing through. It would have influenced our decision to choose this location had we of known, particularly as we were looking for a more private break. This is not to say that we did not have a wonderful time. The Owners were very friendly and accommodating. We were pleasantly surprised to be greeted by a bottle of Prosecco and home made cake, which was delicious. And the views are wonderful. This location is ideal for anyone wanting an excellent base if you are exploring the Cotswolds.

    Mr and Mrs Keeling visited us from Monday to Thursday. I'm afraid that harvest time in the countryside does bring early morning starts - which will very soon be over. I am sorry that the week day traffic on the road disturbed them in the garden and I wish they had mentioned it to us at the time. We would have suggested a wander up the road with our picnic blanket to Broughton Park - the most peaceful and beautiful setting for hours of quiet relaxation. I thank them for their kind words about the Barn itself. We are new owners and all feed back is welcome so that we can iron out any problems - Sykes owner relations

Features

  • Off road parking
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Broadband / WiFi

The property

Danvers Barn resides in Broughton village amidst the leafy countryside of Oxfordshire, close to the Cotswolds and the market town of Banbury.

Having been converted to a fabulous standard, and situated within excellent proximity of the area's popular attractions, the property offers a wonderful base to explore the area.

A handy entrance hall greets you upon arrival, offering coat hooks and space to kick off your wellies, with a washing machine also here for your convenience.

Take the stairs to discover the tasteful and bright studio living area, uplifted no-end by light-filled Velux windows and charmed with exposed wooden beams.

A comforting king-size bed centres the room, nearby rests the delightful dining table for two, as well as a snug sitting area with two cosy armchairs, a TV and superb views across the scenic countryside.

Just off of this area rests a slick and modern kitchen, equipped usefully for rustling up those home-cooked meals.

An immaculate shower room completes this tasteful accommodation, offering an exquisite spot to get ready for a night in the friendly Saye and Sele Arms, just a short walk away.

To the side of Danvers Barn and by the gravel drive is the patio - a spot to enjoy an evening glass of wine, a bbq and the view of open countryside.

The patio is between the barn and Broughton Road which can be busy at times during the week.

For total outside peace at these times take the picnic blanket provided and wander up to Broughton Park for totally quiet relaxation in a beautiful setting.

The magnificent Broughton Castle is also a 'must' to visit.

Wake up to the beautiful birdsong and watch as the sun sets over the glorious far reaching countryside.

A couple of miles away is the market town of Banbury which plays host to attractive buildings and amenities such as its own sports centre with swimming pool and shopping centre.

Lovers of walking, cycling and scenery can venture throughout the glorious Cotswolds AONB, also home to a wealth of fascinating spots including Stow-on-the-Wold, Bourton-on-the-Water, Chipping Norton and more.

William Shakespeare's birthplace, Stratford-upon-Avon, is also accessible and is certainly worth the trip.

For a few days break visiting this beautiful part of England, bring your loved one to the superb Danvers Barn.

Accommodation

All first floor. Studio accommodation with king-size bed, kitchen, dining area and sitting area.

Amenities

  • Gas heating
  • Gas oven and hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine
  • WiFi, TV, DVD
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for two cars
  • Patio with furniture and charcoal BBQ
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 2 miles, pub 5 minute walk
  • Note: Washing machine in ground floor entrance hall
  • Please note: Maximum occupancy of two people

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About the location

BANBURY

Oxford 24 miles; Bourton-on-the-Water 24 miles; Warwick 20 miles; Chipping Norton 13 miles; Stratford-upon-Avon 21 miles.

Situated on the edge of the Cotswolds, the market town of Banbury offers shopping, cafes, a cinema and a museum. Nearby is the ancient town of Chipping Norton, steeped in history and culture, and set in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Chipping Norton boasts a popular weekly market, numerous book and antique shops, many cafes, restaurants and pubs serving excellent food and local ales, art galleries, a museum and a thriving theatre. Via winding hedge-lined country lanes explore the surrounding villages built of Cotswold or warm honey coloured Horton stone with beautiful parish churches and welcoming pubs, many of which have excellent food. Art galleries, museums and historic sites abound. Also the glorious hidden treasure of moated Broughton Castle is close by. Blenheim Place, the ancestral home of Sir Winston Churchill and the Dukes of Marlborough and the unspoilt towns and villages of Woodstock, Burford and Stow-on-the-Water are just a short drive away. Oxford, the oldest university city in England and known as ‘The City of Dreaming Spires’ has an abundance of attractions, namely the 38 colleges of the university, the Bodleian Library, Botanic Gardens, museums and theatres, as well as playing host to many festivals and markets. Stratford-upon-Avon, birthplace of William Shakespeare and home to the Royal Shakespeare Company's theatre, Warwick with its magnificent castle and Royal Leamington Spa make a lovely day out. Also glorious gardens to visit include Hidcote, Kiftsgate, Stowe and Rousham. Enjoy many types of motor and superbike racing at Silverstone, horse racing at Stratford, Warwick or Towcester, try fly-fishing on the River Windrush or spend a day shopping at Bicester Village Designer Outlet. Banbury is an ideal holiday location.

Region Information

Please note: Maximum occupancy of two people.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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