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Cotswold Stone Barn in Rural Gloucs

Liz & John

Cotswold Stone Barn in Rural Gloucs

2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 shared bath
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 shared bath
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Liz & John is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
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The space

Come and stay in our Cotswold stone barn conversion, which is surrounded by nothing but fields and wildlife. No road noise, perfect peace ..... located in the heart of the countryside but close to the local village of Cherington with it's 13th century church, and the historic market town of Tetbury with its medieval market house, countless antique shops, numerous coffee shops, restaurants and .... the Highgrove shop!

The barn dates back to the early 1800's but was converted from farm use into a family home in the 1990's. The barn has oak doors throughout, exposed beams and stone walls, and a unique central hand built galleried oak staircase which took a craftsman joiner 9 months to complete!

Our guests have a bedroom with a separate bathroom inside the barn 'en famille'. This bright room features sloping ceilings with exposed beams and stonework and a long window overlooking the side gardens. The room has its own washbasin etc but its private bathroom, located across the central galleried landing, has a bath, wash basin and power shower (and a set of scales ....)

As a unique alternative, we have a very cosy, well insulated vintage shepherd's hut in a paddock very near the house (separately listed under Cotswolds Glamping), with a cosy 4' double bed, a small stove and candles for overnight illumination - plus electricity if needed !

Our guests live alongside us during their stay, but have privacy when they want it. The drawing room and dining room are available for guests and we will make tea or coffee on request. There are great walks nearby, including one which takes you down into the valley to Cherington Lake. Guests will be treated to an Aga-cooked English breakfast each morning. The house is well lived in, so other rooms can sometimes seem rather chaotic but they are full of character!

We have normal 'Freeview' television services (no satellite channels) in the drawing room, and WiFi broadband but owing to the distance from the telephone exchange internet access can be slow. Please note that the property is entirely no smoking and that we have 2 charming cats, one of which can do tricks .... they are only allowed in the kitchen and do not go into the the rest of the house.

Tetbury is about 5 minutes away and other towns including Cirencester, Cheltenham, Bath and Bristol are all within easy driving distance. The nearest train station is Kemble (10 minutes away) which is served from London Paddington in 75 minutes. Owing to the fairly remote location of the property we would recommend using a car unless you plan to stay put throughout your stay.

We can recommend plenty of local walking routes, pubs, restaurants and areas of historic interest. There are walks and concerts at Westonbirt Arboretum, polo at the Beaufort Polo Club and Cirencester Polo Club, flying at Kemble Airfield, watersports at the Cotswold Water Park, National Hunt racing at Cheltenham and Bath, motorsport at Castle Combe and wildlife at the Cotswold Wildlife Park (Burford) and Longleat. There is the Slimbridge Wildfowl Trust set up by the world renowned naturalist Sir Peter Scott and the wonderful Berkeley Castle.

So - come and stay!

Amenities

Essentials
Indoor fireplace
Heating
TV
Wifi
Free parking on premises

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed

House Rules

No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Check-in is anytime after 4PM
Check out by 11AM

Availability

28 Reviews

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Robert
August 2017
Incredibly idyllic location within spirited, entertaining and caring hosts. Liz and John are class acts who look after all the important details. You will not regret your stay. Liz's breakfast table, in particular, is the sort of thing you hope for in an Airbnb but seldom find. T…
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Amelia
March 2016
Wow - it was like a novel. Liz and John provide the perfect, picturesque getaway to the English countryside. You'll never find a more welcoming duo. They offered excellent local recommendations (all of which we followed) and welcomed us as good friends. Breakfast was as pretty as…
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Marian
April 2018
Most friendly welcome, we were allowed to check in early. Many helpful touches including sherry on arrival, tea brought to our room in the morning. Very comfortable room and bed. Excellent breakfast. Most friendly hosts. Fascinating house with many antiques, fine drapes (pr…
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乃玉
September 2017
Everything is beyond our imagination. Everything is perfect. Love Liz and John soooooo much! We will come back. 😘😘😘😘😘
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Ann
July 2017
We loved staying in Liz and John's lovely home: beautiful home, lovely gardens, delicious breakfast. Next time we will stay in the shepherd's huts which looked charming.
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Sandie
June 2017
We had a great time staying in Liz & John's beautiful home. From the moment we arrived, we were made to feel so welcome. Liz is an amazing host and we really enjoyed chatting with her over breakfast (which was outstanding!) The house is gorgeous and in a lovely rural setting. In…
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Ade
June 2017
Liz and John's place was fantastic! Beautiful house in gorgeous setting. Communication was brilliant and both John and Liz greeted us on arrival- couldn't have been more pleasant and helpful- especially as we were rushing around to head to a wedding! Liz made us a delicious brea…

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Cherington, United KingdomJoined in September 2012
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Liz & John is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
We are busy grown up family of four! Husband is a lawyer and I work as a textile designer based in Stroud. Our grown up children often come home at weekends and we all make sure that every guest has a memorable stay!
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