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Little Owl Barn

Burford, Oxfordshire (Ref. 988745)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

  • View on map

Features

  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi
  • Mrs Brittain

    “This cottage was one of the nicest we’ve ever stayed in!”

    It was finished to a really high standard and was so comfortable.. really a home away from home. We loved our stay and would definitely book again, beds were comfy, shower was amazing, kitchen well equipped including combi washing and tumble dryer, the living room cosy and comfortable for evening relaxing and the garden is beautiful! Such peaceful surroundings and an amazing view to wake up to each morning. The cottage is in a perfect location for visiting the surrounding areas (car necessary ...

    It was finished to a really high standard and was so comfortable.. really a home away from home. We loved our stay and would definitely book again, beds were comfy, shower was amazing, kitchen well equipped including combi washing and tumble dryer, the living room cosy and comfortable for evening relaxing and the garden is beautiful! Such peaceful surroundings and an amazing view to wake up to each morning. The cottage is in a perfect location for visiting the surrounding areas (car necessary though!)

    Thank you for your lovely comments on Little Owl Barn. It is amazing to hear the cottage was one of the nicest you have ever stayed in and we would love to welcome you back in the future! Owner relations

The property

Little Owl Barn, with a name like this you'd expect something that is cute and eye-catching.

Thankfully it is both, in spades, perfect for Cotswolds holiday in a truly top-notch location.

Tucked down a lane, behind a delightful cottage garden, this sweet, homely holiday cottage is a true gem, carved from a once enormous barn into a collection of quality homes.

Pleasingly, one of them is now a holiday home for us all to enjoy and it has very recently undergone a "makeover" which has transformed the cottage and light floods into the barn rooms making sure that even though it is exceptionally cosy, it is not dark or unwelcoming - quite the opposite.

The views are superb, and this coupled with the sound of nothing but birdsong and the occasional tractor ensures this is a true Cotswolds experience.

Kids, of course, can run free in the enclosed garden while you enjoy a seat and relax if you wish you could all stroll down to Burford in about 10 mins for a treat in Huffkins Cafe (maybe a famous Lardy Cake....?!) Inside, the house has been furnished with style which adds to its attractive appeal upstairs are two bedrooms both of which are simple yet smart.

We absolutely love this barn, as will you, - there is nothing not to like!

Summary

  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 2 singles that are zip and link and can be made into a king size on request. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with wood burning stove.
  • Central heating with wood burning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV, DVD, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchair available
  • Off road parking for 1 car
  • Enclosed lawned garden with sitting area
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 1 mile, pub 8 mins walk
  • Note: This property requires a Good House Keeping Bond of £100 prior to booking.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £100.

About the location

Burford

Burford is possibly one of, if not THE most famous of the Cotswolds' locations. With its medieval bridge, old stone houses and attractive Tudor and Georgian frontages, Burford is justifiably one of the most picturesque towns in England. Often referred to as the 'Gateway to the Cotswolds', the town was originally a fortified Anglo-Saxon ford which later grew to be an important regional crossroads and wealthy wool town. Located mid way between Oxford and Cheltenham (25 mins each away) it is a little haven of history and beauty that many come to fall in love with when they visit.

The 16th century Tolsey building, once the meeting place for medieval merchants, now houses The Tolsey Museum, a delightful local museum illustrating the town's social and industrial past. The church is stunning, a real gem architecturally with many interesting memorials charting some of Burford's great families. There is also the signature, on the baptisimal font, of Antony Sedley, one of the Levellers besieged in the church in 1649 - three of the ringleaders were executed by Oliver Cromwell's men in the churchyard. History awaits!

With little changing over the centuries, Burford is now very popular with visitors, both for its beauty and history but also for its shopping and antiques, and for the wide variety of places to eat, with restaurants, pubs and teashops. It is an ideal base for visiting The Cotswolds area as it is within easy driving distance of popular attractions such as Blenheim Palace, Sudley Castle, Warwick Castle and several National Trust Houses and Gardens. Bourton on the Water, Bibury, Cirencester and Stow on the Wold are all with 25 minutes from the property.

Note: This property requires a Good House Keeping Bond of £100

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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