Flynn's Barn, Aylworth

Sleeps 7+1 | Ref: FBA

3bedRural ViewsBroadband InternetChild friendlyGardenReal fireOff street parking

Flynn’s Barn is an elegantly presented converted barn set in the peaceful Cotswold hamlet of Aylworth, close to Naunton and Bourton-on-the-Water. Located within the grounds of Aylworth Cottage, this wonderful retreat is the perfect base for a family gathering in a beautiful setting. Flynn's Barn has the option of being rented in conjunction with its neighbouring property, Hetty's Stables.

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Description

Summary

Flynn’s Barn is a fabulous semi-detached barn conversion which sleeps 7+1 guests, in three bedrooms (with the +1 option being a pull out bed in bedroom 2), with three stylish ensuite bathrooms. Newly converted at the end of 2019, and located within the grounds of Aylworth Cottage, this country retreat boasts contemporary interiors and modern facilities including wireless internet access, a well-equipped kitchen, underfloor heating in the ground floor living areas and a Freeview TV.

At the rear of the property there is a private patio which encourages al fresco dining in the summer months, and the shared raised lawn area offers idyllic rural views. Sitting within the owners’ grounds covering eight acres, guests are welcome to roam the fields and footpaths that fall within the estate, and horses can be stabled within the paddocks by prior arrangement with the owners. At the front of the property there is a shared driveway with off-street parking for three cars.

Location

Situated in the peaceful hamlet of Aylworth, Flynn’s Barn is surrounded by the stunning countryside that falls within the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The Windrush Way passes through the hamlet itself, linking the Cotswold Way at Winchcombe with the Oxfordshire Way at Bourton-on-the-Water, the latter being just a pleasant four mile walk away. The fields around Aylworth are home to a number of footpaths including those that lead to the villages of Naunton, Cold Aston and Guiting Power, all with popular country pubs such as The Hollow Bottom which offers seasonal food and a welcoming atmosphere.

Aylworth is well placed for visiting the many lovely towns and villages of the North Cotswolds, including Stow-on-the-Wold, The Slaughters and Bourton-on-the-Water. Bourton is home to a number of popular pubs, restaurants and shops, as well as a range of tourist attractions including the Model Village, the Cotswold Motoring and Toy Museum and Birdland. The whole region has many wonderful attractions for all ages including the Cotswold Farm Park in Guiting Power, the local Naunton Downs golf club, the Batsford Arboretum and the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway. Just 12 miles away lies the vibrant regency town of Cheltenham, an architecturally impressive town with many high street shops to browse, fine dining restaurants to discover and cultural festivals to dive into. Playing host to over 25 festivals a year, including the long-standing Literature, Jazz and Science Festivals to the newly added International Film Festival and Wellbeing Festival, all interests are catered for, and perhaps the most talked about of all is the renowned Cheltenham Festival, one of the top horse racing events in the UK. Further afield destinations such as such as Stratford-upon-Avon, Oxford and Bath are also within easy reach for day trips.

Description

Flynn’s Barn is the perfect retreat for a family break or for a group of friends who are looking to unwind in the Cotswolds. The property is laid out as follows:

RoomAmenities
The front door opens directly into the inviting open plan living area and the following rooms are on the ground floor:
Living room This warm and welcoming dual aspect room is flooded with natural light from the floor to ceiling windows which look out across the driveway and garden at the rear. With a striking exposed brick wall and underfloor heating, this stunning room contains:
  • cosy wood burning stove
  • Freeview TV
  • three-seater sofa, two-seater sofa and armchair
  • selection of books and games
Kitchen/dining room The light and airy kitchen is ideal for home cooking and also has underfloor heating. This well presented space contains:
  • double electric oven with four-ring electric hob
  • fridge/freezer
  • larder, dishwasher, microwave, two cafetières, kettle and toaster
  • radio
  • wooden dining table with seating for eight
Bedroom 3 with ensuite bathroom Accessed via the kitchen, this stylish bedroom with underfloor heating has access out to the garden and contains:
  • king size bed
  • freestanding double wardrobe with storage drawer beneath
  • two bedside tables

The smart ensuite bathroom contains:

  • bath, walk-in shower, toilet, wash basin and heated towel rail
  • washing machine
A staircase concealed behind a fire door in the living room leads up to the first floor landing, off which are the following rooms:
Master bedroom with ensuite bathroom Overlooking the lane and Windrush Valley beyond, this dual aspect bedroom in the eaves contains:
  • king size wooden sleigh bed
  • built-in wardrobe and chest of drawers
  • chair

The bright, tastefully decorated ensuite bathroom contains:

  • walk-in shower, toilet, wash basin and heated towel rail
Bedroom 2 with ensuite bathroom This spacious second bedroom in the eaves has lovely countryside views and exposed wooden beams. This room contains:
  • three single beds
  • single pull out bed, available upon request
  • built-in wardrobe and chest of drawers

The modern ensuite bathroom contains:

  • walk-in shower, toilet, wash basin and heated towel rail

Accessed via the living room, the garden comprises two areas in which guests can relax and enjoy the fresh air. There is a private patio directly outside the property which houses an outdoor table with seating for eight, perfect for al fresco dining in the summer sunshine. From here, Cotswold stone steps lead up to the large lawn area, shared with the neighbouring property, which offers amazing views of the surrounding countryside. The owners’ grounds cover eight acres and guests are welcome to explore the luscious green fields and paddocks at their leisure. Horses can be stabled in the paddocks by prior arrangement with the owners.

There is off-street parking for up to three cars on the shared driveway and additional free on-street parking is available on the quiet lane. 

  • Village: Aylworth
  • Bedrooms: 0
  • Ref.: FBA
  • Rural views: No
  • Pub nearby: No
  • Shop nearby: No
  • Broadband internet: No
  • Children allowed: No
  • Real fire: No
  • Garden: No
  • Off street parking: No
  • Pets welcome: No

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