The Old Great Barn, Filkins

Sleeps 9 | Ref: GBF

4bedPub nearbyShop nearbyBroadband InternetChild friendlyGardenReal fireOff street parkingPets welcome

The Old Great Barn is a stunning family home located in the idyllic village of Filkins, close to the bustling market town of Burford. Combining traditional features with modern design, this charming home away from home boasts spacious living areas and a wonderful garden.

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Description

Summary

The Old Great Barn is a delightful Cotswold stone barn conversion which sleeps nine guests (see Key Features), in four bedrooms, with three stylish bathrooms. Dating back to the mid-19th century, this impressive property boasts exposed Cotswold stone walls, exposed beams, a wood burning stove and flagstone flooring. These character features have been complemented by contemporary décor and modern facilities including wireless internet access, two TVs, underfloor heating throughout the ground floor, and a well-equipped kitchen. There is a lovely garden at the rear and off-street parking is available for four cars.

Location

The Old Great Barn is situated in peaceful Filkins, an unspoilt village with a popular country pub, community owned village shop and outdoor swimming pool which is open between May and September. The village is surrounded by breathtaking countryside, with many walks and cycle routes on its doorstep including the famed Thames Path which passes through nearby Lechlade. The medieval market town of Burford is just five miles away and is home to a number of restaurants, pubs, tearooms and independent shops.

Filkins is well-placed for exploring the many picturesque towns and villages of the Cotswolds such as Cirencester, Stow-on-the-Wold, Tetbury, Bourton-on-the-Water and Bibury. There are also a variety of tourist attractions nearby including the Chedworth Roman Villa, Birdland Park and Gardens, The Cotswold Distillery, the Cotswold Country Park and Beach and the Cotswold Wildlife Park. The latter is just three miles away from Filkins and makes for a great day out for the whole family as dogs are welcome too. Other popular tourist destinations within easy reach include Oxford, Blenheim Palace, Stratford-upon-Avon and Bath.

Description

The Old Great Barn is the perfect retreat for a gathering of friends or family who are seeking a relaxing break surrounded by stunning countryside. The property is laid out as follows:

RoomAmenities
The front door opens into a stylish entrance hall, off which are the following ground floor rooms, all with underfloor heating:
Kitchen Well-equipped for rustling up an evening meal, this modern kitchen contains:
  • double electric oven with five-ring electric hob
  • American-style fridge/freezer with ice maker and water dispenser
  • hot plate, fridge, dishwasher, microwave, toaster, kettle and Nespresso coffee machine
  • wall-mounted Smart TV
  • wicker lounge bench
Dining room This tastefully decorated dining room has smart flagstone flooring, exposed Cotswold stone walls and floor to ceiling windows which look out over the attractive garden. Providing access to the garden, this room contains:
  • wooden dining table with seating for eight
  • two armchairs
Utility room Located off the dining room, this room contains:
  • washing machine and sink
Cloakroom
Contains:
  • toilet and wash basin
Snug
Perfect for escaping with a good book on a rainy day, this room contains:
  • two-seater sofa and footstool
Living room
Finished in a contemporary style, this bright and spacious living area contains:
  • eye-catching wood burning stove
  • corner sofa which comfortably seats five
  • three-seater sofa and footstool
  • TV with basic Sky package including Sky Cinema
Stairs lead up from the entrance hall to the first floor galleried landing, off which are the following rooms:
Master bedroom with dressing room and ensuite bathroom With a high vaulted ceiling boasting exposed wooden beams, this striking bedroom contains:
  • king size bed
  • armchair
  • dressing table with chair

The smart dressing room contains:

  • two freestanding wardrobes
  • full length mirror

The elegant ensuite contains:

  • walk-in rain shower with separate handheld shower attachment, toilet, wash basin and heated towel rail
Bedroom 2 with ensuite bathroom With lovely countryside views, this charming bedroom contains:
  • king size bed
  • single bed, suitable for children under the age of 12 only
  • chest of drawers and clothes rail
  • full length mirror

The ensuite contains:

  • walk-in shower, toilet, wash basin and heated towel rail
Bedroom 3 This cosy bedroom contains:
  • double bed
  • chest of drawers and clothes rail
  • full length mirror
Bedroom 4 with dressing room
With a fun feature wall that children will love, this room contains:
  • two single beds
  • full length mirror

The large dressing room contains:

  • chest of drawers and clothes rail
  • heated towel rail
Family bathroom
The bright and spacious bathroom contains:
  • freestanding bath with handheld shower attachment
  • walk-in rain shower with separate handheld shower attachment, toilet, wash basin and heated towel rail

Fully enclosed, the delightful garden is a superb setting to relax with friends and family in the warmer months. In front of the dining room there is an attractive patio area which houses a charcoal barbecue and an outdoor table with a parasol and seating for eight, and beyond this lies the beautifully maintained lawn.

There is off-street parking for up to four cars on the driveway.

  • Village: Filkins
  • Bedrooms: 0
  • Ref.: GBF
  • 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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