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Barnsley Cottage

Barnsley, Gloucestershire (Ref. 1091257)

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  • Sleeps 11

  • Bedrooms 5

  • Bathrooms 3

  • Pets Yes

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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

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44 Customer Review(s)

  • Jayne

    “The owner could not have been more welcoming or helpful.”

    The beds were outstandingly comfortable! There was EVERYTHING you could possibly ever need at the cottage - possibly too much?

    The beds were outstandingly comfortable! There was EVERYTHING you could possibly ever need at the cottage - possibly too much? A place where you could definitely relax and feel comfortable.

    - Jayne, March 2022

    Thank you for your feedback. We are pleased to see you had a lovely stay at Barnsley Cottage and were able to relax! We hope to welcome you back again soon. Property Owner

The property

Barnsley Cottage is a large and stylish grade II listed Cotswold stone property, with a large, fully enclosed garden. The cottage is located in the lovely village of Barnsley, which is fortunate to contain one of the best pubs in the Cotswolds, as well as the highly regarded Barnsley House hotel, with its excellent restaurant and spa facilities. Barnsley is in the heart of the Cotswolds, surrounded by lovely countryside and close to the beautiful Coln Valley, whilst also being only four miles from Cirencester, the largest market town in the region. Barnsley Cottage is ideally located for exploring the many beautiful towns and villages of the Cotswolds, as well as further afield places, such as Bath, Blenheim Palace, Oxford and Shakespeare's Stratford-upon-Avon. This characterful detached property has two reception rooms and a spacious kitchen, making it perfect for spending time with family and friends. There are an abundance of character features, including exposed Cotswold stone, oak beams and a large wood burning stove. The traditional character is complemented by modern facilities, including wireless internet access, three Freeview TVs and the large well presented kitchen. Barnsley Cottage sleeps 10+1 people, in five bedrooms, with three bathrooms (with the +1 option being a day bed in bedroom 1). There is an established garden at the rear of the property and a driveway with space for three cars. Barnsley Cottage is perfect for a large family or a group of friends looking for a relaxing break in the heart of the Cotswold countryside. Please note, Barnsley Cottage is not suitable for disabled people due to steep internal staircases. Barnsley Cottage is a large detached property, which is accessed through its large garden. The front door opens into a hallway, which leads to the following rooms on the well laid out ground floor: Living room: The large living room is open plan to the kitchen/dining room, creating a lovely, sociable area. Full of character, this room contains large oak beams, exposed Cotswold stone walls, a flagstone floor and a large wood burning stove. There are three 3-seater sofas, plus a Freeview TV and DVD player, as well as a music system with CD player; Kitchen/dining room: In the centre of this room is a large dining table, with seating for 10, perfect for families and friends to gather around. The spacious kitchen area contains an electric range cooker with two ovens, a warming plate and five ring electric hob, a fridge, freezer, full size dishwasher,microwave, kettle, filtered coffee machine, water filter unit, slow cooker, blender and toaster. A Freeview TV, Dab radio and a iPod docking station add to the homely feel of this area, and patio doors lead from the kitchen out to the patio outside; Family room: This second living room is perfect for adults and children alike to relax in. There is a large corner sofa, which seats five, an arm chair, a Freeview TV and an electric fire in this cosy room; Cloakroom/utility room: Contains a toilet, wash basin, washing machine and tumble dryer. Stairs lead up to the first floor landing, off which there are the following rooms: Bedroom 1: A spacious room with a king size bed and a freestanding wardrobe. This room also contains an additional day bed, suitable for children; Family bathroom: This "Jack and Jill" bathroom has two doors and can be the ensuite to bedroom 1 or the main family bathroom. It has a beautiful free-standing bath, a separate walk-in shower, toilet and wash basin; Bedroom 2: Another large bedroom, which contains a super king size bed and a small TV. There is an ensuite bathroom, with a walk-in shower, toilet and wash basin; Bedroom 3: This pretty room can be set up as either two single beds or a super king size bed. There is a small TV with a built in DVD player provided. It also has an ensuite bathroom, with a walk-in shower, toilet and wash basin. A further stair case leads up from the first floor landing to the following rooms in the beautiful eaves of the cottage: Bedroom 4: A characterful room with exposed Cotswold stone and oak beams, which contains a king size bed and a small TV with built in DVD player. Bedroom 5 is accessed via this room, however there is a curtain across the room to provide privacy to guests in bedroom 4; Bedroom 5: This bedroom is only accessible through bedroom 4, and is another lovely room with beautiful oak beams, which can be set up as either two single beds or a super king size bed. Outside the cottage is a lovely large enclosed garden, with a patio area that contains a table and bench seating. There is a drive way just outside the garden, with parking for three cars.





  • Over three floors
  • Five bedrooms: 4 x super-king-size (three are zip/link which can be changed to twin beds on request) (two with en-suite walk-in shower, basin and WC) (two second floor), 1 x king-size (with additional day bed for a child)
  • Bathroom with freestanding bath, walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with woodburning stove
  • Sitting room with electric fire
  • Cloakroom/utility with basin, WC, washing machine, tumble dryer
  • Oil fired central heating with woodburning stove and electric fire
  • Electric range cooker with two ovens, electric hob with warming plate, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, filtered coffee maker, water filter, slow cooker, 2 x hairdryers, fireguard
  • 3 x flatscreen TV’s, DVD player, CD player, DAB radio, iPod docking station, WiFi
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburning stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Highchair and cot available
  • Off-road parking for 4 cars
  • Gravel and lawn garden with furniture
  • Three well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 4 miles, pub 0.1 miles

About the location


Cirencester 4.5 miles; Swindon 18.5 miles; Gloucester 22 miles.

The thriving village of Barnsley lies south of the Cotswold Hills and is surrounded by beautiful countryside and ancient, unspoilt villages, whilst also playing host to an annual village garden festival. Barnsley Park boasts evidence of a Roman settlement and was supposedly enjoyed by the wives of Henry VIII. The village of Barnsley has its own village pub serving excellent food, as well as the 16th century Barnsley House where you can enjoy a day at the luxurious spa or take afternoon tea on the terrace overlooking the attractive gardens. Close by is Bibury, a picture perfect Cotswold village, set in a conservation area, nestling on the River Coln and home to Arlington Row, a 12th century former wool store, now owned by the National Trust. Cirencester, known as 'The Capital of the Cotswolds' is just a short drive away and boasts a rich and well-preserved heritage with a Roman Amphitheatre, Corinium Museum and Abbey Grounds. The Brewery Arts Centre offers visitors a unique arts and crafts shopping experience or visit the Bathurst Estate, home to Cirencester Polo Club where some of the highest levels of polo can be seen. The Regency spa town of Cheltenham, with its Georgian architecture and extensive range of shops, theatres, restaurants and visitor attractions, including the famous Gold Cup horse racing is also just a short drive away, as is the unique Cotswold Water Park, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and Britain's largest water park, offering a wide range of activities including boating, water skiing, cycling, golf and horse riding. The area is also host to three nature reserves, all offering many lovely walks. Within an hours’ drive is Stratford-upon-Avon, Oxford, Blenheim Place, Bath and the Malvern Hills and all are well worth a visit.

Note: For the comfort of future guests, we ask that dogs remain downstairs, stay off the furniture and that no trace of a dog remains after your departure. Note: This is an old property and has many character features, including low beams, a low doorway on bedroom 5, and three floors, which could pose difficulty to guests with limited mobility. Note: A fireguard has been provided for guests to use as a safety requirement when the woodburning stove is lit. Note: No stag/hen or similar parties. Note: A CCTV camera is installed on the outside of the property, for security purposes. Note: The three super-king-size beds are zip/link and can be changed to twin beds on request. Note: There is a day bed in the king-size bedroom for a child if required on request.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas

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