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Owl Barn is one of three stunning and award winning conversions at Chimney Farm Barns. Situated right on the edge of Chimney Meadows Nature Reserve, Owl Barn enjoys uninterrupted views of the surrounding countryside. This spacious barn comfortably accommodates 10 people in 5 bedrooms (additional guests on enquiry). The magnificent open plan living area is appropriately furnished to ensure you and your guests can spread out, relax and enjoy your stay.
Upstairs, there are four double/twin bedrooms and three bathrooms, two of which are en-suite. Downstairs you will find a fifth king/twin bedroom off the entrance hall. There is a seperate loo downstairs. The ground floor is open plan, with the large kitchen area seperated from the living end by a huge table and chairs for 10-12 plus a second table for an additional 6. A log burning stove makes a fabulous focal point, as well as keeping you and your party cosy and warm in cooler weather. Outside, Owl Barn enjoys oodles of private entertaining space. There is a terrace with built-in barbecue plus additional Weber barbecue grill overlooking the nature reserve and lots of outdoor furniture - large tables plus seating for 12-14 - enabling you to bring your party outside. There are two other barns in the same location so you may accommodate a larger group by booking either Rose Barn or Snipe Barn to accommodate between 18 and 26 people.
Owl Barn is ideal for families - we have high chairs and cots available for little ones. Bedrooms 1 and 4 are sufficiently spacious to add a camp bed in each and there is a sofa bed in the sitting area.
From the doorstep there are wonderful walks and circular cycle routes - more information can be found in Local Knowledge or at the Barn itself. Families, well behaved pets, walkers and cyclsts are all welcome at Chimney Farm Barns! We keep a good stock of local information to help you get the very best from your StayCotswold. See Local Knowledge section above.
Owl Barn can be booked with either Rose Barn or Snipe Barn to accommodate between 18 and 26 people.
All three barns can also be booked to accommodate 32-40 persons. We can find the perfect combination for you so do contact us for more details and availability across all three barns.
There are 4 bedrooms on the first floor. Two have zip/link beds and en-suite shower. The remaining two are twin beds which can be connected to make a double bed. There is also a family bathroom upstairs. The fifth bedroom is on the ground floor, again with zip/link bed for twin/double occupancy. Plus there is a double sofa bed in the living area....moreless
Owl Barn sits in approximately 15 acres of its own fabulous space and tranquil countryside. It is a magical place, great for a family get together, relax and re-charge the batteries or have a party or re-union!
Plus nearby there is the famous Trout Pub at Tadploe Bridge or The Plough at Clanfield - well worth the visit!
There are some fantastic walks around the Thames Pathway.
We can also arrange the following for you:
Spa and health trips, golf days, riding/fishing/shooting excursions and private parties.
We can even do management retreats and company meetings. There is free wireless Internet access and a large plasma TV throughout the property....moreless
Short Break prices are set at a proportion of the listed weekly price as below.
Mid week 2 night stays @ 40% of weekly price
Mid week 3 night stays @ 50% of weekly price
Mid week 4 night stays @ 60% of weekly price
5-7 nights or more @ full week price
Bank holiday weekends, half term weekends, school holiday weekends & 4 night weekend stays are charged @ 85% of weekly price
To secure your booking you will be asked to pay a reservation payment of 33% of the total rental cost of your booking or the full amount if the booking commences within the next 8 weeks.
The balance is payable 8 weeks before your arrival date.
Prices based on 10 staying at property. We accept additional guests depending on sleeping configurations up to max 12 guests.
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The Oxfordshire Cotswolds are a charming blend of bustling market towns, picturesque villages and breathtaking natural scenery. Owl Barn is located in the middle of Chimney Meadows, the largest nature reserve of the BBOWT (Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire Wildlife Trust) and totals 250 hectares of wildlife rich land along the banks of the River Thames. Chimney upon Thames sits among the pretty market towns of Bampton, Faringdon, Aston and Lechlade, where yopu can find banks, coffee shops, a pottery, garages, supermarkets, and of course some great pubs! Nearby attractions include Blenheim Palace, Aston potteries, Kelmscott Manor, Cotswold Wildlife Park, Cogges Manor Farm. Spa, leisure and golf facilities can be found at Witney Lakes with whom we have a premier card relationship. Golf can be found at Frilford Heath, Burford, Faringdon and Carswell. Plus we can help organize activities including riding, fishing and shooting parties, cycling, boating trips and water sports.
Other Activities: Clay pigeon shooting, wine tasting