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Edge of Cotswolds - Snipe Barn - Chic Conversion Near Burford and Oxford

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Snipe Barn - enclosed courtyard and patio

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Last updated: 06/09/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

Snipe Barn is a delightful contemporary conversion that just been developed further to make two extra bedrooms - an ideal place for groups of 12 to 14. The old Cotswold stone wall enclosure and oak gates to the front of the property makes it completely private. The simple garden is laid to lawn and is a haven of tranquillity whatever the season. The glass front to the property matches the light interior and makes the most of the sun that streams into the living space from its south facing aspect.

Like the two other barns that make up the complex at award winning Chimney Farm Barns, the living and dining areas have exposed beams and continuous lines, which give an unrivalled feeling of space.


Entrance is into a small lobby, off which there is a loo, separate utility room and access to the new Bedroom 6.
The huge kitchen dining room certainly has the wow factor, it's simply vast! The kitchen end is a real cook's paradise and is fully fitted with a huge range cooker and all the modern conveniences to make large scale catering as easy as pie.
The dining table comfortably seats 12 and there is an additional table and more chairs too. High chairs for smaller guests are provided.
The massive living room is dominated by a floor to ceiling glass wall but even on really horrid weather days, the enclosed courtyard offers shelter and when warmed by the lovely log burning stove, there are fewer places that can better this. Plenty of sofas, chairs and bean bags allow for everyone to rest and relax. A plasma TV and DVD player plus iPod dock is in here too.
Double doors lead to the barn's six bedrooms and bathrooms.
Four double bedrooms, one twin room and the family Bedroom, which sleeps 3, each have lovely views into the courtyard or out over the nature reserve.
Bedrooms 1, 2, 3 and 6 are all ensuite while bedrooms 4 and 5 share a big family bathroom that has both a bath and seperate shower.
Bedrooms 1 and 3 also have glass doors that open onto the centre courtyard.
Bedroom 6 can be changed into a meeting room complete with table and chairs and plasma TV for presentations. StayCotswold would be pleased to discuss options for business meetings. It is private, tranquil and appropriately equipped.

Snipe Barn has been finished to an exceptionally high standard. It is the perfect place for groups of families - we have high chairs and cots available for little ones - and friends to rest and relax in.

From the doorstep there are wonderful walks and circular cycle routes - more information can be found in Local Knowledge or at the Barn itself. We keep a good stock of local information to help you get the very best from your StayCotswold!

Snipe Barn can be booked with either other properties on site - Rose Barn or Owl Barns for 22-28 persons.

All three barns can also be booked to accommodate 32-40 persons.

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Property Type

  • Barn
  • 3000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Events Allowed
  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    £60 per pet charged....moreless

  • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
  • Wheelchair Accessible:

    Snipe Barn is all on one level in the main. There is a very small difference in floor height just beyond bedroom 5. Bedrooms 1 and 6 are substantial in size, both have direct access from outside and each has a wet room with ceiling shower, basin and loo....moreless

Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14, Beds for 12-14

  • Bedroom 6: 1 king

    Zip/link for twin or double occupancy...moreless

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

    Zip/link beds for twin or double occupancy....moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 king

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 king

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 4: 1 queen, 1 twin/ single

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 5: 1 king

    Zip/link beds for double or twin occupancy....moreless

  • Bedrooms 1, 2, 3 and 6 are all ensuite while bedrooms 4 and 5 share a big family bathroom that has both a bath and seperate shower. Bedrooms 1 and 3 also have glass doors that open onto the centre courtyard. Bedroom 6 can be changed into a meeting room complete with table and chairs and plasma TV for presentations. StayCotswold would be pleased to discuss options for business meetings. It is private, tranquil and appropriately equipped....moreless

Bathrooms: 5 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Bedroom 1 en-suite wet room: toilet, shower

    Wet room...moreless

  • Bedroom 2 en-suite: toilet, combination tub/shower

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 3 en-suite: toilet, combination tub/shower

    ...moreless

  • Family bathroom: toilet, tub, shower

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 6 en-suite wet room: toilet, shower

    Wet room ...moreless

  • Toilet: toilet

    ...moreless

  • Four of the bathrooms are en-suite and the family bathroom is situated between bedrooms 4 and 5 plus there is a separate wc....moreless

Other Amenities

  • Snipe Barn has been lovingly restored with all its original features exposed. The magnificent fireplace, vaulted oak beams, stone floors and open-plan living area make it a wonderful choice for family gatherings, parties and corporate retreats. It can also be booked with another barn (Owl Barn) to accommodate parties of up to 23! Plasma TV with freeview plus wireless internet access are installed throughout. Local attractions include Blenheim Palace, Cotswold Wildlife Park and a great coffee shop at Aston Potteries just down the road! It is a magical place for a family get together, relax and recharge the batteries or have a party or reunion with friends. Nearby there is the famous Trout Pub at Tadploe Bridge which sits a mile or so away on the Thames Pathway - you can walk there and well worth a visit!...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family

Attractions

  • Arboretum
  • Autumn Foliage
  • Botanical Garden
  • Caves
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Coin Laundry
  • Forests
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Pond
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Rural
  • Village

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Mountain Biking
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    Two long tables fit together to provide spacious seating for all....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 14 people

General

  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    Ample sofas & comfortable chairs. Good sofa bed for additional guests (by arrangement). TV/DVD player, iPod dock....moreless

  • Parking
  • Sofa Bed
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen:

    Open plan kitchen with granite work tops, double range cooker, dishwaher etc....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Barbecue
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Terrace

Property Descriptor

  • Detached
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Mid Season
Apr 11 - Jul 17, 2015
2 night min stay
£845
£2,500
High Season
Jul 18 - Sep 4, 2015
4 night min stay
£575
£2,700
Mid Season
Sep 5 - Nov 2, 2015
2 night min stay
£845
£2,500
Low Season
Nov 3 - Dec 20, 2015
2 night min stay
£745
£2,200
Christmas
Dec 21 - Dec 28, 2015
7 night min stay

£4,350
New Year
Dec 29 - Jan 4, 2016
4 night min stay
£940
£4,350

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Booking/Administration £45
  • Pet Fee £60
  • Refundable Damage Deposit £500
  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

Short Break prices set at proportion of listed weekly price as below.

Standard weekend charge (2-3 nights) @ 75% of weekly price

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 w/e, school holiday w/e & 4 night w/e charged @ 85% of weekly rate

33% desposit required to confirm reservation. Balance payable 8 weeks prior to stay. If booking make within 8 weeks of stay, 100% required. Ts & Cs supplied.


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Last updated: 06/09/2015
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Location

60 Miles
Nearest Airport
Heathrow
2 Miles
Nearest Barpub
The Trout at Tadpole Bridge
75 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Southampton
3 Miles
Nearest Golf
Carswell Golf and Country Club
10 Miles
Nearest Train
Oxford
15 Miles
Nearest Motorway
M40 or M$
2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
The Trout at Tadpole Bridge
75 Miles
Nearest Beach
Ssandbanks

Car: Necessary

Places of interest are the classic old town of Burford and its legendary High St; Cotswold Wildlife Park, Bibury Trout Farm, Bicester Village for designer shopping, Chedworth Roman Villa, Cotswold Water Parks for water-skiing and fishing, Cogges Farm, Kelmscott Manor (former home of William Morris and founder of the Arts amnd Crafts Movement), and loads of gorgeous Cotswold villages including Stow in the Wold, Moreton on the Marsh, Bourton on the Water and the historic town of Witney. Plus loads of pubs and restaurants in the area and opportunities for golf at Burford and Frilford Heath or fishing or walking. From riverside strolls to more energetic hikes across the rolling countryside, there are more than 500 miles of footpaths to enjoy, including long distance trails like the Thames Path and the Oxfordshire Way. Oxford and its wonderful University is only 12 miles away. Belenheim Palace is the fabulous home of the Churchill family and make a great day out for the whole family.

 

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  • Snipe Barn - enclosed courtyard and patio

    Snipe Barn - enclosed courtyard and patio

  • Snipe Barn - open plan kitchen/dining area

    Snipe Barn - open plan kitchen/dining area

  • Masses of space for everyone to rest & relax in.

    Masses of space for everyone to rest & relax in.

  • Snipe Barn - Bed 1 view through french windows

    Snipe Barn - Bed 1 view through french windows

  • Bedroom 1 - huge with en-suite wet room. Zip/link bed for double/twin occupancy

    Bedroom 1 - huge with en-suite wet room. Zip/link bed for double/twin occupancy

  • Bedroom 2 - exposed beams and super comfortable double bed. En-suite bathroom.

    Bedroom 2 - exposed beams and super comfortable double bed. En-suite bathroom.

  • Family bedroom or twin occupancy in Bedroom 4

    Family bedroom or twin occupancy in Bedroom 4

  • Also new in 2012 Bedroom 6 can be a meeting space.

    Also new in 2012 Bedroom 6 can be a meeting space.

  • Fabulously spacious sitting room with log burner.

    Fabulously spacious sitting room with log burner.

  • Light & airy atmosphere

    Light & airy atmosphere

  • Snipe Barn garden view

    Snipe Barn garden view

  • Stunning huge Bedroom 1 with ensuite wet room

    Stunning huge Bedroom 1 with ensuite wet room

  • Bedroom 3 with double bed, enesuite shower room. Views out to private courtyard.

    Bedroom 3 with double bed, enesuite shower room. Views out to private courtyard.

  • Bedroom 5 with zip/link bed for twin or double occupancy.

    Bedroom 5 with zip/link bed for twin or double occupancy.

£575 - £940 per night (GBP)
Minimum stay: 2-7 nights
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  • Sleeps
    14
  • Bedrooms
    5
  • Bathrooms
    5.5
  • Property type
    Barn
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Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within 24 hours
  • Response rate 80%
  • Calendar last updated 06/09/2015
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