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Luxurious Barn On The Edge Of A Picturesque Cotswold Town On The River Thames

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Overview

Property

Updated: 23-Feb-2017
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

About the property

Barn at Lechlade, The Cotswolds, Gloucestershire, England - Surrounded By Beautiful Countryside And Picturesque Cotswold Villages For You To Explore

Lechlade is a bustling town on the River Thames and the gateway to the Cotswolds. The Barn at Lechlade sits in the grounds of Bridge House, built in Cotswold stone in the late 17th century and retaining many of it's original period charms. It has a large open plan sitting room with plenty of space to relax overlooking the beautiful gardens. The area is steeped in history and dotted with picturesque Cotswold villages to explore. Lechlade is surrounded by beautiful countryside to explore on foot or by bike on one of the many cycle routes. There are plenty of opportunities for fishing or boating on the river or book a round of golf at one of the nearby golf courses. The towns of Cirencester, Cheltenham and Oxford are all within easy reach with all they have to offer, whether it's shopping and fashion you're after or a literary or music festival or a day at the races. If it's fine dining you're after then try one of the fabulous restaurants or gastro pubs all just minutes away.

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

Deborah Dyer
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
23 February, 2017

About Deborah Dyer

I am a mother of 3 with 2 girls now at University and a boy taking his GCSE's. I live in Lechlade with my partner Peter and 2 black labradors. I am a fashion stylist and fitness instructor with an active and busy business and social life. I love entertaining and love sharing my gorgeous barn with guests whilst they visit the Cotswolds.

Deborah Dyer purchased this barn in 2012

Why Deborah Dyer chose Lechlade

I've lived in Lechlade for years and when faced with moving I couldn't leave the area. I like being in the Cotswolds where you can experience the beautiful countryside (including walking my dogs down the Thames every morning) while still being close to Cheltenham and Oxford for that all important retail therapy.

What makes this barn unique

On the edge of Lechlade, you'll sample the real cotswold life - peace and tranquility but with access to all the activities that come with a cotswold village by the Thames. The main town of Lechlade offers riverside pubs and quintessential village shops. Its a popular fishing location and idyllic for that afternoon roast and post meal stroll. A little further up the road Cheltenham and Oxford beckons. Shopping trips to Cheltenham can be organised or you can simply relax in comfort at the Barn. Either way, we offer a real experience you're sure to remember.

Guestbook comments from the owner

"Thank you for a wonderfully relaxing stay. See you next year" Warwick and Sarah

"We all had so much fun. Love the Barn. Love the Cotswolds. Thank you for making our stay so perfect" Howard and Jennifer

"Wish we had a longer stay. So nice to escape to the countryside" Martin
Mar 2013
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Guestbook comments from the owner

"Thank you for a wonderfully relaxing stay. See you next year" Warwick and Sarah

"We all had so much fun. Love the Barn. Love the Cotswolds. Thank you for making our stay so perfect" Howard and Jennifer

"Wish we had a longer stay. So nice to escape to the countryside" Martin
Mar 2013
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11 Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(11 traveller reviews)

5

Outstanding!!!

  • 5 of 5

We had a fantastic 2 night stay at The Barn and wish we could have stayed longer. The accommodation was fantastic in beautiful grounds with an abundance of things to do to keep our 19 month old son happy. We didn't meet Deborah as she was away but she was in contact and a pleasure to deal with. The little touches (such as complimentary home baked goods) finished it off nicely and we would definitely return if visiting the area again. Tips: take a pair of slippers, the floor is tiled and in the heart of January was a little cold on the toesies and also we ate at the Riverside pub in the village but if we revisited we choose one of the many other options of eating places that were also in the pretty village.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 27, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review and I'm so pleased you enjoyed your time at The Barn. I'm only sad that I didn't get to meet you all on this occasion. You make a good point about bringing slippers maybe I could supply some for guests in the future so thank you for the tip. As far as places to eat in Lechlade itself goes. I would recommend the New Inn or Colleys Supper Rooms if you do manage to get back this way. Other than that, there are a number of fabulous pubs located in all directions about 5 to 10 minutes drive away.
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5

Gorgeous property in the beautiful Cotswolds

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay at Lechlade. Deborah did everything to make us feel very welcome, including a home made cake. The property is lovely, clean, tidy and with everything you need. I loved all of the finishing touches including snuggly dressing gowns. Additionally there were plenty of toys for my nephew and DVDs. The local area is beautiful and we thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Hope to be back.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 17, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for such a glowing review. It's much appreciated and I'm so pleased you all enjoyed yourselves. It was lovely to meet you and I do hope you'll come and stay again!
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5

Lovely Barn

  • 5 of 5

The barn in Lechlade is a great place to stay when visiting the Cotswolds. Deborah is a fantastic host and very helpful, even leaving us a lovely afternoon cream tea! The barn is very clean and spacious and has everything you require during your stay, even a cot, high chair and bath if visiting with a baby. Would definitely stay here again and highly recommend it to others!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for such a glowing review. it was lovely to meet you all and your delightful baby. I'm so pleased you enjoyed your time at The Barn, albeit brief and if you're ever in the area again please come and stay. I'd love to see how that gorgeous boy of yours is coming along!
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5

The Barn, a lovely well maintained home from home!

  • 5 of 5

A very relaxing holiday staying in The Barn, we were made very welcome by Deborah and family including dogs! We felt totally at home with every convenience to hand. The gardens were beautiful, well established, children friendly but lovely just to stroll around. We hope to return in the future.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 2, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Cosy with style in the Citswolds

  • 5 of 5

We were delighted to arrive at The Barn in Lechlade on Thames. It was a last minute booking and we were not disappointed. It was everything we wanted in a gorgeous converted barn. Bursting with style with lots of lovely little touches including a most delicious homemade lemon drizzle cake. Deborah was an amazing host who cooked us the most incredible breakfast; suffice to say there was no need for lunch that day! My daughter loved the Barn and didn't want to leave. She fell in love with the two dogs Brian and Boris and enjoyed walking them through the sheep fields. Lechlade is a great base for exploring the Cotswolds; without being a busy town itself. We also enjoyed a dinner at Kushi the local Indian restaurant. Our only disappointment was that we couldn't stay longer. We hope one day we can return. Thanks Deborah.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a glowing review. It's much appreciated. I'm so pleased you enjoyed staying at The Barn and I hope to see you again sometime.
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5

Girls weekend away

  • 5 of 5

Amazing barn beautiful inside and out. Walked into homemade cake. All the personal touches were lovely tea coffee facilties in the bedrooms along with home made sweets. Breakfast cooked by the owner of the barn is a must to have was lovely. .definitely would go back and recommend. 5* throughout.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 3, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for such a fabulous review, it's much appreciated. I'm so pleased you all enjoyed staying at The Barn, it was a pleasure to meet you and I do hope you'll come back again some time.
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Location

From the Owner

I've lived in Lechlade for years and when faced with moving I couldn't leave the area. I like being in the Cotswolds where you can experience the beautiful countryside (including walking my dogs down the Thames every morning) while still being close to Cheltenham and Oxford for that all important retail therapy.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Heathrow at 74 Miles Nearest Barpub : Colleys at 500 Metres Nearest Golf : Highworth at 3.5 Miles Nearest Train : Swindon at 11 Miles Nearest Motorway : M4 at 12 Miles Nearest Restaurant : Colleys at 500 Metres Car: recommended

Special interest holidays:

A tailor made package is available on request including cookery courses, millinery courses, fashion and styling (including make up demos, personal shopping and wardrobe advice), health and fitness, hen parties.

Travel:

Heathrow Airport 90 minutes by car. Bristol Airport 1 hour by car, Southampton Airport 90 minutes by car. A car is recommended.

Distances:

Cirencester is 20 minutes drive, Cheltenham and Oxford 45 minutes drive. Burford, Stow on the Wold, Bourton on the Water, Bibury 30 minutes drive. Broadway, Chipping Campden 45 minutes drive.

Further Details:

There is a local village shop, post office, chemist, antique shops, hairdressers, sweet shop, cafes and tea rooms, Chinese, Italian and Indian restaurants, 3 pubs and ample parking in the town. There are many golf course close by and fishing on the River Thames as well as at various trout farms in the area. There are a number of lakes within 10 minutes drive offering waterspouts. Cheltenham is within 45 minutes drive offering easy access to it's jazz, music, literature and fashion festivals as well as to the racecourse.

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Winter 2
20 Feb 2017 - 5 Mar 2017
2 night minimum stay
£220
for 2 nights
From
£110
From
£130
Fri,Sat
 
 
Easter
10 Apr 2017 - 20 Apr 2017
2 night minimum stay
£280
for 2 nights
From
£140
From
£150
Fri,Sat
 
 
Spring 1
21 Apr 2017 - 27 Apr 2017
2 night minimum stay
£260
for 2 nights
From
£130
From
£140
Fri,Sat
 
 
Bank Holiday
28 Apr 2017 - 1 May 2017
2 night minimum stay
£300
for 2 nights
From
£150
 
 
Spring 2
2 May 2017 - 26 May 2017
2 night minimum stay
£260
for 2 nights
From
£130
From
£140
Fri,Sat
 
 
Spring Half Term
27 May 2017 - 4 Jun 2017
2 night minimum stay
£270
for 2 nights
From
£135
From
£140
Fri,Sat
 
 
Summer 1
5 Jun 2017 - 7 Jul 2017
2 night minimum stay
£260
for 2 nights
From
£130
From
£140
Fri,Sat
 
 
Summer 2
8 Jul 2017 - 3 Sep 2017
2 night minimum stay
£280
for 2 nights
From
£140
From
£150
Fri,Sat
 
 
Autumn 1
4 Sep 2017 - 29 Oct 2017
2 night minimum stay
£260
for 2 nights
From
£130
From
£140
Fri,Sat
 
 
Autumn/Winter
30 Oct 2017 - 22 Dec 2017
2 night minimum stay
£240
for 2 nights
From
£120
From
£140
Fri,Sat
 
 
Festive
23 Dec 2017 - 2 Jan 2018
3 night minimum stay
£480
for 3 nights
From
£160
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£250
for 2 nights
From
£125
From
£130
Fri,Sat
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
25% non refundable deposit requested at time of booking.


Changeover Day:
Arrival time 3pm. Departure time 11am.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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Facilities

From the Owner

On the edge of Lechlade, you'll sample the real cotswold life - peace and tranquility but with access to all the activities that come with a cotswold village by the Thames. The main town of Lechlade offers riverside pubs and quintessential village shops. Its a popular fishing location and idyllic for that afternoon roast and post meal stroll. A little further up the road Cheltenham and Oxford beckons. Shopping trips to Cheltenham can be organised or you can simply relax in comfort at the Barn. Either way, we offer a real experience you're sure to remember.

Property Type

  • barn

General

  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Table Football
  • Game Room ...
  • Games
  • Music Library ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys ...

Onsite Services

  • Massage
  • Private Chef

Suitability

  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm

Location Type

  • river
  • village

Attractions

  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • hospital
  • massage therapist

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • tennis
  • water skiing

Bathrooms

  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • 1 bathroom with shower, wc and vanity unit

Bedrooms

  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 2
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with kingsize bed and 2 twin beds, Bedroom 2 with double bed.

Outside

  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue
  • 6 bicycles

Meals

  • Self-catering

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website

Notes:

  • We pride ourselves on organising just about anything to make your stay with us as perfect as possible. If you'd like some relaxation then massage and beauty treatments can be arranged. We can supply catered meals if required, cookery lessons, clay shooting, horse riding, golf, tennis and fishing. There is a well equipped gym in the gatehouse to the front of the garden and Personal Training can be arranged with prior notice. Outside: Large garden with ornamental ponds, outdoor furniture with table and seating for 6. Barbecue. Table tennis and netted trampoline, darts and table football Ample parking. Utility Room: Iron and ironing board Towels and linen are included. Other: Kitchen diner with table and seating for 6. Breakfast bar with seating for 4

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