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Small converted barn in peaceful village setting.

Bedrooms 2
Property type barn
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Parking


About the property

The Long Barn at Pound Cottage Duntisbourne Abbotts

The Long Barn is a converted 17th Century barn and is located on our main property in the stunning village of Duntisbourne Abbots. It has 2 bedrooms and 1 bathroom with an open plan kitchen / living area. It has recently been renovated tastefully throughout with some very interesting features including the old vice ! being left in their original positions. It also has the modern essentials such as Sky and Wi-Fi Nespresso machine and Microwave. This is a small quiet and cosy place to base yourselves when wishing to explore this area of the Cotswold's.Please note our MINIMUM rental period is 1 WEEK . Please note the spiral staircase can make it tricky for very young and very old guests.

Member since: 2010
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
18 June, 2018

About Charles

I spent 4 years restoring it to the current condition. We have been amazed how well it has rented... 21 weeks last year and are pleasantly surprised by the positive comments and feedback to date. I think you will like it.

Charles purchased this barn in 1987

Why Charles chose Duntisbourne Abbots

I bought Pound Cottage and The Long Barn in 1987 when my mother said it was the prettiest Cotswold Cottage and set of outbuildings she had even seen in one of the prettiest and quietest of hamlets of the Cotswold's. Well what could I do ..mother had spoken !

What makes this barn unique

The Long Barn is situated near our house Pound Cottage in the quiet hamlet of Duntisbourne Abbots and really the very local area is simply stunning and very quiet despite the odd car or tractor. You can walk the local villages or hamlets and for the more adventurous there are well sign posted walks along rural footpaths.We use the Long Barn for our weekend guests occasionally and they all seem to relax in it and the lower garden and rarely want to leave.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday barn in Duntisbourne Abbots in Cotswold District

Property Type:
  • barn
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • rural
  • village
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bath (no shower)
  • The Bathroom has a bath , basin and WC.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: The main bedroom has a double bed with 2 occasion side tables a chest of drawers and small dressing table . The second bedroom has a double bed with an occasional table and full length hanging cupboard .
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Notes on accommodation: We feel The Long Barn is best suited for couples without young children as the spiral staircase could be construed as quite dangerous.Well behaved pets are welcome. Outside: We have made the lower garden available for those who are staying in The Long Barn. It is well maintained and has the benefit of its own private seating area and a BBQ. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All the bed linen is fresh for each change-over and fresh towels are provided.We have a spare set in the airing cupboard should you require more.


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Small converted barn in peaceful village setting.
average rating of 4.923077 based on 13 reviews

Vakantie in een prachtige cottage in de Cotswolds

  • 4 of 5

Verblijf in prachtige cottage op een fantastische locatie en als je dan nog mooi weer hebt , voel je je God in The Cotswolds !

  • Review Submitted: 04-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dank je/u (zeer) Charles
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Lovely area super accommodation

  • 5 of 5

Gorgeous barn conversation with lots of character well equipped. Owner friendly and helpful. Our daughter in law fell in love with the barn had to drag her away.

  • Review Submitted: 31-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Charles
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Very pretty setting

  • 5 of 5

Tranquil setting in quiet village with some fabulous walks. The property was clean and very well equipped and it would have been even better in the summer....maybe next time we will try a warmer month !

  • Review Submitted: 23-Feb-2017
  • Date of Stay: February 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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A great week in Cotswolds village!!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed with with 2 kids (2 and 9 years old) during Eastern 2016. Very cosy cottage designed in traditional style. Fully equipped kitchen, big living room and 2 bedrooms with comfortable beds. We slept so well in this quite, countryside we had problems to visit all planned attractions in the surrounding: Bath, Blenheim Palace, Warwick Castle, Longleat, Stratford-upon-Avon, Lacock Abbey, Severn valley, etc.

We highly recommend this location. Very friendly owner and reasonable price.

  • Review Submitted: 08-Apr-2016
  • Date of Stay: March 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks very much look forward to seeing you next time your in the uk.
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Beautiful Location – Charming Property

  • 5 of 5

I don’t have anything to add to the previous reviews as they truthfully reflect this well-appointed and charming property.

Charles (the owner) met us on arrival was very helpful and welcoming and as mentioned by other reviewers is indeed a sincerely nice man.

I would not hesitate to recommend this beautiful cottage to anyone looking to visit the Cotswolds and enjoy a relaxing stay in a most peaceful location.

  • Review Submitted: 17-Oct-2015
  • Date of Stay: October 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Grant maybe see you again sometime. Charles
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A lovely cosy cottage in a pretty village setting.

  • 5 of 5

The barn is just as described, most cosy and peaceful. The owner has furnished it to a very high standard with some thoughtful touches. It was extremely clean and the bedding of a noticeable high quality; the beds themselves were most comfortable. There is a charming spiral staircase up to the top floor (so maybe not so good for aged relatives) and the cottage is awash with magnificent oak beams so do mind your head! The village is charming and an easy drive off the main road. It has a village hall ( good for parking) and a pretty Church but no shop; the pub is around a 40 minute walk from the village itself. There are some lovely walks from the village although you would need a car to get the most out of the area. Charles ( the owner) is on hand in the cottage behind you if you have any queries; he was most friendly and welcoming and helped us to get the most out of our stay. I would definitely recommend this cottage to friends/ relatives.

  • Review Submitted: 06-Jul-2015
  • Date of Stay: June 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your kind words Charles
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The Long Barn is situated in the charming village of Duntisbourne Abbots approx 1 mile from the A417 Swindon - Cheltenham road.


The nearest town is Cirencester which is 5 miles away and is world renowned as one of the finest Cotswold towns . We are 10 miles from Cheltenham which is a beautiful regency town and approx 15 miles from Stow on the Wold.

Further Details:

There are some wonderful pubs and restaurants locally which we can recommend should you wish.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday barn in Duntisbourne Abbots, Gloucestershire

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
1 Jun 2018 - 15 Jul 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
16 Jul 2018 - 2 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
3 Sep 2018 - 22 Dec 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
We request that all booking require full payment in advance. There is no deposit required or taken as to date this has not been required !

Changeover Day:
Changeover day is Saturday with guests requested to leave by 11.00. New guests are asked to arrive from 3.30 onwards.

Notes on prices:
Please note between the Oct 1st and March 31st we add £50 pcw to the rental prices displayed to cover the heating of the property.This sadly reflects the costs of keeping it warm.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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