Peacefully tucked away within the countryside though within easy reach of Cheltenham Spa, this detached barn is simply brimming with character, just perfect for couples to enjoy whatever the time of year.
Set on the outskirts of the pretty village of Badgeworth, 4 miles southwest of Cheltenham, you and your faithful friends will find well-earned bliss and tranquillity, away from the stresses of modern life. There are four cracking canine-cordial pubs within 3 miles, and a world of wonderful shops, museums, galleries and eateries in Cheltenham. Ride the steam railway from Cheltenham Racecourse (6 miles) through sublime Cotswold countryside. Visit the picturesque Montpellier District, packed with restaurants, parks, bars and boutiques, amidst elegant Regency architecture. The Sibling Distillery is gin bliss, with a friendly welcome. Colesbourne Park has year-round bounties, including a radiant spring snowdrop garden. Enjoy the renowned Literature and racing festivals in March and October.
Inside you’ll find a handcrafted haven, full of original features and rustic charm. The open-plan lounge/kitchen/diner is a cosy and romantic space, with its bread oven, old beams and brickwork, vintage signs and bespoke units. Unwind by the crackling wood burner, with a board game or a bottle of wine, aglow with memories just made and yet to come. After a steaming shower, sink into the bedroom’s soft sanctuary, or retire to the hot tub under twinkling stars, with a glass of prosecco on the patio. There’s an outside utility area, and glorious Cotswold views all around.
Capital of the Cotswolds, Cirencester (16 miles) is an ancient market town, bursting with history, crafts and antiques markets, and dog-friendly independent pubs, shops, parks, museums and eateries; the Elemental Sculpture Park, Corn Hall and Arcade are worth a visit. Stroud (12 miles) is a pastoral haven – visit the Shambles Market and the timeless garden at Miserden (10 miles), with its rolling Cotswold views. Througham Court Gardens (10 miles) and the National Trust’s Woodchester Park (21 miles) are rural idylls. Also discover why the charming village of Bourton-on-the-Water (21 miles) is known as the Venice of the Cotswolds!
Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.