At a glance

Large 5 bedroom dog friendly holiday home in the Cotswolds

Sleeps Sleeps 10
Bedrooms Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms Bathrooms 4
Rural Rural
Fireplace Fireplace
Off street parking Off street parking
Garden Garden
Electric charging point Electric charging point
Business Events Business Events
WiFi WiFi
Pets welcome Pets welcome
Large groups Large groups
Family friendly Family friendly
Non-smoking Non-smoking


Curlew Barn is a stunning Cotswold stone barn conversion providing spacious self-catering accommodation for ten guests across five bedrooms near Bampton. The barn's focal point is it's large open-plan kitchen/living area which is ideal for entertaining, and there is plenty of outside space too. Curlew Barn is a perfect choice for large groups. Situated in the Chimney Meadows Nature Reserve, guests can enjoy uninterrupted views of the surrounding countryside and there is no shortage of lovely walks and cycle routes from the doorstep. Plus it is dog friendly holiday home too.

This five bedroom holiday home welcomes larger families and friends groups looking to get together in the Cotswolds, where their dogs are also welcome. The Cotswold accommodation is laid out as follows:

Ground Floor
The ground floor of Curlew barn is a large open-plan space

Kitchen area
A spacious and well equipped kitchen with electric oven and hob, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, microwave, food processor, Nespresso coffee machine and milk frother (some pods provided), kettle and toaster

Dining area
Dining table and seating for 12
French doors leading to patio with comfy seating

Living area
TV with Freeview, DVD player, wood burning stove, comfortable sofas and armchairs with enough seating for ten
French doors leading to front patio with garden furniture

Bedroom 3 with ensuite (Sleeps 2)
Super king bed, two bedside tables with lamps, chest of drawers, wall hooks with hangers and two chairs
Ensuite shower room with detachable overhead shower, loo, basin and heated towel rail

Cloakroom/ Utility Room
Loo, basin, heated towel rail and cupboard with washing machine and tumble dryer

First Floor

Master bedroom with ensuite (Sleeps 2)
Super king bed, two bedside tables with lamps, double chest of drawers, wall hooks with hangers, fan, two chairs and freestanding clawfoot bath
Ensuite with loo and basin

Bedroom 2 with ensuite (Sleeps 2)
Super king bed, two bedside tables with lamps, double chest of drawers, wall hooks with hangers, fan and two chairs
Ensuite shower room with detachable overhead shower, loo, basin and heated towel rail

Bedroom 4 (Sleeps 2)
Two single beds, one bedside table with lamp, chest of drawers, wall hooks with hangers, fan and chair

Bedroom 5 (Sleeps 2)
Two single beds, one bedside table with lamp, chest of drawers, wall hooks with hangers, fan and chair

Family bathroom
Family bathroom, bath with detachable overhead shower, loo, basin and heated towel rail

Front patio overlooking a wild meadow, table and chairs to seat ten, parasol and Weber charcoal BBQ
Covered roll top tin bath with heater
Back patio overlooking the nature reserve and wild meadow, comfy seating for ten
At the far end of the wild meadow is a garden bench to enjoy the sunsets (shared with neighbouring holiday lets)
Access to shared 13 acres with swings/play areas/ picnic spots and walks, parking for up to 5 cars in communal car park, shared electric car charger

Availability & Booking

Floor Plan

Curlew Barn Floor Plan

Virtual Tour

Booking & Payment

StayCotswold is a marketing agent and therefore does not own any of the cottages listed on our website. In terms of cleaning and maintenance, the properties within our portfolio are managed by a third party property manager or the property owner – your pre-arrival email will contain confirmation and contact details for the person managing your property. Bookings made via us form a legal agreement directly between you and the property owner.

For bookings commencing more than 8 weeks in advance, a 30% non-refundable deposit is required to confirm the booking. The balance payment is then due 8 weeks prior to arrival.

All payments are made subject to the cancellation policy set out in the standard Booking Conditions.

Location Information

It is the Located in the Chimney Meadows Nature Reserve, Curlew Barn is surrounded by wildlife year round from water voles to a variety of bird species. Be sure to keep an eye out for them during your stay.
For your shopping essentials, head into nearby Bampton (five miles) or to explore the filming location of the famous Downton Abbey, before heading back via Aston Pottery for tea and cake and a look round their gardens and shop.
Surrounding villages are also home to some fabulous gastro pubs so don't miss a visit to The Double Red Duke, Clanfield or The Bell Inn, Langford.

The Finer Details

  • Bed linen and towels are provided
  • Off street parking is available for up to 5 cars in shared car park
  • Electric charging point
  • 1 travel cot, 1 highchair are available on request (please bring your own linen for the travel cot, as this is not provided)
  • 2 medium sized dogs are welcome for an additional £40 per booking per dog. For pet rules, please visit our FAQs
  • Strong Gigaclear Fibre WiFi (Download speed 200 Mbps)
  • Mobile phone reception variable 
  • Smart TV
  • Two patios with access to surrounding wild meadow which is shared by neighbouring holiday lets and not enclosed
  • Charcoal BBQ (guests are responsible for providing charcoal and cleaning BBQ after use)
  • Central heating system
  • Starter supply of wood provided for the wood burning stove
  • The smoke and CO detectors operate on a sound only basis and, therefore, those who have serious impairment of hearing may not be able to hear the alarm systems and could be at risk
  • No smoking or vaping is permitted throughout the property?
Things to Note...
  • The maximum occupancy for this property is 10 guests. Infants do not count towards the occupancy figure, however, due to space restrictions the occupancy can only be exceeded by 1 additional infant if there are 10 other guests. If group numbers are less, additional infants are considered on request
  • Hen and stag groups are not permitted
  • Commercial, work related and single sex groups on request
  • Curlew Barn is one of three holiday lets at Chimney Farm Barns and for certain occasions, these barns can be rented together on request
  • Events are not permitted without prior consent
  • A security deposit is required at this property
  • Check in is from 16:00 and check out is by 10:00
Security Deposit

A security deposit of £500.00 is required for bookings at this property. This amount will be pre-authorised on your credit card 7 days prior to your arrival date, providing no damage is reported the pre-authorisation will be released 5 days after your departure. For the avoidance of doubt, guests are requested to leave the property in a reasonable condition, consistent with the property's appearance upon arrival.



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The 3-mile stroll, with the family dog, to the 2 local pubs, will be well rewarded with a crisp pint of Cotswold cider.