Goodlake Barns

Shellingford, near Faringdon
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At a glance

A collection of holiday cottages suiting large groups visiting the Cotswolds

Sleeps Sleeps 28
Bedrooms Bedrooms 14
Bathrooms Bathrooms 12
BBQ BBQ
Disabled access Disabled access
Garden Garden
Family friendly Family friendly
Fireplace/Wood Burner/Flame Effect Stove Fireplace/Wood Burner/Flame Effect Stove
Large groups Large groups
Non-smoking Non-smoking
Off street parking Off street parking
Village Village
WiFi WiFi
Business Events Business Events

Overview

Tucked away in the rural village of Shellingford, Goodlake Barns is made up of five well equipped holiday cottages, sleeping up to 28 guests with an additional space, The Hub, which is an enclosed barn, complete with tables and chairs which enables you to all dine together or host a celebration. Each barn, accessible via a central courtyard, has a fully equipped kitchen, sitting room, Smart TVs and Wi-Fi. In front of the barns is a paddock, giving you and your guests plenty of outdoor space.
Accommodation
This 14 bedroom holiday accommodation is perfectly set up for those large family gatherings and celebrations and is well located to explore the local market town of Faringdon and beyond. The accommodation is laid out as follows:

For full descriptions of each barn’s layout, please visit the individual property listing on our website.

The Barn (Sleeps 10)
Set across two floors
Three super king bedrooms with ensuite
Two twin bedrooms
Family bathroom
Direct access onto the paddock

Prince Barn (Sleeps 6)
Set across two floors
Two super king bedrooms with ensuites
One twin bedroom
Family bathroom

Punch Barn (Sleeps 4)
Set across two floors
One super king bedroom
One twin bedroom
Family bathroom

Blossom Barn (Sleeps 4)
All on one floor
One super king bedroom
One twin bedroom with ensuite
Accessible wet room

Flower Barn (Sleeps 4)
All on one floor
One super king bedroom with ensuite
One twin bedroom
Family bathroom

The Hub (Seats 28)
With direct access from The Barn kitchen and the courtyard, The Hub comes equipped with air conditioning, large TV, tables and chairs to seat 28 guests, cloakroom, small utility.

Outside
Enclosed courtyard with tables and chairs for each barn, shared charcoal BBQ and paddock.

Floor Plan Goodlake Barns Floor Plan

The Finer Details

  • Bed linen and towels are provided
  • Off street parking is available for up to 6 cars in the courtyard with additional overflow parking for 6-8 cars
  • 3 travel cots and 3 highchairs are available on request (please bring your own linen for the travel cot, as this is not provided)
  • Sorry, no pets
  • Strong WiFi (49 Mbps download)
  • Mobile phone reception is weak
  • Smart TVs in all barns
  • Enclosed paddock
  • 1 shared charcoal BBQ (guests are responsible for providing charcoal and cleaning BBQ after use)
  • Gas central heating system
  • Starter supply of wood provided for the wood burning stoves from October to April only
  • 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 28 guests. Infants do not count towards the occupancy figure, however, the occupancy can only be exceeded by 7 additional infants
  • Hen and Stag groups are not permitted and single sex parties on request
  • Commercial and work related bookings on request
  • Events are not permitted without prior consent
  • A security deposit is required at this property
  • Check in is from 17:00 and check out is by 10:00
Security Deposit

A security deposit of £500 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.

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

Goodlake barns is nestled in the heart of Shellingford, a small village surrounded by countryside just three miles from Faringdon where you will find a charming market town which hosts a weekly Saturday Farmers' Market. If you fancy exploring a local pub on foot, head to The Woodmans Arms, Fernham for a pint of real ale or freshly prepared seasonal dish.
For your shopping essentials, there is a local Co-op two miles away in Stanford in the Vale or a good selection of supermarkets in Faringdon.

Reviews

4.8
The Goodlake Barns provided a perfect place for a group of friends, who first met at University 50 years ago, to come together with their children and grandchildren. The group, with varying ages from 7 months to 70 years, found the facilities very clean, very comfortable, and extremely well equipped. The weather was superb which meant we spent most of our time in the courtyard area, but, had it been cold and wet, the large communal room would have been excellent for us all to congregate. Each barn was spotlessly clean and very well equipped, which meant our stay was very comfortable, and very relaxing. There are plenty of attractions nearby to entertain us and the barns are situated in a lovely part of the country. I can enthusiastically recommend The Goodlake Barns.

Thank you for your wonderful review of Goodlake Barns. We are delighted to hear that you and your group enjoyed your stay and got to make the most of the great facilities and courtyard area during the nice weather. We hope to welcome you back again in the future.

- StayCotswold, 14 September 2022

3.8
We were a large extended family group of 25, spanning 4 generations and so had rented out the whole of Goodlake barns for the week. The multiple properties worked really well to give everyone space. We also hired the hub for the week which we used in the cooler evenings. We were fortunate with the weather and hence were also able to us the outside seating. The kitchen in the larger property was great for making dinner for everyone. There were plenty of fridges, crockery, cooking equipment. Goodlake barns is on the edge of the Cotswolds and so a bit of a journey to the well known villages and towns but very close to Oxford and Berkshire

We're thrilled you had a wonderful family gathering at Goodlake Barns. Thanks for sharing your feedback, Melanie and we hope to see you again soon!

- StayCotswold, 9 September 2022

5
We attended as a family with a very diverse age range.The accommodation was fantastic and suited the mix of children and senior family members.We cannot fault Goodlake barns .. we all had a fabulous weekend

Thank you for your wonderful review of Goodlake Barns. We are delighted that you had fabulous weekend in the Cotswolds with your family, and we hope to see you again soon.

- StayCotswold, 9 August 2022

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