Grey Gables Barn

Short breaks from £1,207.80

At a glance

Large five bedroom family-friendly holiday home in the Cotswolds with a tranquil garden

Sleeps Sleeps 12
Bedrooms Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms Bathrooms 3
WiFi WiFi
Pub nearby Pub nearby
Shop nearby Shop nearby
Village Village
Fireplace Fireplace
Off street parking Off street parking
Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
Garden Garden
Large groups Large groups
Family friendly Family friendly
Non-smoking Non-smoking


Grey Gables Barn is an elegantly refurbished barn conversion, which sleeps 11+1 guests, in five well-appointed bedrooms, with the +1 option being a pull out single bed, with three spacious bathrooms. Built from Cotswold stone, this quintessential Cotswold holiday home has a wealth of character features including exposed Cotswold stone walls, oak beams, and wood burning stoves in both of the sizeable living rooms. The property has been lovingly furnished in a contemporary, warm style, in keeping with the age of the property, and the traditional character is complemented by modern facilities. The rooms flow seamlessly into one another on the ground floor, with plenty of comfortable seating, a well equipped kitchen with dual fuel Aga and a fabulous dining area. To the rear of the barn is a tranquil garden, perfect for sunny summer days whilst enjoying some al fresco dining.

This five bedroom holiday home in Bourton-on-the-Water is perfectly suited for those looking to get together with family and friends, exploring the local countryside and eateries. The Cotswold accommodation is laid out as follows:

Ground Floor

Drawing room
A spacious and sunny aspect room with exposed stone walls, oak beams, wooden floor, cosy wood burning stove, two large sofas and a matching love seat, plus a Smart TV with a DVD player, and a stereo with a CD player

Dining room
This beautifully presented room adjoins the drawing room, and is home to a large wooden dining table with seating for 12 and coordinating sideboard. There is direct access to the kitchen, making this an ideal space for entertaining

Stylish and well equipped with a dual fuel Aga and gas hob, an American style fridge/freezer, wine cooler, microwave, kettle, toaster, dishwasher and a breakfast bar with four stools

Utility room
Washing machine and a sink

Elegantly furnished with flagstone flooring and bi-fold doors, which open directly out to the garden. Amenities include a cosy wood burning stove, large L-shaped sofa, plus a large Smart TV and DVD player, and a stereo with CD player, with stairs that lead to Bedroom 5 and ensuite only

Bedroom 4 (Sleeps 2)
Bright and airy ground floor bedroom, with exposed Cotswold stone, wooden flooring, two single beds, clothes hanging unit, full length mirror and a hair dryer

Loo and basin

First Floor via main staircase

Master bedroom with ensuite (Sleeps 2)
A spacious and well-presented room, with a super king size bed, fitted wardrobes, dressing table, wooden rocking chair, hair dryer and a wall mounted Smart TV
Ensuite with walk-in shower, loo and basin

Bedroom 2 (Sleeps 2)
A comfortable size bedroom, with exposed oak beams, king size leather sleigh bed, wardrobe, hair dryer and a full-length mirror

Bedroom 3 (Sleeps 2)
Characterful room, with oak beams and a vaulted ceiling, which contains two single beds, freestanding hanging unit, hair dryer and a full-length mirror

Family bathroom
Bath with an overhead shower, loo and basin

Accessed via the staircase from the Lounge

Bedroom 5 with ensuite (Sleeps 2+2)
Large and tastefully decorated bedroom, with a king size bed, single bed, and an additional pull out single bed (available on request), chest of drawers, built-in wardrobe, mirror and a hair dryer
Ensuite with walk-in shower, loo and basin

Surrounded by a pretty Cotswold stone wall, the tranquil enclosed garden comprises of a patio area with a large outdoor table with seating for eight, charcoal barbecue and a small lawn area. A raised, covered fish pond, decorated with garden statues is located at the end of the lawn

Availability & Booking

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Floor Plan

Grey Gables Barn Floor Plan

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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

Grey Gables Barn is located close to the heart of the picturesque village of Bourton-on-the-Water, often referred to as the ‘Venice of the Cotswolds’, it is surrounded by picturesque countryside with excellent walking routes from the doorstep. Guests have a variety of well regarded country inn's, restaurants and shops just moments from the doorstep! Why not enjoy a delightful meal or drinks at Smiths Bar and Restaurant or The Mouse Trap Inn. For a delicious breakfast we suggest Smalltalk tearooms or a coffee from A'moore Coffee House.
For your shopping essentials, there is a local Co-Op in Bourton-on-the-Water.
Bourton is ideally situated in the North Cotswolds, perfect for exploring the many attractions and stunning nearby towns and villages, Stow-on-the-Wold, Moreton-in-Marsh, Broadway and Burford to name a few.

The Finer Details

  • The maximum occupancy for this property is 11+1 guests. Infants do not count towards the occupancy figure, however, due to space restrictions the occupancy can only be exceeded by 3 additional infants (aged 2 or under)
  • ?Bed linen and towels are provided
  • Off street parking is available for up to 4 cars
  • 1 travel cot and 1 hair chair are available on request (please bring your own linen for the travel cot, as this is not provided) 
  • Sorry, no pets
  • Free WiFi
  • Mobile phone reception is variable
  • 3 x Smart TVs
  • Enclosed garden
  • 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 stove from October to April only
  • The property is laid out over two floors and there is a raised, covered pond in the garden, which parents with young children should be aware of
  • 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...
  • Hen and Stag parties are not permitted, though other same sex groups can enquire
  • Commercial and work related bookings are not permitted
  • 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
  • Charging electric vehicles at this property is not permitted
Security Deposit

A security deposit of £250 is required for bookings at this property. This amount will be pre-authorised on your credit card 7 days prior to your arrival date and, providing no damage is reported, the pre-authorisation will be released 7 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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Enjoy a family fun day out at one of the many attractions in Bourton, including The Model Village, Birdland and the Cotswold Motoring Museum!