Punch Barn

Shellingford, Faringdon
Short breaks from £346.80

At a glance

Holiday accommodation in the Cotswolds to sleep 4 guests

Sleeps Sleeps 4
Bedrooms Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms Bathrooms 1
WiFi WiFi
Village Village
Off street parking Off street parking
Garden Garden
Courtyard/Patio Courtyard/Patio
Family friendly Family friendly
Non-smoking Non-smoking


Punch Barn is a light and spacious self catering holiday cottage near Faringdon which has been sensitively converted, retaining much of the character and charm of the original building. Arranged over 2 floors, the barn provides luxurious accommodation for 4 guests in 2 comfortable bedrooms. Part of the Goodlake Barns complex, there is a large communal courtyard and plenty of parking available on site. The market town of Faringdon is only 3 miles away which offers a range of amenities and there is a wide range of nearby places to visit including Blenheim Palace, Oxford, the Cotswolds and the iconic Uffington White Horse. There is a central hub which is a flexible space and can be hired for dinner or meetings depending on your groups needs. The hub is big enough to seat everyone together if booking more than one barn. Please note that the hub is only available on request.

If you are looking for a large group booking for more than 4 guests, perhaps for a family or friends gathering, then please consider the entire Goodlake Barns complex.


This two bedroom Cotswold holiday cottage near Farringdon is perfectly suited for for small families or, if booking the Goodlake Barns complex, those looking to get together with family and friends. The family friendly accommodation is laid out as follows:

Ground Floor

Kitchen/dining room
Open -plan area with gas hob and oven, fridge freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, microwave, toaster and kettle. With dining table and seating for four

Sink & loo

Sitting room
Original beams, two two-seater sofas, coffee table, TV/DVD player and underfloor heating

First Floor

Master bedroom (sleeps 2)
Super-king bed, fitted wardrobe and chest of drawers

Bedroom 2 (sleeps 2)
Twin beds with wardrobe and chest of drawers

Family bathroom
Bath with overhead shower, basin, loo and mirror

Enclosed communal courtyard with outdoor seating.
Plenty of private parking available on site.
You will find plenty of walks in the area including climbing up to the Uffington White Horse, with both the Cotswolds and North Wessex Downs Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty within easy reach of Goodlake Barns.

Availability & Booking

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Floor Plan

Punch 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

Goodlake Barns is situated in the picturesque Oxfordshire village, located in the Vale of the White House with magnificent views across the Vale to the Uffington White Horse and the Berkshire Downs. You can find a range of amenities including supermarkets, coffee shops, pubs and restaurants, and a select few shops, just 3 miles away in Faringdon.
The Barns are just a 30-minute drive from Oxford and is excellently located to explore everything which the Cotswolds has to offer. While you are here don't forget to visit; The Cotswold Wildlife Park, Blenheim Palace, the historic town of Burford, Broadway Tower, Folly Tower, and the Cotswold Water Park to name a few! There is a fantastic authentic English country pub located 2 miles down the road in the village of Fernham called the Woodman arms, they use freshly-prepared, seasonal ingredients to create wholesome, hearty and delicious meals to delight the senses.

The Finer Details

  • Bed linen and towels are provided
  • Parking is available for 1 car per barn in the courtyard, with additional overspill parking nearby
  • 1 travel cot and1 highchair 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 quality dependent on provider
  • A BBQ is available for the barn complex, please be considerate of other guests.  Please note that coal is only supplied to guests between 1st April – 30th September.
  • The barns share an enclosed communal courtyard space
  • There are table and chairs in front of the barn
  • 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 4 guests. Infants do not count towards the occupancy figure, however, due to space restrictions the occupancy can only be exceeded by 2 additional infants
  • 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 £150 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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Situated in the Vale of the White House, Punch Barn has some of the most magnificent views across the Vale to the Uffington. You will not regret staying here!