The Barn

Shellingford, Faringdon
Short breaks from £1,005.72

At a glance

Five bedroom holiday home in the Cotswolds, perfect large group accommodation

Sleeps Sleeps 10
Bedrooms Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms Bathrooms 4
WiFi WiFi
Village Village
Fireplace Fireplace
Off street parking Off street parking
Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
Garden Garden
Courtyard/Patio Courtyard/Patio
Large groups Large groups
Family friendly Family friendly
Non-smoking Non-smoking


The Barn is a large and modern self catering holiday cottage near Faringdon, offering spacious luxury accommodation for 10 guests in 5 comfortable bedrooms. The large living area with chess table opens out onto the lawn and the well stocked kitchen makes catering a breeze. 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.

One of five beautifully converted Goodlake Barns which all surround the central courtyard, The Barn can be booked for a large group booking of more than 10 guests with the other Goodlake Barns to offer flexibility to groups of family and friends.


This large 5 bedroom holiday cottage near Farringdon offers ample space and a great location with plenty to explore nearby including the beautiful Cotswolds which is right on the doorstep! Goodlake Barns is the perfect base from which to explore the North Wessex Downs and the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The Cotswold accommodation is laid out as follows:

Ground Floor

Living Room
Spacious and welcoming living room with fireplace, sofas and TV plus chess table. Doors open out on the lawn and courtyard, and really fill the space with light.

Modern kitchen equipped with gas hob and oven, fridge freezer, dishwasher, washing machine and microwave. The large dining table can sit 10 comfortably.

Bedroom 1 with ensuite (Sleeps 2)
Double bedroom with en-suite shower room and kitchenette in the annexe with separate access (was originally a separate annexe)

Bedroom 2 (Sleeps 2)
Small twin bedroom off the living area

First Floor

Bedroom 3 with ensuite (Sleeps 2)
Double bedroom with en-suite bathroom

Bedroom 4 with ensuite (Sleeps 2)
Double bedroom with en-suite shower room

Family bathroom

Bedroom 5 (Sleeps 2)
Twin bedroom


Huge enclosed communal courtyard with seating plus large lawn to the rear of the barn. The lawn is also a communal area.
Private parking is available.

Availability & Booking

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Floor Plan

The Barn Floor Plan

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 - absolutely one of the
com/the-cotswolds/">best places to visit in the Cotswolds. 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 have to offer. 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
  • Off-street parking is available for up to 2 cars in the courtyard, with additional overflow parking available nearby
  • Infant friendly - there is 1 travel cot and 1 highchair available on request (please bring your own linen for the travel cot, as these are not provided)
  • Sorry pets not allowed
  • Stong WiFi in the barn
  • Smart TV
  • Mobile phone reception can be poor
  • The barns share an enclosed communal courtyard and lawn space
  • There are table and chairs in front of the barn
  • 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.
  • 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 10 guests. Infants do not count towards the occupancy figure, however, the occupancy can only be exceeded by 3 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
  • The hub can be hired for an additional £250
Security Deposit

A security deposit of £250.00 is required for bookings at this property. This amount will be pre-authorised on your credit card 7 days prior to your arrival date 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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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!