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The Tythe Barn, studio flat at Owlpen built 1446

Entire loft hosted by Karin
2 guests1 bedroom1 bed1.5 baths

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This studio apartment provides a cosy retreat for two people, with a special rustic charm. It is set in the last bay of Owlpen’s grade one listed medieval barn, and massive oak cruck beams date it to 1446 making it one of the oldest surviving barns in the Cotswolds.

The space
This historic building has been completely renovated in the same style as Owlpen's larger cottages.

INTERIOR
The open plan studio, light and spacious, has comfortable seating and a king-sized double bed, like a hotel suite.

Key Features
•Cosy retreat for two with rustic charm
•Historic building with original features
•Hotel suite style studio apartment
•Dog friendly
•Sleeps 2

Two steps lead up to the kitchenette and dining area with views towards the manor gardens and meadows. Adjacent is the bathroom, with sunken bath and handheld shower. The cottage is heated with high capacity electric storage heaters.

Outside there is a large private terrace with a small wrought iron table to enjoy a morning cup of coffee in the sunshine. The cottage is situated in the heart of Owlpen's valley, over the Estate Office and Cyder House restaurant.

Guest access
The Tythe Barn is set in a private valley on the Owlpen estate, with its 900 year-history and romance, in the most picturesque part of the Cotswolds.
2 hours west of London.
Miles of private walks in meadows, hills, valley and woodlands.

Other things to note
Even though the space is designed for two, you are welcome to bring a child or baby with you and we can provide a travel cot or camp bed. There are lots of things for little explorers to do on the estate, whether it's building dens in the woods, meeting the farm animals or playing in the carefully tended gardens. We can provide additional accessories on request to help with your stay and limit the amount of child equipment you have to bring, such as toys, books, children's cutlery and dinnerware, and changing matts.
This studio apartment provides a cosy retreat for two people, with a special rustic charm. It is set in the last bay of Owlpen’s grade one listed medieval barn, and massive oak cruck beams date it to 1446 making it one of the oldest surviving barns in the Cotswolds.

The space
This historic building has been completely renovated in the same style as Owlpen's larger cottages.

INTERIO…

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed

Amenities

Free parking on premises
Kitchen
Wifi
Cable TV
Dedicated workspace
TV
Hair dryer
Iron
Hangers
Heating

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Gloucestershire, United Kingdom

The Owlpen valley has long been recognised as one of the most romantic places in England and provides guests with an exclusive and relaxing hideaway, surrounded by private woods and hills and many miles of walks--from a gentle stroll round the estate trails to a 20 mile trek along the Cotswold Way.

Village pub in Uley called The Old Crown, just a short walk across the fields serving local ales and cheerful food. Also a cafe called The Vestry, great for brunch!

This is Laure Lee country, situated in the Royal Triangle in the heart of the Cotswolds hills. The historic cities of Bath, Cheltenham and Cirencester are all within an easy drive, as are the cultural and scenic attractions of Oxford, Blenheim and Stratford Upon Avon, which are popular day excursions. An ideal base for the Horse Trials at Badminton and Gatcombe Park and racing at Cheltenham.

Newark Park (National Trust) and Woodchester Mansion are three miles away, as well as many historic houses, including Berkeley Castle, Chavenage House and Sudeley Castle. The choice of attractions and things to see and do is huge and you will want to return to see and explore it all.

The Cotswolds are one of England's best known touring regions of picturesque hills, limestone villages and scenic attractions. The magical deep wooded valleys here form its most spectacular scenery.

Extra details
Golf, gliding, riding, antique shops, historic houses, castles and gardens nearby.
But many visitors never leave the privacy of the Owlpen estate, with its miles of footpaths and 800-years of history.
The Owlpen valley has long been recognised as one of the most romantic places in England and provides guests with an exclusive and relaxing hideaway, surrounded by private woods and hills and many miles of walk…

Hosted by Karin

Joined in December 2014
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Swedish lady of the manor, kitchen garden gourmet. I have lived at Owlpen for over 40 years. Married to Nicholas, historian, writer, farmer, businessman. Mother of five. Grandmother of ten. Mad about polytunnels, chickens and crochet. Chef in my Cyder House restaurant. Slow travel over the planet, from Burma to Bolivia, Patagonia. Lived in Sweden and Spain. Tweet as @karinofowlpen
Swedish lady of the manor, kitchen garden gourmet. I have lived at Owlpen for over 40 years. Married to Nicholas, historian, writer, farmer, businessman. Mother of five. Grandmothe…
During your stay
Friendly staff in the Reception office deals with your wants and queries, bookings in the Cyder House Restaurant on the estate (prebooked only), servicing requirements and sightseeing suggestions.
Nicholas and Karin Mander and their family live in the manor house on site.
Friendly staff in the Reception office deals with your wants and queries, bookings in the Cyder House Restaurant on the estate (prebooked only), servicing requirements and sightsee…
  • Languages: English, Svenska
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House rules
Check-in: 3:00 p.m.–10:00 p.m.
Checkout: 10:00 a.m.
Self check-in with lockbox
Not suitable for children (2–12 years)
No smoking
Pets are allowed
Health & safety
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Carbon monoxide alarm
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