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Clearbrook Barn

Bicester Village (4mls SE), Cotswolds
Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Change Sat
Dogs welcome 3
5 star
Complex of properties
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / woodburner
Hot tub
Internet access
Pub nearby
Fishing onsite / nearby
Luxury
Romantic
Four Poster
Quirky
Towels included
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At a glance

  • A stylish and romantic retreat set in 3 acres of lovely gardens
  • Perfect base for exploring the Cotswolds, Warwick, Henley and Oxford
  • Ideal secluded village location surrounded by a variety of country walks
Property code: CLEAR

Beautiful, detached property located in a charming village with use of a hot tub and BBQ hut. Ideally positioned to explore the Cotswolds and nearby towns and villages.

Beautiful, detached property located in a charming village with use of a BBQ hut. This delightful property, set within 3 acres, with a gentle unfenced stream bordering the land, makes the perfect base for touring the area. Enjoy lovely walks along country lanes, or to the village inn which is a 5 minutes stroll away and offers a range of good food. There is much to see and do in the area, including fishing, shopping at the world famous designer outlet at Bicester Village which is a 10 minutes drive, the Cotswolds with its picturesque villages, Warwick Castle, Waddesdon Manor, Blenheim Palace and numerous National Trust properties and gardens, Silverstone, Henley for its Regatta, Oxford with its spires and much more. Bicester Hotel, Golf Club and Spa are only a short drive. Even a day trip to London is very accessible on the train. In the evenings, enjoy a game of croquet on the lawn, see the resident alpaca, Wallace in the adjoining field or enjoy a glass of wine in the attractive gardens. 

Guests are invited to enjoy the generous, shared enclosed gardens, with a hot tub and stream. Use of BBQ hut available.  Bed linen, towels, electric, central heating and wi-fi included. 3 dogs are welcome and there is a kennel facility available on site.

This cosy converted barn offers one double bedroom with a four poster bed (reached by  staircase from the lounge), with en-suite shower room and WC (concealed entrance to the en-suite through the wardrobe). Lounge/kitchen: open-plan with flatscreen 40" TV with DVD and Freeview. Kitchen area with integrated oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, Tassimo coffee machine, washing machine and dishwasher.

 

 

Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.

  • Double four poster bed with en-suite
  • Kitchen with oven, hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine and dishwasher
  • Hot tub available all year
  •  BBQ hut
  • Good pub and shop within walking distance
  • Electric, central heating and Wi-fi included
  • Netflix and Amazon Prime
  • 3 Dogs welcome
  • Dog crate available
  • Ample parking

Sue Pierce-Smith

This property is personally managed by Sue.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 30 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Mark 1st August 2020

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To say we had a lovely break at Clearbrook Barn would be an understatement! We loved every aspect of our stay from the barn itself, the gardens, the hot tub and the BBQ hut. Special mentions though to the lovely Amanda, Tom, Digby, Cookie and Wallace (not necessarily in that order) who we hope to see again as soon as we can arrange another break. IRead moref youre looking for a place that is welcoming, luxurious and will make you feel thoroughly spoiled then this is the destination for you. Hide

Reviewed by Susan 11th July 2020

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Clear Brook Barn was one of the best holiday cottages weve been to. The Barn is beautifully decorated and appointed, the gardens are sublime and Amanda, the owner, is lovely. The hot tub is the icing on the cake. It was so peaceful and relaxing, like another world, which we hope to return to very soon.

Reviewed by Kate 4th July 2020

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We loved this well-equipped and comfortable barn conversion in the middle of the Buckinghamshire countryside. The hostess was welcoming and so happy to see us after months in lockdown (the welcome bottles of prosecco were a nice touch!). Everything we could have wanted was on hand, including friendly dogs and enigmatic alpaca. The weather wasn't grRead moreeat for several days but the barn was a great place to hunker down, and we could still use the hot tub and barbeque hut (we so want one of those!). Hide

Reviewed by Suzanne 22nd February 2020

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Great location, very friendly hostess. Very amenable to our 3 dogs lovely enclosed gardens. Great local pub with good quality food plus another one less than 5 miles away. Netflix & Amazon nice touch.

Reviewed by Navdeep 20th January 2020

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Reviewed by James 30th November 2019

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This was a great holiday for my wife and I . We had a great welcome and could not fault the facilities in any way . It was a credit to Amanda and Tom.

Reviewed by Megan 27th October 2019

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We had such a fantastic and relaxing time here for our little mini moon. Amanda was the perfect host and o very thoughtful. We will definitely be returning!

Reviewed by Heather 14th September 2019

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What a fabulous holiday we had, Amanda and Tom were the perfect hosts. Loved the dogs Cookie and Digby and not forgetting the Alpaca Wallace. We didnt do much as thats our way of relaxing. A few shopping trips and meals at the Bull and Butcher pub which is a five minute walk away which were excellent. Hot tub was fabulous and accommodation was the Read moresame. Lovely grounds to walk around. Hope to visit again Hide

Reviewed by Brenda 7th September 2019

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Friendly welcoming owners who made us and our dog Robbie feel very much at home. Lovely relaxing garden setting in a peaceful village. Wallace the roaming alpaca added to our enjoyment of the holiday.

Reviewed by Darron 24th August 2019

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Clear Brook Barn is amazing! We spent a week here in August. The barn was well thought out with absolutely everything you could possibly need. The grounds are beautiful and secure for dogs. Wallace the resident Alpaca roams freely around the gardens but if you have a dog with a high chase instinct Amanda will happily secure him in the meadow. The hRead moreot tub was fantastic. Five minutes walk a way is the Bull and Butcher Pub, which serves amazing food and is warm and welcoming. Five star week a way. Hide

Reviewed by Christine 17th August 2019

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Our holiday at Clearbrook Barn was brilliant. Not only was the barn spacious, well equipped and comfortable but the large gardens were stunning. There were many different areas to sit and relax plus the use of a bbq hut and hot tub. The location was wonderful - peaceful and quiet yet within easy reach of places to visit and walking distance to a grRead moreeat pub. Amanda was the perfect host and so friendly and generous. Hide

Reviewed by Karl 27th July 2019

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What a beautiful place to stay with our 3 cocker spaniels. We were greeted with a warm welcome from Amanda and a bottle of bubbly. The location is stunning and so peaceful, our dogs could just wander around the gardens and mingle with Amandas dogs and Wallace the Alpaca. Will definitely return.

Reviewed by Dean 8th July 2019

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A beautiful cottage, situated in the heart of a picturesque village. The cottage is well maintained. As is the gardens, hot tub, bbq hut etc. & the hospitality received was second to none.

Reviewed by Anthony 22nd June 2019

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Owner very friendly and location excellent, however if you want any privacy and want to chill and eat outside, it is hard to do so.

Reviewed by Julie 8th June 2019

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Nice little place in gardens of owners home,in the countryside, reasonable access to main routes to cotswolds.Small and compact but fine for two people.very cosy.

Reviewed by Maxine 13th April 2019

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You could not ask for more perfect surroundings or peaceful setting. Amanda the host was more like an old friend, nothing was too much for her. She didnt even mind when our Boxer chased Wallace the Alpaca across the garden within 2 minutes of arriving! After a very stressful few months we left revived and totally relaxed. We have already booked to Read morego back next year! Hide

Reviewed by Cheryl 23rd February 2019

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Querky property in one of the most scenic gardens been to. The host Amanda goes that extra mile to make your stay very enjoyable. Watching the sun set overlooking the pond is amazing. Ideal garden to let your dog roam with the Alpaca.

Reviewed by Mandy 10th February 2019

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Amanda is an amazing host, very welcoming and friendly. The location is absolutely beautiful, exactly the little oasis we were looking for on our honeymoon. Will be back again to experience it in the summer months too.

Reviewed by Neil 12th January 2019

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Reviewed by Susannah 5th January 2019

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We had a lovely peaceful break, wallace and ed were a lovely addition to the break too. We look forward to visiting again.

Reviewed by James 30th December 2018

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Reviewed by Emile 17th November 2018

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A welcoming bottle of bubbly and a friendly welcome was a great way to start. The accommodation is well appointed, comfortable and plenty of room for the two of us and our two pretty large dogs. The cooking facilities allowed us to do plenty of cooking from scratch. Large shared garden with the owner includes a hot tub that we used on several morniRead morengs as a pick me up, despite the cold weather. A great way to start the day. Amanda was a fantastic host with whom we enjoyed chatting. Hide

Reviewed by Stuart 10th November 2018

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Reviewed by Bharat 27th October 2018

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Wonderful location to explore the surrounding area including a few NationalTrust properties in the vicinity.

Reviewed by Marie 20th October 2018

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This an amazing property in a lovely location. Landlady was so friendly.

Reviewed by MICHELLE 29th September 2018

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Reviewed by Peter 8th September 2018

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Host was friendly and welcoming, and gave very helpful advice on places to visit and eat. The barn, which is clean and very well equipped, is situated adjacent to the owners thatched cottage, in lovey gardens, in a quiet village well away from the main road.

Reviewed by Jacqueline 18th August 2018

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Clearbrook Barn Very clean and modern and all equipment up to date. 3 ache garden ideal for dogs. Hot tub amazing. Quiet location plenty of lovely walks Best hostess very helpful and knowledgeable Made us very welcomed...Will definely return in the near future. A place in the country.

Reviewed by Nick 11th August 2018

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Beautiful, quiet setting and within easy access to the Oxford and the Cotswolds. Our lovely host was friendly and helpful and made us feel very welcome at the property, sharing her knowledge of places to visit. The added facilities in the garden were such a treat, including the two alpacas. Perfect for a relaxing break for couples.

Reviewed by Frank 4th August 2018

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