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Luxury Country Holiday House (Beggars Barn)


Excellent 5/5 Score from 11 reviews


House | 7 bedrooms | sleeps 20

Key Info
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Air conditioning
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

This luxury country residence and summer house have been restored and extended to offer luxury living in stunning countryside for weekend breaks and holiday rentals. The main house contains a huge open plan Small bone Walnut and Silver kitchen with central island and large dining table which is a wonderful space for friends and family to gather. From the kitchen there is a TV room/snug and laundry/boot room and cloakroom. The more formal living areas include an impressive drawing room and dining room and another cloakroom.

Upstairs there are 2 master bedroom suites, 1 double en-suite and 1 large double with use of the family bathroom.

The Summer House is furnished in a contemporary and stylish manner. The living area includes seating, dining, and open plan kitchen. There is one double bedroom with king size bed, and one twin bedded room. Both share a family bathroom consisting of a power shower, WC and sink. There is an 18m heated outdoor pool, gym, outside BBQ area and outside seating. The country surroundings provide boundless rolling hills to explore.

The outdoor heated (in Summer months and on request) is 18 meters long and is ideally located by the Summer House to enjoy glorious Summer days.

This property was lovingly restored over the last few years and offers 5 bedrooms in the main house and another 2 in the summer house. It is set in 3.5 acres and is located just 0.5 miles from the local village of Shutford. Nestling in a valley, the house is surrounded by beautiful countryside, great walks and better still, within walking distance of the local pub, the George & Dragon (and they serve good food) or just a little further across the fields the Butchers Arms in Balscote. The owners have a list of local caterers should you wish to dine in in style and you can use all the Villeroy & Boch and Wedgewood crockery and glassware to make a stylish dinner party.

There are also have local beauticians who will come and visit should you wish for a little pampering plus chauffering services, caterers and even a photographer if required. There is lots to see and do nearby and the owners can provide you with a list of local activities should you be wanting to plan a special activity for the weekend. The neighbours own their own 9 hole golf course and for a small donation per person to the neighbours local charity they will let you play should you be a keen golfer.

The property also have a large adult trampoline, Outback gas BBQ, outdoor table tennis and small gym. A hot tub can be hired in if required for £240 for 2 days to including delviery and heating.

Majestic wines in Banbury and all the major grocery stores will deliver to the property.

The owners have a list of local caterers should you wish to dine in in style and you can use all their Villeroy & Boch and Wedgewood crockery and glassware to make a stylish dinner party. They also have local beauticians who will come and visit should you wish for a little pampering. There is lots to see and do nearby and we can provide you with a list of local activities should you be wanting to plan a special activity for the weekend. Their neighbours own their own 9 hole golf course and for a small donation to their chosen charity will let you play should you be a keen golfer.

Bedrooms: The main house bedrooms consist of;

a contemporary master bedroom with open plan bathroom.

A traditional queen sized bedroom suite.

2 x king size bedrooms (one has en-suite) the other is a family room with sofa bed.

Twin bedroom (downstairs)

Additional beds can be provided for guests so that 20 people in total can stay.

The Summer House bedrooms include

a simply and stylishly furnished double bedroom with king size bed, large wardrobe, chest of drawers and chair.

A separate twin bedroom with chest of drawers and cupboard space.

Extra beds can be provided so that the house sleeps up to 17.

Kitchen and Dining:

The kitchen is fully equipped; with two ovens, a large standing fridge and freezer, double sink, butler sink on island, microwave, plate warmer, gas hob with ceramic middle plate, and a dishwasher.

Marble flooring throughout.

The Dining Room can host 14 at table, there are cabinets and piano.

The Summer House kitchen is fully equipped with a cooker, hob, large fridge/freezer, wine glasses and dishwasher. A microwave can be provided on request.

Access to a washing machine and dryer can be provided.

Living Room:

The Drawing room in the main house is beautifully furnished with 2 large double sofas, armchairs, window seats, coffee table, drinks cabinet, flat screen TV/DVD player, sound system throughout, and a large fireplace.

The Summer House living room comprises of a comfortable sofa and armchairs, glass dining table and chairs, a side table and coffee table.

Size Sleeps up to 20, 7 bedrooms
Will consider Corporate bookings, Short breaks (1-4 days)
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, Internet access, DVD player
General Central heating, Air conditioning, TV, Video player, CD player, Telephone, Table tennis, Safe, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 7 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms and 3 En suites
Furniture 1 Sofa beds, Single beds (8), Cots (1), Dining seats for 16, Lounge seats for 20
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Private garden, BBQ, Trampoline
Access Parking


Luxurious Country Home in the Cotswolds. Ideal for a Relaxing Country Break or a Celebratory Event.

The local village of Shutford is only half a mile away and is home to a great local pub and village shops. The larger town of Banbury is only 4 Miles away, Stratford upon Avon is only 17 miles away, Silverstone circa 25 miles and Royal Leamington Spa and Oxford only 30 Miles. 35 miles to Cheltenham. 45 minutes to the Birmingham NEC. All easily accessible by car. Less than an hour by train from London. Helicopter pad in grounds allows easy access to most events by private helicopter.

All the major supermarkets will deliver and perhaps more importantly so will Majestic!

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30 Aug 2014


"The Perfect Venue for a family celebration"

Beggars Barn was the perfect venue for my 60th birthday celebration - a stunning house which was well equipped and comfortably accommodated 16 adults. We were blessed with great weather which meant we… More

2 Jun 2014


"Amazing, perfect hen weekend."

My friends family and I have just returned from my hen weekend. Beggars barn is gorgeous. Cosy modern plus luxurious. It has everything you need, from pool to gym to many champagne glasses, not to men… More

23 Jan 2014


"Vast, very comfortable, friendly and very well-equipped"

We stayed here recently for a surprise birthday party for my wife. From the very warm welcome on arrival, via the comprehensive (and simple) explanation of the workings of the house, to the very accom… More

25 Sep 2013


"We didn't want to leave!!"

I booked Beggars Barn for my sister's hen weekend and I definitely chose the perfect house for this occasion! The house is absolutely stunning and tucked away in picturesque countryside with easy… More

5 Jun 2013


"Fabulous House!!"

We were on a hen party and absolutely loved it! we had an amazing time! House is huge with all the facilities and amenities you could wish for! We had amazing weather for our weekend and it was like b… More

7 Jan 2013


"Beautiful House made a great New Year"

I didn't book but I stayed for NYE 2012 as part of a large group and had a great time. Altogether there were 15 of us and 1 baby. The house is absolutely stunning and you have everything you coul… More

27 Dec 2012


"An exceptional Holiday Home in a beautiful location...!"

Having stayed in numerous holiday homes over the years with my large family, we are absolutely thrilled to have found Beggars Barn, which comfortably accommodated myself, 13 other adults and a couple … More

18 Oct 2012


"A wonderful place for a big get together with friends - so much space and a beautiful location and stunning house."

Beggars Barn was a wonderful place to stay - there were 10 adults and 8 small children but there was so much space so we never felt cramped and the open plan living area made it easy to keep an eye on… More

27 Sep 2012


"Simply Stunning"

What can I say?! Our retreat to Beggars Barn was simply breathtaking, a secluded haven in the Oxfordshire countryside! Camilla was a most gracious host and ensured the little details were taken care o… More

29 Aug 2012


"Beautiful home from home"

There were 11 adults (ages 27-80) and 3 children (ages2-5) in our party. We decided to book Beggars Barn for a long weekend to celebrate a joint family 30th birthday. 10 of us slept in the main house … More

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