Barn | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6

Key Info
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden
  • Car essential

An ideal centre from which to explore the Midlands, the Cotswolds and Shakespeare country with its rich tapestry of culture, superb country houses gardens and lots of interesting things to do and see.

The NEC and the NIA are easily accessible and within 30 mins of the Farm. Golf, horse riding, fishing and horse racing are nearby. The well-known town of Stratford-upon Avon is 10 minutes away.

The Coach house offers home from home comfort, tastefully decorated to reflect the period of this former Coach House, the property benefits from a vaulted oak beamed Ceiling to the dining room with stunning Spiral Staircase to the first floor Bedroom.

There are three double bedrooms to the property each with DVD and digital flat screen TV the Master upstairs bedroom has its own en-suite with Bath and WC, with the two bedrooms downstairs sharing a separate Shower and WC.

The lounge has a large flat screen TV with seating for 6 persons.

Set in surrounding farm land, this retreat makes the most of its open countryside, offering views of the Malvern Hills with their superb evening sunsets, breeding buzzards nest in the surrounding hedgerow and pheasant and partridge together with deer are common to the surrounding fields.

The Village of Inkberrow (one of the villages used in the Radio4 Archers series) with the old Bull and Village shop, is just 2 miles from the Farm, The Roman Market Town of Alcester hosts a range of Traditional Pubs and Inns together with local shops and Tea & Coffee Rooms.

The Neighbouring Ragley Estate home to the 9th Marquess and Marchioness of Hertford and their four children. Occupies most of the surrounding farmland, this is hosts The CLA Game Fair and many seasonal events throughout the year.

Farming Seasonal activities by arrangement including lambing, shearing, cherry and mushroom picking

- Air rifle shooting subject to availability.

Size Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms
Will consider Corporate bookings, House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car essential
Nearest Amenities 4 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Birmingham 40 km, Nearest railway: Stratford-upon- Avon 17 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, Internet access, DVD player, Staffed property
General Central heating, TV, CD player, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer
Rooms 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 En suites and 1 Shower rooms
Furniture Double beds (3), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Private garden, BBQ, Bicycles available, Swing set
Access Secure parking
Further details indoors

Bedroom 1 with double bed and flat screen television on the first floor accessible.

Bedroom 2 with double bed and flat screen television on the ground floor.

Bedroom 3 with double bed and flat screen television on the ground floor.

Enhance your Stay by adding our Shepherd Hut Option will accommodate a further 2 persons (Additional charge applies)

Working in Partnership with Riverside Shepherd Huts we are now able to offer the additon of our beautiful Shepherd Hut to enhance your stay

Prices Start form £85 per night (up to 2 persons) minimum booking 2 nights.

£250 per week when linked

Property also Benefits from outside dining area with Kandai Fire Bowl.

Bathrooms: En-suite bathroom to bedroom 1 with bath. Separate

bathroom with shower and wc downstairs.

Kitchen comprises sink & drainer all cooking pans and utencils electric cooker,microwave, fridge/freezer. Hostess trolley on request.

Utility Room: Facilities are available on request including washing machine.

Living Rooms: A highly furnished, comfortable lounge traditionally decorated to a very high standard with a flat screen television, adjacent is the kitchen. A large wardrobe houses the ironing board, iron and room to hang coats.

Other: The dining area has a vaulted ceiling which provides a magnificent place to dine. Music system providing music indoors and outdoors via your IPOD or standard CDs.

Towels and linen included

For those really small guests, we have a high chair, travel cot and microwave. Bedrooms 1 and 2 have Ipod stations. A large selection of DVDs are located in the lounge. Also a large selection of indoor and outdoor games.

Disabled facilities details: Once you have entered the property via one step to the front door facilities are mainly on one level apart from one double en-suite bedroom upstairs. The shower has also got one step into it. It would be difficult to accommodate a wheel chair user due to the gravel outside and the standard door widths to the bathroom and bedrooms.

Further details outdoors

The coach house has its own private patio which features a log burner with settee(outside lounge), for those cosy evenings in. Other outdoor equipment includes patio table, chairs, barbecue and outdoor sound system. The patio is complimented by a lawned area. Ample off road parking. The farm is an excellent place for children with the chance to meet both sheep, chickens and pigs up close.

Outside play area including tyre swing, slide, monkey bars and Go-Cart + Games Box

We have a number of activities to enhance your stay, some of the most popular are Lambing, Air Rifle Shooting, and Cycle Hire, *Carges apply see http://oaksbarnfarm.co.uk for full details

Further details

At the point of booking 50% deposit is required, the balance is due 8 weeks before your holiday. Due to the quiet location a car is necessary.

The Central England/Cotswolds region

The Heart of England has a lot to offer: there are many attractions and places to visit and there is something for everyone! Here are some suggestions to visit:

~ Black Country Living Museum in Wolverhamton (2 for 1 tickets available)

~ Cadbury World, in Birmingham, is bound to delight children and adults alike!

~ West Midlands Safari Park will enchant the whole family with its very varied animals

~ Birmingham Botanical Gardens and Glasshouses, which offers a very wide variety of plants from around the world

~ Stratford-upon-Avon, Shakespeare's country, where you can enjoy visits of his home and theatre

There are also several theme parks in the area: Alton Towers and Drayton Manor Family Theme Park and Zoo will make for the perfect day if you love strong sensations.

The many castles in the area will also make a great day out: Kenilworth Castle, Ludlow Castle, Tamworth Castle and Warwick Castle.

Stratford upon Avon

Beautiful Stratford-upon-Avon is the birthplace of William Shakespeare and is steeped in culture and history. Set in the beautiful rural Warwickshire countryside, on the banks of the river Avon, it is one of the most important tourist destinations in the UK. With easy road, rail and airport access, it is the perfect place for a holiday or short break.

Using the Stratford district as a base, you can enjoy the delights not only of Shakespeare's home town, but also the nearby surrounding shire counties of Oxfordshire, Worcestershire and Gloucestershire. Enjoy Blenheim Palace and the Cotswolds to the south, Worcester and the Malverns to the west, Warwick Castle and Henley in Arden to the north.

For theatre goers there is always something showing at the Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC) with a full set of programmes throughout the year and into 2008.

Stratford-upon-Avon has a very rich and varied programme of events and activities: theatres, arts, music in the parks, river racing, river cruising, walks along the river or simply relax and take in the atmosphere that is Shakespeare's Stratford.