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Dovecote Barn Tetbury

Dovecote Barn and moat, head of the River Avon .
15 reviews
Dovecote Barn and moat, head of the River Avon .
Entrance Hall and view  through the large living room to the south garden .
Large master bedroom with moat view window and en suite shower room plus walk- in wardrobe.
View from south garden over the ancient pond which is fed by springs from the adjacent fields
Dovecote Barn early morning. The front door leads into a spacious and welcoming hall, balcony above
Enclosed sunny  garden, ideal for  young children .
Spacious living  area from open log fireplace . Underfloor heating to keep you warm in all weathers
The oak dining table will seat 12 and the kitchen range oven can cope with all your cooking
Dovecote under a harvest moon
Upstairs landing with oak balustrade and chandelier
Loads of space in the master bedroom with the kingsize double.Oil fired radiators in all upstairs.
Moat garden below master bedroom
Evening sun in `red`  bedroom.Overlooks the south garden.  bath/shower room next door.
The `brown` bedroom  with ancient oak beams, space under the eaves and lovely historic view
View  of  Doughton Manor [front page feature Country Life May 2012 ]beyond our private lane/parkin
Downstairs kingsize double  with ensuite wet room , underfloor heating and wheelchair access.
Downstairs ensuite wet room.Top quality fixtures as in all shower/bathrooms.
Enjoy wonderful walks around the farm, long or short, peaceful and safe. bring boots or borrow ours
Our  resident ducks answering a food call
Spectaculor Westonbirt National Arboretum  just a mile up the road is beautiful in every season
Drive 12 minutes to the Cotswold scarp. Enjoy walks in beautiful countryside along the  Cotswold Way
Tetbury Spire was built to be seen from Doughton. You can walk there across the fields in 25 mins
From Coaley Peak {15 min drive},see stunning views over the Severn to the Welsh mountains.
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4 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8
Tetbury, Cotswolds, England
Dovecote Barn, Five Star Rated. and Visit England Gold Award. This property is amazing ."A wonderful holiday home. Perhaps the best we've ever stayed in." This stunning barn conversion,with a really spacious open plan living room has every modern comfort while retaining its historic past. It has plenty of parking and a walled south- facing garden with stunning views over an ancient water- filled moat and meadows to Tetbury's famous spire.<BR>Tetbury has antiques, exciting restaurants and cafes, regular covered markets and Prince Charles's famous Highrove Shop.<BR> I mile in the other direction is the National Arboretum at Westonbirt which has huge trees,amazing colour and regular seasonal events to attract all visitors of all ages.<BR><BR>Celebration Meal. Why not give yourself a break and... Read more
About the Owner, C R and E S I
Languages spoken: English, French, Spanish
Response Rate: 95 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 1 day ago
Listed since : Jun 2009
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 65 reviews and 3 properties
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Listing #HL93664
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English first
Exeter, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed June 5, 2017 for a stay in May 2017

Our 3rd stay at Dovecote for Badminton Horse Trials and it was perfect once again. Clean, spacious and of a high standard. The sponge cake on arrival is always greatly appreciated too!

David R
2 reviews
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Reviewed January 25, 2017 for a stay in January 2017

We rented both Dovecote Barn and the Pantiles (Doughton Cottages) for a three night weekend stay to celebrate my wife's 70th birthday with the family. Everything was perfect - the accommodation, the location, the friendly owners, even the weather!! The accommodation is spacious, spotlessly clean, very well appointed and in an excellent location. It is perfect for any celebration, get...

Aime S
2 reviews
Reviewed November 24, 2016 for a stay in November 2016

Our weekend away with a large group for my husbands 30th birthday was made ever so special and perfect with the stay we had here at the long barn. The barn is so beautiful and ever so spacious, making it comfortable for each and every one of us. The owners of the property I couldn't thank enough. They were so...

  • Central Heating
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (10)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (2)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Game Room
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Housekeeping Included
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (8)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Private Yard
  • Refrigerator
  • Single Beds:(4)
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Wi-Fi
Additional amenities & feature info
Dovecote barn has a high standard of comfort and cooking arrangements with open plan kitchen, dining and sitting area. This includes a log fire at one end and large south facing windows all along the garden side, with french doors opening onto an enclosed patio garden. <BR><BR>WHEELCHAIR USERS: The approach to the property has dropped kerb parking 3 metres from front door with level path and only needing a small ramp (supplied) to enter over the front door lip (8 cms). The main living and eating areas require no steps.<BR>We have a downstairs bedroom (kingsize double bed) with en suite wet room and shower seat.<BR><BR> Upstairs, off the oak balustrade landing, we have another en suite double bedroom (kingsize) and 2 more twin bedrooms with separate bathroom... more
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
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Dates Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week
Default 3 nights
Jul 21, 2017 -
Sep 3, 2017
summer holidays
7 nights
Sep 4, 2017 -
Nov 5, 2017
mid autumn
3 nights
Nov 6, 2017 -
Dec 14, 2017
low winter
3 nights
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Additional Rate and Availability Information
Changeover day is Friday. Our prices include VAT at 20%. There is a charge of £30 for each dog that may come .We are able to take Short Breaks in the Mid and Low seasons, but will only take a Short Break in the High Season if it is within 4 weeks of arrival . A 3 -Night Break [weekend ] costs 75% of the weekly rate. A 3 -Night Break [weekday] costs 70% of the weekly rate. A 4- Night Break [ weekend ] costs 85% of the weekly rate. A 4 -Night Break [weekday ] costs 80% of the weekly rate .
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About the neighborhood
Beautiful buildings and farmland combine easily around these two 2 market towns which are less than 10 minutes from Doughton. 40 minutes away is either Bath, Bristol, or Cheltenham. Each very popular for shopping ,sight -seeing,concerts and theatre, but each also has something unique: Cheltenham, its famous racing festival in March, Bristol, the SS Great Britain and wonderful children's museums (@Bristol) and Bath, the newly refurbished Roman Baths and tea rooms made famous by Jane Austen's novels. <BR><BR>The National Arboretum at Westonbirt [3 mins drive] is a wonderful place to spend the day in every season of the year.<BR> Visit the Abbey Gardens in Malmesbury, wonderful in late summer and autumn and the Badminton International Horse Trials[10 minutes dri... more
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How to get there
Airport: Bristol airport: 24.9 mi
Fly to Bristol for easyjet flights, or Heathrow is just up the M4; From there you can catch a direct bus (National Express) to Cirencester on the Cheltenham route. We are 12 miles from Cirencester. Or come by train from London Paddington to Kemble (7 miles away and linked to Tetbury by bus).
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Water Park Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 9.9 mi.
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