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The Old Barn, Organic Residence, Private Garden

'Tuscany in the Chilterns'
9 reviews
'Tuscany in the Chilterns'
The old barn surrounded by rolling hills and valleys, amazing views
vaulted limed beams for a calm relaxed light feel
relaxed sitting area with commanding views
Shillingford bridge, 8mins by car through open countryside
a peacefull river thames nr Dorchester-on-Thames, 11mins by car through open countryside
Henley-on-Thames, 17mins by car, through open countryside, across the chilterns
Goring & Streatley, 8mins by car, through open countryside
Goring sailing club, 8mins by car, through open countryside
Whitchuch-on-Thames, 'Little winters tale scene', 11mins by car, through open countryside
Sonning-on-Thames, 23mins by car, through open countryside, across the chilterns
beautiful poppy fields along the ridgeway nr Ipsden
another enchanted picture of the bluebell woods at the start of Grimm,s Dyke, the Ridgeway, 5mins
'sheep may safely graze' amazing views and Ipsden sheep outside the villiage pub
Dramatic scene where the Thames cuts through the hills 'the goring gap' wind in the willows country
Natural stone tiles, Edwardian telephone brass taps, separate showers above, full length baths
100% percale cotton bed linen, organic wool large king size beds for better nights sleep
dining area, handmade oak kitchen and terrace area with great views
Antique dressing table, writing desk with fresh flowers always in the barn for your stay
beautiful vaulted bedrooms with kind size organic wool beds and 100% cotton bed linen
panoramic views from Ipsden tuscany in the chilterns
wallingford by relaxed evening light 4mins by car
early morning views of the Chilterns
views across the Chilterns and the Thames, from Streatley
Spring blossom, and blankets of brilliant Van Gogh yellow hills surround the Barn
Spring has arrived and alive in the Hobbit shires
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2 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 4
Wallingford, Oxfordshire, England
Detailed description

" Tuscany in the Chilterns " 200 year old country barn with Secret Garden, two fields from the Thames, beautiful views, one of a few areas in the UK where you have hills and valleys and a navigable river wrapping around them, encircled by picturesque riverside towns

The old barn is set in the centre of an AONB conservation area, two fields away from where the river thames wraps around the chilterns, a unique area of the chilterns that has the benefit of the hills and valleys as well as the thames wrapping around it, and encircled by the riverside towns of Wallingford, dorchester-on-thames, Henley-on-thames, goring & Streatley, pangbourne, whitchurch-on-thames and sonning-on- thames , great for a romantic break from a stressed busy life or big city, a cultural break or a relaxed walking , golfing , pai...
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About the Owner, alexander w
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 85 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: Today
Listed since : Jun 2014
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 9 reviews and 1 property
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Listing #HL4510419
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Excellent - based on 9 reviews
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English first
East Grinstead, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 August 2017 for a stay in August 2017

Tricia K
Wimborne, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
55 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2016 for a stay in July 2016

We stayed two nights at the Old Barn as part of a walking holiday. It is well-suited to two couples, as each bedroom has an ensuite bathroom with bath and shower and the rooms are at opposite ends of the barn. The whole barn is tastefully decorated with the many beams painted grey so not too oppressive and old and...

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Dear Tricia, thank-you for your review, if you stay again I don't know if you realised, there was a private garden with the barn with a large sofa dining area, really comfortable, and millions of fairy lights, very romantic at night, we had a Dutch couple who needed there own outside space, I'm going to add a barbeque as well,...


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Level 4 Contributor
42 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 July 2016 for a stay in June 2016

Alexander is an absolute gem, from his pre stocking the Old Barn fridge with organic food to his amazing tour of the Chilterns and taking us to see "the View" he couldn't have made our stay any better. The Old Barn is beautifully decorated , cosy and has everything we needed. Its a beautiful spot to visit the Chilterns from,...

  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (2)
  • Freezer
  • Hairdryer
  • Housekeeping Optional
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Stereo System
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Ask about pets
    Smoking not allowed
    2 Attached (ensuite)
    2 Fulls
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Dates Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week Per month
Default 2 nights
GBP 145
GBP 155
GBP 1,004
GBP 3,726
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About the neighbourhood
please contact me for any infomation or details you might need, for golf course costs or horse riding costs, country houses and statley home opening times, local markets, festivals and regattas, concerts etc
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: heathrow: 59.0 km
Railway: Goring & Streatley: 5.5 km
please ring first and i can advise depending on which direction you are coming from
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk, Horse Riding Nearby.
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