Pitchcombe , The Cotswolds

Sleeps: 4

Bedrooms: 2


Barncottage, a spacious, recently converted Cotswold Holiday Cottage and was once a stone cowshed set in the beautiful Painswick Valley.

This cottage has been converted to a very high standard and is heated by both a traditional wood burner and underfloor heating. The two bedrooms comfortably sleep 4 people and has provision for a childs cot in the main bedroom.

The property consists of a kitchen, separate dining room, sitting room, shower room and separate W.C. There is a fitted 40” Flat Screen TV with Sky. A further TV can be found in the main bedroom. Although this is a single storey cottage there are several steps between the dining room and the master bedroom.

Barncottage is within easy reach of the small market town of Stroud and the larger city of Gloucester and the elegant spa town of Cheltenham.

Barncottage is next door to Barncastle and can be booked together to accommodate 14 people and is ideal for family reunions.

What you can see from the Window: A glorious view of the valley and outstanding countryside which surounds Barncastle.

Tourist Attractions: Barncastle is perfectly placed for visiting many key tourist attractions including the stunning cotswolds villages. Nearby visit Berkeley Castle a beautiful preserved castle, still with a flavour of its days as a Normam fortress. Impressive paintings, furnishings and silver. Find old keep and Great Hall and the dungeon where Edward II was murdered in 1327. Bibury Trout Farm is also worth a visit and is situated in one of the most popular villages in the area with lovely golden streamside houses owned by NT built along the side of the River Coln. Bibury Trout Farm is a long-established working farm breeding rainbow trout in forty ponds and tanks. You can feed the fish or try to catch your own

Eating and Drinking:In Painswick Village the Edgemoor Inn is well worth a visit. The The Inn is late 19th century and constructed from Cotswold stone, has picture style windows and is well known for its pretty panoramic views. There is an extensive range of home cooked meals and daily specials are served each day lunchtime and evening. Vegetarian menus are always available. Again in Painswick try St. Michaels House, a family run Restaurant which is located in a 17th century Grade II listed building which has a wealth of character, overlooking the famous village church. The lunch menu is relaxed and congenial with the emphasis on great value dishes. The evening menu is more formal, the emphasis being on enjoying the evening in comfort and style.

Food Stores: The nearest supermarket is Waitrose at Stroud just two miles away. Why not pre-order your shopping delivery for when you arrive at the Cottage

Sporting activities: You’re unlikely to be coming to the Cotswolds to play golf, but if you can’t do without a round, Painswick Golf Club is the nearest 18 hole course, just 2.5 miles away, on top of the panoramic Painswick Beacon. This is the highest point in the Cotswolds with spectacular views across to Wales and is open to the public to walk on. Thinking of a winter holiday snow skiing then visit Gloucester Ski and Snowboard Centre, There are beginner’s course at the downhill artificial ski run will give the family an amazing advantage. After a short course here you will be a confident skier and be able to tackle a variety of runs across any resort. And try a bit of Clay Pigeon Shooting at Stroud and District Clay Shooting Club, a small and friendly club that has been shooting on the same site on the edge of the Cotswold’s for the past 30 years.

Painswick is quite often referred to as the Queen of the Cotswolds due to it’s fine buildings of pale grey limestone. They are a reflection of the town’s former prosperity during its early years as a successful cloth industry town.
The town contains many notable houses built in the prosperous seventeenth century and has lots of little streets to explore and quaint shops to discover. The Painswick Valley with its fast flowing streams attracted the cloth industry in the 18th and 19th century, and had thriving 30 mills operating in the town making the area very affluent.
Barncastle is a large, recently converted luxury Cotswold stone barn, nestling in the beautiful Painswick valley and built on the site of a Medieval Castle and boasts some outstanding countryside views over the Cotswolds.
This gorgeous large holiday home is close to the lovely Cotswold towns of Painswick and Stroud and within a short distance of nearby Historic Gloucester, with its excellent transport links and beautiful Cathedral, and Regency Cheltenham with its wonderful restaurants, shopping and Racing.
Barncastle can sleep up to10 poeple comfortably and can offer ideal family accommodation with cot and highchair available on request. There is ample parking at the front of the property.
The barn is accessed through either the Oak door to the left, or the large glass doors in the centre. The ground floor comprises of a small sitting room with Oak Flooring and French Doors leading outside. There is a beautiful Dining Hall which can be observed from a breathtaking Oak gallery. The Hall is floored with Oak and boasts a large Cotswold stone Inglenook Fireplace. There is a dining table and chairs to seat 10. There is a beautiful, fully-fitted kitchen has a traditional stone floor and includes large American-style fridge, range cooker and dishwasher and a utility Room with washing machine and tumble dryer.
There is a bedroom with Oak Floor furnished in a classical style, with a double bed, chest of drawers and wardrobe and a bedroom with two single beds, chest of drawers and wardrobe. There is also bathrooms, with shower, basin and WC.
On the first Floor there is a spacious, beamed galleried living room with open fire, oak floor and sofa-bed (for +2). A Bedroom with king-size bed and ensuite, with freestanding clawfoot bath, basin and WC and another bedroom with classical style double bed. The second bathroom with shower, bath, basin and WC



  • Aga/Range
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Vacuum Cleaner
  • Food Mixer
  • Kettle
  • Toaster
  • Dishwasher
  • Liquidizer
  • TV
  • Bedroom TV
  • DVD
  • Sky/Sat/Free View
  • Music System/CD/Radio
  • Log/Multi Fuel Burner
  • Oil Central Heating
  • Underfloor Heating
  • Wi-Fi/Broadband
  • Hair Dryer
  • Childs Cot
  • Childs High Chair
  • Selection of DVD's
  • Selection of Books and Games

Outdoor Features

  • Enclosed Garden
  • Open Patio
  • Garden Furniture
  • BBQ
  • Off Road Parking
  • Use of adjacent land/parkland

Included In The Price

  • Bed Linen
  • Towels
  • Basic Kitchen Provisions
  • Homemade Cake
  • Toiletries
  • Flowers
  • Heat/Light
  • Logs/Coal

Extra Services

  • In-House Beauty Treatments
  • On site Chef


Low Season Week £400
Low Season 3 Day £300
Mid Season Week £400
Mid Season 3 Day £300
High Season Week £600
High Season 3 day £400

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  • "Your very first vistors. Barncottage is fantastic and beautiful. We have all loved every minute of our short but brilliant family weekend.The cottage is so comfy and warm. Our only complaint being the fact that the time passed away too quickly. Thank you so much. "

  • The Wards from Devon

Property Address

Wragg Castle Lane


Owners Contact Details

Valerie King

Tel: 07766 514114 or 07766 514114

Owners Website


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