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Wood View Barn

Wotton Road , Iron Acton, Bristol

Sleeps: 20
7 nights
£7500 - £13000
Available from a minimum of 2 nights

Overview

  • Sleeps 20 + four*
  • Six bedrooms, four of which are en suite
  • Four of the bedrooms are on the ground floor
  • Five bath/shower rooms
  • Two cloakrooms
  • Suitable for children and baby (travel cot and two highchairs available)
  • One well-behaved dog welcome (small additional charge*)
  • Private cinema with Sky Movies and Sports
  • Heated outdoor hot tub
  • Set in 1.5 acres of enclosed landscaped grounds with lawn area, trampoline
  • Decked terrace, outdoor seating, gas barbecue
  • Private catering can be arranged
  • Linen and toiletries
  • Sweeping private gated drive with secure parking for 15 cars
  • Covid-19 measures* (see Visitors' Notes)

Property layout

  • Ground floor
    Entrance porch and lobby. Large open plan living space, with bifold doors to the garden, comprising:
    Kitchen area with granite worktops.
    Dining area seating 20 guests.
    Sitting area with TV.
    Utility room.
    Cloakroom with wc.
    Hallway with stairs to first floor.
    Cinema Room with double seating/mattress area.
    Bedroom 1: Four zip and link single beds (can be one super king bed and two singles). En suite shower room.
    Bedroom 2: Three zip and link single beds (can be one super king bed with one single bed). Shares the master wet room.
    Bedroom 3: Master suite with super king bed and two single beds. TV film projector. Drinks fridge. Roll top bath in bedroom and en suite wet room.
    Bedroom 4: Dressing room with three zip and link single beds (can be one super king bed with one single bed). TV. Shares the master wet room.
  • First floor:
    Bedroom 5: Six zip and link single beds (can convert to one/two super king beds and two/four singles). En suite shower room.
    Bedroom 6: Four zip and link single beds (can be one/two super king beds). En suite shower room.
  • Outside:
    Electronic gated drive with ample off-road parking for 15 cars.
    Outdoor covered seated area with table and chairs, gas barbecue.
    Undercover entertainment sports bar with pool table, TV and drinks fridge.
    Adjoining snug area with comfy seating and full length glass windows to garden.
    Heated hot tub seating six.
    Field at rear ideal for ball games and frisbee.

Equipment

  • Underfloor heating downstairs, radiators upstairs
  • 2 ovens, electric hob, microwave, very large freezer, separate very large fridge, other fridges for drinks, instant hot water tap, 2 x 4 slot toasters, two dishwashers, washing machine
  • HD Smart TVs with Sky/Sky sports, Freeview, Netflix, TVs in 4 bedrooms
  • Music system throughout the house, compatible with Spotify
  • WiFi internet access*
  • Travel cot (without linen) and 2 highchairs available
  • Outdoor heated 6 seater hot tub
  • Parking for 15 cars

Get together at Wood View Barn, our beautifully restored barn set in countryside on the outskirts of the ancient village of Iron Acton. Sleeping 20 across six bedrooms, it offers the ultimate party house for hen and stag parties, birthday parties, family celebrations and get togethers with friends. The house offers amazing spaces inside and out, with so much to entertain all ages - from the inviting six-seater hot tub and large cinema room to the sports bar with pool table and climbing wall in one of the bedrooms.

Our fabulous barn conversion is set in 1.5 acres of private grounds with its own field in idyllic South Gloucestershire countryside. It is approached via a private driveway, with electric gates and there is ample private parking.

Wood View Barn offers a generous open plan living space comprising a lounge area with comfy sofas and sky TV, a dining area seating 20, and fully equipped kitchen with breakfast bar, offering plenty of space to relax and dine together. And, if you want to switch off and take a rest from cooking, the highly rated chefs at Dineindulge can prepare a celebratory meal in your kitchen (clearing away included!). Alternatively, there are two great pubs nearby offering meals at excellent value.

Wood View Barn sleeps 20 across four ground floor bedrooms and two first floor bedrooms. There are five shower rooms, and a roll top bath in the Master suite.

Outside, the barn has plenty of outdoor seating, a gas barbecue plus an inviting hot tub, perfect for unwinding or a spot of stargazing at the end of the day. There is also a separate building housing an under cover sports bar with pool table and TV and an adjacent ‘chill out’ area with full length windows to the garden.

Iron Acton is a beautiful village between Bristol and the Cotswolds, right on the Frome Valley Walkway for beautiful walks in the Cotswolds. Time your visit right and you could enjoy the annual May Day celebrations on Iron Acton Green or even a night at the proms in Iron Acton Meadows. The historic Acton Court, built to impress Henry VIII, is close-by and open to visitors for tours and special events. The barn is close to three market towns - Chipping Sodbury, Thornbury and Wotton-Under-Edge, offering a host of cafes, country pubs and supermarkets.

Wood View Barn is perfectly positioned for Bristol, Bath, Cheltenham, Tetbury, Cirencester, Castle Combe, well known for its car racing track, and the world famous Badminton and Gatcombe Horse Trials.

Dyrham Park ancient parkland and mansion, the quaint National Trust village of Lacock, used in the filming of the BBC serial Cranford, Malmesbury, with its 12th century Benedictine Abbey, The Cotswold Water Park, Westonbirt Arboretum and the Forest of Dean all make a lovely day out.

Wood View Barn benefits from easy access, being within convenient reach of both the M4 and M5 motorways.

FOOD AND DRINK

PRIVATE CHEF EXPERIENCE

We've partnered with Dineindulge to make hosting a memorable dinner party at Wood View Barn an absolute breeze.

Their chefs will take care of everything for you from start to finish. They'll bring all the necessary ingredients, cook and serve the food and even clean up afterwards. All you have to do is sit back, maybe enjoy a glass of wine or two, and anticipate the amazing gastronomic experience that’s on the way!

Also check out their range of delicious menus here starting at £29.99 per person. It’s quick & easy to book online, and if you’re not sure of all the details or can’t decide on a menu, don’t worry! You can simply pay a £60 deposit to secure your date and finalize all the details later with the Dineindulge team.

In light of Covid-19, Dineindulge chefs have been given more stringent operational procedures to follow to ensure your safety as well as their own. If you’d like further information on this please email Charles at stay@staycationholidays.co.uk

On the day of the event...

The chef will arrive approximately 2 hours before the start of service, along with all the ingredients needed to cook your chosen meal in your kitchen.

The chef will cook and serve each dish to you – and they’re happy to pass on some tips if you want to improve your own cookery! Before leaving, the chef will ensure the kitchen has been cleaned.

LOCAL INFORMATION

Iron Acton is a beautiful village right on the Frome Valley Walkway for beautiful walks in the Cotswolds. If you time your visit right, you could enjoy the annual May Day celebrations on Iron Acton Green or even a night at the proms in Iron Acton Meadows. The historic Acton Court, built to impress Henry VIII, is close-by and open to visitors for tours and special events.

There are two great pubs nearby offering meals at excellent value. Although there is no shop in the main part of the village, there is a garage on the outskirts of the village that is open 24/7.

Wood View Barn is 10 minutes away from the historic town of Chipping Sodbury, which has a Waitrose and SPAR shop, as well as a host of coffee shops, eating places and public houses.

CASTLES, HOUSES & GARDENS

Wander around any number of the well renowned, beautiful homes and charming gardens in the area.

Bowood House & Gardens, near Calne (9 miles).

Dyrham Park (9.5 miles), owned by the National Trust, offers 270 acres of ancient parkland, with breathtaking views, landscaped gardens, a beautiful 17th century mansion, tea room and historic herd of fallow deer.

Badminton House and Estate (10 miles), home of the famous horse trials, is just a few minutes' drive away.

Newark Park (National Trust), Wootton-under-Edge (11 miles).

Westonbirt Arboretum (14 miles), managed by the Forestry Commission, is one of the finest collections of temperate trees and shrubs in the world. The 600 acre arboretum is home to 3,000 different species of trees and around 15,000 individual specimens. Westonbirt is known internationally for its spectacular autumn colour display, but offers an unforgettable day out all year round. There are 17 miles of paths throughout the arboretum and dozens of leafy glades with levels of accessibility to suit a range of visitors and you can fire your children’s imaginations with an adventure into the trees along the play trail.

Berkeley Castle (10.5 miles) is a beautiful and historic Castle, begun in 1154 and still the home of the Berkeley family. The Castle is surrounded by lovely terraced gardens with flower borders, a lily pond, Elizabeth I’s bowling green and sweeping lawns. Butterfly house May – Sept.

Chavenage House (17 miles) is an Elizabethan house containing furniture, pictures and relics of Cromwellian period, amid the tranquil Cotswolds. There are spacious gardens with unspoilt views and tours are conducted by owner or his family. Featured in BBC2’s Curious House Guest and as Candleford Manor in the costume drama Larkrise to Candleford, amongst many others, it is a hidden gem of the Cotswolds.

The Abbey House Gardens, Malmesbury (19 miles), is a peaceful 5-acre plantsman’s ‘Millennium’ garden adjoining Malmesbury Abbey (open from late March until late October).

Corsham Court and Gardens, Corsham (20 miles).

Rodmarton Manor, Cirencester, attractive Arts and Crafts House (21 miles).

Lacock Abbey, Fox Talbot Museum and Village (National Trust), Lacock (26.5 miles).

Painswick Rococo Garden, Painswick (26 miles).

The Bathurst Estate & Cirencester Park (29 miles), home to Cirencester Polo Club, where some of the highest levels of polo can be seen.

Cerney House Gardens, The Garden House, North Cerney (31 miles) is a romantic English garden.

Lydiard House & Park, Lydiard Tregoze (33.5 miles).

Avebury Manor and Garden (National Trust), Avebury (37 miles).

CITIES, TOWNS & VILLAGES

CHIPPING SODBURY (5 miles) is an historic market town and has plenty of pubs, restaurants, shops, supermarkets and café. The famous author J K Rowling was born at Chipping Sodbury Maternity Hospital. The town has annual celebrations including a Victorian Day in the first week of December, and a 'Big Lunch' festival during the first week of June.

THORNBURY (6 miles) is an historic market town with a high street, restaurants, and a castle.

WOOTTON-UNDER-EDGE (8.5 miles) has many individual shops, cafes and restaurants, together with historic buildings, an open air swimming pool, a digital cinema, museum, and an Iron Age fort dating back to 940 AD.

BRISTOL (11 miles) is world renowned as a port and has a wide range of museums highlighting the city’s history. Bristol can boast some impressive historical landmarks, too, in the shape Brunel’s awe-inspiring Clifton Suspension Bridge and his beautifully restored steamship, the SS Great Britain in Bristol’s historic Harbourside. Visit Bristol Museum & Art Gallery which features outstanding collections of art and archaeology, geology and natural history the interactive At-Bristol Science Centre. Bristol Zoo Gardens is an adventure into an exciting animal kingdom, all set within 12 acres of beautiful award-winning gardens.

TETBURY (17 miles) is one of the most beautiful Cotswold towns with its elegant buildings creating a real sense of timeless beauty – a delight for those who visit this jewel of the Cotswolds. It is a thriving market town built around its outstanding 17th century Market Hall. As well as offering a unique retail experience with many individually owned shops, it is also a major centre for antiques.

CASTLE COMBE (14 miles), called ‘The Prettiest Village in England’ and well known for its car racing track, and the quaint National Trust village of Lacock (22 miles) famous for its picturesque streets, historic buildings, Abbey and Museum and more recently as a TV and film location.

BATH (16 miles) is a beautiful, cosmopolitan city, a World Heritage Site which offers something for everyone. No matter the time of year you visit, you are likely to find events catering for all tastes, from the well-loved Christmas market to music, food and cultural festivals and world-class theatre productions on offer at the Theatre Royal. The streets are lined with every kind of restaurant and a wide range of quality bars and shops. The stunning and well-preserved architecture of the Georgian terraces such as The Royal Crescent are famous. A visit to the celebrated Roman Baths and wonderful Bath Abbey are a must. The American Museum at nearby Claverton Manor makes for an interesting visit, or you could hire a bike or take a gentle boat trip and explore the gorgeous scenery along the Avon and Kennet canal towpath.

MALMESBURY (19 miles) is rightly called the “Queen of Hilltop Towns” being England’s oldest borough with a rich history over 1000 years. Set on a hill, circled by the River Avon, the skyline is dominated by the imposing Norman Abbey. The historical sites of the town, the fine 15th century Market Cross, the Old Courtroom and Almshouses, narrow medieval streets, quaint alleyways and the riverwalk can easily be discovered on foot. Internationally renowned, Abbey House Gardens offer a romantic and unique oasis in the centre of town. Many of the town’s restaurants and shops serve succulent, locally produced produce in atmospheric surroundings. Unusual, independent retail outlets offer plenty of shopping opportunities.

LACOCK (26.5 miles) is a picturesque 13th century village used frequently as a film set for historical dramas (and Harry Potter!) Visit Lacock Abbey & Fox Talbot Museum of Photography.

CIRENCESTER (28.5 miles), known as ‘The Capital of the Cotswolds’, boasts a rich and well-preserved heritage with a Roman Amphitheatre, Corinium Museum and St. John the Baptist Church. The Brewery Arts Centre offers visitors a unique arts and crafts shopping experience or visit The Bathurst Estate & Cirencester Park, home to Cirencester Polo Club where some of the highest levels of polo can be seen.

CHELTENHAM (33 miles) is a Regency spa town, with Georgian architecture and an extensive range of shops, theatres, restaurants and visitor attractions, including Cheltenham Racecourse, famous for the Gold Cup horse racing, Parks & Gardens, The Wilson Museum & Art Gallery, Pittville Park Pump Room & Lakes and the Holst Birthplace Museum.

AVEBURY (37 miles). Attractions include Avebury Stone Circle, the world’s largest prehistoric stone circle (National Trust), the Alexander Keiller Museum (National Trust), Avebury Manor and Garden (National Trust) and Windmill Hill (English Heritage).

OTHER ATTRACTIONS

The Wild Place Project, Blackhorse Hill, South Gloucestershire (10 miles). A wildlife park with animals from Madagascar, east Africa and the Congo on the outskirts of Bristol. The Wild Place Project is the first stage in the creation of a much bigger wildlife conservation park. An extension to Bristol Zoo, visitors will see much larger animals than those which can be housed at the small city zoo.

Avon Valley Railway, Bitton Station, Bath Road, South Gloucestershire (11 miles). Steam trains run right to the edge of the scenic Avon Valley, providing spectacular views. Special events are arranged throughout the year – please check their website for details.

Cattle Country Adventure Park, Berkeley (11.5 miles). Two huge barns house giant slides and loads of soft play equipment. Outdoor activities include two jumping pillows, the climbing net, a huge adventure castle, trampolines, ride on mini tractors, a willow wood, mini golf, tractor rides, boating lake and animal experience centre.

Avon Valley Adventure & Wildlife Park, Keynsham, Bristol (15 miles). The park covers 50 acres of beautiful countryside adjoining the River Avon providing country walks, a boating lake, play areas for children, a small petting zoo and a miniature railway.

Slimbridge Wetland Centre (16 miles). Wildlife and bird watching reserve on banks of the river Severn.

The Cotswold Water Park (32 miles). With more than 150 lakes spread over forty square miles, there is something for everyone – from angling to archery, watersports to walking, birdwatching to biking, to name just a few things.

EVENTS

JANUARY

Sherry & Mince Pie Specials at Avon Valley Railway, Bitton Station, Bath Road, South Gloucestershire.
Bristol’s Winter Wonderland at The Mall at Cribbs Causeway.
Bath on ice, Royal Victoria Park, Bath.

MARCH

Bristol Jazz and Blues Festival, Bristol.

APRIL

Bath Comedy Festival, Bath.
Enchanted Easter, Wild Place Project, Blackhorse Hill, South Gloucestershire.
Easter family fun, Bristol Zoo.
Noah’s Easter Egg Hunt, Noah’s Ark Zoo Farm, Wraxhall.
Bristol Folk Festival, Bristol.
Cotswolds Decorative Antiques & Fine Art Fair, Westonbirt School.

MAY

May Day celebrations on Iron Acton Green.
Tetbury Wacky Races, Tetbury.
Badminton Horse Trials, Badminton.
Paddington Family Fun Weekend, Avon Valley Railway, Bitton Station, Bath Road, South Gloucestershire.
Nailsworth Festival, Nailsworth.
The Bath Festival, Bath.
VegFest UK, Bristol.
Bath Fringe Festival, Bath.
Chippenham Folk Festival, Chippenham.
Tetbury Woolsack Races, Tetbury.
Giffords Circus (various venues) - May to September.
Coopers Hill Cheese Rolling (22 miles) – late May bank holiday.

JUNE

Bath Fringe Festival, Bath.
Let’s Rock Bristol!, Ashton Court Estate, Bristol.
Bristol’s Big Green Week, Bristol.
Giffords Circus (various venues May to September).
Forest Live Outdoor Music Concerts, Westonbirt Arboretum.
Gloucestershire Festival of Polo, Beaufort Polo Club, Westonbirt.

JULY

Iron Acton’s summer music event Music in the Meadows.
Bristol Shakespeare Festival, Bristol.
Bristol Harbour Festival, Bristol.
WOMAD, Charlton Park, Malmesbury.
Giffords Circus (various venues May to September).
The Cotswold Show & Food Festival, Cirencester Park, Cirencester.
Barbury International Horse Trials, Marlborough.
Fairford International Air Tattoo, RAF Fairford.
Crudwell Strawberry Fair, near Malmesbury.
Malmesbury Carnival & Festival.

AUGUST

Festival of British Eventing, Gatcombe Park.
Bristol International Balloon Fiesta, Ashton Court Estate, Bristol.
Bath Folk Festival, Abbey Chambers, Abbey Churchyard, Bath.
Bristol International Kite Festival, Durdham Downs, Stoke Road, Bristol BS9 1FG.
Cotswolds Decorative Antiques & Fine Art Fair, Westonbirt School.
Giffords Circus (various venues May to September).
Tetbury Summer & Flower Show.
Hawkesbury Horticultural Show, Hawkesbury Upton (last Saturday in August every year).
Didmarton Bluegrass Festival, Kemble Airfield (End Aug or Beginning September).
Tetbury Classic Car Show (August or September).

SEPTEMBER

Didmarton Bluegrass Festival, Kemble Airfield (End Aug or Beginning September).
Tetbury Classic Car Show (August or September).
The Jane Austen Festival, Bath.
Tetbury Music Festival, Tetbury.
Bath Children’s Literature Festival, Bath.
Malmesbury Carnival, Malmesbury.
Giffords Circus (various venues May to September).

OCTOBER

Tetbury Music Festival, Tetbury.
Bath Children’s Literature Festival, Bath.
Annual Open Exhibition at RWA, Royal West of England Academy of Art, Queen’s Road, Clifton, Bristol.
Great Bath Feast, Bath.
Circus City Festival, Bristol. A biennial contemporary circus festival across Bristol.
End of Season Gala, Avon Valley Railway, Bitton Station, Bath Road, South Gloucestershire.
Halloween at Avon Valley Country Park, Keynsham, Bristol.
Spooky Half Term Train Rides, Avon Valley Railway, Bitton Station, Bath Road, South Gloucestershire.
Halloween Festival at Wild Place Project, Blackhorse Hill, South Gloucestershire.

NOVEMBER

Annual Open Exhibition at RWA, Royal West of England Academy of Art, Queen’s Road, Clifton, Bristol.
Bath Film Festival, Bath.
Bath Rotary Club Fireworks Display, Bath.
Bristol’s Winter Wonderland at The Mall at Cribbs Causeway.
Novemberfest Beer Festival, Avon Valley Railway, Bitton Station, Bath Road, South Gloucestershire.
Bath MozartFest, Bath.
Bristol German Christmas Market, Broadmead, Bristol.
Bath Artisan Christmas Market, Green Park station, Bath.
Gloucester Quays Victorian Christmas Market, Gloucester Quays.
Bath on ice, Royal Victoria Park, Bath.
Bath Christmas Market, Bath.
Santa Specials, Avon Valley Railway, Bitton Station, Bath Road, South Gloucestershire.
Enchanted Christmas at Westonbirt (Friday, Saturday and Sunday evenings), Westonbirt Arboretum.
Made in Bristol Gift Fair, Colston Hall, Bristol.
Mary Howard Exclusive Christmas Fair, Cotswold Airport, Kemble.

DECEMBER

Enchanted Christmas at Westonbirt (Friday, Saturday and Sunday evenings), Westonbirt Arboretum.
Bath Christmas Market, Bath.
Bath on ice, Royal Victoria Park, Bath.
Bristol German Christmas Market, Broadmead, Bristol.
Made in Bristol Gift Fair, Colston Hall, Bristol.
Santa Specials, Avon Valley Railway, Bitton Station, Bath Road, South Gloucestershire. Selected dates.
Bristol’s Winter Wonderland at The Mall at Cribbs Causeway.
Bath Artisan Christmas Market, Green Park station, Bath.
Sherry & Mince Pie Specials at Avon Valley Railway, Bitton Station, Bath Road, South Gloucestershire.

Things you need to know about Wood View Barn if you’re thinking of booking a holiday there:

  • Smoking is not allowed inside any of our properties
  • * One well behaved dog @£50 per stay - when inside, please keep your pet in the ground floor living areas
  • Suitable for hen parties, stag parties, family holidays, mixed groups and corporate events - the minimum age to rent is 25
  • Due to Health and Safety reasons, please ensure children under the age of fourteen do not use the hot tub. Please read our full instruction thoroughly prior to any of your party using the hot tub
  • * Prices are based on sleeping 20, and there is an additional fee for up to four further guests @ £80pppn
  • There are neighbours so we operate a good neighbour policy and state that noise must be kept to a minimum outside after 11pm and, when arriving and leaving the house, always respect the neighbours' peace
  • Minimum stay two nights
  • Check in after 4pm, check out by 11am
  • A £1500 security deposit is required and released within a week should there be no claims against it
  • * Covid-19 measures for this property:
    In full compliance with the hospitality industry cleaning protocols and safety guidance.
    Intensively cleaned and sanitised.
    Contact-free check in and check out.
    Complete privacy and exclusive use of the cottage during your holiday.
    Date changes for all existing and new bookings if the lockdown measures are extended or re-imposed.
    Naturally isolated.

*Internet access is offered at this property for recreational purposes only and is not meant for business use. Speed/service may vary depending on the package obtained by the owner which is provided to guests free of charge. Should guests experience difficulties or loss of use, neither the owner nor the agent will be held responsible.

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