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Delightful & secluded converted barn in the heart of Old Amersham Bucks

Bedrooms 2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights


Minimum Stay
3 nights

About the property

Delightful Secluded 17th Century Barn In The Heart Town with private parking

Luxury Self Contained Accommodation Old Amersham Buckinghamshire, sleeps up to 7.

Delightful peaceful and secluded 16th century converted barn in the heart of Old Amersham hidden away to the rear of the Crown Hotel and within 100 yards of the centre of the Old Town with its own private parking.

Do call us if you have any questions - John 07768 893088

We have another larger property next door and can sleep 11 in 6 bedrooms without using the sofa bed and other temporary beds.

We have larger and other properties available adjacent in the Old Town but do note whilst we can do up to 7 guests in The Barn - it would be a bit of a squeeze - it would require the sofa bed to be used and the put me up bed as well - its fine for children or one family with close friends but 7 adults might be a stretch.

The Barn is featured in the photographs and sleeps up to 7 people. It has 2 bedrooms, one with a king size bed and the other with twin beds. A sofa bed is located in the sitting room and single put you up bed is also available.

The larger house is extremely comfortable and spacious, it sleeps seven in comfort in four bedrooms (and a lot more if required) with three ground floor bathrooms, there is a large ensuite king size bedroom and a single bedroom with its own bathroom - ideal for elderly Mum's and Dad's. There is another double bedroom and a twin that share a bathroom.

Please call to enquire about the larger house. 07768 893088 - John. We can provide a full information. The nightly rate is £195 for the Barn with a three night minimum stay, seven nights minimum over the Christmas break and £395 for the larger house with a four night minimum stay.

Old Amersham is one of the most beautiful towns in the South of England located in the rolling Chiltern Hills designated as an area of outstanding natural beauty. It has many quality restaurants and pubs all in a short walking distance.

Private, secluded and extremely comfortable with private courtyard garden and own entrance - sit in kitchen and your own Private Parking Space adjacent to the courtyard garden.

Fully equipped home away from home - ideal for corporate visitors or a holiday visit.

Fibre Optic super fast Broadband Wi Fi

Large flat screen Sony TV with full Sky package including Sky Sports and Movies. Latest Sky Box with catch up TV.

Sabatier chefs knives, original artworks, books and DVD's, Sound system with I Phone hook ups, Wi for the kids, Scalextric set and games and local walking maps and information.

Please note that our minimum stay is three nights. In high season it is seven nights - normally Saturday to Saturday - Christmas is a one week minimum booking at £200 per night - but do please enquire especially if close to the time of arrival. We will not accept three night bookings a long way ahead as this can knock out a longer term booking.

Note our prices are £195 per night

5 minutes to Amersham station (Taxi cost £3.80) London 35 minutes in air conditioned trains – off peak zone 1 day return £10.90

Walk to all local restaurants.

All normal amenities including King size bed, fridge, freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, tumble dryer, secure private wifi, laser printer, i pod/phone docks on hi fi.

Oxford is a mere 40 minutes by car and Windsor Castle home of the Queen, is just 30 minutes away. Shakespeare's birthplace, Stratford-upon-Avon is 1 hour 20 minute drive.

Other attractions within easy reach are all the facilities of central London: the theatres, museums, Regents Park Zoo, Chessington World of Adventure, Legoland, Thorpe Park theme park, and Woburn Abbey Safari Park. There are numerous historic buildings that are open to the public, such as Waddesdon and Chenies Manor and Blenheim Palace is just the far side of Oxford.

Old Amersham is an ideal location for sporting events including Ascot Sandown and Epsom racecourses, Henley Regatta, and various premier league football and rugby events in London.

Payment Terms - Direct bank transfer or Debit Cards no charge - Credit cards 2% charge American Express 3.5% charge

Bookings within two months of arrival are payable in full. For over two months away a 25% deposit is payable on booking - balances are payable 2 months prior to arrival. Deposits are non refundable. The remaining 70 % or 70% of the full amount paid will be refunded only if the cottage is re let for the same or more over the relevant period. If it is re let for less than that will be the amount refunded.

More Details

John and Gill
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, french
Response time:
Within 12 hours
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Calendar last updated:
December 29, 2016

About John and Gill

Active friendly couple who enjoy life and have travelled extensively. We provide in The Barn all the things we would like to find when travelling - walk in and settle in! See reviews on trip advisor.

John and Gill purchased this cottage in 2006

Why John and Gill chose Chiltern

Our dream home in the heart of old Amersham - hidden away but just a one minute walk to the centre of town with its pubs restaurants and cafes! Fibre Broadband - Sky sports and movies - Sabatier chefs knives - music system with i phone hook ups. Sit in kitchen with private courtyard garden - everything that we hope to find when we are looking for a place to stay.

What makes this cottage unique

Being in the heart of Old Amersham - a special place in a very special area yet only 35 minutes by train to the heart of London.


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Delightful & secluded converted barn in the heart of Old Amersham Bucks
average rating of 4.5 based on 2 reviews

Delightful renovated barn in Old Amersham

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay in this lovely renovated barn in Old Amersham. It is a very nicely presented property in a great location. The owners are very accomodating and thoughtful in the manner in which the property is prepared for guests. We would definitely recommend this property to family and friends. We hope to stay again soon.

  • Submitted: Jan 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Lovely Aussie family - very brave too - travelling with three young boys! Sadly West Ham and Man City supporters - but then you can't have everything! Do come again 😍򓐽򓘍😍򓐽򓘍 John Gill xx
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Accommodation was good & as expected; comfortable, compact indoor seating areas for 4 adults

  • 4 of 5

We very much enjoyed our weekend stay in The Old Barn, Old Amersham.

John was very welcoming and attentive. Lovely touch to leave a birthday card for my daughter. He emailed us really good arrival instructions and information about the accommodation. The kitchen was very well equipped and usable. The iron, hair dryer, washing machine and dishwasher all useful and worked well.

We had to rearrange the seating so as all four of us could watch the TV/use coffee table. The dining table was a bit compact to sit 4 adults around. Weather wasn't good enough to do so, but the courtyard was very spacious for at least 6 and was a very useful enclosed space to leave muddy boots, leave door open for our dog to come and go. There was a large BBQ; this would be lovely in the summer months.

The beds were very comfortable. The Barn was very clean. With just one toilet/shower and living space fairly compact, it would be very tight if two further guests were sleeping on the bed settee. Lots of lighting options and plenty of plug sockets. John was on hand when there was a power failure. There was plenty of hot water.

The Barn is situated near many pubs and restaurants. John's recommendations for places to eat were useful; as well as, taxi service information and local places to run/walk. I would recommend.

  • Submitted: Nov 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Nearest Barpub
0.01 Miles
Crown Saracens Head Kings Arms Prezzo
Nearest Ferry
100 Miles
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Harewood Downs
Nearest Train
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
6 Miles
M 40
Nearest Restaurant
0.01 Miles
Lots - Gilbeys Prezzo Spice Society Crown Kings
Nearest Ski
450 Miles
Nearest Beach
50 Miles
Car: not necessary

Located in a designated area of outstanding natural beauty - Old Amersham is the gem of the Chiltern Hills - just 35 minutes from central London by train and surrounded by glorious countryside and world famous attractions.


Rates & Availability

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Please note that our minimum stay is three nights. In high season it is seven nights - normally Saturday to Saturday - but do please enquire especially if close to the time of arrival. We will not accept three night bookings a long way ahead as this can knock out a longer term booking. Note our charges are £160 per night for three or more people - cannot edit prices to reflect this policy.

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Amersham Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 550 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Mountain
  • Town
  • Village
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom - toilet , shower
  • Bathroom with shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
  • One double with King Size Bed One twin with two single beds - plus single put me up bed Sofa Bed in Sitting Room - arranged so that it is out of way in day but can be left up if you wish - kids tend to hang out happily on it! 7 would be a squeeze but if you all love one another - it should be fine
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair accessible ...
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • swimming
  • tennis
Please note that our minimum stay is three nights. In high season it is seven nights - normally Saturday to Saturday - but do please enquire especially if close to the time of arrival. We will not accept three night bookings a long way ahead as this can knock out a longer term booking.

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