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Olive Barn one bed Beautiful vintage Village barn.

6 Reviews
Bedrooms 1
Property type barn
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

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Minimum Stay
2 - 3 nights


Blakeney Barn Rental Photos and Description

Sleeps Two Adults one small dog welcome ....£20 per stay.

Olive Barn is located in the rural village of Blakeney in the Forest of Dean.

The area is of outstanding natural beauty and hosts a wealth of outdoor activities.

Blakeney is one of the most prettiest unspoiled villages within the Forest of Dean, with a local Italian restaurant, an award-winning fish and chip shop as well as a local inn, all located within the village.

Not forgetting the village shop selling local produce, fine ales, fresh bread and wine.

You can walk 5 minutes into the open country with running steams full of local trout.

We have now introduced a mid week stay Monday to Thursday £275 all in,

available to the 1st June 2016.

We do not accept credit cards or cheques.

One or two night stays are available on request please asked for a quotation.

Come and enjoy this beautiful cottage with all the beautiful countryside on your doorstep.

The cottage is fully equipped with free Wi-Fi free welcome pack , private parking outside barbecue area, bed linen towels etc.

Please note there is a £50 returnable damage deposit to be paid.

Hope to see

See you soon.

More Details
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for children
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible

David J G Mills
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
August 29, 2016


based on 6 traveler reviews

Olive Barn one bed Beautiful vintage Village barn.
average rating of 5.0 based on 6 reviews


  • 5 of 5

The Olive Barn was thoughtfully put together, with everything one might need, and with the intention of creating a homely feel.

The place was clean and fresh.

There was a friendly welcome, without being overly available or intrusive.

The outside space is small and this may be a consideration. Wasn't too much of an issue and we had ample opportunity to go out and about and be in beautiful green spaces.

  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful place

  • 5 of 5

Lovely little cottage, very homely and snug.

Gorgeous surrounding area, plenty of walking with the dogs.

Dave was super friendly.

Would definitely recommend! :)

  • Submitted: Aug 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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A perfect little home from home

  • 5 of 5

This lovely little barn is a far cry from some of the holiday lets we've stayed in. It really felt like a little home from home. We had never been to this part of the country before and we couldn't have had a better introduction. We were met by the lovely owner, David, who showed us around and gave us some general information on the local area. The barn is beautifully fitted out with lovely decorative touches, nice furnishings no high quality fittings. The kitchen was well equipped and David had left tea no coffee and even put a pint of milk in the fridge! The village shop next door stocks just about everything you can think of. The Cock Inn serves great food and Dolce Vita across the road serves really good value Italian food. Blakeney is the perfect location for exploring the area. We would highly recommend the barn and will visit again.

  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you both so much for that lovely response. was an absolute pleasure meeting you guys and your gorgeous little dog. Looking forward to meeting you again in the foreseeable future. Kind regards David
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An Absolute Gem

  • 5 of 5

Booking over the Internet is always a gamble, but David's cottage is an absolute gem. Furnished to an exceptional standard with a wonderful shower. David was there to greet us, show us round and recommend local attractions. The Cock Inn is a proper old fashioned pub with great food.

We would not hesitate to stay here again and can not recommend Olive Barn highly enough. Thanks David.

  • Submitted: Jun 3, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was a pleasure having you and thank you for looking after Olive Barn Hope to see you guys again. Kind regards David
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Clean & cosy in a great location

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay. The property was clean & well looked after and is in a quiet and relaxing location, with an amazing Italian restaurant with in 3 minutes walk. Would recommend

  • Submitted: Apr 12, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
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Owner's Response: Thank you very much guys you are very welcome and hope to see you again David
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Das Cottage ist sehr schön am Rande des Forest of Dean gelegen und sehr liebevoll eingerichtet.

  • 5 of 5

Wir sind sehr herzlich begrüßt worden. Im Haus lief Musik und überall waren kleine Lichter und Kerzen an.

Im Ort gibt es einen kleines Lebensmittelgeschäft und einen sehr gutes, italienisches Restaurant.

Insgesamt haben wir uns sehr wohlgefühlt und wir wollen auf jedenfall wiederkommen.

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Nearest Barpub
100 Metres
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Nearest Train
3 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
50 Metres
Car: recommended

Olive barn is situated in the quiet village of Blakeney.

We are within 3 miles of all outdoor activities such as go ape, the dean heritage centre the speech house nature walk and sculpture Trail, mountain bike trails, canoeing caving and much more for the outdoor enthusiast.

We are within a five minute walk into the open countryside where you will enjoy endless fields of beauty full of wildlife and everything the seasons have to offer.

Within the village we have an Italian restaurant the local inn,

the village store, Post office a award winning fish and chip shop

doctors surgery, we are also on the bus route to Bristol, Gloucester and Cheltenham.

We have so much to offer for the relaxing Break much needed from the madness of our ever-increasing busy lives.


Rates & Availability

Blakeney Barn Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Golden autumn
Oct 1 2016 - Nov 30 2016
3 night minimum stay
Festive sparkel
Dec 20 2016 - Jan 5 2017
3 night minimum stay
January blues
Jan 6 2017 - Mar 1 2017
3 night minimum stay
Lovely Season
Mar 2 2017 - Jun 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
Hot summer nights
Jul 1 2017 - Sep 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $98
Pet Fee $24

Only well behaved dogs are allowed in this barn.
A additional charge of £15 per night per dog.
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Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Blakeney Barn Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • barn
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Village
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Historic
  • Holiday Resort
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • superb walk-in shower with a multi-jet system and rain head shower.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • One double-bed, finished in a shabby chic surround, painted floorboards with a built-in wardrobe, hair-dryer and towels provided.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Bicycles
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for children
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting

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