Quirky accommodation close to Stratford-upon-Avon | The Writing Room, Barford, near Stratford-upon-Avon
Cosy open plan living/dining room/kitchen | The Writing Room, Barford, near Stratford-upon-Avon
Barford, near Stratford-upon-Avon

The Writing Room

  • Sleeps up to 2
  • 1 bedroom
  • 1 bathroom
  • Up to 1 pet allowed
Car parking on site
Pub within 1 mile


out of 5

A detached, two-person property within an extraordinary riverside garden and wildlife area, in the picturesque village of Barford.
Ground Floor:
Open plan living space.
Living area: Freeview TV, DVD Player
Dining area.
Kitchen area: Electric Oven, Induction Hob, Combi Microwave/Oven/Grill, Fridge, Dishwasher, Washer Dryer
Bedroom: Double (4ft 6in) Bed
Wet Room: Shower, Toilet
Underfloor central heating, electricity (powered by owner’s weir), bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Welcome pack. Use of freezer. Patio and gas barbecue. Garden (shared). 1 small dog welcome. Private parking for 1 car with electricity point. No smoking. Please note: No children, except babes in arms. There is an unfenced riverbank in the owners’ garden.
Nestled in the serene countryside, this charming traditional cottage offers a delightful open-plan living space that exudes warmth and comfort. The inviting living area is adorned with a Freeview TV and a DVD player, perfect for relaxing evenings in. Adjacent to the living space is a quaint dining area, ideal for enjoying home-cooked meals prepared in the well-equipped kitchen area. The cottage also boasts a cosy double bedroom, providing a peaceful retreat for a restful night’s sleep. The modern wet room with a rejuvenating shower adds a touch of luxury to the accommodation. Step outside onto the patio area, where garden furniture invites you to bask in the tranquillity of the surroundings. Welcoming one furry friend, this cottage is the perfect getaway for a relaxing and pet-friendly retreat.
The secluded private garden makes a perfect sun trap, and guests are welcome to share the owner’s inspirational riverside plot which combines a 20-year conservation project with producing food, firewood and electricity.  An acre of the island on the River Avon showcases sustainable, wildlife-friendly living in practice, with a hydroelectric generator on the old mill site, and with sitting-out points chosen to show off the river and its abundant birds, flowers, fish and (if you are lucky) kingfishers and otters.
In the picturesque town of Stratford-upon-Avon, there is a wealth of attractions and activities to explore. Begin your journey by visiting the birthplace of the legendary playwright William Shakespeare, where you can immerse yourself in the history and legacy of this literary icon. Take a stroll along the charming streets lined with Tudor-style buildings, or wander through the beautiful gardens of Anne Hathaway’s Cottage, the romantic home of Shakespeare’s wife. For a cultural experience, catch a performance at the renowned Royal Shakespeare Theatre, showcasing world-class productions of Shakespearean plays. Delve into the town’s rich heritage at the Tudor World Museum, or embark on a relaxing boat trip along the scenic River Avon. With its blend of history, culture, and natural beauty, there is no shortage of things to see and do in enchanting Stratford-upon-Avon.


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    Eco Stays


Detached Property
Eco Stays
Garden or Patio
Ground Floor Facilities
Parking - On Site
Pets Allowed
Pub Within 1 Mile
Shower Cubicle
Town and City
Washing Machine
Welcome Pack


Good to know

Check in and check out times

  • Arrive after 15:00
  • Depart before 10:00


  • 1 pet allowed - charges apply

Car parking

  • On-site

What's included?

  • Wifi
  • Electricity
  • Bed linen
  • Towels


  • No smoking, please