A Dating from the mid-18th century these historic barns have been thoughtfully restored | Pheasants Hill Old Byre, Hambleden, near Henley-on-Thames Spacious hallway with delightful decor | Pheasants Hill Old Byre, Hambleden, near Henley-on-Thames Entrance hallway fitted out to a very high standard | Pheasants Hill Old Byre, Hambleden, near Henley-on-Thames Spacious and homely open plan living area | Pheasants Hill Old Byre, Hambleden, near Henley-on-Thames Delightful living space with exposed beams | Pheasants Hill Old Byre, Hambleden, near Henley-on-Thames Lovely intimate dining area | Pheasants Hill Old Byre, Hambleden, near Henley-on-Thames Charrming galley style kitchen | Pheasants Hill Old Byre, Hambleden, near Henley-on-Thames Beautiful double bedroom with gorgeous furniture | Pheasants Hill Old Byre, Hambleden, near Henley-on-Thames Victorian hand-carved double bed | Pheasants Hill Old Byre, Hambleden, near Henley-on-Thames Practical en-suite with walk-in shower cubicle | Pheasants Hill Old Byre, Hambleden, near Henley-on-Thames Fully tiled en-suite shower room | Pheasants Hill Old Byre, Hambleden, near Henley-on-Thames Adjacent to the owners brick and flint farmhouse | Pheasants Hill Old Byre, Hambleden, near Henley-on-Thames Wonderful spot in the garden for afternoon tea | Pheasants Hill Old Byre, Hambleden, near Henley-on-Thames Shady peaceful area in the gorgeous garden | Pheasants Hill Old Byre, Hambleden, near Henley-on-Thames The large lawned garden makes an ideal spot for a picnic | Pheasants Hill Old Byre, Hambleden, near Henley-on-Thames The natural planting and wildflower meadow is a haven for wildlife | Pheasants Hill Old Byre, Hambleden, near Henley-on-Thames The former granary in the one acre garden and grounds | Pheasants Hill Old Byre, Hambleden, near Henley-on-Thames The wildflower meadow in front of the cottage blooms throughout the summer months | Pheasants Hill Old Byre, Hambleden, near Henley-on-Thames The main entrance to the property is discrete | Pheasants Hill Old Byre, Hambleden, near Henley-on-Thames The cottage can be found in a beautiful hamlet in the English countryside | Pheasants Hill Old Byre, Hambleden, near Henley-on-Thames The surrounding valley is beautiful and green | Pheasants Hill Old Byre, Hambleden, near Henley-on-Thames The area is criss-crossed by a wealth of footpaths and bridleways | Pheasants Hill Old Byre, Hambleden, near Henley-on-Thames

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  • 1 Bathrooms
  • 1 Bedrooms
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 Pets
  • Bike Store
  • Dishwasher
  • Ground Floor Facilities
  • Enclosed Garden / Patio
  • Garden / Patio
  • Golf nearby
  • Pub within 1 mile
  • Pets – no charge
  • Rural Location
  • Wifi
  • Luxury Collection
  • Washing Machine
  • Newly Listed Property
  • Green Scheme
  • All En-suite
  • Open Plan
  • Walk-in Shower/Bath
  • Parking - On Site
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This barn conversion provides a luxurious and romantic space for couples to run away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life for a while.

This barn conversion provides a luxurious and romantic space for couples to run away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life for a while.

Pheasants Hill Old Byre was once one of the cow barns of Pheasants Hill Farm, and is nestled adjacent to the owners’ home. The farm buildings date from the mid-18th century and comprise a traditional brick-and-flint farmhouse, an impressive range of outbuildings - barns, granary and cart shed. Originally belonging to the Hambleden Estate, it ceased being a working farm in 1962 and was purchased by the present owner’s father in 1968. The farm is situated in the renowned Hambleden Valley and lies within the Pheasants Hill Conservation Area, as well as the Chilterns Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, and is under the protection of a National Trust covenant.
You will find mementoes of previous generations throughout the property. The owner’s grandfather was a master carver and you will be sleeping in a wonderful carved oak bed that he made for his own wedding in 1902 (but made super-comfortable with a brand new sprung base and orthopaedic mattress). The owner’s father was an artist and nearly all of the paintings and drawings in the property are his work.
The one-acre garden, shared with the owners, is fully enclosed (to keep the deer out). Guests can enjoy their own sitting area, with table and chairs provided. The garden is looked after without the use of pesticides or herbicides and is, in consequence, a haven for wildlife. The wildflower meadow is covered in cowslips in the spring and more than 100 Pyramid Orchids appear in the summer.
The owners are passionate about wildlife and the environment, and will be donating 15% of earnings on the property to local wildlife and conservation charities. Hot water and heating in the property uses electricity solely from renewable resources. Rainwater for the garden is collected in a large underground cistern. Shop/tea room and pub/restaurant ½ mile.

All on the ground floor. Beamed throughout.
Open plan living space.

Living/dining area: With 32" Smart TV.
Kitchen area:
With electric oven, electric hob, microwave, fridge and dishwasher.
Bedroom: With double bed and en-suite with walk-in shower, toilet and heated towel rail.

Storage heaters (underfloor heating in en-suite), electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Welcome pack. Fridge/freezer and washer/dryer in adjoining barn. Terrace with garden furniture. Enclosed lawned 1-acre garden (shared with owners). Bike store. Private parking for 2 cars. No smoking. Please note: No children. There is an unfenced pond in the grounds, 50 yards away.

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What do our customers say?

  • 9

    Susan

    Posted by anonymous

    Beautifully presented property with lots of nice little touches. Lovely friendly, helpful hosts.

    Confirmed guest, 27/04/2018 09/05/2018
  • 9

    Mervyn

    Posted by anonymous

    We were staying for just three nights over Easter and found this to be a really cosy and extremely well equipped little cottage. The setting is ideal and I don't think my wife and I have ever been made so welcome by the owners, and we have stayed in many places over the years. One small observation that might be of use to future occupants , is, if you happen to be, shall we say, rather larger than average , you might find it a little cramped. Not that we had this problem, I hasten to add. Although the weather could have been better, this trip made us want to return.

    Confirmed guest, 02/04/2018 07/04/2018
  • 9

    Giulia

    Posted by anonymous

    The Old Byre is simply a divine olde world place in the middle of the most quintessentially English location and countryside. We loved it ! We would return...

    Confirmed guest, 26/02/2018 07/03/2018
  • 10

    Angela

    Posted by anonymous

    This is a lovely place to stay, comfortable and peaceful, Charles and Kate are very nice people who clearly want you to enjoy your stay and want for nothing. The area is truly beautiful and full of wonderful walks. Thanks Kate for some of the best biscuits I have tasted! And Fred very much enjoyed the ginger curd, we would not hesitate to return.

    Confirmed guest, 23/02/2018 24/02/2018
  • 9

    Elizabeth

    Posted by anonymous

    An excellent base from where to explore a delightful area. As well as the local pub there were good shops and eateries in both Henley and Marlow. The owners were lovely and keen to make sure everything went well.

    Confirmed guest, 16/02/2018 17/02/2018
  • 10

    Simon

    Posted by anonymous

    A perfect place to get away from it all. A great welcome - nothing too much bother. Cosy and quality. Wonderful countryside and walks. Many good pubs. No noise at night, so a good night's sleep. Highly recommended, and will go back.

    Confirmed guest, 31/01/2018 10/02/2018
  • 10

    Helen

    Posted by anonymous

    We had the Christmas week at the Byre, it was wonderful. Excellent communication from the owners prior to our arrival, which was a first for us and we've booked many cottages. The Byre was warm & cosy when we arrived & decorated for Christmas. Lot's of little treats were waiting for us...the home made Ginger Curd was delicious. The owners couldn't have been more accommodating. Over all an excellent choice for anyone wanting a perfectly cute, comfortable cottage in a peaceful, beautiful part of the country.

    Confirmed guest, 29/12/2017 04/01/2018
  • 10

    Angela

    Posted by anonymous

    This is a beautiful cottage so clean comfy and cosy , it had everything you could possibly need it was very dog friendly and had some lovely walks nearby . The owners were very friendly and couldn’t do enough for you . We loved it so have booked again

    Confirmed guest, 31/10/2017 21/11/2017
9.5 out of 10 – based on 33 reviews collected by ReeVoo