Deer and red kites seen most days.


Entire place hosted by Maggie

2 guests, 1 bedroom, 1 bed, 1 bath
Entire home
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Great location
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The Hen Hut is a cosy, self contained annex in the grounds of Casio Cottage which is situated on the outskirts of the most delightful Cotswold village, Shilton, near Burford. The centre of the village is within easy walking distance and the medieval town of Burford is 2 miles away. Shilton surrounds the Shill Brook. It's local pub, the Rose and Crown is well known for its appearance in Downton Abbey.

The Hen Hut is the perfect holiday retreat for a short stay or for a walking holiday.

The space
The Hen Hut is a self contained property with its own off road parking. The accommodation offers a warm and comfortable feel with a double bedroom, living/kitchen room and a bathroom . The bathroom includes a bath and shower head with toiletries, towels etc. The kitchen is accommodated with a cooker, dish washer, fridge/freezer and washing machine. The comfortable lounge area has a TV with games and books for entertainment. Garden furniture allows for outside seating.

Well mannered horses and two dogs live on site. Hence a well behaved dog is welcome. We request that dogs do not lie on the furniture. Poo bags, feed bowls, towels and blankets are provided. Ample dog walks in the near vicinity.

Where you'll sleep

What this place offers

Free parking on premises
Pets allowed
TV with standard cable
Private backyard – Fully fenced
Luggage dropoff allowed
Hair dryer


Step-free entrance to the room
Well-lit path to entrance
Step-free path to the outdoor entrance

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Where you’ll be

Shilton, England, United Kingdom

The picturesque village of Shilton is within easy walking distance i.e. 5 minutes. It is a delightful, quiet, typical Cotswold village near to Burford, a medieval town. Shilton is home to the Holy Rood church, parts of which are reported to date back to the 12th century. We also have a small Baptist chapel. Our local pub the Rose and Crown serves quality food and is renown for its appearance in Downton Abbey.

There are plentiful shops and restaurants in nearby Burford and Carterton.
The Cotswold Wild Animal Park is within a mile. A visit to Blenheim palace is a must.

Oxford, Bath, Cheltenham and Cirencester are essential for shopoholics This is horse lovers country with easy access to the international three day events i.e Blenheim and Badminton.

Hosted by Maggie

Joined in January 2021
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During your stay

The owners live on site in a property alongside the Hen Hut. They are available for any advice or help needed.
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Things to know

House rules

Check-in: After 3:00 PM
Checkout: 11:00 AM
Self check-in with lockbox
Not suitable for children (2-12 years)
No smoking
No parties or events
Pets are allowed

Health & safety

Airbnb's social-distancing and other COVID-19-related guidelines apply
Carbon monoxide alarm
Smoke alarm
Security Deposit - if you damage the home, you may be charged up to $138

Cancellation policy