Luxury countryside Barn with hot tub & log burner


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  1. 5 guests
  2. 2 bedrooms
  3. 4 beds
  4. 1.5 baths
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The Barn at the Orchards, Sherwood Forest in Robin Hood country
Luxurious holiday accommodation in a conservation village set in beautiful open countryside and woodland with lots to do on your doorstep
Fully equipped, large Barn for self catering weekends or family holidays in the country with lots of walking, cycling, country pubs and places of interest
WIFI, log burning stove, outdoor dining area, private hot tub
& off street parking for two cars
The Barn sleeps 4, plus 1 more on a sofa bed

The space
The Barn is an annexe to our main home -the Orchards, but has its own private front door entrance and off street parking for two cars.
The Orchards and Barn is at the top of the hill in the village of old Blidworth. The Barn looks over its own private courtyard and seating area. There are beautiful uninterrupted countryside views at the back of the main house to start your walks from. The house and Barn sits in 16 acres of private grazing land where we keep our horses Florence, Bea and our new foal Matilda.
The Barn has a large comfortable lounge, large kitchen, one bathroom, one downstairs toilet, two bedrooms and a cosy beamed snug with a sofa bed for an adult or two small children
Bring your walking boots - there are some lovely woodland trails and historic walks to explore right on your doorstep, here in Robin Hood country.
We are between the Bird in Hand and Black Bull pubs on Main street and the Fox and hounds pub and kitchen is only 10 minutes walk down the hill through our fields. The award winning Black Bull restaurant is only a 1 minute walk and the village centre is 5 mins walk
You can also book you a private chef we work with to come to the Barn and cook a fabulous meal to celebrate your special occasion..

*The Barn is fully equipped with every modern luxury you need
Danish log burning stove for those cosy nights in
Private hot tub outside your front door for your exclusive use
Fast fibre broadband in every room
Freeview TV with Netflix account
Nespresso coffee machine
Bang and Olufsen radio/music system
Vintage hi fi record player and vinyl albums to play
Slippers, towels and toiletries provided
Electric bike or family bike hire available (pre book)
Electric vehicle charging point
Outdoor dining area and seating

Inside the Barn
*The Lounge
Large vaulted double height ceiling with wooden floors
Contemporary and comfortable soft furnishings
Large smartTV with Netflix account usage
Large dining table with bench seating for up to eight
Danish log burning stove - firelighters, sticks and one set of logs provided free
Board game selection
Bang and Olufsen radio/CD /Bluetooth speaker

*The Kitchen
Electric cooker with grill and hob
Two fridges
Nespresso coffee machine
Shoe storage and coat rack
Iron and table top ironing board

*Downstairs toilet and wash hand basin

*The Snug
Charming day room with original low beamed ceiling and wooden floors
Double sofa bed and chair
Sofa bed can be converted to an adult single bed or for two small children to create bedroom 3
Freeview TV
Vintage hi fi system, turntable, speakers and a selection of vinyl albums to play

*Bedroom 1
Full sized double bed
Gallery with frosted safety glass partition and view over the lounge
Wardrobe and large chest of drawers

En suite to bedroom 1 with shower, large bath, toilet and wash hand basin
Heated towel rail

*Bedroom 2
Two full sized single beds
Large wardrobe

Screened off private outdoor table and chairs for four, seating area
Hot tub for up to 5 for your exclusive use
Small outdoor sofa
The hot tub will be cleaned and water changed for your arrival
Small charcoal BBQ

Where you'll sleep

Bedroom 1
1 double bed
Bedroom 2
2 single beds
Living room
1 sofa bed

What this place offers

Courtyard view
Free parking on premises
Private hot tub
HDTV with Netflix, standard cable
EV charger
Private patio or balcony
Indoor fireplace: wood-burning

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Where you’ll be

Blidworth, England, United Kingdom

Please note - The correct address and postcode is
The Orchards, Main St, Blidworth NG210QH (not 100 Main St)

There’s lots of things to do to enjoy close by !
The Orchards and the Barn sits in 16 acres of land we own where we graze our horses.
You can walk through our fields to Blidworth Bottoms woods where there is lots of walking, cycling and horse riding trails to one of our village pubs - the Fox and Hounds where you can have a drink and a bite to eat.
The village boast lots of connections to Robin Hood - Maid Marion's cottage, Friar Tucks well and Will Scarlets grave is said to be in the village area. Fountaindale, where Friar Tuck carried Robin Hood over a stream on his back is only a short walk away from the Barn...The Major Oak tree and Robin Hood visitors centre and Nottingham Castle are only a short drive away.

*Places to Visit
Sherwood Pines - walking trails and cycle trails, Go Ape, bike hire - 10 minutes drive or cycle there off road in 30 minutes
Newstead Abbey Park - home to Lord Byron set in acres of gardens and ornamental lakes - 5 minute drive
Clumber Park – large National trust park - 15 minute drive
Nottingham Castle – Robin Hood visitors centre - 30 minute drive
White Post Farm – large petting zoo and farm park – perfect for kids of all ages - 5 minute drive
Horse riding -hacking and pony trekking in Sherwood forest - Kirkfields Equestrian centre - 2 minutes drive
Wheelgate Park - childrens adventure theme park - 5 minute drive
Shopping in Nottingham city centre – 30 minute drive
Historic Georgian market town Southwell has lots of boutique stores and cathedral - 15 minutes drive
Sherwood Forest visitors centre Major oak tree - 12 minute drive
Rufford Abbey park – 8 minute drive
Chatsworth House and the Peak district national park - 30 minute drive

*Dining out
The Black Bull - the fantastic and award winning pub and restaurant is only one minute walk from the Barn. Voted one of the top 100 pub/restaurants the UK.
Perfect for superb breakfasts, lunch and dinner. Their Forge takeaway service provides delicious wood fired pizzas, fish and chips and burgers.
The Fox and Hounds pub is a 10 minute walk down the hill into Blidworth Bottoms, serving family friendly and tasty food all day. Santini Italian restaurant does great pasta and pizzas and is 5 mins away
The Lakeside Restaurant and Bar offers all day high quality dining, cocktails and food on the terrace in beautiful gardens - 5 mins drive away -booking essential
Tom Browns brasserie on the river Trent.. fantastic dining- one of our favourites. 15 mins drive away.
We also have an arrangement with a French professional private chef who can come to the Barn and cook you a fabulous meal to remember. Perfect for a special occasion...Please ask for details
The village also has a fish and chip shop, Chinese takeaway Tesco Metro, Co-op, petrol station, post office, butchers and pharmacy. We also have a good Indian restaurant five minutes away
Nottingham has a large range of fantastic restaurants including two with Michelin stars – Sat Bains and Alchemila. Other favourites include Bar Iberico, Coco Tang, Kushi Ya, Mesa and The Hockley Arts club

Hosted by Simon

  1. Joined in March 2019
  • 59 Reviews
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Hi i'm Simon and i'm married to Lindsay with two grown ups sons Oliver and Henry. We live in the beautiful Nottinghamshire countryside in a conservation area village called Blidworth

During your stay

We will be there to welcome you to the Barn, but there also is a key safe by the front door in case we are out.
The Barn at the Orchards postcode is NG21 0QH and sits between the Black Bull and Bird in Hand pubs on the same side.
Grey wooden gates and gravel drive. Please drive in and park in the allocated spaces outside the barn
The Barn will be fully covid cleaned and sanitised ready for your stay
We will be there to welcome you to the Barn, but there also is a key safe by the front door in case we are out.
The Barn at the Orchards postcode is NG21 0QH and sits between…

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Check-in: After 3:00 PM
Checkout: 10:00 AM
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No smoking
No pets
No parties or events

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Pool/hot tub without a gate or lock
Carbon monoxide alarm
Smoke alarm

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