The Hen Hut is cosy, tranquil and dog friendly.


Barn hosted by Maggie

  1. 2 guests
  2. 1 bedroom
  3. 1 bed
  4. 1 bathroom
Dedicated workspace
A common area with wifi that’s well suited for working.
Self check-in
Check yourself in with the lockbox.
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The Hen Hut is a warm, self contained annex in the grounds of Casio Cottage on the outskirts of Shilton, a quintessential English village. The medieval town of Burford is within walking distance.

Shilton surrounds the Shil Brook and pond. It is mentioned in a document from 1205 as a small farming village. Later, it became a thriving farming community. The local pub, the Rose and Crown dates from the 1600s.

The village was featured in the popular television series, Downton Abbey.

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. Wi Fi is available throughout the property.

Garden furniture allows for outside seating.

Well mannered horses and two dogs live on site. Hence a well behaved dog is always 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. Dog crates can be provided.

Babies are welcome - a travel cot is available.

Where you'll sleep

What this place offers

Courtyard view
Dedicated workspace
Free parking on premises – 4 spaces
Pets allowed
TV with standard cable/satellite
EV charger
Washing machine
Free dryer – In building

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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, quintessential 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. Shilton known 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

  1. Joined in January 2021
  • 95 Reviews
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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.

Maggie is a Superhost

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Things to know

House rules

Check-in: After 15:00
Check out: 11:00
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 COVID-19 safety practices apply
Carbon monoxide alarm
Smoke alarm

Cancellation policy