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Poacher's Annexe

This compact but beautifully presented studio apartment offers ideal pied a terre accommodation near Stratford-Upon-Avon for one person or a couple looking for accommodation near this historic town, birthplace of William Shakespeare. The apartment is on the first floor of a converted red brick barn, above the garage of the owner who lives in the adjacent house. It consists of a sleeping and living area with an open plan kitchenette, and a separate shower room with toilet. It is in a beautiful rural location near the village of Bearley, 8km from Stratford-Upon-Avon. Visitors will enjoy the wonderful views across the owner’s orchard towards the Malvern Hills and there are impressive sunsets from the apartment windows.

  • The apartment is accessed by stone steps at the side of the building and these are quite steep.
  • The studio is charming and full of character with a sloping roof over the sleeping area and traditional wooden beams. It has wooden flooring and is decorated in cream and white, with built-in wardrobes, cupboards and shelves offering plenty of storage.
  • The sleeping and living area is cosy and comfortable with a double bed, cream leather armchair and a further seat for a second guest, plus a pretty window seat. There is a TV in the corner, and many traditional decorative touches make it very homelike.
  • The open plan kitchenette is attractively finished with wooden worktops and built in cream cupboards. It is equipped with a combined microwave/oven and hobs.  The fridge/freezer, washing machine and dryer for guests’ use is located downstairs.
  • The separate bathroom has toilet, washbasin and shower and is attractively decorated with neutral ceramic tiles.
  • The apartment has central heating.
  • There is free wifi internet connection in the apartment and plenty of parking space. Because of the rural location, a car is recommended for guests staying at this property.


Please check our website for details and prices for 2015.


Transport and access
This short stay apartment is very near Stratford-Upon-Avon in a rural area so a car is recommended for visitors. As well as being close to Stratford-upon-Avon, it is an easy drive to Birmingham, Coventry, Warwick and Leamington Spa.

This self catering studio apartment near Stratford-Upon-Avon is located in the village of Bearley in a very beautiful rural area of Warwickshire. It is only 8kms from the historic town of Stratford-upon-Avon, home of William Shakespeare and one of Britain’s most visited towns. It is also close to the village of Wilmcote, home of Mary Arden, Shakespeare’s mother. Bearley is famous for its Aqueduct, the longest in England, which can be crossed by boat and offers superb views over the surrounding countryside. Accommodation in Stratford-Upon-Avon is very hard to find and this short stay apartment near Stratford provides an ideal solution to anyone visiting the area.

Pricing by period


  • Booking fee £30
  • Refundable damage deposit £100

Property grading

  • Weeklyhome rating: Very good
What are these ratings?


  • Double bedrooms: 1
  • Shower rooms: 1
  • Parking: Off-road
  • Kitchen / Kitchenette: Yes
  • Sitting room / Area: Yes
  • Study / Area: Yes
  • Dining room / Area: Yes
  • Floor level: 1
  • No. of floors: 1
  • Garden: None


  • Off street parking
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Kettle
  • Iron & Ironing Board
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Toaster
  • Television
  • Hair Dryer
  • Grill
  • Broadband / ADSL
  • Bed Linen Towels
  • Fridge with Ice Box
  • Drying Facilities

The following facilities are not available

  • Radio
  • Highchair
  • Sofa Bed
  • Stereo / CD PLayer
  • Video Recorder
  • Washing Machine
  • Telephone
  • Cable TV Satellite TV
  • Camp Bed
  • Alarm Clock
  • Cot
  • Courtyard / Garden
  • Freezer
  • Freeview TV
  • DVD Player
  • Dishwasher