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Views of Wells Cathedral along the walk
Nearby Wells Cathedral
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Dulcote Barn

Wells (1.5mls S), Somerset
Sleeps 4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 1
4 star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Enclosed garden / patio
Increased accessibility
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Family friendly
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Stylish, spacious, light and airy detached barn with ample parking in quaint village location.
  • Situated on the outskirts of the beautiful city of Wells, the smallest city in England.
  • Excellent location for walkers, cyclists and lovers of nature. Beautiful paths lead from the property to the palace fields directly into Wells with views of Glastonbury Tor and Wells Cathedral.
Property code: 46310

This detached barn has been converted to a high standard, located in a village location just over a mile from the UK’s smallest city, Wells, with its boutique shops, delis, cafes, restaurants and regular farmers market.

Located on the southern slopes of the Mendip Hills, in a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, and nestling in the grounds of the owners home yet where privacy is assured. This stylish barn conversion offers a great base for Glastonbury and Wells being within easy access of many attractions. It is also within easy reach of the Glastonbury Festival site. Great shopping destinations nearby, Kilver Court, Mulberry Outlet & Clarks Village are all a short drive away. Cribbs Causeway in Bristol is also only a 40 minute drive.

The spacious accommodation is all on one-level. On entering the light and airy property through the large patio doors, you will find yourself in the open-plan lounge/kitchen/dining room. (access can also be through the main bedroom) The feeling is space is only added to by the vaulted ceiling with exposed beams, giving a real character feel with all the modern essentials required to enjoy your stay. The lounge area is beautifully presented with large doors to the patio//garden area with Smart TV. Kitchen area, electric over and hob, microwave, Tassimo coffee machine, fridge and freezer. (washing machine and tumble dryer can be found in a separate shared utility room) Dining area with large table ideal for family meals or playing board games of an evening in.

Leaving the open-plan living area, you will find yourself in the very large master bedroom with a super-king size bed. (which can be made up as a twin on request) There are velux windows in the ceiling and large feature window allowing plenty of light in to enjoy breakfast in bed. Through the far door you will find yourself in the entrance hall with access into the second bedroom, with a double bed, that looks out onto the garden and can have a cot put in on request. From the entrance hall you will also find the shower room with shower and WC.

Venturing outside of the patio doors you will find an enclosed patio/courtyard area with garden furniture and a BBQ, perfect for a glass of wine and al fresco dining after a long day of exploring. There is also a further paddock area with a football goal where children can play and dogs can stretch their legs. There is ample parking off-road parking at the property and even a secure storage area for bicycles and motorcycles opposite the property.

Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.

  • 2 bedrooms – 1 super-king (twin on request) and 1 double
  • 1 shower room
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, Tassimo coffee machine and fridge (with ice box) and small freezer
  • Separate shared utility room with washing machine and tumble dryer
  • Enclosed patio area
  • Paddock for children and dogs to play in
  • Electric and heating included
  • Bed linen and towels included
  • Ample unrestricted off-road parking
  • Wi-Fi included
  • Regret no smoking
  • 1 dog welcome
  • Shops and pubs within 1 mile
  • Smart TV
  • Secure storage for bicycles and motorbikes
  • Increased accessibility
  • BBQ available

Eloise Gould

This property is personally managed by Eloise.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 28 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Bruce 5th November 2021

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Perfect in every way, very comfortable, clean and spacious, we loved every moment. The chickens and ducks are so comical and would come to the fence to see us each time we stepped outside. The owners were fantastic, nothing was to much trouble. Unfortunately I hadn't taken enough of my dogs medication and the owner had no problem with me arranging Read morea next day delivery to their home, such a relief. We would definitely love to return and will also continue to recommend to friends and family. Hide

Reviewed by PETER 1st October 2021

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good location for walking into Wells just over a mile on pathways Barn great, entertained by the ducks and chickens, weather could have been better but we enjoyed our stay and Wells was a good city to explore.

Reviewed by Amanda 24th September 2021

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This was lovely, spacious, and very comfortably furnished. The owners were very helpful and friendly. The chickens and ducks were a delightful addition to the whole stayno worrying about early cock crowing, The property is very close to Wells and is ideally situated for visits to Bath and further afield.

Reviewed by Andrew 17th September 2021

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As our introduction to Somerset, the cottage was an excellent centre. It offered a most pleasant and comfortable base. The owner was helpful and gave good information about places to visit. In short it did the owner and the area proud.

Reviewed by Charmaine 10th September 2021

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Just returned from Dulcote Barn, had a lovely week with our dog. Cottage is perfect , everything you could possibly want, beautiful accommodation. Lovely part of the country to stay , plenty around nothing too far . Diana is a lovely host , very friendly & there if we needed her . Highly recommend staying here & hope to visit again at some point x

Reviewed by Wendy 3rd September 2021

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We returned from Dulcote Manor after a great week. It was a beautiful property spotlessly clean, well furnished and comfortable with fresh flowers in every room. There was eggs from the chickens and wine and milk in the fridge to greet us.
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ddock with chickens and ducks roaming free, we really enjoyed watching their antics (better than watching television)!!!
The owners Diana and Guy were lovely people and gave us lots of information regarding the surrounding area. The weather was perfect with only one day of rain.
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Reviewed by Jamie 20th August 2021

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We had a wonderful week staying in the barn. The cleanliness was amazing, the welcome was amazing and the ducks and hens were delightful to watch. The owners were very friendly and helpful. Our shopping arrived early and the lady even put that away for us. We were welcomed with fresh flowers in every room, fresh eggs, wine, tea coffee and milk. TheRead more walk into Wells is a nice one and the city is beautiful. Hide

Reviewed by Jeanette 13th August 2021

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We had a wonderful week at Dulcote Barn. It was modern, comfortable, spotlessly clean and spacious for 4. Our children had the larger, room and we slept in the double. They had ample room to play in their room as well as sleep. We loved the chickens & ducks and the field for playing outside. We were within easy reach of so many things to do and hadRead more some very interesting bike rides. The owners were friendly and helpful. They really couldn't have been more obliging and welcoming. Hide

Reviewed by Sarah 30th July 2021

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Second time staying here. The owners are delightful. The situation is ideal for walking into Wells and exploring its environs. Cannot praise it enough. We will be back.

Reviewed by Jean 23rd July 2021

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Lovely clean and bright cottage, very well equipped , the ducks and hens kept us amused all week.

Reviewed by Eric 11th June 2021

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The cottage is very comfortable and the owners very friendly. The hot water for the wash basin and sink did fail but this was resolved by the owners. Only a slight inconvenience.

Reviewed by Natasha 4th June 2021

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We had a wonderful stay at Dulcote barn. Perfect for exploring the area and a short walk into Wells - especially good on market day for local produce. The property was excellent and we had great fun watching the chickens and ducks. Mrs Calder was a wonderful host and we hope to return in the future. Can highly recommend a stay at this property. ThaRead morenk you for the lovely roses, bottle of wine and groceries which were much appreciated after our 5 hour drive Hide

Reviewed by Michelle 24th May 2021

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Reviewed by Catherine 14th May 2021

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We really enjoyed our stay. The accommodation was excellent and location good. The facilities were top class and the cleanliness was of the highest standard. Already booked another stay. We would definitely recommend. Couldn't fault anything.

Reviewed by Rachel 7th May 2021

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Loved our stay at Dulcote Barn. The accommodation was perfect, well equipped with friendly hosts who made us feel most welcome. It was a pleasant 20 min walk into Wells along pathway through some fields (perfect for our dog) or via the cycle path. We enjoyed sitting out in the evenings watching the chickens and ducks roaming freely around the Barn Read moretoo. All in all was a great week and would definitely stay here again. Hide

Reviewed by John 16th April 2021

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Beautiful place to very comfortable ideally situated for exploring wells and the local area loved watching the ducks and chickens

Reviewed by Penelope 24th October 2020

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The holiday home was very clean and spacious, we went in October and the heating kept it lovely and warm. The ducks and hens outside our window were good company, better than the tv I think, a good selection of games too.

Reviewed by beverley 16th October 2020

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Reviewed by Christine 9th October 2020

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We had a wonderful holiday in the barn conversion. The barn is lovely and we enjoyed watching the antics of the ducks and chickens. The hosts were lovely, friendly and welcoming and it was nice to know that they were approachable if we had any problems (which we didn't)

Reviewed by Janette 2nd October 2020

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The cottage was very clean and comfortable, and we did spend a lot of time there as the weather was very wet.

Reviewed by Philip 18th September 2020

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Reviewed by Elaine 11th September 2020

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Holiday barn was in nice setting the ducks and chickens made us smile.Owners were very helpful with lots of knowledge of surrounding areas but not intrusive.The barn was very comfortable and was in an area close to areas of interest.There are quite a few shopping stores the nearest being Morrisons about 5 minutes by car.

Reviewed by Elizabeth 4th September 2020

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My farther and I plus our dog Dolly could not have had a better holiday. Lovely property lovely owners We will hopefully be going again next year. Thank you George. Elizabeth and Dolly.

Reviewed by Denise 28th August 2020

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We had a lovely week in this clean and comfortable property. The owners were friendly and welcoming but not intrusive. We were able to walk into Wells direct from the property via a public footpath with wonderful views to Glastonbury Tor. This path is tarmacked and was perfect for my mobility scooter. The Bishops Palace and the Cathedral are very aRead moreccessible. A great bonus was being able to charge and securely park my scooter overnight. It was also great to have a paddock to exercise our dog. Hide

Reviewed by Sarah 7th August 2020

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Perfect location for exploring Wells and surrounding areas. Also easy access to Bath and Bristol, either by car or bus. The owners are extremely hospitable whilst never being obtrusive. We have rebooked twice for 2021.

Reviewed by David 14th February 2020

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Reviewed by Sally 24th January 2020

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We had a great stay here with friends and dog. The owners were very welcoming and helpful.Nice touches of fresh flowers and a bottle of wine and groceries. We were entertained by the resident ducks ,chickens and cockerel in their own paddock. Our dog also had his own paddock to have a run around in which was great.It is a good base for seeing the sRead moreurrounding area. Wells is very dog friendly. We would love to return in the summer and enjoy the patio area next time. Hide

Reviewed by Karen 6th December 2019

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