View of the property
Beautiful solar lights lead to the courtyard garden
Looking towards the detached property
Light and spacious lounge/diner
French doors open into the courtyard garden
Pretty courtyard garden
The stable door leads to an enclosed decked terrace
Well-equipped kitchen
Spacious king-size bedroom
Contemporary bathroom with a shower over the bath
Enclosed decked terrace with seating
Courtyard garden with seating
1 / 12  View of the property
2 / 12  Beautiful solar lights lead to the courtyard garden
3 / 12  Looking towards the detached property
4 / 12  Light and spacious lounge/diner
5 / 12  French doors open into the courtyard garden
6 / 12  Pretty courtyard garden
7 / 12  The stable door leads to an enclosed decked terrace
8 / 12  Well-equipped kitchen
9 / 12  Spacious king-size bedroom
10 / 12  Contemporary bathroom with a shower over the bath
11 / 12  Enclosed decked terrace with seating
12 / 12  Courtyard garden with seating

Farthings Barn

Taunton (2mls NW), Somerset
Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
No Dogs
4 star
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Towels included
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At a glance

  • Beautiful and spacious accommodation with attention to detail second to none 
  • Ideal for a romantic retreat
  • Enjoy a spot of al fresco dining or lazy summertime sunbathing in the sunny courtyard garden
  • Perfect location for fantastic walks, cycling and fishing on the north Somerset coast
  • Short drive to Taunton’s town centre with shops, park, leisure facilities and eateries
  • Located in the heart of Somerset’s cider country with places of interest a short drive away 
  • Visit the seaside of Watchet, Blue Anchor or the Dorset coast of Lyme Regis
Property code: 58511

This beautiful detached barn conversion is situated in a quiet spot for those requiring a relaxing holiday with walks directly from the property and in a perfect location for touring the whole area.

Situated in a tranquil location close to the Quantock and Blackdown Hills with a variety of beautiful countryside walks to choose from, many on the doorstep. It is even possible to enjoy a country walk into Taunton’s town centre with its high street shops, park, leisure facilities, cafes, pubs and restaurants. Centrally located for visiting Somerset, Devon and Dorset coastlines, from Blue Anchor and Watchet in Somerset. To the south is the Jurassic coast with the towns of Sidmouth, Beer, Lyme Regis and Exmouth. Countless day trips include a day at Taunton races, Enmore Park Golf Course, Hestercombe Gardens, Cheddar Gorge, Blackdowns hills, Brendan Hills and Exmoor. The West Somerset Steam Railway and shopping opportunities at the cathedral city of Exeter, the village of Dunster on the north coast, Glastonbury, Wells, Bath and Clarks outlet shopping village. 

This beautiful detached barn conversion is set within an elevated position within the grounds of the owner’s home and has been fully refurbished throughout. Upon entering the beautiful accommodation, you will be greeted by a hall with a useful space to hang coats and leave muddy shoes after a walk in the countryside. Continue up the stairs, from there you will find that the accommodation is all on one level. The lounge/diner features a flame effect electric fire and freeview TV so you can relax in the evening in front of your favourite programmes. There are also french doors that open into the courtyard garden, this is also a way into the barn conversion for those that find stairs difficult as there is a gradual sloping pathway to the property. The well-equipped kitchen has an electric oven and gas hob, microwave, dishwasher, fridge/freezer and washing machine. There is also a stable door where you can let the outside in on sunny days, which leads to an enclosed decked terrace. The spacious king-size bedroom looks out over the courtyard garden. The contemporary bathroom has a shower over the bath and a WC.

Venturing outside from the lounge/diner is a small pretty courtyard garden with seating where you can enjoy your morning coffee and an al fresco breakfast. Leading from the kitchen is an enclosed decked terrace which also has seating and is a perfect spot to make the most of the evening sun with a glass of wine. You are very welcome to enjoy exploring the owners large landscaped garden which leads to a pretty stream overlooking neighbouring fields with seating areas. Parking for one car can be found in the gravelled driveway shared only with the owners.

  • 1 Bedroom – king-size
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Electric oven and gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and washing machine
  • Electric and central heating included
  • Off-road parking for 1 car
  • Wi-Fi included
  • Regret no pets
  • Shop and pub within walking distance
  • Charcoal BBQ available
  • Freeview TV in lounge
  • Babes in arms welcome, please bring your own travel cot and highchair

This property is personally managed by Kerry.


From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 11 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Richard 2nd November 2018

Our hosts were friendly and made us feel very welcome. The property was beautifully presented and very well equipped which made our stay comfortable and relaxing. Parking was easy, a factor I always look for when renting a property. The grounds of the owners house were splendid and well tended and as keen gardeners ourselves we were suitably impresRead moresed! We would not hesitate to recommend the property to anyone. Hide

Reviewed by Ann 19th October 2018

We were delighted with the cottage and garden area. The hosts Steve and Frances were friendly and informative. The garden was a haven for bird life. The cottage was spacious and wanted for nothing. We fully expect to return again.

Reviewed by Nigel 4th October 2018

Suited our requirements admirably

Reviewed by Peter 14th September 2018

We had a very pleasant holiday staying at Farthings Barn. It is spacious and very nicely furnished and all out needs were catered for. The owners Steve and Frances are a delightful couple and made us very welcome. Several National Trust properties, West Somerset Steam Railway and Dunster village and castle are a few of the many attractions. TauntonRead more is great for shopping. Hide

Reviewed by John 7th September 2018

We found all aspects of the cottage superb in every way. The hosts could not have made us more welcome. The rooms were ideally set out and suited us perfectly. The outside area, including a very inviting garden was just perfect. Although we were out every day of our stay because the weather made it possible, there is no doubt that had we preferred Read moreto stay inside, we would have had all the home-comforts we could wish for. Thank you Mr and Mrs MacDonald. You went that extra mile for us!

Reviewed by Ivan 27th July 2018

Well located, just several miles out of the city center, well appointed, very quiet, very comfortable.

Reviewed by Adi 19th July 2018

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Farthings Barn, as the location was well situated to visit all the interesting local areas. Steve and Frances were very welcoming throughout the stay. The cottage was very clean comfortable and well equipped so it felt like home to home. We would definitely recommend this cottage to our friends to spend time for a Read morevery idyllic and relaxing break. Hide

Reviewed by Penny 30th June 2018

The owners were so welcoming and the cottage was absolutely perfect. Its location is central to visiting areas of interest and for just relaxing and viewing the beautiful garden. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and cant wait to visit again.

Reviewed by John 23rd June 2018

For one or two people looking for a nice, quiet and peaceful break, this cottage is ideal. The hosts, Steve and Frances, are lovely .

Reviewed by Christine 15th June 2018

A very lovely time spent resting and relaxing. Owners very welcoming. Cottage very comfortable and quiet( the only noise is the many birds twittering).

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