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Visit this lovely cottage and gardens
View of this pretty detached cottage (right) set in wonderful gardens
Very spacious lounge area to relax after the days adventures
Lounge area to unwind
French doors open into the courtyard garden
Pretty private patio area and BBQ
The stable door leads to an enclosed decked terrace
Well-equipped kitchen
Contemporary bathroom with a shower over the bath
Spacious king sized bedroom
Relax on the sunny decking
Looking towards the detached property
Exquisite gardens to explore
Pretty courtyard garden
Explore the wonderful gardens
Take a seat and watch the squirrels
A little shady spot to enjoy these wonderous gardens
A secret little pathway
Dunster Castle just a short drive away
Breath taking views from Dunster Castle towards Wales
1 / 20  Visit this lovely cottage and gardens
2 / 20  View of this pretty detached cottage (right) set in wonderful gardens
3 / 20  Very spacious lounge area to relax after the days adventures
4 / 20  Lounge area to unwind
5 / 20  French doors open into the courtyard garden
6 / 20  Pretty private patio area and BBQ
7 / 20  The stable door leads to an enclosed decked terrace
8 / 20  Well-equipped kitchen
9 / 20  Contemporary bathroom with a shower over the bath
10 / 20  Spacious king sized bedroom
11 / 20  Relax on the sunny decking
12 / 20  Looking towards the detached property
13 / 20  Exquisite gardens to explore
14 / 20  Pretty courtyard garden
15 / 20  Explore the wonderful gardens
16 / 20  Take a seat and watch the squirrels
17 / 20  A little shady spot to enjoy these wonderous gardens
18 / 20  A secret little pathway
19 / 20  Dunster Castle just a short drive away
20 / 20  Breath taking views from Dunster Castle towards Wales

Farthings Barn

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

  • With walks from the door a perfect quiet spot to enjoy exploring the area
  • Beautiful and spacious accommodation with attention to detail second to none, ideal for a romantic retreat
  • Perfect location for fantastic walks, cycling and fishing on the north Somerset coast
  • Located near a riding stable for some trekking on the Quantock Hills

 

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. Take a tour and stop for lunch at Sheppy's Cider Farm or visit Taunton Castle Museum and Somerset Heritage Centre just a mile away. With many National Trust sites, nature reserves and places to visit within easy reach, this cottage is perfectly situated to discover the wonders of Somerset.

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 of which there are 4, 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.

Perfectly located for the avid cricket fan where Taunton hosted the World Cup Games 2019. Vivary Park host many outdoor concerts. Have a day at the races or a trip to the Steam Rally Norton Fitzwarren. Dunster castle host many events. The highly regarded Taunton Flower Show is on the 7th and 8th August 2020. Vivary Park hosts many musical events and the Taunton Food Festival is very popular in August. Follow the link for more information on festivals and events https://www.visitsomerset.co.uk/taunton/whats-on/festivals-events/

  • 1 Bedroom – king-size
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Electric oven and gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and washing machine
  • Electric and central heating included
  • Beautiful and extensive gardens  
  • 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

Kerry Pillinger

This property is personally managed by Kerry.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 22 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Karen 1st November 2020

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This property was amazing. It was absolutely spotless and all the equipment was well cared for. The garden is lovely and the area is great for visiting so many places, but also accommodation is a lovely place just to relax.

Reviewed by Lynda 17th October 2020

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Beautiful barn overlooking owners garden. Spotlessly clean and furnished to a very high standard. The owners were very friendly and welcoming. Well situated for exploring the local area and Quantock hills. We enjoyed a lovely holiday. Would return in future.

Reviewed by Paul 13th October 2020

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Reviewed by Barry 19th September 2020

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Reviewed by Susan 12th September 2020

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The cottage was amazing. It had everything we could possibly need and was so comfortable. We loved sitting out on the veranda overlooking a pretty flower garden and wondering around the extensive lawned garden. We enjoyed returning after a day out to the comfort and tranquility of our holiday home. There was such a variety of places to visit in theRead more area that we will have to return and visit some more. Hide

Reviewed by Eric 5th September 2020

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A wonderful property in an idealic setting, amazing garden to relax topped off by excellent hosts.

Reviewed by Anthony 29th August 2020

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Reviewed by Keith 8th August 2020

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The owners were very welcoming and helpful. The cottage was a perfect location for exploring the area.

Reviewed by Sandra 25th July 2020

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Lovely cottage and garden, everything you needed was there for your comfort. Steve and Francis, the owners had thought of everything to make staying there a pleasure.

Reviewed by Robert 18th July 2020

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It was an absolute pleasure to stay at Farthings Barn. Everything about it was perfect & spotlessly clean. Steve & Frances are excellent hosts who genuinely want to make your experience at the Barn the best they possibly can. It was so peaceful & tranquil & we left feeling refreshed & relaxed. Location is ideal with many interesting places to visitRead more ie Sidmouth,Wells, Dunster castle & Hestercomb gardens. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay & will definitely return & recommend to all. Hide

Reviewed by Ann 11th July 2020

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We really enjoyed our stay at Farthings Cottage. We were met with a warm welcome by Frances and Steve, which continued throughout our stay. The accommodation is beautifully presented and very well equipped with everything you need. The setting is lovely with your own private outside space to enjoy as well the owners lovely garden to explore. Would Read moredefinitely recommend a stay here. Hide

Reviewed by Gilly 12th December 2019

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Hosts were wonderful, house was perfect for us and would recommend to all.

Reviewed by Anne 4th October 2019

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A very quite and peaceful setting. Excellent gardens to explore. Hosts where very friendly but not intrusive.

Reviewed by L 20th September 2019

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Simply the best weve stayed at.

Reviewed by Nigel 16th August 2019

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Reviewed by Neil 2nd August 2019

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Very clean, very comfortable, very well equipped and very welcoming. Yes it's a very, very everything cottage. Arrived to a warm welcome and cake!! Great place to stay with helpful owners. Recommended for all who want a clean comfortable, spacious cottage.

Reviewed by Mary 5th July 2019

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Spacious, comfortable and a lot of thought and special touches to the dcor of the cottage. Ideal location for touring and visiting many interesting towns and heritage sites as well as the coast. Our hosts, Steve and Frances, were so welcoming and the gardens are very beautiful - take time out to enjoy them! Very peaceful setting and we left feelingRead more very refreshed. Will return! Hide

Reviewed by Jean 28th June 2019

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This is by far the best cottage we have ever stayed in. From the beautifully designed interior to the lovely garden, everything was perfect. Frances and Steve were the perfect hosts, extremely friendly, always ready for a chat, but never intrusive. On arrival we were greeted personally and guided round the property . Milk and a delicious cake bakedRead more by Fran awaited us. What more could one ask. Plenty of places to visit. or just chill out as we often did. Sad to leave but hopefully we will return. Hide

Reviewed by Eric 21st June 2019

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A delightful property set a wonderful garden, a haven of peace. Only the birds chirping so relaxing , and yet only 10 minutes from Taunton town centre what more could you want. The hosts were most welcoming.

Reviewed by Geoffrey 14th June 2019

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On arrival Steve and Francis Made us feel very welcome. The garden is stunning and attracts many species of birds. The interior of the barn is extremely spacious.it is decorated and furnished to a very high standard. The property is very well equipped and every comfort for guests has been considered. Steve and Francis hav created an atmosphere of pRead moreeace and tranquillity inside and outside. A space to rest and relax. We highly recommend this superb property, we look forward to a return visit Hide

Reviewed by John 7th June 2019

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Reviewed by Tony 17th May 2019

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Farthings Barn is an excellent choice for a relaxing and comfortable holiday. The location is excellent, down a quiet lane, yet close to an excellent bus service linking Taunton and Minehead. There was a Chef and Brewer Pub within easy walking distance and many others a little further afield. This property is the best holiday accommodation we have Read moreever stayed in. It was spotlessly clean, quiet and perfectly equipped. Hide

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Visit this lovely cottage and gardens
View of this pretty detached cottage (right) set in wonderful gardens
Very spacious lounge area to relax after the days adventures
Lounge area to unwind
French doors open into the courtyard garden
Pretty private patio area and BBQ
The stable door leads to an enclosed decked terrace
Well-equipped kitchen
Contemporary bathroom with a shower over the bath
Spacious king sized bedroom
Relax on the sunny decking
Show 8 moreLooking towards the detached property

Location

Map
Note: As the postcode is used to identify the general area of the property, it may not always reflect its precise location, therefore please only use this map as a guide.
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