#{ServerName}
1 / 31  
2 / 31  
3 / 31  
4 / 31  
5 / 31  
6 / 31  
7 / 31  
8 / 31  
9 / 31  
10 / 31  
11 / 31  
12 / 31  
13 / 31  
14 / 31  
15 / 31  
16 / 31  
17 / 31  
18 / 31  
19 / 31  
20 / 31  
21 / 31  
22 / 31  
23 / 31  
24 / 31  
25 / 31  
26 / 31  
27 / 31  
28 / 31  
29 / 31  
30 / 31  
31 / 31  

Purchases Barn

Axminster (9.5mls N), Somerset
Sleeps 8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms 2
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 1
4 star
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / woodburner
Hot tub
Internet access
Working farm
Family friendly
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
9 more

At a glance

  • Sophisticated holiday let with sociable rooms, a warming wood burner and relaxing hot tub
  • Take in breathtaking distant views of the Quantocks, Mendips and Glastonbury Tor
  • Venture 4 miles into the Blackdown Hills AONB or 15 miles to the South Coast
Property code: 83501

Set on the fringes of the Blackdown Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, this contemporary barn is perfect for families wishing to tour or walk the region. It boasts a wood burner, striking open-plan kitchen/diner and far reaching views.

This property is set in a peaceful spot, yet has excellent road links ideal for touring some of the region’s most popular attractions, including the Fleet Air Arm Museum and Haynes Motor Museum, within 20 miles. The surrounding countryside is perfect for all manner of outdoor pursuits or head 15 miles south to the picturesque Jurassic Coastline, where you can explore the cobbled streets of Lyme Regis and go fossil hunting at Charmouth. Axminster is a hotspot for foodies and there are numerous National Trust properties within 15 miles including Barrington Court, Montacute House and Tintinhull Gardens. A good selection of local amenities can be found in Chard, which is 3 miles to the south.

Set into the hillside, this striking detached barn was newly built in 2021 and has been decorated with care throughout. The entrance door leads into a useful utility room with a washing machine and separate WC. Just next door is the fabulous open-plan kitchen/diner. This sociable space is the ideal place for the family to gather for leisurely meals and has panoramic views of the countryside. The kitchen area is well-equipped with an electric AGA and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer and dishwasher. The central island and vaulted beamed ceiling enhance the feeling of space. A door leads from here into the comfortable lounge, which has a wood burner and Smart TV alongside yet more lovely views. A short flight of five steps leads up to the second level of the property, where a hallway gives access to the bedrooms. To the left is a light and bright king-size bedroom and a charming twin, which share the contemporary shower room with WC. To the right is a further stylish king-size bedroom and an inviting twin, which share a bathroom with shower over bath and WC.

Bi-fold doors lead from the kitchen/diner or lounge onto a large patio area spanning the front of the property. With garden furniture, expansive views and a rolling lawn enclosed by a fence and hedging, this is the ideal spot to rest and relax. To the side of the property there is a hot tub where you can sit back, relax and look at the stars. There is ample parking to the rear of the property.

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

  • 4 bedrooms – 2 king-size and 2 twins
  • 2 bathrooms – 1 bathroom with shower over bath and WC, 1 shower room with WC, and 1 separate WC
  • Hot tub
  • Electric AGA and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer and dishwasher
  • Utility room with washing machine
  • Wood burner (first basket of logs included October to April)
  • Smart TV available in the lounge
  • Wi-Fi included
  • The property's water supply is from a natural spring
  • 1 dog welcome
  • Highchair and travel cot available
  • Patio area with seating and undulating lawn
  • Ample off-road parking
  • Beach 15 miles, pubs and shops 3 miles

Eloise Gould

This property is personally managed by Eloise.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 6 guest ratings

Overall cleanliness
Overall cleanliness 4.7 starsOverall cleanliness 4.7 starsOverall cleanliness 4.7 starsOverall cleanliness 4.7 starsOverall cleanliness 4.7 stars4.7
Overall equipment
Overall equipment 4.8 starsOverall equipment 4.8 starsOverall equipment 4.8 starsOverall equipment 4.8 starsOverall equipment 4.8 stars4.8
Overall comfort
Overall comfort 4.8 starsOverall comfort 4.8 starsOverall comfort 4.8 starsOverall comfort 4.8 starsOverall comfort 4.8 stars4.8
Overall location
Overall location 4.7 starsOverall location 4.7 starsOverall location 4.7 starsOverall location 4.7 starsOverall location 4.7 stars4.7

Reviewed by Robin 12th November 2021

Guest rating 4 starsGuest rating 4 starsGuest rating 4 starsGuest rating 4 starsGuest rating 4 stars

Brilliant cottage, very generous size and has everything you need for the perfect stay! Will have to come back again! And the views are amazing- photos don't do it justice.

Reviewed by Teresa 23rd October 2021

Guest rating 3.6 starsGuest rating 3.6 starsGuest rating 3.6 starsGuest rating 3.6 starsGuest rating 3.6 stars

Nicely laid out & decorated house, plenty space, comfortable beds and good location for getting around the area. Bathrooms very good, although the yellow spring water was a bit off putting. However our stay was marred by a few things. No mention of the mobile phone mast right next to the house, a severe fly problem ( they got everywhere including dRead moreropping in our food) and lack of basic essentials that a property of this standard should have. Wi-fi was slow in living area, non existent elsewhere. Hide

Reviewed by Lara 17th September 2021

Guest rating 5 starsGuest rating 5 starsGuest rating 5 starsGuest rating 5 starsGuest rating 5 stars

What an absolute gem ! Beautiful property in a stunning location. Very spacious and clean and a great base to explore the area.

Reviewed by Joanne 3rd September 2021

Guest rating 4.8 starsGuest rating 4.8 starsGuest rating 4.8 starsGuest rating 4.8 starsGuest rating 4.8 stars

Reviewed by Neil 13th August 2021

Guest rating 5 starsGuest rating 5 starsGuest rating 5 starsGuest rating 5 starsGuest rating 5 stars

Our two families had an amazing time. The property was lovely, such beautiful views and the owners were really nice and welcoming. The house was perfect, clean and tidy with everything you need and such good quality. The kids enjoyed visiting the cows in the field each day and the neighbours even produce their own honey. Couple of great pubs withinRead more a 10 minute drive, serving really nice food. Cant recommend enough! Hide

Reviewed by Tannia 6th August 2021

Guest rating 5 starsGuest rating 5 starsGuest rating 5 starsGuest rating 5 starsGuest rating 5 stars

4 more
Show 19 more

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.
The Travel Chapter Limited, trading as holidaycottages.co.uk | The Travel Chapter Limited is registered in England and Wales. | Registered office Travel Chapter House Gammaton Road Bideford EX39 4DF Company No. 02431506 | VAT reg: 143053210