The Old Barn
Barn | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 8
The Old Barn is a superb single storey barn conversion which recently completely renovated to an exceptional standard. It is located on the 140 acre Holt Farm Estate in Witham Friary which is in the Cranborne Chase and West Wiltshire downs Area of Natural Outstanding Beauty and is just two hours from London.
The Old Barn is a striking self catering property with an enormous open plan living space featuring exposed beams and high vaulted ceilings. This stunning large living space has been stylishly furnished and the open plan layout of the kitchen, dining room and lounge works exceptionally well. As well as four stylish bedrooms (two with en-suite), bathroom, utility and cloakroom, The Old Barn also has a large enclosed garden, ample parking and of course access to most of the farm estate.
If you require more sleeping accommodation then we also have The Calf House (sleeps 6 & next door) and Holt Farmhouse (sleeps 9-10) which can be rented all together.
The Holt Farm Estate is made up of 140 acres of fields of lovely Somerset countryside and it also includes a lake and its own woodlands. This is a working farm but you are welcome to walk along the estate where marked. Children must be accompanied and dogs must be on a leash.
The Old Barn is ideal for luxury self catering, special occasions, weekend breaks, short breaks and ideal for exploring Somerset and Wiltshire. Just some of the nearby attractions include; Longleat ( 7 miles away), Stourhead Gardens (3.5 miles away, Bath (22 miles away and Glastonbury (21 miles away) Within sensible driving and taxi distances there are some superb restaurants and pubs including; Archangel in Frome, At The Chapel in Bruton and the Spread Eagle in Stourhead.
|Size||Sleeps up to 8, 4 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Bristol 52 km, Nearest railway: Frome 8 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Telephone, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 2 En suites|
|Furniture||Single beds (4), Double beds (2), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 8|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Private garden, BBQ, Climbing frame|
|Further details indoors|
The Old Barn has been furnished to exceptionally high standards and the specification of property fittings is exceptional. One of the great features of this property is its size and the remarkable high vaulted ceiling.
The bed linen is superb quality and each guest has a hand towel and a bath towel.
The barn easily sleeps 8 across four bedrooms of which two have en-suites. The bed details are as follows; Bedroom One (with en-suite) - 6'6" antique Italian bed, Bedroom Two (with en-suite) - 6'0" antique Italian framed bed, Bedroom Three - 2 x 3ft beds that can be zipped together to make a superking, Bedroom Four - Antique sleigh beds, 1 x 3' x 6' and the other is a reduced sized bed and is 2'10" x 5'10".
|Further details outdoors|
> Ample parking
> Large enclosed garden
> Shared vegetable garden (take what you need if its there!)
> Access to many parts of the 140 acre Holt Farm Estate (lake, woodlands & fields)
> Behind the garden and vegetable garden, these barns are rented to a local farmer so this part is a working farm.
> Welcome gifts on arrival, Bramley products in house.
> Inclusive concierge service provided to help you get the best out of your stay.
> Short Breaks & Weekend available outside of peak periods.
> Can be rented for special occasions
> Changeover day is Thursday in peak periods but this can be flexible at other times.
The West Country region
Somerset is a great location for rural and country holidays. There is plenty to do and see and its also a great location for short and weekend breaks. With great places to visit like Bath, Glastonbury or just pop over the border to Longleat.
Witham Friary is a small village and civil parish located between the Somerset towns of Bruton & Frome in North East Somerset. It is also in the Cranborne Chase and West Wiltshire Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Witham Friary is only two hours from London by car and it is conveniently located for Longleat ( 7 miles), Bath (22 miles ), Mendip Hills (20 miles) World Famous Stourhead gardens & house (5 miles) and close to the Glastonbury Festival (15 miles)
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