Upton Bourn Lodge
Lodge | 6 bedrooms | sleeps 14
Stay in a newly converted "grand designs" house, perfect for an extended family or group of friends to celebrate or holiday together. Fourteen can dine together in a fabulous double height room with bifold doors directly onto the garden and with views over the countryside. The lounge has a wood burner and superb surround sound Smart TV/audio system, then to keep everyone entertained there is the glass fronted games room with pool table and table football.Outside enjoy your own hot tub and large sauna (all year) with shared heated pool (May to Sept) and table tennis table. Bedrooms are all large and ensuite with two in the smaller detached Cider Barn a stones throw away sharing access to a shower room.
The house is completely private with its own entrance and fields on two sides.
If you would like we can help you tailor your celebration or holiday with catering and meals in local pubs as well as activities on -site such as laser shooting, archery and pampering or off site such as cider tasting, golf and clay pigeon shooting. We also offer a full service package with towels, daily housekeeping, welcome groceries and end of let tidy up. Just ask for details.
The main house has three reception rooms plus a kitchen and utility room, every room leads out into the garden with wraparound patios and paths and the house is incredibly light due to the double height glass and bifold or French doors. All rooms are open plan to create a really sociable environment. The kitchen is fully equipped for a large group with a range cooker, two dishwashers, an extra oven and microwave, its granite worktops and maple inlaid units make cooking a delight, chat to friends in the dining room or snuggle around the wood burner. All four bedrooms in the main house are ensuite (the main bathroom interconnects with two bedrooms), with high quality mattresses you will have a great nights sleep and be refreshed in the morning with a power or rain shower or relax in the double ended bath. There are another two bedrooms and shower room in the smaller barn which also has its own kitchen/dining/sitting area for a quiet breakfast.
The bedrooms can be configured in a variety of ways to suit almost any group, with some on the ground floor making access very easy. Bedroom one is a King with ensuite shower room and extra daybed (sleeps 3 max), bedroom two has a zip and link bed plus a daybed (sleeps 3 max) with a large ensuite shower room, bedroom three has a zip and link bed and 2 daybeds (sleeps 4 max) and shares a bathroom (rain shower and double ended bath) with bedroom four which also has a zip and link bed and day bed (sleeps max 3). The smaller barn has a King Size bed and a double bed (sleeps 4 max).
|Size||Sleeps up to 14, 6 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Weston Super Mare 30 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car advised, Wheelchair users|
|Nearest Amenities||1 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Bristol 30 km, Nearest railway: Castle Cary 10 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Jacuzzi or hot tub, Sauna, Log fire, Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Pool or snooker table, Table tennis, Games room, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||6 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 3 En suites|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (6), Cots (2), Dining seats for 14, Lounge seats for 14|
|Other||Linen provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Access||Parking, Wheelchair users|
The West Country region
South Somerset is a beautiful area with the wildlife and mists of the Somerset Levels, the history and legends of Glastonbury and King Arthur, the lovely hamstone towns and villages and maybe best of all the pubs, cider and local produce. Within an hour you can vist 2 coasts, the towns of Bristol and Bath, Stonehenge, Glastonbury Tor, Cheddar Gorge, undiscovered villages like Somerton and Langport with their fantstic local shops and cafes. You can walk along the Yeo or the Parrett or hire cycles and bike along quiet lanes.
The Barn is located in the picturesque village of Long Sutton with its blue lias houses, a church, pub and shop located around the village green. Within 1 mile there are 2 other pubs, one being regarded as the best in Somerset. Within 20 minutes you can visit Glastonbury with its Tor, Abbey and unusual shops and restaurants, Street with its Factory outlet shopping, several wildlife sanctuaries, langport, Somerton, multiple National Trust houses and open gardens, Haynes Motor Museum, The Fleet Air Arm Museum etc etc. The area is also full of local Cider Farms that can be visited(& sampled) as well as a farm shop within a mile, a local smokery and several local butchers, greenbrocers and delis.
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2 Sep 2014
"Fantastic lodge for large groups!"
Upton Bourne Lodge was the up most best lodge I have ever stayed in. Upon arrival Gill was there to welcome us and show us around the place. There was a home-made cake along with tea and coffee. The b… More
25 Aug 2014
"Exceptional house, fantastic for friends or family groups"
Upton Bourne lodge is a beautiful house which is light, spacious, clean and well equipped. The bedrooms and bathrooms are large with the most comfortable beds I have ever encountered in a holiday let. The kitchen, dinning and living room are so well equipped and are lovely spaces which work so well open plan. The hot tub, garden , pool and games room were all fab too, we didn't even make it to the sauna but it look great. There are 2 dishwashers and 2 fridges and a great utility room. I loved the house so much I wanted to stay forever. The area is lovely too with a great walk to the pub. Thank you Gill we had a fab time. I would recommend this place very highly.
12 Aug 2014
"Luxury holiday house with hot tub, sauna and pool"
We stayed in Upton Bourn Lodge for a weekend in August 2014. There were 8 of us and the house was fantastic - newly renovated, spacious, very well presented and well equipped. We made lots of use of the superb facilities including the hot tub, sauna, swimming pool and pool table. Gill (the owner) was extremely helpful throughout the booking process and greeted us on our arrival. I would definitely recommend this property and indeed we are hoping to go back next year for a longer stay!
29 Jul 2014
"Wonderful spacious and well equipped holiday home with everything you could possibly desire in your own home!!!"
A fantastic modern property with no expense spared in offering a comfortable and luxurious stay. It offers a vast amount of space and equipped with practically everything you could possibly need for your holiday. The rooms are decorated to a very high standard and the beds themselves are unbelievably comfy - to the point where you cant prize yourself out of them. Even the bathrooms are big!! There is a lovely spacious kitchen with ample dining space and seating for large groups. The large bi-fold doors situated next to the dining room leading out on to the patio creates a lovely open feel to the house and great for the summer evenings. The shared heated pool is lovely and clean with plenty of surrounding space and the hot tub and sauna are a lovely way to end the day.
Overall we had a lovely weekend and wished we could have stayed longer. We would no doubt recommend this to friends and family and hope to visit again soon.
26 Jul 2014
I booked this house for a group of 13 of us, and it couldn't have turned out more perfectly. The house is absolutely stunning and kept in impeccable condition. We were 3 or 4 to a bedroom, all w… More
25 Jul 2014
"Beautiful location, friendly service, great holiday!"
We booked the accommodation for a large family weekend away. The location was fab and the cottage is beautiful. The sun shone whilst we were there so we made good use of the swimming pool and hot tub!… More
25 Jul 2014
"Outstanding property in beautiful Somerset"
Stayed at Upton Bourne Lodge in July 2014. It truly is a wonderful property. There were 7 of us and we had so much space. Lots of lovely touches, especially loved the docking stations for our music downstairs. The pool was lovely and the hot tub too. A lovely part of Somerset and lots of amazing places to explore. I wouldn't have any hesitation in recommending this fabulous property.
10 Jul 2014
"Fantasticaly equipped, well presented holiday property"
Our party of family members consisted of kids of 9 months up to adults of 60+, and all enjoyed the stay equally. Relaxing setting and great facilities. Ace!!
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