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Little Upton Threshing Barn

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Excellent 5/5 31 reviews

The Threshing Barn

Barn | 6 bedrooms | sleeps 13

Key Info
  • Nearest beach 30 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden

Little Upton Bridge Threshing Barn provides a superb location for a family or a group of friends to holiday or celebrate. With a total of 6 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms as well as 2 kitchens and lounges each with their own wood burners the barn has lots of space to be together but also to find some quiet time. The barns are located in the countryside with a deck and covered private hot tub where you can relax or watch the local wildlife or maybe amble along the footpaths to one of the 3 pubs all serving fantastic food, beer and cider. The main barn has 4 bedrooms a huge lounge large enough for the whole group and a double height kitchen where everyone can sit down to eat. The Apple barn which is a stones throw away provides another 2 bedrooms and shower room with own lounge and kitchen, Outside there is a fully enclosed heated swimming pool (May to Sept up to 28 degrees) located in a walled garden, hot tub and sauna with table football, table tennis, gym equipment and basketball net. Your private hot tub is located in a games room with an open end and views across the countryside and there is an outside games area with table tennis, basket ball net and football goal.Through the orchard there is a large field for dog walking or children exercising!

We have contacts to help you arrange catering, pampering or a host of onsite and offsite activities from archery and shooting to cider tasting, so please ask.

Additionally available is the 2 bed Cider Barn to extend the accomodation up to 15 people, email for additional costs.

Size Sleeps up to 13, 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
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 Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Jacuzzi or hot tub, Sauna, Log fire, Internet access, DVD player, Staffed property
General Central heating, TV, CD player, Table tennis, Games room, 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 2 En suites and 2 Shower rooms
Furniture Single beds (5), Double beds (4), Cots (2), Dining seats for 13, Lounge seats for 13
Other Linen provided, High chair
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ
Access Parking
Further details indoors

The Threshing Barn has four bedrooms: all with good quality matresses, bedding and iPod docking stations, 1 king-size master bedroom with en-suite shower room and WC. 1 super-king-size with TV and zip-and-link bed which can be made as a twin on request (additional single bed available for this room if required). 1 small 4ft double bedroom. 1 twin room (can be a superking on request) located on the first floor with en-suite shower room and WC. Shower room: between the king-size rooms with shower and WC. Additional WC adjacent to the small double room. Lounge: accessed via 3 steps is a large double height lounge with woodburner, (first basket of logs free), TV, DVD, Freeview and hi-fi. Kitchen/diner: accessed via 2 steps down, with cooker, fridge, freezer, two dishwashers, microwave, TV, table comfortably seating 13 and door leading to the garden. Outside: enclosed private garden with seating, BBQ and views across the Somerset levels. Washing machine and tumble dryer in outside building.

The Apple Barn has 2 bedrooms: 1 king-size and 1 twin. Shower room: with WC. Lounge/kitchen/diner: downstairs and open-plan with TV, DVD, Freeview, woodburner (first basket of logs free), cooker, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and microwave.

Further details outdoors

Own private deck, covered hot tub and garden with views over the Somerset levels. Table and chairs seating 13.

Outdoor, heated swimming pool (May to end of September) located in a walled garden.Sauna and additional hot tub, open all year round. Outside: field available to exercise dogs. Amenities: ample parking. Bed linen and electric included. Table tennis, table football and exercise equipment also available.

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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Review 1-10 of 31

4 Aug 2014


"Fabulous property, perfect for a hen party."

After searching long and hard for the perfect property for a chilled out hen do, I struck upon this one. Clean and spacious accommodation, extensive and well maintained grounds, private hot tub and sauna and a sunny shared pool that we had all to ourselves. There was even a field that could host outdoor activities such as archery so no travelling involved. Add to that a wonderful pub within walking distance with a lovely private room and you have yourself the perfect set up for a fuss free country retreat, would definitely recommend!

24 Jul 2014


"Perfect for all the family"

Me my fiancé and our close friends and family, all stayed at little upton the days leading up to my wedding in glastonbury, When we arrived everything was immaculate and gill had kindly baked us a ca… More

11 Jun 2014


"Just what we wanted"

Perfect accommodation to suit all family members from 3 months to 70. Very well appointed accommodation and superbly comfortable. We had planned to go out for the day but by the time we'd been for a local walk, had a swim, used the hot tub................... the day had gone!

30 May 2014


"Lovely accommodation with great amenities"

The Threshing and Apple barns provided roomy and comfortable accommodation for a large family holiday of 9 adults, 2 children and 3 dogs. The facilities were ideal to keep the kids happy and even thought the weather wasn't brilliant the pool was still warm enough to keep the youngsters amused for hours. The walks directly from the back of the property were great for the dogs and meant we could pick up papers and fresh bread etc from the local friendly shop. The kitchens are very well appointed with everything you could need (including 2 dishwashers in the large barn), a godsend when catering for a large group! Log burners in each of the barns created a lovely warm relaxing atmosphere in the evening and made up for the lacking British weather.

2 May 2014


"Fantastic property, perfect for large groups"

Me and 11 of my girlfriends stayed in the 2 barns last weekend. The barns are perfect for large groups, plenty of room to spread out. Both the hot tubs and the sauna were used but a bit too cold for t… More

25 Apr 2014


"Great countryside retreat"

We rented both the threshing barn and apple barn for a weekend away with friends. Both properties were extremely well presented, with mostly generous sized rooms and great facilities. The outside space is also lovely, with enough room to sit outside with a glass of wine or throw a ball around on the lawn. Great for friends or families alike. Ate in the Devonshire Arms which also comes highly recommended. The owners allowed both our cat and dog to come and they had a great stay too!

14 Apr 2014


"Perfect for my partners 30th birthday"

We stayed for a long weekend, all adults for my partners 30th. The barns were perfect for us and we enjoyed several meals around the large dinning room
Table and relaxing evenings in the hot tub.

The local area was charming and we walked to 3 pubs nearby and went shooting at podimore shooting school, which I highly recommend.
Overall a fantastic weekend and Gill was very helpful in the organisation.

19 Mar 2014


"Beautifully presented cottage"

Had a wonderful weekend stay at Little Upton Threshing Barn. Bedrooms were very well made up and the living room is a great size for large groups. Kitchen was well stocked with all the essentials. Out… More

9 Mar 2014


"Home from Home"

The best review we can give this wonderful place is that we only live a mile away but chose to stay with family and friends under one roof!! There is nothing missing - from home comforts to entertainment. As a large group with a diverse age range, there was something for everyone. Plenty of space for us all to group and space for those quiet moments required by the elders! We are bias as we know the area very well, but our guests were very impressed by the information about "what's on and available".
We will definitely use Upton Barn again as it was so lovely to finish the stay knowing we had no washing to do after everyone has left. It was a fabulous relaxing time!

29 Jan 2014


"Spacious, warm, well equipped, great for large parties a home from home"

There were 14 of us and 6 well behaved dogs (which at many holiday lets would not be accepted) and we rented out Threshing Barn and Apple Barn. We were welcomed by the owners on arrival and shown how to use the jacuzzi and sauna. Both barns were very well equipped and everyone commented on how extremely comfortable the beds were. Overall both barns gave that 'home from home' feeling - wish we could have stayed longer. As the weather wasn't fabulous (being January) we had pre-booked home-cooked food (recommended to us by the owners), this food was fabulous, big portions and very very tasty, so glad we did this as all we had to do was pop it all in the oven (and even the cooking instructions were provided). The walks from the barns are lovely (although due to the flooding some tracks were im-passable) that didn't stop the dogs, they loved all the open fields and tracks, but more so retrieving sticks from the flooded tracks!! Parking at the barns was good (we had 4 cars which were easily parked). We would definitely recommend to friends and other family members and we would all love to go back and do it all again, maybe this time we will go when the sun is out and we can use the pool.

Review 1-10 of 31

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