Little Upton Cider Barn
Barn | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 2
This lovely barn has been sympathetically converted to provide a fabulous holiday home on the edge of the Somerset Levels, less than 1 mile from the traditional town of Langport it provides the perfect retreat for a couple. Walk to one of the three dog friendly local pubs serving great food and local beer and cider, watch the wildlife along one of the walks across the levels or cycle along the car-free tracks or flat roads. Alternatively travel a short distance to visit one of the many local attractions or market towns. At the end of the day relax in the hot tub or sauna, swim in the heated pool (up to 28 degrees in summer), snuggle in front of the wood burner or sit under the Cherry tree in the private garden.
Set within a perfect spot for touring the beautiful countryside with a wealth of attractions to suit all tastes, within a short drive, including Longleat, Clarks Village at Street, Roman Bath and beaches on the north and south coastline. Enjoy delightful scenery and walks direct from the property and in the evenings visit one of many local family and dog friendly pubs, all serving good food.
Leisure facilities: Private hot tub, shared outdoor, heated swimming pool (May to end of September). Shared sauna, open all year round. Table tennis, table football, basketball net and exercise equipment also available. Outside: field available to exercise dogs. Amenities: ample parking. Bed linen and electric included. Wi-fi available. Towels for hire. Regret no smoking in the property. Additional info: owners can provide dog sitting on request. Location: beach 30 minute drive, shop and pubs under 1 mile.
Accessed through a separate driveway, the accommodation is spacious and furnished to a good standard and offers ONE bedroom: double with en-suite shower room and WC, please take care as the bedroom is accessed via a steep open-tread space saver staircase, there is also an external stone staircase which provides access to the bedroom. Lounge/kitchen/diner: downstairs open-plan with TV, DVD, Freeview, woodburner (first basket of logs free), cooker, fridge and microwave. Shared utility: with washing machine in outbuilding. Outside: enclosed private garden with seating and BBQ. Amenities: electric heating included. 2 pets welcome by arrangement.
|Size||Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Weston Super Mare 30 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||1 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Jacuzzi or hot tub, Sauna, Log fire, DVD player|
|General||TV, CD player, Games room, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 2 bathrooms of which 1 En suites and 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 2, Lounge seats for 3|
|Other||Linen provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Private garden, BBQ|
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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20 Jul 2014
Stayed a week at this beautiful little gem of a house.. Swimming pool, sauna and hot tub all enjoyed..only down side is definitely need transport we were on a motorbike.. as a walk to the nearest shop… More
15 Jun 2014
"An incredible place to stay"
When we arrived we were welcomed by both the owners and inside the let was spotless, with a freshly baked cake waiting for us which was lovely after the long drive.
The barn itself is decorated to a really high standard and the extras you get like the hot tub, garden, pool and sauna really make it five stars.
The local area is gorgeous with two pubs with heavenly food within walking distance and lots of beautiful places to walk and towns to drive to.
Really couldn't have asked for a more lovely place to escape to.
9 Jun 2014
"A perfect dog friendly house for two"
We stayed at the Cider Barn the first week in June and found it was everything we had been hoping for. Gill and Simon (owners) were there to meet us upon arrival and showed us around. The cider barn is perfect for 2 people and a dog. The garden is a good size and is fully enclosed.
We assumed prior to going that the hot tub was shared but were delighted when we realised we had a private hot tub - we knew we could get in it anytime and no one else would be in it. The pool is shared but the week we were there was quiet so we had it to ourselves on the two hotter days of our week.
The Cider Barn is a great base for exploring the surrounding area. We visited Bath, Cheddar Gorge, Stonehenge, Glastonbury (which is a fascinating place to sit and have a coffee and people watch). We even travelled down to the Eden Project, which is quite far but was worth the journey.
There are a few pubs approximately a mile away. Our favourite was The Devonshire Arms - the food was fantastic.
Would certainly return if looking for accommodation in that area again.
Thanks to Gill and Simon for a wonderful week.
18 May 2014
I have just returned from a week in Cider Barn with my husband and our dog. The cottage is compact and was just right for 2 people. We cooked a few times; the kitchen has enough basic equipment. Th… More
4 May 2014
"Lovely Little Barn with all the trimmings."
We had a lovely week stay at the Cider barn. Gill and Simon the owners are very helpful and friendly. The barn is dog friendly and has its own fenced off garden area. The sauna and hot tub were a lovely little bonus. The cottages only heating is a wood burner which kept us lovely and warm once we got the hang of it. The Cottage is within a 20 minute walk to a couple of lovely local pubs that serve really good food. There are lots of fields and lanes to go a get lost in. The cottage is in a great location with lots of lovely places to visit within one hours drive including Longleat, safari park, Cheddar Gorge, Lime Regis and Glastonbury. A Lovely place to spend a quiet week.
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