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Cottage | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 2
Swallow Barn has recently been converted and furnished to a very high standard. This lovely blue lias stone barn is ideally situated for country walks and cycle routes across the Somerset levels an area well known for its stunning scenery and wide diversity of wildlife. Being under two hours from the outskirts of London, and only 15 minutes from junction 23 of the M5 we are ideal for shorter breaks as well as longer holidays.
Many well known attractions are close by including Glastonbury, the cathedral town of Wells, Wookey Hole, Fleet Air Arm Museum, Hayes Motor Museum, Clarks Village at Street and many National Trust Houses and Gardens. The historic town of Langport is only 2 miles away.
The barn sleeps 2 adults plus 1 small child, it comprises of an open plan living room with under floor heating, a lovely natural slate floor and a wood burner for cosy winter nights in, all logs are provided, Wall mounted television with DVD, free view and radio. WiFi. The modern and well-equipped kitchen is oak with beautiful granite worktops. Comfy leather couch with foot stool and dining area with oak table. A high chair and cot are available on request.
A wooden staircase leads up to a very spacious double bedroom with plenty of room for a travel cot or toddler bed. This beautiful room has an oak floor and retains a stone character wall with original timbers. There is a large comfy super king bed. There is built in hanging space and an oak door leading to a large ensuite bathroom. Wall mounted TV with DVD, Freeview and radio..
Swallow Barn is on a small farm accessed by quiet country lanes. The barn and large fenced garden are very private. A lovely sunny patio with garden furniture for summer alfresco eating. A secluded decking area for sunning yourself. The garden has a large lawned area safe for small children. Plenty of parking.
Attached to the barn are two utility sheds, one housing a washer dryer and additional fridge and a reclaimed sink. A secure shed for golf clubs, fishing tackle, cycles etc. Both sheds can be locked.
We are awaiting grading but are aiming at 5* and to make your stay more comfortable you will find
• egyptian cotton linen
• bathrobes and towels
• High chair and travel cot available
• welcome hamper
• fresh flowers
• logs for wood burner provided.
• under floor heating
|Size||Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Bristol 45km, Nearest railway: Castle Cary, Yeovil Junction, Taunton|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 2, Lounge seats for 2|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Private garden, BBQ, Bicycles available|
The West Country region
The west country is a beautiful rural location comprising some of the most idyllic landscapes including hills, moors and wetlands all of which are full of fascinating and stunning wildlife.
Away from the wildlife there are great places of historical interest to visit including the spa town of Bath, the cathedral city of Wells and the mystical town of Glastonbury home to the world renowned musical festival. Fantastic shopping bargains can be found at the Clarks shopping village at Street or Cribbs Causeway near Bristol. If it is sea and sand you are looking for then the seaside towns of Lyme Regis and Weymouth are less than an hour away.
Swallow Barn lies in the small village of Low Ham - close to the historic town of Langport and the market town of Somerton, both of which have tea rooms, restaurants and public house offering good food and friendly service.
The fisheries at Somerton and the lakes at Thorney offer a relaxing days fishing or maybe you prefer a quiet day golfing at nearby Wheathill or Long Sutton golf course.
Local attractions include Fleet Air Arm Museum, Haynes Motor Museum, Wookey Hole, Glastonbury Tor and Abbey.
Local sporting attractions include Wincanton and Taunton racecourses providing top class national hunt horseracing , as well as thrilling 20/20 cricket at the County Ground Taunton, the home of Somerset County Cricket club.
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28 Jun 2014
"Probably the best holiday cottage we've stayed in"
Lovely cottage fitted with very high quality fittings and furnishings and spotlessly clean. Sunny private garden. Ali is very helpful. Lots to do in the area - nature reserves, lovely countryside, bea… More
28 Apr 2014
"Beautiful in every way!"
We've just returned from a long weekend stay at Swallow Barn. "Perfect" most definitely describes this beautiful cottage. Every detail has been thought about in detail and the cottage r… More
2 Apr 2014
Place was spotless and we loved all the little extras such as fresh bread, eggs and chocolates when we got there. We felt as if they'd gone above and beyond what you'd normally expect from a… More
16 Mar 2014
Our stay at swallow barn was amazing!Perfect little break that we needed! Barn was so nice and cozy, finished to such a high standard!Ali thought of everything and was so helpful and friendly! We love… More
9 Mar 2014
"A lovely little getaway!"
We've just got back from the most lovely stay at Swallow Barn, the perfect place for a few relaxing days out in a lovely country setting. The barn itself is ideal, spotlessly clean, warm and cosy… More
10 Feb 2014
"Wonderful relaxing break"
We stayed here for 2 nights in early February and wanted a high end property for a relaxing long weekend. We nearly thought about cancelling because of the flooding in the Somerset Levels where it is… More
20 Jan 2014
"Fantastic place to stay"
We have just come home from Swallow Barn and it exceeded all expectations of a great place to stay. The barn is delightful, very comfortable, warm and cosy. The barn is beautifully furnished to a very… More
4 Jan 2014
"Absolutely cute, amazing, comfortable, and relaxing!"
I came to this property with my girlfriend for her birthday and New Year 2013-2014, and we absolutely loved it, didn't want to go. The woodburner is amazing when its flared up and makes the barn … More
17 Nov 2013
"A little gem"
What a wonderful stay we had in Swallow Barn. This gem in Low Ham was five star in the comfort stakes and with all mod cons including dish washer and a washer/dryer. The slate floor is beautiful and t… More
4 Nov 2013
"5 Star quality - So romantic!"
We had the absolute joy of staying here for half term... from the very start Ali couldn't have been any more helpful. On arrival we found the barn to be absolutely beautifully finished, it really… More
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