House | 7 bedrooms | sleeps 14
Rock Farm is a stunning grade II listed farmhouse which has been completely restored and renovated from the ground up to the very highest standard with our first guests having arrived in March 2014. Dating back many centuries, this property combines all the original features one might expect such as inglenook fireplaces, original beams and of course the thatched roof with modern luxuries like under floor heating, en-suite bedrooms and an electric Aga.
This property is split into two parts - the main original house and the Granary (annexe) which forms the other side of the courtyard setting. The main house has 4 beautiful en-suite bedrooms and is where the main kitchen, dining and living areas can be found which will accommodate the whole group comfortably. The Granary has 3 bedrooms which represent the quirky side of the property; each with their own distinctive style they share a good sized bathroom and the smaller of the bedrooms has it's own balcony from which to you can gaze over a significant proportion of Somerset.
This property is situated in an outstanding location on the side of the highest point of the Quantock Hills; an area of outstanding natural beauty approximately a 15 min drive from the market town of Taunton. This means that the views from the house are simply stunning and you can see miles upon miles of Somerset's finest rolling hills and landscape. A particular delight when the West Somerset steam train is passing in the distance or when the mist settles beneath the house and all ahead of you is a sea of cloud...
Rock Farm is equipped with stables and a paddock so it is perfect for groups that would like to bring their horses to explore riding routes covering some of the most breath taking, beautiful countryside in the UK. These circular routes reaching across Exmoor and the Quantock Hills will offer horse owners the opportunity to enjoy a horse holiday of a lifetime!
|Size||Sleeps up to 14, 7 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Minehead Beach 23.68 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||12.48 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Bristol Airport 58.8 km, Nearest railway: Taunton Train station 14.72 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Jacuzzi or hot tub, Log fire, Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, Pool or snooker table, Games room, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||7 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 4 En suites|
|Furniture||Double beds (8), Dining seats for 14, Lounge seats for 14|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
The Somerset region
Nestled in the hills Rock Farm has stunning views of the Somerset countryside surrounding Taunton and its quaint villages. Located near a local Spa, you can completely unwind and relax. If you are feeling more active there are lots of walks surrounding the house including walking the hill behind the property(Wills Neck) which is the highest point of the Quantock hills and leads to spectacular views. Golfing facilities are within driving distance of the property as well as the finest shopping centres in Somerset all within driving distance of the property.
Located 1 mile from the quiet village of West Bagborough, Rock Farm has good access to local country golfs clubs and the shopping facilities of Taunton which is located just a 20 minutes drive from the property. An excellent local day Spa is within a 6 minute drive of the property.
Why not climb aboard a steam train and take a ride to the stunning coasts of Minehead where you can indulge in the finest foods at some local restaurants.
From Sea Aquariums to quad biking, the area is packed full of incredible activities that are perfect for a group of friends and for the whole family.
If you just enjoy the fresh air, the hills surrounding Rock Farm are perfect for quiet countryside walks. Complete with breath taking views, it's hard to say no.
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2 Dec 2014
"Excellent weekend break"
Ten friends, a dog and a child....suitable for all.We stayed here as a group of friends, mainly couples. This house and the annex combined have plenty of bedrooms each with their own character. Stunni… More
We're so pleased that you had an enjoyable weekend at Rock Farm and that it was warm and cosy! We appreciate the kind words and hope to see you again sometime. Paul & the team
6 Oct 2014
"Fabulous house in a beautiful ligation"
An absolutely fabulous house set in the most idilc surroundings . The house is beautifully presented, immaculately clean and well equipped to cater for large groups. The hot tub and games room kept … More
Thank you for your kind words. Rock Farm is indeed a beautiful property in a stunning location, but we do also pride ourselves on our cleanliness and equipment levels, and it's great to know that it has been appreciated. Paul & the team.
20 May 2014
"Amazing Hen Party Weekend... couldn't have been more perfect!"
We stayed at Rock Farm for the weekend in a group of 14 for my hen do. It was absolutely wonderful! Stunning location, beautiful interiors and very homely yet spacious with lots of different areas to spend our time. Loved the games room and hot tub and the huge dining room and outdoor table was perfect for us and all our activities. Not a detail was left out and we had everything we could possibly want in one place, which was just perfect. The activities available to book alongside our stay were all excellent with some lovely people - clay pigeon shooting just a short walk across the fields, wine tasting and a chef cooked us dinner one evening - all delivered to a high standard and thoroughly enjoyed by all. Thoroughly recommend Rock Farm - peaceful little bit of heaven! Thank you for a wonderful time
19 May 2014
"Brilliant Hen Do Destination!"
We stayed at Rock Farm from a Friday afternoon till Sunday lunch time. It is a beautiful picturesque part of Somerset off the beaten track. The house itself is perfect, mainly large en suite bedrooms, large comfortable communal areas indoors and out and decorated to a very high standard, and very well equipped. There are great activities locally, Clay pigeon shooting and wine tasting and some lovely country pubs. We had an excellent weekend and would highly recommend a stay there!
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