The Old Cider Barn
Barn | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 4
The Old Cider Barn, originally used to store apples and make cider has been converted using the original stone and brick to a very high standard ensuring old charm and modern facilities mix well to provide a most comfortable stay. Ideally located in the village of Creech St Michael just a few miles from the historic market town of Taunton in Somerset with it's weekly farmers market, museums and shops. It is also perfectly located for exploring the beautiful Quantock and Exmoor Hills and the North and South Devon Coast.
The excellent beaches of West Bay and Lyme Regis are a 30 minute drive and the popular Somerset beaches of Burnham-on-Sea and Weston-Super-Mare are a 40 minute drive. You will have a vast choice of walks and cycle routes along the canal to be found virtually on the doorstep.
Just 2 miles from the M5 it gives great access to all of the must see places in Somerset including National Trust properties, Somerset county cricket ground, West Somerset Railway and Crealy Adventure Park and is also only 45 minutes drive from Bristol city.
Within walking distance is Taunton Vale Golf Club, which offers a superb 18 hole golf course and restaurant serving excellent food.
The village has a pub, shop with post office and a church. Bus routes through the village to Taunton are also available.
Recommendations can be made for activities in the local area like horse riding at Crowcombe Hill about 30 minutes away or cycling on the Quantocks.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 1 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Brean Sands 39 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||500 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Bristol 58 km, Nearest railway: Taunton 5.6 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, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4|
|Outdoors||Shared garden, BBQ, Trampoline|
|Further details indoors|
The Old Cider Barn has been superbly converted, completed in 2012 and the accommodation is attractive and spacious, It has high ceilings and oak finishings throughout.
The kitchen / breakfast area has a beautiful oak floor and is well-equipped with new modern units, electric oven and halogen hob on an island affording sociable cooking. A dishwasher and pull out fridge/ freezer complete this modern kitchen.
There is an open plan feel to the living area with the oak flooring continuing into this area. This is a very comfortable living space with, sofas and television/dvd/freeview, DVD's and books. The sofa can be made into a double bed. This is a bright, sunny welcoming open plan living space with comfortable, traditional furniture.
There is a stylish modern shower room with large walk in shower and a shaver point.
A useful utility room provides a washing machine, clothes airer, ironing board and iron.
The accommodation also offers one large double bedroom with room for cot (provided) if required. This room is decorated in a contemporary and luxurious manner to allow visitors to relax and unwind.
All items in this beautiful barn conversion are new and to the highest standard.
All visitors receive freshly baked cup cakes on arrival!
|Further details outdoors|
There is use of a fabulous hot tub within the garden and storage for bikes or other outdoor equipment is available.
A designated parking space is provided for your ease.
A designated patio area with seating and BBQ.
Access to chest freezer and bicycle storage available.
Payment direct into bank is accepted. 10% of total cost at time of booking then the remainder 6 weeks before commencement of holiday. We are happy to discuss any options of stay, Friday starts, 6 nights etc...
The West Country region
Somerset is a county of captivating contrasts where Its coast takes in long sweeping sandy beaches, seaside resorts, harbours and marinas, and the dramatic Exmoor coastline.
Venture inland to an epic countryside of protected landscapes, rolling hills, wild moorlands, ancient woodlands and wetland habitats, dotted with historic towns and villages.
At the centre of Somerset is its' distinctive culture and history that includes willow and cider making, great local food & drink, the legends of Kings Arthur and Alfred and so much more.
A visit to Taunton, the county town, will provide you and your family with a genuine and special Somerset experience. You'll be hard pressed to find a more convenient, safe and welcoming destination anywhere in the South West with such a fantastic mix of shops, restaurants and leisure facilities.
Our traditional English market town has an extensive shopping mix that makes a great day out for visitors and residents. Bringing life, business and pleasure to all who encounter its charm and hospitality.
Creech St. Michael is a village and parish in Somerset, England, situated three miles east of Taunton.
The name derives from a creech, or creek, on the River Tone, which creates an island in the river to the south of the village, and the parish church of St. Michael, which dates from the 12th century.
The Bridgwater & Taunton Canal provides a picturesque route through the village for pleasure boats, and the tow path is open to pedestrians and cyclists. There are also dramatic remains of the Chard Canal, including the (filled) junction with the Bridgwater & Taunton Canal, a raised embankment leading south from the village, a ruined aqueduct that would have carried the canal over the River Tone, and the abutments of a second aqueduct across a local road.
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7 Sep 2013
"Great Accommodation Comfortable and Relaxing"
Stayed here with my wife and 8 year old daughter in August 2013. Very comfortable stay in a convenient location 10 minutes drive from Taunton.The Barn has been converted to a high standard- all fixtur… More
30 Aug 2013
"Beautiful accommodation & great hosts!"
We had a 2 week stay at the Cider Barn & loved it.It is a very peaceful place to stay but is in easy reach of all local amenities.The Barn itself was very spacious for the two of us and had everything… More
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