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Excellent 5/5 23 reviews

Pool house and hot tub

Barn | 6 bedrooms | sleeps 14

Key Info
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

Jurston Barn is the perfect venue for family gatherings, celebrations, corporate off-sites or simply getting together with friends. Enjoy England awarded us with a coveted Five Star Gold Award.

*** We currently have a few special offers ***

August 29th, normally priced at £2950 for the weekend, now £2650

August 29th, normally priced at £3950 for the week, now £3550

September 22nd and 29th, 4 day midweek breaks, normally priced at £1800, now £1595

Set in its own very private, landscaped grounds, the 400 year old Jurston Barn has an indoor heated swimming pool and a sunken hot tub for the exclusive use of guests. In the secure, child friendly garden, your children can explore the wooden play equipment, slide and trampoline whilst the adults enjoy drinks and food around the table on the large patio area, cook at the barbecue or relax on the loungers.

The interior of the Barn blends modern convenience with traditional features, providing spacious and flexible accommodation in which to relax. There are six beautifully appointed en-suite superking or twin bedrooms, three separate lounges, a games room with pool table and table football and a stunning fully-equipped oak kitchen. There is a large dining and entertaining room where guests can eat under the stars, courtesy of our huge skylights. The Barn is fitted with TVs in every room (including bathrooms), Sky(full package), a DVD player, WiFi and a Bose iPod docking station. All linen, dressing gowns and large, fluffy towels are provided. We also have oak cots, toddler beds and high chairs. A selection of games and films can be found in the cupboard.

Jurston Barn is just a ten minute walk from the heart of Wellington, a thriving market town offering several local pubs, an artisan baker, a proper butcher and grocer and also a Waitrose. Within a short drive of Jurston Barn are several excellent pub restaurants; The Merry Harriers up on the Blackdown Hills, the lovely Flavours Restaurant in Wellington High Street, The Half Moon at Clayhidon, the new Indian restaurant in Wellington, the Tamarind Bay and The Globe at Appley.

With many wonderful walks and fun visitor attractions, Jurston Barn, in the picturesque Vale of Taunton Deane is the perfect place for a short visit or a longer holiday. The Barn is conveniently located just six minutes off the motorway and half an hour from both the Somerset and Devon coastlines. Exmoor and Dartmoor are within easy reach. For walkers, there is a range of walks to suit everyone, the Wellington Monument being one of the most popular. Guests can also bring or hire cycles and explore the local villages and countryside.

The owners live in the nearby farm and keep their horses in the surrounding fields. If you would like to bring your own horse, stabling is offered. There is parking on site for 6-7 cars.

******Please Note: ******

** The prices listed on this website are for either a one week stay, a four day mid-week stay or a three night weekend stay - not per night!

******Before booking, please check the pricing as listed on the pricing page. ******

Thank you for your interest in Jurston Barn. We look forward to having you stay here.

Size Sleeps up to 14, 6 bedrooms
Nearest beach Breen Sands, Lyme Regis, Exmouth, Minehead
Will consider Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised, Wheelchair users
Nearest Amenities 1 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Exeter, Bristol 30 km, Nearest railway: Taunton 9 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Private indoor pool, Jacuzzi or hot tub, Log fire, Internet access, DVD player
Pool Private indoor pool
General Central heating, TV, CD player, Pool or snooker table, Table tennis, Games room, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 6 bedrooms, 8 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms and 6 En suites
Furniture 1 Sofa beds, Single beds (12), Double beds (6), Cots (4), Dining seats for 14, Lounge seats for 14
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Private indoor pool, Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ, Climbing frame, Swing set
Access Parking, Wheelchair users

Taunton

Surrounded by Areas of Natural Beauty, Wellington, is a popular market town. It has a variety of local pubs, small shops together with a Waitrose.

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Review 1-10 of 23

17 Aug 2014

5/5

"Fabulous family fun"

We went for a week at the beginning of August with daughters, husbands, partners and four grandchildren. A lovely warm welcome from Ann, the owner, with home made cupcakes. It was our grandaughter�… More

13 Aug 2014

5/5

"AMAZING place - will definitely return!"

I went with a group of girlfriends to celebrate a hen do and it was the perfect place! The pool and hot tub were made use of every day and night, the house was immaculate and had everything we needed … More

It was great to have you and your lovely girlfriends here. I loved meeting you all. I'm so pleased you all had such fun. Whizzy is waiting for you to return for more cuddles! xxx

10 Aug 2014

5/5

"Pure Luxury!"

My family and I stayed at Jurston Barn with two other families. Our ages ranged from 62 to 2. At the barn, we found that all ages were catered for. There is plenty to do and plenty of room for ever… More

8 Aug 2014

5/5

"Fabulous place to relax and unwind"

We came from Australia to stay in the barn. It was an amazing place to catch up with our family. The barn was clean,spacious and exceptionally well equipped. We were greeted with a cake and cupcakes … More

8 Aug 2014

5/5

"Definitely going back - fantastic!!!"

We have stayed at Jurston Barn on two occasions now. I can honestly say that it is the most tranquil and relaxing place to spend time with the family and friends. The facilities are excellent and the … More

6 Aug 2014

5/5

"Wonderful for a family holiday"

As a family who wanted to holiday together this was the ideal place , the children had to be dragged out of the pool when it was their bed time and the grown-ups had a good time swimming and then rela… More

3 Aug 2014

3/5

"Becoming tired, charges for damages not incurred by ourselves"

This site has become tired. The floor in the pool room has started lifting. A couple of window handles are broken, the 1st floor windows are low level so not particularly child friendly. The sun lo… More

Thank you for both of your reviews. I regret to say that there are a number of inaccuracies in them both.
Firstly, ALL of the windows are lockable. Secondly, I check the hot tub chemical levels daily (all were correct) and, for hygiene reasons, guests are asked to shower before entering the hot tub. Thirdly, accidents happen and I have excellent cleaning staff who report any breakages and damages to me directly. They document the damage on each changeover to ensure that repairs/replacements are in place before the next guests arrive.
Also, you telephoned me directly to make the booking and, like many property owners, I pay a fixed fee, not commission, to Holiday Lettings.
Lastly, we are very proud that Jurston Barn has met and exceeded the exacting and rigorous standards necessary to achieve Quality In Tourism/Visit England's highest accolade, a Five Star Gold Award, for the third year running.

3 Aug 2014

3/5

"Nice place, shame about the owners reluctance to give deposits back!!"

Jurston Barn at first glance is lovely- However the windows are NOT child friendly and in fact are DANGEROUS for toddlers. They are not lockable and are in easy reach of small fingers! The pool table … More

Thank you for both of your reviews. I regret to say that there are a number of inaccuracies in them both.
Firstly, ALL of the windows are lockable. Secondly, I check the hot tub chemical levels daily (all were correct) and, for hygiene reasons, guests are asked to shower before entering the hot tub. Thirdly, accidents happen and I have excellent cleaning staff who report any breakages and damages to me directly. They document the damage on each changeover to ensure that repairs/replacements are in place before the next guests arrive.
Also, you telephoned me directly to make the booking and, like many property owners, I pay a fixed fee, not commission, to Holiday Lettings.
Lastly, we are very proud that Jurston Barn has met and exceeded the exacting and rigorous standards necessary to achieve Quality In Tourism/Visit England's highest accolade, a Five Star Gold Award, for the third year running.

20 Jul 2014

4/5

"Great holiday with unfortunate aftermath"

This place is only not getting a five star review is because of the unfortunate politics after the holiday. The location of the house is fantastic, the house is wonderful, with excellent facilities. T… More

I'm delighted that you would have given us five stars and that you enjoyed your holiday.
I do not normally let the house to groups of teenagers, but made an exception for you. I sent your party leader comprehensive photographs of all the breakages and damage. She was pleased that I agreed to retain only £5 per head and I don't feel that that was unreasonable.

26 Jun 2014

5/5

"Birthday Celebrations"

This is a fantastic place, all the rooms are all to the same high quality so no one gets "the duff"room. It has a huge kitchen, games room and TV area. and easily enough space for 12 people.… More

Review 1-10 of 23

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Calendar last updated:12 Aug 2014

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