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The Mill Barn – Home 375702 Barn

  • 2 bedrooms
  • 4 sleeps
  • 2 nights min stay
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The Mill Barn – Home 375702

Excellent Excellent – based on 32 reviews

  • Barn
  • 2 bedrooms
  • 4 sleeps
  • 2 nights min stay

Barn / 2 bedrooms / 1 bathroom / sleeps 4

Key Info

  • Nearest beach 45 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car essential
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

Description from owner

Description

Turn right at the evergreen oak and follow the leafy lane to the river. Here, on the banks of a gently flowing stream, is a secluded retreat: a dinky stone barn surrounded by neat patios and green lawns. A lavender-fringed path winds down to a stone bench at the edge of the garden jutting out into the stream. Sit and dangle toes in the water and spot trout and heron; you may even catch the iridescent blue flashes of the kingfisher darting across the water. You enter through a vintage oak door into a stunning living/kitchen area that reaches up to the apex. The walls are white, the floors stripped oak, Tony and Ann have splashed their creative flourishes all over: fresh yellow bar stalls at the kitchen island, a medieval chair with stage lighting, a porthole window on the landing and a large wood burner in the corner. The beautiful kitchen at the far end sits under a chunky horizontal beam. The double room downstairs has a Victorian bedstead. Open the velux in the twin room upstairs

Turn right at the evergreen oak and follow the leafy lane to the river. Here, on the banks of a gently flowing stream, is a secluded retreat: a dinky stone barn surrounded by neat patios and green lawns. A lavender-fringed path winds down to a stone bench at the edge of the garden jutting out into the stream. Sit and dangle toes in the water and spot trout and heron; you may even catch the iridescent blue flashes of the kingfisher darting across the water. You enter through a vintage oak door into a stunning living/kitchen area that reaches up to the apex. The walls are white, the floors stripped oak, Tony and Ann have splashed their creative flourishes all over: fresh yellow bar stalls at the kitchen island, a medieval chair with stage lighting, a porthole window on the landing and a large wood burner in the corner. The beautiful kitchen at the far end sits under a chunky horizontal beam. The double room downstairs has a Victorian bedstead. Open the velux in the twin room upstairs for a view of Glastonbury Tor. A peaceful hideaway where the sound of chirruping starlings and babbling water break the silence.
The village of Keinton Mandeville has a well stocked village shop, one pub and two farm shops all in walking distance. There are plenty of pubs serving good food close to The Mill Barn. The old market towns of Castle Cary, Somerton, Wells and Sherborne are near by and many lovely walks and bike rides to enjoy in the area.
The Mill Barn is in close proximity to most attraction in central Somerset such as Glastonbury Abbey & Tor, Wells Cathedral, Cheddar Gorge and The National Trust properties Montecute House, Lytes Cary Manor and Stourhead. Fleet Air Arm Museum, Haynes Motor museum and Clarks Village factory outlet are great options for rainy days.

Location description from owner

The England region

The Mill Barn is in close proximity to most attraction in central Somerset such as Glastonbury Abbey & Tor, Wells Cathedral, Cheddar Gorge and The National Trust properties Montecute House, Lytes Cary Manor and Stourhead. Fleet Air Arm Museum, Haynes Motor museum and Clarks Village factory outlet are great options for rainy days.

There are plenty of things to see and do in the area such as picturesque walks on the levels, sample authentic scrumpy cider, watch carnival floats in November, take inspiring strolls in the various National Trusts Houses and Gardens and enjoy a locally brewed beer or a meal in one of the many local country pubs some in walking distance.

Festivals: Glastonbury Festival in late June and Wells Festival of Literature in October
History: Glastonbury Abbey, Cadbury Castle/Camelot, Glastonbury Tor, Mulcheney Abbey, Wells Cathedral and Bishop Palace
Houses and gardens: Lytes Cary Manor, Montecute House, Barrington Court and Stourhead
Walks: The Leland Trail, The Liberty Trail, The River Parrett Trail, Cheddar Gorge and The Levels & Moors
Shopping: Clarks Village factory outlet, Mulberry factory outlet, Wells and Bath
Rainy days: Haynes Motor Museum, Fleet Air Arm Museum and Clarks Shoe Museum
Seaside within an hour: Lyme Regis, Westbay, Weymouth, Burton Bradstock, Charmouth and Western Super Mare
What is on: The Somerset Starling Spectacular (Oct-Mar), Wassailing (Jan), Bath & West Show (May), Langport Walking Festival (Jun), River Parett Festival, Somerset Art Week (Sept) and Carnival (Mardi Gras) (Nov)

Keinton Mandeville

The village of Keinton Mandeville has a well stocked village shop, one pub and two farm shops all in walking distance. There are plenty of pubs serving good food close to The Mill Barn. The old market towns of Glastonbury, Castle Cary, Somerton, Wells and Sherborne are near by and many lovely walks and bike rides to enjoy in the area.

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Families

  • Great for children of all ages
  • No pets allowed
  • Cot available
  • High chair available

Bed & bathroom

  • 1 Double Bed, 1 Sofa Bed, 2 Single Beds, 1 Cot available
  • 1 Family bathroom

Amenities

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Private garden
  • BBQ
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Bicycles available
  • Internet access
  • Central heating
  • Fireplace
  • Safe
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Clothes dryer
  • High chair available
  • TV
  • Satellite TV
  • Video player
  • DVD player
  • CD player
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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Access

  • Parking
  • Secure parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

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Payment
This rental can only be paid for online through Holiday Lettings using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).
Smoking
No smoking at this property
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About the owner

Ann H
Response rate:
100%
Calendar updated::
19 Feb 2017
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Languages spoken: English


This Barn has 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom and sleeps 4. It’s been listed on Holiday Lettings since 02 Apr 2013. Located in Glastonbury, it has 32 reviews with an overall rating of 5. The average weekly rate varies from £675 to £725.

The Owner has a response rate of 100% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 19 Feb 2017.

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“Total relaxation in the beautiful Mill Barn and the contemplative garden.”

Reviewed 28 Sep 2016

My wife and I, with our two teenagers have stayed in the Mill Barn for 3 consecutive summer holidays. We just have to come back. It is like a privat retreat in a luxury cottage tucked away in the beautiful english countryside. The barn is spotlessly clean and has beautiful furniture and fittings.The garden is quiet and tranquil, and the water running through the canals on either side of the cottage and the surrounding garden add to the feeling of being close to the elements. We enjoy to take walks through the apple orchard and on the many lovely public footpaths that are nearby. Ann and Tony are warm friendly people, who welcome you from the heart, and make you feel at home straight away. We will be back again next year, and are looking forward to it.

“Peaceful Piece of Paradise”

Reviewed 10 Sep 2016

We spent 4 wonderful days at the Millbarn. The place is beautifully furnished and we were supplied with items for breakfast. On arrival and departure we were met by Ann and she was a really wonderful hostess. This little peaceful piece of paradise was just what we needed to relax and rejuvenate. Glastonbury and stonehenge were not too far away. The wifi was really good as well. The Millbarn will definetly be our first choice for the next trip the UK.

“A healing sanctuary of peace and beauty”

Reviewed 24 Aug 2016

I stayed here with with my daughter and two young grandchildren for what was a perfect week. We were blessed with wonderful weather but had that not been the case we would have still had a memorable time. The cottage is ideally placed for visits near or further afield and is such a pleasure to return home to. Ann and Tony have thought of absolutely everything and are charming and generous hosts. I have stayed in many self-catering properties but The Mill Barn has claimed the top spot as my favourite. I intend to return one day.

“For me this is one of the most beautiful and peaceful places on earth!”

Reviewed 24 Aug 2016

I have travelled to Glastonbury since more than ten years and all the different hotels I had booked were more or less "okay" - The day I have found Ann`s and Tony`s Mill Barn - I lost my heart: to the owners and this litlle piece of paradies - (and have returned many times). Ann has prepared everything in this luxury accomandation with so much love - the furniture, the dishes, the sheets,( there is a washing mashine, a dish washer and everything you would like to find in a kitchen - and i really mean everything.) You have a cosy fireplace inside, and an indescribable place at the little river- i could sit there forever, watching the dragonflies and my heron. Dr Claudia Kunkel

“Absolutely perfect”

Reviewed 4 Aug 2013

We had a great five night stay at Mill Barn. The property is in a wonderful, quiet rural location but only a 10 minute walk to a decent pub, serving good home cooked food. Mill Barn is beautifully and tastefully decorated to a high standard with great attention to detail. The lounge is modern, spacious and homely. You can see where they have used some of the wood from the original barn and the use of wood and granite throughout is a great look. The kitchen area is well set out and really well equipped. The bathroom was extremely clean with plenty of hot water when needed, a great power shower and some nice smelling products for use. The garden is another wonderful, tranquil spot with a running stream by which you can sit on stone carved seats and relax or dine out on the secluded patio table and chairs. There were lots of maps, books, games, CDs and DVDs. The owners are friendly, always happy to help but totally unobtrusive. This is simply one of the best rentals we have stayed in, out of many, and comes highly recommended.

“Just the most fabulous place to stay, Mill Barn is wonderful.”

Reviewed 12 May 2013

We have just returned from a three night stay in Mill Barn and I really can't recommend it highly enough as a wonderful place to stay. The house was stylish, homely, romantic, bright, spotless and amazingly equipped. The rooms were all stunning and the outside areas beautiful. Every need was catered for and Ann was charming. We had some wonderful walks from the property and it was a very easy trip into Glastonbury. I laid in bed and looked at the Tor, what a treat. Don't hesitate to book Mill Barn and please be assured it is worth every penny. We will certainly make it our base whenever it is available for our trips to Glastonbury, a place I love to return to as often as possible. Thank you Ann for the cakes, tea, coffee, milk etc you had ready for our arrival, then we opened the fridge and found wine and juice. The fresh flowers and the emergency supplies of everything from toothpaste to paracetomol were very much appreciated. I have booked lots of properties over the years and this is the only time I have felt moved to write a review. Mill Barn was a real treat. x

“Great location and facilities”

Reviewed 8 May 2013

Beautiful location with river on both sides. Facilities are excellent and with real character. Well equipped with many new features. A twin bedded room upstairs for the kids and a double bedroom downstairs next to the main bathroom.

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