£70 / night
Price for guests, Nights approx:

The Byre – Home 155466 Cottage

  • 2 bedrooms
  • 4 sleeps
  •  min stay varies

Key Info

  • Child friendly
  • Car advised
  • Pet friendly
  • Private garden

Description from owner


'The Byre' is our luxury holiday home, situated in rural tranquillity on the Somerset / Devon border - a perfect location to relax, or explore the surrounding area.

'The Byre' was newly converted from an old farm building in the latter part of 2010 - and has been let out from late 2010. Set in a rural location on the Somerset / Devon border, 'The Byre' is an ideal base for exploring the surrounding area or visiting the numerous attractions. It is situated just 200 metres from the Grand Western Canal nature reserve - with excellent walking, fishing and cycling along 12 miles of canal.

Further afield are the historic town of Wellington, the Blackdown Hills and of course the open expanses of Exmoor. The coasts of West Somerset, North Devon, and South Devon, each with their unique features, are also easily accessible

Further details

Normal changeover day is Friday, but this can be flexible outside of the peak season (May - August) and can also be flexible for late bookings subject to availability. The website is set to allow inquiries for any check-in day, but please note we try to restrict this to Friday in the summer in order to keep prices down. Check in is usually 3.30pm; check out 10.00am

Further details indoors

As well as being an excellent base, we set out to make a luxury holiday home as well, so you can relax away from it all. 'The Byre' is furnished throughout in oak and leather, has superior beds and soft furnishings, a fitted kitchen and a state of the art TV (LED backlit with Blu-Ray player / home cinema) plus TV/DVD in both bedrooms.

'The Byre' has a delightful open plan kitchen / dining room / lounge with a newly fitted kitchen, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, ceramic hob and oven. The lounge features under-floor heating, a log-burning fire, and a high definition LED backlit TV, with blu-ray/DVD home cinema, and CD player. The master bedroom is furnished in oak, has its own TV/DVD player, and en-suite with shower. The second bedroom features twin beds, convertible to a 'super-king' double bed. This room also features its own TV/DVD player, and gives access to the master (jack-and-jill) bathroom

Further details outdoors

The Byre is situated in an elevated tranquil rural location overlooking open farmland. There is a large terrace, stretching the length of the property with patio doors from both the master bedroom and the lounge. On the terrace is a luxury 6-person hot tub (from Coast Spas) providing perfect relaxation all year round. Private barbecue facilities and seating are also provided. The Byre is just a 200 metre walk from the Grand Western Canal nature reserve - superb for walking, cycling, fishing; hire boats are also available from Tiverton.

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  • Great for children of all ages
  • Pets welcome
  • Cot available
  • High chair available

Bed & bathroom

  • 1 Super King Beds, 2 Single Beds, 1 Cot available
  • 1 Family bathroom, 1 En suite


  • Wi-Fi available
  • Jacuzzi or hot tub
  • Private garden
  • BBQ
  • Patio
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Internet access
  • Central heating
  • Fireplace
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Clothes dryer
  • Iron
  • High chair available
  • TV
  • Video player
  • DVD player
  • Stereo system
  • Hair dryer
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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  • Parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users


Check in time: 16:00, Check out time: 10:00
If you have any questions about check-in or check-out times, please contact the owner/manager.
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No smoking at this property


Change of plans? No problem. You could receive a partial or full refund, depending on when you cancel.

Booking confirmed

100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).

24 hours after booking

50% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least 8 weeks before check-in.

8 weeks before

25% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least 4 weeks before check-in.

4 weeks before

No refund if cancelled less than 4 weeks before check-in.

Check-in date

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About the owner

Tim J.
Average reply time:
2 hours 13 minutes
Response rate:
Calendar updated:
02 Jun 2020
Years listed:
Based in:
United Kingdom
Overall rating:

Languages spoken: English

This Cottage has 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and sleeps 4. It’s been listed on Holiday Lettings since 17 Mar 2011. Located in Somerset, it has 53 reviews with an overall rating of 5. The average weekly rate varies from £400 to £800.

The Owner has a response rate of 100% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 02 Jun 2020.


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Guest reviews

53 reviews

Very Good

“A hidden gem”

Reviewed 21 Mar 2020

The owner goes over and above to meet your needs and requests. He really helped us out after the borders closed and our holiday was cancelled last minute. Lovely gifts provided. The cottage is amazing and every little detail has been thought of to make your stay comfortable. The views from the hot tub are the best! Can’t wait to visit again and bring our children this time. Thanks Tim

“The Byre at Xmas”

Reviewed 30 Dec 2019

We stayed at the Byre over the Christmas week, was lovely, quiet and relaxed. The owner put a decorated Xmas tree in there and it immediately felt homely! Hot tub is amazing and lovely views and the … More

“A little piece of Paradise!”

Reviewed 25 Jul 2019

Stayed at the Byre for our son’s wedding in Clayhidon. We had a wonderful stay in excellent accommodation with everything you could wish for in a property. The hot tub was amazing as were the delicious goodies that were left for us. The caretaker and her husband were friendly and helpful, excellent. We shared the garden with rabbits and a sheep, the views were stunning. We would recommend this property to anyone wanting a peaceful break in beautiful surroundings.

“peaceful tranquility”

Reviewed 23 Jul 2019

This place is a hidden little gem on the Devon Somerset border. My wife and I decided to go to The Byre for a bit of a break from the hustle and bustle of everyday life and it didn’t disappoint. This converted barn is tastefully decorated with stunning views across the countryside. It really is pretty much in the middle of nowhere so you do need a car if you want to go anywhere. But considering this is exactly what we were looking for this wasn’t a problem. The hot tub jacuzzi was amazing, we spent every evening of our stay in it and watched a lunar eclipse and a couple of passes from the ISS during our stay all from the relaxing bubbling hot tub. The Byre is a credit to Tim the owner, a job very well done. We shall be returning at some point to enjoy the peace and quite again.the property has everything you would have at home, a hob and oven, fridge freezer along with a washing machine and a small dishwasher. The only downside and this is a very minor downside is a short part of the road leading to the property is very loose and rocky. My vehicle has quite low profile tyres and didn’t take to it very well but it is only about 50 yards if that. Normal to larger tyres would have no problems. All in all well worth the stay at a reasonable price.

“Brilliant as always....”

Reviewed 29 Apr 2019

Third time here and never disappoints. Thanks again for a brilliant stay. Will be booking for next year.

“Great location for a stress free break”

Reviewed 6 Apr 2019

A fabulous location to get away from it all. With Unspoilt views across open fields whist relaxing in a fantastic hot tub was heavenly. The peace and quiet with only bird song made it all worth while.… More

“Amazing!.. A real little gem.”

Reviewed 28 Dec 2018

Well what can I say. A true hidden little gem. The Byre is like a home from home and is amazingly equipped, especially for children as well (Wii console and board games). The views are stunning and th… More


Reviewed 15 Nov 2018

Absolutely lovely place for a quiet relaxing break. Lovely canal walk, Hubby loved the hotub. Fabulous decor and everything you need, just like home to home. Thank you for local produce and hope to bo… More

“The Byre, a little hidden gem”

Reviewed 3 Nov 2018

Another fantastic stay, peaceful, relaxing, charming. Fully equipped. We will certainly be returning.

“Peaceful getaway....”

Reviewed 4 Jun 2018

Second time we have stayed here and can’t recommend it enough. Modern cottage with everything you need for a great holiday. Your only immediate neighbours are the 2 sheep in the next field ! The… More

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