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Studio apartment in East Pennard, Nr. Glastonbury

Overview

Property

Updated: 19-Nov-2016
Studio Apartment in East Pennard, Nr. Glastonbury, Somerset, England, UK - Converted Farm Building. Quiet Rural Location Close To Glastonbury And Bath & West Showground

The Byre is a light and airy studio flat converted from a farm building, and forms part of a Grade II listed property. It is situated in rural Somerset just on the edge of the Somerset levels and Mendip hills, just 5 minutes from the Royal Bath & West Showground. The location makes it a great base for visiting local attractions or exploring the beautiful countryside on foot or by bike.

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Internet

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

Your hosts, Mick and Maddy, bought Boxbush Farmhouse in 1995 as a family home. All the children have now left home so we now share it with our two cats, a dog, two horses and some chickens (no cockerel!) which keep us busy. We enjoy the outdoor lifestyle and never tire of the scenary

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5 Reviews

4.6
based on 5 holidaymaker reviews

4

Such an amazing find

  • 4 of 5

We had stayed here for 4 nights while on our travel's in Somerset, and had found The Cow Shed and oh what a find! We spent 4 nights here and was such a lovely property in a very rural area, not too far from Glastonbury or Shepton Mallet and we would certianly stay here again

  • Review Submitted: Oct 25, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful location, Welcoming Hosts, lovely break.

  • 5 of 5

The Property was very clean and had everything needed, such a beautiful location, we couldn't fault anything. The hosts, Mick and Maddie were very friendly and gave us privacy. There was a bottle of local cider and juices awaiting when we arrived which was very much appreciated after a long car journey. The bed was very comfortable, best few nights sleep we've had in a long time.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, we're pleased you enjoyed stay.
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5

Ssssh, it's oh so quiet and beautiful!

  • 5 of 5

The accommodation is wonderfully set out and spotlessly clean, the owners, Maddy and Mike have made a real effort to get everything right. Even down to greeting us with a selection of local beverages, which was much appreciated after a long journey. Our first visit to Somerset, what a delish place, you won't be bored!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 26, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Cosy, beautifully situated, lovely owners

  • 5 of 5

Perfectly located on a hill opposite Glastonbury Tor, walk in one direction to see the Tor and the other for stunning long distance views to the Quantocks. I stayed with my dog for a week and found some breathtaking walks, conveniently punctuated by cider farms and farm shops.

The cottage was also ideally located for visiting Glastonbury, Wells and other local attractions - for a dog friendly cafe, the Bishop's Palace in Wells can't be beaten.

Despite the fact The Byre is a studio, it was spacious and well appointed. The walk in shower is surprisingly huge and the kitchen facilities were more than adequate.

The owners were friendly, warm and helpful and offered the use of washing machine and dryer, very welcome on wet days.

The table and chairs on the terrace outside is quite a sun trap and wonderful for coffee in the morning or dinner in the evening - it caught the sun all day.

Most of all, it was restful, peaceful and relaxing - I spent a lot of time on the terrace watching buzzards circling or wrens in the hedge. The ideal getaway for walking or just getting away from it all. I've already recommended it to two friends and intend to come back myself.

  • Review Submitted: May 11, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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4

Very cosy

  • 4 of 5

A very cosy and comfortable converted barn, with heated floor throughout, clean bathroom and shower, lovely quite area, the owners are friendly and polite, the only negative I can give is that you can easily get lost at night if you are going out, as there are no road lights and even with TomTom can be a struggle, so unlike me, if you have a good sense of direction you will be fine

  • Review Submitted: Aug 16, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2013
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Location

From the Owner

We love a challenge and Boxbush Farm was just that. A Grade II listed building, which had not been lived in for 8 years, had no water or electricity and was in a poor state of repair. We did all the renovation ourselves (apart from the thatching) We have solar PV panels on the stable roof which produce electricity for us. One of the reasons for buying it was the view we get over the Somerset Levels, and we enjoyed living in such a peaceful location.

Activity and Interests

Travel:

Nearest railway station is Castle Cary (6 miles) use of car recommended.

Distances:

Glastonbury, Wells, Castle Cary and Shepton Mallet all within a 20 minute drive and Bath 40 minutes.

Availability

Rental rates

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Rate 3
1 Sep 2016 - 21 Dec 2016
2 night minimum stay
£90
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Rate 4
22 Dec 2016 - 6 Jan 2017
3 night minimum stay
£150
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Rate 1
7 Jan 2017 - 31 May 2017
2 night minimum stay
£90
for 2 nights
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Rate 2
1 Jun 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
2 night minimum stay
£100
for 2 nights
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Rate 5
1 Sep 2017 - 21 Dec 2017
2 night minimum stay
£90
for 2 nights
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£250
 
 
Rate 6
22 Dec 2017 - 7 Jan 2018
3 night minimum stay
£150
for 3 nights
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Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
A 20% non-returnable deposit at time of booking. Full payment six weeks before arrival.

Changeover Day:
Flexible changeover days.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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Facilities

From the Owner

The network of footpaths and tracks make excellent walking of all standards including The Monarchs Way, the escape route of Charles II.

Property Type

  • apartment

General

  • Internet
  • Living Room ...

Kitchen

  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob

Entertainment

  • Television

Suitability

  • pets considered

Bathrooms

  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Shower room with a spacious walk in shower, WC and hand basin.

Bedrooms

  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 2 (Studio Apartment) Notes on bedrooms: Studio bedroom with twin beds which can be converted to superking size double

Outside

  • Barbecue

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website

Notes:

  • Notes on accommodation: Electricity and water included. No smoking inside the property. Pets welcome by arrangement. Outside: Outside there is a patio area with table and chairs. BBQ available. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and linen included.

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