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Large Detached "upside Down" Barn, dog friendly with 1 acre enclosed paddock.

People5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type barn
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Washing Machine
  • Internet
  • Parking

Overview

About the property

Barn in Payton, Nr. Taunton, Somerset, England - Glorious Views Over Open Countryside, Ideal Base For Somerset & Devon

Large,Beautiful detached 2 bedroom open plan "upside down" Barn conversion, designed to make the most of the amazing views which surround it. Privately Situated within easy access of the town of Wellington Somerset, it has it's own 1 acre enclosed paddock. Little Owl Barn has ample room for secure off road parking in the gated courtyard and secure garage. Little owl Barn is ideally located for those who wish to explore Somerset and nearby Devon. There are plenty of country walks nearby and activities near by. The property is also set in an ideal bird watching area . There are lots of local attractions including Sheppys Cider and several National Trust properties. The North or South coast can also be reached in approx. 30 minutes by car. Dartmoor and Exmoor National Parks are also within a short driving distance. The City of Exeter with its Cathedral and superb range shops is well worth a visit and only a short drive away. Taunton - the county town with a range of shops, cafes, bowling alley and cinema is just 7 miles away. Local Shops, pubs and restaurants are all within 1 mile including Waitrose.


Owner
Sarah and Philip Mason
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
20 September, 2017

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday barn in Wellington in Wellington

Property Type:
  • barn
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Max. adults: 4
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
  • No fireworks, chinese lanterns or remote flying craft allowed.
Location Type:
  • rural
  • village
General:
  • Fireplace
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Shower room 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • En-suite to master bedroom with shower, sink unit & WC Bathroom with Bath/ Shower over, sink and WC
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 3 Single Bed , 1 superking double or 2 singles plus 1 single bed.
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Master with Kingsize bed, bed 2 super king double or 2 singles plus 1 extra single. Notes on bedrooms: Ground Floor- Master bedroom with fabulous hand carved King-size Tester bed Bedroom 2 with super King double bed or 2 x 3ft singles and 1 x 2'6 single bed. The 2'6 bed can be put in the lounge.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Television
Outside:
  • Garden ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Notes:
There is a child gate at the top of the stairs. Outside 1 acre private, secure Paddock, Gravel patio and established Rockery. Secure garage for cycle storage or car, has water tap for hosing wellingtons and dogs. Utility Room: Hoover, Iron, Ironing Board, light bulbs, Extensive range of crockery, cutlery, glassware and cooking utensils Cleaning / Towels / Linen. Towels and Bed linen are provided. The property is cleaned prior to arrival and on vacating. Bed/towel changing service for stays over 1 week available. Other: Large 1 acre private paddock. Well behaved, vaccinated dogs welcome at additional charge of £30 for 1st dog,£10 for 2nd etc. Dog crates available.

Reviews

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Large Detached "upside Down" Barn, dog friendly with 1 acre enclosed paddock.
average rating of 4.9583335 based on 48 reviews
5

Beautiful, comfortable and luxurious. Complete WOW factor.

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in Little Owl Barn for the week before our son's wedding. For this very special week in the life of our family, it was our delight to make the Barn our home. The extremely spacious layout and enclosed outdoor grassy areas with picnic tables, coupled with a kitchen equipped with lots of lovely ceramics enabled us to host many of our family and friends with ease. It was great to have lots of off-road parking, and we loved the architecture of the modern twist on an ancient barn and spectacular views across the peaceful Somerset countryside. Finally, we must mention the really beautiful furniture...we've never slept in such an impressive bed!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 10, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your wonderful review, we are very pleased the wedding went so well. when you told us you had 10 people for lunch and another 10 for supper plus 7 cars on the drive area, we loved that, it's what the barn was converted for, to be used and enjoyed. Wishing your son and his bride the very best of luck for the future and we hope to see you all again, maybe when visiting your new relations. Sarah and Philip.
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5

Super holiday venue

  • 5 of 5

Had a lovely time in a delightful barn. Would definitely stay here again

  • Review Submitted: Sep 18, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Very Relaxing Week

  • 5 of 5

Excellent accommodation and very clean. The barn has beautiful views across the countryside, and we enjoyed a number of walks around the lanes and footpaths.

A good choice of eating places nearby and well placed for exploring the area. This was our second time at the barn and we are looking forward to returning in the future.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 11, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your lovely review, we look forward to seeing you for a third time.
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5

The Best Holiday Home Ever

  • 5 of 5

I had been working so hard most of August that I was so looking forward to having this holiday and this property made me feel so relaxed straight away. The property is so clean and has every thing you need to be relaxed on holiday.

I had my three boys with me to celebrate my 51st birthday and we could not have asked for a better place to spend together.

Phil the owner nicest chap you could meet and I will be recommending friends and work colleagues this great property.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 2, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your cracking review, it was a pleasure to be part of your special birthday having all your sons with you. Sarah and Philip.
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5

Very Happy Stay

  • 5 of 5

My brother, sister and I used Little Owl Barn as a base for visiting family members in the area. We were really pleasantly surprised that Little Owl Barn is even more attractive than its photographs had lead us to believe. It is an immaculate very spacious barn conversion with stunning views of the Somerset countryside - you relax as soon as you enter helped by the fact that arrival arrangements are clear while still informal. Philip welcomed us during our first evening in the Barn and was very helpful. We rented the barn as a functional base being well situated between both South and North coasts but loved it so much we are sure we will return to spend more time in the lovely surroundings. Highly recommended.

Lyn

Stay 21st - 25th August 2017

  • Review Submitted: Aug 28, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your wonderful review, we are so pleased you enjoyed you stay. Hope to see you all again. Sarah and Philip.
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5

Excellent place to stay

  • 5 of 5

The Little Owl Barn was a very clean and spacious cottage with all the essentials for a fabulous stay. We really had a great time venturing out into the country and with a steam train ride from the nearby station. Wonderful stay really enjoyed it.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 28, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for you lovely review, we are very pleased you enjoyed your stay. The West Somerset Railway Steam train ride from Bishops Lydeard to Watchet at £9 each sounds a bargain. Hope to see you soon. Sarah and Philip.
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Location

Travel:

M5 Motorway Junction 26 is 3 miles. Nearest Airports are Exeter - 30 minutes and Bristol - 60 minutes

Distances:

Holywell Lake = 1 mile, Rockwell Green= 1 mile, Wellington 1.5 miles, Taunton =7 miles

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday barn in Wellington, Taunton Deane

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
rate 2
6 Sep 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
£298
for 3 nights
£695
 
 
rate 3
1 Nov 2017 - 11 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
£255
for 3 nights
£595
 
 
rate 4
12 Dec 2017 - 20 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
£298
for 3 nights
£695
 
 
Rate 5
21 Dec 2017 - 4 Jan 2018
4 night minimum stay
£454
for 4 nights
£795
 
 
Rate 6
5 Jan 2018 - 28 Feb 2018
3 night minimum stay
£255
for 3 nights
£595
 
 
rate 7
1 Mar 2018 - 28 Mar 2018
3 night minimum stay
£298
for 3 nights
£695
 
 
rate 8
29 Mar 2018 - 4 Apr 2018
5 night minimum stay
£568
for 5 nights
£795
 
 
rate 9
5 Apr 2018 - 28 Jun 2018
3 night minimum stay
£298
for 3 nights
£695
 
 
rate 10
29 Jun 2018 - 6 Sep 2018
3 night minimum stay
£341
for 3 nights
£795
 
 
rate 11
7 Sep 2018 - 31 Oct 2018
3 night minimum stay
£298
for 3 nights
£695
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£297
for 3 nights
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£695
 

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £30

Booking Notes:
Booking can be made via email or telephone and will be confirmed by receipt of deposit via Bank Transfer or Cleared cheque. Holidays must be paid for in full 4 weeks before the beginning of holiday. If a short notice booking is taken the holiday must be paid for at time of booking. Dogs are welcome and are charged at £30 for 1 dog, additional dogs at £10 each.

Changeover Day:
Any day of the week is fine with us after 4 pm - vacation is by 10 am on departure day.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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