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Sweetings Barton

Cotford St Luke, Somerset (Ref. 1082093)

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Features

  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

The property

Perched on the outskirts of the small village of Cotford St. Luke in Somerset, is this superb barn conversion, Sweetings Barton.

Adjoining the owner’s home and boasting beautiful views of the rolling fields and countryside, Sweetings Barton makes for a fantastic dwelling for a family of six and their furry friends looking to explore the glorious county of Somerset.

Step into the sleek kitchen, with Combi microwave/oven and a dishwasher for keeping your space tidy, where you can look forward to whipping up lovingly homemade meals for your guests, as they set the table and pop open a bottle of fizz.

Gather around the dining table to savour a delicious meal as you toast to a wonderful getaway with your loved ones.

After your meal, retire to the generous corner sofa where you can relax in front of your favourite film on the TV as the woodburning stove crackles nearby.

If you’re not ready for the evening to end, head out to the private patio with barbecue, where you can continue the fun over evening drinks as you soak up the last of the day’s sunshine.

Completing the ground-floor is a utility room with a washing machine, so you don’t have to bring your whole wardrobe and a cloakroom, ideal for quick freshen ups!

As the evening grows darker, climb the stairs to the first-floor, where you will discover two well-presented bedrooms to catch your rest in, a king-size with en-suite shower room and a family room with super-king-size with zip/link and a king-size daybed with en-suite bathroom, ensuring ample sleeping arrangements for all parties.

After a restful night wake-up and indulge in a refreshing shower or hot soak and set out for the day, whether you fancy a swim in the lake or heading on a walk, it’s all right on your doorstep.

Explore your surroundings and visit Cotford St Luke's amenities, which consist of a chapel conversion that is now a fabulous bar and Thai restaurant, as well as a well-equipped convenience store; the village also rests near two fantastic walking trails/hiking areas, The Whiskey Trail and Ash Priors Common.

Take a scenic drive to the lovely town of Taunton, where you can explore the fascinating Museum of Somerset and the Somerset Cricket Museum, before embarking on a stroll around Vivary Park and enjoying a tournament at its nearby golf club.

Acquaint yourself with the town at the Tiverton Museum of Mid Devon Life, which makes for a great fun-filled family day out and even has a vintage steam train inside!

Enjoy some quality time together with a scenic walk along the Tiverton Canal, where you can watch the world go by, hire a rowing boat or take a truly unique trip on the horse drawn barge.

Be sure to make a stop at the nearby National Trust site of Knightshayes Court, a stunning gothic Victorian mansion with striking interior and formal gardens offering woodland walks.

For a day at the beach, pack up the car and head to Weston-super-Mare, where you can make the most of the glorious sands which stretch for miles or explore the wonder of the Grand Pier, with indoor rides, arcades, and traditional fairground snacks.

There is plenty more to see in this stunning region, with a range of local attractions resting moments away from the property, including The West Somerset Railway at Bishop's Lydeard, the longest heritage railway in England; Quantock's many walking trails, the coastal village of Dunster and the vast Exmoor National Park.

Sweetings Barton is a family-friendly haven in the heart of Somerset that is not to be missed.

Summary

  • Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size with en-suite walk-in shower, basin and WC, 1 x family room with super-king-size (zip/link, can be twin on request) and king-size day bed with en-suite bath, shower over, walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Cloakroom with basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Utility
  • Living/dining room with woodburning stove
  • Gas central heating with underfloor heating and woodburning stove
  • Combi mirowave/oven, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher
  • TV, WiFi
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburning stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Highchair, travel cot and stairgate available
  • Off-road parking
  • Bike storage
  • Front garden with lawn and lake, rear enclosed garden with patio, furniture and barbecue
  • Pet-friendly
  • Shop 0.7 miles, pub 1.5 miles
  • Note: The lake in the front garden is unfenced, please ensure children are supervised at all times

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £250.

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About the location

COTFORD ST LUKE

The village and civil parish of Cotford St Luke rests in the district of Somerset West and Taunton in Somerset. Home to the former hospital, St Luke's Chapel, a grade II listed building that was constructed in the 17th century, that is now a bar and Thai restaurant fondly named The Chapel, where visitors can stop for a bite to eat within this fantastic setting. The village additionally hosts a well-stocked convenience store, where visitors can purchase any essentials needed for a self-catering break. The village rests between the Blackdown Hills and Quantock Hills Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty, where walkers and cyclists will be delighted by the ample trails weaving through these stunning areas of Somerset. A scenic drive from the village also brings guests to the bustling town of Taunton, where the Somerset Cricket Museum and The Museum of Somerset can be found; both are bound to satisfy any history buffs of the group. Bridgwater is also moments away and not only hosts fascinating museums, but rests on either side of the River Parrett, where visitors can embark on an idyllic stroll. Those seeking a coastal holiday will also be in luck, as Cotford St Luke isn't far from the Bridgwater Bay National Nature Reseve and Kilve Beach.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas