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Higher Putham Barn

(Ref. 1150539)

Wheddon Cross, Somerset Show on map

Sykes rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 1 Bedroom

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes


  • Off road parking
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Broadband / WiFi


  • One double bedroom
  • Shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Living/dining room with gas fire with woodburning effect
  • Conservatory
  • Oil central heating with underfloor heating
  • Electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge with ice box, kettle, toaster
  • TV, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Two well-behaved pets are welcome
  • Private parking
  • Non-enclosed patio area and enclosed paddock area which includes grazing on three potential fields
  • Please contact us if you wish to bring any horses
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 0.9 miles, pub 0.9 miles
  • Note: There are steps up to the living/dining room
  • Note: There's a sofa bed to accommodate two extra guests upon request
  • Note: Check-in is from 4pm, check-out by 10am
  • Please note: Contact us if you would like to bring more than 1 dog/pet

The property

Higher Putham Barn is a detached property down a quiet lane with panoramic views over Exmoor.

It has a unique setting less than a mile from Wheddon Cross, the highest village on the moors and a focal point Dunkery Beacon is within walking distance. This holiday home sleeps two adults in a double bedroom but offers flexible sleeping arrangements with a sofa bed making it a perfect getaway for couples or friends.

Two well behaved dogs are welcome and the enclosed paddock next to the property makes it a perfect pet friendly holiday retreat. On arrival guests can park their cars on the drive next to their holiday home, enter into a useful porch, perfect for coats and wet gear, then head into the newly fitted kitchen with oven with gas hob, fridge with freezer compartment.

There is a shower room with toilet and sink, with steps that lead to the delightful living room with gas effect woodburning stove and sofa bed.

Stairs lead up to the double bedroom, ideal for catching your rest after a long day of exploring.

Welcome the outdoors in or watch for the red deer on the hills opposite, enjoy a nightcap even, laze inside the garden room and appreciate the fabulous uninterrupted countryside views or if the weather permits sit outside on the private patio and lap up the sun.

If you can tear yourselves away from this perfect holiday home you can take advantage of the wide array of local attractions settled between Somerset and Devon close to the coastline with a choice of pretty villages and National Trust properties as well as Dunster Castle, Dulverton, Lynton and Lynmouth and animal parks like Tropiquaria, the steam railway there is something to appeal to everyone. Higher Putham Barn is in a superb location to offer a wealth of attractions.

This is an all year round holiday home where you can’t fail to relax and enjoy yourself whatever the occasion.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £100.

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About the location


Dulverton 9.5 miles; Minehead 10 miles; Barnstaple 29 miles.

Wheddon Cross is a small village in the heart of Exmoor National Park, a thriving rural community with village shop, friendly pub and an all-weather court which is available for many sports including tennis, netball and basketball. Nearby is the picturesque village of Exford, situated in the heart of the Exmoor National Park. In a lovely setting by the River Exe, Exford boasts a village green, tea rooms, a shop, Post Office and two traditional inns serving excellent food and drinks. Exford is at the centre of a walkers' paradise with many miles of waymarked paths down the Exe and River Barle valleys and up to the nearby hills, including Dunkery Beacon, the highest point on Exmoor, with outstanding views over 17 counties. Exford is renowned for fishing and riding, with the village hosting a horse show every August. The largest herd of wild red deer in England and Exmoor’s unique wild ponies roam the moors just above and around Exford, as they have done since the time of the Domesday Book. A lovely area to explore on your holiday. Further afield: Lynton & Lynmouth (Watersmeet Gorge (National Trust), Valley of the Rocks & Cliff Railway). North Devon Coast (Clovelly, Ilfracombe, Barnstaple, etc). North Devon Coast - sandy surfing beaches (Woolacombe, Croyde Bay, Putsborough, Saunton Sands etc). Cheddar Gorge, Wookey Hole, Burnham On Sea, Weston Super Mare Pier

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas