Abbey Barn

Washford near Watchet, Somerset (Ref. 927231)

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 3

  • Pets No

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    2 Customer Review(s)

    Mrs Sturgeon
    September 2016
    “The barn was indeed luxurious in ...”
    The barn was indeed luxurious in many ways but there were several aspects which were rather disappointing. The lack of a wardrobe and storage space in one of the bedrooms was particularly strange given that there was plenty of space to put said items of furniture. The occupants of this room had no alternative but to live out of a suitcase. There was no shower curtain round one of the baths so water went everywhere when the shower was used. This made the floor very slippery and a health and ...


  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

The property

A beautiful contemporary barn conversion, on the outskirts of the delightful West Somerset village of Washford.

Situated just over two miles from the coast, this stunning barn has been furnished by a well-known interior designer, making it feel spacious and warm, with underfloor heating throughout.

The accommodation is spread over three floors with two sitting rooms and all three of the bedrooms having en-suite facilities, ensuring that this modern holiday home offers plenty of privacy for guests.

The open plan living area is on the first floor and has elevated ceilings and two large windows, making it light and spacious.

The kitchen has granite worktops, an island breakfast bar and range cooker making it a fabulous place for family dining.

In addition to this is a cosy second floor sitting room with an inviting gas fire providing a cosy area for relaxing.

Outside the property is a private enclosed well-manicured courtyard garden plus parking.

Just two miles away is the pretty Watchet beach, plus some beautiful coastal resorts to explore including Minehead and Blue Anchor Beach.

Head inland and spend the day discovering the Quantock Hills, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, and the expanse of the Exmoor National Park.

A fabulous holiday destination, with a huge variety of attractions for everyone, including the West Somerset Railway, historic houses and gardens and plenty of walking and cycling.


Over three floors. Three bedrooms: 1 x ground floor king-size double with dressing room and en-suite bath, separate shower, basin and WC, 1 x ground floor king-size double with en-suite bath, shower over, basin and WC, 1 x second floor double with en-suite shower, basin and WC. First floor basin and WC. First floor open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area. Second floor sitting room with gas fire. Ground floor utility.


  • Electric underfloor heating throughout with gas fire
  • Electric range oven and hob, combination microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, 3 x TVs (one with FreeSat and two with Freeview), CD, WiFi, selection of books
  • Power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Private enclosed courtyard garden with summerhouse and furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 10 mins walk
  • Note: Property next to the A39, therefore some road noise maybe heard.

About the location


Watchet 2 miles; Minehead 6 miles.

Washford is a West Somerset rural village, on the A39 between Minehead and Bridgwater. Located two miles from the pretty coastal port of Watchet, this is an ideal base from which to explore Exmoor National Park and The Quantock Hills, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. There are many pretty coastal and inland villages to explore including Porlock with its steep hill and pretty winding streets, Dunster with dramatic castle perched above the historic village and the busy resort of Minehead with sandy beach, golf course and traditional seaside attractions. An excellent choice of holiday destination for rural beauty, dramatic coastline and splendid walking.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas