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Willow Barn

(Ref. 1021740)

Cucklington near Wincanton, Somerset Show on map

4.9

Sykes rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets No

Features

  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • Broadband / WiFi

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  • willow (7)
  • cottage (7)
  • recommend (7)
  • quiet (7)
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17 Customer Reviews

  • "We spent a fabulous week here in early October."

    It’s a spotlessly clean, comfortable little bungalow. Set in wonderful countryside it was very peaceful and quiet, just what we wanted. It was lovely to see Herbie the horse being looked after in the stables close by and frolicking in the paddock. The visits from little Puzzle the dog each day were a joy. Many thanks to owners Karen and Campbell for their hospitality. They are lovely people and very informative.

    Reviewed by Gillian5.0Oct 2023

  • "Absolutely Fabulous little cottage."

    Perfect for our week's break in the area. Beautiful quiet surroundings and very restful. Karen, Cameron and Puzzle were excellent hosts and we would deffinitely recommend them and Willow Barn to anyone wishing to stay in the area.

    Reviewed by Marjorie5.0Sep 2023

  • "Peaceful rural location."

    Well maintained .Owners very helpful and within easy distance of any attractions.Parking good as husband has disabilities.All positive

    Reviewed by Carol5.0Jul 2023

  • "We thoroughly enjoyed stay,at willow barn, hopefully return again soon at a later date."

    Alma Tony , Shropshire.

    Reviewed by Tony5.0May 2023

  • "Willow Barn - Cucklington, Wincanton."

    A very comfortable, immaculate and well equipped accommodation with every home comfort. Peace and tranquility, ideal for us, while searching potential areas for future retirement relocation in Somerset or Dorset. Chris J Hayling Island.

    Reviewed by Christopher5.0May 2023

  • "My Wife, Son and I really enjoyed our stay at Willow Barn."

    A perfect base for us to enjoy all that the West Country has to offer. The property was spacious and equipped with everything needed to enjoy both short breaks and anything longer. I wouldn’t hesitate in returning ourselves or recommending Willow Barn to others.

    Reviewed by Michael5.0Apr 2023

  • "One of the best properties we have visited."

    Wonderful hosts in a beautiful setting.

    Reviewed by Jonathan5.0Mar 2023

  • "Stayed for 3 weeks whilst between house moves, absolutely lovely."

    Great quiet location, stunning views, and a joy to watch Herbie in the paddock opposite enjoying his retirement from international eventing. Cottage was all we could have asked for, well equipped, very comfortable and cosy. Short drive to Wincanton or Gillingham for supermarket shopping, close to Longleat and National Trust properties. Easy day trips to the Jurassic Coast. Karen and Campbell were perfect hosts, and we made friends with their little dog Puzzle. Would highly recommend a stay here.

    Reviewed by Colin5.0Nov 2022

  • "Lovely cottage in a tramquil setting."

    The cottage was clean and comfortable with everything you need. The information pack had some great ideas for days out, lots of National Trust properties nearby and near enough to the coast for a day out. Would definately recommend a stay at Willow Barn.

    Reviewed by Helen5.0Sep 2022

  • "Karen & Campbell made us most welcome, the proprty was superb in all respects."

    Anything that we wished to know, whether it be about the property or places to visit, they were a font of knowledge. Though we were primarily visiting friends and family this is a very good location for visiting National Trust propertys, or the seaside with Weymouth and Durdle Door all a reasonable distance away. Also plenty of places to have walks and to eat out. We will be going back!

    Thank you! We loved meeting you. Property Owner

    Reviewed by David5.0Jul 2022

  • "We found it a little isolated and the roads and lanes around very narrow so beware if taking a bigger type of transport."

    No complaints about cottage .

    Reviewed by Norma4.7Sep 2021

  • "Very quiet countryside location."

    Great hosts, who are happy to chat and recommend places to visit. On arrival found a bowl of fruit, milk in fridge along with Tea/ Coffee.

    Reviewed by Roger5.0Jul 2021

  • "Quiet, well-equipped cottage in rural location."

    Friendly and knowledgeable owners provided lots of information on things to do in the area. So much to see as located on the Dorset/Somerset border, conveniently located to explore both counties.

    Reviewed by Karen4.1Jul 2021

  • "A very well appointed cottage in a serene environment."

    Our hosts, Karen and Campbell, were most helpful and pleasantly engaging. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and would strongly recommend Willow Barn.

    Reviewed by Robert4.7Jul 2021

  • "Very nice place with friendly hosts in a very quiet location but good access to surrounding area"

    Reviewed by Michael5.0Jun 2021

  • "The cottage was extremely clean, the owners, Cameron & Karen were very friendly and knowledgable about the area."

    We found the cottage to be one of the best we have stayed in (this comment is not restricted to Sykes), so warm and cosy, the grounds and surrounding areas had some amazing views, enjoyable, despite the weather. Would definitely recommend and we will hopefully return in the future

    Reviewed by Peter5.0May 2021

  • "We absolutely loved Willow Barn, fantastic views, the peace and quiet was exceptional, really nice, friendly owners who made sure everything was ok when we arrived, even milk in the fridge."

    We thoroughly enjoyed our week there and would recommend it to anyone wanting a base to explore Somerset/Dorset.

    Reviewed by Leslie5.0Sep 2020

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Summary

  • All-ground-floor
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin
  • Shower room with basin and WC
  • Open-plan living room with kitchen, dining area and comfortable sitting area
  • Shared laundry room
  • Oil central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, fridge freezer, microwave, CD/radio, TV with DVD player, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking
  • Patio area with furniture
  • No smoking
  • Shop 3 miles, pub 2 miles
  • Note: The laundry room is shared with Little Barn next door and contains a washing machine, tumble dryer, iron and ironing board
  • Note: We regret no children below 7 years of age

The property

Wincanton 3.5 miles.

Sitting in the south Somerset countryside is this beautiful dairy conversion, with rambling roses around the door to invite you in, and south facing countryside views to admire on a bright day, Willow Barn is a homely retreat.

Attached to its neighbour, Little Barn, and next door to the owners’ home and stables, it’s a perfect location for a rural getaway suitable for a small family or a group of friends.

The property benefits from being set all on the ground floor, with an open-plan living space providing several areas to relax in, decorated in a simple but elegant décor.

The kitchen offers several appliances for cooking up a delicious evening meal, which you can serve up either at the breakfast bar or at the dining table.

Enjoy your favourite TV show while you spread out on one of the two plush sofas, or simply read the latest best seller that you bought just for this holiday.

Open up the doors to the south-facing patio and relax with a drink in the evening sun, enjoying endless beautiful sunsets.

When it’s time to retreat to your bedroom for some rest, choose from either the double room or the twin room, both providing tranquil sleeping spots and offering ample storage for your belongings.

Explore the outside surroundings, walk along the long sweeping drive next to the paddocks with horses, or wander through the garden past the pond.

Venture further out and into the Cranborne Chase AONB where you will enjoy wonderful days of walks and rambles experiencing beautiful scenery.

Visit Stourhead, a palladian mansion and world famous landscape garden run by the National Trust, north of Willow Barn and offering a lovely day out.

The town of Wincanton is a lively and sweet town.

There are many shops and is home to a golf course and the Wincanton Races.

Willow Barn is a fantastic country home perfect for a trip to Somerset at any time of year.

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About the location

WINCANTON

Glastonbury 20 miles.

A small yet charming town in Somerset in the South West of England that offers traditional stone buildings with thatched roofs. Despite being small in size, Wincanton offers an awful lot for you to do. During your stay you could visit Wincanton races, the Discworld Emporium or the golf club as well as a splendid variety of independent shops, pubs and restaurants to enjoy at your leisure. Wincanton sits just outside the Cranborne Chase AONB as well as many other areas of natural beauty and awe. The popular destination of Glastonbury is within a short drive.

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Please note: Property does not accept bookings with children under the age of 7.
Please note: Minimum booking length of 3 nights, anything less will be cancelled.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
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