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Willow Barn

Shapwick, Somerset (Ref. 1061367)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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Features

  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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18 Customer Reviews

  • "We were very impressed with Willow Barn, very high standards all round."

    The owners are most helpful and friendly showing us how to work the cooker etc.when we arrived. The area is beautiful and our week was perfect. Thank you.

    Reviewed by MarilynMay 2022

  • "Willow Barn was set in a idilic location and was superbly decorated and furnished to a high standard ."

    Thanks to Helen and Andrew we had the perfect week exploring the Somerset Levels.

    Reviewed by JanetApr 2022

  • "The Barn lived up to expectations if not exceeded them."

    The owners were very helpful friendly but not intrusive. Lovely welcome pack of fresh milk tea coffee and biscuits. Would definitely stay here again in the future. The property had everything you would need , well appointed kitchen and bathroom with amazing walk in shower. One tiny thing but this is a personal preference is to have bath sheets as opposed to bath towels, otherwise everything perfect.

    Reviewed by JulieMar 2022

  • "Lovely area to stay."

    The cottage is fantastic and the shower is amazing especially after the wet and windy walks. Close to Clark’s village shopping and other amenities. Thanks for a great holiday

    Reviewed by IanFeb 2022

  • "A well appointed and comfortable cottage with attentive and friendly owners."

    We had a lovely four night stay and enjoyed the comfy bed, incredible shower (one of the best we’ve experienced in a holiday cottage), the huge sofa in the living room and large log burner. The kitchen is very high spec and well equipped too. With a solid and reliable WiFi, a large smart tv with Netflix, and the underfloor heating, this cottage provides all you need for a splendid break.

    Reviewed by PaulJan 2022

  • "We had a lovely week in Willow Barn over the New Year period."

    The cottage was absolutely spotless, with furnishings and fixtures & fittings of a very high standard. We felt completely at home and relaxed straightaway. Andrew, the owner couldn't have been more friendly and helpful. He went out of his way to ensure that everything was done to make our stay comfortable. The cottage is in a great spot to explore Somerset and the surrounding nature reserves. Thanks again, Andrew for a great stay.

    Reviewed by MarkDec 2021

  • "Exceptionally clean, efficient underfloor heating and fantastic log burner."

    Just a shame there is no separate freezer or even a freezer compartment in the fridge. Hosts live next door and were very friendly and welcoming. Very quick to respond to our messages.

    Reviewed by RobertNov 2021

  • "The best place we have ever stayed at, with brilliant owners."

    Reviewed by AOct 2021

  • "Had an amazing stay , the cottage was fantastic and everything was provided for ..."

    Had an amazing stay , the cottage was fantastic and everything was provided for Thank you Andrew and Helen for making our stay perfect

    Reviewed by NigelOct 2021

  • "Lovely barn conversion in a nice location ..."

    Lovely barn conversion in a nice location Best cleaning we have seen in a long time Place was spotless and facilities lovely Was very comfortable Owner was very friendly and accomodating

    Reviewed by HuwOct 2021

  • "Very comfortable accommodation, spotlessly clean and well equipped."

    Would happily recommend to our friends.

    Reviewed by MorineSep 2021

  • "A fantastic property in a peaceful location."

    Very clean too. Owners were friendly and really helpful as well.

    Reviewed by StephenSep 2021

  • "Friendly owner, helpful with additional needs."

    Property was well maintained and exceptionally clean.

    Reviewed by FrederickAug 2021

  • "The barn was beautiful and very clean, a lovely place to stay great location and the owner was so helpful and friendly."

    Reviewed by SophieAug 2021

  • "Lovely cottage, we really enjoyed our stay and will readily recommend the cottage."

    Andrew is a lovely host.

    Reviewed by RuthJul 2021

  • "The cottage was immaculate and the owners were very helpful."

    The location was ideally placed for visiting places of interest and the coast.

    Reviewed by CaroleJun 2021

  • "Located in a lovely village."

    Cottage was spotless and very comfortable.

    Reviewed by VickyJun 2021

  • "Beautiful cottage had everything we needed and was in a great location."

    The owners were really kind and helpful, had a lovely holiday.

    Reviewed by JoannaApr 2021

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Summary

  • Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size, 1 x double
  • Shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove
  • Gas thermostatically controlled heating, underfloor heating and woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, washer/dryer, dishwasher, TV and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Ample off-road parking
  • Enclosed rear garden with patio featuring outdoor seating, and a lawned area
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 1.7 miles, pub 1 miles
  • Note: Mezzanine walk-way with glass pane overlooking the sitting room, please take caution and supervise children at all times

The property

Nestled within the stunning greenery of the Polden Hills, lies this hidden gem.

Renovated with stylish and contemporary interiors throughout whilst retaining its traditional charm through features such as the exposed stonework and original beams, Willow Barn is sure to add a touch of luxury to any self-catering stay.

Step inside this fabulous abode and be welcomed into a gorgeous kitchen with impressive quartz worktops and a sea of sleek electrical appliances such as a built-in microwave, oven and hob, together creating the perfect space to show off your culinary skills as you prepare a loving meal for all of your guests.

Take your seat at the dining table and be sure to crack open a bottle of bubbly, raising a glass to precious time with loved ones before tucking into your fantastic feast.

Cross the heated floors over to the sitting room, where you can place a log on the woodburning stove before settling down on the plush corner sofa and losing yourself in an entertaining movie on the flat-screen TV.

When the sun is shining and the weather is warm, open up the bifold doors in the sitting room and delight in an afternoon soaking up the sunshine out on the patio.

or indulge in a picnic on the well-manicured lawn.

Back inside, guests can admire the striking mezzanine walk-way as they wander through the first floor and discover a bright and sophisticated family shower room, hosting a spacious walk-in shower.

Also on the first floor are two homely bedrooms consisting of a king-size and a double, each complete with fresh linens and a warm ambiance, an ideal space to lay your head to rest at the end of the day.

Experience the very best of this beautiful part of the country with days spent hiking through Loxley Wood where you can spot ancient trees and colourful flowers, or on a scenic stroll through the RSPB Ham Wall, both right on your doorstep.

Venture into the heart of Glastonbury to see iconic landmarks such as the Glastonbury Tor and Market Cross, or take tours of the popular Somerset Rural Life Museum and Glastonbury Tribunal.

Over in Bridgwater, the Saltlands Community Woodland and Bridgwater Bay National Nature Reserve makes for an excellent afternoon in the great outdoors, whilst Burnham-on-Sea is home to soft sandy beaches and superb landscaped gardens.

Whether you’re travelling with children or not, Apex Leisure & Wildlife Park and Tropiquaria Wildlife Park are well-worth a visit, and Funland Theme Park can be found just a short drive away in the bustling resort of Weston-Super-Mare.

Embark on an unforgettable adventure in the Quantock Hills, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty filled with mesmerising landmarks and unrivalled views of the coast and country, or hop in the car and head for Yeovil where you can grab dinner and drinks in one of the many well-established restaurants that line the area, before returning to the neighboring village of Ashcott for a quick pint with the locals.

With all this to do and more, Willow Barn is the ultimate choice for your next escape to Somerset.

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About the location

SHAPWICK

Glastonbury 6 miles; Street 4 miles.

The pretty, little Somerset village of Shapwick can be found on the Somerset Levels, an Area of Special Scientific Interest, a low-lying marshy area which stretches from the Mendip Hills as far as Taunton, crossed by numerous drainage channels called rhynes, where willows are grown for basket making, and a bird-watchers paradise. The village became famous in 1998 for the discovery of the largest hoard of Roman silver ever found in the United Kingdom. Shapwick provides a great touring base, as the town of Street, famous for the Clarks Shopping Village, and the historic town of Glastonbury, well known for its Abbey, Tor, and Festival, are both only a short drive. Just a little further afield can be found Wells Cathedral as well as the beaches at Burnham-on-Sea and Weston Super Mare, with Wookey Hole and Cheddar Gorge both easily accessible. This really is an ideal location for an interesting holiday at any time of the year.

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