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Farthingwood Barn

Farthingwood Barn, Dunster, Somerset

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Sleeps a maximum of: 6

Pricing From: £400.00 - 1300.00

Set on 20 acres of farmland in the rolling Exmoor countryside, The Farthingwood Barn at North Wheddon Farm is a spacious barn conversion sleeping 6. Sympathetically converted and furnished in rustic country style to ensure a comfortable and relaxing holiday, the house has everything needed for a home from home feeling. Having admired the stunning scenery, enter Farthingwood Barn and relax.

The living room has comfortable sofas that are ideal for lounging on after a day out exploring all that Exmoor and Devon has to offer. The large, well equipped kitchen/dining room is perfect for creating hearty breakfasts before taking a walk around the spacious grounds or for making plans for the next days fun activities. The ground floor also has a bedroom that can be made up as a twin or a super king and adjacent to a bathroom with shower and toilet.

The Farthingwood Barn is an L-shaped barn and upstairs, at either end of the barn are two further bedrooms, a master double bedroom with ensuite and a larger double that again can be either a twin or super king size. At the rear of the property is a garden with gate access to the lower paddock, take a leisurely stroll through the farm, admiring the views or stopping to feed the farm animals, ducks and free range chickens. The Farthingwood Barn, and North Wheddon Farm, are an ideal base from which to explore the local Devon area.

With stunning views across rolling countryside, it may be hard to tear yourself away and take time to visit all that this lovely part of the country has to offer. Make the short journey to Dunster and walk through the beautiful, medieval village. Stroll through grounds at Dunster Castle admiring the views of the Quantock hills and across the moors of Exmoor.

Travel a little further afield to Minehead with its promenade and long, sandy beach, and pebble beach near the harbour, which stretches for a mile and gives views across the Bristol Channel to Wales. The South West Coast Path begins on the quayside in Minehead and winds its way around the coastline to Poole in Dorset: the start is marked by a huge sculpture of a pair of hands holding a map.Take a walk up The Parade to admire the vibrant floral displays and sample the cafes, pubs and restaurants.

Exmoor National Park provides endless opportunities for walkers and Farthingwood Barn provides an ideal base for enjoying all it has to offer. Dunkery Beacon is nearby and is the highest point in the park and the Brendon Hills sit to the east and are one of the parks quieter hidden gems. With family friendly farm animals and its glorious surroundings Farthingwood Barn is the ideal place to stay to use as a base in order to visit and explore the local area and all that it has to offer.

See the owners website for further details of all that Farthingwood Barn and North Wheddon Farm has to offer.

Pet friendly accommodation Pet Friendly


Location Type

Car Required

1 Double Bedroom
2 Twin Bedrooms

Ground Floor Facilities
Ground Floor Bedroom
Ground Floor Toilet
Ground Floor Shower

Washing Machine
Tumble dryer

Internet Access
Wireless Broadband

TV - Satellite or Cable
DVD Player

Leisure Equipment
Patio Furniture

Garden/Terrace/Play area
Private garden
Enclosed garden / play area

Parking available
Off road parking

Activities within 20min drive of the property
Wind Surfing
Mountain Biking
Horse Riding
Pub/Bar within 1 mile

Local Water Sports

Approximate Location

Map is approximate and should only be used to get a rough idea of the cottage location.

Get an Ordnance Survey map covering the Dunster area.

Nearest Attractions

Heritage Rated from 1- 5 (low-exceptional) on historic interest

Winsford, St Mary Magdalene's Church - 2.6 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Holnicote Estate - 4.8 miles (Countryside) Heritage Rating

Gallox Bridge - 5 miles (Historic Building) Heritage Rating

Selworthy, All Saints Church - 5.1 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Dunster Working Watermill - 5.1 miles (Historic Building) Heritage Rating

Withypool, St Andrew's Church - 5.1 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Dunster Yarn Market - 5.2 miles (Historic Building) Heritage Rating

Dunster Butter Cross - 5.2 miles (Historic Building) Heritage Rating

Dunster Castle - 5.2 miles (Castle) Heritage Rating

Bury Castle - 5.3 miles (Prehistoric Site) Heritage Rating

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