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Purchases Barn

Illminster (2.5mls NW), Somerset

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Sleeps 8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms 2
Change Fri
pets Dogs welcome 2
grade 4 star
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / woodburner
Hot tub
Internet access
Working farm
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Family friendly
Decorated for Christmas
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Sophisticated holiday let with sociable rooms, a warming wood burner and relaxing hot tub
  • Take in breathtaking distant views of the Quantocks, Mendips and Glastonbury Tor
  • Venture 4 miles into the Blackdown Hills AONB or 15 miles to the South Coast
Property code: 83501

Set on the fringes of the Blackdown Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, this contemporary barn is perfect for families wishing to tour or walk the region. It boasts a wood burner, striking open-plan kitchen/diner and far reaching views.

Surrounded by the stunning Somerset countryside and close to beaches, towns and superb hiking spots, groups will love this well-equipped four-bedroom home with private hot tub. The home is spacious, contemporary and thoughtfully designed throughout, with room for everyone to enjoy time together or take a breather. Eight guests are welcome here and a canine companion can also come along for the journey. Visit The Activity Centre in Taunton (10 miles) for great group activities such as paddleboarding, kayaking, axe throwing and tree climbing.

This barn has been sympathetically converted making it contemporary but retaining some traditional features, such as exposed beams throughout. The real heart of this home is the open-plan kitchen/diner. It’s a well-equipped space with a central island and an electric AGA oven. There’s plenty of room to prepare and cook meals together as a group. Once you have rustled up something delicious, take a seat at the dining table and admire the countryside views through the bi-folding doors. Warm up on the comfortable seats in front of the wood burner in the lounge before choosing from one of the four bedrooms to get some rest. Doors leading from both the kitchen and lounge head outside onto a large patio area reaching around the front of the property. Soak up the expansive views from the hot tub, dine alfresco on the garden furniture or play games on the undulating lawn. There is plenty of parking available at this property and your nearest pub and shops are 3 miles away.

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  • 4 bedrooms – 2 king-size and 2 twins
  • 2 bathrooms – 1 bathroom with shower over bath and WC, 1 shower room with WC, and 1 separate WC
  • Hot tub
  • Electric AGA and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer and dishwasher
  • Utility room with washing machine
  • Wood burner (first basket of logs included October to April)
  • Smart TV available in the lounge
  • Wi-Fi included
  • The property's water supply is from a natural spring
  • Highchair and travel cot available
  • Patio area with seating and undulating lawn
  • Ample off-road parking
  • Beach 15 miles, pubs and shops 3 miles
  • This property will be decorated for Christmas
  • Arrival: 16:00 onwards
  • Departure: before 10:00, unless otherwise stated in your arrival details
  • 2 dogs allowed. Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week

Placed in a peaceful spot but close to some of the area’s most popular attractions and towns, this home is well situated to explore Somerset and the surrounds. You’ll be on the cusp of the Blackdown Hills, the perfect place to explore on foot or bike. If you prefer soaking up the sea breeze, pop down to the Jurassic Coastline and relax on the beach or walk the coastal path. Lyme Regis (17 miles) is a superb and popular seaside resort with a historic harbour, cobbled streets and a beach with fantastic rock pooling opportunities. Taunton (11.5 miles) has a plethora of shops, restaurants, pubs and bars. Members of the group who love museums will enjoy a trip to Fleet Air Arm Museum (19.5 miles) or Haynes Motor Museum (23 miles). Head to Axminster (11.5 miles), a hotspot for foodies which also has plenty of shops to peruse.

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Sarah Jadali

This property is personally managed by Sarah.

CUSTOMER REVIEWS

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 19 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Brianna 2nd February 2024

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Lovely property with amazing views. Very clean and had everything we needed. The host was very responsive and helpful. We will definitely return!

Reviewed by Michael 26th January 2024

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my family and i had a fantastic time celebrating my 60th birthday, lovely house well kept and designed. the dogs loved the Garden although one did escape twice into the lower field, which was a bit of a worry not the first time she's done it and she'll find any gap in the defences.. large garden and plenty of parking could do with a flood light to Read morelight garden as its v dark. Hide

Reviewed by Sarah 13th October 2023

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We booked this cottage for a weekend away and it surpassed all of our expectations. Beautiful scenic location, lovely spacious house with comfortable beds, fabulous hot tub. Were already hoping to come back next year!

Reviewed by Christine 11th August 2023

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What a lovely property in beautiful surroundings. The barn had everything you could possibly want and had plenty of space for 4 adults and 3 children. The garden was very dog friendly with fantastic views and the hot tub was an added bonus which got used every day. The location is central to many attractions and the coast is only half an hour away.Read more Thank you to Di our host for a wonderful holiday in your beautiful barn. Will have to come back again as a week is not long enough. Hide

Reviewed by Mark 4th August 2023

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Quiet, picturesque and relaxing.

Reviewed by Juliet 30th June 2023

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This is a beautiful property in a stunning location with amazing views. It is very well appointed and spacious. The rooms are well proportioned and it truly does accommodate 8 adults with ease. This was not our first visit to Purchases Barn and it won't be our last!

Reviewed by Paul 25th May 2023

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Reviewed by Kerry-Lea 19th May 2023

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This barn is absolutely fantastic. Our group had the nicest, most relaxing and enjoyable time together. The view is simply spectacular. Its easy to find. The amenities are brilliant and the decor is beautiful. Loads of space and yet still retained a cosy feel. We had such lovely weather too. We will return, as soon as we can. Xx

Reviewed by Sarah 2nd May 2023

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Purchases Barn is spacious, very clean and well equipped. The garden is great for your four legged friend and secure. The added bonus of the hot tub is perfect for relaxing. There is plenty to see and do in the area without having to travel too far. Situated at the top of a hill the views are exceptional and also away from the main road so very peaRead moreceful. Would highly recommend. Hide

Reviewed by Anna 29th April 2023

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A wonderful stay had by myself and friends! The barn was just beautiful and absolutely spotlessly clean. The hot tub was a real added bonus! We will definitely be booking again really soon :-) Di was a great host who was there to answer any questions, offering help when needed. She even allowed us to check in early and have a slightly later check oRead moreut which was very much appreciated! Hide

Reviewed by Lucy 31st March 2023

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We had a fantastic stay at Purchases Barn. The Barn is immaculately clean, the space is well laid out and very comfortable. The views are excellent particularly at sunset and sunrise.

Reviewed by Alison 30th December 2022

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Just returned home after a new years get away. This property is beautiful, Iv never stayed in a holiday let so clean, we honestly thought we were the first to ever stay at the barn. Outdoor area was perfect for our dog to run around as it was nice and secure. The views are amazing, the kids loved spotting the pheasants and deer. I really couldnt faRead moreult anything We cant wait to return Hide

Reviewed by Timothy 22nd December 2022

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Lovely holiday home, really comfortable and almost everything we needed (we did bring our own coffee machine). The hot tub was great and we enjoyed the log burner. Christmas decorations were lovely. Very friendly host.

Reviewed by Sue 19th August 2022

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A beautifully built and located barn. The views are amazing! Local coastal places are easily reached and local amenities in good supply. A most enjoyable stay! Would recommend.

Reviewed by Mary 5th August 2022

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The property was beautifully clean and the decor was tasteful and comfortable. The views from the property were spectacular and really had a positive impact on our stay as we were at home much of the time with 5 under 4s. It was an ideal location to visit a lot of old haunts we used to visit years ago. The only issue for us was the lack of a M&S foRead moreod hall close by. Would definitely stay again but unfortunately it will be too small for our increasing family size moving forward. Hide

Reviewed by Shannon 8th July 2022

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We (6 adults and 1 dog) had a lovely weeks stay at Purchases Barn. On arrival the barn was spotless and had everything we needed. The views are amazing and the hot tub is an added bonus. Di the owner was really helpful with any questions we had. The barn is close by to supermarkets, and Lyme Regis and Seaton are not far away. We would definitely reRead moreturn and would recommend! Hide

Reviewed by Emily 20th May 2022

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We had a wonderful stay at Purchases barn -cant recommend it highly enough! The barn is beautiful - spacious, comfortable, very well-equipped and spotlessly clean. The location was peaceful and the outside space just lovely. Views to die for! Owner was very accommodating and helpful.

Reviewed by Andrea 21st March 2022

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Fantastic spacious property and hot tub.

Reviewed by Phoebe 18th March 2022

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Perfect stay, the views are beautiful especially in the morning with the sunrise! The house is very homely, exceptionally clean, has everything you need & is so spacious and chilled. Close by to supermarkets & chard town. We also went to lyme regis beach on one day & it wasnt far at all. The owner is very helpful & friendly. The hot tub was incrediRead morebly clean and a great added bonus to the stay for relaxing in Hide

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