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Higher Sweethay Farm

Taunton (2mls S), Somerset

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Sleeps 8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms 3
Change Fri
pets Dogs welcome 1
grade 4 star
Enclosed garden / patio
Hot tub
Internet access
Working farm
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Family friendly
Indoor swimming pool
Swimming pool
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Stunning detached rural residence offering beautiful countryside views with a hot tub
  • Lovingly fitted and furnished to provide a comfortable home from home
  • Perfectly placed for touring the whole of Somerset and also into Devon
Property code: 80604

This fabulous property nestles in a delightful rural setting yet with an array of amenities nearby, boasts a lovely selection of creature comforts and has been fitted and furnished in a contemporary country style.

Brilliantly located for exploring its neighbouring Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty, this pretty property sits just 3 miles from the heart of Taunton where you can indulge in retail therapy and access local amenities. Sleeping eight guests across four rooms, whisk family and friends away to this bolthole for celebratory catch-ups and days spent exploring. Return home and cosy up by the wood burner-effect electric fire or continue spending time in the great outdoors and sit down on the patio for a sizzling BBQ.

Step inside and make yourselves at home in the spacious, stylish rooms. Unpack goodies and fill the kitchen cupboards ready for dinner time when the designated chef can experiment with flavour in this beautifully appointed space. The wine cooler and dishwasher are welcome features, get your tipple chilling over dinner before wasting no time with the washing up. Dine in the conservatory which houses the large table, in addition to a sofa and a TV, or throw open the doors and take your plate outside to dine alfresco. The conservatory is also a great place to gather with a morning mug of something warm in front of the day’s weather report, or meet at the breakfast bar in the kitchen to discuss your upcoming adventures. After long days, spend time relaxing in the lounge where a wood burner-effect electric fire promises to keep you warm and there is plenty of space to cover the floor with board games for competitive nights. If you fancy a calming dip in the owner’s heated, indoor pool, have a chat and make the arrangements before travelling 2 miles to the family farm and diving in. Hit the pillow in one of four first-floor bedrooms and sink in for a peaceful night’s sleep. The contemporary family bathroom has a bath so you can enjoy a soak to start the day or freshen up with a reviving shower and get ready to head out. There is off-road parking for four cars.

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  • 4 bedrooms - 3 king-size and 1 twin
  • 2 en-suite shower rooms with WC, 1 bathroom with bath, separate shower and WC, and 1 additional WC
  • Everhot Range oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, wine cooler and dishwasher
  • Utility with washing machine and tumble dryer
  • Hot tub
  • Smart TV in the lounge and conservatory/diner
  • 1 x Travel cot and 1 x high chair available on request
  • Additional info - by arrangement with the owner guests benefit from access to an indoor heated pool located on the family farm just two miles away
  • Charcoal BBQ
  • Private off-road parking for 4 cars
  • Beach 20 miles, pub and shop within walking distance
  • Arrival: 16:00 onwards
  • Departure: before 10:00 unless otherwise stated in your arrival details
  • 1 dog allowed. Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week

For a day out filled with delicious bites to eat and retail therapy, travel 30 miles to the vibrant city of Exeter and browse the shops and the cathedral before venturing to the quayside for a tasty meal. A 30-mile journey in the opposite direction will take you to the highest point on Exmoor National Park, Dunkery Beacon, great for a hike and exploring both on and off the beaten track. For family fun, head 19.5 miles north to the coast for a beach day. The beach at Doniford is great for little ones with its abundance of rock pools and fossils to be discovered. Your canine companion is allowed to wander the beach all year round.

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This property is personally managed by Jolie.

CUSTOMER REVIEWS

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 19 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Susan 3rd June 2022

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Reviewed by Bridget 27th May 2022

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Fabulous property perfect for family holidays. Peaceful location with great views. Children & dog enjoyed the large safe garden. Hot tub and use of swimming pool are a bonus. Host Jenny is very welcoming & nothing is too much trouble. If you have an issue she is there within minutes to solve it.

Reviewed by Kim 20th May 2022

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Just back from a really lovely week st Higher Sweethay Farm. The property is really lovely and in the perfect location for our family. Lovely and clean and very peaceful. The house has everything you need for a comfortable stay. We really enjoyed relaxing in the large garden and in the hot tub. We were very sad to leave! We would highly recommend SRead moreomerset sheep trekking and Stoke Wood Alpaca Trekking both just 10 to 15 minutes away and great for animal lovers young and old. Definitely be back! Hide

Reviewed by Nicola 6th May 2022

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Reviewed by Treyvond 5th November 2021

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Great value for money, good location not far from the city centre. Host were really nice and was around when anything needed. Would highly recommend to anyone else that is looking for a quick get away. Will definitely be back.

Reviewed by Olivia 22nd October 2021

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Lovely location. Lots of walks nearby. Peaceful location. Well equipped property. Ideal location within reach of Taunton and other popular places

Reviewed by Kate 15th October 2021

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Beautiful cottage, very comfortable, everything you could possibly need. Hot tub was so lovely to use each day. Jenny was very welcoming and the cottage was an excellent base to explore

Reviewed by Tracey 8th October 2021

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Lovely property in a lovely location. Spotless and well equipped. Everything you need is provided. We will definitely return. Great location for getting out and about.

Reviewed by Tara 1st October 2021

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Our group of friends really enjoyed our stay here. The house is modern, spacious and beautifully decorated. Everything looks brand new. Comfortable beds, fantastic huge fridge and freezer, which was most appreciated. The garden is large and well equipped. Very enjoyable stay. Thank you x

Reviewed by Paul 17th September 2021

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Lovely property set in a beautiful rural location yet within easy reach of Taunton and all its amenities. The house was well equipped, comfortable and well decorated. The hot tub was an added bonus as was the use of the pool at a nearby family farm. The host, Jenny, and her daughter were very pleasant and extremely helpful.

Reviewed by Koren 10th September 2021

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The house was very homely and well equipped. Hot tub and use of indoor pool was an added bonus. The location was ideal for us close enough to the town and main routes but far enough away to have a tranquil and relaxing environment

Reviewed by Louise 27th August 2021

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A beautiful cottage to stay and visit Taunton and surrounding areas with plenty of space, great for larger groups. Hot tub and access to a private pool were an added bonus to our stay.

Reviewed by Fiona 13th August 2021

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Fabulous house &addition of hot tub since booking great swimming pool. We are multi generational family of 8. Aged 1 to mid 50's & house was great for all. Great out door space, kitchen extremely well equipped with huge fridge & freezer & a wine cooler , had a food delivery from Morrisons no problem, 2 great smart tv's plenty of space extremely cleRead morean house. Beds very comfortable. Great base for exploring Vivary Park in Taunton is a gem. Knightshays house Tiverton. Wellington monument & others. Hide

Reviewed by Margaret 6th August 2021

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A lovely spacious house in a quiet location. The use of a shared pool at a nearby farm was a great added bonus.

Reviewed by Jenny 23rd July 2021

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Amazing accommodation with lots of room for 6 adults and 2 children. Hot tub is a great way to relax. Access to the swimming pool a short drive away was a bonus. Ideally situated for days out to the north or south coast. Lovely views from property. Well equipped. Great owner. Very helpful.

Reviewed by Phil 16th July 2021

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Reviewed by Rachel 9th July 2021

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Fabulous property, very light and airy lots of space so guests dont feel on top of each other. Garden space is really large open lawn which is great for kids to play games & run a round on, hot tub is also an additional bonus for relaxing at the end of the day. Would definitely recommend, owner very helpful.

Reviewed by Alanna 18th June 2021

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Reviewed by Melissa 28th May 2021

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We have just returned from a fantastic week at Higher Sweethay Farm! The house & garden were simply beautiful and perfect for our family (4 adults, 3 children, 1 dog). It felt like home instantly. The owner was responsive to messages and very helpful. The indoor pool is a short drive away. Clean with changing rooms, shower, toilet, seating for thosRead moree not swimming and a lovely temperature. Highly recommend after a day of sightseeing! Cannot recommend this property enough! Hide

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