Jurston Barn is the perfect venue for celebrations, corporate events, family gatherings and getting together with friends. Beautifully converted to exceptionally high standards, this listed four hundred year old barn provides luxury accommodation for up to twelve guests and has received a Five Star Gold Award for its superb facilities, including an indoor swimming pool and sunken hot tub for guests private use.
Sitting in its own grounds, Jurston Barn is located just a ten minute walk from the heart of Wellington, a popular market town offering local pubs, a proper old fashioned butcher, fishmonger, baker, grocer and also a Waitrose. Within a short drive are other excellent eating establishments including The Half Moon in Clayhidon, The Martlett at Langford Budville, the Globe at Appley and The Merry Harriers on the beautiful Blackdown Hills.
Offering a stylish interior that perfectly blends modern convenience with original character, Jurston Barn sits at the end of its own lane. As you approach along the gravel drive, the wooden pool house with ten metre swimming pool, is the first thing you see just before Jurston Barn itself. With six en-suite bedrooms that can either be made up as twins or super-kings, accommodation is flexible and spacious, providing plenty of room to relax both inside and out. The fantastic views are one of the many features of this holiday home, spanning some ten miles to the north to the Brendon and Quantock Hills and the Blackdown Hills to the south. You are in the heart of the picturesque Vale of Taunton Deane and surrounded by lovely countryside.
Conveniently located thirty minutes from the Somerset and Devon coastlines and just six minutes from the M5 motorway, this picturesque part of England is a perfect place for a short break or longer holiday with a good range of day trips on the doorstep. For walkers, there's great walking across the local hills and further afield, with endless opportunities on both Exmoor and Dartmoor, both within eash reach. The area also offers pretty country lanes for cycling, providing an enjoyable way of exploring the local countryside and villages.
A peaceful haven for a relaxing break, the owners keep their horses in the surrounding fields and are able to offer facilities should you wish to bring your own horse. Living in the farm next door, they are on hand to offer as much or as little assistance as required.
Ann Loarridge joined Independent Cottages in November 2013
Jurston Barn offers every comfort you could expect with spacious accommodation with stone floors and underfloor heating throughout the ground floor, plus central heating upstairs. Furnished and equipped to an exceptionally high level of comfort and style, all rooms have televisions, wireless internet access, full Sky Movies/Sports package and iDock.
Outside: There is a child friendly garden with lawn, wooded area and children's play area with slide and trampoline to play on, whilst the adults enjoy drinks and alfresco dining on the large patio area with garden furniture, loungers for relaxing and barbecue. There is parking for several cars.
Additional information: Short breaks are offered all year round and typically start on a Monday and Friday (please enquire if you want alternative days). Cots, toddler beds and high chair are available by arrangement. The property is wheelchair accessible. Hen and stag nights considered - please enquire with the owner. Unfortunately no pets. Linen, towels, heating and electricity included in the price.
Star Rating: 5 Star Gold
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We have one four-night midweek available in August, 10-14. Normally priced at £2995, now £2695.