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View towards the property
Large family kitchen/dining area
Farmhouse kitchen/dining room
Character features throughout
Spacious hallway
First lounge
King-size bedroom
King-size bedroom
King-size bedroom
King-size bedroom with en-suite bathroom
King-size bedroom with en-suite bathroom
En-suite bathroom
Twin bedroom
Twin bedroom
Second twin bedroom
King-size bedroom with en-suite shower room
King-size bedroom with en-suite shower room
Double bedroom with en-suite shower room
Double bedroom with en-suite shower room
Skittle alley
Full size snooker table
Shared indoor heated swimming pool
Shared outdoor play equipment
Shared outdoor play equipment
Shared outdoor play equipment
1 / 25  View towards the property
2 / 25  Large family kitchen/dining area
3 / 25  Farmhouse kitchen/dining room
4 / 25  Character features throughout
5 / 25  Spacious hallway
6 / 25  First lounge
7 / 25  King-size bedroom
8 / 25  King-size bedroom
9 / 25  King-size bedroom
10 / 25  King-size bedroom with en-suite bathroom
11 / 25  King-size bedroom with en-suite bathroom
12 / 25  En-suite bathroom
13 / 25  Twin bedroom
14 / 25  Twin bedroom
15 / 25  Second twin bedroom
16 / 25  King-size bedroom with en-suite shower room
17 / 25  King-size bedroom with en-suite shower room
18 / 25  Double bedroom with en-suite shower room
19 / 25  Double bedroom with en-suite shower room
20 / 25  Skittle alley
21 / 25  Full size snooker table
22 / 25  Shared indoor heated swimming pool
23 / 25  Shared outdoor play equipment
24 / 25  Shared outdoor play equipment
25 / 25  Shared outdoor play equipment

Kibbear Farmhouse

Taunton (2mls S), Somerset
Sleeps 14
Bedrooms 7
Bathrooms 6
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 1
4 star
Complex of properties
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / woodburner
Hot tub
Internet access
Working farm
Games / Play facilities
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

  • Period farmhouse in great location for touring
  • Private games room, full size snooker table, skittle alley and hot tub
  • Use of on-site indoor heated swimming pool and children’s play area
  • Perfectly placed for exploring both Somerset and Devon
  • Quantock Hills AONB and beach at Weston-Super-Mare within easy reach
  • Take a ride on the West Somerset Railway and visit Exmoor National Park

Property code: 26788

This stunning property has been lovingly furnished to provide a comfortable home from home. With an array of amenities close-by and conveniently close to the M5, it provides for a fun-filled holiday.

Make the most of this great location and venture to both the north and south coast, including visits to Brean, Watchet, Weston-Super-Mare, Seaton, Lyme Regis and Sidmouth. The county town of Taunton is virtually on your doorstep and the beautiful cathedral city of Exeter is just a short drive away. Outdoors enthusiasts are also well-catered for with the stunning Quantock and Blackdown Hills nearby, both Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty and providing some excellent walking and cycling terrain. Alternatively, enjoy a round of golf at one of the local courses. Other attractions and places of interest accessible from here include numerous National Trust properties, the West Somerset Railway and Exmoor National Park, famed for its beautifully rugged scenery.

Entering the property from the side door you immediately find yourself in a lovely spacious country-style kitchen/diner, complete with AGA (operational October to March inclusive), electric range oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and even a wood burner. Venturing further into the property you then discover two beautifully appointed lounges, both with TV's and one with a wood burner and DVD, and comfortable seating for 14 is spread across these rooms. There is also a useful additional WC located on this floor next to the formal front door to the property. The next room is a large utility with washing machine, tumble dryer and additional fridge/freezer and here is the perfect place to store jackets and wellies having spent a day exploring the surrounding countryside. This room then leads to one of the best features of the property, a very well equipped games area (available to use from 10am to 10pm each day) with antique skittle alley, full size snooker table and cosy seating area with a further wood burner. The split-level first floor is divided into two wings and approached by two separate staircases. Ascending the first staircase you will find yourself amongst the largest arrangement of bedrooms and working forwards from the furthest away there is a spacious twin bedroom, king-size bedroom, a king-size with en-suite bathroom with shower attachment on bath and WC, a second twin bedroom, and a lastly further spacious king-size. Located in the same wing there is also a bathroom with shower attachment on bath, separate shower and WC; and two additional shower rooms, both with WC. On the other side of the property and approached via the second cottage style staircase, you will find the two remaining bedrooms, one king-size and one double both with en-suite shower room and WC.

Heading outside, further treats are in store and here you will discover a large enclosed garden with lawn, garden furniture, BBQ, and private hot-tub. Further to this guests also benefit from use of the on-site bio-mass heated shared indoor swimming pool and children's play area with selection of equipment, including swing, slide and climbing frame. There is also ample private off-road parking provided.

Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.

  • 7 bedrooms – 4 king-size, 1 double and 2 twin
  • 1 bathroom, 1 en-suite bathroom, 2 shower rooms, 2 en-suite shower rooms and 2 separate WC
  • AGA (operational October to March inclusive), electric range oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer and dishwasher
  • Utility with washing machine, tumble dryer and additional fridge/freezer
  • Private hot-tub, and use of heated shared indoor swimming pool. Swimming pool is closed: Friday 4pm-6.30pm, Saturday 8am-12.30pm, Monday 4pm-6.30pm Term time only
  • Private games area with antique skittle alley and full size snooker table - available to use from 10am to 10pm each day
  • Shared children's play area with selection of equipment, including swing, slide and climbing frame
  • 3 wood burners (please note logs can be purchased by prior request)
  • Electric and central heating included
  • Ample private off-road parking
  • Wi-Fi included
  • Regret no smoking
  • 1 dog welcome
  • Beach 20 miles, pub and shop all within walking distance
  • Arrival 4.30pm
  • Complex of properties
  • TV in both lounges
  • Please kindly note that on each floor there are steps separating most rooms and levels
  • Please note that there are cottage style stairs in the property

If adventure calls and you're a keen walker or just love a wander through beautiful scenery, set out and explore the Somerset countryside. Quantock Hills (7.5 miles) and Blackdown Hills (2.5 miles), both Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty, are to the north and south of the property, respectively, and Exmoor National Park (18 miles) is also within reach. Enjoy a visit to Hestercombe House and Gardens (6 miles), and for a family day out with a difference, Diggerland Devon is a 17-mile drive.

This property is personally managed by Eloise.


From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 20 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Erika 17th January 2020

This is the 3rd time our family of 14 have stayed in the Farmhouse and we had another great time here celebrating a 60th birthday. The big bonus is the swimming pool, but we also enjoyed the skittle alley, the refurbished snooker table and the hot tub. There is so much space that we never felt on top of each other and the huge dining table allows uRead mores all to eat together and play boisterous board games late in to the evening. Hide

Reviewed by Cheryl 10th January 2020

Really lovely house, perfect for our family birthday weekend away with 8 adults and 6 children. Lots to do. Plenty of kitchen equipment to cook a big roast, games and dvds for kids. Pool & hot tub was lovely. The only down side was the games room. Its almost like a small pub set up and perfect for gatherings but you have to be out by 10pm! Ideally Read morethis would have been where wed stay so we could play snooker, darts & skittles as a family. Otherwise, a really lovely property. Hide

Reviewed by William 20th December 2019

My family stayed in the farmhouse + the byre for Christmas 2019. The games room facilities in the farmhouse available made this rental exceptional (along with the hot tub and swimming pool which were very well used). We loved the old quirky nature of the farmhouse. That means creaky floorboards, unlevel floors and doors that needed a bit of a shoveRead more to open at times. Like I say, we loved that but maybe not everyone would. The byre in contrast was finished to a high modern spec (great)! Hide

Reviewed by Amy 18th November 2019

What a lovely property, we had a wonderful break with extended family and the cottage was so well equipped for such a large party. The swimming pool and hot tub were fabulous and the snooker and skittles brought out everyones competitive side. We wish we could have stayed longer!!!

Reviewed by Susan 8th November 2019

It was great and a lovely house for a family get together.

Reviewed by Sally 1st November 2019

It was a fabulous place to celebrate my 70th birthday with friends. The space is amazing and we were all able to do our own thing; some could swim while others played snooker, went walking, worked on a jigsaw or just sat and read. The amount of glassware, crockery and cutlery is the best I have come across in any holiday rental. When we had a problRead moreem it was sorted out speedily, efficiently and courteously. Georgina and team went above and beyond in helping us have a really great time. Hide

Reviewed by Angela 27th September 2019

Lovely farmhouse,fully equipped for our needs,we were celebrating a 60th birthday, age range 16 months to 60 years,we had a lovely weekend & would recommend it as a relaxing venue to chill & have fun,

Reviewed by Lynn 13th September 2019

Cottage was lovely and charming great amount of space for the toddlers to run about in and for the adults to feel relaxed. The games room was lovely but snooker table needs a refurb quite a few rips on it. The most disappointing part was the hot tub gets emptied on the night before you leave so we were all ready for one more family dip and was veryRead more sad to see that part of our holiday was taken from us a day early. When you pay for a 7 day holiday I expected the facilities to last 7 days. Hide

Reviewed by Ronald 9th August 2019

The cottage was very comfortable if a little draughty and creaky. The facilities were excellent and the swimming pool and hot tub were excellent and much used. A problem on the first morning with the hot water was rapidly resolved with many thanks to the people concerned. Rooms and beds were very clean and comfortable. Grounds were very well kept aRead morend pleasant to walk around and for the children to play in. The rural location meant the use of a car to go anywhere. Narrow roads. Take care. Hide

Reviewed by Fred 19th July 2019

An excellent venue for getting family together with facilities for all ages, in our case, 3 to 70 year's. We had a brilliant week.

Reviewed by Dawn 21st June 2019

Fabulous stay, fabulous cottage

Reviewed by Avril 14th June 2019

Great large house of 7 bedrooms for our family of 14. The hot tub and pool were very much appreciated and facilities at the pool were great as we had little children with us. Large kitchen/ dinning room meant we could eat together which was exactly what we want. Very highly recommended.

Reviewed by Simon 31st May 2019

What a find! Kibbear Farmhouse proved an excellent location for the annual meet-up of a large group of friends. The house is fantastic and the facilities (swimming pool, hot tub, snooker table, skittle alley) were a big hit with everyone. During our stay, we visited Weston-super-Mare, Glastonbury, Wells, Dunster and Lyme Regis; all less than 1-hourRead more drive. We also went on a lovely walk from the house around the Trull countryside (not forgetting Trull waterfall). Winchester Arms pub is a must! Hide

Reviewed by Paul 24th May 2019

For our extended family - 14 of us in total from 3 to 70 - this is the perfect venue. The indoor swimming pool is the highlight for the grandchildren; the hot tub for the children. Comfortable beds, quality towels, ample showering / bathing facilities, loads of room for the little ones to play safely indoors and out.

Reviewed by Karen 17th May 2019

This lovely rambling old house is the best place for a big group with a variety of ages. The hot tub was used constantly by the youngsters as was the pool. The dog enjoyed roaming around the garden. The 2 living rooms were useful for noisy children in one and quiet reading in the other. The kitchen was the hub of the house and we used the skittle aRead morelley, but there needs to be new tips on the ends of the snooker cues! The bedrooms were spacious and quiet. We thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. Hide

Reviewed by Ruth 1st March 2019

Fantastic place for family get togethers loads todo there on site

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View towards the property
Large family kitchen/dining area
Farmhouse kitchen/dining room
Character features throughout
Spacious hallway
First lounge
King-size bedroom
King-size bedroom
King-size bedroom
King-size bedroom with en-suite bathroom
King-size bedroom with en-suite bathroom
Show 13 moreEn-suite bathroom


Note: As the postcode is used to identify the general area of the property, it may not always reflect its precise location, therefore please only use this map as a guide.

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