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View towards the detached property
Views from the property
Hot tub with stunning views across the Somerset countryside
Lounge/kitchen/dining area with countryside views
Beautiful open-plan space
Cosy evenings can be spent in front of the woodburner
Kitchen area
Relaxing king-size bedroom
Enjoy waking up in the countryside
Bathroom with separate shower
Enjoy sitting outside in the evenings
Stunning views from the property across the Somerset countryside
Create some friendly competition with a game of tennis
Entrance to the property parking
Views to the outside of the barn
Just a short step outside to enjoy the hot tub
Enjoy the sunset from the property
Enjoy the sunset from the property
1 / 18  View towards the detached property
2 / 18  Views from the property
3 / 18  Hot tub with stunning views across the Somerset countryside
4 / 18  Lounge/kitchen/dining area with countryside views
5 / 18  Beautiful open-plan space
6 / 18  Cosy evenings can be spent in front of the woodburner
7 / 18  Kitchen area
8 / 18  Relaxing king-size bedroom
9 / 18  Enjoy waking up in the countryside
10 / 18  Bathroom with separate shower
11 / 18  Enjoy sitting outside in the evenings
12 / 18  Stunning views from the property across the Somerset countryside
13 / 18  Create some friendly competition with a game of tennis
14 / 18  Entrance to the property parking
15 / 18  Views to the outside of the barn
16 / 18  Just a short step outside to enjoy the hot tub
17 / 18  Enjoy the sunset from the property
18 / 18  Enjoy the sunset from the property

Knapp Lane Barn - North Curry

Taunton (5mls E), Somerset
Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Change Sat
Dogs welcome 4
4 star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / woodburner
Increased accessibility
Hot tub
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Luxury
Sky TV
Tennis Court
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Ideal couple's retreat with a woodburner for cosy evenings
  • Use of hot tub and tennis courts through prior arrangement
  • Rural location situated within 9 acres of land with private garden area
Property code: 40728

Lovingly converted single-storey former barn, situated on the owners' nine-acre smallholding, enjoying stunning views across the surrounding countryside, and just a ten-minute to the local village pubs.

This property enjoys a beautiful countryside location on the owners' smallholding, on the outskirts of the village of North Curry in rural Somerset. The village itself has a warm and welcoming character and offers a pub, coffee shop, and a handy post office/village shop. For those who want to make the most of the countryside surroundings, there are miles of walks to be enjoyed directly from the property's front door, whilst those who want to explore further afield, will find the town of Taunton just eight miles away. Thanks to the property's location in the heart of Somerset, there is easy access to the coast both to the north and south of the property. To the north, the large beach at Weston-Super-Mare is within a fifty-minute drive, whilst the stunning Jurassic coast is around an equal distance to the south.

The first thing that guests will notice on entering this barn conversion property, is the stunning views which can be enjoyed from the large floor-to-ceiling windows in the open-plan lounge/kitchen/diner. Arranged so as to make the most of the beautiful sunsets and enjoy the warmth of the woodburner, the sofas in the lounge area look out over the countryside and also allow guests to sit back and relax in front of the TV (with Sky channels) and DVD. There is a Google home hub there to provide entertainment. One of these sofas is a sofa-bed which can be used as an additional sleeping space for up to two children. The kitchen area, where guests will find everything they will need to make themselves at home, including an oven, hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, coffee machine, washing machine, and tumble dryer. The bedroom is located off the main living area, and offers a king-size bed and its own TV, perfect for enjoying relaxing lie-ins or late-night movies. The bathroom, located next to the bedroom, offers the best of both worlds with a bath, separate shower, and WC. Outside, the property benefits from its own enclosed garden which is accessed via patio doors from the lounge area. Enjoy the fabulous hot tub with incredible countryside views (please arrange with owner before arrival). There is outdoor furniture here, as well as a BBQ making it ideal for enjoying alfresco dining. Guests also have access to the owners' tennis courts by prior arrangement. There is plentiful off-road parking available.

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

  • 1 king-size bedroom with additonal sofa bed sleeping 2 children in the lounge
  • Bathroom with bath, shower, and WC
  • TV with Sky channels, and DVD
  • USB charging sockets
  • Google Home Hub
  • Oven, hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, and coffee machine
  • Woodburner
  • Wi-Fi included
  • Bed linen, towels, electric, and central heating included
  • Travel cot and highchair available
  • Ample off-road parking 
  • 4 dogs welcome by arrangement and at an additonal charge
  • Shop and pub wihtin walking distance, beaches 50 minutes' drive
  • Use of hot tub and tennis courts by prior arrangement at time of booking

Eloise Gould

This property is personally managed by Eloise.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 43 guest ratings

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Reviewed by S E 10th October 2020

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A wonderful place for a quiet relaxing holiday. The barn is in an ideal location to visit both the North Somerset coast and Dorsets Jurassic coastline. The owners are extremely welcoming and on hand if there are any problems. The views from the lounge are amazing and the barn has everything you need and is very well equipped. The bonus is the hot tRead moreub which we made full use of. It is very dog friendly with a nice enclosed garden which our three dogs loved. Hide

Reviewed by Julie 27th September 2020

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We thoroughly enjoyed ourselves, nice & quiet & lovely views too! The hot tub is a definite too, i used it everyday i was there, very safe for the dogs too. We have now booked for next February too!

Reviewed by Kevin 19th September 2020

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This is the second time we have been to the property and enjoyed it as of the first time, the hosts are very nice and make you feel welcome, the dogs really enjoyed it and we had full confidence of letting them out without any fear of them getting out of the grounds, the surrounding areas are good for getting out and about and the local people are Read morevery friendly , will definitely go back again one day. Hide

Reviewed by Tim 12th September 2020

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The cottage is in a quiet location with a great dog-friendly pub and shop within a 10 minute walk away. Sunday lunch there was faultless. The owners are close by and available if any problems arise, otherwise you never see them. A tennis court is available and since last year a wood burner has been added which would be great if the weather is cold.Read more Beautiful countryside and walks close by. Hide

Reviewed by Gillian Amanda 22nd August 2020

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A beautiful setting , A beautiful cottage, fully equipped for everything you would need .peaceful and very relaxing. With some extra luxuries added in .

Reviewed by Michelle 15th August 2020

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Knapp Lane Cottage perfect little get away so peaceful only birds,sheep for company what more could you ask for ,Cleanliness 110% loads of room and we had two big dogs ,which absolutely loved it ,would definitely go again .The owner was they friendly and helpful, and people in village where also very friendly towards us ,Theres also many beautiful Read moreplaces a round to visit too ,Its definitely a place to visit and Im so glad we had the opportunity .One word Perfect ,Michelle Ian Boo Boo & Sky Hide

Reviewed by Kirsty 8th August 2020

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We absolutely loved this property; it was homely, well equipped and the views were stunning. Very quiet location, ideal for a relaxing retreat but also within easy reach of local attractions, beaches and shopping. We have 3 lively dogs, they were made very welcome. The garden was safe, being completely enclosed but large enough for them to run arouRead morend, play and have a fabulous holiday too! The hot tub was an extra luxury. Would thoroughly recommend, we will definitely go back!! Hide

Reviewed by Zach 1st August 2020

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Great Holiday for us and the dogs! Perfect location, beautiful view from the full glass side of the building. Hot tub perfect too. Couldn't fault it at all! I'd recommend to anyone wanting to get away and enjoy a break.

Reviewed by Eileen 18th July 2020

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This is a truly wonderful location for walking, cycling, SUP, Canoeing or simply relaxing and enjoying fabulous views. The facilities at the barn are perfect with everything you need to make life easy and stress free and the local store has a daily delivery of fresh bread that can be ordered in advance and a good selection of BBQ options and everytRead morehing else you might need. Perfect if you want your dog on holiday with you too. Hide

Reviewed by Heather 11th July 2020

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Fantastic property with amazing views and absolute peace and quiet. Very comfortable with a fully enclosed garden for the dogs and a lovely hot tub. Owners are on hand if you need anything, otherwise, the cottage is entirely private.

Reviewed by Kieran 4th March 2020

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We went away with our two dogs and found the property perfect for our needs. Quiet, well equipped, a beautiful view and a completely secure garden. Owners very friendly and answered any queries quickly. Couldnt recommend highly enough.

Reviewed by Gary 25th February 2020

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This is our second visit and had a good experience, fantastic views and excellent facilities

Reviewed by Russell 17th February 2020

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A great location and holiday let. We enjoyed the use of the hot tub, although the website was not clear about additional charges.

Reviewed by Pamela 14th February 2020

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Reviewed by Emma K 31st January 2020

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perfect location. Our dogs loved it as much as we did. the village of North Curry is just lovely, great pub and local shop. the property was very clean with a lovely kitchen and fabulous bathroom and bedroom. no pets are permitted in the bedroom but thats understandable . Very friendly owners too. we loved our holiday in the fresh air, the log burnRead moreer was much appreciated as was the hot tub!!! Hide

Reviewed by Stuart 16th January 2020

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The cottage is an ideal location for the break away from home, set with fantastic views of the countryside from the living area we found ourselves just watching the world go by. Equipped with everything we needed for a great week away. There were walks out of the door round the local area, served by a great pub with very nice meals and welcoming stRead moreaff. Berrow beach 30 mins away was a good area for dog walking, garden large and fully enclosed. we will go back owners were excellent Hide

Reviewed by Sheena 4th January 2020

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Weve just come back from a weeks stay at the cottage. The cottage was in an ideal location in a lovely village and had the added convenience of Taunton being a short drive away. The hosts were welcoming and the cottage was as described. It was spotlessly clean and had everything that we needed for the week and the enclosed garden was perfect for ouRead morer dog. We would definitely recommend staying here. Hide

Reviewed by Liz 9th November 2019

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The cottage is situated in a fantastic spot with beautiful views .The village is just a 5 min walk away with plenty of local walks. Also ideally situated to visit plenty other places further afield It was spotlessly clean and there were clean white bath towels and bath robes available. The cottage had beeb furnished in a modern but cosy way with a Read morewood burning stove . The garden was totally enclosed so our dogs could not escape. Altogether a perfect place to rest and relax Hide

Reviewed by Kevin 26th October 2019

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What a wonderful holiday we have just had at Knapp Lane Barn the location is absolutely beautiful and perfect for our needs the property was spot on and the garden was fully enclosed our dogs enjoyed running around and we had no fear of them getting out, our hosts couldnt do anymore for us we were overwhelmed with the hospitality, we liked it so muRead morech that we have booked it again for next year and we have never done that before on any of our holidays. Hide

Reviewed by Mary 21st September 2019

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Spotlessly clean and well equipped with a wonderful view but no storage space.Even the vacuum cleaner is behind the sofa.There is a sofa bed in lounge but not room for more than 2 people even 2 dogs would make it seem crowded and many people take dogs when you read the visitors book.Our 2nd visit at the Barn as we like North Curry and better than tRead morehe other place we stayed in 2017 Owners very friendly and helpful if needed.Our 2nd visit so we knew what it was like and ok for two Hide

Reviewed by Tim 14th September 2019

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Well equipped and very comfortable place to stay. So many fantastic dog walks right out of the door, a mixture of countryside and the village itself. Private with stunning views with shop and pub a ten minute amble away. Perfect!

Reviewed by Jenny 31st August 2019

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Peaceful break with wonderful views. Great for nature lovers. Plenty to see and do in this beautiful part of the country. Hosts were very welcoming we couldn't have asked for more from this holiday.

Reviewed by K 10th August 2019

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Wow: What a find, really lovely peaceful setting with very surcure garden for dogs (Neptune & Shadow also loved the open space). It's very nice inside, light and airy with well equipped kitchen and lovely touches in bathroom & bedroom is a really good size for wheelchair. All in all we will be back for more stays and really pleased to reccomend it Read moreto all, if people want an uninterrupted stay, as the owners are there for you when needed but give you the space to yourselves. Hide

Reviewed by Elaine 27th July 2019

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A spacious and very well equipped cottage with spectacular views. We enjoyed it so much we have booked to go again in the autumn.

Reviewed by dawn 20th July 2019

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Reviewed by Jo 13th July 2019

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Reviewed by Steven 6th July 2019

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Great hosts; awesome views; lovely accommodation; very comfortable cottage. There are some very good walks immediately from the property. Good level of privacy. A few good pubs within a few miles. Overall a great place to stay.

Reviewed by Teresa 29th June 2019

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Reviewed by Mandy 22nd June 2019

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We had a lovely peaceful and relaxing week. The accommodation was spotless and well equipped and we thoroughly enjoyed the beautiful views. It was perfect, we would definitely recommend it.

Reviewed by Hayley 15th June 2019

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Knapp cottage was just perfect in every way , i am extremely fussy and very hard to please , but would highly recommend it . We had a lovely , relaxing week and would do it all again tomorrow. Thank you Jim & Eley

Reviewed by Lisa 25th May 2019

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A perfect get away for us with our 15 month old boy and dogs. Lovely property with large outside space with amazing views. A secluded place but close enough to amenities. Highly recommended.

Reviewed by Nick 18th May 2019

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The property is in a excellent location with wonderful views. It is well equipped and very comfortable. The owners are very friendly and make you welcome.

Reviewed by kevin 11th May 2019

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The hole property was done to a high standard very clean and comfortable real home from home. The hot tub was a real treat with a beautiful view just have to make sure you book it as it is an extra on top of the holiday price.

Reviewed by Lorraine 4th May 2019

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Wonderful holiday, lovely hosts and the most amazing views and sunsets! Great outdoor space for the dogs too, well kept and fenced. Cant recommend highly enough!

Reviewed by Glen 27th April 2019

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Lovely cottage with beautiful views. A nice, secure garden for dogs. Great location to visit many Somerset and Devon attractions. Very helpful and accommodating hosts.

Reviewed by Megan 20th April 2019

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The cottage was very clean, had everything we needed plus a hot tub :) the location is picturesque and the owners were lovely, we will definitely be back!

Reviewed by Vanda 13th April 2019

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Super spot, peaceful and such wonderful views. Jim made us feel very welcome. Lovely walk into the village and beyond to the church. So much to see in this part of the world. Will certainly return.

Reviewed by Charlotte 8th April 2019

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Lovely clean barn. Had stunning views and hottub was great. The owners were very friendlt helpful. Couldn't fault the place, well worth the trip

Reviewed by Nikki 30th March 2019

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Reviewed by Sara 18th February 2019

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Perfect location if you genuinely love countryside, the cottage had all you needed and more! The owners were really welcoming and lovely, can't speak highly enough of this place!

Reviewed by Darcy 23rd January 2019

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The barn was amazing and jim was very helpful with anything we needed, i would recommend this to anyone and hope to go back soon

Reviewed by Jeff 11th November 2018

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Great place to stay and so pleased we did. Spotless condition with everything needed for the stay. A friendly warm welcome from Jim made us feel at home. Nice quiet location with fabulous country side views and just 10 minutes walk to the pub and village shop. The location also meant easy access to other areas of interest in Somerset. Would we stayRead more again Yes. Hide

Reviewed by Earl 27th October 2018

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Perfect cottage, had everything that we could have have needed. Garden is great for the dogs, safe and secure. Some nice walks straight from the cottage.

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View towards the detached property
Views from the property
Hot tub with stunning views across the Somerset countryside
Lounge/kitchen/dining area with countryside views
Beautiful open-plan space
Cosy evenings can be spent in front of the woodburner
Kitchen area
Relaxing king-size bedroom
Enjoy waking up in the countryside
Bathroom with separate shower
Enjoy sitting outside in the evenings
Show 6 moreStunning views from the property across the Somerset countryside

Location

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