Situated in the peaceful village of Merriott & fitted with modern comforts for people who enjoy the independence of self catering accommodation. The Barn is the ideal retreat for either a short break or holiday destination to enjoy the secrets of Somerset and is perfectly located for exploring the world heritage coastline as well as an abundance of sights and attractions further inland. The Barn offers a bright, spacious holiday home for up to 5 people. Pets welcome.
Enter straight into the well equipped, light & spacious kitchen/diner. Facilities include dishwasher, washing machine/tumble dryer, fridge freezer, microwave, slow cooker, electric hob & eye level oven & grill. The ground floor double bedroom with skylight is furnished with shaker style built in wardrobes and a brass double bed. Situated next to the bedroom is the bathroom with a large shower cubicle, wash basin and toilet. The living area has two comfortable sofas; there is also a large SMART T.V. with Netflix, a well stocked bookcase and games / jigsaws to entertain you. The beamed mezzanine bedroom, overlooking the bright and airy living area below is accessed via the (steep) staircase. The King size zip-lock bed can be separated to provide 2 x 2ft 6in single beds. There is also a garment rail with shelved compartments.
Outside is a small patio area with bistro table and chairs for you to enjoy a glass of wine on a summers evening. The Barn also provides free WiFi. All towels (excluding beach towels) and linen are provided. There is also a hair dryer, iron and ironing board for your use. Heating and electricity are included within the quoted price.
The Barn is ideally suited for people with restricted mobility as it can be used as one level accommodation. There is a grab handle in the shower and also outside to aid the one step down to the patio area – please contact the owners with any queries.
Dogs and cats are very welcome at The Barn and there are some lovely walks right here in Merriott and the surrounding area. There are plenty of places locally to visit and eat where dogs are also welcome. We donate half of all charges for pets to Ferne Animal Sanctuary, which is based near Chard . Please note that dogs must be kept on leads at all times when outside The Barn and the immediate area as there are poultry and livestock nearby.
The Barn has off-road parking for one car.
Strictly no stag or hen parties. The mezzanine bedroom is not suitable for children under 12.
As a guest you will have access to the entire property together with a single reserved car parking space across the driveway. The owners live opposite The Barn and are on hand to welcome our guests and provide a key for access to the property.
Interaction with guests
My partner Amanda and I are normally available to help with any queries or any information which guests are likely to require.
Other things to note
Church Street is a typical village thoroughfare with high kerbs and many traditional stone buildings. It represents one of the older parts of Merriott and includes the village church - All Saints, dating back to 13th century - a primary school, a Tithe Barn and an Old School Hall. The Barn is situated in a conservation area which provides a street scene which has changed little over the past few centuries.
- The mezzanine bedroom is accessed via a steep staircase.
I'm recently retired and moved to the West Country with my partner Amanda during the Spring of 2016. Our aim was to create a holiday home and to enjoy a better quality of life in a village location - we have achieved both of these goals. We feel as though we came away on a holiday and never went home! Our rural location is both peaceful and full of character with an amazing array of ancient stone buildings in a conservation area.