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View towards the detached property
Hot tub with stunning views across the Somerset countryside
Views from the property
Create some friendly competition with a game of tennis
Entrance to the property parking
Just a short step outside to enjoy the hot tub
Enjoy the sunset from the property
Enjoy the sunset from the property
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Knapp Lane Barn - North Curry

Taunton (5mls E), Somerset
Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Change Sat
Dogs welcome 5
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.

  • 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
  • Electric car charging point available – payment directly to owner via purchasing cards to charge
  • 5 dogs welcome by arrangement and at an additonal charge
  • Shop and pub wihtin walking distance, beaches 50 minutes' drive
  • Use of hot tub (£30 filter charge payable to owner on arrival)
  • Tennis courts available by prior arrangement at time of booking
  • Arrival: 16:00 onwards
  • Departure: before 10:00 unless otherwise stated in your arrival details
  • 5 dogs allowed. Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week

Tom Brockington

This property is personally managed by Tom.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 41 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Louise 17th September 2022

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Our stay was perfect. We came away to relax and thats exactly what we did. Hard not to in such a peaceful setting. I am certainly missing not waking up to the amazing view. The barn is very comfortable and clean. The hot tub was very well used. Dog walks were great, right on the doorstep. . We didnt venture out much but when we did we found the vilRead morelage to be friendly and very pretty. If youre looking for a relaxing break with plenty of places to visit if you want then this is ideal. Hide

Reviewed by colin 6th August 2022

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Just returned from a lovely, relaxing holiday. Stayed at Knapp Lane Barn which was so comfortable and well equipped and very clean. We had everything we needed...the owners had even provided a bowl and towels for our dog, but we'd already brought our own. The views and sunsets were out of this world...especially looking from the hot tub. The lovelyRead more pub, shop and coffee shop were only 10 minutes walk away. The owners Jim & Elly were absolutely lovely and welcoming. Will definitely return. Hide

Reviewed by Chris 16th July 2022

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Delightful well equipped cottage in stunning location. We had a wonderful week here with our dog and hope to return soon.

Reviewed by Paul 2nd July 2022

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Lovely cottage tucked away from everything. Loads of bird life. Fantastic views across the valley. Very clean and tidy property with great hosts.

Reviewed by John 25th June 2022

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Lovely cottage. Could imagine moving in permanently

Reviewed by Fiona 11th June 2022

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Wow what a view from the property and hot tub. It is set in a beautiful location and the owners have certainly made the most of the view. Being able to open the big glass doors was a bonus especially as we had hot weather. Lovely hosts and we loved being able to walk to the local pub which serves excellent food. Great place to stay with dogs as garRead moreden fully enclosed and lots of field walks to take them on straight from the property. Would highly recommend and will return. Hide

Reviewed by Belinda 15th May 2022

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Lovely barn conversion with everything you need for a stay cation, beautiful views. We enjoyed our 6 night stay, our 18 month old daughter loved the sheep in the next field!

Reviewed by Debbie 30th April 2022

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Beautiful location with everything you could need. Dog friendly garden. Ideal for exploring Somerset. Thoroughly recommend. Would go again.

Reviewed by Dale 23rd April 2022

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Lovely location very clean and tidy barn conversion. Lovely views from the lounge overlooking the fields. Loved the sheep and lambs in the next field. Hot tub was lovely again with lovely views. Comfortable bed lovely size bathroom with a nice bath and good shower. Plenty of outdoor space for dogs. Good location to ,ost places. Good value for moneyRead more. Would definitely return. Hide

Reviewed by John 2nd April 2022

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Everything we needed. Perfect garden safely enclosed for the dog. Wonderful views. Have booked another week later in the year.

Reviewed by S E 26th March 2022

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Amazing barn well equipped and very clean. Hot tub makes the place extra special. Very well located to reach the Somerset, Devon and Dorset coasts. Lots of dog walks straight from the barn. Would definitely recommend.

Reviewed by Jonathan 12th March 2022

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Reviewed by Rosalyn 5th March 2022

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This was a wonderful barn in a spectacular place. The view was to die for and the attention to detail from the owners was superb. Will definitely be back.

Reviewed by Alicia 21st February 2022

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A beautiful little cottage in a secluded area of Taunton, beautiful views, beautiful vibes just wonderful! Me and my partner and our 2 dogs had a lovely time away for my birthday. We could go in the hot tub and let the dogs roam free in the garden with the assurance that they cant escape as the perimeter has chicken fence all around! Loved star gazRead moreing at night time and watching the sunset in the beautiful views! Recommended to many friends! Hide

Reviewed by Gill 12th February 2022

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The cottage is beautiful and has everything you could possible need. The views are stunning and the dogs loved all the walks they had in nearby fields. Would thoroughly recommend xx

Reviewed by Julie 29th January 2022

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Reviewed by Andrea 22nd January 2022

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Knapp barn is the most incredible place to stay!! We have 5 Golden Retreivers and the dogs had such a lovely break too! The barn has everything you need, its spacious, comfy, the views are amazing, the hot tub is such a bonus too! The location of the barn is so good, we had some lovely country walks and its not too far from the beach either. We wouRead moreld recommend this beautiful place to anyone, you wont be disappointed! 100% we will be going back. Hide

Reviewed by Stuart 30th December 2021

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Are stay was absolutely fantastic. Wonderful views and location., great start to the New Year. The owners were very helpful and everything was in place on our arrival. Lovely village pub with great food. Definitely recommend it and will be returning. .

Reviewed by Kimberley 5th December 2021

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Absolutely gorgeous cottage, very well equipped and so comfy. The best holiday cottage that I have stayed in and I have stayed in a few!

Reviewed by Michelle 13th November 2021

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Perfect. Clean, comfortable and had everything we needed. Lovely peaceful location. Within easy walk of the village for the pub, shop, tea room. Beautiful walking, from the canal walks to the woodland.

Reviewed by Morag 30th October 2021

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What a fabulous find! The photos really dont do this little barn justice. Such a peaceful setting and very well equipped. The dogs and I had a very restful and relaxing break.

Reviewed by Joanne 14th October 2021

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Wonderful cottage in the middle of the countryside. Scrupulously clean and everything you need for a relaxing stay. I would definitely book again.

Reviewed by Miss 25th September 2021

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It was so very well laid out it was spacious and had everything we needed, the situation and views were beautiful (who needs TV). Being able to leave our two older dogs in the cottage after we had walked them in the field was really helpful thank you. The village itself was perfect a good well stocked shop and a welcoming pub within a short walk esRead moresential. To sum up it was perfect :) Hide

Reviewed by Emma 18th September 2021

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The barn was just perfect! I'd read about the views and how beautiful they were but you can't fully appreciate them until you see them for yourself. The location of the barn is ideal, not too far away from the main roads making it easy to explore Somerset. There are 2 lovely pubs within walking distance too. We have 2 dogs, they absolutely loved itRead more. The garden was secure and they seemed to enjoy staring at the views as much as we did! The hot tub was a welcome bonus. We will be returning! Hide

Reviewed by Lisa 10th September 2021

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Fabulous barn conversion, immaculate, stunning views, perfectly spec'd, gorgeous friendly village with a great pub and lots of great eateries nearby. We have stayed several times now and absolutely love every second. Great dog walks locally too. Very quiet and tranquil, the perfect getaway. Thoroughly recommend.

Reviewed by Susan 28th August 2021

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Spotlessly clean, beautifully equipped holiday home in a fabulous location, with breathtaking views across the Somerset levels. Set on the outskirts of a picturesque village, with shop, pub and cafe and great walks direct from the cottage. Would most definitely return again, thank you for a wonderfully relaxing holiday.

Reviewed by Kristie 21st August 2021

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This barn is fabulous,do not hesitate to book.The views and the accommoation are spectacular.Our only disappointment was having to go home after an amazing week. We have the holiday blues. Although rural, its only a drive to Somersets beautiful attractions. The coffee shop nearby serves a fantastic lunch/cakes at a great price and friendly.The peacRead moreefulness of the barns location was perfect, we have never slept so well,helped by the very comfortable bed. The barn was spotless and the hosts great Hide

Reviewed by Jannette 7th August 2021

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If you want somewhere to relax & unwind this is the place! The views are beautiful & very calming, we spent a lot of time just looking at them with a glass of wine or a G&T at our side. You can also sit in the hot tub & look at them. The barns is situated off a very quiet lane & there are dog walks from it. The village is in easy walking distance wRead moreith a shop, pub & community cafe which serves great cakes! We would definitely go back again. Hide

Reviewed by Austen 31st July 2021

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A wonderful cottage. The location literally had red sky sunsets 4 nights in 7 and it truly looked like the South of France. Our little dogs loved it there: the ability to close both gates and make a "safe compound" around the cottage for them was a real boon. We used the tennis court, jacuzzi and outdoor dining table every day. It's a truly lovely,Read more regenerative place. Hide

Reviewed by Eileen 17th July 2021

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This is our 2nd time at the cottage and we had a wonderful week enjoying the UK heatwave. The cottage has all the facilities you need to have a relaxing week away with beautiful views, a private and secure garden area just perfect if you have a dog with you. The surrounding area is beautiful for walks and cycling and we also enjoyed SUP on the canaRead morels and in nearby Langport. We hope to be back again as this place is just perfect for what we love and the sunsets are superb! Hide

Reviewed by Jodie 3rd July 2021

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We had a fantastic stay! A cosy and well equipped cottage, with absolutely fantastic views! Welcoming hosts offering easy check-in and a relaxing stay. The views and the hot tub really were the stand-out features!

Reviewed by Lorraine 26th June 2021

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The barn was everything we expected and more ! The view was spectacular. Everything was very clean and neat and tidy. The extra bonus for me was the coffee machine, loved it !! The hot tub was very welcome after a day out exploring ! I liked the fact that our dog had a large area where we could just let her explore and know she was safe. What a gemRead more, we will definitely be back ! Hide

Reviewed by Julie 8th May 2021

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Had everything you needed

Reviewed by S E 1st May 2021

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Beautiful barn in a ideal location. Equipped with everything you need for a comfortable stay. The hot tub is an added bonus. The dogs love the secure garden which they are happy to run around in. Lovely walks direct from the barn across the Somerset levels. The owners are happy to help with any problems.

Reviewed by Rosie 24th April 2021

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What a beautiful property with amazing views. Thoroughly enjoyed our stay.

Reviewed by Sara 17th April 2021

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Great find and wow those views! Already recommending to friends! Well equipped and comfortable.

Reviewed by Alison 12th April 2021

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An amazing barn with spectacular views. We had a lovely time here, the perfect base for exploring the local area and visiting family. Coming back to the sunset and hot tub each day was wonderful. The hosts are lovely, they checked in on us at the beginning and then left us to it. Highly recommended.

Reviewed by Debbie 27th March 2021

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We stayed at Knapp Lane Barn for 2 weeks and didn't really know what to expect, but on arrival the barn surpassed all our expectations! The garden is big, lots of room for our 2 hounds to run around playing and sunbathing with a fabulous dining area and the most stunning views. The barn itself was sparkly clean with everything you could want, the rRead moreooms much bigger than we expected and the biggest bath and super comfy bed. You have walks on the doorstep and the owners are so helpful and friendly. Hide

Reviewed by Michael 12th December 2020

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Lovely cottage, so clean and relaxing to stay in. Plenty of places to visit but unfortunately Covid made these a lot quieter, but the cottage enabled us to enjoy a chilled, romantic week away. Hot tub and log burner were lovely for unwinding and relaxing. The owners were very friendly too and stressed if we needed anything to let them know althoughRead more we didn't need anything as every required was provided. Would come back here no problem. Hide

Reviewed by Karen 17th October 2020

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The early morning views from Knapp Lane Barn are not to be missed, nor are those from the Hot Tub, of the night sky. North Curry is a fantastic base for walking, there are many circular walks, our favourite being to Clarkes Willow and Wetland Centre. Knapp Lane Barn is both immaculate and dog friendly. Perfection. Highly recommended *****

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

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