Blue Chip Holidays

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Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Blue Chip Holidays

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SWALLOWS BARN

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A 2 bedroom house, sleeps 4/6. Fantastic countryside setting with wildlife and birdlife aplenty

Nestled quietly in tranquil countryside beside an established lake in the hamlet of Mill Cross and at the foot of the stunning Quantock Hills (an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty), Swallows Barn is an exclusive luxury timber clad holiday home.

About the Eco-homes

These fantastic Eco-Homes are manufactured in Finland using the highest quality, slow grown timber with the most advanced manufacturing and construction methods in Europe. Combine this with the latest in cutting edge Carbon Neutral Technologies and a high level of luxury and you have one of those rare opportunities in life to have your cake and eat it.

Enjoying the countryside could not be easier as whichever way you turn at the gate you will find yourself strolling or cycling along miles of leaf lined lanes with rolling fields and the Quantock Hills and Exmoor stretching out before you.

Just a short stroll away is the sought after village of Kingston St Mary with its beautiful church, thatched cottages, mews and a welcoming local pub.

The site can arrange a number of additional services (additional fees may apply) including:

Hot tub hire from a local company.

A portable dog run – let your best friend exercise outside without a lead.

Loose horse box hire – ideal for those who wish to explore the hill trails and bridleways of the surrounding beautiful countryside. Access to a private course fishing lake.

A travel cot, highchair and stairgate are available free of charge.

Sensitive management of the existing “neighbours”, badgers, foxes, bats and all manner of birdlife together with the creation of new habitat, has resulted in a significant increase in the numbers and variety of flora and fauna at Mill Meadow. Every new Mill Meadow Holiday Home is also fitted with at least one bird and bat box and all landscaped areas are carefully managed to encourage and maintain the diversity of wildlife. The nearby Quantock Hills and Exmoor offer further exciting encounters with nature's treasures.

Please note: This property accepts up to 2 dogs free of charge, for additional pets please check with the owner directly.

Living

Spacious living area with views over the gardens.

Furnished with a pair sofas (one of which is a sofa bed).

Flatscreen TV with Freeview, a DVD player and a CD player.

Wi-Fi internet access available.

Kitchen

Open plan kitchen/dining area.

Equipped with an electric oven and grill, ceramic hob, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and washing machine.

Full utensils and accessories including a microwave, toaster, kettle and cafetiere.

Stylish oak dining table with six matchuing leather backed chairs.

Sleeping

Bedroom one with en suite

The spacious master bedroom offers views over the lake.

Furnished with a double bed.

En suite facilities.

Bedroom two with en suite

Located on the first floor.

Furnished with a double bed.

En suite facilities.

Bathroom

Main bathroom comprises a bath with shower over, wash basin, and wc.

Outside

Garden to the front of the lodge with patio table, chairs and parasol. Parking for up to 2 cars.

Access ramps are provided.

Countryside setting with a variety of flora and fauna to explore.

Nearby activities include fishing, walking, horse riding and watching Somerset County Cricket Club.

Nearest village is only a short walk away.

Taunton is a short drive away.

More Details
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
Blue Chip Holidays (Property Manager)
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Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
Travel with confidence
Travel with confidence
Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
Add vacation protection services to your booking
Three services to protect your trip:
Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
Guarantee the rental meets your expectations
Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.

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An ideal base with lots to explore in the area

The property offers the perfect blend of peace and quiet with easy access to many amenities and attractions. Walk out the front door and the sound of birdsong and nothing else is striking - a true countryside idyll. Yet the market town of Taunton is no more than 2 miles away, offering a wide range of retail and dining options, along with a theatre and multi-screen theatre.

The Quantock Hills are also on the doorstep; the first designated Area of Natural Beauty in England and are ideal for more energetic visitors including walkers and cyclists. Also in the area are the West Somerset Railway, Hestercombe Gardens and for younger visitors, the Fun Farm. Despite it's central location in Somerset, the coastline is only 15 miles away, while Exeter, Glastonbury and Yeovil are all easily driveable.

Swallows Barn is perfectly placed with easy access by rail or road. It is within 10 minutes of Taunton’s mainline rail station (London Paddington 1 hour 40 mins), and major road links (M5 Junction 24 & 25).

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Availability & Rates

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Taunton Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
Per property
Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Off Peak
Sep 27 2014 - Oct 17 2014
3 night minimum stay
£650
 
 
Off Peak
Oct 18 2014 - Oct 24 2014
3 night minimum stay
£681
 
 
Off Peak
Oct 25 2014 - Oct 31 2014
3 night minimum stay
£744
 
 
Off Peak
Nov 1 2014 - Dec 19 2014
3 night minimum stay
£516
 
 
Off Peak
Dec 20 2014 - Jan 5 2015
3 night minimum stay
£972
 
 
Off Peak
Jan 6 2015 - Feb 13 2015
3 night minimum stay
£485
 
 
Off Peak
Feb 14 2015 - Feb 20 2015
3 night minimum stay
£547
 
 
Off Peak
Feb 21 2015 - Mar 27 2015
3 night minimum stay
£516
 
 
Off Peak
Mar 28 2015 - Apr 10 2015
3 night minimum stay
£785
 
 
Off Peak
Apr 11 2015 - Apr 17 2015
3 night minimum stay
£710
 
 
Off Peak
Apr 18 2015 - May 22 2015
3 night minimum stay
£671
 
 
Peak
May 23 2015 - May 29 2015
7 night minimum stay
£1,224
 
 
Off Peak
May 30 2015 - Jun 26 2015
3 night minimum stay
£837
 
 
Peak
Jun 27 2015 - Jul 10 2015
7 night minimum stay
£961
 
 
Peak
Jul 11 2015 - Jul 17 2015
7 night minimum stay
£1,008
 
 
Peak
Jul 18 2015 - Jul 24 2015
7 night minimum stay
£1,129
 
 
Peak
Jul 25 2015 - Aug 21 2015
7 night minimum stay
£1,421
 
 
Peak
Aug 22 2015 - Aug 28 2015
7 night minimum stay
£1,355
 
 
Off Peak
Aug 29 2015 - Sep 4 2015
3 night minimum stay
£1,355
 
 
Off Peak
Sep 5 2015 - Sep 11 2015
3 night minimum stay
£754
 
 
Off Peak
Sep 12 2015 - Sep 25 2015
3 night minimum stay
£723
 
 
Off Peak
Sep 26 2015 - Oct 16 2015
3 night minimum stay
£650
 
 
Off Peak
Oct 17 2015 - Oct 23 2015
3 night minimum stay
£681
 
 
Off Peak
Oct 24 2015 - Oct 30 2015
3 night minimum stay
£744
 
 
Off Peak
Oct 31 2015 - Dec 18 2015
3 night minimum stay
£516
 
 
Off Peak
Dec 19 2015 - Jan 4 2016
3 night minimum stay
£972
 

Notes

  • All prices are in £ per week. Stays must be of 7 night duration in July and August. Short breaks (minimum of three nights) are available outside of July and August, prices on application. All prices include towels (unless otherwise stated on the web), bed linen, gas and electricity. Credit card payments will incur a 1.95% service charge. Properties in Dartmouth and Kingswear incur a 10% premium for stays over Dartmouth Regatta week. Properties in Fowey incur a 10% premium for stays over Fowey Regatta and Carnival week.

Amenities

Amenities

Taunton Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Theme:
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
Attractions:
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
  • sight seeing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • hiking

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