THE OLD DAIRY ANNEX, PART OF A BEAUTIFUL 17TH CENTURY FARM HOUSE

Kevin & Paula Protheroe

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Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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THE OLD DAIRY ANNEX, PART OF A BEAUTIFUL 17TH CENTURY FARM HOUSE

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Self contained annex sleeping up to 6

Churchland Farm, set in twelve acres on the Somerset Levels, offers a tranquil getaway for singles, couples, families, coarse fishers and those seeking cultural pleasures.

The farmhouse dates back to the early 17th century and sits alongside the River Brue. The Old Dairy forms a self contained annex of the main house and sleeps 4 - 5 (+ 2 on a sofa bed).

Guests have use of the hot tub, bbq, play area and lawned garden as well as being welcome to stroll along the river bank though closing gates is essential to ensure we do not loose the horses.

We own several of dogs, cats and horses not to mention the wild rabbits in evidence at dawn and dusk.

Whether you want to bring your bikes and cycle through the levels or your hiking boots for country strolls there is plenty of space, not to mention the beaches near by and theme park which is great for all ages.

For shopping you can't beat Bristol's Mall, Broadmead or Cabott Circus shopping areas, Taunton's country town shops or near by Clarkes Village Outlet.

For a speacial expereince why not consider booking into one of the local spas.

The annex, originally an old milking parlor, has its own entrance, a well equipped kitchen with electric cooker, fridge/freezer, microwave and washing machine. Adjacent is the living/dining room equipped with a TV/DVD with free view and CD player. Upstairs there is a galleried bedroom with a sloping ceiling, a double bedroom and en-suit shower room.

Hair dryer, straighteners, dressing gowns for adults, bed linen, towels and tea towels are supplied. A futon bed can also be supplied on request to take a 3rd child.

There is ample parking and a beautiful river walk as well as a secure play area for children. A BBQ is available for use as is the hot tub.

Dogs and other pets are welcome and by arrangement we can even lodge your ponies or horses subject to veterinary certificates and passports.

Night and day coarse fishing is available off the banks of the River Brue within the boundaries of Churchland Farm during the fishing season. Rod licenses will need to be presented before commencing fishing.

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Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • smoking allowed
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • Long-term Renters Welcome

Kevin & Paula Protheroe

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Kevin & I met in Yeovil in 2000 & moved to Sedgemore from South Sommerset because we had the opportunity to bring our horses onto our own land.

Kevin is an ex Marine who has travelled the world and spent several years in Austrailer of which he has citizenship for and his two boys were born there.

I am from North London and since moving to Somerset for work in 2000 have never looked back, life could not be more lovely.

Kevin & Paula Protheroe purchased this farmhouse in 2006

Churchland Farm is just idylic and our joint dream of owning somewhere big enough to accommodate our dogs, cats and horses on our own land. It is often hard to remember there is a big wide world beyond our gates as we sit by the river taking in the beautiful country views and come rain or shine we know just how lucky we are to own our home in the beautiful County of Somerset

Peace and tranquility, if you don't leave the grounds you can forget there is a world out there running at 100 miles an hour and if you do leave then the attractions of the seaside, Bristol city and numerous country villages are so near to hand.

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 7 nights
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4.8
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5 STAR HOSPITALITY!!

  • 5 of 5
We stayed for two weeks and were absolutely very lucky with the weather! We were welkome day Kevin with a cup of Tea in the garden and he showed us all the features in and outside the annex. The annex has a well equipped kitchen with a large fridge and freezer, dishwasher and filter coffeemaker amongst the Kitchen facilities. The bathroom was spacious and the shower very good (enough hot water and a firm stream).
First evening we took a nice walk over the premisses of 12 acres and later that week Kevin let our boys (4 and 6 of age) ride the horses. They really enjoyed that and they just absolutely loved the three friendly dogs!!!
Activities we did: Brean beach, Brean leisure Park, Burnham beach, Weston-Super-Mare beach, Becky Falls (Dartmoor), The walled Gardens of Cannington, Forde Abbey, shopping in Taunton and Bristol, Wookey Hole.
And every evening we enjoyed the barbecue and hot tub in the garden!! We will return for sure!!! Edith, Bas, Mats and Nils van den Ham from Almelo, The Netherlands
  • Submitted: Aug 4, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
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The Old Dairy annex, part of a beautiful 17th century farm house
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+44 01278 773839
Bason Bridge Sedgemoor
5

5 star hospitality rating

  • 5 of 5
We stayed for two weeks and were absolutely very lucky with the weather! We were welkome day Kevin with a cup of Tea in the garden and he showed us all the features in and outside the annex. The annex has a well equipped kitchen with a large fridge and freezer, dishwasher and filter coffeemaker amongst the Kitchen facilities. The bathroom was spacious and the shower very good (enough hot water and a firm stream).
First evening we took a nice walk over the premisses of 12 acres and later that week Kevin let our boys (4 and 6 of age) ride the horses. They really enjoyed that and they just absolutely loved the three friendly dogs!!!
Activities we did: Brean beach, Brean leisure Park, Burnham beach, Weston-Super-Mare beach, Becky Falls (Dartmoor), The walled Gardens of Cannington, Forde Abbey, shopping in Taunton and Bristol, Wookey Hole.
And every evening we enjoyed the barbecue and hot tub in the garden!! We will return for sure!!! Edith, Bas, Mats and Nils van den Ham from Almelo, The Netherlands
  • Submitted: Aug 4, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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The Old Dairy annex, part of a beautiful 17th century farm house
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+44 01278 773839
Bason Bridge Sedgemoor
4

Stoke on Trent

  • 4 of 5
Owners very friendly, suitable for family with children, property very comfortable in a nice location, the phone signals were not very strong but on whole very good value.
  • Submitted: Nov 2, 2011
  • Stayed: Oct 2011
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Recommended for:  Families with Young Children
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The Old Dairy annex, part of a beautiful 17th century farm house
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Bason Bridge Sedgemoor
5

Churchlands Farm for a great stay

  • 5 of 5
We had a fantastic week at Churchlands farm, Paula and Kevin made us feel very welcome and were great hosts. It was the little touches they provided from the welcome wine and bits on arrival to the huge selection of dvd's that we could watch in the evening. We all loved the hot tub, very relaxing after a day out in the surrounding countryside or beach. Kevin let us ride the beautiful horses he owns and is not only a great horseman but a fantastic riding instructor who raised my daughters and my own confidence with the horses so that I was able to jump by the end of the week!
The location is very peaceful, yet close to beaches and areas such as the Cheddar Gorge. We'd love to visit again and have recommended you to our friends.
  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2011
  • Stayed: Aug 2011
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Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Bason Bridge Sedgemoor
Norway
5

Get Away From It All

  • 5 of 5
Churchland Farm Cottage is a dream location for families looking to get away from the rigours of urban life. The cottage is annexed onto the main house. It contains a living room, kitchen, 2 bedrooms and an upstairs bathroom. You will also find TV (freeview), selection of DVD’s, free wifi, horses, dogs, trampoline and a hot tub to die for. Paula and Kev are the perfect hosts, from the moment you arrive they make you feel totally welcome. Kev even took our eldest boy canoeing up the river located at the back of the farm.

If you want a guide to a holiday location, ask your children, all I can say is mine are pestering me already to return later in the year. You won’t go wrong with Churchland Farm Cottage.
  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2011
  • Stayed: Jul 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, People with Disabilities, Romantic Getaway
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Bason Bridge Sedgemoor
cheshire
5

our stay may 28th to june 4th 2011

  • 5 of 5
what can i say, lovely place and lovely people, on our arrival kevin rue and max welcomed us, we were shown round and made to feel at home straight away,the annexe is clean and comfortable and has everything you need and more, the bread, butter milk and wine where an added bonus we weren't expecting and was greatly appericated. Kevin and Paula were fantastic host's, nothing was too much trouble, giving us great information on the area and places to visit and that's what's great about Churchlands Farm it's so central to everywhere Glastonbury, Weston super mare, Well's, Cheddar are all less than an hours drive away. The highlight to my daughters holiday was getting to ride Zara one of the horse's at Churchlands with Kevin's training she did so much in just a few days, and the hottub was lovely to relax in after a hard day's sightseeing. We all agree it is one of the best holidays we've had and we hope to visit again very soon and would definatly recommend it .
  • Submitted: Jun 13, 2011
  • Stayed: May 2011
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Recommended for:  Age 55+, Tourists without a Car, People with Disabilities, Romantic Getaway
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Map

Map

Nearest Airport
27 Miles
Bristol
Nearest Ferry
55 Miles
Plymouth
Nearest Train
2 Miles
Highbridge and Burnham-on-Sea
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
M5
Nearest Beach
5 Miles
Burnham-on-Sea
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Basonbridge
Nearest Ski
27 Miles
Bristol
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Burnham-on-Sea
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Basonbridge
Car: recommended

The resort attractions of Burnham-on-Sea, Brean Sands and Weston Supermare are within short drives as are Wookey Hole Caves and Cheddar Gorge, with Ritchie's Cider Farm a short walk away.

Exmoor Country Park, Bath Spa, Wells, Glastonbury, Clarkes Village Street and the attractions of Bristol are all within easy reach as is Crealy Adventure Park for the children.

Other Activities: Sitting on the Somerset levels makes this a great base for walking and cycling. The South Somerset Steam Train is nearby as are several Cider Farms.

Golf: There are several Golf Clubs that welcome visitors including Brean Sands & Taunton

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Availability & Rates

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Bason Bridge Farmhouse Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
2014
Mar 29 2014 - Sep 6 2014
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£450
 

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee £0
Refundable damage deposit £100
Notes The apartment can be booked for full weeks 3pm Saturday to 12 noon Saturday

Deposits are required to secure booking as follows:

£100 per week booked.

Full payment required 4 weeks before arrival please.

If you plan to arrive later than 3pm please let us know so that we can ensure someone is available to meet you and hand over the key
Full payment within 1 month of the start of the booking
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Amenities

Amenities

Bason Bridge Farmhouse Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • farmhouse
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Family
General:
  • Parking
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Iron & Board
  • Sofa Bed
  • Internet
  • Activities Guide
  • Hair Dryer
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Toilet Paper
  • Parking Off Street
  • Wireless Internet
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Living Room ...
Kitchen:
  • Grill
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Freezer
  • Refrigerator
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Kitchen
  • Dishwasher
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Pantry Items ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • Child's Highchair
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • The bathroom is upstairs and accessed through the main bedroom
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , 1 sleep sofa /futon , The single beds can be made up as a double
  • The mezzanine bedroom can take 3 single beds) or the singles can be made into a double bed, with a futon making a 3rd singe and a double sofabed in the lounge if required. The roof is slopping so height is restricted to one side of the mezzanine.
Entertainment:
  • Games for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • Radio
  • Books for Adults
  • Games
  • Books for Kids
  • Video Library
  • Stereo
  • Books
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Patio
  • Walkway to Water
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • 6 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • smoking allowed ...
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • theme parks
  • coin laundry
  • restaurants
  • forests
  • water parks
  • zoo
  • live theater
  • ruins
  • museums
Leisure Activities:
  • outlet shopping
  • sight seeing
  • beachcombing
  • walking
  • horseback riding
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • hospital
  • medical services
  • massage therapist
  • fitness center
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • wind-surfing
  • jet skiing
  • cycling
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • water skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
Notes:
The annex bedroom and bathroom are upstairs so guest need to be able to negotiate stairs. The farm itself is fairly level and a lovely place to take a stroll Smokers are asked not to smoke in the annex Dogs need to be on a lead when sheep are in adjacent fields, otherwise they can run free on the farm though need to be happy with other dogs Guests have use of the outside hot tub, barbeque and a fenced (dog free), play area with trampoline as well as access to all outside areas; the river bank is a lovely picnic spot. The river is accessible for course fishing, with a license Looking for that special break, then we are happy to arrange those little extras including restaurant bookings to massages so you can concentrate on having a great time
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