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Encompassing Cornwall, Devon, Dorset and Somerset, the South West is one of the most popular cottage holiday destinations in the UK. Boasting some of the most unspoilt countryside and coastline in the UK, it is easy to see why booking holiday cottages in the South West is so popular. See all of our South West Cottages
The Southern counties of England are varied, each with their own character and charm. Our collection of holiday cottages in Southern England covers the areas of Berkshire, Greater London, Hampshire, the Isle of Wight, Kent, Surrey, Sussex and Wiltshire. See all of our Southern England Cottages
The North West England region is home to the counties of Cheshire, Cumbria and Lancashire, each with their own unique qualities that draw in international visitors. The region is steeped in history as well as popular tourist attractions making it a popular destination to visit all year round. See all of our North West Cottages
Visit historic North East England with its castles and ruins, beautiful coastline and family attractions whilst staying in one of our luxurious holiday cottages. The region is home to countless Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty, National Parks and World Heritage Sites. See all of our North East Cottages
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Handpicked Cottages have selected what we believe are some of the finest holiday cottages in Wales. We have some superb properties in the most beautiful areas of the country. Rural valleys meet with the stunning coasts to make Wales a perfect self-catering cottage destination. See all of our Wales Cottages
The UK is blessed with some of the most beautiful and diverse National Parks and Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty anywhere in the world. For us, these stretch from Isles of Scilly holiday cottages in the south to the very tip of Scotland. The largest of these is the Lake District but there are well over 50 in total. See all of our Cottages in Special Places
Stone Barn Holiday Cottage is a superbly appointed converted barn for hire. Retaining much of its original historical workshop, this amazing cottage offers a wonderful blend of character and style making it a very special places to stay for family and friends alike. Indeed, its VisitEngland 5 star gold rating will give you total confidence that this is a barn conversion holiday rental like no other.
Not all converted barns for hire come with the modern conveniences and indulgences we expect from an unforgettable holiday. Stone Barn sits head and shoulders above the rest.
At a Glance
Electric fire (it looks real)
Bed linen and towels
1 parking space on-site
Sandy beach (walking distance)
Stone Barn is one of four cottages from Exmoor Character Cottages. Each of the luxury holiday cottages in Minehead and Dunster in Somerset, boast their own unique look and feel. You can be assured that high-quality finishes, fabrics, furnishings and comfort are consistent throughout all properties.
Perfect for Families and Group Accommodation
Our homes each sleep between six and eight people. This makes them ideal for families or groups of adults. In Minehead, Pilgrim Corner, The Old Sweet Shop and Stone Barn are next-door neighbours. This makes these perfect destinations for even larger groups of adults, as well as special life anniversaries and celebrations.
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Outside you'll find a lovely enclosed garden with lawn, well stocked borders and a seating area. There's a withy screen hiding the hot tub which will seat six. It faces St. Michael's Church, which is lovely at night when floodlit and you're sat out under the stars. Exmoor is a dark sky reserve so you'll see many constellations.
There's on site parking for one car at Stone Barn, and more on Moor Road, a 1-minute walk away.
Stone Barn is an upside down house, designed to maximise the views to Exmoor from the top floor. So when you arrive, you'll enter at the first floor level. Downstairs you will find two spacious en-suite bedrooms. Pineapple can be configured as a Superking or twin, you just tell us and we'll do the rest. There's a shower room here too. Disney is a king with a bath in the en-suite. All bedrooms come with lovely soft bath sheets, hand towels and toiletries. Our Hypnos mattresses are high quality and hotel standard to guarantee you a very comfortable night's sleep. There's also a utility area on this floor, with a washing machine, tumble drier and supplies for dogs as well as the vacuum cleaner - all under the stairs. Book buffs can choose a volume from the bookcase in the hall.
First Floor Description
Enter through our front door (remembering to duck), and you're in a sociable, open-plan living, dining and cooking area perfectly suited to friends and families. This light, airy living space is architect designed to make the most of the high ceiling and the distant views out to Exmoor. The kitchen features two Neff 'slide and hide' ovens, a large fridge freezer, dishwasher and microwave. The induction hob adds to the slick, modern design of this cool space. The dining table seats six and can be extended for special occasions.
In the living space you'll find a very comfy corner sofa and a media unit with 55" UHD TV, Sky and Netflix. There's fast broadband as you'd expect. There's one bedroom on this floor, a double bedroom we call 'The Snug'. It's right next door to the top floor bathroom with shower, WC and basin, which is sat on our feature pedestal made from original oak beams from the barn.,
Window Views Description
From the top floor there are distant views out over to Exmoor.
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