View towards the property
Lounge area with doors to the patio
Open plan living accommodation
Lounge area with woodburner
Dining area
Kitchen with countryside views
Galleried double bedroom
Double bedroom
Twin bedroom
Twin bedroom
Countryside views from the property
1 / 12  View towards the property
2 / 12  Lounge area with doors to the patio
3 / 12  Open plan living accommodation
4 / 12  Lounge area with woodburner
5 / 12  Dining area
6 / 12  Kitchen with countryside views
7 / 12  Bathroom
8 / 12  Galleried double bedroom
9 / 12  Double bedroom
10 / 12  Twin bedroom
11 / 12  Twin bedroom
12 / 12  Countryside views from the property

Old Holcombe South Barn,

Watchet (6mls S), Exmoor
Sleeps 4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 1
Change Sat
Dogs allowed 2
Downstairs bathroom
Complex of properties
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / woodburner
Internet access
Games / Play facilities
Pub nearby
Beach within easy reach
Family friendly
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • A delightful barn conversion in the heart of the Somerset countryside
  • A peaceful Somerset retreat in idyllic surroundings
  • Ideally situated for the Quantock Hill, Brendon Hills and Exmoor National Park
  • Visit Wimbleball Reservoir, Somerwest World at Minehead and the West Somerset Steam Railway
  • Close to seaside resorts including Minehead, Watchet and Burnham-on-Sea
  • A lovely holiday barn, perfect for walkers, cyclists, families and nature-lovers
Property code: OLDSO

Perfectly situated near Exmoor and the Quantock Hills, this superb barn conversion nestles in an excellent and tranquil rural location close to the beautiful beaches at Blue Anchor and Dunster.

This lovely cottage is ideally situated for anyone wishing to explore the stunning Quantock Hills, the beautiful Brendon Hills and the spectacular Exmoor National Park, which are on the doorstep and offer plenty of opportunities for breathtaking walks, hikes, bike rides and superb views. Among the popular tourist attractions nearby are Cheddar Gorge, Wookey Hole, Somerwest World, Brean Leisure Park, West Somerset Steam Railway, Clarks Village and Wimbleball Reservoir. You can head to the glorious Somerset coast and enjoy the beautiful beaches and lovely seaside towns including Burnham-on-Sea, Minehead, Watchet, and Brean. Popular local towns and cities include Wells, Bridgwater, Tiverton and Taunton. This is a wonderful base for walkers, cyclists and nature-lovers keen to discover the best of Somerset. On entering this charming barn conversion, which retains some original features including traditional exposed beams, you will find yourself in the tastefully furnished and welcoming lounge/diner. With comfortable seating, TV, DVD and wood burner, the light and inviting lounge is an ideal space to unwind in at the end of a wonderful day. There is also a delightful dining area. Heading into the attractively designed kitchen you will find it fully equipped with electric oven and hob, microwave, dishwasher and fridge/freezer. The metered washing machine and tumble dryer are housed in a utility room shared with the other properties on-site. You will also find a bathroom complete with bath, hand-held shower, shower cubicle and WC. Heading up to the first floor, you will find two cosy bedrooms. There’s a galleried double room which overlooks the lounge, and a comfy twin bedroom. Moving outside, you can relax on the enclosed patio with seating, with a selection of outdoor games and a BBQ available on request. Guests are also invited to explore the 6 acres of land which are home to the owners’ chickens and, occasionally, cows and sheep.

Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.

  • Part of a complex of 4 properties
  • 2 bedrooms-1 galleried double,1 twin
  • Kitchen with electric oven and hob, microwave, dishwasher and fridge/freezer
  • Lounge with wood burner (first basket of logs included)
  • TV and DVD
  • Bathroom with bath, shower and WC
  • Enclosed patio with seating
  • A selection of outdoor games
  • BBQ available on request
  • Shared utility room with metered washing machine and tumble dryer
  • Electric and central heating
  • Wi-Fi included speed connections may vary due to rural location
  • 2 dogs welcome
  • Children must be supervised around nearby pond
  • Guests are welcome to share the 6 acres of land which is home to chickens and occasionally cows and sheep
  • Beach 5 miles
  • Shop 2 miles and pub 1 mile

This property has been let with us for over 10 years and is managed by Kerry.


From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 17 guest ratings

Overall cleanliness
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Reviewed by Joanne, 27th July 2019

We loved the peace and tranquility of this beautiful place and hope to return again very soon.

Reviewed by Adrian, 22nd June 2019

The property is equipped to a very high standard throughout, is well furnished and is beautifully clean. The owners have invested both a considerable amount of money and time in the properties and I would highly recommend staying there.

Reviewed by Peter, 1st June 2019

We stayed at South Barn, which we think of the cottages available at Old Holcombe Water Farm is the one that is most perfectly positioned. It has an unobstructed view of the surrounding countryside and overlooks the small lake with all the wildlife that that brings. The garden is fully enclosed with a picnic table at which to sit and enjoy everythiRead moreng a holiday in the countryside is supposed to be. Hide

Reviewed by Katrina, 18th May 2019

Beautiful cottage , lovely bathroom, really comfortable bed, peaceful surroundings, a little way from shops and restaurants wont deliver that far but such a beautiful location. Sheep/cows and wonderful free range eggs. Friendly owners. Has everything you need. Great its dog friendly, good secure garden. There was nothing to dislike about it. I willRead more miss lying in bed watching the stars thru the skylight. If you want a relaxing break then this is the place for you . I would highly recommend it . Hide

Reviewed by Peter, 27th April 2019

Lovely little cottage, clean and comfortable, very peaceful and quiet. South facing so get the sun all day. Secure and safe for our dogs so they could run around. Lovely area to holiday in with lots of things to do and places to visit. Would highly recommend.

Reviewed by Philip, 13th April 2019

Lovely rural location,very quiet and peaceful. Accommodation of a very high standard ,quality fixtures and fittings throughout. Enjoyed our stay immensely. Highly recommended.

Reviewed by Jenny, 7th April 2019

A lovely cottage in an idyllic setting close to beautiful beaches and on the edge of Exmoor national park. The cottage is comfortable with a cosy log burner for colder evenings. It is scrupulously clean and well equipped. We had a lovely relaxing break, very peaceful.

Reviewed by Rachel, 24th November 2018

Warm welcome on arrival for me and my westhighland terriers. nothing was to much trouble amazing, friendly people. Cottage idyllic, cosy, clean with a fabulous bathroom. Great rural location. Close enough to get supplies but far enough to dream! Would most definitely return.

Reviewed by Heather, 17th November 2018

A lovely comfortable holiday home with everything you need. Mr and Mrs B, Notts

Reviewed by Marion, 27th October 2018

The barn was in a perfect stunning quiet location with no noise from traffic. It had most things one needs for a wonderful holiday, even sunny dry weather.

Reviewed by Hilary, 13th October 2018

The cottage is in a glorious setting with beautiful views and is peaceful and quiet. It has an enclosed garden which was brilliant for our dog and would be great for children. The cottage is warm, cosy, comfortable and very clean. We really enjoyed our stay.

Reviewed by Barbara, 29th September 2018

Beautiful setting. Warm welcome. Lovely, cozy, well equipped cottage. Sunny, secure little garden to sit out in and let the dog run around safely. Came face to face with a deer just outside the property one evening. Magical! Lovely fresh eggs and the most amusing honesty box for supplying them. Will always remember the chicken dance song!

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