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Little Barn Draydon

Dulverton (2mls SE), Exmoor
Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
Dogs allowed 2
4
star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Enclosed garden / patio
Internet access
Romantic
Parking on site / nearby
Decorated for Christmas
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Wonderful detached barn conversion surrounded by glorious countryside, ideal for a romantic retreat 
  • A superb spot to watch a wealth of wildlife with Exmoor ponies grazing in the surrounding fields, a woodpecker feeding outside the window or a herd of Red Deer occaisionally close by
  • Offering beautiful open plan accommodation this is an excellent base for exploring the delights of Somerset and Devon
Property code: LBARD

 Set in the beautiful Exmoor National Park, this cottage is the ideal base to explore Exmoor’s glorious moorland countryside, paddle in the clear meandering streams , and sunbathe on the wonderful sandy beaches of Devon and West Somerset. With views over the Barle valley, wild red deer grazing from the neighbouring woods and Exmoor ponies in the fields next door it is a wonderful tranquil place to relax. The coast to the North at Porlock and Minehead (with a steam railway) is within a 20min drive with wonderful long sandy beaches to be found further west at Woolacombe and Saunton Sands. These beaches are particularly popular with families for swimming and surfing. This is an ideal spot for all the family to be based with plenty of places to walk and explore Exmoor as well as many children’s activity centres, zoos, wildlife centres, horse riding, golfing and fishing. Only 3 miles away is the vibrant little town of Dulverton which has pubs, restaurants, tearooms, a small supermarket, delicatessen, bakery, butchers, Doctors and pharmacy. A short drive can also be taken to discover the picturesque Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty the Blackdown Hills and the Quantock Hills. 

 The Cottage has Wifi and Freesat TV. Amenities: Bed linen, towels, electric, Wi-Fi and night storage heating included. The property is supplied with water from a spring,  2 dogs welcome. Location: beach 20 miles, shop and pub 3 miles. The detached barn, situated on one floor, offers ONE bedroom with king-size bed, TV with Freeview and DVD for those lazy mornings and views over the Barle Valley. Bathroom: with shower over bath and WC. Lounge/kitchen/diner: the living area also has views out over the Barle Valley with feature wood panelling and woodburner effect electric fire, flatscreen Freesat TV, DVD and plenty of books. Kitchen area equipped with an electric oven, hob, combination microwave, fridge with small freezer compartment and dishwasher. Washer/dryer located in hallway. Outside: unattached enclosed private garden beyond the parking area. There is also a small open patio area with garden table and chairs directly outside the property.

  • 1 bedroom -  king-size bed, Freeview TV and DVD
  • 1 bathroom - shower over bath and WC
  • Kitchen area equipped with an electric oven, hob, combination microwave, dishwasher, fridge with small freezer compartment, microwave and coffee machine
  • Washer/dryer located in hallway
  • Flat screen Freesat TV, DVD and plenty of books
  • Wood burner effect electric fire
  • Travel cot and high chair available
  • Complimentary Bathrobes and slippers
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • A detached barn
  • The property is supplied with water from a spring
  • Lounge/kitchen/diner area
  • Night storage heating
  • Situated on one floor
  • Private garden and enclosed area separate from the cottage, just across the car park area
  • Use of a communal garden area
  • Small open patio area with garden table and chairs directly outside the property
  • Private parking space immediately outside the cottage 
  • A welcome gift for guests
  • Arrival hampers or celebration packages are available at an additional cost, please ask for details
  • Massage and beauty treatments offered (subject to availability and bookings) at an additional charge
  • Sweet treats for every occasion by LJB Bakes & Cakes incl. cupcakes, brownies and cup bouquets available to pre-order at an additional cost
  • Beach 20 miles, shop and pub 3 miles
  • If you wish to charge an electric car please note a charge of £30 will need to be paid upon arrival directly to the owner
  • This property will be decorated for Christmas
  • Arrival: 15:00 onwards
  • Departure: before 10:00, unless otherwise stated in your arrival details
  • 2 dogs allowed. Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week
  • There is an Accidental Damage Deposit of £150 when booking at this property, however this may be waived for £20. We’ll provide more details about this when booking your holiday.

 

Sarah Jadali

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

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 43 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Joanna, 15th March 2024

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One of the best places we have stayed. Beautiful location, fantastic property. Loved waking to the sound of birds and horses, and watching the birds feed each morning whilst having breakfast. Just perfect - you wont be disappointed!

Reviewed by Sally, 19th February 2024

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A good location to Exmore and the north coast. Very comfortable with a lot of extras that made it feel special

Reviewed by Maria, 30th December 2023

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A perfect peaceful place to spend an escape the fireworks break. Lovely warm and welcoming barn. Very well equipped. Brilliant location for country walks and coastal visits. This was our 3rd visit and we have already booked for New Year 2025!

Reviewed by Joy, 3rd November 2023

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A warm and comfortable welcome and perfect for avoiding fireworks. We didnt expect brilliant weather in November but it was very wet and we were glad of the warmth of such a snug space.

Reviewed by TIM, 27th October 2023

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Excellent all round

Reviewed by Chris, 20th October 2023

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This is the perfect getaway for us, the cottage is so well presented, and so warming to come back to after a long walk on the moors. Location is fantastic, which ever way you go ,you are spoilt for beautiful walks. Would be nice if sun appeared a little more,but this is Exmoor, a place we both hold dear in our hearts.

Reviewed by Helen, 13th October 2023

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What an amazing cottage, so tranquil and peaceful. Its our second holiday there this year, once in June and then again in September. Equally enjoyable. Very clean and comfortable, with everything you could hope for. Thank you, we'll be back.

Reviewed by Patricia, 6th October 2023

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Perfect t in every way. Super super 5* cottage cannot fault it. For a break any time of the year. Thanks to Lucy for making it so lovely.

Reviewed by Stephen, 1st September 2023

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Reviewed by Steph, 25th August 2023

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Meg and I had a great time, the cottage was very comfortable and had everything you need. The only thing I was disappointed about was the garden, as it isn't attached to the cottage so I couldn't let Meg out on her own.

Reviewed by Nicola, 18th August 2023

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We could see as soon as we walked through the door to Little Barn was going to be perfect. It is decorated to a very high standard & it is done with love too. It was spotless throughout & so comfortable. The goodies were a lovely surprise too. The view was lovely & it did not matter the lane was right outside as it never gets busy as it is a dead eRead morend. We were lucky enough to see the herd of red deer just along the lane. We loved looking after the wild birds & the woodpecker. Our piece of heaven. Hide

Reviewed by Tony, 4th August 2023

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Reviewed by Kim, 28th July 2023

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Very clean, fully stocked kitchen, comfortable and superb location. Great feeding the birds this time of year as there are quite a few who visited so we kept the feeders topped up. Visit to Tarr Steps and Wimbleball Lake are a must. In Dulverton, the Copper Kettle is great for food, but check opening times. Pet shop is great for bird food and suet Read moreballs. We had a very relaxing time. It was lovely to come back to a quiet location and enjoy the sun sat outside. Lovely welcoming gifts. Hide

Reviewed by Helen, 9th June 2023

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The cottage was perfect in every way. So peaceful, so we'll equipped, rooms amazing sizes. Loved it!!!

Reviewed by Malcolm, 30th May 2023

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Three nights break. Could not fault the cottage, everything was perfect, even the local birds including a pair of woodpeckers kept us entertained. The goodies which were left for our arrival were most appreciated.

Reviewed by Nilesh, 22nd May 2023

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Absolutely love the cottage and was fantastic value and great views. I dont know if the owner owns the cottage next door but if she does (maybe aware of this anyway) there is a colony of bats living in the attic. Was a great site to see!

Reviewed by Stephen, 12th May 2023

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we had a fantastic stay, the cottage is in a perfect location for access to exmoor whilst being very tranquil, the little town of Duverton is just a few minutes away with an array of good quality local shops and pubs etc for everything you could need would definItely recommend and will certainly return

Reviewed by Simon, 5th May 2023

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Reviewed by David, 14th April 2023

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Cottage was excellent, had everything we needed, even a nice cake and milk in fridge for a nice cuppa after a long journey.

Reviewed by Karen, 7th April 2023

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The best cottage weve ever stayed at, all the little touches you need, some treats too, smelled super clean, comfy bed, good heating, powerful shower, thats all my boxes ticked. Private garden and a shared garden. Beware if you dont like driving down single track lanes but worth it for the quiet !

Reviewed by Margaret, 1st April 2023

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Such a lovely place to stay. So peaceful and the view from the lounge window was wonderful. It was lovely to see all the wildlife. Easy reach to various locations and can recommend Glen Lyn Gorge and the dam at Wimbleball Lake. Cottage had everything you needed including the yummy cake on arrival. Didn't get to meet the owner as you are just left aRead morelone to enjoy the peace and quiet but I'm sure if we needed anything they were only a quick call away. Hope to come back soon. Hide

Reviewed by Peter, 17th March 2023

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We were very happy with the cottage.

Reviewed by Robert, 14th March 2023

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Reviewed by Steve, 3rd March 2023

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Lovely cottage in beautiful surroundings. Probably one of the best we've stayed in.

Reviewed by Maria, 30th December 2022

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2nd visit during firework season. Absolutely perfect place to see in New Year - not one firework! Totally relaxed dog and two very happy people. Trip to beach each day and then back to the barn to just relax, which is really easy as our every need was catered for! Highly recommend.

Reviewed by Kevin, 22nd December 2022

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Reviewed by Sarah, 7th November 2022

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Little Barn was a perfect solution to needing to get away from fireworks for our dogs. It was so quiet and peaceful would definitely come back. It was lovely and comfortable and heating was spot on. The cottage had pretty much everything you needed for a lovely stay on Exmoor. The extra touches and treats were such a lovely kind addition. Im sure wRead moreell be back at some stage. Hide

Reviewed by Martin, 30th September 2022

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Comfortable, spacious quiet cottage in a picturesque location. The owner obviously wants you to enjoy your holiday and has put a lot of thought into ensuring the cottage is comfortable and well equipped.

Reviewed by Heather, 23rd September 2022

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very homely and clean.Very pretty location on the border of Exmoor

Reviewed by Tom, 9th September 2022

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Reviewed by Rosemary, 2nd September 2022

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Reviewed by Sarah, 26th August 2022

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An amazing cottage. Spotlessly clean, superbly equipped and more spacious than I had imagined. The pictures of this property dont do it justice, it is truly a little gem. Very rural location (which is exactly what we wanted) the private garden is a lovely idea and great for the dogs. Seeing the ponys and deer every morning was a real treat and therRead morees so many fabulous walks nearby (and tea rooms ). I cant praise this property highly enough we loved it. Hide

Reviewed by Brian, 12th August 2022

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Reviewed by Fiona, 29th July 2022

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The property is wonderful and set in a gorgeous location. Incredibly peaceful with stunning views. So much wildlife, Exmoor ponies, deer, woodpeckers, hares and pheasants. So many wonderful places to visit nearby your never bored.

Reviewed by Lorraine, 22nd July 2022

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I'm sorry but I don't want to tell people about this place because I want it all to myself. Just Beautiful.

Reviewed by Craig, 1st July 2022

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Had a fantastic week, cottage was fab, nice and quiet with an abundance of wildlife. Exmoor ponies in the field opposite and we also seen them running past the cottage. Would highly recommend this to anyone wanting a peaceful holiday.

Reviewed by Kim, 24th June 2022

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We had a lovely stay in Little Barn. The cottage was thoughtfully equipped, terrifically clean and very comfortable; our very young dog especially enjoyed the safe, closed in, and private garden. The location was fantastic with stunning views and great access to the moors. We also enjoyed seeing all the wildlife local to the cottage. Thank you for Read moremaking our first holiday in 3 years, a real home from home. Kim Hide

Reviewed by Patricia, 17th June 2022

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The cottage has everything you could warrant. The owners update it each year for customers to enjoy even new outside table and comfortable chairs. Spotlessly clean comfortable bed and good quality bed linen. Such ideal spot you would have to go a long way to find a holiday home better and good value for money. This is our 4 time here and look forwaRead morerd to another visit next year. Hide

Reviewed by Clive, 10th June 2022

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A delightful cottage set in a beautiful location. Well equipped, secure, exceptionally clean and very comfortable. And so quiet. I stayed in this cottage in 2011 and always intended to return one day. Im so glad I did. Thank you so much for being dog friendly. My Airedale Terrier Amy had such a wonderful time which, of course, made me very happy toRead moreo. Hide

Reviewed by Penny, 13th May 2022

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We would highly recommend the cottage. We had a great holiday and Dulverton is a lovely village with a great range of shops. The owners have taken great care to provide all that is needed to have a comfortable stay. Thank you We would love to return.

Reviewed by Charles, 6th May 2022

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Fantastic cottage in a beautiful location, be a bit wary of the road the traffic speeds by the front door! Fantastically equipped with everything you need for a lovely stay.

Reviewed by Dennis, 29th April 2022

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Nice and clean lots of wildlife in gardens

Reviewed by Derek, 22nd April 2022

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Lovely property in a very peaceful location,with wonderful views.

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