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The Cottage Beyond

Child friendly farm, Somerset – 5* Large Holiday Home, Kittisford Barton, Somerset

About The Cottage Beyond

The perfect holiday home for a fun-filled break with the family that can accommodate up to 14 adults plus a further 2 children. With six bedrooms (one that is weelchair adapted on the ground floor) and seven bathrooms The Cottage Beyond provides a level of luxury and space that all ages are going to relish a stay here. Once you have arrived through the door, you will find it impossible to tear yourself away.  All you will want to do is chill out and appreciate this fabulous UK bolthole. You can swim and relax in the private Spa Hall, enjoy the gardens, cook up a barbecue, play badminton, clock golf or croquet, or snuggle up in front of the open fire and watch a movie. There are games galore, including table tennis, table football and Giant Connect 4, and for children there is a roundabout and trampoline, swings and a slide. You can picnic in the woods or set off on one of many walks around the glorious farm.

If you weren't considering a break to Somerset this holiday property might actually sway you to change your plans. It is the perfect spot to consider when planning a break with your extended family. It is located within a 3hr drive of London, just over 2 hours from Birmingham and a pleasant 3 and half hour stretch from Manchester.  This 5 star luxurious holiday home will surpass your wildest expectations and offers outstanding facilities, space and surroundings for a truly memorable family break. There is plenty of indoor and outdoor space so that you are not on top of each other and also space to have time out for the individual.

Five Star Facilities for Parents and Children

The Cottage Beyond is heavenly for kids and adults alike. While grown-ups will appreciate the high spec furnishings, fixtures and finishing touches, The Cottage Beyond provides an idyllic setting for imaginative youngsters, with plenty to do, inside and out. The fully enclosed grounds are conducive to a relaxed environment and the children can play without parents worrying that they would wander off anywhere. The Cottage Beyond has recently won GOLD at the Bristol, Bath & Somerset Tourism Awards for self catering.

The house is set in the heart of the family's 260-acre organic mixed farm. In addition to the wonderful, large, secure private garden, you have the freedom to explore the farmland's rolling hills and valleys. As well as goats, cattle and the farm dog Pepsi, you'll find ponds, woodlands with picnic tables, the Bathealton stream leading to Watery Lane and Pooh Sticks bridge, and fields with views to the Quantocks and the Blackdown Hills.

You have exclusive use of its own Spa Hall with private heated indoor pool, hot tub and sauna as well as the beautiful landscaped private garden with gently sloping paths, a large lawn area and an active bird table that is mesmerising to young and old alike. Outdoor furniture, tree seats, giant bean bags & loungers means there is always somewhere to relax in the sun or shade.

The Cottage Beyond - a holiday property that goes beyond your expectations

The accommodation is spacious, stylish and well equipped. Underfloor heating extends throughout the ground floor. The entire ground floor is fully accessible for wheelchair users and those with limited mobility. You enter into a beautiful, bright hallway with a hand-crafted oak staircase and double-storey windows offering breathtaking views across the valley. The fully equipped kitchen-diner opens off the hallway and connects to the dining area. Next to the kitchen and also off the hallway is a snug room featuring a 32in Panasonic LED TV, Blu-ray/DVD player and iPod docking station. The living room opens from the hallway via a sweeping ramp, made for ‘the grand entrance’. This wonderful, spacious, uniquely shaped room has luxury sofas for seating everyone comfortably around the open fire (logs provided). A curvaceous wall of windows floods the room with light. There is a 40in LED TV connected to an Orbitsound iPod Dock Soundbar with Subwoofer with BT Sport and SKY Sports & Movies. The living room leads through to the dining area where you can seat 14 with ease for a dinner party. There is direct access from the kitchen for effortless entertaining. Double doors open onto a decked terrace overlooking the garden and countryside. Off the hallway there is a WC with wet room and a utility room with a washing machine and tumble dryer.

Bedroom One is situated at the far end of the ground floor. It is spacious and fully accessible for wheelchair users and those with limited mobility. The room is furnished with zip-and-link beds and an extra two single beds, and has a large en-suite wet room.

The oak staircase from the hallway leads up to five further bedrooms. Bedroom Two is the largest room, with en-suite shower room, zip-and-link twin beds and the option of two extra 2ft 6in single beds. Floor-to-ceiling windows provide panoramic views across the countryside. Bedroom Three is a large, dual-aspect room with zip-and-link beds and the use of the chic bathroom opposite. Bedroom Four has a double bed and en-suite shower room. Bedroom Five has zip-and-link beds and en-suite shower room. Bedroom Six has zip-and-link beds and en-suite shower room.

Baby Equipment

For babies, The Cottage Beyond provides

  • 3 travel cots
  • 3 high chairs
  • Safety stair gates
  • Fireguard
  • Selection of toys
  • Children’s cutlery, bowls & plates

Spa Hall - your own private indoor swimming pool

A path leads across the lawn to the beautifully designed private Spa Hall featuring a heated indoor swimming pool, sauna and hot tub, recliners and seating. Changing facilities adjoin two showers and a WC. The L-shaped pool has both a shallow end (1.2m) and a deep end (2m). It is 13.5m (44ft) at the longest point, 6m (20ft) at the widest point, and 3m (10ft) wide at the narrower end. This gives plenty of space in the water to play as well as having the bonus of real length swimming. Access is with a with keypad lock to ensure little people can only gain entry when accompanied by an adult.

Garden and outdoor play

The extensive landscaped garden offers space for everyone and plenty of opportunity for hide and seek. Borders brim with shrubs and herbs. Steps and gently sloping paths provide access for all. There is a large lawn for sports, a roundabout, swings and a slide, and a safety enclosed trampoline for children. 

Undercover Games Area for year-round entertainment. There is a full-size table-tennis table with bats and balls, an air hockey game and the family favourite extra-large Connect 4 game.

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