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The Quad – Luxury self catering property for Larger Groups, Somerset
The Quad is a barn converted into a contemporary house built around a central courtyard. The Quad is located in a beautiful peaceful valley less than an hours drive from Bristol and only a 2 hour and 30 minute drive from London. The Quad is surrounded by picturesque and unspoilt countryside. This special location makes the Blackdown Hills, Quantocks and Exmoor easily accessible. In Exmoor you will find the moors famous wild ponies and deer. To the north are the sandy beaches of Saunton, Croyde & Woolacombe with surfing and other water sports available. The medieval village of Dunster, with its magnificent castle are also within easy reach for day trips. To the south lies the Jurassic South Coast and its popular beauty spots and attractions, including the towns Topsham, Branscombe and Beer.
The accommodation sleeps up to a maximum of 16 guests in 6 bedrooms:
The large upstairs bedroom and master dressing room both have double sofa beds available.
Entrance Hall with a large games table with roulette wheel and other games. There is underfloor heating over the entire ground floor.
The large kitchen is sunny and south facing with an Aga and a 16 seat dining table by a cosy open fire. The kitchen is well equipped with an Aga, American fridge, 4 x induction hobs, separate electric oven, Miele dishwasher and microwave oven.
The Dining Room area with huge extendable fireside dining table seats up to 16. Two high chairs and children’s table and chairs are provided too.
The Sitting room adjoins the Dining room and has ample comfortable seating in two areas plus an open fireplace. There is a large TV and free Wifi. The wifi signal is strongest in the kitchen.
The Master suite has a four poster double bed and a real fireplace in the large bedroom area with doors opening onto the garden. The large adjoining dressing room has a double sofa bed, doors to the garden and a wall of wardrobes. The suite also has a large limestone bathroom with double bath, wet room style shower and twin wash basins
There are a further five double bedrooms two have ensuite bathrooms, 3 ensuite sin all.
The bathrooms are all large and finished in limestone or mosaic with the very highest quality sanitary ware from Phillipe Stark and Duravit.
The cost of heating is included in the rental from the 1st of October to the 1st of April. If you require heating outside of these dates it is available if booked and paid for in advance. Please enquire if any member of your group has special needs or if the weather forecast is unseasonably cold.
The barn is set in a glorious peaceful rural valley. There is ample parking in the gravelled driveway. There is a formal entrance through a pair of immense hardwood doors into the entrance hall, or an informal entrance through the garden gate into the secure and totally private walled garden. This is particularly nice for families with young children as they can play safely in the garden and be watched from virtually every room in the house. It is also great if you have a dog as it is escape prof. There is a huge round garden table with 4 curved benches which seats 12 guests comfortably under the sunshade. There is also a Weber
charcoal BBQ and a fire pit. In the corner you will find a fantastic 8 seater hot tub perfect for total relaxation.
Barbecue hut from 2019 to be confirmed, please enquire.