The Barn, as its name suggests, is a converted detached two storey stone barn sitting within a farm setting. It has been recently refurbished to provide luxury living for those wishing to escape to the countryside for some peace and tranquillity. Situated at the end of a quiet country lane, with private parking, the Barn is a perfect holiday retreat with open countryside on the doorstep and stunning far reaching views to admire. Guests will enjoy the light and airy open plan setting, complemented by characterful beams.
The farm sits within 40 acres, made up of fields, woodland, lakes and ponds all of which we welcome you to explore. Vobster Quay is adjacent to the farm. The Vobster Inn is within walking distance of the property. Other great family gastro style pubs include The Talbot at Mells, The Grange at Whatley and the Archangel in Frome town centre all of which have lovely outside dining areas.
This holiday at a glance
Sleeps two guests.
One bedroom with one bathroom.
Lawned garden area.
Sorry, no pets.
Upper Vobster Farm is unique boutique accommodation with a special focus on providing clear space to allow you to deeply rest. As part of this we do ask that there is no smoking or alcohol on the farm or around any of the cottages.
Minimum of a three night stay.
Set within 40 acres which you are welcome to explore.
A gluten & dairy free welcome hamper welcomes you on arrival.
Electric wood burning stove.
Gas hob and electric induction hob, microwave, dishwasher, washer/dryer, fridge with freezer compartment.
Television, freeview, DVD player, Apple TV is enabled, iPod/CD/docking station.
Travel cot, high chair and stairgate available upon request.
Garden furniture and barbecue.
Attractions and nearby amenities
The stunning village of Mells with a local post office selling local produce and a great family pub.
Frome, four miles is the closest town and benefits from a vibrant atmosphere, with plenty of quirky, independent shops and cafes. There is a local market every Wednesday and Saturday along with a great arts and music scene with an art gallery in the main town car park.
The closest railway station is Frome, which is 15 minutes from the property and benefits from a direct link to London Paddington, through Bath Spa taking approximately 90 minutes.
The heritage city of Bath is 12 miles north of the property and can be easily reached using the park and ride facility. There is plenty to do in Bath with an array of shopping outlets, boutiques, cafes and restaurants as well as famous sites such as The Roman Baths, Pump Rooms, Thermae Spa and the Royal Crescent.
A great base to visit Glastonbury Abbey, the cathedral city of Wells and Stourhead Gardens
The popular Longleat Safari Park is approximately six miles from the property and is a great family day out.
Established in 1983, the Rural Retreats portfolio represents the cream of self-catering luxury holiday cottages throughout the UK and Ireland. With over 400 stylishly presented country houses and cottages to choose from, each carefully selected to meet our high standards of comfort, Rural Retreats makes it easy to find just the holiday home you are looking for.