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 a 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 you will definitely see a lot of deer! To the north are the sandy beaches of Saunton, Croyde & Woolacombe with surfing and other water sports available. Watchet Marina, Minehead and 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 American fridge, 4 induction hobs, separate electric oven, Miele dishwasher and microwave oven.
The Dining Room area with huge extendable fireside dining table seats up to 16. High chair provided too.
The Sitting room adjoins the Dining room and has ample comfy 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, shower and twin wash basins
Bed 2 ground floor twin bedroom with two single beds and an en-suite wet room with WC.
Bed 3 ground floor bedroom With superking size bed
Bed 4 very large twin bedroom with en-suite bathroom
Bed 5 pretty twin bedroom
Bed 6 three single beds and single sofa bed.
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. Please note that we do not provide towels.
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. 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.
We aim to be able to welcome everybody to our properties. We make every effort to provide facilities for wheelchair users and those with mobility issues. These vary from person to person so please contact us to discuss the specific requirements of your group before booking.
Special conditions due to the coronavirus outbreak.
The house can only ever accommodate the maximum number of people, allowed on the day of arrival, by the government restrictions due to the coronavirus outbreak. It can never accommodate more than 16 people +2 infants.
People with symptoms, or people who have been in contact with somebody with a confirmed case of the virus, should not arrive at the house, as we will have to turn them away.
The day before arrival you will be asked to confirm that nobody in your group is in this category.
People who are self isolating, in quarantine, or who are particularly vulnerable because of age or pre-existing medical conditions should not make a booking as they risk not being able to attend the property, depending on their health and the government guidelines at the time of arrival. All bookings are final.
The house is deep cleaned between visitors.
All bookings subject to our terms and conditions. ( please ask for a copy if not found online) Payment via bank transfer. Security deposit of £500 required
25% deposit with booking, remainder 12 weeks before arrival. If booking within 12 weeks of arrival remainder within 7 days. All bookings must be paid in full in cleared funds before arrival. Arrivals on Mondays and Fridays only.
PLEASE NOTE this property is not available all year round. Some of the unavailable dates are because of owners own use, and may change. The charge for the use if the hot tub is £75. The cost of heating is included in the rental from 1 October to 1 April.
Terms and conditions can be found on the offers page of this website
Midweek Break (4 Nights)
Whole Week (7 Nights)
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|26 Jun - 02 Jul||£2250||£1550||£2550|
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|25 Sep - 01 Oct||£1850||£1450||£2150|
|02 Oct - 08 Oct||£1750||£1450||£1950|
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|16 Oct - 22 Oct||£2450||£1650||£2650|
|23 Oct - 29 Oct||£2150||£1250||£2950|
|30 Oct - 05 Nov||£1550||£900||£1750|
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