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Park Farm - Peace and Charm in secluded location - 17th Century luxury farmhouse
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Park Farm - Peace and Charm in secluded location - 17th Century luxury farmhouse
Flagstones, Aga and everything you could need in your dream farmhouse kitchen!
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Park Farm - Peace and Charm in secluded location - 17th Century luxury farmhouse
Flagstones, Aga and everything you could need in your dream farmhouse kitchen!
Kitchen with views up towards the woods
Inglenook fireplace with log burner, flagstones and comfortable sofas
Television/sitting room with excellent selection of DVDs,  toys, books and games
Playroom/TV  room just off sitting room for children, movies, table football and relaxation
Elegant dining room for up to 14 - Wooden floors, Inglenook and log burner, Butlers Pantry for wine!
Dining room elegance
Baby grand piano graces the library sitting room with leather sofas and oak furniture
A fabulous selection of books with hard covers - Fine paintings & Eastern rugs grace the floors
Master Bedroom - oh so much space and leading into huge bathroom/shower room and dressing room
Beams and oak floors with patchwork quilts make for a wonderful attic bedroom (1 king + 2 singles)
Country bedroom promising a good nights sleep
One of the double bedrooms
Log burners - lit before your arrival (in cold weather) so you arrive to a lovely warm house
Utterly sublime huge Master ensuite - walk in shower, claw foot bath and Juliet balcony with view
Relax and take in the view in your clawfooted bath with views up towards the woods!
Another view of Playroom/TV Sitting Room - within a few steps of main sitting room
Kitchen island with oak top for extra preparation space!
Oak ornaments bedeck a beautiful antique Georgian chest of drawers in a bedroom
Kitchen with American fridge freezer, larder cupboards either side and Electric Aga
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Farmhouse -
6 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 13
Langport, Somerset, England

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katpb2016
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
1 review
“Wonderful Weekend”
Reviewed 7 April 2016 for a stay in April 2016

Franceska and John couldn't have been more friendly, welcoming and accommodating. We were 12 adults and 5 (under 2s) babies and there was plenty of space. The house is just incredible with spectacular views of countryside and woodland for miles and miles. We sat by the fire; all ate around the huge dining table; played pool; sang around the grand piano; walked to the local pub through wild flower filled woodland; played garden games on the croquet lawn. All this was topped with comfortable beds and fluffy white towels not to mention the most magnificent master suit with roll top bath overlooking the views! We will certainly be back.

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Enny011
London, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
101 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
“Suited our needs perfectly”
Reviewed 16 March 2016 for a stay in March 2016

We booked this for a large family gathering which was a surprise for my mother's 70th birthday. We made several enquiries to properties but from the moment we made an initial enquiry we decided on this place due to Franceska’s warm responses, it was evident this was a family home “loaned” to others and a labour of love. The booking procedure was very easy and Franceska gave us a recommendation for Figs Catering and The Devonshire Arms - both absolutely excellent and we would use both again. Also sorted out the hot tub booking which added that Je ne sais quois.
The house itself is just lovely, has enough rooms that people could take time out or as some of our party had to do – work :-( . On our arrival we were met by John who gave us the tour and what a fabulous character, again making sure everything was in order for us and ensuring we knew all the quirks of the house – ghosts and all..!!!! The master suite is stunning and my mother felt like royalty staying in it.
The dining room easily seats 12 and the table is incredible, made from reclaimed floorboards by John.
We chose this location as many of our family are local to the area and on the Saturday we had the rest of them over during the day for a BBQ 20 in total with 4 children under 10, they loved the toys and ride ons, but were beside themselves when John took them off in his mini tractor through the woods, we could hear the laughter back at the house, it made their day instead of having to be on their best behaviour with all the grown ups.
Sunday night chilled and movie night in the snug, big enough for us all to relax and a very cosy room.
The house is absolutely pitch black at night and very quiet, great for a relaxing break, not so great when you wake up in the middle of the night in the attic and need to go downstairs…. This caused much hilarity the next day at my expense.
We were also very lucky to see a barn owl every day out hunting in the paddock behind - what a beautiful sight swooping low and then surveying from the fence.
The walk through the woods starts very steeply so not suitable for those who have difficulty walking, but it was fine for us.
Overall everyone loved the house and thought Franceska and John were the perfect hosts available if needed but not intrusive and left us to our own devices.
Highly recommended. And we have all discussed a return trip.

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Liked best: The family feel, and little touches like books / games
Liked least: Getting stuck in the attic in the dark ;-)
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
8 Apr 2016
Dear Kat, Thank you so much for your kind words. We so enjoyed having you all with us and are so glad that all the arrangements and recommendations worked out so well. I'm sure Amanda of Figs Catering in Somerton will also be thrilled! I am delighted that your Mother felt like Royalty in the Master Bedroom and that the house provided such a great backdrop for a happy family weekend and such an important occasion. It was so nice to hear the children enjoying themselves playing tennis and games and the peels of laughter were just lovely to hear! We very much hope you will return and you can be assured of a very warm welcome. Thank you for taking the time to write such a wonderful summary of your weekend which we both really appreciate. Our very best wishes to you all.
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Debs G
Thames Ditton, null, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Everything we could possible need under one roof”
Reviewed 8 March 2016 for a stay in March 2016

We were there to celebrate David's 70th birthday and were 14 including children, the youngest being 4. The farmhouse was a home from home, beautifully decorated, with lovely paintings and ornaments, which made it feel so cosy and interesting, not sterile like so many holiday homes. So many details had been lovingly put together, for the children there were endless books and toys. We had the recommendation of a wonderful caterer, who cooked us a splendid meal for the special night. The views were wonderful and there was a great walk up behind the house to the woods. The kids loved playing tennis and the younger ones loved the electric ride ones. From the visitors book, it was obvious that it was used for Hen nights, which it would totally lend itself to. Definitely would like to go back again!!!

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Liked best: How easy it was to relax
Liked least: Nothing
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Older travelers Families with young children
Large groups
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Management Response
9 Mar 2016
Thank you so much for your lovely review. It was a pleasure to have you all with us and we were so glad that the children enjoyed all the books, puzzles and toys. We, like you, have found that many holiday homes have that 'sterile' look that you mention and have striven at Park Farm to incorporate antiques, art and furnishings that give that elegant yet user friendly country farmhouse feel - with the emphasis on ensuring that guests feel right at home from the moment they arrive. We are so glad David enjoyed his birthday and that the space and grounds (including the woods) worked for you all. We would love to see you again.
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Kevin_n_S...
London, United Kingdom
1 review
“Christmas comfort”
Reviewed 7 February 2016 for a stay in December 2015

We spent a wonderful, cosy Christmas at Park Farm. The welcome hamper, the decorated tree and the tour of the farm in an 4x4 buggy, Franceska and John made us feel very comfortable. The house is beautifully turned out with three large and cosy sitting areas, a big kitchen and separate dining room. This allowed people space to do their own thing or come together in the same room. It feels like a real family home, which it once was, with toys, films and books to keep people entertained. The highlight for my two year old was driving round the tennis court on the electric tractor, highly recommended. We even squeezed in a trip to the Yeovil panto, which kept four generations entertained. Anyone looking for a large house for a family getaway need look no further.

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Liked best: Lots of large, cosy spaces that allowed the family space to do their own thing and come together.
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
Large groups
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Management Response
9 Mar 2016
Thank you for your review. It was lovely meeting you all and we are so glad that the farmhouse worked so well for you and the family. The space certainly lends itself to large groups/families with somewhere for everyone with the kitchen and dining room providing a central focal point for meals etc. It was wonderful to see your little girl enjoying the tractor (which has brought so much pleasure to so many toddlers!) - We will mention the Panto to our next Christmas guests as it sounded great fun! All the very best to you all. We do hope we will see you again at Park Farm maybe for a little summer break!
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Millie R
London, United Kingdom
1 review
“An unforgettable and fabulous weekend at Park Farm for Kate's Hen Do”
Reviewed 18 November 2015 for a stay in November 2015

I could not recommend Park Farm more! We had the most magical stay last weekend in celebration of our great friend Kate's impending nuptials.The house has everything you could possibly wish for; the most dreamy kitchen - perfect for entertaining with the lovely Aga making it feel warm and cosy - well proportioned bedrooms as well as great living areas downstairs. The dining room was well-used by us for our celebratory dinner on Saturday night and the wonderful, large dining table meant that everyone could sit round and be together which was lovely. Franceska was just the most charming hostess and nothing was too much trouble. She even left us with a lovely welcome pack for our arrival to ensure we had EVERYTHING we could possibly wish for! We will certainly be returning and cannot wait to enjoy the delighted of the farmhouse once more! Thank you again for everything! x

Travelling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
18 Nov 2015
It was an absolute pleasure having you all with us. From the moment you all arrived it was clear you were all going to have a wonderfully happy time together and we are so delighted that you chose Park Farm for this special Hen gathering! Thank you for your kind words and it was a joy to have you to stay and we really would love to see you again. You were the most brilliant weekend guests one could hope for and we both wish you, and of course the Bride to Be the most wonderful forthcoming wedding and hope some of you will manage to get back to Park Farm for another stay soon!
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stephy777
Bath, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
65 reviews
31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
“A slice of heaven!”
Reviewed 24 October 2015 for a stay in October 2015

12 of us stayed for a weekend in Oct for our annual reunion.
The house is absolutely stunning set in the most beautiful and peaceful surroundings.
The furnishings, decoration etc are first class with open fires and logs provided, a huge plasma screen TV, iPod docking station, library, games, tennis, croquet lawn, BBQ the list is endless! Beds are soooo comfy plus the master bedroom with en suite is to die for... Top tip......
Arrive first so you can bagsy that room you won't regret it!
John & Franceska were so welcoming with a basket of hoodies for us, a delicious cake & a brilliantly orchestrated tour of the house!
We couldn't recommend this more we just hope you don't book it when we want it next year!!!

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Management Response
25 Oct 2015
Thank you so much for these kind and generous words. It was a pleasure to have you all with us for the weekend and we were delighted for the opportunity to host your reunion. We are already looking forward to your return next year! Glad to hear the carrot cake was a success! Greetings from us both and many thanks again.
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Lut Van B
1 review
“SUPER”
Reviewed 10 August 2015 for a stay in August 2015

Beautiful setting, gorgeous house, stylish yet cosy furnished, lots of space. Classy yet warm. Lots of ,'rooms with a view'. Helpful and welcoming owners next door. Ideal for family reunions or celebrations. Children loved the go-carts, electric tractor, tennis and cricket ground, swing., the woods in the garden and our artistic family members found lots of spots to make drawings and paintings .... We had a great time over there.

Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
11 Aug 2015
Thank you very much for your kind Review. We enjoyed having you all and were delighted to see you making full use of all the facilities here. We hope to see you again. Warmest wishes from us both John and Franceska
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