Old Westbrook Farm is a large Somerset farmhouse dating back to about 1780. It is now a comfortable, warm and attractive family home which sleeps 14 to 20 people. The farmhouse has some old and some modern parts. It is available to rent for selected weeks over the period May to September 2018 plus half term weeks.
The house has seven double bedrooms each with its own bathroom or shower room. The master bedroom has a dressing room and two bath/shower rooms. On the ground floor there is a dining room which also has a snooker table, a large sitting room with open fireplace and piano, 2 small sitting rooms, two studies that can be used as single bedrooms, a large kitchen plus breakfast area, a small second kitchen with breakfast area, a bootroom, laundry/pantry and a downstairs shower room. The house has wifi, music systems in the dining room and backhouse siting room, TVs with Sky in the big sitting room, backhouse and master bedroom. The whole of the ground floor is on the level with no steps.
Old Westbrook Farm is completely private, has large gardens and 5 acres of fields with rare breed sheep, at least 2 pigs, often piglets and Dexter cattle. The garden is on the field side of the house is mainly lawn with some trees and flower beds. There is a terraced area outside the front door with a table and chairs for outdoor eating There is a lower garden, again with a lawn surrounded by trees and shrubs.
On the opposite side of the drive is a field where the sheep often graze. Off this field there is little orchard and pig area. The grounds are surrounded by walls and fences and the drive has an electric gate, so it is safe for children to be let free to roam! There is parking in the yard or by the drive where the garden meets the fields.
As you’d expect with a 200 year old farmhouse, the decorating isn’t perfect and the style is more quirky and rustic than formal or grand with some antique furniture and some old and comfortable furniture - but all clean, attractive and with good, comfortable beds and bathrooms. See pictures for layout of ground and first floors.
Old Westbrook Farm is a large, rambling family farmhouse. It's a warm and friendly place, home to our own family for the past 30 years.
On a separate part of the grounds there are two barn conversions which we also let out for holidays - Westbrook Barn which sleeps 8 and The Stone Barn - a stylish modern conversion - which sleeps six. All the barns can interconnect but are normally completely private. All have access to the fields, but the Farmhouse garden is completely private.
The east end can actually be kept pretty self contained because it has its own kitchen/breakfast room and bedrooms with an interconnecting door into the rest of the house.
The Farmhouse is available to be rented by request so do contact us even if the calendar doesn't show availability. It suits a large family group or a large group of friends or perhaps two or three families having a holiday or celebration together.