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Beanacre Barn

Church Farm, Turners Court Lane, Wells, Somerset, England

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Susan & Tony Griffin

+44 (0) 1749841628


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Description of Beanacre Barn

Set in the beautiful Mendip Hills, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB), in Somerset, the Beanacre Barn, rated 4 Star and awarded their Gold Award by EnjoyEngland(Tourist Board), is an exceptionally spacious, open beamed barn which has been imaginatively converted and beautifully furnished by the present owners. Designed for 2 persons, with the added flexibility of the quality sofa-bed for short stay visitors, the Barn combines modern facilities and great comfort with a traditional style in a peaceful setting.

The Barn is located 4 miles north of Wells with its Cathedral and Bishop's Palace. Bath and Bristol are both 13 miles and there is a wealth of places of interest nearby. Places such as mystical Glastonbury Tor and ancient Abbey amid the Somerset Levels, towering Cheddar Gorge and its caves and many stunning National Trust properties all within 40 minutes drive.

The accommodation in the Beanacre Barn has been specially designed to provide modern comforts and convenience in a stylish traditional setting. The conversion of the Barn has incorporated many traditional design features such as the stable-door, exposed beams, oak framed wall, local craftsman-made doors & latches and the flagstones and old pine wood floors. The decor features original artwork and local artefacts.The Barn is bright and particularly spacious, centrally heated throughout and is fitted with modern double glazing. It has easy walking access.

The garden, which is exclusively for your use during your stay in the Beanacre Barn, is a particularly outstanding feature. We are keen gardeners and have developed it in a contemporary cottage garden style. There are climbing roses on the high walls and colourful planting in the wide borders. It is a beautiful peaceful place in which to unwind.

The Barn is located on the edge of the village with a view of the church and the hills beyond. The village pub is a short walk away! The high ground, lanes and ancient footpaths of the Mendip Hills, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) have so much to offer the ‘holiday explorer’. Please go to our website for much more information and many more images.

Features of Beanacre Barn

  • General
  • Non Smoking
  • Tumble dryer
  • Microwave
  • Garden
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Central heating
  • Bed linen & towels inc
  • Car parking (2 cars)
  • Woodburning stove
  • Washing machine
  • Balcony / terrace
  • Entertainment
  • DVD player
  • Colour TV
  • Wifi / Internet Access

Local Information

Shopping: Wells provides a fine range of mostly independent shops, whilst for a total shopping outing the renowned Clarke's Village is a short drive away in Street.
Eating out: In addition to the village pub there are a number of excellent pubs and restaurants within easy reach in the local area.
Activities: Facilities for many sports and activities are available locally such as golf (3 courses within 5 miles), fishing (lake 1/2 mile), bird-watching on the Somerset Levels (an internationally recognised nature reserve) riding, walking, and cycling.

Accessibility Details

The property is not suitable for wheelchair users.


Prices from £320 - £525 per week. Short breaks are also available.
Please see our own website (www.beanacrebarn.co.uk) for details.


Change-over day for Weeks is FRIDAY
Weekend Breaks are from Friday to Monday (3 nights)
Mid-week Breaks are from Monday to Friday (4 nights)

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Location details for Beanacre Barn

  • Distance from:
  • 11 minutes drive from Shepton Mallet (5 miles)
  • 32 minutes drive from Bath (15 miles)
  • 36 minutes drive from M32 J3 with the A4032 (17 miles)

  • Nearest Beaches:
  • 45 minutes drive from Weston-super-Mare - Uphill Slipway (23 miles)
  • 47 minutes drive from Clevedon Beach (23 miles)
  • 48 minutes drive from Burnham Jetty (23 miles)
  • 49 minutes drive from Weston-super-Mare - Sand Bay (23 miles)
  • 48 minutes drive from Clevedon Bay (23 miles)
  • 49 minutes drive from Burnham Yacht Club (23 miles)

(All distances and times are approximations)

Getting Here

The Beanacre Barn is 5 miles north of Wells and 13 miles south of Bath just a mile from the A37 main road. The bus service between Wells and Bath stops in the village. Bristol Airport is 28 miles and there are rail stations at Bristol, Bath and Castle Cary providing direct connections to all major cities.