Pound Farm - Accommodation
A very special blend of country character and modern facilities awaits you at Pound Farm. There’s everything you need for an amazing large group holiday in the West Country; 8 ensuite bedrooms, a games room, a private indoor pool, sauna and hot tub, a children’s play area, and the backdrop of peaceful countryside.
Step in through the porch and a wealth of character greets you; high ceilings, original floorboards and flagstones, stripped pine doors, wooden panelling and period sash windows with shutters. At the bottom of the stairs is a utility room, perfect for muddy boots and dogs after a walk in the fields. Turn right along the hallway to the living room, a light and spacious room that’s lovely for afternoon tea, a quiet read, or for family movie nights. Come back from a wintry walk in the lanes, light the fire and gather round with mugs of hot chocolate and a tray of buttery crumpets…
Left of the hall is the dining room where a bespoke rustic dining table extends to comfortably seat 18 people. A cosy window seat overlooks the rear courtyard; to the front is a view of the walled garden and the field beyond.
The dining room leads through to the farmhouse kitchen, with original flagstone floor, oak beams and a double Butler sink. A huge inglenook houses a 4 oven electric Aga, a separate electric oven and a halogen hob. This is a very sociable kitchen where you can cook and chat around the central island; by the window a table makes the perfect spot for a quiet breakfast with the papers. Off the kitchen is the games room with a full size pool table and table football, and a door out to the courtyard where you’ll find the sauna and pool house.
Stairs rise from the hallway to a spacious landing, where off to the right are Bedrooms 2 and 3; Bedroom 2 has an ensuite shower room, Bedroom 3 has an ensuite bathroom with an overhead shower. To the left of the stairs are Bedrooms 4 and 5, both with ensuite bathrooms. Most of the beds at Pound Farm are zip and link so can be super kings or twins.
Behind a latch and brace door in the kitchen a second staircase leads to Bedroom 1, a large double aspect room, with an ensuite shower room and space for an extra guest bed (charged). Behind the bed there’s an enormous chimney breast, and there are exposed timbers in the wall where hams were hung to dry in years gone by. The other side of the stairs is Bedroom 6, a great room for a family or older children sharing as it sleeps 4, and has an ensuite shower room and WC. The outlook is of open fields where livestock graze contentedly beneath the trees.
The courtyard at the back of the house is quite a suntrap, great for morning coffee after an early dip in the pool. To one side are Bedrooms 7 and 8, in a sympathetically converted barn; both have zip and link beds, ensuite shower facilities and room for an optional extra guest bed. These rooms have views over the fields to the Quantock Hills. Also accessed from the courtyard is the sauna and the pool hall, with original oak roof beams and thick stone walls between the floor to ceiling windows.
A gate leads from the courtyard to the side garden, where there’s a patio with outdoor seating, a barbecue and a sunken hot tub. Children will love the play equipment and running about on the lawns in the walled garden. Pound Farm is more than a place to stay, it’s a place to be happy. Book today!