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The Old Pigsty

The Old Pigsty
5.0 of 5 bubbles
17 reviews
The Old Pigsty
The terrace outside, ideal for sun bathing
Inside The Old PIgsty
Inside The Old Pigsty
The hens who may lay you some eggs for breakfast!
The stable yard
The River Culm
The signpost near The Old Pigsty
The Blackdown Hills
The Old Pigsty is 4 Star rated
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1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2
Taunton, Somerset, England
The Old Pigsty is located in the Blackdown Hills on the Somerset Devon border close to the county town of Taunton. It offers relaxing and tranquil self-catered accommodation in a converted barn. The premises are rated as 4 Stars by Visit England.<BR><BR>The Old Pigsty offers most attractive studio style accommodation, therefore, is ideal for couples. Tastefully furnished, very well equipped and with the benefit of its own terrace; it makes an ideal base for touring and relaxation. There are excellent nearby walks and cycle routes; and riding and golf are available locally. As well as the Blackdowns, the Quantock Hills are 12 miles away. Exmoor, the North and South Coasts, Dartmoor and the Eden Project in Cornwall are all recommended for day trips. The nearby West Somerset Railway with its steam train rides through the beauti... Read more
About the Owner, Sarah R
Languages spoken: English, French
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 34 days ago
Listed since : Dec 2013
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 17 reviews and 1 property
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Listing #HL1174910 by: Holiday Lettings
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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2016 for a stay in July 2016

The Old Pigsty, Taunton is in an area of natural beauty. The self catering unit is fully equipped and spotlessly clean. It has it's own spring water which we just loved. There was always delicious cookies to welcome us and our host Sarah is just lovely. Could not have asked for more. We also enjoyed feeding the chicken that visited each morning. Would love to return.

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Thank you so much for your kind words. it was lovely to see you again this summer, the chooks loved to see you!


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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016 for a stay in September 2016

My wife and I have just returned from a lovely week long break at the Old Pigsty in the Blackdown Hills.It was nice and quiet, just the place to re-charge the batteries.Sara was very helpful and she gave us some nice cakes on arrival and her hens provided some entertainment/ " home grown " eggs. The accomodation is ideal for two people and you can sit outside in a really quiet setting if you wish...

Management response:

Thank you for your lovely review. I'm very pleased you had a great time exploring the wonderful Blackdown Hills and visiting some of the lovely local pubs. I'm also very happy to hear that the chickens entertained you!


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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016 for a stay in August 2016

We wanted somewhere quiet to stay to recharge our batteries and this is it. Though set in the gardens of the owners home, we were not disturbed apart from being visited daily by their 3 hens and 2 cats! The accommodation has all you need for two people and is ideal for a short break. Wellington is 10/15 minutes away with Churchstanton about 5/10 minutes away, so if you wanted to go out in the...

Management response:

Thank you very much for your kind words. Our aim is to make The Old Pigsty a relaxing, country retreat and it is good to see that we've hit the target!


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  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Central Heating
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (2)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Private Yard
  • Refrigerator
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Wi-Fi
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Nov 1, 2016 -
Dec 16, 2016
Winter 2016
3 nights
Dec 17, 2016 -
Jan 8, 2017
Christmas 2016
4 nights
Jan 9, 2017 -
Feb 26, 2017
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3 nights
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