The Hayloft is a fabulous studio style retreat, a lovely barn conversion that includes a sauna and wet room on the ground floor.
The wonderful old stone pigsty is now a sheltered place for guests to enjoy a glass of wine.
There is seating at the front of the Hayloft and also around the corner of the building where there is another little grassy area for guests.
The open plan first floor has plenty of light and is divided into sleeping, relaxing and kitchen/dining areas.
The original shuttered windows open wide so that you can take in the views over the farmstead and farmhouse to the front.
High ceilings and original beams have kept the character of this lovely old building.
The kitchen area has been careful thought through so that guests have plenty of space and all the equipment they will need for meals in.
As well as the little dining table there is this breakfast bar
Start the day with a treat for breakfast. The whole purpose of this bolt-hole is for guests to relax and feel at home.
There is a comfortable sofa at the heart of the room
The bed is at the far end of the open plan living space, with clever use of the bookshelf to make it feel  tucked away.
The linens are top quality and this comfy bed is perfect at the end of the day.
The sauna is on the ground floor in the corner of the shower-room. Perfect for easing muscles after walking in the Mendip Hills above Wells
The shower is wet-room style - this is a very spacious room.
Make the most of this extra treat!
There is plenty of room for two.
Deep windowsills and the original wooden shutters add to the lovely atmosphere here.
Back upstairs the dining-table fits well alongside the kitchen.
This lovely orchard is just behind the Hayloft - there are sometimes sheep grazing here. Such a traditional sight.
Another view of the setting for The Hayloft.  The owner's farmhouse is just out of shot to the right of this picture.
This is the entrance to the farm.
The cottage is just a few miles from the Cathedral City of Wells for a shot of culture and of course some holiday shopping.

The Hayloft


4.2 miles W of Wells / Sleeps 2 (no children under 16)

7 Nights from £355 - £717

The location of attractions is intended only as a guide. Distances are 'as the crow flies'.

Nearest pub

The Sheppey Inn (1 ¾ miles)

Located in amongst the peat moors and wildlife reserves of the Somerset Levels, this pub offers a tranquil setting to enjoy time spent in and around the beautiful countryside. There's often life music to accompany your local ales, ciders and great food.

Nearest beach

Burnham-on-Sea Beach (12 miles)

Boasting England's shortest pier, this forms part of the seven-mile stretch of sand between Burnham-on-Sea and Brean. All that you'd expect from a classic British seaside resort beach, complete with donkey rides and entertainment for the kids in summer, plus all facilities nearby.

Nearest walk

Ebbor Gorge (3 miles)

Located within the Mendip Hills area of Oustanding Natural Beauty, this mainly wooded site has two way-marked routes with a view point overlooking the Hope Wood Valley. Make use of the picnic tables at the top and take in the stunning views in front of you, a bit like a Google Earth map according to Property Manager Anna.

Nearest town

Glastonbury (4 miles)

Aside from its legendary (or possibly notorious!) annual music festival, Glastonbury is also famous as a sacred site of pilgrimage throughout the Middle Ages and even today, many people are drawn here by the mystical atmosphere. The most important sites in Glastonbury are the Abbey, a stunning ruin where many believe King Arthur was buried alongside Guinevere; the Tor, a tall, imposing tower set high on a hill, and the Chalice Well and Gardens, a blissfully peaceful oasis.

Also nearby

Glastonbury Tor (4 ½ miles)

Why not take a walk up this iconic, legendary Tor? Well worth the effort, you will have spectacular views across 3 counties. Dogs must be on a lead and there are no public conveniences.

Rated 5 out of 5 stars
Rated 5 out of 5 stars

Mrs Pascoe December 2014

Breathtaking (!)

It's well worth the initially steep climb up the tor for the amazing panoramic views from the summit - we parked in Glastonbury itself, walked up through the town and past the Chalice Well to tackle the steepest slope first, which meant an easier walk down the 'back' of the tor and a stroll through countryside to get back to the top of the town. Plenty of tea shops and cafes to refuel at when you get back!

Fenny Castle House Tea Rooms (1 ½ miles)

You can enjoy breakfast, morning coffee, lunch of afternoon tea here. With lovely views, you can often spot local wildlife whilst sitting in the pretty gardens.

Rated 5 out of 5 stars
Rated 5 out of 5 stars

Miss Westwood October 2012

Fenny Castle tea rooms near Wells does wonderful lunches/coffee/breakfasts.

Glastonbury Abbey (4 miles)

A great day out for all the family with romantic ruins to explore, thirty six acres of parkland, an outdoor cafe, excellent gift shop and modern visitor centre. Costumed guides tell historic tales and you can even visit the legendary burial place of King Arthur. Check their Web site for opening times and further details.

The Bishop's Palace and Gardens (4 ¼ miles)

A fantastic 13th Century building with 14 acres of exquisite, tranquil gardens.

The Swan (3 ½ miles)

A beautifully restored 17th century pub, open all day for drinks, snacks and dinner. A woodburner warms the bar during the winter months and you can eat alfresco on the terrace in the summer.

Rated 5 out of 5 stars
Rated 5 out of 5 stars

Miss Westwood October 2012

The Swan at Wedmore

Does marvellous coffee & food, about 6 miles from Cherry May Barn.

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