Believed to be built in 1650’s and used as a grain store, cattle shed and milking shed, The Skilling has been part of the Newman Farm since the 1880’s and more recently used as a cattle shed until it was lovingly renovated by Mark and Nicola Newman in 2010.
The Skilling sits in the farm yard looking out to our beautiful red brick stables, with large front patio and dining area for breakfasts in the morning sun and the rear of the property boasting beautiful sunsets in the west facing garden overlooking the village, field views and the Kennett and Avon Canal beyond.
Comfortable seating and sun loungers at the rear of the property as well as a BBQ for your own use. Sunken into the garden is a small trampoline for your enjoyment. Great for comfortably star gazing at night too!
Characterful light, bright large open planned lounge, dining and kitchen area with full vaulted ceilings, exposed original beams and even some original milking jar lighting! The living area boasts two sets of French doors leading out to the front and rear gardens. Sky Q tv in the main lounge, and second bedroom. Digital tv in the master bedroom and free Wi-Fi throughout the property.
The kitchen is well equipped with everything you may possibly need for your time away including washing machine, dishwasher, induction hob, electric fan oven, microwave, large fridge and a freezer. Smaller items including Tassimo coffee machine, food processor and blender, and even a slow cooker so you can prepare your food in the morning and enjoy your day out knowing your food will be ready on your return!
Submerge yourselves in our luxurious deep copper bath, big enough for two plus!! Enjoy a glass of wine and a book whilst you soak in the tub. Perfect for those social media selfies! Separate large shower cubicle and underfloor heating throughout provides warmth for your feet as well as our complimentary slippers for added comfort, gives the pampering feel of a 5* spa!
The Skilling comfortably sleeps 5. Beautifully decorated throughout, our bedrooms; one master double and the second with king size bed plus single bed alongside are all made up ready for your arrival complete with snuggly throws for extra comfort. Alternatively, if you wish to sleep under the stars, we are happy for you to pitch up a tent in the back garden!
We will always endeavour to accommodate your family’s needs by supplying a travel cot or splitting the king into two single beds (to total three single beds), at no extra cost. Please do not hesitate to contact us with your requirements. We really are a family friendly property with everything you need for little ones including, highchair, travel cot, changing mat and plastic cutlery and crockery so you do not need to think about packing them.