Wells next the Sea

Blackbird Barn


You will find Blackbird Barn nestled in a tranquil position, in the much-loved seaside town of Wells-next-the-Sea. This gorgeous converted barn is positioned behind the owner’s property, set back off the charismatic High Street, and offers spacious accommodation for 2-4 guests in luxurious style. You couldn’t be better located to enjoy a wonderful holiday in this popular seaside town with its stunning beach and pine forest.

The newly furnished barn has everything you need. With soft comfortable furnishings and a cosy wood burner for the winter, the cottage is the ideal place to relax after a long walk on the beach. The kitchen and utility room are very well equipped, and the large, open-plan living space is perfect for sharing time with friends and family. On the first floor is a comfortable area to read a book or write your journal in the peace and quiet. A twin bedroom, and a stunning king-sized bedroom with a Juliet balcony, provide the sleeping accommodation, and the family shower room has a wonderful and very large walk-in shower.

The centre of the town, with its lovely shops, galleries, cinema, and cultural centre, is within a few minutes walk from the door. Blackbird Barn is the perfect base to enjoy a breakaway at any time of year, with beautiful beaches, wonderful walks, and fabulous dining all within easy reach. With the Coasthopper bus stop not far from the front door, you can explore the coast without using the car too.

Shop/pub within easy walking distance.

IMPORTANT: This gorgeous dog-friendly barn shares access with the owners and their two friendly Golden Retrievers. It may be likely that the dogs will want to say hello as you walk through, so please do not bring any dogs with you who may be in season, or who may be frightened of other dogs.



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Blackbird Barn – Wells next the Sea

Is personally managed by Justine


Beds and bedrooms
  • Bed linen provided
  • 1 King bed

  • 2 Single bed

Kitchen / Utility
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Fridge freezer
  • Washer dryer
  • Nespresso Vertuo coffee machine (bring your own pods)
  • Dualit 4 slot toaster
  • Towels provided
  • 1 bathroom                                                
  • 2 WCs
  • 0 x Bath
  • 1 x Shower
  • Courtyard or patio
Distance to
  • Beach 1 mile                                                
  • Pub 0.1 miles
  • Restaurant 0.1 miles
  • Shop 0.1 miles
Special Features
  • Woodburner
  • Welcome gift
  • Starter pack of coffee capsules
  • Ground floor WC 
Nearby activities
  • Walking
  • Cycling
  • Sailing
  • Beach
  • Sea fishing
  • Bird watching
  • Golf
  • Seal trips
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Grey areas are days which are already booked and unavailable.  Allowed start dates are underlined in green.  

If you are unable to book your preferred available dates, please don’t hesitate to contact us, we may be still be able to accommodate your request.







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Ground Floor:

Entrance with hooks for coats, space for boots & wellies
Living/Kitchen/Dining Room leading in straight from the front door, this is an open-spaced room with stone flooring. Relaxing leather sofas and chair, Smart TV with BritBox, ITV Hub, Rakuten, (also Netflix and Amazon Prime with guests own accounts), coffee table, wood burner, and log basket. Stairs leading to the first floor.

Dining area has a dining table and chairs, sideboard.

Kitchen area has centre island with sink and stools, an electric double oven cooker with ceramic hob, dishwasher, microwave, full sized fridge freezer, and Nespresso Vertuo coffee machine (pods not supplied). Well stocked with kitchen equipment.

Utility Room leading off from the kitchen with WC, basin with storage cupboard under, washer dryer, shelving.

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First floor:

Bedroom 1 has a King-sized bed, bedside tables, wardrobe, drawers and Juliet balcony.

Bedroom 2 is a twin-bedded room. Bedside tables, wardrobe and drawers. 

Shower room with large walk-in shower, WC, and basin. Heated towel rail.

Reading area with comfy armchair, bookshelves, drawers, desk and chair.


Outside space:


In front of the barn is an L-shaped patio fully enclosed by walls and fencing. Garden furniture with padded seat cushions in two areas of the courtyard. Charcoal BBQ. Extendable washing line. Shed with bike racks.


There is no parking at the barn. Free parking can be found at the bottom of the High Street or on the Buttlands, or paid parking in the town. Parking can also be found at The Old Police House. Speak to Justine for more details. (Map detailing the parking available will be given on booking).


Effective electric heating and wood burner.

Also included

  • Logs, kindling and firelighters.
  • Linens, bathroom towels (excludes beach towels) bathmats, tea towels, oven gloves
  • Household items such as cleaning materials, toilet rolls, dishwasher tabs 
  • Welcome gift.
  • WIFI for normal usage
  • Travel cot and highchair on request. (Please bring your own cot bedding).
  • DAB radio and Bluetooth speaker, airer, hairdryer, ironing board and iron.


  • Arrival day is Friday & Monday (Winter breaks can be more flexible)
  • Arrival time: 5.00pm – Departure time: 10.00am


  • Non-smoking property
  • Blackbird Barn is dog friendly and accepts 2 well-behaved dogs. The barn shares access with the owners and their two, very friendly, Golden Retrievers. It is possible that they may be in the shared area as you walk through, so please do not bring any dogs with you who may be in season, or who may be frightened of other dogs.
The Dogs of Blackbird Barn

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