3 bedroom self catering holiday retreat at Great Field Farm
The owners of Great Field Farm - The Castles - saw an opportunity to boost their business by catering to the demand for large families and travel groups at their environmentally-consious, working farm in the Kent Downs. The Castles identified the ARC and started to work with Green Unit on the plans for their new, sustainable self-catering accommodation building.
"We just fell in love with the design and concept of the ARC" - Lewana Castle, Great Field Farm
About the ARC at Great Field Farm
"We chose the ARC as we liked that it could be built under cover in winter, is delivered practically complete, and that disruption on our site would be minimal so not affecting our other holiday guests" - Lewana Castle, Great Field Farm
The ARC at Great Field Farm includes:
- 90sqm Gross Internal Area (GIA)
- 7 road transportable sections
- Green roof
- 3 bedrooms
- 2 bathrooms
- Kitchen and living area with panoramic window
- Floor and wall finishes
- Heat exchange system
- Smart sensors to regulate CO2, heating & lighting, and ventilation
- Master bedroom and en-suite at far end can be isolated for standalone rental, if required
A boost to business
The new ARC accommodation has opened up opportunities for Great Field Farm, allowing the business to take on more guests, and to charge higher rates*.
The Castles are pleased with the high occupancy rates during the first season with the ARC, and have received positive feedback from guests saying how much they have loved their stays in the accommodation.
*25-40% premium charged - compared with the existing premium accommodation at Great Field Farm and other luxury options in the local area, depending on the season and the duration of the stay.
Find out more about Great Field Farm and their ARC accommodation known as the Bumble Barn at www.great-field-farm.co.uk