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Cottage Holidays in Taunton

Cottage Holidays in Taunton

Cottage Holidays in Taunton

Taunton

Taunton Cottage, sleeps 2

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Taunton cottage holiday

One of three barn conversions, Mouse Cottage is set on a hilltop in a country setting blessed with stunning views.

These superb old barns have been lovingly converted into three holiday units. Finished to a high standard, Knapp Holiday Cottages benefit from superb views across the Somerset Levels from its hilltop position. Located within the heart of the countryside just a mile away from the sought after village of North Curry with its delightful public house and restaurant, coffee shop and Post Office just close enough to enjoy a drink and meal in the evenings and stroll back. Taunton is within a few miles and offers an extensive shopping mix, restaurants and leisure facilities. The properties are centrally located for visiting both coast lines and to the North you will find Weston-super-Mare and to the South the popular towns of Seaton, Lyme Regis and Exmouth. If you fancy a day out then there is much to see and do around the area such as a visit to one of the many National Trust properties and gardens, a round of golf at one of the local courses, visit one of many picture postcard villages or just stroll around the surrounding countryside on one of the many local footpaths and soak up the beautiful scenery.

Amenities: bed linen, electric and underfloor heating included. Towels available to hire. Regret no smoking within the properties. Location: beach 24 miles. Pub/restaurant and shop 1 mile. River walks 0.5 mile and golf course 2.5 miles. Arrival: 3pm.

Mouse Cottage offers one bedroom: double with flatscreen TV with Freeview and DVD built-in, reached via a few small steps with en-suite shower room, WC, basin and underfloor heating beneath the carpet. Lounge/kitchen/diner: benefits comfortable leather sofa, flatscreen TV with Freeview and DVD built-in. Well-fitted kitchen with oak work tops and breakfast bar, stainless steel oven with ceramic hob and extractor, fridge and ice compartment, washer/dryer, dishwasher, microwave and many handy extras. Outside: seating area outside only. Amenities: 1 parking space available. Price: £230 - 490 per week

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Taunton

Taunton Cottage, sleeps 2

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Taunton cottage holiday

These superb old barns have been lovingly converted into three holiday units. Finished to a high standard, Knapp Holiday Cottages benefit from superb views across the Somerset Levels from its hilltop position. Located within the heart of the countryside just a mile away from the sought after village of North Curry with its delightful public house and restaurant, coffee shop and Post Office just close enough to enjoy a drink and meal in the evenings and stroll back. Taunton is within a few miles and offers an extensive shopping mix, restaurants and leisure facilities.The properties are centrally located for visiting both coast lines and to the North you will find Weston-Super-Mare and to the South the popular towns of Seaton, Lyme Regis and Exmouth. If you fancy a day out then there is much to see and do around the area such as a visit to one of the many National Trust properties and gardens, a round of golf at one of the local courses, visit one of many picture postcard villages or just stroll around the surrounding countryside on one of the many local footpaths and soak up the beautiful scenery.

Amenities: bed linen, electric and underfloor heating included. Towels available to hire. Regret no smoking within the properties. Location: beach 24 miles. Pub/restaurant and shop 1 mile. River walks 0.5 mile and golf course 2.5 miles. Arrival: 3pm.

Swallow's Barn is reached via some steps from the car park and offers one bedroom: double with underfloor heating beneath the carpet, flatscreen TV with Freeview and DVD built-in and en-suite shower room with WC and basin. Lounge/kitchen/diner: benefits from comfortable leather sofa, flatscreen TV with Freeview and DVD built-in. Well-fitted kitchen with oak work tops, built-in stainless steel oven with ceramic hob and extractor, fridge and ice compartment, washer/dryer, microwave and many handy extras. The stone floor includes digital underfloor heating. Outside: private enclosed garden with outdoor seating. Amenities: 1 parking space available. 2 well-behaved pets by arrangement. Price: £248 - 545 per week

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Taunton

The Wagon House, sleeps 2

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Taunton cottage holiday

450 year old barn/Four poster bed

Situated south of Taunton and ideal for exploring Somerset, this spacious character wing of the owner’s 450 year old converted barn, with feature oak flooring, beams, vaulted ceiling and four-poster bed, is an excellent holiday home for 2 to enjoy this popular county.

Many historic houses to visit, including Forde Abbey and Gardens, Montacute, Hestercombe Gardens and Fyne Court (NT) and the major attractions of Cheddar Gorge and Caves, and the famous enchanting Glastonbury Tor.

For more leisurely pursuits, there is walking on the Quantocks and Blackdown Hills, fishing and golf.

Shops, pub and restaurant 1 mile.

Ground floor: Living room with patio doors, beams and stone floor/dining room/kitchen. First floor: 1 double (four poster) bedroom with beams and wooden floor. Bathroom with shower attachment and toilet.

Underfloor oil CH and elec inc (£20 per booking Oct-Apr). Bed linen and towels inc. Freeview TV. DVD. CD. Elec cooker. M/wave. W/machine. Patio and furniture. Parking (1 car). No smoking. Price: £196 - £399 per week

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Taunton

South Wing, sleeps 2

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Taunton cottage holiday

Excellent views

This cosy wing of property nestles on the side of the Quantock Hills, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and with far reaching views over the Vale of Taunton Deane and the Exmoor National Park.

It is idyllically positioned in a peaceful spot, where one can relax and unwind, enjoying the local walks and wonderful scenery. Visit the Quantock Hills, Dunster Castle and places of historical interest such as Knightshayes Court.

In Bishops Lydeard itself, take a trip on the West Somerset Steam Railway to Minehead, on the north coast, 20 miles away, with its rocky bays and magnificent coastal scenery. Inland, visit Exmoor and Lorna Doone country, with its thatched cottages sheltering in green-wooded combes beneath the moor.

Shop 2.5 miles, pub with restaurant 0.75 miles.

All on ground floor: Living/dining room/kitchen. 1 twin bedroom. Bathroom with toilet.

Oil CH, elec, bed linen and towels inc. DVD. Elec cooker. W/machine. Lawned garden and furniture. Parking (2 cars). Price: £188 - £380 per week

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Taunton

Bakers Cottage, sleeps 2

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Taunton cottage holiday

This period terrace holiday cottage, with much character and charm, is set in a quiet square of a pretty village, which is reached by country lanes and 6 miles east of Taunton. Enjoy superb walking on the Somerset Levels, Sedgmoor (RSPB), and the Quantock Hills. Travel north to Somerset’s coast, or south to Dorset’s coast, near Lyme Regis (both 25 miles). There are numerous places of interest within easy reach, including Bath, Wells, Cheddar Gorge and Exmoor. Six beautiful NT houses and gardens nearby. Shop and pub 50 yards.

Ground floor: Living room. Kitchen. First floor: 1 double (5ft) bedroom (twin on request) with additional Z bed (for child) and en-suite bathroom with toilet.

NSH £15pw (when used). Elec and bed linen inc. Cot. Elec cooker. M/wave. Spin dryer. Patio area and furniture. Price: £161 - £364 per week

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Taunton

Taunton Cottage, sleeps 4

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Peacefully situated in the small pretty village of Isle Brewers, this conversion has been skillfully converted to a high standard and is attached to the owner's Grade II listed thatched cottage. It is easily accessible which makes it an ideal location for touring the whole of the South West with Clarks Village, Wells, Glastonbury, Ilminster (6 miles) and Taunton (8 miles) within easy reach. The excellent beaches of West Bay and Lyme Regis are just a 30 minute drive and the popular Somerset beaches of Burnham-On-Sea and Weston-Super-Mare are a 40 minute drive. You will have a vast choice of walks to be found virtually on the doorstep, or cycle routes, fishing (owner has rights nearby, permits available at extra charge) and bird watching to choose from.

The accommodation offers two bedrooms: 1 double with en-suite shower and WC and 1 twin (first floor) with en-suite with shower over bath and WC. Lounge/diner: with electric fire, TV and DVD. Kitchen: with cooker, microwave, fridge, washing machine and tumble dryer. Downstairs cloakroom with WC. Outside: enclosed patio with seating and BBQ. Amenities: ample parking. Bed linen, towels, electric and electric heating included. Extra supplement of 20 per week from November to Easter payable to the owner. Regret no smoking. 1 dog welcome, further by arrangement. Storage for bikes available. Location: beach 30 minutes, pub and shop 1 mile. Price: £275 - 595 per week

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Taunton

Alder Barn, sleeps 4

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This well presented, detached, 300-year-old stone barn conversion is in an idyllic holiday location by a stream at the foot of the Blackdown Hills, in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The single-storey barn is located adjacent to the owner’s home, just south of Taunton, and midway (28 miles) between Exmoor’s coast and the famous World Heritage Jurassic Coast (with Lyme Regis). Nearby attractions include Taunton Racecourse, two fishing lakes, three golf courses, many family attractions and historic houses and superb scenic walks. Shops 2½ miles, pub 1½ miles.

Large beamed living/dining room with laminate floor and well-equipped kitchen area. Double bedroom with TV and en-suite shower room with toilet. Twin bedroom. Shower room with toilet.

  • Elec, full oil CH, bed linen and towels inc
  • Two Freeview TVs
  • DVD (small library)
  • Radio/cassette/CD
  • M/wave
  • Washer/dryer
  • D/washer
  • F/freezer
  • Large enclosed lawned garden with patio and furniture
  • BBQ
  • Parking (for 3 cars)
  • Secure cycle store
  • Coarse fishing, stabling and horse riding at adjacent livery centre by arr
  • No smoking
  • Easy walking access
  • Friday to Friday
  • NB: Stream at rear of
    property
Price: £306 - £748 per week

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Taunton

The Cider House, sleeps 4

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Taunton cottage holiday

Use of open air heated swimming pool

On the southern slopes of the Quantock Hills overlooking this pretty village, this detached converted cider house, renovated to a good standard and retaining the original cider press, is an excellent holiday home for four.

It offers peace and quiet, lovely country walks, views, riding and fishing on the Quantocks and use of the owner’s open air heated swimming pool with patio.

Hestercombe Gardens is on your doorstep and within easy driving of central Somerset and Exmoor National Park, with their many attractions.

Shop 3 miles, pub with food 0.5 miles.

Ground floor: Living/dining room/kitchen. Separate toilet. First floor: 2 bedrooms: 1 double, 1 twin. Bathroom with shower over bath and toilet. Beams throughout.

Oil CH and elec inc (£20pw Oct-Apr). Bed linen inc. T/cot. DVD. Stereo/CD. Elec oven. M/wave. W/machine. Lawned garden with patio and furniture. Portable BBQ. Parking (2 cars). Shared swimming pool. No smoking. NB: There is a short, steep path to the cottage. Price: £274 - £623 per week

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Taunton

Aplens Cottage, sleeps 4

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A charming cottage attached to the owner’s fine 16th-century thatched country house in the delightful village of Stoke St Mary, 2 miles from Taunton. A ground floor holiday property opposite the church, it is set in lovely, peaceful rural surroundings, with 2 acres of the owner’s parkland grounds boasting lovely views, and a hard all-weather tennis court available for the use of visitors. The Quantocks and the north Somerset coast at Minehead and Dunster are within easy reach, and pleasant touring through east Devon takes you to the Dorset coast at Lyme Regis. Fine shops, theatre, cinema and other tourist attractions at nearby Taunton. Shops 1½ miles, good pub serving home-cooked food, 300 yards.

Living/dining room with views over the garden. Modern fitted kitchen. Bathroom with over-bath shower and toilet. Double bedroom. Twin bedroom.

  • Open fire – logs/fuel avail locally
  • Elec, NSH, bed linen and towels inc
  • Cot
  • H/chair
  • TV
  • DVD
  • M/wave
  • W/machine
  • T/dryer
  • Shared garden with furniture
  • Parking
  • Hard tennis court by arr
  • No smoking
  • Easy walking access
Price: £306 - £748 per week

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Taunton

Potters Cottage, sleeps 4

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Taunton cottage holiday

This delightful 16th-century Grade II listed thatched cottage with its own large garden, stands in a superb position at the foot of the Quantocks with lovely rural views. Reached by a private track, it has been sympathetically restored retaining great character. Excellent walking, riding and golf, with Exmoor close by. Taunton (3 miles) offers good shops and a theatre. Dunster Castle and Montacute House (both NT), Glastonbury, Wells, Bath and the coast easily reached. Shop and pub 1 mile.

Entrance porch. Spacious, open-plan living/dining room/kitchen with wood-burning stove and bread oven in inglenook fireplace. Separate toilet. Rugs on terracotta-tiled floor. First floor: Two bedrooms; one double with sloping ceilings and one single with extra pull-out bed (for +1). Bathroom with shower attachment and toilet. Beamed throughout with countryside and hill views.

  • Wood-burning stove – initial supply of logs inc, thereafter avail at cost
  • Oil-fired underfloor heating £20 pw
  • Elec and bed linen inc
  • TV (Teletext)
  • Video
  • M/wave
  • W/machine
  • Freezer
  • Tel (honesty box)
  • Large garden with furniture
  • Parking
  • NB: Stream 10 yds
Price: £333 - £817 per week

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Taunton

Orchard Barn, sleeps 4

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Taunton cottage holiday

In a secluded setting on the edge of the village, this converted, individual barn (a former artist’s studio) enjoys a light, airy atmosphere and its own large, very secluded, half walled garden, overlooking the orchard. With its own access away from the owners’ home, it offers open-plan, single-storey holiday accommodation, sympathetic furnishings, original beams and French windows opening out from each room. Walks from the doorstep into the Quantock foothills. Unique Hestercombe Gardens, 4 miles, sandy beaches 14 miles, Taunton 6 miles. Shops 2 miles, good food pub, 1 mile.

Level access to spacious beamed living/dining room, with French windows, Z-bed (for +1), and well-equipped modern fitted kitchen area. Double bedroom with full beams, half-tester bed, and French doors to patio. Single room with walk-in cupboard and French windows. Shower room with toilet and heated towel rail.

  • Full NSH, oil-filled rads, elec, bed linen and towels inc
  • Elec blanket
  • Digital TV/DVD
  • Radio/casette/CD
  • M/wave
  • W/machine
  • T/dryer
  • D/washer
  • F/freezer
  • Large secluded, enclosed garden with patio and furniture
  • BBQ
  • Parking
  • Shared use of owners’ hard tennis court
  • No smoking
  • Easy walking access
  • Friday to Friday
Price: £306 - £748 per week

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Taunton

The Barn, sleeps 4

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Taunton cottage holiday

The Barn has been superbly converted to a good standard, with lots of natural wood. In a picturesque hamlet, close to the owners’ house, it stands overlooking its own private courtyard, with fields beyond. Only 5 miles from the M5 and close to both Taunton and Bridgwater, it makes an ideal holiday base for exploring Exmoor, the Quantocks, and both the north and south coasts. Outstanding gardens, boat trips and fishing locally. Golf and riding within 1¾ miles. Shop 21/2 miles, pub ¼ mile.

Ground floor: Living room with beams. Dining room/conservatory. Kitchen. 1 double bedroom. Bathroom with shower. Separate toilet. First floor: 2 single bedrooms.

Open fire in living room (initial fuel inc). Gas CH by arrangement with owner (£20pw, £12 per short break). Elec and bed linen inc. Cot. H/chair. W/machine. Large courtyard and furniture. BBQ. Parking (2 cars). Price: £243 - £586 per week

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Taunton

Oak Tree Barn, sleeps 5

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In a secluded setting with far reaching views over open countryside, this converted, individual barn dating back to 1767 displays a light open-plan design with lovely furnishings, retaining many original features. The holiday property is set in its own south-facing garden and patio with separate access, away from the owner’s home, and walks from the doorstep into the Quantock foothills, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Hestercombe Gardens 4 miles. Sandy beaches 14 miles. Taunton 6 miles. Shops 2 miles, pub serving food 1 mile.

Kitchen/dining room with flagstone floor. Beamed sitting-room with high vaulted ceiling, rugs on wooden floor, wood-burning stove, futon bed (for +1) and large patio doors. Twin bedroom with wash-basin. Bathroom with over-bath shower and toilet. First floor: Attractive, galleried double bedroom with wash basin and unusual hayloft-style windows overlooking the sitting-room.

  • Wood-burning stove – logs at cost
  • Elec, full oil CH, bed linen and towels inc
  • Futon bed (for +1)
  • TV
  • Video
  • Radio/cassette/CD
  • M/wave
  • Washer/dryer
  • D/washer
  • F/freezer
  • Garden with furniture and patio
  • BBQ
  • Parking
  • Shared use of owner’s hard tennis court
  • No smoking
  • Friday to
    Friday
Price: £363 - £899 per week

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Taunton

Taunton Cottage, sleeps 6

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1 of 3 barn conversions in a hilltop country setting blessed with stunning views. These superb old barns have been lovingly converted into three holiday units. Finished to a high standard, Knapp Holiday Cottages benefit from superb views across the Somerset Levels from its hilltop position. Located within the heart of the countryside just a mile away from the sought after village of North Curry with its delightful public house and restaurant, coffee shop and Post Office just close enough to enjoy a drink and meal in the evenings and stroll back. Taunton is within a few miles and offers an extensive shopping mix, restaurants and leisure facilities.The properties are centrally located for visiting both coast lines and to the North you will find Weston-Super-Mare and to the South the popular towns of Seaton, Lyme Regis and Exmouth. If you fancy a day out then there is much to see and do around the area such as a visit to one of the many National Trust properties and gardens, a round of golf at one of the local courses, visit one of many picture postcard villages or just stroll around the surrounding countryside on one of the many local footpaths and soak up the beautiful scenery.

Amenities: bed linen, electric and underfloor heating included. Towels available to hire. Regret no smoking within the properties. Location: beach 24 miles. Pub/restaurant and shop 1 mile. River walks 0.5 mile and golf course 2.5 miles. Arrival: 3pm.

River View offers three bedrooms: reached via a hardwood hand built staircase, all with flatscreen TVs with Freeview and DVD built-in. 1 master double bedroom with en-suite shower room, WC and basin. 1 double with plenty of storage and an additional double bedroom which can be a double or a twin. Bathroom: family size includes bath with shower over, WC and basin. The whole of the first floor also has digital underfloor heating. Lounge/kitchen/diner: situated downstairs, open-plan offering comfortable leather sofas, flatscreen TV with Freeview and DVD built-in. Dining area seats 6, breakfast bar, double oven, belfast sink overlooking the orchard, fridge and ice compartment, washer/dryer, dishwasher and microwave. Outside: small garden with outdoor seating. Amenities: parking spaces available. 2 well-behaved pets by arrangement. Price: £415 - 885 per week

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Taunton

Lyddons Mead, sleeps 12

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Taunton cottage holiday

Quietly situated on the edge of a hamlet, and accessed by a private road, this superb, very spacious single-storey property enjoys an elevated position with wonderful, far-reaching views over the surrounding countryside towards the Quantock Hills. It forms one half of the entire property (the owners occupy the other half) and stands in beautiful landscaped gardens complete with a shared outdoor swimming pool, and private patio with furniture and barbecue. The house offers a spacious living room connected by an archway to a delightful sun room with pitched ceiling and large windows, allowing the superb rural views and magnificent sunsets to be enjoyed to the full. The lower ground floor is reached by a spiral staircase and houses an extra large bedroom with a quarter-sized snooker table.
The county town of Taunton is nearby for shopping, restaurants and entertainment, while Exmoor and the Quantocks offer superb walking, riding and wildlife. The coast is also close at hand. The lively resort of Minehead with its sandy bay and harbour, can be reached via the West Somerset Steam Railway from nearby Bishop’s Lydeard. Travelling west from Minehead, there is superb coastal scenery which can be enjoyed from the coastal path which leads on towards picturesque Porlock and beyond. Eastwards is the long sandy bay of Weston-super-Mare.
From the property many places of interest are within easy reach, including Cheddar Gorge, Wookey Hole, Wells, Glastonbury and several National Trust properties, such as Dunster Village and Castle, Montacute House and Barrington Court, making this a very well situated holiday base. Shop 2 miles.

Spacious living room leading to sun room with large windows and pitched ceiling. Spacious dining hall. Spacious modern fitted kitchen with Aga, electric cooker, tiled floor and door to patio. Utility. Double bedroom with additional single bed (for +1). Further double bedroom. Twin bedroom with en-suite bathroom and toilet. Twin bedroom with sofa-bed (for +1), additional col TV and en-suite shower room with. Bathroom with toilet. Spiral staircase to lower-ground floor: Spacious double bedroom with ¼-sized snooker table.

  • Aga, full gas CH and bed linen inc
  • Two TVs
  • Video
  • CD
  • M/wave
  • W/machine
  • D/washer
  • F/freezer
  • Large garden with patio and furniture
  • BBQ
  • Parking
  • Shared outdoor swimming pool with sun room avail 21st May to 30th Sept
  • Quarter-sized snooker table
  • No smoking
  • NB: Several steps in garden
Price: £1065 - £2311 per week

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