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Somerset, England  (# 24630)
 The Cottage, Stogumber, West Somerset
  Somerset vacation rentals Property ID 24630  

Major City: Taunton
Distance: 10-20 mi

Type:   Cottage
Area: Rural

Bedrooms: 1
Sleeps: 2
Baths: 1
Size: Sq Ft

Internet: No
Pets OK: Yes
Pool: No
Spa: No

Calendar: No
Exchange: No
For Sale: No
Credit Cards: No

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The Cottage

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Name: Heather Cosens

Phone: 01984 656649

Languages: English

VacationsFRBO Member Since: 2007-11-28

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The self-contained cottage adjoining the owner's home consists of a
sitting/dining room,kitchen,bathroom and double bedroom all at
ground floor level. An ideal retreat for a couple wanting a
comfortable and cosy accommodation,the cottage was recently
completely refurbished to a high standard in a tasteful country
All towels and bedding (choice of blankets or duvet), heating and
hot water are included in the price.

Well behaved dog(s) and other pets welcome by prior arrangement.

The front door leads into the spacious sitting/dining room,
consisting of a dining table and two chairs,together with a two
seater settee and one armchair.
A colour television, radio with CD and cassette player, coffee
table, standard lamp,wall lights and a central light over the dining
table complete the furnishings.
The room is heated by two night storage heaters plus an Electric Log-
effect Stove. A re-chargeable torch and a night-light are provided.

A good selection of books, local magazines, games and jigsaw puzzles
is supplied. There is also a plentiful supply of local information
with many walks suggested.

On both sides of the comfortable double bed are single drawer units
with freestanding bedside lamps and a clock/radio. There is also a
chest of three drawers with a small mirror, a double wardrobe
(plenty of coathangers), a full length wall mirror. A small
hairdryer is provided and there are two folding chairs which may be
taken out to use on picnics.

The kitchen has been newly fitted and is fully equipped
with the usual cooking equipment and utensils.

The main items being:

Electric oven with grill and four ring hob
Microwave oven
Fridge / freezer
Electric toaster
Electric Kettle
Toasted sandwich maker

Cooking utensils, cutlery, crockery and glassware sufficient for
four people.

The bathroom has a washbasin, toilet, and bath with shower over.
An electric shaver socket and light is fitted over the basin. Also
included are an electric wall heater and heated towel rail. An iron
and ironing board are located in a corner cupboard.

There is off street parking provided for one car.
The secluded garden, split into three levels, offers delightful
views of the village and the Quantock Hills beyond.
Adjacent to the cottage door is a small patio area with table and
A BBQ is available on request.



Nestling in a valley approximately half way between Taunton and
Minehead, STOGUMBER lies close to the Quantock and Brendon Hills and
within two miles of the eastern boundary of the Exmoor National
Park. The nearest coastline being 5 miles to the north at Watchet.
It is the ideal location for beachcombers and country walkers alike.

Long before one enters Stogumber, a focal point to catch the eye in
the centre of the village is the fourteenth century red sandstone
Church of Our Lady St.Mary.

Across the square, facing the church. the White Horse Inn is a
traditional village freehouse providing a warm and friendly welcome,
home cooked food and an excellent selection Cask Marque accredited
West Country brewed Real Ales. Dogs on leads are very welcome here.

The Central Stores and Post Office conveniently located next to the
Inn offers a wide range of groceries, fresh and frozen produce
(bread, milk and vegetables are supplied to the shop fresh each day
by local tradespeople). Newspapers, postcards and stationery can be
purchased here, and Post Office facilities are available.

This hub of village life is all within a 10 minute walk of the



On the edge of Stogumber one can enjoy the opportunity let the train
take the strain as the West Somerset Steam Railway, running
from Bishops Lydeard to Minehead, passes through our tranquil and
delightful station making it easy to forget the hustle and bustle of
21st c life.

Following a track of just over 20 miles, this is the longest
privately owned steam railway in the country.

There are many National Trust or English Heritage properties within
easy driving distance. Dunster Castle situated in the charming
medieval village of the same name, and famous for its Yarn Market,
is approximately 20 minutes drive away on the route to Minehead.

For the garden lover Taunton's lovely Hestercombe Gardens are
approximately 16 miles away. There are numerous other gardens open
to the public, many of which are small, private havens of

Each year in Stogumber during the second weekend in June there may
be between 12 to over 20 gardens open to the public to raise money
for local charities.

With a host of good pubs and tea rooms serving competitively priced
meals of excellent quality, Somerset also caters for discerning
lovers of good food.



TARIFF per week JAN 5 to MAR 15 £165 MAR 15 to MAR 29 £210 MAR 29 to MAY 3 £200 MAY 3 to JNE 7 £210 JNE 7 to JLY 5 £240 JLY 5 to SEP 6 £260 SEP 6 to OCT 4 £240 OCT 4 to NOV 8 £210 NOV 8 to DEC 20 £165 DEC 20 to JAN 3 £260 Dogs £10 per pet per week. Other well behaved pets considered. Easter, Christmas and New Year holiday weeks are charged at a higher seasonal rate. Short break tariff available upon request. A deposit of 20% is required at the time of booking. A telephone booking will be held for four working days only. Payment in full is required six weeks before the date of the start of the holiday. Guests are advised to take out holiday insurance in case of cancellation. Refunds will only be considered if we are able to rebook the cottage for the same dates and will be subject to an administration charge. All prices fully inclusive of electricity and linen. We can provide a choice of duvet or blankets. Unless by prior agreement all holidays run from Saturday to Saturday. On the day of arrival the cottage will be available from 3pm. In order to maintain our high standards, guests are respectfully asked to vacate by 10am on the day of departure to facilitate the preparation of the cottage for incoming visitors.


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