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Bloomsbury Cottage

Axminster, Devon
Visit Britain rating: 5 stars
Sleeps 6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms 2
Change Fri
No Dogs
5
star
Downstairs bathroom
Complex of properties
Enclosed garden / patio
Internet access
Games / Play facilities
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Beach within easy reach
Family friendly
Thatched
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • A beautiful, traditional thatched cottage in an idyllic location
  • Perfect for couples or small families looking for a relaxing break
  • Ideal for bird-watching and long country walks from the door
  • Perfectly situated for exploring Devon, Dorset and Somerset
Property code: BLOCO

This retreat is perfect for couples or small families wishing to enjoy a relaxing week's holiday, excellent for bird watching.

Situated on the Devon, Dorset and Somerset borders, this cottage provides the perfect base from which to explore all three counties: Devon with its rolling hills and moorlands, Dorset with its world heritage coastline and Somerset, famous for its picturesque villages and bustling market towns. Axminster is a mile away, with shops, inns, restaurants, a sports centre and the famous River Cottage shop. The Axe Valley provides lovely walking opportunities and there are many coastal walks along the Dorset and East Devon Heritage coastline. Charmouth, Bridport, Lyme Regis, Sidmouth, Beer and Branscombe are within easy reach. There are many local attractions including Abbotsbury, Crealy, Bicton Park, Burrows Farm Gardens and numerous National Trust properties including Killerton and Knightshayes Court. This delightful traditional cottage is part of a complex of three charming properties. On entering you will find yourself in the welcoming and cosy lounge, equipped with Smart TV/DVD, hi-fi, iPod dock, and wood burner effect electric fire in a lovely feature fireplace. Moving into the spacious and elegant kitchen/diner, you will find everything you may need during your stay. The stylish kitchen is equipped with fridge, freezer, dishwasher, large electric range style oven, microwave and coffee machine. The bright and inviting dining area is ideally situated. The washing machine and tumble dryer are located in the utility room. There is also a ground-floor shower room with WC. Heading upstairs you will find three comfortable bedrooms, all with TVs: one king-size, one twin and a double. You will also find the bathroom, complete with roll-top bath, separate shower cubicle and WC. Stepping outside, you can relax in the charming enclosed garden area with garden furniture, sun loungers and BBQ. Children can enjoy the play facilities in the owners' large shared garden, including a tree house, play equipment, swings and a Wendy house. Parking available for 2 cars outside the property.

  • 3 bedrooms all with TVs:
  • 1 king-size, 1 twin and 1 double
  • 2 Bathrooms: 1 with roll-top bath, separate shower and WC, 1 shower room with WC
  • SMART TV/DVD
  • Wood burner effect electric fire,
  • Radio, iPod dock Fridge, freezer, dishwasher, large electric range style cooker, microwave and coffee machine, washing machine and tumble dryer
  • Enclosed garden area with garden furniture, sun loungers and BBQ
  • Tree house, play equipment, swings and Wendy house located in the owners shared garden
  • Electric and central heating included
  • Wi-Fi available
  • Stairgate available
  • Regret no pets
  • Pubs, shops, restaurants 1 mile, sandy beach at Charmouth 10-minutes by car
  • Bike storage available

Kerry Pillinger

This property joined our collection in 2013 and is managed by Kerry.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 26 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Lesley, 15th May 2021

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Simply outstanding. The cottage is beautiful with high quality fittings and features. It was absolutely spotless, the place gleamed with the wooden floors and surfaces. The view of the countryside was a welcome sight to wake up to and so relaxing on the patio. The shower gives you a choice of overhead and hand held and is powerful. The sofas you juRead morest sank into and the bed and duvet were so comfortable, top quality. Its location is ideal. The homemade scones were delicious and most welcome. Hide

Reviewed by Steven, 3rd May 2021

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Reviewed by Katie, 30th April 2021

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Wonderful property and a perfect location to explore the Jurassic Coast. We will definitely book again!

Reviewed by Kinan, 19th April 2021

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Weve had a great time staying at this cottage. Its clean, well equipped and furnished and maintained to high standards.

Reviewed by Anna-Marie, 12th April 2021

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Reviewed by Tom, 30th October 2020

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Yes, lovely holiday let, also very well equipped especially for children (ours are 3, and 9 months).

Reviewed by Jason, 24th October 2020

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Beautiful cottage,pictures didnt do it justice really. Such a homely,comforting feel within the house itself,wonderfully furnished throughout. 5 stars indeed.

Reviewed by Debbie, 15th October 2020

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Amazing quiet, rural location, super comfy & well equipped, wonderful friendly welcome from the owners, had all we needed for a long overdue girly staycation! Would definitely return one day. Well positioned to explore the East Devon & the Dorset coastline - we loved it!

Reviewed by James, 12th October 2020

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You couldnt wish for more in a self catering holiday property. Very well equipped, great location,extremely helpful owners, comfortable beds,excellent gardens and real character throughout.

Reviewed by Dannielle, 9th October 2020

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The cottage is spacious, comfortable and very clean. There are a lot of amenities available if you have small children which makes for lighter packing. The cottage is tucked away on a farm and it is lovely and quiet. The garden is beautiful with play equipment for the kids and the sunsets on the field in the evenings. Gorgeous scones and tea waitinRead moreg for us when we arrived. Hide

Reviewed by Christopher, 21st September 2020

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Lovely cottage in a great location, on site equipment and facilities were great for families, including the play equipment outside which our 3 year old loved. Really close to the Ax Valley Wildlife park which may look small, but the range of animals are great. So close to the sandy beach at Lyme Regis and close to Axminster which has supermarkets pRead moreerfect for self catering. Bit of a drive to other places in Devon but easily reachable in an hour, so great location. Hide

Reviewed by Amanda, 13th September 2020

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Reviewed by Anita, 28th August 2020

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The cottage was perfect for our family week away, lovely cozy lounge. The grandchildren loved the big garden and the play area, and they loved the trampoline. Also the two dogs, which were adorable. The location is lovely and quiet and looks over fields.

Reviewed by Andrew, 10th July 2020

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A lovely cottage with great indoor and outdoor space. My little boy loved the play area and the chickens. Clean, comfortable and in a great location to visit the beach.

Reviewed by Fiona, 12th March 2020

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Reviewed by Tim, 29th February 2020

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Reviewed by Natalie, 14th February 2020

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Bloomsbury Cottage was simply incredible. The cottage itself is in a lovely setting and is unbelievably well equipped for families with young children. Sadly the weather wasnt kind to us and we visited the weekend that storm Dennis hit, however the garden looked like a lot of fun for the children and the indoor board games kept us entertained when Read morewe was unable to venture out. The cottage has everything you could need for the perfect weekend away.....loved it!! Hide

Reviewed by Hannah, 17th January 2020

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Beautiful cottage, warm comfortable and well equipped.

Reviewed by Juliet, 26th October 2019

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A fabulous cottage, one of the best we have stayed in. The beds were extremely comfortable and we were cosy and warm. It had everything you could possibly need. Would definitely recommend and visit again.

Reviewed by Bernadette, 5th October 2019

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We had a lovely holiday in this super home from home! Very well equipped, the owners have thought of just about everything! The cottage was so comfortable with top quality furnishings throughout. The cottage is set in peaceful surroundings, but only minutes by car to local shops! Would highly recommend.

Reviewed by Jethro, 16th September 2019

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Reviewed by Dan, 31st August 2019

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Gorgeous cottage! Got everything we need, great location, lovely garden and view. Tesco just less than 5 mins away to drive. Beaches just 10 mins to drive! Love to welcome cream tea as well! Owner provided change mat, high chair and stair gates for us, as We got 17 months old daughter, that is very thoughtful. We have had a great in the cottage!

Reviewed by Geoff, 9th August 2019

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Fantastic secluded accommodation close to Axminster (10-15 min walk away) with superb gardens for the kids to play in. The cottage is maintained to a very high standard and was spotless for our planned arrival.

Reviewed by Constance, 26th July 2019

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Reviewed by Sarah, 5th July 2019

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A lovely cottage with everything you need for a home from home with fantastic power showers. Be warned however, as an old place it is very creaky and upstairs not at all soundproof. The latch doors meant if anyone went out of their bedroom we all knew - so not ideal if you have small kids who get up early! We were very grateful that our grocery ordRead moreer from Sainsburys Hide

Reviewed by Phillip, 21st June 2019

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Lovely, well-equipped cottage with comfortable beds and pretty garden area. Conveniently placed for exploring the local area. Would be happy to come again.

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