Shared indoor pool
Open plan lounge/kitchen/diner
Snuggle up in front of the fire
Relax
Enjoy a spot of afternoon tea
Kitchen/diner
Double bedroom with en-suite shower room
Decked area
View towards the property
Shared garden
Shared garden
1 / 11  Shared indoor pool
2 / 11  Open plan lounge/kitchen/diner
3 / 11  Snuggle up in front of the fire
4 / 11  Relax
5 / 11  Enjoy a spot of afternoon tea
6 / 11  Kitchen/diner
7 / 11  Double bedroom with en-suite shower room
8 / 11  Decked area
9 / 11  View towards the property
10 / 11  Shared garden
11 / 11  Shared garden

Swallows Rest Cottage

Norton Sub Hamdon, Somerset
Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Change Sat
Dogs allowed 1
4
star
Downstairs bedroom
Open fire / woodburner
Hot tub
Games / Play facilities
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Indoor swimming pool
Swimming pool
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Pretty cottage for two with unlimited access to a shared indoor heated swimming pool
  • Ideal base for walking, cycling and fishing in the Quantock and Black Down hills, and the Somerset Levels
  • Quiet village location but convenient for touring the lovely Somerset countryside
Property code: SREST

Benefiting from unlimited access to shared heated indoor swimming pool and landscaped garden. Perfectly positioned just a short drive from Glastonbury, Wells and Taunton. Shop and pub within walking distance

Renovated to a good standard and neighbouring the owners home a warm welcome awaits yet privacy is assured. The setting is perfect, you will have unlimited access to the shared heated indoor swimming pool, the delightful 1 acre landscape garden and will be a 2 minute walk to the village pub. A short drive away are the towns of Glastonbury, Street, Wells and Taunton; a little further out lies Bath and Exmoor National Park. There are many National Trust properties in the surrounding area, museums, and attractions to suit all tastes. You will be approximately a 45 minute drive to the world heritage coast of Dorset and the seaside towns of Lyme Regis, Weymouth and West Bay. It also makes a perfect place from which to explore the Somerset Levels, Quantock and Blackdown Hills which offer picturesque walks, cycling and fishing.

The accommodation is set over two levels and offers a double bedroom with en-suite wet room with a shower and WC. The first floor comprises of an open-plan lounge/kitchen/diner with the lounge area offering guests a TV, DVD and a cosy wood burner. The well-equipped kitchen area has an electric cooker, microwave and fridge. The washing machine is conveniently located in an external cupboard next to the front door.

Outside you will find a decked area, accessed by a door from the dining area, which has seating and BBQ. Guests can also enjoy the delightful 1 acre landscape garden surrounding the owners’ detached farmhouse. There is ample off-road parking. Guests have use of the shared indoor heated swimming pool, which is open all year round with no time restrictions and changing rooms. These facilities are shared with guests staying at the onsite B& B.

  • 1 double bedroom
  • 1 en-suite wet room with shower and WC
  • Electric cooker with oven and hob, fridge and microwave
  • Washing machine in an external cupboard next to the front door
  • Wood burner (first basket of logs included)
  • Central heating
  • TV and DVD player in the lounge
  • Ample off-road parking
  • 1 dog welcome, further by arrangement
  • Shared 1 acre landscaped garden
  • Shared indoor pool open all year round with no time restrictions and with changing rooms
  • The garden, indoor pool and games room are shared with guests staying at the onsite B& B
  • Community village shop and pub within walking distance
  • Please note: Hot tub available at additional cost of £100, payable directly on arrival. Please contact the owner to arrange this prior to your stay
  • Arrival: 14:30 onwards
  • Departure: before 10:00, unless otherwise stated in your arrival details
  • 1 dog allowed. Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week

Tom Brockington

This property joined our collection in 2015 and is managed by Tom.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 29 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Sue, 28th May 2022

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Lovely cottage with great dog walks straight from the cottage! Nice swimming pool and beautiful large garden.

Reviewed by Graham, 21st May 2022

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Reviewed by Robert, 15th May 2022

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Reviewed by Mark, 7th May 2022

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Reviewed by Faye, 23rd April 2022

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A very pretty little cottage, very clean and comfortable, hosts were lovely too

Reviewed by sara, 16th April 2022

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Reviewed by Shirley, 9th April 2022

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Reviewed by Malcolm, 26th March 2022

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Reviewed by Chris, 22nd December 2021

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Our 3rd stay over the Christmas holiday period which says it all. The owners make you feel very welcome and the cottage has been updated since we were there last with a dish washer! My wife (and Poppy, our dog) loved the wood burner and she also loved the pool being a very regular swimmer back at home. Its a lovely village with walks literary rightRead more on the door stop which we did every day. We thoroughly recommend Swallows Rest for that get away from it all holiday destination. Hide

Reviewed by A, 4th November 2021

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Cottage is in a great location - within walking distance to a shop, caf and nice pub. Plenty of footpaths and walks from the door. Swimming pool was a nice bonus! Just the right size for two people on a long weekend. Bottle of wine and cream tea left for us was a nice touch.

Reviewed by Lucy, 9th October 2021

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Fantastic hosts, home and location. Pool was a wonderful bonus to relax in after all the exploring in Sommerset and Dorset.

Reviewed by sean, 18th September 2021

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A beautiful cottage in a tranquil village. The owners are a delightful couple who make you feel more than welcome. Highly recommend

Reviewed by Jenny, 4th September 2021

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We absolutely loved this cottage and was just as described which is unusual, we had a lovely cream tea in fridge along with milk and a bottle of wine which was very welcoming, the cottage is amazing thank you.

Reviewed by Peter, 28th August 2021

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A lovely property in idyllic country village yet close to tourist attractions and country towns.

Reviewed by Maribel, 21st August 2021

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Scones and cream welcome you to this lovely cottage, plenty of space and all carefully decorated to give a clean and spacious feel. Good location to explore Somerset, Devon and Dorset. S & A were very helpful and attentive. Swimming pool a bonus for the keen swimmer as available to use at any time.

Reviewed by sara, 31st July 2021

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Beautiful cottage Lovely village - locals very friendly Tucked away location Pool an absolute gem, was a lifesaver for us as 11 year old thoroughly enjoyed it. Warm tranquil Lots of on the doorstep walks for dog walking and also a few National trust places too Further afield Haynes motor museum/ fleet air museum/Clarks village Plenty of beaches tRead moreoo Would recommend to anyone, wanting a breakaway from the hustle and bustle of everyday life Hide

Reviewed by Mark, 17th July 2021

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Wow what a lovely cottage in an absolutely fantastic location. Ample parking lovely Swimming Pool and huge garden to enjoy. The owners were welcoming and so friendly. The cottage itself is equipped with all that you would expect it is absolutely fabulous. Situated mid Somerset so easy travelling distance to Dorset or Devon should you desire. I woulRead mored thoroughly recommend this cottage and we will go back for sure . Hide

Reviewed by Malcolm, 3rd July 2021

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Reviewed by Sharon, 26th June 2021

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What a lovely village this cottage is located it is a good base to travel and see the local sights. Sam and Ann are lovely hosts and the cottage was beautiful and peaceful it was fully equipped with everything you need and more. I would highly recommend and will be going back again there is a local pub you can walk to and a shop. The local people aRead morere so friendly and nice to chat to me and my husband totally relaxed and enjoyed our holiday. Hide

Reviewed by Paul, 19th June 2021

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Well equipped comfy accommodation with nice welcome touches from the friendly but discrete owners. Well situated in a lovely village with shop and very good pub selling nice food. Well located for many local National Trust and RSPB sites and Lyme Regis is under an hour away if you want to visit the seaside. The swimming pool was a nice bonus

Reviewed by Graham, 12th June 2021

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This is a delightful cottage in a lovely Somerset village. The property has everything you need with the added bonus of an indoor swimming pool. Owners are very pleasant and helpful, but respect your privacy. Village pub good for meals or just a drink,with very friendly staff. Location provides easy access to plenty of places to visit and isn't verRead morey far from the Dorset coast. Sure you wouldn't be disappointed if you stayed at Swallows Rest Cottage. Hide

Reviewed by Glen, 5th June 2021

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Reviewed by Anita, 15th May 2021

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Lovely cottage in a very peaceful setting

Reviewed by Aga, 24th April 2021

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Excellent place to stay, very comfy and relaxing. Highly recommended!

Reviewed by Alison, 17th April 2021

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Cosy cottage with a view out over a superb garden, set in a lovely village with access to lots of walks. Spacious bedroom. We liked having carpets throughout. Hosts were friendly and helpful, made our weekend stay most enjoyable.

Reviewed by John, 3rd October 2020

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Lovely cottage in a beautiful village. Very peaceful and quiet. Ideal place if you want to get away from the rat race. Close to beautiful countryside ideal for walking. Also close to the Dorset beaches.

Reviewed by Carol, 19th September 2020

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Use of pool and garden Very friendly hosts. Warm and cosy

Reviewed by Sheila, 5th September 2020

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Situation in a lovely village with shop and pub within walking distance. Owners very friendly and available when needed. Cottage very well equipped and pool is a wonderful addition.

Reviewed by Elisabeth, 29th August 2020

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Second time at this fantastic place. Such a lovely cottage to chill out and relax, we had a wonderful time.

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