Lounge area
Lounge area with a cosy fire
View from the Lounge
Stunning coastal view from the bedroom
Bedroom which shows the super-king configuration but can be made into a twin
Bedroom
Kitchen area
Dining area
Dining Room
Stunning dining area
Shared gardens
Beautiful shared gardens to relax in
Looking towards the property which is the first floor apartment on the left handside
Spot the Exmoor ponies which graze over open moorland
Explore Somersets dramatic coastline just a short walk away
Explore Exmoor National Park an easy drive away
Enjoy fabulous sunsets across to Minehead
Also enjoy views to Exmoor from the lounge and dining room
Coastal views towards Minehead from the lounge and dining room
1 / 19  Lounge area
2 / 19  Lounge area with a cosy fire
3 / 19  View from the Lounge
4 / 19  Stunning coastal view from the bedroom
5 / 19  Bedroom which shows the super-king configuration but can be made into a twin
6 / 19  Bedroom
7 / 19  Kitchen area
8 / 19  Dining area
9 / 19  Dining Room
10 / 19  Stunning dining area
11 / 19  Shared gardens
12 / 19  Beautiful shared gardens to relax in
13 / 19  Looking towards the property which is the first floor apartment on the left handside
14 / 19  Spot the Exmoor ponies which graze over open moorland
15 / 19  Explore Somersets dramatic coastline just a short walk away
16 / 19  Explore Exmoor National Park an easy drive away
17 / 19  Enjoy fabulous sunsets across to Minehead
18 / 19  Also enjoy views to Exmoor from the lounge and dining room
19 / 19  Coastal views towards Minehead from the lounge and dining room

Lookout Retreat

Blue Anchor, Somerset
Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
No Dogs
4
star
Complex of properties
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Beach within easy reach
Apartment
Towels included
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At a glance

  • Walkers and wildlife lovers can enjoy wonderful coastal and countryside walks direct from the door
  • Stunning coastal views to admire amazing sunsets
  • A short walk to the popular West Somerset steam railway station 
  • Easy drive to Exmoor National Park with open moorland and quaint villages
Property code: 50925

Enjoy fantastic sea views, coastal walks and Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty from this delightful first-floor apartment located in the pretty Somerset village of Blue Anchor.

Situated in the quintessential seaside village of Blue Anchor and benefiting from an elevated position from which to enjoy far reaching views of the coast and some truly wonderful sunrises and sunsets. The village hosts a large beach, two pubs, seaside café and the historic West Somerset steam railway, a short walk away that runs from Minehead to Bishops Lydeard. Explore the coastal town of Minehead and visit the pretty villages of Porlock, Lynmouth and Lynton. Dunster with its National Trust castle towering above it is a must see and is just a short drive, as is Exmoor National Park, perfect for those wishing to walk or cycle this awe-inspiring landscape.

This beautiful apartment is set in an elevated position within the grounds of the owner’s large Edwardian home and has been fully refurbished throughout. The entrance to the apartment is via its own front door at the side of the house, leading into the hall with a useful space to hang coats and leave sandy shoes. Continue upstairs where you will find that all rooms with the exception of the bathroom have lovely views over the bay, hills and out to sea. The lounge features an flame effect electric fire, Smart TV and DVD player so you can relax in the evening in front of your favourite programmes. The apartment also boasts a separate dining room, should you decide to eat in. The well-equipped kitchen has an electric oven and hob, microwave, dishwasher, fridge with ice compartment and washing machine. The bedroom has the option of a super-king-size zip-and-link bed (which can be made up as a twin on request) and enjoys views over the garden and out to sea. The bathroom is compact but cleverly thought out, it has a shower over the bath and WC.

Venturing outside there are attractive landscaped gardens. Allocated off road parking for 1 car, can be found at the front of the property.

  • 1 bedroom - super-king-size zip-and-link (which can be up as a twin on request)
  • 1 bathroom
  • Electric oven and hob, fridge with ice compartment, microwave, dishwasher and washing machine
  • Electric and central heating included
  • Bed linen and towels included
  • Dedicated off-road parking available
  • Wi-Fi included
  • Regret no smoking
  • Regret no pets
  • Beach, shops and restaurant within walking distance
  • Smart TV and DVD in lounge
  • Regret no babies or children

Kerry Pillinger

This property joined our collection in 2017 and is managed by Kerry.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 28 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Rodney, 22nd May 2021

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We really enjoyed our stay and found the location perfectly placed. Hosts were very pleasant and the accommodation first class.

Reviewed by David, 15th May 2021

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Super spacious, well equipped and immaculately clean property. Great location. Lovely hosts. Fresh flowers, homemade flapjacks, local apple juice what nice welcome. We enjoyed it so much, that we booked for next year whilst we were there!

Reviewed by Anne, 1st May 2021

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Reviewed by Linda, 24th April 2021

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A brilliant apartment. Exceptionally clean, well furnished and maintained. Lovely views and a well laid out garden to relax in too. Well situated for the sea front and steam trains and for exploring the exmoor area and coastal paths. The owners are very friendly and welcoming. Its become an annual stay for us. Cant fault it in any way. Would definiRead moretely recommend it to friends. Hide

Reviewed by R, 17th April 2021

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From the minute we arrived we had a wonderful welcome from Nigel and Paula, everything was as safe as it could be in these times of Covid we felt nothing more could have possibly been done to ensure our safety. We love the apartment it is most comfortable with lovely views, everything we needed to have a nice week was available for us. The finishinRead moreg touches added by Paula was the icing on the cake, very kind and thoughtful people who are on hand if needed. Can't wait to return. Hide

Reviewed by Pat Terry, 12th April 2021

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A first floor apartment, light, spacious, tasteful decor and furnishings, well equipped kitchen, glorious views from the sitting room and dining room windows to the sea and the hills, and of the attractive, well planted and tended garden from the kitchen window and bedroom. Sun in the bedroom in the morning, and in the sitting room in the afternoonRead more. Dedicated seating in the garden.. A wonderful area for drives and walks, and Paula and Nigels warm and personal welcome and care are exceptional. Hide

Reviewed by William, 24th October 2020

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First class accommodation and spotlessly clean. Owners very helpful and beautiful place for walks on the beach. Would highly recommend to anyone.

Reviewed by Lorna, 17th October 2020

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This is the second time we have stayed at Lookout Retreat. This time was a little bit different with the current Covid-19 restrictions. However, the owners have done a fantastic job, and everything was spotless. It was still warm, cozy, and so comfortable. This really is a fabulous place to stay. The property is in a great location for exploring boRead moreth the Quantocks, and Exmoor. Hide

Reviewed by David, 10th October 2020

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Our 4th stay in Lookout Retreat and we were not disappointed. In these unpredictable times it's good that some things can be relied upon to provide a welcoming and safe environment, and Nigel and Paula did everything they could to make our stay most enjoyable. We didn't eat out as we normally would but the apartment was well equipped to cater for aRead morell of our cooking needs. The setting in Blue Anchor is ideal for a walks along the prom or beach, and great for visiting the north coast and moors. Hide

Reviewed by Brian, 19th September 2020

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Reviewed by D, 12th September 2020

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Lovely location - ideal for coastal walking & cycling on Exmoor.

Reviewed by Peter, 5th September 2020

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Our hosts Nigel & Paula were most welcoming and have gone to great lenghts to ensure our stay was safe. Clean and bright a good location nice decoration. We felt very relaxed.

Reviewed by Keith, 15th August 2020

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Wonderful apartment. Lovely views, central location, well equipped and tastefully furnished. Garden to enjoy too if the weather permits. Very friendly owners, nothing too much trouble. All well sanitised before our arrival, very safe. Felt we could live there! Already booked for next year.

Reviewed by Tina, 8th August 2020

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Fantastic experience. the Owners were very welcoming and friendly and went out of there way to make the holiday memorable and enjoyable. very lovely people.

Reviewed by John, 1st August 2020

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Superbly prepared accommodation with great care and attention, luxurious and home from home. Exceptionally well fitted out first floor apartment, light and airy, gorgeous views with the bonus of off-road parking and a delightful garden to enjoy also. Nigel and Paula could not do more to provide you with a warm and generous welcome. The location is Read moreideal for access to the many coastal walks/ beeches and located conveniently to explore this lovely part of Somerset. A real 'retreat' ! Hide

Reviewed by Antony, 25th July 2020

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best holiday cottage / apartment we have stayed in. Wonderful and friendly hosts in Nigel and Paula too

Reviewed by Debbie, 11th July 2020

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We had a really great stay in the Lookout retreat. It was so comfortable and had great views. It was well equipped with all you would need. The owners were really lovely and gave us some great tips of places to visit. It is in an ideal position to discover some really beautiful parts of Exmoor.

Reviewed by Andrew, 29th February 2020

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Reviewed by Dave, 11th January 2020

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Reviewed by Kathy, 1st January 2020

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Friendly hosts, superb accommodation with everything you need. 5 minute walk to the beach. Blissfull holiday.

Reviewed by Pamela, 21st September 2019

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Reviewed by Lorna, 14th September 2019

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Lookout Retreat was exactly that - a wonderful location, so close to the West Somerset Railway station, and seafront. A fabulous place, and property, for a holiday.

Reviewed by Paul, 7th September 2019

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Reviewed by Alan, 10th August 2019

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Paula and Nigel were excellent hosts clean great location near beach and steam railway station both just a few yards down the road

Reviewed by RICHARD, 13th July 2019

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If you are looking for a place to stay next to the sea, are enthusiastic about steam railways or enjoy walking the coastline or countryside this is the place for you. Beautiful apartment equipped with all you need overlooking the sea and local steam railway. Lovely.

Reviewed by Peter, 6th July 2019

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The high standard of our accommodation, together with the warm welcome of our hosts Nigel and Paula, the wonderful weather and close proximity to many places of interest and beautiful coast and moorland, all combined to make a memorable week's holiday for us in Somerset.

Reviewed by Chris, 29th June 2019

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Property was lovely comfortable and very well equipped

Reviewed by John, 22nd June 2019

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Lounge area
Lounge area with a cosy fire
View from the Lounge
Stunning coastal view from the bedroom
Bedroom which shows the super-king configuration but can be made into a twin
Bedroom
Kitchen area
Dining area
Dining Room
Stunning dining area
Shared gardens
Show 7 moreBeautiful shared gardens to relax in

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