View to the front of the property
Well-equipped, modern kitchen
Enjoy breakfast with views over the gardens
King-size bedroom on the first floor
Large king-size bedroom with TV and dressing table
Bedroom features with window seat
Private garden area with outdoor seating
Gravel parking in front of the property
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5 / 11  Well-equipped, modern kitchen
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7 / 11  King-size bedroom on the first floor
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11 / 11  Gravel parking in front of the property

Northdown Cottage

Taunton (8.5mls S), Somerset
Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
No Dogs
4
star
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Towels included
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At a glance

  • A romantic rural retreat tucked away in the Black Down Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty
  • Perfect base for keen walkers with a wide choice of  lovely country walks
  • A peaceful countryside setting but within easy reach of local towns and attractions
Property code: NDOWN

Beautifully finished, this delightful property offers the perfect base for a romantic escape to the countryside.

Enjoy an abundance of country walks right from the doorstep and spot wildlife at nearby Otterhead Nature Reserve. Here you will be centrally located, allowing easy access to both Somerset and Devon. The coastal towns of Lyme Regis, Seaton and Sidmouth are all within easy reach by car and offer lovely beaches and an array of charming shops. The market town of Wellington is just five miles away, Taunton eight miles and Honiton just over 10 miles, all offering shopping opportunities, restaurants and leisure entertainments. In the local village there is a community shop selling locally sourced food including meat, eggs, vegetables and public house, both of which are 0.5 miles away and can be reached via a 15-minute walk.

Enter the property to find a large, spacious lounge area with everything you need for a relaxing evening in front of the TV. There are comfy sofas, a stylish gas fire and a 4k Smart TV . The lounge leads through to the kitchen, which is well fitted and equipped with an electric oven, gas hob, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher and microwave. The king-size bedroom with its own Smart TV can be found on the first floor.

From the kitchen, a door leads out to a small patio with seating that is perfect positioned to soak up the early morning sun with a coffee in hand. There is also a lawn area at the front of the property and to the rear with additional seating. There areas enjoy the afternoon and evening sun so are ideal for an evening drink or a BBQ (provided).

  • 1 king-size bedroom
  • 1 shower room with shower and WC
  • 4k Smart TV and Smart TV in the bedroom
  • Electric oven, gas hob, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher and microwave
  • Electric and central heating included
  • Wi-Fi included
  • Regret no pets
  • Regret no babies or children
  • Beach 20 miles, pub and ship under 1 mile BBQ
  • This property will be decorated for Christmas
  • Arrival: 16:00 onwards
  • Departure: before 10:00, unless otherwise stated in your arrival details
  • Sorry, no dogs allowed

Demi Rogers

This property has been let with us for over 10 years and is managed by Demi.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 29 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Sharon, 5th August 2022

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A lovely cottage in a quiet area, really well equipped. Sue was an exceptional host. Would highly recommend as a place to stay.

Reviewed by Katrina, 15th July 2022

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The cottage was beautiful, it had everything you needed for your holiday.

Reviewed by Marlene, 8th July 2022

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The cottage was located in an ideal situation to be able to walk from the door . We were made to feel most welcome by our hosts Sue & Bob. All in all a most enjoyable holiday.

Reviewed by Audrey, 10th June 2022

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Reviewed by Margaret, 6th May 2022

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Reviewed by Keith, 22nd April 2022

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Excellent throughout.

Reviewed by Robert, 18th March 2022

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Beautiful holiday setting

Reviewed by Shani, 7th January 2022

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This is a superb cottage to stay either for a short break or a longer break.It is in a lovely rural position but close enough to a little village with a shop and pub and also to the town ofTaunton which is only 7 miles away.The cottage has everything you will need and has a lovely outside space to relax and watch the birds on the feeders in the garRead moreden.Susan and Bob who own the property are a lovely couple who make you feel really welcome.We would definitely visit again. Hide

Reviewed by Jenny, 17th September 2021

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A beautiful cottage in a quiet area but with lots of walks in the local area and places to visit further afield. The cottage is immaculate and had everything I needed. The owners are helpful and friendly and I was made to feel very welcome.

Reviewed by Trevor, 10th September 2021

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Excellent in every way couldn't have asked for more.

Reviewed by Joy, 13th August 2021

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Lovely cottage, very friendly and helpful owners, lots of information about things to do. Just one small complaint that it wasn't clear on cottage description on website that the bathroom was downstairs.

Reviewed by Marilyn, 6th August 2021

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A very comfortable & well equipped cottage for two people. A quiet setting with amazing starlit sky when a clear night! Abundant bird life using the garden feeders in view of the kitchen window. Plenty to do in the area when weather mixed as it was during our stay. A great Sunday lunch in the local pub in Churchinford & good food too in the CandlelRead moreight Inn in Bishopswood. Sue & Bob the owners made us feel most welcome but were not intrusive. Hide

Reviewed by Martin, 16th July 2021

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total satisfaction.

Reviewed by Roger, 9th July 2021

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We hesitated before booking as we are used to having our bathroom on the same level as the bedroom but the cottage looked so nice we chanced it and it was not really a problem. Love the constant toing and froing of the local birds to the feeders including a pair of woodpeckers after peanuts. Chairs were very comfortable as was the bed. Nice little Read moreprivate garden to sit in. Night sky was brilliant. Lovely dark area so it was very clear. Hide

Reviewed by Roderick, 25th June 2021

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Reviewed by Sandra, 4th June 2021

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Wonderful stay everything perfect lovely Location

Reviewed by Marie, 28th May 2021

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The cottage is perfect for two people, we really enjoyed sitting in the garden watching the wildlife. The location is excellent for exploring the area and the owners were so helpful and kind. We will definitely book the cottage again the next time we venture down south.

Reviewed by Gill, 21st May 2021

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Reviewed by Marian, 14th May 2021

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Really is a home from home

Reviewed by Gloria, 26th April 2021

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Perfect cottage for 2 Highly recommend

Reviewed by Nicole, 16th October 2020

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We booked this cottage very last minute and it was brilliant. The owners are so lovely and the cottage itself is so well looked after and clean. We had a fantastic time walking around the Blackdown Hills , Quantocks And Exmoor...only made better by coming back to this cozy little cottage. We loved all the Birds in the garden and got lots of pictureRead mores of some woodpeckers! Definitely would recommend a stay here. Hide

Reviewed by David Michael, 9th October 2020

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Our 5th stay at this very comfortable & well-equipped property - enough said!

Reviewed by Mark, 2nd October 2020

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Reviewed by Richard, 18th September 2020

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A very roomy, clean and attractive cottage close to a post office shop and two towns. If you are wanting a quiet peaceful stay with friendly host this is the place.

Reviewed by ROBERT, 14th September 2020

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A very nice little cottage, quiet and out of the way. We had tea /coffee and milk waiting for us. We used the cottage as a base for travelling round , Bristol zoo, Wookie hole and Taunton. We walked down into the village each day along grass verge.Did a little twitching as the bird feeders in the garden attract lots of birds in the mornings. A relaRead morexing 4 nights. Hide

Reviewed by Veronica, 4th September 2020

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Lovely property and location 30 -40 mins drive to a lot of the very picturesque costal towns and villages . Sue and Bob the owners are also very helpful with information of what areas are worth visiting .

Reviewed by David, 21st August 2020

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Reviewed by Sue, 14th August 2020

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Reviewed by Mark, 7th August 2020

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Overall we really enjoyed our stay at Northdown Cottage. The location was excellent and the owners on hand to give advise whenever required

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Location

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