The Stables

Blagdon Hill near Taunton, Dorset and Somerset (Ref. 20549)

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Cottage features

  • Off road parking
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Sleeps

    3

  • Bedrooms

    2

  • Bathrooms

    1

  • Pets

    No

The Property

This cosy annexe is attached to the owner's attractive Grade II listed Somerset Longhouse dating back to the 17th century, in the small village of Blagdon Hill, four miles from the town of Taunton. A former stable, this Blagdon Hill cottage is ideal for couples and provides a quiet holiday retreat, but is located within easy reach of the M5 making day trips to Devon, Cornwall, Dorset, Exmoor and Dartmoor a pleasure. This well-furnished Somerset cottage annexe offers an open plan living area, consisting of a small kitchen, dining area and sitting area with an electric woodburner-effect fire and a number of books, as well as two bedrooms and a private secluded garden with table and chairs. Two welcoming pubs, including one that has a Post Office and a small shop within it are a stone's throw away from this Somerset cottage. The surrounding Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty provides fabulous walkingand a plentiful supply of interesting farm shops. From Blagdon Hill there is easy access to the beautiful soft rolling landscapes of Exmoor National Park where visitors can admire the wild ponies and red deer, and the North Somerset coast which boasts pretty fishing harbours and dramatic cliffs. Less than an hour's drive away is Dorset's south coast, the cathedral city of Exeter, Bath, Wells and Glastonbury. This Blagdon Hill cottage offers a great base for exploring the whole of the West Country.

Accommodation

Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x single. Ground floor shower room with shower, basin and WC. Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with electric woodburner-effect fire.

Amenities

Electric night storage heaters with electric fire. Electric oven with 2-ring hob, microwave, fridge, TV with Freeview, DVD, selection of books. Fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Ample off road parking. Front lawned garden with furniture. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shop and pub 5 mins walk. Note: Children aged 10 and over only.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Last minute
  • Christmas

About the location

BLAGDON HILL

Taunton 4 miles.

The village of Blagdon Hill is situated on the edge of the Blackdown Hills, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, four miles from the Somerset county town of Taunton. Blagdon Hill offers two quintessentially English pubs, including within one of them a Post Office and a small shop, and shops and a butcher’s can be found in the village of Trull, about 2 miles away. The Blackdown Hills offer numerous attractive footpaths providing many beautiful walks, and Blagdon Hill is conveniently located close to the M5. A host of attractions and places to visit are within easy reach; Bath, Bristol, Wells, Glastonbury and Exeter are less than an hour's drive away. Visits to Devon, Dorset and Cornwall together with Exmoor and Dartmoor National Parks provide an ideal day out.

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