Railwayman's Cottage

Burnham-on-Sea, Dorset and Somerset (Ref. 19648)

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Cottage features

  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Rating


  • Sleeps


  • Bedrooms


  • Bathrooms


  • Pets


The Property

Burnham-on-Sea 16 miles. Situated in the hamlet of Fordgate on the Somerset Levels, this former 1860s railway worker's cottage is just 80 yards from the Bridgwater and Taunton Canal. This cottage near Burnham-on-Sea is ideal for those wishing to enjoy walks or cycling directly from the property. Nature lovers will enjoy the variety of wildlife that can be seen visiting the canal and surrounding Somerset Levels. This cosy country cottage retains its period charm but has been fully-modernised to provide a sitting room with laminate flooring, beams, a woodburner, a kitchen and a small dining area. Despite its rural setting, this cottage near Burnham-on-Sea is still within easy access of Bridgwater and Junction 24 of the M5, making it an excellent base for visiting the many attractions on offer in the area , such as the seven mile stretch of sandy beaches at Burnham-on-Sea, the Quantock Hills, the West Somerset coastline, Cheddar Gorge, Glastonbury, Wells and Bath. This Burnham-on-Sea cottage is a wonderful base for your holiday, at any time of year.


One double bedroom. Ground floor bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Kitchen. Dining area in alcove off hallway. Sitting room with woodburner.


Electric heaters with woodburner. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, TV with Freeview, DVD, selection of books, games and DVDs. Fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Parking space in lane outside cottage. Two cycles for guests to use. Front patio with furniture. Private, enclosed courtyard garden with furniture. One well-behaved dog welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop 3 miles, pub 1 mile. Note: Cottage has open-sided staircase with handrail, care should be taken. Note: Cottage is close to, but fenced off from, the canal and the railway which has a regular but not busy service, so some associated noise may be heard.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas

About the location


Weston-super-Mare 11 miles; Glastonbury 16 miles; Taunton 22 miles.

The town of Burnham-on-Sea has seven miles of unspoilt sandy beaches, sailing, fishing and donkey rides, as well as Burnham and Barrow Championship Golf Course. The famous Cheddar Caves and Gorge, with amazing cliff top walks, are within easy reach, as are historic Wells, England's smallest city, and Glastonbury Tor, with its mystical connections to King Arthur. The traditional seaside town of Weston-super-Mare offers sandy beaches, watersports, restaurants and shops, as well as the Playhouse Theatre and Winter Gardens. Further afield, you can enjoy the breathtaking coastline, cliffs, sheltered bays and the famous wild ponies of the beautiful Exmoor National Park.

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