Idlers Cottage

South Petherton near Crewkerne, Dorset and Somerset (Ref. 3516)

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Cottage features

  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Sleeps

    2

  • Bedrooms

    1

  • Bathrooms

    1

  • Pets

    No

The Property

Tucked away in the garden of the owners' Grade II listed thatched cottage, within the attractive conservation area of the small Somerset town of South Petherton, sits this wonderfully charming hamstone studio cottage. Tastefully furnished and equipped to a high standard, with a warming woodburner, this is a superb Somerset cottage, ideal for a romantic break. The private patio area is perfect for unwinding, while the shops and pubs serving good food are just a short walk. The area has a wealth of National Trust properties and places of interest, including East Lambrook Manor Gardens, Montecute House, and Forde Abbey. An easy drive takes you to Sherborne, Yeovilton Fleet Air Arm Museum, Glastonbury, Bath and even the Jurassic Coast. A truly special South Petherton cottage.

Accommodation

All ground floor. Open plan studio accommodation with double bed, small kitchen area, dining area and sitting area with woodburner. Shower room with shower, basin and WC.

Amenities

Storage radiators with woodburner. Electric oven, halogen hob, microwave, fridge, TV with FreeSat, DVD, CD/radio, library of books. Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburner inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Travel cot on request. Off road parking for one car. Private patio area with picnic bench. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shop and pub 3 mins walk. Note: Cottage is accessed via stepping stone path through the owners' garden. Note: Three hens in a run close by.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas

About the location

SOUTH PETHERTON

Crewkerne 5 miles.

The small, attractive town of South Petherton is surrounded by South Somerset's glorious countryside, with the town's central conservation area boasting a wealth of lovely hamstone buildings, oozing quiet, timeless charm, and with local inns serving good food, real ales and Somerset ciders. There are numerous National Trust properties and places of interest to visit nearby, including Lambrooke Gardens, Elizabethan Montecute House, and the Medieval Monastery at Forde Abbey. Within a short drive can be found the Fleet Air Arm Museum at Yeovilton, as well as Haynes Motor Museum, explore mystical Glastonbury, or marvel at Cheddar Gorge and Wookey Hole Caves. Alternatively, take a day trip to majestic Bath, or Dorset's Jurassic Coast at Lyme Regis. This is a great holiday base from which to explore this lovely part of the country.

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