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Muskoka Lodge

(Ref. 922041)

Midsomer Norton, Somerset Show on map

4.9

Sykes rating

  • 6 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 3 Bathrooms

  • Pets No

Features

  • Off road parking
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Broadband / WiFi

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35 Customer Reviews

  • "The cottage was lovely & very comfy."

    The garden was a lot smaller than I expected but due to the time of year we didn’t use it. Midsomer Norton is a lovely place & I would highly recommend.

    Reviewed by Julie5.0Nov 2023

  • "We really enjoyed our stay at the Lodge, it was clean throughout and the tea, coffee and toilet rolls etc were a lovely touch."

    We made use of the family games and it was nice to have leaflets of the local area. Thank you.

    Reviewed by Caroline5.0Nov 2023

  • "Spacious, clean and comfortable accommodation."

    Short walk to town centre. Parking space. Ideal location to access surrounding areas including Bath and Bristol. Beautiful countryside to enjoy along the way. Would not hesitate in booking again.

    Reviewed by Bettina5.0Sep 2023

  • "Comfortable house, enjoyed our stay, lovely friendly owners."

    Look forward to our next visit!

    Reviewed by Pauline5.0Sep 2023

  • "Top property."

    . lovely owners… beautiful location and cottage

    Reviewed by Kerry5.0Sep 2023

  • "The property lived up to expectations and provided us with an ideal base to ..."

    The property lived up to expectations and provided us with an ideal base to explore the area Exceptionally good value and very comfortable

    Reviewed by Carol5.0May 2023

  • "Excellent holiday accommodation, accurately described in the listing."

    Some traffic noise as mentioned in the listing but not a problem for us. Good location for visiting Bath, Bristol, the Mendips and Somerset with extensive walking/cycling on old railway tracks accessible within half a mile.

    Reviewed by Paul5.0Mar 2023

  • "My friends really enjoyed staying here"

    Reviewed by Tim5.0Sep 2022

  • "It was nice and clean accomodation with all the facilities for cooking ."

    Perfect place to stay and roam around with the family to enjoy the beauty of the nature. We loved it and we are recommending to our friends and family for their somerset holidays.

    Reviewed by Subin5.0Aug 2022

  • "Well maintained and very clean."

    Coffee,tea and milk provided .Lots of places to visit around .Car parking is also available and off road. We enjoyed our stay and should be back again the next time we are in the area.

    Reviewed by Ambalapaady Supreeth5.0Apr 2022

  • "Enjoyed our stay."

    It's a lovely clean spacious property in a pleasant neighborhood. Plenty of brochures provided to assist in finding things to do. Darren gave us a friendly welcome and made himself available should we have needed him. Would highly recommend staying here.

    Reviewed by Steven5.0Dec 2021

  • "We had a wonderful time, the lodge is so spacious, and has everything you need."

    It is ideally placed for Bath, Cheddar, Weston Super Mare and Bristol, the Clifton suspension bridge is well worth a walk to. Darren & Tina are a lovely and accommodating couple, nothing too much trouble. Unfortunately we had to cut our holiday short (a crisis at home) but we hope to return again some time, and we would recommend Muskoka Lodge to any one thinking of a trip to this area.

    Reviewed by Gillian5.0Nov 2021

  • "This property was quite the best I’ve stayed in from Sykes."

    The owners were friendly and helpful but not intrusive. Accommodation was perfect with everybody having their own en suite. Perfect holiday and will definitely recommend to my friends.

    Reviewed by Christine5.0Oct 2021

  • "Property very comfortable and spacious."

    The owners were very friendly and welcoming. House is set in a great area for exploring local attractions like Bath and Wells but also more distant areas of interest like Stonehenge and Salisbury. Plenty of places to eat out nearby. All in all a very successful stay.

    Reviewed by Beverley5.0Jul 2021

  • "It was a very welcome holiday in a very spacious property"

    Reviewed by David5.0Oct 2020

  • "Beds were so uncomfortable I barely slept."

    Well established cobwebs in kitchen/living area and lots of dirt under the sofas. Located on a very busy road

    Thank you for your feedback. We are sorry that you found some issues during your stay. Had you let us know during your stay (as we live next door), we would have been happy to help you. The beds are less than 10 weeks old and we would say they are of a medium firmness but we appreciate this can be subjective according to individual preference. We found a small spider after your stay but did not find any 'established' cobwebs as these would only have been made during your stay. Unfortunately, it is that season when spiders come indoors but we have a very good cleaner, as reflected in all of our feedback. We only found a very small amount of dust under the sofa bed which is very heavy to lift so apologies if this was missed. The map on the property page also clearly shows the location of the lodge on the edge of a B road and this can get a little busy during rush hour or the end of the school day, but we have added a note now to make this clearer. We do hope you enjoyed your stay otherwise. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Julie2.5Oct 2020

  • "Surprisingly large and delightful cottage - Midsomer Norton very pleasant and worth a visit."

    Reviewed by Juliet4.7Sep 2020

  • "We had a lovely week staying in Muskoka Lodge."

    Very comfortable and very clean with hand santiser and anti-bac spray available for us to use. Off-road parking, 3 bathrooms and your own garden are great bonuses. Ideal location for visiting all the places of interest Somerset offers including Bath, Wells, Cheddar Gorge, Wookey Hole and Glastonbury. Owners are friendly and helpful with suggestions of places to eat and nice walks to do from the property. Only 6 minute walk into Midsomer Norton. We really enjoyed staying in this lovely property.

    Reviewed by Debbie5.0Aug 2020

  • "Cottage was very nice and comfortable."

    Perhaps let people know it is on a busy road and drive is quite difficult to get out of as it’s hard to see traffic approaching round a bend. Also that although you have a small part of the garden to sit out in the owners have a swimming pool in the main part of the garden which they use to entertain friends which means you can’t really sit out there as it feels like an intrusion plus you may not want to hear their music or conversation. I know it was an exceptionally hot week and can’t blame them for wanting to use their pool but had we known we would probably have picked somewhere different as we like to be able to sit in the garden and on this occasion there was three days when we could not.

    Reviewed by Sheila4.7Aug 2020

  • "This is a lovely cottage/lodge with a really homely feeling."

    There was plenty of room for us as a family of 5 - 2 adults plus our 15, 12 and 9 year olds. The owners greeted us warmly and provided lots of welcome goodies - milk, tea & coffee, flowers. The property was clean and well furnished. Extras such as hand sanitiser and antibacterial sprays were also provided in response to the additional Covid-19 requirements. The only slight negative for us was that the sofa bed mattress was a little thin for the adults to sleep on comfortably, but our 9 year old was very happy sleeping on it! This is a great base for visiting the many attractions in the local area. Lots of the local takeaways and restaurants were open (post Lockdown) and many were happy to deliver to this Lodge. As we have family living in this area, we will definitely be looking to stay here again.

    Reviewed by Tamsin5.0Jul 2020

  • "Comfortable, spacious accommodation conveniently located for exploring this part of Somerset."

    Wells, Bath, Frome and Bristol all easily reached by car or by bus (stops minutes walk away). Midsomer Norton itself is a busy working town with plenty of shops, several local pubs including a large Wetherspoons in a tastefully renovated old cinema. The accommodation owners live adjacent up and are helpful, friendly and unobtrusive. Good value for money. The house is situated on a quite busy road and there is some traffic noise, especially upstairs- not a major problem, though light sleepers might employ ear plugs. Thoroughly recommended.

    Reviewed by Michael5.0Mar 2020

  • "Every thing as expected had a really nice time Ideal for touring the area"

    Reviewed by Michael5.0Oct 2019

  • "The lodge was exactly as described, very clean, comfortable and had everything needed for a good stay."

    The owners were friendly and helpful.

    Reviewed by Janice5.0Sep 2019

  • "The cottage is close to bus stops so it is easy to leave the car behind and get to many places (including Bath, Wells, Bristol) by bus."

    Reviewed by Geoff4.7Apr 2019

  • "Fantastic owners, very accomodating."

    Excellent property, very clean and well equiped

    Reviewed by Chris5.0Oct 2018

  • "A warm comfortable house with garden and everything you need for a happy holiday."

    Central position for lots of historic and walking days out.

    Reviewed by Susan5.0Mar 2018

  • "The owners of the house were very nice and welcoming, we arrived and were introduced and was assured that if we needed anything they would be there."

    The home was very clean and spacious and we would recommend this to others, friends and family. We had 2 small children with us and our stay was very easy with having such a homely and friendly environment to stay in.

    Reviewed by Samantha5.0Mar 2018

  • "The Lodge was larger than we had expected, was spotlessly clean, well equipt and ideal for our party."

    We met the owners who were very friendly and helpful. Its location was as described and was within easy reach of Bath and most of the main tourist areas. There is a good sized tesco nearby so stocking up was simple. We only stayed two nights but would book again if its available next time we are down visiting family.

    Reviewed by Paul4.6Feb 2018

  • "It was excellent for meeting up with family"

    Reviewed by Christine5.0Jan 2018

  • "This cottage was amazing!"

    It had everything we needed. There were no issues pulling out of the driveway and we felt very safe. The home was extremely clean and comfortable. Daren was very helpful and accommodating. We will recommend this home to all our friends who wish to visit the Bath and surrounding areas. Thanks Daren for a lovely stay!

    Reviewed by Lydia5.0Dec 2017

  • "Spacious, comfortable, well appointed and conveniently located cottage."

    Welcoming hosts. Access to and from the road was a bit tricky and might deter less skilled/hesitant drivers or those with poor manouvering skills.

    Reviewed by Francis5.0Jul 2017

  • "Absolutely fantastic weekend break."

    Ideal location for day trips out. Tina and Darren have made this a very welcoming break, lovely people indeed. Everything you need to make a perfect break.

    Reviewed by Marc5.0Jan 2017

  • "Ideal location for touring the area."

    Not much in Midsomer Norton, but great dining establishments

    Reviewed by Jillian5.0Sep 2016

  • "The cottage was wonderful-exceeded expectations."

    The only negative was access and egress from the property which at times was very difficult. North Road is one of the main routes into Midsomer Norton with fast moving traffic. Turning into the property was at times not easy while leaving it could be a nightmare as high walls at the front of the garden meant there was virtually no vision splay.

    Reviewed by Sandra4.8Sep 2016

  • "In the week we were there we visited Bath, Bristol, Glastonbury, Wells Cheddar Gorge, Frome and Stonehenge."

    All are within a 30 miles radius which makes the location of Muskoka lodge absolutely ideal.

    Reviewed by Mike4.2Aug 2016

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Summary

  • Two twin bedrooms with en-suite shower, basin and WC
  • Ground floor shower room with shower, basin and WC
  • Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with sofa bed.
  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, washer/dryer, TV with Freeview, DVD, CD, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Private rear lawned garden with furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 5 mins walk, pub 7 mins walk
  • Note: No stag/hen or similar
  • Note: lodge is on the edge of a B road; some traffic noise may be heard during rush hours
  • Note: this property does not accept worker bookings
  • Note: from the 1st October 2022 towels will not be provided

The property

This delightful, modern holiday home is a wing of the owner's home, conveniently situated on the outskirts Midsomer Norton, a small town in Somerset.

Muskoka Lodge provides spacious, contemporary accommodation for families and friends who wish to explore the wonderful Somerset countryside and the nearby cities of Bristol, Bath and Wells.

The property is set over two floors, with two spacious twin bedrooms on the first floor, both with en-suite shower rooms and delightful views over the garden to the Mendip Hills beyond.

The generous open plan living area has a well-equipped kitchen and large dining table, ideal for sociable family meals whilst planning your holiday’s activities.

The comfy sofa and armchairs provide the perfect place to unwind with a drink, or catch up with your favourite TV programme.

French doors lead to an enclosed, lawned garden, just right for relaxing on a summer evening or enjoying an alfresco meal after a day's sightseeing.

You can wander down the hill and into the town to enjoy its shops, pubs and cafes, or feed the ducks on the River Somer, which runs along the middle of the high street.

A short drive away is the beautiful, Georgian city of Bath and its stunning architecture, or you could perhaps visit Bristol and explore its vibrant harbourside.

Muskoka Lodge is an ideal base to explore the stunning Mendip Hills and Somerset countryside at any time of the year.

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About the location

MIDSOMER NORTON

Bath 11 miles; Bristol 15 miles.

The small Somerset town of Midsomer Norton lies about 10 miles from the centre of Bath, and has a number of shops, cafes and pubs at its centre. The high street is known for having the River Somer flowing along the middle of the road, and is the perfect place to sit and feed the ducks after shopping or sightseeing. Located on the eastern edge of the Mendip Hills, the area around the town provides great walks, as well as cycle trails along the old Somerset and Dorset Joint Railway. Nearby there are many attractions, including the East Somerset Steam Railway, Glastonbury Tor, Nunney and Farliegh Hungerford Castles, Wells Cathedral and the caves at Cheddar and Wookey Hole. Just a short drive away is the World Heritage city of Bath, offering something for everyone, including stunning Georgian architecture, music festivals, Roman baths, unique shops and restaurants, plus the Thermae Bath Spa, Britain's only natural spa where you can indulge yourself under a starlit sky. The city of Bristol is also an easy drive away and has a large number of museums featuring outstanding collections of art, archaeology, geology and natural history. Step on board the world's first steel-hulled ocean liner, Brunel's SS Great Britain, in Bristol's historic harbour, marvel at views up and down the River Avon from the Clifton Suspension Bridge, or visit the Zoo and surrounding Downs. Midsomer Norton is a great location for a getaway in the countryside, or a city break, for all the family, at any time of the year.

Note: No stag/hen or similar. Note: lodge is on the edge of a B road; some traffic noise may be heard during rush hours.
Note: this property does not accept worker bookings
Note: from the 1st October 2022 towels will not be provided

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas