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Ammerham Farm Cottage

Ammerham near Winsham, Somerset (Ref. 1060710)

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 3

  • Pets No

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Features

  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor accommodation
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

About the property

Winsham 0.9 miles.

Perched on the edge of the tiny hamlet of Ammerham, near Winsham, Somerset, is the charming detached, Ammerham Farm Cottage.

Set over two floors and sleeping up to six guests, Ammerham Farm Cottage is a superb and generous dwelling for your Somerset getaway, with its fantastic countryside views that can be enjoyed from the large garden or the comfort of your room and easy links to Chard and the Jurassic Coast.

Arriving at the property, there is a spacious driveway that can accommodate three cars, so you can unload your bags with ease and take in your glorious countryside surroundings before stepping into the cottage.

Be welcomed into the homely sitting room, where you can look forward to putting your feet up and enjoying your favourite film in front of the warming woodburning stove set in a exposed stone inglenook; on cooler mornings, sip your coffee on the delightful window seat which offers attractive views of the garden.

Moving through to the heart of the property, find an ample open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area, where you can enjoy whipping up delicious meals for your guests in the well-equipped kitchen whilst still being a part of the conversation, settle down to enjoy a tasty home-cooked meal around the dining table or retiring to the relaxing seating area to toast to a wonderful holiday with a glass of fizz.

When night falls, you have the option to retire to one of three bedrooms, the first being a tastefully decorated ground-floor king-size with its own en-suite shower room, ideal for those with limited mobility and where everything can be accessed in one place.

Completing the ground floor is a handy cloakroom, negating any toilet queues!

Moving upstairs, you will find two additional bedrooms, a super-king-size and a twin, each beautifully decorated and retaining original features with beams adding a truly traditional feel.

After a long day of exploring, have a relaxing soak in the bath with your favourite book and escape reality.

Treat yourself to a spot of alfresco dining at the lovely seating area in the spacious garden, where you can watch on as the children enjoy running and playing games.

Get to know your local surroundings and visit the small village of Winsham, which has all you could need during your stay, with a village shop selling fresh and local produce, The Bell, which serves a selection of local ales.

There are numerous and restaurants in the vicinity where you can skip cooking for the evening and treat the family to an evening out.

This delightful village is perfectly situated on the Liberty Trail and Wessex Ridgeway, so grab your walking boots and enjoy these scenic walks and many more.

For those who are keen to learn the local history, the remarkable sites of Forde Abbey, with its vibrant gardens and country house and the National Trust site of Lambert’s Castle are certainly not to be missed.

Surrounded by multiple Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty, one of which overlooks the gorgeous Axe Valley, Winsham is a walker’s haven which offers the opportunity to truly immerse yourself in nature and local life.

Just a short drive away is the small town of Chard, where you can learn more about the town by visiting its local museum, visit the impressive Hornsbury Mill, which is set in five acres of beautiful landscaped water gardens, here you can enjoy a delicious meal at the Mill Restaurant as the original waterwheel runs beside you.

Venture a little further to the famous 95-mile Jurassic Coast, which spans from Exmouth, Devon all the way to Old Harry Rocks near Swanage, Dorset.

Beach comb the shores of the coast and soak up the incredible views, try your hand at fossil collecting where you can uncover your very own piece of history, or take a dip in the blue waters.

If you can tear yourself way the Victorian seaside town of Sidmouth in the West, Lyme Regis and West Bay are all within easy driving distance, promising a fun-filled day for all the family.

Return to Ammerham Farm Cottage year after year to enjoy a relaxing holiday in Somerset with your loved ones.

Summary

  • Three bedrooms: 1 x super-king-size (zip/link, can be twin on request), 1 x ground-floor king-size with en-suite walk-in shower, basin and WC, 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Cloakroom with basin and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove
  • Oil central heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and induction hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV, WiFi
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburning stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Highchair and travel cot available
  • Private driveway parking for 3 cars
  • Large garden with lawn, patio, furniture and summer house
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 0.9 miles
  • Note: There are steps leading down from the conservatory to the garden, please take care
  • Note: Check-in is from 5pm, check-out by 10am

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About the location

WINSHAM

Chard 3 miles; Bridport 12 miles.

An attractive rural South Somerset village, close to an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, overlooking the Axe Valley, on the borders of Dorset and Devon. Winsham offers visitors a friendly, lively village base, with lots going on locally, together with a thriving village shop and pub, which serves a good selection of real ales. Being situated on the Liberty Trail and the Wessex Ridgeway, there are plenty of walking opportunities affording wonderful views straight from the door, and those who love exploring beautiful gardens and country houses are spoilt for choice with Forde Abbey, East Lambrook, Barrington Court as well as Montacute House, used as a setting for TV's Wolf Hall, all a short drive. There's easy access to the whole of the Jurassic Coast, from the wonderful old Victorian seaside town of Sidmouth in the west, Lyme Regis, and West Bay right round to Abbotsbury, with its famous swannery and subtropical gardens to the east. Winsham provides a perfect village touring base for enjoying both the coast and the countryside in one of the West Country's most unspoilt rural areas.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Off-season