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The Wing Swifts

Milverton, Somerset (Ref. 1069161)

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  • Sleeps 5

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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Features

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  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
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  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

The property

Tucked away in a cluster of picturesque cottages, The Wing Swifts is a double fronted character cottage with private, front garden set in vast rolling hills of Somerset.

With adventure right on your doorstep, this characterful cottage is suited to a a family of five, a group of friends, or a couple looking for secluded cosy, country retreat.

Open up the front door and be welcomed in to a charming farmhouse kitchen and dining room with pretty mosaic tiles and an oak dining table, where you can delight in many hearty breakfasts that have been lovingly prepared with the help of the many handy appliances in the well-equipped kitchen.

From here, a warm and homely sitting room awaits you, with a plush grey sofa and inviting red armchair perfectly arranged in front of the striking yet traditional woodburning stove and well stocked library.

Continue up the staircase to the first floor and discover a fabulous family bathroom with a spacious bath and overhead shower, allowing you to choose how to best prepare for the days ahead.

Here, you will also find two delightful and spacious, sunny double bedrooms with ample storage space, as well as a quaint and peaceful single.

Make the most of warm summer days with time spent soaking up the sunshine out in the secluded garden, indulging in dinner alfresco whilst the children play happily in the sandpit.

Kick-start your days with a relaxing stroll to the centre of Milverton and discover a well-stocked community store selling all the essentials, as well as a friendly local pub serving up delicious real ales and tasty hot meals.

Resting on the banks of the River Tone, the town of Taunton is filled with enchanting landmarks such as Castle Bow and Church Square, along with attractions including the excellent Museum of Somerset and the beautiful lawned gardens of French Wier Park.

Just a pleasant drive away, Hestercombe House and Gardens offers a wonderful spot to enjoy a picnic with loved ones whilst admiring the colourful flowers and tranquil lakes.

The Quantock Hills hosts a great collection of walking routes such as Cothelstone and Broomfield Hills, Ramscombe Great Wood and Wills Neck, along with the imposing 18th century home and gardens of Fyne Court, now owned by the National Trust.

Climb to the Temple of Harmony or see the remains of King's Castle, over in Wiveliscombe.

If travelling with children, be sure to visit Digger Land Devon and Tropiquaria Wildlife Park, or seek thrills at Crealy Theme Park & Resort.

Explore the incredible landscapes of Dunkery & Horner Wood National Nature Reserve in Exmoor National Park, and embark on an animal encounter like never before with The Original Exmoor Safari.

Live many happy moments with your nearest and dearest on an escape to The Wing Swifts in Somerset.

Summary

  • Three bedrooms: 2 x double, 1 x single
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Kitchen/diner with vintage upright piano
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove
  • Gas central heating with woodburning stove
  • Built-in electric oven and gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, Fortnum and Mason picnic set, Smart TV, a collection of guidebooks and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Road side parking available on a first-come, first-serve basis
  • Private garden with gravelled area and lawn with outdoor seating and chiminea
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 0.4 miles, pub 0.2 miles

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About the location

MILVERTON

Wiveliscombe 3.6 miles; Wellington 4.8 miles; Taunton 8 miles; Tiverton 17.2 miles

Perfectly set in the glorious Somerset countryside, within the Valley of the River Tone, is the quaint and rural village of Milverton. Within reaching distance of both the Quantock Hills and Blackdown Hills Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty, this picture postcard community offers the ultimate backdrop for any type of holiday to this spectacular part of the country. Just a few miles west of the town of Taunton, visitors will find everything they could possibly need for a smooth-sailing self-catering stay right on their doorstep. The village itself can be found boasting a quintessential Post Office, well-stocked community store and a traditional local pub serving up an extensive menu of hot meals. That's not all! There are plenty of exciting attractions and activities to suit all, with the captivating Museum of Somerset, Castle Bow and historical Vivary Park over in Taunton, and landmarks such as King's Castle, Fives Tower and the Temple of Harmony just a pleasant drive away. There's fun to be had in Watchet with the Tropiquaria Wildlife Park proving a hit with guests of all ages, and Diggerland Devon and Crealy Theme Park & Resort are not to be missed, not to mention the plethora of scenic hiking routes through the encompassing hills, a real treat for walkers of all abilities.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas

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