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The Old Farmhouse

Blagdon Hill, Somerset (Ref. 20549)



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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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6 Customer Reviews

  • "It was a lovely cottage in an extremely pleasant location which was perfect for our holiday."

    Reviewed by RebeccaAug 2021

  • "The mattress on the double bed was very soft, so when you are prone to back aches this made sleeping a little uncomfortable until you you became accustomed to the softness."

    Otherwise fully equipped kitchenette including washing machine, cooker, microwave, fridge and small freezer. TV with free view and good internet connection.

    Reviewed by LindaJul 2021

  • "Lovely cottage with everything we needed for our home from home holiday."

    The friendly owners add extra touches to make it special and welcoming. The location is ideal for trips to Somerset, Dorset and Devon.

    Reviewed by SusanJun 2021

  • "The Old Farmhouse is a cosy cottage with quality furniture and fittings and a large lawned garden for use, the owners are helpful and friendly and with Taunton and the A5 motorway just a short drive away makes this an ideal location to stay."

    Reviewed by MargaretAug 2019

  • "The owners are extremely welcoming and friendly."

    The cottage was homely and was probably the best cottage we have stayed in. Somerset is absolutely beautiful and you can explore the whole of the south west of England from this cottage.

    Reviewed by MichelleJun 2018

  • "A comfortable property in a pleasant village setting."

    Good location for visits to Somerset, Devon and Dorset coasts and places of interest.

    Reviewed by GrahamAug 2013

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The property

This cosy area is part of the owner's attractive Grade II listed Somerset Longhouse dating back to the 17th century, in the small village of Blagdon Hill, four miles from the town of Taunton.

A traditional Somerset longhouse property provides a quiet holiday retreat and is located between the M5 and A303 making day trips to Devon, Cornwall, Dorset, Exmoor, Dartmoor, Bristol, Bath and Wells a pleasure.

The property with attractive and contemporary furnishings offers an open plan living area, consisting of a small kitchenette, dining and sitting area with an electric woodburner-effect fire, with two bedrooms on the first floor.

Both bedrooms have large windows overlooking the garden.

The property has a garden with a table and chairs.

The surrounding Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty provides fabulous walking, pubs and a plentiful supply of interesting farm shops.

Many walks start in the village.

From Blagdon Hill there is easy access to the beautiful soft rolling landscapes of Exmoor National Park where visitors can admire the wild ponies and red deer, and the North Somerset coast which boasts pretty fishing harbours and dramatic cliffs.

Less than an hour's drive away is Dorset's south coast, the cathedral city of Exeter, Bath, Wells and Glastonbury and provides a great base for exploring the whole of the West Country.


  • First floor - Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size double, 1 x single
  • Ground floor - shower room with shower, basin and WC
  • Open plan living area with electric woodburner effect fire.
  • Electric woodburner effect fire
  • Electric cooker, microwave, fridge, small freezer, washing machine, iron, ironing board, TV with Freeview, WiFi, selection of books and games
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Ample off road parking
  • Lawned garden with furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 2 miles, pub 100 metres (5 minute walk)
  • Please note: all bookings should fall between a Friday and Friday

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About the location


Taunton 4 miles.

The village of Blagdon Hill is situated on the edge of the Blackdown Hills, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, four miles from the Somerset county town of Taunton. Blagdon Hill offers a quintessentially English pub, and shops and a butcher’s can be found in the village of Trull, about 2 miles away. The Blackdown Hills offer numerous attractive footpaths providing many beautiful walks, and Blagdon Hill is conveniently located close to the M5. A host of attractions and places to visit are within easy reach; Bath, Bristol, Wells, Glastonbury and Exeter are less than an hour's drive away. Visits to Devon, Dorset and Cornwall together with Exmoor and Dartmoor National Parks provide an ideal day out.

Region Information

Please note: all bookings should fall between a Friday and Friday.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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