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Stable Cottage

(Ref. 1050593)

Triscombe, Somerset Show on map


Sykes rating

  • 3 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes


  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Garden / Patio
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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  • friendly (10)
  • cottage (9)
  • lovely (8)
  • hosts (7)
  • owners (7)
  • cake (6)

17 Customer Reviews

  • "Our hosts Phil and Fran are a lovely couple, very friendly and helpful, also Fran baked a scrumptious coffee and walnut cake for us on arrival (which made our stay even more delightful)."

    The stable cottage is a lovely place, very cosy and peaceful. The garden was just the right size for us and the views from there where very picturesque. The surrounding area is also very beautiful. Every few hours you will hear the steam train go through. We highly recommend The Stable Cottage to anyone wishing to get away for a nice relaxing break.

    Reviewed by John5.0Aug 2023

  • "We enjoyed our stay at stable cottage."

    Owners were friendly and helpful. Cottage was very comfortable and clean, it had everything we needed, lovely part of Somerset especially if you enjoy walking.

    Reviewed by Amanda5.0Aug 2023

  • "Ideal cottage and garden."

    Owner left us lovely coffee and walnut cake. Wild deer appeared in the next field. The only disappointment was that the local pub closed down last year and we had to drive a few miles for other pubs that offered meals. West Somerset steam train from Bishops Lydeard to Minehead went through stunning countryside. The Quantocks and Exmoor is glorious and the weather was perfect. Thankyou

    Reviewed by Dorothy4.7May 2023

  • "The property was cold and unwelcoming when we got there."

    The electric fire in the main room wasn't working properly, they did bring a couple of heaters around when we mentioned it. The handle on the freezer compartment in the fridge was broken so we couldn't open it. I did have to throw a couple of things away. The owners were friendly and the area was very quiet. We wouldn't go back to the property though.

    Reviewed by Sue3.1Apr 2023

  • "Stable Cottage is a separate part of the owners property."

    They are welcoming and helpful if needed but not intrusive. They had provided a scrumptious coffee and walnut cake together with flowers which lasted the week. The cottage was clean and well appointed and has a small garden. Note the freezer is part of the fridge. The countryside is beautiful and has many local walks. We strongly recommend this Cottage and area.

    Reviewed by Barry5.0Oct 2022

  • "Phil and Fran were excellent hosts."

    Friendly but not intrusive. Fran does a delicious coffee and walnut cake. The cottage and location were perfect.

    Reviewed by John5.0Sep 2022

  • "We had a wonderful break."

    The cottage was comfy and in a beautiful, peaceful setting. The owners, Fran and Phil, were friendly and attentive. The bonus of one of Fran's homemade cakes was very much appreciated. We will be returning.

    Reviewed by Karen4.7Aug 2022

  • "Lovely little cottage, fully equipt and comfortable."

    Welcoming and friendly Hosts. Would definitely go back and recommend to others without hesitation

    Reviewed by Allison5.0Apr 2022

  • "The Stables - Friendly welcome by owner with flowers and home backed cake."

    Property is well maintained, spotlessly clean and well appointed. Lovely outlook, easy parking, and good location for visiting this area.

    Reviewed by Barry5.0Sep 2021

  • "Lovely accommodation which was very comfortable and has everything we needed for a short break."

    Very friendly hosts who provided us with a delicious cake on arrival!

    Reviewed by Jenny5.0Aug 2021

  • "Perfect quiet spot in lovely setting with amazing views of the Quantocks and the surrounding countryside."

    Was great base for two of us with a small dog with many walks from the doorstep including to the local, Blue Ball Inn. The small enclosed garden was great to let the dog out for a quick break between walks. Hosts were very welcoming and friendly.

    Reviewed by Emma4.4Aug 2021

  • "Fran and Phil were excellent hosts and the property had everything we required."

    Found lots of places to visit and would like to go back again. Also thumbs up for the local pub who were very accomodating with excellent food.

    Reviewed by Debbie4.7Aug 2021

  • "Excellent friendly and generous hosts in a glorious location with access to great countryside and walking."

    Wonderful outside space and plenty of parking. Friendly local pub within walking distance . Immaculately clean. Perfect accommodation.

    Reviewed by Sheila5.0Jul 2021

  • "All as described very pleasant and helpful owners could not ask for more everything went very well"

    Reviewed by Andy4.4Jul 2021

  • "Very enjoyable break."

    Stable cottage had all the facilities we needed and in a beautiful location. Fran and Phil the owners were really nice and helpful. Would certainly book again.

    Reviewed by Robert5.0May 2021

  • "WE would suggest that the TV be exchanged for a larger screen model."

    The glass in the door leading to the garden needs to be replaced. Whilst due to the poor weather we did not sit outside it would be useful to have a parasol available.

    Thanks for your comment. The property has recently been renovated, and we are pleased to say that the TV has been upgraded and the French windows leading to the garden have been replaced. A parasol is available on request. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Ron5.0Aug 2020

  • "We had a lovely break at Stable Cottage, the owners were very welcoming, facilities are as pictured."

    We visited with our 1 year old and it was perfect for him. He loved to explore the garden and spot the horses in the distance. Pub is less than a 10 minute walk and there are numerous places to visit close by and some great walks right on your doorstep.

    Reviewed by Helen4.7Jul 2020

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  • All-ground-floor
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x single
  • Bathroom with shower over bath, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Kitchen/living room
  • Electric heating
  • Electric cooker, fridge, dishwasher, TV, WiFi and a selection of books
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for one car, additional car park parking available
  • Enclosed lawned garden with furniture
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 2.3 miles, pub 0.8 miles

The property

This lovely annexe, attached to the owner's home, sits amongst the stunning countryside of the Quantock Hills (an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty) in the small hamlet of Triscombe near Taunton in Somerset.

Stable Cottage is a welcoming ground-floor property, with views of the Quantock Hills and the Vale of West Somerset.

It is ideal for a couple or small family with a dog, looking for a relaxing rural retreat in Somerset, with plenty of exceptional walks nearby, and several pubs within walking distance.

Enter the property to find a kitchen/living room, with 2 sofas to relax onto whilst enjoying watching the TV or admiring your incredible view, while the well-equipped kitchen provides you with all the tools you need to cook up a delicious meal, which can be enjoyed at the folding table (seats 4).

The property has two bedrooms, a master double with a dressing table and lovely garden views, plus a single room.

Both rooms are served by the family bathroom, which offers a shower over the bath.

Outside is a lovely, enclosed rear garden with a lawn and furniture, ideal for sitting out with a morning tea or coffee and soaking up the incredible view, while parking is available at the front of the property for one car, with further parking nearby.

It also sits near the Quantock Greenway footpath, which is visible from the property and offers a choice of walks, taking in pretty villages and scenic countryside along the way.

The town of Taunton is less than ten miles away; rich with religious and military history, offering an Anglo-Saxon Castle, a museum, and a selection of parks and excellent shopping facilities.

Local shopping is available at Bishops Lydeard or Williton.

The popular West Somerset steam railway also runs from Bishops Lydeard to Minehead.

Somerset's coastline is within easy reach, with a choice of lovely family-friendly beaches, including Doniford and Kilve and you can take advantage of being close to the Exmoor National Park, where you can enjoy walks through moorland, woodland and along the coast, joining the South West Coast Path and passing attractions and landmarks that include the National Trust's Dunster Castle and Watersmeet, plus the prehistoric rock formations of the Valley of Rocks.

There is a wealth of opportunity to explore the outdoors from Stable Cottage, offering visitors the best of the coast and countryside of Somerset and the surrounding area.

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About the location


Taunton 10.1 miles, Bridgwater 13.6 miles

Triscombe is a small hamlet, resting within the countryside of the Quantock Hills AONB, about a mile from West Bagborough and Crowcombe, on the Quantock Greenway. Triscombe offers a pub, as well as scenic walks around its quarry. There is a community run village shop in Crowcombe, which stocks fresh bread and many other essentials. Explore the Quantock Hills, England's first Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, designated in 1956, and find pretty heathland, woodlands and ancient parkland, as well as Jurassic coastline and charming villages waiting to be discovered. The town of Taunton is within easy reach, with a selection of museums to discover, as well as pretty parks to wander through and a fantastic golf course. Somerset's coastline is less than 10 miles away, with a choice of beaches to discover, including Doniford and Kilve, while the town of Bridgwater is close by and offers Bridgwater Bay National Nature Reserve, where you can see a variety of wildlife.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas