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4 Victoria Terrace

Lydeard St. Lawrence near Bishop's Lydeard, Somerset (Ref. 973412)



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7 Customer Review(s)

  • “Nice cottage to stay in to tour Exmoor and the Quantocks, the beaches at Minehead and Watchet were great to visit too.”

    - Mr Underwood, September 2021

The property

Bishop's Lydeard 3.5 miles.

A quaint cottage sitting within the idyllic village of Lydeard St Lawrence, 4 Victoria Terrace is a good choice for a relaxing retreat with friends or family.

In close proximity to amenities in Bishops Lydeard and the county town of Taunton as well as the Exmoor National Park, the Quantock Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and the coast just a scenic drive away, this is the ideal holiday home to base your escape to Somerset.

Enter the traditionally-styled sitting room, housing a beautiful leather seating arrangement with a woodburning stove at the heart of the room in the inglenook; an inviting and homely atmosphere in which to spend your evenings.

Make use of the window seat as required in this ideal setting for reading, good conversation, and relaxing.

Move through into the kitchen/diner, also boasting character in its exposed stone wall and beam-lined ceiling, here you can enjoy meal times together with the modest yet well-equipped kitchen hosting all you could need for a self-catered stay, even a washer/dryer!

Move up the staircase to find a convenient shower room resting on the half-landing, while the three beautifully decorated bedrooms sit on the first floor; made up of a king-size double, a double and a bunk room, all with pretty floral bed sheets to snuggle up under and ample storage space for your personal belongings.

Enjoy a relaxing soak in the bath when you rise each morning before heading down the path to the rear of the property to find the impressive lawned garden; the perfect way to begin each day encompassed by true tranquillity.

The local area of Lydeard St Lawrence is a beautiful place to base your holiday, home to a village hall which is open on Monday morning hosting a Post Office where you can also enjoy tea and cakes.Nearby Bishop's Lydeard hosts a few small shops and a Co-op.

Further afield in Taunton there are more extensive amenities and attractions including a cricket ground which now hosts international events and the county museum.

Be sure to marvel at the Grade II listed Lydeard House, visit the mill with its Rural Life Museum, also a Grade II listed building, and take a stroll through Sandhill Park, once a prisoner of war camp, home for handicapped children and a military and civilian hospital.

There are plenty of National Trust properties within the local area, with the post-war garden, 19th Century parkland and grand Gothic Revival architecture of Knightshayes, as well as Dunster Castle and Watermill home to dramatic vistas and subtropical gardens which you can even access via the heritage railway, taking you all the way to Minehead for a wonderful day on the coast.

With natural beauty, coastal wonders and plenty of family-friendly attractions all around, 4 Victoria Terrace is the perfect choice for a holiday in Somerset.


  • Three bedrooms: 1 x king-size, 1 x double, 1 x bunk beds
  • Cloakroom with basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Shower room with walk-in shower and basin
  • Jack-and-Jill bathroom with bath, shower over, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Sitting room
  • Electric central heating and woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and halogen hob, microwave, fridge, washer/dryer, TV and WiFi
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Roadside parking
  • Large rear lawn with seating
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 3.5 miles, pub 2.8 miles
  • Note: There is a septic tank at this property, therefore only eco-friendly products may be used in the washing machine and while washing up
  • Note: Shower room access via half-landing
  • Note: Garden access via path leading through neighbour's garden. Please note: this property has a minimum 3 night stay

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £100.

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About the location


Taunton 5.8 miles; Bridgwater 11.9 miles; Exeter 36.5 miles

A village and civil parish located in Somerset, Bishop's Lydeard can be found in the district of Somerset West and Taunton. The village benefits from easy access into the Quantock Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, as well as being within close reach of the coast for all matters of attractions. Bishop's Lydeard boasts a range of historic wonders worth exploring, with the mid 18th century Lydeard House being a particular marvel for its Grade II* listing, as well as the Bishops Lydeard Mill, once one of two, now you can experience The Bishops Lydeard Mill and Rural Life Museum with its overshot waterwheel and status as a Grade II listed building. The museum discusses the traditional trades and crafts of the mill, such as a wheelwright's shop, cooper's shop, saddler's shop, blacksmith's shop and a Victorian kitchen, well-worth seeing while in the area. Take a stroll around the historic Sandhill Park, previously used as all of a prisoner of war camp, a home for handicapped children and later as a military and civilian hospital, before stopping off in one of the villages many eateries, with local shops available too for any of your own ingredients. The Quantock Hills AONB can be found just a scenic drive away where you will find trails of coast, heath and combe providing panoramic views and a plethora of nature, while Bridgwater offers wonderful retail experiences where you can find the perfect souvenir. In close reach of the coast too with its beautiful beaches, abundance of coastal paths and stunning scenery, Bishop's Lydeard is truly the perfect base for discovering Somerset.

Region Information

Please note: this property has a minimum 3 night stay

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas