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The Coach House

(Ref. 913052)

North Newton near Bridgwater, Somerset Show on map


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  • 3 Guests

  • 1 Bedroom

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets No


  • Off road parking
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine

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28 Customer Reviews

  • "The Coach House was exactly what we hoped for and Sarah couldn't have been more welcoming."

    The village of North Newton is absolutely beautiful, as was the welcome in the local pub, the Harvest Moon. Somerset is a beautiful county to visit, it is passed through, far too often. Hopefully more people will appreciate just what it has to offer. The local towns are treasure troves of gems to find and explore and Cheddar is just stunning. We are certainly look to book again, and hope to go back to the Coach House, as we loved our week there

    It was a pleasure to meet you both! We’re really pleased you enjoyed your stay here and look forward to seeing you again. Yes Somerset is fabulous. It has everything - hills, wetlands, moors and beaches. And great pubs as well! Property Owner

    Reviewed by Julie5.0May 2024

  • "Very cosy and comfortable accommodation that is handily located for several local attractions (Minehead, Glastonbury, Taunton, Bridgwater)."

    Tesco Express in the nearby village. There's also a canal side walk to a delightful tearoom that can be done from the property. A decent knife sharpener and a measuring jug or two would be good additions in the kitchen but otherwise we had no misgivings whatsoever.

    Thank you so much for your feedback and I’m pleased you enjoyed your holiday. You were really lucky with the weather! I’ve noted your suggestions but I’m sorry you didn’t find a measuring jug. I will certainly buy a knife sharpener before my next guests arrive on Sunday. It was lovely to meet you both. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Phil5.0Jul 2023

  • "This was a really well presented property in an ideal location for visiting the National Trust properties I wanted to go to as well as the nearby West Somerset Railway and the Fleet Air Arm Museum in Yeovilton."

    Convenient for accessing the M5 for travelling further afield and with a bar/restaurant only 3 minutes stroll away. There is also the owner lovely garden available next to the Coach House.

    Thank you so much. Really glad you had such a good time. It will be lovely to see you again some time. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Roy5.0Jun 2023

  • "The flat is well laid-out, all the rooms are a good size, the parking is ample, the garden is a pleasant 'extra' and the owners are very friendly and helpful."

    The location could not be better for the Somerset coast, the Quantocks and the Levels (though Bridgwater is rather unlovely). If you like cooking the stove, pots and pans, etc. are adequate (but don't try anything ambitious), which is a pity because Pyne's (nearby) is one of the best independent food shops I've ever seen. This is a small quibble (and won't worry many visitors). We've stayed at several Sykes Cottages over the years, and this is definitely one of the best. We wouldn't hesitate to recommend it.

    It was lovely to meet you both and agree Pynes is a great independent place to shop. We are so pleased you enjoyed your week with us and hope we shall see you again one day. Property Owner

    Reviewed by John5.0May 2023

  • "Such a fabulous place to relax and enjoy the Somerset countryside."

    Sarah and Peter are lovely people and their super little dog Holly is a darling. Accommodation is well equipped, clean and we will certainly visit again or recommend to our friends and family. Thank you.

    Thank you so much! It was lovely to meet you both and thank you for coming to stay with us. Holly certainly missed you! Good luck with your move. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Beverley5.0May 2023

  • "Excellent accomodation ideally situated to visit the surrounding area."

    Plenty of places to visit ,Taunton,Glastonbury,Weston Super Mare,Wells all within a 40 minute drive.Many thanks to the owners for welcome pack.Nice pub 100 yards away for Sunday lunch.Highly recommendable and will return when next visit the area.

    Thank you for your kind feedback. Great to meet you and look forward to seeing you again one day! Property Owner

    Reviewed by Kenneth5.0Sep 2022

  • "Had a lovely stay at The Coach House."

    Weather good for time of year. The walk along the canal was so peaceful. Enjoyed Wells., Taunton, Cheddar Gorge to name a few. Could have spent longer. The accommodation was peaceful saw two Owls in the garden. The owners of the property were very helpful with local knowledge and provided us with little treats. Would love to come back.

    Thank you for your feedback. Somerset is so under rated and offers masses of interesting places. It was a pleasure meeting you both and we look forward to seeing you again one day! I was sorry you found the property less than perfect I do my very very best to make it 100% perfect! Property Owner

    Reviewed by Julie3.8Sep 2022

  • "The property was very comfortable it had everything we needed for our stay, the hostess was very welcoming, kind and pleasant."

    We would stay there again.

    Reviewed by Satvinder3.8Sep 2022

  • "This is our second September holiday at this wonderful coach house, already looking to return next year."

    This year visited Wells Cathedral and Taunton both well worth a visit. Once again managed beautiful walks along Bridgwater and Taunton Canal.

    It was a pleasure seeing you both again and looking forward to catching up again next year. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Derek5.0Sep 2022

  • "Had a brilliant stay,the house was very comfortable with lovely touches and our hosts Sarah & Peter were very friendly and welcoming."

    The great location gave us walks along the canal and easy days out to Derwent Castle, Cheddar Gorge and the beautiful Wells Cathedral and City

    We’re so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us. Wells is such a beautiful City isn’t it and the Cathedral and the Palace gardens are just unique. Hope to see you again one day! Property Owner

    Reviewed by Timothy5.0Sep 2022

  • "Our second time here,stay just as perfect,weather dodgy but that isn’t the accommodations fault!"

    Owners very welcome,remembered us from last year.If you like a restful stay we would say yes to The Coach House.

    Thank you Barbara. It was great to see you again - sorry about the weather though! We also had a very iffy week away. Never mind there’s always next year. Hope to see you again one day. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Barbara5.0Jun 2022

  • "The house was really lovely, and in a really great location with a lot of things to do around it."

    The hosts were great and lovely, and I would highly recommend staying here. The garden was also amazing, as was the view! It would be a great stay for a relaxing holiday, as would it be for going out, keeping busy and seeing the surrounding areas.

    Thank you Joanna. It was great to meet you we are so happy you enjoyed your stay with us. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Joanna5.0May 2022

  • "It was an absolute pleasure staying here."

    I would have stayed for longer if it wasn't already booked! I so enjoyed the peace and quiet and proximity to nature. Thank you so much for your hospitality.

    Thank you for your kind comments Miriam. We shall miss you! We wish you good luck house hunting - please call in if you are passing any time. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Miriam5.0Apr 2022

  • "The property was comfortable and welcoming with lovely touches, such as magazines, books and biscuits!"

    The open use of the garden was great and there was a fab view from our apartment. Sarah was very welcoming and we came and went as we pleased. A delightful place to stay.

    It was a pleasure meeting you and we are so pleased you enjoyed your break. This is such a lovely part of the West Country- a part many miss travelling all the way down to Cornwall. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Nicola5.0Apr 2022

  • "Nice apartment with good kitchen facilities."

    Plenty of hot water and a comfortable lounge area. Owners welcome was nice with tea/milk etc. Provided. Liked the area, pub with decent food only 150 yards away. Visits to Bridgwater, Fynes Court, Hestercombe, Wetland willow Centre provide local views/walks and information.

    It was so good to meet you both and we are glad that you enjoyed visiting this lovely part of Somerset Property Owner

    Reviewed by Malcolm5.0Mar 2022

  • "The fact that this was our 4th visit is testimony to our appreciation of the property, area and owners."

    A huge thank you to Sarah for the care and consideration given to making stays as enjoyable as possible and for going the extra mile with help if needed. We look forward to our 5th visit in the near future!

    Reviewed by Annette4.4Sep 2021

  • "Coach house amazing, use of Sarah’s (owners large garden) Taunton and Bridgewater canal walks being close are a must."

    Harvest Moon pub restaurant only three minutes walk had excellent food. Beautiful scenery all around, so much to see we might return to visit Wells Cathedral and Taunton.

    Reviewed by Derek5.0Sep 2021

  • "We think that the bathroom needs a big mirror on the wall."

    It was lovely being very close to the Taunton and Bridgewater canal, with lovely peaceful walks along the towpath. Towards Taunton we found a lovely tearooms, with homemade cakes and scones. I have gluten and dairy intolerances and they gave me a gluten free scone and jam and a rhubarb lemonade to drink . The scone was the best gluten free scone I've ever tasted, and the rhubarb drink was very tasty and refreshing. The coach house was very spacious clean and comfortable, with no traffic noise, we loved it!

    Reviewed by Christina5.0Aug 2021

  • "Excellent accommodation with plenty of room along with country side views."

    Lovely gardens to relax in Was a bonus with having walks close by the canal with nice places for lunch . 5 mins to local pub with excellent food. Great location with plenty of attractions to see Exmoor, Dunster castle, steam train etc. My wife and I had an great time exploring.

    Reviewed by Andrew5.0Aug 2021

  • "We had a lovely week at the coach house, the owners were very welcoming and the house was clean and had everything we needed, it was nice to be able to use the owner's large garden and our daughter especially enjoyed the trampoline."

    We would definitely recommend a stay at the coach house.

    Reviewed by Sarah5.0Jul 2021

  • "Excellent location for scenic walks along local canal and a good pub restaurant"

    Reviewed by Clive4.1Jun 2021

  • "A wonderful place to stay, a very warm welcome from the owners."

    The Coach house a perfect place a as base to explore the surrounding area. The facilities far exceeded our expectations and we would thoroughly recommend it.

    Reviewed by Gary5.0Aug 2019

  • "The property was in a nice quiet location and met our expectations ."

    A good base for exploring and the canal was an added bonus. The owners couldn't have been more welcoming. We would come back at the drop of a hat.

    Reviewed by Ian4.7Jul 2019

  • "Superb views of Glastonbury Tor."

    A comfortable home from home with a beautiful modern bathroom. An excellent base for exploring Somerset and beyond. Quantock Hills very charming and very close.

    Reviewed by Andrew4.7Jun 2019

  • "Great little place, the owner has thought of everything to make it a pleasant stay."

    A 2 minute walk to the local pub which served great food; a 5 minute walk to the canal where you can enjoy a boat ride through the locks, stop at the cafe for a cream tea or ice cream or walk towards Bridgewater or Taunton keeping the kids entertained looking for planets. Only a short drive from Burnham on sea, Brean, Western Super Mare, Cheddar, Glastonbury and more, lots of things to do for adults and kids. Would highly recommend this place.

    Reviewed by Laura5.0May 2019

  • "Lovely accommodation, friendly and helpful owners."

    Great stay. Thank you

    Reviewed by Mark5.0Aug 2018

  • "The hosts were very friendly, the bottle of wine was a lovely touch!"

    Had a great stay and felt very homely. Thank you!

    Reviewed by Amy4.7Jul 2018

  • "Owners very friendly,the accommodation was spotless,set in a lovely location."

    We were lucky to have great weather which added the cherry on the cake.

    Reviewed by Michael5.0Jun 2018

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  • All first floor
  • One eaves family bedroom with 1 double and 1 single
  • New bathroom added in 2018 with bath, over head shower, basin and WC
  • Open plan living area with kitchen, breakfast bar, dining area and sitting area with electric stove.
  • Electric wall-mounted convector heaters with electric stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine, use of owner's tumble dryer by arrangement, TV with Freeview, DVD, selection of books and games
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Small gravelled sitting area with furniture, shared use of owner's garden
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 1.5 miles, pub/restaurant 3 mins walk
  • Note: Babes-in-arms and children over 4 only
  • Note: Unfenced pond in owner's garden, children to be supervised
  • Note: Property is accessed by 16 external metal steps
  • Note: Some residual traffic noise can be heard from the motorway, which is approx 0.75 miles away
  • Note: The owner is a beekeeper and and honey available upon request.

The property

Bridgwater 3 miles.

A very well-presented eaves apartment situated in the grounds of the owner's lovely house, in the village of North Newton near to Bridgewater.

Imaginatively created from the first floor of a stone-built former coach house which dates back to 1886, the warm and comfortable beamed interior of this self-catering apartment near Bridgwater offers couples or small families a most delightful base from which to explore this fascinating area.

The light and airy open plan living space of this Somerset apartment has been tastefully furnished, and provides a characterful place to return to, and with lovely views across the surrounding countryside you are sure to relax and be inspired after your day out!

Enjoy refreshments on the private seating area of this Bridgwater apartment or take a stroll around the owner's well-tended gardens, a real delight.

Locally take a stroll or cycle along the towpath of the Bridgwater and Taunton Canal, a haven for wildlife, which is only a short distance away.

Further afield, the stunning Quantock Hills and the magnificent Somerset Levels, both Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty, provide scenic days out.

Alternatively, enjoy a visit to Wells Cathedral, historic Glastonbury, Cheddar Gorge, or even the Somerset coast and Exmoor, all easily accessible from this Bridgwater apartment.

A delightful Somerset holiday apartment to be enjoyed at any time of the year.

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About the location


Burnham-on-Sea 9 miles; Glastonbury 10 miles; Taunton 11 miles.

The town of Bridgwater is an interesting destination with a bustling shopping centre. Being situated close to the Mendip Hills in the North and the Quantocks to the West, the town has several buildings of historical interest, an excellent selection of restaurants and pubs and is notable for the annual Bridgwater Illuminated Carnival in November using over 20,000 light bulbs resulting in a mesmerising display of colour, sound and entertainment. Cheddar is only a few miles away as is Glastonbury, home of King Arthur and pop festivals. The fascinating wetland areas surrounding Bridgwater are internationally renowned for wintering wildfowl and wading birds and support numerous species of breeding birds. Nearby Shapwick Heath is an excellent example of a wetland nature reserve well worth a visit, as is the Steart Marshes on the Bridgwater Bay National Nature Reserve comprising of 2564 hectares of bird and wildlife havens. Bridgwater offers the holidaymaker a rich variety of activities both rural and urban and is conveniently placed for all visitors.

Note: Babes-in-arms and children over 4 only.