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Garden View

Wellington, Somerset (Ref. 1059477)

4.9

(18 ratings)

Sykes rating

  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes

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Features

  • Broadband / WiFi
  • Off road parking
  • Garden / Patio
  • Hot tub
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Ground floor accommodation

Reviews & Ratings

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18 Customer Reviews

  • "We had a wonderful experience at this beautiful cottage."

    Fred and Margo were really welcoming and went out of there way to make sure we had a pleasant stay. We will definitely be back.

    Reviewed by HaroonJun 2022

  • "Our second visit and will return again."

    Just perfect. Made to feel most welcome.

    Hi Caroline, We were so pleased to see you again. It is great to hear you had such a relaxing break. We look forward to seeing you next year. Best wishes Fred and Margo Property Owner

    Reviewed by CarolineMay 2022

  • "What a beautiful cottage, we had a peaceful stay in a fabulous setting."

    the garden and hot tub where so relaxing. Thank you for a great bank holiday weekend!

    Hi Helen, We were glad you had a relaxing stay and made the most of the hot tub. Best wishes Fred and Margo Property Owner

    Reviewed by HelenApr 2022

  • "We have just returned from a wonderful, tranquil weeks holiday."

    Garden View Cottage is beautifully presented in gorgeous, peaceful countryside. The cottage itself is exactly what you would expect a country cottage to feel like with all the mod-cons, uniqueness and an added bonus of the wow factor. The garden offers great space for relaxation or a good run around for the dog or children. The garden is enclosed, although it does have a low brick wall at the end of it, so if your dog is an escape artist I would recommend tethering it. The cottage's location is fantastic for getting out and about. It's close enough to the M5, so you can whip up and down it to explore Somerset and North Devon. Thank you Fred and Margo for a lovely stay, we will be back soon.

    Thanks Karen for the feedback. We are glad you had such a super stay with your lovely dog. We were pleased you found so many great places to explore and look forward to welcoming you again soon! Best wishes Fred and Margo Property Owner

    Reviewed by KarenApr 2022

  • "Loved our stay at garden view, the cottage was gorgeous with its thatched roof and we had lambs in the field at the back of our garden and a friendly horse and foal opposite."

    . so cute! The hot tub overlooking the countryside was great to relax in after a long dog walk! The garden isn’t enclosed though so we had to make sure our dog was attached to a long lead any time she went outside but she loved it. She spent most of her time sat in the doorway watching the world go by.

    Thanks Joanne, We are pleased you had such a lovely stay and that your cute dog had a great time too… Best wishes Fred and Margo Property Owner

    Reviewed by JoanneMar 2022

  • "Lovely holiday & excellent cottage only thing to let the whole experience down ..."

    Lovely holiday & excellent cottage only thing to let the whole experience down is the good housekeeping bond of £350 still hasn’t been refunded

    Hi Andrew, Thanks for the great review, we are glad you had such a great stay. Sykes deal with the house keeping bond, please can I check this was returned to you by them? Best wishes Fred and Margo Property Owner

    Reviewed by AndrewFeb 2022

  • "We had a lovely week in this property."

    Ideally situated for our purposes. Dog walking and visiting family and friends in local area and further afield in Exeter and Bristol. Charming rural location and very peaceful. Our personal preference is for a bigger bed (we chose the twins made up as a king) and would have preferred a top quality mattress. Would certainly revisit. A welcoming and helpful host.

    Thanks Frances for the honest feedback. With the second bedroom, we wanted flexibility which is why we have that configuration. We will buy a comfort mattress topper to help with this issue. Best wishes Fred and margo Property Owner

    Reviewed by FrancesFeb 2022

  • "We were generally very happy with our stay ."

    The property itself is beautiful ! We had a very relaxing week, the owners were friendly ,polite and welcoming . We had small issues in that the property is listed as having super king size bed when the main bed is a double 54” , being that Im 6’7 and not far off 20 stone this was a bit of a squeeze so we actually ended up putting the single beds together in the second room to gain some extra space ! This in turn caused an issue as the ceilings are really low I kept banging my head ha ha so if you’re tall be very careful

    Hi Christopher, Thanks for the review. We appreciate the advice about the beds and have adjusted the description to describe it as king.. best wishes Fred and Margo Property Owner

    Reviewed by ChristopherJan 2022

  • "We loved our stay at Garden View."

    Gorgeous property inside and out. Everything was clean and in working order. Very cosy, warm and relaxing. Hot tub was modern and luxurious. The owners were perfect. Extremely welcoming, friendly and assuring of our comfort there away from home. 100% book to stay here. Matt, Lauren, Siobhan and Gideon.

    Hi all, Glad you had such a fantastic stay for your birthday celebration. You were the first family to visit with a baby! Best wishes Margo and Fred Property Owner

    Reviewed by MatthewNov 2021

  • "Just returned from a lovely relaxing week at Garden View."

    A beautiful cottage in a quiet location. Very comfortable and the hot tub is a great way to unwind after a day out exploring.

    Hi Clare, We are glad you had such a super stay! Best wishes Fred and Margo Property Owner

    Reviewed by ClareOct 2021

  • "Very quiet relaxing cottage, just what was needed after a stressful time we all have had."

    Hi John, We are glad you had such a relaxing time… Best wishes Fred and margo Property Owner

    Reviewed by JohnOct 2021

  • "Very pretty cottage as per photos."

    Quiet nice location beautiful gardens. Fab shower rooms. Well stocked kitchen. Description did say 2 x super king i think only 1 was super king and the other was a king to my view. Rest was perfect.

    Reviewed by MelanySep 2021

  • "Excellent location for exploring Amazing Hosts"

    Reviewed by HannahAug 2021

  • "Owners were excellent, very helpful and kind, made our holiday just the best."

    Beautiful cottage, if anything the pictures don't do it justice, just stunning. Very central location, easy to get to all of Devon and Somerset from here. 7 year old and our dog very much catered for. Would absolutely return! 5 stars!

    Aah Dawn, It was a pleasure to meet you all and glad you had such a fab time!!! Best wishes Fred and Margo Property Owner

    Reviewed by DawnAug 2021

  • "One of those occasions when the reality is better than the photos!"

    Beautiful cottage with modernised en-suite shower rooms, immaculate kitchen with all appliances and well-maintained garden. Great hot tub, checked and cleaned before every new booking and also during our stay. Very friendly and helpful owners live next door and were there to welcome us on arrival. Great location for local walks - and trips to North Devon (such as Exmoor) or South (such as Lyme Regis) are less than an hour. Wellington and Taunton, with all amenities, are only about 10-15 mins by car. Perfect stay!

    Hi Joss, We are pleased you made the most of your stay, by exploring the local area. Best wishes Fred and Margo Property Owner

    Reviewed by JossAug 2021

  • "A wonderful holiday home with exceptional relaxation powers!"

    (The hot tub certainly helps). Fred & Margot are excellent hosts with a wealth of local knowledge. A very private, high quality property with beautiful woodland walks on the doorstep (hilly). Close enough to Lyme Regis for a nice day at the beach or Wells, Cheddar Gorge & Glastonbury. Great food available from local farm shops. Highly recommended.

    Thank you Amanda for your kind feedback, It was lovely to meet you all and would agree the location has superb relaxation powers! Best wishes Fred and Margo Property Owner

    Reviewed by AmandaAug 2021

  • "A beautiful cottage set in gorgeous surroundings!"

    Owners very helpful the only thing that would have been useful was an iron & ironing board & pair of tongs. Was a very relaxing break would return!

    Thanks Caroline After your tip we bought an ironing board and iron for the cottage. Best wishes Fred and margo Property Owner

    Reviewed by CarolineJun 2021

  • "Lovely location and surroundings."

    Owners made us really welcome. Nothing too much trouble. Gave us some great tips where to eat and visit etc. Even put fresh flowers in each room. Good outside seating space plus hot tub. Enjoyed sun all day. Would recommend for a holiday.

    Thanks Anne, We are so pleased you enjoyed our cottage. Best wishes Fred and Margo Property Owner

    Reviewed by AnneJun 2021

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Summary

  • All ground floor, with hot tub
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size (zip/link can be twins on request), 1 x double with en-suite walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Shower room with walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Sitting room
  • Oil central heating with electric flame-effect fire
  • Electric oven and hob, fridge, freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, TV and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for 2 cars
  • Garden with lawn, gravelled area, furniture and hot tub
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 2.8 miles
  • Note: This property is connected to the accommodation upstairs but is completely sound proofed
  • Note: Owners are happy to accept horses as they have stabling and turnout facilities

The property

Garden View has a hot tub and rests in a lovely position surrounded by its own land in the lower slopes of the Blackdown Hills, just moments away from Wellington town centre, in Somerset.

This picture-postcard, thatched cottage provides ground-floor accommodation with extensive beautiful countryside walks from the door of the property.

With private parking on the large driveway and spacious gardens laid to lawn, it is the ideal location for two couples or a family looking to escape to the country.

Dating back to the 15th century, this Grade II listed property can be enjoyed at any time of the year and offers bundles of character to those who admire beamed ceilings and inglenook fireplaces within a charming farmhouse setting.

Allow yourselves to relax in the living room with the toasty electric fire warming your feet as you sip a hot beverage, just what you need after your journey and unpacking of bags.

Once you are settled, use the kitchen to rustle up some delicious meals to be had around the dining table or choose to dine out at one of the restaurants just a car’s ride away in the town.

You can catch your rest at any time during your stay in one of two bedrooms, each as beautifully decorated as the next, one with an en-suite wet room, while the other enjoys a separate shower room.

Perhaps, at the end of an adventuresome day, you may wish to relish the bubbles of the hot tub while you listen to the sounds of nature.

The nearest pub and shop can be found on the outskirts of Wellington town centre, in an area known as Chelston Heath, ideal for when you are staying in this lovely countryside location.

Wellington town however, offers many more things to do including a visit to its local museum or a delightful saunter through its park, which is home to restored Edwardian, landscaped gardens.

You could venture out to see the Wellington Monument of an afternoon or even take a trip to the Cothay Manor and Gardens in Stawley, a grade I listed medieval house built around 1480.

Culmstock Beacon is also a must while you are in the area and if you like taking a journey back through time.

This beehive-shaped structure was once used for lighting fires to warn of any advancing enemies during the Elizabethan era.

It is also a wildlife haven and offers mesmerising views across the English landscape, especially during those late summer months when the bell-heather is in full bloom.

Taunton is another beautiful town nearby with amenities galore as well as its charming Tudor architecture and a 10th century monastery to visit.

Those who love getting outdoors can enjoy the wilderness and tranquillity Quantock Hills can offer as well as walking and riding in the Blackdown Hills, with East Devon AONB also further south waiting to be explored.

There are also some wonderful seaside locations around 20 miles away if you fancy a coastal breeze to blow away the cobwebs and the sounds of waves crashing against sandy beaches.

Garden View is the ideal place to stay for a bit of everything, a fabulous destination to base your next getaway in Somerset.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £250.

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About the location

WELLINGTON

Taunton 6 miles; Bridgwater 18 miles;

A delightful market town based in the wonderful county of Somerset. Wellington is the ideal base for a holiday, it offers a great selection of shops, restaurants and pubs. As well as this, there is the beautiful park and gardens, perfect for a picnic. There is also a cinema for those rainy days along with a sports centre with a swimming pool gym and 5 a side football facilities.. The town boasts great history and a number of listed buildings to admire. Wellington comes with great access to so many scenic places, with a whole host of Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty nearby to choose from. Should you fancy a trip to the beach, there are delightful coastal destinations to the north and the south of the town. A truly beautiful place to base your holiday.

Region Information

Note; There is a Good Housekeeping Bond of £250 for this property.
Please note: The garden is not fully enclosed

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas