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Staple Fitzpaine, Somerset (Ref. 967240)



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19 Customer Review(s)

  • “The cottage was excellent, although we feel the bathroom may be in need of updating.”

    Also a whip round all the cobwebs wouldn't be a bad idea, neither if these points would stop us returning to a well positioned cottage for touring the area

    - Mr Proctor, September 2021

About the property

Staple Fitzpaine is a quintessential English conservation village of cottages, almshouses, a church and a pub, set in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty at the foot of the Blackdown Hills.

In the heart of the village is Sunnyside, a detached converted barn in the grounds of the owners' home, totally secluded with its own pretty, enclosed patio and garden.

The lovely open plan living area has a high raftered ceiling, wooden floors and full height picture windows and patio doors which allow the sun to flood in, giving the cottage its name.

The cottage has level access, wide doorways and a walk-in shower, making it a suitable choice for guests with limited mobility.

In addition to the double bedroom, a sofa bed is provided in the lounge.

Sunnyside, set in one and a half acres of grounds, including gardens, woodland, a summer house and stream, all of which you are welcome to use.

The adjoining fields have open access enabling visitors to enjoy the wildlife, flora and fauna.


  • Ground Floor: Kitchen/Diner/Lounge with 4ft convertible sofa
  • Bedroom with double bed
  • Shower Room with shower, WC and washbasin.
  • Electric heating
  • Electric oven and hob, fridge, microwave
  • TV/DVD, WiFi
  • Bed linen and towels included free of charge
  • Off road parking for 1 car
  • Paved patio
  • One pet accepted
  • No smoking
  • Shop 4 miles
  • Pub 400 yards
  • Wheelchair accessible.

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About the location


Bridgwater 11 miles; Tiverton 21 miles; Weston-super-Mare 30 miles

The county town of Somerset, Taunton is a beautiful town and a perfect cottage holiday destiantion. The town has excellent buildings with charming stone and Tudor architecture, there is also fascinating history in the town stretching back over 100 years including a 10th century monastery. It offers wonderful amenities with the Orchard Shopping Centre and plenty of other places to shop and eat. As well as this, Taunton boasts a choice of museums and parks, one of which has held the Taunton Flower Show for over 150 years. For your outdoor enthusiasts, the Quantock and Blackdown Hills Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty are easily accessible, as well as the Dartmoor and Exmoor National Parks slightly further afield. If a day by the sea is what you're after, the coast is around 20 miles away, with the popular seaside resort of Weston-super-Mare a further 10 miles away but is well worth the journey with its great range of activities.

Region Information

Note: This property sleeps two in beds and two children on a 4ft convertible sofa (or maximum three adults). Short Breaks not available. Note: Pets are charged at £30.00 per pet, per week (or short break)Note: For any holiday starting between 16th September and 27th May, a heating supplement of £25 will be added to the cost of your holiday.