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Lamora

(Ref. 952215)

Cheddar, Somerset Show on map

4.5

Sykes rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes

Features

  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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88 Customer Reviews

  • "One of the best holiday bungalows we have stayed in, home from home."

    Every thing you need, our dog storm who is blind really enjoyed the garden. Hope to come back in the future. Richard.

    so glad you enjoyed your stay and that Storm enjoyed his time away sniffing around in our secure garden. We would love to welcome you back sometime , kind regards Caroline Property Owner

    Reviewed by Thomas5.0Jun 2024

  • "The property and it's location were exactly what we had hoped they'd be."

    They couldn'y have been better.

    Many thanks, so glad you enjoyed your stay safe travels , regards Caroline Property Owner

    Reviewed by Andrew5.0May 2024

  • "I couldn't turn TV on so some instructions would be helpful!"

    !! I tried to ring given phone number on several occasions but no one answered which was frustrating.

    I'm really sorry ,I didnt get any missed calls or messages. The remote control for TV normally works fine.Will check all. I hope you managed to enjoy everything else the area has to offer and the TVs in other rooms were ok. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Susan3.8Apr 2024

  • "Lovely welcoming cheese scones, cider and proper local cheddar cheese."

    Lamora has all you need for a break in Cheddar, especially with doggie companions! Also, just up the gorge you can hire a 2 acre field called 'Free from the Lead', if your companions are not ones that can be trusted with livestock....like mine. £12 for an hour.

    Thank you,glad you like my scones - figure if in Cheddar important to sample the real cheese , plus such a helpful review. I bet the dogs pretty tired too after an hour. Safe journeying onward kind regards Caroline Property Owner

    Reviewed by Kevin5.0Mar 2024

  • "Lamora is a lovely spacious airy bungalow situated a stones throw from Cheddar,we really liked the space and layout of the accomodation,conservatory was a massive bonus to sit with morning coffee and to observe the dogs,lovely big kitchen and lounge,bedrooms are large and light and airy,everything you need to make holidays comfortable,washing machine dishwasher,lovely hot water,bath and walk in shower,lovely welcome pack to boot !"

    bed linen is cotton and pure white,plenty of towels too.Garden wraps around and is very safe for most dogs but we kept ours in the concrete part so they could be watched!!,only thing we found a bit tedious was parking and reversing our largish car,anyone with dogs should hire the field called free from leads ,we booked it twice as it's great for them and again very close,would like to thank the owner Caroline for letting us stay in her lovely pet friendly bungalow.

    Thank you so much for your detailed and comprehensive review. Good tip re field to pass on to others. I'm so pleased you loved the space,garden and little extras. Take care x Caroline Property Owner

    Reviewed by Anne5.0Mar 2024

  • "We thoroughly enjoyed our stay in Lamora."

    The milk,cheese,scones and eggs were much appreciated. The bungalow was extremely comfortable and well equipped. It was centrally located with all amenities in walking distance. The garden was very pretty and dog friendly. Cheddar reservoir was a great place to walk the dog and was accessible for a mobility scooter.

    Thank you so much for your lovely helpful review. I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay and I'm glad you enjoyed and were able to fully explore Cheddar with your pets. Happy Easter Property Owner

    Reviewed by Jane5.0Mar 2024

  • "The bungalow is lovely & in a great location."

    The yummy treats & starter essentials were much enjoyed & appreciated. The plumbing needs a bit of attention, bath water starts hot, shower lever tests your muscles & shower head needs centralising, but advised that was being looked at after my stay. I forgot to mention the back outside light doesn’t work & the front one is a bit dim. Also, being on my own, a blind/curtain at the kitchen window would have been nice for when coming out of the bathroom & the bedroom curtains are lovely but cover the radiator. If the parking area wall could be taken back a bit more, I’m sure it would benefit everyone but I’m sure you’ve looked at that already. Please do not take these comments as complaints, rather as constructive comments. Overall, a lovely relaxing stay, managed a lovely comfy sleep when I could switch off from a stressful house purchase & me & my dog enjoyed chasing each other around the garden. Thank you.

    Thank you for your welcome feedback. I’m glad you enjoyed your stay overall and the welcome. Our work to replace the shower enclosure and shower control which had become stiff is now complete Property Owner

    Reviewed by P3.8Jan 2024

  • "It's a great place, comfortable wonderful location."

    .. Thank you for the welcome pack. Just one thing, as a big tea drinker a couple of bigger mugs would have been great

    We will sort out bigger mugs! Thanks for your welcome and positive feedback. We work hard to make it welcoming and comfy, nice when that is It appreciated and recognised Many thanks Property Owner

    Reviewed by Kevin4.7Oct 2023

  • "We are frequent visitors to Lamora - Always lovely to stay in this home-from-home."

    Thank you Caroline for having us and hope we left the place OK after my unusual departure. We look forward to our next visit. Matt & Louise.

    Hi Matt and Louise I hope Matt you are now feeling better, we look forward to welcoming you again for a more relaxed peaceful stay. Thank you for your kind words Much love Caroline Property Owner

    Reviewed by Matthew5.0Oct 2023

  • "We had an enjoyable week at Lamora."

    The cottage is comfortable and well equipped with a good sized, dog friendly garden. The owner kindly provided plentiful treats for both humans and canines. Lamora is in a good location for both Cheddar and the facilities at Cheddar Gorge. We divided our time between exploring the local area and further afield. Glastonbury and in particular Wells are well worth a visit.

    Reviewed by Michael4.1Sep 2023

  • "The cottage was ideal placed for all the attractions."

    Comfortable cottage with everything you would need. Beds very comfortable. We enjoyed our stay and would recommend the cottage especially to people that holiday with their pooches. Extreamly dog friendly. Lovely enclosed Garden with lots of nooks and crannies for the pooches to explore. We hope to come back.

    So glad you all enjoyed your stay , especially the garden, it’s a nice spot to relax - many thanks Caroline Property Owner

    Reviewed by Susan4.1Sep 2023

  • "Lovely property in an excellent location for what we planned to do."

    On arrival we were really pleased with first impressions, the garden was great for our two small dogs they had a lot to explore and we knew it was secure for them. I fell in love with the garden myself and the bungalow was so spacious and comfortable. Pleasantly surprised by treats left by Caroline, loved the location so near to the Gorge and village itself was lovely. Close to Weston super mare which we always love to visit as well as Brean, and Burnham by the sea. I'm sure we will return at some point ☺️

    So glad you enjoyed your stay. Thank you for leaving such a detailed review, it makes such a difference to know you appreciated the garden and small treats we leave to make your arrival easier . It also helps others to know what’s on offer and the location. Thank you again, we look forward to your possible return sometime Kind regards and best wishes Caroline Property Owner

    Reviewed by Tena5.0Aug 2023

  • "Absolutely beautiful cottage, not far from the cheddar gorge caves and shops."

    I have stayed there 3 times now and shall plan on going more in the future. highly recommend.

    Thank you so much - a pleasure to welcome you. It is so lovely when people return Safe travels, enjoy your summer Kind regards Caroline Property Owner

    Reviewed by Michael Leslie4.4Jun 2023

  • "Lovely cottage in a fabulous location right in the heart of Cheddar with many shops, pubs and food outlets within walking distance."

    The gorge is amazing. The garden was safe and secure for our dog. The car parking space was fine although perhaps the border rockery could be cleared a little to make it easier to see how close you can park to it, to minimise how much car juts out. The beds, shower and sofas were excellent. We re-tuned the freeview on the main tv and found another 50 odd channels from where it was. The local treats left by the excellent host, Caroline, were superb and much appreciated. Overall, a fantastic stay and cottage to be thoroughly recommended.

    My goodness - thank you so much , a pleasure . So glad you enjoyed local and handmade goodies. Will look at edging near parking at your suggestion. Cheddar village and Gorge is indeed a lovely place. So glad you enjoyed your stay Best wishes Caroline Property Owner

    Reviewed by Anthony5.0May 2023

  • "An amazing second stay!"

    Welcome pack with cheese scones and the chocolate eggs for our 2 children a lovely gesture! Communication with owner (Caroline) was exceptional and we were even able to get into the accommodation hours earlier than anticipated. Much appreciated after a long car journey with 2 children and a dog! Will definitely be back and will highly recommend to friends and family! Thank you Caroline!

    Thank you Gemma -so pleased you had a lovely family break and enjoyed your stay, you are very welcome Happy Easter Xx Caroline Property Owner

    Reviewed by Gemma5.0Apr 2023

  • "A lovely house with everything you need really."

    Very pretty garden too! Very close to cheddar caves and gorge which is really helpful if you want to visit there as you can easily walk from the house and not pay for parking!

    Thank you for your kind words and information about the property to help others who stay. Really glad you had a good time Best wishes Caroline Property Owner

    Reviewed by Anna4.7Apr 2023

  • "Lovely cottage, will continue to stay every year if not more."

    Just love it. We are booked in for September, our dog Fredi just loves it.

    Thank you David - so pleased you love the place and Fredi of course! We look forward to welcoming you back once more , have a good summer X Caroline Property Owner

    Reviewed by David5.0Mar 2023

  • "Is a lovely bungalow, warm and cosy kitchen very well equipped ."

    Walk to Cheddar gorge. Half hour to Wells . Parking tight neighbours must be able to pass. One of the better cottages we have stayed in. Brian.

    Glad you had a pleasant stay and liked the cottage.Look forward to welcoming you again soon Kind regards Caroline Property Owner

    Reviewed by Brian4.4Mar 2023

  • "The bungalow was very comfortable we enjoyed our stay very much Chedder is a lovely village"

    Thank you , so glad you all had a lovely Christmas in Cheddar- it is indeed a special village. Also for your kind comments in our visitors book - very much appreciated. Best wishes for 2023 Property Owner

    Reviewed by Jennifer5.0Dec 2022

  • "Lovely bungalow set in the heart of the village."

    Clean and well appointed we wanted for nothing. Goodies supplied made settling in easy and the beds were so comfortable.

    Thank you so much Christopher. Glad you enjoyed your stay and found everything you need. We try to make sure it’s comfy and well equipped Safe travels Caroline Property Owner

    Reviewed by Christopher5.0Oct 2022

  • "Cottage was in an ideal spot."

    Excellent value. If I was to change anything, I would have parking in the front garden, like the nice next door neighbour.. The bathroom sink was too small, although we understood it was to help anyone in a wheel chair. Needs a new shower, I had to leave water running & get my husband to turn it off. Thank you for the chance to stay in your lovely bungalow.

    Thank you for your kind comments, so glad you enjoyed your stay. Yes , I agree, the bathroom sink is small , we hope we try to compensate for that, by providing a large one in the main bedroom. We will of course take a look at the shower control mechanism. It is a difficult balance, parking ,- it is a very quiet cul de sac ( we own the road with our 2 neighbours only having access to their properties)- this is why they have had to make parking spaces in their front gardens. In preference, we have tried to provide a private and secure wrap around garden for dogs and guests use, with the parking opposite. Thank you again for choosing Lamora , we love sharing it with guests Safe travels Caroline Property Owner

    Reviewed by Gaynor5.0Oct 2022

  • "We have been to Lamora many times and always enjoy our visits."

    The great thing about Lamora is that it is right in the heart of Cheddar Village - just a couple of minutes walk from the cliffs and shops. There is so much to see and do around the area - the week will full of great memories. Thanks to Caroline for the nice treats when we arrived. Hope to visit again soon.

    Thank you Matthew Always a pleasure to welcome you. Thank you for your helpful comments re Cheddar, we think it’s a special place too. For people to enjoy their time at Lamora, makes all worthwhile. Take care and safe travels X Caroline Property Owner

    Reviewed by Matthew5.0Sep 2022

  • "The owner of the property offered a very welcome, welcome pack of quality food for us."

    The kitchen was amazing everything you needed was available and the washing machine was a welcome bonus.

    Thank you - we try hard to visualise what you may need in the kitchen to cook most things. Glad you enjoyed the welcome pack - important to us it supports local producers, suppliers and manufacturers in these tough times , plus always nice to share something homemade. Thank you again for your kind comments x Property Owner

    Reviewed by Patricia4.7Sep 2022

  • "We have stayed at Lamora before so knew what to expect, since our last visit quite a few upgrades and once again Caroline left lots of treats plus tea coffee and milk."

    Great position in Cheddar lots of walks and a perfect garden for the dog. Thank you for a great visit even the weather was good.

    Thank you Sue for your lovely comments and returning to us once more to enjoy Cheddar and my cheese scones! You certainly had good weather. Glad you appreciated upgrades to carpets , curtains , furnishings etc, more to come in autumn. So glad to welcome you again Kind regards Caroline Property Owner

    Reviewed by Susan4.7Sep 2022

  • "This was our 5th year of staying here."

    Caroline ensures you have all the comforts of home. It is a comfortable, clean, easy accessable, well situated quiet cottage. Caroline is contactable should you have any questions. We love this cottage it holds a lot of special memories for us. We would highly recommend this cottage

    What a lovely set of things to say , made me cry , in a nice way! . Thank you so much, always lovely to welcome you - 5 years , my goodness. So happy you enjoy your time in Cheddar - a special place. Take care , much love Caroline Property Owner

    Reviewed by Pauline5.0Sep 2022

  • "Lamora is a good place to stay if you want to explore Cheddar Gorge & surrounding area."

    Everything in walking distance. Safe for children & pets. Every amenity is there for a very enjoyable stay but the red sofa needs to be changed for something more substantial & comfortable. Loved the welcome items, so thoughtful of the owner . The homemade Scones were delicious. I would definitely recommend this holiday home to family & friends.

    Thank you for your helpful feedback. So glad you liked the bungalow and enjoyed the cheese scones. We keep swapping that sofa around with another but others then complain replacements too soft!. A difficult one to balance, but we are working on it. So glad you had a good holiday and happy to recommend , that is important to us Thank you again Caroline Property Owner

    Reviewed by John4.4Aug 2022

  • "Lovely clean bungalow."

    I was impressed by the unobtrusive details for people with impaired ability. The path to front door with a hand rail and a seat in the shower were notable. An added bonus were the tvs in both bedrooms and a decent one in the lounge. The furniture was comfortable as was the excellent bed. I can thoroughly recommend a stay here!

    Thank you so much for your kind and thoughtful comments. We try to make Lamora welcoming and comfortable for all. I’m glad you had a lovely stay and hope we can welcome you again in the future. Kind regards and many thanks Caroline Property Owner

    Reviewed by John5.0Jun 2022

  • "Really pleased with the welcome pack."

    Very comfortable accommodation. Spent a lot of time in the conservatory and the garden with our dog. Very close to gorge and tearooms/pubs. Parking a bit tricky, best to reverse. Will stay again when we go next.

    So glad you enjoyed your stay, that is so important to us. Yes if at all unsure, reversing in a good idea especially if you have a big car. We look forward to welcoming you again sometime , many thanks x Caroline Property Owner

    Reviewed by Ralph5.0May 2022

  • "A really lovely well-equipped bungalow,in a delightful village,with many local amenities."

    The property is very well furnished and decorated,set in a really lovely garden.

    Thank you so much - we are really glad you enjoyed your holiday so much and liked the cottage and area. Your positive comments are lovely to receive Kind regards Caroline Property Owner

    Reviewed by Susan5.0May 2022

  • "We have been to Lamora twice now it’s in a lovely spot in the centre of Cheddar making it accessible to lots of places to visit."

    Thank you so much - it is a pleasure to welcome you and have you return again, so important to us that you enjoy your holiday and like the cottage. Much love Caroline Property Owner

    Reviewed by Pamela5.0Apr 2022

  • "Cottage in good location warm and cosy."

    One sofa needs dumping sit on it and your knees are up to your chin.Vertical blinds in conservatory are falling apart and bottoms are black with mould.Found 16 ants in kitchen and killed them they came from kitchen unit on left next to the fridge freezer.Cutlery draw had crumbs in.cooker not cleaned,some skirting boards were thick with dust so was top of toilet cistern and bathroom and toilet window sills,NOT professional cleaning as stated.Teapot and mugs, we had to buy Steredent tablets to soak them as they were dark brown inside.kitchen cupboards inside and outside not washed and need a good clean.Many doors are warped and don't shut properly.Leg of kitchen table is wobbly.Internal glass doors don't look as if they had ever been cleaned and most of the windows.Welcome pack was a delight and the basic essentials in cupboard.beds and bedding were lovely and comfy.We took our disabled grand daughter with us and it suited most of her needs.The gardens were beautiful and we were requested to water the garden if possible which I gladly did.Neighbours were a delight to meet. Decor could be freshened up as walls and paintwork need a lot of attention.Left cottage cleaner than I found it.This could be a really nice cottage if it had the right work done on it.We have stayed in much better cottages having been with Sykes Cottages for many years.

    Thank you for your feedback- , I’m sorry not everything was to your satisfaction , we take customer comments - positive and negative very seriously so we will do all we can to address issues raised as quickly as possible now we have been made aware of them. I’m glad you liked the garden and cottage amenities overall , with comfy beds, linen and easy access for your needs - we have just decorated outside , put in new carpet and cushionfloor throughout so we are always trying to improve. Kind regards Caroline We hope you will consider us again Property Owner

    Reviewed by Robert2.8Apr 2022

  • "Very disappointing stay."

    Internet disappeared on day 2 and we had to use our own data as the problem could not be solved in a week. Sofa not fit for purpose, fridge leaking. Cottage in neglected state overall, too many things to mention here. Would not recommend. Same problems mentioned on reviews over the years yet nothing gets done at all to improve things.

    Reviewed by Johanna2.5Mar 2022

  • "We had a very enjoyable holiday to Cheddar the accommodation was satisfactory if a little tired."

    The beds were comfortable and the area was fantastic to see and plenty to do.

    Reviewed by Frederick4.1Mar 2022

  • "Lovely warm bungalow in cul-de-sac location."

    Within short walking distance of the main facilities of Cheddar. Couldn't fault it in any way. Highly recommended

    Reviewed by Nigel5.0Dec 2021

  • "The welcome pack was excellent and very thoughtful of Caroline."

    The bungalow is in a superb position being in the middle of the village. Although the heating was on constantly which was lovely on our arrival, we found the bungalow to have damp areas and we could smell the damp. The other negative was that one of the sofa's was extremely uncomfortable and needs to be changed in our opinion as we had the same problems two years ago when we stayed there.

    Reviewed by Margaret3.4Dec 2021

  • "A lovely bungalow, bigger than it looks and like a home from home."

    Good array of Somerset themed food items upon arrival. In very quiet cul-de-sac of just 3 bungalows, yet just off main route up close by gorge.

    Reviewed by Sally4.4Nov 2021

  • "Amazing location, lovely bungalow with all the amenities you could wish for, great value for money, great little garden well maintained and fenced (for the pooches) and wonderful arrival gift package."

    The only negatives were difficult parking and sofas were uncomfortable. But all in all a great break away !!

    Reviewed by Debra4.7Nov 2021

  • "House smelt of damp."

    The windows and doors really need attention even to the extent that we had to complain that we could not make the house secure. They did come out the second day and we accepted the door being fastened shut which did impare our use of the conservatory and back garden. Generally whilst Cheddar was superb and the welcome pack was amazing this property really does need to be updated before further lettings and could also be made superb. One seat on the sofa had been repaired previously with duck-tape and since there were four of us I opted to sit there until my back prevented me and had to use a chair for the rest of the holiday. Will not be returning as this is the worst property we have rented through yourselves.

    Reviewed by Jonathan3.1Oct 2021

  • "This bungalow is extremely comfortable, clean, dog and disabled friendly."

    Great location. Caroline thinks of everything for your arrival. This is our 4th year here, and still enjoy it as much as the first time we went

    Reviewed by Pauline5.0Sep 2021

  • "Perfect bungalow for my autistic 6ft 7inch son and us as well."

    Clean, bright, everything you might need and close to loads of places. I have fallen in love with Glastonbury. Will be coming back.

    Reviewed by Graham5.0Aug 2021

  • "0wner left loverly welcome pack of essentials and local produce"

    Reviewed by Keith5.0Aug 2021

  • "The bungalow is nice but fairly worn in lots of areas, including carpets, sofas, decor."

    The lay out in the lounge doesnt make sense but we made it a good stay. The garden backs onto a main road, where tourists, cars, lorries, horses etc go by all day, which I guess is only a problem if you have a dog who reacts to that sort of thing! We didn't have any contact with the agent, apart from reminder emails, other than that we had emails from the owner direct, who was helpful.

    Reviewed by Lim3.1Jul 2021

  • "This is the 3rd time we have used sykes ."

    So happy with every place we have stopped in cant wait to book our next holliday thankyou

    Reviewed by Tracey5.0Jul 2021

  • "Absolutly beautiful cottage with only a short walk into the gorge town & all needed amenities close by."

    Reviewed by Michael Leslie4.4Jun 2021

  • "Lovely bungalow right in the heart of Cheddar."

    Would definitely recommend staying here. It's very comfortable, the kitchen is well kitted out. It's in a prime spot for exploring the local area on foot or further a field by car. The owner left a welcome pack with lots of goodies for both the 2 and 4 leggars which were very much appreciated by all.

    Reviewed by Leanne5.0Jun 2021

  • "Very nice bungalow in a quiet cul de sac, friendly neighbours."

    Lovely welcome pack on arrival. Very attentive owner. Look forward to staying again.

    Reviewed by Jacky5.0Jun 2021

  • "Lovely bungalow in an ideal position for exploring Cheddar and the Mendips."

    Owner is lovely and friendly and left a super welcome pack of goodies.

    Reviewed by Stephanie4.7Apr 2021

  • "What a great location, situated in a private road in the heart of Cheddar!"

    !! We were made very welcome with essentials left for us, tea, coffee, milk, butter, cheese & yummy homemade cheese scones!!!! Garden was very secure for our dog, he also enjoyed the holiday!!!! Maybe one day we will return, love Cheddar!!!!

    Reviewed by Pauline4.7Apr 2021

  • "Secure gardens for our dogs, ideal location for local area."

    Owner added extra with welcome Cheddar cheese, scones, butter, milk, eggs plus tea and coffee.

    Reviewed by Jayne4.4Oct 2020

  • "Lamora is right in the heart of Cheddar, just a few minutes walk from the gorge and shops/supermarket."

    The cottage is well appointed and very well equipped. Caroline - the cottage owner - is very nice and laid on some nice treats for our arrival, even including a pint of milk so that we could make a nice cup of tea on arrival. There is so much to do around this area - Wells, Glastonbury, Street - village retail outlet as well as the village itself. There is also some nice riding stables (Tynings recommended) and forest walks (Stockhill recommended) for the dogs to enjoy. All in all - a great place to visit - recommended.

    Reviewed by Matthew5.0Oct 2020

  • "Lovely break in a very comfortable house with everything we needed."

    Very dog friendly. Scout and Bertie especially loved exploring the garden. the welcome treats of cheese, cider, milk, butter and juice were very welcome and the home made cheese scones were delicious! The property is very well positioned and everything is just a short walk away. Great walks nearby. Recommend the Gorge walk, the Strawberry line and the easier and shorter walk around the reservoir. Easy access to lovely places such as Wells, Glastonbury and Bath (the Bath Skyline walk was great.) Friendly and helpful neighbours. Lots of anti bac and cleaning materials (We are health and social care profs so brought our own but good to know there was a range of other supplies available). One minor maintenance issue was sorted out promptly and efficiently (and did not spoil our stay in any way). Lamora felt like 'home from home.' I suspect we'll be back again in the not too distant future.

    Reviewed by Antonia4.7Sep 2020

  • "The bungalow is well situated and was easy access for my dad who is disabled."

    It was clean and welcoming Appreciated the welcome trests

    Reviewed by Pauline5.0Sep 2020

  • "Lovely bungalow in a fantastic setting."

    Would recommend this holiday home to anyone.

    Reviewed by Grahame5.0Aug 2020

  • "We have called you numerous times about the cleanliness of the bungalow, especially at this time of corona virus, with no response."

    We will not be using Sykes cottages again.

    Reviewed by Dunn3.1Aug 2020

  • "Home from home, very comfortable, extremely clean, great base for visiting places of interest in the area, occasional road noise but this did not disturb us in the slightest, one thing we found was that the settee facing the fire was too soft, my wife had some difficulty in getting out of it, the bonus was the grab rails in the toilet room and a shower seat in the shower, no street so great for anyone who enjoys stargazing, neighbours very friendly, allowed us to use part of their driveway to turn round, will definitely be back."

    Reviewed by Peter5.0Jul 2020

  • "The accommodation was very clean and tidy and we found the garden to be safe and secure for our two dogs."

    The welcome pack was a lovely gesture and very thoughtful. We have already booked another week in December at Lamora. The kitchen was well equipped and had everything we needed. I would certainly recommend this Bungalow for a Holiday. The Bungalow is situated within a 5 min walk of the village and it had many shops of interest.

    Reviewed by Margaret4.1Jan 2020

  • "Lamora is ideally situated for visiting Cheddar and the surrounding area."

    It is located just off one of the main streets in Cheddar within easy walking distance of many restaurants and pubs. The property is spacious and the beds comfortable and there are a good range of facilities provided. The property was generally very clean and well kept. There were some lovely touches, milk, butter, cheese and cider in the fridge and homemade mince pies and scones provided. In terms of opportunities for improvement, some attention could be paid to the decor/furniture; the bungalow appears to have been a retirement home/elderly person's house and some of the furniture and ornaments reflect that. Some small things that form a first impression, such as the door handle on the front door being loose (several screws are loose) and the hook for holding the bathroom door closed is broken detract slightly.

    Reviewed by Rob4.4Dec 2019

  • "This holiday felt like we'd been invited to mind the house for family."

    So warm, cosy and comfortable and full of homely little touches. A lovely selection of local produce was waiting when we arrived, late evening and very tired. Extremely welcome and meant we could instantly make a cuppa before we even unpacked the car. Our dogs were made welcome too, which we really appreciated. We were able to really relax and explore the area and really enjoyed our week - just what we needed! Thank you.

    Reviewed by Diana5.0Nov 2019

  • "Lamora cottage was very comfortable and in a very convenient location, easy walking distance to the centre of Cheddar in one direction and to the gorge in the other."

    It had everything you need to feel instantly at home. It has been very well thought out for less able people and for dogs so that families of all ages can come on holiday together. The owner goes above and beyond in the additional goodies she provides - food and drink for humans, bowls, poo bags, toys, treats for dogs and fresh flowers in every room. She even thought to put the outside light on in advance of our arrival so that we could see when arriving after dark.

    Reviewed by Fiona5.0Nov 2019

  • "Lamora is right in the centre of the village - handy for the gorge and attractions, and a short walk from the shops and restaurants."

    The cottage is well equipped, well presented, clean and comfortable. Caroline also kindly left some milk and other provisions/treats to get us started - this was very much appreciated by us all. The cottage is located in a quite cul-de-sac and if you are lucky enough to meet the neighbours, they are also wonderful. Thank you for a great holiday. We would love to come back another time.

    Reviewed by Matthew5.0Oct 2019

  • "Lakota is in a superb location with Cheddar gorge and mendips on your doorstep."

    Also shops, eateries, pubs and walks similarly placed. Yet with the bungalow located in a small cul de sac it was very private and quiet. For days out , Wells, Burnham on sea, Weston super mare etc were all within a half hour journey . The welcome pack was a lovely touch.

    Reviewed by Margaret4.7Oct 2019

  • "The cottage was well equipped with everything we needed."

    The added touches like milk in the fridge was a warm welcome after a long drive and we really enjoyed the cheese and cider left for us to try, couldn't have asked for more. Thanks

    Reviewed by Carol5.0Oct 2019

  • "Enjoyed our time at Lamora - super location right in the centre of Cheddar - very near the town and the Gorge."

    The garden was really secure for our little dog. The bungalow was quite spacious and had everything we needed for a comfortable stay.

    Reviewed by Martin4.7Sep 2019

  • "Nice clean bungalow, well equipped for my mothers needs as she is 79 yrs old."

    Well placed for days out in the car or just a short walk to Chedder Gorge .Will be going back

    Reviewed by Keith5.0Sep 2019

  • "Caroline left us some treats and essentials which was very kind."

    The cottage was clean and comfortable and spacious, dad loved it that wanted to move in, he has mobility problems and this cottage was great for him. We got to Wednesday of our weeks holiday and decided to book the cottage for next year. It's 12 out 10 from us

    Reviewed by Pauline5.0Sep 2019

  • "Lovely bungalow, very close to Cheddar centre and within easy reach of the coast."

    Bed linen and towels were immaculate. It was let down by the uncomfortable seats in the lounge and the smell of dogs. We also had problems with the cooker, the main oven wouldn't work and we had to struggle with the top oven. This property could be lovely but needs updating.

    Thank you for feedback. The lounge seats are included with feathered pillows, we're sorry you had found it uncomfortable. We supply additional covers for people who attend with dogs, they are also washed weekly. We have checked the oven on your departure and found no issues, we are more than happy to pop to the property and fix any issues. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Malcolm3.4Aug 2019

  • "The bungalow is in a very good location with shops , restaurants and Cheddar Gorge Caves etc."

    within walking distance. The front and back garden is very secure, even for small dogs. Everything we needed was present and I thought it very nice of the owner to leave us some treats for the dogs and for us too. I most certainly recommend this bungalow to everyone who would like to visit the beautiful village, Cheddar.

    Reviewed by Julia5.0Aug 2019

  • "There was a strong smell of dogs on the furniture."

    I knew dogs were allowed in the property but the smell was unacceptable.

    Reviewed by Lyn3.1Aug 2019

  • "The owner was very welcoming and the bungalow very comfortable."

    Reviewed by Martin3.8Jul 2019

  • "We found the bungalow comfortable and well equipped."

    Our welcome basket was fantastic. We had strawberries, fresh eggs, local chedder cheese, homemade cheese scones and pickle. It would be helpful if the bathroom had a shelf and place for toiletries in the shower. Would certainly recommend.

    Reviewed by David3.4Jun 2019

  • "Wonderful stay Bungalow really comfortable and had everything we needed excellent garden for Obi our dachshund plenty of places to visit nearby."

    Although we didn't meet Caroline she left lots of basic necessities and treats thanks Caroline would definitely recommend.

    Reviewed by Susan4.7Jun 2019

  • "We specifically book holidays which state off road parking as we usually take our disabled sister."

    Lamora stated off road parking for 2 cars, and it does not. It is on road parking albeit a side road, If we had taken 2 cars it would have been extremely difficult to park, as it was we only had a couple of times when someone else had parked there and made it almost impossible to turn car round.

    Reviewed by Ann4.7May 2019

  • "Fantastic bungalow, very clean and owners make you feel very welcome and they leave you a few essentials."

    It is in a very quiet area so nice and peaceful.

    Reviewed by Martin5.0Apr 2019

  • "The Bungalow is very comfy and accessible."

    There was a lovely welcome pack with all your basics and as I had purchased this holiday for my Husbands 65th Birthday Caroline the owner had left some chocolates for him and the home made cheese scones were lovely. The location is perfect for the Cheddar Gauge and you can walk through the shops and cafes on route to the gauge, if you come to the end of the cul-de-sac and turn right the little village of cheddar is only a 5 minute walk and has a Tesco Express and small Sainsburys should you need basics late in the day. The property is very clean and grab rails in the most needed places. The furnishings are dated but very serviceable and the kitchen is fully equipped if you like cooking although there are plenty of places in walking distance to eat in or take away. The bed is comfy and there is plenty of storage in both bedrooms. The Garden has had new fencing since the photo's on here and is now very safe for any dogs and they get a bowl of biscuits and treats and have spare bowls, a toy and lots of covers for the furniture so you do not have any worry about your dogs being inside or outside of the property. The neighbours were lovely and very informative. We had a great stay and would go back and stay at Lomora again.

    Reviewed by Margaret4.1Mar 2019

  • "The "home from home" aspect and the location, plus dog friendliness and parking"

    Reviewed by Peter5.0Nov 2018

  • "Very cosy cottage beautiful area, not too far for beaches at Brean & Burnham on Sea."

    Very good takeaways in Cheddar, Tuckers for fish & chips, riverside Chinese & the kebab shop. Pleasant little village great butcher/ deli, small but adequate Tesco.

    Reviewed by Jacqueline5.0Nov 2018

  • "Lamora is clean, warm & comfortable."

    It is very close to all amenities including Cheddar Gorge itself. Hosts provide an excellent welcome pack, are friendly & available if needed. Lots of useful information provided. Thoroughly recommend.

    Reviewed by Clarissa5.0Oct 2018

  • "A nice quiet cul-de-sac."

    Very clean and comfortable and we loved the welcome package. Will definitely go back.

    Reviewed by Martin5.0Oct 2018

  • "Bungalow was in a perfect location but the furniture needs to be updated."

    There was no support on either of the settees and the double bed needs a new mattress. There are grab handles around the property which are handy for anyone who struggles with their stability, these are very handy. The owner did leave various basics in the property which was very kind.

    Reviewed by Ann2.2Aug 2018

  • "Lovely bungalow with a lovely garden area much bigger than expected."

    Very well equipped and in an ideal situation in Cheddar as close to all amenities. The welcome pack from the owner was a very nice gesture and even included treats for our dog. Would definately recommend.

    Reviewed by Terry4.4Aug 2018

  • "A lovely placeto stay."

    We all loved it here . Even Bella our dog was sad to leave And Caroline..your scones were lovely!

    Reviewed by Sarah4.1Jul 2018

  • "The cottage was well situated in Cheddar."

    The area at the back of the cottage was a sun trap with a beautiful hidden garden Will return

    Reviewed by James4.7Jul 2018

  • "We had a really good time and thought the cottage delivered everything we had hoped for and more from the garden which was fully dog proof."

    Really couldn't fault anything and had good correspondence with the owner who was very ready to help if we needed it. The location was excellent so I would readily recommend the cottage to others.

    Reviewed by Ian4.1May 2018

  • "Really great communication from owner and very they kindly popped milk, butter and cheese in the fridge as a surprise."

    Lamora is perfectly situated for Cheddar Gorge, you can leave you car at the house and walk to everything.Beds were very comfy and lovely linen. Overall a super place to stay.

    Reviewed by Jonathan5.0Apr 2018

  • "It's a lovely little bungalow, very well appointed."

    The garden is perfect for dogs, even escape-artists like mine, with a high dog-proof fence. The owner, Caroline, was extremely kind, leaving cheese, eggs, butter and scones for me, plus wine and a birthday cake. The house is in a quiet cul-de-sac and within an easy walk to the Gorge, shops, restaurants and pubs. The surrounding countryside is beautiful, but you could have a great time without ever leaving Cheddar. I've been ill, so the accessibility features, such as grab rails, were very welcome. At no point did I feel nervous about being there alone. Add Wifi, televisions in every room, efficient heating and an extremely well-equipped kitchen and you have the perfect holiday cottage. Many thanks, and I hope to visit again.

    Reviewed by Sally-anne5.0Feb 2018

  • "We had a lovely time at Lamora."

    Caroline is a friendly and welcoming host. The cottage was a home from Home. We would recommend it to anyone who wants a central point to visit the surrounding areas. Many thanks for a lovely few days.

    Reviewed by Sian4.2Dec 2017

  • "We booked this quite late for a family Christmas and needed somewhere dog-friendly."

    It was a very practical place for our needs with plenty of space in the kitchen for the dog crate as well as a conservatory. The cottage was very comfy and in good condition throughout and careful thought had gone into preparing it for us for Christmas. There was a Christmas tree, a Christmas stocking and toy for the dog, as well as home made scones, chutney, free range eggs, butter and Christmas cake on our arrival. The kitchen was well equipped and even had brand new roasting trays for the Christmas turkey. Brilliant.

    Reviewed by Barbara4.4Dec 2017

  • "We arrived at Lamora quite late in the evening to a warm and welcoming cottage."

    There was a declicious treat to welcome us, of homemade cheese scones with cheese and chutney, tea, and coffee so we could relax immediately, even fresh flowers throughout. Our host Caroline met us and made us feel very welcome and at home. She was very approachable and friendly, had left a comprehensive information pack in the cottage, was knowledgable about the area and responded immediately to our questions. The cottage is very conveniently located in the village up a cul-de-sac - a few minutes easy walk to Cheddar Gorge, a pub and shops, and very quiet. Beautiful views, great walks, lots of activities and things to do and see at the Gorge. Good location for seeing Somerset too. The fully enclosed garden meant that our dog could stay outside safely - Caroline also left welcome dog treats and poo bags! The cottage itself was comfortably furnished, with ample seating and storage throughout. It was clean and recently decorated. We slept well under cosy duvets, plenty of towels were provided as well as a comprehensively equipped kitchen. It felt spacious and bright, and for rainy days a selection of books, DVD’s and board games are available to enjoy. Wifi was easy to connect to and worked well. Because of the beautiful part of the country and the kind and generous welcome of our hosts, we would definitely stay there again

    Reviewed by Dan5.0Nov 2017

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Summary

  • All ground floor
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with bath, separate shower, basin , cloakroom with WC
  • Kitchen diner
  • Sitting room with a gas fire
  • Conservatory.
  • Gas central heating with gas fire
  • Electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, WIFI, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair on request
  • Designated space for 2 cars on private road owned by cottage
  • Enclosed rear patio and lawn with furniture and a BBQ
  • Two well-behaved pets welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 5 minute walk
  • Note: There is ramped access to the front of the property and the shower has grab rails- may be suitable for those with more limited mobility
  • Note: There are two steps down from the rear to the patio area
  • Note: Check-in 5pm

The property

This pleasant bungalow comes in the heart of the stunning village of Cheddar in Somerset.

Lamora sits in a scenic, central location, making it ideal for a family or a group of friends to come and experience one of Britain's most fascinating villages.

The sitting room comes with plenty of comfortable seating, a gas fire and a TV, perfect for curling up and putting on a favourite film.

This property also boasts a pleasant kitchen diner which offers ample dining furniture along with a wooden fitted kitchen with all of the appliances that you will need during your stay.

Lamora provides two cosy bedrooms with comfortable beds, Egyptian bed linen and plenty of hanging space for clothes.

Finishing the interior of the property is a delightful conservatory with seating and views towards the garden.

To the outside of the house you get the choice of a great patio area or a well-kept lawn to sit out under the sun and relax.

Cheddar is a lovely village to base your holiday, it is a quaint place with plenty of quirky shops and tea rooms as well as pubs and restaurants to choose from.

There is also a range of activities on offer, from crazy golf to the world famous Cheddar Gorge.

Lamora is a splendid little cottage in a great location.

Lamora is the perfect property for walking and cycling enthusiasts.

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About the location

CHEDDAR

Wells 9 miles; Weston-super-Mare 12 miles.

The large Somerset village of Cheddar is a major tourist destination on the edge of the Mendip Hills, renowned for SSSI Cheddar Gorge, the largest gorge in Britain, which includes several show caves such as Gough’s Cave, through which Britain’s biggest underground river runs. The Cheddar area is unique; apart from the chasm, the Cheddar Gorge cliffs are Britain’s highest inland limestone craggs and create a spectacular sight. The village gave its name to Cheddar cheese and has also been a centre for strawberry growing, the crop being transported on the railway, which now provides a fabulous cycle path. Cyclists will also enjoy the picturesque paths that cross the Somerset Levels, while Wells - the country’s smallest city, with it’s beautiful cathedral, is perfect for culture lovers. Visit the ancient town of Glastonbury, well known for its annual music festival and connections to all things mystical. Alternatively, the scenic Somerset Coast and Exmoor National Park are both easily accessible, truly spoiling you for choice of how to spend your holiday!

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This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas