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Redwood Cottage

(Ref. 1062582)

Blagdon, Somerset Show on map

4.6

Sykes rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes

Features

  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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39 Customer Reviews

  • "We booked Redwod for a friend's weekend away."

    The cottage is beautiful and in a lovely location along a quiet lane. Parking was easy to find and very close by. The cottage is comfortable and well equipped. We really enjoyed lighting the log burner for a cosy evening in following a very wet walk in the Mendips! In better weather we would have made use of the lovely garden.I would say that for 4 adults the sleeping arrangements are snug but fine for a weekend (also, there were only 3 dining chairs). The beds are very comfortable and the lounge is lovely. Blagdon is a pretty village. We made use of the map in the cottage to plot a walk over the hills to the Plume of Feathers in Rickford for lunch by the roaring log fire ( highly recommended). Great communication from Lucy the owner about an issue that didn't actually affect us at all. All in all a great weekend and we would definitely book again.

    Reviewed by Jo5.0Mar 2024

  • "Beautiful location, really enjoyed our stay."

    Reviewed by Tamara4.1Jan 2024

  • "Lovely cosy cottage."

    Very well provisioned and very comfortable. Which was a good job as the weather was awful and we spent more time, than intended, in the cottage. It was great to have a dog walk on the door step. The Thai restaurant is definitely worth a visit as was the Seymour. We are going back in the Summer.

    Reviewed by Rita4.7Dec 2023

  • "Very comfortable stay."

    Beautifully equipped kitchen. Fantastic mattresses on the beds. Quiet and peaceful. The cottage does need a bit of attention ( some damp upstairs) but we found it cosy and homely. Pretty village. The shop next door is handy and open 8 till 8.

    Reviewed by Gillian4.4Nov 2023

  • "I’ve already sent feedback ."

    Worst cottage we have rented from you . The reviews don’t match what we found . Shame because it could be so much better, it’s a lovely old property . Needs a lot of Tlc

    Thanks so much for taking the time to provide your detailed feedback. I am so sorry that the cottage wasn’t as you’d hoped. We’ve taken care to resolve the issues you’ve raised so that it is perfect for our future guests. I hope you’ll return, and that you enjoyed your trip to Somerset. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Karen1.3Nov 2023

  • "We had a lovely stay at Rosewood cottage it was very comfortable only thing wasn’t able to park outside I know there is a car park but was unable to see the car from the cottage ."

    Thank you so much for taking the time to give lovely feedback, Nina! I am so glad you enjoyed your stay and hope you’ll return. Very best, Lucy Property Owner

    Reviewed by Nina5.0Sep 2023

  • "Well equipped clean relaxing cottage, lovely garden and walks from the door."

    The cottage is in excellent location for exploring the surrounding area, we visited Cheddar, Weston Super Mare, Wells, Glastonbury, Street and Bath which we used the park and ride. Many thanks.

    Thank you so much for the lovely feedback! I am so happy to hear you had such a good time and liked the cottage. Thank you for taking the time to review. Very best, Lucy Property Owner

    Reviewed by Susan5.0Sep 2023

  • "Very spacious with a well-appointed kitchen."

    Our first job there was to buy some toilet paper - luckily the shop is only about 20 yards away. This was just an unfortunate oversight. The evidence of a leaking roof in the main bedroom was a bit disconcerting! We had a great week - the cottage is well situated for exploring the Mendip Hills.

    Reviewed by Alan4.4Sep 2023

  • "The beds were amazingly comfortable."

    Could have done with some storage in the small bedroom but on the whole it was lovely.

    Reviewed by Deborah5.0Aug 2023

  • "Absolutely lovely cottage clean everything you need garden is lovely doggies really enjoyed it."

    We had such a good holiday. The only thing that will need looking at is the mould in the bathroom that is starting to come through the walls.But overall really nice.

    Reviewed by Ruby4.4Jul 2023

  • "Great location convenient for village shop parking very straightforward."

    Village green is very handy for dog walking views from there towards the lake and from New Inn beer garden are beautiful. Redwood cottage is well furnished and really comfortable. The garden is lovely some cutting back and lawn mowing would have made it even better. Would definitely stay again both for the property and the surrounding area.

    Reviewed by John4.4Jul 2023

  • "A very comfortable stay in an extremely well appointed cottage."

    Very clean and we instantly felt relaxed. A walk from the door for the dog made life very easy, especially as this walk can end at a good pub with garden that has a spectacular view towards the lake. We would be happy to return.

    Reviewed by Peter5.0Jul 2023

  • "Lovely cottage in a beautiful village."

    Interesting walks nearby. My dogs loved the garden which was fully enclosed. The kitchen is well equipped with everything you need if you want to cook. Good Wi-Fi access as well access to Netflix etc. Very relaxing stay.

    Reviewed by Stephanie5.0May 2023

  • "Redwood Cottage is a fantastic home from home holiday cottage in a beautiful location."

    The cottage had everything you need for a relaxing stay with all amenities needed for a super comfortable stay, the enclosed garden was perfect for our dog and lovely to sit in and enjoy the peace and quiet. The village of Blagdon was delightful with beautiful walks from the doorstep, also well placed for great days out exploring the wider area. Can’t wait to return!

    Reviewed by Anne5.0Apr 2023

  • "Previous guests had not emptied the rubbish which meant when we put our one solitary bag in it was over flowing."

    Otherwise we could not fault the property or its contents.

    Reviewed by Eileen4.4Apr 2023

  • "Very comfortable and spacious Cottage with good facilities."

    Found it best to park in the Village Hall free car park, as space is tight outside Cottage. Free car park is close but it would be helpful to confirm that it is ok to park overnight despite the 'No overnight parking signs'. Got some advice from the village shop.

    Reviewed by Hugh5.0Apr 2023

  • "Great property great location for Mendip and western supermare and also local places to see great views of blagdon lake."

    Cottage is spacious clean and warm. Local coffee shop a must great coffee and homemade cakes :) 100% will revisit

    Reviewed by Andrew5.0Apr 2023

  • "Lovely cottage, nice and cosy!"

    Amazing scenery. Lucy was always very quick to respond if I had a query. I can thoroughly recommend a stay at Redwood Cottage.

    Reviewed by Julie4.7Jan 2023

  • "The property was lovely and we had an enjoyable stay."

    It was a shame that the local dog friendly pub landlord had done a recent runner so pub was closed. However, a bonus was the indian restaurant that had recently opened in the Queen Adelaide. Excellent food and service and dog friendly.

    Reviewed by Patricia4.4Dec 2022

  • "Lovely cosy cottage."

    Thank you Lucy

    Reviewed by Johanna3.8Nov 2022

  • "The cottage is beautifully equipped and superbly located in a quiet corner of the village with fabulous walks from the door step as well coast and other places of interest short drives away."

    Lucy is a fabulously kind and considerate host keen to ensure you have best experience possible. We look forward to returning in future!

    Reviewed by Hasnah4.7Nov 2022

  • "Once again a lovely stay at the cottage - our second."

    Very comfortable and clean. The only drawback is the parking in the very busy village. Local facilities are very good with the village shop almost next door for essentials and the area is ideal for walkers. The garden is an added bonus in good weather. There was an excellent welcome pack the first time we visited. I would definitely recommend a stay here.

    Reviewed by Bernice4.7Sep 2022

  • "Large enclosed garden to the rear - perfect for the dogs and a delightful sun trap for humans!"

    Well equipped kitchen; dishwasher, washing machine, fridge and freezer. Comfortable beds. Very powerful shower over a bath. Constant hot water. Quiet location in a narrow lane just off the High Street. There is no parking immediately outside the property but you can park outside for loading and unloading but then you have to move your car to one of several options that are only 1 or 2 minutes walk away - check which is the best option with the owner, who is extremely helpful and answers any questions immediately. Lovely walks from the front door through open fields and lanes around the village and down to the reservoir. We enjoyed some fruit from the community orchard where villagers can pick freely!

    Reviewed by Jennifer5.0Aug 2022

  • "We had an amazing time in Redwood cottage."

    It was clean, very spacious and had everything we could ask for. The beds were comfortable and the kitchen well equiped. The huge garden is bonus, but the large Mead is just a few meters away. Parking in front of the cottage is not possible, unless for loading/unloading. However, a large free car park is nearby. Owner Lucy made sure she could be easily contacted when needed and made sure we didn’t miss out on anything. Blagdon is a nice town to stay, it’s in a lovely area. Plenty to do in the area, with Bristol, Bath, Wells, Weston or Wales at a short distance. We would not hesitate to stay in Redwood Cottage again.

    Reviewed by Jochem5.0Aug 2022

  • "Lovely cottage in a quiet location"

    Thanks so much Richard! So nice to hear lovely feedback, and we hope you had a very happy time. Property Owner

    Reviewed by David5.0Jun 2022

  • "A cosy peaceful cottage with comfortable beds and everything we needed for our week’s stay."

    I particularly liked sitting on the chairs at the end of the garden with the morning papers and a coffee. The shop next door is very handy and the walk turning right out of the cottage is beautiful. Good communication with the owner too…thank you Lucy for a lovely stay.

    So glad you had such a happy time at the cottage! Thank you so much for your kind feedback. Come back soon! Lucy Property Owner

    Reviewed by Elaine5.0Jun 2022

  • "A lovely little cottage, well equipped and in a great location."

    The garden is secure if you have a dog. The owners are very helpful and accommodating.

    Reviewed by Elaine4.7May 2022

  • "The cottage was very clean and the rooms were all spacious."

    It was very well equipped (particularly the kitchen). The garden is spacious and private. We were very fortunate with the weather and were able to make use of the many excellent walks and pubs in the area. It is an excellent two bedroom cottage.

    Reviewed by David4.7Mar 2022

  • "Have already provided a very good recommended review recently, please refer to that."

    Reviewed by Stuart4.4Mar 2022

  • "Really lovely cottage and location was great for walks."

    Would highly recommend staying here.

    Reviewed by Tracey4.7Jan 2022

  • "An excellent little cottage."

    Lovely to have the xmas decorations up. Spacious living room and master bedroom. Would definitely stay again.

    Reviewed by Bernice4.7Dec 2021

  • "First of all the cottage is stunning and very well decorated and kitted out ..."

    First of all the cottage is stunning and very well decorated and kitted out sadly for us it was not cleaned properly and we found we had a bin with a dirty nappy in and and had to remove it ourselves the parking was a big issue for us very tight roads but a beautiful area enjoyed our stay the Neighbours were very friendly and helpful

    Dear Sir, thank you so much for the feedback and your kind comments. I am so sorry that the cleaning was not up to an acceptable standard for your arrival. I have worked with the team since to ensure that the job is done perfectly every time. Regarding parking and the narrow roads, it is indeed very rural near to the cottage, but we find that the closeness of the nearby public car park is extremely handy and guests will never find themselves without a space. Thanks again and I do hope you’ll return one day. Lucy Property Owner

    Reviewed by Paul4.1Dec 2021

  • "We loved the property and so did our dog."

    The garden was large and very secure, and there was a fantastic playing field leading on to longer walks right outside the property. There were two very nice dog friendly pubs serving nice meals, all within walking distance.

    Reviewed by Susan4.4Sep 2021

  • "Redwood cottage is ideal for a couple with a dog looking for a base to explore the local sights a large garden which is a sun trap is welcolm especially with the dog Local pub (The New Inn) just a 10 minute walk with excellent food and friendly staff."

    A very Dog Friendly place WELL RECOMMENDED

    Reviewed by Malcolm5.0Sep 2021

  • "Cottage in Blagdon was beautiful."

    Everything you needed was there. Blagdon and the surrounding area was lovely. Lovely walks with our dog. Lucy was wonderful, very helpful. Simon and the cleaning team were equally fab. We had a wonderful time, wonderful memories. Wish we were still there. Thank you

    Reviewed by Graham5.0Aug 2021

  • "Charming cottage in a beautiful area."

    Immaculately presented with very high quality fixtures and fittings and pretty garden. Lucy was very friendly with great communication. Would certainly recommend.

    Reviewed by Carol5.0Jul 2021

  • "We enjoyed our stay at Redwood cottage, however was very disappointed in the back garden, although of a good size, was uphill and very uneven, so was restricted to a very small sitting out space, near the bins, not pleasant."

    We found out when we arrived there is NO overnight parking near the cottage, we were very lucky the manager at the Seymour arms allowed us to park on their car park. Space to unload at the cottage was very restricted too as residents park their cars in the very tight lane.

    Dear Mr Prescott, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave this review and for the helpful feedback. I know from our communication during your stay that your experience was positive but it's always good to hear about how things can be improved, too. Regarding the garden, I am so sorry that you found yourselves sitting by the bins! The seating area at the top of the garden is indeed considerably more pleasant. We do think that the photos shown give an accurate portrayal of what the garden is like, but I appreciate that the slight incline might be problematic for some. Parking is on-street, as described in the property description, so I am really sorry that you weren't able to find a place on the high-street next to the cottage. However I am glad you were able to improvise and that the locals were accommodating. Thank you again for the feedback and I do hope you'll return one day. Very best, Lucy Property Owner

    Reviewed by John4.4Jul 2021

  • "Lovely cottage, immaculately clean and ready for our arrival, set in the gorgeous village of Blagdon."

    Lots of places to walk the dog without getting in a car, and the locals all stopped for a chat and told us the best places to visit. Our German shepherd loved the garden, and the slope meant he had plenty of exercise running up and down it. The cottage is well equipped with games, extra throws, and sufficient kitchen equipment for the meals at home, but there are also plenty of places around to eat out. The local store next door was an added bonus for re-fill milk, warm croissants, and all the basics. With a large vehicle, we parked in the village car park, which despite having no overnight parking signs up, we had no problems with. Will definitely try and return soon to explore the area more, and get to the Yeo valley gardens next time.

    Reviewed by Sue5.0Jul 2021

  • "Lovely village and cottage."

    So central to all the places to visit Bath Bristol etc

    Reviewed by Lisa5.0Jun 2021

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Summary

  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x single with trundle bed
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove
  • Gas central heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and ceramic hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV, Fibre WiFi
  • Fuel & power (but not wood for the stove) inc. in rent
  • Bed linen, towels and tea-towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair available on request
  • Roadside parking and public car park available
  • Enclosed garden with lawn and seating area
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 0.1 mile

The property

Tucked away in the village of Blagdon, Bristol lies Redwood Cottage, a charming two-bedroom cottage ideal for a small family or group of friends.

Set on the edge of the Mendip Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and boasting a beautiful enclosed rear garden framed with pretty shrubbery, this property is the ideal base for exploring the local area.

On entering, the kitchen/diner offers all the amenities to cater to your needs throughout your stay, including a microwave, an electric oven and an ceramic hob, all fully integrated for a sleek finish.

Once the budding chef of the group has whipped up a delicious meal, sit down as a group at the dining table to catch up on the days events before moving through the property and into the sitting room.

The warming woodburning stove fills the group with a gentle amber glow, welcoming you to rest your feet and flick on the TV as you snuggle up on the plush sofas.

When sleep calls, climb the stairs to the first floor, home to a double room and a single room with an additional trundle bed for a flexible sleeping arrangement throughout your stay.

Guests will also benefit from a bathroom fit with a bath, where you can relax and unwind with a good book after a long day of exploring your surroundings, along with a shower over, a basin and a WC, so the whole group can freshen up ahead of a day of adventures.

Take advantage of the gorgeous lawn garden at this dwelling; lined with delicate shrubbery and surrounded by greenery, the garden is an ideal spot for your canine companion to stretch their legs as you enjoy your morning coffee at the garden table which is tucked away at the bottom of the lawn.

Doorstep walks from the property bring you to a couple of shops and pubs within the village; The New Inn is a traditional country pub with a garden and views of the nearby lake, while further afield you can find an array of pubs, restaurants and cafés to save you from cooking after a tiresome day of walking.

Local attractions include Bristol Zoo Gardens, popular with all ages for its many exotic species and peaceful gardens.

While you are visiting Bristol, enjoy a stroll around University of Bristol Botanic Garden, home to plant collections exploring the evolution of plants throughout time.

For an action-packed day out for the energetic members of the group, Wookey Hole is just a short and scenic drive from the cottage, home to stunning caves, a museum and other attractions for the whole family.

Continuing with the adventurous routes, spend the day at Cheddar Gorge, exploring their caves and using your skills in the escape rooms at the site, it is sure to be a fun-filled day out for all.

Soak up your surroundings by discovering the Mendip Hills AONB, where you can delight in the spectacular views across the lakes of the Chew Valley from the the rocky outcrops.

Redwood Cottage is a delightful base from which to explore Bristol and the surrounding areas.

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About the location

BLAGDON

Weston-super-Mare 12.5 miles; Bristol 15 miles; Bath 19 miles

Blagdon is a friendly village and civil parish in the northern part of the Mendip Hills AONB. Boasting no less than 17 listed buildings as well as a 15th century church, it holds much interest. In terms of amenities, it offers two pubs, two convenience stores and a café. To the northeast of the village there is the Blagdon Lake where you can fish, also nearby are the Organic Gardens and a Yeo Valley dairy with a café. The Mendip Hills abounds in scenic walking and cycling country to make the most of. In the surrounding area there is certainly something to suit every taste including a traditional day at the seaside with Weston-super-Mare just 12 miles away, the striking cities of Bristol and Bath are also close by and are more than worth a look around as they display magnificent architecture as well as a vast array of first-class amenities and activities to keep you occupied during your visit.

Note: Electric Vehicle charging is not permitted at this property

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas