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The Cygnet

(Ref. 18968)

Haselbury Plucknett near Crewkerne, Somerset Show on map

4.8

Sykes rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets No

Features

  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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41 Customer Reviews

  • "Lovely, well equiped and comfortable cottage."

    Very pleased with high standard of presentation and equipment. Idealy placed for the range of places we wanted to visit. Crewkern, Chard and Yeovil are close and offer all the services needed.

    Reviewed by James5.0Mar 2024

  • "A lovely last minute week away."

    The cottage was perfect for our needs and very homely for lazy days. Lots of things to do and places to visit in the area and only 30 minutes from the Dorset coast. Thanks for a great stay

    Reviewed by Emma5.0Mar 2024

  • "Kirsten The cottage is very good for a weeks break."

    . the facilities are excellent ...and we look forward to another visit thanks again Jan Mike

    Reviewed by Mike5.0Feb 2024

  • "The cottage was very well presented, clean, cosy and comfortable."

    We would not hesitate to recommend it to others.

    Reviewed by Gwenaelle5.0Nov 2023

  • "The Cygnet is a lovely little cottage, very comfy and functional."

    Good communication from owners and everything was as described.

    Reviewed by Sara5.0Oct 2023

  • "10/10. Highly recommend the Cygnet."

    All the amenities you need; beautiful surroundings. The owner is very helpful and accomodating. Would definitely stay again.

    Reviewed by Daniel5.0Aug 2023

  • "Great location, perfect accommodation"

    Reviewed by Kenneth5.0Aug 2023

  • "We had an enjoyable stay, weather could have been better, but that was out everybodys control!"

    !!. A few more coat hangers would have been appreciated!! Otherwise all was comfortable. Lovely hot water on tap all the time.

    Reviewed by Joan4.7Jul 2023

  • "Small but perfectly formed is an apt description of this cottage."

    The layout is superb. The cottage is well equipped, we had everything we needed for the week. The double room does get very warm from the water tank in the cupboard and the sun through the window. One or two spiders enjoying a stay too, although that did not bother us and we left them alone. Pleasant to sit in the courtyard area in the early evening to enjoy the last of the sunshine. We had a lovely week in The Cygnet.

    Reviewed by Eleanor4.4Jun 2023

  • "The cottage is in a quiet location with a secluded and private patio area at the back."

    We enjoyed sitting there under the parasol in the afternoon. The hosts are friendly and were happy for us to explore their large wooded garden area. The rooms are cosy and compact and well furnished. Driving out of the entrance requires a little care as it has a blind corner but there is little traffic down the road. Easy access to the south coast and national trust properties. We really enjoyed our stay here. Andy and Sue.

    Reviewed by Andrew5.0Jun 2023

  • "Peaceful location and not overlooked Everything in the cottage had been ..."

    Peaceful location and not overlooked Everything in the cottage had been thought through and everything we needed in the cottage was there Very homely

    Reviewed by Clive5.0May 2023

  • "Tired and careworn."

    The entry time of 5pm is far too late! When COVID was prevelent, I could understand this, but not now. The cleanliness of the property was of mediocre standard, state of flooring was not clean, kitchen floor was sticky and carpets in the lounge dirty! The suite in the lounge had torn covers, looked very grubby and did not look inviting to sit on. Would not consider returning. Was so pleased to go home at the end of our stay!

    Reviewed by Gill2.5Mar 2023

  • "Despite the stormy winds and torrential rain at times, this was a cosy, comfortable & characterful cottage."

    Reviewed by Brenda4.1Mar 2023

  • "Cygnet Cottage is a warm, cosy and very well equipped cottage in a lovely setting."

    The property was immaculately clean and the owner made us feel very welcome. Fresh milk, biscuits and other thoughtful extras awaited us on our arrival. It is conveniently situated in an area with lots of National Trust properties to visit and we thoroughly enjoyed our stay.

    Reviewed by Doreen5.0Oct 2022

  • "A little treasure of a cottage."

    Quality all round. It will be on our list for future return visits.

    Reviewed by Gerry5.0Jun 2022

  • "We really enjoyed our stay at The Cygnet, the accommodation was better than expected and we would definitely book again."

    Reviewed by Louise5.0May 2022

  • "Our second stay in this excellent cottage in a beautiful village."

    we particularly liked the little local food gift pack and cider.

    Reviewed by Anthony4.7Apr 2022

  • "We love it here."

    It's our third visit. We find the cottage to be really comfortable. Parking is right outside. Haselbury Plucknett is a lovely village set in a really great part of South Somerset and is just a few minutes from the coast. I'm sure that we'll return again when we find ourselves in need of a bit of quiet R&R.

    Reviewed by John4.7Mar 2022

  • "The property was comfortable and there were all the facilities you need."

    I would book this location again.

    Reviewed by Paula5.0Dec 2021

  • "This is our second stay in The Cygnet, Haselbury is a lovely village and a great base for exploring the area and is just 25 minutes from the coast."

    This is a lovely, cosy cottage, complete with a woodburner which we didn't need to use. We tended to eat our evening meals in the cottage, cooking in the kitchen, which was perfect. The off street parking is a real asset. All in all we had a really enjoyable stay at The Cygnet and hope to return some time.

    Reviewed by John4.7Dec 2021

  • "Cottage was clean, well equipped and comfortable."

    Mrs Bryant was friendly and helpful.

    Reviewed by Robert5.0Sep 2021

  • "As returning visitors it was great to finally be back in this lovely little cottage"

    Reviewed by Catherine5.0Aug 2021

  • "The hot water was very very hot, this is my only criticism."

    Reviewed by Clive5.0Jul 2021

  • "Not very impressed with owner, tried to ring her twice on day before we left-no reply."

    Tried again day of arrival when we near house ,still no answer. It was 4pm and we couldn't go in until 5pm . I was worried so we went to cottage no one there.So knocked on owners door, she answered saying "I've told you not to come before 5pm". As I had never spoken to her before, I was rather annoyed at the manner in which she spoke to me. It turned out she had spoken to another client and thought it was me. She did apologise but I was not impressed. There was no welcome gift which we had been spoilt with at previous cottages. I n fact she did not speak to us again although we saw her several times. The inside was clean but the outside was dirty. windows looked as if never been cleaned. Definitely wouldn't`t recomend it.

    Reviewed by Margaret4.1Jun 2021

  • "A delightful little cottage in a beautiful village."

    Both bedrooms overlook the garden at the back and are quiet. Different people have different ideas about what constitutes a comfortable bed. We found the beds comfortable. There is plenty to do in the area. The cottage has strong WiFi.

    Reviewed by Ken5.0Jun 2021

  • "Lovely holiday in a lovely little cottage, everything great except the beds are so uncomfortable"

    Reviewed by Sheila4.7May 2021

  • "A pretty little cottage in a lovely location."

    Good for visiting coast and local areas. Would like to return

    Reviewed by Rosemary5.0May 2021

  • "We returned to the Cygnet as it is in brilliant location, well fitted and Mrs Bryant is very friendly"

    Reviewed by Mike5.0Oct 2020

  • "The cottage was extremely well equipped and comfortable with a high level of cleanliness."

    Ideally located in a quiet village with easy access to places of interest on the Dorset coastline. The owners were friendly, helpful and welcoming. I would have no hesitation in recommending this cottage to anyone looking for a quiet relaxing break or anyone wishing to explore places of interest in Dorset.

    Reviewed by Paul5.0Sep 2020

  • "Well equipped cottage situated in a pleasant village close to the facilities of nearby Crewkerne."

    Very convenient for trips to the coast and other attractions. The only downside from our point of view was the uncomfortable bed!

    Reviewed by Tony4.7Sep 2020

  • "We thoroughly enjoyed our week at The Cygnet."

    The area was so convenient to get to different places coast and country, including a number of National Trust properties. The Cygnet had everything we needed, in a quiet location and the owners were very friendly, would definitely recommend and we would look forward to returning again.

    Reviewed by Keith5.0Sep 2020

  • "Good location & cosey & well equipped"

    Reviewed by Manfred5.0Feb 2020

  • "Super cottage with everything we needed."

    Very well equipped and comfortable. A very friendly welcome from the owners too - thank you.

    Reviewed by Rachel5.0Dec 2019

  • "Lovely cosy cottage and would love to return ."

    Very good position to easily get to lots of places to visit. Cottage was well equipped and lovely and warm .

    Reviewed by Margaret5.0Nov 2019

  • "A lovely holiday home for our family."

    Great location, beautiful gardens and the house was clean. All facilities were there and in good working order. This was our second stay in the house and we would definitely return.

    Reviewed by Tamar5.0Aug 2019

  • "The cottage was a real home from home - everything we needed was there - a very nice place to stay in a good location."

    Reviewed by Gavin5.0Sep 2018

  • "A lovely little cottage with everything we needed."

    Great base to explore Somerset and beyond. The kids adored the garden. Thanks for a great stay.

    Reviewed by Tamar5.0Aug 2018

  • "We found The Cygnet to be a cosy warm and welcoming home from home."

    In fact, it was perfect for us in just about every way. The cottage was well equipped with everything we needed for eating, sleeping, relaxing and using as a base to venture forth into the beautiful surrounding countryside. Plenty in the area to see and do and a quiet and peaceful environment. We have no hesitation in recommending this place to our friends.

    Reviewed by Nicolas5.0May 2018

  • "The Cygnet was a beautiful cottage, well equipped and the owners were very friendly and most helpful."

    I'd recommend this cottage to anyone and would gladly go back anytime.

    Reviewed by Gary5.0Mar 2018

  • "Made very welcome by the owners, the facilities in the accommodation was very good."

    We were very comfortable for the time we stayed, good location for us to explore and visit local sites.

    Reviewed by Miss S4.8Aug 2017

  • "The Cygnet was warm and comfortable and easily the best week of our 3 week vacation."

    Reviewed by Mark4.8Jul 2017

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Summary

  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Fitted kitchen with dining area
  • Sitting room with woodburner and stable door to private patio.
  • Electric central heating with woodburner in sitting room
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, washer/dryer, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, WiFi, CD/radio, selection of books and games
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburner inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot on request
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Undercover bike storage
  • Rear private patio with furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 15 mins walk, pub 5 mins walk.

The property

A delightful, semi-detached stable conversion, set on the main village road within the conservation area of the quaintly named South Somerset village of Haselbury Plucknett, just two miles from Crewkerne.

This Haselbury Plucknett holiday cottage has been furnished to a good standard and is well-equipped, offering a comfortable holiday base for a couple or a small family.

Thought to date back to the 18th century, this Haselbury Plucknett holiday cottage was once used to stable the horses for the adjacent former Swan Inn, now the owner's home, and later used to make beer barrels.

Today this clever conversion creates a comfortable, light and airy holiday base, with a warming woodburner to come back to after your busy days' out.

The rear patio offers visitors a peaceful and private outdoor space and is the perfect place to take refreshment while you plan your holiday adventures!

Locally, you can explore the attractive village and sample specialities including West Country beers and ciders from the nearby pub, walk by the River Parrett or cycle along the Somerset lanes and South Somerset Cycle Route, all within easy reach of your Haselbury Plucknett holiday cottage.

Being so close to the Dorset border makes this an ideal location for touring this lovely area and a short drive from your Haselbury Plucknett cottage are numerous attractions to visit, ranging from Yeovilton Fleet Air Arm Museum and the Haynes Motor Museum to Cricket St Thomas's lake and gardens and Montecute House.

With so much to see and do and the Dorset Jurassic Coast offering visitors to the area stunning scenic coastline and sandy beaches, this cottage in Haselbury Pluckett is a wonderful base for enjoying all Somerset has to offer.

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About the location

HASELBURY PLUCKNETT

Crewkerne 2 miles; Yeovil 7 miles; Bridport 13 miles.

The quaintly named south Somerset village of Haselbury Plucknett, named after a hazel grove and the medieval land owners, can be found just two miles north east of Crewkerne, close to the Dorset border. The village is surrounded by an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty with the River Parrett and Liberty trails offering lovely walks; Haselbury Plucknett is a great touring base with plenty to see and do within easy reach, catering for all tastes. Within a few miles, Montacute House or Yeovilton Fleet Air Arm Museum will not disappoint visitors to the area, whilst the scenic Dorset Jurassic Coast offers a splendid day out with sandy beaches at Lyme Regis, sea fishing from West Bay and even fossil hunting! Alternatively, take a memorable trip to ancient Glastonbury, the Somerset Levels or Wookey Hole. This is an attractive Somerset village offering a splendid year round holiday base.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas