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Paws Cottage

Merriott, Somerset, TA16 5QU (Ref. 1076579)

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

The property

Resting in the countryside village of Merriott, is this superb semi-detached cottage, Paws Cottage.

This dog-friendly holiday home boasts delights hill views, offering a welcoming accommodation for families and friends wishing to explore Somerset, with easy reach to Crewkerne and Yeovil.

You are welcomed to the property by driveway parking and a front lawn, before stepping into the homely living/dining room which has a warming electric fire and a television for those relaxing evenings, and a dining table so you can gather your loved ones for an evening meal.

Moving through into the contemporary kitchen, housing all of the modern amenities necessary to ensure an enjoyable self-catering stay, providing a great spot to entice any budding chefs.

The ground-floor also boasts a cloakroom with a WC, access to the garage for storage use and a sun room which is a relaxing spot with large windows making it a bright and airy space to enjoy a book or a board game.

When the evening draws to a close, head to one of the three bedrooms, a king-size, a double and a twin, as you relax and rejuvenate for another exciting day in Somerset.

Get ready in style in the bathroom where you can soak in a long bath or freshen up with a shower.

Outside, there is an enclosed rear garden with lawn for your furry friends to play, and a patio with furniture so you can enjoy a spot of alfresco dining.

Take a short walk into Merriott to grab any essentials from the shop or enjoy an evening out at the family pub which serves delicious food.

Follow the paths to the lovely village of Hinton St George, which is also home to a pub.

The popular Jurassic Coast and three Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Black Hill Downs, East Devon and Dorset, are within driving distance and make for a range of great days out whether looking for sea, sand, surf or scenic walking and cycling routes.

Alternatively, head to the large town of Yeovil for an interesting day out amongst lovely parks, great shops, tasty eateries and the nearby 16th century National Trust Montacute House.

For a great staycation in this lovely part of Somerset, choose Paws Cottage as your homely base.


  • Three bedrooms: 1 x king-size, 1 x double, 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Cloakroom with basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Living/dining room with electric fire
  • Sun room
  • Gas central heating with electric fire
  • Electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, dishwasher
  • TV and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot, highchair and stairgate available on request
  • Off-road parking for 3 cars
  • Enclosed garden with lawn, patio and furniture
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 0.3 miles, pub 0.8 miles

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £350.

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About the location


Crewkerne 2 miles.

The village lies in rich farming country and is about 14 miles from the south coast at Bridport and Lyme Regis. Merriott has a good range of local services including a garage, general stores, farm shops, a pharmacy, a post office, a pub, and a pottery. There is a first school and pre-school, a church, a chapel, and a village hall, tithe barn and social club which are all host to a wide range of activities.There is a recreation ground with junior and senior play areas, cricket and football pitches, tennis courts and a bowling green. There is a separate squash club and court. Crewkerne, with a range of shops including a Waitrose Supermarket, is two miles away. The main line railway station for the London, Waterloo to Exeter line is at Crewkerne. The service to Waterloo takes two hours 30 minutes with trains leaving every hour. London Hammersmith can also be reached by Berry's Express Coach which runs a regular service twice a day.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas