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Vine Lodge

(Ref. 985403)

Kingsbury Episcopi near Martock, Somerset Show on map


Sykes rating

  • 2 Guests

  • 1 Bedroom

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets No


  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Broadband / WiFi

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19 Customer Reviews

  • "Lovely accommodation in a beautiful area which gives the Cotswolds a run for its money."

    Good location for touring the area. Very peaceful within easy reach of some nice pubs who do great food.I recommend the Rusty Axe and the Rose and Crown.

    Reviewed by Huw5.0May 2024

  • "Andy, Tha & Vincent were extremely accommodating and friendly hosts."

    They helped me with any queries before we travelled up and provided a wonderful place to stay for our holiday. The property was spotless and you didn't need for anything at all. Highly recommend.

    Reviewed by Graham5.0Apr 2024

  • "Excellent comfortable, spotless accommodation in beautiful area of Somerset with friendly helpful owners"

    Reviewed by Linda5.0Feb 2024

  • "The bungalow was very clean and met with what we required the owner met us when we arrived and showed us around we saw the owners on the occasion we were outside at the same time we were told if we needed anything to contact them all in all a very quiet holiday which was what we needed."

    Reviewed by Douglas5.0Sep 2023

  • "Vine Lodge is spacious, has all necessary equipment, comfortable and ideally situated to explore surrounding areas of interest."

    Reviewed by Godfrey5.0Sep 2023

  • "Ideally located for visiting National Trust properties, local beauty spots and beach resorts."

    Property was extremely well equipped, comfortable and clean. Would recommend and hopefully return some time soon .

    Reviewed by Lynda5.0Aug 2023

  • "Just returned from a lovely week in this comfortable and spacious house."

    Great warm welcome from hosts who made us feel that nothing would be too much trouble. The house contained everything that we needed, particularly liked the walk in shower. Ample parking. Would definitely look to stay again if in the area and will recommend to family and friends.

    Reviewed by Jill5.0Aug 2023

  • "Lovely spacious lodge, immaculately clean."

    Owners friendly and helpful.

    Reviewed by Susan5.0Jul 2023

  • "Friendly hosts and very spacious, comfortable and clean holiday accommodation."

    Reviewed by Ian4.7Jun 2023

  • "Comfortable, exceptionally clean, and everything we needed."

    Location was great for the places we wanted to go. Owners checked that we had everything we needed without being pushy. Great to have decent internet and a Smart TV. Would we stay there again? Definitely.

    Reviewed by Geoffrey5.0Oct 2022

  • "We were very pleasantly surprised at how spacious and well equipped Vine Lodge was, and thoroughly enjoyed our stay there."

    Didn't want to go home at the end of the week.

    Reviewed by C5.0Sep 2022

  • "A very high quality and spacious property with excellent kitchen and wet room fittings."

    Well equipped throughout. Very clean and tidy. Owners very helpful at all times. Lots of local tourist attractions and nice villages so well situated. A very pleasant stay.

    Reviewed by Karon5.0Sep 2022

  • "Most highly recommended, i had a fall in the village which left me incapacitated the kind owners even lent me a wheelchair for however long i needed it."

    The lodge is so roomy its even got a utility room. Lovely to watch the birds come to the feeders which were topped up daily. So homely we loved it.

    Reviewed by Gerald5.0Jul 2022

  • "Vine Lodge was a lovely relaxing place to stay, a quiet location."

    It was extremely clean and the bed very comfortable. Andy and Tha were very welcoming and gave us information about the area. We would not hesitate to stay at Vine Lodge again and recommend to family and friends.

    Reviewed by Eileen5.0Jul 2022

  • "Nice cottage with nice owners who could not do enough for us"

    Reviewed by Peter4.7Jun 2022

  • "This is an OUTSTANDING holiday cottage."

    We have been house hunting for 13 months and staying in 32 different cottages while we searched for a house to purchase. This cottage was the best one we have stayed at and we will certainly return if our house purchase does not happen next month. The village is delightful with lots of walks and plenty of things to see and do,

    Reviewed by Anthony5.0Jun 2022

  • "An excellent, delightful cottage near a beautiful village."

    Everything in the cottage is either new or of the highest standard. Spacious sitting room/kitchen and large utility and bathroom. Would have stayed a third week if it had been free. Delightful and helpful owners with safe parking. Highly reccommended

    Reviewed by Anthony5.0Jun 2022

  • "Fantastic accommodation!"

    The owners made us feel very welcome during our stay at Vine Lodge. The property is very well equipped with a large kitchen and open plan dining / living space. It has a wood heater but was barely needed as the underfloor heating kept the property comfortable and warm. Lots of windows to let the light in and it was nice to watch the bunnies and squirrels run around outside. A great location to experience country living and the picturesque stone villages nearby. Many great locations are within easy reach for a day trip including Bridport / West Bay, Lyme Regis and Beer. Andy and Tha were always available should we need anything and only too happy to help make our stay more comfortable. They were happy to chat with us showing us around their property and giving us good tips on things to see and do in the area. A spacious property in a stunning countryside location to explore the surrounding region. We would happily stay again!

    Reviewed by Vanessa5.0May 2022

  • "Everything was lovely."

    We had a very friendly greeting on our arrival. The lodge is comfortable, had everything we needed and is in a great location. We would recommend it to anyone wanting a lovely quite break.

    Reviewed by Stephen5.0May 2022

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  • All-ground-floor
  • One double bedroom with Jack-and-Jill shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with woodburning stove
  • Utility
  • Oil central heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine
  • TV, DVD player, WiFi
  • Hairdryer
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Highchair and travel cot available on request
  • Underfloor heating system in every room
  • Parking on a shared driveway for 2 cars
  • Front patio with picnic bench, rear patio with furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 0.5 miles, pub 1.4 miles, Fishing lake 0.8 miles
  • Note: This property is wheelchair friendly
  • Note: This property is set on the owners land and guests are welcome to explore the land for picnics and walks along the River Parrett

The property

Martock 3.2 miles.

Vine Lodge is a charming single-storey annex resting on the outskirts of Kingsbury Episcopi near the larger village Martock, which was historically known as a market town.

Vine Lodge is a wheelchair-friendly and open-plan setting whilst you enjoy a romantic retreat in this part of Somerset, within easy reach of the Jurassic Coast.

You are greeted to the property by a shared driveway which offers off-road parking before you step onto the front patio, where there is a sweet picnic bench so you can enjoy your morning coffee in the fresh air.

Heading into the property, there is a lovely double bedroom where you can rejuvenate after a brilliant day, complimented by a bathroom with a spacious shower for guests to freshen up.

Moving through the ground-floor cottage, there is a handy utility room with a washing machine and a freezer before you step into the inviting open-plan living space.

Take advantage of the kitchen facilities to whip up a romantic meal for your loved one to enjoy together at the dining table before an evening of snuggling in front of the woodburning stove as you enjoy some television entertainment.

This open-plan space also offers two patio doors which lead to a garden with furniture, so you can enjoy some alfresco dining when that's what you fancy or sit out with a bottle of wine as you watch the sun set.

Take a short walk to the local village shop if you need to grab some self-catering essentials, or alternatively, drive to Martock where you will be spoilt for choice in what to indulge in, from pub grub and takeaways to Indian restaurants and bakeries.

For those who fancy some historical discoveries, enjoy the nearby National Trust properties; the 12th century medieval Treasurer's House, the 16th century country Montacute House with formal gardens, the Tudor mansion of Barrington Court with its walled orchards, or the 17th century Tintinhull Garden.

Whilst for those who are looking for a sea and sand escape, the sandy beaches at Charmouth and West Bay make a great day out, whilst Lyme Regis offers a fossil beach, a pebble beach and a sandy beach, as well as an aquarium and two interesting museums.

For a peaceful fishing spot, surrounded by rich woodland, visit Thorney Lakes, a 4 acre lake with a variety of fish, including roach, chubb, goldfish and eels!

If you can tear yourself away from the walking, fishing and cycling in the area, travel slightly further afar to find some amazing hills and up-close wildlife in the East Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Blackdown Hills AONB or Dorset AONB.

Whether you want to indulge in some tasty food, explore some historical homes, swim in the English Channel, or walk amongst some of the country's most beautiful scenery, choose Vine Lodge as your base.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £100.

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About the location


Yeovil 7.3 miles; Taunton 19.7 miles; Lyme Regis 23.6 miles.

Martock was historically known as a Somerset market town but is now a large village situated on the edge of the Somerset Levels. The village has a Post Office, a fire station, a petrol station, a number of pubs, shops and eateries, as well as a recreation ground and the National Trust property of Treasurer's House which is a 12th century medieval house. Other National Trust properties nearby are the 16th century Montacute House which is a country house with formal gardens, the 17th century Tintinhull Garden, and the Tudor mansion of Barrington Court with its walled orchards. Take a short drive into the town of Yeovil which has something for everyone; a bustling town centre, a golf course, wonderful gardens and parks, and the popular Yeovil Railway Centre which has full-scale locomotive cars, a mini-train ride, an art gallery and a gift shop. The surronding area is a haven for cyclists, walkers and wildlife lovers with the East Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Blackdown Hills AONB and Dorset AONB each within driving distance. If you're looking for some sea and sand, drive to Lyme Regis to take advantage of the pebbled beach, sandy beach and fossil beach, as well as an aquarium, a thriving marina and two interesting museums. This stunning area has plenty to offer from countryside to coast.

Please note that the towel rail in the bathroom is not heated

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas