E42 - Townsend House
Cottage | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6
� in North Perrott, just off the busy A3066, a beautiful Georgian-style house with small enclosed garden(table/chairs, barbecue) to the side. Hall with slate floor, space for coats/boats and cupboard with washing machine and tumble drier. Light living room with stone fireplace (open fire), big sofas, large windows and TV/DVD. Spacious fitted kitchen (microwave, freezer, dishwasher) with wood floor, kitchen island with sink, breakfast bar and central fireplace (open fire) shared with dining room with French windows to the garden. Loo (washbasin). Upstairs, three bedrooms in calm pale colours � two double (5� beds), one with en suite shower-room (suite), and a twin. Bathroom (suite plus bath-shower and separate shower). A stylish, comfortable family home, in a good location for visiting lots of historic houses and gardens and interesting towns.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (2), Cots (1)|
|Further details indoors|
Please bring your own beach towels.
The agent has its own star rating system to quantify interior quality, comfort and ambience. This property has been rated 4 star.
The West Country region
Somerset: is dairy cows in lush water-meadows, huge rolling cornfields, immense views, dark chocolate ploughed fields, luxuriant cottage gardens, orchards and the hedgerows alive with songbirds. To the north, the limestone Mendip Hills, splendid for walking, containing caves and Cheddar Gorge; and beautiful Bath with its natural hot springs, a city enjoyed by Jane Austen, steeped in Roman and Georgian history and still very culturally alive - a World Heritage Site. In Somerset�s middle, the flatness of Sedgemoor (where Monmouth enticed the West Country�s farmers to be slaughtered for him) with cattle at sunset as in a classical painting, villages on low hills. Nearby are Glastonbury with its tor and legends (and festival) and Wells with its tremendous cathedral. To the south is the Hamstone country - beautiful rolling farmland where almost every cottage is of golden stone, and every few miles are magnificent houses/gardens open to the public; at Yeovilton, the excellent Fleet Air Arm Museum (Concorde). In the Vale of Taunton, between Exmoor, the Quantocks and the Blackdown Hills, is some of the richest farmland in England, wonderfully unspoilt and peaceful.
And to the north-west, the 40 square miles of the beautiful Quantock Hills stretching from Taunton (county town) to the Bristol Channel sea and big sandcastling beaches. Wooded, heather-topped, home to red deer and loved by Wordsworth and Coleridge. Superb walks/rides, tremendous views, deep romantic valleys, pretty villages. Along the Quantocks� western foot chugs the steam railway from Bishop�s Lydeard to Minehead. Few beautiful-country areas are so rich in interesting and splendid man-made things to see.
North Perrott: old hamstone village (shop, pub, church) in beautiful rolling countryside close to the Dorset border. Lovely houses/gardens within 10 miles (Nat. Trust Montacute House, Barrington Court and Stoke-sub-Hamdon Priory, Horn Park, Forde Abbey). Crewkerne (antique shops), 3 miles; Yeovil (town, leisure centre), 8�. Beaches at Charmouth, Lyme Regis, West Bay, about 14 miles.
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Calendar last updated:16 Sep 2014
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