Chalet | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4
New in 2011, The Woodcroft is a well appointed modern chalet on one floor with an open plan kitchen, diner and sitting area. Through the french windows is a decking area with amazing views over the surrounding countryside. There is plenty of parking and lots of open space to walk around in. A couple of minutes walk from the property is the canal and here you can walk, cycle,or boat to either Taunton or Bridgwater. There are some lovely villages with great pubs and a farm nearby where you can buy some local Somerset Cider. Lyme Regis, Wookey Hole, Clarks Shopping Village, Glastonbury, Minehead and The Quantocks are all within easy reach by car. The local wildlife on the Levels including Herons and Cranes is legendary.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Burnham-on- Sea 31 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||4 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Bristol 55 km, Nearest railway: Taunton 10 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 5|
|Other||Linen provided, High chair|
|Further details outdoors|
The property is set within 3 acres and the owners property is also within the garden, but the two properties are quite separate. The owners encourage you to explore the grounds which includes collecting any fruit you may find on many of the apple, plum and damson trees.
The West Country region
Somerset is one of those forgotten counties where people whizz by on the way to Cornwall. What they are missing is a beautiful area full of lovely scenary, splendid walks, many historical places, fabulous days out, gorgeous beaches, and quaint little villages. Places of interest include: Lyme Regis and Minehead beaches. Towns such as Glastonbury, Wells, Bristol and Bath. Days out such as Wookey Hole, Cheddar Caves, Clarkes Shopping Village, the Castle at Dunster, Yeovilton Fleet Air Musuem. Heastercombe Gardens, Cricket St. Thomas Wildlife Park. Bristol Zoo and Science Museum. The Quantock Hills for walkers,and the Somerset Levels with its abundance of amazing wildlife such as Cranes and Herons
The Woodcroft is situated on the edge of the Somerset Levels. Here you can enjoy a wealth of wildlife such as the Cranes recently introduced back into this country and Herons. The Taunton and Bridgwater Canal is a 2 minute walk from the property where you can walk or cycle or visit the tearooms and take a boat trip. The very picturesque village of North Curry is only 5 minutes in the car with a great shop and post office and lovely old pub. The Newt Beer Festival is held every year in the nearby village of North Newton in the grounds of Maunsel House as seen on T.V. Somerset carnivals are unique and a must in the Autumn, with Bridgwater being the largest lit procession in the world. Quite spectacular!
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23 Apr 2014
"Lovely accommodation and a fantastic break"
We could not fault the accommodation - everything was perfect. We came with our little boy who is 18 months old,he loved it and it was brilliant to have a real cot for him. No stairs to worry about it… More
3 Nov 2013
"Lovely cottage in good location"
Stayed here as a means to attend a conference in Taunton. It is in a very rural location yet only 15 mins or so from Taunton centre. Good quality accomodation, modern and clean. One main sitting, dini… More
The Wi-Fi situation has now been resolved and the connection is much better, and we are very sorry for any inconvenience.
31 Jul 2013
"Wonderful holiday place"
We found the house spotlessly clean and well equipped, with attention to every detail one could think of. There was a welcoming cake and basic supply of tea, coffee, sugar and milk - very thoughtful a… More
5 Jun 2013
"home from home"
excellent holiday chalet.very clean & modern & all facilities you require are catered for.Ideal to visit Taunton,Bridgwater,cheddar gorge and wookey hole.Half an hour away from the holiday chalet is t… More
26 Nov 2012
"Excellent holiday rental experience"
On opening the door you feel instantly at home , the accomodation is very well laid out, decorated and finished to a very high standard. The sponge cake awaiting you along with the tea,coffee,sugar an… More
17 Nov 2012
"What a great place to escape"
I was looking for a quiet retreat near Taunton to allow us to stay with my parents visiting from France and not too far for my husband to get to work. We all had a very enjoyable stay. All the amenities were as described on the website. Little added luxuries, like tea bags, coffee, fresh flowers and a lovely home baked victoria sponge, made us feel very welcome. The owners live next door but were very discreet and friendly.
We enjoyed the countryside, with easy walks along the canal, and were able to watch rabbits and birds on our doorstep.
We would definitely come back and I would recommend this bungalow for anyone wanted to discover Somerset.
15 Nov 2012
"Very comfortable and well equipped holiday home"
We have stayed in the Woodcroft in July 2012.The Woodcroft is a very comfortable and well equipped holiday chalet in the rural countryside of Somerset. When we arrived we found a delicious fruit cake on the table as a welcoming gesture! The kitchen is very complete and of a high quality standard. The livingroom is in the same space as the kitchen: spacious, cosy and comfortable. The beds were good. Since this was our first summer vacation in England we were pleasantly surprised by this chalet and its friendly and hospitable owners. We would certainly recommend this place! There are also many interesting sites and places to visit and see in the neighbourhood. We certainly know: "We'll meet again"...
Sjef van Gastel, Tilburg, The Netherlands
13 Nov 2012
"Lovely accommodation and grounds."
Unfortunately the week we chose for our holiday was the week of the floods in Somerset & surrounding villages to where we were staying and we left after 3 days! The accommodation was lovely, had everything we needed and was immaculately clean & new inside. The gardens were great as we took our 2 little dogs with us. We were very restricted with the dogs as the weather was so bad we couldn't go walking with them to the local villages which is what we like to do! The owners of the accommodation were very friendly and left us to it! When I booked the holiday I didn't realise the owners house was right next door, which wasnt a problem but I have 2 very inquisitive young dogs who kept wanting to run in there garden!!
29 Oct 2012
"A great girly week away!"
We stayed for a week in October 2012 and could hardly fault a thing! A great location with stunning views, excellent facilities and welcoming hosts who even baked a delicious sponge cake for our arrival!
We would recommend for friends and family and will definitely be booking again!
20 Oct 2012
"Excellent base to explore from"
Great location to explore Taunton and the Somerset Levels.
The Woodcroft has everything you need, great base, great hosts and excellent scenery.
Secure location for pets and young children with masses of space to explore.
The Woodcroft is very comfortable and has everything you need for a great holiday.
I will definitely return again for one of Kate's cakes!
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