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Excellent 5/5 Score from 8 reviews

The Retreat Ref 5488

from £47 /night help

Excellent 5/5 Score from 8 reviews

from £47 /night

Estimated nightly price based on a weekly stay. Contact the advertiser to confirm the total cost.

House | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

The Retreat is a semi detached cottage, adjoining the owners' home, in the Somerset village of Washford near to the coastal town of Watchet. The cottage has two ensuite bedrooms (one double and one twin) and is suitable for four people. The cottage also contains a fitted kitchen, a sitting room with dining area and a woodburner and a sauna. Outside the cottage there is off road parking for two cars, a private decking area andshared use of an outdoor swimming pool (May - October). With all of its fantastic facilities, The Retreat is a superb holiday cottage for a family holiday.

Size Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms
Access Car advised
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Private outdoor pool (heated), Sauna, Log fire, Internet access
Pool Private outdoor pool (heated), Private outdoor pool (unheated), Shared outdoor pool (unheated), Shared outdoor pool (heated)
General Wi-Fi available
Utilities Dishwasher, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms
Furniture Double beds (1)
Other High chair
Outdoors Private outdoor pool (unheated), Shared outdoor pool (unheated), Private outdoor pool (heated), Shared outdoor pool (heated), Private garden
Access Parking
Further details

Oil underfloor central heating with woodburning stove in sitting room. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, 3 x TVs with Freeview, 3 x DVD, CD, WiFi, selection of books. All fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Cot and highchair. Off road parking for two cars. Private decking area with furniture and BBQ leading to shared pool area opening on to an accessible field. Shared use of outdoor swimming pool (available 1st May - 1st October). Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shop and pub 5 mins walk (some walking on road, no pavement). Note: There are outdoor steps and a stream in the grounds. Note: The drive at the property is only large enough to accommodate family-sized cars, up to people carriers. Note: As this property adjoins the owners' home, some bedrooms in the owners' home are above the bedrooms in The Retreat. Note: Please be aware that the other property on-site are dog and family friendly.

About this location

The Somerset region

Somerset offers 3 areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty - the Quantock, Mendip and Blackdown Hills. Lose yourself in the glory of nature, take a ride on a steam train, visit a traditional farmers' market or explore your mystical side at Glastonbury.


Washford is a Somerset village between Minehead and Bridgwater, two miles from the port of Watchet. There are many villages to explore including Porlock, Dunster and the busy resort of Minehead.

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Review 1-8 of 8

25 Aug 2014


"A Fabulous Cottage for a Lovely Holiday"

This cottage is a wonderful base to explore this lovely part of Somerset. Every aspect of this cottage is very well appointed. The beds were extremely comfortable with each bedroom equipped with an e… More

28 Jun 2014


"A memorable holiday....."

The cottage and its location were truly wonderful. Although situated on a busy B road the rear of the property had unbroken open aspect. Sarah the owner was really friendly and available yet not intru… More

9 Apr 2014


"Fabulous accommodation!"

Our group consisted of my partner and I, our 6-month old baby and my partner's 85-year-old mother. She is not very stable on her feet, so it was important that we chose a property that was easily… More

22 Sep 2013


"Couldn't have been better."

We have visited this area before and were looking forward to another stay. From the Retreat there was easy access to the Quantock Hills, unspoilt northern Somerset coast and Exmoor and further afield … More

10 Jul 2013



Shared pool area was hogged by other guests in the other bigger rental so we did not get much use of the pool. They smoked and gave me trouble with my breathing. They were very noisy and took all the … More

20 Jun 2012



The Cottage is excellent with everything you require & the sauna is a brilliant addition. It is ideally positioned for all the coastal attractions & scenery. Sarah the owner was very helpful in recom… More

7 May 2012


"Delightful experience"

Welcoming hosts at a charming and well equipped venue.Easy access to some wonderful countryside and interesting jaunts. What a pleasure to hear the toot of the Steam Train and see the smoke in the dis… More

2 May 2012


"The best birthday ever, spent with friends"

We booked the retreat at the end of February to celebrate my 70TH birthday. Our two lifelong friends came with us. The weather was superb but nothing could have surpassed the comfort and amenities… More

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Estimated nightly price based on a weekly stay. Contact the advertiser to confirm the total cost.


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Sykes Cottages (Property Manager Sykes Cottages)

  • 7 Years listed

Calendar last updated:26 Mar 2015

Based in United Kingdom

Languages spoken
  • English

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