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42 reviews
Avalon Cottage from the lawn
Living Room
Living Room
Fully fitted kitchen
Bedroom with superking bed
Bedroom
Shower Room
Shower Room
View from Living Room/Conservatory
View from Bedroom Window
The Conservatory
Making hay
The village pub built with mellow hamstone
The pub has a lovely garden for those summer evenings
Winter sunrise over East Lambrook (sunsets are just as spectacular)
A local footpath by the brook
RHS Rosemoor Gardens at Torrington
Burrow Farm Gardens near Axminster
Tintinhull (National Trust)
Lytes Cary Manor (National Trust)
Barrington Court (National Trust)
Wells Cathedral from the Bishop's garden
Avalon Cottage from the drive
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Cottage -
1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2
South Petherton, Somerset, England

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JackieD63...
Kent, United Kingdom
1 review
“A great place to stay”
Reviewed 13 July 2014 for a stay in July 2014

A warm welcome from the owners, the property was well equipped with a very comfortable bed and a great shower.
The property is in a quiet location in a small village, the local pub/restaurant is a short walk away and has friendly staff who provide really good meals at reasonable prices. There are numerous National Trust places to visit very close by and also East Lambrook Manor Gardens which is well worth a visit.
A really good place to stay and we would be very happy to return.

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Liked best: Central position for exploring the county.
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 July 2014 for a stay in July 2014

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Southdown...
Worthing, United Kingdom
1 review
“Immaculate, and very well equipped in an ideal location for garden visits”
Reviewed 7 June 2014 for a stay in May 2014

Avalon Cottage was perfect for us, as it is so close to a number of beautiful gardens, many National Trust, including Montacute House, Barrington Court, Tintinhuill and Lytes Cary Manor. In fact East Lambrook Manor garden is just five minutes walk away. We also visited Bath, one and a quarter hours, and Wells under an hour away, both very well worth a trip. The cottage itself is spotlessly clean, tastefully decorated and very well equipped for a couple; the little conservatory was a very relaxing place to sit, and we enjoyed evening walks directly from the property on public footpaths through meadows covered in buttercups..

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Liked best: location
Liked least: nothing
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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mrscoml
Walmer, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
326 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 174 helpful votes
“Just perfect for two”
Reviewed 26 March 2014 for a stay in March 2014

Found this cottage last minute when we were invited to a surprise party. It was a perfect location for us to attend the party in the local pub and for us to catch up with old friends in the nearby area. The accommodation is well appointed, well equipped and very comfortable. The shower was great, plenty of hot water and powerful too. A good size, good quality bed made our stay great. As it is outside the village street lights it was great to see millions of stars because of the clear night. Absolutely no traffic noise whatsoever gave us a perfect sleep considering we had just flown in from a trip to India. Heating system was efficient and kept us snug. The only thing missing for us was a washing machine.

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Liked best: Quiet location
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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Torpoint, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 February 2014 for a stay in February 2014

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Liked best: The owners who made sure all was as we expected.
Liked least: The weather could have been better.
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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TonyandCl...
Huissen
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94 reviews
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“Fantastic cottage, very comfortable!”
Reviewed 6 January 2014 for a stay in January 2014

We spent 5 nights in this wonderful cottage around New Year. We were surprised by how well it was fitted out; everything we could have wished for was provided. It was warm and cosy and our hosts Isabel and Peter were most friendly and helpful.
The cottage is easy to find and there is spacious off road parking. There is a modern kitchen with full appliances, but there's also a great pub within 5 mins walk. The bathroom provides a very good shower. The bed is the most comfortable one we ever slept in and from our bedroom window we could see sheep grazing. Excellent location for exploring the beatiful Somerset/Dorset countryside.
Lovely and peaceful! We look forward to coming again.

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Liked best: the bed
Liked least: leaving
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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Hatfield
Reviewed 16 December 2013 for a stay in November 2013

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Management Response
20 Dec 2013
Thankyou for your kind review. With regard to your comment about the heating we called out the heating people and they did find a 'flow rate' problem, which they resolved, so we are pleased to say the system is now working fine.
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