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“Cosy, spacious, everything you need, lovely”
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Very good
27 reviews
3 Church Street
Lounge with wood burner
Dining Room again with wood burner
Well equipped kitchen
Double master bedroom with ensuite
Ensuite
Twin room
Courtyard garden
Lion Inn Timberscombe
Timberscombe
Valley of Timberscombe
Church at Timberscombe
Snow Drop Valley
Dunster Castle
Riding at Selworthy
Minehead Beach
West Somerset Railway
Sunset at Minehead
Tour of Britain September
Lynton and Lynmouth
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Cottage -
2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4
Minehead, Somerset, England

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Jules_n_f...
Swindon, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Cosy, spacious, everything you need, lovely”
Reviewed 28 April 2017 for a stay in April 2017

Even had comfortable beds! Always a bonus and never an expectation!
A lovely home from home. Would definitely recommend! The wood burner was great, having never had the pleasure of on before, when it got a little chilly at night, was great to have a fire going. Especially with the use of the 'fire starters' that were there ready and waiting.
All that was absolutely necessary for day one and thereafter was food, us and clothing. We were fortunate in that when we arrived, Sandra and James had provision for tea, coffee, milk and sugar (yay)
We were fortunate on many days to obtain parking in one of the 3 bays opposite, when it wasn't possible, parking in less than a minutes walk was always achievable.
We did have the need to make contact with the owners, and had no difficulty once we had phone coverage in making contact. Very helpful, and sorted us out.
We chose to visit:
Dunster Castle our rating: 5/5
Nutcombe Bottom, seen the tallest tree in England, our rating: 5/5
Combe Martin Wildlife Park, our rating: 5/5
Exmoor Ponies, priceless
Lynmouth, again, lovely - cable car ride, our rating: 5/5
Minehead Eye, our rating: 5/5
Dunster and Minehead beach, our rating: 5/5
Selworthy, gorgeous, stinging nettles - not so great. National Trust Cafe, our rating: 5/5, especially the first aid care we received (and no, not for the stinging nettles).
Minehead Community Hospital, our rating: 5/5. Although I hope never to need to return there
Church bell ringing, and unexpected treat :)
All in all, lovely break, lovely location, lovely cottage
Would definitely recommend this lovely cosy comfy bed cottage

Your age range 35-49
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William F
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Nice cottage in peaceful small village”
Reviewed 14 September 2016 for a stay in September 2016

Good helpful communications from the owner. A cared for and well equipped comfortable cottage in a peaceful small village. Private rear garden and handy parking nearby. Convenient location for exploring the area. Good footpath and coastal walking - friendly locals too.

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Liked best: Clean comfortable and well equipped.
Liked least: No dislikes
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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Management Response
18 Sep 2016
Thank you. We are pleased that you had an enjoyable stay.
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Sjb39
1 review
“Beautiful little country cottage”
Reviewed 4 September 2016 for a stay in August 2016

This cottage is gorgeous right by the church in a pretty little village.
It has a pretty little garden and the rooms are the perfect size for a small family.

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18 Sep 2016
Thank you. We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay.
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Heather P
Spalding, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
9 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Beautiful, comfortable country cottage”
Reviewed 12 August 2015 for a stay in August 2015
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Lovely cottage, plenty of space (much bigger than it looks from the outside) in a quiet, pretty village. Well-situated for visiting the area and we loved it. Only problem was an overflowing macerator unit in the 2nd bathroom - owner's brother arranged for a plumber to come to fix it but nobody ever arrived and we had one bathroom/toilet and no shower between the 4 of us for 8 days. Not the owners' fault as they were on holiday but it was very unfortunate, although it didn't spoil the holiday. Highly recommended. No Wifi, which is a bit of a disadvantage really and would be helpful.

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Liked best: Cottage itself and location.
Liked least: Failure to sort out plumbing problem
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 50-64
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Families with young children People with pets
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Orchid134
London, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Fabulous large cottage in peaceful village”
Reviewed 12 July 2015 for a stay in July 2015

A beautiful two bedroom cottage with large living areas and a lovely sunny courtyard garden at the rear. Both the lounge and dining rooms have log burners. The pictures do not do it justice. The owner has thought of everything you would need in self catering accommodation.
The cottage is set in a lovely quiet village with a post office and friendly pub. There are lots of walks from the village with fabulous views. This is the prefect base to visit the Exmoor national park for walking and pony treking. There are lovely beaches: Minehead has a long sandy beach. Portland Weir, Lynmouth, Lynton, Dunster, Blue Anchor are all lovely places to visit. Taunton is a good town for shopping. Highly recommended.

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Liked best: Everything
Liked least: Nothing
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
People with pets
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546bessie
Worcestershire, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
17 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Everything was perfect!”
Reviewed 24 June 2015 for a stay in June 2015
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All round, we had a really great holiday. The cottage is lovely, it looks very small on the outside but inside there is so much room and the moment we walked in we said, we could live here! The lounge was large and the furniture comfortable, we didn't need a fire but there was one if we needed it. We used the Sky television at night with access to lots of channels. The dining room looked out onto the small garden where we sat in the mornings and had breakfast. The kitchen had a large electric oven and hob that required a bit of getting used to, use gas at home. The bathroom and shower room were all very clean and the bedrooms very roomy with plenty of wardrobe space and cupboards for clothes. The cottage is nestled in a delightful and peaceful village and not far from beautiful Dunster, the coast and Somerset's lovely walking country. 3 small things that would enhance the cottages facilities are instructions on how to use the electric oven and hob, a bigger frying pan with a few more saucepans and maybe less brochures on places to visit which were all crammed into a file and included places like Paignton and Cornwall that are too far away to visit in a week. What would be helpful is personally typed information about places of interest locally including information on the walks that can be enjoyed around the area. Other than that - thank you Sandra for allowing us to share your cottage it was just purrfect!.

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Liked best: Everything
Liked least: Sorry but really didn't dislike anything
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 65+
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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hampshire...
Fareham, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
24 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Perfect!”
Reviewed 6 January 2015 for a stay in December 2014

We stayed in this delightful cottage over Christmas. We wanted a traditional dog-friendly property with a log fire and a pub close by, and we could not have picked a more perfect property! The cottage is much larger on the inside than it looks from the outside. It was a bit chilly when we first arrived but I think the property may have been empty for a couple of weeks before we got there. It soon warmed up once we'd got the log burner going (had to clean it out first) and stayed warm throughout our stay with the help of storage heaters throughout. There are 2 good sized bedrooms, thoughtfully furnished, though I would suggest supplying a couple of extra blankets or thicker duvets for the winter months. There is a lovely big bathroom off the main bedroom and a smaller shower room next to the second bedroom. The kitchen was well equipped and we managed to cook Christmas dinner, once we'd figured out how to work the induction hob! There is no dishwasher which is something we did miss and would recommend the owners consider adding if possible. There were plenty of pots and pans, utensils and crockery. Some of the cutlery has seen better days though. The garden was great for our needs as we just needed somewhere to let our dog out occasionally and it was fully enclosed so he could have a good walk round and sniff without us worrying. The village of Timberscombe is lovely. The pub is just 2 doors away from the cottage, and was very welcoming - dogs allowed. They weren't serving food while we were there. There is a church opposite and we went to the crib service on Christmas Eve where our youngest was delighted to be a shepherd and lead a real live donkey round the church! There are no shops aside from a small post office. However Dunster and Minehead are very close where you can find shops, restaurants and supermarkets. We had a couple of lovely walks from the village, through fields and across rivers. We would definitely recommend this property and really appreciated the little touches that had been added by the owners such as Christmas decorations and supplying necessities that you tend to forget, like toilet rolls, towels and washing up liquid! We hope to return again to have more time to explore the area and enjoy the peace and quiet sitting by the fire!

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Liked best: The log burner
Liked least: No dishwasher
Travelling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
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