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Widcombe Grange, for house parties, outdoor pool & hot-tub for 24

A great house for up to 24 with pool, hot-tub, 2 lakes & 17 acres.
The drawing room
Kingfisher Bedroom
Otter bedroom
Sitting room
One of the bathrooms
The den
Boot store
Pergola on the Lake
Swimming pool
Games barn
Games barn - interior
South side of main house
Keepers cottage
Cottage - Gamekeepers bedroom
Cottage - Orchard bedroom
Cottage - Thatchers bedroom
The lake, for  fishing or boating
Beautiful autumn colours emerging
Looking over the lawn at the rear of the house
The majestic scotts pines.
Open space near the orchard
Towards the front lawn
Log pile beside the lake walk, good for habitat, we hope.
The beautiful Blackdown Hills, great for walking and moutain biking.
The Blackdown Hills are wonderful for walking, riding & mountain biking.
Kitchen in the cottage, perfect for a morning coffee before breakfast in the main house.
1 of 29A great house for up to 24 with pool, hot-tub, 2 lakes & 17 acres.
Holiday Rental House -
12 Bedrooms , 10 Bathrooms , Sleeps 24
Culmhead, Somerset, England
Widcombe Grange is a big house that is wonderful for large groups celebrating a family get together, birthday or just wanting to have a great house party. Weekends are popular and it's a lovely place to stay for a week in the summer too, making the most of the pool, hot tub and grounds.

The Grounds
In front of the house is a natural pond with its own island gazebo (licensed for weddings) and beyond this is an area of woodland, great for rambling around or for children to burn off some energy. You can also enjoy the two acre spring fed lake and have a row on the boat if you fancy a bit of swallows and amazons! Beside the lake is an apple orchard and you can enjoy some of the apple juice in our welcome pack.
The 22 acres give you enough space if you want to try your hand at some country pursuits. Our ranger can be pre-booked to teac...
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About the Manager
The Big House Co
Languages spoken:English
Response Time:Within a few hours
Interaction with guests
We welcome you to the house, show you around so that you know how every thing works and then leave you to settle in and have a wonderful stay. If you have any problems we have a duty manager at the end of the phone while you are at Widcombe Grange.
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Reviewed 5 July 2018

I hired this house (29/06-01/07) for a family/friends weekend to celebrate a special event. From the booking stage many months ago the whole team as The Big House Co have gone above and beyond. From suggestions about little details at the property to helping with...More

2  Thank Ricki F
Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

Stayed here for my hen party, we all came from Bristol so not far for us to drive. The property was amazing and the grounds were just beautiful. Everything was spotless and it was so well equipped for our needs. We used the got tub...More

Thank BristolAbi
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Reviewed 18 June 2018

A beautiful house and separate annexe in stunning extensive grounds. Very well-equipped and plenty of space for all ages (6 months to mid-60s) to enjoy themselves, either independently or all together. Helped by good weather, the swimming pool, games room, hot tub and boating lake...More

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Management response:Responded 21 June 2018

Hi and thank you for your wonderful review. Your weekend house party sounds brilliant fun - it's wonderful to get all the family together and the sunshine always makes it extra special doesn't it, when there is so much fun to have outside at Widcombe...More

  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Boat Available
  • Books
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (24)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (3)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (4)
  • Game Room
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Half Baths (2)
  • Highchair
  • Hot Tub
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(3)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (24)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Private Fishing Lake/River
  • Private Garden
  • Private Outdoor Pool (Heated)
  • Refrigerator
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • SuperKing Beds:(8)
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Water Views
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
    4 Full baths
    2 Half baths
    1 Shower
    3 Attached (ensuite)
    8 Kings
    1 Full
    3 Queens
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Per night Per week
Default 6 nights
10 Aug 2018 -
23 Aug 2018
2 nights
24 Aug 2018 -
28 Aug 2018
4 nights
31 Aug 2018 -
1 Nov 2018
2 nights
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  • Damage Deposit: £1,000 / stay - Deposit
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About the neighbourhood
Many of our weekend groups like to have an activity arranged for them. Perhaps clay shooting or archery, or something more relaxing like a massage, some of which can take place at the house. We can also arrange catering, so that you can chill. This can be anything from a delivered supper to a celebration dinner with waitress service and drinks served on the lawn, weather permitting.For those guests wanting to go further afield or who might be here on holiday, we are in a wonderful part of Somerset for walking, pub lunches, visits to the coast and boat trips (Lyme Regis is one of our favourites), riding and fishing to name but a few. Dunkeswell airfield offers taster flights, if you fancy an aerial view, or what about a balloon ride. For families, w also recommend (having done it and l... more
Getting around
We'd recommend you bring a car as Widcombe Grange is set in the countryside. However, if you are not planning to leave the house during your stay, a taxi to and from the house (from Taunton railway station) is possible. The train journey from London is 1hr 45mins.
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Exeter: 40.0 km
Railway: Taunton: 11.0 km
Ferry: Plymouth: 113.0 km
M5 is 6 miles away. The nearest train station is Taunton (6 miles), trains direct to Paddington. The nearest airport is Exeter or Bristol. We will send you detailed directions and meet you at the house to welcome you and show you how things work.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Nearest Beach: 45.0 km.
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