Riverside is a spacious 3 bedroom detached cottage where you can be sure of a warm welcome, ready for you to make yourselves at home and enjoy your stay as soon as you arrive. Although extended and refurbished several years ago it retains lots of cottage character, beamed ceilings, solid wood floors, log burner and open fire yet the large kitchen diner has all modern appliances with patio doors that open onto the gravelled area then lawn which looks out over fields and farmland, where you may spot the shy roe deer or woodpeckers. A total of 23 different species spotted in the garden by one couple during their weeks stay.
This owner/agency has featured on countrycottagesonline.com since 2009
Out and about there is a wide variety of options, walk the droves or along the canal tow path just opposite the cottage, drive to National Trust Properties. Barrington Court, Montacute House and Forde Abbey, or East Lambrook gardens, Hambridge Smokery and Burrow Hill cider farm, visit the Jurassic Coast, Farmers markets, The Fleet Air Museum at Yeovilton, shop for bargains at Clarkes village, the Somerset wetlands or Historic Bath, Glastonbury and Wells, calling back into the Barn Owl for supper, (less than a 100 yards) or relax at the cottage, open the sitting room French doors to sit under the covered patio and watch the wonderful sunsets and the sun go down, or if it is rather chilly curl up in front of the open fire
Ham Hill Countryside Park, Lyme Regis and Jurrassic coastline, National trust Properties and Gardens, Shopping in Historic and Georgian Bath, Shopping for bargains @ Clarkes Village. West Somerset Steam Railway. County Cricket and race meeetings @ Taunton
Nearest Train Station or Airport: Taunton & Yeovil for Railway station and Exeter or Bristol for airport
Recommended Places to Visit: Ham Hill countryside Park Lyme Regis and Jurrassic coastline National Trust Proprties and Gardens Bath Clarkes Village Fleet Air Arm Museum Cider and cider brandy at Burrow Hill Perrys Cider Muchelney Abbey Leech Pottery Burrow Hill Cider Brandy Hambridge Smokery Longleat
Annual Events: Arts Festival in late Summer, Walking and Food Festivals, Local markets most weeks, Carnivals September, October and November Tar Barrels at Ottery St Mary, Nov 5th
Recommended Places to Eat Out: The Smokery at Hambridge. Greyhound Staple Fitzpaine Lamb and Lion Hambridge Devonshire Arms @ Long Sutton. Five Dials at Horton Farmers Arms West Hatch Living Pretty Curry Rivel. Barrington Boar Coffee restaurant at Monks Yard near Ilminster Candlelight Bishopswood.
Local Sports: walking. fishing. cycling, golf, fossil hunting.
Cycle hire and routes plus fishing on the River Parrott at Langport
Please visit the Owner's website to find out more about the holiday cottage, amenities, surrounding area and places to visit in Somerset.