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Edith Cottage

85 reviews
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Overview
2 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
4 guests
Minimum stay varies
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A lovely, cosy 19th century cottage situated in the oldest parish of the town and centrally situated just a few minutes walk to the beautiful Saxon centre of Taunton which contains many lovely restaurant's, artisan shops, parks, gardens, riverside walks. The cottage is also within a short walking distance to Kings College, ideal for the ESCA Summer Cricket Festival. Edith Cottage has been decorated to reflect its Victorian heritage and some original features remain. This delightful two bedroomed cottage boasts a lovely sunny garden to the front with a private more secluded courtyard garden at the rear. The family bathroom, with shower over bath, is conveniently situated between the bedrooms. On the ground floor off the utility area is a separate toilet and hand basin. There is a designated...A lovely, cosy 19th century cottage situated in the oldest parish of the town and centrally situated just a few minutes walk to the beautiful Saxon centre of Taunton which contains many lovely restaurant's, artisan shops, parks, gardens, riverside walks. The cottage is also within a short walking distance to Kings College, ideal for the ESCA Summer Cricket Festival. Edith Cottage has been decorated to reflect its Victorian heritage and some original features remain. This delightful two bedroomed cottage boasts a lovely sunny garden to the front with a private more secluded courtyard garden at the rear. The family bathroom, with shower over bath, is conveniently situated between the bedrooms. On the ground floor off the utility area is a separate toilet and hand basin. There is a designated parking space for the cottage which is reached via electronic security gates making parking safe and secure. Please note: Parking limited to ONE car only. Free on street parking is available a 10 minute walk from the cottage/public car parks nearby. Minimum 2 night stay, off peak. Edith Cottage is owner cleaned, managed and maintained with a continuous program of maintenance to ensure a high standard for our visitors. May we remind you that we accommodate up to 4 people ONLY, a small dog is usually permitted by prior arrangement only but will entail a small additional fee. Taunton has excellent public transport links Via rail and road and is the home of Somerset County Cricket Club, Taunton Racecourse and the renowned Taunton Flower Show dubbed 'the Chelsea of the West' (held annually in August) The West Somerset Steam Railway at Bishops Lydeard traverses the North Somerset coast visiting Watchet, Blue Anchor, Dunster and Minehead. The Exmoor National Park is approx. 50 mins by Car. To the South of the County is the Jurassic coastline of Lyme Regis, West Bay (home to the famous TV programme Broadchurch) and Chesil Beach. For walkers and cyclists there is easy access to the Blackdown and Quantock Hills where there are an abundance of well marked routes to follow. Something for everyone.More
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About the Owner
Julie R
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:January 2015
Interaction with guests
Where possible I like to meet and greet guests upon arrival. This enables me to answer any questions you may have about the cottage and facilities. I can also provide advice with regards to the nearest supermarket, eating establishments and help with things to do and see in the area. For late check in (after 8pm) or if I am unavailable keys can be collected from a secure key safe.
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Reviewed 12 April 2018

Edith cottage is a beautiful cottage within an easy walk to the town centre. Julie, the owner was so helpful and left us a lovely cake to have with a cup of tea! The cottage has everything you could possibly need during your stay. It...More

Date of stay: April 2018
Thank Nicola B
Reviewed 5 April 2018

We stayed at Edith cottage over the Easter weekend. The cottage is well situated and is a lovely cosy retreat, close to the town centre and the motorway. Julie, our host, was very helpful and welcoming and couldn't do enough to make our stay pleasant....More

Date of stay: April 2018
Thank Tkm91
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Reviewed 26 March 2018

The cottage is ideally situated in a quiet location close to local amenities.It is immaculate, furnished to a high standard and contained everything we needed during our stay. The weather was very cold but the cottage was warm and cosy. We received a warm welcome...More

Date of stay: March 2018
Thank Vacation455758
Reviewed 28 February 2018

Lovely cottage and very helpful owner there to greet us. Stayed in Taunton for a friend's birthday weekend. Well equipped and warm, although the double bedroom is quite small. Slightly further from the town centre and station than we thought as we travelled without a...More

Date of stay: February 2018
Thank Christine F
Reviewed 24 February 2018

I can’t say a anything that the previous reviewers have all said, we booked this beautiful house so that we could have our daughter and family over to celebrate her birthday, the house is set up to accommodate four, but Julie, the owner, set everything...More

Date of stay: February 2018
Thank alankeithh
Amenities
Pets Allowed: Ask
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Cooker
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Refrigerator
Washer
Central Heating
Highchair
Outdoor Dining Area
Towels Provided
Dishwasher
Freezer
Private Garden
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk
Cycling Trips
Iron
Hairdryer
TV
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Rural/Countryside Retreats
City Getaway
Linens Provided
Secure Parking
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Internet Access
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About the neighbourhood
Welcome to Taunton Deane, the Heart of Somerset, this beautiful area is home to two Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty – The Blackdown and Quantock Hills, the Somerset Levels, the market towns of Taunton and Wellington and the gateway to Exmoor: Wiveliscombe. The Heart of Somerset has stunning countryside, tourist attractions, arts and crafts, vibrant events, local food and drink. The area truly is the Perfect Rural Retreat and ideal destination for a short break or holiday.
Getting around
Taunton has excellent transport links should you wish to visit without a car. There is a mainline Train station 15 to 20 minute walk or 10 minute taxi ride from the cottage (taxi rank at the station) The Bus station is located in the town centre approx 10 minute walk from Edith, taxi rank available here too. National Express and Stagecoach buses serve Taunton and there are also lots of local buses for you to explore the surrounding area.
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