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Richards Cottage

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6 Bedrooms , 3 Bathrooms , Sleeps 11
West Bagborough, Somerset, England
Richards comprises a delightful Grade II Listed, thatched cottage of considerable age and character, dating back to the 16th century. In recent years the cottage has been the subject of a comprehensive restoration programme and is offered in good order, with modern fixtures and fittings and oil fired central heating. The accommodation includes three reception rooms, six bedrooms (including one at ground floor) and a well fitted kitchen/breakfast room. The property stands in good sized gardens with ample off road parking, surrounded by Tilbury Farm’s land.
Listing #HL9075245
About the Owner
Matthew A
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:94%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Interaction with guests
Guests are encouraged to call me an hour before they arrive so I can meet them there, hand over the keys and answer any questions. Throughout their stay the guests are welcome to call or email me at anytime if need be.
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice cottage close to the coast. 6 bed rooms and plenty of space in the house. Matt was helpful in getting us set up and responded promptly to any questions we had.

Thank vincentjong
Matt A, VR Owner at Richards Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks Vincent, Glad you had a good stay. All the best Matt

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Spent a working week with partner, five children and beagle at Richards Cottage. Can't rate it highly enough! Wonderful and beautiful location, ample parking for three or four cars. Huge utility and kitchen. Six huge bedrooms and all but one double beds. Mattresses to die...More

Thank damian g
Matt A, VR Owner at Richards Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

"Thanks Damian Im glad you enjoyed your stay, Its certainly generous in its room sizes, Modern houses are getting smaller and smaller. all the best Matt"

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a wonderful 3 night break at Richards Cottage. The accommodation was excellent, well proportioned and extremely clean. All mod cons but retaining a “home from home” feel. The owners were extremely helpful and ensured we had everything we needed. Fresh bread, bacon, sausages...More

Thank louisekeane77
Matt A, VR Owner at Richards Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks Louise Glad you enjoyed the cottage and the local area. All the best - Matt

  • Bunk Beds:(1)
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • Full Baths (3)
  • Internet Access
  • King Beds:(2)
  • Parking
  • Private Garden
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
NUMBER OF PEOPLE USING THE ACCOMMODATION Under no circumstances may more that the maximum number of persons occupy the property. Admittance may be refused if this condition is not...
    3 Full baths
    1 Sofa
    1 Bunk
    2 Kings
    2 Fulls
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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 Weeknight Weekend night Per week Per month
Default 3 nights
GBP 250
GBP 290
GBP 1,500
GBP 3,500
7 Sep 2018 -
2 Nov 2018
3 nights
GBP 250
GBP 290
GBP 1,500
GBP 3,500
Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to Australian Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
  • Damage Deposit: AU$357 / stay - Deposit
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About the neighbourhood
Richards Cottage is in the Quantock ANOB (Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty) similar to a National Park. This area is fantastic for walking, horse riding and mountain biking.
Attractions - Take a scenic ride on an historic steam train. Explore pretty coastal villages. Visit dramatic Cheddar Gorge. See caves at Wookey Hole. Explore the ancient castle at Dunster. Tour historic houses. Take a 4 wheel drive safari across Exmoor.
Food and Drink
Visit a local farmers market. Pick strawberries. Tour a local cider farm and sample their produce. Indulge in a cream tea. Enjoy a pizza night at a local farm. Try locally brewed beer and wine. Fine dine at our local pub The Rising Sun – only a 5 minute walk into the village from Richards Cottage.
Getting around
The best way to explore the area is by car and even if you don't own one you can catch the train to Taunton and pick one up at the station
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Bristol Airport: 58.0 km
Railway: Taunton Station: 12.0 km
Ferry: Ilfracome to Swansea: 80.0 km
The easiest way is by using SatNav and the postcode TA4 3EF
Otherwise use these directions

Richards Cottage, Bagborough, Taunton, TA4 3EF - 23 mins from J25 of the M5.

From Junction 25 follow signs to Taunton on the A358.

At the first roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto the A358.

At the major crossroads by Creech Castle, continue straight on the A358.

At the next roundabout, take the 3rd exit onto Obridge Viaduct / A358.

At the roundabout, take the 1st exit onto Priorswood Road / A358.

Keep right at the fork & continue onto Kingston Road (signed to Kingston st Mary).

Continue straight for approx 5 miles, passing through the village of Kingston st Mary & then up Buncombe Hill.

At the top of Buncombe Hill (by Pines café), turn left. Continue along this road for 1.2 miles.

Activities nearby
Nearest Beach: 18.0 km.
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