Bluebell Cottage is one of two cottages at Pole Rue Farm, Combe St Nicholas on the edge of The Blackdown Hills. The cottage has a south facing, sunny garden, it accommodates 4 people in one double bedroom and one twin bedroom. A cot is available on request. The Cottage is spacious, light and airy with oak & stone flooring downstairs, fully carpeted upstairs. Bluebell cottage has a well equipped kitchen with electric cooker, dishwasher, washing machine, microwave, fridge/freezer etc. The cottage also has a wood burner with logs supplied, and full central heating to ensure a cosy stay during the cooler months. Downstairs is open plan with a separate cloakroom. Upstairs are the two bedrooms and a family bath/shower room. The cottage is south facing with it's own private, fenced patio & garden area, garden furniture and a barbecue for the warm summer evenings.The grounds around the cottage offer plenty of extra space for games, picnics, barbecues or just to relax.
- Cottage861 sq. ft.
- Half Baths1
- Min Stay2 - 7 nights
Two bed self catering cottage
Rose Cottage & Bluebell Cottage are at Pole Rue Farm on the edge of the pretty Somerset village of Combe St Nicholas. Both cottages are recently converted stables, beautifully presented and each sleep up to four guests, A cot & highchair are available. This is the perfect holiday destination for families, friends and couples at any time of the year
During the winter months, enjoy a roaring log fire in the woodburner, and when the sun shines there is plenty of outside space to relax and unwind with a barbecue. Each cottage has its own enclosed sunny south facing patio & garden area with outdoor furniture for alfresco dining. There is also a large garden area which has a picnic table & great for playing lawn games.
Approached via a no-through country lane, Pole Rue Farm sits in a peaceful position, and is within walking distance of Combe St Nicholas with its popular pub (The Green Dragon offering food, a good pint of ale and at times live music) and general store with post office.There is also a farm shop nearby for stocking up on fresh local provisions (it also has a cafe/restaurant for refreshments). For a larger selection of shops, head to Chard or slightly further afield to Somerset's county town of Taunton (10 miles way by car) or Exeter's impressive cathedral city (thirty minutes).
The surrounding countryside is a haven for wildlife and offers plenty of opportunities for those who enjoy country walks, cycle rides along leafy lanes,. It is well placed for visiting a host of attractions in Somerset, Dorset and Devon including: the World Heritage Jurassic Coast with popular resorts such as Lyme Regis (only twenty five minutes away); the National Trust Properties of Barrington Court, Tintinhull Gardens and Montecute House to name just a few; Clark's Shopping Village for those needing some retail therapy; River Cottage Restaurant and Deli in Axminster (home to Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall; the Sidmouth Donkey Sanctuary; Fleet Air Arm Museum as well as Haynes Motor Museum for historic car lovers; Paignton Zoo and Monkey World in Dorset. Exmoor National Park with its stunning coast is also within driving distance for a day trip, as is Dartmoor with its pretty little villages just waiting to be discovered.
The choices are plentiful and diverse with something for all ages and energy levels, as well as a great choice of pubs and restaurants within the local area for eating out.
One well behaved dog is welcome by arrangement at no extra charge.
All power, fuels, bed linens and towels.
Cot bed & highchair on request.
Barbecue and fuel pack available during the summer.
Logs for the wood burning stove during the cooler months.
Bicycle storage available
Nick & Leigh White
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- Aug 16, 2018
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Check-in: 3:00 PM
Check-out: 10:00 AM
100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.
Beautiful cottage in a beautiful location, quiet and very clean. We enjoyed the hospitality of the hosts.
Many thanks for your review Patrick. We enjoyed meeting you & your family. Thanks once again for staying, Leigh & Nick
Beautiful location, owners welcoming and helpful, property is fitted to a high standard
Wonderful places to visit within 30 to 45 mins from cottage. Peaceful and relaxing, great to have use of a BBQ especially as weather was so good during our stay. Defo go back, highly recommend to those looking for that escape from the rat race
Many thanks for your wonderful review. It was a pleasure to meet you & hope to see you both again one day, Leigh
Beautiful spot, lovely cottage conversions. Everything you need catered for. We will be back!
Thank you Ruth & family for your review. We look forward to seeing you all again one day. Leigh
Delightful cottage in beautiful surroundings
This is an extremely well presented cottage with very comfy furnishings and everything that you need for a self catering holiday. We had a wonderful holiday visiting all the surrounding areas, including seaside villages; country gardens and scenic walks. Nick and Leigh who own the cottages are perfect hosts and really lovely people. Looking forward to visiting again.
Many thanks for your review. We are really pleased you enjoyed your stay & look forward to seeing you again.
Lovely clean cottage with everything you need... even for a baby
Lovely clean cottage with everything you need in there. we were delighted with the facilities for the baby.... cot was clean and with lovely crisp bedding for the little one and high chair was a nice one too. The owners live on the farm as well and are there for anything you need. they were really lovely and we got lovely fresh eggs from their chickens.
Beautiful cottage and highly recommend for families with children! Thank you for fresh eggs !
Bluebell Cottage is in an excellent location on the edge of the Blackdown Hills & close to the Somerset,Dorset, Devon borders.
The area is perfect for families or couples for walking, cycling horse rides. We are within easy reach of the seaside towns of Lyme Regis, seaton, Beer, Charmouth & Bridport, Forde Abbey, Barrington Court (NT), Montecute House & Gardens (NT), Perry's Cider Mill at Ilminster, Cathedral City of Exeter, Taunton only 12 miles with an excellent range of shops. Axminster is just 10 miles away with Hugh Fearnley Whittingstall's River Cottage restaurant & nearby is River Cottage HQ. The famous donkey sanctuary at Sidmouth with coastal walks & picnic areas.
Short breaks available all year. At www.poleruefarm.co.uk