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Large house and grounds for groups 6 - 22 - Park Cottage

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Bedrooms 3
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Minimum Stay
3 - 7 nights


Taunton Cottage Rental Photos and Description

Park Cottage Sleeps 6 in three bedrooms with 2 bathrooms

Cossington Park which has extensive and beautifully maintained gardens – suiting all ages . Totally secluded yet just a short walk from the village pub, it makes an excellent base from which to explore (see location).

Park Cottage has two delightful bedrooms on the first floor and a ground floor bedroom plus 2 bathrooms. There is a large well equipped country kitchen/diner/sitting room which opens out on to decking and a private garden. There is furniture to dine al fresco and a barbecue. Freeview TV, DVD player and games console available. Outside are: extensive lawn and flower borders; ‘ha-ha’ with feature bridge; paddock with apples; games field; kitchen garden; garden; walled vegetable garden. Indoor and outdoor games including table tennis and badminton. There is also a childrens playground for the little ones. Pets are welcome!

We can offer beauty treatments, catering, archery, falconry, ballooning, Owl Prowl, Badger Watch and much more some of which is on site.

* We nurture some special trees;

* We keep a wild garden at the end of our paddock, which is loved by butterflies;

* Our Paddock has lots of rare cowslips

* We have three ponds that are abundantly supplied with newts, including the endangered great crested newt

* We have solar panels and a biomas boiler.

For Garden Lovers: Cossington Park's own gardens have some interesting features:

• An old and extremely rare species of Chinese Elm, brought here by the Owner's ancestors from China, believed to be the only one of its type and age in the UK (the UK's most eminent tree experts have been unable to match it exactly to any known species)

• A wide variety of old English apples trees

• Several ponds with great crested newts

• Rare cowslips

• A fine clump of lime trees

In addition there are many gardens open to the public within a day's visit from Cossington Park.

More Details

Details for Park Cottage 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, 2 Bathrooms

Our delightful cottage has three bedroom; on the first floor a twin and a double with a family bathroom and on the ground floor a twin with a wet room. The large kitchen/diner/sitting room opens out on to decking and there is furniture for al fresco dining and a barbecue. Surrounded by stunning grounds and close to Wells and Glastonbury makes this the perfect location for a family holiday.

  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair accessible

Property Manager
Lorraine Bentley
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
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Calendar last updated:
October 6, 2016
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About Lorraine Bentley

My name is Lorraine Bentley and I manage the marketing and guest care for the Owner Graham Wason. Cossington Park is his ancestral home and much loved. He now lives in Denmark and London but regularly visits Cossington Park. He reinvests any income back into the property to preserve it for future generations.

Lorraine Bentley purchased this cottage in 1600

Why Lorraine Bentley chose Somerset

This much loved ancestral home is the perfect location to relax and enjoy the 22 acres of gardens and grounds. There is plenty to keep children busy and we well come family pets to! Adults can unwind in luxurious surroundings or we can arrange falconry, archery, ballooning to mention but a few things or maybe beauty treatments for a pamper session. Catering is also available on request.

What makes this cottage unique

Unique location on the Somerset Levels. Surrounded by stunning scenery and close to Cheddar Gorge, Wookey Hole Caves, Glastonbury, Wells and Burnham on Sea.


2 traveler reviews

Park Cottage
average rating of 5.0 based on 2 reviews

A lovely place to stay

  • 5 of 5

A lovely converted place to stay. Couldn't really fault it other than lack of soap on arrival and due to the location no phone signal. That's not an issue but when you have no wifi it is! I would only return if I had a wifi dongle that I knew would work or they installed wifi! I would have gladly paid more for wifi! Overall very good though

  • Submitted: Oct 7, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind comments. You were one of our first guests at our newly converted cottage and we have since be able to install WiFi and a landline. We do hope to welcome you back for another visit in the near future. Kindest Regards Lorraine
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Excellent stay in a gorgeous Somerset cottage

  • 5 of 5

We have a brilliant family weekend away at Park Cottage. Facilities far surpassed our expectations with a private garden but also use if the estate grounds complete with play area, football pitch and indoor table tennis. Gorgeous welcome pack full of locally sourced goodies. Decorated to a high standard with really comfy beds. Highly recommend.

  • Submitted: Sep 24, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your kind comments. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Kindest regards Lorraine
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Nearest Airport
55 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Nearest Ferry
100 Kilometres
Nearest Train
6 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
5 Kilometres
M5 J23
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Nearest Beach
10 Kilometres
Car: recommended

Cossington Park is located in the pretty village of Cossington in Somerset, on the edge of the Polden Hills and the Somerset Levels, between Glastonbury and Bridgwater, and just three and a half miles from the M5 motorway. Within easy access are many of the West Country's beauty spots and attractions including: Cheddar Gorge and Wookey Hole Caves; Dunster Castle; Exmoor, the Quantocks, Mendips and Brendon Hills; the cities of Bath and Wells; Glastonbury Priory and Tor; Longleat.

There are 228 visitor attractions on the Celebrating Somerset website, including 19 National Trust and 12 English Heritage properties in the county. Bristol is 45 minutes away and Bath just over an hour.

Other Activities: Falconry, Archery, Carriage driving; shooting; balloon rides and lots more

Golf: Excellent links course at Burnham and Berrow. Local club is Enmore Golf Club which welcomes visitors and provides an excellent parkland course. Details on other clubs in the area available on request.


Rates & Availability

Taunton Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Half Term
Oct 14 2016 - Oct 20 2016
3 night minimum stay
Low Season
Oct 21 2016 - Dec 22 2016
3 night minimum stay
Dec 23 2016 - Dec 29 2016
7 night minimum stay
New Year
Dec 30 2016 - Jan 5 2017
5 night minimum stay
Low Season
Jan 6 2017 - Feb 9 2017
3 night minimum stay
Half Term
Feb 10 2017 - Feb 16 2017
3 night minimum stay
Low Season
Feb 17 2017 - Apr 6 2017
3 night minimum stay
Apr 7 2017 - Apr 20 2017
3 night minimum stay
Low Season
Apr 21 2017 - Apr 27 2017
3 night minimum stay
May Day
Apr 28 2017 - May 4 2017
3 night minimum stay
Mid Season
May 5 2017 - May 25 2017
3 night minimum stay
Spring Break
May 26 2017 - Jun 1 2017
3 night minimum stay
Mid Season
Jun 2 2017 - Jul 13 2017
3 night minimum stay
High Season
Jul 14 2017 - Aug 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
Mid Season
Sep 1 2017 - Oct 19 2017
3 night minimum stay
Half Term
Oct 20 2017 - Oct 26 2017
3 night minimum stay
Low Season
Oct 27 2017 - Dec 19 2017
3 night minimum stay
Xmas/New Year
Dec 20 2017 - Dec 29 2017
7 night minimum stay
New Year
Dec 30 2017 - Jan 5 2018
5 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

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Taunton Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 126 m²
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Village
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , shower , remote control shower/wet room
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Hobbs Bedroom - 1 queen
    Golightly Bedroom - ground floor bedroom
    Kennedy Bedroom - 2 twin/ single , Can be zipped for a double
  • 3 bedrooms: On first floor one Double and one Twin Bedroom (which can be a double) with garden views and shares family bathroom. On Ground floor one twin bedded room with wet room.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Games
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair accessible
Onsite Services:
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
We can provide catering if required, beauty treatments, falconry, archery, ballooning, Owl Prowl or Badger Watch and much more...... on site.

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