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Comfortable, warm family home with Log Burner and own HOT TUB

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

3 bedrooms sleeps 6 in peaceful location in countryside. Perfect place to relax

'Woodlands' stands just outside the village of Langford Budville in rural surroundings ! The cottage is set between woodland & open countryside with panoramic views to the Blackdown Hills in the lovely Vale of Taunton Deane on the Somerset/Devon border. Relax in the 6 Person HOT TUB in the garden, even in winter. Pure luxury!! The house is spacious, warm & homely, furnished & decorated to a very high standard, with full central heating, woodburner, double glazing, whirlpool bath, full package Sky TV, king sized bed, 4 poster bed, twin beds, free WiFi. Everything a family needs for a comfortable & enjoyable holiday. Located on the site of our garden nursery/small holding & adjoining 220 acre nature reserve, it is ideal for those wishing to get away from it all to relax & unwind. Freshly baked Cakes & Cream Teas with clotted cream & home made jam and tasty light lunches cooked and served in summer in our small tea shop and garden. The village pub is within walking distance with real ales, open fires & good food (open all year). Our favourite Visitors comment: WE HAVE ESCAPED THE “MADDING CROWD” AND FOUND A SMALL CORNER OF HEAVEN'.

Living area: We have just finished changing the conservatory to a Sun Room which is a large warm, light and airy room with two skylights, four windows, large folding doors, woodburner, two settees, two chairs, wide screen TV with Sky box (full package), DVD player & a good selection of DVDs, CD's, books & games. The large folding doors lead out into a sheltered, private patio area with lights and barbecue, a perfect place for alfresco dining and then on to a large, mature private garden where you will find the Hot Tub in a gazebo.

The large beamed farmhouse style kitchen has solid oak kitchen units, a Corian top, a range style gas cooker with griddle plate, gas hobs, two ovens & a grill. Also a dishwasher, washer, toaster, coffee machine, iron & ironing board, a wide variety of cooking utensils, pots, pans & dishes for six people plus extra for dinner guests.

The Ground floor has a bedroom with four-poster bed, (all bedding provided) colour TV, dressing table, en-suite shower.

Downstairs bathroom: Relax in the Whirlpool bath in the large family bathroom which has sink & WC.

There is also a separate cloakroom with WC and sink.

Upstairs are two further bedrooms.

A spacious & comfortable room with double aspect windows looking over woodland full of bluebells in spring on one side and open countryside on the other. A comfortable king sized bed(all bedding provided , two arm chairs, wardrobe, dressing table with mirror, wide screen TV, en suite shower.

Separate WC.

A twin room with two single beds (all bedding provided , a wardrobe, unit with lots of books, toys and games for younger visitors. Cots and high chairs can be provided.

Children are made very welcome with toys, games, a play area with swings, slides, climbing wall and plenty of space to play.

There is parking by the front door & further off road parking onsite.

Price includes Free WiFi, full package Sky telly, full bed linen with duvets, towels, tea towels, electricity, gas, loan of CD's, DVD's and use of the Hot Tub.

More Details

Mrs Carol Mahoney
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
December 3, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

Wow! the new kitchen and lounge are fabulous! It was great before but now its awesome! Great holiday once again. 10 years and still love it. Thanks Guys!
Mar 2016
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Wellington Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Village
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Fireplace ...
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer ...
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 2 Half Baths
  • Bathroom 2 - shower , This is an en-suite shower in downstairs bedroom
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , Downstairs toilet and sink
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , jetted tub , Downstairs bathroom with whirlpool bath, sink and WC
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , Separate WC and sink upstairs
    Bathroom 5 - shower , En-suite shower in upstairs main bedroom
  • Main bathroom has a WHIRLPOOL BATH. En-suite shower in downstairs bedroom and separate WC downstairs. Upstairs ensuite shower and separate WC. En-suite shower in upstairs bedroom and separate upstairs WC.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 double , Four Poster
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , 1 baby crib
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Cot can be supplied
  • A King sized bed in the upstairs room with wide screen TV, en-suite shower, wardrobes, vanity unit, 2 easy chairs. Twin bedroom with wardrobe, toys & small TV. Downstairs - Four poster bed, en suite shower, vanity unit, wardrobe and TV. Cots can be provided if required.
  • Books ...
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library ...
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
  • Child's Swing
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • 6 garden chairs
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Jacuzzi
  • Whirlpool
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • swimming
  • tennis


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Comfortable, warm family home with Log Burner and own HOT TUB
average rating of 4.818182 based on 23 reviews


  • 5 of 5

The property went beyond our expectations. We stayed for a week and it wasn't long enough.

This was our first holiday in the UK for 12 years. The cottage had everything you needed from cooking utensils to towels.The property was really cleanand well maintained.

We are a family with an 8 and 4 year old and they had so much fun, especially in the hot tub and the play area. The property kept them amused to with a selection of games, toys and also the piano (and my daughter thought she'd have a week off from her piano practice!!).

The rooms were lovely and the master bedroom bed was so comfortable (I really miss it) and the room was so light.

The kitchen was well stocked with appliances, pots, pans and of course the range cooker.

Outside was beautiful, from the gardens to the walk up the lane to the nursery where the chicken are and 'Scarlets Garden' (excellent cream tea).

The owners etc. were really helpful with any problem you had.

The hot tub was a luxury and and night was enhanced with the fairy light and of course a spot of bubbly.

There is a lot to do and see in the area and the cottage is well placed for visiting both the North and South Coast (would recommend the south though).

It was unfortunate that the village pub isn't really a 'proper' pub, more of an eatery but we didn't mind as we enjoyed eating as a family in the cottage. It was just a shame that we weren't able to use the BBQ due the the Enhlish weather.

I would recommend is property as we loved every minute of it and will definitely going back In the future.

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
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A lovely location

  • 5 of 5

The cottage exceeded all our expectations. Whilst there was only 2 of us, the cottage would be ideal for a party of upto 6 persons at least. Beautiful gardens and views to the rear.

  • Submitted: Sep 19, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
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Home from home

  • 4 of 5

Everything we need

  • Submitted: Sep 4, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
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Very good property

  • 4 of 5

Lovely light and spacious property. Everything you could want as a home from home.

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
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Home from home !!

  • 5 of 5

17th - 21st Apr '17

We were really hoping the place would be just like the photos. It was. But it was even better. We 100% felt at home from the moment we entered the holiday home. Having a downstairs bedroom with its own shower was ideal.

It was spotless and everything you needed in the kitchen was supplied. Plenty of towels. Lots of things to do ... Games, dvds, videos, sky channels etc.

We were extremely lucky with the weather and enjoyed the BBQ and used the hot tub every evening.

Would recommend this to anyone.

  • Submitted: Apr 21, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Wow what a lovely place

  • 5 of 5

wow what a beautiful place we have just got back from visiting the cottage and can say we have really enjoyed it there. The cottage was beautifully kept and well looked after. We had a lovely surprise to find all the requirements there you need to stay the weekend. We really enjoyed the private hot tub and the local surrounding in the woods and the walks. We cant wait to go back again

  • Submitted: Nov 24, 2014
  • Stayed: November 2014
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Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Oake Golf Course
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
The Martlett Inn. Half mile away
Car: necessary

5 miles from the M5 (J26), “Woodlands” cottage provides an excellent location for a relaxing holiday and is a good base for exploring all of Somerset and Devon as we are situated midway between the north & south coasts, with many tourist attractions within easy reach.

Adjoins 228 acre Nature Reserve, a mixture of woodlands & heathland crisscrossed with rambling paths inviting leisurely exploration.

Friendly pub within walking distance with real ales, good food and log fires.

Home-made light lunches, cake & cream teas with clotted cream & home-made jam served in our garden nursery tea shop during summer months.

Cothay Manor, a lovely Elizabethan manor house. 2km.

Gaulden Manor Garden (10km)

Kightshayes Court Garden (12km)

Hestercombe House Gardens (14 km)

Combe Sydenham Country Park (15km)

Dunster Castle (23km)

Killerton House and Garden (23 km)

Walled Gardens of Cannington (23km)

Family days out: Wookey Hole. Longleat Safari & Adventure Park. . Exmoor Pony Centre . Mill on the Brue outdoor adventures. Cheddar Caves & Gorge. Creally Adventure Park. Glastonbury and lots more

FISHING at Langford Lakes, four lakes set in 30 acres (2km)

GOLF courses nearby at Oake and Taunton

The Blackdown Hills, Quantocks & Exmoor are nearby with good walking/cycling.

West Somerset Steam Trains. From Bishops Lydeard to Minehead (good beach) stopping at Blue Anchor (nice beach), Watchet (harbour town), Dunster (medieval town with castle) etc.

Nearest town is WELLINGTON, a small town with supermarkets, lots of Independent shops and five times winner of the Britain in Bloom Portman Cup, trophies etc. Nearby, in the Blackdown Hills is Wellington Monument, built to honour of the Duke of Wellington.

SHOPPING: Clarks Outlet Village in Street. Farmers Markets & Farm shops locally. Sheppys cider. Excellent shopping in Exeter & Taunton. Trago Mills in Newton Abbott.

BRISTOL: shopping mall at Cribbs Causeway, plus new stylish shopping centre at Cabot Circus in city centre, independant shopping in Park Street & Clifton.

Very good butcher & independent shops in Wiveliscombe.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Changeover times:
Friday to Friday. Cottage available from 3pm on arrival date and should be vacated by 10am on 'going home day'.

Price includes Full Package Sky telly, Full bed linen with duvets, towels, tea towels, electricity, gas, WI Fi, loan of DVD's, videos, CD's and exclusive use of the Hot Tub.


Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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