About the property
- House322 sq. ft.
- Half Baths0
- Minimum Stay3 - 7 nights
4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, Comfy sitting room, adjoining dining room. 2 tv's.
The Palms is a comfortable Victorian House located in a pleasant residential street on the North of Taunton, a few minutes' drive from the charming Quantock Hills, yet only a short walk from Taunton's diverse amenities. The house has been refurbished and redecorated in readiness for the Summer of 2018. The downstairs accommodation comprises of sitting room with 42” tv, and real flame fire. An archway connects to the dining room with dining table for up to eight people. A patio door leads to the rear garden, cosy summerhouse and bbq area. A well equipped kitchen with twin oven, hob, fridge, freezer, dishwasher, microwave and washing machine leads to a compact double bedroom with adjoining toilet, and a door to the garden. On the first floor a spacious kingsized bedroom with 32" tv and dvd (a single bed can be added if required), and a double bedroom overlooking the garden. There is a family bathroom with bath, separate shower and toilet. Stairs to the loft conversion on the second floor which has a small double and a single bed, en suite toilet and wash hand basin. The loft has some sloping ceilings. The garden has a sunny aspect fringed by palms. The street has unrestricted free parking, demand can be high at times but a space can always be found close by on the street.
A supermarket, and a takeaway are within a few hundred yards.
The Palms is only a few minutes from the M5. Taunton railway station is a very short walk from the Palms.
- Response time:
- within a few days
- Calendar last updated:
- May 25, 2018
About Fiona King-McLaren
I welcome guests on arrival. I live 4 miles away and will provide any assistance I am able to throughout the stay. The enjoyment of your visit is very important to me. I have lived in Somerset since 1980, therefore, I know the area well and will be happy to provide information before and during you holiday.
Fiona King-McLaren purchased this House in 2015
Why Fiona King-McLaren chose Taunton
Somerset has long been a popular destination, due to its diversity of attractions, these include beaches, hills, Wookey Hole, Cheddar Gorge, the Somerset levels famous for bird life, unique Glastonbury with the Tor, and Clarke's Village in Street, Wells Cathedral, Dunster Castle, and the ancient port Watchet, to name a few. Taunton is the County town with an wide, well balanced range of amenities. It provides a central location from which to explore the West Country.
What makes this House unique
The Palms has a sheltered garden with a Mediterranean feel, a great spot to enjoy a get together with perhaps a barbeque. New for Summer 2018 A full size Bar Skittles game. An authentic Bagatelle. An 'Ali Baba' basket full of assorted toys
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Check-in: 4:00 PM
Check-out: 11:00 AM
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.
House was clean and the landlady was very helpful. It was nice to arrive and to be met but also to have some extras waiting for us. This ranged from milk in the fridge and a cake to some washing up liquid, dishwasher tablets and plenty of loo rolls.
The garden space would have been fab had the weather been kinder.
It suited us well for convenience whilst on a sports tour with children.
I am delighted that you were pleased with the Palms. As I am committed to the principle of guests feeling that they are pleased with their choice of accommodation, it is always lovely to hear that it worked. The garden is always a popular feature of the property so it was sad that the weather wasn't in your favour. Kind regards, Fiona
It was perfect location for are stay
Good contact with the owner
It was very tidy on arrival
The garden is amazing and relaxing in the evening
I am delighted that you enjoyed you stay at The Palms. You were great guests and will be most welcome if you wish to visit again.
Refugium fußläufig zum Zentrum
Mediterraner Garten, man staunt, was in Taunton so wächst! Das Haus ist geräumig und vollständig ausgestattet für bequem 8 Personen.
Ideal für einen Kurz-oder längeren Aufenthalt.
Thank you so much for your favourable review. I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay at the Palms. You were a first class guest.
The Palms is approximately three miles from Kingston st Mary at the foot of the Quantock Hills. Delightful Hestercombe Gardens can be found nearby. It is also a very short walk from Taunton's many amenities. There is a Co-op a few yards away which is open until 11.00 pm. Two takeaways and a cash point machine are in the same spot. A family pub, adjacent to the railway station, both only a few hundred yards distant. The Plough is a very popular pub, located just beyond the railway station. Station Road has an abundance of ethnic restaurants and take aways. The hop on and off steam railway departing from Bishop's Lydeard is a wonderfully relaxing way to enjoy North Somerset's interesting places including the charming village of Dunster and it's castle and the beach at Blue Anchor. Somerset has long been a holiday destination and has a multitude of days out options.