Chard Cottages

Near the Devon and Dorset Borders, Chard offers a good selection of holiday homes to enjoy the South Somerset countryside

Property FCH5547

Chard,

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Price from £531.00-£1256     Ref fch5547

Property FCH5547
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Surrounded by the idyllic countryside of Somerset the cottage is situated within a peaceful unspoilt village with a family pub Post Office/general store and children s play area on the village green. There is a vast choice of country walks from your doorstep and cycle routes to enjoy and explore. This cottage is an ideal holiday base to explore south Somerset and Dorset s many attractions including the famous World Heritage Jurassic Coast as well as the excellent beaches of Charmouth and Lyme Regis which are around a twenty-five minute drive. Just four miles away is the market town of Chard which has a wide variety of shops interesting buildings and is well served with places to eat and drink. One mile away is Forde Abbey country house perfect for visiting for a bite at the tea room or wondering around the extensive gardens it has to offer. On entering the cottage firstly there is a welcoming kitchen/diner with solid oak units range cooker integrated fridge freezer dishwasher microwave coffee machine dining table and TV an excellent space to cater for your friends and family. One step up from the kitchen is the handy utility room with a washing machine and sink which joins to a separate WC. There is also a lovely and tranquil-feeling lounge with a TV/DVD surround sound system cosy wood burner and French doors opening out to the patio and garden. There are three bedrooms on the first floor one Master double with a TV and en-suite shower room with WC another double room and one twin bedroom with a TV. Upstairs windows are all at floor level so take care with children. Completing the first floor is a bathroom which has a shower over the bath and WC. Outside there is a private patio area with seating perfect for al fresco dining and barbeques. The patio steps lead to a spacious enclosed garden which has a large lawn area and is ideal for relaxing or for children to play. There is undesignated roadside parking for one car to the front of the property. Need to know: 3 bedrooms 1 en suite double, 1 double and 1 twin. 1 bathroom with shower over bath and WC, 1 en suite shower room with WC on the first floor; 1 separate WC on the ground floor. Care must be taken with children as all of the windows upstairs are at floor level. Kitchen range cooker, integrated fridge, freezer, dishwasher, microwave and coffee machine. Utility room with washing machine and sink. TV/DVD and surround sound system in lounge, TV in kitchen, TV s in Master bedroom and twin bedroom. Electric and central heating included. Wi Fi included. Wood burner first basket of logs included. Towels for hire. Enclosed garden with patio, seating and gas BBQ. Roadside parking for 1 car. Wi Fi included. Regret no pets. Shop and family pub within walking distance and beach 15 miles.

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Property FCH72425

Chard,

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Price from £422.00-£828     Ref fch72425

Property FCH72425
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The great thing about this location is that you are close to the borders where three beautiful counties meet Somerset Devon and Dorset. The amazing Jurassic Coast runs along the length of the east Devon coast from Budleigh Salterton into Dorset at Lyme Regis and from there on towards Chesil Beach. Inland there is much to do with historic houses dotting the gentle countryside. From the nature reserves on the Somerset Levels to the wide expanses of the Quantock Hills leading to the west Somerset coast there are great outings for all. You could spend an afternoon fishing at the nearby Chard reservoir or visit Chard equestrian centre that is within walking distance. There is even a spa and golf course just a short drive away where you can buy a day pass to use many of the facilities. Upon entering this detached stone barn conversion you are greeted with a light and airy open-plan space with two sets of French doors opening onto the beautiful sunny south-facing patio. The open-plan lounge/kitchen/diner boasts exposed beams and high ceilings it is a perfect space to relax on the comfy sofas while reading a book or watching your favourite TV programme. Start your day with a hearty breakfast in the well-equipped kitchen/diner area which has an electric oven and hob microwave fridge/freezer and dishwasher. There is a utility cupboard housing the washer/dryer just outside the shower room. The contemporary open-plan design offers the flexibility of the king-size bedroom and shower room with shower and WC on the ground floor and the single bedroom is privately tucked away on one of two mezzanine levels. The king-size bedroom enjoys rural views from the French doors which can be opened to let the outside in. The second mezzanine level can be used for a quiet space why not try your hand at a spot of Pilates or it can conveniently be used for storing cases so you feel like you ve properly unpacked. Venturing outside there is an elevated private south facing patio with outside seating which gives guests a great place to sit out and enjoy the tranquil surroundings. Additionally guests have access to the owner s 24 acres of land with footpaths trickling streams that lead to a pond and superior countryside views. You will also have your own private driveway with off-road parking for 1 car. Property is situated at the end of a single track lane. Need to know: 2 bedrooms 1 king size and 1 single. 1 shower room. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer and dishwasher. Utility cupboard with washer/dryer. Electric and central heating included. Off road parking for 1 car. Limited Wi Fi included. Regret no pets. Shop 3.5 miles and pub less than 1 mile. TV in lounge. Regret no children under the age of 10 or babes in arms. Private water supply.

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Property FCH72424

Chard,

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Price from £422.00-£549     Ref fch72424

Property FCH72424
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The great thing about this location is that you are close to the borders where three beautiful counties meet Somerset Devon and Dorset. The amazing Jurassic Coast runs along the length of the east Devon coast from Budleigh Salterton into Dorset at Lyme Regis and from there on towards Chesil Beach. Inland there is much to do with historic houses dotting the gentle countryside. From the nature reserves on the Somerset Levels to the wide expanses of the Quantock Hills leading to the west Somerset coast there are great outings for all. You could spend an afternoon fishing at the nearby Chard reservoir or visit Chard equestrian centre that is within walking distance. There is even a spa and golf course just a short drive away where you can buy a day pass to use many of the facilities. You are welcomed into the beautiful accommodation through the front door via the kitchen. You can hang coats and store muddy boots after a countryside walk in the utility room that houses the washing machine. You will then be greeted by the large lounge/diner which has two sets of french windows opening onto the attractive gardens beyond. In the lounge you can relax on the comfy sofa while watching your favourite programme or film on the TV/DVD. From here enter the well-equipped galley style kitchen which has an electric hob and oven fridge/freezer microwave and dishwasher perfect for trying out new recipes or old family favourites. Heading upstairs you will find two comfortable bedrooms accommodating three guests both with unspoilt countryside views across the valley. The king-size bedroom has floor to ceiling windows so you can lie in bed and enjoy the views. This room has a large en-suite bathroom with bath separate shower and WC. The second bedroom has a double bed and access to an excellent sized bathroom with bath shower and a WC. Venturing outside there is an enclosed courtyard to the front of the cottage and to the back is a sheltered patio with seating and beautiful gardens a great place to sit out and enjoy the tranquil surroundings. Additionally guests have access to the owner s 24 acres of land with footpaths trickling streams that lead to a pond and superior countryside views. The cottage adjoins the owner s home but is very private you will have a shared private driveway with off-road parking available for 1 car. Property is situated at the end of a single track lane. Need to know: 2 bedrooms 1 king size and 1 double. 1 en suite bathroom and 1 bathroom. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer and dishwasher. Utility room with washing machine. Electric and central heating included. Off road parking for 1 car. Limited Wi Fi included. Regret no pets. Shops 3.5 miles and pub less than 1 mile. TV/DVD in lounge. Regret no children under the age of 16 or babes in arms. Private water supply.

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