Enjoying a fantastic location in one of Somerset's most dramatic valleys right at the foot of the Quantock Hills, Thorncombe is one of five luxury timber-clad holiday lodges. The property comfortably sleeps up to 12 guests in 5 spacious en suite bedrooms (one of which can sleep 4 people), and with the big open plan living area there are plenty of opportunities for socialising. The private indoor swimming pool is a huge benefit of this wonderful property, offering plenty of scope for lesiure and relaxation. Thorncombe is well located for anyone who loves the great outdoors, with the varied and beautiful countryside of the Quantocks right on your doorstep, and some picturesque coastline and Exmoor National Park a short drive away.
5 en suite bedrooms - large kitchen - lounge/dinner - mezzanine with sofa - games area with pool table - Wifi - Sky TV (sports & movies) - 1 shower room - 4 bathrooms with hand held showers - indoor heated swimming pool - large outdoor area with furniture - patio and barbecue - childrens play equipment - trampoline - parking for several vehicles - online grocery shopping available from Waitrose, Tesco, Asda, Sainsburys and Cook. NB: This property owner may require a cautionary deposit of £500 three weeks prior to your arrival.
All the bedrooms have zip-and-link beds (twins or doubles) so you can configure these online to suit your party. Bedroom 4 has a zip and link plus 2 singles. All bedrooms have flatscreen TVs and en suite bathrooms, four of which have baths with hand held showers, and one with a shower.
Perfect for entertaining, the house has a huge 30ft x 20ft living space with a dining area at one end which comfortably seats 14 people, a big flatscreen television (great for movie nights) and a woodburning stove for added warmth and a cosy glow on those chillier days.
At one end of the homely living area is a separate games area with a pool table.
The kitchen is fully equipped with all the latest appliances to make self catering enjoyable, including a double oven, fridge-freezer and two dishwashers, as well as lots of up to the minute gadgets. There's also a handy utility room with a washing machine and tumble dryer. If you're not in the mood for cooking or have a special occasion to celebrate, we have a list of excellent tried and tested local caterers who can provide a delicious meal or a feast to tantalise your tastebuds.
If the weather is kind why not dine outdoors? Thorncombe has a large patio area with garden furniture and a barbecue. Children of all ages will love it as there's plenty to keep them busy - as well as the fabulous indoor swimming pool and the games area with pool table,outside there's some awesome childrens play equipment including a sturdy wooden climbing frame and a super bouncy trampoline. We wouldn't be in the least surprised if you don't want to leave!
With a network of footpaths and bridlepaths right on your doorstep, the Quantocks is a lovely area to explore by foot, horse or bycyle; this is where the Lake Poets spent their holidays, wandering amongst the hills, inspired by the beautiful scenery. You might like to potter around the lanes and wind up at one of the delightful little inns for a lazy lunch, or to sample a pint or two of the local ale, or some traditional Somerset cider. There are two lovely country inns (The Rising Sun and the Blue Ball) within a short distance of Thorncombe.
With its homely and stylish decor, Thormcombe has a welcoming ambience, with solid oak doors and travertine flooring throughout the ground floor, whilst upstairs is carpeted for warmth and cosiness.
This is the ideal place to stay for any week long or weekend break - a family holiday, a girly weekend, a celebratory occasion, or a few days team building: comfort, peace and relaxation are guaranteed
Oil fired central heating (oil included) - woodburning stove (logs provided) - 7 TV's - CD player / DVD player - washing machine - tumble dryer - microwave - double oven - two dishwashers - fridge and fridge/freezer - pool table - duvets / linen / towels provided (swimming towels not included) - cot and highchair available - stairgates - childrens play area and trampoline - patio furniture - BBQ available from Easter until the end of October - pub under a mile - shops 4 miles - non smokers only - Friday-Friday bookings - short breaks available all year - pets by prior arrangement at a £50 charge. Strictly no fireworks or sky lanterns.