9/10 - We stayed at Thorncombe for a 3 night stay Easter 2019 and the whole house was lovely. Plenty of space for us all inside and the outside area. The pool was lovely and clean too. It was so nice that the owner Tim came to introduce himself and had left us a few bottles of wine and a cake which we all thought was a lovely touch. Fantastic idea having two kettles and dishwashers, we have never stayed anywhere that had that and we thought it was brilliant with there being so many of us. Also nice that tea, coffee, sugar, dishwasher tablets etc were also supplied. It is all the little touches that make your stay somewhere that little more enjoyable. The only thing we did all say was that it was a shame that there was only one walk in shower in the property as all other ensuites had baths with hand held showers. Just to top it off we have the most amazing weather. I would definitely recommend this property and Sleeps 12 as the whole experience from booking to departure was brilliant. Thanks again. - Jeffery - April 2019

8/10 - Pool was lovely and we were really appreciative of the heating at the beginning of our week which was a bit chilly. Leave a list for owners to help, as they won’t know what’s wrong unless people tell them. Things like faulty blinds, missing light bulbs. Dunster castle, Cleeve Abbey, Haynes motor museum, Kilve beach, Watchet. - Kear - April 2019

Response: "All owners details can be found in the property information as well as in the Check In Details within your booking". - Sleeps 12

9/10 - The pool was lovely and the layout of the property. And the cake left for us was delicious thank you so much! - O'Connell - April 2019

10/10 - The swimming pool was amazing and warm and the facilities in the property were excellent. Everything needed was there. - Tanihatu - March 2019

9/10 - Definitely the pool and the trampoline were perfect for our group. Bonus points for a nice warm house too. Hand held showers not great so in our room a small table to put toiletries on instead of behind the bath where they were slightly sprayed with water when the shower was used would be good. We all enjoyed the stay and appreciated the extras in the kitchen. The local animal zoo was excellent, close encounters with a bearded lizard and a snake were very exciting for not just the children. - Rundle - February 2019

9/10 - Skipp - February 2019

10/10 - Swimming Pool was amazing and great fun - pool was very warm and great for us all, even a 5 month old baby. The gifts left for us by the owner were a very welcome surprise and a nice touch, the chocolate cake was amazing. Accommodation was superb we didn't want for anything, everything we needed was there for us. Blue Anchor Bay and Watchet were very pretty but the weather was bracing in early February. - Reynolds - February 2019

9/10 - The pool was lovely and the owner was very friendly. The whole house was perfect really. Well stocked cupboards, including children’s cutlery was appreciated. Travel cost of good quality too. The only minor negative was that because of the temperature and humidity from the pool (we assume), the straps in the high chairs are a bit mouldy. We didn’t use them, hence still 9.5 out of 10, but worth noting. Thanks again for a lovely weekend. We would (and will) definitely come again. - Baxter - January 2019

9/10 - We particularly enjoyed getting together with family and the pool. We can recommend days out to the coast/beach and walks generally. - Bates - January 2019

10/10 - All rubbish is put in one bin. It seems unlikely that it can be sorted and recycled at plant as would be contaminated by food etc . Would have been nice to recycle. We went to Shaldon clay shooting school, Minehead and Dunster. - Withers - December 2018

Response: "All our property owners take recylcing very seriously and as commercial ventures have to have the correct commercial waste collections in place. This makes sure that all wastes and recyclables generated from your holiday are transformed into high quality raw materials and renewable energy".- Sleeps12

9/10 - The chalet was lovely and warm as was the pool. The openness of the lounge/dining room and kitchen allowed everyone to be a part of anything going on downstairs. It would have been nice to have a couple more shower rooms rather than baths with shower attachments especially as I approach 65 and "limbo dancing" is not too easy. Overall a very enjoyable christmas break. Take a drive to Blue Anchor bay if you have a dog so as to enable it to have a good run. - Edwards - December 2018

10/10 - We all had a fabulous time, occasion was my husbands 60 birthday, it was a great place that catered for all ages, would definitely recommend it and would go again. It is the perfect break for the winter months. It was extremely clean and well equipped with kitchen ware, everything you need. - Price - November 2018

10/10 - House is superb - beautifully furnished, really well equipment. Great layout for big family/group. We can recommend a day out to Dunster Beach/Castle (20 minute drive). - Owen - November 2018

10/10 - Property very good, clean and very well stocked. Swimming pool very good. Only one shower cubicle, shower head not too good, baths good but would have liked more showers but small detail when only staying for few days. Can recommend walking on the Quantocks. - Boulton - October 2018

8/10 - Lovely property but the bathrooms would be better if they had showers instead of baths. Lovely swimming pool. - Beck - October 2018

8/10 - Only 1 shower cubicle in the whole cottage, would prefer in the other rooms not showers in baths. Ensuring the garden is completely enclosed as 2 small dogs, some biggish gaps under the fence. Beautiful cottage and beautiful setting. - Cope - August 2018

8/10 - We can recommend days out to The steam train from Bishops Lydeard to Blue Anchor Bay was brilliant. Also enjoyed a visit to Dunster, and a visit to Watchet. We thought the actual house was lovely, with a real wow factor. We loved the living room, which was spacious and attractive, it was good having the pool table in the living area, and the kitchen was attractive and easy to work in too. The two dishwashers were an excellent touch. The swimming pool was lovely, very warm, and big enough for our party of 11, however the tiles surrounding the pool were extremely slippery, and felt quite dangerous when wet. The main disappointment was the bedrooms, which we felt let the property down badly. The mattresses were hard, creaky and uncomfortable, and the bedding was extremely poor quality, not at all what we would expect for a five star property. The pillows were very thin and hard, and the duvets were stiff, heavy and lumpy and did not fit the duvet covers. The smallest bedroom upstairs was really too small to be a double bedroom, and although we understood the reasons why showers were not possible upstairs, due to the sloping ceilings, we did find it a problem only having one shower in the property. It would be possible to provide a second shower downstairs, for general use which would be very helpful. The shower in the downstairs bedroom was quite poor, with the plastic fitting at the bottom easily knocked out of place, and the shower head leaking badly. The toilet seats were also loose and at least one cistern was constantly running. I'm sorry to complain about all these things, as the owner was very helpful when we had a problem with the dishwashers, and came to fix it immediately. We were just a bit disappointed with the areas I have mentioned, especially the beds, and think it could be remedied, especially as the house itself was so lovely. - Ward - August 2018

10/10 - The house was perfect for our needs. Modern, surprisingly more spacious than we imagined and very comfortable. The heated indoor pool was perfect for rainy days and any other day. Our children were very happy here. Days out to The sandy beach, shops, steam railway and Butlins in Minehead. Exploring Lynmouth and Lynton and riding the funicular railway. Cream teas at WatersmeetDunster Castle and shops. - Hill - August 2018

10/10 - Had a lovely time here, all my family loved it very clean and lovely place, also thank you for the cake was very nice, we all enjoyed It, would recommend it to people who want a peaceful break, or a family because of its private pool and garden area which is great for kids. - Horne - July 2018

10/10 - We stayed in the house pretty much the whole time, amazing place, sun, pool, BBQ and plenty of room in the massive fridges for the beer and food we bought with us. Tim came and said hi and then just left us to it. Perfect. - Beesley - June 2018

10/10 - Jones - June 2018

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