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“Best, most lovely cottage ever”
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24 reviews
Garden in winter
The spacious yet cosy living room with woodburner
Light and airy kitchen
Twin room en-suite bathroom with over head shower
Garden in Spring
View overlooking valley nearby cottage
Beautiful Porlock Weir, just 4 miles from the cottage
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Cottage -
2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4
Minehead, Somerset, England

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AlexvanZu...
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Best, most lovely cottage ever”
Reviewed July 22, 2017 for a stay in July 2017
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person found this review helpful

Hundreds of years old cottage with half meter think walls. We're Dutch, we think this is a typical English way of furnishing. It as al the modern facilities one could wish on a holiday. A heard that you can use yourself - wood included. A kitchen were you can also dine. And best of all might be the view. Very complete house and everything clean. I mean really clean. Would like to live there!

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James W
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
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“Absolutely Stunning”
Reviewed May 16, 2017 for a stay in April 2017

Myself and my partner stayed here for a weekend with our two kids. The house was just simply stunning and the hosts were so accommodating and welcoming. On our arrival we were made to feel right at home and even given some brownies!

The house features a stunning fireplace, all the kitchen and white good facilities you could possibly need. The beds were all very comfortable and the house has been maintained and decorated to a very high standard. The house is beautifully situated in the countryside overlooking rolling hills with a field to the back of the kitchen.

Our two children absolutely fell in love with the house - as did we. Would be looking to visit this place again should the requirement to do so arise.

5* on all fronts.

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Management Response
17 May 2017
Thank you so so much for your lovely review, it was a pleasure having you stay and we really look forward to welcoming you back one day!
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Sally B
Alltwalis, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Beautiful cottage in a beautiful location”
Reviewed January 17, 2017 for a stay in December 2016
1
person found this review helpful

Less than a 5 minute drive to Minehead and 10 minutes to Porlock the opposite direction. Very well decorated cottage. Garden was attractive. Allows dogs , so a brilliant bonus for dog lovers. Next door to the owners property but secluded enough for privacy. The fire was splendid and kept us warm on the winter nights. Would definitely go again.

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Rachel T
Level 1 Contributor
2 reviews
“Amazing stay at Little Knapp”
Reviewed July 14, 2016 for a stay in June 2016

We stayed at Little Knapp from 30th June to 4th July for a friend's wedding nearby. The cottage was absolutely beautiful throughout, as were the gardens. Tanzie was so helpful and friendly, and had made us an AMAZING victoria sponge cake upon arrival (thank you!!)

We will definitely be coming again, perhaps in the winter so that we can enjoy that huge logburner!

Everything was perfect - Thank you so much!

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Michele92...
Taunton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
“A wonderful place to stay”
Reviewed March 20, 2016 for a stay in March 2016

The cottage was very comfortable,the views outstanding,peace in abundance.
Tanzie and Richard were there if you needed them but did not encroach.
The logs were plentiful and the fire was really warming.

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CM093u4nl...
London, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Fantastic stay, would visit again”
Reviewed October 5, 2015 for a stay in August 2015
1
person found this review helpful

We had a fantastic stay at Little Knapp- it was ideal for a long weekend away from London.
Tanzie couldn’t have been more helpful and the house is beautiful and full of rustic charm- but with all the mod cons- it’s cosy, clean and quiet. They really have thought of everything and the personal touches are really appreciated.

The house is in a rural setting with stunning views, but it is close enough to Minehead to travel in and use the local amenities- a taxi at night cost us about £10. We rented bikes one day in the town, and had dinner there that night. We spent our second day walking over moors.

We wouldn’t hesitate to recommend the house, and the area, and hope to return again one day.

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ClaireR99...
Sheffield, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
21 reviews
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“Delightful cottage, fabulous scenery, definately one to go back to.”
Reviewed July 27, 2015 for a stay in May 2015
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person found this review helpful

Stayed at Little Knapp 25th - 29th May with my partner, two dogs and my parents from Mon - Fri. Booked through Trip Advisor and Tanzi (owner) was great from the beginning, even texting to wish us a safe journey on the way down! The setting is idyllic, fabulous for exploring and walking with the dogs (wish we had more time to do so). Great location as you get peace and tranquillity on the doorstep but Minehead, Porlock are within 3 miles or so for a busier/seasidy feel!.The cottage itself is lovely, really well done, modern but in keeping with the feel of the cottage. From the front door you head into the kitchen/dining area - good size and all you need. Took us a while to get used to recycling and what goes where but its all in the handbook and its only because its different to what we are used to. You then go into the living room with two cosy two seaters (slightly low for my mum who has arthritis) but not a huge issue. Fabulous wood burner with seemingly endless supply of logs (but don't use the decorative ones surrounding the burner - Richards artwork and very effective!). Sky, radio and wifi available with DVD's as well. Open staircase with a very handy stair gate at the bottom should you have little ones (human or furry variety) that may be tempted to go upstairs. The bedrooms are as well done as the rest of the property - comfortable and both en-suite. Double has shower cubicle and the twin has bath with shower over, nice to have both options, watch your head on the ceiling though when using the shower over the bath lol. Beds all a good height and adequate storage space. Utility room is very useful with space for dog stuff, muddy boots etc and all you need for doing any laundry should you wish to do so! The garden is gorgeous, not quite dog proof for our dogs but one is the dog version of Houdini so probably ok for most! We were well aware of the pond and how tempting this would be for our Houdini dog so were prepared. To be honest we were out most of the time so didn't spend that much time in the garden but it is lovely. Overall this is a fab place to stay and we would definitely recommend it. Richard and Tanzi are great, there but not in your face which is nice. They have clearly put a lot of work into the cottage but its the little touches that make the difference - dog towels, picnic blankets, cake on arrival. Even when the oven broke, which is not refection on them, they did their upmost to resolve the problem and did their best to make sure it did not affect our holiday. Huge thanks to them both and a big well done for what is a lovely lovely place to stay. Definitely one to try, my Mum only just said yesterday "I wouldn't mind going back to Somerset next year, shall we start planning it!".

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Liked best: Location
Liked least: Not 100% dog proof for our dogs x
Travelling group: Extended Family
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