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Widcombe Grange, for house parties, outdoor pool & hot-tub for 24

A great house for up to 24 with pool, hot-tub, 2 lakes & 17 acres.
53 reviews
A great house for up to 24 with pool, hot-tub, 2 lakes & 17 acres.
The drawing room
Kingfisher Bedroom
Otter bedroom
Sitting room
One of the bathrooms
The den
Boot store
Pergola on the Lake
Swimming pool
Games barn
Games barn - interior
South side of main house
Keepers cottage
Cottage - Gamekeepers bedroom
Cottage - Orchard bedroom
Cottage - Thatchers bedroom
The lake, for  fishing or boating
Beautiful autumn colours emerging
Looking over the lawn at the rear of the house
The majestic scotts pines.
Open space near the orchard
Towards the front lawn
Log pile beside the lake walk, good for habitat, we hope.
The beautiful Blackdown Hills, great for walking and moutain biking.
The Blackdown Hills are wonderful for walking, riding & mountain biking.
Kitchen in the cottage, perfect for a morning coffee before breakfast in the main house.
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12 Bedrooms , 10 Bathrooms , Sleeps 24
Culmhead, Somerset, England
Widcombe Grange is a big house that is wonderful for large groups celebrating a family get together, birthday or just wanting to have a great house party. Weekends are popular and it's a lovely place to stay for a week in the summer too, making the most of the pool, hot tub and grounds.

The Grounds
In front of the house is a natural pond with its own island gazebo (licensed for weddings) and beyond this is an area of woodland, great for rambling around or for children to burn off some energy. You can also enjoy the two acre spring fed lake and have a row on the boat if you fancy a bit of swallows and amazons! Beside the lake is an apple orchard and you can enjoy some of the apple juice in our welcome pack.
The 22 acres give you enough space if you want to try your hand at some country pursuits. Our ranger can be pre-booked to teac...
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About the Owner, Anthony C
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 85 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 3 days ago
Listed since : Sep 2011
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 94 reviews and 4 properties
Interaction with guests
We welcome you to the house, show you around so that you know how every thing works and then leave you to settle in and have a wonderful stay. If you have any problems we have a duty manager at the end of the phone while you are at Widcombe Grange.
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1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago for a stay in December 2017

We booked Widcombe Grange for a Christmas break for 22 members of our extended family across 4 generations. Each and every one of us thoroughly enjoyed the lovely house and grounds. The house is extremely homely and has a natural flow that really compliments group living. Particularly the dining room with a magnificent table accommodating all with plenty of space...

Management response:

Christmas all together in a big house is a really special occasion and I'm so pleased we met your expectations and that you had a great time. Thank you so much for taking the time to leave a review, much appreciated. With my best wishes, Anthony.


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Rys T
Havant, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago for a stay in December 2017

We had a fantastic weekend at Widcombe Grange and would highly recommend the venue to large groups, families and parties. The house itself is well decorated and maintained to a high standard, the hot tub is great and all rooms are large and spacious. The nearby pub the Hollmans Clavel serves a great sunday roast, but would suggest booking in...

Management response:

Your pre Christmas party sounded fun and I'm so pleased that you loved the house. At this time of year the hot tub is a great feature, isn't it? Thank you so much for booking with us. I hope you have a great Christmas and a wonderful 2018. With my best wishes, Anthony.


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Reviewed 14 November 2017 for a stay in November 2017
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We had the weekend in Widcombe Grange with Big house and it was AMAZING. We all thought the pictures were better than the website and the property was so big and despite the rain, we all had various things to do in the property. Anthony was very nice, attended check in and check out and all our crew were super...

Management response:

Hi. It sounds like despite the rain, you had a great time, the games barn and hot tub are fabulous whatever the weather. Do come back and visit again soon, we have other lovely houses too! With best wishes, Anthony.


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  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Boat Available
  • Books
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (24)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (3)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (4)
  • Game Room
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Half Baths (2)
  • Highchair
  • Hot Tub
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(8)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (24)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Private Fishing Lake/River
  • Private Garden
  • Private Outdoor Pool (Heated)
  • Queen Beds:(3)
  • Refrigerator
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Water Views
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    4 Full baths
    2 Half baths
    1 Shower
    3 Attached (ensuite)
    1 Full
    8 Super Kings
    3 Kings
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  • Damage Deposit: $1,731 / stay - Deposit
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About the neighbourhood
Many of our weekend groups like to have an activity arranged for them. Perhaps clay shooting or archery, or something more relaxing like a massage, some of which can take place at the house. We can also arrange catering, so that you can chill. This can be anything from a delivered supper to a celebration dinner with waitress service and drinks served on the lawn, weather permitting.For those guests wanting to go further afield or who might be here on holiday, we are in a wonderful part of Somerset for walking, pub lunches, visits to the coast and boat trips (Lyme Regis is one of our favourites), riding and fishing to name but a few. Dunkeswell airfield offers taster flights, if you fancy an aerial view, or what about a balloon ride. For families, w also recommend (having done it and l... more
Getting around
We'd recommend you bring a car as Widcombe Grange is set in the countryside. However, if you are not planning to leave the house during your stay, a taxi to and from the house (from Taunton railway station) is possible. The train journey from London is 1hr 45mins.
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Exeter: 40.0 km
Railway: Taunton: 11.0 km
Ferry: Plymouth: 113.0 km
M5 is 6 miles away. The nearest train station is Taunton (6 miles), trains direct to Paddington. The nearest airport is Exeter or Bristol. We will send you detailed directions and meet you at the house to welcome you and show you how things work.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Nearest Beach: 45.0 km.
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