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The Elms (Self Catering) in Sampford Brett

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Secluded swimming pool with views of the Quantocks
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Brendon hills - fabulous cycling both on and off road
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Overview
2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
4 guests
3 nights minimum
Condo/Apartment
The Elms provides bright spacious accommodation and is fitted to a high standard with comfy beds, fitted carpets, modern bathroom and country pine furniture. There is central heating throughout that keeps the property snug and warm even in the depths of winter. Outside there are spacious grounds with a swimming pool, trampoline and climbing frame. The Elms has two double bedrooms; each has a wardrobe, chest of drawers and bedside tables. The large, bright lounge has a comfy settee, sprung beechwood chairs, dining table and coffee table. There is a wall mounted 32' flatscreen TV with a DVD player and FreeSAT box. WiFi Internet access is available throughout the property. There is a kitchen area off one end of the lounge (an L-shaped room) which is fully equipped with ceramic hob, oven...The Elms provides bright spacious accommodation and is fitted to a high standard with comfy beds, fitted carpets, modern bathroom and country pine furniture. There is central heating throughout that keeps the property snug and warm even in the depths of winter. Outside there are spacious grounds with a swimming pool, trampoline and climbing frame. The Elms has two double bedrooms; each has a wardrobe, chest of drawers and bedside tables. The large, bright lounge has a comfy settee, sprung beechwood chairs, dining table and coffee table. There is a wall mounted 32' flatscreen TV with a DVD player and FreeSAT box. WiFi Internet access is available throughout the property. There is a kitchen area off one end of the lounge (an L-shaped room) which is fully equipped with ceramic hob, oven, fridge, microwave oven, toaster etc. The modern bathroom has a bath/shower, toilet, washbasin, shelving and heated towel rail. Please note that access is up an external flight of 8 steps so the accommodation is not suitable for people who find steps difficult. We offer free EV charging (Type 2, 30A).More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Bathrooms
1 Full bath
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About the Owner
Jan S
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:January 2013
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Reviewed August 17, 2020

Located in a quiet hamlet, The Elms is ideal for a stress-busting break. Relaxed hosts Jan and Phil could not have done more to ensure out stay was superb. The pool rota allowed social distancing and meant our family had the pool to ourselves, while...More

Date of stay: August 2020
Thank Excursion49888790948
Flyer447315, VR Owner at The Elms (Self Catering) in Sampford Brett, responded to this reviewResponded August 19, 2020

We're so glad you enjoyed your holiday and look forward to seeing you again in the future. The pool rota has been remarkably popular and is something we may well keep using even when its not required by Covid restrictions.

Reviewed January 3, 2019 via mobile

Just returned from short break at The Elms. We had a very warm welcome, the accommodation was immaculate and is in a lovely, quiet village Just what we wanted! It was great to hear the church bells ringing in the new year. Perfect location for...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank dizzyblonde40
Flyer447315, VR Owner at The Elms (Self Catering) in Sampford Brett, responded to this reviewResponded January 17, 2019

We're so glad you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again in the future.

Reviewed July 22, 2018

This place was recommended by family so we were fairly confident on arrival and pleasantly surprised over our three night stay. The location is superb if you want to travel around this part of Somerset being very close to the Quantocks and Exmoor, but also...More

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank MarkElliott68
Management response:Responded July 22, 2018

Thanks Mark. We’re so glad you all enjoyed your stay. And ‘yes’ - the pool’s purification system is salt based.

Reviewed April 24, 2018

Lovely accommodation in a gorgeous location. The Elms was clean, comfortable and prettily presented with everything you need for a home from home stay. It was lovely to arrive after a long drive to find milk in the fridge to make a cup of tea...More

Date of stay: April 2018
Thank hayleyd33
Management response:Responded May 5, 2018

Thanks Hayley. I’m so glad you enjoyed your stay and managed to visit lots of different places. We hope to see you again.

Reviewed February 12, 2018

What an amazing place to stay, lovely hosts and such a clean house. Great part of the country to be in

Date of stay: February 2018
Thank Our C
Management response:Responded February 14, 2018

Thanks Archie - we're so glad you enjoyed your very short stay!

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Reviewed September 16, 2017

Returned from another brilliant, peaceful and enjoyable week at the Elms. The weather wasn't the best but thankfully plenty to do in and around Sampford Brett and luckily the giant trampoline is usable even during a downpour. Jan and Phil are great hosts, greeted with...More

Date of stay: September 2017
Thank RobATFC
Management response:Responded October 29, 2017

It was great to see you again, and glad your weren't disappointed with a return trip.

Reviewed September 16, 2017

We just stayed for 7 nights at The Elms for the second year running. We absolutely love it there. It even gave me inspiration for a new book to write! The cottage is cosy and has everything you need and the gardens are beautiful. Our...More

Date of stay: September 2017
2  Thank Ali B
Management response:Responded October 29, 2017

We're so glad you enjoyed yourselves and found lots to do. We hope to see you again.

Reviewed September 2, 2017 via mobile

Just had a lovely 6 days stopping at the elms. From start to finish loved it. On arrival we were warmly welcomed by both Jan and Phil and shown to our accommodation and shown where everything was located. Lovely surprise to have tea,coffee milk biscuits...and...More

Date of stay: August 2017
Thank Iajbradshaw
Management response:Responded September 3, 2017

Thanks Ian! Happy guests are always a bonus and we love seeing families make full use of the area. We look forward to seeing you again sometime in the future.

Reviewed August 28, 2016 via mobile

We have stayed in lots of cottages on the English coast over the years and this one has to be one of the best. A lovely welcome including cider, cookies and fresh flowers. The cottage was immaculate and had lots of lovely features such as...More

Date of stay: August 2016
Thank CressidaR3
Management response:Responded August 29, 2016

Thank you for such a lovely review. The pool seems to have been a particular hit this year! We're really glad you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again sometime.

Reviewed July 12, 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed our stay at elm cottage Very comfortable lovely garden lovely walk around village. Close to sea and major towns

Date of stay: June 2016
Thank Buoying
Management response:Responded July 13, 2016

We're glad you enjoyed your stay. You were our first visitors from Australia.

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Grill
Central Heating
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Highchair
Internet Access
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Playground
Private Garden
Secure Parking
Shared Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
Shared Garden
Cooker
Toaster
Towels Provided
Trampoline
TV
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Horse Riding Nearby
Watersports Nearby
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Corporate Bookings
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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About the neighbourhood
Sampford Brett is a pretty and tranquil village nestling between the beautiful Quantock Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and Exmoor National Park. It has a Norman church, fine 18th century cottages and a pretty stream meandering through. We are within ¾ of a mile of Williton, which has a full range of shops, pubs, an Indian Restaurant and a station on the West Somerset Steam Railway. The coast is within 2 miles and the fossils at Kilve beach are only 5 miles away. There are numerous lovely walks and cycle rides direct from the village and various stables that offer riding for all abilities. The Coleridge Way (51 miles from Nether Stowey to Lynmouth) passes our gate and we are offer a daily drop-off and collection service for guests walking this lovely route that takes you acros...
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