• About Turnpike Cottage

    Charming and unusual, this cosy circular thatched toll cottage lies just half a mile from Chard in the Blackdown Hills, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Situated on the A30 Chard to Honiton road the cottage enjoys stunning views, and is ideally placed for exploring Somerset’s many attractions and Dorset’s Heritage coastline. Beer is just 15 miles away and Sidmouth and Lyme Regis are easily accessible. Shops, pubs and restaurants 0.5 miles.
    All on ground floor: Living room with flagstone floor. Dining area/kitchen. 1 bunk bedroom. Bathroom with shower over bath and toilet. Steep stairs to first floor: 1 double bedroom with sloping ceiling.
    Open fire in living room (initial fuel inc). Elec heaters and elec by meter reading. Bed linen and towels inc. Stereo/CD. M/wave. W/machine. F/freezer. Hedged garden with orchard, terrace and furniture. Parking.

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      2 bedroom(s)

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      Up to 4 people

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      Yes 1 pet(s) allowed

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    Two Storey features
    • Detached Property
      Detached Property
    • Garden / Patio
      Garden / Patio
    • Pub within 1 mile
      Pub within 1 mile
    • Open Fire
      Open Fire
    • Thatched Roof
      Thatched Roof
    • Washing Machine
      Washing Machine
    • Car Parking - On Site
      Car Parking - On Site
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    5.9 out of 10 – based on 7 reviews

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    out of 10

    Not even single glazing so not appropiate to rent over winter season. Electric usage was not included in rental payment, electric heater plus fire was not enough to heat place. Electric blankets provided, you pay the electric used. Not enough logs left to buy from. Property was very dusty, not well kept. Kitchen items were stained, dusty, rusty and not apealing. No complimentary tea, sgar, etc provided. No Christmas decorated even if it was agreed they will be. Landlady was not helpful but annoyed at my contact before entering property.

    Confirmed guest, 2017-12-30



    out of 10

    Very enjoyable. Afforded a unique experience. Location really good, within walking distance of Chard and its' proximity to so many other lovely places. Loved the character of the place and would hope to make a return visit. A place very much deserving of its' restoration.

    Confirmed guest, 2017-10-07



    out of 10

    over all very good

    Confirmed guest, 2017-09-23



    out of 10

    Love this place. Came 2 years ago and had to come again this year. Fell in love with this little quirky place with its gorgeous thatch roof and his years of Apple's in the garden. A true hidden gem

    Confirmed guest, 2017-08-26



    out of 10

    This is the second time I've stayed at Turnpike Cottage. Great cosy cottage. Just be aware stairs to bedroom are really steep. I'd happily stay here again.

    Confirmed guest, 2017-04-29



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