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Spring Cottage

Green Lane, Sampford Moor, Wellington, Somerset, South West

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Gwen Blake

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  • Photo of Spring Cottage
  • winter 2009
  • from the road
  • from the garden

Description of Spring Cottage

Spring Cottage is on the edge of the Blackdown Hills on the Somerset & Devon border, with outstanding views over Vale of Taunton Deane to Exmoor, the Brendon Hills, the Quantocks and beyond.

The cottage is at the end of a road leading to a footpath with walks on Sampford Moor, Blackdown Common and the surrounding countryside into Devon.
Beautifully clean older style cottage at the end of a no-through road with outstanding views. This is a perfect retreat for those who like walking or sightseeing as it can be just a base within one hours drive of major towns in Devon and Somerset. Visit Taunton or Exeter for the Record Offices, the quaint villages of North devon and Somerset such as Dunster and Lynmouth as well as the south coastal villages of Lyme Regis and Budliegh Salterton. This cottage is well placed for visiting all of Devon, Cornwall and Somerset, as far as Bristol, Wells and Bath from junction 25 or 26 of the M5.
The cottage is at the end of a road leading to a footpath with walks on Sampford Moor, Blackdown Common and the surrounding countryside into Devon.You can walk into Devon within 5 minutes!

See the website for pictures of the two bedrooms; the sitting room; kitchen and dining room. The cottage is fully equipped inside and out, with its own peaceful secluded garden. The owner's house is next door in case of emergencies but you are left alone to enjoy your holiday.

Features of Spring Cottage

  • General
  • Microwave
  • Garden
  • Freezer
  • Cot available
  • Central heating
  • Car parking (3+ cars)
  • Bed linen for hire
  • Washing machine
  • Non Smoking
  • Entertainment
  • Video
  • Garden Barbecue
  • Colour TV
  • Wifi / Internet Access
  • Additional Facilities
  • You will have a sunny patio in front of the cottage, and your own private, quiet, enclosed south-facing garden. You will have some access to the owner’s 4 acre garden from the top of your garden. There is parking adjacent to the cottage for up to two cars. Access to outside shed for storing outdoor equipment/bikes. Wi-fi is available though not fast or strong. The cottage is fully equipped with towels etc and bed linen is available at a small extra cost. Travel cot and high chair freely available on request.There are deer, badgers, moles, rabbits and an abundance of birds. Situated at the end of a no-through road, the cottage provides private, cosy and rural seclusion for those who appreciate what the countryside offers.

Local Information

The beautiful village pubs nearby serve good food and local ale.

Nearest is the Blue Ball in the village of Sampford Moor, 20 minute walk (about .5 mile) away down the hill.

A short drive away are the Culm Valley Inn in Culmstock (Good Pub guide), the Merry Harriers and the Half Moon Inn in Cullompton.

Wellington, the nearest town, has a good range of local food shops, a cheese and wine shop, regular Farmer’s markets, restaurants and a classic cinema. Taunton and Tiverton are within easy reach with ten-pin bowling, swimming pools and a multi cinema complex. This is a good central location with easy access to the M5 or A303.

Accessibility Details

The property is not suitable for wheelchair users or those who are very tall (low ceilings) or who find steps within the garden difficult.


Please see the availability on www.springcottagesampford.co.uk plus details for short breaks available.



Booking Conditions

25% deposit secures your booking to be followed by the remainder 6 weeks before the start of your holiday

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Location details for Spring Cottage

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  • Distance from:
  • 32 minutes drive from Bridgwater (21 miles)
  • 1 hour 32 minutes drive from Bath (61 miles)
  • 26 minutes drive from M5 J26 with the A38 (19 miles)

  • Nearest Beaches:
  • 50 minutes drive from Sidmouth - Town (23 miles)
  • 49 minutes drive from Blue Anchor West (23 miles)
  • 47 minutes drive from Doniford (25 miles)
  • 48 minutes drive from East Quantoxhead (25 miles)
  • 47 minutes drive from Watchet (25 miles)
  • 55 minutes drive from Seaton - Devon (26 miles)

(All distances and times are approximations)

Getting Here

The M5 junction 26 is within three miles and you can drive to the property using the directions on the website.From the north. Follow the M5 south to junction 26 - Wellington. Take the third exit as you come down from the motorway on the first roundabout, signposted Wellington. Continue for approx .5 mile. At the next roundabout (Chelston) take the first exit along A38 - through the next main roundabout and along Wellington Bypass. Continue along the A38 for approx. 2.0 miles entering and leaving the 40 mph speed restrictions. Soon you will see Buildbase a builder’s merchants on your right. Turn immediately left, opposite Bagley Road, at the staggered junction, signposted Hemyock and Sampford Moor. You should immediately enter the hamlet signposted Pleamore Cross. Take the first left, going over the motorway,past the wicker sheep, first right driving parallel to the motorway and then third left, up the hill, signposted No Through Road. You will find Spring Cottage on your left, at the top of the hill, just after Broomstair, the owner’s house. Park beside the cottage leaving room for cars to pass.