Idlers Cottage


Entire residential home hosted by Charles

  1. 2 guests
  2. 1 bedroom
  3. 1 bed
  4. 1.5 baths
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Great location
95% of recent guests gave the location a 5-star rating.
Idlers Cottage, in the Somerset village of South Petherton; a hideaway with loads of charm; and feels like someone's home... perfect for a romantic break. Set in our garden alongside a thatched Grade 2 listed house.
With its own small patio/garden. Perfect to catch the sun, unwind and enjoy an outdoor meal or a glass of whatever is your fancy.
This Somerset hamstone cottage is a 3-minute walk to the village centre which oozes life with butchers, bakers, pub, deli, greengrocers and lots more.

The space
The studio cottage has a double bed, freesat TV, DVD player, CD player, Wi-Fi, Woodburner. There is also a storage heater.
The dining table doubles up as a work desk if needed.
There is en-suite with shower, WC and wash basin.
The kitchen area has a halogen hob, electric oven, microwave, fridge, kettle and a range of pots and pans to self-cater in comfort.
Access to the cottage is up a 5 steps and then a stepping stone path .
We can happily provide a travel cot for a toddler but please let us know in advance of arrival.
We provide a starter pack of wood for the woodburner; so there is no delay if you want to light up. Extra wood is available locally.
The private patio is a wonderful place to 'chill' after a day exploring the area.
We have a selection of books & DVD's if that amuses.
Bedding and towels provided.

We do not charge extra for cleaning so we ask that the cottage is left in clean condition; with dishes washed etc.

Where you'll sleep

1 double bed

What this place offers

Free parking on premises
Patio or balcony
Indoor fireplace
Hair dryer

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4.93 out of 5 stars from 148 reviews


Where you’ll be

Somerset, England, United Kingdom

South Petherton is a lovely village with a large range of shops in the centre. A very short walk from the cottage is a butcher, baker, pub with restaurant, post office, wine shop, library, delicatessen,coffee shop, etc
There is a Co-Op convenience store 3 minutes walk from
Idlers cottage.
The David hall, an even shorter walk from the cottage provides high quality live entertainment and films frequently.

Hosted by Charles

  1. Joined in March 2017
  • 320 Reviews
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Hi. My name is Charles Frumer and I live in Somerset, UK. I play quite a bit of tennis which is great physically and socially. I live my lovely wife and we do a loads of reading, walking, and meeting interesting people. My passion is baking sourdough breads which I try and bake every week. Just never get tired of it. We hope that our guests will enjoy the cottage that we have put a lot of love into.
Hi. My name is Charles Frumer and I live in Somerset, UK. I play quite a bit of tennis which is great physically and socially. I live my lovely wife and we do a loads of reading, w…

During your stay

We live on the property in a separate building and are usually around; but always available on phone, email etc.
We generally keep a low profile so that you can get on and enjoy your break - but available if required.

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Things to know

House rules

Check-in: After 3:00 PM
Checkout: 10:00 AM
Self check-in with smart lock
Not suitable for children (2-12 years)
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events

Health & safety

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Carbon monoxide alarm
Smoke alarm

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