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6 bedrooms
3 bathrooms
12 guests
3 nights minimum
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Richards comprises a delightful Grade II Listed, thatched cottage of considerable age and character, dating back to the 16th century. In recent years the cottage has been the subject of a comprehensive restoration programme and is offered in good order, with modern fixtures and fittings and oil fired central heating. The accommodation includes three reception rooms, six bedrooms (including one at ground floor) and a well fitted kitchen/breakfast room. The property stands in good sized gardens with ample off road parking, surrounded by Tilbury Farm's land. Two separate living spaces allow you to spread out and relax. The main living room is a good sized reception room with French doors opening onto the paved terrace and with stunning views over the village and surrounding countryside. Two g...Richards comprises a delightful Grade II Listed, thatched cottage of considerable age and character, dating back to the 16th century. In recent years the cottage has been the subject of a comprehensive restoration programme and is offered in good order, with modern fixtures and fittings and oil fired central heating. The accommodation includes three reception rooms, six bedrooms (including one at ground floor) and a well fitted kitchen/breakfast room. The property stands in good sized gardens with ample off road parking, surrounded by Tilbury Farm's land. Two separate living spaces allow you to spread out and relax. The main living room is a good sized reception room with French doors opening onto the paved terrace and with stunning views over the village and surrounding countryside. Two generous sofas, access to wifi and Netflix allow you to relax. The second Sitting Room is a room of immense character with exposed wall timbers, inglenook fireplace with inset wood burning stove and adjacent bread oven. A compact sofa and comfy armchairs provide a snug space to curl up with a good book by the fire. The attic bedroom with separate staircase contains a games chest for children to play. Kitchen/Breakfast Room Enjoy cooking a family tea in the cottage kitchen with warm timber units and a country style china sink. The kitchen is well-equipped with all your cutlery, crockery, glass and tableware needs. A scrubbed antique pine kitchen table provides a breakfast area or perfect spot for children's early supper. The generously sized adjoining utility room provides a secondary washing area, a large fridge / freezer, dishwasher, washing machine and tumble dryer. Fine dine in the adjoining formal dining room with a beautiful solid oak extendable table providing seating for eight in comfort. This beautiful room has a slate flagstone floor, a wood burning fire and a wooden half-panelled wall adding to it's period charm.More
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About the Manager
Matthew Ambler (Property Manager Tilbury Farm)
Languages spoken:English
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:October 2012
Interaction with guests
Guests are encouraged to call me an hour before they arrive so I can meet them there, hand over the keys and answer any questions. Throughout their stay the guests are welcome to call or email me at anytime if need be.
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Reviewed 26 July 2019

I stayed here with my friends and family for my wedding weekend in late June. The cottage is amazing, really nice and homely. It has plenty of space to spread out if there's a big group of you. The garden is gorgeous and is really...More

Date of stay: June 2019
Thank Abigail N
Reviewed 15 July 2019

Lovely village, well equipped and spacious property. the location on the Quantocks is spectacular. Really very good

Date of stay: May 2019
Thank blaxlandsimon
Matt A, VR Owner at Richards Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 16 July 2019

Thanks Simon, Glad you had a good stay. All the best Matt

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Reviewed 18 May 2019

I booked Richards Cottage for a big family birthday celebration. The location was beautiful overlooking the Quantocks. A lovely and quiet rural setting yet walking distance to the lovely village pub. The cottage was spacious, clean and tidy and even had toys that our young...More

Date of stay: April 2019
Thank Karen W
Matt A, VR Owner at Richards Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 20 May 2019

Thanks you so much for the kind words and Im glad you had such a wonderful time. The views from the back patio are great this time of year. All the best Matt

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Reviewed 14 May 2019 via mobile

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Date of stay: May 2019
Matt A, VR Owner at Richards Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 15 July 2019

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Reviewed 11 February 2019

We had an amazing stay at Richards Cottage for a Christmas meet up with friends whilst visiting from Australia. The house is perfect for a big group and the added breakfast foods were great! Matt was extremely friendly and helpful and let us have a...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank Sarah W
Matt A, VR Owner at Richards Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 11 February 2019

Thanks Sarah, Glad you had an enjoyable stay All the best - Matt

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Suitable For Children Under 5
Parking
Internet Access
Private Garden
Would you recommend this holiday rental to someone looking for a modern style property?YesNoUnsure
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