This is just the place to totally relax - complete privacy in a stunning setting.
Lark Rise is in a hilltop position overlooking its wonderful gardens with a panoramic view across the Bristol Channel to south Wales.
A couple of steps lead down to this wonderful living area with wood-burning stove and doors to the amazing deck outside
The stunning Japanese-style summer-house is at the lower end of this beautiful garden.
There is a really spacious open plan layout here with a large island as well as the dining-table.
The kitchen is exceptionally well-equipped.
As well as the open plan living area there is this lovely second sitting room opening out onto the terrace.
The en suite double bedroom on this floor is through the door in the far corner of the second living-room.
This is the master bedroom - lie in bed and marvel at the panoramic views right across the Bristol Channel.
This is the stunning en suite bathroom for Bedroom 1 - not many places where you can sit in the bath and look out across the Bristol Channel!
This is the bedroom suite on the lower ground floor - more doors to the garden too.
The lower ground floor bedroom has a lovely awning and your own little place to sit with an early morning coffee.
The en suite bathroom for the lower ground floor bedroom is amazing.
There is a large walk-in shower in this en suite too.
Bedroom 4 on the lower ground floor - a lovely private 'suite'.
Bedroom 3 has a comfortable double bed and shares a shower-room with the twin room.
This double bedroom is towards the back of the house past the Japanese cedar bath in its little courtyard
Bedroom 2 with 'zip and link' beds making up a super-king size double bed.
A brand new family bathroom has been created on the main floor of this house - it is just off the entrance hallway as you come in.
Even the games-room has a wonderful view.
There is a fabulous games-room for all to enjoy.
This is a special feature in the lower part of the garden - as well as being a sheltered spot to side and relax
Whatever the time of year the gardens are beautiful. These steps lead up to the decking-area.
The summer-house is a very calm and special place to sit in the garden.
The pond in front of the summer-house is so calm and tranquil - do always supervise children as it is deep.
The Quantock Hills are literally on the door step – you can make out a herd of deer in this photograph.
Bedroom 2 opens out onto this little courtyard with the Japanese cedar bath - a very special bonus!
A quirky architectural feature - the delights of this wonderful property lie behind the wooden door - this is your entrance!
A wonderful holiday house in a spectacular setting.
You can make out a large herd of deer in this field just below the track to Lark Rise.
The woodland track sets the scene for this unique location.
This is the steepest part of the woodland track.
Everywhere you turn in this garden there is colour and detail to discover.
The garden at Lark Rise is a delight whenever you are staying there.
More delicate colour in the garden in spring time.
Open the wooden door in this wonderful stone wall and step straight into this amazing hilltop house.
This terrace is as fabulous as the house itself.

Lark Rise

2722

3.6 miles W of Nether Stowey / Sleeps 9 + cot (no children from 1 to 7)

7 Nights from £836 - £2532

Nearest pub

The Plough Inn (1 mile)

At the foot of the Quantocks in scienic walking country, this family run pub offers standard, traditional food cooked to order. Daily specials and speciality nights are also on offer.

Nearest beach

Kilve Beach (1 ¾ miles)

This rocky beach is a Site of Special Scientific Interest and well worth a visit for fossil collectors, especially for ammonite and reptile remains.

Nearest walk

Dead Woman's Ditch Walk (2 ½ miles)

Legend goes John Walford murdered his wife and put her in a ditch here. Whether this is true or not is open for debate; the fact is this a lovely, scenic hill top walk of about 3 miles. Park in the car park and follow the path along side Crowcombe Road. After about 15 minutes turn right at the rough car park and cross the road leading up hill until the path splits. Take a left to the trig point, then right for 50 yards across a track. This path will lead you back in the direction of the car park over an open grassy area. This is a moderate walk, failry level with some stoney ground.

Nearest town

Nether Stowey (3 ½ miles)

On the fringes of the Quantock Hills, Nether Stowey is a village where rural community spirit is alive and well – perhaps the fact that three busy pubs still thrive here is testament to this. The most famous former resident of Nether Stowey is the legendary poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge; his passion for walking the hills and valleys of this beautiful countryside is commemorated in the Coleridge Way, a magnificent 36 mile trail that crosses the Quantocks on its way to Exmoor.

Also nearby

Stable Cottage Tea Rooms (4 ¼ miles)

Delightful spacious tea rooms, set in lovely gardens and with stunning views of the surrounding Quantock and Blackdown hills. Enjoy cream teas, high tea, coffee and cakes and dogs are very welcome in the gardens. Open until late afternoon.

Rated 5 out of 5 stars
Rated 5 out of 5 stars

Mr Walton September 2016

Fantastic tea room and garden

My wife Mary and I visited the tea rooms during a walk over the Quantock Hills. The setting was superb and the staff very friendly and helpful. Home made scones with clotted cream and jam were scrumptious, and the tea was very welcome by 2 thirsty walkers. I would recommend this tea room to everyone.

Paul Walton

Chantry Tea Gardens (¾ mile)

A lovely spot for a cream tea, especially in summer when the roses are in bloom!

The Pines Cafe (6 ¾ miles)

Home cooked food and cakes served in a lovely setting overlooking the Quantocks. Panoramic view, outdoor sun deck, ample parking and dog friendly, a great please to stop when out and about in the area.

Rated 5 out of 5 stars
Rated 5 out of 5 stars

May 2017

Lemon Drizzle Cake, YUM

Best lemon drizzle cake I have ever had. Lovely local Miles tea and coffee, delicious.

The Windmill Inn (2 miles)

At the foot of the Quantocks, a good stopping place for lunch or dinner with large car park and a purpose built play area for children. Visit the pretty St Audries Church whilst you are there.

Halsway Manor (2 ¼ miles)

No need to be bored on your holiday with this charitable organisation providing a programme of events and learning activities including traditional folk music, dance, song, storytelling, arts and crafts. See their Web site for further details.

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