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The Old House

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

We loved our stay at The Old House. The house itself is beautiful with a stunning garden. We stayed for 2 nights for a wedding in the area and would love to come back again. Manor and Ann were great hosts, so helpful and friendly. We had an excellent breakfast each morning. It was so nice to see that a...

Thank Toots130
Greater London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location on the edge of the Quantocks, lovely house and garden and equally lovely hosts. The self-catering apartment was roomy, comfortable and well-equipped. A perfect base for a walking holiday along the Coleridge Way.

Thank terryilott
scourfieldfam, Owner at The Old House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review and very delighted that you enjoyed the apartment. I hope you will return with friends or family next time to be able to do a car shuttle in order to complete the Coleridge way ! The weather was kind, so you made the most of it. Thank you again Regards...

Reviewed 1 week ago

We have become regular visitors based on our past (fantastic) experiences here.Three days over Easter was no exception. A great room with comfortable bed and it's own comfortable sitting area, wonderful hospitality from Manor and Ann, fantastic breakfasts and a delightful setting (both the huge Old House garden and the lovely village with the magical Coleridge Cottage at the other...

Thank Mr_Morcilla
scourfieldfam, Owner at The Old House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for such a comprehensive review. We know that you enjoy this area and we are delighted that this continues through your stay at The Old House. Your generous comments are much appreciated and we look forward to your visit next year. Regards Manor and Ann

NW England
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have just had one night here breaking up a long journey. This place is picture postcard beautiful. Beds and pillows supremely comfortable. The owners are so friendly and welcoming. The reviews about the fruit salad are all true, you have to try it. The garden has to be seen to be believed. We feel so relaxed we really don't...

Thank scrummymummy09
scourfieldfam, Owner at The Old House, responded to this review

Wow, that was quite a review and we are very grateful for you taking the time to write it. We are very lucky that we have appreciative and discerning guests. Please do come back again but for longer. Manor and Ann

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We recently stayed here for 3 nights and proved an excellent choice. We stayed in Coleridge suite and as others have said a fabulous room in which to relax. Manor was on breakfast duty every day and the perfect start to the day, the fruit salad perfect and a great cooked to order breakfast. The gardens looked superb and a...

Thank Matty07uk
scourfieldfam, Owner at The Old House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review. Ann and I are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us. We try our best to make your stay as comfortable as possible. Yes the garden will be a feature in good weather so you must return to enjoy from may to June. Regards Manor

Bishop Auckland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our third visit and as always a fab place to stay the breakfast is the best anywhere the quality of the food and the cooking and service is impeccable nothing is to much trouble the rooms are very comfortable and clean I would strongly recommend staying here John and Sharon County Durham

Thank johninman42
scourfieldfam, Owner at The Old House, responded to this review

How nice of you to take the time to write such a lovely review.It was really good to have you back again. Thank you so much. Manor and Ann

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent standard of accommodation, catering and hospitality - Coleridge Suite is spacious, comfortable, very relaxing and special. We shall return to this film setting bed and breakfast - breakfast was delicious by the way.

Thank jdenisb2014
scourfieldfam, Owner at The Old House, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review and we are delighted that you enjoyed your time with us. All I can say is hurry back for a longer stay. Much appreciated. Regards Manor and Ann

Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

A stunning place. The owners were delightful and made us feel so welcome. We stayed in The Coleridge Suite and it was beautiful. Huge, beautifully decorated and the bed was enormous and extremely comfortable. There were so many personal touches. The breakfast the next morning was absolutely delicious-it was worth going just for that! Stunning gardens and the best hotel...

Thank Amanda T
scourfieldfam, Owner at The Old House, responded to this review

Wow, what a lovely review and we are very happy that your visit was such a success. You now have no choice but to revisit us and enjoy it for longer. Regards Manor

Market Harborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Manor greeted us after our journey from the Lake District and showed us to the garden room. What a lovely, spacious flat for two people. What a nice surprise to find that Ann had left us a cream tea to enjoy on arrival. Also she had left us some basics, which were much appreciated. The private courtyard garden accessed from...

1Thank Jen L
scourfieldfam, Owner at The Old House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely and comprehensive review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay and look forward to your return ! Regards Manor

Reviewed 6 September 2016

Can't fault anything. Only stayed the one night on a slow drive to Devon. The room, staff, garden, food (breakfast) etc. etc. ALL excellent. Would have no hesitation in recommending to anyone! PS Watchit is only 10 miles away & the Indian resturant is great.

1Thank Sapspec
scourfieldfam, Owner at The Old House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for such a great review. Ann and I are very pleased you enjoyed your stay Why not come back and explore and enjoy the area. There is much on offer. Thank you Regards Manor

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Old House is a Grade 2 listed building. Once the home of Thomas Poole who was the generous benefactor of Samuel Taylor Coleridge., who visited and stayed in the house. The Coleridge Suite is the Book Room (library) frequented by Coleridge, Wordsworth, the Wedgewoods and Humphrey Davey.It has an acre of a well tended walled garden for guests to relax and enjoy.It is situated in the heart of the lovely characterful village of Nether Stowey and is central to several local attractions. It is the perfect spot to use as a base for your holiday. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Old House

Address: The Old House St. Mary Street, Nether Stowey TA5 1LJ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Somerset > Nether Stowey
Price Range: ₹ 6,315 - ₹ 6,573 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 2
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“The Coleridge room for B&B; the Housekeepers Quarters for self-catering for four.”
Mr_Morcilla, 17 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Coleridge suite is lovely”
  • Gardens
Matty07uk, 4 Apr 2017 | Read review
“the garden annexe was superb. only downside was the poor wifi signal.”
258jenl, 26 Sep 2016 | Read review
“great one acre walled garden.”
davidrose0101, 27 Aug 2016 | Read review
“This B and B is on a quiet (although main) street in a small village in a rustic setting.”
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JohnPinhoe, 7 Aug 2016 | Read review
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