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Odcombe Lodge

Lower Odcombe, Somerset

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This is a delightful Grade II listed property built in the local stone with plenty of character and charm. It lies in a picturesque location on the edge of Montacute Park built in the early 19th century in the Tudor character with Gothic embellishments and has easy access to the park and garden.

The cottage's layout

Ground floor
entrance hall, kitchen, utility room, sitting/dining room with open fire, bathroom with shower over bath.
First floor
two bedrooms (1 twin and 1 double with 5' bed).
Visitor notes

**********From 1 Oct 2014 this cottage will accept two dogs**********

Heating: LPG heating included.

Garden: There is an enclosed pretty cottage garden.

Parking: Parking is available for two cars.

Cottage details
Sleeps
4
Bedrooms
2
Let starts
Friday
Min stay
2
Dogs allowed
Yes, 2
Cottage ref
003021
Acorn rating What's this?
4
Features
  • Dogs welcome
  • Open fire / stove
  • Pub nearby
  • Railway nearby
Facilities
  • Cot
  • Dishwasher
  • Television
  • Tumble dryer
  • Washing machine
  • Double bed
  • Microwave
  • Radio
Accessibility
  • If you would like a copy of the access statement for this cottage please call the booking office on 0344 335 1287

Nearby

Things to see and do nearby

Dorset, Somerset and Wiltshire
Exterior view of Portland House © Mike Henton

No two days are the same across these three beautiful counties; from Wiltshire's dreamy downland and the stone circles of Avebury and Stonehenge, Dorset's coastal beauty and bucolic charms, and the wilds of Exmoor and Quantocks in Somerset – their wide open spaces and historical sites draws people back again and again.

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National Trust
place to visit
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Activities
  • Cycling
  • walking
  • fishing
  • horse riding.
National Trust places to visit
Montacute House
Montacute House Magnificent Elizabethan Ham-stone house, incorporating National Portrait Gallery exhibition, garden and park
Tintinhull Garden
Tintinhull Garden Delightful formal garden
Stoke-sub-Hamdon Priory
Stoke-sub-Hamdon Priory 14th/15th-century farm buildings, formerly a priests' residence
Treasurer's House
Treasurer's House, Martock Small medieval house
Lytes Cary Manor
Lytes Cary Manor Intimate manor house with Arts and Crafts-style garden
Barrington Court
Barrington Court Beautiful Gertrude Jekyll-inspired gardens, kitchen gardens and the now empty Tudor manor house

Visitor comments

Comments from past visitors

  • Anonymous
    • January 2016
    • Unknown
    Made enjoyable...

    loved the location being near our family at Christmas - the cottage was warm and welcoming as always. So nice to be able to bring our dog especially as the cottage is in the beautiful parkland of Montacute House it was a shear pleasure all the way. thank you. It also felt quite personal, with the delivery of the logs from the estate office etc etc - good team at Montacute House.

  • Anonymous
    • December 2015
    • Unknown
    Made enjoyable...

    On arrival, Zoe (the caretaker) had left a card and cookies - a lovely, thoughtful act, really welcoming. Odcombe Lodge was charming, out-of-the-way, but near to amenities (pubs!) as well as Montacute - which was beautifully lit in coloured light for Christmas. The real fire at the Lodge was really lovely. We had a lovely, relaxing time. Unfortunately, I could not stay for the 3rd night we had booked, as work hours had changed and I had to get back to London. Many thanks to Zoe and the National Trust.

  • Noble
    • December 2015
    • ....
    Made enjoyable...

    Peace and quiet in lovely surroundings. Christmas event at the property. Staff in the shop, house and café were very friendly and helpful. Log fire.

  • Reeves
    • November 2015
    • ....
    Made enjoyable...

    We live close to this lodge. but because we cant travel away due to large animal commitments it's lovely to be able to get away from our house and go and stay in a lovely quiet lodge with beautiful surroundings. It makes us feel we are away. It's perfect.

  • Rachael Takens-Milne
    • August 2015
    • ---
    Made enjoyable...

    This was a surprise 70th birthday present for my dad at his favourite National Trust property. He loved the views of the House on our many walks and visiting regularly, meeting all the friendly volunteers. It was also our six month old twins' first holiday. They enjoyed breakfast in the garden and being walked around the parkland.

  • Anonymous
    • May 2015
    • Unknown
    Made special by its ...

    Proximity to Montacute House Beautiful comfortable cottage as always.

  • Gretchen Rowles
    • May 2015
    • UK
    Lovely cottage

    We loved the outlook and closeness to Montacute House, we even had little lambs jumping over the fence into our garden. The short walk to the village was lovely and we tried both local pubs which were great. The cottage was lovely and well kept. the garden looked as though it needed a little more attentio – but the cottage was really lovely

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Prices

What it will cost

Prices include:

  • VAT, Linen, heating and electricity (except where shown in the cottage details)
  • We cannot accept website bookings more than 15 months in advance. Please call 0344 335 1287 or email cottages@nationaltrust.org.uk to enquire about future bookings and reservations.
  • The National Trust reserves the right to move cottage prices up or down and to alter date breaks. We also reserve the right to charge supplements for cottages for specific dates covering special events, e.g. Rosetta Cottages on the Isle of Wight during Cowes week. We will notify you of any special event supplements at the time of booking.

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