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Jer & Mer's Place

Jer & Mer's Place, Bridgwater, Somerset

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Sykes Cottages
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Sleeps a maximum of: 10

Pricing From: £464.00

This lovely, three-storey detached holiday home, two miles from Bridgwater in Somerset, with four bedrooms accommodating up to ten people.

Jer & Mer's Place is a wonderful, detached holiday home, with views of Durleigh Reservoir, near Bridgwater in Somerset. The property is set over three floors, with countryside views from each bedroom. The bedrooms consist of two double bedrooms on the first floor, including one king-size room with an en-suite shower room and panoramic views of the reservoir, as well as two single bedrooms on the second floor. There is also a family bathroom, a kitchen with a dining area and a sitting room with two double sofa beds, a woodburner and a door leading onto the terrace. The terrace is decked at the front of the house, with views of the reservoir and countryside, a hot tub, garden furniture and a barbecue. There is also ample off road parking and an enclosed lawned garden at the back of the house. In a great spot for exploring Somerset, Jer & Mer's Place is the perfect base for families and friends.


Spot on
My husband and I have both recently retired and it is a "big" birthday coming up for me. So we decided to stay here and here for the weekend with seven family members which included Dolly the mutt. The welcome pack was indeed that most welcome and fully utilised. We met Jer at the property he showed us around and highlighted how things work and the instructions for utilities. We made good use of the hot tub and the log fire. Would thoroughly recommend this place as allowed us to have a good old family get together and a well deserved chill out
Steve A

Not quite up to par
I will start with the positives - Beautiful location especially if you enjoy water fowl. Was left local produce to eat which was very nice. Lots of bacon and sausages, although member our group were veggies, we got more to eat. It states it sleeps 10 but in reality, it comfortably sleeps 3. 2 in the double bed in the master which was very comfy, if a little shabby with scuffed walls. The other bedroom had a small double which would sleep two very skinny people comfortably but was a bit too small for sharing normal sized people. My other adult friends had camp beds in the loft and they were not comfortable. Luckily our friend which booked it bought her own inflatable bed, so she was able to get good sleep, the other 2 didn't. It was adequate for us but appeared felt as if the family had just walked out and we were taking it over for the weekend.

Our family of 6 had an absolute blast last week. The children (7, 10, 12, 16) enjoyed the garden and the top field especially for ball games and water fights. The hot tub was also a big favourite, especially in the evenings when the weather cooled down a little. The house was clean, well equipped and spacious enough for all of us. Plenty of indoor but also outdoor towels and bath robes. We cherished the peaceful and quiet surroundings, the beautiful views of the Durleigh reservoir and we loved our lazy mornings with a coffee and a book on the sun loungers. Jeremy was very friendly and welcoming, he showed us around and even left a lovely food hamper full of local products for us to enjoy. Thoroughly recommend a stay here, it was very relaxing. The area has plenty to offer, we visited Wookey Hole, took few walks in Quantock Hills, looked for fossils on Kilve beach, took a trip to Weston-Super-Mare and many more. We enjoyed the 15 minutes walk to the Enmore Inn in the evenings, their food is delicious and all home cooked and the landlords were very friendly, making us feel very welcome. Another great place to eat was Maliwan?s - the Thai restaurant in Bridgwater and the Plough Inn on route to Kilve beach.

Truly Superb!
Our family of 5 have just returned from a lovely long weekend. Jeremy was amazing after a very long drive Jeremy had already taken in our Tesco?s delivery for us as we were delayed and was there waiting for us, he was incredibly welcoming and very informative. Jeremy left a welcome hamper full of local produce which was amazing... The property catered for literally all our needs, my 9 year old daughter just loved everything, from the hot tub, beautiful garden, the cows opposite would come and say hello and there were even water guns there! To be fare the water fight in the garden was so much fun... the garden was amazing it is totally enclosed and our dog just loved the freedom and was able to roam around at his leisure..we took our elderly parents, 75 and 85, they both loved it too commenting of how well equipped and comfortable the house was. Large lounge and kitchen, brilliant seating area outside near the hot tub and bbq.. superb views overlooking Durleigh reservoir, so peaceful... Endless towels and bathrobes .. honestly literally everything you could need or want was at the cottage, my only regret was we didn?t stay long enough and that you are fully booked for the summer holidays .. thankyou so much ... Sue

Fantastic long weekend to celebrate daughters 18th
We stayed here at the wkend , 9 of us 3 birthdays including my daughters 18th on sat , we had a wonderful time , beautiful views , great hot tub and sauna, everything you can think of is included , loads of towels , dressing gowns for hot tub , kitchen very well equipped with even a steamer, loads of pans , crockery etc , outside warm laundry room with toilet , Jer was very nice and helpful , he left us a big box of food and small gifts and cards for the 3 birthdays , highly recommend this house for a quiet getaway , bridgwater about 1 1/2 away , nothing was too much trouble for Jer . Back and front gardens fenced in ideal for a dog, surrounding fields for walks , we were lucky we had really lovely weather , we were amazed that we didn?t need heating on ,house is very warm and extremely well insulated , end of Oct didn?t need heating and had doors and windows open , we were all impressed and noticed how cold our houses are when we got home yesterday. House was a good size , big lounge with log fire, decent size kitchen fully equipped with large table ,2 double bedrooms 1 with ensuite , bathroom off hallway, small thin staircase up to 2 single bedrooms , all rooms have tv. Our family group was ages 3 to 79 and everyone loved it , my 2 young grand kids wanted to live there they loved it so much . WiFi was fine , big car park , can?t think of anything that needs improvement, all 9 of us would return and recommend, thx for a great stay Jer



Parking Space
Linen provided
Towels provided
Washing Machine
High Chair


Single Beds

Double Beds


Electric central heating with woodburning stove
Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine and tumble dryer in utility, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, iPod dock, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
Fuel, power and starter pack for stove included in rent
Bed linen and towels included in rent
Highchair and stairgate on request
Ample off road parking
Front decked terrace with hot tub, furniture and BBQ
Front enclosed lawned garden
Rear lawned garden with patio
Two well-behaved dogs welcome
Sorry, no smoking
Shop and pub 10 mins walk
Note: Sloping ceilings in second floor bedrooms, which are accessed via a narrow staircase
Note: Mobile reception can be intermittent

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WWT Steart Marshes - 4.8 miles (Countryside) Heritage Rating

Westonzoyland Pumping Station - 5 miles (Museum) Heritage Rating

Maunsel Lock Canal Centre - 5.1 miles (Countryside) Heritage Rating

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Hestercombe Gardens - 5.4 miles (Garden) Heritage Rating

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