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Areas: Quantock Hills, Somerset

Toll House
Nether Stowey

Toll House, Nether Stowey, Somerset

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Rural Retreats

Sleeps a maximum of: 2

Pricing From: £278.00

This listed 18th century former toll house, small yet enchanting, is on the quiet high street of the attractive village of Nether Stowey. The area, at the foot of the Quantock Hills, is exceptional for walking, riding and unspoilt countryside.

Toll House is a romantic and unique holiday home. A listed former toll house, it is small yet enchanting, dating back to the 18th century. The property is on the quiet high street in the very friendly and attractive Somerset village of Nether Stowey which lies at the foot of the Quantock Hills, England's first Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

The village is well supplied with 3 pubs, a post office, tea shop and grocery store. It is an ideal location for an outdoor break as the area is exceptional for walking, riding and the unspoilt countryside. The village's poetic history is well documented, being a former home of Samuel Taylor Coleridge where he wrote the famous Kubla Kahn and The Rime of The Ancient Marina.

William Wordsworth also lived just three miles away.

This holiday cottage at a glance

  • Sleeps two guests.
  • One double bedroom
  • One bathroom.

  • Wood burning stove.
  • Please be aware, there are steep stairs to the first floor.
  • Roadside parking only.

  • Sorry, no garden.
  • Sorry, no children or pets.
  • Minimum of a two night stay.

Additional features

  • Slate floors and gothic windows.
  • Roll top cast iron bath.
  • Romantic retreat.

  • The property is in close proximity to a beach.
  • Easily accessed from the M5 and 3 hours' drive from London.
  • Small baby in own Moses basket welcome.

  • Dual-fuel burner in sitting room.
  • Electric cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher.
  • Digital flat screen TV.


  • Sleeps: 2
  • Bedrooms: 1
  • Baby Welcome
  • Log Burner/Open Fire
  • Pub Nearby
  • Beach nearby
  • Welcome Hamper
Approximate Location

Map is approximate and should only be used to get a rough idea of the cottage location.

Get an Ordnance Survey map covering the Nether Stowey area.

Nearest Attractions

Heritage Rated from 1- 5 (low-exceptional) on historic interest

Coleridge Cottage - 0.1 miles (Historic Building) Heritage Rating

Stogursey Castle - 1.9 miles (Castle) Heritage Rating

Stogursey Holy Well - 2 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Fairfield - 2.1 miles (Historic House) Heritage Rating

Stogursey, St Andrew's Church - 2.1 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Crowcombe Church of the Holy Ghost - 3.7 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Cannington Walled Garden - 4 miles (Garden) Heritage Rating

Cannington, St Mary's Church - 4 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Otterhampton, All Saints Church - 4.1 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

St Agnes Holy Well, Cothelstone - 4.9 miles (Historic Building) Heritage Rating

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