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Watchet, Somerset (Ref. 989818)

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  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/By the sea Seaside
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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17 Customer Review(s)

  • Mr Torr

    “After staying here for the last 3 years the beds need to be replaced, i know some people say there comfy but i can tell you my backs in a poor state every time we have stayed.”

    the paintwork is peeling off in the bathroom, the suite in the loft space could do with a good clean and now the price for next year as gone up to over £900 for the 3rd week in september, no thanks. good luck selling them at that price.

    the paintwork is peeling off in the bathroom, the suite in the loft space could do with a good clean and now the price for next year as gone up to over £900 for the 3rd week in september, no thanks. good luck selling them at that price.

    - Mr Torr, September 2021

    Thank you for taking the time to leave your feedback, we do take this seriously and have taken your comments on board. We have replaced the king size mattress in the main bedroom so it is now a medium rather than firm tension. In addition, the property has now been redecorated. Pricing is dynamic and does increase during popular months, following a careful comparison with similar style holiday properties, reflecting the location and the work required to maintain the high standards at Anchorage. Property Owner

The property

In Watchet, a 'toes in the water' cottage with terrific views over the beach to Wales.

Once part of a row of early Victorian fishermen's cottages, now smartly transformed with the old net-drying loft converted into a comfortable look-out across the Bristol Channel.

At the back, your own enclosed, partly covered courtyard with stable doors to footpath (shared with immediate neighbour) and own terrace (picnic table/chairs) above the beach.

Door from pavement into living/dining room with Smart TV; kitchen (dishwasher, microwave, washer/dryer, fridge/freezer, electric oven/gas hob) with back door to courtyard with wet room shower and separate WC.

From the courtyard, stairs up to the 'net loft' sitting room with Smart TV, PlayStation 3 and fantastic sea views.

Back in the cottage, steep stairs up to a double bedroom (5' bed) and spacious bathroom (suite, shower over bath, two washbasins); more stairs up to two further bedrooms under the eaves (sloping ceilings) - a single with sea view, and a twin (hooks for clothes-hanging).

Car park, 100 yards; permit provided for one car.

A surprisingly spacious, characterful cottage with 21st century comfort, 100 yards from pubs and shops.


  • Over three levels
  • One first floor king-size double bedroom
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, WC, two basins
  • Two top floor bedrooms under the eaves: 1 x twin, 1 x single
  • Ground floor sitting room with dining area
  • Kitchen
  • In courtyard (exterior access), a shower, WC with basin and stairs up to second sitting room.
  • Central heating
  • Microwave, fridge-freezer, washer-dryer, dishwasher, TV with DVD, WiFi, Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchair available on request
  • Parking is available in a public car park nearby (permit available)
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £200.

About the location


Minehead 9 miles.

Watchet is a delightful, small Somerset harbour town with a maritime history going back over two millennia, where visitors may enjoy the variety of quaint shops on offer and watch the boats in the marina. Watchet attracts railway enthusiasts from all around, as The West Somerset Railway, twenty miles of preserved steam railway, passes through Watchet and continues through stunning scenery to the coastal town of Minehead, approximately nine miles away. There are superb walks along the coast from Watchet, while towards St Audries in the east, the Quantock Hills rise to 1,000 feet above the sea and the Brendon Hills and Exmoor are to the west, within easy reach. Explore the many pretty coastal and inland villages including Porlock, with its steep hill and pretty winding streets, Dunster with its dramatic castle perched above the historic village and the busy resort of Minehead with its sandy beach, golf course and traditional seaside attractions. This is an excellent choice of holiday destination for rural beauty, dramatic coastline and splendid walking.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter