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Oyster Catchers

Watchet, Somerset (Ref. 1130094)


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  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes

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  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Seaside
  • Broadband / WiFi

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9 Customer Review(s)

  • Anne

    “We had a lovely week at Oyster Catchers; the weather was kind for April.”

    We went for a change of scene after illness and it suited us fine as everything was nearby. The beds were very comfortable and the house had everything we needed. A lovely little place.

    We went for a change of scene after illness and it suited us fine as everything was nearby. The beds were very comfortable and the house had everything we needed. A lovely little place.

    - Anne, April 2024

    Thank you for taking the time to leave nice comments. Watchet is a very relaxing place to be and it’s good to hear you enjoyed your stay. Property Owner


  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin, (can be zip/linked to king size on request)
  • Bathroom with freestanding bath, walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Sitting room
  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven and gas hob, microwave, fridge with ice box
  • TV and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. rent
  • Roadside parking available on a first come, first serve basis, plus permit for 1 car in the residents car park 100m away
  • Enclosed rear patio and separate enclosed yard with beach hut
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome (large dog crate available on request)
  • Note: Please bring your own towels and bedding for dogs
  • Note: Dogs are not allowed on the furniture
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop, pub, and beach, 0.2 miles
  • Please note, no washing machine or dishwasher
  • You can have a car free holiday
  • There is an open top bus, the Exmoor Coaster to travel along the coast, and a Steam Train linking the property to local attractions and towns like Bishops Lydeard
  • Note: On the 29th of July, the road the property is on is closed only in the afternoon due to the carnival, and you can still park in the car park and walk to the property

The property

Resting at the heart of the harbour town of Watchet, Somerset which backs onto the pebble beach, lies this charming, two-bedroom holiday home, Oyster Catchers.

With exquisite sea views, easy beach access, and good positioning to nearby attractions and amenities, this property is perfect for small families seeking a relaxing, seaside escape to the south of England.

Once you've unpacked, you can make your way to one of the pubs or restaurants that the town has to offer, or cook a meal in the well-equipped kitchen/diner, savouring your meals sat around the dining table or relax in the sitting room whilst you watch your favourite shows on the TV.

You will be able to hear the waves crashing from your bedroom and in the morning you can take your coffee out into the outdoor beach hut, where you can soak up calming sea views, a great way to start any day.

When ready, take time to explore your local surroundings by walking to the Watchet Boat Museum, or the East Quay arts centre which also has a cafe , take a leisurely stroll along the Beach, or spend the afternoon getting up close and personal with exotic animals at the Tropiquaria Wildlife Park.

You can walk along the beach to Blue Anchor where there is a nice cafe or carry on to Dunster, enjoying the views across the channel towards Wales, and wander through the medieval streets of Dunster with the beautiful castle towering above, If you get tired, why not take the steam train back again.

A short drive west along the coast will bring you to Minehead, where the tranquil grounds of Blenheim Gardens await, as do the lush, golden sands of Minehead Beach.

Whilst you're in the region, why not stop by the National Trust landmark of Dunster Castle and Watermill, or perhaps take an exhilarating bike ride through the stunning scenery of the Dunkery & Horner Wood National Nature Reserve.

Enjoy the friendliness of the small harbour town and the beautiful countryside and views around at Oyster Catchers.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £150.

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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
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas