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Swandown, 19 Poldon

Cricket St. Thomas near Chard, Somerset (Ref. 1112205)

4.7

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  • 6 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets No

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Features

  • Hot tub
  • Swimming pool
  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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  • Carolyn

    “Lovely place and the swimming pool was great definitely will be back”

    - Carolyn, March 2024

Summary

  • Reverse-level
  • Three ground-floor bedrooms
  • 1 x king-size with TV and en-suite walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC, 1 x king-size, 1 x twin
  • Ground-floor bathroom with bath, shower over, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Frist-floor cloakroom with basin and WC
  • First-floor open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with woodburning stove and balcony
  • Central heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven, induction hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washer/dryer
  • Smart TV, TV, DVD player, Smart speaker, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Stairgate available on request
  • Highchair available
  • Cot available on request (£10 charge applies per cot, guests need to bring along own cot bedding, bottom sheet provided)
  • Each lodge has one allocated parking space.Any extra cars are able to park in the visitors car park by the entrance to the site
  • Garden with lawn, patio, hot tub and furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 3.6 miles Pub 0.2 miles
  • Note: The Swandown site has an indoor pool for the exclusive use of guests of all ages staying at the lodges.The swimming pool can be booked using the onsite booking rota, located outside reception.Swandown guests also have membership access to the leisure facilities at The Cricket St Thomas Warner Hotel (approximately 1 mile).The hotel & leisure facilities are exclusively for adults.Guests can access their large swimming pool, spa, sauna, steam room and gymnasium (opening times 8am-6pm).Guests are also able to eat in the hotel bar at lunchtime, which is cashless (card payments only).Spa treatments are available at an extra charge and need to be booked directly with the hotel
  • Note: Garden area is not enclosed

The property

This beautiful reverse-level lodge of 19 Poldon is located on the prestigious Swandown Lodges Estate in Cricket St. Thomas, Somerset.

This chic lodge is located on a 1,000-acre estate and is surrounded by breath-taking parkland.

It has a contemporary interior, off-road parking, a private garden with a hot tub, and shared on-site amenities such as an exclusive spa for adults and a child-friendly adventure trail; a great place for families, friends, and couples to enjoy a relaxing retreat.

A well-equipped kitchen, a dining area that seats six people, and a homely sitting area are all found in the first floor's beautifully presented open-plan living area.

As the woodburning stove softly heats the room, sink into the plush sofas and get set for a movie night on the Smart TV.

On summer evenings, the balcony is a fantastic place to enjoy the panoramic views with a cold beverage.

A king-size master bedroom with a TV and an en-suite shower room, a king-size, and a twin are all located on the ground floor together, with a bathroom.

You may reach your private garden from this floor to enjoy outside dining, playing on the lawn, or simply unwinding in the sheltered hot tub.

While the walking and cycling trails, children's adventure trail, football field, and neighbouring Cricket St Thomas golf course offer plenty of activities, be sure to visit the on-site spa, steam room, or sauna for additional relaxation.

At 19 Poldon, you'll have all you require for an unforgettable retreat in Somerset.

Swandown Lodges

Swandown Lodges are situated on the borders of South Somerset, West Dorset and East Devon and consists of a fantastic selection of luxury lodges within the stunning 1,000-acre parkland of the historic Cricket St.Thomas Estate. This collection offers contemporary furnishings, well-equipped kitchens, gardens for alfresco dining (some with breath-taking countryside views), and access to a wealth of on-site facilities, including an indoor swimming pool, scenic walking and cycling trails, a children’s adventure trail, a football area, and the adults only Cricket St. Thomas Hotel leisure complex with large indoor swimming pool, spa, sauna, steam room and gymnasium, making them a superb setting for friends, families and couples embarking on a luxury getaway. There is a wide selection of dining options within an easy 15 minute travelling time of Swandown and shops are available in Chard (including Sainsbury, Tesco and Lidl) and in Crewkerne (Waitrose), both approximately 4 miles distant. The Cricket St. Thomas Golf Club is located on the A30 less than a mile away. The club provides members and visitors alike the chance to play on a beautiful parkland course with outstanding views across the surrounding countryside. Please check locally for availability and charges. There are small local museums in Chard and Crewkerne and the Octagon Theatre in Yeovil. Also of interest is Forde Abbey which is located very close by. For the enthusiastic walker there is the South Coast Path taking in the Jurassic Coastline, a UNESCO Word Heritage site which spans 95 miles and holds some of the finest beach and coastal scenery in Britain. Access is available at various points including Beer (East Devon) and Lyme Regis (West Dorset) approximately 30 minutes drive from Swandown. For an escape to Somerset like no other, choose The Swandown Lodges. Note: This property can be booked with Refs. 1114229, 1039763, 1112205, 1112206, 1112209, 1112211, 1112212, 1112716, 1112725, 1118174, 1120857 together sleeping up to 56 guests.

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

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About the location

CRICKET ST. THOMAS

Chard 4 miles; Crewkerne 4 miles; Yeovil 13 miles.

The parish of Cricket St. Thomas in South Somerset is situated just off the A30 and is 4 miles equidistant between Chard to the west and Crewkerne to the east.  It borders West Dorset and East Devon and is ideally situated to explore these three beautiful counties of the West Country. The traditional English countryside is shown at its best in this beautiful valley with the rolling hills of Somerset
and Dorset stretching into the distance. The Cricket St Thomas Lakes and Gardens are to be found here along with the beautiful 19th century Cricket House, famous as the setting for the television series “To the Manor Born” and which now forms part of the Warner Cricket St Thomas Hotel.

This location enables easy access not only to the stunning Somerset countryside but also to its many attractions and those of the adjoining counties including, within easy travelling distance, the Dinosaurland Fossil Museum at Lyme Regis; the Fleet Air Arm Museum, which is located 7 miles north of Yeovil; the prestigious Haynes International Motor Museum at Sparkford and for those interested in historical properties and gardens there are numerous to choose from including Barrington Court (NT), near Ilminster, Montacute House (NT) at Montacute and Tintinhull Gardens (NT) near Yeovil, Lytes Cary Manor, Nr Somerton, Minterne Gardens at Minterne Magna and the Cerne Giant at nearby Cerne Abbas. Slightly further afield but ideal for a day out is Abbotsbury Swannery, Glastonbury Tor and abbey ruins, Cheddar Gorge, Wells Cathedral, Stourhead Gardens (NT), Bovington Tank Museum and Longleat Safari Park.

Please note: For Christmas and New Year 2024 Swandown, 19 Poldon will ONLY accept a Christmas booking with a start date of the 20th December and a New Year booking from the 27th December 2024.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas