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Idyllic Self Catering Retreat In The Lush Somerset Countryside (near Taunton)

Bedrooms 1
Property type chalet
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Sleeps 2. 1 Bedroom. 1 Bathroom.

We are nestled in a small hamlet called Daws Green which is on the outskirts of the picturesque village of Trull.

Trull is 2.5 miles away from Taunton, the county town of Somerset. We are situated in beautiful countryside and farmland and can boast uninterrupted 360 degree panoramic views.

The Chalet Somerset was completed in 2013 and is constructed from Douglas Fir. It is a beautiful one bedroom hi spec fully equipped self catering apartment with separate lounge/kitchen and bathroom.

There is a picturesque floor to ceiling gable end window and also a raised decking area for you to enjoy al fresco dining or simply sit and admire the wonderful views.

Our chickens are also an integral part of our family and we would encourage you to wander down into the orchard and collect freshly laid eggs for your breakfast.

In the summer months we are happy to be able to host a 'Sausage and Cider' evening in the orchard for £20 per person which includes a BBQ with locally sourced sausages and of course cider. Subject to weather and please enquire at point of booking. Payment is payable locally to us at point of check in.

Please do visit our website for more information about the property or email us to check availability before booking as we do advertise elsewhere and whilst we maintain every effort to update this calendar regularly there could be a 48hour lag before its updated with a booking.

For more information about the property see below:

Lounge/Kitchen: Leather sofa, 32" HD remote control Freeview TV, Xbox 360, DVD Player, Butterfly table and chairs, velux windows, oven, 2 ring hob, under counter fridge.

Main Bedroom: King size bed, remote controlled 14" wall fitted TV, Digital Radio and alarm clock, chest of drawers and two bedside cabinets for storage.

Bathroom: Door into bathroom, WC, shower, basin, heated towel radiator, shaving point and lit mirror behind basin.

Decking Area: Table and Chairs and use of BBQ in the orchard!

Parking: We also have free secure off road parking for one car (only access is via electric gates)

Im afraid we don't offer public wifi due to the poor signal strength but 3G does work here if you still want to stay connected to the outside world!

We are a non smoking property inside and outside and as much as we love animals we can't accept pets - Sorry!

More Details

Rachel and Simon Jones
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
17 April, 2017

About Rachel and Simon Jones

The Jones, would love to welcome you to the Chalet Somerset. We relocated down to Daws Green from Surrey back in 2005 and have never looked back since. We are situated in beautiful countryside with 360 degree uninterrupted panoramic views. We have 18 hens, 1 cockerel and a Golden Doodle dog who are all an integral part of our family!

Rachel and Simon Jones purchased this chalet in 2010

What makes this chalet unique

The Chalet has 360 panoramic uninterrupted views of the countryside and farmland. There is a Decking Area for Al Fresco Dining and a Floor to Ceiling Gable End window to indulge yourself in the scenery. We would encourage you to walk down to the orchard in the morning and collect freshly laid eggs from the chickens for your breakfast.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday chalet in Taunton in West Country

Property Type:
  • chalet
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Location Type:
  • rural
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Kingsize Bed, Wall mounted TV, DAB radio alarm, Floor to ceiling gable end window, travel hairdryer
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • Video Games ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • swimming
  • tennis

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website:


5/5 -
(3 traveller reviews)


Idyllic Self Catering Retreat In The Lush Somerset Countryside - sums it up 100%

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful and peaceful location. Miles away from city noise but easy access to Taunton when you need it.

Also Exmoor, South Coast, Bath are only a short drive away.

Everything was as described and Rachel and Simon were warm and welcoming.

We'd reccomend the Chalet to anyone looking for a few days quiet break.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 23, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Laguna Niguel

Great little loft near Tauton

  • 5 of 5

We needed a place to stay near Taunton at the last minute due to a family member being admitted to hospital while we were vacationing in the area. We don't like staying in towns, so this was the perfect option, and luckily it was available for a same-day checkin. Rachael was extremely helpful and remained flexible since we really didn't know how long we would be around.

The loft was spotless and perfect for the two of us. Just 10 minutes into Taunton and the hospital, yet out in the country. The kitchenette is great for cooking simple meals or microwaving ready-meals. Having fresh eggs in the morning is just a bonus. We even had one that was just seconds out of a chicken--probably the freshest egg you can get! It is a loft, so there are a couple of places where you might bump your head if you're not careful, but it doesn't seem cramped at all, even with the absurd amount of luggage we had.

For those of you that can't be disconnected from the reast of the world: Although there is no Wifi (and this is clear in the description!), the cellular connection is great in the area (4G/LTE), so if you have a smartphone you won't be disappointed.

The only minor suggestion I would make is to improve the lighting around the stairs so that getting into the loft at night is a little easier (or, you can just use your smartphone's flashlight feature!). Not a big deal, and this isn't the right place for you if stairs are a problem anyway, since it is a loft, after all!

  • Review Submitted: Mar 8, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Ashford, Kent

A delightful Pied a terre, not in the city but just outside Taunton in a lovely rural setting.

  • 5 of 5

We were in Taunton for business but don't like staying in town. Fortunately found this delightful loft apartment in the lovely Somerset countryside but very close by to Taunton. It was perfect for our needs. Clean throughout and comfortable bed. Our host were on hand but unobtrusive. The fresh eggs each morning were a real treat. We would happily recommend staying here for a quiet time away. We dined at the Worlds End which was a nice setting but mediocre food. We also tried the Blagdon Arms, I think it was called. Great ales here and pleasant food. I think we will be returning in the future. Many thanks to our hosts.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 3, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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We unfortunately are unable to offer wifi. We live in the countryside and as such are on old copper cables which mean the internet speed is very poor. However you can get 3G access in the chalet or alternatively Taunton has many wireless hotspots.

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